One of Glasgow's oldest live music venues, and certainly the most loved, is the Barrowlands Ballroom. It's brilliantly retro, with superb acoustics and attracts the greats of indie, metal, hip-hop and more. It's also Glasgow's most iconic concert hall thanks to its characteristic flashing neon sign, so you'll never have trouble finding it. Tickets will be limited to two per person (eligible staff and one guest) and will only be available online through Ticketmaster starting this Friday (April 10) at 10 a.m.
Justin Currie — “In these dark days, without much to wait for, we thought this work would be a great night of partying before Christmas for all the Scottish NHS workers who have done their best these past few weeks. The Barrowland Ballroom is a kind of paradise for us and what better way to get out of this hell? With a history that goes back almost 150 years, a glorious art deco façade, an impressive steel structure and a mirror ball in the main auditorium, the O2 ABC is not only an important cultural site in Glasgow, but also one of the city's most respected venues, known for its enormous contribution to the live music scene. The critically acclaimed Simon %26 Garfunkel Story returns to Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall on October 17th. Glasgow has one of the busiest concert schedules in the country, and most of the bands' UK tours take place at one of Glasgow's many live music venues.
The concert, the first in more than two years, offers a small way of thanking people who are making enormous sacrifices during this crisis. Sleazy's, the favorite venue for many of Glasgow's indie bands, offers such a wide variety of concert nights that anyone should be able to have a good time here. With its unique architectural design and a capacity of 3000 seats, the SEC Armadillo is a Glasgow monument located along the waterfront and that delights concert goers. Find upcoming Scottish musical events by place and date in the music section, where you can search from A to Z by artist name and by date to find Scottish concerts taking place near you.
Del Amitri will present a free show for NHS staff and other key workers at The Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow on December 9th. Stripping his songs to their purest state, Newton Faulkner will perform at Oran Mor Glasgow on Friday, October 7th. Glasgow's music scene has suffered wars in recent years, with the loss of a couple of key venues in the city center following the fires of the Glasgow School of Art. Arrival The World's Greatest ABBA Show comes to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on December 28, with the participation of original ABBA and RSNO musicians.
The UCI BMX World Cup is one of the newest and most exciting international cycling events in existence and this month of May it will take place in Glasgow, their homeland. Glasgow's most picturesque live music venue is easily the recently renovated Kelvingrove Bandstand, located in Kelvingrove Park.