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

Mogwai - CANCELLED

Mogwai - CANCELLED

20th February 2021

Legendary band Mogwai will play a massive hometown show at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 20th February!
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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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Harry Styles - POSTPONED

Harry Styles - POSTPONED

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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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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Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - CANCELLED

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - CANCELLED

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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Andre Rieu

Andre Rieu

24th April 2021

The world's most successful violinist, Andre Rieu, returns to Glasgow's SSE Hydro for one night only on 24th April 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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WWE Live

WWE Live

1st May 2021

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 May 1st!
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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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McFly

McFly

11th May 2021

McFly are without question one of the most significant British pop acts of the twenty-first century, catch them as they bring their upcoming tour to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 11th May 2021!
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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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Open Goal Live

Open Goal Live

21st May 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 May 21st!
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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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Little Mix

Little Mix

24th May 2021 - 25th May 2021

The world's biggest girl group, Little Mix return to the SSE Hydro Glasgow with their 'Confetti' tour on the 24th & 25th May 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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An Unforgettable Evening with Larsson, Sutton and Hartson

An Unforgettable Evening with Larsson, Sutton and Hartson

3rd June 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 June 3rd!
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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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Opera D’amore

Opera D’amore

19th June 2021

Opera D’amore,featuring Maestro Jose Carreras, Maria Gulegina, Marco Berti, Nadia Krasteva, Kiril Manolov, Ilina Mihailova and Rossen Nenchev, is coming to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 19th June!
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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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Simple Minds

Simple Minds

29th August 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 August 29th!
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Dua Lipa: Future Nostalgia Tour

Dua Lipa: Future Nostalgia Tour

11th September 2021

Dua Lipa is bringing her Future Nostalgia tour to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on September 11th 2021!
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Giants Live World Tour Finals

Giants Live World Tour Finals

18th September 2021

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 18th September 2021!
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David Gray

David Gray

19th September 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 September 19th!
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Bring Me The Horizon

Bring Me The Horizon

21st September 2021

World dominating, multi-award nominated Bring Me The Horizon have announced a long awaited Arena tour, kicking off on September 21st 2021 at The SSE Hydro Glasgow!
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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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Genesis

Genesis

7th October 2021 - 8th October 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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Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour

Professor Brian Cox: Horizons World Tour

9th October 2021

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 9th October!
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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

25th October 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 October 25th!
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Blondie

Blondie

20th November 2021

Blondie will bring their 'Against All Odds' tour to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on Saturday 20th November 2021, with very special guests Garbage!
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Steps

Steps

22nd November 2021 - 23rd November 2021

Enduring pop legends Steps are back with a new album and their sure-to-be epic, What The Future Holds 2021 Tour! Catch them at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 22nd and 23rd November!
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James plus special guests Happy Mondays

James plus special guests Happy Mondays

30th November 2021

James have announced a huge UK arena tour for 2021 with very special guests Happy Mondays! Catch them at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on November 30th!
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Gary Barlow: Music Played By Humans - The Tour

Gary Barlow: Music Played By Humans - The Tour

1st December 2021

Gary Barlow has announced a brand new solo tour for 2021 - Music Played By Humans - The Tour which includes a night at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on December 1st!
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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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Michael Ball & Alfie Boe

Michael Ball & Alfie Boe

12th December 2021

The nation's favourite and most-loved musical duo Michael Ball and Alfie Boe join forces again for a 2021 UK Tour, catch them live at The SSE Hydro on 12th December!
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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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Deacon Blue

Deacon Blue

19th December 2021

Deacon Blue will round off their huge 2021 tour of Europe at The SSE Hydro Glasgow on Sunday 19th December!
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Bill Bailey: En Route To Normal

Bill Bailey: En Route To Normal

29th December 2021

In his new show, Strictly Come Dancing's newest star, Bill Bailey, tries to see a way through the weird unreality of our new world! Catch him live at The SSE Hydro on 29th December 2021!
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Strictly Come Dancing - The Live Tour

Strictly Come Dancing - The Live Tour

5th February 2022 - 7th February 2022

Strictly Come Dancing - The Live Tour returns for a fab-u-lous fourteenth year to The SSE Hydro Glasgow in February 2022!
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John Bishop: Right Here, Right Now

John Bishop: Right Here, Right Now

19th February 2022

Comedy superstar John Bishop will bring his brand-new, highly anticipated Right Here, Right Now' World Tour to The SSE Hydro Glasgow on 19th February 2022!
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Country 2 Country

Country 2 Country

11th March 2022 - 13th March 2022

Country To Country, the UK and Ireland's largest contemporary country music festival will return to The SSE Hydro Glasgow between the 11th & 13th March 2022!
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Ozzy Osbourne: No More Tours 2

Ozzy Osbourne: No More Tours 2

14th March 2022

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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Planet Earth II - Live in Concert

Planet Earth II - Live in Concert

27th March 2022

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 27th March 2022!
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Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds

Jeff Wayne’s The War of the Worlds

2nd April 2022

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 2nd 2022!
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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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