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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. Pitmedden Music Festival

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Central Aberdeenshire

    Music, food and children's entertainment.

    Dates

    12 Jun 2015 to 13 Jun 2015
  2. The Script

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Dublin-based pop-rock trio. With support from Labrinth.

    Dates

    21 Feb 2015
  3. Big Country - Best Of Tour

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Fraserburgh

    The five-piece plays Celtic-rock.

    Dates

    16 May 2015
  4. Hairspray

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    A production of the Broadway musical based on John Waters's wonderfully tacky 1988 movie.

    Dates

    1 Feb 2016 to 6 Feb 2016
  5. Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Top new theatre from some of the country's best talent.

    Dates

    28 Apr 2015 to 2 May 2015
  6. Emily Smith

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Celtic folk singer from Dumfries and Galloway.

    Dates

    28 May 2015
  7. The Classic Rock Show 2015

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Celebrating the Top 20 guitar riffs of all time.

    Dates

    19 Feb 2015
  8. BBC SSO: Shostakovich 15

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Aberdeen

    Works by Janacek and Shostakovich.

    Dates

    8 May 2015
  9. Gradings

    Central Aberdeenshire

    Traditional music, dance, storytelling and more.

    Dates

    22 May 2015 to 24 May 2015
  10. Wizard Festival

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Peterhead

    A four-day music festival.

    Dates

    19 Jun 2015 to 21 Jun 2015
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