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The 13th Note Cafe - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Live music every night covering all genres. In-house PA and sound engineer provided. If you wish to hire the space to run your own gig or wish to be considered for special events then email Tony directly with a link to your music and the dates you are touring. Promotional support provided.

  • Capacity 100
50-60 King Street
Glasgow
G1 5QT
Gig Booking Contact – Tony Kelly

The Admiral - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Frequent live music nights. In-house PA provided. All gigs are organised by external promoters. All genres of music welcome. Send demo to the address above FAO Marc.

  • Capacity 180
72a Waterloo Street
Glasgow
G2 7DA
Manager – Marc 

Alhambra - Fife, Dunfermline

INFORMATION

Occasionally put on live music. Venue is available to hire with in-house PA. Contact Simon Fletcher via the email address above for more details.

  • Capacity 1,200 (Seated), 2,000 (Standing)

The Art School - Glasgow

INFORMATION

The Art School is a non-profit, student and artist led venue in Glasgow offering space, support and funding for a wide range of artistic and musical practices, hosting gigs, clubs, films and educational events, alongside the regular opening hours of the Vic Café Bar. Stage multiple events of varying size every week, organised both internally and through working with external promoters. Open to all genres. In-house PA available. Submit demos for consideration in your preferred format via email or post.

  • Capacity 800
20 Scott Street
Glasgow
G3 6RQ
Communications – Josh Hill – josh@theartschool.co.uk

Audio - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Hold band nights once or twice a week, typically with 3 or 4 bands on the bill. Gigs are organised both in-house and by external promoters. All genres welcome. In-house PA. To get a gig, email the above address with a SoundCloud link. Alternatively, post a demo to the venue.

  • Capacity 200

Bannermans - Edinburgh

INFORMATION

Live music 6 nights a week. All music types considered, although no Country or Jazz. In-house PA. Promotional support provided. Door percentage available to bands. Gigs are organised by in-house promoter Chris. For more information get in touch via the email address above.

  • Capacity 175
212 Cowgate
Edinburgh
EH1 1NQ
Gig Booking Contact – Chris 

Bar 209 - Dunipace

INFORMATION

Bar 209 hosts live music from emerging acts on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. All genres are welcome. In-house PA. Gigs are organised by the venue. Make contact via telephone for more information.

  • Capacity 80 (Front room), 120 (Back room)
209 Stirling Street 
Dunipace
FK6 6JR
Gig Booking Contact – Tommy Hamilton

Bar Bloc - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Live music is held most days of the week between 9pm and 1am. Caters for all genres of music. Friday and Saturday nights play host to DJs. Make contact via Chris’ email address.

  • Capacity 130
117 Bath Street
Glasgow
G2 2SZ
Gig Booking Contact – Chris Cusack

Blackfriars - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Host live music in the bar upstairs every week with regular bands playing. The basement downstairs can be used hired by bands to put on a gig and is open as and when an event is taking place. Ring Ross on the number above to arrange a gig. In-house PA provided.

  • Capacity 180
36 Bell Street
Merchant City
Glasgow
G1 1LG
Venue Manager – Ross McLelland

The Blackstairs Lounge - Caithness, Inverness

INFORMATION

Gigs organised by local promoters. The public bar is only open when a gig or event is booked. Prefer to put on Indie Pop and Rock acts. Submit your demo or get in touch via Facebook page.

  • Capacity 100
20 Breadalbane Crescent
Wick
Caithness
KW1 5AQ
Gig Booking Contact – Ryan Cook

The Bongo Club - Edinburgh

INFORMATION

As one of Edinburgh’s busiest live venues, there is music most nights. The Bongo Club is owned by the Out Of The Blue Arts Charity. Venue consists of 2 rooms: the main performance room and an attached chillout room, both with bars. Full PA, monitors, lights and video projector. Facilities to record live from the stage. A group of 3 bands can hire out the venue at a minimal cost and then keep the door takings. The Bongo Club will help out with publicity by featuring the night on posters, flyers, the website and mailouts. Contact Ally Hill either by telephone or email for to hire the space.

