The Scottish Event Campus (SEC) features the SEC Centre– five interconnected exhibition and meeting spaces, the iconic 3,000 seat SEC Armadillo and our most recent addition, The SSE Hydro – a 13,000 capacity concert, sporting and special events arena. With its infinite flexibility, the campus has gone from strength to strength and, with planned expansion and development, will continue to position Glasgow on the world stage.
Designed by world-renowned architects Foster + Partners, the SEC Armadillo is a Glasgow landmark with a unique style and practical, comfortable facilities for up to 3,000.
*Event timings issued are a guideline only and may be earlier or later than originally published.
Celebrated blues-rock guitarist and singer-songwriter Joe Bonamassa announces a return to Glasgow’s SEC Armadillo on Monday 22nd April 2019. His only Scottish date, the concert will kick off his April 2019 UK tour two days before he performs three consecutive nights at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall on Wednesday 24th April 2019, Thursday 25th April 2019 and Friday 26th April.
The Glasgow SEC Armadillo concert follows the news of Joe’s upcoming studio album “Redemption” - released on Friday 21st September via Provogue/Mascot Label Group in Europe and J&R Adventures in North America.
The Glasgow SEC Armadillo and the Royal Albert Hall shows will feature Joe performing alongside a hand-picked group of world-class musicians playing material from Joe’s forthcoming studio album (released in September 2018), his 2016 milestone album “Blues of Desperation”, plus classic Bonamassa fan favourites.
“Seminal blues titan... temperature rising with knuckleduster licks… played with scholarly fire.” – Classic Rock Magazine
“As with every gig I have seen him perform he shows that he loves the music and is as invested in it as his audience is. A brilliant night.”
“Joe Bonamassa is one astonishing musician – he could play Happy Birthday on two strings and bring the house down – and, boy, does he have stamina.”
– Buzz Magazine
“With a versatile band of well-seasoned blues players, he turned a throwaway Led Zeppelin cover of 'Boogie with Stu' into a good time swing version. A masterstroke.” – Sunday Express
“The best guitarist on the planet at the very top of his game” – Liverpool Echo
“Joe Bonamassa’s mix of intricate licks from a master’s
guitar and punchy vocals accented a virtuoso performance.”
– Aberdeen Evening Express
“Arguably the world's consummate Blues guitarist and its greatest
exponent didn't just rock the joint he simply blew the roof off.”
– Reading Chronicle