SOME of entertainment's biggest names will be heading to Glasgow this month.

From music icon Cher to comedy stars Ben Elton and Eddie Izzard, there is something for everyone throughout October. 

We have picked some of the shows you might not want to miss. 

Ben Elton 

Tuesday, October 1

Pavilion Theatre Glasgow 

Funnyman Ben Elton brings his latest stand-up show to the city. Tickets are priced £29.50 and the last time we checked, there was some balcony seats left here

Eddie Izzard

Wednesday, October 2 to Sunday, October 6

King's Theatre 

The comedy legend will begin a run at the King's Theatre with a new live show Wunderbar. It is the star's first show in five years and general tickets across the run, which finishes on Sunday, October 6, begin at £35.15 from here 


Wednesday, October 2

Old Fruitmarket

Before hit Netflix series Top Boy, Kane “Kano” Robinson was perhaps better known for his music. The British Grime rapper brings his new tour to the city and standing tickets priced £25 are still available, click here  

Grado's Big Family Wrestling Bash

Saturday, October 5

The Pavilion Theatre

Grado, real name Graeme Stevely, has carved a successful acting career in recent years starring in the likes of Scot Squad and River City. But he returns to his wrestling roots for this new show, which promises to entertain the whole family. For tickets starting at £14, click here 

9 TO 5 The Musical 

Tuesday, October 8 

King's Theatre 

It's one of Dolly Parton's most famous songs and movies, and now it has been taken to the stage. The musical starring singer Louise Rednapp and former Love Island star Amber Davies will begin its run at the city theatre until Saturday, October 12. For tickets, click here 

READ MORE: Love Island led me to Glasgow, says singer Amber Davies 

Aled Jones and Russell Watson In Harmony Tour

Tuesday, October 8 

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 

The singers will perform songs from their debut album together In Harmony. Expect classics such as Ave Maria, Volare and You Raise Me Up during the special night featuring two of the best voices in classical music. For tickets, click here 

READ MORE: Aled Jones and Russell Watson on that Irn-Bru Snowman advert, Scotland and singing together

John Newman 

Wednesday, October 9 

Old Fruitmarket 

The singer is back with a new tour and promises 'a new attitude'. He previously said: "On this tour there will be new songs, a new show, a new attitude. I’m looking forward to scaling things up again after this incredible acoustic tour which has been a really refreshing and rewarding experience." For tickets, click here 

Midge Ure

Sunday, October 13

Barrowland Ballroom 

This new show is a celebration of 1980. Midge will be joined by Band Electronica and you can expect Vienna and much more. The show is a sell-out and is bound to be one to remember. 

Gordon Smith 

Monday, October 14 

The Pavilion Theatre

Glaswegian Gordon Smith is offering an evening of spiritual communication with his new show. For tickets click here 

Comedy Central Impractical Jokes: The Cranjis McBasketball World Comedy Tour. 

Tuesday, October 15 


The hidden camera show crew will be sharing a few laughs with the Hydro audience as part of their world tour. For tickets, visit


Wednesday, October 16


This will be your last chance to see the band on stage as they finish up their final farewell tour. The show is a celebration of their 25 years in music. For tickets, click here 

Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly: The Rock 'n' Roll Hologram Tour

Wednesday, October 16

SEC Armadillo 

The music legends may have passed but their songs live on - and thanks to this hologram tour, fans will be able to see the icon's play the music on stage. For tickets, click here 

Kiefer Sutherland 

Wednesday, October 16 

Old Fruitmarket 

The legendary actor has been bringing his tours to the city over the last few years and this is your chance to catch him live. For tickets, click here 

Little Mix

Thursday to Saturday, October 17 to 19 


Everyone's favourite girl band Little Mix will be in town for three dates as part of their new LM5 tour. The new concert tour kicks off in Liverpool on September 1 and will see the girls, Jesy Nelson, Leigh Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirwall and Perrie Edwards, travel through Europe and the UK.  Tickets are available here 

Andrea Bocelli 

Sunday, October 20 


The world's most beloved tenor Andrea Bocelli will be wowing his Scottish fans at the Hydro. The Italian star, 60, achieved his first UK number one with a new album Si last year so fans will no doubt be looking forward to some performances from that. Support comes from soul star Beverley Knight. For tickets click here

Will Young 

Friday, October 25 

SEC Armadillo 

Pop icon Will Young is treating his fans to an evening with style show. After releasing new album Lexicon, you can expect hits old and new. For tickets, click here 

Happy Mondays

Saturday, October 26 

O2 Academy

Legendary Manchester band, Happy Mondays are back with a greatest hits tour. Fans can expect to hear some of the band's biggest hits including Step On, Kinky Afro, Hallelujah and Loose Fit. For tickets, click here 

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Monday, October 28


Pop icon Cher will play the Hydro for the first time serving up her classic hits and her reworkings of some of ABBA's biggest songs. Support comes from eighties icon Paul Young. For tickets, click here 

Lisa Stansfield 

Monday, October 28

Royal Concert Hall

Singer Lisa Stansfield will come to Glasgow with a new show marking the 30th anniversary of her debut album. The songstress shot to fame with Affection which was released in 1989 and went on to sell five million copies worldwide. It features the single she is best known for All Around the World. For tickets, click here 

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James Arthur 

Tuesday, October 29 

SEC Armadillo 

He has a big Hydro show planned for 2020 but this is your chance to see singer James Arthur in a more intimate setting. Arthur rose to fame when he won the ninth series of the X Factor in 2012. Since then, he has sold 25 million records globally. For tickets to the Hydro show, click here