  • Capacity 300

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66 Cowgate
Edinburgh
EH1 1JX
Gig Booking Contact – Ally Hill

Box - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Box deal with pretty much all genres of music. For gig availability contact via the above email addresses with links to music on SoundCloud. Do not accept MP3 submissions. Scott is the contact for gigs on Thursdays and Saturdays. Shep is the contact for Wednesday and Fridays gigs. Further details on playing at Box can be found on the website.

  • Capacity 220
431 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow
G2 3LG
Events Manager – Scott Cassidy – scottbox@live.com – 07763 460 538
Gig Booking Contact – Andrew ‘Shep’ Shepherd

Broadcast - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Since it’s opening in 2012, Broadcast has been a prominent feature of the Glasgow music scene, it’s basement venue having hosted hundreds of bands in it’s relatively short lifetime so far. The likes of White Denim, Catfish & the Bottlemen, Ty Segall, DIIV, King Krule, Albert Hammond Jr, Mac DeMarco, Courtney Barnett, Temples, Flume and countless others already having performed on it’s stage, Broadcast has established itself as a regular stop for exciting, new and acclaimed talent from both Scotland, and further afield. Contact Calum from PCL Presents via email if you’d like to play.

  • Capacity 110
427 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow
G4 3ER
PCL Presents – Calum 

The Buff Club - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Book in-house at The Buff Club, running Guitar Based gigs featuring a mix of local and touring acts, as well as local only showcases. 100% against pay to play and seek to offer financial contributions to all touring acts regardless of how big or small.

  • Capacity 175
Bath Lane
Glasgow
G2 4SQ
Gig Booking Contact – Kevin Kerr

The Bungalow - Paisley

INFORMATION

Put on gigs between 2 and 4 nights per week with 4 bands playing each night. Book bands in-house, however external promoters do work in The Bungalow from time to time. Welcome all genres. Provide full backline, lighting and engineers at no extra cost to the band/artist. Email the above address with SoundCloud links and EPK/biog, plus preferred dates for playing in The Bungalow.

  • Capacity 290
15 Shuttle Street
Paisley
PA1 1YD
Gig Booking Contact – Emma Rose Mackenzie

Cabaret Voltaire - Edinburgh

INFORMATION

Cabaret Voltaire caters for a huge range of music from touring acts to local, unsigned bands. Also host a variety of different club nights ranging from Dance and Disco to various types of House music. To get a gig send email with relevant links to your Facebook page or website.

  • Capacity 250
36-38 Blair Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1QR
Gig Booking Contact – Events Team – events@thecabaretvoltaire.com

Café Drummonds - Aberdeen

INFORMATION

Live music most nights. Bands to have played the venue in the past include Shed Seven, Supergrass, The Hoosiers and One Night Only. In-house PA, full backline, plus sound and lighting engineers provided. Contact via email for more details.

  • Capacity 300
1 Belmont Street
Aberdeen
AB10 1JR
Gig Booking Contact – Ross Calder

Cathouse - Glasgow

INFORMATION

The Cathouse hosts regular live music nights throughout the week. The venue do not run their own shows and they are organised by a number of external promoters. All genres of music welcome. Full backline available at no extra charge. To book the Cathouse for a gig contact Pete Hutchison on the email address provided.

  • Capacity 350
15 Union Street
Glasgow
G1 3RB
Live Events & Technical Manager – Pete Hutchison – pete@hfents.com

The Caves - Edinburgh

INFORMATION

Unique and atmospheric venue situated in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. Its huge arches, that support Edinburgh’s South Bridge, form a multitude of unique and diverse rooms. The multiple possibilities of space mean that the venue can host everything from live music events, club nights, corporate entertainment, private parties and themed events. Contact if you are interested in hiring out the venue.

