Returning for a third year, the Tiree Music Festival (TMF) Unsigned Act contest is back by overwhelming demand and the competition is set to be bigger and fiercer than ever. The winning act will open the festival main stage on Saturday 20 July, preceding a stellar line-up including Capercaillie, Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire and Skerryvore.
Acts have until the 18 June to enter by emailing a track, video or link to firstname.lastname@example.org
Scotland’s Best Small Festival has already had to increase capacity to accommodate a record number of ticket sales after music lovers snapped up the initial allocation for the event. With new sponsorship from asset management and advisory service, Cairn Capital and more bands added to its already fantastic line up, the Inner Hebrides festival is certainly the place to be for unsigned bands looking to showcase their talent.
After entries close on 18 June, the TMF panel will then select finalists from the list of entrants before putting it to the public vote on Twitter and Facebook.
In a special twist, renowned Scottish radio personality, Jim Gellatly – dubbed ‘The voice of new music in Scotland’ – will then face the arduous task of choosing his favourite act from the runners up who will then get to perform the opening slot for Sunday’s bill (21 July).
Says Jim “I’m really looking forward to being part of TMF Unsigned and I know it’s going to end up being really difficult to choose a winner as there is so much talent in Scotland. Tiree is a brilliant festival and I can’t wait to see the winners open the festival”
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