There is a confirmed date for TRNSMT Festival 2021: Glasgow festival lineup, dates, tickets, and Covid rules

Organizers of the Glasgow Green festival have confirmed that the event will take place at capacity. You can find out what we know so far. Officially, the TRNSMT Festival will take place in 2021.

Since the coronavirus pandemic has caused restrictions on the event, it has been moved back a month from its original July date. Now, it appears that the move paid off, as the Scottish festival has been announced for this year.

The festival’s new dates, who’s on the lineup, and whether tickets are still available are all revealed.

The dates for TRNSMT 2021

The festival will now take place from the 10th to the 12th of September, after being pushed back a few months owing to COVID concerns.

“September gives us the opportunity to put on the best festival we can for our fans after such a long time without any live music, and we will, of course, work with all relevant authorities to ensure we follow any guidelines that may be in place in September.”

Festival director Geoff Ellis previously explained
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The line-up for TRNSMT 2021

Next month, the legendary Scots music festival will return with a bang and a jam-packed lineup.
Festivalgoers will be able to visit three stages: the Main Stage, King Tut’s Stage, and the River Stage.
Stone Roses vocalist Ian Brown, Blossoms, AJ Tracey, Yxng Bane, Inhaler, House Gospel Choir, and Sports Team will perform on the Main Stage on Friday, September 10, with Courteeners headlining.

On the King Tut’s stage, Joy Crookes, The Lathums, Griff, Holy Numberstone, Berwyn, Red Rum Club and Shambolics will perform, with Little Simz headlining.

On the River Stage, Walt Disco, Vlure, Gallus, Another Sky, The Mysterines and One Nine will play, with The Ninth Wave headlining.

On the Saturday, Glasgow rockers Primal Scream, Keane, Twin Atlantic, KSI, Picture This, Sea Girls, Vistas and Nathan Evans will perform on the Main Stage, while Oasis legendary frontman Liam Gallagher will headline.

Meanwhile, over on the King Tut’s Stage, Declan Welsh & the Decadent West, Dylan John Thomas, The Murder Capital, Georgia, Miraa May, Voodoos and Mike McKenzie will play, with Becky Hill headlining.

On the River Stage, Baby Queen, Chubby and the Gang, Charlotte Jane, The Hara, Spyres and Theo Bleak will take to the stage, with Lucia & The Best Boys headlining.

On the Sunday Snow Patrol, Dermot Kennedy, Amy MacDonald, Declan McKenna, Jay1, Ella Eyre and Lyra will take to the Main Stage, with electronic legends The Chemical Brothers closing the festival.

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On the King Tut’s Stage, Joesef, Ash, Ryan McMullan, Ms Banks, Kawala, Luke La Volpe and Tamzene will perform, with Tom Odell headlining.

On the River Stage, Pip Blom, Aaron Smith, Vukovi, David Keenan, Lucy Blue and Sara ‘N’ Junbug will play, with Saint Phnx headlining.

Covid rules

The celebration will go place without the use of face masks or social isolation.
Physical barriers will be removed and gathering restrictions will be lifted as of Monday, according to the Scottish Government.
However, it is understood that TRNSMT organizers will still need to apply for a license if the festival attracts more than 5,000 people.
Mr Ellis said on BBC Good Morning Scotland earlier today that he will meet with the Scottish Government today to negotiate admittance rules, but that anybody attending the festival will need to do a lateral flow test first.

He is also encouraging people to get their Covid jabs and even said he’d be willing for the festival to have a vaccination bus if the government agrees.

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He said: “I think they [Scottish Government] want to encourage as many people as possible to get vaccinated and I would say the same.

“I’ve even suggested to the Scottish Government if they want to put a vaccination bus into TRNSMT we’d be happy to host that so people can get vaccinated while they’re there.”

Other information about TRNSMT 2021 that has been released so far

On each day of the festival, gates will open at noon and close at 11 p.m.
As well as valid photo identification, festival-goers must be at least 12 years old.
There is a 21 year old minimum age requirement for children aged 12 to 15.


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