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These are just some of our favourite places, but Glasgow has more to offer. We follow new places on Twitter as we find out about them, and retweet any new openings or special offers, so follow us for the latest updates.

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MUSIC GIGS & CLUBS

THE ARCHES

Regular weekend club nights in quality  environment, as well as a wide array of gigs, from newcomers to established names.

BOX

Compact venue mixing big names with local talent, with a fresh approach to music, juggling indie, rock and electro sounds.

THE BUTTERFLY AND THE PIG

Excellent bar (and backdoor neighbour to The Buff Club), with acoustic sets and open mic nights, as well as mid-week jazz fests.

BROADCAST

Bar hosting mainlie indie rock acts, with frequent mid-week gigs as well as DJ sets over the weekend.

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Living room decor suits this party-flat student bar, who inhabit the space with local bands and DJ nights at the weekend.

THE GARAGE / G2

Scotland's largest nightclub hosts pop and indie rock gigs before turning into a meatmarket of students in the evening.

GLAD CAFE

Creative hub hidden in the heart of the city's ethically diverse Southside, hosting indie, traditional and world bands.

IVORY BLACKS

A small, intimate dive bar that hosts unsigned bands, metal, industrial and rock bands of old, as well as tribute acts.

KING TUT'S WAH WAH HUT

Wolrd famous venue at the forefront of Scottish live music, with an outstanding reputation for showcasing new talent.

MAGGIE MAYS

Hearty bar in Merchant City commited to supporting local bands and DJs, named after the famous Scottish singer.

MONO

Relaxed bar with vegan menu that hosts eclectic range  of musicians and musical events in building designed by Mackintosh.

NICE 'N' SLEAZY

Established bar with regular gigs from homegrown talent and touring bands, with open mic nights and film screenings too.

O2 ABC

Ronvatd cinema that lives on as a live music venue and multi-floor nightclub, attracting a wealth of big names to play.

O2 ACADEMY

Ideal live music venue inhabiting an old art deco cinema that is now part of the corporate 02 network.

OLD FRUITMARKET

Period venue that hosts classical and folk bands as well as modern acts, and is home to the Glasgow Jazz Festival.

RENFREW FERRY

Converted boat bar with small intimate space for live music acts, often catering for older tastes or acoustic acts.

QUEEN MARGARET UNION (QMU)

Glasgow student union with a solid reputation for hosting great bands, with awesome lighting and electric atmosphere.

PIVO PIVO

Ideal sized cutting edge live music venue catering to all genres, from pop and rock to heavy-metal and ska.

ROYAL CONCERT HALL

Enjoy classical, jazz and folk evenings in the grand concert hall, home to the Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

THE SCOTIA BAR

Glasgow's oldest bar plays host to regular local bands of differing styles, often drumming out folk and Scottish music

SECC & CLYDE AUDITORIUM

The SECC Glasgow plays home to the biggest names from around the world, while the Auditorium is for smaller bands and shows.

THE SHED

Loud, brash and decadent nightclub in the city's Southside that is the self-proclaimed home of cheesy tunes.

SLOUCH

Award winning bar home to rock, indie and blues bands, as well as DJs mashing up a wide sleection of styles at the weekend.

STEREO

Chilled bar that has open mic nights and local, unsigned bands playing in building designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

THE 13TH NOTE

Arty, indie entertainment venue with variety of bands on offer in downstairs area, providing a platform for a new and raw talent.

WISE MONKEY

Cool West-end watering hole disguised as an old mna's pub, with regular live music nights hosting rock and jazz bands.

THE BUFF CLUB

This intimite club is open 7 days a week, with different themed nights every single day, from Killer Kitsch to hip-hop.

THE CORINTHIAN CLUB

Swanky restaurant with club, casino, piano bar and cocktail loungue, spread over five floors in this stylish former shipping bank.

KARBON

Trashy, glitzy club favoured by the city's footballers and orange tanned tweens, featuring DJs playing pop and RnB

KUSHION

Middle Eastern themed club with lavish decor with cheap drink deals for student posers and serious clubbers alike

THE SAVOY

Decades old club with entertaining electric atmosphere and tubthumping tunes in this sexy nighthole.

SAINT JUDES

Immersive dance floor with local and international DJs, including Glasgow collective Different Drum.

SUB CLUB

Infamous club with superior sound system, specialising in house music and home to Optimo and Subculture.

THE TUNNEL

City centre superclub that hosts international music brand nights and a cheesy pop Gay night on Wednesdays.

VIPER

Intimate club with drink promos aplenty for the mixed crowds of students and older West-end denizens.

ORAN MOR

Renovated West-end church bar that hosts jazz and accoustic events, with a lively weekend club in the basement level.

THE ART SCHOOL

Art bar with regular weekly ecclectic gigs from new and up-and-coming talent, playing everything from glam to gothic.

CLASSIC GRAND

This former cinema now plays host to Glasgow's biggest rock nights, and is one of the city's premiere live venues.

NOVEMBER

Popular cocktail bar perched at the pinnacle of Princes Square, with Djs banging out house and R'n'B tunes to packed crowds.

STRATHCLYDE UNIVERSITY UNION

Student haven with eight levels of mayhem and music, with banging overplayed tunes and the occasional live gig.

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Glasgow prides itself on its reputation for nurturing and showcasing great live music acts, as well as offering a diverse range of night clubs. As events are contantly changing, we provide links to the venues' own websites.

THE ADMIRAL BASEMENT BAR

Traditional bar with downstairs club and live music space hosting regular events, mainly rock and soul disco.

ARTA

Mediterranean themed bar and club within the Merchant City area, with a dedicated downstairs dance floor.

AXM CLUB

Have a fantastic time in this fun and friendly LGBT club, which has established a hassle-free, fantastic venue.

BAR 10

The brainchild of Brian Kelly, this cosy pub, tucked away on Mitchell Lane, has regular DJs playing sets all weekend.

THE BERKELEY SUITE

Late night bar and ballroom is a grandeur establisment for DJs pumping electronica music into the wee hours of the morning.

BLOC+

Intimate basement bar venue with a host of modern bands that lean towards the alternative. No bams allowed.

BOHO

Elite west-end nightclub based near Byers Road, featuring a number of different themed rooms and an LED dancefloor.

BLACK SPARROW

Trendy bar near the Mitchell Library, which hosts a regular club night on Fridays and guest DJs on Saturdays.

The BARROWLAND BALLROOMS

Commonly known as The Barras, this is a more intimate gig venue, usually hosting indie rock bands both old and new.

THE CATHOUSE

Scotland's longest running and most popular alternative music venue, home to heavy metal, hard rock and emo.

THE POLO LOUNGE

Classy LGBT club with vintage decor and multiple rooms, famed for its welcoming atmosphere and staff.

MACSORLEYS

City centre music institution with a mix of live gigs, open mic nights and themed events making it a cut above the rest.

If you know of a venue that is not on our list, please send us a message with the details.

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