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March 2017




Wednesday, March 1: Wille and the Bandits have received great praise for their albums which are bursting at the seams with textures, originality and soul. See them play in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 7.30pm. Tickets £11 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Thursday, March 2: Formed by guitarist Alex Munk in 2014, Flying Machines features some of the most innovative young musicians to emerge in recent years from the UK jazz scene, Matt Robinson on piano/keyboards, Conor Chaplin on electric bass and Dave Hamblett on drums, in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 7.30pm. Tickets £11 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Friday, March 3: Quintessential festival band Dub Pistols play in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 7.30pm. Tickets £11 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Friday, March 3 + Saturday, March 4: The Little Kicks celebrate the release of their brand new album, Shake Off Your Troubles, with this event showcasing the full record alongside a selection of older tracks and the premiere of a ‘making of’ documentary, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 8.30pm Friday and 8pm Saturday. Tickets £16.50 - £26.50 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Sunday, March 5: With two shattering chords, Ludwig van Beethoven blew the world of classical music wide open – and there’s still nothing to match the explosive power of his revolutionary Eroica Symphony. It’s a magnificent climax to an evening of music that simply won’t be kept down, whether it’s the blossoming beauty of Vaughan Williams’ radiant Oboe Concerto (played by the RSNO’s own Adrian Wilson) or a Dvoƙák overture that’s guaranteed to get any party started – all conducted by Israeli dynamo Lahav Shani. As part of this RSNO event there will also be a pre-concert talk, in His Majesty’s Theatre at 3pm with 2.15pm pre-concert talk. Tickets £28 - £12 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Sunday, March 5: Following an acclaimed Edinburgh Fringe run, Shazia Mirza takes her new show on tour. The Kardashians Made Me Do It is a searing and urgent exploration of life, love and Jihadi brides, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 7pm. Tickets £16.50 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Tuesday, March 7 – 11: The Commitments is a fantastically feel good celebration of soul starring Coronation Street legend Kevin Kennedy. Direct from a phenomenally successful, record breaking two year run in London’s West End, The Commitments is based on the BAFTA award-winning film classic. More than 20 soul classics including Night Train, Try A Little Tenderness, River Deep, Mountain High, will be performed in His Majesty’s Theatre at 7.30pm with 2pm

Thursday and 2.30pm Saturday matinees. Tickets £45.50 - £21.50| Premium tickets £55.50 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Thursday, March 9: Richard Gadd brings one of the most memorable, genre-busting performances in years with the undoubted hit show of the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. A stand-up routine that goes to the depths of who he is – and what it means to be a man, in Monkey See Monkey Do, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen at 7.30pm. Tickets £13.20 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Friday, March 10: If I had a girl… is a groundbreaking verbatim production that provides startling insight into the lived experience of honourbased violence in ethnic minority communities around Scotland. In their own words, survivors and perpetrators of honour-based violence show us how the choices we make, the families we are born into, and the expectations of others can shape our lives irrevocably, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 7pm. Tickets £13.20 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Friday, March 10: Regarded with awe throughout the music world, Lee “Scratch” Perry holds status as one of the most enduring and original reggae producers and artists of all time, in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen. Doors 8pm. Tickets £24.75 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Saturday, March 11: Multi award-winning comedian, Tony Law embarks on a UK tour with a brand new show of the inimitable surreal comedy-art that has made him one of the most celebrated live performers in the UK. In A Law Undo His-elf What Welcome, Tony Law is closer than ever to nonsense nirvana, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 8pm. Tickets £16.50 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Sunday, March 12: Elgar’s Second Symphony begins in a great, glowing surge of confidence and pride. Then something happens – the layers peel away, the shadows darken, and we hear a great artist laying bare his damaged soul with an intensity and truth unprecedented in British music. This BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra event is in His Majesty’s Theatre at 3pm. Tickets £19 - £14.50 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Sunday, March 12: The Stevie Nimmo Trio last played Aberdeen in May 2016 as part of a blistering double header with Ben Poole. They then toured the UK and Europe on their own before finishing with a lucrative tour in support of Robin Trower. See them in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 8pm. Tickets £16.50 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Monday, March 13: Scottish BAFTA-winning and triple BAFTA-nominated comedian Iain Stirling returns to Aberdeen with his show Onwards! in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 8pm. Tickets £13.20 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Monday, March 13: Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games has thrilled audiences around the globe with its intoxicating mix of dance and music that fuses the traditional with the contemporary in a classic tale that showcases the exceptional talent of the cast, in His Majesty’s Theatre at 8pm. Tickets £43 - £38 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Tuesday, March 14: After a 2 year break Meursault are back. The story of Meursault, music project led by Neil Pennycook, is closely linked to the history of Song, By Toad. See them perform in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 7.30pm. Tickets £8.80 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

