Òran Mór

Òran Mór
Òran Mór
731–735 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8QX
  • Telephone 0141 357 6200
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 9am–3am; Sun 12.30pm–3am
  • Bar open Mon–Sat 9am–3am; Sun 12.30pm–3am
  • Food served Mon–Sat 9am–9pm; Sun 12.30–9pm
  • Website www.oran-mor.co.uk
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A strange blend of your granddad's local, your parents' favourite beer garden and your wee sister's late-night club of choice, the Òran Mór also wears a rather fetching entertainment venue hat. A stalwart of the Celtic Connections festival, it is also home to the A Play, A Pie & A Pint theatre series and offers the occasional raucous rock gig or intimate acoustic love-in.

  • Private dining: Up to 30 covers
  • Provides: Gluten-free options, Wheelchair access, Free wi-fi
  • Music on stereo: nothing
  • Capacity: 140
  • Largest group: 25
  • Open since: 2004
  • Number of wines sold by the glass: 9
  • House wine: £10.25 per bottle

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The 2 Johnnies

Comedy duo.

Fri 10 Jul

Cancelled / 0141 357 6200

ABBA Gold The Concert - Christmas Extr-ABBA-ganza

Following two sell out performances at the Royal Concert Hall, ABBA Gold The Concert returns to Scotland for a Christmas extr-ABBA-ganza at Oran Mor.

Fri 18 Dec

£32.40 / 0141 357 6200

Sat 19 Dec

£32.40 / 0141 357 6200

The Absolute Jam

Jam tribute act.

Sat 12 Sep

£15.75 / 0141 357 6200

Arabella Weir: Does My Mum Loom Big in This?

Arabella Weir delves into true stories from her dysfunctional childhood and her life as a single working mum.

Mon 28 Sep

£19.80 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 29 Sep

£19.80 / 0141 357 6200

Band of Friends

A celebration of Rory Gallagher featuring original band members Gerry McAvoy and Ted McKenna and friends.

Sun 8 Nov

£24.75 / 0141 357 6200


Rest easy – everyone's third favourite 80s synth pop band are back, back, back. Living on the ceiling and all that. Now, how about a Thompson Twins' reunion?

Wed 9 Dec

Sold out / 0141 357 6200

The Blockheads

Ian Dury's redoubtable band return to pay tribute to their late, great frontman.

Fri 4 Dec

£28.13 / 0141 357 6200

Broadway in the Bar

An afternoon of the best Broadway tunes. Jazz hands at the ready for hits from Les Mis, Cats, Wicked and many more.

Sun 5 Jul

£16.88 / 0141 357 6200

Sun 11 Oct

£16.88 / 0141 357 6200

The Chameleons

The Mancunian outfit plays ambient post-punk.

Mon 7 Sep

£22 / 0141 357 6200

The Christians

Liverpool's undisputed kings of soulful pop harmonies. Renowned for an endless string of soulful hits including 'Forgotten Town', 'Ideal World', 'Born Again', 'Harvest for the World', 'What’s in a Word', 'Hooverville', 'Words', 'Father', 'The Bottle' and many more.

Fri 23 Oct

£24.75 / 0141 357 6200

Chuck Ragan

Imagine a mountain. Imagine a mountain made only of gravel. Imagine that mountain was a voice. Yeah. Chuck Ragan has one of the most distinctive voices that punk rock has ever seen. This is a 16+ event - you may be asked to prove your age and if you are not able to show valid ID, you may be refused entry. Valid ID…

Sun 13 Dec

£18.15 / 0141 357 6200

Clearwater Creedence Revival

Tribute to the American rock band Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Wed 8 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 357 6200


If you missed the lady herself's London performances, perhaps this'll do in case she waits decades between performances again.

Sun 9 Aug

£19.13 / 0141 357 6200

Dean Friedman

The pop troubadour who thanked his lucky stars in the 70s is experiencing a revival.

Sat 1 Aug

£31.86 / 0141 357 6200

Dirty Harry

Tribute to new wave punks Blondie.

Fri 25 Sep

£16.88 / 0141 357 6200

Ellie Taylor: Don't Got This

Brand new show from comedian Ellie Taylor.

