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The Music Hall is Scotland’s concert hall in the North-east, located at the heart of the city centre on Union Street.  It’s a much loved, iconic venue that’s been a big part of cultural, civic and community life in the city for more than 150 years.

At the Music Hall we stage and present music across the spectrum – classical, rock and pop, Scottish traditional, folk, jazz, roots and blues. We welcome internationally renowned and home grown artists from Paloma Faith and Emile Sande to Steven Osborne and the London Philharmonia.  Our stand up strand attracts stellar, sell out comedians like Jimmy Carr, Alan Carr, Billy Connolly and Sarah Millican.  Join us for an audience with the likes of Paul Hollywood and Michael Palin.

Come along to our legendary Northern Arc sessions and our lunchtime Culture Café.  Whatever floats your boat, we've got it covered.  What are you waiting for?

  • The Music Hall holds around 1,300 at seated shows and almost 1,500 at standing gigs.
  • The main Box Office of Aberdeen Performing Arts is at the Music Hall where you can buy tickets for all three of our venues as well as partner venues across Scotland.
  • The Music Hall café is open from 9.30am until 5pm

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Find us

Address: Music Hall, Union Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1QS

Opening hours

The Music Hall is open from 9.30am - 6pm, Monday - Saturday. On the evening of performances the Music Hall will open about one hour before the performance start time.

For the comfort and convenience of all performers and audience, latecomers cannot be admitted to shows until there is a suitable break in the performance or the interval.

Ticket telephone

01224 641122

At the Music Hall, we believe everyone should enjoy our shows with accessibility given a high priority.
Click here to read our indepth access guide for our venues


The Music Hall strives to ensure that all customers are able to enjoy performances in comfort and safety, we are committed to continually reviewing accessibility options.

  • Access for wheelchair users is available in both the box office with a lift and from street level at the rear of the building – the first door on Golden Square. Please ring the doorbell for access.
  • An infra-red sound enhancement system and hearing loop is available for customers with impaired hearing.
  • The Music Hall has recently installed the Deaf Alerter fire alarm warning system for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
  • Guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome at the Music Hall.
  • If a performance contains strobe lighting, (which could affect those with photo sensitive epilepsy) warning notices are displayed within the public areas, when prior notice is given to the management.

Please ask the Box Office at the time of booking for any accessability queries. For further information, please contact 01224 641122 or click here to read our indepth access guide for our venues


Located in the heart of Aberdeen, the Music Hall is ideally located for a coffee and cake or a light lunch. The Music Hall cafe offers a chance to take yourself off the bustle of Union Street and into the dramatic surroundings of the Mary Garden Room.

Bar facilities are also available for performances and the venue with the Square Room and the Doric Bar open for refreshments before and after shows.

If you are bringing a production to the Music Hall, you can view and download our technical specs here:


Music Hall technical download


Click here to view tech specs for the His Majesty' Theatre and The Lemon Tree