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  • The Guildtown Bluegrass Festival, near Perth
    The Guildtown Bluegrass Festival, near Perth
  • An illuminated Perth Concert Hall at night, Perth
    Perth Concert Hall, Perth
  • The crowd facing the main stage at T in the Park, Scotland's biggest music festival
    The main stage at T in the Park, Scotland's biggest music festival

There is a fantastic selection of music, dance and theatre events hosted in Perthshire throughout the year. From West End shows to gigs by big name acts or intimate acoustic performances in unique venues, there’s a great variety of concerts, festivals, theatre productions and more to choose from.

Summer sees the arrival of Scotland’s biggest music festival T in the Park. Join the crowds as the biggest acts descend upon Balado for three days of unforgettable music. Other great events including the 11-day Perth Festival of the Arts held in May, which in recent years has seen appearances by everyone from Dame Kiri Te Kanawa to Van Morrison, and the Perthshire Amber Festival. Spearheaded by local singer-songwriter Dougie McLean, this hugely successful festival is held every autumn and hosts acoustic music in venues as diverse as Blair Castle and the Scottish Crannog Centre.

There are 14 Highland games held across the region during the summer months. Here you can watch traditional Highland sports like the hammer throw and the tossing of the caber, hear the rousing sound of bag pipes and see Highland dancers perform.

In the evening you can catch a performance at one of the region’s excellent performance venues. Perth boasts the modern Perth Concert Hall which offers a varied year-round programme featuring drama, music, comedy, dance, film, talks and more. The Pitlochry Festival Theatre, set against the picturesque backdrop of the rolling countryside of Highland Perthshire, is one of Scotland’s most esteemed theatrical institutions where you can enjoy classic works alongside new, cutting-edge productions.

Whatever time of year you choose to visit Perthshire, there are plenty of exciting music, dance and theatre events taking place across the region to keep you entertained.

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  1. Gradings

    Perth

    A programme of romantic music.

    Dates

    4 Nov 2015
  2. Jim Malcolm

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Pitlochry

    Traditional folk singer-songwriter.

    Dates

    17 Aug 2015
  3. Dinosaur Zoo

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Perth

    Dinosaur Zoo brings these awesome prehistoric creatures to the stage.

    Dates

    14 Sep 2015 to 15 Sep 2015
  4. Gradings

    Blair Atholl

    The 26th Glenfiddich Fiddle Championship.

    Dates

    25 Oct 2015
  5. Pyrenees

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Pitlochry

    A mysterious, tense, thought-provoking drama

    Dates

    20 Aug 2015 to 14 Oct 2015
  6. All-Star 60's Show

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Perth

    Relive the swinging sixties with this unforgettable show which will have you rocking in your seats!

    Dates

    2 Nov 2015
  7. Macbeth's Walk

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Pitlochry

    An adaptation by The Walking Theatre Company.

    Dates

    23 Aug 2015
  8. Gradings

    Perth

    Traditional music and fiddle competitions.

    Dates

    31 Oct 2015
  9. Beyond The Barricade

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Pitlochry

    Songs from well known musicals.

    Dates

    27 Sep 2015
  10. Gradings

    Perthshire

    Acoustic concerts and heritage events, organised by Dougie MacLean.

    Dates

    30 Oct 2015 to 8 Nov 2015
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