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Part of Live and Unlocked Perth Summer Festival outside on Perth Concert Hall Plaza

A rare trio show from Capercaillie/Session A9 fiddler Charlie McKerron with guitarist Marc Clement and Ross Ainslie on whistles and pipes.

Capercaillie fiddler and founder member of Session A9, Charlie McKerron showcases his music in a more stripped-down setting aided by supremely sensitive, seasoned guitarist Marc Clement of Session A9 and Perthshire’s maverick piper and whistle-playing genius Ross Ainslie of Treacherous Orchestra.

An award-winning composer, Charlie’s tunes are as well-known on the live session scene as they are on recordings. With his Trio you can expect to hear a significant variety of McKerron's works, both old and new, inspired by musical influences from around the world.

Approx running time: 60 mins, no interval

£12 (inc £1.50 booking fee per ticket)

How it works 
Ticket sales close 1 hour before the event. 


All tickets must be bought in advance. If possible, please book your tickets online. If you can’t do this, you can email or leave a message by calling 01738 621031 and pressing 1 and a member of the Ticketing Services team will get back to you. Please note that wheelchair spaces can’t be booked online, please contact the ticketing team if you require this ticket type. 

You can choose to save your ticket to your phone or print it off at home. Please don’t forget to bring it! If you are unable to print or save your ticket, a member of our Ticketing Services team will be on hand to advise you. 


Seating will be reserved. When you book the system will automatically select the best available seats for you. Please note some seats may be restricted view.

The Plaza will be set as theatre style with 1m distancing between groups. Please make sure that you book tickets for the group that you’d like to sit with. If you have specific seating or access needs or would like to discuss your distancing requirements email

Doors open 40 minutes before the event - further information about timings will be sent in your pre-show communications. Please arrive promptly to allow for check in*. If you are attending in a household group, you should arrive together. 

Face coverings should be worn inside the venue or when moving around (unless you have a medical exemption) but may be removed whilst seated outside. 

You’ll be able to purchase drinks and snacks on the day via a QR code. Orders will be brought to your seat.

Please dress for Scottish summertime - be prepared for four seasons in one day with hats, sun cream and raincoats! The show will go on whatever the weather!  

Please visit our Staying safe in our venues webpage to find out more about what to expect from your visit. 

*COVID-19 contact questions 

Information correct as at 02 July 2021 - visit ScotGov 

Live and Unlocked Perth Summer Festival is supported by EventScotland through Scotland's Events Recovery Fund and Perth & Kinross Council.


Other Info
Sun 1 Aug: 3:00pm
Horsecross Plaza