What’s on today at Paisley’s Food and Drink Festival

Paisley Food and Drink Festival continues today with a mouthwatering feast of food, drink and entertainment.

There are more than 30 traders in the town showcasing the finest street food, bars, live music, entertainment and fun for all ages.

The event, which is one of Scotland’s largest outdoor food and drink festivals, takes place in the town’s Abbey Close from noon to 9pm today.

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Platform independent street food market is returning with a host of delicious street food traders, including Kochchi Sri Lankan Street Food, Hector & Harriet artisan food, coffee & cocktails, Moskito Spanish Bites, and The Peruvian – British Street Food Award Winner 2020.

Visitors will also be able to purchase produce from local trader stalls, including Cafe Fairfull, the Paisley Drinks Co, Gatehouse Coffee Roasters, Brew, Legends of the Dark Gods and Chocoworks.

Event organiser Renfrewshire Council has teamed up with Renfrewshire CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) to host a dedicated Beer Tent as part of the festival site.

There’s also a packed programme of live music to enjoy at the festival’s live stage, courtesy of the town’s famous The Bungalow music venue.

Alan McEwan, of The Bungalow, said: “The Bungalow is delighted to be part of the Paisley Food and Drink Festival again this year.

“There’s performances from Angela McCallum School of Music and Starlight Musical Theatre and a variety of great music, including The Big Braw Scottish Show, a ceilidh with Reely Jiggered, big sounds from The Bobby Deans Big Band, ska favourites Skaledonia, local soul band Lemon Soul and to top the day off, the fantastic Spiders on Mars David Bowie tribute. See you down the front!”

There’s also lots of fun for children and families with hands-on food workshops, face painting and street entertainers.

The music acts on stage are:

The Rum Shack Main Stage – Zoe Smith, Glitch 41 and Samson Sounds.

The Bungalow Main Stage – Saturday. Daniel Mackin: 12.30pm, Starlight Musical Theatre: 1.20pm, Really Jiggered Ceildh: 2.15pm, Jamie McArthur/The Big Braw Scottish Show: 3pm, Awe Naw Indie Pop/Rock Covers: 3.45pm, Bobby Dean’s Big Band: 4.30pm, Skaledonia: 5.40pm, Lemon Soul: 6.40pm, Spiders on Mars Tribute to Bowie: 7.30pm

The Keg Stage – Friday: Stevie Johnstone: 5pm, Highway Chilé: 6pm, MrdB: 7pm, The Proposal: 8:30pm

The Keg Stage – Saturday. Warren Capaldi: 12pm, AMA Jane: 1pm, Tom Urie Piano Jukebox: 2pm, Red Vanilla: 4:15pm, Ivory Saints: 5:15pm, Canyon: 6:15pm, Groin Day (Green Day tribute band): 7:30pm

Plus, there will also be a Bungalow Busking Zone throughout the day on Saturday, where you can enjoy the following acts: Julen Santamaria – 12pm, Lori – 1pm, Blair Gilmour – 2pm, Sadie Marie – 3pm, Zoe Eliza Hodkinson – 4pm, Liam Doyle – 5pm.

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Daily Record – Paisley