King Tut's Wah Wah Hut
, also known as King Tut's
, is a live music venue and bar in on St. Vincent Street, Glasgow
. It is owned and managed by Glasgow-based gig promoters DF Concerts
. With a capacity of only 300, King Tut's intimate atmosphere has helped it win many awards in its relatively short history including the title of "Best Live Venue
" in the UK from Radio 1
in 2002. The live music venue also serves food, and features a monthly comedy night which has seen comedians like Phil Kay
, Lynn Ferguson
and Fred MacAulay
perform. King Tut's also holds a 1AM license, allowing performances to go on much later than most other music venues in Glasgow, which have earlier licenses.
The Glasgow live music venue takes its name from a club in New York
, which hosted music, comedy and performing arts events in the 80s.
King Tut's was founded, in the centre of Glasgow, by the DF Concerts
boss Stuart Clumpas, who wanted to create a platform for promoting bands at club level, showcasing them with gigs seven days a week at a reasonable hour, after being unable to find such an establishment in the city centre's nightlife. The venue first opened its doors in February 1990, and has established a reputation for showcasing new talent and hosting many well-known bands' first Scottish appearances. This reputation was acquired early on in 1993 when The Verve
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