We are very happy to announce that our Scotland Live project is now LIVE! The Awards exists to encourage people to get together, form a committee and promote a regular music club. In April we announced 3 new clubs to start in September 2015, promoting 8 gigs each over a 12 month period. Our new music clubs […]
Hands Up for Trad are very happy to announce our first 3 winners of the Scotland Live Awards! The winners are Dundee Acoustic Music Club, Bishopton Folk Night and Arisaig Club (names to be finalised). Each club will programme 8 nights of music (1 per month) from September 2015. The Scotland Live Awards were launched […]
The deadline for the Scotland Live Awards is approaching fast! If you have an idea for a music club and want to make it happen why not fill in our form and see if you can get one of our three awards. The deadline is Friday 13th March and we have had some great entries […]
Here is my speech from the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2014 introducing the Scotland Live Awards. Last year I stood in front of you and asked for your ideas to take traditional music forward. Well I’m very happy to say I got two new ideas – both in the bar after the event […]
Do you like our new logo? We loved it when 16K Design sent it to us. The venue shape with spotlight on a stage is a great idea and really captures the essence of the competition.
Hands Up for Trad launched the Scotland Live Awards at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2014. Everyone was really excited at the idea and are looking forward to spreading the word about Scotland Live. If you know anyone who would make a good promoter please encourage to check out our website. You can […]
What is the most voiced complaint amongst musicians? Not enough gigs! Another way to look at it, is that there are not enough places for musicians to perform in across Scotland? Hold on – there are lots of places to perform in across Scotland. Venue’s of all sizes in every region of Scotland. So what is missing….? […]