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Jazz on the Green 2018 Programme Announced

Aberdeen’s biggest free admission music event is back with a line-up of 20 acts on nine stages for a music-packed afternoon.

For four hours, from 1pm on Sunday 11th March, Aberdeen’s city centre will be transformed to an exhilarating a playground of brass, beats and boogying as the hot sounds of the Aberdeen Jazz Festival spill out onto the streets for Jazz On The Green, the city’s one-of-a-kind outdoor music event. After wowing the crowds for six years and thanks to sponsorship from Aberdeen Inspired Jazz On The Green has expanded to nine stages with twenty bands set to perform. To top it off – admission is free for all! 


The party atmosphere and family-friendly vibe of Jazz on the Green have established it as a key event on the Aberdeen music calendar. Drawing on some of the finest Scottish musical talent set alongside exciting international acts, producers are preparing for a high turnout.

The party atmosphere of Jazz On The Green is centred around three outdoor stages – located in the atmospheric Green, St Nicholas Street and The Bandstand on the St Nicholas Shopping Centre Roof Terrace. The fun continues with indoor line-ups in - Carmelite , The Tunnels, Belmont Filmhouse, Café Drummond and Union Square. Joining the existing line-up is the outdoor bandstand in the Academy Courtyard offering a chance to grab one of the al fresco tables for lunch.




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