Best Kept Secret Festival Confirm The Strokes To Return In 2021

The announcement, along with their re-appointment as Primavera Sound's 2021 headliners, all but confirms The Strokes European tour is rescheduled for next summer.
Posted: 29 May 2020 Words: Tom Curtis-Horsfall

Best Kept Secret Festival was once a genuine secret, one of those festivals that goes under the radar to European audiences whilst managing to secure some of the most intriguing indie and alternative artists this side of the Atlantic. Nowadays the festival's reputation precedes it, due to it's lush lakes, quaint forests, and appointing headliners such as The Strokes

Well, the Dutch festival weren't to let such as thing as a global pandemic stand in the way between their stage and the Manhattan idols, confirming The Strokes' return as Best Kept Secret's Saturday headliners in 2021. 

To coincide with what should've been the festival dates this year, Best Kept Secret will also announce the remainder of next year's lineup across the weekend of 12-14th June.

The re-appointment all but confirms Julian Casablancas and co's return to European shores next summer, alongside the recent confirmation of their headline slot at 2021's Primavera Sound.

The New Abnormal, The Strokes' first album in seven years saw favourable reviews from across the board, seeing the five-piece finally rid the shackles of their first two albums and tread new sonic ground. Clearly they want to re-establish themselves as the go-to indie-rock titans, and we're absolutely fine with that. 

Best Kept Secret 2021 takes place June 11-13th next year. 

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