2000trees Announce First 2021 Headliner And Launch Crowdfunder Campaign

Next year's 2000trees is in the works… but the festival needs your help.

2000trees Announce First 2021 Headliner And Launch Crowdfunder Campaign
Nat Wood

Following last month's unfortunate news that 2000trees Festival 2020 has been postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic, the event have just unveiled their first headliner for next year: the mighty Jimmy Eat World.

The Arizona heroes were, of course, scheduled to headline this year's 2000trees alongside AFI and Thrice, so it's absolutely brilliant to see them confirm that they can make the postponed 2021 date now, too.

“We’re mega excited to announce that Jimmy Eat World will be at 2000trees 2021 as our Main Stage Thursday headliner,” says organiser James Scarlett. “They were the first band we announced for 2020 so it felt like the right thing to let people know now. I also really can’t wait to shout about the rest of the 2021 line-up – a little bit of inside info is that it will feature loads of the 2020 bands with some very special cherries on top. Watch this space!”

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As well as the news of Jimmy Eat World's headline slot, 2000trees have also launched a crowdfunding campaign to help them through this incredibly tricky time. And not only will donations support the team behind this awesome small business, there are some great incentives, too – from exclusive merch, to festival masterclasses with James and his brother Rob.

“Today we’ve launched a 2000trees crowd funder with some amazing rewards for our fans and supporters,” explains James. “As people are already aware, due to the COVID-19 pandemic 2000trees has been postponed until 2021. This means that, as an independent business with no corporate backers this crowd funder will secure the long term survival of 2000trees and help to support thousands of others that depend on 2000trees each year. If people are able to help out then they will be a hero not just to the six of us who work all year round on the festival, but our whole team and everyone else that loves 2000trees.”

Get involved here if you can, and be sure to #SupportTREES and #KEEPTHEDREAMALIVE.

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