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The Spree

Paisley's popular multi-arts festival will return with another great line-up!

The Box

A beautiful combination of exquisite choreography and thought-provoking social commentary, presented with feeling and humour, this is a powerful and inspiring new work.

Lost Map's Lost Weekend Sunday Social

This Sunday Social will feature Caledonian drone-hop from Callum Easter, pastoral dream-pop from Molley Linen, sun-warped psychedelia from London's Fell as well as twisted folk nonsense from Pictish Trail himself.

Hue and Cry

A venue and location fitting for a band for whom one of their biggest hits, ‘Looking for Linda’, was set on a train to Paisley.

Glasvegas

The platinum-selling indie-rockers perform their only full-band Scottish show of the year.

Loki's History of Scottish Hip Hop and Stretch & Bobbito

Loki's History of Scottish Hip-Hop Award-winning author Darren 'Loki' McGarvey reveals the history of Scottish hip-hop. Stretch & Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives From Nas to Jay Z, Wu Tang to Busta Rhymes, Biggie to the Fugees: some of the world’s biggest rappers got their break on an independent, late night, underground radio show on Columbia University’s student radio station. {The Spree}

Gruff Rhys

The Super Furry Animals frontman brings his solo show to the Spiegeltent for The Spree festival.

Paisley in Song - Production Masterclass Workshop

Paisley singer/songwriter Michael Cassidy has been exploring Paisley’s incredible history of songwriting and its poetic legacy as the starting point for a series of songwriting and music workshops with local young people. As part of the project we are offering a series of concerts and masterclasses with some of Scotland’s foremost songwriters, musicians and producers which explore the rich legacy of Paisley’s songwriting heritage and which will help write a new chapter in the Paisley Songbook.

Paisley in Song - Songwriters' Cafe - Ross Leighton

This is your chance to have one of Scotland’s best songwriters give you advice on your songs and music. Book yourself or your band in for a 20 minute slot with Emme Woods and get her advice, knowledge or input on your songs, ideas or unfinished master-pieces.

Paisley in Song - Writing Music for Film and TV

This is your chance to have one of Scotland’s best songwriters give you advice on your songs and music. Book yourself or your band in for a 20 minute slot with Emme Woods and get her advice, knowledge or input on your songs, ideas or unfinished master-pieces.

Paisley in Song - Songwriters' Cafe - Emme woods

This is your chance to have one of Scotland’s best songwriters give you advice on your songs and music. Book yourself or your band in for a 20 minute slot with Emme Woods and get her advice, knowledge or input on your songs, ideas or unfinished master-pieces.

PP Arnold

London’s First Lady of Soul will perform songs from her six-decade career when she visits The Spree festival.

The Soundplay Dome

The Soundplay Dome is a magical sensory space where children and adults of all ages can explore sound and light. Creating a soothing musical landscape from objects and tactile materials, the dome works as an instrument that can be played in accessible and surprising ways.

Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records

A film that explores the ongoing love affair between Jamaican and British culture and the power of music to break down barriers and change lives – all told through the prism of the most iconic record label in history, Trojan Records.