  • Capacity 320
8-10 Niddry Street South
Edinburgh
EH1 1NS
Main Contact – Norman Rowan

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Church - Dundee

INFORMATION

Music venue and club hosting live music up to 4 nights per week across all genres. Some events are organised in-house, as well as working with external promoters such as Hamilton Hunter, PCL, DF and Ginger Jesus. Artists can apply to perform at the venue by entering their details on the Church website, or demos can be sent via post to the above address.

  • Capacity 200-385

The Classic Grand - Glasgow

INFORMATION

The Classic Grand has 2 rooms; the Main Hall and Lounge. Technical specifications can be viewed on the website above. The Classic Grand does not book gigs directly but through various promoters. Please have a look through the Gigs page on the website to see promoters listed for artists similar to yourselves and contact them directly.

  • Capacity 200 (Lounge), 500 (Main Hall)
18 Jamaica Street
Glasgow
G1 4QD
Booking & Technical Manager – Kris Goodman – kris@classicgrand.com

The Clutha Bar - Glasgow

INFORMATION

The Clutha hosts live music 7 days a week with varying events of all genres including a Singer Songwriter showcase held on Saturdays, offering a recording studio prize for the best act. All live music organised in-house, but the venue does have space available to hire for certain events. PA system and sound engineer available. To enquire about playing a slot, send links to music to the above email address.

  • Capacity 100
167-169 Stockwell Street
Glasgow
G1 4SP
Clutha Trust – Alan – alan@cluthatrust.com
Manager – Andy Crossan

Cuan Mor - Oban

INFORMATION

Full 3 tier music and video system available along with projector facility and full disco lighting built in. Bands need to provide own PA. Contact via above email with a link to your music if you wish to play.

  • Capacity 120-150
60 George Street
Oban
Argyll
PA34 5SD
Gig Booking Contact – Eiliphdh 

Duke's Corner - Dundee

INFORMATION

Duke’s Corner have bands playing once or twice a month. Open to all music genres but host Funk and Soul nights quite regularly. In-house PA. The venue tends not to charge for entry to gigs to encourage bigger audiences. To get a gig contact Alex with as much information as possible and a link to your music.

  • Capacity 250
13 Brown Street
Dundee
DD15 EF
Events Manager – Alex 

East Grange Loft - Kinloss, Inverness

INFORMATION

Live music venue with regular events. All music styles welcome. In-house PA. Send demo and biog FAO Grigor or Victoria to the venue address. Please do not email MP3s.

  • Capacity 150 (Venue 1), 600 (Venue 2)
East Grange
Kinloss
Forres
Morayshire
IV36 2UD
Gig Booking Contact – Grigor 
Gig Booking Contact – Victoria 

The Ferry - Glasgow

INFORMATION

The Ferry can cater for larger scale touring bands, as well as local unsigned bands. The venue is also available for hire. Contact Thomas at the venue for further information. See website for detailed technical specifications.

  • Capacity 500
25 Anderston Quay
Glasgow
G3 8BX
Gig Booking Contact – Thomas 

The Flying Duck Bar & Nightclub - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Venue is available to hire for whole nights for private parties, gigs, club nights, and so on. Full PA system installed. Happy to work with unsigned bands. For gig availability contact via email.

  • Capacity 220 (Room 1), 120 (Room 2)
142 Renfield Street
Glasgow
G2 3AU
Venue Manager – Chris Amos
Gig Booking Contact – Tom Clarke

The Glad Cafe - Shawlands, Glasgow

INFORMATION

Regular band nights take place with typically 3 acts on the bill. Gigs are organised both in-house and externally. Specialise in Alternative, Folk, Electronic and Experimental. In-house PA. To get a gig, contact the venue team via the above email addresses with links to your music and social media profiles.

  • Capacity 120 (Standing), 65 (Seated)
1006a Pollokshaws Road
Shawlands
Glasgow
G41 2HG
Main Contact – Kim – kim@thegladcafe.co.uk 
Main Contact – Joe 

The Green Room - Perth

INFORMATION

Venue comprising main bar, function bar and live bar. Currently host free live music Thursday to Monday with between 2 and 4 bands per night. Sundays are open mic night and Mondays are open mic unplugged. The live bar has a stage, in-house PA and sound engineer. Keen to open up the venue to tour promoters to put on more ticketed events. Also occasionally put on specialist ticketed nights for artists who can pull in a crowd and the venue pays 100% of ticket sales to the artist. Bands and artists can make contact via the above Facebook page with links to music.

