There’s only one week to go until live music finally returns to Glasgow Green, as cinch presents TRNSMT prepares to welcome thousands of fans for a weekend like no other, after two years without music festivals in Scotland.
The event has revealed an exciting glimpse into what fans can expect over 10th – 12th September, releasing the highly-anticipated site map and launching the festival app with set times for each and every act. Acts including Amy Macdonald, Becky Hill, Primal Scream, Twin Atlantic and more have also spoken of their excitement ahead of the event’s huge return to Glasgow city centre, while a special series of cinch presents TRNSMT x Blethered sees host Sean McDonald chat to acts include Amy Macdonald, SAINT PHNX, Dylan John Thomas and more.
The festival’s long-awaited return will see headliners Courteeners, Liam Gallagher and The Chemical Brothers join acts including Sam Fender, Primal Scream, Snow Patrol, Little Simz, Becky Hill, Griff and more from 10th – 12th September at Glasgow Green. Remaining tickets via WWW.TRNSMTFEST.COM.
As thousands of fans are set to descend on Glasgow Green for the first cinch presents TRNSMT Festival in over two years, festival organisers have released the site map.
Fans can check out brand new experiences including The Boogie Bar, with DJ sets from the likes of Nightwave, Pretty Ugly and Test Press, visit cinch’s faff-free deck’s viewing platform and charge their phone, or drop by the Wellbeing Area to take a moment to chill out and speak to trained volunteers. Across the weekend, fans can also take a ride on TRNSMT’s very own Ferris Wheel, take a break in the VIP area or try out the city’s tastiest food vendors at Big Feed x cinch presents TRNSMT.
Fans can also now download the FREE cinch presents TRNSMT app, ensuring handy access to all set times, live notifications and festival info over the weekend. Set times can be viewed by time or place, meaning fans can plan out their whole weekend and ensure they make the very most of their long-awaited return to the festival.
With live notifications, every single set time and important event information available at the touch of a button, the app is a must for festival fans. Users can ‘star’ their favourite artists to create their very own schedule and even receive push notifications before the act takes to the stage – making sure they don’t miss a single second of live music.
Amy Macdonald – “It feels surreal to be preparing to do a show again – It’s been that long! I’m so excited that cinch presents TRNSMT is going ahead, and I can’t wait to get on the stage. I think it’ll be quite an emotional weekend and I apologise in advance for any tears. I can’t wait to hang out with a Glasgow audience again.”
Becky Hill – “I feel incredibly lucky to be back playing festivals & especially cinch presents TRNSMT. I think lockdown nearly broke all of us & I cannot wait to headline the King Tut’s Stage & play the music I’ve released over the past 15 months live to people who want to forget about the hardship of the pandemic & enjoy music, the atmosphere & being side by side once again.”
Dylan John Thomas – “Grew up 5 minutes for Glesga Green, now I’m playing there. Mental. This will be dynamite.”
Inhaler – “Glaswegians are always one of the most exciting audiences to play to. Especially in a crowded Glasgow Green on a sunny evening. Probably one of the only places on earth where the crowd are louder than the band!”
Luke La Volpe – “Playing a festival in my favourite city after the 18 months we’ve all had is going to be one to remember. cinch presents TRNSMT’s not a dream anymore, it’s just around the corner.”
Sea Girls – “This band was born playing live shows and the past year couldn’t have highlighted how much they mean to us. It’s amazing to be back. See you on the green Glasgow.”
Spyres – “We’re so excited to get back playing and massively excited to play our first ever festival especially on home soil with so many great bands.”
Tamzene – “Couldn’t be more excited to come back to cinch presents TRNSMT. I loved playing back in 2019 and look forward to sharing some new music with a beautiful Glasgow crowd.”
Twin Atlantic – “Getting to play in front of our city after such a turbulent time in everyone’s lives is going to feel so liberating and memorable. Every time we play a big outdoors show at home it feels like a landmark moment for the band. Sharing the stage with a legend like Liam Gallagher too is such an honour. Can’t wait to put on a show for everyone including our family and friends right on our doorsteps.”
Looking for a new podcast series? cinch presents TRNSMT has got it covered, with the festival teaming up with one of Scotland’s most successful podcasts for TRNSMT x Blethered. Host Sean McDonald catches up with acts including Amy Macdonald, Saint PHNX and Dylan John Thomas as they preview their return to a music festival in Scotland for the first time in two years. Listen to episodes and stay tuned for more exclusive Blethered content here.
Lucky fans have already snapped up tickets to two very special, sold-out Midnight Shows with both KSI and Amy Macdonald set to perform intimate gigs at King Tut’s on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th September respectively, while YALA Records present a sold out aftershow with The Murder Capital at McChuills on Friday 10th September.
Fans still have time to secure tickets for a cinch presents TRNSMT aftershow with Illyus & Barrientos at SWG3 on Saturday 11th September here. Plus, Sports Team will get the party started early on Thursday 9th September, with a sold out warm up show at McChuills.
Fans are reminded that this year, cinch presents TRNSMT Festival is going cash free. The cashless site will mean that all bars, food traders and merchandise points will only accept debit/credit card or, mobile payments from both Apple or Android devices. Those without access to a debit/credit card are encouraged to bring along cash to exchange it at the bars for a BLEEP contactless device which they will be able to use throughout the site during the festival.
Big Feed x cinch presents TRNSMT will see Glasgow’s award-winning street food collective create an incredible boutique festival experience as they bring some of Scotland’s most exciting traders to the Green. From espresso martinis and home bakes at Hector & Harriet, macaroni fritters from Stag Bites The Hog, 100% plant based hotdogs from Caravan of Courage or wood-fired pizza from Nomad Pizza – there truly is something for everyone to enjoy at Big Feed.
All attendees to cinch presents TRNSMT and Biffy Clyro at Glasgow Green this September will be required to present proof of a negative NHS COVID-19 Lateral Flow Test to gain access to the events.
Attendees to both events must take a lateral flow test up to 48 hours BEFORE arriving at the site. The results have to be uploaded to the Government website, by scanning the QR code or entering the ID Number, providing contact details to receive a confirmation text & email – which should be shown to stewards at the site entrances (these can also be screenshotted for convenience too).
Fans attending multiple days across the weekend, will be required to take a second test 48 hours after the first one. So, for example, anyone taking their first test on Friday morning before arriving onsite must take another on Sunday morning before setting off in order to enter the festival.
Information about the festival’s entry procedures can be found at www.trnsmt.co/entry. Or keep an eye out on cinch presents TRNSMT’s socials over the next 7 days leading up to the much-loved festival as the event highlights key information for fans.
cinch presents TRNSMT will provide fans with an unforgettable weekend to see out Scotland’s summer in style; boasting world class acts, mouth-watering street food, delicious drinks and all round good times in Glasgow’s city centre. The festival will see fans discover their new favourite artists as live music returns to Scotland, with over 70 acts performing across the Main Stage, King Tut’s Stage and the River Stage.
After being awarded the status of Gateway Event by the Scottish Government, event organisers are committed to following government and local council guidance which may be in place at the time of the event to ensure the safety of all festival goers, artists and staff. cinch presents TRNSMT have hygiene measures in place as standard and these will be increased to the appropriate requirements in response to conditions in September.
Don’t miss out; cinch presents TRNSMT 2021 tickets are on sale NOW and available from WWW.TRNSMTFEST.COM