Celebrating an incredible 20 year anniversary the award winning Truck Festival has today announced its first wave of artists for this year’s festival.

The Wombats, Slaves, Maximo Park, Nothing But Thieves, Hot 8 Brass Band and many more also confirmed in first wave

Topping the bill on Friday night are award-winning art-rockers Franz Ferdinand. Famous for a string of hits including ‘Take Me Out’ and ‘Matinee’ the trio are sure to ignite the party.

Headlining Saturday night is arguably one of the most exciting, influential and chaotic indie rock bands of the past 20 years – The Libertines. Guaranteed to deliver a memorable set of classics their performance is sure to be a highlight.

Providing a spectacular finale for the festival are platinum-selling rockers The Vaccines. Selling over one million records worldwide and eager media anticipation for their fourth studio album, the post-punk four-piece will be crafting a unforgettable set blending new material with old favourites.

Other confirmed acts include indie popsters The Wombats, nu-punk duo Slaves, Maximo Park, Nothing But Thieves and New Orleans based outfit Hot 8 Brass Band who blend hip-hop, jazz and funk styles with traditional New Orleans brass sounds.

Headlining the Market Stage on Friday night are psychedelic dance act Jagwar Ma while hip-hop musician Loyle Carner and Scottish rockers Twin Atlantic take the top spot on Saturday and Sunday.

Elsewhere on the impressive bill are indie rock group Sundara Karma who’ll be performing a mixture of old favorites and new hits from their latest studio album, and British Sea Power, Vant, Cabbage, Palace, The Magic Gang, Tom Grenan, All Them Witches, Jaws, Roam, Will Joseph Cook, Lawrence Taylor, Inheaven, Goat Girl, The Shimmer Band, Tigercub, Crows, Yonaka, Banfi, Willie J Healey, Slotface, Francobollo, Life, Abattoir Blues, Dead Pretties, Weirds, Husky Loops, Peaness, Leader and Pedder.

Renowned as one of the longest running small festivals in the country, Truck Festival is a small, independent festival taking place over the weekend of the 21 – 23 July, 2017, at Hill Farm, Old Marston, Oxford.