16 OF SCOTLAND’S HOTTEST UNSIGNED ACTS GIVEN THE CHANCE TO PLAY THE T BREAK STAGE AT T IN THE PARK
After over 1,000 unsigned acts from across Scotland submitted demos in the hope of landing one of 16 highly coveted slots on the T Break Stage at T in the Park, Tennent’s Lager are thrilled to unveil the T Break 2012 line-up.
Tennent’s have been supporting Scotland’s grassroots music scene through T Break since 1996, providing the freshest unsigned talent in the country with the opportunity to showcase their material to fans and influential industry figures on the biggest platform for unsigned artists at T in the Park.
A judging panel of some of Scotland’s most highly respected music industry experts have listened to each demo and have hand-picked the acts which are heading to Kinross over the weekend of 6th – 8th July to join a stellar T in the Park bill which includes headliners Snow Patrol, The Stone Roses and Kasabian, plus Florence + the Machine, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Nicki Minaj and more. The 16 acts selected to play the T Break Stage at T in the Park 2012 are:
Anderson, McGinty, Webster, Ward and Fisher
Brown Bear & The Bandits
Chris Devotion and the Expectations
The Machine Room
The Mirror Trap
George Kyle, Head of Sponsorship at Tennent’s Lager said: “We’ve been incredibly impressed with the calibre of entries for T Break, and the judging panel have been faced with a tough decision to whittle the acts down to just 16. There’s evidently a wealth of talent in the Scottish grassroots music scene, and we’re very proud to be able to support this through T Break, and provide these acts with a platform to showcase their material at T in the Park.”
Dave McGeachan from T Break partners DF Concerts sits on the judging panel. He said: “Every year the judging panel looks for a diverse selection of acts which represents the very best of the Scottish unsigned scene, and the T Break 2012 line-up is exceptionally strong. I think the final 16 acts will be very well received with the T in the Park audience, and I’m really looking forward to checking out the T Break Stage over the festival weekend.”
To find out more about the acts on the T Break 2012 line-up, check out www.facebook.com/TennentsTBreak
T in the Park takes place between 6th – 8th July, and tickets are on sale now from www.ticketmaster.co.uk and by calling 08444 999 990 . More information on all ticket prices/packages at www.tinthepark.com.