WOMEX

October’s been a fairly mental month – as well as a hop over to Canada, we’ve just returned from WOMEX, the World Music Expo, which, this year, was in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia.

RURA had been invited by Creative Scotland and the British Council to showcase on the offWOMEX stage – a slot they absolutely nailed – and so Agent Craig had to duly follow. Tough break…

Over just two and a half days at the conference, we met loads of new festivals, promoters and artistes, from around the world – leading to many interesting, and potentially very exciting conversations. We’re still working our way through the contacts and information to hand – with Cape Breton’s last and Galicia’s first flights just 39 hours apart, there’s a wee bit of a backlog…