T In The Park 2010: The Scottish festival, headlined by Kasabian, Muse and Eminem, saw thousands of music fans enjoy the line-up in Kinross-shire. Here Kele Okereke hangs out backstage.
Dirty Projectors take to the stage in Kinross-shire. The band are playing Latitude and Benicassim before heading to the US for a tour.
Editors’ front-man Tom Smith belts out one of their hits at T In The Park. The band played songs from last year’s ‘In This Light And On This Evening’ album plus older hits, with frontman Tom Smith flitting between piano and guitar throughout the performance.
A long-haired Jamie T plays to his Scottish fans at T. He played ‘The Man’s Machine’, ‘So Lonely Was The Ballad’ and ‘368’ during his set.
Punters enjoy some sunshine at T In The Park.
Moustached gig goers hang out in Kinross-shire.
Florence brings her unique style to Scotland. Sporting a sheer ivory dress, gold high-waisted hotpants and towering gold stilletos, singer Florence Welch added a verse of Coldplay’s ‘The Scientist’ to her set before launching into her rapturously-received version of ‘You’ve Got The Love’.
Eminem headlines T In The Park despite rumours that he wasn’t going to play. He played a show on the Main Stage at the Balado event, playing 29 songs and song snippets from throughout his career including old hits ‘The Real Slim Shady’, debut major label single ‘My Name Is’ and ‘The Way I Am’.
Editors perform in the sunshine at the Scottish festival. The band were dressed in trademark black garbs and sunglasses to shield themselves from the glaring sun at the Kinross event.
But it was a very wet weekend for most music fans at the event.
Punters try and keep dry at T In The Park.
Diana Vickers takes to the stage in a red jump suit for her T set. The X Factor reject performed for Scottish fans over the weekend.
Broken Social Scene play their evening set in Kinross-shire. The band, fronted by Kevin Drew, and boasting with between six and eight members on various songs throughout the set, played tracks from their recent album ‘Forgiveness Rock Record’ plus a selection of older numbers.
The crowds go crazy at T In The Park.
Black Keys play material from their new album at the Scottish festival. Before the gig in Kinross-shire, the pair told NME.COM that their recent show with Kings Of Leon at Hyde Park in London was “overwhelming” due to its huge size.
The lucky fans who got to the front of the crowd at T.
Hot Chip stop off in Scotland for the gig at T In The Park. Their show came to an unexpected halt when the power cut out four songs into their King Tut’s Wah Wah Tent show.
Mumford and Sons leave the stage after their victorious set in Kinross-shire. Fans perched on each others’ shoulders and brandished hats and ukeleles as the band followed up with ‘Awake My Soul’ and ‘Roll Away Your Stone’. “We were very close to going to see Eminem,” keyboardist Ben Lovett informed the crowd. “But we thought we’d come and have a party with you.”
Black Eyed Peas bring some pop to the stage in Scotland. Before the show, singer Fergie spoke to NME.COM and hailed US President Barack Obama for helping to restore the world’s faith in America.
The Big Pink hang out backstage at T. The band are playing Latitude and Reading & Leeds festivals this summer.
3OH!3 mess around at T. 3OH!3 hailed their T In The Park crowd as “the best in the UK” during their set at the Scottish festival.
3OH!3 take to the stage at T In The Park. The US rappers helped kick off the Scottish bash by taking to the stage in the King Tuts Wah Wah Tent before a heaving audience.
Kate Nash shows off her amazing outfit backstage at the Scottish festival – a black and white number.
The crowds enjoy the evening show at T.
Broken Social Scene play at the Scottish festival. The band, fronted by Kevin Drew, and boasting with between six and eight members on various songs throughout the set, played tracks from their recent album ‘Forgiveness Rock Record’ plus a selection of older numbers.
Matt Bellamy wears a sparkly jacket as Muse headline T In The Park. Bassist Chris Wolstenholme confirmed to NME that the band are set to start work on a new album in 2011.
Muse get ready to go on stage at T. The trio plan to head into the studio for the follow up to 2009’s ‘The Resistance’ after they take some time off from touring.
A flare goes off in the middle of the huge crowd in Kinross-shire.
Mumford And Sons play to their Scottish fans. They thrilled a packed-out crowd with a fiery Saturday night (July 10) headline slot at the King Tut’s Wah Wah Tent.
The boys impress with their gig at T. Opening with the title track from their debut album ‘Sigh No More’, singer Marcus Mumford drew cheers when he informed the crowd that: “We love this country very much, it feels a lot like coming home.”
One festival goer enjoys the mud at the Scottish festival.
Two more punters don’t let the rain get them down.