Thu 17 Sep

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Eric Gales

Memphis blues guitarist.

Fri 12 Feb 2021

£25.85 / 0141 357 6200

God Is An Astronaut

All is Violent, All is Bright 2020 15 years ago an unknown band from Ireland released their sophomore album "All is Violent, All is Bright". Written in uncertain times, the album captured the imagination of the underground youth and gained the band a worldwide Cult following. 2020 will see "God Is An Astronaut" for the…

Wed 7 Oct

£22 / 0141 357 6200


You just can't keep a good psychedelic rock band down, and these far-out pioneers have been in the business for eternity.

Wed 11 Nov

£19.80 / 0141 332 2232

Hollie McNish

Spoken word from the slam poetry champion who straddles the gap between performance poetry and pop.

Thu 15 Oct

£14.63 / 0141 357 6200

Joep Beving

Bird On The Wire presents: Joep Beving Composer and performer Joep Beving, one of the most listened-to living pianists in the world, joined Deutsche Grammophon to release his new album 'Prehension' on 7th April. Dutch musician Joep (pronounced 'Yoop') is a towering figure in the streaming world - and in real life too…

Wed 21 Oct

£22 / 0141 357 6200

Josie Long: Tender

  • 4 stars

Triple Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee returns to the stage after five years away to explore motherhood, kindness and joy.

Sun 1 Nov

£16.50 (£14.30) / 0141 357 6200

Luca Stricagnoli

Classical guitarist from Italy.

Sat 19 Sep

£19.69 / 0141 357 6200

Made In Liverpool: Beatles Tribute

Tribute to the Fab Four.

Fri 11 Sep

£18 / 0141 357 6200

The Magic Numbers

Indie-pop and pop-rock by the four-piece from Hanwell, comprised of two pairs of brothers and sisters.

Thu 8 Oct

£22.50 / 0141 357 6200

Martin Kemp: Back to the 80s

Martin Kemp of Spandau Ballet trades in his bass for the turntables to spin classic hits from the 1980s.

Sun 2 Aug

Sold out / 0141 357 6200

Martin Stephenson & The Daintees

Now resident in Scotland, the respected Geordie songwriter performs with his band The Daintees.

Fri 9 Oct

£20.81 / 0141 357 6200

McFleetwood plus Led Zeppelin Story (tribute)

Scotland's best Fleetwood Mac tribute along with a Scottish Led Zep tribute

Sat 24 Apr 2021

£13.75 / 0141 357 6200

The Men They Couldn't Hang

Political folk punks, first active in the 80s.

Fri 20 Nov

£20 / 0141 357 6200

Mystery Jets

London band who are the missing link between Can, Dexy's and The Zutons now with an added 80s electro edge.

Thu 19 Nov

£19.25 / 0141 357 6200

Nerina Pallot

The songstress tours in support of her sixth studio album Stay Lucky.

Sun 7 Jun

£20.35 / 0141 357 6200

Mon 15 Mar 2021

£20.35 / 0141 357 6200

The Ninth Wave

Noise pop four piece from Glasgow influenced by 80s new wave and goth pop music.

Thu 20 Aug

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 357 6200

Nouvelle Vague

Bossa nova covers of the likes of Joy Division, the Cure, the Specials, the Clash and other early 80s alternative heroes.

Fri 6 Nov

£30.25 / 0141 357 6200

Paddy Raff: Raff Out Loud

Fresh from his sold out headline show in Belfast’s SSE Arena, Northern Ireland comedy sensation Paddy Raff takes his popular brand of stand-up & musical comedy on the road. Accompanied by his guitar, ’Raff Out Loud’ showcases brand new material with the most popular songs & stories from Paddy’s meteoric 2-year…

Thu 5 Nov

£11 (£8.80) / 0141 357 6200

Rachel Parris: All Change Please

The star of BBC's The Mash Report discusses love, relationships, big life milestones and the state of the world.

Wed 30 Sep

£15 / 0141 357 6200


The singer-songwriter who hails from London plays his pop and soul originals.

Tue 15 Sep

£22 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 16 Sep

£22 / 0141 357 6200

Roy Ayers

The godfather of neo-soul, known for his cool-vibe breaks and punchy funk baselines.

