SOLAS FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2019 LINE UP

Kobi Onyame, Niteworks, a solo performance from Honeyblood’s Stina Tweeddale and Solareye are among the acts for the tenth anniversary of Solas Festival this year, taking place in the brand new location of Errol Park, Perthshire. Solas Festival is an all-age, three day celebration of the arts taking place over midsummer weekend at the beautiful, … Continued

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BBC Radio Scotland Launches Search for Scotland’s Singer/Songwriter of the Year

BBC Radio Scotland is on the hunt for the country’s newest star with a brand new award to find Scotland’s Singer/Songwriter of the Year 2019. The search will launch on Thursday 2 May on BBC Scotland’s Quay Sessions with Roddy Hart when chart-topping Scots singer/songwriter, Lewis Capaldi, performs before a live audience in Glasgow. Entrants … Continued

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Staying Healthy On Tour Workshop – 22nd May 2019, Glasgow

Check out this fantastic FREE workshop from The Musicians’ Union. Make sure you register soon if you’d like to go along.   In this free workshop you will learn how to stay healthy whilst on tour, by juggling the many demands that this has both on body and mind. 75% of musicians develop a health … Continued

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Scottish Music Industry Association – SURVEY

All individuals working in any capacity in Scotland’s music industry are invited to complete the new survey to help inform future activities. Deadline: 10th May 2019 https://bit.ly/2XX03iu

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TRACS Supports Stay In Scotland Campaign

The First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, issued an open letter to EU citizens living in Scotland on 5 April 2019. Following up from her original open letter in 2016, the message of welcome remains, stating: ‘Scotland is your home, you are welcome here, and you are valued. You play a crucial role in Scotland’s … Continued

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An Interview With Rab Noakes – by Josie Duncan

SUNDOWN SONG NIGHTS @ THE GLAD CAFE, 24TH APRIL 2019 RAB NOAKES & CEITLIN LILIDH Tickets here On the 24th of April, Rab Noakes headlines Sundown Song Nights at the Glad Cafe. It is no exaggeration to call Rab Noakes a legend. I first saw him perform live at the ceilidh place in Ullapool when I was a teenager … Continued

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The 10th HAAL – 31st May, 1st & 2nd June 2019 – Programme out now!

More info & tickets: Bob Philips 01261 842571 | bobphilips25@live.co.uk www.bothyfolk.org

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Killin Music Festival Open Stage Sunday – Applications Now Open

Applications are now open for the Killin Music Festival Open Stage Sunday which will take place on Sunday 16th June 2019. The winner will be invited to perform on the main stage at Killin Music Festival 2020. Applications close 30th April 2019: https://bit.ly/2FtldgB

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NORTHERN STREAMS, SCOTTISH-NORDIC FESTIVAL: 26th – 28th April 2019

Scottish-Nordic festival returns next month. An unique festival of Nordic and Scottish music, song and dance based in Edinburgh celebrates its 16th year next month, with another diverse line-up of invited guests. Taking place 26-28 April, Northern Streams 2019, features: Kata – a five women group who sing traditional songs from the Faroe Islands in … Continued

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CARA release “Mòran Taing” charity single for Cancer Research on 28th March 2019

CARA release “Mòran Taing” charity single for Cancer Research on 28th March 2019, and welcome new bandmate, Aimee Farrell Courtney (bodhrán) from Ireland CARA are delighted to announce the release of their forthcoming single, “Mòran Taing”, which means “many thanks” in Scots Gaelic. Written by Scottish songwriter and CARA member, Kim Edgar (piano, lead vocals), … Continued

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