Congratulations to Soundhouse at The Traverse who have been nominated in Venue of the Year sponsored by Musicians' Union in the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2019. Vote here! Vote now!
We asked Jane-Ann Purdy of Soundhouse at The Traverse the following questions.
Tell us about yourself
We promote about 40 gigs a year at The Traverse and also programme for festivals including Edinburgh Tradfest which we started producing in 2019.
Why are you involved in Scottish music?
It's a long story, laced with accident and happenstance.
Any particular career highlights?
What are your plans for the future?
Organise a bigger and better Edinburgh Tradfest in 2020 and found a musician-led, audience-friendly venue in Edinburgh.
Read more about Soundhouse at The Traverse
If you wish to attend the final ceremony, tickets are are priced £25 (+ Booking Fee), and Concessions are available. To book please call Aberdeen Music Hall Box Office on 01224 641122, or visit: https://www.aberdeenperformingarts.com/whats-on/all-shows/the-mg-alba-scots-trad-music-awards/2734. Bands performing on Saturday 7th December include Skerryvore, Session A9, Benedict Morris (BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician Award Winner 2019), Heisk, Aberdeenshire Youth Band, Sian, Robyn Stapleton, Mairi Campbell and the Pendulum Band, Susan MacFadyen Scottish Dance Band and more to be announced. There will also be a late night ceilidh after the Awards till 1am.
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