Happening on Thursday 12th July/Friday 13th July/Saturday 14th July, 2000trees Festival 2018 have announced their first acts.

The first headliners which recently won its fifth national award and widespread critical acclaim were confirmed as At The Drive In who will playing a 2018 UK festival exclusive set.

From At The Drive In drummer Tony Haijar: “We are super excited to being playing the 2000trees Festival this year. With the whole festival atmosphere changing in general, it is great to be part of something that still supports rock bands.”

The band will be playing the 2000trees Festival for the very first time, and will headline the Thursday main stage. This will be the first time in the events 12 year history that bands will be playing on the main stage on the Thursday, making 2000trees festival in 2018 a full 3 day event.

The full list of announced bands reads as follows:

At The Drive In
Creeper
Arcane Roots
Basement
Touche Amore
Hell Is For Heroes
Turbowolf
Goldkey

Creeper frontman Will Gould said: “We are thrilled to be returning to 2000trees Festival this year, one of the first festivals we ever played together as a band. We have such fond memories of the festival from playing our first year in a tent and also from playing on the main stage. We’re very excited to be a part of this wonderful festival and can’t wait to return.”

2000trees Festival takes place at Upcote Farm, near Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. GL54 4BL from 12-14th July 2017.

For more information, please visit: www.twothousandtreesfestival.co.uk.

I have an unhealthy obsession with bad horror movies, the song Wanted Dead Or Alive and crap British game shows. I do this not because of the sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll lifestyle it affords me but more because it gives me an excuse to listen to bands that sound like hippos mating.