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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. 

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Outstanding Singers

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So much to choose from at this year's Festival for the fans of great vocal performances:  Award-winning vintage singer Alison Affleck presents her new trio celebrating the American Songbook and Tin Pan Alley on Wednesday 15 + MORE

Blues Afternoon

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Not only jazz:  An afternoon is dedicated to blues fans on Saturday 18th March with a triple bill running from 2.30pm to 5.30pm, including: The unforgettable voice of Connie Lush Connie has been recognised as one of the + MORE

Ali Affleck's Trio: SOLD OUT

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Ali Affleck, Colin Steele and Graeme Stephen's concert at the Carmelite Hotel on Wednesday 15th March is now sold out.  Other concerts at the Carmelite Hotel:  Charlie Wood on Thursday 14th + MORE

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