March 15-19: Aberdeen Jazz Festival, Aberdeen

Thursday, March 16: The Excitements kick on where Etta James, Ike and Tina Turner and James Brown left off in the 1960’s, with an instantly classic sound and a rare vintage sensibility. Live, they’re a force of nature, with their vibrant lead singer Koko-Jean Davis. This event is part of Aberdeen Jazz Festival, in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 7.30pm, 8pm start. Tickets £15 (£10 concession) from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Friday, March 17: Expensive Shit is the story of a Nigerian nightclub toilet attendant, working in the toilets of a fictional club based on the Shimmy Club in Glasgow. Her conflicted journey spliced with flashbacks to the toilets of the Shrine nightclub in Lagos, Nigeria, where her younger self dreams of becoming a dancer in the revolutionary band of the late Nigerian musician, Fela Kuti, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 7pm. Tickets £13.20 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Friday, March 17: As part of Aberdeen Jazz Festival, Singer, songwriter and saxophonist Curtis Stigers performs in His Majesty’s Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £27 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Friday, March 17:  Combining 8 horns with 2 percussionists, scratch DJ and live MC, The Renegade Brass Band mix funk, hip-hop and jazz with a raw brass sound to deliver formidable live performances. They are favourites at festivals like Soundwave Croatia and Secret Garden Party. Now, as part of Aberdeen Jazz Festival, they perform in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 7.30pm, start 8pm. Tickets £15 (£10 concession) from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Saturday, March 18: Connie Lush Band, Gerry Jablonski Electric Band and Blues N Trouble team up for The Blues Afternoon as part of Aberdeen Jazz Festival, in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 2pm, start 2.30pm. Tickets £13.50 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Saturday, March 18: Mike + The Mechanics, who have sold over 10 million records worldwide, are back with the Word of Mouth Tour, in His Majesty’s Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £39.50 - £34.50 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Sunday, March 19: Mixing West-African funky seventies grooves with Highlife guitar licks and deep synth electronica Ibibio create a soulful gumbo that feels instantly familiar and yet also new and fresh. This event is part of Aberdeen Jazz Festival, in His Majesty’s Theatre at 7.30pm, start 8pm. Tickets £15 (£10 concession) from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Monday, March 20 – 25: Written by Willy Russell, the legendary Blood Brothers tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful consequences, in His Majesty’s Theatre at 7.30pm with 2pm Thursday and 2.30pm Saturday matinees. Tickets £37.50 - £19.50| Premium seats £42.50 - £36.50 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

