Paisley Gig Guide – 13 April 2018

Thursday 12th April, 2018

There’s lots of great music on in Paisley this week – so get out and support local bands and venues and have a great time.

Cherry Red and Stewart Mac are at The Bungalow tonight for an unforgettable acoustic show which is part of The State of the Union Tour 2018. Doors are at 7pm and tickets are £19.

Saturday night is a James tribute night by newly formed Born of Frustration – one of the UK’s top tribute bands to the Manchester favourites.

Paisley musician Jay Fitzpatrick of Loud n’ Proud and ex Status Quoing plays lead guitar for the band and has just finished an exhausting UK tour with Emily Middlemas.

Jay can’t wait to play at The Bungalow and said: “I’m looking forward to playing in my home town once again. It has been a while and to play a gig around the corner suits me fine. I can get a long lie in for once.”

Born of Frustration will be playing the band’s greatest hits. including Sometimes, Tomorrow, Sit Down and Laid. Tickets are £6 and doors are at 8pm.

The Four in a Row at The Cave this week begins with Crackerman tonight at 9pm.

Audiorayz play the early slot on Saturday at 6pm and are followed by Drty Luv later that evening – plus, don’t miss out on the Jim Keilt jam session on Sunday at 6pm.

You never know what you are going to get at these sessions but you are guaranteed to see a lot of amazing talent on stage – and you can maybe even join in.

The Old Swan have The Lockhearts in tonight from 8pm and in ‘The Shoppers Slot’ at 4pm tomorrow, supergroup Nightfly are back with a set full of great songs from bands such as The Allman Brothers, Fleetwood Mac, Supertramp, 10CC, Boston and many more.

You’re in for a treat with this band as they play amazing covers of some of the most iconic songs ever written. The Swan is always packed when they play so make sure you get in early.

The Casual Swans are back on Monday with the talented singer Alex Bayliss starting at 3pm then on Wednesday John Condron and friends will be playing from 6pm.

The Anchor has two bands this weekend, starting with Young guns Clyde in action tonight from 9pm.

On Sunday, Second Hand News play at the later time of 5pm. The band is made up of five musicians who have been playing in different bands for years and decided to get together and do something really fun.

Jen McLachlan will also be performing at The Anchor at 4pm on Monday.

There’s live music at Burger and Keg tonight and tomorrow night with both starting at 9pm.

Vague Reality are playing at Callum’s Cavern tomorrow night from 8pm and tickets are available on the door.

Open Mic Nights this week:

Sunday: The Bungalow with Cat Caldwell.

Monday: The Abbey Bar hosted by Dunky Hunter at 8pm.

Tuesday: The Anchor with Andy Lindsey from 8pm.

Wednesday: Burger and Keg hosted by Johnny Barr at 8pm and The Patter Bar with Andy Lindsay from 8pm.

Thursday: Cosmopolitan from 8pm.

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