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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. Erasure

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Electropop duo from 1980s.

    Dates

    19 Nov 2014
  2. Jersey Boys

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    The electrifying true life story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

    Dates

    3 Mar 2015 to 14 Mar 2015
  3. Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Jack Dickson's drama about three friends on a birdwatching trip.

    Dates

    21 Oct 2014 to 25 Oct 2014
  4. Fame: The Musical

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    A group of star-struck wannabes embark on their quest for the ultimate accolade: fame.

    Dates

    1 Sep 2014 to 6 Sep 2014
  5. The Chair

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    High-energy, folk rock band with support from Henrik Jansberg Band.

    Dates

    18 Oct 2014
  6. The Sellouts

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Pop and rock covers group.

    Dates

    31 Dec 2014
  7. John Wheeler

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    US-based folk and Americana artist.

    Dates

    16 Oct 2014
  8. Birdsong

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    An adaptation of the popular Sebastian Faulks novel, set during the First World War.

    Dates

    10 Feb 2015 to 14 Feb 2015
  9. Gradings

    Aberdeen

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

    Dates

    31 Aug 2015 to 5 Sep 2015
  10. Mogwai

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Shoegaze post-rock combo from Glasgow.

    Dates

    21 Oct 2014
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