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Located just north of the River Clyde, Glasgow’s SWG3 is a gem of a venue in a city that is lucky enough to be full of them. Here’s what you need to know…
100 Eastvale Place, Glasgow, G3 8QG
Telephone Number: 01413371731
How many people does it hold?
Poetry Club – 129 capacity
Warehouse – 500 capacity
TV Studio – 1000 capacity
Galvanizers – 1300 capacity
Galvanizers Yard (External Area) – 4000 capacity
Who has played there?
The xx, MK, Patrick Topping, LCD Soundsystem, Green Velvet, Above & Beyond, Kolsch, Basement Jaxx, Groove Armada, Haim, Amelie Lens, Richie Hawtin, Nina Kraviz, Optimo, The Black Madonna, Jamie Jones, Future Islands and loads more.
Have there been any “I was there” moments?
The XX played a blinder of a set in the Yard for the venue’s first-ever outdoor concert.
How do I get there?
The venue is a 10-minute walk away from Partick train and subway station & 10 minutes walk away from Exhibition Centre Train Station
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Where should I eat?
The Acid Bar and restaurant space within the venue hosts different food outlets for monthly residencies. They also sell Tantrum doughnuts, which as the locals will tell you, are outrageously delicious.
Where can I stay?
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Once you have purchased your ticket, please get in touch with the venue during their office hours (Monday-Friday 10-5.30). You can call them on 0141 337 1731 or email at email@example.com to let them know your requirements.
Where an accessible viewing area is available, priority is given to registered access customers and their companion(s) and is allocated on a first come-first served basis. The venue cannot guarantee that additional members of your party will be accommodated within the platform area at busy times. Where there is no accessible viewing area, staff will be on hand to accommodate your needs as best they can.
The venue has metered street parking available, but spaces are limited and cannot be reserved. Vehicles can drop off and pick-up close to the venue entrance.
The Poetry Club, TV Studio, Galvanizers, Galvanizers Yard and Acid Bar are on the Ground floor and can be accessed through the Main Entrance. The Warehouse is located on the 1st floor and is accessed through a staff operated lift.
Where can you carry on the party?
At one of the illegal raves that happen in the city that we do not, for legal reason, endorse!
Check out the listings and get tickets for shows at SWG3, Glasgow at www.ticketweb.co.uk/SWG3