XPONORTH – the rebadged goNorth music and creative industries showcase – is now open to submissions for its 2015 incarnation.

Musicians as well as filmmakers can now apply to participate in the event, which takes place in Inverness on Wednesday 10th – Thursday 11th June.

The deadline for applications is Friday 3rd April.

Like the previous goNorths in Inverness and before that in Aberdeen, XpoNorth events are free for the public to attend

More than 1300 people attended the 2014 festival, compared to just 500 people in 2011. Bands and others interested in taking part in the showcase events can find more info at the XPONORTH website.