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.

Fiesta x Fold Festival, Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow 2018

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Saturday June 30th & Sunday July 1st 2018 Fiesta Presents Nile Rodgers FREAK OUT LET’S DANCE Festival! Delighted to announce that Nile Rodgers & CHIC will be back in Glasgow on June 30th and July 1st curating a brand new musical extravaganza The Fiesta x FOLD Festival located in Glasgow’s most iconic green space Kelvingrove […]

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The Luthiers Concert, West End Festival

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 Webster’s Theatre (Lansdowne Church), 416 Great Western Road, G4 9HZ   Tuesday 05 Jun, 2018  7:00pm £7.50 / £5 conc An eclectic mixture of folk, blues, ragtime and classical tunes played by three outstanding musicians. Featuring individual performances by Stevie Hicks, Anne Chaurand and Alistair McCulloch performing on guitars and violins made by final year […]

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Heidi Talbot and John McCusker at Cottiers

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15 June, 2018 As well as being married, John McCusker and Heidi Talbot are two of the best-known names on the folk music scene. They have been playing in each other’s bands, touring and writing songs together as well as recording on solo albums for ten years now. Their schedules must be an annual challenge, […]

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide, What's on in Glasgow: Theatre and Comedy

Kittlin at Tchai Ovna

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22 May, 2018 21st century folk music, weaving, song and storytelling with fiddle, flute, guitar & accordion.. Original material inspired by folktales and the people and landscape of Scotland with a passion for stories embracing, girls, women and goddesses. Lesley O’Brien; Professional Storyteller, Singer, Guitar and Vocals Mags Smith; Flute, Vocals and Glockenspiel Madeleine Cassell; […]

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Monday, May 14, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

The Electrics, 30 Anniversary, The Bungalow, Paisley

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Sunday, 3rd June, 2018 The Bungalow, Shuttle St, Paisley PA1 1YD  

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Monday, May 7, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

The Great May Day Cabaret, Night for Chris Bartter, OranMor

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  Monday 7th May, 2018 show starts 7.30pm Featuring another fantastic line-up, the seventh annual Great May Cabaret includes a tribute to founder member Chris Bartter, whose untimely death last October robbed the trade union movement of one of its great campaigners and supporter of the arts. Celebrating international workers’ day will be: Scottish rapper, […]

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Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham, Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow

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16 May 2018 – 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm What more can you say about these two stellar musicians, now embarking on their 31st year of working together Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham have established themselves as the epitome of excellence in the world of traditional music. Mike Russell of the Glasgow Herald has described […]

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Tir na nOg, Cottiers Theatre

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Tuesday, 8 May, 2018 ‘Sonny Condell and Leo O’Kelly continue to defy real time’ – Irish Times ‘..a remarkable band…. they deliver a stunning performance that underlines their reputation as being well founded…… the crowd utterly entranced.’ – Prog Magazine Tir na nOg have been described as Alt Folk, Prog Folk, Psych Folk, and even Space […]

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The Cool, The Twistettes Single Launch, McChuills

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1 June, 2018 After the madness that was The Moods show in March, The C.O.O.L at McChuill`s returns on 1st June for an alternative punk rock special featuring The Twistettes , who will be celebrating the launch of their absolutely banging brand new single. This is the first track to be released from their much […]

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Friday, May 4, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

Guitar Journey at the Blue Arrow Club

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Wednesday 9th May, 2018 Sounds in the Suburbs Giorgi Serci and Jonny Phillips – Guitar Journey Blue Arrow Club, 323 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3HW Tickets Alan 07944354459 soundsinthesuburbs@hotmail.co.uk Twitter @suburbs1

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Friday, April 27, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

Folklub – Kirsty Law plus Suas, The Old Hairdressers

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17 May, 2018 Kirsty Law is an innovative Scottish singer and song-maker who draws on Scots musical traditions whilst collaborating with artists of different mediums. Her latest album project ‘Young Night Thought’ is an audiovisual exploration of the ‘inner child’ concept through folklore song and film. Working with Kirsty on this exciting venture are filmmaker […]

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Loki in partnership with Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival

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An Evening with Scottish Rapper Darren McGarvey 23 May, 2018 In partnership with the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival, join us for an evening of rap, comedy and spoken word. Darren’s bestselling book “Poverty Safari” explores the themes of poverty and social equality and the effects these can have on our emotions. Snap up your […]

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32nd Glasgow Jazz Festival 2018

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The 32nd Glasgow Jazz Festival returns from 20-24 June 2018. The Old Fruitmarket shows will be headlined by Mr Jukes on 20 Jun, The Georgie Fame Family Trio on 21 Jun and Orchestre Poly-Rythmo on 22 Jun. Tickets are on sale now from www.jazzfest.co.uk or in person from the venue and Tickets Scotland. Further acts to be […]

