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Preview: Truck Festival 2023

Continuing our annual traditions, we’ll be returning to Oxford to join the warped village party at Hill Farm for Truck Festival 2023. 

As the first festival to invite So Young along, our roots in the field run deep. Our much anticipated wait to get back in the swing of Truck life is just around the corner, starting on the 20th of July for a four-day event. 

Headliners for the weekend include The Wombats, Two Door Cinema Club and Alt-J, as they’re backed by festival must-haves, The Vaccines, who we trust will get the crowd going with ‘Norgaard’ and ‘I Can’t Quit’. The alt duo, Prima Queen, also blend into this summery Truck main stage cocktail, followed by Mercury nominated, Self Esteem.

Swim Deep arrive on Thursday with sing-along classics like ‘Honey’ and ‘King City’ and Wales’ The Bug Club are set to teach the crowd about their garage rock ways straight after. 

Ready for the real fun? Spread across The Market Stage is the return of So Young’s Truck collaboration, including rising names like Panic Shack, Courting, and Pynch. On the watchlist for Friday are HighSchool, the Australian goth-pop outfit with their tracks about real-life issues and troubled relationships, and everyone’s new faves, Wunderhorse 

Saturday draws out our friends from Glasgow, Humour, as well as London’s Deadletter who we’re gagging to see again after the eruption they caused at The Great Escape earlier this year. English Teacher go next with their Truck Festival debut and rounding us off are our Market Stage headliners Squid. 

As we kick off Sunday, The Last Dinner Party, are preparing to share their alt-pop inside the big tent as they also make their Truck debut. The Irish garage-punk group, Sprints will be closing down our party alongside indie legends, Gengahr as we round off with a bucket load of rowdy madness. 

It’s not all about the Market Stage, The Nest holds an unmissable squad across the week with Opus Kink and Connie Constance in main support positions across Friday and Saturday, with Nukuluk and She’s In Parties making their way up the list as well. 

Truck Festival takes place from 20th July 2023 – 23rd July 2023. We’ll see you at the So Young Market Stage.

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