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We're delighted that GRIT: The Martyn Bennett Story won 'Event of The Year' at Saturday's MG ALBA Scots Trad Music Awards, that took place in Inverness.
The Martyn Bennett Story is a theatrical exploration of one of Scotland's most innovative and maverick musical visionaries: Real World artist Martyn Bennett. The production was directed by Olivier Award winning theatre director Cora Bissett and written by one of Scotland's brightest writing talents Kieran Hurley.
You can read more about the Trad Awards in this piece from The Scotsman . Well done to everyone involved in the production!
Continuing the GRIT theme, 2015 will be the 10th anniversary of Martyn's untimely passing and with a mixture of celebration and commemoration the opening event at Celtic Connections 2015 will be the live world première of Martyn Bennett's final masterpiece, originally released in 2003, and widely recognised as a towering landmark in contemporary Scottish music. It should prove to be another memorable night.