Here are all the pictoral highlights from Kinross in our gallery of T In The Park 2011 In Photos.
Who: Foo Fighters. Where: Main Stage. When: Sunday. “This is the rock and roll show right here,” Dave Grohl told the crowd.
Who: Weezer. Where: Main Stage. When: Main Stage. Along with classics like ‘Hash Pipe’ and ‘Buddy Holly’, the band played a surprise cover of Radiohead’s ‘Paranoid Android’.
During the end of their set, frontman Rivers Cuomo leapt into the crowd (wearing rain proof poncho) and debated with the crowd whether the word ‘wicked’ was a compliment or not in Scotland.
Liam added: “I’m quite prepared to go head to toe verbally, physically, musically, mentally with Noel Gallagher. We’ve heard our new tunes and they’re big, so bring it on.”
A shot of the Beady Eye guitars on the NME/Radio 1 Stage.
Who: Manic Street Preachers. Where: Main Stage. When: Sunday.
The band played a hit packed set, including ‘You Love Us’, ‘Everything Must Go’, ‘Motorcycle Emptiness’ and ‘Faster’.
The band played the first T In The Park in 1994.
A shot of the Manic Street Preachers’ set list when the trio hit the Main Stage on Sunday.
The Manics displayed the Welsh flag during their set.
The band, said that they thought they had played the most T In The Parks since ’94, left the stage by saying: “Thank you for inviting us back to your beautiful country. May your God be with you.”
Who: Pulp. Where: Main Stage. When: Sunday.
Pulp frontman Jarvis Cocker celebrated the demise of the News of the World by holding up a copy of the last edition of the paper and pretended to wipe his backside with it. He said it was the: “best thing it’s done in 168 years.”
Who: The Vaccines. Where: King Tut’s Wah Wah Tent. When: Sunday.
Before they played their set, the band told STV about the genesis of their sound: “We got going a lot longer before that it’s just that we wanted to make sure we were happy with the songs before we started” they said. “We’re a year older than people think.”
The festival has seven stages and other attractions like a funfair with a Big Wheel.
The festival was originally held at Strathclyde Park, but since 1997 has been held at a disused airfield in Balado, near Kinross in Perth and Kinross.
Who: Metronomy. Where: Red Bull Bedroom Jam Transmissions Stage When: Sunday. Along with playing tracks from this year’s ‘The English Riviera’ album, the band played well loved tracks like ‘Heartbreaker’ and ‘Radio Ladio’.
T in the Park was originally a two-day festival, however in 2007 it changed to three days.
Who: My Chemical Romance. Where: Main Stage. When: Sunday.
Front man Gerard Way told the crowd: “This is the show that we’ve been waiting for.” They played tracks from ‘Danger Days: The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys’ along with tracks like ‘Teenagers’.
Geoff Ellis, festival director, described this year’s T In The Park as the “best ever”.
Who: KT Tunstall. Where: King Tut’s Wah Wah Tent. When: Sunday.
“’96 was my first T in the Park” the singer told STV. “I was the backing singer in the Scooby Doo orchestra and we all came in a transit van which we all slept in, if we could find it again!”
Who:Hurts Where: King Tut’s Wah Wah Tent When: Sunday. The duo of Theo Hutchcraft and Adam Anderson nearly didn’t make it on stage at all after some of their equipment got lost on the way to Scotland.
Theo from the band told The Sun : “I’m seriously looking into buying a castle in Latvia. It will have a golf driving range with only one ball. I’ll have a beautiful Latvian woman wearing nothing but high heels to go and get the ball after each hit.”
Who: Coldplay. Where: Main Stage. When: Saturday. The band first played the festival in 2000 when they were relative unknowns.
Coldplay played a career spanning set. Fellow headliner Beyonce announced that the band were “some of my favourite people in the whole world”.
Who: Beyonce Where: Main Stage When: Saturday. The singer performed an abridged version of her Glastonbury set.
