Scottish Event Campus

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.  

SEC Armadillo

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.

SEC Centre

SEC Centre offers five interconnected exhibition and event halls with a combined area of over 22,000sqm.    

SSE Hydro

A truly iconic structure, the 13,000 capacity SSE Hydro is Scotland’s home of live entertainment and is consistently ranked by Pollstar in the top three arenas globally.

Nov 22, 2016


When a solo singer to stands on The SSE Hydro stage, with no more than two backing singers and a five-piece live band AND holds the audience attention for a note-perfect two hours – you know you’re witnessing an incredible talent.

Jess Glynne burst onto the music scene a little over two years ago with vocals on Clean Bandit’s number one hit ‘Rather Be’ and she’s now rocking a sell-out UK arena tour.  With deep soulful ballads and rap and RnB influenced mixes, it’s no surprise that every night has been met with rapturous praise. 

With very little in the way of stage set and effects, Glynne was joined by two backing singers, three brass musicians (who had ALL the moves), a guitarist and a bassist – and no one missed a beat.  The on-stage atmosphere brought out the best in the 10,000 strong Glasgow crowd, causing Glynne to repeatedly remove her monitors in total awe at the noise level. 

Her hits, of which she has plenty, were greeted with immense applause. When combined with old school classics such as Beyonce’s ‘Déjà Vu’, Amy Winehouse’s ‘Tears Dry On Their Own’, CeCe Peniston’s ‘Finally’ and Chaka Khans’s ‘I Feel For You’, the Audience. Went. Wild.

She was fierce, relatable and she owned the stage.

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