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24 minutes ago, Mattie123 said:

The way I see it is, this is more for younger audience 16-25 year old. Whereas the ss bookings- the cure etc are aimed at an older audience. I’m sure they could’ve had the cure on a day with Gerry cinnamon and dma’s but then you’d have people complaining about wee bams ruining it for you.

Yeah I agree. To be honest even as someone who fits into that age bracket I’m delighted with how they’ve done things this year. I’d much rather be able to see The Cure with brilliant, more suitable, supports than have them lumped into a TRNSMT day with The Kooks and Bastille. Having Summer Sessions and the Kelvingrove bandstand gigs for an older auidence and TRNSMT as a much more modern festival seems like a good deal to me.

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33 minutes ago, Mattie123 said:

The way I see it is, this is more for younger audience 16-25 year old. Whereas the ss bookings- the cure etc are aimed at an older audience. I’m sure they could’ve had the cure on a day with Gerry cinnamon and dma’s but then you’d have people complaining about wee bams ruining it for you.

Exactly this, Radiohead and Queen didn't work at TRNSMT based on their crowds vs the other acts, so they are just adapting. George Ezra also isn't at all out of place - at the end of the day he's basically just doing the same thing Gerry Cinnamon is; in concept he is a single person with a guitar. I think they are doing a great job and when compared to sales at other festivals across the UK, in a region with fewer people like Glasgow/Scotland altogether I think they are doing a good job. Also the undercards are absolutely stacked - 5th down Wombats when they are playing 3rd down at Reading is impressive and like Kooks who are 4th down are headlining festivals like Community. Not many festivals have 5th done arena bands. Pretty crazy how DMA's and Wombats are both playing 5th down really.

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Sad to hear the Rev from Alabama 3 passed away yesterday. He and they are a favourite of mine. I've seen them at a few Scottish festivals including TRNSMT. RIP Rev.

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6 hours ago, devilman said:

Sad to hear the Rev from Alabama 3 passed away yesterday. He and they are a favourite of mine. I've seen them at a few Scottish festivals including TRNSMT. RIP Rev.

Heard about this today was looking forward to see them at vibration on Saturday.

RIP

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On 5/21/2019 at 4:04 PM, gfa said:

Exactly this, Radiohead and Queen didn't work at TRNSMT based on their crowds vs the other acts, so they are just adapting. George Ezra also isn't at all out of place - at the end of the day he's basically just doing the same thing Gerry Cinnamon is; in concept he is a single person with a guitar. I think they are doing a great job and when compared to sales at other festivals across the UK, in a region with fewer people like Glasgow/Scotland altogether I think they are doing a good job. Also the undercards are absolutely stacked - 5th down Wombats when they are playing 3rd down at Reading is impressive and like Kooks who are 4th down are headlining festivals like Community. Not many festivals have 5th done arena bands. Pretty crazy how DMA's and Wombats are both playing 5th down really.

Tbh the saturday lineup is filled with some of the most popular bands around. Catfish, dma’s, RA. And then bands that are gathering a lot of momentum like the snuts and the dunts. Aswell as Sam fender . The Sunday undercard is decent in comparison to Leeds but can’t see many people at main stage after 4pm. The Friday isn’t for me however, stormzy is one of the biggest artists in the uk, Gerry is one of the hottest in Scotland. And others like anime/aj Tracey are also pretty big. 

Think people rightly said the headliners were weak, but there really wasn’t much else about and people overreacted.

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On 5/21/2019 at 4:04 PM, gfa said:

Exactly this, Radiohead and Queen didn't work at TRNSMT based on their crowds vs the other acts, so they are just adapting. George Ezra also isn't at all out of place - at the end of the day he's basically just doing the same thing Gerry Cinnamon is; in concept he is a single person with a guitar. I think they are doing a great job and when compared to sales at other festivals across the UK, in a region with fewer people like Glasgow/Scotland altogether I think they are doing a good job. Also the undercards are absolutely stacked - 5th down Wombats when they are playing 3rd down at Reading is impressive and like Kooks who are 4th down are headlining festivals like Community. Not many festivals have 5th done arena bands. Pretty crazy how DMA's and Wombats are both playing 5th down really.

Is Glasgow/Scotland that small a region? I think there is still demand there for a festival that appeals to older and younger people in Scotland (Electric Picnic in Ireland manages this and as a result sells out it 55,000 tickets instantly every year) but so far TRNSMT has yet to get the balance right (a second stage/tent for more mid tier alternative acts could work if there's space) .  

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14 minutes ago, addicted2noise said:

Is Glasgow/Scotland that small a region? I think there is still demand there for a festival that appeals to older and younger people in Scotland (Electric Picnic in Ireland manages this and as a result sells out it 55,000 tickets instantly every year) but so far TRNSMT has yet to get the balance right (a second stage/tent for more mid tier alternative acts could work if there's space) .  

Thats true I guess, although a lot less touring goes on in Ireland too which doesn't help I guess. I think TRNSMT isn't doing half bad to be honest, this year due to touring clearly GSS is old and TRNSMT is young but that could easily change next year

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Do we think there will be buy one get one free on Friday day tickets soon?

want to see Amazons and Circa Waves but nothing in between, so thought I might use both tickets myself.......

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Watching IOW jealous as ****.

I know there’s decient festivals I can go to with camping in England but I despise the rocket who wasted titp.

Someone could make a killing doing a similar sized festival up here.

Dont know one person except some young team  that is going to trnsmt and that’s out of over 50 that went to t religiously.

 

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