With only four weeks to go to this year’s T in the Park and the sun shining, excitement for this year’s festival is reaching fever pitch.
In anticipation of next month’s event, T in the Park festival organisers DF Concerts and founding partnersTennent’s Lager take us through the A – T of everything to look forward to at this year’s T in the Park.
After the show is the AFTER PARTY…you’ve had a belter of a day listening to the best music around with your pals and don’t want each day to end. What to do next? Head to the famous T in the Park campsite for some quality entertainment including barrels of laughs in The Stand Comedy Tent, and extravagant burlesque performances from Club Noir on Thursday and Friday night. And Band-a-oke runs all weekend, letting where you can belt out your favourite karaoke songs with the backing of a real live band!
Some of the BIGGEST artists in the world are heading to Strathallan Castle over7th – 10th July with The Stone Roses, Calvin Harris, Red Hot Chili Peppers,Alesso, The 1975, LCD Soundsystem and loads more getting fans to dance to dropped beats, move their feet and watch the musical elite do their thing at Scotland’s biggest festival.
The T in the Park CAMPSITE is truly unique; that first sip of Tennent’s Lageronce your tent has been pitched, the inherently magical campsite roar, the famous party atmosphere, community spirit and brilliant banter – you’re guaranteed to make some new mates in the campsite. Want to camp with like-minded good citizens? Then make sure you sign up for Citizen T, T in the Park’s ethos-driven camping area where fans pledge to be good neighbours and embrace the T community.
Remember to pack your DANCING shoes ahead of your trip to Strathallan Castle – with dance music leaders including Calvin Harris, Disclosure, Chase & Status,Jamie xx, Diplo, Major Lazer and Radio 1’s Summer of Dance line-up which will be broadcast live on Radio 1 on Friday 8th July.
Want an EASY and hassle-free camping experience? Be Chilled allows campers aged 18 or over to pre-order their cans of Tennent’s Lager and Magners Original Cider online at www.tennents.com/bechilled and collect them, freshly chilled, when they arrive.
FESTIVAL ANTHEMS are the songs that make your weekend, the songs that you and your mates can’t stop singing when you’re back in your tent, the songs that are the soundtrack to your memories of the best weekend of summer, and the T in the Park line-up have some top contenders for tune of the weekend! Will your festival anthem be The Stone Roses’ I Wanna be Adored or Calvin’s This is What You Came For? The Chili’s Under the Bridge or LCD Soundsystem’s All My Friends?
The ultimate T in the Park experience is complete with a stay in The Residence, where you can go GLAMPING in style. With a wide range of luxurious structures on offer to suit any style (Emperor Belle Tent, anyone?) The Residence is the perfect choice for those campers looking for deluxe accommodation. New to T in the Park in 2016, Pink Moon camping offers hassle-free pre-pitched tents and a range of home comforts in an exclusive campsite to enhance your weekend.
For the first time ever, King Tut’s Wah Wah Tent will open on Thursday 7thJuly to host HOT DUB TIME MACHINE. Hot Dub Time Machine has been taking festivals, theatres, rooftops and venues all over the world on a transcendent journey through pop music history since its debut in 2011 in Sydney, Australia. Songs are played in chronological order from 1954 to 2015 and it is all about singing, dancing and having the best party ever!
The T in the Park line-up is chock-full of musical ICONS so whether The Stone Roses or Red Hot Chili Peppers were the soundtrack to your youth, or Pete Tong’s legendary dance music always gets your feet moving and body grooving there is something for everyone. Sunday’s opening performance on the Main Stage is sure to be truly special as Rogue Orchestra performs a classical tribute to the iconic David Bowie, who came so close to headlining T in the Park in 2004 but had to cancel last minute due to ill-health. This unforgettable performance will finish with a medley of Prince classics in honour of another musical icon the world lost in 2016.
The “club” will definitely be JUMPIN’ JUMPIN’ when the T in the Park crowd feels the anticipation hanging in the air before their favourite artist walks on stage; the feeling of being part of something bigger amidst the 70,000 strong crowd.
As well as international superstars, the T in the Park line-up features an epic selection of Scottish acts set to KEEP IT LOCAL in July. Everyone from Frightened Rabbit, Travis, Bay City Rollers, Fatherson, Gerry Cinnamon and the T Break 16 will celebrate homegrown talent on the T in the Park stages.
This year’s LINE-UP is one of the best yet, with incredible artists from all over the world set to create one of the best weekends of the summer. Headliner Calvin Harris makes his eighth return to the festival this July, whereas fellow headliners Red Hot Chili Peppers will return to T for the first time in ten years!
Nothing beats the MAGIC of making MEMORIES to last a lifetime at T in the Park with your best mates by your side. Imagine the feeling when you hear the MUSIC of your favourite artist live and your favourite people are by your side…T in the Park is the place to be: MAGIC, MUSIC, MEMORIES.
T Break was launched by T in the Park founding partner Tennent’s Lager in 1996 and has been providing Scotland’s freshest unsigned talent with an opportunity to showcase their NEW MUSIC on the T Break Stage at T in the Park ever since. Don’t miss your chance to discover the next best thing, check out the new bands and their brand NEW MUSIC at this year’s festival!
T in the Park’s line-up is packed with some of the hottest acts in the world and it’s guaranteed that the iconic Scottish chant of “ONE MORE TUNE” will echo throughout the Strathallan Castle site this July. With the likes of the legendary Stone Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Calvin Harris all making their return to the T in the Park stage in July, fans will be treated to international stars across the weekend.
T in the Park is a PARTY WEEKEND like no other. The weekend of 7th-10th July sees Strathallan Castle play host to music of the biggest artists in the world, while continuing the party with The Stand Comedy Club, Club Noir and Band-a-oke.
Annie Mac, QUEEN of Radio 1 will be bringing BBC Radio 1 Summer of Dance Stage to this year’s T in the Park. Annie Mac will be hosting the stage alongside Pete Tong & Danny Howard and they will be joined by Hannah Wants, Alesso, Oliver Heldens, Krept & Konan, Oh Wonder and WSTRN.
2016 is the year of the REUNION and when influential British rockers The Stone Roses announced that they were reuniting for three UK concerts this summer of course they were coming to T in the Park. The Stone Roses headline the Main Stage on the Friday night for what is arguably one of the most eagerly anticipated sets of the weekend.
The SLAM TENT brings some of the most exciting international electronic dance artists to T in the Park year on year. When the Slam Tent opened its doors in 2015, the crowds raced in to start the party early and the same is expected to happen this year with such an incredible line up taking to the decks at Strathallan Castle.
Nothing beats T IN THE PARK, where a magical atmosphere comes together with world-class artists to make unforgettable memories. Whether you’re an indie rocker, pop fan, dance lover, rock ‘n’ roller or into new music jams, T in the Park has something for you.
For more information on T in the Park 2016, you can visit the official website here.