The Libertines, The Vaccines, and Franz Ferdinand To Headline Truck Festival

Ross Silcocks

Franz Ferdinand (Fri),  The Libertines (Sat) and The Vaccines (Sun) will headline Truck Festival 2017.

Truck Festival takes place at Hill Farm in Steventon, over the weekend Friday 21st – Sunday 23rd July 2017.

Other confirmed acts include indie popsters The Wombats, nu-punk duo Slaves, Maximo Park, Nothing But Thieves and New Orleans based outfit Hot 8 Brass Band.

Taking place in the Oxforshire countryside and billing itself as an “anti major festival”. Keeping things intimate and supporting all things local.  Bringing a good mix of household names and emerging talent.

Headlining the Market Stage on Friday night are psychedelic dance act Jagwar Ma while hip-hop musician Loyle Carner and Scottish rockers Twin Atlantic take the top spot on Saturday and Sunday. Elsewhere on th bill are indie rock group Sundara Karma, British Sea Power, Vant, Cabbage, Palace, The Magic Gang, Tom Grenan, All Them Witches, Jaws, Roam, Will Joseph Cook, Lawrence Taylor, Inheaven, Goat Girl, The Shimmer Band, Tigercub, Crows, Yonaka, Banfi, Willie J Healey, Slotface, Francobollo, Life, Abattoir Blues, Dead Pretties, Weirds, Husky Loops, Peaness, Leader and Pedder.

Tickets are priced at £112.50 inc. booking fee. Car park £10.50. 

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The main arena opens at 12:00pm on Friday and closes 02:00am each night.

Said Festival Director Matt Harrap: “2017 is our 20th anniversary – we were determined to pull out all the stops and deliver something incredible and I’m proud to say I think it’s our best line-up yet. The bill is literally packed with some of the best talent from around the globe and our headliners are bona fide legends.

“With plenty more to announce in the coming weeks I think its safe to say Truck Festival’s 20th birthday party is going to be truly spectacular.”