Thursday 7 - Sunday 10 September 2017

 

True North is Aberdeen’s music festival - located at the heart of the city, the festival features the contemporary music industry’s most interesting, relevant and exciting artists.

Taking place between Thursday 7 - Sunday 10 September, the 2017 festival features a series of unique headline performances in city centre venues, a Fringe programme of free intimate gigs across the city, a chance to be inspired by our masterclass and discussion programme, an amazing gig for kids, and an opportunity to get up close and personal with festival artists.

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True North Multi-Buy Ticket Discounts

Multi-buy discount applies to selected performances, full price tickets only, and is subject to the addition of 10% booking fee


Thursday 7 September

 

Public Service Broadcasting

Plus support from Bdy_Prts

His Majesty's Theatre | Doors 7pm, starts 7.30pm
£22
inc. bf | Multi-buy discount
Book Tickets

Public Service Broadcasting's uniquely spell-binding live AV transmissions see them weave samples from old public information films, archive footage and propaganda material around live drums, guitar, banjo and electronics as they teach the lessons of the past through the music of the future.

 

Wild Beasts

Plus C.Macleod and & Hot Sauce DJs late night DJ set

The Lemon Tree | Doors 9.30pm
£19.80
inc. bf | Multi-buy discount
Book Tickets

The Mercury Prize nominated boys of Wild Beasts aren’t concerned with being of the modern, or being of the renaissance, being baggy pantsed or being tight pantsed, being in a scene or being in a place. Wild Beasts’ music just is.

 


Friday 8 September

 

Arab Strap

Special guest Richard Dawson

Tivoli Theatre | Doors 7pm
£16.50
inc. bf | Multi-buy discount
Book Tickets

Make yourself familiar with cult Scottish rock band Arab Strap’s brand of storytelling and the singular musical vision that backs it up. Arab Strap blazed a trail for the kind of honest, colloquial songwriting that has become so common nowadays.

 

Dutch Uncles

Plus support from Indigo Velvet & Vic Galloway late night DJ set

The Lemon Tree | Doors 9.30pm
£11
inc. bf | Multi-buy discount
Book Tickets

Manchester’s idiosyncratic art-popologists, Dutch Uncles, take their musical inspiration from Kate Bush's The Red Shoes, Low-era David Bowie, some slightly-less fashionable records belonging to their Dads, and East European techno.

 


Saturday 9 September

 

Rumours

Start to End: Fleetwood Mac | Full line up to be announced
His Majesty's Theatre | Doors 7pm
£22
inc. bf | Multi-buy discount
Book Tickets

Start to End headline Saturday with their live band's interpretation of Fleetwood Mac's iconic album Rumours, the evening will feature musicians from Pronto Mama, Fat-Suit, Admiral Fallow, plus special guests to be announced. With hits such as The Chain, Don’t Stop, Go Your Own Way and Dreams, Rumours promises to be an unforgettable night paying homage to one of the greatest ever rock bands.

Performing at Rumours will be Eugene Kelly (The Vaselines), Emma Pollock (The Delgados), Be Charlotte, Louis Abbott, Martha Ffion, Duglas T Stewart (BMX Bandits), Alice Marra, Sinderins and Sam West.

 

True North After Party
with Pictish Trail & DJ Support

Plus support from Neon Waltz

The Lemon Tree | Doors 9.30pm - DJs sets until 2am
£11
inc. bf | Multi-buy discount
Book Tickets

Pictish Trail brings his unique and hypnotic folk/electro act to The Lemon Tree for our True North After Party, following Rumours at HMT, with guest DJs on hand to keep the crowd going until the early hours.

 


Sunday 10 September

 

Scott Hutchison (Frightened Rabbit) & Kathryn Joseph

Tivoli Theatre | Doors 7pm
£16.50
inc. bf | Multi-buy discount
Book Tickets

Frightened Rabbit front man Scott Hutchison and Scottish Album of Year winner Kathryn Joseph bring down the curtain on True North 2017 with a joint-headlined concert at The Tivoli.


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