March 22/23: Russell Howard - Round the World, AECC

Wednesday, March 22 – 24: Two cops, two friends - two stories, one truth.  A Steady Rain is the dramatic telling of Joey and Denny's life on and off the beat in Chicago's seedy underworld, where secrets, vice and lies form the code of honour, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 7pm. Tickets £15.40 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Wednesday, March 22: Miles Jupp, (Stand-up, actor, writer, thinker, father, husband, worrier, fool, star of Rev. and host of The News Quiz) hits the road in a freshly-ironed shirt and some robust trousers and tries to make some bloody sense of it all, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 8pm. Tickets £18.70 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Thursday, March 23: At once uplifting and otherworldly, the music of Ulrich Schnauss combines multilayered synthesizers with beats and ethereal vocals, serving as an aural escape route from the trappings of reality, in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 8.30pm. Tickets £13.20 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Sunday, March 26: It’s Susan Calman’s tenth year in comedy and she’s back with a brand new show, The Calman Before the Storm, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 8pm. Tickets £17.60 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Monday, March 27: The nation’s critically acclaimed bar-based-braveheart, Al Murray – The Pub Landlord embarks on a common sense crusade to re-Great Britain in his brand new show, Let’s Go Backwards Together, in His Majesty’s Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £30.50 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Tuesday, March 28 – Saturday, April 1: It's 1979 and rising Scottish darts star Jocky Wilson is in America to play an exhibition match. He misses his ride to the next venue and, flat broke, sets out to hitch hike across the Nevada desert. With only a cactus for company, the diminutive Fifer, reflects on his life and career. Jocky Wilson Said is part of A Play, A Pie and A Pint, in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 6pm with 1pm Thursday and Saturday matinees. Tickets £11 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Tuesday, March 28 – Saturday, April 1: This bold new production of The Crucible starring Charlie Condou (Coronation Street), as the witch hunter, Reverend Hale and Victoria Yeates (Call the Midwife) as the falsely accused Elizabeth Proctor. In a small 17th century New England town a children’s game has terrifying consequences as allegations of witchcraft break out. Quickly caught up in an unstoppable flow of paranoia, accusation and manipulation, the community is consumed by a climate of suspicion where no person is safe from its neighbour, in His Majesty’s Theatre at 7.30pm with 2pm Thursday and 2.30pm Saturday matinees. Tickets £32.50 - £18.50| Premium seats £37.50 - £31.50 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Friday, March 31 + Saturday, April 15: Robert Florence and Iain Connell, creators of hit BBC sketch show Burnistoun, are taking their hilarious new live show Uncles on their first Scottish tour. Get ready for some big laughs and foul-mouthed guidance from two men who know ALL the answers to EVERYTHING. It's time to sit down and listen to your uncles, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 8pm on March 31 and 7pm April 15. Tickets £18.15 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

April 2017



Tuesday, March 28 – Saturday, April 1: It's 1979 and rising Scottish darts star Jocky Wilson is in America to play an exhibition match. He misses his ride to the next venue and, flat broke, sets out to hitch hike across the Nevada desert. With only a cactus for company, the diminutive Fifer, reflects on his life and career. Jocky Wilson Said is part of A Play, A Pie and A Pint, in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 6pm with 1pm Thursday and Saturday matinees. Tickets £11 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Tuesday, March 28 – Saturday, April 1: This bold new production of The Crucible starring Charlie Condou (Coronation Street), as the witch hunter, Reverend Hale and Victoria Yeates (Call the Midwife) as the falsely accused Elizabeth Proctor. In a small 17th century New England town a children’s game has terrifying consequences as allegations of witchcraft break out. Quickly caught up in an unstoppable flow of paranoia, accusation and manipulation, the community is consumed by a climate of suspicion where no person is safe from its neighbour, in His Majesty’s Theatre at 7.30pm with 2pm Thursday and 2.30pm Saturday matinees. Tickets £32.50 - £18.50| Premium seats £37.50 - £31.50 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Sunday, April 2: The premiere of Schumann’s Second Symphony was conducted by his friend Felix Mendelssohn, and the work incorporates Bach’s ‘musical signature’ quoted in The Art of Fugue – the notes B-A-C-H (in English B-flat, A, C, B) – so surely he would nod approval at this programme by Scottish Chamber Orchestra, in His Majesty’s Theatre at 3pm. Tickets £28 - £12 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Sunday, April 2: Devon Sproule is a Canadian/American musician living in rural Virginia, raised on eco-villages near Kingston, Ontario and Louisa, Virginia. The 34-year-old, in addition to being a musician, is a high school drop-out, a birder, doula, and a student of Deaf Culture and sign language. She creates “ North American music with weirdo roots”, in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 7.30pm. Tickets £11 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Monday, April 3: Based on the book by author and illustrator Marie-Louise Gay, Moonbeam on a Cat’s Ear is a visual journey into an exciting world of dreams and imagination. Jabuti Theatre’s adaptation captures the beauty and detail of Marie-Louise’s illustrations using puppetry, physical theatre and magical light boxes and brings it all to life with a mesmerising original musical soundscape and score. As part of the Puppet Animation Festival in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 2pm. Tickets £7.70 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

