Music Venue Trust (MVT) has just announced a fantastic lineup for Save Our Scottish Venues virtual festival. It takes place on Friday 19th June across three ‘stages’ and is streamed on livefrom.events.
The event streams performances by Scottish musicians who have come together to support Scotland’s vital grassroots music venues who are facing closure due to Covid-19.
The first artists to be announced are KT Tunstall, The Xcerts, Hunter & the Bear, Wet Wet Wet, Be Charlotte, Fatherson, Luke La Volpe, Hue & Cry, Honeyblood and Anchor Lane. Festival host Vic Galloway will also be talking to musicians and venue reps to highlight the synergy between these venues and the artists whose careers they help develop.
Tickets on sale now from
£5 – to watch the festival live, in real-time, on Friday 19th June at 8pm
£8 – to watch the festival live and on catch up from Saturday 20th 10am until Sunday 21st June at 10pm. Viewers watching on catch up will be able to watch all 3 stages
The weekend will start on Thursday 18th June at 8pm with a free-to-view performance by Fran Healy. Filmed on a hillside overlooking Los Angeles, this special acoustic performance will be streamed on Facebook HERE.
The Scottish grassroots music venues that will benefit from ticket sales and donations include:
Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh
The Tooth & Claw, Inverness
The View, Oban
PJ Molloys, Dunfermline
Temple Falkirk, Falkirk
The Glad Cafe, Glasgow
Church Dundee, Dundee
Ivory Blacks, Glasgow
Leith Depot, Edinburgh
Henry’s Cellar Bar, Edinburgh
The Bongo Club, Edinburgh
Mac Arts, Galashiels