Live Music

Downstairs in The Venue at Òran Mór is where we host our live music events. Many of the biggest names in the music world have played in The Venue including Amy Winehouse, Calvin Harris, Edwyn Collins, The Proclaimers and many more. We also support up and coming bands in the vibrant Glasgow music scene particularly through our Billy Kelly Songwriting Award. Entrance via Great Western Road.

  • Simply Dylan

    Thursday 19th January 2017 at 7:00pm

    No frills, no gimmicks, no pretence SIMPLY DYLAN is John O’Connell’s personal exploration and celebration of the rich and diverse work of Bob Dylan. John O’Connell, a rare talent who has had his name indelibly written in to the tapestry of Liverpool’s music scene, has collaborated with other highly reputable musicians from the city to […]

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  • Pictish Trail and Night Moves

    Friday 20th January 2017 at 7:00pm

    Clearly on a buoyant creative roll since moving to the fabled isle of Eigg in 2010, former Fence Records mogul Johnny Lynch – aka The Pictish Trail – delivered his most confident, polished and pop-savvy record yet with 2016’s third album, Future Echoes. His potent vocals are freshly front and centre, in songs confronting new […]

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  • The Yummy Fur and Spread Eagle

    Saturday 21st January 2017 at 7:00pm

    Active from 1992 – 1999, Glaswegian art rock combo, The Yummy Fur, have proved to be one of the most insidiously influential groups to come out of the 90s. Firm favourites of John Peel, they recorded two sessions for the great man alongside four albums and numerous charmingly oblique 7″s. Their eerie yet explosive guitar […]

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  • Suns of Arqa

    Sunday 22nd January 2017 at 7:00pm

    Seminal pioneers of global fusion music, the sprawling Suns of Arqa collective has embraced more than 200 artists worldwide since forming in 1979, including such diverse luminaries as Adrian Sherwood, Prince Far I, John Leckie, Zion Train, John Cooper Clarke and A Guy Called Gerald. The sole constant throughout has been founder Michael Wadada, whose […]

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  • Nathaniel Gow’s Dance Band: Ceilidh Nights

    Monday 23rd January 2017 at 8:00pm

    Party like it’s 1799! Celebrate the roots of ceilidh dancing in tunes and dances from 18th-century Scotland. ‘Nathaniel Gow’s Dance Band: Ceilidh Nights’ reinvent the 18th-century ceilidh, bringing together early music group Concerto Caledonia with some of the leading lights in Scottish traditional music, including fiddlers Lauren MacColl, Marie Fielding and Shona Mooney, and viola […]

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  • Margo Price and Aaron Lee Tasjan

    Tuesday 24th January 2017 at 7:00pm

    Scooping Nashville Scene’s Best Country Record title with your first solo album might seem pretty meteoric, but Margo Price’s 2016 debut Midwest Farmer’s Daughter – released by Jack White’s Third Man label – actually followed a good decade’s dues-paying around Music City. Her compelling tales of hardship, heartache and survival swiftly won comparisons with Loretta […]

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  • Aaron Watson and Yola Carter

    Wednesday 25th January 2017 at 7:00pm

    Like a classic garment that keeps coming back into style, Aaron Watson’s steadfastly traditionalist country sound is definitely having a moment, with his latest, wholly independent album, 2015’s The Underdog, debuting at No.1 in the Billboard Hot Country chart. Guided by such lodestars as Hank Williams, George Strait and Merle Haggard, Watson honed his ruggedly […]

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  • Sinderins and Southern Tenant Folk Union

    Thursday 26th January 2017 at 7:00pm

    Comprising most of the artists formerly known as Anderson, McGinty, Webster, Ward & Fisher, Sinderins are (re)named for an old four-way junction of streets in their home town of Dundee. Featuring three main songsmiths and four vocalists in the mix, their new self-titled album highlights the band’s seasoned fluency across folk, pop, rock, blues and […]

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  • Elephant Sessions and Dosca

    Friday 27th January 2017 at 7:00pm

    Worthy winners of the Up and Coming Act of the Year trophy at the 2014 Scots Trad Music Awards, fiery Highland five-piece The Elephant Sessions are fast maturing into powerhouse headliners, welding weapons-grade grooves and guitar attack with quicksilver fiddle/mandolin melodies. They’ll be airing tracks from their forthcoming second album, due in early 2017. “Immense! […]

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  • Darlingside with Adam Holmes & The Embers

    Saturday 28th January 2017 at 7:00pm

    Massachusetts quartet Darlingside found themselves the toast of 2016’s Cambridge Folk Festival following their last-minute main-stage performance, as replacements for an ailing headliner. Uniting four superb voices around a single microphone, their collectively-written songs meld elements of folk, pop, bluegrass, classical and indie-rock, adventurously arrayed with guitars, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, cello, bass and subtle electronics. […]

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    Accommodation ~ The Alfred

    Booked tickets for one of our upcoming events?

    Why not make a night of it and stay at The Alfred, Òran Mór’s sister hotel.

    Only a short walk from Òran Mór so there is no need to worry about how you are getting home.

    Contact the hotel directly for our special offers ~ The Alfred | 0141 357 3445

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