Adam Ryan is the Festival curator for The Great Escape. A role he has held for 5 years. The Great Escape is the largest new music conference and festival in Europe and has been running for 14 years. The Great Escape takes place in Brighton (UK) over three days in the middle of May showcasing over 450 artists. Representing 27 around countries, across 30 plus venues. Over 4000 music industry delegates and professionals attended each year.