Youth music touring initiative Hit The Road visits Stirling, Dundee, Inverness and Edinburgh from 3-6 September. The project provides young musicians living in Scotland aged 14-19 years old, the opportunity to learn about the live industry before embarking on a professionally managed tour across Scotland.
Hit The Road alumni include Model Aeroplanes [signed Major Record deal with Island Records August 2015], Aylee, KLOË, Man of Moon, The Mermaids, Be Charlotte and lots more. WATCH all Hit The Road Tour VIDEOS
Get FREE Tickets for ANY Gig: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/hit-the-road-7827742303 | TOUR DATES:
3 Sept 2015 The Tolbooth, STIRLING | 4 Sept 2015 BeatGenerator Live, DUNDEE | 5 Sept 2015 Mad Hatters, [upstairs Hootananny] INVERNESS | 6 Sept 2015 The Electric Circus, EDINBURGH
RHONA MACFARLANE is a 17-year-old singer songwriter from Montrose in North Eastern Scotland. Rhona is a multi-instrumentalist [violin, piano, guitar] and toured across China this month playing violin for the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland. Rhona has performed at Montrose Music Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the renowned Danny Kyle open stage at Celtic Connections. Listen: https://soundcloud.com/rhonamacfarlane | Twitter: https://twitter.com/rhonamacfarlane Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rhonamacfarlanemusic
GUS HARROWER is a 16-year-old musician from Edinburgh who has supported Hit The Road artists like Acrylic. Gus released his debut EP ‘Mystery’ in June this year with notable gigs including Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange and Edinburgh Festival Fringe for Hard Rock Cafe. Mystery is featured by Podcast/Blog/Radio organisation Scottish Fiction for August 2015. Listen: https://soundcloud.com/gusharrower | Twitter: https://twitter.com/gusharrower Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gusharrowermusic
RUTH GILLIES is an 18-year-old singer songwriter from Inverness with a folk/country twist. Ruth benefited from one-to-one mentoring support, and gained a performance slot at Belladrum Festival via Music Plus last year. Other live highlights include Blazin’ in Beauly Festival, Folktoberfest and Baxters’ Loch Ness Marathon. Listen: https://soundcloud.com/ruth-gillies | Twitter: https://twitter.com/ruthgillies15 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ruthgilliesmusic
AARON SMITH is a 17-year-old singer songwriter from Stirling. He recently completed a busking tour of different UK cities with Hit The Road alumni Megan D, supported X-Factor runner up Nicholas McDonald and released his debut single City Lights [clocking up over 100,000 views]. Listen/Watch: https://youtu.be/5JId_Vzz8sU | Twitter: https://twitter.com/aaron_s_music Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AaronSmithMusic100Find Out More