The SSE Hydro

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The Sse Hydro

About The SSE Hydro

Scottish Event Campus Exhibition Way, Glasgow City Centre G3 8YW
01412483000
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The SSE 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 SSE Hydro augments the SECC 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 SSE Hydro

Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah

9th September 2020

Award-winning comedian Trevor Noah has added more UK dates to his Loud & Clear tour including a night at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on September 9th!
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Andre Rieu

Andre Rieu

20th September 2020

The world's most successful violinist, Andre Rieu, returns to Glasgow's SSE Hydro for one night only on September 20th!
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Biffy Clyro - POSTPONED

Biffy Clyro - POSTPONED

26th September 2020

Biffy Clyro are back with their first arena tour since 2016 supporting their new album 'A Celebration of Endings', they'll play The SSE Hydro Glasgow on September 26th!
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WWE Live

WWE Live

7th October 2020

Bursting with all the drama and energy of a rock concert, in a fun, lively and exciting environment, WWE Live is the ultimate in family entertainment, don't miss it at The SSE Hydro on October 7th!
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Giants Live World Tour Finals

Giants Live World Tour Finals

10th October 2020

12 of the STRONGEST men on the planet! 5 EPIC events! 1 JAW-DROPPING Tour Finale! Don't miss the Giants Live World Tour Finals at The SSE Hydro on October 10th!
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The Black Crowes Present Shake Your Money Maker

The Black Crowes Present Shake Your Money Maker

15th October 2020

The Black Crowes' Chris and Rich Robinson will herald the thirty-year anniversary of their debut album Shake Your Money Maker with a UK & European tour, son't miss them at The SSE Hydro in October!
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The Weeknd - POSTPONED

The Weeknd - POSTPONED

18th October 2020

The Weeknd has announced a new headline world tour, The After Hours Tour, which will come to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on October 18th!
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Our Planet Live In Concert

Our Planet Live In Concert

19th October 2020

Narrated by the legendary Sir David Attenborough and hosted by Academy Award Winning composer Steven Price, don't miss Our Planet live in concert at The SSE Hydro on October 19th!
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Jeff Lynne’s ELO - CANCELLED

Jeff Lynne’s ELO - CANCELLED

21st October 2020

Don't miss Jeff Lynne's ELO when he brings his new arena tour, From Out Of Nowhere, to Glasgow's SSE Hydro on October 21st!
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Niall Horan - CANCELLED

Niall Horan - CANCELLED

24th October 2020

Niall Horan is bringing his Nice To Meet Ya tour to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on October 24th with support from Maisie Peters!
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Ozzy Osbourne: No More Tours 2

Ozzy Osbourne: No More Tours 2

25th October 2020

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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McFly

McFly

27th October 2020

McFly are without question one of the most significant British pop acts of the twenty-first century, catch them as they bring their 2020 tour to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on October 27th!
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The Big Thank You Tour

The Big Thank You Tour

1st November 2020

Virgin Radio UK and The Sun's Who Cares Wins present The Big Thank You Tour for key workers, from health care staff to bus drivers, at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on November 1st!
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Deacon Blue

Deacon Blue

4th December 2020

Deacon Blue will round off their huge 2020 tour of Europe at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on Friday 4th December!
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Dua Lipa: Future Nostalgia Tour

Dua Lipa: Future Nostalgia Tour

4th January 2021

Dua Lipa is bringing her Future Nostalgia tour to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on January 4th 2021!
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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

15th January 2021

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 January 15th!
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Open Goal Live

Open Goal Live

29th January 2021

The nation's favourite Scottish Football podcast, Open Goal is coming to the biggest stage in town! Catch it at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on January 29th 2021!
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Simple Minds

Simple Minds

18th February 2021

Simple Minds will celebrate 40 iconic years in music by embarking upon a major world tour which will culminate with a homecoming show at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on February 18th!
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Mogwai

Mogwai

20th February 2021

Legendary band Mogwai will play a massive hometown show at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 20th February!
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An Unforgettable Evening with Larsson, Sutton and Hartson

An Unforgettable Evening with Larsson, Sutton and Hartson

26th February 2021

Three of the greatest strikers in Celtic's illustrious history are back together for one night only to give fans an unforgettable night of football memories at The SSE Hydro on February 26th!
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Gregory Porter

Gregory Porter

3rd March 2021

International best selling artist and two time Grammy Award-winning jazz/soul singing sensation Gregory Porter has announced a show at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on March 3rd!
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The Who

The Who

10th March 2021

Rock legends, The Who are back with a full UK arena tour! Catch them at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on March 10th!
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Country 2 Country

Country 2 Country

12th March 2021 - 14th March 2021

Country To Country, the UK and Ireland’s largest contemporary country music festival will return to The SSE Hydro featuring Eric Church, Darius Rucker, Luke Combs and more!
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David Gray

David Gray

15th March 2021

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 March 15th!
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Harry Styles

Harry Styles

16th March 2021

Harry Styles has announced a series of headline dates, seeing him play arenas across the UK as part of his 'Love On Tour' tour, catch him at The SSE Hydro on March 16th!
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Planet Earth II - Live in Concert

Planet Earth II - Live in Concert

19th March 2021

The wonders and mysteries of the planet's landscapes and wildlife comes to the stage when Planet Earth II - Live In Concert arrives at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on March 19th!
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Genesis

Genesis

1st April 2021 - 2nd April 2021

Genesis, one of the world's biggest selling and most successful bands of all time, will be touring for the first time in 13 years! Don't miss 'The Last Domino?' tour when it comes to The SSE Hydro!
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Stormzy