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The Drake, Unplugged

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25 April, 2018 A night of international talent with: Nossa Bossa – Brazilian Grooves from Pete Parisetti and Angela Higney Farzane Zamen – from Iran Elyssa Vulpes – from Italy Music in the raw – no mics, no amps, no PA – just voices and acoustic instruments in a house concert setting – Upstairs at […]

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Saturday, April 14, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

‘A Rather Remarkable Saturday Soiree with The Madeleine Stewart Trio, The Mackintosh Club

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21 April, 2018 – 3 p.m.- 5.0 p.m. The soaring stars are Madeleine Stewart who will perform alongside Rory Matheson on piano and Craig Baxter on bodhran. These three outstanding talented artists met and studied at the Royal Conservatoire in Glasgow and we are honoured that they have chosen to play at the Mackintosh Club. […]

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Thursday, April 12, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

The Cole Porters, The State Bar 4 May, 2018

Coal Porters at the State Bar in Holland Street on Friday 4th May, 2018 The State Bar, 148 Holland Street, Glasgow G2 4NG At Sounds in the Suburbs Tickets: Alan 07944354459 soundsinthesuburbs@hotmail.co.uk twitter @suburbs1  

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S.O.S. – It’s a Swing Out Sunday! at Cottiers

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29 Apr 2018 – 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm THE JIM CLELLAND TRIO (Jim Clelland on Keys, Andy Mitchell on Bass and Scott MacKay on Drums) and the voices of: JCS VOCAL ENSEMBLE –  Musical Director Jim Clelland   JCS GLASGOW CHOIR    – Choir Leader Lynne O’Neill ‘SWINGIN’ OUT’ AS MANY GREAT JAZZ STANDARDS AS THEY CAN FIT […]

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The Friel Sisters, Cottiers, Glasgow

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Thursday, 26 April, 2018 “The Friel Sisters’ music cannot be held back; it is what comes natural to them. They breathe music, they live music, they love music. Traditional Irish music is in a richer place for having these young genuine people carry it on to future generations.” Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh of Altan The Friel […]

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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 decorated […]

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Auld Hat New Heids, The Fort, Bishopbriggs

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20 April, 2018 Fraser & Ian Bruce, Pete Clark and Gregor Lowrey The Fort Theatre Bishopbriggs with their Auld Hat New Heids Concert. A night of live music filled with folk songs we can all sing along to. Late licensed bar. The Fort, Kenmure Road, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow G64 2DW Event on Facebook

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Friday, April 6, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

Salad plus Scunner, Broadcast, 19 April, 2018

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Salad play Broadcast as part of their first full band tour in over 20 years. Support Scunner Broadcast 427 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3LG Buy Tickets Event on Facebook

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Duran Durand, John Brown’s Live, Clydebank

Saturday 7 April, 2018 Tickets £7…available from John Browns Bar, Red Eye Studios Clydebank Buy tickets online  John Browns Upstairs, 13 Chalmers Street, Clydebank G81 1RT On Facebook

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

Glasgow Jazz Festival 2018

GLASGOW JAZZ FESTIVAL ANNOUNCE HEADLINE ACTS Wednesday 20th – Sunday 24th June 2018 Glasgow Jazz Festival have announced their headline acts for 2018 – Mr Jukes, The Georgie Fame Family Trio and Orchestre Poly-Rythmo will all play the iconic Old Fruitmarket as part of this year’s annual jazz festival. The festival will run from Wednesday […]

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Tammy, The Tannahill Centre, Paisley

The Tannahill Centre 76 Blackstoun Rd, Paisley PA3 1NT 0141 889 2455

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Saturday, March 24, 2018 | Filed under: Events, Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers, Gig Guide

Ian Donaldson and Steven G. Leonard at The Bungalow, Paisley

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Saturday, 7 April, 2018 The Bungalow, Shuttle St, Paisley PA1 1YD Tickets: http://www.ruthlessartistes.co.uk/ and Robert Williamson – bookings@bungalowlive.co.uk + 0141 889 9976 Ian Donaldson on Facebook

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Wednesday, March 21, 2018 | Filed under: Gig Guide

Kelburn Garden Party 2018

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2018 Music Programme – Kelburn Garden Party KELBURN CASTLE, AYRSHIRE 29 June – 2 July, 2018 As always your ears and feet will be treated to a wide range of quality sounds for party people. There will be funk, folk, reggae and jazz. House, techno, hip-hop, disco and world music. And lots of surprises! The […]

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Steel Valley Saints at Citizen M

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5 April, 2018 60 Citizen M, Renfrew Street, Glasgow G2 3BW You’re invited to enjoy fresh April grooves by Steel Valley Saints! On Thursday, 5 April, they will be bringing their unique Outlaw Skiffle Rock ‘n’ Roll sound to citizenM Glasgow club room. If you like a fusion of swing, blues, 50s and 60s rock […]

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