Now Open For Participant Applications!
Applications Close 31 May 2012 – Online Voting Closes 6th June 2012
“We are the music makers and we are the dreamers of dreams”
The Music Makers is a new online talent competition founded as part of the re-launched Gorgie Dalry Gala. Open to all musicians and bands living, working, playing or connected to the Gorgie Dalry area of Edinburgh.
, The competition has three main objectives…
  • To allow the local, national and international online community to come together with local residents and (by way of the online vote) participate in the Gorgie Dalry Gala.
  • To provide wider promotion for the many musicians living, working and playing in the Gorgie Dalry area of Scotland’s capital city.
  • The foundation of a new family friendly concert during the Gorgie Dalry Gala showcasing the Music Makers of Gorgie Dalry.
Now Open For Participation!
Musicians and bands with a Gorgie Dalry connection can use the online application form to submit and upload music, image and text files to make their profiles as vote catching as possible!
The winning Music Maker will receive a selection of prizes including..
  • Performance slot on the Gorgie Dalry Gala Stage on 9 June 2012.
  • A day’s recording session with the Big Hearts Community Trust Music Project.
  • Track played during half time at a Hearts match.
  • Online promotion via the Hearts F.C. and The GD websites.
Participants Profiles
Visitors can listen to the participant’s track via media player – View an embedded YouTube video (if provided) – Learn more via the bio – Use the links to artist’s Facebook page and/or website – Make comments – Vote for the artist directly from their profile.
The ‘Full Playlist & Online Vote’ Page
Visitors can also listen to all featured tracks via a single media player and then vote for their favourite artist from the full selection of participants.
Supporting The Music Makers
The competition is hosted by the Gorgie Dalry Gala Committee and supported by many local organisations and businesses including Gorgie Dalry Community Association, Big Hearts Community Trust, Tynecastle Community Wing and Fountain Park Entertainment Complex. Web hosting and digital services are supplied by local community web portal, The GD – Gorgie Dalry Online.
Contact Information

The Music Makers
Contact: Pol Steele
The GD – Gorgie Dalry Online
Web: www.thegd.org.uk
E-mail: pol@thegd.org.uk
Gorgie Dalry Gala Committee
Contact: Jim Young
Gorgie Dalry Community Assoc
Tel: 0131 337 3252

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