JULY EXPOSURE – Vukovi

We only mentioned it a few hundred times but we’re big fans of 2000 Trees Festival. It is a scientific (probably) fact that the best thing about festivals is their ability to find your new favourite band for you. You’ll be wandering across the field, soaking in the weather (in one way or another) drinking a beer, eating a burger and suddenly you’ll hear something. At 2000 Trees Festival 2017 that’s what happened to us and what we heard was[…]

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2000 Trees Festival – Upcote Farm, Cheltenham – LIVE REVIEW

Have we ever mentioned that 2000 Trees Festival is the best place on earth? Obviously, that’s a trick question. Not only have we told you, but we’ve told you emphatically, at length, for three years. There’s a reason for that and that is this: it’s honestly the truth. Ask any band who has ever played, any camper who’s ever pitched up or crew member who’s worked it, they’ll all tell you the same thing. 2000 Trees is the friendliest, most[…]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: afterLIVE LIVE – AUGUST 31st – THE PALACE, HASTINGS

We’re overjoyed to announce that Alibi, ARXX & The Don’t Knows will be playing the next afterLIVE LIVE at Hasting’s The Palace on August 31st. After a short break to allow for festival season madness, we’re back with a sensational line up for our seventh live show. Hasting’s own The Don’t Knows will be opening up the night with their own uplifting indie tracks, so bring your jumping shoes. Visiting us from up the A27 is Brighton’s ‘garage rock gal[…]

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2000 Trees Festival – SATURDAY’S TOP THREE

Well, 2000 Trees Festival is over for another year. It was a truly remarkable weekend of music and it’s hard to believe that we need to wait another 12 months to be back at Upcote Farm. We know this should have been with you a couple of days ago but we’ve been struggling with post-trees-blues, but here are the top three bands we saw at 2000 Trees on Saturday. Our full review and gallery is coming soon so keep your[…]

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2000 Trees Festival – FRIDAY’S TOP THREE

A second day done and dusted at 2000 Trees Festival and not even the rain could dampen the mood. This is shaping up to be the best year to date with such an exhaustingly exceptional line up but, with great difficulty, we picked out the best three bands we caught yesterday. Mallory Knox We’ve said it a hundred times over the past few months but this band have worked so hard to find themselves all over again and every Knox[…]

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2000 Trees Festival – THURSDAY’S TOP THREE

WELCOME TO 2000 TREES FESTIVAL 2018 EVERYBODY! Somehow we’re already a day down, and what a day it was! For the first time in Tree-story there was a full Thursday Main Stage Line-Up on offer as well as the usual sterling bands across the Cave, Axiom, Neu and Forest stages. Once we’re home, showered and a few days deep in post-trees blues, we’ll of course post a full blown review of what’s gone down here. For now, these were our[…]

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COMMUNITY: 2000 Trees Festival – Building a Festival – DAILY BLOG

Wednesday 10th July: Once the perimeter fencing has been pitched and the artwork is finished it’s time to patch up the site and fill it fit to burst with the team’s incredible creations. After so many years standing deep in the trees, the forest stage was due a few renovations. The floor has been pulled up and re-built and a new buddy has been constructed along side it. The Forest Sessions bar, making it even easier to chill out there. In[…]

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COMMUNITY: 2000 Trees Festival – Meet The Crew

2018 is afterLIVE’s third year at the incredible 2000 Trees Festival and if there’s one thing we’ve learnt it’s that you’re only as good as your team members.  So with that in mind we wanted to take the opportunity to introduce you to just a handful of the incredible crew members that make your favourite festival the marvel that it is. Artist – Megan Bladen Name: Megan Bladen Location: Cheltenham Years at 2000 Trees Festival: Two years How did you[…]

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Dead Naked Hippies – Sebright Arms, London – LIVE REVIEW

Every now and again a group of dedicated promoters and musicians come together to create one perfect line up. This was one of those nights. Dead Naked Hippies, GRAVVES and Tom Bright and the Dynamite at East London’s Sebright Arms. It must be said that your lyrics will always be under a lot of pressure when you choose a band name that rhymes. Luckily Tom Bright and the Dynamite’s discography more than withstands the scrutiny. Armed with just an acoustic[…]

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