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The Ovo Hydro

About The OVO Hydro

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The OVO Hydro is a purpose-built entertainment venue in Glasgow. Opened in September 2013, it has a seating capacity of 12,000 and is one of the busiest indoor arenas in the world.

The OVO Hydro hosts a wide range of events, including concerts, comedy shows, sporting events, and conventions. It has welcomed some of the biggest names in music, such as Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, and Beyoncé. The venue has also hosted major sporting events, such as the 2015 European Athletics Indoor Championships and the 2019 UCI Road World Championships.

In addition to its world-class events, the OVO Hydro is also a beautiful architectural landmark. The building was designed by Foster + Partners, one of the world's leading architectural firms. The OVO Hydro is located on the banks of the River Clyde, and its sleek design complements the surrounding cityscape.

If you are looking for a world-class entertainment experience, the OVO Hydro is the place for you. With its state-of-the-art facilities and diverse programming, the OVO Hydro is the perfect venue for any event.

Upcoming Events at The OVO Hydro

Open Goal Live

24th May 2024

The nation's favourite Scottish Football podcast, Open Goal is returning to the OVO Hydro for an unmissable and EPIC send-off for the Scotland National Team before they head off to Germany!

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Nicki Minaj

29th May 2024

Nicki Minaj's Pink Friday 2 World Tour is coming to Glasgow and will be touching down at the OVO Hydro on Wednesday 29th May!

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Clyde 1 Live

31st May 2024

To celebrate 50 years of Clyde 1, Clyde 1 LIVE is returning! Landing at the OVO Hydro on Friday 31st May, expect to see some huge names come together to celebrate!

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TTF

1st June 2024

The country's biggest event of its kind is on! Celebrating 35 years of TTF at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Saturday 1st June!

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Pet Shop Boys

4th June 2024

Pet Shop Boys have announced new dates for their critically acclaimed and sold-out tour, Dreamworld: The Greatest Hits Live, which will see them return to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on June 4th!

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Thirty Seconds To Mars

6th June 2024

Multi-award winning rock icons Thirty Seconds To Mars are heading out on a UK tour in celebration of their sixth album 'It's The End Of The World But It's A Beautiful Day'!

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James

7th June 2024

Following on from a hugely successful 40th Anniversary year, James have announced they will return to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Friday 7th June with special guests Razorlight!

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Girls Aloud

8th June 2024 - 10th June 2024

The most successful girl group of the noughties, Girls Aloud have announced they'll bring their 2024 arena tour, celebrating Sarah, their music and their incredible fans, to Glasgow's OVO Hydro!

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Doja Cat

11th June 2024

GRAMMY award-winning artist Doja Cat has announced that she will bring 'The Scarlet Tour' to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Tuesday 11th June!

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Smashing Pumpkins and Weezer

12th June 2024

Multi-platinum, GRAMMY Award-winning alternative rock pioneers The Smashing Pumpkins and Weezer have announced a major summer tour which includes a night at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on June 12th!

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WWE Clash At The Castle: Scotland

14th June 2024

WWE is headed to Glasgow when they bring Scotland's first-ever WWE Premium Live Event, Clash At The Castle, to the OVO Hydro on Saturday 15th June!

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Liam Gallagher

19th June 2024 - 20th June 2024

Liam Gallagher will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of Oasis's all-conquering and massively influential debut album by bringing the Definitely Maybe 30 Years' arena tour to Glasgow!

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Troye Sivan

23rd June 2024

GRAMMY nominated Australian singer, songwriter and actor Troye Sivan will bring his 'Something To Give Each Other' tour to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Sunday 23rd June!

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The Killers

25th June 2024 - 27th June 2024

Ahead of the release of their brand new compilation album, Rebel Diamonds, The Killers have announced details of a celebratory UK tour which includes three nights at Glasgow's OVO Hydro in June!

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Kings Of Leon

2nd July 2024

Kings of Leon have revealed details of their 2024 Can We Please Have Fun World Tour which will see them return to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Tuesday 2nd July with special guests The Vaccines!

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Megan Thee Stallion

4th July 2024

Three-time, Grammy award-winning superstar Megan Thee Stallion will bring the Hot Girl Summer Tour to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Thursday 4th July!

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Stevie Nicks

6th July 2024

The icon that is Stevie Nicks will play Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Saturday 6th July ahead of her headline show at BST Hyde Park!

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Heart

9th July 2024

Legendary rock band Heart have announced their highly-anticipated return to the UK, for the first time in 8 years, which will include a night at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Tuesday 9th July!

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Paul Smith: Pablo

1st August 2024 - 2nd August 2024

Attention all comedy fans! Paul Smith is bringing his biggest and funniest tour yet, Pablo, to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd August!

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Frazi.er 360

4th August 2024

Pioneering techno DJ Frazi.er has announced his return to the OVO Hydro, collaborating with industry-leading audio designers Funktion One for an immersive experience that will blow fans away!

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The Postal Service & Death Cab For Cutie

23rd August 2024

The Postal Service and Death Cab For Cutie join forces bring their co-headline tour to the OVO Hydro on Friday 23rd August with special support from Teenage Fan Club!

