Festival News Roundup

Written by LJayne26

With festivals releasing details of their line ups left, right and centre it's time to catch up with everything you might have missed so far.

2000 Trees

After last years 10th birthday celebrations, there is a lot to live up to. Released this week were details of the festivals first headliner for 2017; Slaves! More than 30 other bands were also announced for the festival including past favourites Nothing But Theives, Pulled Apart By Horses, Muncie Girls as well as Shvpes, Vukovi, Tigercub, The One Hundred and lots more! With over 80 bands still to be added to the line up it is sure to get bigger and better for year 11.


Straight in with two headliners – Explosions In The Sky and Converge. Two big names and two big UK festival exclusives. There was no holding back here what so ever. Having only released two names for the festival, ArcTanGent have already managed to smash previous ticket sale records and stired up plenty of excitment. It's all upwards from here!

Secret Garden Party

Everyone's favourite quirky festival. With a location and atmospere that many envy, 2017 is going to be another big year at SGP. With a theme centreing around the hype of celebrity culture and the media the festival have got some big names to provide the weekends soundtrack. Crystal Fighters and Metromony head up the bill with the likes of Fickle Friends, Honne, Jagwar Ma and Kate Nash joining them. All this plus the usual madness and fun of Secret Garden Party it is sure to be another weekend like no other.

Henley Festival

There's certainly no messing about in terms of line ups at Henley Festival. All at once they announced that the Pet Shop Boys, Jess Glynne, Chaka Khan and All Saints will be heading to the festival this year. If music isn't quite your thing then their comedy line up might just tickle your fancy; Russell Kane, Sara Pascoe, Andy Parsons and Seann Walsh are just some of the names who will be heading to this riverside festival to provide some comedy entertainment for the masses.

Slam Dunk

Having already confirmed Enter Shikari as headling the event, Slam Dunk have got all rock bases covered this year. So far on the line up is Tonight Alive, Beartooth, Don Broco, Against Me!, The Bronx, Set It Off, Neck Deep as well as Bowling For Soup, which is sure to be full of pop punk throwbacks. With so many stages there is so many great bands to choose from, you're sure to find your new favourite rock band here.