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Paisley Lagoon Arena

Posted on March 11, 2017 at 9:00 AM Comments comments (0)

LNP Promotions presents in association with Peter Barton Management,

The Skids - LIVE at Paisley Lagoon Arena - Saturday 5th August 2017 (doors 6:45pm)

Special guests – to be announced

Ticket price: £22.50 Standing or seated. (other fees may apply).


The Skids are Scottish music royalty and we’re thrilled to bring them back to Paisley, a town rich in early punk heritage.

Welcoming the Skids back to Paisley in their first show in town since playing the legendary Bungalow Bar in the late 70’s when punk was allegedly banned in Glasgow by the council.

Saturday 5th August 2017 will go down as one of the biggest Live music events Paisley has seen.

We’re excited and delighted The Skids have agreed to come back to Paisley as part of their 40th Anniversary tour.

Get your tickets fast before they sell out – SAY YOU WERE THERE!!!


Everything LNP Promotions do is to promote live music and events in Paisley.

All our events raise funds for Paisley based music charity -

Loud n Proud exists to help nurture the next generation of Scottish musicians in their Rock and Pop School, based in Paisley.


Tickets on Sale:

Early release - Friday 17th and Saturday 18th March, 9am to 5pm

Local in person pick up - ONLY from the LNP shop on Paisley High Street.

Limited tickets available on a first come first served basis.

£22.50 no booking fee!!!


General sale release - Friday 24th March, 9am,

From Tickets Scotland, web link here: (0141 204 5151 /0131 220 3234)

Locally In Person – Paisley Arts Centre Box Office (0300 300 1210)


Over 18s Only.

Children are allowed in – they must be aged 12 years & over and be accompanied by an adult.

Children will not be allowed near or in the bar area.

Happy Birthday Bruce

Posted on March 11, 2017 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)

A World on Fire

Posted on March 10, 2017 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Behold the first fruits of our labours. Incredibly excited to present you with the first new music from The Skids since 1981! Stream A World On Fire exclusively here on PledgeMusic


Skids Play Second Date at PJ Molloys Dunfermline

Posted on March 10, 2017 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Due to phenomenal demand, Skids are delighted to announce that we will be playing a second night at PJ Molloys, Dunfermline, on Thursday 4th May.


Tickets on sale Saturday at 9.00am.


Skids Play Special Intimate Warm Up Show In Dunfermline

Posted on March 1, 2017 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)

We are delighted to announce Skids will play a special tour warm up show at PJ Molloys on 3rd May! Tickets go on sale this Friday 9am via TicketWeb UK!


Forever in our hearts

Posted on December 16, 2016 at 6:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Burning Cities

Posted on November 25, 2016 at 12:55 PM Comments comments (2)

Pre-order the first album from The Skids in 35 years on CD + LP, alongside exclusive merchandise & UK tour VIP upgrades.

Richard Jobson Exclusive

Posted on November 17, 2016 at 5:45 AM Comments comments (1)

Memories fade but some linger for a reason. The Skids was the definitive part of my early life. A brilliant adventure into the world of creativity and adulthood.

I was a kid when I joined the band in 1977 - 16 years old. By the time the adventure had run aground I was a dazed and confused young man.

We were fearless in the beginning, always trying new things and not afraid to be different in a musical world that was beginning to sound very derivative and safe.

Contrary to the reports from people who were never near the centre of the band, Stuart Adamson and I got on very well - in fact for a long time we were very close. I enjoyed writing with him - he was generous and incredibly adaptable to my unmusical ideas.

The Skids were not just another punk band - we were creatively ambitious as well as being close to the core beliefs of our hard-won fans. But most importantly we loved playing live.

Taking these memories and replanting them into 2017 has not been easy. How do you do it? How should it sound? Are we little more than a heritage band?

These were the questions rattling around my head as I tried to find a way to celebrate the bands 40th anniversary. The answers ended up being very simple - Don’t over think it - Just do it. Enjoy every minute of it. Play the songs like it might be the last time. Give it everything. And then…….there’s the new stuff!!! The beginning of something new rather than the end of something old.

Bruce Watson

Posted on November 17, 2016 at 5:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Looking forward to playing with the skids again. Always felt we should have done more shows after the 30th anniversary.

Will be great to dust of the old Yamaha guitars and HH amplifiers to make a wonderful racket.

40 years later, who would have thought......



Jamie Watson

Posted on November 17, 2016 at 5:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Ahoy! Can't wait for the tour to start. We have currently been in the studio rehearsing and WOW, what a buzz! So looking forward to touring with the guys again and meeting some of you along the way at the gigs.

It's going to be one to remember!