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Anyone still deciding who to vote for as this year’s Unsigned Oban Live winner, can hear the four acts battle it out at a shortlist gig tonight.

Doors open at The View in George Street at 6.30pm for a 7pm start until 9pm. Entry on the night April 18 is £3.

The four acts chasing the Unsigned slot at Argyll’s biggest live music concert Oban Live this June are 4Below, S-Mac, Crackin’ Craic and The Argyll Ceilidh Trail in the local category of Scottish Sea farms Unsigned Oban Live 2019 competition.

The public will decide the winner via an online voting poll which opened April 1 and closes noon, April 22. Go to

‘The public are invited along to support their favourite act and the evening is expected to be a good opportunity for those still undecided to watch the bands perform live,’ said Oban Live’s Head of Communications Pauline Clifford.

Kathleen Robertson was last year’s Unsigned winner and wowed the audience at Oban Live 2018 when she opened the two-day music festival.