Magma is a weekly networking, performance & workshop event for those involved in local music. It takes place throughout our main room, AV production suite, and conference room. It is also open to young people aged 14+ until 10.30pm (read our 14+ admissions policy!). The goal of Magma is to help expand Aberdeen’s music scene, and as such, there’s no admission charge.
Magma is about:
encouraging more artists to perform live and gain valuable experience from doing so;
enabling younger artists aged 14-18 to perform to an audience in a safe & reputable music venue;
establishing an environment conducive to improvisation;
helping experienced performers shake off stage rust, road test new equipment, and try out new material on a live audience;
facilitating the formation of new bands;
creating an opportunity for established bands to recruit members;
providing young engineers with a means of gaining production experience;
introducing engineers to state-of-the-art live audio/video streaming & production technology;
holding workshops for those interested in music promotion & management, etc.;
building a passionate audience invested in local music at grassroots level.
amplified backline and drum kit;
PA system, mixer, microphones and video cameras;
access to 64-track digital audio recorder, a 16-channel video recording/streaming console;