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Background information
Origin Dalmarnock, Glasgow, Scotland
Genre(s) Alternative Rock
Years active 2003—present
Label(s) Columbia Records
Website Website
James Allan
Rab Allan
Paul Donoghue
Jonna Löfgren
Former members
Ryan Ross
Caroline McKay

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Glasvegas Overview


Glasvegas are a Scottish alternative rock band from the East End of Glasgow. The band consists of James Allan (vocals), Rab Allan (lead guitar, backing vocals), Paul Donoghue (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Jonna Löfgren (drums). The band have received exceptional critical acclaim from press and peers alike for their debut album 'Glasvegas' which was released in September 2008 reaching No.2 in the UK Album Charts and which was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize in 2009 almost a year after the release of the album.

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Glasvegas Join iTunes Festival 2011 Line-Up

April 7, 2011
Glasvegas have been added to the line-up for this year's iTunes festival in London. The free event will feature a total of 62 bands over 31 nights at the Roundhouse in Camden.   Read more 

Glasvegas, Seasick Steve Join Latitude Festival 2011 Line-Up

April 5, 2011
Glasvegas and Seasick Steve have been added to the line-up for this year's Latitude festival in Suffolk. Other new additional to the bill include Iron & Wine and Dog Is Dead.   Read more 

Glasvegas Join V Festival 2011 Line-Up

March 15, 2011
Glasvegas have joined the line-up for this year's V Festival, it's been announced. The dual festival takes place in Chelmsford and Staffordshire from August 20-21, and will be headlined by Eminem and Arctic Monkeys.  Read more 

Glasvegas Respond To James Allan Overdose Reports

March 8, 2011
Glasvegas have responded to reports in a tabloid newspaper that singer James Allan suffered an overdose two years ago. On Tuesday (March 8), Allan was quoted by The Sun as saying that the real reason the band cancelled several US tour dates in 2009 was due to him taking a drugs overdose.  Read more 

Glasvegas, Mark Ronson, Magnetic Man Join RockNess Festival 2011 Line-Up

February 24, 2011
Glasvegas and The Cribs have joined the line-up for this year's RockNess festival in Scotland. Other new additions to the bill include The Wombats, Two Door Cinema Club, Magnetic Man, We Are Scientists, Mark Ronson and DJ Shadow.  Read more 

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