Gig Guide.

Glasgow Gig Guide

Glasgow, Unesco City of Music, is unsurpassed for its abundance of concerts, gigs and festivals. Whether your preference is Blues, Jazz, Trad, Folk, Americana, Pop or Classical – you’ll find something to suit your taste.

With everything from major concerts with international stars to intimate gigs with talented local musicians, Glasgow is heaving with music for you to enjoy.

Dave Arcari, Hug and Pint, Glasgow Saturday 3 March, 2018

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The blues troubadour will be promoting is latest album ‘Live at Memorial Gall’ Tickets With guest Hicks, The Hug and Pint and Dave Arcari at The Hug and Pint. Dave Arcari Website

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Linda Jaxson Band, St Louis Cafe Bar, Partick Saturday 24 February, 2018

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See the small snow pieces on the poster….well it will be sky blue in St Louis on 24th. Dancing shoes anyone? St Louis Cafe Bar, 734 Dumbarton Rd, Glasgow G11 6RD Event on Facebook

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45s for 45 All Day Fundraiser, Old Toll Bar, Glasgow

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Sunday 4 March, 2018 Old Toll Bar, 1 – 3 Paisley Road West, G51 1 LF – 1.00 p.m. 10.00 p.m. Raising funds for Glasgow SE and SE Food Banks. After a 5 year hiatus, charity night 45s for 45 return with a huge 9hr, 2 floor, over 20 DJs event! Hosted in the ornate […]

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Gig Guide

The Blue Arrow Club – New Home of Jazz in Glasgow

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The Blue Arrow Club, 323 Sauchiehall Street. Glasgow G2 3HW Glasgow’s new home of Jazz, will officially launch on Sunday 18th February, 2018 Listings A basement Jazz venue in the heart of the city, the Blue Arrow is decorated with deeply coloured Timorous Beasties wallpaper, wood panelling and red theatre lights washing the brick walls. Cabaret […]

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The Shires, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

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DF Concerts Present The Shires Accidentally On Purpose UK Tour 2018 Sunday 27 May, 2018 – 7.30 p.m. Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3NY Support Andy Brown + Sinead Burgess Additional Charges £1.50 per ticket for tickets priced £23.50 and £29.50. £2.00 per ticket for tickets priced £33.50. Transaction Charges apply […]

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Thank Funk it’s Friday, Partickhill Bowling and Community Club

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Friday, 23 February, 2018– 7.30 p.m. Funktify your February! Free yo’ mind by shakin’ yo’ booty! Follow the faithful to Thank Funk It’s Friday – your favourite feast of funk’n’soul dance-jazz grooviness located in and around 1974, from the makers of Soul Bowl. Timeless vintage vinyl 45s hand-spun by seasoned joss-dickeys (80-plus years of turntabular […]

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Session A9 Celtic Connections 2018 review and photographs by Pauline Keightley

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An entertaining night!  Session A9 are a multi-talented band led by fiddler Charlie Mckerron –  striking music with four top fiddlers. The band treated us to a variety of  slow airs, songs, reels and jigs, with feet dancing rhythms and bows swinging with powerhouse dynamism! There were also slow melancholy tunes. Included was a Ross […]

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Summer Nights at Kelvingrove Bandstand 2018

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Monday, July 30  – August 11, 2018 The Summer Nights Concerts at the Kelvingrove Bandstand could not be more exciting with Regular Music announcing a mouthwatering line-up of major acts. Gigs at the Bandstand Acts will include: Van Morrison, Bryan Ferry, Fleet Foxes and The Fratellis. Also set to perform at this atmospheric Glasgow venue […]

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Paul young with Los Pacaminos, The Venue, OranMor, Glasgow

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7 March, 2018 Paul Young at Oran Mor on the 7th March. Paul will be playing with Los Pacaminos who feature Drew Barfield, Mark Pinder, Steve Greetham, Jamie Moses and Melvin Duffy (UK’s premier pedal steel player). One of the UK’s most popular Live touring bands, Los Pacaminos play the very best in Tex Mex […]

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Friday, January 26, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

Celtic Connections 25th Anniversary Opening Concert, review and photographs by Pauline Keightley