  • Capacity 80 (Seated), 150 (Standing)
97 Canal Street
Perth
PH2 8HX
Booker – Neall Johnston

Greenside Hotel - Fife, Leslie

INFORMATION

Currently put on live music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Open to all styles of music. Full PA, sound engineer and limited backline provided. Bands and artists interested in playing should contact Raegan via email or send a demo to the venue marked for his attention.

  • Capacity 130
1 High Street
Leslie
Fife
KY6 3DA
Gig Booking Contact – Raegan Gallagher – sundaylatte@hotmail.co.uk

Henry's Cellar Bar - Edinburgh

INFORMATION

Henry’s Cellar Bar is an independent arts venue and late night music club that provides a home for artists and promoters who offer something unusual, new and exciting. ‘Big Mouth Monday’ is an open stage event taking place weekly, packed with 15 minute sets of music, spoken word and comedy from local and touring acts. Work a lot with external promoters, see above website for details of specific events. To ask about a slot, enquire via the above email address. Team of sound engineers, in-house PA and full backline available.

  • Capacity 160

Hootananny / Mad Hatters - Inverness

INFORMATION

Hootananny on the ground floor plays host to Scottish Traditional music 7 nights a week. Mad Hatters on the first floor has band nights which take place up to 4 times a week, with typically 2 bands on the bill. Hold occasional nights for emerging acts from across Scotland, support slots for more established acts are also sometimes available. Gigs are generally organised in-house. Specialise in Rock and Indie but have worked with everything from Ska and Folk to Blues and Metal. In-house PA available. To enquire about a slot, get in touch via the above email address with a link to music. Do not accept MP3s.

  • Capacity 120
67 Church Street
Inverness
IV1 1ES
Gig Booking Contact – Steve Robertson

The Hug & Pint - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Venue owned and operated by musicians, for musicians, to create an inclusive and nurturing environment for artists in all stages of their career, from newly developing bands to high-profile acts. Open to all styles of music and will gladly listen to anything sent in. The Hug & Pint treat bands fairly in terms of payment, and make sure all artists are fed and watered while they are in the venue from the venue’s fully vegan kitchen. Almost half of the gigs at The Hug & Pint feature local, unsigned acts. Bills are generally 3 bands, occasionally 4. Organised both by the venue and external promoters. In-house PA. Email Joe at the above email address to book a gig. Send streaming links to your music.

  • Capacity 120
171 Great Western Road
Glasgow
G4 9AW
Gig Booking Contact – Joe Rattray

The Ironworks - Inverness

INFORMATION

Purpose-built live music, event and conference venue. Offer space to hire, as well as occasional support slots and emerging band nights. Welcome all genres. In-house PA available. To get enquire about a slot or booking a space, contact the venue directly.

  • Capacity 200-1,000
122b Academy Street
Inverness
IV1 1LX
Main Contact – Caroline – caroline@ironworksvenue.com

Ivory Blacks - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Live music venue located a few minutes walk from Glasgow Central Station. Live music generally takes place 5 nights per week, followed by a club night on weekends. The venue caters for wide range of genres from Heavy Metal to Acoustic, Folk, Rock and Indie. The majority of events are booked in-house, but the venue is available for hire for external promoters and bands. Ivory Blacks help to advertise events and have a fair ticket split to help young upcoming acts or occasional out of town acts. In-house PA and backline provided. Local acts can make contact through the Facebook page above with links to music and/or videos on YouTube. Alternatively, contact via the above email address.

