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!
About The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom
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.
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Upcoming Events at The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom
9th December 2023
After their phenomenal sold out show, GUN will return to their hometown once again with another end of year Barrowlands extravaganza!
11th December 2023
The Darkness will bring their 'Permission to Land' 20th Anniversary Tour to The Barrowlands on Monday 11th December!
14th December 2023
The Saw Doctors have announced a handful of special headline shows which will see them return to The Barrowlands on Thursday 14th December!
16th December 2023
Irish folk band The Mary Wallopers have announced a massive headline show at The Barrowlands on Saturday 16th December as part of their upcoming UK tour!
19th December 2023 - 21st December 2023
Edinburgh-born singer-songwriter Callum Beattie has announced a string of dates for December including three nights at The Barrowlands on December 19th, 20th and 21st!
24th January 2024 - 25th January 2024
Country's award-winning singer-songwriter Ashley McBryde is returning to the UK for a major tour! Don't miss her live when she headlines The Barrowlands for two nights in January!
26th January 2024
Ground-breaking, chart-topping, genre-bending, instantly enthralling... don't miss Talisk live at The Barrowlands as part of Celtic Connections 2024!
27th January 2024
Celtic Connections presents a unique opportunity to see, in a single show, two award-winning, progressive bands – one Scottish and one Irish – that are at the very forefront of 21st century folk!
3rd February 2024
Lankum will be returning to Glasgow to play the legendary Barrowlands on Saturday 3rd February as part of Celtic Connections 2024!
7th February 2024
The 'Rich Men North of Richmond' songwriter Oliver Anthony has announced he'll bring his Out of the Woods tour to The Barrowlands on Wednesday 7th February!
9th February 2024
American pop-punk rock pioneers The Menzingers roll into Glasgow on Friday 9th February to take over the Barrowland Ballroom!
10th February 2024
Edinburgh based songwriter Hamish Hawk brings his band back to Glasgow to headline The Barrowlands on Saturday 10th February!
11th February 2024
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes will return to The Barrowlands on Sunday 11th February as part of their Dark Rainbow tour!
12th February 2024 - 13th February 2024
Bombay Bicycle Club are excited to announce a new headline tour across the UK and Ireland in support their new album 'My Big Day' including two nights at The Barrowlands on 12th & 13th February!
15th February 2024
Post-genre art and music visionary Poppy has announced she'll bring her headline UK tour to The Barrowlands on Thursday 15th February!
17th February 2024
Acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician Tyler Childers and his longtime band, The Food Stamps, will embark on their global Mule Pull 24 Tour, which includes a night at The Barrowlands!
20th February 2024
Platinum-selling indie rock quintet Mother Mother will bring their UK tour to The Barrowlands on Tuesday 20th February!
22nd February 2024
The Vaccines have announced a UK tour for 2024 in support of their brand new album, Pick-up full of pink carnations, catch them live at The Barrowlands on February 22nd!
23rd February 2024
After a sell out gig at the QMU, Slowdive will return to Scotland in 2024! They'll headline Glasgow's Barrowland Ballroom on Friday 23rd February!
24th February 2024
Alison Goldfrapp is back to share her first solo album, 'The Love Invention', don't miss her live at The Barrowlands on Saturday 24th February!
9th March 2024
Rock & Roll meets Grunge as Elvis fronts Nirvana and gives the band the front man it's been missing since '94... catch Elvana: Elvis Fronted Nirvana when they return to The Barrowlands on March 9th!
Selected dates between 14th March 2024 - 21st March 2024
Happy Mondays have announced a massive headline tour including three nights at The Barrowlands on 14th, 15th & 21st March featuring very special guests Inspiral Carpets and Stereo MC's!
16th March 2024 - 17th March 2024
Stiff Little Fingers have announced they'll return to The Barrowlands for another St. Patrix Weekend double-header in 2024!
20th March 2024
Echo and the Bunnymen are heading out on a UK tour in 2024 celebrating their incredible career, don't miss them when they return to The Barrowlands on Wednesday 20th March!
22nd March 2024
Emperor is excited to finally return to Scotland for a headline show at The Barrowlands on Friday 22nd March featuring special guests Winterfylleth!
23rd March 2024
Welsh rock giants Feeder return to The Barrowlands on Saturday 23rd March as part of their UK tour in support of new album, Black / Red!
27th March 2024
DJ Shadow has announced a massive tour in support of his new full-length album, Action Adventure, which will include a night at The Barrowlands on Wednesday 27th March!
30th March 2024
Singer-songwriter Sarah Faith Griffiths aka Griff is coming The Barrowlands on Saturday 30th March with her debut album, Vertigo!
1st April 2024
The Hives will headline The Barrowlands on April 1st in support of their new album, The Death of Randy Fitzsimmons!
3rd April 2024
Johnny Marr will bring The Spirit Power Tour, celebrating ten years of the iconic guitarist's solo career, to The Barrowlands on Wednesday 3rd April with support from Gaz Coombes!
5th April 2024
Fatherson will be playing a very special one off show at The Barrowlands on Friday 5th April in celebration of the 10th anniversary of their first album, I Am An Island!
9th April 2024 - 10th April 2024
Platinum-selling powerhouse Pierce The Veil have announced their biggest ever UK/EU headline Arena tour for Spring 2024 which includes two nights at The Barrowlands on April 9th & 10th!
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!
26th April 2024
Rob Lamberti will bring his definitive show celebrating the music of George Michael to The Barrowlands on Friday 26th April!
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!
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!
9th May 2024
The Feeling will be heading out on a UK-wide tour performing all their greatest hits in 2024, don't miss them live at The Barrowlands on Thursday 9th May!
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!
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!
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!
24th May 2024
The Mountain Goats are back with a new album and they're bringing it to The Barrowlands on Friday 24th May!
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!
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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