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

Fruit Bats

Fruit Bats

28th August 2022

Eric D. Johnson brings his acclaimed US indie-folk project Fruit Bats to The Glad Cafe on Sunday 28th August!
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Ian Noe - CANCELLED

Ian Noe - CANCELLED

1st September 2022

Rising country and folk singer-songwriter Ian Noe has announced a headline show at the Glad Cafe on Thursday 1st September!
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Lola Kirke

Lola Kirke

11th September 2022

Lola Kirke has announced a headline tour of the UK and Europe including a night at the Glad Cafe, Glasgow on Sunday 11th September!
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Nathan Bell

Nathan Bell

15th September 2022

A Nathan Bell show is a hell of a show. Sometimes people laugh. Sometimes they cry. Sometimes people just stare stone faced in disbelief. Come see for youself at The Glad Cafe on 15th September!
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Aoife Scott

Aoife Scott

22nd September 2022

Award winning folk singer Aoife Scott has announced a headline show at The Glad Cafe on Thursday 22nd September!
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Danny George Wilson & Katy Rose Bennett

Danny George Wilson & Katy Rose Bennett

6th October 2022

Danny George Wilson has announced a run of full band UK shows for later this year including a night at The Glad Cafe on 6th October alongside Katy Rose Bennett!
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Glasgow Americana Festival: Dean Owens & Hannah Aldridge

Glasgow Americana Festival: Dean Owens & Hannah Aldridge

8th October 2022

Don't miss this double bill from Dean Owens & Hannah Aldridge during Glasgow Americana as these two incredible acts share the stage, swapping songs & stories!
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Glasgow Americana Festival: Kirsten Adamson & Lauren Housley

Glasgow Americana Festival: Kirsten Adamson & Lauren Housley

8th October 2022

Enjoy a night of music courtesy of Kirsten Adamson and Lauren Housley at The Glad Cafe on Saturday 8th October as part of Glasgow Americana Festival 2022!
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Peter Bruntnell

Peter Bruntnell

28th October 2022

Don't miss 'one of England's best kept musical secrets' Peter Bruntnell live at The Glad Cafe on Friday 28th October!
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Sam Lewis

Sam Lewis

4th November 2022

The Fallen Angels Club proudly presents Sam Lewis live at The Glad Cafe on Friday 4th November!
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Dean Owens & The Sinners

Dean Owens & The Sinners

13th March 2023

Award winning Scottish troubadour Dean Owens brings his multi-talented band, The Sinners to The Glad Cafe on 13th March!
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