Mumford And Sons hang out backstage at T. During their set the band played two new songs, ‘Nothing Is Written’ – a typically energetic folk number with rich vocal harmonies – and ‘Lover Of The Light’, a rockier track.
Laura Marling takes to the stage at T In The Park. The singer, who played the Red Bull Bedroom Jam Futures Stage, treated the crowd to a part-acoustic, part-full band set drawing material from her two albums.
La Roux takes her famous quiff to Scotland. Black Eyed Peas singer Fergie praised her during the band’s trip to T In The Park, saying: “I heard La Roux on the stage as we were coming in, but I wish I could have seen her perform – I love that song ‘Bulletproof’.”
Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke plays a solo show in Kinross-shire. Kele’s set began to the strains of Gary Numan, with the singer dressed in green Gucci sweater plus a red trucker cap and jeans, but before the end of opener ‘Walk Tall’ he’d acquired a new, neon yellow cap from a member of security at the front of the stage.
Mystery Jets take a break backstage at T. They poked fun at Newton Faulkner during their set on the Red Bull Bedroom Jam Futures Stage.
The boys play to their Scottish fans. Earlier in the day several members of the band had watched Kate Nash from the side of the King Tut’s Wah Wah Stage.
Paulo Nutini brings some pop to the bill at T.
Sunshine Underground play at T In The Park. They’re also playing Summer Sundae and Reading & Leeds festivals.
The Prodigy take their set to Kinross-shire. MC Maxim acknowledged the fans’ loyalty, frequently shouting out to the crowd to assert that: “If you ain’t fuckin’ here, you ain’t fuckin’ nowhere.”
Vampire Weekend play the hits at T In The Park. With the site hit by inclement weather all afternoon, the New York quartet opened with ‘Holiday’, the latest single from their second album ‘Contra’, which seemed practically ironic with its “to go away on a summer’s day never seemed so clear” lyrics.
Fans enjoy a rare moment of sunshine over the weekend.
Sunshine Underground play to a rain-drenched audience. They’re also playing Summer Sundae and Reading & Leeds festivals.
Temper Trap play in Kinross-shire. The band, led by singer Dougy Mandagi, opened with ‘Rest’, a track from their debut album, ‘Conditions’, before playing single ‘Fader’ as part of their performance to a packed-out crowd over on the NME/Radio 1 stage.
The Coral return with a new album at T In The Park. The Wirral band played ‘Roving Jewel’, ‘Two Faces’, ‘She’s Comin’ Around’ and new single ‘1000 Years’ from the new album.
Festival goers let the bands know what they think of their music at T.
The Courteeners play to their fans in Kinross-shire. Led by singer/guitarist Liam Fray, the band tore through a 12-song set on the Radio 1/NME Stage as drizzle continued to pour down on the Balado site.
A fan sets off a flare during The Prodigy’s set in Scotland. The Essex group drew heavily from their most recent album, ’Invaders Must Die’ and during ’Warrior’s Dance’ from that record singer Keith Flint ran down into the pit, swiping a Scottish flag from a fan before riding across the front row on a security guard’s shoulders.
Fans sing-a-long to Mystery Jets’ set at T. The band have announced details of a UK tour, set to take place in October and November.
Crowds get ready for the next performance at T In The Park.
Flying the flag for Great Britain – Babyshambles play at T In The Park. They were joined by former Supergrass man Danny Goffey on drums for the first time at a festival.
The fans enjoy Babyshambles’ T In The Park set. They played on the NME/Radio 1 Stage, running through the likes of ‘Delivery’, ‘Pipedown’ and set-closer ‘Fuck Forever’.
Pete Doherty applauds the audience in Scotland. Before closing the set with single ‘Fuck Forever’ they played new song ‘Fireman’.
Pete Doherty’s band played on the NME/Radio 1 Stage. The band also did a version of ‘What Katy Did’ – a song released by Doherty’s ‘other’ band The Libertines, with the frontman hurling his microphone into the front row during the show.
Some crowd members started throwing bottles at the band during the show, prompting guitarist Mik Whitnall to say, “Next person who throws a bottle, beat the fuck out of them, I dare you!”
Babyshambles relax backstage at T In The Park.
Break-dancers show off their skills at the Scottish festival.
The Cribs take to the stage in Kinross-shire. The Jarman brothers and guitarist Johnny Marr played a set on the NME/Radio 1 Stage which was drawn mainly from their last album, 2009’s Ignore The Ignorant’.
The Cribs impress fans at T In The Park. The band dipped into their back catalogue, with frontman Ryan Jarman asking, “Do we have any old school Cribss fans today?” before playing early track ‘Another Number’.
The Cribs play a set to their Scottish fans. Following a frenetic ‘Men’s Needs’ they ended with ‘City Of Bugs’, with Ryan thanking the crowd for their support.
