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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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Audience Feedback

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We hope you enjoyed Aberdeen Jazz Festival 2017! We'd like to ask you for a couple of minutes of your time to ask a few questions. + MORE

2018 Dates Announced

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Provisional dates for 2018 have just been announced: 14 - 18 March 2018. Make sure to add these to your diary! If you would like to make sure you don't miss any important announcement, please sign up to our mailing list (see bottom of the + MORE

Here Come the Women

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The history of jazz music is very male, and for women it's hard to chip into that nostalgia which fuels commercial music festivals, the decades of a male-dominated industry.  The + MORE

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Aberdeen Jazz Festival
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