The 12th December is the day of the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards. Our usual evening live Na Trads event will be on BBC ALBA 9.00-10.30pm with with Mary Ann Kennedy and Alistair Heather (in Gaelic and Scots) hosting. All the award winners will be announced and an all-star lineup that includes Phil Cunningham and Karen Matheson, Project Smok, Deirdre Graham band, Iona Fyfe and the Young Trads singers, amongst the acts performing. Watch here.
During the day from 1pm (finishing at 9pm) on Hands Up for Trad Facebook and YouTube channels (or watch below) we have a feast of live music for you. Trads Online will feature Findlay Napier, Kathleen MacInnes and Mike Vass, Inyal, Ryan Young and Jenn Butterworth, Paul McKenna Band, Joy and Andrew, Dallahan. Adam Holmes and Kinnaris Quintet. Amazing I hear you say! But that’s not all. At 11pm we have a live DJ set from Nitework’s Innes Strachan which will be live on YouTube. What a way to finish off a great day!