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PRS Foundation’s PPL Momentum Music Fund is open for applications, deadline Monday 24th May 2021. “Offering grants of £5k-£15k for UK-based artists/bands to break through to the next level of their careers”. Details below.

https://prsfoundation.com/funding-support/funding-music-creators/next-steps/ppl-momentum-music-fund/
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Not long until the Langtoun Jazz Festival at Home One More Time kicks off next month! Great to hear that the fabulous Richard Michael is playing! 👍😃

https://www.facebook.com/events/1191156637999117/?ref=newsfeed
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Bravo Café OTO!! 👏👏 Those of you in London, see this kind offer from OTO! 😀

Photo by David Laskowski Today 11th May 2021 Cafe OTO announced: “We’re pleased to announce that from today, if you…
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£500 grants – closing date 13th May 2021 at 12pm !! 😮 Details below..

https://soundandmusic.org/compose/covid-19-composer-awards/?fbclid=IwAR0SnN3j_lLl63jFv9hLdWbd1yB5WrKP53cwmjcMax47k4SPMq0un1QCeBs
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Ace guitarist, composer and educator Malcolm MacFarlane (www.malcolmmacfarlane.com) joins the Playtime Quartet this Friday 14th May 20201 at 8.30pm UTC + 01. Better batten down the hatches.. 😀 🎸

https://www.facebook.com/events/519465695765391?ref=newsfeed
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“The world’s quietest room” : sounds a bit freaky 😬 : but what do you reckon?! 🙂

Pic by: Microsoft https://www.classicfm.com/discover-music/worlds-quietest-room-microsoft-anechoic-chamber/?fbclid=IwAR0Lb2SnS8NlIk9KIpuKWIG8vDtf6Vd6GSCMjxamvI_8YphW7FtAH6RYk5k
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Scotland continues to produce great albums that successfully meld Jazz and Scottish Trad idioms. Fergus Hall’s debut album ‘Shores’ – which as a bonus features words of revered Gaelic poet Sorley MacLean – is one such. Here is Scottish Jazz Space’s (under my name, FM) review of ‘Shores’ in London Jazz News. 👍😀

https://londonjazznews.com/2021/05/08/fergus-hall-shores/
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Illustrious Scottish guitarist Jim Mullen, live-streaming from the 606 Club: Thursday 20th May at 8pm BST! 🎸🎸🎸🎸

https://www.606club.co.uk/account/videos/live/
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Helena Kay, Scottish tenor saxophonist + band (amongst which is of course fellow Scot, Calum Gourlay), live-streaming from the Vortex on Wednesday 19th May 2021 at 8pm BST!! This is going to be great!! 👍😀

http://www.vortexjazz.co.uk/event/helena-kay/
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Our Traditional musician friends here in Scotland now have a directory of themselves, which sounds like an extremely helpful initiative! The launch is today Friday 7th May 2021 at 8pm BST; details below.

https://scottishstorytellingcentre.online.red61.co.uk/event/913:3810/