Still wrestling with the post-T In The Park blues? Can’t accept that Glastonbury is over?!

Where others would say, “Get over yourself!”, Gutter HQ share your pain and as a means of combating the post-festival depression that has enslaved your soul, we bring you the 15 Glasgow gigs that make life worth living again!

The Jesus And Mary Chain 

2014 marks 30 Years since  Scottish band, The Jesus And Mary Chain released their debut album, “Psychocandy” and to celebrate, the band are playing two dates at Glasgow’s Barrowlands in November. Upon release, “Psychocandy” received rave reviews and is still a regular on “Best Album” lists. The band will also play dates in Manchester and London.


Fresh from a stellar set at Glastonbury, New Yorkers, Blondie have announced plans to play an intimate gig in Glasgow later this year.Expect to hear the best of the band’s 40 year career including, “Heart Of Glass”, “One Way Or Another”, “The Tide Is High” and “Maria” when they play to just 15, 000 fans at 02 ABC in August.

The 1975

Manchester indie-rock band have enjoyed an incredible 12 months; their self-titled debut went to number one in the UK when it was released last September and the band have built a steady following thanks to a run of successful festival slots. The 1975 are scheduled to play two dates at Glasgow’s Barrowland in September 2014.


Princess Of Pop, Kylie Minogue will be in Glasgow in November to support her latest studio effort,“Kiss Me Once”, her 12th album, which was released in March. The Aussie songstress became a regular on our TV screens when she joined BBC’s The Voice, alongside Sir Tom Jones, and Kaiser Chiefs frontman, Ricky Wilson.


Prepare to go One Step Beyond when Madness play Glasgow’s SSE Hydro in December! Suggs & Co were one of the most prominent bands of the late 70s and early 80s and have proved that they’ve still got it with audiences both young and old, thanks to stints at various festivals across the UK.

Pet Shop Boys

Following the success of their 12th studio album, “Electric” released in July 2013, Pet Shop Boys are coming to Glasgow in September. Their latest studio effort includes a collaboration with Example and reminds us why we fell in love with the synth-pop duo way back when they first appeared on the music scene in 1985. Expect hits, both past and present, when Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe bring their “Electric Tour” to Glasgow.

Jake Bugg

“The council estate Bob Dylan” has surpassed his Northern roots and has won the hearts of fans across the globe thanks to his hybrid of folk, country and indie sound. Second album, “Shangri-La” has built on Bugg’s already strong fanbase and he is currently enjoying a successful run of festival dates before his biggest UK tour to date kicks off later this year; Bugg will play Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall in October.

Culture Club

Boy George will be bringing his Culture Club to Glasgow in December; it will be the first time the original line-up have played together in 25 years! Culture Club have sold over 100 million singles and 50 million albums worldwide and have scored 7 Top 10 hits, to date. The band have unveiled plans to record new material next year and former Yazoo member, Alison Moyet is scheduled to support the band on their UK tour in December.

Lady GaGa

Mother Monster is scheduled to bring her artRave World Tour to Glasgow in October; expect bizarre costumes, oversized props and the throwing of some serious shapes! Lady GaGa is currently on tour in the US in support of third studio album, “ARTPOP”, released in November 2013; she has sold over 27 million albums to date.


2014 has definitely been the year of Kasabian; the band scored their fourth consecutive number one album with “48:13” in June and played a stellar debut headline set at Glastonbury. The announcement of a UK tour came just days after their Glastonbury slot and, as expected, tickets were snapped up fast! Kasabian play SSE Hydro in Glasgow in November.

The LaFontaines 

Celebrate Halloween with The LaFontaines; the band are scheduled to play Glasgow’s 02 ABC on 31st October 2014. Dubbed “the best live band in Scotland”, The LaFontaines have gained a strong following thanks to their unique, guitar-fused hip hop and pop and are scheduled to play across Europe and the UK between August and October.


80s pop seems to be leading the way in must-see gigs of 2014; first Pet Shop Boys and Culture Club announced tour plans, and now duo, Erasure have followed suit and are scheduled to play Glasgow’s 02 Academy in November. Dig out your dancing shoes for, “A Little Respect”, “Stop!”, “Sometimes” and many, many more!

The Who

Legendary rock band, The Who are coming to Glasgow later this year as part of their 50th Anniversary Tour. The band have said that this tour will be their last before they retire and have plans to perform their hits, both past and present, including tracks from “Tommy” and “Quadrophenia”. The Who are scheduled to play SSE Hydro in November.

Paolo Nutini

2014 has undoubtedly been Paisley Boy, Paolo Nutini’s year; his third studio album, “Caustic Love” was released in April to positive reviews from both fans and critics alike and is the fastest selling album of 2014 so far. Nutini has been bringing his new slick, soul style to audiences across the globe and he will be in Glasgow for two nights in October at SSE Hydro.

The Killers

The Killers latest “Battle Born World Tour” in support of their fourth studio album technically ended last year, but the band have been on a victory run over the last few months and are coming to Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park in August as part of Glasgow’s Summer Sessions. “Battle Born” was released in 2012 and was the band’s first album in 4 years.