In pictures: Commonwealth Games opening parties

Away from Celtic Park, thousands have been welcoming the Games to the city at Glasgow Green and Kelvingrove Bandstand.

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The Green staged a host of Scottish musicians in the sunshine-bathed park, from Lulu to RM Hubbert.

Meanwhile a smaller audience the newly refurbished bandstand in Kelvingrove Park were treated to headliners Belle and Sebastian.

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