Stormzy

5th April 2021

Set to be one of the most highly anticipated tours of 2021, Stormzy has announced a huge 55-date 'H.I.T.H. World Tour' which includes a night at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 5th April!
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5 Seconds of Summer

5 Seconds of Summer

7th April 2021

Aussie quartet 5 Seconds of Summer are bringing their #NoShame tour to the UK in 2021, catch them at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on April 7th!
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SWG3 Presents CamelPhat

SWG3 Presents CamelPhat

9th April 2021

Grammy-nominated, triple-platinum selling Liverpool duo Camelphat return to Glasgow to take on the almighty SSE Hydro!
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Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds

Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds

10th April 2021

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 The SSE Hydro Glasgow on April 10th 2021!
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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

20th April 2021

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds have announced a Spring European and UK tour, catch them at The SSE Hydro on April 20th 2021!
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Celine Dion

Celine Dion

26th April 2021 - 27th April 2021

Global music sensation, Celine Dion will bring her 'Courage World Tour' to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on the 26th and 27th April!
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Premier League Darts

Premier League Darts

6th May 2021

The world's leading darts players will return to The SSE Hydro in Glasgow on May 6th for the 2021 Premier League!
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RuPaul’s Drag Race

RuPaul’s Drag Race

16th May 2021

The biggest drag show in the world, RuPaul’s Drag Race: Werq The World, is coming to The SSE Hydro, Glasgow on 16th May 2021!
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Jeff Dunham: Seriously!?

Jeff Dunham: Seriously!?

22nd May 2021

Record-breaking, global comedy superstar, Jeff Dunham, is bringing his cast of characters to The SSE Hydro, Glasgow on May 22nd 2021!
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Pet Shop Boys

Pet Shop Boys

28th May 2021

Pet Shop Boys are bringing their first ever greatest hits tour, Dreamworld, to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 28th May 2021!
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Barry Manilow

Barry Manilow

29th May 2021

Barry Manilow has announced that he will return to the UK in 2020 for a limited number of arena concerts including a night at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on May 29th!
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Texas

Texas

30th May 2021

Texas will play The SSE Hydro, Glasgow on 30th May 2021 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of their debut album Southside!
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Pussycat Dolls

Pussycat Dolls

2nd June 2021

Pussycat Dolls, the Era defying, chart-topping, button-pushing, mega-group are back! Catch them live at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on June 2nd!
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Mrs. Brown’s Boys D’Live Show

Mrs. Brown’s Boys D’Live Show

4th June 2021 - 5th June 2021

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 June!
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Crowded House

Crowded House

9th June 2021

To the surprise and delight of longtime loyal fans, Crowded House have announced that they will tour Europe in 2021 including a night at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on June 9th!
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Diana Ross

Diana Ross

15th June 2021

Diana Ross returns to the UK with an electrifying tour of music, memories and career magic, son't miss her on Tuesday 15th June at The SSE Hydro Glasgow!
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Thom Yorke

Thom Yorke

18th June 2021

Thom Yorke has announced a show at The SSE Hydro on June 18th for Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes, the touring entity comprised of Thom, Nigel Godrich and visual artist Tarik Barri!
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HAIM

HAIM

22nd June 2021

Haim's 2021 tour will see the band performing their biggest UK shows to date including a night at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 22nd June!
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JLS

JLS

6th July 2021 - 7th July 2021

JLS have announced their eagerly awaited comeback with their 'Beat Again' 2021 UK and Ireland tour which is coming to The SSE Hydro Glasgow in July!
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Hollywood Vampires

Hollywood Vampires

7th August 2021

Alice Cooper, Joe Perry and Johnny Depp AKA American rock supergroup Hollywood Vampires will return to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on August 7th!
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Jason Manford: Like Me

Jason Manford: Like Me

23rd September 2021

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 September 23rd 2021!
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Evanescence & Within Temptation

Evanescence & Within Temptation

30th September 2021

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 SSE Hydro on September 30th!
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Simply Red

Simply Red

4th October 2021

Simply Red have revealed the details of a highly anticipated 13-date UK and Ireland 2021 arena tour including a date at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 4th October 2021!
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Deep Purple

Deep Purple

5th October 2021

Deep Purple will hit The SSE Hydro on October 5th, playing all the hits as well as tracks from their highly anticipated new album!
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The Australian Pink Floyd

The Australian Pink Floyd

4th December 2021

The critically acclaimed Australian Pink Floyd Show returns to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on Saturday 4th December 2021!
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The Human League

The Human League

9th December 2021

Celebrating forty years since the release of DARE, The Human League will be performing this classic album in its entirety live at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 9th December 2021!
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Elton John - Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour

Elton John - Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour

13th December 2021 - 14th December 2021

Elton John has announced the first 2021 UK dates of his colossal Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour - coming to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 13th and 14th December!
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King Tuts Wah Wah Hut

272a St Vincent Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 5RL

Since its inception in 1990, King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut has been at the forefront of the Scottish live music scene and continues to be one of the most celebrated venues in the world.
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The Machair Bar

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2 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow City Centre G2 3NY

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SEC Armadillo

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The Grand Hall

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The Grand Hall forms part of the Palace Theatre and Grand Hall Complex, Ayrshire’s premier entertainment venue, and is situated in the heart of Kilmarnock...
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Wild Cabaret

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Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum King's Theatre Glasgow SEC Armadillo Theatre Royal Glasgow The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall The SSE Hydro