Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre is an open-air live music venue in the West End of Glasgow. It was opened in 1924, but closed in 1999, because it needed to be restored. The restoration only started in 2012. In 2014, Kelvingrove Bandstand finally re-opened for the visitors. The venue hosts different kinds of festivals, like West End Festival, concerts and other performances. It is located in Kelvingrove Park, which makes it perfect to visit for family weekends.
Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre is located between West End and the city centre. So, it is not hard to get there from any part of the city.
By train and tube: Kelvinbridge tube station is in 10 minutes walk from Kelvingrove Bandstand, and Exhibition Centre Rail Station is in 15 minutes walk.
By bus: Take bus routes 3, 17, 77 and head to Clayslaps Road Bus Station. The stop is 5 minutes away from the venue.
By car: If you are driving from the city centre, head West via Elmbank Crescent, towards Elmbank Gardens. Turn left to A804; then, turn right to St Vincent Street. Drive along Argyle Street and turn right to Kelvingrove Street. Almost right after that, turn left into Sauchiehall Street and then left again to Kelvin Way.
International: To get from the Glasgow International Airport, you may head to the nearest train and tube stations. Otherwise, you may catch a taxi. A taxi drive will take you less than 20 minutes.
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum offers the closest car park in the area. The car park has got 124 spaces, among which there are spaces for disabled parking.
Access for people with special needs
All visitors with mobility difficulties should note that there are no ramps in the amphitheatre. Wheelchair spaces are at the entrance from Kelvin Way. If you need any further accommodations, notify the administration when booking a ticket.