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Opening Concert 25th Celtic Connections, January, 2018 Celtic Connection’s Opening concert was organised by pianist Dave Milligan, one of the performers back in 1994. The world’s biggest folk, world and roots festival celebrated the launch of its 25th  Anniversary with a packed line up of talented international and local musicians. The line up for the […]

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Seven Song Club The Wellgreen / Secret Goldfish / Cara Rose, The Tron

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Friday  23 February, 2018 Seven Song Club, The Tron Theatre,  63 Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HB The Wellgreen / Secret Goldfish / Cara Rose A blend of sixties song writing, psychedelia, early power pop, the Wellgreen swear by vintage techniques to make their records sound classic and timeless. Just back from shows across France and Spain, […]

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Soul Bowl, Jordanhill Bowling Club, 27 January, 2018

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Soul-powered dancefloor delights in the traditional Soul Bowl manner: much-loved Motown, Stax and Atlantic classics. Rare new gems. Old faves. Stompers, floaters, belters, weepers. Vintage vinyl 45s hand-spun for your pleasure by wizened experts. Cheap drink. Friendly folk. Suburban setting. No need for a taxi home. Yours for a fiver. A youth club for adults! […]

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Lisa Kowalski at King Tut’s

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6 February, 2018 On her 18th birthday Lisa Kowalski will  be celebrating it in the best way ever – playing King Tuts for the first time and being the headliner! She’ll  be playing some brand new material as well as old. Amazing support acts, including Megan D. ‘I’m super excited for this and it’d be […]

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The Primevals, The Reverse Cowgirls and The Kundalini Genie, Seven Song Club

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30 March, 2018 Seven Song Club, Tron Theatre, Trongate, Glasgow G1 5HB The Primevals Expect sweat and soul! The Primevals continue to dig deep and you would expect nothing else. An amazing band respected across Europe with a history of fantastic live performances. Wicked slide guitar, dashes of psychedelic organ and occasional trumpet joust with […]

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Lola in Slacks + special guests, CCA

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Sounds in the Suburbs presents Lola in Slacks + special guests Fri 9 February 2018 7.30pm, £10 + £1 booking fee, Theatre 18+ Book online / 0141 3524900 Sounds in The Suburbs presents a special performance by Lola in Slacks. Lola in Slacks is one of the most exciting bands to rise from the Glasgow […]

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Spangled Cabaret 10 BirthdayParty, Rio Pop Up

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Monday,  5 February,2018 8 p.m. – 12.00 a.m. Celebrating 10 years of monthly alternative variety! Celebrating the geeks/freaks/uniques! Celebrating the acts that are impossible to pigeonhole! Come join us at a brand new venue for a night like no other! Featuring: MARKEE DE SAW & BERT FINKLE MISS LEGGY PEE THE GREAT AZIZ KIM KHAOS […]

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The Skids and From The Jam Kelvingrove Bandstand 17 June, 2018

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17 June, 2018 7 p.m. The Skids are a Scottish punk/ rock band formed in 1977. Their biggest success was the single titled ‘Into the Valley’, ‘Masquerade’, ‘Working For The Yankee Dollar’, ‘Sweet Surburbia’, ‘The Saints Are Coming’ and more. They released their first album in 35 years, “Burning Cities” in 2017. Current line-up is […]

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Sunday, January 14, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

Dona Oxford, OranMor, Glasgow 16 February, 2018

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Doña Oxford – Heart & Soul Tour – Òran Mór Imagine Tina Turner fronting The Rolling Stones! Fresh from her appearance at Òran Mór last year, Doña opens her heart and soul for 2018 with a passionately charged collection of songs which pull from her myriad of influences including 60s and 70s soul, funky blues, […]

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Celtic Connections 2018 – Highlights from Scots Whay Hae!

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Alistair Braidwood of Scots Whay Hae! has highlighted some of the events you’ll find at Celtic Connections 25th Anniversary Festival. Worth Watching Out For As usual you’ll find an impressive programme combining international and some lesser known gems: Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer, Kate Rusby, Shawn Colvin, Kathryn Williams, Beth Orton, Joe Henry and The Mavericks! Some of Scots Whay Hae! top […]

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The Friction Burns Supper, Rio Pop Up, Glasgow

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26 January, 2018  7 p.m. – 1 a.m. The Rio Club, 323 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3HW It has been 8 years since the original Alternative Burns Supper. ‘Back then, we were the only ones doing this but since then the world has changed and the robots have came in to our country and taken our […]