April 4: Craig David, AECC

Tuesday, April 4: Hot off the back of her portrayal of Mama Morton in the critically-acclaimed show Chicago, X Factor winner Sam Bailey returns to the stage with her very own live show. The Sing My Heart Out tour is set to coincide with the release of Sam’s new album of the same name, and as the title suggests is guaranteed to showcase the former prison-officer’s powerhouse vocals. Sam will supported by local performer Cameron Jay and joined by members of the Aberdeen Rock Choir. Our limited VIP Package is subject to availability, this includes your ticket to the concert, a meet & greet with Sam prior to the show and a souvenir laminate, in His Majesty’s Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £32.50 - £27.50 | VIP Package £78, from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

April 5: Harlem Globetrotters, AECC

Wednesday, April 5 + 6: Join the Witch and her cat on their mission to defeat the dragon in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book Room on the Broom. Songs, laughs and scary fun for children aged 3 and up and their grown-ups, in the Olivier-nominated show that’s toured Britain and the world, in His Majesty’s Theatre at 1.30pm + 4.30pm on Wednesday and 10.30am + 1.30pm on Thursday. Tickets £15.50|Family ticket £13 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Wednesday, April 5: Tartan Noir stalwart Ian Rankin makes an appearance at APA’s Culture Café. Join Ian for an insight into his internationally bestselling books, many featuring the iconic detective figure Inspector John Rebus - on the go now for 30 years, in Belmont Filmhouse at 1.30pm. Tickets £8.80/Meal Deal available, from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Thursday, April 6: The Tin Forest is about a lonely old man who lives in a dreary junkyard, full of other people’s broken and unwanted junk. He dreams that one day his world will be full of life, colour and sound. His wish is about to come true… An uplifting, humorous and touching show as part of Puppet Animation Festival, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 2pm. Tickets £7.70/ Family tickets available from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Thursday, April 6: Start to End presents Daft Punk: Discovery - a live band's interpretation of Daft Punk's sophomore 2001 album 'Discovery', played in full from Start to End, featuring musicians from Pronto Mama, Fat-Suit, Admiral Fallow + special guests, in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 7.30pm. Tickets £8.80 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Friday, April 7: Regular presents Lloyd Cole: The Retrospective. Playing the Lloyd Cole songbook 1983 – 1996. To celebrate the release of the new 1983–1996 anthology, Lloyd will perform songs exclusively from this classic period, in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 7pm. Tickets £24.75 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Friday, April 7: Now seen by over 1 million people worldwide, music fans are invited to the biggest party of the year as the unstoppable Magic of Motown show steams into town. Prepare yourself for 40 back-to-back classic Motown hits, glittering costume changes, dazzling dance moves and outstanding musicianship in this explosive concert experience, in His Majesty’s Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £28 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Saturday, April 8: A charming and inventive show as part of Puppet Animation Festival, Jack and the Beans Talk is a fresh and funny retelling of the traditional story and an ideal gentle introduction to theatre for those aged 3-7. Jack lives on a small farm with his mum and very little to eat. He likes to talk to the birds, his cow and anyone who will listen. Imagine his surprise when he swops his cow for some magic beans and starts to hear a whispering in the breeze and a giant rumble in the sky, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 2pm. Tickets £7.70|Family tickets available from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Saturday, April 8: The comedian you've seen on The Royal Variety Performance, Celebrity Juice, Live At The Apollo and in far too many newspapers when he was wrongly arrested in a hotel in his underpants, Chris Ramsey, has announced a brand new tour for 2017 – and he’s coming to His Majesty’s Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £23.50 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Sunday, April 9: Colin Hay, familiar to millions as front-man, songwriter, and vocalist of pop sensation Men at Work. Over the past 15 years Hay has reinvented himself as a solo artist, regularly selling out theaters and listening rooms across the US and around the world and introducing himself to a new generation of fans in the process. See him perform in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 8pm. Tickets £22 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Monday, April 10 – 15: Hot on the heels of a record breaking, critically acclaimed West End run, this new production of Funny Girl stars West End leading lady Natasha J Barnes as Fanny Brice. Following runs at the Menier and in the West End, Darius Campbell reprises his role as Nick Arnstein. This iconic musical tells the story of Fanny Brice, whose vocal talents and comedic ability see her rise from Brooklyn music hall singer to Broadway star, His Majesty’s Theatre at 7.30pm with 2pm Thursday and 2.30pm Saturday matinees. Tickets £44 - £22|Premium seats £52 - £42 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Wednesday, April 12: As part of Puppet Animation Festival, The Dinosaur Detectives weave their way through the audience looking for clues about the past, they discover a secret doorway, inside there are a number of