2000trees, is a well set up independent festival that hosts a wide range of acts primarily from the new and underground British music scene. There is a wide selection of decent acts at the festival including something for every taste - featuring rock, metal and indie to folk, pop, DJs, and the downright strange.
2000trees Festival returns for a 9th year with an early entry night and will open on Thursday 9th and run until Saturday 11th July at Upcote Farm, Withington, Cheltenham, in Gloucestershire.
More than 100 live acts will entertain thousands of music fans for two days of music on four stages, plus comedy, DJs, headphone discos, quality and value food & drink, and a trader village.
Deaf Havana, Idlewild, We Are The Ocean, The Subways, And So I Watch You From Afar, Black Peaks, Acollective, Creeper, Great Cynics, Blaenavon, Lloyd Yates, Jake Isaac, Get Inuit, Rebecca Clements, and Bare Knuckle Parade, Kerbdog, Pulled Apart By Horses, Arcane Roots, The Computers, Rob Lynch, Big Sixes, Allusondrugs, Nothing But Thieves, &U&I, Solemn Sun, The Cadbury Sisters, Thrill Collins, Milk Teeth, The St Pierre Snake Invasion, Bridges, The Lonely Tourist, The Xcerts, We Were Promised Jetpacks, The Twilight Sad, Turbowolf, The Amazing Snakeheads, Feed The Rhino, Alkaline Trio, McLusky, Future of the Left, Benjamin Booker, Vennart, Hacktivist, Young Guns, The Skints, Bury Tomorrow, Defeater, and many more.
For the line-up details, day and stage splits, as available please click here.
Early bird tickets have sold out. Tickets are now priced at £72 Children aged 0 to 10 years old can go free but require a ticket and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. A weekend and early entry Thursday ticket is priced at £87.
A campervan ticket was priced at £40 and has sold out.
A joint ticket with ArcTanGent Festival is also available priced at £168, or £132 for Friday and Saturday only.
This years fancy dress theme is 'Literal representations of band names'.
The site is expected to open to Early Entry Pass holders from 1pm on Thursday 9th July, and opening hours for general admission tickets, will be from 8am onwards on the Friday, and the festival entertainment starts at midday on the Friday. The site will close at 2pm on Sunday 11th July.
The festival offers a terrific site wide Silent Disco with multiple DJs on offer and the chance to wander around the site listening to them based at three stages until 3am with much more differentiation in musical styles too.
There's a new aspect to the site wide silent disco with a Silent Cinema happening on Friday and Saturday in the Axiom which will work with the silent disco headphones. This year there are five Busk Stops – Wristband Exchange, Camp Marwood, Camp Reuben, Room no. 7 and Camp Turner.
Plus the usual regulars of crazy games like human size hungry hippos, a straw bale maze and the return of Swing Ball.
This year the stages are being re-named in tribute to now fallen music venues in Cheltenham and Bristol, in support of a national campaign to save independent music venues from closure. The Axiom is a different tent in a new part of the site and has replaced the Leaf Lounge, and the Greenhouse and become The Croft.
The site is well laid out and easy enough to navigate, and it's worth seeking out the late night secret venue. There are good food options and decent ales, ciders, lagers, and the like on offer in the bars. Whilst this festival is not specifically geared at providing much stuff for kids to do, it is still child friendly and kids are unlikely to get lost, although ear defenders are recommended for the little ones as it can get loud at times in the enclosed Cave stage. The festival does not allow campervans.
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