  • Capacity 293
56 Oswald Street
Glasgow
G1 4PL
Gig Booking Contact – Rob 

 

Jazz At The Blue Lamp - Aberdeen

INFORMATION

Gigs generally organised by external promoters with a focus on Jazz music only. In-house PA. Contact Neil on the email address above with links to your music for more information on playing a show.

  • Capacity 285
121 Gallowgate
Aberdeen
AB25 1BU
Gig Booking Contact – Neil 

King Tut's Wah Wah Hut - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Labelled “Quite possibly the finest small venue in the world” by NME, King Tuts is the Legendary Glasgow venue where Alan McGee first saw Oasis play live. Regular local unsigned nights are held at the venue as well as an open mic night on Sundays. Do not accept physical demos in the post. Send SoundCloud links to the above address and check out the ‘Want to play at King Tut’s’ page of their website.

  • Capacity 300
272a St. Vincent’s Street
Glasgow
G2 5RL
Gig Booking Contact – Craig Johnson

Krakatoa - Aberdeen

INFORMATION

Live music every Friday and Saturday night with at least 2 bands playing each night. The venue also hosts gigs for touring bands and even has accommodation available above the venue itself. Acoustically controlled stage, PA, lighting, full backline, and drum riser provided. Gigs are booked by the venue’s in-house team and are best contacted through the above Facebook page.

  • Capacity 200
2 Trinity Quay
Aberdeen
AB11 5AA
Main Contact – Craig Adams – 01224 585 874

La Belle Angele - Edinburgh

INFORMATION

Gig venue open to all genres and all bands, whether it’s their first gig or their hundredth. Put on gigs 2 or 3 nights a week, with 3 or 4 acts playing. Gigs are booked by the venue, but external promoters also hire the venue for their own events. In-house PA with sound engineer. Send links to music via email or social media if interested in playing.

  • Capacity 600
11 Hasties Close
Edinburgh
EH1 1HJ
Events Manager – Paige Mullins

Lebowskis - Edinburgh

INFORMATION

Emerging bands and DJs play at Lebowskis Fridays and Saturdays. Mix of Acoustic, Rock, Blues or Americana genres. Gigs are booked by the venue. In-house PA. Email the Promotions Manager via the above address with a link to music for a potential gig. See also listing for Lebowskis Glasgow.

  • Capacity 150
18 Morrison Street
Edinburgh
EH3 8BJ
Gig Booking Contact – Promotions Manager

Lebowskis - Glasgow West

INFORMATION

Lebowskis Glasgow West have a live Acoustic night on a Thursday and an open mic night on a Sunday, as well as hosting live music on Friday and Saturdays. Send email marked FAO Promotions Manager with a link to your music to enquire about playing a slot. See also listing for Lebowskis Edinburgh.

  • Capacity 120
1008 Argyle Street
Glasgow
G3 8LX 
Gig Booking Contact – Promotions Manager

Leith Depot - Edinburgh

INFORMATION

Host monthly showcases for bands at the venue. Typically put on 4 bands per showcase which are often organised by external promoters. All genres welcome. In-house PA. Bands and artists can get in touch on Facebook or by email. Accept MP3s or links to music on SoundCloud or YouTube.

  • Capacity 70
138-140 Leith Walk
Edinburgh
EH6 5DT
Main Contact – Pete Mason

Liquid Rooms - Edinburgh

INFORMATION

The Liquid Rooms is a larger venue that caters primarily for established acts, and all events are organised by external promoters. Approach promoters of the events listed on Liquid Rooms website to try to secure a slot. Promoters or bands wanting to hire the venue should direct their enquiry to Amy or John at the venue. In-house PA available. Open to all genres.

  • Capacity 650-750
9c Victoria Street
Edinburgh
EH1 2HE
Gig Booking Contact – Amy 
Events Manager – John – john@liquidroom.com

MacSorley's Music Bar - Glasgow

INFORMATION

MacSorley’s hosts live music every night of the week. Thursday night is an open stage night with The Hoojamammas providing the backing. Full PA and sound engineer provided. Most genres of music welcome. Resident bands play every Friday and Saturday. See website above for further details. To enquire about playing a slot, send links to music and a short bio to the above email address.

