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Perth Concert Hall

Dates:
Wed 9 May: 11:30am - Wed 27 Jun: 11:30am

Find out about our unique collection of bold contemporary art as part of our current exhibitions.

Threshold artspace, Perth Theatre + Perth Concert Hall

Virtual Walls | Real Walls

Dates:
Mon 14 May: 6:00pm - Thu 26 Jul: 6:00pm

Part of Madelon Hooykaas’ exclusive solo exhibition which continues until Thu 26 Jul.

Perth Theatre

An Evening with Eric and Ern

Dates:
Thu 24 May: 8:00pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

This is a brilliant homage crammed full of renditions of those famous comedy sketches, that hits all the right notes!

Perth Theatre

Little Stars: Baby

Dates:
Fri 25 May: 11:00am - Fri 22 Jun: 11:00am

Little Stars: Creative Play is our programme for under 5s. Our fun-filled workshops, are tailored to engage and inspire.

Perth Concert Hall

Song Cycle with David Jones

Dates:
Fri 25 May: 11:00am

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

En route from John O’Groats to Land’s End on his Brompton folding bike, prize-winning baritone David Jones pauses to perform Vaughan Williams Songs of Travel alongside folksongs from his journey.

Perth Concert Hall

Scottish Opera - A Little Bit of H.M.S. Pinafore

Dates:
Fri 25 May: 12:00pm - Sat 26 May: 3:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

Scottish Opera is packing up its theatre on wheels and bringing two pop-up operas out on the road to Perth.

Perth Concert Hall

Scottish Opera - A Little Bit of Eugene Onegin

Dates:
Fri 25 May: 2:00pm - Sat 26 May: 12:00pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

Scottish Opera is packing up its theatre on wheels and bringing two pop-up operas out on the road to Perth.

Perth Theatre

Little Stars: Creative Play (3-5yrs)

Dates:
Fri 25 May: 3:45pm - Fri 22 Jun: 3:45pm

Little Stars: Creative Play is our programme for under 5s.

Perth Theatre

An Evening with Donald Maxwell

Dates:
Fri 25 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

Donald Maxwell launches his first farewell tour at this year's Perth Festival.

Perth Concert Hall

Blow and Blast Easy + Improvers

Dates:
Sat 26 May: 10:30am - Sat 25 Aug: 10:30am

Build your skills and confidence in a light-hearted, friendly and informative environment.

St John's Kirk

Music on a Saturday Morning with Hannah Fisher and Friends

Dates:
Sat 26 May: 11:00am

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

This is the latest in our series of concerts where we feature musicians, who from the area, and have decided to make their careers in music.

Perth Concert Hall

Blow and Blast Wind Band

Dates:
Sat 26 May: 1:00pm - Sat 25 Aug: 1:00pm

Build your skills and confidence in a light-hearted, friendly and informative environment.

Perth Concert Hall

Blow and Blast intermediate

Dates:
Sat 26 May: 3:00pm - Sat 25 Aug: 3:00pm

Build your skills and confidence in a light-hearted, friendly and informative environment.

Perth Theatre

Val McDermid in discussion with Fred MacAulay

Dates:
Sat 26 May: 3:00pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

Val McDermid is one of the biggest names in crime writing. Her novels have been translated into 30 languages, sold over 10 million copies worldwide.

Perth Concert Hall

The Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra

Dates:
Sat 26 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

The Dresden Philharmonic can look back on a 150-year-tradition as the orchestra of Saxony's capital Dresden. Ever since 1870, when Dresden was provided with its first large concert hall, its symphony concerts have been an integral element of the city's cultural life.

Perth Concert Hall

GLEE Choir Challenge Perth Final

Dates:
Mon 28 May: 6:15pm

Fantastic entertainment for all the family. Come along and see the best show choirs in Scotland in our regional final.

Perth Concert Hall

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert

Dates:
Thu 31 May: 8:00pm

In short, are we spoiled? Come and watch as Byrne takes this question, turns it upside down and shakes it until the funny falls out. Go on, spoil yourself.

