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.

Nathan Bell and Lynnie Carson, Glasgow Americana

7 October, 2018 St Andrews in the Square Nathan Bell He picked up glowing 5-star reviews for his album, I Don’t Do This for Love, I Do This for Love – a CD that deservedly won him huge media exposure. And, Nathan Bell ended 2017 on another high after being voted Male Performer of the […]

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Sunday, September 23, 2018 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Gig Guide

STAGE Multimedia Exhibition

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Friday 14 – Sunday 16 September, 2018 A 3-Day multimedia exhibition of painting, sculpture and photography with live music and poetry Friday 14th Sept 6pm – 8pm Exhibition Opening LOUISE MALONE – Painting, Sculpture, Woodblock Prints. Photography: JAQUES FRANCIOLY, SUMAYA MOUSTAFA,, RORY TK, KHADIJA MOUSTAFA, RITA LASBLEIZE Saturday 15th:Exhibition 2 – 8pm 2.30pm live music […]

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Gavin Paterson Nova Scotia Folk Club

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Wednesday 17 October, 2018 – 7.30 p.m. Fort Theatre, Kenmure Avenue,  Bishopbriggs G64 2DW Gavin Paterson takes the featured spot. Also open floor spots and end of show jam session. All welcome. Event on Facebook

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Cottiers, Glasgow West End, bar, restaurant, theatre, wedding venue

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Cottiers, 93-95 Hyndland St, Glasgow G11 5PU 0141 357 5825 www.cottiers.com/ Cottiers Bar and Restaurant is a most attractive and flexible venue in Glasgow’s West End. Previously, Dowanhill Church built in 1865, it’s one of only three surviving Scottish churches decorated by Daniel Cottier the revolutionary artist-designer. Cottiers offers a range of pleasures: Theatre, Bar, […]

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The Wellgreen, Stilton, KiDD, West of Scotland Cricket Club

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Saturday, 27 October, 2018 – 7 p.m. West of Scotland Cricket Club, Hamilton Crescent, Peel Street, Partick G11 5LU A long overdue night curated by record label The Barne Society! The Wellgreen combine classic sixties songwriting, early powerpop and psychedelia on top of vintage recording techniques to create a familiar yet fresh & original sound. […]

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Monday, September 10, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

David Rovics at the Doublet Bar

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8 October, 2018 – 7.30 p.m. The Doublet Bar, 74 Park Road, Glasgow G4 9JF David Rovics was born in New York City, and as a guitar-slinging singer/songwriter now based in Portland, Oregan, has toured in over two dozen countries, including at mass protests throughout North America and Europe. In addition to his musical involvement […]

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Sunday, September 9, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

Spangled Cabaret October 2018

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Monday 1 October, 2018 The Blue Arrow, 323 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3HW Spangled Cabaret is the longest running monthly alternative variety show in Glasgow! Beginning at The Rio Cafe on the 1st Monday in February 2008, Spangled went on to capture the imagination of the audience with an ever expanding roster of eclectic acts. […]

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Starry Skies Album Launch, OranMor

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Note change of venue to OranMor, Top of Byres Road, G12 8QX Plus support Woody Pines SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2018 This show is the album launch party for the new album, ‘Be Kind’ from the Starry Skies, who play a unique form of pop Americana, rollicking garage rock and tender balladry featuring the voice and […]

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Monday, September 3, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

Fail Better Open Mic, Villiers & Co

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30 August, 2018 ‘Oor holiday in the west end continues!’ Come down on THURSDAY for a night of more OPEN MIC Fail Better mayhem. Starting the back of 7 to give you all time to go to the Open Mic Sessions at GoMA where you can catch belters Bell Lungs and C Smith, among others! […]

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Jim Byrne, The Basement Jam, Tennent’s Bar, Glasgow

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Saturday, 1 September, 2018 – 8 p.m. Plus Open Mic The Basement Jam – featuring Americana singer songwriter Jim Byrne. 191 Byres Road, Glasgow, G12 8TN Event on Facebook Every Day Is Sunshine – YouTube ‘A heady and exotic mix…’ UNCUT Magazine. www.songsbyjimbyrne.com

