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There’s more to any festival than just the main arena so here we give you some of the highlights from the smaller stages at T in the Park
A whirlwind of activity for the entire weekend you’d think some folks just turn up for this. A relatively small space which is normally always packed to the gunnels, and this year is set to be no different with an array of modern and traditional bands on offer to induce all manner of reeling, to- ing and fro-ing.
Often the unsung hero of T in the Park, the Cafe Club is an oasis of calm in the festival with the focus on more acoustic artists and can end up, being the perfect place to stumble across the occasional hidden
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gem. This was the place where Travis made their TITP debut after all.
Among the names confirmed at the moment are Ed Harcourt, Witness. I Am Kloot, Mathew Jay. Big Sur, Scott MacDonald. Yvonne Tipping, veteran fave Kevin McDermott and Glasgow indie supergroup The Reindeer Section.
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Bringing a little bit of funky spirit to the wilds of Perth and Kinross, Bacardi has lined up a plethora of turntable abusers for the soundtrack to this small but perfectly formed arena.
Scottish clubbing legends Harri and Dominic top the bill here, the Sub Club's most famed export outside of Slam. Both can move the stodgiest of crowds with their addictive house stylings. Also at the decks is Soulsonic’s Stuart Patterson and Martin Morlaes, one of Britain’s pioneers of Latin and African influenced house. Rounding off a clutch of quality names is Basil Issac, another veteran turntablist whose Latin-Afro-Funk-Bare Groove mix has been making feet itch for over thirteen years.
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Main Stage Nikka Costa Scottish debut for feisty singer songt'iriter.
NME's bright young hopes ply their thoughtful indie trade.
Trio of spiky. chiselled cheekbonedlads Offering indie rock riffs tO suit.
Feelgood pop soul like ‘Achilles Heel' and 'Dancing In The Moonlight' on offer.
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Last year's hot newcomers take their rightful place on the main stage.
A last dose of the sex laws from the scuzz funk king.
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A fitting end of hit after hit from these Baiado regulars.
Stage Two Electrelane
An all female quartet Of electro popsters.
Jimmy Eats World Ai‘ierican outfit Wlth a fine line in infectious pop punk tunes.
Griiny, hot rock from female fronted inusical Molotov cocktail.
Glaswegian funsters With a taste for an old fashioned pop melody with a bit of fu/z on it.
Cosmic Rough Riders Now TITP regulars, the
Cosmics continue to impress with their feelgood Alex Harvey/Beach Boys mix.
Intense. inventive ska punk pop from American rifters.