Scottish Alternative Music Awards

Scottish Alternative Music Awards

Scottish Alternative Music Awards "A huge celebration of underground Scottish music" - The National

SAMAs are a unique and interactive music award experience exclusively recognising the alternative music scene in Scotland in association with Rebel Rebel Barbers.

Awards are given out in the following categories. Here are 2015's winners:

• Best Acoustic in association with citizenM Glasgow – Sean C Kennedy.
• Best Newcomer in association with UWS Creative – Bella and the Bear.
• Best Hip Hop in association with Splitter Scotland – Spring Break.
• Best Metal in association with Cathouse Rock Club – Divides.
• Best Rock/Alternative in association with Emu Bands – We Came From Wolves.
• Best Electronic in association with Eventbrite – Crash Club.
• Best Live Act in association with Bar Bloc Glasgow – Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5.

You can also find us on Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Youtube @OfficialSAMA

To contact us in the meantime you can message us directly on here, or email officialsama@outlook.com

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"A huge celebration of underground Scottish music" - The National

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Wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas from us here at SAMAs!

We've had a HUGE year and decided document our journey in 15 photos. Some of our personal highlights include awarding Bruce Findlay (ex Simple Minds / Bruce's Record Shop) our first Outstanding Contribution To Music, Gerry Cinnamon playing a glitzy in citizenM, Hector Bizerk absolutely smashing our live awards do. Oof.

Go have a peek at the full 15 highlights here: http://bit.ly/1OcnPPh

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With the year fast approaching its end we're feeling very reminiscent here at SAMA HQ. We've written a little article that sums up SAMA 2015 in 15 photos to fittingly round of our best year to date.

Thank you everyone for your continued support. Enjoy reading and have a merry Christmas and a happy new year from us!

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SAMA 2015 in 15 photos
22 weeks ago
Sinderins - all the best for 1999
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Mark J Smith - Briiliant, loved SAMA this year, thanks for showcasing some fantastic artists, the events were all really cool and so professional. The awards night was awesome, if you weren't there....well.... you weren't there. Ta. Mx
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Calum George Woodger - Eloquent and engaging.
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Lisa Thomson - 😂 such a wordsmith Richy Muirhead
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Calum George Woodger - 13 takes the biscuit for me, made me laugh every time I watched it while editing the article!
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Lisa Thomson - 😂😂😂 loving number 11. Proud to have been a part of it xx
        
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Sunday listening for us courtesy of The Rising Souls' latest track ✌🏼️

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We're in Edinburgh today filming a tasty #SAMAFEASTSESSION with The Rising Souls, we can't wait to share it with you!

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We're on our way to Edinburgh, nursing an almighty hangover to film a #SAMAFEASTSESSION with The Rising Souls, no rest for the wicked!

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Thanks to everyone for coming down tonight! We've had a belter, see you next year 🙌🏼

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Jimmy Muirhead - Nice One <><><>
        
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Last act of the night and we're ending on a bang! It's WHITE BAER prepare your ears for an assault! In the best possible way...
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WHITE BAER are on stage very, very soon. Last chance to get down and catch some SAMAs action!

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Sinderins, two short of the full compliment, are on now on stage. Lovely folk vibes here at citizenM Glasgow!
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First up GregPearsonMusic and his band ✌🏼️
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Kenedi Arthur - Wheeeyyyy grego! Xx
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David Selkirk - Good luck Greg ;))
        
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We're all set up for our VIPs in our special reserved area!

10 minutes till doors!

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One hour until the show starts!

Doors 7.30

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Playing last tonight are the fantastic WHITE BAER, check out their track 'The Promise of a Life of Violence'

Not long to go now!

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The Promise of a Life of Violence
        
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As ever we'll be running the show tonight alongside our sponsors wee rebel and with the help of others like citizenM Glasgow, Heineken, and Academy of Music and Sound Scotland

Thanks to you all for the support as ever!

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Academy of Music and Sound Scotland talent GregPearsonMusic will also be joining us tonight, we just love showcasing future stars ✌🏼

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Check out this awesome video of our headliners Sinderins playing their track 'Fayre' acoustically, just like they will tonight! 🙌🏼

Is it 7.30 yet?

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Fayre - Sinderins (Live Acoustic Session)
        
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Today's the day, the SAMAs Christmas party complete with mulled wine starts in less than 9 hours! 🍷🎅🏼

Remember it's best to get tickets in advance via Eventbrite but we will be selling tickets on the door.

Get tix here: http://bit.ly/20a1arC

For more info visit: officialsama.tumblr.com

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Our ticket competition is now closed, we'll be informing the winners very shortly!

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