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Venue Guide: SWG3, Glasgow

Here's what you need to know about the Glasgow venue...

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?

Billie Eilish, Foals, Texas, Dermot Kennedy, 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. 


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Where can I stay?

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Accessibility Information

Wheelchair users/Seating – Accessible Viewing Platform

SWG3 sells Accessible tickets online via TicketWeb for events in The Galvanizers, TV Studio, and Galvanizers Yard. If you require a free companion ticket please visit to download an application form. Alternatively, you can request this over the phone by calling 0141 337 1731 (Monday – Friday 10am – 5.30pm) or email at

For events in other spaces of the venue, please purchase a standard ticket and contact the venue to advise of your requirements on 0141 337 1731 or email

Getting Here

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 

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