Celtic Connections, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Events

What's On - Events in Glasgow

Glasgow has hosted some incredible world-class events and festivals over recent years, and it's showing no signs of stopping! Who could forget the wonderful XX Commonwealth Games and the 2014 MTV European Music Awards?

Every day throughout the city, there's a Glasgow event to enjoy. Sample fresh live music in the city's bars, laugh yourself silly at comedy and be dazzled by dance, theatre and art across Glasgow.

Glasgow's festivals are next level, and there are many which happen every year. Here are a few to keep an eye out for:

Gigs and Music Events in Glasgow

As a UNESCO City of Music, Glasgow hosts around 130 music events each week in venues ranging from the OVO Hydro to the Barrowland Ballroom. Celtic Connections in January is the largest winter music festival of its kind, while the World Pipe Band Championships take place every August on Glasgow Green.

Venues in Glasgow frequently see big hitter names showcase their talent, including Emeli Sande, Ed Sheeran, Gerry Cinnamon, Lewis Capaldi, Skippinish, and many many more.

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Theatre & Shows in Glasgow

Glasgow is also home to inspiring theatre shows and productions; from local performances to world-renowned acts displaying their many talents, there's plenty on offer. Bring the family, head out with your friends, or go it solo and meet new people, you'll have a blast with the theatre shows on in Glasgow.