News & features
Latest news about events, training, briefings, opportunities, funding and more from Scotland.
Drake Music launches new Build-a-band project
14 May 2015
As Scotland’s leading charity creating musical opportunities for people with disabilities, Drake Music has always developed exceptional projects to enable people to get involved- and their latest is no exception. ‘Build-a-band’ will see 12 people learn to play specially developed musical instruments, culminating in a special Christmas community sharing event.
TradFest - showcasing Celtic arts in Edinburgh
16 Apr 2015
From 29 April to 10 May 2015 Edinburgh will play host to a feast of traditional music, song and storytelling in TradFest, the city’s annual showcase of traditional arts and culture. This exciting fortnight of performances boasts over eighty events and is spread across twenty six venues in Edinburgh. Whether you’ve never ventured into the rich world of traditional culture and folk arts, or are a seasoned expert, this is a world class festival that promises some inspiring performances.
How will you celebrate BBC Music Day?
16 Apr 2015
The BBC has announced the first ever BBC Music Day. Taking place on 5 June 2015, this dawn to dusk celebration aims to bring people together across generations and communities through their love of music.