The Classic Grand

The Classic Grand is one of Glasgow's best-loved live music and entertainment venues!

The Classic Grand

About The Classic Grand

18 Jamaica Street, Glasgow City Centre G1 4QD
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Designed by W B Whitie, The Classic Grand opened its doors in 1915 as The Grand Central Picture House.

A cinema hall for almost 80 years it was sympathetically transformed to a nightclub and live music venue in 1992.

The Classic Grand hosts two floors. The top main floor retains much of its original and “stunning” art deco features, which is often likened to banquet room from The Titanic.

With a large stage, dance floor, two bars and capacity for 500 guests, the main hall is perfect for large events including music concerts, club nights, corporate networking to weddings and other special occasions.

The main hall is installed with a state of the art PA system.

The Classic Grand is also home to a smaller first floor lounge and dancefloor, with capacity for 200 guests. Its dark interior, low ceilings and good sized stage with bar make it the perfect forum for a range of events such as club nights, after-show parties, record label launch events, corporate networking or private functions.

Upcoming Events at The Classic Grand

Fit For A King

14th December 2023

US metalcore group Fit For A King have announced a Scottish headline show at The Classic Grand on December 14th!


Christmas Extravaganza

15th December 2023

Expect an evening of camp Christmas drag madness from a killer drag line up when Christmas Extravaganza comes to The Classic Grand!


Laugh in the Dark - Christmas Party

22nd December 2023

Join us for an exclusive and intimate experience as we bring the laughter indoors for a special one-off cosy Christmas edition of Laugh in The Dark '23!


Trancefest NYD

1st January 2024

Kick off 2024 in style with 2 rooms of Trance featuring a lineup of incredible UK and international artists and the very finest local talent at Trancefest NYD!


Spock’s Beard

27th January 2024

Widely acknowledged as one of the world's premier Progressive Rock bands, don't miss Spock's Beard live at The Classic Grand on Saturday 27th January!


Florence Black

1st February 2024

To celebrate the release of their new album, Welsh rockers Florence Black will headline The Classic Grand on Thursday 1st February!



4th February 2024

Danish death metallers Baest will headline Glasgow's Classic Grand on Sunday 4th February!


Lake Malice

14th March 2024

To celebrate the release of their new EP 'Post-Genesis' UK metalcore act Lake Malice will headline The Classic Grand on 14th March!


Ultimate Coldplay

23rd March 2024

Ultimate Coldplay, the UK's leading Coldplay tribute act, head to Glasgow to headline The Classic Grand on Saturday 23rd March!


Attilla & Born of Osiris

26th March 2024

US metalcore groups Born of Osiris and Attila team up for a co-headline show at The Classic Grand on Tuesday 26th March!


Empathy Test

5th April 2024

Empathy Test bring their 10th Anniversary Tour to The Classic Grand on Friday 5th April with support from Black Nail Cabaret!


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