  • Capacity 170
42 Jamaica Street
Glasgow
G1 4QG
Main Contact – Chris 

Maggie Mays - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Live music every night. Week nights are focused on chilled out Acoustic acts with full bands booked for Friday and Saturday evenings. Specialise in Indie and Rock cover bands, but open to all genres. All gigs organised by in-house promoter. In-house PA system. Submit links to music to the email address above or contact via the Facebook page.

  • Capacity 300
60 The Trongate
Glasgow
G1 5EP
Booking Contact – Scott 

Marketbar - Inverness

INFORMATION

Live music every night. Covers and originals welcome. 1 or 2 acts per night. Gigs are organised by both internal and external promoters. In-house PA available. Bands and artists should email Shirley on the address above or send a message to the Facebook page.

  • Capacity 50
32 Church Street
Inverness
IV1 1EH
Main Contact – Shirley 

Markie Dans - Oban

INFORMATION

Live music all styles from Traditional to more Contemporary every Friday and Saturday. To enquire about a slot, get in touch via the contact form on the above website with links to your music, along with short biog and contact details. In-house PA system.

  • Capacity 150
Victoria Crescent 
Corran Esplenade
Oban
Argyll
PA34 5PN
Gig Booking Contact – Steven 

The Mash House - Edinburgh

INFORMATION

Live music usually takes place once a week, with typically 3-4 bands/artists on the bill. Gigs are organised in-house and by external promoters. Host a variety of genres. In-house PA available. To ask about a slot, get in touch via the above email address with SoundCloud or YouTube links. The venue is also available for hire, see The Mash House website above for more details.

  • Capacity 250
37 Guthrie Street (Hastie’s Close)
Edinburgh
EH1 1JG
Events Manager – Dan Druce

Nice 'n' Sleazy - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Live music every night featuring a combination of touring and unsigned bands. In-house PA. Acid Mothers Temple, Franz Ferdinand, Drunk In Hell, Bad Guys, The Exploited, Richard Dawson, Helena Hauf, Carlton Melton, Eternal Tapestry, Lumerians, D.O.A, Biffy Clyro, Mika and Mogwai are amongst some of the bands that have played this venue. No genre is off limits. Send Bandcamp links and a paragraph about your band to the above email address

  • Capacity 180
 
421 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow
G2 3LG
Gig Booking Contact – James 

Noose & Monkey / Cellar 35

INFORMATION

The Noose & Monkey and Cellar 35 operate together with Cellar 35 acting as the main live music venue. They have an unsigned act on at least once a week. Gigs are organised by external promoters and the venue are open to any band wanting to put on their own gig or night. There is £100 deposit but no hire charge. In-house PA, soundboard, drum kit, bass and acoustic guitar are all provided. Open to all genres of music. Make contact through Facebook, email or telephone, you can speak to anyone at the venue and they’ll point you in the right direction.

  • Capacity 80
31-35 Rosemount Viaduct
Aberdeen
AB25 1NQ
Owner – Jill 

O2 ABC - Glasgow

INFORMATION

The O2 ABC Glasgow regularly host unsigned bands and artists of all genres. All gigs are organised in-house. PA supplied. To get a gig contact via email with as much information as possible about your band and a link to your music.

  • Capacity 1,300

O2 Academy - Glasgow

INFORMATION

For support slots at O2 Academy Glasgow events, make contact via the above email address.

  • Capacity 2550 (Academy 1), 250 (Academy 2)

The Old Bridge Inn - Aviemore

INFORMATION

Band nights take place once or twice a week with one band playing per show, or maybe with support. Gigs are organised in-house, although the venue works with a number of promoters. In-house PA available. To get a gig email the above address with links to music, or send CDs to the above address. Shows are generally free entry. Can provide hospitality, including accommodation.

  • Capacity 50-150
Dalfaber Road
Aviemore
PH22 1PU
Main Contact – Owen Caldwell 

The Old Hairdressers - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Venue available to hire for gigs. In-house PA available. To organise a gig, make contact via the above email address.

