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BBC Radio 2 Aberdeen Free Concerts And Events

From the 1st to the 8th of October 2005 Radio 2 are bringing their Roadshow to Aberdeen. There will be live concerts and broadcasts from leading venues such as The Lemon Tree, His Majesty's Theatre and The Music Hall. Acts include Texas, Tony Christie, Natalie Imbruglia, Moby, Jools Holland, KT Tunstall and Mick Hucknall.

Radio 2 presenters who will be in Aberdeen include Terry Wogan, Bob Harris and Dermot O'Leary.

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1st - Dermot O'Leary will be presenting a live show from the University of Aberdeen Marischal College at 3:30pm (broadcast on Radio 2 at 5pm). Guest performers include Moby, Natalie Imbruglia, Gavin Degraw and Hard-Fi.

2nd - Sold on song will be broadcast from The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen. The programme will be broadcast at a later date by Radio 2. Admission is at 7pm and performers include Mick Hucknall.

3rd - Jools Holland will be performing live at The beach Ballroom with the Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, Ruby Turner and Sam Brown. The programme will be broadcast at 9pm on Radio 2. Admission to the event is at 7:30pm.

4th - Mark Radcliffe will be hosting a live show at Moshulu Nightclub, Aberdeen with guest performers KT Tunstall, Richard Hawley and Ampop. It will be aired on Radio 2 at 10:30pm and admission is at 9pm.

5th - A free Folk Show will be held at His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen at 6:30pm and broadcast on Radio 2 at 8pm. Guest performers will include Karine Polwart, Barbara Dickson and the Michael McColdrick Band.

5th - Mark Radcliffe will be hosting a second live show at Moshulu Nightclub, Aberdeen with guest performers The Tears and David Ford. It will be aired on Radio 2 at 10:30pm and admission is at 9pm.

6th - The Bob Harris Country Show will be broadcast live from The lemon Tree, Aberdeen at 7pm. Admission is at 6pm. Guests include Rodney Crowell, Gretchen Peters and The Believers.

7th - Terry Wogan will be broadcasting his breakfast show (a Highland Breakfast Show) live starting from 7:30am in Aberdeen. It is a non ticket event.

7th Jeremy Vine will be broadcasting his show live from the North Sea on a Total oil rig. It will be on Radio 2 at noon. This is a non ticket event.

7th - Ken Bruce and The BBC Concert Orchestra with Tony Christie perform a Music Night conducted by Robert Ziegler live from His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen. Admission is at 6pm and the performance will be broadcast at 7:30pm on BBC Radio 2.

8th - An educational proms event at 2pm at Summerhill Education Centre, Aberdeen.

8th - A live performance by Texas at His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen. Admission is at 7pm and the show will be broadcast at 8:30pm on BBC Radio 2.

How To Get TicketsTo Radio 2 Concerts

Call the Radio 2 hotline on 08700 100200 after 9am on the 7th September to book your tickets.

For more information visit the Radio 2 Website at

Useful Aberdeen Addresses

The Beach Ballroom, Beach Promenade, Aberdeen AB24 5NR

His Majesty's Theatre, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GW

Moshulu, Windmill Brae, Aberdeen Ab11 6HU

Summerhill Education Centre, Stronsay Drive, Aberdeen AB15 6JA

The University of Aberdeen, Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen AB10 1YS

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