The stars of Scotland’s traditional music scene will once again gather together to find out who has been honoured at this year’s MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards on Saturday 3rd December at Perth Concert Hall.
Winning an award at the glittering ceremony, which will be hosted by Julie Fowlis, Mary Ann Kennedy and Tony Kearney, is the biggest accolade in the traditional music scene. Music fans can secure a place at the event now by buying tickets from 01738 621 031 or by logging onto www.horsecross.co.uk.
The evening will celebrate the achievements and success of musicians and events in 19 categories – 16 of which are decided by public vote, including Album of the Year, Composer of the Year, Event of the Year, Gaelic Singer of the Year and Up and Coming Artist of the Year.
Entertainment will be provided throughout the night by some of the country’s top trad stars including Peatbog Faeries, Skerryvore and Barbara Dickson, alongside budding musicians such as Kristen Harvey and the National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland (full line-up below).
Event founder and promoter Simon Thoumire says: “This year’s ceremony will be our biggest and best yet. As well as honouring some fantastic musicians, it will be a fun packed night of performances and the after show festival club is always unforgettable – so get your tickets now!”
Full Line Up
Peatbog Faeries – http://www.peatbogfaeries.com
Skerryvore – http://www.skerryvore.com
Paul McKenna Band – http://www.paulmckennaband.com
Barbara Dickson Band – http://www.barbaradickson.net
Cathy Ann MacPhee
Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas – http://www.alasdairfraser.com
Joe Aitken/Geordie Muriston/Scott Gardiner
Feis Rois 25th Anniversary – http://www.feisrois.org
Kristen Harvey Band
National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland – www.thepipingcentre.co.uk/youth-pb/