The OVO Hydro

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The Ovo Hydro

About The OVO Hydro

Scottish Event Campus Exhibition Way, Glasgow City Centre G3 8YW
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The OVO Hydro is a purpose built entertainment venue which opened in Glasgow in September 2013.

It plays host to national and international artists and bands as well as being a venue for major comedy stars and sporting events. Made for you, it's Scotland's new home of live entertainment.

With a seating capacity of 12,000, The OVO Hydro augments the SEC Glasgow's existing event venue portfolio as an additional iconic architectural landmark on the banks of the River Clyde. The Foster + Partners designed building will play host to around 140 events each year, has the potential to inject an additional £131 million into the local economy and will attract an audience of one million visitors each year.

The venue is ranked in the top five busiest indoor entertainment arenas in the world alongside such iconic venues as Madison Square Garden in New York and The O2 in London.

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Upcoming Events at The OVO Hydro

RuPaul’s Drag Race

RuPaul’s Drag Race

20th May 2022

The biggest drag show in the world, RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq The World, is coming to The SSE Hydro, Glasgow on Friday 20th May 2022!
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Bryan Adams

Bryan Adams

23rd May 2022

Multi platinum-selling Canadian rocker Bryan Adams returns to the UK in 2022, catch him live at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 23rd May!
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Opera D’amore - CANCELLED

Opera D’amore - CANCELLED

24th May 2022

Opera D’amore, featuring Maestro Jose Carreras, Maria Gulegina, Marco Berti and Jose Bros is coming to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 24th May!
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Alan Partridge Live

Alan Partridge Live

24th May 2022 - 25th May 2022

Join Alan Partridge, live on stage, (though patrons are asked not to join Alan live on stage) as he brings his new show STRATAGEM to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 24th and 25th May!
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The Script

The Script

27th May 2022

Irish pop-rockers The Script have announced a huge UK and European Greatest Hits Tour which includes a night at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 27th May!
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Alice Cooper + The Cult

Alice Cooper + The Cult

28th May 2022

Two acclaimed headliners from both sides of the Atlantic will be touring UK arenas in what will be 2022's must-see event! Don't miss Alice Cooper + The Cult live at The SSE Hydro on 28th May!
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Pet Shop Boys

Pet Shop Boys

29th May 2022

Pet Shop Boys are bringing their first ever greatest hits tour, Dreamworld, to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 29th May 2022!
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My Chemical Romance

My Chemical Romance

30th May 2022

My Chemical Romance have added a huge Glasgow show at the OVO Hydro as part of their 2022 UK comeback tour!
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David Gray

David Gray

31st May 2022

Multi-platinum, multi-Brit and Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, David Gray is bringing his White Ladder: The 20th Anniversary Tour to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 31st May 2022!
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Queen + Adam Lambert

Queen + Adam Lambert

2nd June 2022 - 3rd June 2022

Brian, Roger and Adam have announced a new and expanded set of 2022 dates for the UK and Europe Rhapsody shows, including the addition of two extra UK shows at The SSE Hydro!
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Crowded House

Crowded House

10th June 2022

To the surprise and delight of longtime loyal fans, Crowded House have announced that they will tour Europe in 2022 including a night at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on June 10th!
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Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish

14th June 2022

Seven-time GRAMMY Award winning artist and songwriter, Billie Eilish will bring her 'Happier Than Ever' World tour to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 14th June 2022!
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Diana Ross

Diana Ross

17th June 2022

Diana Ross returns to the UK with an electrifying tour of music, memories and career magic, son't miss her on Friday 17th June at The SSE Hydro Glasgow!
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Hacienda Classical

Hacienda Classical

18th June 2022

Following two sold out concerts at The SSE Hydro, Hacienda Classical returns with a new live show on Saturday 18th June!
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Alanis Morissette

Alanis Morissette

19th June 2022

Grammy Award-winning Alanis Morissette is bringing her world tour, celebrating the 25th anniversary of Jagged Little Pill, to The OVO Hydro Glasgow on 19th June!
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Barry Manilow

Barry Manilow

23rd June 2022

Barry Manilow has announced that he will return to the UK in 2022 for a limited number of arena concerts including a night at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 23rd June!
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Kings Of Leon

Kings Of Leon

28th June 2022

Kings of Leon have announced a series of new UK arena dates for June and July 2022 including a date at The SSE Hydro Glasgow!
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Mrs. Brown’s Boys D’Live Show

Mrs. Brown’s Boys D’Live Show

1st July 2022 - 2nd July 2022

The Award Winning Brendan O’Carroll and Mrs. Brown’s Boys invite you to their brand new production 'Mrs. Brown’s Boys D’Live Show' coming to The SSE Hydro Glasgow in July 2022!
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HAIM