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blink-182

29th August 2024 - 30th August 2024

Reuniting for the first time in nearly 10 years, blink-182 have announced details of a 2024 tour which includes two nights at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on 29th and 30th August!

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Morgan Wallen

5th September 2024

Morgan Wallen will bring his One Night At A Time 2024 tour to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Thursday 5th September with support from Larry Fleet and Lauren Watkins!

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Jonas Brothers

13th September 2024

Jonas Brothers are bringing THE TOUR to Glasgow on Friday 13th September! The trio will perform at the OVO Hydro as part of their mammoth world tour!

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Texas

14th September 2024 - 15th September 2024

Texas will return to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th September with their Very Best Of Tour!

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Dude Perfect

16th September 2024

YouTube sensations, Dude Perfect, are taking their wildly successful arena tour international with their Dude Perfect Panda-Monium World Tour which stops off at the OVO Hydro on September 16th!

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Melanie Martinez

23rd September 2024

Multi-Platinum alt-pop phenomenon Melanie Martinez has announced the European leg of her blockbuster The Trilogy Tour which includes a night at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Monday 23rd September!

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Janet Jackson

30th September 2024

Global superstar Janet Jackson will bring the 'Janet Jackson: Together Again' Tour to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on 30th September with special guest Wyclef Jean!

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Les Misérables: The Arena Spectacular

3rd October 2024 - 6th October 2024

Beloved musical phenomenon Les Misérables: The Arena Spectacular will embark on a World Tour in 2024 including a run at Glasgow's OVO Hydro in October!

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Becky Hill

12th October 2024

Becky Hill, is set to grace stages across the UK in 2024 as she embarks on her biggest headline shows to date including a night at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Saturday 12th October!

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Alice Cooper

14th October 2024

Icon, pioneer and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Alice Cooper is returning to the UK with the Too Close For Comfort tour which will include a night at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Monday 14th October!

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Chris Stapleton

17th October 2024

Chris Stapleton's All-American Road Show comes across the pond in October 2024 for a night at Glasgow's OVO Hydro with special guest, Marty Stuart!

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Giants Live World Tour Finals

19th October 2024

12 of the STRONGEST men on the planet! 7 EPIC events! 1 JAW-DROPPING Tour Finale! Don't miss the Giants Live World Tour Finals at The OVO Hydro, Glasgow on 21st October!

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Scooter

31st October 2024

Techno legends Scooter are celebrating their 30th anniversary with the Thirty, Rough and Dirty Tour, which comes to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Thursday 31st October!

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Glass Animals

1st November 2024

Human Music Group Sensations Glass Animals have announced their 2024 global Tour Of Earth which will include a night at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Friday 1st November!

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Journey

2nd November 2024

Journey, one of the most popular American rock bands of all time, have announced they'll bring their 50th Anniversary tour to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Saturday 2nd November!

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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

3rd November 2024

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds have announced they'll bring their first headline tour of the UK and Europe since 2017 to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Sunday 3rd November!

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Deep Purple

10th November 2024

Deep Purple, with special guests Reef, will return to Glasgow's OVO Hydro with the 1 More Time tour on Sunday 10th November!

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Khruangbin

15th November 2024

American musical trio Khruangbin have announced a headline show at the OVO Hydro Glasgow on Friday 15th November as part of their A La Sala Tour!

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UB40 & Soul II Soul

16th November 2024

Birmingham's much-celebrated reggae pop band UB40 extending their 45th anniversary celebration to an arena tour in 2024 with special guests, two-time Grammy Award winners Soul II Soul!

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The Corrs

17th November 2024

The Corrs have announced they'll bring their Talk On Corners UK & Ireland tour to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Sunday 17th November featuring special guest Natalie Imbruglia!

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The Australian Pink Floyd

22nd November 2024

The critically acclaimed Australian Pink Floyd Show returns to Glasgow's OVO Hydro with a brand new tour celebrating all the greatest hits of Pink Floyd!

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IDLES

23rd November 2024

IDLES are bringing their 2024 tour 'Love is the Fing' to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Saturday 23rd November!

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Sleep Token

25th November 2024

Sleep Token have announced their biggest UK arena tour to date which will open at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Monday 25th November!

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The Script

26th November 2024

Irish pop-rockers The Script have announced a huge World Tour, in support of their album Satellites, which includes a night at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Tuesday 26th November!

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Anthrax & Kreator

27th November 2024

US metal monsters, Anthrax and German thrash titans, Kreator are joining forces to bring their upcoming tour to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Wednesday 27th November!

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Childish Gambino

28th November 2024

Childish Gambino is bringing The New World Tour to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Thursday 28th November with special guest Amaarae!

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Charli XCX

2nd December 2024

Charli XCX will headline Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Monday 2nd December as part of her upcoming BRAT tour with support from special guest Shygirl!

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Fontaines D.C.

4th December 2024

Fontaines D.C. have announced a headline show at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Wednesday 4th December in support of their highly-anticipated fourth album, Romance!

