Music, dance and theatre events in Aberdeen City and Shire

Quick Finder

Search for Places

Search Accommodation

Or
Room / Property
If booking self-catering accommodation please select 1 room/property for the total number of adults & children.
Advanced Search

Search What's On

Or
Start Date
End Date

Search things to do

Or

Search Food & Drink

Or

Search Scots Agents

  • 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.

Share
Sort By:
117 results, currently showing 1 to 10
  1. Junebug

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Glaswegian indie-rock quartet.

    Dates

    7 Nov 2014
  2. The Simon And Garfunkel Story

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    The compelling story of the well-known music duo.

    Dates

    23 Feb 2015
  3. BBC SSO: Shostakovich 15

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Works by Janacek and Shostakovich.

    Dates

    8 May 2015
  4. The Poozies

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Female folk ensemble.

    Dates

    18 Mar 2015
  5. Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Simon Stephens's adaptation of Mark Haddon's best-selling novel.

    Dates

    31 Aug 2015 to 5 Sep 2015
  6. Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Travel on an enchanting journey with young Clara, who falls asleep after a Christmas party and dreams of helping the Nutcracker Prince defeat an army of mice.

    Dates

    14 Jan 2015 to 17 Jan 2015
  7. Big Country

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    The five-piece performs Celtic-rock.

    Dates

    3 Oct 2015
  8. The Chandeliers

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Soft rock covers band.

    Dates

    20 Dec 2014
  9. Peter Gabriel

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Experimental pop-rock from the veteran vocalist.

    Dates

    8 Dec 2014
  10. Robin Trower

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Rock songwriter and guitarist.

    Dates

    5 Apr 2015
Loading

No results found for your search criteria

Click for more info