The Hug and Pint
Impressive vegan dishes with added zing and live music create a winning formula for this St George's Cross neighbourhood hangout.
Most people who encounter the tender embrace of the Hug and Pint become an evangelist for its singular charms. An icon of Woodlands’ burgeoning play to be the epicentre of West End food trends, here you’ll find genuinely impressive vegan dishes, often served to the soundtrack of local musicians who play and eat here. Before you look at the craft beer menu and shout 'cliche', they are firmly hip, not hipster here. It's a surprisingly successful formula – it turns out the vegan venue Glasgow never knew it wanted was exactly the kind of place it needed. Take a seat on the wooden benches and start loading up on healthy combinations such as spiced coconut soup and pickled papaya salad or taste the unusual with mushroom rice pudding, crispy shallots and pickled onion. Their kitchen serves five or so dishes a day -– and yes, they are named after the Arab Strap song.
- Delivery: Deliveroo
- Provides: Vegetarian options (at least ¼ main courses), Free wi-fi
- Music on stereo: mellow tunes, live bands
- Live entertainment: 100 capacity venue downstairs
- Capacity: 30
- Open since: 2015
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Indie rock band founded by musician Stevie Knipe.
Fri 4 Feb 2022
Anna Ash is a Michigan born, currently Los Angeles based, musician. Her music has been featured on the Showtime series' Billions and Masters of Sex, as well as Freeform's The Fosters. Her 2016 self-released album, Floodlights, received attention from the Huffington Post and Elmore magazine, and placements on Spotify's…
Thu 16 Sep
Brighton-based fuzz-pop band with plenty of hooky, loud, fuzz-laden pop tunes.
Sat 27 Nov
Los Angeles, California based singer and songwriter.
Sun 8 May 2022
£10.45 / 0141 331 1901
The Besnard Lakes
Montréal indie rock band formed in 2003 by the husband and wife team of Jace Lasek and Olga Goreas. Two of the band's albums have been nominated for the Polaris Music Prize.
Tue 5 Oct
£16.50 / 0141 331 1901
Mean, musclebound Nashville singer-songwriter giving alt.country a punkabilly makeover.
Tue 29 Mar 2022
Cherym + Cheerbleederz
Put simply, Cheerbleederz are something on an indie-pop super group. This is a 16+ event.
Sun 17 Oct
£8.25 / 0141 331 1901
Fife based indie-pop with irresistible catchy melodies that will have you bouncing. Get ready for a huge live show.
Thu 28 Oct
Canadian folk singer-songwriter.
Sat 28 Aug
Sun 6 Mar 2022
Daxx & Roxane
Hard and heavy Swiss metal blending soaring vocals with outrageous guitars and showcasing influences including Led Zeppelin, Iron Maiden and Metallica.
Fri 10 Dec
Dropkick Plus Neil Sturgeon / Us Highball/Andy Tucker
Hailing from the east of Scotland, Dropkick have drawn on influences such as Wilco, Teenage Fanclub and The Jayhawks to produce their own blend of harmony-driven, power-pop for well over a decade.This is a rescheduled show, partly to finally celebrate the 2020 release of the bands new record, The Scenic Route, while also…
Thu 9 Dec
£15 / 0141 331 1901
Freya Beer mixes poetical lyrics with a distinctive sound, often drawing influence from the likes of Patti Smith, Bat for Lashes and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds.
Wed 24 Nov
The singer-songwriter from Manchester and her band play Gothic bluegrass and Americana.
Tue 28 Sep
£9.35 / 0141 331 1901
The London-based singer-songwriter performs alt-rock with tints of soul.
Thu 11 Nov
£13.20 / 0141 331 1901
Joe And The Shitboys
JOE AND THE SHITBOYS & support Sunday 19th September 2021 The Moon, Cardiff 7.30pm Ages 18+ Accessible venue. Gender neutral toilet. Venue & access info: http://www.themooncardiff.com/about-contact
Tue 14 Sep
Joshua Ray Walker
Dallas-based Americana singer-songwriter.
Mon 20 Jun 2022
£9.90 / 0141 331 1901
Pop-folk singer from Manchester with a nostalgia-soaked sound.
Tue 12 Oct
£9.35 / 0141 331 1901
Katie Malco tours following the release of critically acclaimed debut album 'Failures. For fans of Soccer Mommy, Alvvays & Phoebe Bridgers.
Sat 5 Feb 2022
Lauren Ruth Ward
Cue Lauren Ruth Ward Rock n' Roll is dead correct? If not, most would agree Hospice is paying it daily visits, easing its transition into the hereafter where a winged Jimmi, Janis and other Jim wait to air their grievances as to why Rock n' Roll hasn't held up its end of the deal. Rock n' Roll may respond, My old friends…
Fri 15 Oct
£13.50 / 0141 331 1901
Dark wave/minimal wave band formed in London in 2011. The duo is fronted by vocalist Zoè Zanias, with Ryan Ambridge on synthesizers.
Mon 18 Oct
£14.30 / 0141 331 1901
Hailing from the Northside, Dublin five-piece MELTS have fast emerged as a force to be reckoned with in the city's era-defining scene. Brimming with hooks and searing intent, their forward- pushing brand of rock n roll weds elements of psychedelia, post-punk and Krautrock to deliver a sound all their own. Having won…
Sun 12 Dec
Pennsylvania folk rock duo of Devin Tuel and Stephen Harms.
Sat 4 Dec
Birmingham art punk band which was formed by members of The Prefects following the band's demise in 1979.
Wed 10 Nov
£13.20 / 0141 331 1901
EVOL presents Dublin four piece indie group ODD MORRIS at Jimmy's Liverpool Friday 26th March 2021
Wed 3 Nov
Hotly tipped indie band from the most Northern part of mainland UK.
Thu 24 Mar 2022
Pulp Friction is the world's best live tribute to Quentin Tarantino.Experience a unique cocktail of singing, dancing and theatrical performance.
Sat 26 Feb 2022
Red Hearted Vibrations/Fallen Arches & Swearwolves
Line Up: RED HEARTED VIBRATIONS: Red Hearted Vibrations are a 6-piece band from Glasgow, Scotland. The band is made up of two sets of siblings: Laura (Vocals) & Steven (Drums), Craig (Guitars) & Graham (Bass) and two self-confessed odd balls: Scott (Keyboards) & Ewan (Guitars). The biggest mismatch of people…
Sun 7 Nov
£8 / 0141 331 1901
Country trio based in Nashville, Tennessee.
Tue 21 Sep
£12.50–£15 / 0141 331 1901
Swedish singer/songwriter Sarah Klang captures the feeling of broken-heartedness and puts it in her sad, grandiose alt.pop songs. Her magnificent voice induces a dreamy world of melancholy with every breathy note.
Sat 16 Oct
Sat 12 Mar 2022
Five-piece from Dublin with three guitars, taking inspiration from the New York art-rock scene from the late 70s and 80s.
Mon 25 Oct
Venus Grrrls hail from Leeds, bringing a positive energy of feminism and activism through hard hitting alt rock and punk influenced music.
Sat 19 Feb 2022
£8 / 0141 331 1901
We Are Not Devo: Devo Tribute
A tribute to American rock band Devo.
Thu 10 Feb 2022
Fri 11 Feb 2022
Sat 12 Feb 2022
William Doyle, formerly known by his stage name East India Youth, is an electronic musician originally from Bournemouth, England.
Sun 28 Nov
William The Conqueror
The South West of England-based group performs its indie-Americana compositions.
Sat 2 Oct
£12.10 / 0141 331 1901
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