Countdown starts to 2018 Wilkestock Charity Music Festival

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The final countdown has started to the 11th Wilkestock Charity Music Festival in the Hertfordshire countryside.

The Wilkestock Festival 2018 line-upThe Wilkestock Festival 2018 line-up

The annual festival with a big heart will take place at Frogmore Hill later this week, from Friday, August 31 to Sunday, September 2.

Cambridgeshire alt-rockers Mallory Knox will headline the Friday night at the site situated in the rolling Hertfordshire countryside between Watton-at-Stone and Stevenage.

St Albans band Trash Boat, who played Slam Dunk Festival in the grounds of Hatfield House earlier this year, will also play the first night of Wilkestock 2018.

Elsewhere, So Solid Crew are down to appear on the Friday night – and they will be on the Homegrown Stage for longer than 21 Seconds!

Scottish rockers The Fratellis, best known for hit single Chelsea Dagger, top the Wilkestock 2018 line-up on the Saturday night.

Organisers have confirmed the stage times, with The Fratellis due to perform at 9.30pm.

Also appearing on the Saturday will be the likes of Cabbage and Eliza & The Bear.

Oh My God! It’s The Church are the Sunday headliners, with Beans on Toast also set to entertain revellers on the final day of the festival.

Minnie Birch is due to open the main stage on the Sunday, followed by a performance by Hertfordshire singer-songwriter and record producer DIDI.

Raising money for two charities close to the Wilkes family’s hearts, leukaemia and lymphoma research charity Bloodwise and Keswick Mountain Rescue Team, the festival will also feature an eagerly awaited late night DJ set from Sub Focus.

He will be bringing the electronic vibe to the festival site on Saturday night.

• For more details, and to buy tickets, visit www.wilkestock.com

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