She played an hour long set, which kicked off with ‘Crazy In Love’ and then ‘Single Ladies’.
The singer played a cover of Etta James’ ‘At Last’ along with a snippet of her Lady Gaga duet ‘Telephone’.
Beyonce reportedly turned up for the show with an entourage of 100 in tow. Apparently a marquee had to be specially constructed alongside her dressing room to house her helpers.
The festival was beset by a mix of sunshine and showers.
The festival has been held annually since 1995. The first year saw Primal Scream and Oasis playing.
Who: Bright Eyes. Where: Red Bull Stage. When: Saturday.
The band denied rumours that they are splitting. Frontman Conor Oberst said: “We don’t have any immediate plans, I guess, after this year. [But what I said] sounded pretty final, but I don’t remember the quote – you can look it up. I think I meant it that day…”
Who: The Strokes. Where: NME stage. When: Saturday.
Julian Casablancas told the crowd he didn’t understand the festival’s name. “I don‘t get the name. Yeh, I know it‘s a beer. (But I) still don‘t get it.”
Tayside Police confirmed a drop in crime figures at the festival, while the Scottish Ambulance Service said treatment rates during the Balado festival were low.
Chief Superintendent Craig Suttie, event commander, told the Belfast Telegraph that he was “delighted” with the way the event had gone.
In 2010, the event was headlined by Muse, Eminem and Kasabian.
In recent years, the festival has shared much of its lineup with Ireland’s Oxegen festival, which takes place in County Kildare. Acts usually play T in the Park one day and Oxegen the next, or vice versa.
Who: The Strokes. Where: NME stage. When: Saturday.
Frontman told the crowd that he “digs” the festival.
The singer added: “I don‘t get the name. Yeh, I know it‘s a beer. Still don‘t get it.”
The band began with tracks from new album ‘Angles’ before busting out the hits, including ‘Someday’ and ‘Juicebox’.
Who: Crystal Castles. Where: King Tut Stage. When: Saturday.
The band played the festival in 2009 and famously defied curfew to play one more song.
Lady Gaga recently cited the band as one of her favourites.
The band played a set which opened with ‘Baptism’ and featured the likes of ‘Air War’ and Celestica’.
Festival director Geoff Ellis said: “I think it’s been the best (T In The Park) we’ve had so far. It’s the best one in 18 years. For some people reaching 18 is a coming of age and T in the Park seems to be going from strength to strength.”
The Strokes closed the 2004 festival and they played it in 2006 as well.
Who: Slash. Where: Main Stage. When: Saturday.
The guitarist told The Daily Star: “Everybody in Scotland is gassed about it and really excited so I know it’s a pretty good festival.”
“Sometimes you think that rock ’n’ roll is dying a miserable death, especially if you listen to the radio,” he said. “But then you go to these festivals and the spirit and energy of the whole thing is overwhelming. It’s the industry killing it, not the public.”
Who: The Streets Where: Slam stage When: Saturday.
Mike Skinner bid his final Scottish farewell to his band moniker.
“This is the last time I’ll play these songs in Scotland,” Mike Skinner told the crowd.
Who: Josh Wink. Where: Slam Stage. When: Saturday.
Over the years Daft Punk, Leftfield, Orbital, Fatboy Slim and Mylo have played this dance stage.
The Slam Tent celebrated its 15th year at the festival in 2011.
Who:Wolf Gang. Where: Red Bull. When: Saturday.
Lead by Scot Max McElligott, it was their first time at the festival.
Who: Odd Future. Where: NME Stage. When: Saturday. Tyler The Creator was stuck on a chair during the performance due to a broken leg.
It the was rap collectives first time at the festival.
The band left the stage cursing and goading the audience.
The teenage rap crew played a energy filled, 20 minute set.
Who: Ke$ha Where: Main Stage When: Saturday.
The singer wore an American flag and ripped tights.
