Live Music In Glasgow

Our city is simply mad about all things rock, folk, disco and dance, with the haunts to match. From much-loved legends to boozers with regular sessions, there's barely a hangout in town that doesn't indulge in a little entertainment from time to time. Whether you're after a city centre cocktail bar or an Irish pub in the West End, check out our guide to the Glasgow live music scene.

Last updated on 24th November 2022

After pubs showing live music in Glasgow? The Lauder's is a top-notch boozer on Sauchiehall Street that's fronting a lineup of tip-top artists to keep you entertained, alongside delving out a variety of food or drinks. Whether it's date night or mate's night, this place is sure to deliver.

Every Monday, The Social puts on quite the live music show in Glasgow's Merchant City. Get ready for a great start to the week, as Gregor Coleman hits the stage to bring you his ear-pleasing acoustic set, which you can listen to with cocktails to hand.

O'Neill's Merchant Square

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Live music is a high priority over at O'Neill's Merchant Square. There's a whole range of acts that are sure to keep you entertained, whether it's rock, pop, soul or disco. Hit the dancefloor and boogie the evening away with great tunes and fabulous drinks to boot.

Jinty McGuinty's

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Looking for live music in Glasgow tonight? Fronting sessions seven days a week from 9pm, Jinty McGuinty's puts on a wide range of cool bands, singers and songwriters. Plus, you can also listen to fun, traditional Irish tunes on Sunday afternoons.

The Hug and Pint

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With industrial-style interiors and a cracking vegan menu, The Hug and Pint isn't just a great choice for drinking with your pals - it's also one of the best places to see live music in Glasgow's West End. The spot also has an extensive roster of artists, from well-known local bands to up-and-coming talent.


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A vegan restaurant and arts space, Stereo also moonlights as a music venue, leading the way with its epic lineups. Not only can you see famed global favourites, but also up-and-coming local talent, from indie and Japanese rock to world and Scottish traditional.