O2 Academy Glasgow

O2 Academy Glasgow has made an outstanding contribution to Scotland’s vibrant live music scene since its arrival in the city in 2003.

O2 Academy Glasgow

About O2 Academy Glasgow

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The venue made a fantastic first impression with a successful launch week that saw the stage christened by Deacon Blue on 26 March followed by Bryan Ferry and the Sugababes playing in celebration of the doors opening. The Grade B listed building was restored to its former glory, returning much of the original splendour after being closed for 10 years.

The history of the building and the site where O2 Academy Glasgow now stands is both fascinating and tragic. In 1825, on the same spot, was the Eglinton St United Secession Church, until it was converted to The New Bedford Picture House in 1921. It sadly burnt down and was completely destroyed just over ten years later in 1932 but rebuilt and opened on 31 December the same year. It finally closed on 18 July 1973, but it once again re-opened for business a few months later, this time as a Bingo hall until it was closed and boarded up in 1993 until the opening night a decade later.

O2 Academy Glasgow has hosted a diverse programme of events, from music and club nights to comedy, and attracted international musicians and home grown talent to the city. Since the first notes were sung and chords struck on the stage back in 2003, there have been numerous highlights including shows from Belle and Sebastian, The White Stripes, Frankie Boyle, The Prodigy, Motorhead, Foals, Stereophonics and Snoop Dogg.

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Upcoming Events at O2 Academy Glasgow

The Charlatans - 30th Anniversary Best of Tour

The Charlatans - 30th Anniversary Best of Tour

18th May 2022

The Charlatans have announced a UK tour celebrating their 30th anniversary as a band, catch them live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on Wednesday 18th May!
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Miles Kane

Miles Kane

20th May 2022

Miles Kane is heading out on tour with his latest album, Change The Show, don't miss him live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 20th May with support from Brooke Combe!
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Joesef

Joesef

21st May 2022

Don't miss Glasgow's very own Joesef as he plays a massive homecoming gig at the O2 Academy Glasgow on Saturday 21st May!
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Bear’s Den

Bear’s Den

23rd May 2022

Much-loved, folk-rock duo Bear's Den return with their fourth studio album, Blue Hours, one of their personal records to date! Don't miss them live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 23rd May!
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George Clinton

George Clinton

24th May 2022

After 50 years of funkin' around the world, George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic will bid farewell with a series of goodbye live shows, don't miss them at the O2 Academy on May 24th!
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Midland

Midland

25th May 2022

Midland's music is truly a sound decades in the making that's just right for today, experience it for yourself at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 25th May!
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Go West & Paul Young

Go West & Paul Young

31st May 2022

Go West and Paul Young, are teaming up for a co-headline tour, performing all their hits on a bumper bill of nostalgic pop! Catch them at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 31st May!
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Twisted Circus 3

Twisted Circus 3

1st June 2022

The best of the best in the drag world are coming together for a jaw dropping circus production show at the O2 Academy Glasgow on Wednesday 1st June!
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Conan Gray

Conan Gray

2nd June 2022

One of the pre-eminent pop artists of his generation heads to the UK in summer 2022, don't miss Conan Gray live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 2nd June!
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Steve Vai

Steve Vai

4th June 2022

Virtuoso guitarist, composer, producer and Grammy Award winner Steve Vai is heading out on a UK tour which includes a night at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 4th June!
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Supergrass

Supergrass

6th June 2022

After two storming shows at The Barrowlands in February, Supergrass will return to Glasgow and the O2 Academy on Monday 6th June!
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Faith No More - CANCELLED

Faith No More - CANCELLED

7th June 2022

Faith No More have announced at string of UK dates including a night at the O2 Academy Glasgow on June 7th!
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LP

LP

10th June 2022

The incredibly talented singer-songwriter LP tours her stunning sixth album, Churches, catch her live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on Friday 10th June!
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Jacob Collier: Djesse World Tour

Jacob Collier: Djesse World Tour

11th June 2022

Five-time Grammy-winning singer and multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier is bringing the 'Djesse World Tour' to the O2 Academy Glasgow on Saturday 11th June 2022!
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Bikini Kill

Bikini Kill

12th June 2022

Riot grrrl pioneers Bikini Kill are set to hit the UK next summer with a headline show at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 12th June!
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A Day To Remember

A Day To Remember

13th June 2022

American rockers A Day To Remember have announced they will bring their UK tour to the O2 Academy Glasgow on 13th June!
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Nine Inch Nails

