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2020 Festival to be rescheduled

This morning, in the light of Government recommendations, venue and musician’s cancellations, and our own responsibilities to staff, musicians, audiences, and contractors, we have decided to re-schedule the rest of the Festival, and will be discussing the logistics with musicians, venues, and production teams, and making an announcement as soon as possible about new dates.

Once we are in a position to announce these dates, we will honour all ticket bookings for the re-scheduled dates, and if ticket buyers are unable to attend on that date, we will arrange a refund.

Aberdeen Jazz Festival had a successful opening weekend, despite the challenges faced through some late cancellations. Audiences appreciated top quality music making across the city, including higher than expected turn outs for concerts at The Blue Lamp, Lemon Tree, and Jazz On The Green, our free admission multiple stage event on Sunday. 

We’d like to thank all those who made it possible – musicians, volunteers, production teams, venues, staff, and especially our funders, Aberdeen City Council, Aberdeen Inspired, and Creative Scotland. 

 We would especially like to thank all of the Aberdeen audiences who gave the musicians and the Festival such strong support over the weekend.

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