Bring It All Home – The Exhibition

Paisley Museum will host a collection of Gerry Rafferty memorabilia, from guitars to album artwork and gold discs to hand-written lyrics. Paisley artist, and close friend of the Rafferty family, John Byrne, will also showcase some of the artwork that brought the two artists so close.

Paisley Museum is open Tuesday to Saturday (and public holidays) from 11am to 4pm and Sundays from 2pm to 5pm.

Paisley Museum, Free Entry
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International Concert

Ireland’s Paul Brady and Louisiana native Mary Gauthier showcase their talent in the unique setting of Paisley Abbey.

Tickets for this show are on sale now.

7:30pm, Paisley Abbey. Tickets: £20
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Mary Gauthier

One of America’s finest songwriters talks about her work, her inspirations and the process of creating a song.

Places on this masterclass must be booked in advance.

Noon, Paisley Museum, Free entry (ticketed)
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RSNO Masterclass

A free musical masterclass in orchestral scoring with members of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

Places on this masterclass must be booked in advance.

2pm, Paisley Museum, Free entry (ticketed)
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RM Hubbert & the...

Songwriting masterclass with Scottish Album of the Year winner RM Hubbert and the Cairn String Quartet.

Places on this masterclass must be booked in advance.

2:30pm, Paisley Museum, Free entry (ticketed)
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Paisley Songwriters G...

A showcase of live music from the members of the Paisley Songwriters’ Guild in one of Paisley’s best live music venues.

Entry to this event is on a first come, first served basis.

8pm, The Bungalow Bar. Free entry
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Kathryn Williams

Williams – one of the UK’s most consistently captivating songwriters – joined by Paisley’s very own Michael Cassidy.

Tickets for this show are on sale now.

7:30pm, Paisley Arts Centre, £12
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Music Management

Industry legend Keith Harris presents a masterclass from his experiences managing Stevie Wonder and more.

Places on this masterclass must be booked in advance.

5:30pm, Paisley Arts Centre, Free entry
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Bring It All Home – Gerry Rafferty Concert

The centrepiece of the festival is a unique celebration of the music of one of Paisley’s most famous sons, Gerry Rafferty, on what would be his 67th birthday. Acts including Gerry’s daughter Martha and friends Rab Noakes, Eddi Reader and Barbara Dickson join the RSNO for a special evening.

7:00pm, Paisley Town Hall.
Tickets: £27.50 / £25 / £22.50

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Paisley Songwriters G...

A showcase of live music from the members of the Paisley Songwriters’ Guild in one of Paisley’s best live music venues.

Entry to this event is on a first come, first served basis.

8pm, The Bungalow Bar. Free entry
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Making money in music

This masterclass features music industry legend Keith Harris plus Duncan McCrone (MCPS) and Stuart Fleming (PRS).

noon, Bungalow Bar, Free entry
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Paisley Songwriters G...

A showcase of live music from the members of the Paisley Songwriters’ Guild in one of Paisley’s best live music venues.

Entry to this event is on a first come, first served basis.

7pm, The Bungalow Bar. Free entry
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A Celebration of Scottish Songwriting

A unique gathering of homegrown talent including Hamish Stuart, James Grant and Midge Ure comes together to pay homage to the breadth and depth of Scottish songwriting, each playing some of their own material plus their favourite songs by other Scottish writers.

Tickets for this show are on sale now.

7:00pm, Paisley Town Hall.
Tickets: £22.50 / £20 / BOGOF Tickets!

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