Glasgow – Music

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Glasgow’s major concert and arts venue is one of the largest halls in the United Kingdom. Opened in 1990, it was originally built to replace St. Andrew’s Hall which was destroyed by a fire in 1962. Built in modernist architecture, the main auditorium can seat up to 2,475 people. The Royal Scottish National Orchestra is located on-site, having hosted many international orchestra events. The Hall is the main venue for the annual Celtic Connections Festival.

Oran Mor

Located in Glasgow’s West End, Oran Mor was originally Kelvinside Parish Church built in 1862. The modern facility offers a Victorian Bar and Whisky Bar as well as a restaurant. The live music venue and nightclub hosts events including concerts, comedy shows and theatrical presentations.

SEC Armadillo

Previously known as the Clyde Auditorium, it is located on the River Clyde and one of three venues on the Scottish Event Campus. The building is home to a wide range of events and concerts, including having previously played host to Britain’s Got Talent Series 2 to 4. Regular large-scale international concerts are held here throughout the year, as are a variety of competitions and other events and festivals.