Mac DeMarco and Father John Misty first headliners of End of the Road 2017

The music festival amid Wiltshire foliage returns with an eclectic selection of psych, indie and Americana

The first two headliners of End of the Road 2017 have been confirmed, with two exclusive performances: Father John Misty makes his UK festival headlining debut at the event, while Mac DeMarco’s show will be his only UK festival appearance of this year.

Both headliners return with new material this year: Misty, otherwise known as Josh Tillman, releases his new album, Pure Comedy in April; while DeMarco last week revealed details of his latest record, This Old Dog, out on 5 May. A third headliner is yet to be announced.

Elsewhere on the bill is an assortment of new and classic songwriters, spanning folk, psych, rock, world, indie, dream pop and Americana, including Lucinda Williams, the Jesus and Mary Chain, Amadou and Mariam, Ty Segall, Real Estate, Parquet Courts, Perfume Genius, Alvvays, Foxygen, Car Seat Headrest, Jens Lekman, the Lemon Twigs, Deerhoof, Gold Panda, Nadine Shah, Bill Ryder-Jones, Ryley Walker, Girl Band and Band of Horses.

Last year’s End of the Road was headlined by Joanna Newsom, Animal Collective, Bat for Lashes, and the Shins. Now in its 12th year, 2017’s festival will be held at Larmer Tree Gardens in Wiltshire from 31 August to 3 September.

The lineup so far

Mac DeMarco
Father John Misty
Lucinda Williams
The Jesus and Mary Chain
Amadou and Mariam
Ty Segall
Real Estate
Parquet Courts
Perfume Genius
Car Seat Headrest
Jens Lekman
The Lemon Twigs
Gold Panda
Nadine Shah
Bill Ryder-Jones
Ryley Walker
Girl Band
Band of Horses
Marika Hackman
Courtney Marie Andrews
All We Are
Julia Jacklin
Vaudou Game
Let’s Eat Grandma
Margaret Glaspy
Kelly Lee Owens
Michael Chapman
Brix & the Extricated
John Smith
Japanese Breakfast
Julie Byrne
Nap Eyes
Aaron Lee Tasjan
Amanda Bergman
Nadia Reid
Girl Ray
Ultimate Painting
Shovels & Rope
John Moreland
Gabriella Cohen
Lisa O’Neill
Xylouris White
Goat Girl
Scott Hirsch
WH Lung
The Honey Hahs
J Bernardt
Legends of Country
Mega Bog
The Spook School


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