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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

    Works by Haydn, Beethoven, Dohnanvi and Schubert.

    Dates

    3 May 2015
  2. Gradings

    Perth

    In Beethoven - The Man Revealed, John Suchet brings to life the complex nature of one of the greatest musicians this world has ever known.

    Dates

    30 May 2015
  3. And The Beat Goes On

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Perth

    A new play from Olivier Award-winning playwright Stef Smith about a Sonny and Cher tribute where everything is not quite as it seems.

    Dates

    2 Apr 2015
  4. Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Pitlochry

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

    Dates

    26 May 2015
  5. Gradings

    Dunkeld

    A tribute to the hidden side of the iconic actress, from Dyad Productions.

    Dates

    9 May 2015
  6. Nathan Carter

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Perth

    Country and Irish music singer.

    Dates

    10 Apr 2015
  7. The Devil Wears Primark

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Dunkeld

    A comedy about dictatorial radio agony aunt, Aunty Athy.

    Dates

    10 Apr 2015
  8. Jabberwocky (Over 5s)

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Dunkeld

    A riotous puppet show, based on the classic poem by Lewis Carroll.

    Dates

    15 Apr 2015
  9. Calamity Jane

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Perth

    Jodie Prenger stars in this Watermill Theatre touring production.

    Dates

    14 Jul 2015 to 18 Jul 2015
  10. The Lady In The Van

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Pitlochry

    Alan Bennett's semi-autobiographical comedy.

    Dates

    11 Jun 2015 to 16 Oct 2015
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