Emergency Scottish Government relief funds reach grassroots music venues

Creative Scotland ,
22 September 2020, Scotland

From Melrose to Kirkwall, Portree to Kirkcaldy, 72 venues across Scotland have received a total of £2.2million through the Scottish Government’s Grassroots Music Venues Stabilisation Fund through Creative Scotland.

Aimed at providing grassroots live music venues with the emergency funds to help address the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and prevent closure, the £2.2million fund which launched on Thursday 3 September, received 98 applications totalling £3.2million. All 72 eligible applications have received funding.