XPO North Announces Epic Showcase Line Up!

Calling out to all you lovely people in the creative industries and people who have taste in extremely good music, here’s some news to ease you back into work after the Easter holidays!

XPO North, Scotland’s leading Creative Industries Festival returns to Inverness on the 7th – 8th June at Eden Court. XPO is an extremely unique festival in Scotland covering all spectrums in crafts, fashion and textiles; writing and publishing; screen and broadcast; and music.

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This morning, the line up for this year’s showcase was announced and it is paying tribute to some of the greatest homegrown talent Scotland is offering. With acts such as REBEL WESTERNS, November LightsDeclan Welsh & The Decadent West, Single By SundayBooHooHoo, American ClayVISTAS, The Ninth Wave and Stillhound set to take the stage by storm, this showcase is certainly nothing short of spectacular and a real indication of varied genres, excellent taste and Inverness knows how to throw a decent party!

XPO North is about discovering the next greatest set of creatives and letting all the creativity flourish over a 48-hour window. Festival Director, Amanda Millen, said: “Showcasing the best emerging acts on the music scene has always been an integral part of the festival since its inception at the start of the century.”

Access to the festival is free and you can register for tickets here! You have until 5:00pm on Thursday 8th June 2017 to secure your place!

Here is what to expect at XPO North:

The full line up is as follows:

100 Fables
Ali Robertson
Alkanes
American Clay
Ayakara
Birdhead
Bloodlines
BooHooHoo
Carma
Consolers
Dancing on Tables
Declan Welsh & the Decadent West
Ded Rabbit
E M I L I E
Edgar Road
Edwin Organ
Emme Woods
Ernest Rambles
Eugene Twist
Faces On TV
Fat Goth
FEATHERWEST
Foggy City Orphan (FCO)
Foreignfox
Future Get Down
Garden Of Elks
Hamish Hawk
Indigo Velvet
Jackal Trades
James Mackenzie (Full Band)
Jamie And Shoony
Josephine Sillars
Kvasir
Lawless and the Leash
LILURA
Medicine Men
Mia Mackintosh
Michiel Turner
Mira Aasma
Miracle Glass Company
Moteh Parrott
Mother Night
Mt. Doubt
NIEVES
NOAH NOAH
November Lights
Other Humans
Pinact
Posable Action Figures
Pronto Mama
Pure Grief
Rascalton
REBEL WESTERNS
Reverieme (Solo Acoustic)
Roanokeans
Roseanne Reid
Savage Mansion
Schnarff Schnarff
Single By Sunday
SKJØR
STATIC UNION
Stillhound
TAMZENE
The Begbies
The Howling Lords
The Imagineers
The Little Kicks
The Moon Kids
THE NINTH WAVE
The Vegan Leather
The Youth And Young
Tijuana Bibles
Vasa
Vistas
We Came From Wolves
Winter Springs
Wojtek The Bear
WOMPS.

Words by Tracey Faye McIntyre

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