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About Us

Aberdeen Jazz Festival is one of the city's top music festivals, presenting an exciting programme of UK exclusives, international stars, new collaborations, old favourites, and the special atmosphere of Jazz on the Green, Aberdeen's biggest free admission music event. 

Aberdeen Jazz Festival is organised by

Jazz Scotland
89 Giles Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6BZ
Tel: 0845 111 0302

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If you are a band looking for a concert, please email your promotional material (e.g. hi-res photos, videos, bio, website, youtube page) to Fiona Alexander

Aberdeen Jazz Festival is funded by

Creative Scotland

Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeen Inspired

Aberdeen Jazz Festival is part of and supported by

Aberdeen Festivals 

representing ten of the city’s major cultural festivals, with the aim of encouraging collaborations, grow audiences and strengthen Aberdeen’s cultural sector.

Aberdeen Jazz Festival is supported by

The Carmelite Hotel

The Zone’s concerts have been made possible by support from Aberdeen City Council’s International Twinning Fund and Stavanger University. 

Explore the Programme

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West End Jazz Trail

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Aberdeen’s West End comes alive to the sound of jazz and blues music on Sunday 31st March. From salsa to swing, jazz to blues, 12 bands play in seven venues from 2.30pm to 3.30pm. Download the full programme + MORE

Aberdeen University Jazz Orchestra with Paul Towndrow

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A cracker of a final gig for Paul Towndrow's residency and the last chance to hear the amazing AUJO at the Festival. Click here for details + MORE

The Story of Swing

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Celebrate the great swinging tunes of the 30s and 40s made famous by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald. + MORE

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