Band of Skulls are a UK three-piece who could be heading for big breakthrough success with the release of their third album Himalayan on March 31, which frontman Russell Marsden has described as “a coming of age record”.
He said: “We are thrilled to be headlining 2000trees, we’ve heard it is an awesome festival for people who really love music, so we cannot wait to get there. It’s an exciting year for us and this will be a real highlight.”
2000trees organiser James Scarlett said: “We book exciting and interesting bands who bring something new to the music industry and Band of Skulls are exactly that. We are delighted they will be headlining our festival and today’s announcement shows the greatest ever strength in depth of our line-up, there really is a lot of talent and we’ve still got much more to announce in coming weeks.”
Line-up so far:
Band of Skulls, Dan le Sac vs Scroobious Pip, Public Service Broadcasting, The Bronx, Jamie Lenman, The Blackout.
Wolf Alice, Kids In Glass Houses, Tall Ships, Cerebral Ballzy, DZ Deathrays, Maybeshewill
Canterbury, Baby Godzilla, Three Trapped Tigers, Arcane Roots, Itch, Blitz Kids
The Computers, Turbowolf, Hawk Eyes, Gnarwolves, Darlia, Lonely the Brave
LOOM, Johnny Foreigner, Natives, Decade, Nordic Giants, Verses
Heart in Hand, LostAlone, Palm Reader, Dad Rocks!, The Cadbury Sisters, Dolomite Minor
Boy Jumps Ship, Brawlers, Oliver Wilde, &U&I, Dave McPherson, Slaves
The Virginmarys, Dancing Years, Ben Marwood, The Dead Formats, The JB Conspiracy, God Damn
Andy Oliveri, Kill Chaos, Youth Man, Crazy Arm (Acoustic), The Bronze Medal, The Retrospective Soundtrack Players
Oxygen Thief, Radstewart, Winter Villains, Verse Chorus Verse, Joe Summers, Kitten & Bear
Sam Green & the Midnight Heist, Harry George Johns, Boat to Row, Lonely Tourist