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In 2015 the Album of the Year category at the Scots Trad Music Awards is changing. The changes are based on the excellent Scottish Album of the Year Award organised by Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA). Our aim is to highlight the trad recording industry and to showcase the large amount of albums … [Read More...]

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MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2014

The MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2014 were held in Inverness Leisure Centre on 13th December. It was our first time in Inverness and it was a great success. The performers were Shooglenifty, Fiddlers Bid, Rura, Robyn Stapleton, Na h-Òganaich, Ceòl nam … [Read More...]

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MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2013

The MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2013 were held in the Music Hall, Aberdeen on 7th December 2013. Acts performing were Kathleen MacInnes, Blazin Fiddles, Jenna Reid and Tom Orr, North East North East Folk Collective, Paddy Callaghan Trio (BBC Radio Scotland … [Read More...]

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MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2012

The MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2012 returned to the Nevis Centre, Fort William on 8th December 2012. This was the first year the Awards were broadcast live on the TV from 9-11pm. It brought new production values to the show making it more slick and … [Read More...]

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MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2011

The MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards was held in Perth Concert Hall for a second year running on 3rd December 2011. The performers were Peatbog Faeries, Skerryvore, Salsa Celtica, Paul McKenna Band, Barbara Dickson Band, Cathy Ann MacPhee, Alasdair Fraser and … [Read More...]

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MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2010

The MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards were held in Perth Concert Hall on December 4th 2010. It was a year of crazy snow and the Awards nearly never happened! Luckily there was a break between snow falls and the Shetland and Orcadian acts both managed to fly in. … [Read More...]