TRNSMT 2021: first look inside the festival

By Siobhan Macdonald

Scotland 's biggest music festival is back and bigger than ever as fans are getting ready to head down to Glasgow Green this weekend.

TRNSMT is back from September 10-12 this weekend, with another special show taking place Thursday 9 as Biffy Clyro take over Glasgow Green.

These two huge music events are gonna see the park filled to the brim with music fans ready to enjoy these long awaited gigs.

The festival is expected to see over 50,000 music fans descend on Glasgow Green over this weekend to bask in the sunshine and see all the wonderful acts playing across the weekend.

Before our sneak peek round the brand new arena, we caught up with TRNSMT organisers Colin Rodger and Geoff Ellis to discuss what the past 18 months have been like and to actually get the festival open.

Food and Drinks

TRNSMT boasts a wide range of food and beverage vans all around Glasgow Green, with plenty of vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options available as well as lots of different cuisines.

Popular food vendors Big Feed are here providing everything from local food to Sri Lankan street food in some of their various stalls.

Here's the first look at the bars, and some of the food and drink stalls available across the weekend at the festival.

Stages

Main stage

On the Main Stage across the weekend: Friday 10 sees headlining performance from Courteeners, with supporting sets throughout the course of the day from Sam Fender, Blossoms, The Snuts, AJ Tracey, Yxng Bane, Inhaler, House Gospel Choir and Sports Team.

On Saturday 11, headlining the festival is Oasis legend Liam Gallagher, with support from Primal Scream, Twin Atlantic, Keane, KSI, Picture This, Sea Girls, Vistas and Nathan Evans.

On closing day of the festival, Sunday 12 will see headlining act The Chemical Brothers close TRNSMT with support from Snow Patrol, Amy Macdonald, Dermot Kennedy, Declan McKenna, Jay1, Ella Eyre and Lyra.

King Tuts Stage

Across King Tuts Stage this weekend: Friday 10 sees acts like Little Simz, Joy Crookes, The Lathums, Griff, Holly Humberstone, Berwyn, Red Rum Club and Shambolics are playing the festival.

On Saturday 11 King Tuts Stage sees sets from artists like Becky Hill, Declan Welsh and The Decadent West, Dylan John Thomas, The Murder Capital, Georgia, Miraa May, Voodoos and Mike McKenzie.

King Tuts stage sees closing performances from Tom Odell, Josef, Ash, Ryan McMullan, Ms Banks, Kawala, Luke La Volpe, Tamzene.

River stage

River Stage this weekend will see: on Friday 10 performances from The Ninth Wave, Walt Disco, Vlure, Gallus, Another Sky, The Mysterines, and One Nine.

On Saturday 11 will have performances from artists Lucia and The Best Boys, Baby Queen, Chubby and the Gang, Charlotte Jane, THE HARA, Spyres, and Theo Bleak.

On Sunday 12 final performances on the River Stage will include Saint PHNX, Pip Blom, Aaron Smith, VUKOVI, David Keenan, Lucy Blue and Sara 'N' Junbug.


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