June 27, 2012 17:41

Pete Doherty pulls out of T In The Park 2012

Organiser Geoff Ellis confirms to NME that the Libertines man will not be playing

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Pete Doherty has pulled out of this year's T In The Park festival.

The former Libertines man flew to Thailand yesterday (June 26) to seek treatment for heroin and crack cocaine addiction and as a result will not be performing at the event.

This is the second year in a row that Doherty has pulled out of the Scottish festival. He was also booked to play in 2011, but withdrew after he was sent to prison for cocaine possession.

Speaking to NME, T In The Park organiser Geoff Ellis confirmed Doherty's pull-out, saying: "It's a shame. I got a call at about 2am saying that he was going into a medical facility for some treatment and couldn't play. It's a shame because he couldn't play last year and we said we'd put him on this year and he's had to pull out again. I hope he recovers."

Then asked if he'd try and get the singer back in 2013 Ellis confirmed that he would. He added: "Yeah, we'll try again. He's said some nice things about the festival and I know it's one of his favourites. It'd be nice to get him back."

T In The Park will be headlined by The Stone Roses, Kasabian and Snow Patrol and takes place over the weekend of July 6-8 in Balado Park, Kinross.

For more information about T In The Park, visit Tinthepark.com.

To check the availability of T In The Park 2012 tickets and get all the latest listings, go to NME.COM/TICKETS now, or call 0871 230 1094.

The line-up for T In The Park 2012 so far is as follows:

Snow Patrol
The Stone Roses
Kasabian
Nicki Minaj
Tinie Tempah
New Order
Florence + The Machine
Example
Kaiser Chiefs
The Temper Trap
The Darkness
Miike Snow
Labrinth
Rita Ora
Pulled Apart By Horses
Tribes
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
David Guetta
Calvin Harris
Jessie J
The Vaccines
The Blackout
We Were Promised Jetpacks
Vukovi
St Lucia
Broken Hands
James Levy and the Blood Red Rose
Two Door Cinema Club
Emeli Sande
Ben Howard
Amy MacDonald
The Courteeners
The Macabees
Enter Shikari
Rizzle Kicks
The Wailers
Dappy
Alabama Shakes
Elbow
Chase And Status
Skrillex
Happy Mondays
Howler
Nero
Simian Mobile Disco
Clouds
James Morrison
Frank Turner
The Enemy
Bombay Bicycle Club
Feeder
J Cole
McFly
Shed Seven
The Subways
Childish Gambino
Cover Drive
We Are Augustines
Django Django
Cher Lloyd
The Jezabels
Lawson
Reverend And The Makers
The Brian Jonestown Massacre
Benjamin Francis Leftwich
Zulu Winter
The Milk
The Cribs
Dawes
Orbital
DJ Yoda
Paul Kalkbrenner
Gary Beck
Hans Bouffmyhre
Miles Kane
The Wanted
Hilltop Hoods
Fun
King Charles
The Parlotones
Dog Is Dead
Blood Red Shoes
Ren Harvieu
Mull Historical Society
Stooshe
Here We Go Magic
The Minutes
Lonsdale Boys Club
Maverick Sabre
Twin Atlantic
The Horrors
Keane
Christina Perri
Devlin
Bellowhead
Little Roy
Spector
Band Of Skulls
Anderson McGinty
Webster Ward and Fisher
Bacchanal Party
Beerjacket
Blank Canvas
Brown Bear & The Bandits
Capitals
Chris Devotion and the Expectations
Crusades
Davey Horne
Nevada Base
Open Swimmer
Randolphs Leap
Roman Nose
TeKlo
The Machine Room
The Mirror Trap
Alt-J
Delilah
Willy Moon
Bwani Junction
Organs of Love
Bo Bruce
The Chevin
The Original Rudeboys
The Beautiful Word

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