The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom

The Barrowlands (more properly The Barrowland Ballroom) is an iconic dance hall and concert venue in Glasgow!

The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom

About The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom

244 Gallowgate, Glasgow City Centre G4 0TT
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The original building opened in 1934 in a mercantile area east of Glasgow's city centre. The "Barras" street market (more properly Glasgow Barrowland market), after which the area and the ballroom are named, continues until the present day. The Barrowland building includes large street-level halls used for the weekend markets, with a sizeable weatherproof hall above. The front of the building is decorated with a distinctive animated neon sign.

Noted acts that have played at The Barrowlands include R.E.M., Oasis, The Cure, The Smiths, AFI, Green Day, U2, Blur, Bob Dylan, Björk, David Bowie, Iggy Pop, Stiff Little Fingers, Metallica, Blondie, INXS, Bloc Party, Justin Timberlake, Garbage, Sheryl Crow, Britney Spears, The Smiths, Marilyn Manson, Nine Inch Nails, and Elvis Costello, and, more recently, The Thrash band Megadeth in 2007, popular UK indie bands such as Arctic Monkeys, Babyshambles, The Zutons and Spark of Genius.

The Barrowlands has also proven to be a popular venue with successful homegrown talent, including Travis, Mogwai, Biffy Clyro, Franz Ferdinand, Orange Juice, Aztec Camera, Horse McDonald, Lloyd Cole and the Commotions, Love And Money, Deacon Blue, Del Amitri, Teenage Fanclub, Simple Minds, Big Country, The View , Idlewild and The Jesus and Mary Chain.

Upcoming Events at The Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom

Editors

Editors

13th October 2018
To celebrate the upcoming release of their new album Violence, Editors have announced a UK and Ireland tour for October 2018!
Richard Ashcroft

Richard Ashcroft

26th October 2018
Richard Ashcroft has announced a new solo album and several intimate UK shows this year including a date at the Barrowlands on October 26th!
Teenage Fanclub: The Creation Years

Teenage Fanclub: The Creation Years

29th October 2018
Teenage Fanclub are set to play three dates at Glasgow's Barrowland Ballroom in October as they celebrate 'the Creation Records years'!
Johnny Marr: Call The Comet Tour

Johnny Marr: Call The Comet Tour

15th November 2018
Manchester icon, Johnny Marr is taking his 'Call the Comet' tour around the UK in November! Catch it when it comes to the Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom on November 15th!
Miles Kane

Miles Kane

22nd November 2018
Fresh from a unforgettable set at TRNSMT Festival, Miles Kane is back in Glasgow this November in support of his brand new album Coup De Grace!
Lily Allen

Lily Allen

13th December 2018
London-based singer Lily Allen has announced a huge European tour for December 2018 including a date at the Barrowlands on the 13th!
Sister Sledge (Featuring Kathy Sledge) Christmas Party

Sister Sledge (Featuring Kathy Sledge) Christmas Party

19th December 2018
This Christmas sees Kathy Sledge come to Glasgow with Sister Sledge for a special festive spectacular featuring all of their greatest-hits & a few Christmas surprises!
Enter Shikari

Enter Shikari

23rd January 2019
Enter Shikari have announced huge UK tour including a date at Glasgow's Barrowland Ballroom on Wednesday 23rd January!
Kaiser Chiefs

Kaiser Chiefs

24th January 2019
Kaiser Chiefs have announced a full UK tour in early 2019 which includes a date at the Glasgow Barrowlands on 24th January!
Fun Lovin’ Criminals

Fun Lovin’ Criminals

2nd February 2019
The Fun Lovin’ Criminals celebrate their new album with a UK & European Tour, catch them at The Barrowlands on Saturday 2nd February!
Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Festival Glasgow

Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Festival Glasgow

16th February 2019
Spend a day in foodie heaven... wine quaffing, cheese gorging & chocolate worshipping when the Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Festival comes to the Barrowlands!
Embrace

Embrace

6th March 2019
Embrace are heading on The Good Will Out 21st Anniversary Tour performing their classic album in full, catch them at the Glasgow Barrowlands on March 6th!
KT Tunstall

KT Tunstall

9th March 2019
KT Tunstall has announced an epic headline tour for Spring 2019 in support of her new album Wax, catch her at the Barrowland Ballroom on Saturday 9th March!

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Popular Events

Blue Light Festival
The Blue Light Festival returns to Riverside Museum over the September Weekend featuring an array of emergency vehicles old and new!
Witches Fae Easterhoose
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Celtic - The Musical
Featuring the songs that have rung round Celtic Park over the years (performed by a live band), Celtic - The Musical tells the amazing story of this legendary club.
Shrek The Musical
Shrek The Musical, the all-singing, all-dancing, must-see musical comedy, is coming to the King's Theatre Glasgow this Autumn!
Strictly Come Dancing - The Live Tour
Strictly Come Dancing - The Live Tour returns for a fab-u-lous twelfth year to The SSE Hydro Glasgow in February!

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