Dumfries Teenager Joins ‘Hit The Road’ Tour

National youth music touring project, Hit The Road visits Dumfries, Glasgow and Dunfermline from 25-27 November 2016. Managed by the Scottish Music Centre; the project provides young musicians living in Scotland, between the ages of 14-19 years old, the opportunity to learn about the live industry before embarking on a professionally managed tour. Hit The Road aims to equip young artists with the knowledge, contacts and tools to work within the live industry and is funded by Creative Scotland’s Youth Music Initiative (YMI) and PRS for Music Foundation.


Hit the Road’s facebook event link for The Stove gig is https://www.facebook.com/events/1219675074762268/?ti=icl


Tickets available at http://www.ticketweb.co.uk/event/hit-the-road-elia-davidson-rebekah-kirk-deni-smith-tickets/255149




Sixteen year old, Elia Davidson hails from Dumfries and Galloway. She won the Amnesty International Youth Awards Songwriting Competition 2015 and has performed at Celtic Connections, Merchant City Festival [via Scottish Music Centre], Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival and Youth Beatz. Elia released her debut EP earlier this year.



Deni Smith is a 19 year old singer songwriter from Fife. She has performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival [via Music Plus] and supported bands like Fatherson, Model Aeroplanes and Sinderins. Smith released her debut single ‘Bring Back The Sun’ in August, securing airplay from Jim Gellatly on Amazing Radio.



Rebekah Kirk is a 15 year old songwriter from Glasgow, who began singing at 8 years old. She is steadily building a strong profile, thanks to tens of thousands of views on YouTube, and coverage in various newspapers. Rebekah has performed at Edinburgh Festival, Gig On The Green, GoRock Festival, Gig In The Goil and won Best Emerging Talent at the 2015 Recording Festival.

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