GAELIC ARTS ORGANISATION TO LAUNCH NEW DIGITAL RESOURCE

Kate Forbes MSP supports online tool to help make Gaelic music tuition accessible to all. The Minister for Public Finance and Digital Economy, Kate Forbes MSP, attended the Annual Conference of Gaelic arts organisation, Fèisean nan Gàidheal, on Friday 27th September, where she congratulated it on one of its busiest and most successful years to … Continued

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Cultybraggan Camp: Celebrating Hamish Henderson, 1st-3rd November 2019

Come and experience the Nissen huts and jail-block, where Hamish worked in 1947 Friday, 1 November 2019 @ 7:30pm until Sunday 3 November  2019@ 4pm Programme    Friday 1st November 2019 7:30pm Welcome to everyone 7:45pm “Hamish Henderson (1919–2019)” Venue: jail-block – A ‘talk’ by Margaret Bennett,illustrated by images & songs Piper: James MacDonald Reid  [Free events] 8:30pm … Continued

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TMSA Event Calendar 2020 – submit your event now!

Opportunity to promote your social enterprise involving traditional and folk music activity to over 50,000 potential audience members, participants or customers Compiled by the Traditional Music & Song Association of Scotland (TMSA) for over 20 years, the TMSA Event Calendar brings together over 60 organisations’ activities to jointly market them in one place. It is … Continued

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Voting open for the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2019 nominations & Top 20 Albums Longlist, as the awards return to Aberdeen with a stellar line-up

Known as the Folk Oscars, on Saturday 7th December, the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2019 will fill the Aberdeen Music Hall with live performances from leading Scottish musicians and singers, including internationally acclaimed artists Skerryvore, Benedict Morris (Winner – BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2019), Heisk and local youth … Continued

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The Blair Atholl Piping Concert – 25th October 2019

Cairdeas nam Piobairean is delighted to announce “The Blair Atholl Piping Concert” which is a celebration of the wonderful colourful and diverse range of pipes and styles in our Scottish piping tradition. A stunning line up of pipers for the evening of 25th October in the beautiful Blair Atholl Village Hall featuring Dr. Angus MacDonald and Stuart … Continued

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Glasgow Life are hiring a Marketing Officer

MARKETING OFFICER – Arts, Music & Cultural Venues FULL TIME | PERMANENT | £28K You must be energetic and dynamic with a passion for arts & music. You will be working with Glasgow Life’s brands, events & venues including Celtic Connections. Application deadline: 6th Oct 2019 https://www.myjobscotland.gov.uk/organisations/glasgow/glasgow-life/jobs/marketing-officer-169036?fbclid=IwAR0Ezo46_cRpUlWELuCS-pjBn-Sm4KGYAtrtQpLMkhfWbWneOKdnyHNc16Y

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Permission Granted for Gregg Violin to be Played at Ayrshire Music Event in September 2019

The 267-year old violin belonged to Burns’ dance teacher, and will be played at Alloway Music Evening Ayr, Scotland, September 2019 – Scotia Arts Ltd, a Troon-based events company, introduces the inaugural Land o’ Burns Fiddle Weekend. Launching on 27 – 29th September 2019, the festival aims to support, sustain and encourage Scottish fiddle music. … Continued

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TradMentor – A New Mentoring Programme for Traditional Musicians in Scotland

Applications are now open for TradMentor, a programme offering traditional musicians the opportunity to receive mentoring from established practitioners. Supported by Creative Scotland and the Youth Music Initiative, the programme is part of the Traditional Music Forum’s ongoing support for artists working in participatory settings. A mentoring partnership provides one-to-one time with a trained mentor to … Continued

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Live Music Now Scotland are recruiting musicians now!

Auditions in Glasgow: Wednesday 13 & Thursday 14 November 2019 Application closing date: Thursday 3 October 2019 Live Music Now Scotland is looking for musicians and ensembles for paid performances in unusual settings – bringing live music of the highest quality to people in the community who can’t easily access concerts. Any style of music … Continued

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