NORDOFF Robbins Scotland have revealed the final acts set to attend and perform this year’s SSE Scottish Music Awards.
The latest award nominations include; Summer Nights, for Glasgow UNESCO City of Music Best Live Event, Texas for the Ticketmaster Tourmaster Award, Glasgow Jazz Festival for the Sunday Mail Music Business Award, Horse McDonald for the Music Ambassador Award sponsored by Sir Reo Stakis Foundation and The Waterboys for SSE’s Outstanding Contribution to Music. Scottish icons Hipsway and The Waterboys will also perform at the ceremony, as well as Emeli Sandé, Nina Nesbitt, The Temperance Movement, Tom Walker and Lewis Capaldi.
The glittering ceremony has been Nordoff Robbins Scotland’s biggest fundraiser since 1996 and funds raised on the night are a vital part of the charity’s ability to provide music therapy to over 450 vulnerable children and adults across the country every week.
Scots music legends Hipsway will take to the Old Fruitmarket stage on Saturday to celebrate their appearance at Summer Nights, nominated for Glasgow UNESCO City of Music Best Live Event. Hipsway’s astonishing career began in 1984 in Glasgow and continues today with upcoming shows around the country, and the recording of new music. With a music career spanning over 30 years, Hipsway will entertain fans and music buffs at the awards ceremony and after reforming in November 2016, their re-emergence at the SSE Scottish Music Awards will be a true highlight of the night.
Glasgow Jazz Festival are nominated for the Sunday Mail Music Business Award, acknowledging a phenomenal 30 years in the industry for the festival which sees home-grown jazz artists side-by-side with jazz legends such as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Buddy Guy, Sarah Vaughan and Tony Bennett.
The SSE Scottish Music Awards celebrates the best of Scottish and UK music whilst simultaneously providing crucial fundraising for vulnerable children and adults across Scotland, for music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins Scotland and looks set to be another unmissable night. 2017 looks to be even bigger and better than before with appearances from Emeli Sandé, Nina Nesbitt, The Waterboys, Hipsway, Lewis Capaldi, The Temperance Movement and Tom Walker all set to perform.
For further information on the SSE Scottish Music Awards or Nordoff Robbins Scotland please visit: www.nrscot.org.uk.