TRNSMT Festival

Submitted by edg on Wed, 30 Jun '21 6.49pm
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The summer's major Scottish rock festival, organised by DF Concerts, and successor to T in the Park has been held since 2017 in the oldest park in Glasgow. 

Due to Covid-19, the 3-day festival has been pushed back from July to September. TRNSMT 2022 will revert to its usual July spot.

TRNSMT (pronounced "Transmit") Festival line-up now includes Primal Scream, Courteeners, Liam Gallagher, Ian Brown, Snow Patrol, Becky Hill, Sam Fender, Blossoms, Keane, and many more.

The festival is broadcast by the BBC.

TRNSMT Tickets

Check website for ticket information.

There are standard and VIP packages for 1 day, 2 day passes and weekend passes.

There are early bird offers for the following year's festival around a year in advance.

Getting there from Edinburgh

It's Glasgow! Trains from Edinburgh Waverley and Haymarket are fastest (45 minutes or so for fastest trains) and run frequently throughout the day. There are plenty of intercity buses to choose from from St Andrew Square and other stops. It takes around 70 minutes for faster buses.

Background: T in the Park

Before DF Concerts kicked off TRNSMT, it held T in the Park each year. The festival was named after its chief sponsor, the brewing company Tennents and was held annually from 1994. T in the Park was originally held at Strathclyde Park, then from 1997 to 2014 was held at the airfield in Balado, near Kinross.

It had seven stages of music, a large camping area, with stalls, funfair, and Big Wheel.

In 2015, it moved to  Strathallan Castle in Perthshire. From 2007, T in the Park was run over three days in July.