Shortlisted nominations have been unveiled for the 2016 MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards.
Hailed the most prestigious awards ceremony in the traditional music calendar. Organisers Hands Up for Trad will hand out sixteen awards to the best Scottish trad talent across Scotland. This year’s ceremony will see some of the biggest names in Scottish traditional music perform, including The Scott Wood Band, Songs of Separation and Mohsen Amini – who was crowned BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician 2016 – and many more.
Congratulations to Rachel Newton and Tony McManus for being nominated for ‘Instrumentalist of the Year’, RANT for being nominated for ‘Folk Band of the Year’ and fRoots Magazine for being nominated in the ‘Trad Music in the Media’ category.
The winners will be announced at the event on Saturday 3rd December, at the Caird Hall Dundee. Tickets are available from 01382 434 940 or www.dundeebox.co.uk.