Scots Trad Music Award nominated festival Stonehaven Folk Festival are looking for a new Treasurer and a Press Officer. Are you in the area and be interested in helping out? Contact Charlie on charlie_west ‘at’ hotmail.com
THE BEST OF THE TRADS COMES TO BBC ALBA
Recorded at Glasgow’s iconic Arches arts venue, the latest series of Taghadh Bho Na Trads features some of Scotland’s finest traditional musicians. New presenter Linda MacLeod hosts eight episodes that showcase the musical talents of the winners of the MG ALBA Trad Awards 2012. Now in its tenth year, The Trads have become an established […]
Traditional Music is so good for us!
Just been thinking about the value of traditional music lately. We really are very lucky. Trad music is all about community. We all come together and share tunes and songs, passing on traditions and styles. It’s very inclusive. It also has many virtuosos that can grace any stage in the world. Scottish musicians travel all […]
Scots Trad Music Awards in Aberdeen
Well we’ve just been up the Aberdeen Music Hall for our first recce of the 2013 Scots Trad Music Awards on the 7th December. It’s a great hall with plenty room for tables and balcony seating. The bar areas are also really good so it will make a really good party venue! It’s also really […]
Is the CD dead?
As someone involved in the commercial side of Scottish traditional music as well as the charitable sector I often ask myself “Have CDs had their day and is everyone buying/streaming downloads from iTunes, Spotify etc? Or do CDs still have a place?”. I watch my kids listening to Spotify, choosing 1 track from an album […]
Foot Stompin’ Free Scottish Music Podcast Scots Trad Music Awards Version
The latest Foot Stompin’ podcast is a celebration of the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards winners featuring Session A9, Kathleen MacInnes, Paul McKenna Band, Breabach, Duncan Chisholm and Julie Fowlis. It was a great night on Saturday 8th December with some brilliant music. http://www.footstompin.com/podcast
MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2012 highlights programme on BBC ALBA
You can catch the highlights programme from the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards on Friday 28 December @ 9pm on BBC ALBA. Programme will include onstage and behind-the-scenes with Mary Ann Kennedy, Tony Kearney and Linda MacLeod. Looking forward to it!
Photos from the 2012 MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards
Check out the photos from Louis DeCarlo off the night of the Trad Awards [AFG_gallery id=’3′]
MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards – Na Trads on iPlayer!!
Don’t miss the chance – if you missed it before or if you want to see it again – to catch Na Trads on the BBC iPlayer. Follow the link below and see it in all it’s splendid glory. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01pd0pv/Na_Trads_2012/ And here are the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2012 results if you haven’t read them yet…
WINNERS ANNOUNCED AT 10th SCOTS TRAD MUSIC AWARDS
The MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards celebrated its 10th year in style tonight (Saturday 8th December) with a glittering awards ceremony which was the biggest and best yet! Broadcast live on BBC ALBA for the first time, the awards – organised by Hands Up for Trad – saw stars of the Scottish music scene […]