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Liv is taking part in a live-streamed performance to raise funds for Scotland’s Children 1st Charity!

Liv is taking part in Hot Vox’s series of ‘Listening Party’ shows designed to shine a spotlight on grassroots artists during a time of unprecedented restrictions on culture and live events. Filmed in full HD, ‘Listening Party’ allows you to enjoy the intimacy and authenticity of a live show. Whilst watching the show, there is the opportunity to claim exclusive rewards directly from Liv. Some examples include Liv Dawn merchandise, exclusive access to the live performance audio and video, handwritten lyric sheets, tailored personal rewards and much more.

Liv has decided to donate 100% of funds raised to Children 1st – a Scottish charity who help prevent abuse and neglect, protect children and keep them safe from harm. They help survivors of abuse, trauma and other adversity to recover and work tirelessly to protect the rights of children in Scotland. See Liv’s event page for her ‘Listening Party’ here.


Liv released her finalist song ‘Welcome Home’ – listen now!

Liv’s new single ‘Welcome Home’

Liv released her finalist song for BBC Radio Scotland’s Singer/Songwriter Award, ‘Welcome Home’, in December. ‘Welcome Home’ tells the tale of a friend returning home and wondering if they have changed. It is a song of personal growth, holding onto hope and Liv’s powerful vocals accentuate the genuine, emotive meaning beneath. Listen to ‘Welcome Home’ here.


Liv attended Scotland’s first all-female songwriting camp!

Scotland’s first all-female songwriting camp was hosted by pop singer-songwriter Be Charlotte in March. Held at Dundee Botanic Gardens, Liv spent a two-day writing retreat alongside other great Scottish female artists including Zoe Graham, SHEARS, Fourth Daughter, Kohla, Stephanie Cheape, Scout, Becky Sikasa, Anna Sweeney and Chuchoter. You can read more about Scotland’s first all-female songwriting camp here.


Liv suppored Tom Walker on his U.K. Home Run tour!

Liv opened for Tom Walker on the Forres night of his acoustic tour!

The Loft / Forres / 08.02.2020

Liv said “Thanks to people like Tom giving unsigned artists a chance to step into the spotlight, the Scottish music industry is becoming a place where artists from any background can find an audience.

The entire experience was so much fun and is a show which I will never forget. I want to take the opportunity to thank Tom and every member of the Home Run team!”

Read more here


Liv was selected as a finalist in BBC Radio Scotland’s Singer/Songwriter of the Year Award 2019!

The top 4 artists were Liv Dawn, Gus Harrower, Mike McKenzie and Scott Wallace. The live final, hosted by Deacon Blue’s Ricky Ross, was held at Saint Luke’s in Glasgow on 26th September 2019 and broadcasted live on BBC Radio Scotland.

Each finalist, coached by Davie Scott ahead of the show, were to perform an original and cover song in front of 5 judges – Karine Polwart, Horse McDonald, Fran Healy, Dee Bahl and Geoff Ellis.

You can find out more here.

You can watch Liv’s full performance on YouTube:

Watch performance of ‘Always Remember Us This Way’ here

Watch performance of ‘Welcome Home’ here