The Old Fruitmarket

The Old Fruitmarket
Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ
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The Old Fruitmarket

The Old Fruitmarket is a concert hall, part of the City Halls and adjoining the grand hall. It was a functioning market until the 1970s.

It has hosted concerts by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. It has a flexible capacity of 1000-2000 and is used for jazz and traditional music events, and also by the BBC SSO for more experimental contemporary music events.

Events at this venue

There are 6 events at this location

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Ash Reid / Felt Events with Ilana Halperin and Raymond MacDonald / Tut Vu Vu

A triple bill of performances from artist Ash Reid; artist Ilana Halperin and improvising virtuoso Raymond MacDonald; and jazzy electronica and electronicky jazz from Tut Vu Vu.

Sun 7 May

£16 for a day pass (£12) / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

Colin Hay

Solo show from Aussie / Scottish singer-songwriter Colin Hay of Men at Work fame.

Mon 3 Apr

£20 / 0141 353 8000

Eddie Prévost

The English percussionist and drummer plays improvised music.

Sun 7 May

£16 for a day pass (£12) / 0141 353 8000

The percussionist performs a new version of his work Spirals with members of the BBC SSO and musicians performing in Tectonics.

Roscoe Mitchell / John Chantler & Luke Fowler

A solo set from veteran improviser Mitchell, coupled with a set from John Chantler and Luke Fowler using invented instruments made from resonating strings and the serge modular synthesizer.

Sat 6 May

£16 (£12) / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

Tectonics Glasgow Closing Concert

A grand closing night of new and new-ish music to round off the festival. Shiori Usui's from scratch (New Version), performed by the composer and Owen Green (electronics), followed by K-Space with Chyskyyrai. The concert then moves to the Grand Hall of City Halls, for Lawrence Dunn Ambling's waking (world premiere), Linda…

Sun 7 May

£16 for a day pass (£12) / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.


A collaborative piece between singer-songwriter Holter and composer-performers Lamb and Steenberge.

Sat 6 May

£16 for day pass (£12) / 0141 353 8000

Part of Tectonics Glasgow.

Reviews & features

SNJO plays Coltrane

3 Jul 20074 stars

JAZZ John Coltrane is the most iconic of modern jazz giants, and it was inevitable that the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra would get round to honouring the master. Tommy Smith chose the 40th anniversary of his death, and celebrated Trane’s own…

Comments & ratings

3. sheshe21 Oct 2012, 10:17pm Report

want to be able to get previews to what will be on in Glasgow

2. sheshe21 Oct 2012, 10:16pm Report

looking forward to future musicals etc

1. Maggie5028 Feb 2010, 11:35am Report

Looking for tickets for MartinTaylor @The old fruitemarket on 24 June 2010

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