Creative Scotland

The SMIA receives annual support from Creative Scotland, Scotland's national development agency for the arts, screen and creative industries.  Their financial assistance coupled with our membership revenues allows us to develop our package of support for our members and the industry at large.



Creative Scotland
Contact: Alan Morrison (Head of Music)
249 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 4QE
T: 0330 333 2000

Scottish Music Associations

Jazz From Scotland (Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year Award)
Scottish Traditional Music Forum (Trad Awards)

Musicians' Union

Contact: Caroline Sewell (Regional Organiser for Scotland and Northern Ireland)
1 Woodside Terrace, Glasgow G3 7UY
T: 0141 341 2960

PRS For Music

Industry Events

Wide Days

Record Shops

Avalanche, Edinburgh

Coda Music, Edinburgh
Europa Music, Stirling
Groucho’s Record Store, Dundee
Imperial Music, Inverness
Love Music, Glasgow
Monorail Music, Glasgow
Rubadub Music & Technology, Glasgow
Underground Solush’n, Edinburgh
VoxBox, Edinburgh

Online Retailers


Music Awards

The Scottish Music Awards (Tartan Clef)
Scottish Alternative Music Awards
Welsh Music Prize
Barclaycard Mercury Prize
Choice Music Prize (Ireland)
Polaris Music Prize (Canada)
Nordic Music Prize (Scandinavia)
Prix Constantin (France)
The Coopers Amp (Australian Music Prize)