Concerts in Glasgow
Glasgow has one of the best music scenes in the UK, and the best in Scotland. Attracting international artists at large stadium gigs to local newcomers in intimate venues the music industry is thriving. Many international renowned artists have put Glasgow on the map, such as Amy MacDonald, Belle & Sebastian, Franz Ferdinand, Mark Knopfler and Primal Scream, to name a few.
Daily listings are available for concerts taking place in one of the city’s numerous venues. Many of the city’s bars and clubs are also transformed into great concert venues.
Glasgow as declared a UNESCO City of Music in 2008, recognising it globally for the vibrant music scene and its contribution to music across many genres.
Glasgow Concert Venues
With some of the best concert venues in the UK, the city is able to put on performances of grand scales. Some of the larger concert venues include SECC, Hamden National football stadium and Ibrox Stadium. Other popular venues include O2 Academy and Glasgow Barrowland. More intimate venues include King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Queen Margaret Union and the Garage. For classical, jazz or celtic music performances check out the Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow, City Halls or the Old Fruitmarket.
Whether visiting Glasgow to see an international artist at one of the city’s major venues, or enjoying a short break or business trip in the city and looking for some evening entertainment, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow offers ideal accommodation in Glasgow city centre. Located in the heart of the city, many concert venues in Glasgow are located within walking distance of the hotel. The subway and buses are also convenient alternatives to walking.