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The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom

The Barrowlands is a true Glasgow institution and a must-visit destination for music lovers. Its history and atmosphere make it one of the most unique and memorable music venues in the world!

The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom

About The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom

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The Barrowlands is a historic music venue located in the east end of Glasgow, Scotland. Originally built in 1934 as a ballroom, it has since become an iconic concert venue known for its unique atmosphere and impressive acoustics. The building's Art Deco design, with its distinctive curved facade and neon lighting, adds to its allure and gives it a sense of grandeur.

Over the years, the Barrowlands has hosted some of the biggest names in music, including 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.

Its reputation as a top music venue has made it a popular destination for both local music fans and international artists.

In addition to its music events, the Barrowlands also hosts a range of other activities, including charity fundraisers, wrestling matches, and dance events. It has become an important part of Glasgow's cultural scene, attracting visitors from all over Scotland and beyond.

Upcoming Events at The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom

Tide Lines

18th April 2024 - 20th April 2024

Tide Lines have announced that they're returning to the iconic Barrowland Ballroom for three unforgettable nights in April!

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Rob Lamberti Presents Perfectly George

26th April 2024

Rob Lamberti will bring his definitive show celebrating the music of George Michael to The Barrowlands on Friday 26th April!

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From The Jam: All Mod Cons 45th Anniversary Tour

27th April 2024

From The Jam will be performing the whole All Mod Cons album in full along with more hits and fan favourites of The Jam when they return to The Barrowlands on Saturday 27th April 2024!

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Orbital

3rd May 2024

The Green Album paved the way for Orbital to become one of electronic music's most enduring acts, they'll play it live at The Barrowlands on Friday 3rd May!

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Camera Obscura

11th May 2024

Camera Obscura, one of the most beloved cult acts in Scottish indie rock, have announced a run of shows which will see them headline The Barrowlands on Saturday 11th May!

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Luke Hemmings

13th May 2024

5 Seconds of Summer frontman Luke Hemmings has announced a headline show at The Barrowlands on Monday 13th May!

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Lucy Spraggan

14th May 2024

Lucy Spraggan has announced she'll be hitting the road again in 2024 which will see her headline The Barrowlands on Tuesday 14th May!

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Bruce Dickinson

18th May 2024

Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson is heading on a UK tour in support of his seventh studio album, The Mandrake Project, the tour will see him headline The Barrowlands on Saturday 18th May!

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The Mountain Goats

24th May 2024

The Mountain Goats are back with a new album and they're bringing it to The Barrowlands on Friday 24th May!

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Beluga Lagoon

30th May 2024

On the back of selling out MacDonald Resort Aviemore in minutes, Beluga Lagoon announce their biggest headline show at the famous Glasgow Barrowland!

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Jane’s Addiction

31st May 2024

Legendary US rock band Jane's Addiction head to the UK for their first headline shows for over eight years, don't miss them live at The Barrowlands on Friday 31st May!

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Richard Hawley

2nd June 2024

Sheffield singer-songwriter Richard Hawley will take his new 'Best Of' album on the road in 2024, he'll headline The Barrowlands on Sunday 2nd June!

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Billy Talent

18th June 2024

Billy Talent have added adding six new headline shows to their Europe and UK tour this summer which will see them play The Barrowlands on Tuesday 18th June!

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One Night Of Queen - Gary Mullen and The Works

6th July 2024

Recreating, and paying tribute to, one of the greatest rock bands of all time, One Night of Queen is a high energy show, featuring all of Queen's greatest hits, and more!

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Mr Big

25th July 2024

US rock legends Mr Big have announced a headline show at The Barrowlands on Thursday 25th July as part of The Big Finish Tour!

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Sleater-Kinney

27th August 2024

In support of their brand new album, 'Little Rope', cult alt-rock duo Sleater-Kinney have announced a string of UK dates including a night at The Barrowlands on Tuesday 27th August!

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girl in red

29th August 2024 - 30th August 2024

Rising Norwegian alt-pop trailblazer girl in red will bring her Doing It Again Tour to The Barrowlands for two nights in August!

