Tommy McGrory of Loud ‘n’ Proud gives you the ultimate gig guide to what’s happening in Paisley this week.
March of The Mods is back at The Bungalow this weekend. It is one of the years most anticipated events in Paisley. It started in 2012 with a group of like-minded people organising and hosting events throughout the month of March, who love all things related to ‘The Mod Scene’.
The event is held all over Britain and organisers from Towns and Cities plan and host their own event. Overall they are a collective of Mods who raise money and awareness for Teenage Cancer Trust under the banner of March of the Mods. Local organisers Ewan Eadie and Annette Paterson are behind this amazing event that raises funds for the charity.
The running order is:
Friday 30 March
7.30pm – M65s
8.30pm – The Sectors
9.30pm – The Redstarts
10.30pm – The Sell Out
Saturday 31 March
2.30pm – Start
3.45pm – The Hollows
5pm – The Label
6pm – The Lemontops
7.30pm – Berry Tweed and The Chasers
9pm – Seaside Sons
10.30pm – Target 5
Tickets prices are £8 on Friday and £15 on Saturday – and it all doesn’t stop there.
On Sunday 1 April Mod Aid hosts an Easter Sunday DJ extravaganza. A host of top DJ’s will be appearing to bring you all your favourite Mod sounds as well as a few surprises. Tickets are £3 on the door with £2 of the ticket price going to a local charity. It’s going to be a great day with some banging tunes.
There is a bumper Easter weekend at The Cave starting on Friday at 6pm with a new band for The Cave – Sergeant Major. In the early slot on Saturday at 6pm is Fools Circle and later at 9pm is Black Triangles and if that’s not enough for you join in on Sunday at 2pm for a Quiz For Steka – a fun quiz with some great raffle prizes and a special prize for the winners! Entry to the quiz is £2 per person followed by the brilliant NIGHTFLY at 6pm.
On Friday night at The Swan is 2nd Hand News from 8pm and on Saturday in the Shoppers Slot at 4pm the popular venue welcomes back Trunk Monkey and Epic will take the 9pm slot and will be playing till late.
The Tea Gardens have River Island playing on Sunday from 6pm. While the talented duo, Scooby Snax, are back at The Bankhouse on Saturday from 9.30pm.
And finally young up and coming acts The Hangseres, The Bleeders and Andrew Aitken are at Callum’s Cavern on Friday from 8pm. Looks like a fantastic line up for only £5 on the door.
Open Mic Nights next week:
Sunday – The Bungalow with Cat Caldwell from 8pm.
Monday – The Abbey Bar hosted by Dunky Hunter from 8pm
Tuesday – The Anchor with Andy Lindsey from 8pm
Wednesday – Burger & Keg open mic hosted by Johnny Barr at 8pm and The Patter Bar with Andy Lindsay from 8pm.
Thursday – The Gantry has a new Open Mic hosted by Johnny Barr and Co.