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FUSION FUND

September 1 - 19/01/2018

The Help Musicians UK Fusion Fund offers £2,000 – £5,000 for professional musicians to undertake UK-based projects that develop and test new work, ideas or potential career directions through inspiring …

STARAN for actors and musicians working in Gaelic

September 30 - November 5

Theatre Gu Leòr launches STARAN, a new development initiative, with a series of workshops at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland for actors and artists working in Gaelic, providing a rare …

Tinto Adult Music Weekend – October 2017

October 20 - October 22

Everyone age 18+ is welcome for a weekend of great music, sessions, great food and the opportunity to learn from some of Scotland’s finest musicians. The weekend will involve learning …

Tasgadh – funding for traditional artists

October 27

Tasgadh is a fund devolved from Creative Scotland, managed by Fèisean nan Gàidheal and open to organisations and individuals. Tasgadh is designed to provide support for traditional artists and organisations …

Battle of The Folk Bands 2018 is open for entries

November 3

If you are in a band or have an idea for a band that you haven’t tried out yet this could be for you! We want musicians to take a …

Renewing the Tradition

November 11

Hands Up for Trad are back this Autumn with their penultimate season of Renewing the Tradition workshops. This time 5 fantastic tutors in 5 new venues will lead the day with material …

Renewing the Tradition Beauly Workshop

A great day's singing with one of Scotland's best workshop leaders! A great day's singing with one of Scotland's best workshop leaders. Bill Henderson lives in Forres, Moray. He has …

Access to Music Making Fund

November 13

Access to Music Making aims to create high quality music making opportunities for young people aged 0 – 25 yrs outwith school time. The Youth Music Initiative's Access to Music …

Youth Music Initiative (YMI)

Creative Scotland administers the Scottish Government’s Youth Music Initiative (YMI) programme which in 2017-18 will: Create access to high-quality music-making opportunities for young people aged 0-25 years, particularly for those …

The Big Music Project

December 1

If you’re 14-25, love music & the creative industries, and want to get your career on the right track then The Big Music Project is here to help YOU make it …

Fuaran

Fuaran is a heritage initiative established by Fèisean nan Gàidheal to encourage a new generation of Gaelic speakers and singers to actively engage in the research and collection of Gaelic songs …

The Dewar Arts Awards

December 30

The Dewar Arts Awards fund exceptional young artists in any discipline who do not have the financial means to achieve their full potential. To be considered for a Dewar Arts …

PRS Women Make Music Fund

December 31

The aims of Women Make Music are: To break down assumptions and stereotypes within the music industry by encouraging role models for future generations To raise awareness of the gender gap and …

International Showcase Fund

The International Showcase Fund offers vital support for artists and bands based in England and Scotland who have been invited to play an international showcasing festival or conference. The PRS …

UHI Music & Creative Industries

Study music and the Creative Industries in the Highlands and Islands with UHI.  Lots of courses from HNC to Degree in Applied Music, Music Business, Musical Theatre, Audio Production and …

BBC Introducing

Whether you’re a performer or composer writing music under any classical style BBC Introducing is a fantastic platform to get involved with. Introducing has been supporting unsigned, undiscovered and under …

Traditional Music Classes start 15th August

Learn to play, appreciate and enjoy Scottish music in a friendly, supportive and fun environment. Chanter Whistle and Low Whistle Fiddle Accordion Anyone over the age of 8 years is …

Traditional Music Tour Directory

01/02/2018

Hands Up for Trad are continuing to champion new and established trad music talent by creating the Tour Directory – a free online service point for artists, venues and promoters …

Recording Studio in Dingwall

28/02/2018

Feis Rois have created a small studio space within their office at 16/17 High Street Dingwall for young people to use for free. If you’re interested in using professional software to …

ScotRail in the Community Arts Grants

26/03/2018

As part of the ‘ScotRail in the Community’ initiative, a £40k annual Cultural and Arts Fund will enable communities to flourish. The ScotRail Foundation can provide grants of between £500 …

YMI Training and CPD Fund

30/03/2018

As part of the Youth Music Initiative, the Scottish Music Centre administers this small grants scheme for individuals, orgs and networks looking to undertake training/CPD around youth music This fund …

Music +

31/03/2018

What is Musicplus+? It’s a mentoring scheme run by the Scottish Music Centre and supported by Creative Scotland’s Youth Music Initiative and The Robertson Trust. The aim of the project …

Are you heading out on tour and looking for some additional promo?

Are you heading out on tour and looking for some additional promo? If you send Folk Waves your dates they can put them in their weekly newsletter and highlight one of your music tracks …

National Youth Choir of Scotland

NYCoS Area Choirs are part of the National Youth Choir of Scotland, the organisation dedicated to encouraging singing for young people aged 0–25. As well as being fun, singing together …

Hit The Road

31/08/2018

Hit The Road is a national youth music touring project offering young musicians living in Scotland, between the ages of 14-19 years old, the opportunity to learn about the live …

Apply for a John Byrne Award

30/09/2018

The John Byrne Award is a monthly competition open to 16-25 year olds in Scotland. We accept creative works in any medium that express the artists’ values. £100 monthly prize …

Youth Arts Strategy for Highland 2017-2027

31/12/2027

The Highland Youth Arts Forum (HYAH) has set out a realistic but ambitious plan for youth arts in the Highlands for the period 2017-2027. The strategy’s vision and mission were …