Truck America announces Hopewell, The Joy Formidable, White Rabbits, Neil Halstead

The first ever TRUCK AMERICA FESTIVAL is delighted to announce the first trailer-load of artists confirmed for this inaugural gathering at the Full Moon Resort in Big Indian, NY on Friday, April 30 - Sunday, May 2nd 2010.

Truck America Festival

The three day festival celebrates the stateside arrival of one of the UK's great independent music institutions.

As well as the previously-announced special appearance from upstate NY legends MERCURY REV, founders Joe and Robin Bennett are pleased to deliver a batch of the finest independent artists from both sides of the pond; from Brooklyn the energetic WHITE RABBITS and the doomy majesty of HOPEWELL; top-drawer country-rock from Joshua Tree resident TIM EASTON and Canada's hardest working band THE SADIES, a dose of upstate folk from MIKE & RUTHY and IDA; and from back home in Blighty THE JOY FORMIDABLE one of Britains hottest new acts, plus NEIL HALSTEAD of Slowdive / Mojave 3.

Also joining Robin & Joe's new project DUSTY & THE DREAMING SPIRES will be the many varied delights of stateside acts CAT MARTINO, THE SILENT LEAGUE, COMMON PRAYER, OXYGEN PONIES, BRANDON PATTON, ATLANTIC / PACIFIC and THE SHOESTRING BAND plus many more performing live on three stages (The Barn, The Roadhouse and The Main stage in a large heated tent).

In addition to there will be WORKSHOPS, FILMS, KIDS ACTIVITIES, JAM SESSIONS and a healthy dose of ENGLISH CAMPING for those who don't book a room.

Keep up with all the latest line-up, accomodation, camping, parking and more announcements at the Truck America website at


Online through Brown Paper Tickets

In person at both BEACON'S CLOSET Brooklyn locations

And from the FULL MOON RESORT, Valley View Road, Big Indian, NY 12410


-- Gates open Midday Friday, April 30, 2010.
-- Weekend pass includes 3 nights FREE camping (Friday/Saturday/Sunday) @ Full Moon's beautiful grounds.
-- Not a happy camper? Full Moon Resort has a range of lovely rooms to rent.
-- Car Parking FREE with ticket purchase.
-- Don't have a car? Trailways bus from NYC and Kingston (route 28) stops at Big Indian post office.
-- A range of great value meal passes available - eat like a king all weekend!
-- Several bars serving a wide range of beers, wines and liquors (21+, BYO not permitted)
-- Children aged 12 and under are FREE when accompanied by a parent or guardian (not a sibling)
-- Ages 12+ pay full price. ANYONE under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


The Truck festival in Oxfordshire, UK has run for the past 13 years on the principles of independence and ethically minded and cooperative production, with a passion for introducing cutting edge music as well as a reverential nod back to the classics. Bands like Supergrass, Fanfarlo, The Lemonheads, Regina Spektor, Battles, Okkervil River, The Raveonettes, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Wild Beasts, YACHT and The Big Pink have been part of the TRUCK experience over the years.

For more information, go to:

Buy tickets from Brown Paper Tickets
Full Moon Resort

Truck Festival Official Website

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