Before her performance, the singer told The Daily Record: “The one thing people have responded to is it’s really positive music. Yes, it’s masked by talking about drinking and partying like a wild woman – but underneath that it is really positive.”
Blink-182 cancelled their planned performance as they were unable to produce their new album in time for their European tour.
Tickets for the 2010 festival, sold out in 90 minutes when they were made available in February of that year.
Who: N-Dubz. Where: Main Stage. When: Saturday.
The band played a greatest hits set, with Dappy asking the audience “If you like real music, raise your hands.”
The band were rumoured to be close to splitting following singer Tulisa’s new judging role on The X Factor.
However, a spokesperson for the group said: “The band are definitely not splitting up” adding that they have shows lined up “throughout 2011 and plans are in place for another single and album”.
Festival goers were warned about the dangers of high-strength ecstasy following recent deaths linked to the drug, which police say is sold for about £10 a pill.
Who: Arctic Monkeys. Where: Main stage. When: Friday. Arctic Monkeys first played T in the Park in 2006 and the next year they made history when they became the first Friday headliners as the festival.
The band played a hit packed set including ‘I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor’, ‘Brianstorm’, ‘Crying Lightning’ and ‘Brick By Brick’.
“It’s Jamie Cook’s birthday today everybody,” Alex Turner told the crowd “so anytime it goes quiet at all this evening, you just start singing Happy Birthday”.
Who: Pendulum. When: NME stage. When: Friday.
The band played a 17 song set including opener ‘Salt In Wound’ and Fasten Your Seatbelts’..
The Relentless Stage was added in 2008.
Who: White Lies. Where: Main Stage. When: Friday.
The band recently told us about their ping- pong battles with the Kings OF Leon. Bassist Charles Cave said: “It’s a little bit embarrassing for them, but I crushed Caleb [Followill] at ping pong the other day. Off the record though, because I don’t want him to get upset.”
Of this year’s performances, festival director Geoff Ellis said: “The performances have been out of this world. Beyonce was fabulous, (as were) Coldplay, The Script, Swedish House Mafia and Slash.”
He added: “Beyonce fitted into the event like a hand in a glove, really. She came, got on with her job. She was totally professional and very relaxed and the audience loved what she did.”
Who: Eliza Doolittle. Where: King Tuts Stage. When: Friday. The singer’s set in King Tut’s Wah Wah Tent saw her picking out a fan she follows on Twitter.
She told The Sun: “It’s no big deal getting ready for festivals. I hardly take any time getting myself together.”
The singer added she was sad about missing Beyonce’s set. “I’m so jealous of you guys,” she told the crowd.
Who: The View. Where: Main stage. When: Friday.
The band played a set which included ‘Grace’ and ‘Face For The Radio’.
The crowd shouted: “The View, the View are on fire!” during their set.
The band introduced ‘Realisation’ as “The most Scottish themed song we’ve written.”
The band also played ‘Face For The Radio’ and ‘Same Jeans’.
Who: Miles Kane. Where: Red Bull Stage. When: Friday.
Miles Kane joined Arctic Monkeys for a performance of ‘505’ featuring Kane on slide guitar.
Who: British Sea Power. Where: Red Bull Stage. When: Friday.
The band release their new single ‘Georgie Ray’ on July 25.
Who: Imelda May. Where: Red Bull Bedroom Stage. When: Friday.
The singer provided rockabilly thrills on the opening night of the festival.
The festival is the UK’s second biggest.
35 arrests were made over drugs-related offences, theft and breach of the peace.
Tayside Police confirmed two men aged 25 and 23 had been arrested in Kinross as part of an intelligence-led operation.
Who: Airbourne Toxic Event. Where: NME stage. When: Friday.
The band from LA played a set which included tracks from their second album ‘All At Once’.
Revellers arriving on site on Thursday.
Festival goers enjoyed ‘The Thursday Night Cinema’ at the festival with showing of Back To The Future and Dirty Dancing.