2000tress Festival

Festival Preview: 2000tress Festival The Best of British Rock & Indie in the picturesque Cotswold HLineup announcement #4 - MK2ills

Back for its 11th year the award-winning independent music festival 2000trees is yet again bringing together the finest new and known British rock and indie music for an amazing weekend at Upcote Farm in Gloucestershire, among the charming Cotswold Hills this July.

2000trees will run between Thursday 6th and Saturday 8th July 2017. Providing rather brilliant tickets options from individual days, the Friday and Saturday as well as all three dates. The festivals comfortable 10,000 capacity creates an affable, even intimate atmosphere with plenty of food options and locally produced ciders, ales & lagers. There is also a fancy dress theme running throughout the festival. This year its 2000trees On The High Seas; so be prepared for some sea creatures, life guards, pirates and mermaids enjoying the sets. While this is all gloriously appetite wetting what about the bands?

Boasting more than 120 of the freshest underground rock and indie acts share stages with some already well-established and well respected names on the scene. Friday night co-headliners Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes and Nothing But Thieves while Saturday sees Lower Than Atlantis and Slaves filling the headline slots. 2000tress festival’s organiser James Scarlett explains. “The UK rock scene is in ridiculously strong health and we’re happy to be giving these bands a chance to co-headline a UK festival. It truly feels like 2000trees version 11 is going to be the best one yet. Roll on July.”

It is not just great headliners either with Puppy, The Wonder Years, Beach Slang, Pulled Apart By Horses, The Muncie Girls, The One Hundred, Vukovi, Louise Distras, Greywind and Skinny Lister. 2000trees really is a cornucopia of delights from start to finish.

Brighton’s Gnarwolves are playing 2000Trees for the third this year and as lead vocalist and guitarist Thom Weeks details their delight at the opportunity. “We love coming back to play because the response is always so great. They put a lot of effort into championing independent UK bands and the atmosphere is awesome! Plus, we’re in the big boy font on the poster for the first time, which is very exciting.” Very exciting it all certainly is.

There are a multitude of tickets options available starting with day tickets without camping, Friday/Saturday tickets and full weekend tickets both with camping. There are also VIP tickets that feature backstage access, car parking, merchandise and a chance to watch a band of your choice from the main stage; something that would really add a bit of rock n roll glamour to your special festival memories. If all that was not enough sigh up to the newsletter and you’ll receive a promo code to get 10% off your tickets.


All the news, information and that important ticket link can be form on the official 2000trees website. Your’ll also find 2000trees Festival on Facebook and Twitter were they tweet as @2000trees.

Article by Katie Clare. More writing by Katie on Louder Than War can be found at her author’s archive. Katie can also be found on Twitter where she tweets as @tokyo_katie.

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