T in the Park announces stage by stage line-up

Big Country will play on the Main Stage on Friday night
Big Country will play on the Main Stage on Friday night©STV

Thousands of music fans are set to descend on Balado in less than two weeks for Scotland’s biggest music festival, T in the Park. Over the three-day weekend, festival goers will be hoping for sunny weather as they drink cider in a field while listening to some of the best bands around.

Friday night will play host to Big Country, Jessie J, Plan B and Arctic Monkeys on the Main Stage, with Pendulum and White Lies rocking out on the NME stage.

For Tom Jones fans, King Tut’s Wah Wah Tent is the place to be on Friday night as the veteran Welsh crooner will be blasting out his best hits and getting the crowd in the party spirit before the headline act 2ManyDJs.

Saturday’s top acts are Coldplay and Beyonce, who went down a storm at Glastonbury recently. Coldplay wowed fans with a spectacular light show, while Beyonce had the crowd on fire with her massive pop tunes.

Festival favourites The Strokes are on the NME stage followed by Swedish House Mafia, who will be hoping to get everyone in the party mood with their anthemic dance beats.

Pop beauties The Saturdays bring their pop melodies to King Tut’s Wah Wah Tent followed by teenage rapper Chipmunk, with veteran Scottish group Primal Scream bringing the evening to a close in true rock style.

Other top acts making an appearance on Saturday include Dave Clarke and Leftfield in the Slam Tent; The Saw Doctors and Bright Eyes in the Red Bull Bedroom Jam Transmissions Stage; and Emma’s Imagination and Boycotts on the T Break Stage.

American rockers Blondie and My Chemical Romance will be keeping fans in the festival spirit on the Main Stage on Sunday afternoon before the mighty Foo Fighters close the weekend with their anthemic rock tunes.

The NME Stage will play host to Bruno Mars, Tine Tempah and Deadmaus, while The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers and DJ Calvin Harris are the top acts performing in King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut.

Felix Da Housecat is a favourite for dance lovers on Sunday night, while Noah and the Whale and Eels will be pleasing the crowds in the Red Bull Bedroom Jam Transmissions Stage. Fans of Rachel Sermanni and Discopolis will be kept happy on the T Break Stage.

T in the Park is at Balado from Friday 8 until Sunday 10 July. Tickets are sold out but for more information on the festival and the full lineup see the T in the Park website.

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