Superb Success at SAMAs

Teaching staff took along 50 of Glasgow Kelvin College’s creative students to cheer on a well-deserved win for the excellent Shambolics in the Best Alternative Rock Band category, sponsored by Eventbrite, at this year’s Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMAs).

The Awards took place at The Garage earlier this month at a ceremony hosted by DJ Jim Gellatly, with awards presented by Vic Galloway, Laura Boyd and NIGHTWAVE to name but a few.

The immensely talented Shambolics were delighted to win this category following the success last year of another Electric Honey act – Be Charlotte.

The SAMAs are an independently run music award, established in 2009 by music student Richy Muirhead while he was at university.  Now in its eighth year, the awards have also supported a range of winning artists including Colonel Mustard & The Dijon 5 and Fatherson.

Throughout the year the awards host a range of events in the Highlands, Paisley, Perth and Glasgow, showcasing some of Scotland’s most exciting emerging artists.  Run by a small team of creatives based in Glasgow who have a great passion for music, events and collaboration, the SAMAs really care about the Scottish scene and want to shout about it.

Glasgow Kelvin College is justifiably proud of Shambolics’ success, especially in this 25th year of the Electric Honey label, “the worlds most successful student run record label” – Uncut Magazine

Congratulations to the band and well done to the Kelvin staff and students who have supported them on their journey!