Brand new festival set to hit Aberdeen City

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Aberdeen City’s first outdoor craft beer, gin and music festival has been launched this week by the team behind Dusk Cocktail Bar.

Sessions Festival, a two-day gathering of craft drinks, street food and live music enthusiasts, will take place at the Hazlehead Park on Friday 4 and Saturday 5 August.

The inaugural event is already picking up strong momentum, with music acts including The Banjo Lounge 4, Dope Sick Fly, The Smokin’ Bugler Band and SUPA & Da Kryptonites already confirmed. A string of craft drinks and food suppliers are to be announced over the coming weeks.

Sessions co-founder Wil Aitken said: “Aberdeen City and Shire plays host to a number of successful festivals, which is in part thanks to the emergence of local breweries and distillers which have really put the North-east of Scotland on the map.

“We’re thrilled to launch Sessions Festival, and are confident that the event will live up to the success experienced by other events in the region. In particular, it’s fantastic that we’re able to support so many local suppliers who are the life blood to Aberdeen’s economy, whilst hosting what is sure to be a fantastic day or night out for visitors.”

Three Sessions will be hosted over the two days, taking place on Friday evening (7pm – 12midnight), Saturday afternoon (1pm – 6pm) and Saturday evening (7pm – 12midnight).


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