Alternative Clubs In Glasgow

We like to think we've got something for everyone here at DesignMyNight whether you're a diehard Britney fan, or you worship at the altar of Judas Priest. If you like your nights out to come with a dash of weird, a splash of odd, and a good sprinkling of alternative; then look no further, there are a collective of clubs in Glasgow that churn out alt tunes by the truck load. Indie nights, rap metal sessions, cabaret cavorting, or grunge clubbing, whatever your bag, check out our guide to alternative clubbing in Glasgow. 

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The Classic Grand

The Classic Grand is a weird, wonderful and wild den of alternative clubbing in Glasgow. Two whole floors if rock, punk and metal you can party hearty with kindred clubbers. As well as live music, house DJs churn out the tunes with Friday and Saturday club nights that will rock your socks off. If you're looking for a great alt night out in Glasgow, this magnificent mosh palace is just the place. 

The Cathouse

Cool cats in Glasgow, know where to go for fun alternative clubbing in Glasgow. The Cathouse is a fun rock club with over twenty years experience in blasting out rock tunes to eager clubbers. With everything from discerning rock anthems, to indie classics, or screamo hits and metal blasters making the playlist, this place turns it up, all weekend long. 


Audio is an utterly eclectic haven among alternative clubs in Glasgow. With a mix and match of live music and events you'll get everything here from a hardcore metal band to a house shaking drum and bass DJ session. Whether you're a punk prince or a screamo emo, Audio has got you covered with a diverse roster of alternative nights. 

The Flying Duck

If you're looking for a cool and quirky alt night out in Glasgow, look no further than The Flying Duck. The fun, whimsical bar and club in Glasgow City Centre offers all manner of niche and offbeat club nights whether you're after an indie gay night, a raucous cabaret party, a fun 90s dance session or some old school NYC hip hop. When it comes to alternative clubbing in Glasgow, it doesn't get much more left of centre than The Flying Duck.