Congratulations to CAIRD HALL DUNDEE who has been nominated in Venue of the Year Award in the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2023. Vote for CAIRD HALL DUNDEE now!. It’s going to be another great night at the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards on Saturday 2nd December in Dundee’s Caird Hall. Why not join us for a brilliant night of music and awards. Buy a ticket here.
We asked Susan of CAIRD HALL DUNDEE the following questions.
Tell us about yourself
Currently celebrating a century of operation, the Caird Hall is the main Concert and Conference venue in Dundee. From the beginning artistes of all genres have played the venue and music has always been a main part of the programming from grass roots to major high profile artistes.
Why are you involved in Scottish music?
To help raise the profile of Scottish music and support the artistes involved from grass roots level.
Any particular career highlights?
Over the years there has been many from The Corries selling out two shows every year, to Concerts by Moira Anderson, Kenneth McKellar to Fiddlers Rallys being the hot ticket of the season to the massive sell out shows of The Proclaimers. Scottish music has played a major part in the history of the venue.
What are your plans for the future?
To continue to support artistes/bands of all genres from grass roots level to the high profile touring artistes/bands.
Actively encourage the promotion of music of all genres.
CAIRD HALL DUNDEE Social Media
The 2023 MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards are on the 2nd December 2023! You will be able to watch it live in person (buy a ticket here),Watch it live in the UK at 9pm (GMT) on BBC ALBA and and around the world here. Bands performing on Saturday 2nd December include Peatbog Faeries, Mànran, Karine Polwart and Dave Milligan, Duncan Chisholm Band, Joy Dunlop Band, Aberdeen SC&T Youth and more!
If you would like to support Hands Up for Trad in their work with Scottish trad music and musicians why not become a friend of Hands Up for Trad. In addition to our high profile events like the Scots Trad Music Awards, we also deliver a less well known, education programme for young people from 8yrs right through to young adults at the start of their careers. Read more here.