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  • Horse on song for music masterclass in Paisley

    21 Sep 2015 - Evening Times [ news ]

    SINGER-songwriter Horse McDonald knows a thing or two about the music business having racked up 20 years at the top since her debut album The Same Sky.

  • Major survey on UK arts diversity launched

    21 Sep 2015 - Ben Beaumont-Thomas - Guardian [ news ]

    From Christopher Eccleston to Julie Walters, prominent arts figures have asserted recently that a career in culture is increasingly only for the rich and privileged.

  • Arts News

    21 Sep 2015 - Rob Adams - Herald [ news ]

    VIP Record Fairs, which bring record collectors and dealers together with regular events in Glasgow, have moved venues to offer easier access.

  • Arts News

    18 Sep 2015 - Keith Bruce - Herald [ news ]

    Tomorrow is National Chamber Music Day 2015, when Enterprise Music Scotland and the network of local promoters across the nation that it funds take their wares out into supermarkets, garden centres, pubs, art galleries and even the CalMac Arran Ferry.

  • Nominees for Scottish Alternative Music Awards announced

    17 Sep 2015 - Holly Lennon - Scotsman [ news ]

    Forty-two of Scotland’s music acts have been announced as nominees for this year’s annual Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMAs).

  • The pop star and the prophet

    17 Sep 2015 - BBC News [ feature ]

    Musicians aren't likely to get rich from selling records today, unlike their 20th Century predecessors - and one man saw it all coming a long time ago.

  • Arts News

    16 Sep 2015 - Rob Adams - Herald [ news ]

    Hands Up for Trad's Scotland Live project has produced its first concerts.

  • Max Richter's 'Sleep': The longest continuous piece of music broadcast by the BBC

    15 Sep 2015 - JESSICA DUCHEN - Independent [ news ]

    When composers unveil new works, they do not generally want the audience to nod off.

  • Arts News

    15 Sep 2015 - Keith Bruce - Herald [ news ]

    Fèis Rois is hosting concerts featuring musicians from Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club in the new Ullapool Harbour Ferry Terminal building on Saturday, September 19 and Ironworks in Inverness on Sunday, September 20.

  • Don't Miss

    14 Sep 2015 - Rob Adams - Herald [ news ]

    International Guitar Night, which has showcased a variety of acoustic guitar styles from across the world annually since 1995, tours Scotland from September 28.

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