The Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMAs) have announced the nominees for the sixth annual award show – which takes place at The Garage in Glasgow, on Thursday 8 October.
Spanning seven categories – five by musical genre, plus awards for Live Act and Newcomer, the acts on the shortlists range from the fairly familiar like C Duncan, Kathryn Joseph and Bdy Prts, industry favourites such as Neon Waltz and Catholic Action, and recently emerged hot tips like Man of Moon.
The full lineup:
BEST ROCK/ALTERNATIVE sponsored by EmuBands
BEST NEWCOMER sponsored by UWS Creative
MAN OF MOON
BELLA & THE BEAR
BEST HIP HOP sponsored by Splitter Scotland
DJ YEMSTER & HEXTASY
THE ILL COLLECTIVE
BIGG TAJ & SPEESIXNINE
BEST ELECTRONIC sponsored by Eventbrite
OUR FUTURE GLORY
BEST ACOUSTIC sponsored by CitizenM
THE JELLYMAN’S DAUGHTER
BEST GIRL ATHLETE
SEAN C KENNEDY
BEST LIVE ACT sponsored by Bar Bloc
COLONEL MUSTARD & THE DIJON 5
BEST METAL sponsored by Cathouse Glasgow
MOUNTAINS UNDER OCEANS
SEED OF SORROW
Tickets for this year’s Scottish Alternative Music Awards are available now via EventBrite. Prices start from £10.
More at http://officialsama.co.uk