north east scotland's festival of new music

At a glance

sound is a unique festival which embraces a network of local organisations to produce a varied programme of events exploring new music. As in previous years we will bring together a large range of different genres of music to appeal to a wide variety of tastes and encourage people to discover new sounds and widen their musical horizons.

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The festival programme for sound 2011 will be posted here later in the year. In the meantime, the event diaries for previous sound festivals are available to view and will give you a flavour of the festival spirit! See our past festivals page, or view the listings for events in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006 or 2005.

surround sound

Events taking place outwith festival dates are listed on our surround sound pages.