Golden tickets: Still Game Stars, Paloma Faith and Texas at the BBC during the Games

Golden tickets will be up for grabs for a chance to see a variety of performances at the BBC headquarters in Glasgow during the Games.

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Tickets for the Quay, taking place between July 19 and August 3, will be free and will start to become available from May 30.

The Quay will be made up of an Outdoor Stage, an enclosed stage called The Big Tent, BBC Learning and BBC Get Inspired Zones, a big screen showing all the sport, the Waverley - the world's last seagoing paddle steamer, along with BBC hosted interactive area In the Zone, and refreshment areas.

Music will play a huge part at the Quay bringing a cultural mix of musicians to Glasgow.

The Red Hot Chilli Pipers will kick start the atmosphere at the Quay on the evening of the Opening Ceremony, along with a visit from the Scottish Opera.

BBC Scotland will also be welcoming Texas, Simple Minds, Paloma Faith, Amy Macdonald and The Overtones when they guest on Ken Bruce's Radio 2 shows, which will be coming live from Glasgow throughout the Games.

There will also be two special audience shows with Ken Bruce in the Big Tent.

There will be exclusive Golden Ticket events which will be held in the Big Tent for an audience of 400, many of which will be streamed online for the wider UK audience - with some also being heard live on BBC Radio Scotland.

Still Game stars Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill will be one of the Golden Ticket events with further entertainment and sport personalities and musicians to be announced in the coming weeks.

Meanwhile, for the more daring visitors, internationally renowned stunt bike rider Danny MacAskill and his team will be defying gravity at the Quay with a UK premiere of their Drop and Roll Tour.

For drama fans, there will be an exclusive preview screening of River City with guests given the chance to meet cast members following a Q&A.

For a list of more events and details on tickets, visit www.bbc.co.uk/thequay

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