A new artist development programme featuring some of Scotland’s exciting young acts will launch on Tuesday 26th September with the first IGNITE showcase at Saint Lukes in Glasgow.

The initiative follows in the footsteps of Hit The Road and Music Plus and is funded by Help Musicians UK and PRS for Music Foundation.  Showcase #1 features four of Scotland’s most exciting young artists, Indigo Velvet , Skjør , Dancing On Tables and AYLEE.

Get tickets for the IGNITE showcase at Saint Luke’s, Glasgow here.

Tropical-pop quartet Indigo Velvet have played over 20 festivals so far this year (including The Great Escape, Kendal Calling, XpoNorth, Belladrum, Humber Street Sesh).  They have recorded live sessions fro Sofar Sounds, XpoNorth and Netsounds.  They’ve been championed by BBC Introducing, Radio 1, The Metro, Record of the Day, and Spotify – clocking up more than half a million streams on the platform to date.

Skjør  are an indie/rock quartet from Edinburgh. They’ve played festivals like XpoNorth, Belladrum and Electric Fields, recorded a live session with Vic Galloway via BBC Introducing, Netsounds and gained support from Jim Gellatly and The Skinny.

Dunfermline five-piece Dancing On Tables have toured the UK with gig-swapping network Off Axis, played at Kendal Calling, Outwith and Blackthorn Festivals and been featured by Scotland On Sunday, Club Decode and more.

Hailing from the Highlands, singer, songwriter and producer Eilidh Hadden aka AYLEE creates slick, electro-pop gems. She has been featured in The Line Of Best Fit, GIGsoup  and produces her own music.