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Calling all students! We have loads of music events coming up, check them out bellow...


Friday 13 September

Man of Moon, Tiny Murder & Ghostbaby 

The Students' Union, Storie Street, Paisley, PA1 2HB

6.30pm doors

£8 (£6 conc) + bkg fee*

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Fresh from a summer tour taking in Kelburn Garden Party, Belladrum, King Tut’s and the Outwith festival, the formidable Man of Moon bring their juggernaut of sound to Paisley.

On the night they will be joined by up-n-coming Tiny Murder, who will bring their unique cinematic dreampop to the audience and one of the most talented young groups to come from Renfrewshire, the unmissable Ghostbaby.

Part of Paisley Youth Arts Festival



Saturday 5 October

Withered hand + Hamish Hawk + Bobby Kakouris

Paisley Arts Centre  7.30pm

£16 (£14 conc) + bkg fee*

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Withered Hand is the songwriting output of Dan Willson. A cult figure in the Scottish music scene since 2009, Dan has released two widely acclaimed albums, New Gods (2014) and Good News (2009) and several lo-fi EPs. Currently working towards his third full length album, Withered Hand continues to tour in the UK and further afield, playing in venues ranging from concert halls to living rooms.

7.30pm Bobby Kakouris 

8.15pm Hamish Hawk

9.00pm Withered Hand 



Sunday 13 October

Lost Map's Lost Weekend Sunday Social

Paisley Arts Centre   7pm,

£16 ( £14 conc) + bkg fee*

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An eclectic showcase of stripped back, loved-up, and spaced-out acts from LOST MAP, the lo-fi label run by Pictish Trail on the Hebridean Isle of Eigg.

This Sunday Social will feature Caledonian drone-hop from CALLUM EASTER, pastoral dream-pop from MOLLY LINEN, sun-warped psychedelia from London's FELL as well as twisted folk nonsense from PICTISH TRAIL himself.



Tuesday 15 October

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

Paisley Arts Centre   7.15pm

£8 (£6 conc) + bkg fee*

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Suitable for ages 15+

Loki's History of Scottish Hip-Hop
Award-winning author Darren 'Loki' McGarvey reveals the history of Scottish hip-hop.
Looking back at over 30 years of culture, he speaks to the pioneers in music, dance and art, telling a story of young men and women in Scotland overcoming adversity to express themselves in often-challenging circumstances.

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 story of how roommates Robert Garcia (Bobbito) and Adrian Bartos (Stretch Armstrong) became Hip Hop’s greatest taste makers.



Friday 18 October

Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records (Film and Q&A)

Paisley Arts Centre  7.45pm

£10 (£8 conc) + bkg fee*

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Suitable for ages 15+

7:45pm - Doors open

8pm - Film

8:30pm - After Party

 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. Combining archive footage, freshly shot interviews and drama – Rudeboy tells the story of Trojan Records by placing it at the heart of a cultural revolution that unfolded in the council estates and shanty towns of the late 60’s and 70’s. 

The film will be played through the Mighty Oak Soundsystem ensuring that you experience the rich Trojan catalogue in the way they were meant to be heard. 

Join Mighty Oak, Tenement Sound and organisednoise  ‘Blues afterparty’ we’re gonna push back the furniture, bring in speaker boxes and dance to the hits of 60’s and 70’s Trojan. 



Saturday 19 October

Malcolm Middleton and Megan Airlie

Paisley Arts Centre   8pm

£16 (£14 conc) + bkg fee*

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Suitable for ages 14+

Doors 7.30pm

Support 8pm

Malcolm 8.45pm


Malcolm Middleton is back, again, with his seven-hundredth studio album BANANAS, this time on the much beloved TRIASSIC TUSK RECORDS. The guitarist and songwriter is best known for his work with Aidan Moffat in Scottish rock legends ARAB STRAP.

“Middleton shows off impressive acoustic guitar skills oddly reminiscent of a young Paul Simon” (THE TIMES)

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