Over the years, Glasgow five-piece Wojtek The Bear have played live on STV, secured airplay on KEXP in the USA, from Radio X, BBC 6Music, Radio 1, Roddy Hart, The Afternoon Show, and have a live session with Vic Galloway on BBC Radio Scotland on 22 July.
Produced by Jamie Savage at Chem19 Studios, A Long Wait For Bad News is released via Scottish Fiction on 19 July, with a launch gig the same day at MacArts in Galashiels. Wojtek The Bear also won a competition to perform at Belle & Sebastian’s exotic Boaty Weekender, a music cruise sailing from Barcelona to Cagliari from 8 - 12 August. This is followed by a gig at Sneaky Pete’s in Edinburgh on 12 September, The Hug and Pint in Glasgow on 26 September and Westgarth Social Club in Middlesbrough on 2 November. Visit https://www.facebook.com/wojtekthebearband/
Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run the Born To Be Wide music industry seminar and social events. For more information visit www.borntobewide.co.uk
AIM is a trade body established in 1999 to provide a collective voice for the UK’s independent music industry. The sector produces some of the most exciting and popular music in the world, and makes a huge contribution to the country’s economy. AIM’s 800+ members include the largest labels in the world, small start-ups and individual artists releasing their own music.
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