Nine Inch Nails

15th June 2022

Famed for their mesmerising live shows, Nine Inch Nails play their first UK headline dates in four years! Don't miss them live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 15th June!
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Jeff Garlin

Jeff Garlin

17th June 2022

Star of Curb Your Enthusiasm and The Goldbergs, Jeff Garlin heads out on his first UK stand up tour since 2017, catch him live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 17th June!
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The Wonder Stuff

The Wonder Stuff

18th June 2022

Don't miss The Wonder Stuff at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 18th June performing Never Loved Elvis in its entirety plus a full set of hits, classics and rarities!
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Waterparks

Waterparks

19th June 2022

Houston pop-rock trio Waterparks are coming to Glasgow for a huge headline show at the O2 Academy on 19th June!
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Jessie Ware

Jessie Ware

20th June 2022

Jessie Ware will celebrate her fourth album with a string of headline dates in June including a night at the O2 Academy Glasgow on the 20th!
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PiL

PiL

22nd June 2022

Widely regarded as one of the most innovative and influential bands of all time don't miss PiL live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 22nd June!
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The Blindboy Podcast - Live

The Blindboy Podcast - Live

23rd June 2022

With two number one selling books under his belt and an internationally renowned podcast, Blindboy will bring his tour to the O2 Academy Glasgow on 23rd June!
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The Skids & Big Country

The Skids & Big Country

24th June 2022

Don't miss a unique, one off evening with full electric performances from The Skids, Big Country and special guests Armory Show (with Richard Jobson) at the O2 Academy Glasgow on June 24th!
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TLC

TLC

26th June 2022

TLC, one of the biggest-selling female R&B groups of all time, will bring their massive '25 Years Of Crazy Sexy Cool' tour to the O2 Academy Glasgow on Sunday 26th June!
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Furnace and the Fundamentals

Furnace and the Fundamentals

1st July 2022

Furnace and the Fundamentals, the band described as 'humanity's most exhilarating dance party', are coming to Glasgow! Don't miss them at the O2 Academy on Friday 1st July!
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Olivia Rodrigo

Olivia Rodrigo

2nd July 2022

Grammy-nominated, critically acclaimed singer and songwriter, Olivia Rodrigo will bring her 'Sour' tour to the O2 Academy Glasgow on 2nd July!
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Race Chaser Live - ft. Alaska and Willam

Race Chaser Live - ft. Alaska and Willam

16th July 2022

Race Chaser Live with Alaska and Willam brings the hit drag podcast to the O2 Academy Glasgow on 16th July 2022!
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The Kid LAROI

The Kid LAROI

22nd July 2022

The Kid LAROI heads out on his first ever headline tour which includes a night at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 22nd July!
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The Main Event

The Main Event

28th July 2022

Prepare for the hottest drag reunion of the year as Holy T bring 'The Main Event' to the O2 Academy Glasgow on Thursday 28th July!
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H.E.R.

H.E.R.

31st July 2022

GRAMMY and Academy Award-winning singer, song-writer and multi-instrumentalist H.E.R. will headline the O2 Academy Glasgow on Sunday 31st July!
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Marc Rebillet

Marc Rebillet

8th August 2022

Marc Rebillet is a one-man improv master with an impressive vocal range and near-perfect pitch! Don't miss him live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 8th August!
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Damian Marley

Damian Marley

10th August 2022

Damian Marley, the youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley, has announced a Summer UK tour including a night at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 10th August!
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Noah Cyrus

Noah Cyrus

14th August 2022

Following the announcement of her debut album 'The Hardest Part', Grammy nominated songstress and musician Noah Cyrus will bring her UK tour to the O2 Academy Glasgow on 14th August!
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Roy Orbison & the Traveling Wilburys Experience

Roy Orbison & the Traveling Wilburys Experience

20th August 2022

Roy Orbison & the Traveling Wilburys Experience is a joyous, up-tempo feel-good celebration of classic pop music, catch it at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 20th August!
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Chris Young

Chris Young

25th August 2022

Chris Young has announced a string of headline shows this Summer including a night at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 25th August!
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The Cadillac Three

The Cadillac Three

26th August 2022

The Cadillac Three are heading out on tour to celebrate their 10th anniversary, catch them live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 26th August!
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Fleet Foxes

Fleet Foxes

31st August 2022

Fleet Foxes are heading out on tour in 2022 with a night at the O2 Academy Glasgow on Wednesday 31st August!
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Sean Paul

