Showcase Scotland

21 - 26 January 2014
Approaching its 15th year, Showcase Scotland introduces international and worldwide audiences to new music. Its aim is to secure performances for Scottish based artists on a global scale – creating new audiences for existing artists and introducing new artists to existing audiences.

“We have a phenomenal wealth of talent in Scotland in traditional, folk and roots music, from every corner of this country. Showcase Scotland gives our artists the chance to play to a global audience, via the representatives who attend this event. As such it is a key part of our showcasing strategy ensuring the best of Scottish musical talent, of all genres, reaches the largest possible audience.”  Ian Smith, Head of Music, Creative Scotland​.

Delegates are issued with a pass which gains them access to festival shows which feature either Scottish artists, or artists from our international partnering nations. For the first time in 2014, Showcase Scotalnd will be focusing on two partner nations Australia and India.

First time delegates are encouraged to arrive on the 21st when a first time delegates briefing takes place.

For more information on Showcase Scotland, see our Frequently Asked Questions