T In The Park

T In The Park Tour

T in the Park is a major music festival that has been held annually in Scotland since 1994. T in the Park was originally a two-day festival but since 2007 has taken place over three days, and introduced in 2008 was the chance to upgrade a weekend camping ticket to allow camping access on the Thursday – the day before any musicians performed. The festival is promoted by Big Day Out.

The 2009 festival took place over three days between the 10 and 12 July, with over 180 acts performing to a crowd of 85,000 people.As with the 2008 festival, the campsite opened on the Thursday evening to prevent traffic queues forming on the Friday.The first batch of “early bird” tickets sold out in ten hours on 15 July 2008 and on 27 February 2009,NME announced that camping tickets for the event had already sold out.

It takes place on the same weekend as Oxegen in Ireland and shares a very similar line-up each year. The 2010 T In The Park Festival takes place at Balado Airfield in Scotland on Friday 9th – Sunday 11th July 2010. 8MMUF58B5AXJ

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T in the Park Videos

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T in the Park Picture Gallery

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T in the Park 2005 festival

Tickets for the 2005 event sold out in record time, just four days after going on sale, five months in advance of the festival. The event saw around 69,000 people a day watching more than 170 bands over 10 stages. It was named best festival in that year’s UK Festival Awards, beating the Glastonbury Festival for the first time.

Some of the bands performing included Green Day, who headlined Sunday night, Travis, The Killers, Keane, El Presidente, The Prodigy, New Order, Fightstar, James Brown, Echo & the Bunnymen, Two Lone Swordsmen, DJ Sneak, Richie Hawtin & Ricardo Villalobos, Sucioperro, Audioslave, Jimmy Eat World, Death From Above 1979, Eagles of Death Metal, Mylo, Athlete, Snoop Dogg, Queens of the Stone Age and Ian Brown. Saturday saw the return of the Foo Fighters, who came back to Scotland in dramatic style, headlining the main stage.

This was also the year where a notable “riot” occurred. On Sunday night a huge line of festival goers walked through the campsite paths in a group singing songs of bands which appeared at the festival. At one point upon reaching the entrance to the festival main arena, some members of the crowd of people “invaded” the festival grounds and filled the Ceilidh Tent. There were also reports of people managing to make it up on to the Main Stage until local authorities and festival security managed to control the event. This was, however, considered quite tame compared to other Festival “riots” throughout Britain.

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T in the Park Early years
Acts appearing in the opening year included Primal Scream, Oasis, Crash Test Dummies, Blur, The Manic Street Preachers, Rage Against the Machine and Cypress Hill. The following year the festival featured Kylie Minogue, The Prodigy, Alanis Morissette, Black Grape and Supergrass playing in blazing sunshine and high temperatures. In 1996, Radiohead, Beck, Pulp, The Foo Fighters, Teenage Fanclub (who played the Beatles ‘Rain’ just as it cleared), Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, The Delgados and No Doubt played, and in 1997 the event moved to its present site of Balado, Kinross-shire, when local developers wanted to use Strathclyde Park for other purposes.
Since moving, the festival has expanded in size with a mix of bands such as The Killers, Travis, Texas, Green Day, Foo Fighters, Garbage, Moby, Iggy Pop, Stereophonics, R.E.M., The Proclaimers, The Darkness, Idlewild, Muse, Razorlight, Maxïmo Park, The Polyphonic Spree, and The Chemical Brothers.In recent years, the festival has shared much of its lineup with Oxegen, a festival that takes place on the same weekend in County Kildare, Ireland. Acts usually play T in the Park one day and Oxegen the next, or vice versa.

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