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Basement Jaxx To Headline Truck Festival 2015

Posted: 5th February 2015 09:57

Electronic party-starters Basement Jaxx are to headline Truck Festival, 17th - 18th July at Hill Farm, Oxford. Up-and-coming artists including Saint Raymond and Slaves are set to rub shoulders with the iconic Peter Hook & The Light, just some of the names unveiled today for the 2015 line-up. Now in its 17th year Truck Festival is an independent stalwart of festival season, this summer is in store for another mind-blowing year of standout music. Standard weekend tickets are priced at only £79.50.

Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe, along with a chic-freak cast of guests collectively known as Basement Jaxx are to descend on Truck Festival’s main stage as headliners. Top 10 hits ‘Redez-Vu’, ‘Red Alert’ and ‘Where’s Your Head At’ will no doubt have festival-goers up on their feet and dancing in a performance sure to electrify.

Currently competing in the MTV Brand New poll, Saint Raymond boasts a sold out UK tour commencing this week, come summer the singer-songwriter will make his way to Truck Festival. Joy Division and New Order co-founder Peter Hook, along with his band The Light, are also joining the bill. Feisty punk duo Slaves along with Rae Morris are yet more names confirmed today. Morris may be recognised for her guest vocals with Bombay Bicycle Club and Clean Bandit however with the recent release of her debut album, 2015 could be her year.

Completing the additions for Truck’s first announcement are Pulled Apart by Horses, Jaws, The Amazing Snakeheads, Baby Godzilla, Honeyblood, Blaenavon, King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys and ODC Drumline.

Truck Festival’s 17-year history has seen sets from the likes of Foals, The XX, Two Door Cinema Club, Biffy Clyro and Peace. The event is the discerning festival-goers go-to for credible and quality acts and 2015 is shaping up to be no less than another prime year.   

What The Press Say

'Because at Tuck, everyone's here for a good time' - Clash

'It is a friendly and interesting festival, where you can move at your own pace and stumble across a rich and diverse selection of music' - This Is Fake DIY

'Truck maintains both its indie ethos and small capacity' - The Guardian

'It is always the friendliest festival in the calendar' - Shout4music

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