Glasswerk is a national concert promoter and venue operator, based in Liverpool UK, and they have been in business since 2005. Glasswerk promote a wide variety of entertainment tours and concerts in various genres; from acoustic to metal, pop to hip hop, comedy to spoken word, mostly in London, Manchester and Liverpool, but also regularly in Birmingham, Leeds, Brighton, Newcastle, Glasgow and other smaller towns and cities. Glasswerk promote around 400 shows a year in capacities of 100 to 2000 in a variety of venues, clubs and theatres.
Acts that Glasswerk have promoted (in no particular order) include – Ed Sheeran, Arctic Monkeys, Reverend And The Makers, The Parlotones, Jessie J, Enter Shikari, Stephen Fretwell, Tinchy Stryder, Everything Everything, Art Brut, The Hoosiers, Dogs Die In Hot Cars, The Bluetones, Mica Paris, Scouting For Girls, The Holloways, We Are The Ocean, Aiden, Hard Fi, Glamour Of The Kill, YouMeAtSix, Seth Lakeman, Kate McGill, Alexa Goddard, Twenty Twenty, The Eighties Matchbox B-line Disaster, Alice Gold, Imperial Leisure, Exit Ten, Mamas Gun, Judy Collins, Peter Grant, Goldie Lookin Chain, Nick Harper, KOF, Don Broco, InMe, Ruarri Joseph, Sucioperro, Matt Berry, The Strange Death of Liberal England, Die So Fluid, Belleruche, Vains Of Jenna, The Joy Formidable, King Charles, Gabby Aplin, Gemma Hayes, MC Lars, Deaf Havana, Mumiy Troll, The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, Moulettes, Schiller, Jon Gomm, Bastille, Loveable Rogues, Mad Caddies, Lagwagon, Lawrence Arms, Judy Collins, Passenger, Shane Koyczan, Jon Gomm and many more.
The latest venue addition to the Glasswerk roster is The Slaughtered Lamb, in Clerkenwell London. A highly regarded (and potentially legendary) small venue in the basement of a thriving pub. More suited to acoustic vibed acts its 120 capacity, low ceiling and scattered seating is where many acts have passed through on their way to fame. Artists that have played here since 2016 include James Bay, Ren Harvieu, Matt Maltese, LA Salami, Jamie N Commons, Darlingside, Jo Harman, Saint Sister, Living Hour, Gill Landry, Hannah Epperson, Samuel Jack, Tom Grennan, Michele Stodart, Doug Seegers, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Brent Cobb, Royal Canoe, Joey Landreth, Orphan Colours, The Fin and many more.
In 2015 Glasswerk added the Manchester venue Fac251: The Factory, to its venue roster. Its is an adaptable 400 live capacity venue in the city centre, with a thriving regular student audience, which see upwards of 3000+ people a week pass through its doors. Acts that have played there are Luke Friend, Carina Round, Anneke Van Giersbergen, The Red Paintings, Spear of Destiny, Icicle Works, Ghostface Killah, Laura Stevenson, The Appleseed Cast, The Smiths Indeed, William Control, Casey, Merzbow, Kenneths, Lene Lovich Band, Blackbeards Tea Party, Broken Records, Arthur Brown, Phil Campbell And The Bastard Sons, Forever Never, Little Barrie, The Moons, MC Lars, Mark Morriss and many more.