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

Vistas

Vistas

1st December 2021 - 2nd December 2021

Best known for their brand of colourful and energetic guitar-based indie pop, don't miss Edinburgh's Vistas live at The Barrowlands on 1st & 2nd December!
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Yungblud

Yungblud

7th December 2021 - 8th December 2021

Yungblud will bring an explosion of raw energy and thought-provoking lyrics to the Glasgow Barrowlands for two nights in December 2021!
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The Darkness

The Darkness

9th December 2021

The Darkness will bring their UK tour, in support of their forthcoming album 'Motorheart', to The Barrowlands Glasgow on 9th December!
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GUN

GUN

11th December 2021

After their phenomenal sold out show last year, GUN return to their hometown with an end of year Barrowlands extravaganza!
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Levellers

Levellers

12th December 2021

Levellers are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their seminal platinum-selling, album Levelling The Land with a 17 date UK tour which includes a night at The Barrowlands on 12th December!
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Ocean Colour Scene

Ocean Colour Scene

Selected dates between 14th December 2021 - 18th December 2021

Britpop legends Ocean Colour Scene will play four dates at the Barrowlands in December 2021!
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AC/DC UK

AC/DC UK

17th December 2021

AC/DC UK return The Barrowlands on Sunday 6th June for an night of explosive entertainment that you definitely won’t want to miss!
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Goodbye Mr Mackenzie

Goodbye Mr Mackenzie

17th December 2021

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 December!
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Del Amitri: A Free Concert For NHS Workers

Del Amitri: A Free Concert For NHS Workers

19th December 2021

Del Amitri are set to play a free show for Scottish NHS staff at The Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow on Sunday 19th December!
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Del Amitri

Del Amitri

20th December 2021 - 21st December 2021

Del Amitri have announced their first full UK headline tour since the summer of 2018 which includes two nights at The Barrowlands on the 20th and 21st December!
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Kassidy

Kassidy

23rd December 2021

Kassidy return for one night only, in celebration of the 10th anniversary of 'Hope St', catch them live at The Barrowlands on Thursday 23rd December!
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Skerryvore’s New Years Day Live

Skerryvore’s New Years Day Live

1st January 2022

Join Skerryvore at the legendary Barrowlands, Glasgow for the ultimate New Years Day party! There may even be a few surprise first-footers...
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Wolf Alice

Wolf Alice

Selected dates between 5th January 2022 - 8th January 2022

Alt-rockers Wolf Alice are hitting the road from in January in support of their new album Blue Weekend, don't miss them at The Barrowlands on the 5th, 7th and 8th!
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Peter Hook And The Light - Joy Division: A Celebration

Peter Hook And The Light - Joy Division: A Celebration

12th January 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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Neck Deep

Neck Deep

18th January 2022

Neck Deep will tour the UK in 2021 in support of their new album 'All Distortions Are Intentional', catch them at The Barrowlands Glasgow on 18th January!
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Elephant Sessions 10th Anniversary with Special Guests Flook

Elephant Sessions 10th Anniversary with Special Guests Flook

22nd January 2022

Not many ten-year-olds get to headline the Barrowlands but Highland folk-fusioneers Elephant Sessions will do just that on 22nd January as part of Celtic Connections 2022!
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Caribou

Caribou

24th January 2022

Synergy Concerts presents Caribou with support from Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith at Glasgow Barrowlands on 24th January!
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Saxon

Saxon

27th January 2022

British heavy metal legends Saxon are set to rock Glasgow Barrowlands on Thursday 27th January!
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Soul II Soul - Club Classics

Soul II Soul - Club Classics

28th January 2022

Soul II Soul have announced they'll be touring the UK in 2022 with their Club Classics show, catch them at Barrowlands Glasgow on Friday 28th January!
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From The Jam + The Selecter

From The Jam + The Selecter

29th January 2022

From The Jam are bringing their 'Sound Affects' 40th Anniversary tour to Glasgow Barrowlands on Saturday 29th January featuring special guests The Selecter!
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IDLES

IDLES

3rd February 2022 - 4th February 2022

Ahead of the release of their new album 'Ultra Mono' next month, IDLES have announced a UK tour for 2022 including two nights at The Barrowlands in February!
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Doves

Doves

18th February 2022 - 19th February 2022

Doves will tour the UK in 2022 in support of their new album, The Universal Want, don't miss them live at The Barrowlands Glasgow on Friday 18th & Saturday 19th February!
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James Vincent McMorrow

James Vincent McMorrow

23rd February 2022

James Vincent McMorrow has announced a UK tour for Spring 2022 including a night at The Barrowlands Glasgow on Wednesday 23rd February!
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Big Thief

Big Thief

25th February 2022

Acclaimed indie folk quartet Big Thief will bring their UK tour to The Barrowlands Glasgow on Friday 25th February!
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Midge Ure: The Voice & Visions Tour

Midge Ure: The Voice & Visions Tour

26th February 2022

Midge Ure & Band Electronica are delighted to return to the road in 2022 with the 'Voice & Visions' tour! Catch them live at The Barrowlands on 26th February!
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Echo and the Bunnymen: Celebrating 40 Years of Magical Songs

Echo and the Bunnymen: Celebrating 40 Years of Magical Songs

Selected dates between 28th February 2022 - 1st March 2022

Echo and the Bunnymen are heading out on a UK tour in 2022 celebrating 40 years of magical songs! Catch them at Glasgow Barrowlands on 28th February and 1st March!
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Hundred Reasons + Hell Is For Heroes