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Fara, OranMor, Glasgow

Fara, OranMor, Glasgow

12 September, 2018 – 7 p.m. The Venue, OranMor, Top of Byres Road, Glasgow G12 8QX £14 “Sickeningly talented and mad as brushes. A potent combination.” Kevin Macleod Fara brings together four leading musicians at the forefront of today’s Scottish folk scene – Jennifer Austin, Kristan Harvey, Jeana Leslie and Catriona Price’s three fiddles and […]

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Brooks Williams Sounds in the Suburbs, The Doublet

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9 September, 2018 The Doublet Bar, 74 Park Rd, Glasgow G4 9JF Absolutely delighted to once more welcome back the fabulous Brooks Williams to a SoundsintheSuburbs show, this time at the Doublet Bar. Great news Brooks is back with a brand new album “Lucky Star” which is available now! For those of you new to Brooks he […]

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Seven Song Club, LOOPER and Wholly…..Cats

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31 August, 2018 The Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, Glasgow  G1 5HB Stuart David is a Scottish musician, songwriter and novelist, famed for originating two distinct musical genres – Folk Hop and Horror Pop (later termed Noir’n’B or Switchblade Pop. He co-founded the band Belle and Sebastian and was a member from 1996–2000, and then went […]

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Saturday, August 18, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

Linda Jaxson Band at St Louis Cafe/Bar, Glasgow

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Little Bit of Blues and Soul 8 September, 2018  – 9 pm St Louis, Cafe Bar, 734 Dumbarton Rd, Glasgow G11 6RD 0141 330 1742

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Friday, August 17, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

Songs of the Silver Screen, OranMor

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18 September, 2018 At OranMor with The Picture House Showband “Lights, camera, action! for an unforgettable night of Hollywood movie magic with the sensational Songs Of The Silver Screen Show – A nostalgic, sentimental journey back to the heyday of Hollywood. Songs Of The Silver Screen brings all the glitz and glamour of the golden […]

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Yvonne Lyon and Eilidh Patterson, The Glad Cafe

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8 September, 2018 – 7.30 p.m. The Glad Cafe YVONNE LYON returns to The Glad Café with a collection of songs from her new album, ‘Metanoia’. Yvonne consistently combines poignant lyrics with strong, creative melodies and her eighth solo studio release further demonstrates her ability to deliver engaging original material with fresh imagination. Having supported Eddi Reader […]

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Ethan Johns, Love Music Glasgow

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Saturday 18 August, 2018 Love Music, 34 Dundas Street, City Centre, Glasgow G1 2AQ Ethan Johns will be at Love Music playing some songs from his brand new album ANAMNESIS on Saturday August 18th at 5 pm. The new album is a physical-only release, available on CD or Vinyl LP, and will be on sale […]

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

Women at Carlton Studios, Glasgow, Monthly Event

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An open invitation for women to share their musical creative talents, to show appreciation, inspire and learn from each other Happy to come along and listen in? You are welcome too! Women, men and trans inclusive, welcome. First Tuesday Every Month. £4 Event on Facebook

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Thank Funk It’s Friday, 24 August, 2018

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Partickhill Bowling and Community Club Activate your August by following the friendliest funkateers to Thank Funk It’s Friday – a feast of funk’n’soul dance-jazz disco-style grooviness, from the makers of Soul Bowl. Timeless vintage vinyl 45s hand-spun by seasoned joss-dickeys (80-plus years of turntabular experience). Yours for only a fiver. Attractive bar prices! Handy suburban […]

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Word Jazzology, Glasgow 30 August 2018

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Babbity Bowsters, Merchant City Thursday, 30 August, 2018 – 7.30 p.m. Tickets £5 on the door Where comedy, music and literature collide. Irish stand up and comedy novelist Ian Macpherson oversees a cabaret evening with gypsy jazz, poetry and his very own inaugural Book Snuff competition. This is literature with a twist. Fresh from the […]

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Musicians in Exile, The Pearce Institute

