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LMN Baritone David Jones cycles 1000 miles across Britain to present Vaughan William's Songs of Travel

Tuesday 10th April 2018

Marking the sixtieth anniversary of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ death, on Friday 18 May award-winning LMN baritone David Jones will embark on Song Cycle, a thousand-mile musical pilgrimage on bicycle, taking him from Scotland’s North Eastern tip of John O’ Groats all the way to… [read more]

 

Intergenerational concerts prove to be a big success

Wednesday 7th February 2018

  As a music outreach organisation, Live Music Now strives to reach a wide range of audiences. With that in mind, a new initiative from Live Music Now Scotland recently brought together two very different audiences to enjoy music at the same time -… [read more]

 

LMN folk singer Hannah Rarity named 2018 BBC Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year

Tuesday 6th February 2018

  All at Live Music Now Scotland and Live Music Now congratulate Hannah for this wonderful achievement.   The announcement was made as part of the Celtic Connections festival in Glasgow, following a performance at the end of January at Glasgow's City Halls in… [read more]

 

LIBOR concerts reach veterans of all ages in Scotland

Friday 8th December 2017

      Earlier this year, Live Music Now announced an ambitious new UK-wide project, providing 700 interactive concerts for veterans of the armed forces and their dependants, all around the UK. The concerts have been made possible through the UK chancellor using LIBOR… [read more]

 

Emerging composer explores memory and nostalgia after being awarded the 2016/17 Kimie Composition Prize

Thursday 18th May 2017

A young composer has been awarded £1000 from Live Music Now Scotland to write music that will be performed in care homes for the elderly. The funding support was given as part of the charity’s ongoing desire to commission brand new classical music, and… [read more]

 

LMN Scotland Wraps up the 'Belt it Oot Bute!' Songwriting Project with School Pupils in Rothesay

Wednesday 15th March 2017

Photo credit: Dorothy McDonald   Beautiful music was made on the Isle of Bute earlier this week, in a concert that marked the successful end of a ten-week songwriting project. Back in January, the Live Music Now Scotland collective began working with… [read more]

 

LMN Scotland Celebrates Robert Burns with a foot-stomping concert

Monday 30th January 2017

Live Music Now Scotland musicians enjoyed a fantastic day at the National Museum of Scotland, as part of the celebrations for Burns Unbound. Crowds got to enjoy foot-stomping live music from Aonach Mòr, Jeana Leslie, Adam Brown and Barluath. The concert was compèred by BBC… [read more]

 

LMN Scotland receives nomination for best community/education project

Monday 30th January 2017

  Live Music Now Scotland is delighted to have been nominated for an award for a special musical commission by the composer John McLeod CBE. ‘Songs from Above and Below’ was shortlisted in the category of Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Award for… [read more]

 

Composing with Care - with Paisley 2021

Friday 11th November 2016

Live Music Now Scotland was delighted to receive funding from Paisley 2021, a campaign building support for Paisley's bid for City of Culture 2021. We gathered together some of our musicians who hail from Paisley in Renfrewshire, West Scotland - flautist… [read more]

 

Auditions in Scotland : 9/10 November 2016 - APPLY NOW!

Tuesday 6th September 2016

It’s  audition time once again at Live Music Now Scotland. We’re looking for musicians, bands and ensembles to play paid gigs in unusual settings. Do you think you might fit the bill?   About us: Our aim is to bring great live music to people… [read more]

 
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