Richy Muirhead (SAMA / Pitch, Scotland)

Founder & Events Producer – Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA) @officialsama
Co-Founder at Pitch – Scotland’s conference of hip hop & underground culture. @pitchscotland

About SAMA:
The Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMA) recognises the best new Scottish music, shining a spotlight across an eclectic range of contemporary music genres. Throughout the year, SAMA also host key events including a two-day music festival in Paisley, Scottish Showcase at Liverpool Sound City, plus host PITCH – Scotland’s conference of hip hop and underground culture. Now in it’s 14th year, the SAMAs have supported a range of award winning artists including Bemz, Taahliah, Kintra, Callum Easter, Lizzie Reid, The Snuts, Gerry Cinnamon, Fatherson and Lewis Capaldi. The 2023 SAMA ceremony is set to take place in December in Glasgow. @officialsama

About Pitch:
Pitch is Scotland’s conference of hip hop and underground culture. The two-day conference and international showcase takes place in multiple venues across Glasgow’s east end.

Pitch Scotland aims to forge new networks across genres and disciplines, celebrate the culture and diversity of voices reflecting contemporary Scotland. Pitch also present international rap showcases at New Skool Rules NL, Future Echoes SE, and FOCUS Wales. @pitchscotland

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