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FANS TO RELIVE FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS WITH SPECIAL TRNSMT TAKEOVER ON BBC SCOTLAND OVER FESTIVAL WEEKEND

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FANS TO RELIVE FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS WITH SPECIAL TRNSMT TAKEOVER ON BBC SCOTLAND OVER FESTIVAL WEEKEND


Today, TRNSMT Festival are delighted to announce fans will be able to experience the festival from the comfort of their own homes, with highlights from some of the most iconic performances from previous years to be broadcast for one night only on BBC Scotland and iPlayer, during what should have been the weekend of TRNSMT 2020. Edith Bowman will present highlights from TRNSMTs star-studded history as fans tune in for performances from all three years of the festival, including Biffy Clyro, Lewis Capaldi and Radiohead.

The TRNSMT TAKEOVER will air from 9pm on Saturday 11th July as BBC Scotland feature some of the biggest and best TRNSMT sets. Keeping festival spirits high, fans can tune into a three hour-long highlight programme between 9pm-midnight on what would have been Saturday night at TRNSMT, with special links from host Edith Bowman. To entertain the nation on what is normally one of the biggest weekends in the UKs festival calendar, sets from TRNSMT 2017, 2018 and 2019 will ensure fans dont miss out on their festival experience this summer – no matter the weather!

Edith, who has covered all three years of BBC Scotlands TRNSMT coverage, says: "TRNSMT is one of the highlights of my year and Im looking forward to reliving some of the many music moments from the last three years on the BBC Scotland channel. Like so many other festival goers, Im going to miss being in Glasgow Green for this years TRNSMT but this TV takeover is the next best thing. TRNSMT always has a great atmosphere – theres something really unique about a city festival. So no matter where you are in the country, sit down, tune in and enjoy the TRNSMT takeover with me."
Fans should stay tuned to TRNSMTs social channels for even more activity across the weekend.

The festival will return in 2021 with acts including Courteeners, Liam Gallagher, Lewis Capaldi, Ian Brown, Foals, Rita Ora, Snow Patrol and more all set to ensure next years festival is worth waiting for.

TRNSMT 2021 tickets are on sale NOW via – WWW.TRNSMTFEST.COM

Fans can purchase via Ticketmasters payment plan deposit scheme, securing their 2021 ticket from just £33 (+fees) on their first payment, followed by two more instalments. Visit Ticketmaster for more info.

Recognising that tens of thousands of 2020 ticket holders were looking forward to seeing this years line-up, TRNSMT festival organisers worked quickly to secure the artists festivals goers so desperately wanted to see this year, rebooking most of the acts from 2020s event for 2021.

The full list of acts announced for TRNSMT 2021 are:

Friday 9th July features Courteeners, Ian Brown, Sam Fender, Blossoms, Yxng Bane, Inhaler, House Gospel Choir and Sports Team on the Main Stage while Little Simz, Joy Crookes, The Lathums, The Regrettes, Red Rum Club and Shambolics play the King Tuts Stage. Playing the River Stage are The Ninth Wave, Voodoos, Gallus, Another Sky, The Mysterines, and One Nine.

Taking to the Main Stage on Saturday 10th July is Liam Gallagher, Foals, Keane, AJ Tracey, Twin Atlantic, Beabadoobee, Picture This and Vistas, and on the King Tuts Stage is Jimmy Eat World, Declan Welsh & The Decadent West, Dylan John Thomas, The Murder Capital, Georgia, Miraa May and Mike McKenzie. On the River Stage; Orla Gartland, Rascalton, Pip Blom, The Hara, Vukovi, Spyres, and St. Martiins.

Bringing the festival to a close on Sunday 11th July, the Main Stage line-up includes Lewis Capaldi, Snow Patrol, Rita Ora, Amy Macdonald, Declan McKenna, Jay1 and Sea Girls, while the King Tuts Stage will feature Loyle Carner, Joesef, Ash, Ryan McMullan, Ms Banks, Kawala, Lyra and Tamzene. Playing the River Stage are Saint PHNX, Chloe Moriondo, Aaron Smith, Charlotte, David Keenan, Luke La Volpe and Sara N Junbug.

Tickets for the 2021 festival are available to buy from WWW.TRNSMTFEST.COM.

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