The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom

The Barrowlands (more properly The Barrowland Ballroom) is an iconic dance hall and concert venue in Glasgow!

The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom

About The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom

244 Gallowgate, Glasgow City Centre G4 0TT
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The original building opened in 1934 in a mercantile area east of Glasgow's city centre. The "Barras" street market (more properly Glasgow Barrowland market), after which the area and the ballroom are named, continues until the present day. The Barrowland building includes large street-level halls used for the weekend markets, with a sizeable weatherproof hall above. The front of the building is decorated with a distinctive animated neon sign.

Noted acts that have played at The Barrowlands include R.E.M., Oasis, The Cure, The Smiths, AFI, Green Day, U2, Blur, Bob Dylan, Björk, David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Stiff Little Fingers, Metallica, Blondie, INXS, Bloc Party, Justin Timberlake, Garbage, Sheryl Crow, Britney Spears, The Smiths, Marilyn Manson, Nine Inch Nails, and Elvis Costello, and, more recently, The Thrash band Megadeth in 2007, popular UK indie bands such as Arctic Monkeys, Babyshambles, The Zutons and Spark of Genius.

The Barrowlands has also proven to be a popular venue with successful homegrown talent, including Travis, Mogwai, Biffy Clyro, Franz Ferdinand, Orange Juice, Aztec Camera, Horse McDonald, Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, Love And Money, Deacon Blue, Del Amitri, Teenage Fanclub, Simple Minds, Big Country, The View , Idlewild and The Jesus and Mary Chain.

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Upcoming Events at The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

21st May 2022

Denver rock outfit Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats take their glorious third album, The Future on the road, don't miss them live at The Barrowlands on Saturday 21st May!
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Beach House

Beach House

23rd May 2022

Beach House are one of the most acclaimed American musical groups of the past 15 years, don't miss them live at The Barrowlands, Glasgow on 23rd May!
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UB40

UB40

26th May 2022

In 2022, UB40 are embarking on one of their biggest UK tours, catch them at the Glasgow Barrowlands on 26th May!
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The Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips

27th May 2022

Get ready, The Flaming Lips are back and are bringing their American Head tour to The Barrowlands on Friday 27th May!
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Fatherson

Fatherson

28th May 2022

Fatherson will support their newly announced album, Normal Fears, with a spring tour including a night at The Barrowlands on Saturday 28th May!
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Meshuggah

Meshuggah

30th May 2022

Swedish prog-metal kingpins, Meshuggah, have announced a UK tour including a night at The Barrowlands on 30th May!
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The Music

The Music

31st May 2022

Indie legends The Music have announced they'll play a very special show at Glasgow's Barrowland on Tuesday 31st May!
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Kassidy

Kassidy

2nd June 2022

Kassidy return for one night only, in celebration of the 10th anniversary of 'Hope St', catch them live at The Barrowlands on Thursday 2nd June!
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Bloc Party

Bloc Party

3rd June 2022

Back with a bang with new single 'Traps' and news of sixth studio album Alpha Games, Bloc Party have announced a show at The Barrowlands on 3rd June!
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Run The Jewels

Run The Jewels

4th June 2022 - 5th June 2022

Run The Jewels have announced four UK tour dates for June 2022 including two nights at The Barrowlands on the 4th & 5th!
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Del Amitri: A Free Concert For NHS Workers

Del Amitri: A Free Concert For NHS Workers

9th June 2022

Del Amitri are set to play a free show for Scottish NHS staff at The Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow on Thursday 9th June!
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Del Amitri

Del Amitri

10th June 2022 - 11th June 2022

Del Amitri have announced their first full UK headline tour since the summer of 2018 which includes two nights at The Barrowlands on the 10th and 11th June!
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Parquet Courts

Parquet Courts

15th June 2022

Brooklyn's post punk innovators Parquet Courts are heading out on tour! Catch them live at The Barrowlands on Wednesday 15th June!
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Goodbye Mr Mackenzie

Goodbye Mr Mackenzie

17th June 2022

After being voted 'best gig of the year' by The Barrowland crowds in 2019, Goodbye Mr Mackenzie are returning for another storming night on 17th June!
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Barraloadasoul

Barraloadasoul

18th June 2022

Northern Soul, Mod and 60s R&B alldayer, Barraloadasoul, returns to The Barrowlands for another outing on Saturday 18th June 2022!
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Sharon Van Etten

Sharon Van Etten

21st June 2022

Singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten is bringing her Darkness Fades Tour to The Barrowlands Glasgow on Tuesday 21st June!
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Vault44

Vault44

24th June 2022

Vault44 will bring eleven hours of raw, no-holds-barred, industrial Techno to The Barrowlands on Friday 24th June!
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Tones And I

Tones And I

15th July 2022

Self-taught Aussie music-making sensation Tones And I has announced a headline show at The Barrowlands on Friday 15th July!
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Modest Mouse

Modest Mouse

20th July 2022

Portland rockers Modest Mouse are heading out on tour, don't miss them live at The Barrowlands on Wednesday 20th July!
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Fat Freddy’s Drop

Fat Freddy’s Drop

25th July 2022

Internationally regarded as one of the world's finest live draws, Fat Freddy's Drop return to the Glasgow Barrowlands on Monday 25th July!
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Peter Hook And The Light - Joy Division: A Celebration

