Truck adds local boys Young Knives

plus Liam Finn, Pete & The Pirates, Electric Soft Parade, and more

published: Thu 5th May 2011

Young Knives

Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th July 2011
Hill Farm, Steventon, near Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX13 6SW, England MAP
£99 for a weekend ticket
daily capacity: 8000
last updated: Tue 12th Jul 2011

Oxford's Young Knives play the Truck Stage right before headliner Gruff Rhys on the Saturday night at Oxfordshire's fourteenth Truck festival.

Young Knives
The line-up continues to grow on The Last.fm Stage which will be the home to performances on the Sunday from Reading's Pete And The Pirates, and Electric Soft Parade. Liam Finn has also been confirmed for the Transgressive Records curated bill on the Friday on the Clash Stage.

Oxford's Blessing Force collective takes over the entire Saturday programme on the newly-expanded Last.fm stage presenting Blessing Force talent including Oxford's all-star drum clinic ODC Drumline comprising members of Komrad, This Town Needs Guns, Youthmovies and Hreda go head to head with Coloureds. Also confirmed are Durrty Goodz, Rhosyn, Wild Swim, and Solid Gold Dragons.

These latest acts join a line-up that's topped by Bellowhead and Gruff Rhys as headliners, also confirmed are St Etienne, Johnny Flynn, Graham Coxon, The Go! Team, Philip Selway, Edwyn Collins, John Grant, Tunng, Dean Wareham, Roddy Woomble, Justin Townes Earle, The Duke & The King, Cherry Ghost, Fixers, Trophy Wife, Jonquil, Chad Valley, Caitlin Rose, Marques Toliver, Treefight For Sunlight, Marcus Foster, Jonny, Richmond Fontaine, Dreaming Spires, and more with more acts still to be announced. For the line-up details as available please click here.

Truck Festival is growing this year, becoming a full three day event (Friday to Sunday) and increasing capacity from 5000 to 8000. Taking place from Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th July at its regular location of Hill Farm in Steventon, the site will be expanding too with a whole host of new features including a brand new major stage, label takeovers, improved camping areas, cabaret, comedy, theatre, cinema, a dedicated Family Field, luxury camping options, and the after-dark party spot Boxford.

An adult weekend ticket (including 3 nights camping) is priced at £99, a young person (aged 13-17 years) weekend ticket is priced at £79. Under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult. A minor (aged 0-12) can attend the weekend free if booked in advance. All under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult. A car parking ticket is priced at £8 adv / £15 on the day, with a campervan ticket priced at £40. To buy tickets once available, click here.

There's also a SuperTrucker ticket available offering entry to both Truck, and it's smaller sister Wood (Braziers Park, in Oxfordshire from Friday 20th until Sunday 22nd May 2011) at a discounted rate of £170 for adults, and £120 for juniors (13-17). To buy a SuperTrucker ticket, click here.


Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th July 2011
Hill Farm, Steventon, near Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX13 6SW, England MAP
£99 for a weekend ticket
daily capacity: 8000
last updated: Tue 12th Jul 2011


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