Dr Martens And Kojey Radical Team Up For ‘Tough As You Live’ At Great Escape Festival

Jesse Williams

By Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams

12 May 2022

This Saturday May 14th Dr. Martens will be back at The Great Escape Festival in Brighton, taking over Patterns to host “Tough As You Live”, curated by Kojey Radical. 

Kojey has personally curated a live performance programme that spotlights his favourite emerging artists in the scene today – taking to the stage across the two rooms in Patterns with a refreshing mixture of Soul, Hip Hop and alternative RnB will be Rachel Chinouriri, Madi Saskia, Jelani Blackman, Kwoli Black, Bawo, Akemi Fox and Ouraa – all artists who are making waves in their own genres. 

During the day, a programme of knowledge sharing workshops and panel discussions will take place, welcoming festival goers to skill up and learn more about what it takes to make it in the industry. Kicking off with a talk led by grime legend and label head of Butterz, Elijah.

You can also catch Kojey himself as he sits on the Notion Magazine ‘Guide to Creative Success’ panel talk alongside emerging artist Queen Millz and Elspeth Merry. 

The day sessions end with #HIREBLACK platform Social Fixt with their Founder Mercedes Benson hosting a “So You Want To Make It In The Music Industry?” interactive talk and music portfolio development workshop.

Follow the link to purchase your tickets.


Knowledge sharing from 12PM – 4PM: 

  • 12 PM                   ‘Yellow Notes Live’ talk with Elijah
  • 1:30 PM               ‘Guide to Creative Success’ panel with NotionKojey RadicalQueen Millz and Elspeth Merry
  • 2:30 PM               ‘So You Want To Make It In The Music Industry?’ workshop with Social Fixt

Live performances from 6PM – 10PM: 

Room 1

Room 2