Darwin Deez brings his infamous hair style to T In The Park. He’s also playing Latitude, Truck and Underage Festival this summer.
Fans enjoy watching Darwin Deez at T In The Park – dressed in raincoats and bright face paints to combat the dreary weather.
A fan gets a better view of the stage at the Scottish festival.
Hurts play their set at T In The Park. The former NME Radar Tour headliners have lined up 11 tracks for their debut LP ‘Happiness’, due out on September 6.
Break-dancers perform in Kinross-shire.
The View hang out backstage at T In The Park. They played a hit filled set including singles ‘Superstar Tradesman’ and ‘Shock Horror’.
The band take to the stage at the Scottish festival. The View played two new songs during their afternoon T In The Park slot on the Main Stage at the Balado site.
The Dundee four-piece played under beaming sunshine on the final day of the 2010 event, playing newies ‘Underneath The Lights’ and ‘Tragic Magic’ as a large crowd turned out to see the Scots return to the festival.
The View entertain fans at T In The Park. They opened with 2008 single ‘5Rebbeccas’ before playing hits ‘Wasted Little DJs’ and ‘Same Jeans’ – later dedicating ‘Double Yellow Lines’ to “anyone in the crowd with a Scottish flag”.
Biffy Clyro head out onto the stage for their homecoming gig at T In The Park. Before the show, Biffy Clyro frontman Simon Neil told NME that he thought he’d broken his leg after his onstage slip at Glastonbury.
The boys rock the crowd in kinross-shire. Simon mocked the injury he sustained two weeks beforehand at Glasto by coming onstage aided by bassist James Johnston at T.
Biffy Clyro enjoy their set at the Scottish festival. They closed their gig with ‘Many Of Horror’ and ‘The Captain’.
Biffy Clyro play to fans at T In The Park. “My leg is still a bit sore but I can use it,” Neil told NME just before their Main Stage slot. “I am walking, it did not break in two places but it felt like it did.”
Biffy’s Simon Neil performs at T In The Park. Despite the Glasto injury, the singer said he recovered quickly and had no problems playing a series of warm-up gigs in the build up to T.
Biffy Clyro perform at their sweaty gig in Kinross-shire. They played ‘That Golden Rule’, ‘Living Is A Problem Because Everyone Dies’ and ‘Glitter And Trauma’ during the set.
Fans prove how much they are enjoying T In The Park.
Madness are joined by a bagpipe player at the Scottish festival. Frontman Suggs acknowledged his band’s 30-year history during a hit-packed set as they closed action on the NME/Radio 1 Stage.
Dizzee Rascal performs his gig at T In The Park. Sporting a Kobe Bryant LA Lakers basketball top and yellow cap, Dizzee opened with a rocked up version of ‘Jus A Rascal’, followed by ‘Road Rage’ in a set dominated by material from last year’s ‘Tongue ‘N Cheek’ album.
The rapper plays a hit filled set at the Scottish festival. “What the fuck is going on out there, Scotland?” Dizzee shouted after ‘Chill Wiv Da Man’, adding: “Shout if you’re proud of Scotland!”
Fans wait for Jay-Z at T In The Park. The US rapper, performing before Kasabian’s headline slot, included the likes of ’99 Problems’, ‘Run This Town’ and ‘Big Pimpin” in his set.
Jay-Z hits the stage at T In The Park. Kasabian told NME.COM they would be up for collaborating with Jay-Z on their new record after sharing a stage with the rapper.
The rapper pleases fans in Kinross-shire. He was not joined by Beyonce, despite rumours about his wife possibly collaborating with him sweeping the site before he came on.
Kasabian headline T In The Park. Beforehand, the band revealed to NME.COM that they’re are planning to play Spain’s World Cup victory party after the country’s 1-0 win over Holland in the final in South Africa.
Tom sings to fans at the Scottish festival. The Leicester band played on the Main Stage, though as they began their set with ‘Fast Fuse’ they were hit sound problems which limited their volume.
Kasabian play their triumphant headline set in Kinross-shire. With the sound much quieter than bands playing on the same stage earlier in the day, the band followed with ‘Shoot The Runner’ and ‘Underdog’ before the sound issues were sorted and they started playing at normal levels.
Fans wave flags during Kasabian’s T In The Park set. “Jesus fucking Christ, hello!” exclaimed singer Tom Meighan, wearing all black in contrast with guitarist Serge Pizzorno’s white suit. Later, after ‘Empire’, he announced: “T In The Park you are fucking empire! I love you, you fuckers!”
Kasabian bring the bagpipes out for their Scottish show. Frontman Tom also dedicated ‘The Stuntman’ to Biffy Clyro, who played on the Main Stage earlier on today