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

Events at this venue

There are 43 events at this location

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And So I Watch You From Afar

Rock from the Belfast-based four-piece, consisting of Rory Friers, Niall Kennedy, Johnny Adger and Chris Wee.

Sat 25 Nov

Andy McKee

Acclaimed acoustic finger-style guitarist and YouTube sensation shows off his skills.

Wed 4 Oct

£21.45 / 0141 357 6200

Angelos and Barry

Entirely improvised silliness from two of the world's deepest thinkers.

Thu 8 Jun

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Brandy Clark

Grammy, CMA and AMA nominated US country artist.

Sun 29 Oct

£24.75 / 0141 357 6200

Brigadoom

Eric Davidson's cheeky satire on the Scottish independence campaign.

Mon 5 Jun

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 6 Jun

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 7 Jun

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 10 Jun

Carol Laula

The internationally renowned Glasgow songstress presents a heartfelt and lively set.

Thu 22 Jun

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Casablanca

Gavin Mitchell stars in this adaptation of the classic film.

Fri 7 Jul

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Sat 8 Jul

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Sun 9 Jul

£15 / 0141 357 6200

…and 9 more dates until 23 Jul

Cloudbusting

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

Thu 7 Sep

£15 / 0141 357 6200

David Ford

A night of country, pop, Americana and honky tonk blues.

Wed 7 Jun

£16.50 / 0141 357 6200

Dirty Harry

Tribute to new wave punks Blondie.

Sat 18 Nov

£14 / 0141 357 6200

Duke Special

AKA Peter Wilson from Belfast, who has impressed the White Stripes and the Hives with his gramophone-backed after-hours balladeering and jaunty piano pop.

Fri 24 Nov

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Eivør

The vocalist and instrumentalist from the Faroe Islands performs her unique brand of experimental folktronica.

Sun 4 Jun

£11 / 0141 357 6200

The Elephant Sessions

The five-piece from Inverness featuring Euan Smillie, Mark Bruce, Greg Barry, Alasdair Taylor and Seth Tinsley, were nominated for the Live Act of the Year at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2016. The collective blends its traditional roots of searing fiddle melodies with funk, ska and blues influences.

Thu 1 Jun

£12 / 0141 357 6200

Fischer-Z With Flies On You

John Watts’ 39-year career as Fischer-Z includes 19 albums and 3000 concerts worldwide with success spanning continental Europe and album sales in excess of two million. Peter Gabriel, Steve Cropper and Dexy’s Midnight Runners’ Brass Section have all contributed to recordings. Fischer-Z have performed to crowds of 167,000…

Fri 2 Jun

£13.20 / 0141 357 6200

From Shore To Shore

Accompanied by a two-course meal, From Shore to Shore features a cast of seven actor-musicians and blends English, Mandarin and Cantonese to tell the stories of Chinese communities in the UK today.

Wed 7 Jun

£19.50–£25 / 0141 357 6200

From the Jam

Now featuring only one member From the Jam. Bruce Foxton is joined by Russell Hastings and drummer Steve 'Smiley' Barnard.

Fri 29 Sep

£27.50 / 0141 357 6200

Gabrielle Aplin

Teen singer-songwriter who found success with her cover of Frankie Goes to Hollywood's 'The Power of Love'.

Wed 18 Oct

£16.50 / 0141 357 6200

Haley Reinhart

US singer­songwriter, seen on American Idol, and on tour with Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox.

Sat 3 Jun

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Hazel O'Connor

Veteran new wave singer-songwriter.

Thu 16 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 357 6200

I Love You, In Danish (Jeg Elsker Dig)

Dave Anderson's new musical tells the story of star crossed lovers as they hope for a happy ending. Part of the mini musicals season.

Mon 29 May

Tue 30 May

Wed 31 May

…and 3 more dates until 3 Jun

James Acaster: The Trelogy

Stand up from the 2015 Chortle Best Show winner, as he presents Recognise, Represent and Reset on tour.

Thu 16 Nov

The Jersey Notes

The Jersey Notes' treat you to an evening of nostalgia as they magically recreate the style and sounds of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.   Featuring their biggest hits the boys take you on a musical trip down memory lane.  No matter what your age, you will recognize the songs and won't be able to stop yourself from…

Fri 8 Sep

£16 / 0141 357 6200

Limmy: That's Your Lot

Join Limmy for a night of storytelling and chit chat as he introduces his second book, That's Your Lot, featuring stories that are dafter and darker than before.

