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  • Young ballet dancers in white tutus perform at the Aberdeen Youth Festival
    Young ballet dancers perform at the Aberdeen Youth Festival
  • Young performers take part in a theatre production at the Aberdeen Youth Festival
    Young performers take part in a theatre production at the Aberdeen Youth Festival
  • Highland dancers compete at the Lonach Gathering
    Highland dancers at the Lonach Gathering
  • The façade of His Majesty's Theatre located on Rosemount Viaduct in Aberdeen city centre.
    His Majesty's Theatre in Aberdeen
  • The exterior of the Lemon Tree, an arts venue in Aberdeen city
    The Lemon Tree, an arts venue in Aberdeen city
  • Traditional musicians perform at Portsoy Harbour during the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival
    Traditional musicians perform at the Scottish Traditonal Boat Festival in Portsoy
  • An open air concert at the Castlegate, Aberdeen
    An open air concert at the Castlegate, Aberdeen

No matter what time of the year it is, there is always a fantastic array of music, dance and theatre events taking place in Aberdeen City and Shire.

Take your pick from a selection of gigs, festivals, theatrical productions and more held at a fantastic range of venues in the city of Aberdeen and in the towns and villages of Aberdeenshire.

Whether you’re a fan of West End musicals, want to catch popular contemporary acts live in concert or take part in a traditional Scottish ceilidh, you’ll find plenty of events to suit your individual tastes. 

Experience the best of authentic Highland culture at one of the local Highland Games where you can hear the rousing sound of traditional pipe bands playing. See some of the finest young dance companies, youth orchestras and band ensembles from around the world perform at the Aberdeen International Youth Festival.

Enjoy traditional folk singing and ceilidh dancing at the Doric Festival, an annual celebration of Aberdeenshire’s unique cultural heritage.

Aberdeen City boasts a number of superb venues offering year-round entertainment including the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, the Music Hall, and His Majesty’s Theatre which alone plays host to more than 300 performances a year covering everything from ballet and opera to hit musicals.

Visitors can also experience the city’s thriving local music scene at the Lemon Tree, one of Scotland’s top alternative music venues where you can catch gigs by both established and up-and-coming bands.

Use the information listings to find music, dance and theatre events in Aberdeen City and Shire.

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  1. Grease: Giz Giz Youth Theatre

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    A youth adaptation of the hit musical.

    Dates

    8 Jul 2015 to 11 Jul 2015
  2. Gradings

    Aberdeen

    A dynamic programme of music inspired by the spirit of Italy.

    Dates

    20 Sep 2015
  3. Touched By Fire

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Lord Byron's thrilling gothic drama.

    Dates

    1 Aug 2015
  4. Beethoven Symphony No 7

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Young Spanish conductor Antonio Mendez leads the SCO in a concert of the classics: Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.

    Dates

    23 Jan 2016
  5. The Proclaimers

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Indie-pop from the twin brothers.

    Dates

    28 Nov 2015
  6. Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Amateur Premier of Dolly Parton's musical.

    Dates

    1 Jul 2015 to 4 Jul 2015
  7. Fall Out Boy

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    American rock and pop punk band.

    Dates

    4 Oct 2015
  8. WW1 Memorial Concert

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Ballater

    The 2nd annual memorial concert.

    Dates

    2 Aug 2015
  9. Gradings

    Aberdeen

    An energetic dance showcase.

    Dates

    29 Aug 2015
  10. Aboyne Cello Festival

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aboyne

    Annual cello festival.

    Dates

    19 Jul 2015 to 26 Jul 2015
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