Hundred Reasons + Hell Is For Heroes

4th March 2022

Hundred Reasons have announced a show at The Barrowlands Glasgow on 4th March with support from special guests Hell Is For Heroes!
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Elvana: Elvis Fronted Nirvana

Elvana: Elvis Fronted Nirvana

5th March 2022

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 at The Barrowlands on 5th March!
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Gang of Youths

Gang of Youths

6th March 2022

Poetic, heart 'n' soul Australian indie rockers, Gang of Youths, will head back to the UK for 2022! Catch them at The Barrowlands, Glasgow on 6th March!
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Halestorm

Halestorm

7th March 2022

The Pennsylvania-based four-piece are taking 'An Evening With Halestorm' across the country next year, catch them live at The Barrowlands on 7th March!
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Band of Horses

Band of Horses

8th March 2022

Band of Horses will bring their anthemic blend of country rock and indie folk from the Pacific Northwest to The Barrowlands on 8th March!
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Fatherson

Fatherson

11th March 2022

Fatherson will support their newly announced album, Normal Fears, with a spring tour including a night at The Barrowlands on Friday 11th March!
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EELS

EELS

16th March 2022

EELS have announced that they will bring their 'Lockdown Hurricane' tour to The Barrowlands on 16th March!
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Stiff Little Fingers

Stiff Little Fingers

17th March 2022

Stiff Little Fingers will bring their 2021 tour to Glasgow Barrowlands on Thursday 17th March with support from The Professionals!
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The Coral

The Coral

19th March 2022

The Coral will mark the 20th anniversary of their debut album with a UK tour in 2022, stopping off at The Barrowlands on Saturday 19th March!
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The Dead South & Special Guests

The Dead South & Special Guests

21st March 2022

Canadian quartet The Dead South have announced a headline show at The Barrowlands on 21st March as part of their upcoming UK tour!
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The Fratellis

The Fratellis

24th March 2022 - 25th March 2022

The Fratellis are hitting the road for a UK tour including two nights at The Barrowlands Glasgow on 24th & 25th March 2022!
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Thundercat

Thundercat

29th March 2022

Don't miss American bassist, singer and songwriter, Thundercat live at The Barrowlands on 29th March!
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JPEGMAFIA

JPEGMAFIA

30th March 2022

JPEGMAFIA's sound is dark but not without a humour that makes things even more uncomfortable... catch him live at The Barrowlands on 30th March!
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The Twilight Sad

The Twilight Sad

1st April 2022 - 2nd April 2022

The Twilight Sad return to Glasgow Barrowlands on 1st & 2nd April with support from Just Mustard & Kathryn Joseph!
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Groove Armada

Groove Armada

5th April 2022

Hit-making dance duo, Groove Armada, have announced one final tour to mark their 25th anniversary which includes a night at The Barrowlands on 5th April!
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Killing Joke

Killing Joke

6th April 2022

Post-punk turned visionary art metal act Killing Joke have announced their first UK tour in over three years which will stop off at The Barrowlands Glasgow on 6th April!
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Celeste

Celeste

7th April 2022

To celebrate the release of her debut album 'Not Your Muse', Celeste has announced a seven-city UK tour for spring 2022 including a night at The Barrowlands on 7th April!
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Eric Nam - There & Back Again World Tour

Eric Nam - There & Back Again World Tour

10th April 2022

Singer, songwriter, TV presenter and one-time 'Man Of The Year' Eric Nam has announced his 'There & Back Again' tour, catch him live at The Barrowlands on 10th April!
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Sparks

Sparks

13th April 2022

Sparks, Californian brothers Ron and Russell Mael, return to Glasgow with their 2022 tour on Wednesday 13th April!
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The Mission

The Mission

16th April 2022

The Mission will bring their Deja Vu Tour to Glasgow Barrowlands on Saturday 16th April with support from The Rose of Avalanche!
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The Wombats

The Wombats

18th April 2022 - 19th April 2022

Liverpool's The Wombats will bring their 'All The Hits!' tour to The Barrowlands, Glasgow on 18th and 19th April!
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Metronomy

Metronomy

22nd April 2022

The creative indie-tinged electronic act Metronomy have announced a show at the Barrowland Ballroom on Friday 22nd April 2022 as part of their UK tour!
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Mitski

Mitski

23rd April 2022

Mitski has been propelled from cult favorite to indie star, don't miss her live at The Barrowlands on 23rd April!
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The Vaccines

The Vaccines

24th April 2022

The Vaccines have announced a UK tour for 2022 in support of their brand new album, Back In Love City, catch them live at The Barrowlands on 24th April!
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Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

28th April 2022

To usher in the Twenty-Twenties, famed time-twisting musical collective Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox will circumnavigate the globe in 2022 on their 'Welcome to the Twenties 2.0 Tour'!
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Dylan John Thomas

Dylan John Thomas

29th April 2022

Glasgow's Dylan John Thomas has announced his largest headline show to date... a night at The Barrowlands on Friday 29th April!
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Feeder

Feeder

30th April 2022

Welsh rock giants Feeder return to The Barrowlands on 30th April as part of their UK tour in support of new album, Torpedo!
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Alt-J

Alt-J

7th May 2022

Mercury-winning indie trio Alt-J have announced a UK tour for 2022 including a night at The Barrowlands on Saturday 7th May!
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Twin Atlantic

Twin Atlantic

12th May 2022 - 13th May 2022

Twin Atlantic are heading out on tour in celebration of the 10th anniversary of their album Free, catch them live at The Barrowlands on 12th and 13th May!
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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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Todrick Hall

Todrick Hall

22nd May 2022

With his latest album just released, don't miss Todrick Hall's The Femuline Tour when it comes to The Barrowlands on 22nd 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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