Located in the heart of the city, the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall is one of Scotland’s most prestigious venues and world renowned classical, jazz, pop, rock and folk artists take to its stages for nearly 250 performances each year.
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Comprising a diverse range of spaces for every occasion, the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall has played host to many amazing cultural events, including annual folk and roots festival Celtic Connections and the World Irish Dancing Championships. The Hall is also the home of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Down the years the venue has also hosted the likes of BB King, Johnny Cash, Van Morrison, David Byrne, Ray LaMontagne, The Eels and Debbie Harry.
Built in 1990 for Glasgow’s reign as European City of Culture, the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall is situated at the top of Buchanan Street – Glasgow’s main shopping thoroughfare. The Main Auditorium is the largest performance space in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, and can seat 2,475 people. Other spaces in the hall include the 400 capacity Strathclyde Suite, the 300 capacity Exhibition Hall, the 120 capacity Buchanan Suite and multiple other breakout spaces.
It’s not all about music though, and we want your entire visit to the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall to be special. Make the most of your experience and take a wander through our exhibition space and gift shop, take advantage of our wifi access throughout the building, or sample the delicious menu in the Café Bar.