Thursday 17 October
Paisley Arts Centre
Tickets for this show are also available to buy online from the Renfrewshire Leisure Box Office (opens in new browser window)
You can buy tickets in person from our festival box office at InCube Shop, 9b Gilmour Street, Paisley PA1 1DG.
Paisley singer/songwriter Michael Cassidy has been exploring Paisley’s incredible history of songwriting and its poetic legacy as the starting point for a series of songwriting and music workshops with local young people.
Join Michael and special guests to be announced for a night of new music and a fresh chapter in Paisley’s illustrious songbook.
We also have some very special workshops in the arts centre as part of the Paisley in Song event. All workshops are free of charge – however, a £4 (& booking fee) refundable deposit will be charged to secure your place. This will be refunded when you arrive at the event.
From Bedroom to Studio
with Andy Monaghan
Andy Monaghan of Frightened Rabbit will show you how to take a musical idea through the bedroom production process, how to get your song from initial concept to final release, and when and why you’d want to move from your home studio to a recording studio.
with Emme Woods
Your chance to have one of Scotland’s best songwriters advise you on your songs and music. Book yourself or your band in for a 20-minute slot with Emme and get her advice, input and knowledge on your songs, ideas or unfinished masterpieces.
with Ross Leighton
Your chance to have one of Scotland’s best songwriters advise you on your songs and music. Book yourself or your band in for a 20-minute slot with Ross and get his advice, input and knowledge on your songs, ideas or unfinished masterpieces.
Writing Music for Film and TV
with Tommy Reilly
Tommy Reilly, songwriter and composer for hit musical Anna and the Apocalypse and Steven Spielberg’s Animaniacs, takes you behind the scenes and reveals the magic of composing music for film and TV.
Part of Renfrewshire Council’s Paisley TH.CARS2 project which is funded by NLHF and HES.