Bands should brush up their brogue, as the Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy charity and Creative Scotland have launched The Big Apple Award – which will see the winner playing in New York at Scotland Week 2012, as well as at the Tartan Clefs award ceremony in November 2011.

Five bands will be shortlisted and play off at The Garage this September, with the winners appearing at the two events. Entrance is in conjunction with the News of the World’s A-Listed magazine and bands should send a CD and photo to: The Big Apple Award Entry, A-LISTED – Scottish News of the World, 6th Floor, Guild Hall, 57 Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3EN.
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