Teddy Rocks Festival has announced its full line-up for 2017 including its three biggest headliners to date Twin Atlantic, Modestep and Scouting for Girls.
Family-friendly rock festival, Teddy Rocks Festival (TRF) kicks off on Friday 28 - Sunday 30 April 2017 in Blandford Forum, Dorset.
Scottish band, Twin Atlantic is headlining Friday 28 April supported by English horror punk band Creeper. Twin Atlantic’s single ‘No Sleep’ was premiered by Annie Mac as the Hottest Record in the World, on BBC Radio 1 earlier this year. Their highest charting single ‘Heart and Soul’ won Best Independent Track at the 2015 Association of Independent Music Awards and in the same year were named Best UK Band at the SSE Scottish Music Awards. They’ve performed at Reading and Leeds, and Glastonbury and now are heading for Dorset on Friday 28 April.
Following Teddy Rock Festival's first international act, US pop punk band Patent Pending on Saturday 29 April is dubstep and electronic rock band from London, Modestep. Modestep shot to fame with their debut album ‘Evolution Theory’ which included popular singles ‘Feel Good’ and ‘Sunlight’.
Closing the festival on Sunday 30 April is four times Brit award winners, pop rock band Scouting for Girls. Reaching number one the UK Album Chart that went triple platinum in 2007, Scouting for Girls have a back catalogue of chart topping singles including ‘She’s so Lovely’, ‘Heartbeat’ and ‘Elvis Ain’t Dead’.
New for 2017, TRF has moved to a bigger site and introduced weekend camping tickets as well as a third stage named The Origin Stage where top tribute bands Foo Forgers, Oas-is, Green Haze and many more will perform over the bank holiday weekend. In its sixth year, Teddy Rocks Festival has the opportunity to raise a sizeable sum to continue the fight against children’s cancer.
Published on 28 January 2017 by Ben Robinson