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T In The Park - 20 must-see acts

  • Who: Arctic Monkeys When and where: Friday, Main Stage Why you’ve got to see them: Playing tracks from their new album as well as old hits this summer, the Northern boys are headlining on the first night – what better way to kick off the weekend?

    Photo: Amy Brammell/NME

    Added: 13 Jun 2011

  • Who: Coldplay When and where: Saturday, Main Stage Why you’ve got to see them: Introducing ‘Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall’ and other new tracks to the live circuit this summer, catch Chris Martin and co at T and decide what you think.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 25 Jun 2011

  • Who: Beyonce When and where: Saturday, Main Stage Why you’ve got to see them: She brought her glamour, style, dance moves and tuuuunes to Glasto, now it’s Scotland’s turn.

    Photo: Andy Whitton

    Added: 27 Jun 2011

  • Who: The Strokes When and where: Saturday, Radio One/NME Stage Why you’ve got to see them: The kings of indie bring out the big guns with hits ‘Last Nite’, ’12:51’ and the like for the Kinross bash.

    Photo: Pieter M Van Hattem/NME

    Added: 16 Jun 2011

  • Who: Primal Scream When and where: Saturday, King Tut’s Wah Wah Tent Why you’ve got to see them: Playing ‘Screamadelica’ to festival crowds the stretch of the UK, you’d be mad to miss out on the boys this summer.

    Photo: Dan Dennison/NME

    Added: 25 Jun 2011

  • Who: Friendly Fires When and where: Saturday, Radio One/NME Stage Why you’ve got to see them: After they were joined onstage by dancers in grass skirts and flowers at Glasto, and Ed displayed more of his impressive moves, there’s bound to be a great show in store for Friendly Fires at T.

    Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

    Added: 09 Jun 2011

  • Who: Pulp When and where: Sunday, Main Stage Why you’ve got to see them: One of the most exciting indie reunions in history and a secret Glasto show under their belts already, now it’s Scotland’s turn to see the band live.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 07 Jun 2011

  • Who: My Chemical Romance When and where: Sunday, Main Stage Why you’ve got to see them: The NME Awards favourites will be sure to bring their MCR-my with them for a phenomenal live performance of their hits.

    Photo: PA

    Added: 08 Nov 2010

  • Who: Crystal Castles When and where: Saturday, King Tut’s Wah Wah Tent Why you’ve got to see them: Known for their raucous live shows, Alice Glass and Ethan Kath will be bringing their hits ‘Crimewave’ and ‘Celestica’ to Scotland this summer.

    Photo: Ross Gilmore/NME

    Added: 20 Jan 2011

  • Who: Foo Fighters When and where: Sunday, Main Stage Why you’ve got to see them: Dave Grohl and co put on the best live shows. Fact. Bringing their new stuff to a field near you this summer, they're not to be missed if you're at T In The Park.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 11 Apr 2011

  • Who: Weezer When and where: Sunday, Main Stage Why you’ve got to see them: After almost two decades of musical greatness, Weezer still know how to give the crowds exactly what they want.

    Photo: Tom Martin/NME

    Added: 28 Aug 2010

  • Who: Beady Eye When and where: Sunday, Radio One/NME Stage Why you’ve got to see them: Stamping their mark on the festival circuit with shows at Isle Of Wight and Glasto out of the way, Liam and co bring their debut to Scotland.

    Photo: Andy Whitton

    Added: 29 Mar 2011

  • Who: Blondie When and where: Sunday, Main Stage Why you’ve got to see them: It’s been about 37 years and Debbie Harry and co still bring the hits ‘Call Me’, ‘One Way Or Another’ and the like to fans the world-over.

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    Added: 22 Jan 2009

  • Who: Hurts When and where: Sunday, King Tut’s Wah Wah Tent Why you’ve got to see them: The NME Award winners and indie’s smartest dressed duo will put on a dramatic, operatic show full of tracks from their debut album ‘Happiness’.

    Photo: Tom Oxley/NME

    Added: 26 Jun 2011

  • Who: The Vaccines When and where: Sunday, King Tut’s Wah Wah Tent Why you’ve got to see them: Chances are, the tent is going to be full to bursting with indie fans hoping to catch the red-hot British act and their vintage rock ‘n’ roll.

    Photo: Richard Johnson/NME

    Added: 24 Jun 2011

  • Who: Metronomy When and where: Sunday, Red Bull Bedroom Jam Transmissions Stage Why you’ve got to see them: Light shows, dance routines and some of the best electro around is all part of the band’s set.

    Photo: Tom Oxley/NME

    Added: 12 Apr 2011

  • Who: Tine Tempah When and where: Sunday, Radio One/NME Stage Why you’ve got to see them: The ‘Pass Out’ and ‘Wonderman’ rapper brings his sunglasses and his Brit-Award-winning credentials to T In The Park this summer.

    Photo: Emilie Bailey/NME

    Added: 09 Mar 2011

  • Who: The Streets When and where: Saturday, Slam Tent Why you’ve got to see them: With chances to see the band live for the final time rapidly going down as festival season continues – don’t miss yours. Heading to T In The Park? Download our NME Festival App - Powered By BlackBerry.

    Photo: Andy Willsher/NME

    Added: 17 Dec 2010

  • Who: Grouplove When and where: Saturday, King Tut’s Wah Wah Why you’ve got to see them: The NME Radar Emerge Tour act proved themselves across the UK early this year, don’t miss their summery indie-pop. If you're going, add us as a BBM contact using the pin 22E955A0 for all the action straight to your phone.

    Photo: Aaron Farley/NME

    Added: 09 Mar 2011