Scotland’s leading creative industries festival , XpoNorth have announced the list of acts invited to showcase at this year’s event.

The annual Inverness-based festival will take place across the 3rd and 4th of July.  The live programme will see some of the most exciting artists from the Highlands and Islands and the rest of Scotland perform across a host of city centre venues.

There will also be the opportunity to see two fantastic new acts from Finland and Germany selected through XpoNorth’s EXCITE partnership.

Iain Hamilton, Head of Creative Industries, Highlands and Islands Enterprise said: ‘The live showcase element remains an extremely important aspect of XpoNorth and offers a fantastic platform for talent to access a global network of industry professionals- in addition to developing their audience more broadly. It also brings an incredible energy and highlights the diversity and vibrancy of the venue infrastructure in the city. It’s key that the conference remains a great destination to connect new talent with leading buyers, partners and music consumers and we’re delighted with the quality and range of the acts invited to perform this year.”

A host of talent selected to perform at this year’s event will also be offered slots on the XpoNorth Stage at the multi-award winning Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival.

The artists set to perform at XpoNorth 2019 are: