T IN THE PARK SCOOPS MUSIC WEEK AWARD FOR ‘FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR’
T in the Park is officially the ‘Festival of the Year’, beating off competition at last night’s prestigious Music Week Awards in London from Glastonbury, Bestival, Camp Bestival, Rockness and Creamfields.
As well as being the fans’ favourite festival, T in the Park is officially the Music Industry’s favourite UK festival, as voted for by music industry experts worldwide via Musicweek.com. Proud T in the Park founding partners – Geoff Ellis, CEO of DF Concerts and George Kyle, Head of Sponsorship at Tennent’s Lager took to the stage to collect their award at the Roundhouse in London last night.
Geoff Ellis said: “It’s great to be recognised by the music industry – it’s a real testament to the hard work of a fantastic team and the passion of the T in the Park festival goers. We’re now looking forward to this year’s festival more than ever…roll on July”
George Kyle: “From 15,000 people at Strathclyde Park back in 1994 to 85,000 of the world’s most passionate and loyal music fans in 2011 – it is so humbling to receive this amazing award for T in the Park – a truly incredible and unique festival that has grown to become not only the best in the UK but also a market leading festival worldwide.”
T in the Park boasts multiple stages crammed with must see acts from across the globe and organisers have pulled out all the stops to pull in the biggest names in pop, rock, urban and dance to create a diverse bill that is being widely cited by fans and industry alike as the worldwide festival bill to beat this summer. Headliners Arctic Monkeys, Coldplay and Foo Fighters will be joined by superstars including The Strokes, Beyoncé, Pulp and Tom Jones plus the best new music acts including Tinie Tempah, Plan B and Jessie J to play across the weekend of 8th – 10th July 2011.
At the heart of T in the Park is the music and atmosphere that continually unites the crowd and creates a weekend of memorable moments that will last a lifetime. Brit Award and Grammy winners, multi-million selling artists, new music icons and legends….T in the Park 2011 has them all. Bring it on Balado!
Residence packages are available, providing luxury accommodation options including Thursday – Monday Camping & Festival Ticket. For more information on Residence packages visit www.tinthepark.com/residence