About

Nominators

Agnese Daverio
Programme and Production Manager
Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival
Website
Edinburgh

Alana Hepburn
Promoter
SAMAS / HANG
Website
Glasgow

Alex Misick
Projects & Digital Producer
CCA
Website
Glasgow

Alexander Riches
Operations Manager
St Luke's
Website
Glasgow

Alistair Braidwood
Founder
Scots Whay Hae!
Website
Glasgow

Amy Ferguson
Producer – The Afternoon Show with Janice Forsyth, Grant Stott & Nicola Meighan
BBC Radio Scotland
Website
Edinburgh

Andrew Thomson
Founder
Clyde Built Radio
Website
Glasgow

Andy Shearer
Creative Director
Horsecross Arts
Website
Perth

Arusa Qureshi
Freelance Journalist
Freelance
Website
Edinburgh

Becca Inglis
Freelance Writer & Arts Marketer
Creative Edinburgh
Website
Edinburgh

Callum Fergusson
Booker
PCL
Website
Glasgow

Callum Jones
Programme Coordinator
Leith Theatre
Website
Edinburgh

Carla Marina Almeida
Performance Programmer
Paisley Arts Centre
Website
Paisley

Carol Main
Director
Live Music Now Scotland
Website
Edinburgh

Catriona Reilly
Club Booker / Promoter
Stereo / Push It
Website
Glasgow

Chae Houston
Director
Tenement TV
Website
Glasgow

Charlotte Mountford
Co-director
Lyth Arts Centre
Website
Lyth, Wick

Chris Beltran
Promoter
DF Concerts
Website
Glasgow

Chris Wemyss
Venue Manager
MacArts
Website
Galashiels

Claire Francis
Freelance Music Journalist
Freelance
Website
Glasgow

Claire Ingram
Finance Director
Assai Records / HTS (Scotland) Ltd
Website
Dundee

Craig Gornall
Founder
Alive and Amplified/Shout The Scottish Music Experience
Website
Edinburgh

Daniel Mutch
Promoter
432 Presents
Website
Glasgow

Daniella Kidd
Fundraising Officer
Tiree Music Festival
Website
Tiree

Darren Yeats
Owner
VoxBox Music
Website
Edinburgh

Dave Miller
General Manager
Dumfries Music Conference
Website
Dumfries

David Boyle
Director of Kelburn Arts
Kelburn Garden Party
Website
Kilmarnock

David Pollock
Freelance Music Journalist
Scotsman, the List, Mixmag, Electronic Sound etc
Website
Edinburgh

David Watkin
Head of Strings
RCS
Website
Glasgow

Delaina Sepko
Presenter – Beats and Breaks
Sunny Govan
Website
Glasgow

Derek McNee
Director
Scottish Electronic Music Conference
Website
Edinburgh

Dougie Brown
Event Producer
Belladrum
Website
Inverness

Emma Lamont
Presenter
BBC Radio nan Gàidheal
Website


Evan Henderson
Chief Executive
The Queen's Hall
Website
Edinburgh

Ewen Duncan
Owner
Europa Music
Website
Stirling

Feena McKinnell
Programming
EHFM
Website
Edinburgh

Fiona Mactaggart
Freelance music journalist
Scottish Jazz Space
Website
Edinburgh

Fiona McMenamin
Assistant Manager
FOPP
Website
Glasgow

Fiona Shepherd
Freelance Music Journalist
The Scotsman
Website
Glasgow

Floortje Matthew
Programme Manager
Shetland Arts
Website
Lerwick

Halina Rifai
Podcast Producer, Music Writer, PR & Marketer
Podcart, We Are Here Scotland, Scottish Women Inventing Music
Website
Glasgow

Holly Lennon
Journalist
Glasgow Live
Website
Glasgow

Ica Headlam
Director/Founder
We Are Here Scotland
Website
Aberdeen / Aberdeenshire

Iona Lee
Poet, Arts & Music Editor
Bella Caledonia
Website
Edinburgh

Jamie Macdonald
Founder/Editor
Netsounds
Website
Inverness

Jamie Murray
Festival Director
Doune the Rabbit Hole
Website
Doune

Jamie Wilde
Freelance Journalist
CLASH / The Skinny / Notion / NME
Website
Dundee

Jennifer McGlone
Creative Consultant/ Mentor
Glow Arts
Website
Glasgow

Jill Rodger
Festival Director
Glasgow International Jazz Festival
Website
Glasgow