  • Capacity 120

Opium - Edinburgh

INFORMATION

Alternative bar and club dedicated to Rock subculture, putting on live music up to 7 nights a week. Most events showcase Rock and Metal bands but the venue can cater for most formats, having hosted plenty of Spoken Word, Electronic and Industrial events in the past. Open mic nights are held on Sunday evenings, as well as hosting Acoustic acts in the downstairs bar on Fridays and Saturdays. All events are organised by external promoters including Triple G, Exile Promotions and Rock ‘n’ Roll Events. Acts should contact the promoters directly to enquire about a slot. Full backline and in-house sound engineer can be provided for promoters and bands looking to put on their own night at the venue. Contact Jack via the above email address for further details.

  • Capacity 130
71 Cowgate
Edinburgh 
EH1 1JW
Venue Hire – Jack 

Òran Mór - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Based inside a converted church, Oran Mor is an award winning arts and entertainment venue in the hear of Glasgow’s West End. Hosts frequent live music nights. Full PA and sound engineers available. If you are interested in playing at the venue send demos to the address above FAO Jamie or Creon.

  • Capacity 500
Top of Byres Road
Glasgow
G12 8QX
Gig Booking Contact – Jamie Webster – jamiew@oran-mor.co.uk
Gig Booking Contact – Creon Brock – creon.oranmor@gmail.com

PJ Molloys - Dunfermline, Fife

INFORMATION

Put on Indie and Rock gigs 2 or 3 times per week. Most shows are organised in-house, but the venue will work with serious promoters and bands on the right events. In-house PA, sound engineer, lighting and backline available. To get a slot, send details of your act and links to music FAO Calum to the above email address, or fill in the application form on the ‘Get A Gig’ page of the PJ Molloys website above.

  • Capacity 300

QMU (Queen Margaret Union) - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Hold regular events showcasing emerging and local talent. Venue is also available for hire and works with a number of external promoters for professional touring artists. Have various spaces suitable for audiences from 50 to 900. Contact via the email address above for further information.

  • Capacity 900 (Main Venue), 150 (Secondary Venue)
22 University Gardens
Glasgow
G12 8QN
Events Manager – Cat Angus

The Record Factory - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Hold events at least once a week, typically with between 2 and 4 acts on the bill. Most events are organised in-house, with the venue playing host to a variety of genres, but open to working with external promoters. In-house PA available. Promoters looking to hire the venue or bands looking to play should contact via the above email address with details and links to music.

  • Capacity 300
17 Byres Road
Glasgow
G11 5RD
General Manager – Mark Steenson

Skipinnish Ceilidh House - Oban, Argyll

INFORMATION

The Skipinnish Ceilidh House is a professional live music, event and conference venue in the heart of Oban, Scotland. In the past the venue has played host to the likes of Runrig, Vatersay Boys, Coast and Skerryvore, as well as featuring local talent from Oban’s vibrant music scene and hosting popular local club nights. Full in-house PA provided. Send demo as a streamable link as well as a biog to the email above for gig consideration.

  • Capacity 450
34-38 George Street
Oban 
Argyll
PA34 5NL
Main Contact – Angus 

Slouch - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Slouch holds live showcases 4 times a week with 2 or 3 acts playing each event, generally specialising in Indie, Acoustic Rock and Jazz. In-house PA system provided. Most events are booked in house, but Slouch also use external promoters and the venue is available for hire. See above website for more details on events and venue hire. Send links to your music to the email address above or contact via the Facebook page.

  • Capacity 300
203-205 Bath Street
Glasgow
G2 4HZ
Manager – Paul Bright

Sneaky Pete's - Edinburgh

INFORMATION

Sneaky Pete’s holds gigs throughout the week and is available to hire. Sound engineer available and in-house PA. All genres welcome but must play original material. Tickets can be sold via the website and they will help promote the gig online. Contact via the website for more information.

