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Optimo Reveal Lineup For New Festival, Watching Trees
Christian Eede , May 18th, 2022 11:29

Maximum Joy, DEBONAIR and Joy Orbison are among the artists joining them at the festival's inaugural edition this September

Optimo have revealed the lineup for the first edition of their new UK festival, Watching Trees.

Taking place at a location near the Forest of Dean, the three-day event, which was originally announced in March, will celebrate 25 years of the Scottish duo. Its lineup has been curated by them, together with Ransom Note, and includes DJs such as DEBONAIR, Joy Orbison, Josey Rebelle, Ivan Smagghe, Aba Shanti-I, Scratchclart and Optimo themselves. There will also be live sets from Maximum Joy, The Golden Filter, O Yuki Conjugate and Fantastic Twins, among others.

Watching Trees will take place from September 2 to 4, 2022. Find more information here.