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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. Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Pitlochry

    Two-man adaptation of RL Stevenson's chilling novella.

    Dates

    26 May 2015
  2. Janis Joplin: Full Tilt

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Perth

    From multi-award winning writing/directing team Peter Arnott and director Cora Bissett.

    Dates

    4 Sep 2015 to 5 Sep 2015
  3. Gradings

    Perth

    An interactive show about the Scottish canal network.

    Dates

    30 May 2015 to 31 May 2015
  4. Gradings

    Perth

    This programme shows the versatility of the Royal Marines Bands at its best with traditional marches.

    Dates

    31 May 2015
  5. Gradings

    Perth

    S1-2 Youth Theatre will take their audience on a journey through Perth Concert Hall.

    Dates

    19 Jun 2015
  6. Gradings

    Perth

    Anya, Kevin and Gary (formerly of the Singing Kettle) present their latest musical sing-along show f

    Dates

    4 Jul 2015
  7. Bruce Molsky

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Dunkeld

    American folk musician.

    Dates

    23 May 2015
  8. Gradings

    Perth

    Five young composers battle it out to win the first national title.

    Dates

    17 Jun 2015
  9. Gradings

    Dunkeld

    An adaptation of Shakespeare's comedy.

    Dates

    11 Jun 2015
  10. Gradings

    Perth

    A performance by the Perth Youth Orchestra.

    Dates

    24 May 2015
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