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Wrest

31st August 2024

Wrest will headline the famous Glasgow Barrowland, the band's only Glasgow show of 2024, on Saturday 31st August!

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The Bootleg Beatles

7th September 2024

The world's most acclaimed Beatles tribute band, the Bootleg Beatles, have announced a headline show at The Barrowlands on Saturday 7th September!

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Megan Moroney

9th September 2024

Self-described 'emo cowgirl' Megan Moroney has announced her return to the UK for seven headline dates in September including a night at The Barrowlands!

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American Football

12th September 2024

American Football are thrilled to announce they'll return to the UK for a short run of special shows commemorate the 25th anniversary of LP1, don't miss them at The Barrowlands on September 12th!

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Arab Strap

21st September 2024

Scottish indie-rockers Arab Strap have announced a massive gig at The Barrowlands on Saturday 21st September in support of their new album!

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Cannibal Corpse

26th September 2024

Death metal legends Cannibal Corpse announce a headline show at The Barrowlands on Thursday 26th September with support from Municipal Waste, Immolation and Schizophrenia!

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor

30th September 2024

Don't miss Godspeed You! Black Emperor performing live at the legendary Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow on Monday 30th September!

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Tom Meighan

11th October 2024

Former Kasabian frontman Tom Meighan is back out on tour with his terrace style chanting choruses, danceable guitar riffs, and stadium worthy grooves!

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Public Service Broadcasting

16th October 2024

Public Service Broadcasting will bring their incredible live show back to The Barrowlands on Wednesday 16th October!

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The Libertines

17th October 2024 - 18th October 2024

The last gang in town The Libertines will headline The Barrowlands on Thursday 17th and Friday 18th October in support of their new album, All Quiet On The Eastern Esplanade!

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John Grant

21st October 2024

John Grant returns to headline The Barrowlands on Monday 21st October as part of his upcoming The Art of the Lie Tour!

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Kamasi Washington

22nd October 2024

LA's beloved multi-instrumentalist, composer and bandleader Kamasi Washington had announced a headline show at The Barrowlands in support of his latest album, Fearless Movement!

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Biffy Clyro

24th October 2024 - 26th October 2024

Biffy Clyro are are delighted to announce three shows at The Barrowlands in October celebrating their first three records Blackened Sky, Vertigo of Bliss and Infinity Land!

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Paul Weller

28th October 2024 - 29th October 2024

Expect to hear new music from his forthcoming latest album, 66, along with fan favourites when Paul Weller returns to The Barrowlands for two nights in October!

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Marcus King

7th November 2024

GRAMMY Award-nominated artist, performer, and songwriter Marcus King will bring his 'Mood Swings The World Tour' to the Barrowlands on Thursday 7th November!

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Sepultura

11th November 2024

Sepultura will bring their Celebrating Life Through Death Farewell tour to The Barrowlands on Monday 11th November!

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Kneecap

16th November 2024

Kneecap are a frighteningly articulate rap group, merging Irish with English, satire with socially conscious lyrics, and reality with absurdity... you won't want to miss them!

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Bury Tomorrow

22nd November 2024

Bury Tomorrow have announced three special shows, featuring their biggest production ever, which will see them headline The Barrowlands on Friday 22nd November!

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The Almighty

30th November 2024

The Almighty return to The Barrowlands on Saturday 30th November for another headline hometown show!

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The Damned

5th December 2024

With numerous studio albums and several UK Chart singles, The Damned are true pioneers from the London punk scene, famed for their legendary live shows, don't miss them live at The Barrowlands!

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GUN

14th December 2024

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

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The Vintage Explosion

28th December 2024

Don't miss this chance to see viral sensations The Vintage Explosion, live in Glasgow at The Barrowlands on Saturday 28th December!

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From The Jam - Setting Sons 45th Anniversary Tour

25th January 2025

From the Jam will tour the UK celebrating the 45th Anniversary of The Jam's fourth studio album 'Setting Sons', don't miss them live at The Barrowlands on Saturday 25th January!

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