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The Wildhearts confirmed for 2000trees Festival

2000trees festival organisers have revealed that Brit-rockers The Wildhearts will be joining the bill at this year’s event.

They'll be joining previously announced headliners You Me At Six, Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls, Deaf Havana, along with artists including Therapy?, Every Time I Die, While She Sleeps, Frank Iero And The Future Violents and Rolo Tomassi.

Wildhearts frontman Ginger Wildheart tells Louder: "I had such a great time when I played 2000trees a few years ago with Hey! Hello!, and again with an acoustic set. I remember that there wasn't a mic stand for the acoustic spot so Dunc, my trusty guitar tech, became the human mic stand for the show. He brought his dinner and a newspaper onto the stage with him, so I presume he had fun too.

"2000trees is one of the best small festivals in UK... it's just a pity that we're going to ruin the laid back atmosphere with brutal volume and a mass crowd sing-a-long."

Ginger Wildheart

"2000trees is one of the best small festivals in UK. The staff are so friendly and helpful, and there's a chilled out vibe there that is as rare as it is welcoming. It's just a pity that The Wildhearts are going to ruin the laid back atmosphere with brutal volume and a mass crowd sing-a-long.

"I'm just honoured to be going back to play again, and hope they'll ask me back every year. Maybe they should just organise a Ginger Wildheart stage and save having to repeatedly ask me? Hey, I'll agree in advance, just in case, y'know?"

The three day festival will take place between July 11-13 at Upcote Farm near Cheltenham, and festival organisers will be announcing an act a day over the coming seven days, so keep your eyes on the 2000trees Twitter, Facebook and Instagram accounts and the #7daysoftrees hashtag for more.

Tickets for 2000trees 2019 are available from the official festival website.

Briony Edwards

Briony is the Editor in Chief of Louder and is in charge of sorting out who and what you see covered on the site. She started working with Metal Hammer, Classic Rock and Prog magazines back in 2015 and has been writing about music and entertainment in many guises since 2009. She is a big fan of cats, Husker Du and pizza.