FESTIVAL DIRECTOR GEOFF ELLIS PRAISES TEST EVENT SUCCESS AMIDST HIGH HOPES FOR 2021 FESTIVAL SEASON
|TRNSMT acts won big at tonight’s BRIT Awards as Griff, AJ Tracey and KSI took home awards and nominations for Rising Star Award, Male Solo Artist and British Single with all three set to perform at September 2021’s festival. Rising Star Award winner Griff cemented her place as one of the country’s biggest new stars as she performed her huge hit ‘Black Hole’. While AJ Tracey received two nominations for Male Solo Artist and British Single, alongside KSI who was also nominated for British Single. |
Festival Director Geoff Ellis praised the UK’s biggest music ceremony, which ran as a test event, as a positive note for 2021’s festival calendar as fans look ahead to TRNSMTfrom 10th – 12th September this year.
Geoff Ellis said, “Our congratulations to all the winners and nominees, especially TRNSMT acts Griff, AJ Tracey and KSI who we can’t wait to bring to Glasgow Green in September.
Fans across the country will be delighted tonight to have witnessed the BRIT Awards run as a test event, paving the way for events to return across the country from live music to performing arts. We send a huge congratulations to the teams working so hard behind the scenes in London to ensure the ceremony ran safely and smoothly and we’re hopeful this is the beginning of a return to normality and of course, a return to live music. Our hopes are that the data and success of this event and the others which have taken place over the past couple of weeks will be considered by the Scottish Government when mapping out the return to live entertainment in Scotland.”
Returning for his second performance at TRNSMT Festival, AJ Tracey was nominated for two BRIT Awards including British Single for his hit song ‘Rain’ with Aitch and Tay Keith, alongside fellow TRNSMT act KSI nominated for ‘Lighter’ with Nathan Dawe. Newly announced for the festival, Rising Star Award winner Griff joins TRNSMT’s line-up for Friday 10th September, bringing huge tunes like ‘Black Hole’ and ‘Good Stuff’ to what will be the party of the summer. Fans can catch Griff making her debut at this year’s TRNSMT Festival – tickets are available to buy now at WWW.TRNSMTFEST.COM.
|Taking place in Glasgow Green from 10th – 12th September, TRNSMT Festival offers fans an unmissable weekend of world class food and drink options, as well as sets from some of the UK’s biggest artists including headliners Courteeners, Liam Gallagher, and The Chemical Brothers plus Primal Scream, Sam Fender and Snow Patrol. The line-up also features some of the industry’s brightest stars including Little Simz, Joesef, Joy Crookes, Declan McKenna and more. The return of one of the biggest events in the UK’s festival calendar will provide fans with a weekend of incredible music to see out Scotland’s summer in style. |
Event organisers are committed to following government and local council guidance which may be in place at the time of the event to ensure the safety of all festival goers, artists and staff. TRNSMT Festival have hygiene measures in place as standard and these will be increased to the appropriate requirements in response to conditions in September.
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Friday 10th September 2021
Courteeners | Ian Brown | Sam Fender | Blossoms | AJ Tracey | Yxng Bane | Inhaler | House Gospel Choir | Sports Team
King Tut’s Stage
Little Simz | Joy Crookes | The Lathums | Griff | Holly Humberstone | Berwyn | Red Rum Club | Shambolics
The Ninth Wave | Walt Disco | Vlure | Gallus | Another Sky | The Mysterines | One Nine
Saturday 11th September 2021
Liam Gallagher | Primal Scream | Keane | Twin Atlantic | KSI | Picture This | Sea Girls | Vistas | Nathan Evans
King Tut’s Stage
Becky Hill | Declan Welsh & the Decadent West | Dylan John Thomas | The Murder Capital | Georgia | Miraa May | Voodoos | Mike McKenzie
Lucia & the Best Boys | Baby Queen | Chubby & the Gang | Charlotte Jane | The Hara | Spyres | Theo Bleak
Sunday 12th September
The Chemical Brothers | Snow Patrol | Dermot Kennedy | Amy Macdonald | Declan McKenna | Jay1 | Ella Eyre | Lyra
King Tut’s Stage
Tom Odell | Joesef | Ash | Ryan McMullan | Ms Banks | Kawala | Luke La Volpe | Tamzene
Saint Phnx | Pip Blom | Aaron Smith | Vukovi | David Keenan | Lucy Blue | Sara’n’Junbug
Available from WWW.TRNSMTFEST.COM
General – £62.50 + BF | VIP – £115 + BF
General – £119.50 + BF | VIP – £220 + BF
General – £165 + BF | VIP – £275 + BF
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