The Glad Cafe

The Glad Cafe is the award winning cafe/music venue/creative hub of Glasgow south serving delicious food and a delectable programme of gigs and events!

The Glad Cafe

About The Glad Cafe

1006a Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow South Side G41 2HG
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The Glad Cafe is a not for profit music venue with a licensed cafe in the Shawlands area of southside Glasgow. It has something to offer people of any age or background in this diverse and vibrant local community.

The cafe serves high quality coffee from Dear Green Coffee Roasters and delicious cakes from Big Bear Bakery as well as a good selection of gluten free cakes from Wild Flours Bakery.

Since September 2018, we’ve been delighted to serve incredible vegetarian and vegan brunches from 9am-4pm made by the magnificent Hen of the Woods, the team behind the the brilliant Asian inspired menu at The Hug & Pint in the West End.

Our evening food comes courtesy of our old friends Babu Bombay Street Kitchen. From 5pm-9.30pm every night, they serve Indian street food. They deliver delicious authentic Indian cuisine without being traditional.

Our cafe and venue bars serve a growing selection of great tasting craft beers, including Williams Draft and Caesar Augustus, Brooklyn, Shandon Stout (and Sharps Orchard Cider!) on draft, and a fridge full of bottles and cans ranging from Drygate to Beavertown.

Our well equipped venue provides a welcome space in the southside for showcasing up and coming local musicians as well as internationally known acts. We feature indie, electronic, experimental, world and traditional musicians. The space has become known for its great acoustic and the quality of the programme which also includes film, drama, storytelling and philosophical talks. The exhibition space in the cafe also hosts a changing feast of visual delight curated by two of our volunteers, and this combined with the six monthly zine, the Glad Rag, adds to our on-going representation of southside creativity!

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Upcoming Events at The Glad Cafe

David Latto and support

David Latto and support

26th January 2022

David Latto is one of Scotland’s most exciting up and coming folk artists! Catch him live at The Glad Cafe on 26th January as part of Celtic Connections 2022!
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AK Patterson

AK Patterson

27th January 2022

AK Patterson are a three-piece formed in Brighton, catch them live at The Glad Cafe on 27th January as part of Celtic Connections 2022!
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The Remedy Club and support

The Remedy Club and support

28th January 2022

Ireland's best kept musical secret The Remedy Club will perform live at The Glad Cafe on 28th January as part of Celtic Connections 2022!
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Ed Dowie and support

Ed Dowie and support

29th January 2022

Catch musician Ed Dowie live at The Glad Cafe on 29th January as part of Celtic Connections 2022!
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John Francis Flynn

John Francis Flynn

4th February 2022

John Francis Flynn is heading out on tour at the start of 2022 and will stop off at The Glad Cafe on 4th February as part of Celtic Connections!
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Blair Dunlop

Blair Dunlop

3rd March 2022

Don't miss an intimate and up close evening with the multi award winning singer songwriter & guitarist Blair Dunlop at The Glad Cafe on 3rd March!
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Ewan MacFarlane

Ewan MacFarlane

25th March 2022

Don't miss former Apollo440 and Grim Northern Social frontman Ewan MacFarlane as he performs music from his debut solo album, Always Everlong, at The Glad Cafe on Friday 25th March!
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Group Listening

Group Listening

30th March 2022

Meditative heavy-hitters Group Listening are heading out on tour, catch them live at The Glad Cafe on Wednesday 30th March!
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Katy Kirby

Katy Kirby

5th April 2022

Indie-rock practitioner and songwriter Katy Kirby heads to Glasgow for an unmissable headline show at The Glad Cafe on 5th April!
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Annie Keating Band Plus Support

Annie Keating Band Plus Support

9th April 2022

Annie Keating is a veteran artist at the peak of her powers, don't miss her live at The Glad Cafe on Saturday 9th April!
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Charm of Finches

Charm of Finches

28th April 2022

Melbourne's Charm of Finches are coming to the UK in 2022! Catch them live at The Glad Cafe on Thursday 28th April!
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Jessica Lynn

Jessica Lynn

18th May 2022

Jessica Lynn is being hailed by press around the world as a rocket force and country music's next big star! Don't miss her live at The Glad Cafe on 18th May 2022!
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Peaness

Peaness

20th May 2022

Three-piece band Peaness head to The Glad Cafe on 20th May for a night of catchy, fuzzy, harmony driven indie-pop greatness!
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Frankly, The Smiths

Frankly, The Smiths

9th July 2022

Frankly, The Smiths return to The Glad Cafe on Saturday 9th July 2022... come along for the ultimate live Smiths experience with this highly authentic tribute act!
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