  • Capacity 100
73 Cowgate
Edinburgh
EH1 1JW
Main Contact – Nick Stewart

Stereo - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Live music most nights. Some events organised in house as well as the venue being available for hire for promoters and bands. In-house PA and sound engineer available. All genres welcome. Send demos FAO Iain Findlay-Walsh.

  • Capacity Up to 300
20-28 Renfield Lane
Glasgow
G2 6PH
Gig Booking Contact – Iain Findlay-Walsh – monostereomutations@gmail.com

Sub Club - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Founded in 1987, Sub Club is a 3,500 square foot basement hosting club nights 3 or 4 nights a week and occasional live music. Events feature DJs, acts and artists across the spectrum of Electronic music, booked in-house and through working with external promoters. In-house PA available. See above website for more details on upcoming events. Links to music on SoundCloud from suitable genres can be sent to the above email address.

  • Capacity 410
22 Jamaica Street
Glasgow
G1 4QD
Bookings Manager – Barry Price

Tchai-Ovna - Glasgow

INFORMATION

Tchai-Ovna is a teahouse which also hosts live music, societies and literary events. Very intimate setting, holding about 30 people seated. PA supplied with mixer. For bookings email Ken directly.

  • Capacity 30
42 Otago Lane
Glasgow
G12 8PB
Events Manager – Ken 

The Tooth & Claw - Inverness

INFORMATION

Alternative music bar and venue in the centre of the Inverness, showcasing signed and unsigned acts every 2-3 nights per week. All events are organised by external promoters such as DF Concerts, TwentyTen Promotions and Earth 616. The venue doesn’t accept demos but is available for hire to promoters and bands, get in touch via the email address above for more details. The venue also hosts an open mic night every Tuesday, just show up early and put your name down to get a slot.

  • Capacity 75
50 Baron Taylor Street
Inverness
IV1 1QG
Venue Hire – James Carr

The Tunnels - Aberdeen

INFORMATION

Unsigned gigs are held 3 to 4 nights a week with 4 bands playing each night. Cover all styles of music. In-house PA provided. The Tunnels comprises 2 venues; one more suited for Rock and the other for Acoustic acts. Open 7 days a week, the venue is also used as a club on weekends. Send demos FAO Ross Calder.

  • Capacity 350 (Room 1), 180 (Room 2)
Carnegies Brae
Aberdeen
AB10 1BF
Gig Booking Contact – Ross Calder

The Venue - Dumfries

INFORMATION

Live music most Friday and Saturday nights with 1 headline act and 2 supports. Gigs are organised by the bands themselves or external promoters. All genres welcome. In-house PA. Email the bookings address above with links to music if interested in playing.

  • Capacity 350

The Voodoo Rooms - Edinburgh

INFORMATION

Host between 2 and 8 unsigned showcases per month, all organised by outside promoters. Contact details of each promoter can be found via the Event Listings section of the above website. In-house PA and mics. No in-house backline.

  • Capacity 200 (Room 1), 80 (Room 2)

The Wee Red Bar - Edinburgh

INFORMATION

Strictly over 18 venue. Frequently hold unsigned nights for bands of any genre. Contact Colvin directly via the above email address for further details on gig availability and tech spec. PA, monitors, mics, and engineer all provided. Drum kit also available on request (drummers to bring all breakables) as well as guitar and bass amps.

  • Capacity 180
Edinburgh College Of Art
Lauriston Place
Edinburgh
EH3 9DF
Venue Manager – Colvin Cruikshank

Whistlebinkies - Edinburgh

INFORMATION

Live music 7 nights a week with at least 2 acts playing. Open mic event every Monday. ‘Tangible Tuesdays’ feature a solo act followed by a full band playing original music. In-house PA, backline and sound engineer provided. To play at Whistlebinkes email Cam at the address above or complete the contact form on the website above.

  • Capacity 386
4-6 South Bridge
Edinburgh
EH1 1LL
Gig Booking Contact – Cam Phair – cammyphair@gmail.com

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