The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom
The Barrowlands (more properly The Barrowland Ballroom) is an iconic dance hall and concert venue in Glasgow!
About The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom
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
26th August 2022
Symphonix is the epic and exciting, new Orchestral Rock Show you won't want to miss and it's coming to The Barrowlands on Friday 26th August!
31st August 2022
The Interrupters are returning to the UK for a run of headline shows including a night at The Barrowlands on 31st August!
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!
17th September 2022
After an amazing anniversary show at The Barrowlands, Trail West have announced a return gig on Saturday 17th September!
18th September 2022
Don't miss Godspeed You! Black Emperor performing live at the legendary Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow on Sunday 18th September!
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!
6th October 2022
American pop-punk rock pioneers The Menzingers roll into Glasgow on the 6th of October to take over the Barrowland Ballroom!
12th October 2022
Sports Team have been described as one of the most raucous, electrifying and chaotic acts in the UK... don't miss them live at The Barrowlands on 12th October!
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!
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!
17th October 2022
Canadian post-hardcore legends Alexisonfire have announced a UK tour in support of their new album Otherness including a night at The Barrowlands on 17th October!
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!
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!
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!
9th November 2022
Unarguably one of the hottest acts on the planet right now, don't miss Confidence Man when they headline The Barrowlands on November 9th!
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!
15th November 2022
Don't miss Liverpool singer songwriter Jamie Webster when he headlines The Barrowlands on Tuesday 15th November!
18th November 2022
After selling out three nights at King Tut's in April, don't miss Declan Welsh and the Decadent West headline The Barrowlands on Friday 18th November!
20th November 2022
Insane Championship Wrestling brings its annual Fear and Loathing event to the world-famous Barrowland Ballroom on Sunday 20th November!
21st November 2022
British heavy metal legends Saxon are set to rock Glasgow Barrowlands on Monday 21st November!
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!
26th November 2022
The Wolfe Tones are the greatest storytellers of Ireland through music, words and vision, don't miss them live at The Barrowlands on Saturday 26th November!
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!
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!
2nd December 2022
Skipinnish will kick off their festive tour with a return to the iconic Glasgow Barrowland on Friday 2nd December!
7th December 2022 - 8th December 2022
Fresh off the back of his appearance at TRNSMT Festival, Glasgow's Dylan John Thomas has announced UK headline tour including two hometown shows at The Barrowlands in December!
10th December 2022
After their phenomenal sold out show, GUN will return to their hometown once again with another end of year Barrowlands extravaganza!
17th December 2022
Glasgow's finest 4 piece, Glasvegas, have announced they will play The Barrowlands on Saturday 17th December!
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!
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!
25th January 2023
Scottish indie legends The Delgados have reformed! Don't miss them live at The Barrowlands on Wednesday 25th January!
28th January 2023
From The Jam will be celebrating the 40th anniversary of The Jam's final 1982 farewell tour 'Beat Surrender' with a show at The Barrowlands on Saturday 28th January!
29th January 2023
To celebrate the upcoming release of their new best of album 'Karma Climb', Editors have announced a headline tour of the UK including a night at The Barrowlands in January!
3rd February 2023 - 4th February 2023
You Me At Six are heading out on tour in 2023 including two nights at The Barrowlands on 3rd & 4th February with support from Waterparks, The Maine and Bears in Trees!
5th February 2023
The Brian Jonestown Massacre, named in tribute to the legendary Rolling Stones guitarist, will bring their upcoming tour to The Barrowlands on Sunday 5th February!
8th February 2023
Sin City's art rock trio Palaye Royale have announced a huge tour for 2023 in support of their new album Fever Dream including a night at The Barrowlands on 8th February!
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!
2nd March 2023
King King, Glasgow's favourite sons return home for a landmark show at The Barrowlands on 2nd March with special guest Squeeze frontman Glenn Tilbrook!
4th March 2023
One of the biggest British metal bands of the 21st century, Bullet For My Valentine have announced a UK tour for 2023 including a night at The Barrowlands with support from Jinjer and Atreyu!
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!
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!
22nd March 2023
Don't miss Sam Ryder headline The Barrowlands when he returns to Glasgow with his 'There's Nothing But Space, Man!' Tour!
2nd April 2023
EELS have announced that they will bring their 'Lockdown Hurricane' tour to The Barrowlands on 2nd April!
8th April 2023
After a storming set at TRNSMT Saint PHNX have announced a hometown headline gig at The Barrowlands on Saturday 8th April!
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!
20th May 2023
Queensland's The Chats are returning to the UK with a headline tour in support of their new album, catch them live at The Barrowlands on Saturday 20th May!
10th June 2023
Northern Soul, Mod and 60s R&B alldayer, Barraloadasoul, returns to The Barrowlands for another outing on Saturday 10th June!
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