HAIM

14th July 2022

Haim's 2022 tour will see the band performing their biggest UK shows to date including a night at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 14th July!
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Brad Paisley

Brad Paisley

15th July 2022

One of Country music's most talented and decorated male solo artists, Brad Paisley, will bring his 2022 world tour to the OVO Hydro on Friday 15th July!
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Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg

26th August 2022

Don't miss West Coast rap legend, Snoop Dogg, live at The OVO Hydro Glasgow on 26th August as part of his 'I Wanna Thank Me' tour!
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Diljit Dosanjh

Diljit Dosanjh

28th August 2022

The biggest global Punjabi Superstar Diljit Dosanjh is bringing his record breaking live concerts back to the UK in 2022, don't miss him at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on August 28th!
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Kevin Bridges

Kevin Bridges

Selected dates between 1st September 2022 - 25th September 2022

Kevin Bridges is thrilled to be back on tour and he'll return to the OVO Hydro Glasgow in 2022 with his hotly-anticipated new show, The Overdue Catch-Up!
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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

5th September 2022

Arcade Fire have announced that they will bring their autumn world tour to The OVO Hydro in Glasgow on 5th September!
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Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt…More

Adam Kay: This Is Going to Hurt…More

18th September 2022

Award-winning comedian Adam Kay shares entries from his diaries as a junior doctor in this 'electrifying' evening of stand-up and music at the OVO Hydro Glasgow on 18th September!
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Blue

Blue

19th September 2022

To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Blue have announced their Heart & Soul Tour which will stop off at the OVO Hydro on 19th September, with support from special guests Atomic Kitten!
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Andrea Bocelli

Andrea Bocelli

20th September 2022

Don't miss one of the world's great voices, Andrea Bocelli, when he returns to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 20th September 2022!
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George Ezra

George Ezra

26th September 2022

BRIT Award-winning, multi-platinum selling musician George Ezra will play the OVO Hydro, Glasgow on 26th September!
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Swedish House Mafia

Swedish House Mafia

30th September 2022

Swedish House Mafia have announced that they will be playing a number of UK dates as part of their Paradise Again World Tour 2022, including a night at the OVO Hydro on 30th September!
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Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour

Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour

2nd October 2022

Having set two Guinness World Records with his previous sell-out World Tour, Professor Brian Cox is back with a brand-new Arena show for 2021 which will come to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 2nd October!
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Machine Gun Kelly

Machine Gun Kelly

7th October 2022

Multi-platinum selling artist Machine Gun Kelly is bringing his Mainstream Sellout Tour to the OVO Hydro Glasgow on 7th October!
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Giants Live World Tour Finals

Giants Live World Tour Finals

8th October 2022

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 8th October!
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Roxy Music

Roxy Music

10th October 2022

Roxy Music, one of the most influential and exhilarating music acts in history, have announced their first tour in 11 years including a night at the OVO Hydro Glasgow on 10th October!
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Cirque du Soleil: Corteo

Cirque du Soleil: Corteo

12th October 2022 - 16th October 2022

Get ready to be plunged into a theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth when Cirque du Soleil bring their show, Corteo to the OVO Hydro!
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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

20th October 2022

Bon Iver has announced that their innovative ‘i,i’ live show is coming to Europe for the first time, including a date at The SSE Hydro on October 20th!
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Billy Idol

Billy Idol

21st October 2022

The world's favourite rebel Billy Idol is back and heading out on The Roadside Tour with new music, a stack of timeless classics and his long-time lead guitarist and collaborator Steve Stevens!
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Deep Purple

Deep Purple

22nd October 2022

Deep Purple will hit The SSE Hydro on 22nd October 2022, playing all the hits as well as tracks from their highly anticipated new album!
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Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar

2nd November 2022

Kendrick Lamar's The Big Steppers Tour is coming to the OVO Hydro Glasgow on Wednesday 2nd November!
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N-Dubz

N-Dubz

8th November 2022

N-Dubz are back! Tulisa, Dappy and Fazer will embark on a huge arena tour this November, including a night at the OVO Hydro Glasgow!
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Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand

10th November 2022

In support of their new 'best of' LP Hits To The Head, Franz Ferdinand have announced three UK dates as part of their 2022 European tour, including a night at the OVO Hydro on 10th November!
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Kaiser Chiefs + The Fratellis With Very Special Guests The Sherlocks

Kaiser Chiefs + The Fratellis With Very Special Guests The Sherlocks

11th November 2022

One of Britain's most treasured bands, the multi-award-winning Kaiser Chiefs have announced a show at the OVO Hydro Glasgow on 11th November alongside live favourites The Fratellis and The Sherlocks!
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Jason Manford: Like Me

