The cream of the alternative music crop

Hip-hop band Young Fathers
Hip-hop band Young Fathers

BANDS from across the country will be keeping fingers crossed for the Scottish Alternative Music Awards, taking place at the Garage tomorrow (Friday).

It’s a showcase of the best emerging artists, with the winners are decided by public vote.

This year’s nominees include Adam Stafford, Withered Hand, Roman Nose, Washington Irving, Young Fathers, Hector Bizerk and Silibil n Brains (stars of last year’s The Great Hip Hop Hoax), to name a few.

The line-up for the evening includes The Lafontaines, Model Aeroplanes, Brown Bear & the Bandits and more — so there’s plenty on offer for the discerning music fan.

Tickets are £10 for the (6.30pm start) — more info on 332 1120 or at