Tue 23 May

£13–£16 / 0141 357 6200

Thu 25 May

£13–£16 / 0141 357 6200

Fri 26 May

£13–£16 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 21 Jun

£13–£16 / 0141 357 6200

Luisa Omielan: Am I Right Ladies?

  • 3 stars

The comedian with a follow-up to her What Would Beyonce Do? show.

Fri 27 Oct

Martin Stephenson & The Daintees

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

Fri 10 Nov

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives

If you were to give country music an address, you might say it's at the corner of sacred and profane, two doors up from the blues and folk, and just across the street from gospel, R&B and rock 'n' roll. And on a deeper emotional and spiritual level, it resides where Saturday night meets Sunday morning. No one…

Mon 9 Oct

Nadine Shah

Dramatic singer/pianist influenced by Frida Kahlo, Philip Larkin and Arthur Russell.

Wed 11 Oct

£14 / 0141 357 6200

Neil Hilborn

Neil Hilborn slams poetry, just what you'd expect from a College National Poetry Slam champion.

Wed 16 Aug

£11.50 / 0141 357 6200

North Mississippi Allstars

Blues outfit comprising of Luther and Cody Dickinson, due to release their LP, Prayer For Peace, in June.

Sun 25 Jun

£18.70 / 0141 357 6200

Panic Room

UK prog rockers fronted by Anne-Marie Helder.

Sat 24 Jun

£16 / 0141 357 6200

Picture This

The Irish indie-rock outfit performs self-penned works.

Wed 24 May

£9 / 0141 357 6200

Punochhio

Why wait for Christmas to have a panto? In this adults-only show Pinocchio has rebranded himself as a comedian.

Wed 5 Jul

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Sat 8 Jul

£15 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 12 Jul

£15 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 22 Jul

Roachford

The singer-songwriter who hails from London and is best known for the hit Cuddly Toy, plays his pop and soul originals.

Sat 11 Nov

£18.50 / 0141 357 6200

Ron Sexsmith

Over-14s show. Sublime Canadian songwriter with a plaintive touch to his easily melodic songs.

Tue 30 May

£27.50 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 31 May

£27.50 / 0141 357 6200

Small World

Exiled King Maximilian X of Octavia shares an attic flat off the Dunbarton Road with his son and heir the Crown Prince Pauli. He’s been there 50 years but still dreams of going home. Pauli just wants to be rich and successful and get laid. They should be careful what they dream.

Mon 22 May

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 23 May

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 24 May

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 27 May

Spuds

Mini musical.

Mon 19 Jun

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 20 Jun

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 21 Jun

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 24 Jun

The Stevie Nimmo Trio

Blues and roots.

Fri 22 Sep

£12.50 / 0141 357 6200

Third Eye Blind

American rock band formed in 1993 and known for singles 'Semi-Charmed Life', 'Blinded' and '10 Days Late'. Their most recent album Dopamine was released in 2015.

Thu 28 Sep

£22 / 0141 357 6200

Tosca: The Henchman's Tale

Mini musical of Puccini's Tosca, a dramatic masterpiece where love and politics collide, and murder takes place at the highest level.

Mon 26 Jun

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 27 Jun

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 28 Jun

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 1 Jul

Urban Voodoo Machine

Self-styled bourbon-soaked gypsy blues bop'n'stroll collective from east Londonshire.

Fri 16 Jun

£12 / 0141 357 6200

Mon 12 Jun

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 13 Jun

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 14 Jun

£10–£14 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 17 Jun

The Young'uns

Beguiling audiences with humour, bold vocals, gripping storylines and innate musicality plus a growing reputation in the folk world for sublime a cappella harmonies.

Fri 6 Oct

£18.15 / 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

News

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.

Comments & ratings

1. Sparky2414 Mar 2013, 2:53pm Report

Definitely go to here if you love short-sleeved shirted, bald, older male humans! This sub-species is also notable for copious 'banter' tiresome to most deeply hilarious to themselves. There are many to be seen here, it's like their headquarters and wotnot.

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