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
01416366119
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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

Art School Girlfriend

Art School Girlfriend

29th September 2021

Art School Girlfriend are heading out on tour in support of their eagerly anticipated debut album 'Is It Light Where You Are', they'll be live at The Glad Cafe on September 29th!
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Glasgow Americana Festival: Diana Jones

Glasgow Americana Festival: Diana Jones

1st October 2021

The Fallen Angels Club proudly presents award winning, US singer songwriter Diana Jones live at The Glad Cafe on Friday 1st October as part of Glasgow Americana Festival 2021!
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Glasgow Americana Festival: Song Writers In the Round - Jill Jackson, Adam Holmes & Cahalen Morrison

Glasgow Americana Festival: Song Writers In the Round - Jill Jackson, Adam Holmes & Cahalen Morrison

2nd October 2021

Glasgow Americana Festival presents three fantastic singer song writers all sharing the stage for songs and chat at The Glad Cafe on 2nd October!
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Glasgow Americana Festival: Roseanne Reid Plus Support

Glasgow Americana Festival: Roseanne Reid Plus Support

2nd October 2021

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Nominee, Roseanne Reid, will play The Glad Cafe on Saturday 2nd October as part of this year's Glasgow Americana Festival!
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Hector Gannet

Hector Gannet

24th October 2021

Hector Gannet is both a solo project and a band, led by Aaron Duff! Catch their Autumn Tour live at The Glad Cafe on Sunday 24th October!
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Otis Gibbs

Otis Gibbs

4th November 2021

Described as 'the best unknown songwriter in music today' don;t miss your chance to get to know Otis Gibbs when he performs live at The Glad Cafe on 4th November!
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Ben Caplan Plus Support

Ben Caplan Plus Support

13th November 2021

The Fallen Angels Club proudly present Ben Caplan live at The Glad Cafe on Saturday 13th November!
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Peter Bruntnell Trio

Peter Bruntnell Trio

18th November 2021

Don't miss 'one of England's best kept musical secrets' Peter Bruntnell live at The Glad Cafe on November 18th!
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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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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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