Jim Gellatly
Broadcaster / Journalist
Amazing Radio / The Scottish Sun
Website
Glasgow

Jim Gilchrist
Journalist
The Scotsman
Website


John Mulhearn
Head of Piping Studies
The National Piping Centre
Website
Glasgow

Jonathan Rimmer
Founder
Hip Hop Scotland
Website
Glasgow

Jules Boyle
Journalist
The Sunday Mail
Website
Glasgow

Kadri Soerunurk
Coordinator
Sound / Sound Festival
Website
Aberdeen

Karen Dufour
Project Manager
New Music Scotland / Scottish Awards for New Music
Website
Glasgow

Katie Coe
Live Music and Publishing Assistant
DIY
Website


Katie Goh
Freelance journalist
Freelance
Website
Edinburgh

Katie Guthrie
Founder
Underground Sounds
Website
Edinburgh

Kip Cozy
Director
Twelve 50 TV
Website


KONZ
Owner
Wavvy Music / Wavvy Media
Website
Aberdeen / Aberdeenshire

Laura Leslie
Membership Officer
Scottish Music Centre
Website
Glasgow

Lesley Shaw
Producer
Celtic Connections
Website
Glasgow

Lindsay Pell
Senior Producer for Music
BBC Radio 3/Radio Scotland
Website


Lindsey Davidson
Content Creator
Grlbandblog
Website
Glasgow

Lisa-Marie Ferla
New Music Columnist
The Scots Magazine
Website
Glasgow

Liz Clark
Presenter
Celtic Music Radio
Website


Lynsey Gibson
Radio Presenter
Radio Forth / Radio Borders
Website
Edinburgh

Mairi Mulhern
Journalist
Platinum Magazine
Website
Dundee

Mark Mackechnie
Co-founder
Riverside Festival
Website
Glasgow

Mark Mackie
Director
Regular Music
Website
Edinburgh

Matt Brennan
Course Convenor, Music Industries MSc
The University of Glasgow
Website
Glasgow

Maya Medvesek
DJ / Producer
Nightwave
Website
Glasgow

Meg Findlay
Artist Co-ordinator
Stonehaven Folk Club / Stonehaven Folk Festival
Website
Stonehaven

Michael Moloney
Owner
Chameleon
Website
Aberdeen

Michael Pederson
Director/Founder
Neu! Reekie!
Website
Edinburgh

Nadia Younes
Clubs Editor
The Skinny
Website
Edinburgh

Nathon Jones
Project Co-ordinator & Festival Director
Trad Music Trust
Website


Niall Munro
Director
Skye Live Festival
Website
Skye

Nicola Meighan
Presenter
BBC Radio Scotland
Website


Nigel Graham
Owner
Union Vinyl
Website
Inverness

Olaf Furniss
Founder/Director
Born To Be Wide / Wide Days / Off The Record
Website
Edinburgh

Pauline Black
Senior Lecturer in Music
University of Aberdeen; Jazz From Scotland; Jazz at the Blue Lamp
Website
Aberdeen

Riah Fairweather
General and Projects Manager
Sonic Bothy
Website
Glasgow

Richy Muirhead
Founder / Events Producer
Scottish Alternative Music Awards
Website
Glasgow

Robin Murray
Editor – clashmusic.com
Clash
Website
London

Ross Coutts
Presenter
Fresh Sounds (River Radio)
Website


Sami Omar
Founder
UP2STNDRD
Website
Glasgow

Sarra Wild
Founder and Promoter
OH141
Website
Glasgow

Sebastian Scotney
Editor/Publisher
London Jazz News
Website
London

Simon Eilbeck
Founder and Promoter
Hot Mess
Website
Edinburgh

Stewart Bain
Manager
Grooves Records (Orkney)
Website
Kirkwall

Stuart Macaulay
Freelance Radio Broadcaster
Pulse 98.4
Website
Glasgow

Suzanne Bonner
DJ
Shoot Your Shot
Website
Glasgow

Suzanne Miller
Nations Manager
Help Musicians Scotland
Website
Glasgow

Tallah Brash
Music Editor
The Skinny
Website
Edinburgh

Tara McLoughlin
Senior Cultural Programmer
Tolbooth Stirling + Stirling's Albert Halls
Website
Stirling

Tim Saul
Chairman
Bute Jazz Concerts Ltd & Bute Manouche
Website
Bute

Tom Johnson
Founder/Editor
Gold Flake Paint
Website
Glasgow

Vic Galloway
Presenter
BBC Radio Scotland
Website
Edinburgh