Sean Paul

1st September 2022

The multi award-winning, global chart-topping Sean Paul brings his new UK tour 'Scorcha' to the O2 Academy Glasgow on Thursday 1st September!
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The Bohemians - A Night of Queen

The Bohemians - A Night of Queen

2nd September 2022

Enjoy a high energy roller coaster ride of a concert courtesy of Queen Tribute band The Bohemians at the O2 Academy Glasgow on September 2nd!
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Agnes Obel

Agnes Obel

3rd September 2022

Critically acclaimed composer, singer and pianist, Agnes Obel will bring her captivating live show to the O2 Academy Glasgow on 3rd September!
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The Magnetic Fields

The Magnetic Fields

5th September 2022

The legendary Magnetic Fields are back and they're heading to UK shores for a series of shows this September including a night at the O2 Academy Glasgow!
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Kim Wilde

Kim Wilde

13th September 2022

Kim Wilde and her incredible live band are heading back on the road for a Greatest Hits tour, catch them at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 13th September 2022!
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Aminé

Aminé

15th September 2022

Portland rapper Aminé heads out on a huge worldwide tour, billed as the 'Best Tour Ever', catch him live at O2 Academy Glasgow on 15th September!
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Doug Stanhope

Doug Stanhope

23rd September 2022

Comedian Doug Stanhope takes a brutal look at the stupidity of society and politics today in a vicious, no-holds-barred show at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 23rd September!
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Ian Brown

Ian Brown

26th September 2022

Ian Brown is heading out on his first solo headline tour in over a decade in September, don't miss him live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on Monday 26th!
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Primus

Primus

27th September 2022

Primus have announced they'll pay tribute to RUSH's classic 1977 album 'A Farewell to Kings' with their 'A Tribute To Kings' show at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 27th September!
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AJR

AJR

28th September 2022

Multi-platinum indie pop trio AJR will tour their brilliant fourth full-length album, OK ORCHESTRA in 2022, including a night at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 28th September!
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Behemoth & Arch Enemy

Behemoth & Arch Enemy

29th September 2022

Two of Europe's most revered metal bands, Behemoth & Arch Enemy, are bringing their European Siege 2022 tour to the O2 Academy Glasgow on 29th September!
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Anthrax

Anthrax

30th September 2022

Thrash metal icons Anthrax are extending their 40th Anniversary celebrations with a huge UK tour, catch them live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 30th September 2022!
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Clairo

Clairo

2nd October 2022

American singer-songwriter Clairo heads to UK shores to tour her critically acclaimed second studio album, Sling! Catch her at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 2nd October!
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Digga D

Digga D

3rd October 2022

Don't miss rapper, songwriter and drill sensation, Digga D live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 3rd October as part of his Naughty By Nature tour!
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Snarky Puppy

Snarky Puppy

4th October 2022

The multi-Grammy-Award-winning musical collective, Snarky Puppy is back with a unique fusion of all things jazz funk and soul! Catch them live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 4th October!
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Godsmack

Godsmack

8th October 2022

Multi-platinum, Grammy-Award nominated, Boston bastion of hard rock, Godsmack have announced a UK tour including a night at the O2 Academy Glasgow on Saturday 8th October!
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The Driver Era

The Driver Era

10th October 2022

Ross and Rocky Lynch, AKA The Driver Era, will bring their latest tour to the O2 Academy Glasgow on 10th October!
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Counting Crows

Counting Crows

14th October 2022

Counting Crows will bring The Butter Miracle Tour to the UK and Ireland in autumn 2022! Catch them at O2 Academy Glasgow on Friday 14th October!
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The Enemy

The Enemy

21st October 2022

2022 marks the 15th anniversary of 'We'll Live And Die In These Towns' and The Enemy are celebrating with a UK reunion tour, including a date at O2 Academy Glasgow on 21st October!
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Skid Row

Skid Row

31st October 2022

Reclaiming their title as the kings of hard rock, Skid Row head out on an almighty tour, in celebration of their latest studio album, The Gang's All Here!
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The Damned

The Damned

4th November 2022

The original line-up of The Damned are reuniting for a one-off UK tour in 2022, catch them live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 4th November!
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Tedeschi Trucks Band

Tedeschi Trucks Band

10th November 2022

12-member strong collective Tedeschi Trucks Band are coming to the O2 Academy Glasgow for a seated show on 10th November!
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Clutch

Clutch

11th November 2022

US Rock band CLUTCH are pleased to announce a headline show at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 11th November 2022!
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Brett Young

Brett Young

15th November 2022

Multi-Platinum country star Brett Young has announced a tour in support of his album, Weekends Look a Little Different These Days, don't miss him live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 15th November!
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Fontaines D.C.

