The SSE Hydro (Glasgow, UK)

Opened on the 13th September 2013 the ‘SSE Hydro’ is one of Scotland’s most popular live music venues. The venue itself is located next to the river Clyde just west of the city centre and has the capacity that can accommodate up to 13,000 spectators during performances.

From the outside the building itself can be seen clearly from most areas on Glasgow’s waterfront and boasts an impressive lighting display every evening, providing inspiration for photographers and passers-by alike.

Despite the venue’s short history it has already hosted a variety of high profile concert acts including Rod Stewart who performed on the opening night and has been selected to host the 20th MTV music awards. The SSE Hydro will also play a major role during the 2014 Common Wealth games which will see it seating crowds of Netball and Gymnastics enthusiasts all cheering their country to victory.

Glasgow’s impressive sights and attractions are pulling in more and more visitors every year and as a shopping destination it is fast becoming one of Europe’s top spots. People visiting Glasgow and looking for accommodation will find numerous great options including Fraser Suites luxury suites in the popular Merchant City area. You can visit to find out a bit more about what they have to offer.

With great sport, shopping, history and more in Glasgow you might not want to leave but remember you are only a short drive from the breathtaking beauty of Loch Lomond so you could go from enjoying one of the worlds biggest rock stars one night at the SSE Hydro, to the best that nature can produce.

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