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O2 ABC2 Glasgow


300 sauchiehall street,


glasgow, g2 3ja

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In March 2009, Academy Music Group became the majority stakeholder in O2 ABC Glasgow.

Situated in Sauchiehall Street, the O2 ABC occupies the distinctive Art Deco building and is spread over four floors, incorporating two live music venues – O2 ABC (1,362 capacity) and O2 ABC2 (350 capacity).

Originally built in 1875, it became one of the first buildings in Glasgow to be fitted with electricity in 1888 making it the ideal site for city’s first public film showing in May 1896. It later converted to the Hippodrome and became the home for Hengler’s Circus from 1904-1927, with films being shown out of season. The building was largely rebuilt around this time to become Waldorf Palais Dance Hall until November 1929 when it was re-named The Regal, ABC’s flagship cinema in Glasgow.

Designed by CJ McNair, the huge auditorium sat 2,359 in stalls and balcony, decorated in autumnal colours, with three arches bays on the splay walls, each with painted landscape scenes. The cinemas changed owners and names numerous times, to Cannon, MGM, and of course the ABC, which eventually closed its doors in 1999.

O2 ABC Glasgow is spread over four floors incorporating two live music and club spaces and four bars. The venue launched as a concert venue in June 2005, with live music from Roddy Frame and the Trashcan Sinatras, following an extensive £2m conversion. 

venue details

CAPACITY

350

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SECURITY

Showsec International Ltd - booked by the venue

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CREW

Scotia Event Services - booked direct

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BARRIER

In house

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STAGE

7m x 5m

CLEARANCE:

2.5m

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POWER

9 x 16 Amp CeeForm (backline)

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LOAD IN

Through front doors on Sauchiehall St to lift, level push to stage

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PARKING

Unfortunately there is no dispensation for any parking

The venue will not accept responsibility for any parking fines

The venue can supply land line power at any time it is staffed

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CATERING

Unfortunately we are unable to offer in-house catering, but a wide variety of restaurants are in the surrounding area

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TOWELS

Towel hire available - please arrange in advance

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PRODUCTION OFFICE

+44 (0)141 352 4564

Large, well lit office with desk seating for 3

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DRESSING ROOMS

1 x either side of stage with fridges and kettle
Wireless Internet

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PA SPECIFICATION

2 x Tannoy VQ100 active
2 x Tannoy VQ218 active

FOH:

Midas Venice 24 Channel Desk with 4 Monitor Sends
3 x BSS 31 band x 2 graphic EQs (FOH and Monitors)
2 x Drawmer DS 201XLR Dual Gates
2 x Drawmer DL241XLR Dual Comps
1 x TC Electronics M-One Multi Effects Processor
1 x CD Player

MONITORS AND AMPLIFICATION (FROM FOH):

4 x Crown MA 24
6 x Logic Systems CM 20 Active Monitors

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MICROPHONES, DIs, STANDS

4 x Shure SM 58
4 x Shure SM57
1 x Shure Beta52
4 x Senheiser e604
2 x SE1
6 x BSS AR133 Active D.I.
6 x K&M Tall boom stands
6 x K&M Short boom stands
 

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LIGHTING

1 Zero 88 Fat Frog
18 x Par Cans (6 stage right rear, 6 stage left rear and 6 on front truss)
6 x Track Spots over Dance Floor
4 Solar 250 with various colour Wheels
1 x ZR12 Smoke Machine
 

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DJ EQUIPMENT

2 x Pioneer CDJ 1000 Mk2 CD Decks
2 x Technics 1210
1 x Allen & Heath Xone 62 Mixer
 

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CURFEWS

Curfews apply for weekend club nights, please contact the General Manager for further details

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VENUE DETAILS:

O2 ABC Glasgow
300 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow
G2 3JA
Tel: +44 141 332 2232     
Fax: + 44 141 352 4560
Email: mail@o2abcglasgow.co.uk
Web: www.o2abcglasgow.co.uk

CONTACTS:

GENERAL MANAGER
Joe Splain
+44 141 332 2232
joe@o2academyglasgow.co.uk

ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER
Chris Johnston
+44 141 332 2232
chrisjohnston@o2academyglasgow.co.uk

ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER
Sean Flangan
+44 141 332 2232
sean@o2abcglasgow.co.uk 

 TECHNICAL MANAGER
Craig Hamilton
+44 141 352 4566
production@o2abcglasgow.co.uk

BARS MANAGER
Keryn Ward
+44 141 352 4565
keryn@o2abcglasgow.co.uk

BOX OFFICE:
0844 477 2000
24 Hours 7 Days www.ticketweb.co.uk

Venue Box Office is open for personal callers between 10am and 6pm Monday to Friday and 10am-2pm & 3pm-5pm on Saturdays and sells tickets for all AMG venues nationwide (no booking fee charged for cash transactions)