Fontaines D.C.

17th November 2022 - 18th November 2022

In support of their third album, Fontaines D.C. have announced a UK and Ireland tour, which includes two nights at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 17th and 18th November!
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Sea Girls

Sea Girls

19th November 2022

Don't miss Sea Girls, one of the most enthralling young indie guitar bands to have emerged in recent times, live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on Saturday 19th November!
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The Proclaimers

The Proclaimers

1st December 2022 - 2nd December 2022

A year later than originally planned, The Proclaimers have announced a UK & Ireland tour for 2022! Don't miss them live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 1st and 2nd December!
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Placebo

Placebo

3rd December 2022

World-renowned alt-rockers Placebo return with a major UK tour to follow the release of their new album, Never Let Me Go... catch them live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 3rd December!
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Kehlani

Kehlani

9th December 2022

The Bay Area-born, two-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated, multiplatinum Kehlani, returns to tour UK shores with their lush third album, 'Blue Water Road'!
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Party People Presents - The Second Coming

Party People Presents - The Second Coming

10th December 2022

Party People presents The Second Coming at the O2 Academy Glasgow featuring The Complete Stone Roses, Definitely Oasis, Blur2, Pulp'd and more!
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Scouting For Girls

Scouting For Girls

11th December 2022

To celebrate the 15th Anniversary of their debut album, Scouting For Girls are heading out on tour! Catch them live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on Sunday 11th December!
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Lamb Of God

Lamb Of God

14th December 2022

Lamb of God are back in the UK for the first time in six years with their 'State Of Unrest' tour, don't miss them at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 14th December 2022!
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Wallows

Wallows

10th January 2023

Los-Angeles-based trio Wallows are heading out on a huge UK tour with their second album, Tell Me That It's Over! Catch them live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 10th January!
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Trivium

Trivium

12th January 2023

Floridian metallers Trivium will follow their acclaimed 2020 album What The Dead Men Say with a 2021 UK tour, catch them live at the O2 Acadmey Glasgow on 12th January 2023!
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Kane Brown

Kane Brown

17th January 2023

Multi-Platinum global entertainer Kane Brown will bring his 'Drunk or Dreaming Tour' to the O2 Academy Glasgow on 17th January!
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PVRIS

PVRIS

23rd January 2023

Sultry synth-pop purveyors PVRIS are set to cross the pond for a UK tour which includes a night at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 23rd January!
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Apocalyptica & Epica

Apocalyptica & Epica

2nd February 2023

Apocalyptica & Epica are bringing their 'Epic Apocalypse' tour to the O2 Academy Glasgow on Thursday 2nd February!
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Gojira

Gojira

15th February 2023

Two-time Grammy-nominated, unmissable French titans Gojira are taking their seventh studio album 'Fortitude' on the road, don't miss them live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 15th February!
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The Undertones

The Undertones

11th March 2023

Don't miss influential punk band The Undertones when they return to headline the O2 Academy Glasgow on Saturday 11th March!
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W.A.S.P. - 40 Years Live

W.A.S.P. - 40 Years Live

21st March 2023

One of the most infamous, notorious, controversial heavy metal bands, W.A.S.P. mark their fortieth anniversary with a world tour which includes a night at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 21st March!
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I Prevail: The Trauma Tour

I Prevail: The Trauma Tour

22nd March 2023

US metalcore outfit, I Prevail, have set their sights on the UK... catch them live at O2 Academy Glasgow on 22nd March!
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Blackberry Smoke

Blackberry Smoke

27th March 2023

Blackberry Smoke have announced their 'You Hear Georgia Tour' will be stopping off at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 27th March!
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Elvana: Elvis Fronted Nirvana

Elvana: Elvis Fronted Nirvana

15th April 2023

Rock & Roll meets Grunge as Elvis fronts Nirvana and gives the band the front man it's been missing since '94... catch Elvana: Elvis Fronted Nirvana at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 15th April 2023!
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The Dualers

The Dualers

6th May 2023

9-piece Jamaican Rhythm & Blues band, The Dualers, will tour the UK in 2023! Don't miss them at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 6th May!
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Joe Satriani

Joe Satriani

15th May 2023

Guitar legend Joe Satriani is taking The Shapeshifting Tour across Europe in 2023, catch him live at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 15th May!
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