Hit The Road: 10 Years of Empowering Young Musicians

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Calling Young Musicians Aged 14-19 to Join Scotland’s Premier Youth Music Tour

Scotland’s acclaimed youth music project, Hit The Road, celebrates a decade of nurturing talent. Established in 2013, this initiative has shaped the journeys of young musicians, offering platforms for growth, networking, and artistic expression.

Hit The Road has played a pivotal role in the Scottish music scene, supporting over 300 musicians through 120 performances and industry sessions. Notable alumni include stars like Lewis Capaldi, Be Charlotte, Parliamo, and Shorthouse.

Beyond touring Scotland and hometown shows, Hit The Road offers workshops on live sound engineering and stage production, equipping participants with music industry skills.

In its tenth year, Hit The Road invites young musicians, 14-19 years old, to join a legacy enriching Scotland’s live music scene. The touring season runs from September 2023 to March 2024.

Project Manager Michael Cassidy reflected,

“We’ve seen live music’s transformative power on young people. Our goal is to provide a stepping stone into professional music.

If you’re aged 14-19 and passionate about music, apply now!”

Apply at www.hittheroad.org.uk early due to high demand. All gigs are held in safe venues suitable for ages 14+. Join this musical journey today!

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Chris Lemon
Chris Lemon
A lifelong passion for music matched with a geeky fascination for social media and websites resulted in the creation of Inverness Gigs back in 2010. The aim of the site is to help promote, support and generally raise awareness of the local music scene.If you want get in touch you can contact me direct at invernessgigs@gmail.com