A unique digital edition of this new music festival that celebrates and discovers local talent.
Heir of The Cursed is a caulbearer born of an apparition, a primordial memory, a penny drop. She makes songs influenced by the strange nuances of life, rooted in grief, Scottish weather, the constant and the inconstant.
Jordan Stewart is a singer/songwriter who has a passion for telling stories and snippets of her life, both past and present. Jordan fell in love with writing and performing after attending a songwriting workshop from Create Paisley in 2016 and has been playing at various gigs and events all over Scotland ever since.
Quinny is a Scottish songwriter. Following the success of 2013’s Read All the Rumours and 2018’s Seasons Greetings from the Grotty Grotto, Quinny returned with more music and moans for 2019’s festive season. This year, he might try something different, but probably not.
Silver Threads is a collaboration between Paisley buddies, Evelyn Laurie and Neil Thomson, celebrating their hometown. Both singer songwriters, Evelyn comes from a jazz background, while Neil has made a successful career in the traditional music scene.
Paisley-born singer/songwriter 𝐤𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐢 is quickly establishing herself as one to watch. Her soaring vocals and unique lyrics demand attention and make it easy to see why fans are making comparisons to the likes of Amy Winehouse and Alicia Keys.
Kodak Ghosts are a Glasgow duo who have been inseparable since the first day of high school when they discovered they had a mutual love for art, music and performance. They combine to form an act of clean lines, killer choruses and hear-them-once-know-them-forever tunes.
Anders Rigg is a multi-disciplinary artist based outside Lochwinnoch. His focus is based on rhythm, from percussion to digital music production, movement, bodywork and teaching. His performance features Samson Sounds, Muckle Spree and dance artist Leticia Sanchez.
Alan Fleming-Baird received a scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music where his teachers included Sir John Tavener, Brian Eno, and Stephen Sondheim. He continued his studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland as a postgraduate.
Since graduating, Alan has written for many professional orchestras and choirs and most recently an opera based on the life of the Paisley poet Robert Tannahill which premiered in Paisley Abbey last year.
Alan’s music will be sung by Stephanie Strachan.
Sma’ Shot Sma’sh Hits is also available to view on Ren TV – the new online content channel from Renfrewshire Leisure.