cases, cases that contain the stories of the people who discovered dinosaur bones in Victorian times, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 2pm. Tickets £7.70|Family tickets available from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Thursday, April 13: Laurence Jones returns to Aberdeen in support of his 4th studio album Take Me High. It was produced by legendary producer Mike Vernon who has worked with the likes of John Mayall, Fleetwood Mac and David Bowie in the past. Laurence was voted Young Artist of the Year in 2014, 2015 and 2016 in the British Blues Awards. He is heavily influenced by Walter Trout, Eric Clapton and Gary Moore. See him perform in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 7.30pm. Tickets £16.50 available from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Friday, April 14: The 101 are a four piece indie-rock/indie-pop band from the heart of the North East of Scotland. Since forming in August of 2015, the band has made a considerable local name for themselves gaining a strong following in the Aberdeen area. They will be supported by SKJØR and The Popping Candies, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 7.30pm. Tickets £6.60 available from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Saturday, April 15: Robert Florence and Iain Connell, creators of hit BBC sketch show Burnistoun, are taking their hilarious new live show Uncles on their first Scottish tour. Get ready for some big laughs and foul-mouthed guidance from two men who know ALL the answers to EVERYTHING. It's time to sit down and listen to your uncles, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen, at 8pm on March 31 and 7pm April 15. Tickets £18.15 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Saturday, April 15: The Doors Alive have worked tirelessly to achieve the same fluid, dark and heady sounds as The Doors at their psychedelic peak. See them perform in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 8pm. Tickets £16.50 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Wednesday, April 19 – 22: Aberdeen Student Charities' Campaign presents Sister Echt. When pub singer extraordinaire Judy Tarland witnesses a murder at a Young Farmers’ barn dance oot in Echt, she’s sent into hiding in a newly built convent on the former site of Craiginches Prison. With the nuns struggling to get bums on pews and dangerous farmers still on the loose, Judy turns to the divine power of Doric to save the day in the nun-missable 96th Aberdeen Student Show! In His Majesty’s Theatre at 7.30pm Wednesday, Thursday + Saturday and 5pm + 8.30pm on Friday, with 2.20pm Saturday matinee. Tickets £25.50 - £19 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122
Wednesday, April 19: Scottish two-piece Honeyblood is Stina Marie Claire Tweeddale and Cat Myers. The band started from humble DIY beginnings by organising their own guerrilla show in Glasgow, where they showcased tracks recorded in their bathroom with one microphone. They have gone on to support Catfish and the Bottlemen, Belle and Sebastian, Foo Fighters at Murrayfield Stadium in 2015 and headlined the closing concert of True North 2016. Now see them perform with support from Estrons in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 7.30pm. Tickets £11 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Friday, April 21: Alabama 3 might fool you with their name – but they’re not from Alabama, and there aren’t three of them. Catch their inimitable set in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen, doors 7pm. Tickets £24.20 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Saturday, April 22: One summer, Scott Gibson returned from a friend’s stag weekend in Blackpool and his brain exploded – he had suffered a massive brain haemorrhage. So, Scott did what any self-respecting Glaswegian man would do: he went back to bed and slept for four days, eventually waking up to discover he was now blind in one eye. Life After Death tells the story of the three weeks that changed Scott’s life forever. From Blackpool to Glasgow to the Neurology Capital of Europe (…Govan), Scott Gibson’s debut is at once a darkly hysterical and inspiring show, delivered with the trademark filthy charisma that Scott has rapidly become renowned for, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen at 7pm. Tickets £11 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Saturday, April 22: Acclaimed on release as an instant classic, Paul Simon’s 1986 LP Graceland, recorded in South Africa with then-unknown local singers Ladysmith Black Mambazo, was a landmark catalyst in the popularisation of so-called world music, a term first coined the following year. Edinburgh indie/roots quartet Bwani Junction present their own lovingly-adapted versions of those seminal songs, in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen doors 8pm. Tickets £22 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Sunday, April 23: Justin's Party is brand new show which packed full of fantastic songs, dances and hilarious games guaranteed to make it THE party of the year! There will be lots of exciting surprises along the way and you’ll get to meet Justin’s adorable new puppy Engelbert! In His Majesty’s Theatre at 11.30am + 2.30pm. Tickets £19.50 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Monday, April 24 – 29: Fawlty Towers meets Noises Off in this multi award-winning West End smash hit comedy, The Play That Goes Wrong. The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does! As the accident prone thesps battle on against all the odds to reach their final curtain call, hilarious results ensue! In His Majesty’s Theatre at 7.30pm with 2pm Thursday + 2.30pm Saturday matinees. Tickets £28 - £20 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

