Vote for the bands to support Paolo Nutini at Hogmanay
Kirstyn Smith 5 December 2016
Get deciding which local bands to win the coveted support slots
Start flexing those voting fingers, as it's now over to you (yes, you!) to decide which two acts will be supporting Paolo Nutini at his headline Hogmanay gigs:
The Concert in the Gardens and the Night Afore Concert.
From a whopping 400+ entrants, the hotlist was whittled down to just eight Scottish artists, only two of which will be victorious; one winner playing one night and the other the next. It's now the turn of the voting public to make their choice – your candidates are below.
BooHooHoo Electro pop three-piece from Glasgow. Listen: https://soundcloud.com/boohoohooband Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gBsiHIbWD8 Crystal Eighties-influenced grunge and blues from Glasgow. Listen: https://soundcloud.com/crystalmusic00 Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHqVUJrI-Z0 Lemonhaze Paisley indie rockers. Listen: https://soundcloud.com/lemonhazemusic Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XukdFsj8okI Lizabett Russo Singer-songwriterly sounds from Edinburgh Listen: https://soundcloud.com/lizabett-russo Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxXzJB8ZP8k Miracle Glass Company Rock trio from the capital Listen: https://soundcloud.com/miracleglasscompany Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cF8L8NjYAfs Saint PHNX Wishaw's brotherly rock duo Listen: https://soundcloud.com/saintphnx Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1Dm-w526Kw Sinderins Dundee's atmospheric folksters Listen: https://soundcloud.com/sinderins Watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEDzoLnrp5U Will & the Wild Horse Rollicking blues and folk from Ayrshire Listen: https://soundcloud.com/willandthewildhorse Watch: ttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fopjT-6p1Xw
Take a saunter over to Edinburgh Hogmanay's website where you can learn more about each artist and cast your all-important vote. You've got til this Sunday 11 Dec, so get a move on.
Concert in the Gardens
See in the New Year with a lineup of excellent music including Rag'n'Bone Man, Declan McKenna and Nina Nesbitt and a spectacular view of the fireworks. Previous headliners have included Paolo Nutini, Biffy Clyro, Pet Shop Boys, Lily Allen, Primal Scream, Kasabian, and Blondie.
Night Afore Concert
After the Concert in the Gardens on the 31 Dec sold out in a record three hours the peeps at Edinburgh's Hogmanay are hosting a second gig headlined by Paolo Nutini.