Vote now in the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards 2017!

Hands up for Trad will be hosting the 15th MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards and Gala Concert on 2nd December 2017 at Lagoon Centre, Paisley, as Paisley bids for UK City of Culture 2021. Click on the 'next' button below to vote for your favourite acts, albums and organisations of the last 12 months. 

To buy tickets for the MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards call Paisley Arts Centre (15 New Street, Paisley, PA1 1EZ) on 0300 300 1210 or buy online.

The aim of these Awards is to highlight Scotland’s wonderful traditional music in all its forms and to create a high profile opportunity which will bring the music and music industry into the spotlight of media & public attention. Thank you to all our sponsors without whom this event would not go ahead.

Bands performing on Saturday 2nd December include Elephant Sessions, The Shee Big Band, Siobhan Miller, Tidelines, Paisley Fèis, Snuffbox, The Seamus O'Sullivan Experience, Lori Watson, Jenna Reid and Harris Playfair, Songs of Bàrd Phàislig (featuring Gillebrìde MacIlleMhaoil, Sìneag MacIntyre, Màiri NicAonghais, Seonaidh MacIntyre, Ewan MacPherson, Mhairi Hall, Màiri Nic a Mhaoilein and more to be announced. There will also be a late night ceilidh after the Awards till 1am.

Voting is open until til Friday 24th November.

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