Glasgow photos: rainswept roads, street scenes, urban art and winter sun, Feb 2020

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

I was up in chilly and wet Glasgow over the weekend playing a show with The Monochrome Set – here’s some photos from my brief stay.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Seeing as we’ve had zero snow in London this year, I was glad to catch a distant glimpse of the white stuff as  we sped towards Glasgow.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Arriving in a wet Glasgow.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Mura by John Byrne to celebrate Billy Connolly’s 75th birthday,

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Opening in 2002, Monorail Music is a splendid record shop inside the Mono bar/restaurant/music venue where we were playing.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Walking through Trongate.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Tron Theatre, formerly the Collegiate Church of Our Lady and St Anne in the Merchant City area of Glasgow.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

‘We can change the way we want to live.’

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Boarded up upper floors.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Striking glass and steel canopy entrance to St Enoch subway station.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

‘Somebody loves you.’

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Incident outside McDonalds on Argyle Street.  When I passed by a few hours later, a street fight had broken out outside.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Central Station underpass.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Onstage at the Mono.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

We couldn’t find any nearby pubs open after midnight so ended up at Grace’s Irish Sports Bar, which was a depressingly bright and TV laden sports bar.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Walking back to the hotel in the rain. Cue: Tinseltown In The Rain by The Blue Nile.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Sunday morning saw clear skies, so I took a stroll around George Square.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Indian Workers Association were holding a small rally in the square.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

“Citizen Firefighter” by Kenny Hunter pays tribute to all firefighters past and present who have served in Glasgow.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

Glasgow Queen Street station.

Glasgow photos: rainswept streets, street scenes, street art and sunlight, Feb 2020

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