T in the Park 2006

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T in the Park
Dates 8–9 July 2006
Location(s) Balado, Scotland, UK
Years active 1994 - present
Website
http://tinthepark.com/

T in the Park 2006 is a weekend music festival which took place from 8–9 July 2006 in Balado, Kinross. It become the Britain biggest music festival in 2006 when Glastonbury Festival was not held.[1]

The Pet Sounds Arena was introduced in 2006, with a capacity of 8,000.[2] It replaced the 2,000 capacity X-Tent, which became the Futures Stage the year previously.[3] Kasabian were added as Sunday headliners of the stage, announced 24 hours before the festival began.[4]

Tickets[edit]

Tickets for the 2006 festival went on sale at 9am on 17 February 2006. The event sold out in under an hour, a record time for the festival.[5] An additional 12,000 day tickets were placed on sale on 3 June 2006, which sold out in ten minutes.[6] Approximately 69,000 tickets were sold for each day.[7] Following the sellout, weekend camping tickets appeared on internet auction sites for as much as £700.[5]

Line up[edit]

The 2006 line-up was as follows:

Main Stage[edit]

Saturday 8 July Sunday 9 July

Radio 1/NME Stage[edit]

Saturday 8 July Sunday 9 July

King Tut's Tent[edit]

Saturday 8 July Sunday 9 July

Pet Sounds Arena[edit]

Saturday 8 July Sunday 9 July

Slam Tent[edit]

Saturday 8 July Sunday 9 July

Futures Stage[edit]

Saturday 8 July Sunday 9 July

T-break Stage[edit]

Saturday 8 July Sunday 9 July

Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dave Simpson (July 11, 2006). "T in the Park". The Guardian. 
  2. ^ "Pet Sounds Arena replaces X-Tent, plus more bands". eFestivals.com. 2006-04-10. p. 1. Retrieved 2009-07-28. 
  3. ^ "Top facts about T in the Park". safeconcerts.com. p. 1. Retrieved 2009-07-28. 
  4. ^ "T In The Park add last minute headliners". NME. 2006-07-07. p. 1. Retrieved 2009-07-28. 
  5. ^ a b "T tickets sell out in record time". BBC News Online. 2006-02-17. p. 1. Retrieved 2009-07-28. 
  6. ^ Johnston, Lisette (2006-06-04). "Last T in the Park tickets sell out in 10 minutes". The Scotsman. p. 1. Retrieved 2009-07-28. 
  7. ^ Vallely, Joanna (2006-02-17). "You'll have had your T! Tickets for festival sell out in morning". The Scotsman. p. 1. Retrieved 2009-07-28.