Jason Manford: Like Me

12th November 2022

It's been a busy few years for Jason Manford since his last smash-hit stand up show, but now he's back with 'Like Me', catch him at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 12th November 2022!
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The Weeknd - CANCELLED

The Weeknd - CANCELLED

15th November 2022

The Weeknd has announced new dates for his headline world tour, The After Hours Tour, which will come to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 15th November 2022!
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Evanescence & Within Temptation

Evanescence & Within Temptation

17th November 2022

Due to phenomenal demand Within Temptation and Evanescence have added three more dates to the UK leg of their World's Collide tour including a night at The OVO Hydro on 17th November!
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Westlife

Westlife

19th November 2022 - 20th November 2022

The UK's biggest-selling album group of the 21st century, Westlife, have announced an extensive 2022 tour which includes a night at the OVO Hydro Glasgow in November!
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The Australian Pink Floyd

The Australian Pink Floyd

25th November 2022

The critically acclaimed Australian Pink Floyd Show returns to The OVO Hydro Glasgow on Friday 25th November!
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Florence + The Machine

Florence + The Machine

27th November 2022

Florence + The Machine have announced they will play the OVO Hydro Glasgow on Sunday 27th November as part of the upcoming 'Dance Fever' tour!
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Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart

Selected dates between 29th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Sir Rod Stewart will once again hit the road in 2022 with a massive UK Tour in support of his new album, The Tears of Hercules, catch him live at The OVO Hydro on 29th November & 3rd December!
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Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics

Pete Tong presents Ibiza Classics

30th November 2022

Revered DJ, broadcaster and global dance music legend, Pete Tong has announced the return of Ibiza Classics to the OVO Hydro, Glasgow on 30th November!
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The Cure

The Cure

4th December 2022

The Cure have announced a massive European tour which will kick off at The OVO Hydro, Glasgow on 4th December with special guests The Twilight Sad!
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Alter Bridge

Alter Bridge

6th December 2022

Rock titans Alter Bridge are pleased to confirm their return to the UK for several headline arena shows including a night at The OVO Hydro, accompanied by special guests Halestorm and Mammoth!
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Elf - A Christmas Arena Spectacular

Elf - A Christmas Arena Spectacular

10th December 2022 - 11th December 2022

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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Hoolie In The Hydro

Hoolie In The Hydro

17th December 2022

Gary Innes has organised the biggest night of Scottish traditional music to ever take place with Hoolie In The Hydro on Saturday 17th December!
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Arrival From Sweden Feat. RSNO

Arrival From Sweden Feat. RSNO

28th December 2022

Arrival THE World's Greatest ABBA Show comes to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on December 28th, featuring original ABBA musicians and the RSNO... it's like ABBA never left!
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Dropkick Murphys

Dropkick Murphys

17th January 2023

Boston legends, Dropkick Murphys, return to the UK in 2023 for a string of new dates including a night at The SSE Hydro on 17th January!
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Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

8th February 2023

Justin Bieber announces European dates as part of his Justice World Tour 2023 including a night at the OVO Hydro, Glasgow on 8th February!
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Country 2 Country

Country 2 Country

10th March 2023 - 12th March 2023

Country To Country, the UK & Ireland's largest contemporary country music festival will return to the OVO Hydro Glasgow between the 10th and 12th March 2023
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Celine Dion

Celine Dion

2nd April 2023 - 3rd April 2023

Global music sensation, Celine Dion will bring her 'Courage World Tour' to The OVO Hydro Glasgow on the 2nd and 3rd April!
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Sabaton

Sabaton

18th April 2023

Sweden's Sabaton will bring their 'The Tour To End All Tours' tour to The OVO Hydro Glasgow on 18th April with support from The Hu and Lordi!
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Magic Mike The Arena Tour

Magic Mike The Arena Tour

25th April 2023

This is not a drill! Get ready as the hottest guys on the planet give you the night out you deserve when Magic Mike The Arena Tour lands at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 25th April!
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Ozzy Osbourne: No More Tours 2

Ozzy Osbourne: No More Tours 2

4th June 2023

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Ozzy Osbourne will bring his 'No More Tours 2' tour to The SSE Hydro Glasgow with special guest Judas Priest!
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Elton John - Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour

Elton John - Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour

17th June 2023 - 18th June 2023

Elton John has announced the first UK dates of his colossal Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour - coming to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 17th and 18th June!
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Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes

28th July 2023

GRAMMY-nominated, multi-platinum singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes has announced a world tour for 2023 including a night at The OVO Hydro Glasgow on 28th July!
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Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah

21st November 2023

Award-winning comedian Trevor Noah has added more UK dates to his Back To Abnormal tour including a night at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on November 21st!
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