Tuesday, April 25: Exploring a new and unknown world, Home immerses audiences with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities in a multi-sensory story of discovery. Home is the latest bold and exciting production from Frozen Light. The world is not how they remember it. Where are they now and where is their home? Scarlet and Olive must learn how to survive and create a future together in an environment that is full of surprises.  Will the stars shine on this unexpected friendship? And how will they face the challenges that lie ahead? in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen at 11am + 1.30pm. Tickets £11 + free carer/companion. Additional family and friends £11 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Tuesday, April 25 – 29: In March of 1865, John Wilkes Booth, one of the great American actors of his generation, assassinated President Lincoln, by jumping onto the stage to yell the Latin tag "Sic Semper Tyrannis!" and breaking his ankle as he did so. He was finally caught twelve days later when the boy he sends out to buy the week's newspapers in search of reviews of his historical performance, attracts the attention of the authorities. His Final Bow as part of A Play, A Pie and A Pint season is all about the final curtain, disillusioned fans, death and dishonour, in The Lemon Tree Lounge, West North Street, Aberdeen at 6pm with 1pm Thursday and Saturday matinees. Pie and drink available one hour prior to the show. Tickets £11 www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

April 27-May 1: Look Again, visual arts and design festival, Aberdeen

Saturday, April 29: Growing up gay in Lanark in the 70’s, when the reward is half a pack of fruit pastilles, when the lady on the train tells you about the doctor you should meet. Horse McDonald takes us on a journey from wearing two-tone velvet loons to becoming one of Scotland’s most celebrated singers and through those times when she had to be... Careful, in The Lemon Tree Studio, West North Street, Aberdeen at 7pm. Tickets £13.20 www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122.

