Music

What's next for this year's Great Escape showcase artists

This year, four incredible Scottish music acts performed at Europe’s leading festival of new and emerging music, The Great Escape. We caught up with them to find out more about their sound, what it was like showcasing in a digital environment, and what's next for them.

Scotland's jazz

30 April is UNESCO International Jazz Day. This year, 20 of Scotland’s finest jazz artists will celebrate the occasion at jazzahead!, the industry’s leading international tradefair event.

Behind the scenes of songwriting collective Hen Hoose

Hen Hoose is an all female and non-binary songwriting collective, founded by Tamara Schlesinger and supported through the Open Fund. We spoke to Tamara and two Hen Hoose Writers, Amandah Wilkinson and Suse Bear, to find out more about how the collective got started and what's next.

Celtic Connections 2021

In light of the current situation across the world, the Celtic Connections team have put together a digital-first festival for 2021 - and they're here to tell you all about it!

Magnus Turpie Development Project Launches

Watch the project launch video of musician and recipient of Create:Inclusion funding Magnus Turpie, as well as a short interview on the past, present and future of his work.

Five tips on live streaming from Chamber Music Scotland

If you want to make your music live stream a success, look no further than these five tips and helpful insights from Chamber Music Scotland.

Our guide to Celtic Connections 2020

From 16 January – 2 February, Celtic Connections brightens the winter months with a creative and collaborative programme of concerts, ceilidhs, talks, art exhibitions, workshops and free events in Glasgow.

The evolution of Glasgow Americana

We speak to Kevin Morris, founder of Glasgow Americana, on the eclectic and diverse nature of the festival, and future ambitions for how it will evolve.

From Enterprise Music Scotland to Chamber Music Scotland: A rebrand with creativity at its heart

Enterprise Music Scotland is the organisation dedicated to developing and connecting the chamber music sector in Scotland. They've been around for 27 years with a clear mission: to champion the quality and diversity of the genre. Now, though that mission remains unchanged, it’s time for a wee rebrand to Chamber Music (...)

Red Note Ensemble: Ten years of the international, virtuoso ensemble with a social mission

Known for performing and developing an extensive programme of new music, Red Note Ensemble has gone from strength to strength over the last decade. We caught up with Artistic Director and Chief Executive John Harris to find out more about the Ensemble's origins, aims and what's coming up in the (...)