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Famous Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire Singers, Musicians and Bands

Aberdeen has been the home of many fine Scottish singers and musicians who have performed throughout Aberdeenshire, Grampian, Scotland and indeed all over the World.
Mary Garden gave Operatic performances in England, France and America in over 30 roles.
Evelyn Glennie is an Ellon lass who has performed on Radio and TV and live to International audiences.
And who can ever forget the bonnie Isla St Clair from The Generation Game - whose voice is equally as beautiful as she sings traditional Scottish songs.
Click below to read the biography of each singer, musician or band who come from the North East of Scotland and proudly sing with an Aberdonian lilt:

Amber Wilson
Amy Lennox Amanda-Jane TaylorDark Island Ceilidh Band Ally Begg (Bad Boys Inc)Mary Garden (Opera Singer) Annie Lennox (The Eurythmics)Ben Duff (The Mardous) Billy Bremner (Rockpile)Eskimo Blonde Colin Angus (The Shamen)Driveblind The Three Bells (Jean Perkins)Eileen Hunter (Jazz Singer) Evelyn Glennie (Percusionist)Calum Kennedy Hookers Green No. 1Fiona Kennedy Girl Said NoIsla St Clair Scottish Folk Singer Norman Kennedy Ballad SingerPatrick Wight Patrice - Aberdeen Richard Hynd (Texas)Seb Rochford (Polar Bear) Sandi ThomSalvatore Vaccarino Ian Watt Classical Star BBCLisa Milne Northern Lights of Old Aberdeen

I have published a book which tells the story of an Aberdonian military nurse who returns from Afghanistan and encounters The Grey Lady Ghost of the Cambridge Military Hospital. The novel reveals her origins and takes him to a pre-war Duthie Park, modern day Cruden Bay and back to the past to the Battle of Loos in World War One where he witnesses the Gordon Highlanders in action. This is the first in the series of Grey and Scarlet Novels by me, CG Buswell, and each book will feature a well known Aberdeen ghost and Aberdeenshire area as well as modern Scottish Infantry in action. Read the first chapter for free.

 Oktoberfest Competition

Win two tickets to Aberdeen Oktoberfest which takes place in the Castlegate from the 12th to the 16th October 2016. Each ticket includes entry to Thursday 13th, seat reservation and one plate of Bavarian sausages and fries.

To enter simply visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/aboutaberdeen.co.uk and LIKE, COMMENT or SHARE this post before midnight 5th October 2016.

Get an extra entry when you visit our Twitter page and Like or Retweet the competition posts at twitter.com/aboutaberdeen1

Please see aboutaberdeen.com/Scottish-Competitions for terms and conditions. You must be over 18 to enter this competition.

Guitar Lessons Aberdeen

Claire Cameron, a guitar instructor and performer based in Portlethen, Aberdeenshire offers guitar lessons Aberdeen. Claire specialises in classical guitar and can also offer guitar lessons in acoustic or electric guitars. She has experience of teaching all age groups and her current experience includes running her own private practice which includes working for a private school in Aberdeen city and performing solo when opportunities arise. Claire Cameron graduated with a music teaching diploma and Licentiate of Trinity London College (with distinction), Grade 8 pop theory and grade 8 classical guitar (both with merit). Claire is also available for professional classical guitar performances at weddings, restaurants, etc. Please call Claire on 07818 018217 to find out more or email at ClaireC2009@sky.com. Visit her website, Aberdeen Guitar Tuition at www.aberdeenguitartuition.t83.net

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