Peter Hook And The Light - Joy Division: A Celebration

28th July 2022

Don't miss an evening with Peter Hook And The Light for Joy Division: A Celebration at The Barrowlands performing the albums Unknown Pleasures and Closer plus an opening set of New Order material!
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Ocean Colour Scene

Ocean Colour Scene

12th August 2022

Britpop legends Ocean Colour Scene will play four dates at the Barrowlands in December 2021!
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Bright Eyes

Bright Eyes

6th September 2022

After a 9 year hiatus, Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis and Nathaniel Walcott have re-grouped to record and tour, don't miss Bright Eyes at Glasgow Barrowlands on September 6th!
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Trail West

Trail West

17th September 2022

After an amazing anniversary show at The Barrowlands, Trail West have announced a return gig on Saturday 17th September!
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Godspeed You! Black Emperor

Godspeed You! Black Emperor

18th September 2022

Don't miss Godspeed You! Black Emperor performing live at the legendary Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow on Sunday 18th September!
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Elephant Sessions 10th Anniversary with Special Guests Flook

Elephant Sessions 10th Anniversary with Special Guests Flook

23rd September 2022

Not many ten-year-olds get to headline the Barrowlands but Highland folk-fusioneers Elephant Sessions will do just that on 23rd September!
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The Menzingers

The Menzingers

6th October 2022

American pop-punk rock pioneers The Menzingers roll into Glasgow on the 6th of October to take over the Barrowland Ballroom!
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Maximo Park

Maximo Park

13th October 2022

Maximo Park will 'play as many of their singles as they can cram in before last orders' when they bring their upcoming 'Singular' Tour to The Barrowlands Glasgow on 13th October!
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Beabadoobee

Beabadoobee

15th October 2022

Exciting alt-indie artist, Beabadoobee, is about to head out on a worldwide tour! Catch her live at The Barrowlands Glasgow on Saturday 15th October!
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Pavement

Pavement

18th October 2022

Don't miss Pavement, widely renowned as one of the most popular and influential bands to come out of the American underground in the last three decades, at The Barrowlands on 18th October 2022!
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The Pretty Reckless

The Pretty Reckless

26th October 2022

The Pretty Reckless have announced they'll be touring their critically acclaimed album, 'Death By Rock & Roll' this autumn! Don't miss them live at The Barrowlands Glasgow on 26th October!
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Band of Horses

Band of Horses

28th October 2022

Band of Horses will bring their anthemic blend of country rock and indie folk from the Pacific Northwest to The Barrowlands on 28th October!
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The Saw Doctors

The Saw Doctors

Selected dates between 12th November 2022 - 9th December 2022

To celebrate 30 years of touring, The Saw Doctors have announced a handful of special headline shows including two nights at The Barrowlands on 12th November & 9th December!
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Insane Championship Wrestling: Fear and Loathing

Insane Championship Wrestling: Fear and Loathing

20th November 2022

Insane Championship Wrestling brings its annual Fear and Loathing event to the world-famous Barrowland Ballroom on Sunday 20th November!
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Saxon

Saxon

21st November 2022

British heavy metal legends Saxon are set to rock Glasgow Barrowlands on Monday 21st November!
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The Reytons

The Reytons

24th November 2022

The Reytons are kicking the doors down and taking on some of the biggest music venues in the UK on their Uninvited Tour including The Barrowlands Glasgow on 24th November!
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Happy Mondays - CANCELLED

Happy Mondays - CANCELLED

26th November 2022 - 27th November 2022

Happy Mondays have announced a massive headline tour including two nights at The Barrowlands on 26th & 27th November featuring special guests Cast!
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Pale Waves

Pale Waves

27th November 2022

Pale Waves have announced a UK tour in support their new album 'Unwanted', don't miss the Manchester four-piece live at The Barrowlands on Sunday 27th November!
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GUN

GUN

10th December 2022

After their phenomenal sold out show, GUN will return to their hometown once again with another end of year Barrowlands extravaganza!
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Glasvegas

Glasvegas

17th December 2022

Glasgow's finest 4 piece, Glasvegas, have announced they will play The Barrowlands on Saturday 17th December!
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Viagra Boys

Viagra Boys

21st January 2023

Swedish post-punk band Viagra Boys have announced they'll bring their Cave World Tour to The Barrowlands Glasgow on Saturday 21st January!
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Heilung

Heilung

22nd January 2023

The enigmatic contemporary folk music outfit, Heilung are bringing their other-worldy vocals and dark ambient soundscapes to The Barrowlands on 22nd January!
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Hundred Reasons + Hell Is For Heroes

Hundred Reasons + Hell Is For Heroes

24th February 2023

Hundred Reasons have announced a show at The Barrowlands Glasgow on 24th February 2023 with support from special guests Hell Is For Heroes!
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Beartooth

Beartooth

14th March 2023

Beartooth will support their new album 'Below' with a UK and European tour in March 2023 which includes a night at The Barrowlands on the 14th!
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Father John Misty

Father John Misty

15th March 2023 - 16th March 2023

Critically acclaimed, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Father John Misty has announced two nights at The Barrowlands Glasgow on 15th and 16th March!
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EELS

EELS

2nd April 2023

EELS have announced that they will bring their 'Lockdown Hurricane' tour to The Barrowlands on 2nd April!
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Midge Ure: The Voice & Visions Tour

Midge Ure: The Voice & Visions Tour

18th May 2023

Midge Ure & Band Electronica are delighted to return to the road with the 'Voice & Visions' tour! Catch them live at The Barrowlands on 18th May!
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