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Glasgow nightlife

However yuppified it gets, Glasgow is still a youth-oriented city—the best place in the land to play live, say many bands, with fancy clubs, infamous dives, even nouveau-folk Gaelic pubs. The few-and-far-between sunny days here are taken seriously, especially in cool neighborhoods like Ashton Lane, a cobbled backstreet in the West End that fills up with crowds.

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Sub Club, Glasgow

This basement club under Jamaica Street has been happening for two decades (save three nomadic years when a fire on the street forced its closure). These days,...more

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Oran Mor, Glasgow

Oran Mór is Gaelic for "great melody of life"—and that's the guiding principle here, whether you're taking in one of the "A Play, A Pie, A Pint"...more

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Nice 'n' Sleazy, Glasgow

If you like your rock spiky, your walls graffitied, and your bathrooms to be an adventure, then Nice 'n' Sleazy is your kind of dive bar. Put another way, if...more

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Lismore Bar, Glasgow

This friendly pub hosts traditional music sessions most nights and has an excellent selection of malts. The stained-glass windows depict scenes of the Highland...more

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King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow

A key player in Glasgow's music scene, the upstairs venue here is where producer Alan McGee stumbled across Oasis. Smaller national and international touring...more

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Corinthian, Glasgow

A former bank, the imposing Corinthian Club had a multimillion-dollar refit in 2010 and is arguably Glasgow's most bling entertainment complex. As well as a...more

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Arta, Glasgow

The clientele of this high-end bar in the Merchant City neighborhood are a grown-up, sophisticated lot who enjoy the decadent Roman vibe. It's done up in the...more

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Arches, Glasgow

Founded as a theater in 1991, this famous Glasgow venue is a cavernous 65,000-square-foot vaulted space underneath Central Station and is an arty enclave among...more

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