When did T in the park 2012 start?
T in the Park 2012 was a three-day music festival which took place from 6–8 July 2012 in Balado, Kinross. The Stone Roses were announced as the first headline act on 8 November 2011, appearing on Saturday 7 July 2012.
Where was the T in the Park festival held?
T in the Park festival was a major Scottish music festival that was held annually from 1994 to 2016, named after its main sponsor, the brewing company Tennents. The event was held at Strathclyde Park, Lanarkshire until 1996, then moved to the disused Balado airfield, Kinross-shire from 1997 to 2014.
Who was added to the T in the park lineup?
On 23 April the lineup poster was updated, some new additions included Hilltop Hoods and Fun., however Mastodon disappeared from the lineup, leading to speculation they have cancelled their appearance (this speculation was officially confirmed on 24 April). On 27 April, Keane were added to the lineup.
Where was Tennents Lager at T in the park?
Tennents Lager for the T in the Park weekend was specially brewed 36 hours before the festival at the Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow, 44 miles from Balado. More than 3 million pints of lager were consumed at the festival during its existence.
Where did London win the right to host the 2012 Olympics?
The final two contenders were London and Paris. At the end of the fourth round of voting, London won the right to host the 2012 Games with 54 votes to 50. Tragically, the celebrations in London were short-lived, being overshadowed by bombings on London’s transport system less than 24 hours after the announcement.
Why was tennis not included in the 2012 Olympics?
In tennis, mixed doubles returned to the Olympic programme for the first time since 1924. London’s bid featured the same 28 sports that had been included in other recent Summer Olympics, but the IOC voted to drop baseball and softball from the 2012 Games just two days after London had been selected as the host city.
How many bands were at T in the park?
As of 1 May 2012 a total of 110 acts have been announced, in contrast 171 acts completed the T in the Park 2011 lineup. In April two men were arrested for selling counterfeit “VIP wristbands” for T in the Park, after police were alerted the bands, were being sold through social networking sites for over £200.
When did T in the park start in Scotland?
When we launched back in 1994 there were only two music festivals in the UK – now there are many and T in the Park paved the way for all that have come and gone in Scotland since. We created more than just a festival; we created a family and decades of wonderful memories.