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Headlining the Friday night (July 23) will be Bombay Bicycle Club, with The Kooks topping the bill the following evening (July 24). Royal Blood, whose third album ‘Typhoons’ arrives on April 30, will close Truck’s final day (July 25).
“We can’t wait to headline Truck Festival this summer,” Royal Blood said. “It’s been almost two years since we last played a festival, it’s going to be quite a show.”
We can’t wait to headline @TruckFestival this summer. It’s been almost two years since we last played a festival, it’s going to be quite a show. Tickets are sold out, but you can sign up to the waiting list here: https://t.co/7xCAukmyfN pic.twitter.com/oqjxUF3vfG
— Royal Blood (@royalblooduk) April 8, 2021
The Kooks added: “We’re so excited to be playing Truck Festival this summer. After last year’s cancellation, we just can’t wait to get back on stage and celebrate with you all properly. It’s gonna be the biggest party ever!”
Truck Festival 2021 sold out prior to the line-up being announced, but you can sign up for the resale waiting list here.
“It’s so good to be back and we’re over the moon to finally announce our first wave of artists!” said Truck Festival organiser, Matt Harrap. “After the 12 months we’ve all had, to have the likes of Bombay Bicycle Club, The Kooks, and Royal Blood to close off the Sunday night, Truck Festival 2021 is already proving to be one for the history books.
“We’re also thrilled to welcome back Idles to the main stage sunset slot, Little Simz closing the Market Stage and, of course, personal favourites Chubby and the Gang. It’s humbling to see all tickets have already sold out and it’s going to be a weekend to remember – see you at the bar?”
The full line-up for Truck Festival 2021 so far is as follows:
Bombay Bicycle Club
Dinosaur Pile Up
The Magic Gang
Chubby and the Gang
The Big Moon
Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard
You can watch NME‘s recent video interview with Royal Blood about their forthcoming new album ’Typhoons’ above.