Tue 8 Dec

£27.50 / 0141 357 6200

The Sensational David Bowie Tribute Band

Long-serving Bowie tribute act who used to trade under the name Tigers on Vaseline.

Sat 10 Oct

£16.88 / 0141 357 6200

Soccer Mommy

Sophie Allison plays heart-rending indie pop.

Wed 24 Feb 2021

£15.75 / 0141 357 6200

Sofie Hagen: The Bumswing

  • 4 stars

IAM Presents The Edinburgh Comedy Award Best Newcomer winner is back with a comedy show about memory and swings specifically for bums. As seen on Live from the BBC and her own episode of Comedy Central Specials. Age category: 16+

Mon 2 Nov

£15.40 / 0141 357 6200

Sophia & Cinzia

Hey guys, Sophia & Cinzia here! You were all so amazingly supportive of our one-off show last year that we thought we’d better turn it into a whole tour!! Eeeeeek! We’re so excited to invite you to The Girls Bathroom live tour! We’re bringing our podcast to life – in a city near you! Come and see us on stage, as we…

Fri 16 Oct

£22 / 0141 357 6200

Stone Foundation

Northern soul band from the Midlands, rocking the old school rhythm'n'blues sound on Hammond and horns.

Fri 30 Oct

£18.15 / 0141 357 6200

Stuart Mitchell: Is It Just Me?

New hour from the Scottish comic.

Fri 26 Mar 2021

£11 (£8.80) / 0141 357 6200

Sat 27 Mar 2021

£11 (£8.80) / 0141 357 6200

Teddy Thompson

Teddy Thompson's new album HEARTBREAKER PLEASE comes out on 30 Tigers Called ‘one of the most gifted singer-songwriters of his generation’ by The New York Times, singer-songwriter Teddy Thompson is a native Englishman who has adopted New York City as his home; famously the son of singer-songwriters Richard and Linda…

Thu 21 Jan 2021

£20 / 0141 357 6200

Thea Gilmore

Prolific singer-songwriter from Oxfordshire whose style is strongly influenced by Bob Dylan, Tom Waits and Joni Mitchell.

Tue 6 Oct

£22 / 0141 357 6200

The Vapors

New wave and pop punk outfit who had a huge hit in 1980 with 'Turning Japanese'.

Sat 3 Oct

£19.25 / 0141 357 6200

Vonda Shepard & Sharon Corr

Great friends Vonda Shepard, the musical star of Ally McBeal and Sharon Corr, singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and member of The Corrs join forces with their band to tour the UK and Ireland. Vonda first shot to fame through her long running appearances, performances and musical accompaniment on the smash hit US TV…

Tue 27 Oct

£30.94 / 0141 357 6200

Vonda Shepard

Known for appearances, performances and musical accompaniment to Ally McBeal and top 10 single (and show theme) 'Searching My Soul'. Now on her 14th album, Shepard performs new songs and back catalogue classics.

Tue 27 Oct

£29.70 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 17 Jun

£14.50 / 0141 357 6200

The Zombies

Psychedelic 60s pop rockers The Zombies return to the stage with both founding and current members vocalist Colin Blunstone and keyboardist Rod Argent.

Wed 10 Jun

£25.31 / 0141 357 6200

Thu 18 Feb 2021

£25.31 / 0141 357 6200

Reviews & features

Neighbourhood Watch: Great Western Road, Glasgow

19 Dec 2011

Including The Captain's Rest, The Belle and Lupe Pintos

What’s it like? One big road full of pubs, cafés and little shops. Flats are mostly old tenements above the bars, restaurants and stores which go up most of the road. Where’s it, like? In the West End, a stone’s throw from Woodlands and Byres Road.

Neighbourhood Watch: Byres Road, Glasgow

17 Oct 2011

A rough guide to the trendiest road in the West

What's it like? One big road with many little offshoots to appeal to the culture vulture in you. Where's it, like? Off Great Western road if you hang a left at the Botanic Gardens, and just up from Partick. Take the tube to Hillhead station (soon…

Òran Mór launches new music strand

9 Aug 2007


It introduced a whole new audience to theatre with its popular A Play, A Pie and A Pint series. Now Òran Mór is preparing to set its stall for something more sophisticated.

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