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Gathering Voices – Creative Renfrewshire launches new arts festival

by on 25 September 2021 0
Creative Renfrewshire has announced the launch of Gathering Voices, a new arts festival to discover the next generation of creative superstars. Creative Renfrewshire is a network that amplifies, connects, informs, and shines a light on creative and cultural activities taking place in Renfrewshire. Their mission is to document, record, and promote the voices of... Read More

Paisley’s Halloween celebrations will be Out of this World

by on 22 September 2021 0
Paisley’s popular Halloween celebrations will make a welcome return for 2021 as Paisley Halloween Festival presents Out of this World. This year will see a twist on the annual fright fest’s usual format as the town centre will be transformed into an immersive ‘otherworldly’ experience with a series of spectacular installations and light displays... Read More

Glasvegas

by on 1 September 2019 0
We spoke to Glasvegas’ James Allan on his return to Renfrewshire ahead of their gig at The Spree in 2019.  Last year, you embarked on a mammoth tour that commemorated ten years of your seminal debut. Now that you’ve been rehearsing rarities such as ‘Whitey‘, can The Spree expect a career-spanning set? The truth... Read More

Karine Polwart

by on 1 September 2019 0
Fresh from turning in an acclaimed album of reimagined Scottish pop songs, Karine Polwart discussed what to expect from her upcoming trip to Paisley. Was the Scottish Songbook a brainchild you’d had for a while? “The catalyst came from last year at the Rip It Up! exhibition in Edinburgh. I was dead surprised to... Read More

Lost Map: Johnny Lynch

by on 1 September 2019 0
One of Scotland’s most forward-thinking imprints, we spoke to Lost Map’s Johnny Lynch, aka Pictish Trail, about returning to The Spree alongside his labelmates. How would you define the philosophy behind Lost Map? It’s more of a compulsion. I’m a big music fan, and there’s no greater thrill than championing what you love, made... Read More

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas

by on 1 September 2018 0
With classic hits such as Dancing In The Street, Heat Wave and Nowhere To Run, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas established themselves as one of the greatest acts on the Motown roster. We spoke to the legendary Miss Reeves on the eve of her Spree performance in 2018. You’ve been singing your hits for... Read More