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Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics

5th December 2024

Revered DJ, broadcaster and global dance music legend, Pete Tong has announced the return of Ibiza Classics to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Thursday 5th December!

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Hoolie In The Hydro

7th December 2024

Don't miss a massive evening of entertainment when Hoolie In The Hydro returns with an all-star line-up featuring some of the top names on the Scottish music scene on Saturday 7th December!

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Vampire Weekend

8th December 2024

Vampire Weekend will bring their 'Only God Was Above Us' tour to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Sunday 8th December!

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The Human League

12th December 2024

The Human League have announced new tour dates as part of the Generations UK Tour 2024, including a show at the OVO Hydro on Thursday 12th December!

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Biggest 90’s 00’s Disco

14th December 2024

Biggest Disco will be mashing it up at the OVO Hydro Glasgow on December 14th when they host the hottest 90's 00's party featuring acts such as Peter Andre, Snap, Basshunter and more!

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Slipknot

15th December 2024

Slipknot have revealed tour dates for a massive 2024 European and UK headline run including a night at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Sunday 15th December featuring special guests Bleed From Within!

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Dylan John Thomas

20th December 2024

Dylan John Thomas is one of Scotland's most hotly tipped talents and in-demand live performers, don't miss him live at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Friday 20th December!

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Elf The Musical

28th December 2024 - 29th December 2024

ELF, the hit West End and Broadway musical based on the Hollywood blockbuster movie starring Will Ferrell, has been supersized into a festive spectacular and it's returning to Glasgow this Christmas!

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Bullet For My Valentine & Trivium

28th January 2025

Bullet for My Valentine and Trivium join forces to bring The Poisoned Ascendancy Tour to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Tuesday 28th January!

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James Blunt

14th February 2025

James Blunt has announced he'll bring the 'Back To Bedlam 20th Anniversary Tour' to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Friday 14th February where he will perform the classic album in entirety!

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Country 2 Country

14th March 2025 - 16th March 2025

Country To Country, the UK & Ireland's largest contemporary country music festival will return to the OVO Hydro Glasgow between the 14th & 16th March!

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Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds

2nd April 2025

One of the most trailblazing arena tours of all time, Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of 'The War of The Worlds' - Alive on Stage! returns to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Wednesday 2nd April!

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Peter Kay

Selected dates between 18th April 2025 - 19th April 2025

One of Britain's best loved comedians, Peter Kay, will bring his first live tour in twelve years to the OVO Hydro in Glasgow!

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Twenty One Pilots

5th May 2025

Grammy-Award winning band, Twenty One Pilots, have announced they'll bring their 2025 Clancy World Tour to Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Monday 5th May!

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Torvill & Dean: Our Last Dance

10th May 2025 - 11th May 2025

Seize your chance to see the world's most famous ice dancing duo, Torvill & Dean perform together on ice at the OVO Hydro, before they retire from skating for good!

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Billie Eilish

7th July 2025 - 8th July 2025

GRAMMY Award winning artist and songwriter, Billie Eilish will bring the 'Hit Me Hard And Soft' World tour to Glasgow's OVO Hydro in July 2025!

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Simply Red

28th September 2025

Simply Red are pleased to announce they will tour the UK in 2025 to celebrate their 40th anniversary including a night at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on September 28th!

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Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny

5th December 2025

One of the world's best loved comedians, Jimmy Carr, is back on tour with brand-new show, Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny. Don't miss him live at Glasgow's OVO Hydro on Friday 5th December 2025!

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1000 Westerhouse Road, Glasgow East End G34 9JW

Platform is the arts centre at the heart of The Bridge, located in Easterhouse, offering a year-round programme of cutting edge performance, music, visual arts and participation.

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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

100 Renfrew Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 3DB

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is a world-leading conservatoire of music, drama, dance, production and film located in Glasgow City Centre.

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Centre for Contemporary Arts Glasgow

350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 3JD

The CCA is a unique contemporary arts organisation at the heart of Glasgow's city centre and vibrant cultural community.

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Glasgow University Union (GUU) is one of the largest and oldest students' unions in the UK, serving students of the University of Glasgow since 1885!

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Sweeney's On The Park is open 7 days a week and has a wide range of live music to accommodate all tastes 6 days a week plus our Sunday night quiz!

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Theatre Royal Glasgow is home to Scotland's resident companies, Scottish Opera and Scottish Ballet, featuring a Victorian auditorium, Theatre Royal presents first class entertainment for all!

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Glasgow's newest music and arts centre will is now open for bookings and events! Not only that, but you gotta come through the music shop to access the...

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Maggies Rock n Rodeo

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Saddle up for the best night out this side of Nashville as Maggie's Rock 'n' Rodeo rides into town complete with its own Bull Pit, bull and Hoedown party space in the basement!

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The Merchants House of Glasgow

7 West George Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 1BA

The Merchants House of Glasgow is situated at the corner of George Square and West George Street and is home to one of the most ancient and prestigious organisations in the City of Glasgow.

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