The Ultimate Guide to Glasgow's Live Music Scene

Glasgow is a UNESCO City of Music, and it's no surprise why. From blues to jazz, traditional music to folk, American music to pop and classical music, there's something for everyone in this vibrant city. Whether you're looking for a one-off concert or a band on tour, this guide will help you find the perfect live music experience in Glasgow. The Royal Conservatory of Scotland and Gleneagles gala concert on Friday, March 17th at the Town Halls, Candleriggs, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G1 1NQ is a must-see.

For a more intimate experience, The Glad Cafe in South Glasgow is a great place to meet local musicians, artists, writers and performers. The recently renovated Kelvingrove Bandstand in Kelvingrove Park is also a beautiful spot for live music. Websters at 416 Great Western Road, Glasgow G4 9HZ (adjacent to Kelvinbridge Underground) is hosting Linda Jaxson with Mike Bryan on guitar, Cameron Maxwell on bass and Gordon Dickson on saxophone. St Luke's at 17 Bain St, Glasgow G40 2JZ will feature Colonel Musard & The Dijon 5 with the support of The Girobabies and Hugh Reed and The Velvet Underpants.

The Oak Tree Inn in Balmaha, Glasgow G63 0JQ will have Dave Arcari playing Braw Weekend by Balmaha together with Have Mercy Las Vegas, Miracle Glass Company & Mark McGowan. Cottiers at 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU will be hosting Boo Hewerdine for more than 30 years as one of the best singer-songwriters in the UK. Sleazy's is a favorite venue for many of Glasgow's indie bands and offers a wide variety of concerts. The Dream Machine at 257 London Road, Glasgow G40 1PE will be featuring AYYA with their third EP “From The Fire” and an audiovisual show that combines storytelling with music and delirium.

Stereo is another great bar and live music venue with indie, funk, rock and everything in between. The Clutha Bar at 159 Bridgegate, Glasgow G1 5HZ will be hosting The Carlton Jug Band from 4 to 8 p.m., playing powerful songs that touch the toes and balance the hips. SWG3 complex on the outskirts of Finnieston has four concert halls ranging from the intimate Poetry Club to the more than 1000 Galvanizers with outdoor work in the yard. Finally, Sounds in the Suburbs will host their fourth virtual Refuweegee fundraising concert this Thursday, August 27 at 20:00 GMT.