The Scots Trad Music Awards is an annual event that takes place every December. Held at different venues around the country, the aim of these Awards is to highlight Scotland’s wonderful traditional music in all its forms and to create a high profile opportunity which will bring the music and music industry into the spotlight of media & public attention.
The 2016 Scots Trad Music Awards and Gala Concert is on the 3rd December, Caird Hall, Dundee. If you have a favourite act or organisation you think deserves a mention for their work this last twelve months visit www.scotstradmusicawards.com and tell us!
Visit the Scots Trad Music Awards website.
From its inception in 2003, the ‘Awards’ have steadily grown in popularity and prestige attracting television coverage by the Gaelic channel in 2007 and major sponsorship from MG ALBA in 2008.
The Scots Trad Music Awards, which is organised by ‘Hands Up For Trad’ is seen as ‘The Oscars’ for traditional music. There are two stages, nominating and voting both involving the general public in the process.
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This post was originally published hereIt was a triumph for traditional music tonight (Saturday 3rd December), as Hands Up for Trad celebrated the 14th year of the prestigious MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards with a glittering ceremony held in the Caird Hall, Dundee. Full list of winners below. Broadcast live on BBC ALBA, […]
This post was originally published hereIf you love a song don’t miss Doris Rougvie’s House of Song at the Trad Awards. It will take place after the main show (finished 11pm) and will be in the Ashton Hall. It finishes at 12.45am so don’t hang around if you want to sing! This post was originally published […]
This post was originally published hereWhat an amazing year of voting we have had. We have had a 50% increase on votes cast this year – our best ever! We are now working hard to get the results ready for the 3rd December. If you are planning on attending the Awards on the third and […]
This post was originally published hereHello! If you are travelling to the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards on 3rd December if possible why not car share or take the train? We all need to decrease our carbon footprint. You can buy train tickets to Dundee station at Scotrail or ask (or even better) bring a […]
This post was originally published hereShortlisted nominations have been unveiled for the 2016 MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards. VOTE NOW! The exciting announcement was made today via Facebook, the winners will be announced at the event on Saturday 3rd December, at the Caird Hall Dundee. Tickets are available from 01382 434 940 or www.dundeebox.co.uk. […]
This post was originally published hereOn Tuesday 1st November at 11am we will be announcing the final nominations in the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards. You can hear them live on the Hands Up for Trad Facebook page or on www.scotstradmusicawards.com. It is an exciting list of musicians and organisations who have worked hard […]
This post was originally published hereHands Up for Trad today revealed that voting for this year’s MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards is now open for entry and it’s up to the public to decide who they want to be nominated. The winners will be crowned at a glistening ceremony held at the Caird Hall, […]
This post was originally published hereAs part of the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards we have an Album of the Year category (sponsored by Birnam CD). We asked musicians to add their albums from the last 12 months (September 2015 to August 2016) and then in September 2016 we asked our Album panel (20 […]
This post was originally published hereWe are very excited to announce that we will be announcing the top 20 Scots Trad Albums of the Year and opening nominations for the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards this Monday 3rd October live on Facebook! If you would like to join us for the announcement in English […]
This post was originally published hereWe are very happy to announce that the Scots Trad Music Awards will be back in Dundee’s Caird Hall on the 3rd December 2016. As usual it will be a fabulous night with great music, awards and lots of fun! Performers include Scott Wood Band, Songs of Separation, Wilma Kennedy, […]