Sunday, April 30: from the tragic depths of its opening to its final, devastating moments, every note of Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony is drenched in feeling. Sit back and let RSNO conductor Nikolaj Znaider take you deep into its burning heart – and hear the superb Russian-born violinist Serge Krylov make his mark on Prokofiev’s best-loved work for violin, the delightful Second Concerto, In His Majesty’s Theatre at 3.30pm with pre-concert talk at 2.15pm with RSNO Associate leader William Chandler. Tickets £28 - £12 from www.aberdeenperformingarts.com or tel 01224 641122

May 2017



May 13: Casino Night fundraiser for the Kintore Summer Festival READ MORE

May 16: Kintore 5K Fun Run - a curtain-raiser for the
Kintore Summer Festival

May 17: Iron Maiden, AECC

May 20: Kintore Summer Festival in the Kintore Primary School playing fields. A day of fun for all the family.

May 20: Professor Brian Cox, AECC

May 26-28: May Festival, University of Aberdeen

June 2017



June 3: Enjoy Music Festival, Hazlehead Park, Aberdeen

July 2017



July 12: Blink 182, AECC

July 21: Olly Murs, AECC

July 28 - August 8: Aberdeen International Youth Festival www.aiyf.org

August 2017



July 28 - August 8: Aberdeen International Youth Festival www.aiyf.org

August 26 - September 25: TechFest, Aberdeen

September 2017



August 26 - September 25: TechFest, Aberdeen

September 5-8: SPE Offshore Europe, AECC - Europe’s leading oil event.

September 9-17: North East Open Studios (NEOS), Art Festival.

September 23: The Prime Four Beast Race - Banchory Venue: Knockburn Loch, Strachan, By Banchory, Aberdeenshire, AB31 6LL Time: For times, please see website www.beastrace.co.uk Details: BEAST yourself on an epic 10k obstacle course race over tough Scottish terrain. Run, climb, slide, wade & crawl round 25 mega obstacles; giant water slides; icy loch water; thick mud & swamp crossings. It’s the ultimate team, or solo, challenge. Test your stamina at Scotland’s ‘beastliest’ obstacle race. It all starts on the banks of Knockburn Loch, within the picturesque Scottish landscape near Banchory, in the heart of Aberdeenshire. Don’t be fooled by the pretty heather and Scots pine setting - this Beast has a sting in its tail! As well as having a brilliant time taming the Beast you can choose to support our charity partner, Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland: a vital charity that improves the quality of life for people in Scotland affected by chest, heart and stroke illness. Free pledge places available – please see http://www.beastrace.co.uk/charity.html. Organiser: Firetrail Events Ltd. Website: www.beastrace.co.uk Public telephone: 0330 321 1145

October 2017



October 14: Emeli Sande, AECC. The Aberdeenshire singer returns to Aberdeen for a home gig.

October 17/19: John Bishop, AECC

October 28: Illuminator Run Venue: Glen Tanar estate. Event base: Aboyne Community Centre, Bridgeview Road, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5JN
Time: PLease see website for times. Details: Go wild through the night on Scotland’s toughest night half marathon+. Run or walk 15 dark miles over rugged hill trails with just the glow of your head torch to lead the way. See the natural beauty of Glen Tanar’s ancient Scots pine forest in a spectacular new light. Walk the route, race hard or just jog round – the average finishing time for runners is 2.5 hours and 6 hours for walkers. The course is clearly way-marked and there will be a hot drinks station with stunning light effects at the halfway point. Total ascent over the course is 600m. At the finish, hot coffee and tea awaits … well deserved after tackling 15 miles of trails and tracks through the dark Scottish forest! Braemar Mountain Rescue Association is our nominated charity partner. Pledge places are available – please see website www.illuminatorrun.co.uk. The rescue team will also be at the event to provide additional safety support to all participants in partnership with our professional staff and first aid teams. Organiser: Firetrail Events Ltd. Website: www.illuminatorrun.co.uk Public telephone: 0330 321 1148

November 2017



December 2017



Grateful thanks to Aberdeen Performing Arts for supplying events information for His Majesty's Theatre, Music Hall and Lemon Tree.

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