Everything you need to know about Rod Stewart at Glasgow's OVO Hydro

Everything you need to know ahead of Rod Stewart at the OVO Hydro (PA) <i>(Image: PA)</i>
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British pop icon, Sir Rod Stewart, who has sold over 250 million records worldwide, will take to the stage in Glasgow and play his iconic catalog to thousands of fans.

Rod Stewart grew in popularity in the 1970s with hit songs like Maggie May and Baby Jane and is well-loved today.

The tour dates come amid the release of a new album by the artist called The Tears of Hercules earlier this month.

With the singer set to come to Glasgow for a night of music and fun, here's everything you need to know about the upcoming gig.

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When is Rod Stewart playing at the OVO Hydro?

Rod Stewart will play at the OVO Hydro in Glasgow on Tuesday, November 29, and Saturday, December 3, 2022.

When do the doors open at the OVO Hydro for the Rod Stewart gig?

Doors will open for both concerts at 6:30 pm.

How to get tickets for Rod Stewart at the OVO Hydro

The remaining tickets can be found on the Ticketmaster website.

What age restrictions are in place for Rod Stewart at the OVO Hydro?

There do not appear to be any age restrictions but many events at the OVO Hydro do not permit or restrict those under the age of 16.

What items are banned from the Rod Stewart gig at the OVO Hydro in Glasgow?

Bags larger than A3 size are not permitted into the venue but can be deposited in a cloakroom at the SEC Centre for £5 per item.

Cigarettes and E-Cigarettes are banned as they are in all public indoor environments.

Professional audio and video recording equipment are not permitted at the event. However, small, non-professional cameras and phones are allowed.

Selfie sticks are also banned as are signs, banners, and flags over A3 size or with a pole(s).

How to get to the Glasgow OVO Hydro for the Rod Stewart concert

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Luckily, the Finnieston area is very accessible and can be got to through public transport as well as by car.

Here's how to get to the OVO Hydro for the Rod Stewart gig:

Train: The OVO Hydro has its very own train station, allowing for easy access for music lovers.

There are six trains per hour (around every 10 minutes) that depart from Glasgow Central Station from Platform 17 in the station's lower level.

There is then a walkway that leads directly from the Hydro station to the events arena.

However, due to Network Rail strikes happening across the UK, services may be restricted on Tuesday, December 3, the date of the second Rod Stewart concert.

Bus: The X19 Stagecoach stops a few minutes' walk from the OVO Hydro and runs from Easterhouse to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Govan.

Parking: The OVO Hydro has multi-storey parking (operated by Glasgow City Council) available for all OVO Hydro visitors.

There are also drop-off and pick-up areas to the west of SEC Centre which can be found on the OVO Hydro website.