Hit The Road Tours – FREE expert training for ages 14-19

Hit The Road is looking for young performers across Scotland.

If you’re between the ages of 14 and 19, living in Scotland and want to take your music out into the real world, we can help.

Acts of all genres will be taken through a process of training and rehearsing before it’s time to Hit The Road!

What is Hit The Road?

A touring project for 14-19 year old aspiring performers at an early stage in their music making. Hit the Road will present five tours of Scotland, themed by music genre. Participants are also invited to training workshops with industry professionals covering all aspects of the reality of touring, while there will also be training opportunities for young people wishing to try out support roles such as sound engineering and stage technicians.

When & Where?

Each tour will take three acts on the road, with each act taking the headline slot to their home town crowd.

Who Can Apply?

Online registration is now open for those who are:

  • aged 14-19
  • living in Scotland
  • involved in any kind of music making
  • interested in learning about and developing their own musical career

Who Can’t Apply?

  • Acts who have previous touring experience.
  • Acts who are signed or associated with professional record, publishing or management.

Hit The Road is run by the Scottish Music Centre, and is supported by Creative Scotland’s Youth Music Initiative (YMI) programme, and the Young Start Big Fund.

For more info & how to apply visit: