The eighth annual Scottish Alternative Music Awards went down a treat last night at The Garage, Glasgow as seven exciting Scottish artists pick up awards! The Van T’s won the prestigious Best Live Act award and were presented with the prize presented by main sponsor Rebel Rebel Barbers. DJ Jim Gellatly hosted the night in which special guests Vic Galloway, Laura Boyd, NIGHTWAVE & more presented the seven awards.
The event began with live sets by electro trio BooHooHoo and riff kings Holy Mountain. Post punk five-piece WHITE closed proceeding’s playing tracks from their debut album ‘One Night Stand Forever’.
Last night’s ceremony was a great celebration of Scottish music! The live lineup and 2017 nominations showcase the wealth of talent in Scotland across multiple genres.
The full list of winners for 2017’s awards are:
Best Metal in association with Cathouse - Tiberius
Best Live Act in association with Xpo North-The Van Ts
Best Acoustic in association with Assai UK- Lewis Capaldi (Collected on behalf of Lewis who is on tour in USA.)
Best Electronic in association with citizenM - Stillhound
Best Hip-Hop in association with Boyd Digital - Kid Robotik
Best Newcomer in association with The Academy Of Music & Sound - SHREDD!
Best Rock/Alternative in association with Eventbrite UK - Shambolics
Congratulations to all nominees and winners from everyone at the SAMAs!
Thank you to Cameron Brisbane for the amazing photography.
We'll be back soon, with some exciting news regarding 2018.