Aberdeen entertainment

Live Music in Aberdeen


This cavernous, subterranean club – the entrance is in a road tunnel beneath Union St – is a great live-music venue, with a packed program of up-and-coming Scottish bands. It also hosts regular DJ nights – check its…
Live Music in Aberdeen


Upstairs at O'Neill's you're guaranteed a wild night of pounding, hardcore Irish rock, indie and alternative tunes Friday to Sunday; downstairs is a (slightly) quieter bar packed with rugby types downing large quant…
Live Music in Aberdeen

Cafe Drummond

A long-established stalwart of Aberdeen's alternative music scene, Drummond is a crowded, grungy student hang-out offering live gigs from up-and-coming local talent, and regular club nights extending into the wee ho…
Performing Arts in Aberdeen

Lemon Tree Theatre

Hosts an interesting program of dance, music and drama, and often has live rock, jazz and folk bands playing. There are also children's shows, ranging from comedy to drama to puppetry.
Cinema in Aberdeen

Belmont Filmhouse

The Belmont is a great little art-house cinema, with a lively program of cult classics­, director's seasons, foreign films and mainstream movies.
Ballet in Aberdeen

His Majesty's Theatre

The main theatre in Aberdeen hosts everything from ballet and opera to pantomimes and musicals.
Theatre in Aberdeen

Aberdeen Arts Centre

Hosts mainly stage musicals and comedy in its theatre, and changing exhibitions in its gallery.