/T in The Park 2011

T in The Park 2011

T in the Park the biggest festival held in Scotland returned last week and was regarded as a roaring success. The organisers celebrated after the opening night was very well received and the sun was also shining throughout the festival. Tens of thousands of music fans who were lucky enough to secure tickets enjoyed the fantastic performances staged by the artists appearing at the festival.

In traditional style the festival held a fancy dress event on the opening night on the Friday at Balado, Kinross-shire in Scotland. The fancy dress theme was adopted by a large majority of the crowd and it appeared that the whole festival had turned into an 80s style event.

The opening of the festival was completed by the Indie band Arctic Monkeys from Sheffield. One of the most popular band of present times the band were very well received and the dedicated the performance to one of the band members birthdays. Arctic Monkeys have recently returned from the Untied States where they have attempted to take their music and to crack the music industry there. Their current album Suck It and See is performing well within the music charts within the UK, their popularity also continues to grow despite them being present in the music industry for several years.

On Saturday there were also numerous major acts who performed at the festival, most notable Coldplay and Beyonce were located on the main stage. These two artists brought the festival to a fantastic point and many fans expressed their joy at seeing their performances. As always Coldplay delivered a highly active and emotional display of their songs. Beyonce brought a touch of class and elegance to the festival scene, she performed numerous of her well known hits and also delivered some of the new tracks she has been working on.

Sir Tom Jones also performed at the festival and he stated that whilst he does not perform at such events on a regular basis he was very impressed by the festival. The Dundee based band The View also performed at the festival and were very well received.

Police reported that before the festival began £80,000 worth of ecstasy tablets were confiscated from numerous individuals who had planned to flood the festival with illegal drugs.