The two-day event will take place at Paisley Arts Centre, and The Bungalow and will offer an array of live music, workshops, seminars & spoken word.
Paisley Takeover will include music performances by a range of Scottish artists including C Duncan, Kathryn Joseph,Michael Timmons, Sweaty Palms, CRYSTAL, Pleasure Heads, and Megan Airlie.
Paisley Arts Centre will also be hosting an In Conversation with Stuart Braithwaite about record label Rock Action Records (Mogwai / The Twilight Sad / Sacred Paws), while the other panels will explore Paisleys Cultural Community & Potential, and Working In The Music Business, whilst 23rd Precinct Musicwill also host a special workshop giving insight to sync, licensing and royalties within music.
SAMAs founder Richy Muirhead comments "The festival is jam packed with music events - were thrilled to add the likes of CRYSTAL who recently played a sold out King Tuts, Megan Airlie who won Best Acoustic at last years awards, author Chris McQueer and everyone else! I hope the festival brings a burst of energy to Paisley and excites music fans around the country!"
Natalie McShane Paisley First adds "Paisley has always had a great reputation for fantastic live music and the SAMAs Paisley Takeover is an ideal music festival for the town, showcasing live performances, seminars and workshops in some great venues. Were delighted to be a sponsor for this years event and look forward to welcoming music lovers to Paisley in March."
SAMAs Paisley Takeover is ran in partnership with Renfrewshire Council, and Paisley First.
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Friday 15th March@ Paisley Arts Centre
1900C Duncan + special guests
1800 Festival Welcome with poetry & spoken word from Chris McQueer and Leyla Josephine.
Friday 15th March @ The Bungalow
1900 Sweaty Palms + CRYSTAL + Pleasure Heads
Saturday 16th March @ Paisley Arts Centre
1900 Kathryn Joseph + Michael Timmons
1745 SAMA Live Session: Megan Airlie
1615 In Conversation: Stuart Braithwaite of Rock Action Records.
1515 Panel 2) Friendly Fire: How to navigate the music industry minefield.
1400 Panel 1) From Rafferty to Rejuvenation: Examining Paisleys Cultural Community and Potential.
1300 Music Workshop: 23rdPrecinct Music– An insight to sync, licensing, and royalties.