SAY Award: Final call for album submissions

Just 2 more days left to submit an album that you'd like to see in the running for The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award 2020. How is the SAY Award chosen? Once all eligible albums have been...

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Crew Q&A: Lotje Horvers

Crew Q&A: Lotje Horvers

Next we chat to Lotje Horvers, a Tour and Production Manager who has worked in the industry since 2003 and now also does production case rentals listed on her Ghostlight Productions website. We catch up with Lotje on the inspirations, stories and tips which got her...

Crew Q&A: Lucy McNae

Crew Q&A: Lucy McNae

Lucy McNae is Production Assistant for one of the UK's biggest acts, Lewis Capaldi. We catch up with her about how she started in the business, her favourite venues and tips for women wanting to join the industry... What inspired you to get started in live music...

Crew Q&A: Laura Nagtegaal

Crew Q&A: Laura Nagtegaal

Next up in our Crew Nation series is Laura Nagtegaal, a multi talented Tour Manager, Guitar & Keys Technician and Merchandise Manager. Laura has worked in the industry for decades, working with the likes of Rival Sons, Cradle of Filth, Devin Townsend Project and...

Crew Q&A: John Wilson

Crew Q&A: John Wilson

We caught up with John Wilson, who has worked on site management and technical production for festivals including TRNSMT and now do a lot of work out in the UAE under company name Special Projects. We caught up with John to get to know more about his extensive work...

Wellness tips from our friends in the industry

Wellness tips from our friends in the industry

As it's Mental Health awareness week, we've collated wellness tips from recent interviews with event organisers, promoters and crew to spread ideas and inspiration for a work/life balance, wellbeing on tour and wellbeing between jobs > Ways to unwind I do a lot of...

Heavy Music Awards launch charity merch for #SaveOurVenues

Heavy Music Awards launch charity merch for #SaveOurVenues

Our friends at the Heavy Music Awards have partnered with Moshhh to create some merchandise to raise money for the Music Venue Trust’s #SaveOurVenues campaign. 100% of the profits will be donated to the fund. A T-Shirt and Beanie are on offer, or you can buy the...

Interview: Debra McGee from Revelation in Ashford

Interview: Debra McGee from Revelation in Ashford

Revelation is Ashford's only dedicated arts venue and sits at the heart of the community. Like many other venues around the UK they have joined the #saveourvenues campaign to ask for support to get them through lockdown and reopen when the time is right. We had a chat...

Crew Q&A: Shane Grieve

Crew Q&A: Shane Grieve

Next up in our Crew Q&A series is Shane Grieve, Director of Rogue City Pro - a national live event production company based in Edinburgh. Shane has delivered production management or design on festivals such as Elrow Town, JikaJika!, Parklife, Terminal V and...

Crew Q&A: Chris Kiely

Crew Q&A: Chris Kiely

Chris Kiely has tour managed countless artists including Jungle, Savages and Tricky and now spends a majority of time in artist management where he manages Amy Macdonald amongst others. We catch up with him to chat about tour memories and lessons to live by.... You...

Interview: Allan Scorer from Little Buildings

Interview: Allan Scorer from Little Buildings

Little Buildings launched their crowdfunding appeal this week as part of the #SaveOurVenues campaign launched by the Music Venue Trust. We had a chat with venue boss Allan Scorer about the rise of the venue and how fans can help keep it open for good.... To donate to...