GLASGOW rockers Texas will play a show in the city to a small audience for Radio 2 Live - and you could watch by applying for the ticket ballot. 

The band, fronted by singer Sharleen Spiteri, will perform in St Luke's on Thursday, August 5 from 7 to 9pm.

The gig was announced on Zoe Ball's Breakfast Show today. It will be the first live gigs with an audience from the network since Radio 2 In Concert with Dido at Maida Vale on December 9, 2019. The performances will be available to watch on BBC iPlayer and BBC Sounds from Saturday, September 11, with a special highlights show on Radio 2 from 7 to 9pm on Sunday, September 12.

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Sharleen said: “I’m always excited to play in Glasgow, our hometown! And I’m thrilled to be performing for the first time at St Luke’s for Radio 2 Live.”

Earlier this year, the band released single Mr Haze which samples Donna Summer's Love's Unkind. They are best known for hits Say What You Want, Inner Smile and Summer Son.

Glasgow Times:

Helen Thomas, Head of Radio 2, added: “New for 2021 and beyond, Radio 2 Live will take the spirit of Radio 2 around the UK. We’re delighted to be bringing Texas to their hometown of Glasgow for Radio 2 Live this year. The audience is sure to give them a huge welcome. And in September those at home can hear the performances on Radio 2 and BBC Sounds or watch them on BBC iPlayer.”

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Tickets will be allocated via a ballot following registration at HERE which is open from now until 8am on Wednesday, July 28. Allocations will be weighted with more going to those living closer to Glasgow. Full terms and conditions are on the website.

All the events will be managed in line with Covid guidelines at the time, and ticket holders must adhere to any restrictions in place at their locations and venues on the dates of the recordings. Full terms and conditions at