Wilkestock 2017 is the 10th Anniversary for the small independant festival located in Hertfordshire running 1st-3rd September. It may be small and compact, but it has a lot to offer. You can lay back and relax on recyled sofas at the main stage arena or find hidden stages through the straw bale walkways. With previous years showcasing some amazing bands such as The Subways, Mystery Jets, Bastille, Dub Pistols and many more.
This year has a 'hippie theme' with a fancy dress competition on the Saturday. The line up has been organised by Juicebox live who put on many bands in surrounding areas. Headlining the weekend is Carl Barat and the Jacks, Razorlight and a secret headline guest for Sunday.
Some of the artists that we think are worth checking out include:
Alexis Kings who are are a rock band from St Albans, last year they played the BBC introducing stage and had great success with their performance. They will be playing on the main stage on sunday this year.
Vant who are a London based punk rock band who have had numerous singles named as Annie Mac's Hottest Record In The World. They have played with Royal Blood, Biffy Clyro and Catfish and the Bottlemen. These guys recently rocked the main stage at Oxford's Truck Festival and we have no doubt they will do exactly the same at Wilkestock.
Club Drive is a 4 peice guitar funk pop band from Hertrfordshire. With similar sounds of Maroon 5. The band have already caught attention of the BBC Radio 1 introcuding team and they have also sold out national and international headlining shows. They are definitly a band to watch out for!
The festival is also a family festival event. Organisers will be providing a secret cinema, facepainting, bouncy castles and crazy golf within their family area. Plus if the festival is anything like last year's event then it will also have a great selection of cuisines to choose from too.
We had great fun at last year's event, so we cannot wait to go again in a few weeks time!
For more information check out Wilkestock's website HERE!