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Shortlist Announced Scottish Awards For New Music 2020

28 February 2020

The Scottish Awards for New Music are delighted to announce the 2020 shortlist of nominees selected by a panel of key figures in the music world from over 300 nominations submitted across twelve categories. The SMIA are pleased to support…

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SMIA Creative Conversations: Emma Pollock

20 February 2020

SMIA Creative Conversations are a series of inspirational events hosted by the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA). The events take the form of a chat show style interview, with a different music industry practitioner being interviewed at each event. The…

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‘I Work In Music’ trailer

17 February 2020

The Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) presents ‘I Work In Music’ – a new series for our members consisting of educational and entertaining interviews with professionals from across the full spectrum of the music industry in Scotland. Launching on 19/02…

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Born To Be Wide: Harmonising With Edinburgh’s Festivals

30 January 2020

Join Born To Be Wide for their ‘Harmonising with Edinburgh’s Festivals’ panel to coincide with their 16th birthday celebrations on Thursday 6th February at the Pleasance in Edinburgh from 7pm. Harmonising with Edinburgh’s festivals: developing partnerships with the…

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SMIA Workshops: Touring in Rural Scotland

23 January 2020

As part of the SMIA’s innovation-led development programme, designed to help nurture business talent and build infrastructure in Scotland’s music industry, we will be hosting this free entry ‘Touring in Rural Scotland’ workshop at the Scottish Storytelling…

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Independent Venue Week 2020: Scottish Shows

20 January 2020

ABERDEEN Krakatoa Friday 31st January – Atlas Empire + Gulls + New Kings TICKETS OTDSaturday 1st February – Derange + Fragments + Virtues TICKETS OTD EDINBURGH Leith Depot Monday 27th January – 3 Mushrooms + The Angry Beaver Conspiracy +…

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How the Music Industry Can Encourage Climate Action

16 January 2020

As the ocean’s temperature continues to rise, the bushfires in Australia still rage on, storms and tornadoes sweep across the US and the earth shudders violently in Puerto Rico it is absolutely crucial that we hold governments accountable for…

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SMIA Workshops: An Introduction to Events Management

10 January 2020

As part of the SMIA’s innovation-led development programme, designed to help nurture business talent and build infrastructure in Scotland’s music industry, we will be hosting this free entry ‘Introduction to Events Management’ as part of this year…

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