Rihanna, Killers and Mumford & Sons to headline T in the Park 2013

Rihanna and Mumford & Sons to headline T in the Park 2013

Other confirmed artists for T’s 20th anniversary include Paloma Faith, alt-J, Monsters and Men and The Script

UPDATE: The Killers have been announced as the third headliner for T in the Park 2013. Aside from a gig at Wembley, the festival is as yet the Vegas band's only UK date next year.

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: The first acts of Scotland’s biggest festival have been announced, with Rihanna and Mumford & Sons headlining. Other confirmed artist include: Paloma Faith, alt-J, Monsters and Men and The Script.

Rihanna cut her festival teeth at London’s Wireless Festival earlier this year, and Mumford & Sons’ second album Babel is the fastest-selling album of 2012 in the UK and US.

Mercury Music Prize 2012 winner alt-J spoke of their delight at playing T in the Park: "It's an absolute honour to be invited back to play at Scotland's biggest and best music festival - WE CAN'T WAIT!"

Festival Director Geoff Ellis said: “Seems like only yesterday that the first band took to the stage at Strathclyde Park for our inaugural T in the Park in '94, now here we are in 2012 announcing two of the world’s biggest and best acts to headline our 20th edition.

This year’s T in the Park 2013 will take place Fri 12-Sun 14 Jul, with early bird tickets going on sale the Fri 7 Dec.

Mumford & Sons

London indie folk troupe follow up albums Sigh No More and Babel with arena friendly Wilder Mind.

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Sat 1 Dec

£42.45–£136.15 / 0844 248 1585

Genting Arena, Birmingham

Fri 23 Nov

£42.45–£136.15 / 0844 338 8000

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Sun 2 Dec

£37.50–£361 / 0844 800 0400

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T in the Park

From relatively humble beginnings, T in the Park has become the acknowledged behemoth of the Scottish festival scene and one of the UK's largest events. In 2015 the festival moved from its longstanding Balado location to the new grounds of Strathallan Castle in Perthshire. Bands appearing in 2016 include The Stone…

The Killers

Las Vegas rockers famed for their glamorous take on indie rock'n'roll. The Killers are Brandon Flowers (vocals/keyboards), Dave Keuning (guitars), Mark Stoermer (bass) and Ronnie Vannucci (drums).


Sassy pop and R&B packed with attitude from the multi-award-winning Barbadian singer actress, who has topped the UK charts again and again with hits including 'Umbrella', 'Only Girl (In The World)', 'We Found Love' and 'Diamonds.'

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