20 August, 2018 A group of Refuweegies and asylum seekers jam their diverse musical talents together into this Baghdad Café event. From the fruits of Farsi, Arabic and Kurdish an outpouring of diverse souls, fused together over 7 weeks rehearsal into something special – who knows what? Facilitated by Paul MacAlindin, Artistic Director of The […]

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Martha L Healy, Album Launch, The Glad Cafe

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Glasgow Americana PLUS DAVID LATTO SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2018 Glasgow singer-songwriter, Martha L. Healy, launches her new album ‘Keep The Flame Alight’ with a full-band show on Saturday 6th October at The Glad Café as part of Glasgow Americana. The album was written on Martha’s 3-month “life sabbatical” in Nashville in 2016. She returned to […]

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Hazy Recollections – Woody Pines , Yvonne Lyon , Al Shields, Glasgow Americana

Sunday 7 October, 2018 ADRIANA SPINA & NOAH AND THE WEST RIVER BAND The Admiral Bar, 72a Waterloo Street, Glasgow G2 7DA Tickets £10 – Ticket Scotland Full details Woody Pines at Big Sparra Vinyl – review Pat Byrne www.glasgowamericana.com

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The Glad Cafe, 6th birthday celebration

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Glad Cafe 6th Birthday Bash with KING AYISOBA with AYUUNE SULE + PAINTED XRAY + HOWIE REEVE + DAVID BARBAROSSA (DJ) THE GLAD CAFE IS 6 YEARS OLD!!! Saturday 18 August, 2018 Join them for their big birthday bash with this smashing line-up of musicians: £12 (tickets and full details) KING AYISOBA with AYUNNE SULE […]

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Glasgow Americana – Yola Carter & The Red Pine Timber Co, Cottiers

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3 October 2018 – 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm Inspired by country and soul from the likes of The Band, Gillian Welch, Gene Clark, The Byrds, Staple Singers, Emmylou Harris, Otis Redding and Dolly Parton, Yola Carter is a force of nature and an incredibly talented singer-songwriter. She was an incredibly popular choice as the […]

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Saturday, August 11, 2018 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Gig Guide

Gigs at King Tuts, Gigs, Glasgow

10 – 12 August, 2018 All gigs at King Tuts on Facebook King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, 272A St Vincent St, Glasgow G2 5RL Telephone: 0141 2215279  kingtuts.co.uk

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Friday, August 10, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

Seven Song Club Weekender, Merchant City Festival

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Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th, August, 2018 Free outdoor stage on Parnie St, Trongate, Glasgow Merchant City. More acts to be announced. Starts at 12.00 each day with street bars, food and other good stuff.

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Glasgow Songwriting Festival

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10, 11, 12 August, 2018 GOVANHILL BATHS, 99 Calder St, Glasgow, G41 7RA Opening Concert 10 August at The Glad Cafe, 1006a Pollockshaws Rd, Glasgow, G41 2HG Twelve hours of songwriting workshops and an all-staropening concert crammed into one fantastic friendly weekend celebrating the diverse art of songwriting. Tutors Findlay Napier, Jo Mango, Dave ‘Solareye’ Hook and Donna Maciocia […]

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Brooklyn On Tour Comes To Glasgow

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Brooklyn Brewery will be bringing ‘Brooklyn On Tour’ to Glasgow Saturday 4th August, 2018 – 3pm – 10pm The award-winning brewery have scoured the city to unearth the best up-and-coming street food chefs, DJs and artists and will be collaborating with Glaswegian legend Julie’s Kopitiam, DJ collective Frogbeats and street-artist Rouge-One to host the city’s […]

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George Square, Glasgow 2018

31/07/18 GEORGE SQUARE The Beats Per Minute art installation in George - GLASGOW

George Square is being transformed into a spectacular playground as the beating heart of Glasgow 2018 Whether it’s the chance to view a stunning 14 metre wide handshake between giant friends, or to experience the thrill of an athlete’s race to glory, Glasgow’s George Square has been transformed into a spectacular playground as part of […]

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