Best places for music in Glasgow
The nightlife in Glasgow is known for being one of the most exciting in the UK and students venturing to the city to complete their degree are in for a treat. There are plenty of great venues dotted around that are known for hosting the best performances from famous bands and unknown artists. If you’re a fan of music be sure to check out some of these top Glasgow venues for a night of great music and good vibes.
King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut
St Vincent Street, Glasgow
Any local music will tell you this is the place to be if you’re looking for good music, and they wouldn’t be wrong. King Tut’s has become a Mecca for music lovers thanks to its quirky style and friendly atmosphere. For decades the venue has been a Launchpad for bands and artists looking to make a name for themselves. The superstar group Oasis were discovered and signed at King Tut’s, which is a great example of the type of music you can expect there.
Gallowgate Street, Glasgow
This huge iconic venue has been a big part of Glasgow’s music scene since way back in 1934. For decades the neon-clad ballroom has provided a stage for musicians from around the world and has been the location of the city’s most memorable music events. Be sure to check out upcoming events and grab some tickets for a night of music you’ll never forget.
Byres Road, Glasgow
This refurbished church has been converted from a place of worship to a house of music and music lovers all over Glasgow are grateful. The gorgeous building has played host to soulful singers such as Amy Winehouse. The name Oran Mor is Gaelic for ‘big song’, which is exactly what you’ll find on stage at this iconic venue.
The Glad Café
Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow
If you’re looking for a laid back environment where you can chill with friends after a long day of work or lectures and listen to some quality music, head over to this one of a kind venue. For decades the Glad Café has provided music lovers with a place to enjoy all kinds of music, from folk to indie rock. With an unbeatable menue of good grub and craft beers, this café venue is an ideal hangout for students. The prices are good and the music is even better so be sure to plan a night out at the Glad Café.