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New additions to Celtic Connections Programme 2018

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With only one week to go until the Celtic Connections 25th Anniversary (18 January – 4 February, 2018) there has been a flurry of new names added to the line-up! If you haven’t already, put your feet up, scroll through the website and plan your festival. ADDITIONS TO THE LINE-UP Dale Watson & His Lone Stars […]

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Cottiers – Bar, Restaurant, Theatre, Glasgow West End

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  Cottiers, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU 0141 357 5825 www.cottiers.com/ What’s On At Cottiers Leiper’s Attic – New restaurant at Cottiers  – See the menu Cottiers Bar and Restaurant is a most attractive and flexible venue in  Glasgow’s West End. Previously, Dowanhill Church, it is one of only three surviving Scottish churches famously […]

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John Taylor the World is Watching, Cottiers Theatre

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23 Feb 2018 – 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm Cottiers Theatre, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU Join John Taylor, widely acclaimed Scottish singer songwriter, as he promotes the release of his seventh studio album ‘The World is Watching’. Enjoy an evening listening to songs from the new album together with an array of others which […]

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Fairfield Folk Club at The Amethyst, 11 January, 2018

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Mick Hargan and Brian Thomas Cumming Live Music Marathon – Fairfield Folk Club at The Amethyst tonight Hosted by Mick Hargan & Morgan Mcallister 6pm pre show withKeir Robinson Zoe Martin Matthew Gibb Petra Taylor Connor Fyfe Kathryn O’Hare Young BridoConnah Grant – Featured act from 730pm is the fantastic Sapphire Notion Chloe Marie James Breadner Wes Reader Pauline Vallance Martin Mochan Michael Cooke John Mclean Stephen Berry Michael Cooke Katee Kross  Free Entry – Great Music – food and Drink […]

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Spangled Cabaret, QMU, 8 January, 2018

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22 University Gardens, G12 8QN Monthly alternative cabaret with: THE RAGTIME DOLLS MISS INNOCENCE BLISS ELAINE GALLAGHER RAVEN ROSE GABRIEL FEATHERSTONE DHARMA GEDDON MAGIC DAVE & MORE! FREE ENTRY- DONATIONS WELCOME Event on Facebook

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Annual Bowie Tribute The Admiral Bar

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After last years packed out disco celebration of Bowie – the annual tribute will take place on Saturday 6 January, 2018 The proceeds of the night twill go to MacMillan Cancer Support Music starts at 8pm in the Bar Club opens at 9pm downstairs Similar format as last year a group of Dj’s playing from […]

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Thursday, January 4, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

Kathryn Williams at OranMor

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2 February, 2018 Mercury nominated and critically acclaimed folk artist Kathryn Williams has teamed up with revered jazz musician and vibraphone player Anthony Kerr, to create an album of complete re-imaginings of classic jazz standards, including brand new single ‘Autumn Leaves’. Previously performed by greats such as Eva Cassidy, Doris Day, Edith Piaf and Frank […]

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

KIOKO: The Big Gig in aid of Scottish Huntington’s Association

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Fundraiser in aid of Scottish Huntington’s Association  Saturday 3rd February, 2018 KIOKO – Supported by Fnuf and the Faerielights + DJ This Birmingham band who have appeared at Glastonbury, Belladrum, and headlined at the 02 Academy are playing a charity gig in Glasgow. Their music is a blended mix of Ska and Reggae. Community Central Hall […]

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Called You Last Night From Glasgow, Club Night, Broadcast

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Thursday, 21 December, 2018 ‘I was sick and tired of everything. When I called you last night from Glasgow…’ ‘We’ve had quite a few people suggesting we do a club night dedicated to ABBA and after the massive success of our Madonnathon back in September we thought why not! Expect to hear all the abba […]

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The Sensational Alex Harvey Experience, Avant Garde, Friday 22 December, 2017

NTM Promotions presents The Sensational Alex Harvey Experience Friday 22 December, 2017 – 7 p.m. Avant Garde, 34-44 King St, Merchant City, Glasgow G1 5QT Christmas Party 2017 Tickets £5 from Avant Garde or at Ticket Scotland The Sensational Alex Harvey Experience have had another successful year and as a small vote of thanks to fans […]

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