SAMAs Paisley Takeover 2018

Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMAs) return to Paisley for two days of live music, artist workshops, industry seminars, in-store performances, and more... as part of the Paisley Takeover 2018!

SAMAs Paisley Takeover 2018

About SAMAs Paisley Takeover 2018

2nd Mar 2018 to 3rd Mar 2018
Friday 7pm - 10pm / Saturday 1pm - 10pm
Paisley Arts Centre
Paisley Arts Centre New Street, Paisley PA1 1EZ
Friday £12.50 / Saturday £10 - Day Time (Ticketed Registration via Eventbrite)
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Join us this March for the first ever SAMAs Takeover!

Friday 2nd March
Paisley Arts Centre 6pm - Festival Welcome: Spoken word by local poets Robert Blair, and Shaun Moore and refreshments by Pistonhead Lager.

Paisley Arts Centre 7pm - Out Lines / Heir Of The Cursed

Saturday 3rd March
Paisley Arts Centre 1pm - Music Workshop with The Vegan Leather

Paisley Arts Centre 2pm - In Conversation: Bruce Findlay interviewed by Vic Galloway

Paisley Arts Centre 3pm - When Is The Best Time To Showcase Your Music To Industry?

Paisley Arts Centre 4.30pm - How do you D.I.Y in music in 2018?

Feel The Groove 6.15pm - Instore Performance from Emme Woods (Acoustic)

Paisley Arts Centre 7pm - Pronto Mama / Siobhan Wilson / SWAY


The Paisley Takeover is ran partnership with Renfrewshire Council, Pistonhead Lager, BRAW and The Print Box.

Notes: Day time tickets are free to attend (limited capacity), with evening events ticketed available by Eventbrite and Paisley Arts Centre, evening tickets include a drink on arrival (T&C: Over 18s).

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for SAMAs Paisley Takeover 2018 are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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At A Stretch

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Conan the Dragon

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Terry Neason - Diva, Smiles, Heartbeat and Soul

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18th April 2018
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Inspired by real life stories, Don't Panic... presents a frank, funny and open exploration of a topic that too often remains taboo: the challenge of overcoming anxiety.
Kirsty Law: Young Night Thought

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20th May 2018
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Dàimh

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23rd May 2018
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Rose Room

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One of Scotland's leading ensembles and Scottish Jazz Awards' finalists Rose Room are coming to Paisley Arts Centre on Saturday 2nd June!
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Wilson Dunsmore Duo

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