Tommy McGrory’s Paisley live music

On Friday 6 December at The Bungalow in Shuttle Street, Paisley there will be a mod evening with three great bands: Start, Berry Tweed and the Chasers and M65s.

Glasgow based band Start play tunes by The Who, The Jam, The Kinks, Small Face and Secret Affair. Northern Soul, RnB and 60’s Soul will be on the Berry Tweed and The Chasers setlist while the M65s cover the hits of Mod, SKA, Northern Soul, Britpop and Indie. Doors open at 7pm at The Bungalow and tickets are £9. This looks like a brilliant Christmas night out.

Get “In the Mood” for Christmas with Jon Ritchie and That Swing Sensation. Enjoy some classic Big Band sounds and seasonal swing from the record-breaking big swing band and three sensational singers. Starts at 2.00pm on Saturday 7 December at The Bungalow and is free. Children are welcome too.

The Re-Claimers are having a Christmas Party again this year in The Bungalow. The last time there were so many highlights, but the crowd belting out ‘Sunshine on Leith’ will live long in the memory of everyone who saw them last time. The band takes you on a brilliant Scottish musical journey once again of all the best Scottish hits. Opens at 7pm and tickets are £10 on the door of The Bungalow.

The Figiro Trio (pictured above) bring you a Light Jazz and Swing sound and also Modern Tunes with a Jazz / Swing Twist. The band consists of Fiona Kalin who started her recording and singing career with the Renaissance Singers in Belfast, and as part of this group toured the UK ultimately winning the Montreux International Choral Festival in 1986. Gilmour Macleod studied music at Trinity College of Music in London as a pianist. Prof Bob on bass studied a wide range of instruments including piano, trombone, percussion, and guitar. He studied music theory and conducting at the State University of New York in the early 1980s. The music starts at 2.00pm at The Bungalow.

On Thursday, Lead Boot Records and Brick Lane Media invite you to their Christmas Night Out which features an EP Launch Party for the Under 25’s Lead Boot Recording Deal. The bands playing include: Scunnurt, Stray Dug, Animals to Creators and Subtopian Planning Board. Doors are 7.00pm at The Bungalow and tickets cost £5.

The Swan have Wreckless on Friday 6 December at 8pm. On Saturday 7 December in ‘the shopper slot’ later than usual is The Distance at 5.00pm. Kieran Hepburn and The Spuds are playing at the pensioners party at 1.00pm followed by The Casual Swans at 4.00pm. There will be a live session on Wednesday at 6.00pm at The Swan.

The Cave’s ‘four in a row’ this week is: Friday 6 December 9pm – Midnight hour, Saturday 6pm – Trunk Monkey then at 9pm – Blues Mama and finally power trio Lonehead are playing on Sunday 8 December from 6pm. Brassie Lassie will be at The Anchor on Saturday night from 8.30pm.

Arranthrax will be performing a Cash for Kids show entitled Thrash for Kids at CC’s – Callums’s Cavern – with all ticket proceeds will be going straight to Cash for Kids. Arranthrax will be performing a full headline show of Anthrax tracks from their extensive back catalogue with a surprise or two thrown in. Joining them on the bill is Mactallica who are performing a special 45 minute Acoustic show. £6 on the door and opens at 7pm.

Rocknrollas have Little Fix are the most accurate tribute to girl supergroup Little Mix on the market. Little Fix deliver a high energy show and replicate the energy, stage presence and vocal abilities of the original group with stunning stage outfits to match. Tickets are £10 and doors are at 7pm.

Saturday night 7 December is Glam Rock Night with Electric Warrior. The 70s Glam Rock cover band will tear through the 70s classics the decade of some of the best Christmas songs about. Not to mention the whole glam rock soundtrack. Slade, Mud, Bay City Rollers. Doors are 7pm and tickets are £15 including a buffet.

This week’s Open Mic Nights look like this. Monday 8pm at The Abbey Bar will have Dunky Hunter looking after things while Andy Lyndsay will be at The Anchor Bar on Tuesday at 8pm then at The Patter Bar on Wednesday also at 8pm. Cat Caldwell will be playing and helping things along at The Gantry from 8pm on Tuesday. On Wednesday Johnny Barr will be the host of Burger and Keg Open Night from 8.30pm.

Keep Music Live.
Tommy McGrory
Venues address guide
The Bungalow, 15 Shuttle Street, Paisley PA1 1YD
The Abbey Bar, 8 Lawn Street, Paisley PA1 1HA
The Anchor Bar, 23 Gauze Street, Paisley PA1 1ES
The Patter Bar, 66 Old Sneddon Street, Paisley PA3 2AP
CCs – Callum’s Cavern, 66 Old Sneddon Street, Paisley PA3 2AP
The Gantry, 12 New Street, Paisley PA1 1XY
Burger and Keg Open Night,15B Gilmour Street, Paisley PA1 1DD
Manhattan’s, 51 Causeyside Street, Paisley PA1 1YN
The Tea Gardens, 69 Causeyside Street, Paisley PA1 1YT
RocknRolla’s, 5 Wellmeadow Street, Paisley PA1 2EF