Perth Concert Hall

The Michael Jackson HIStory Show

Dates:
Fri 1 Jun: 8:00pm

This spectacular music tribute and full-scale stage production is 'the ultimate tribute to the King of Pop', Michael Jackson.

Perth Concert Hall

Scottish Natural Bodybuilding Championship 2018

Dates:
Sun 3 Jun: 1:00pm

Perth Concert Hall has become the home of the Scottish Natural bodybuilding Championships and is the highlight of the natural bodybuilding calendar in Scotland if not the UK.

Perth Concert Hall

Meet & Greet with Ian Waite and Oti Mabuse

Dates:
Thu 7 Jun: 6:00pm

Meet Ian and Oti before they deliver a night of latin and ballroom numbers with high intensity.

Perth Concert Hall

Ian Waite and Oti Mabuse

Dates:
Thu 7 Jun: 7:30pm

Ian and Oti will deliver a night of latin and ballroom numbers with high intensity.

Perth Concert Hall

Perth & Kinross Summer Music Camp Concert

Dates:
Fri 8 Jun: 7:30pm

As a finale to the Perth & Kinross School's Residential Music Camps, over 150 pupils from throughout Perth & Kinross having the annual intermediate camp will perform a variety of repertoire for strings, woodwind, brass, percussion , vocal, pipes and guitar.

Perth Theatre

Ricky Ross

Dates:
Fri 8 Jun: 8:00pm

Ricky Ross formed Deacon Blue over 30 years ago.

Perth Theatre

Perth Theatre Tour

Dates:
Sat 9 Jun: 10:30am

Step behind the scenes and discover the history of Perth Theatre

Perth Theatre

Fred MacAulay

Dates:
Sat 9 Jun: 8:00pm

To celebrate his 30 years of stand-up, Fred is touring Scotland with his 30 Years On tour, which promises to be a masterclass in the art of stand-up.

Perth Theatre

Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland 2018

Dates:
Sun 10 Jun: 4:00pm

A highlight of the Scottish theatre calendar, CATS celebrates the actors, directors, playwrights and other theatre artists who have made the most thrilling contributions of the year.

Perth Concert Hall

Joe Lycett

Dates:
Wed 13 Jun: 8:00pm

As seen on 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown, QI and The Royal Variety Performance.

Perth Theatre

Blossom

Dates:
Thu 14 Jun: 7:00pm

Perth Youth Theatre S3-4 present

Perth Theatre

Autism Youth Theatre Showcase

Dates:
Fri 15 Jun: 5:30pm

Autism Youth Theatre present

Perth Theatre

Play or Pass?

Dates:
Fri 15 Jun: 7:30pm

Perth Youth Theatre S1 -2 present

Perth Theatre

A Space to...

Dates:
Sat 16 Jun: 2:00pm - Sat 16 Jun: 8:00pm

Perth Youth Theatre Seniors present

Perth Theatre

Horsecross Youth Music & Dance Showcase

Dates:
Sat 16 Jun: 7:00pm

Horsecross Glee Juniors, Seniors, Streetcrew and Perth Youth Dance Company present

Perth Concert Hall

Praise Gathering 2018

Dates:
Sat 16 Jun: 7:30pm

For over 30 years, Praise Gathering have sung in Glasgow City Hall and Glasgow Royal Concert Hall with occasional concerts in the Usher Hall, Edinburgh and the Waterfront, Belfast. 

Perth Theatre

Perth Youth Theatre P1-3 Showcase

Dates:
Sun 17 Jun: 1:30pm

Perth Youth Theatre P1-3 Juniors present

Perth Theatre

Perth Youth Theatre P4-7a Showcase

Dates:
Sun 17 Jun: 2:00pm

Perth Youth Theatre P4-7a Juniors present

Perth Theatre

Perth Youth Theatre P4-7b Showcase

Dates:
Sun 17 Jun: 2:30pm

Perth Youth Theatre P4-7b Juniors present

Perth Theatre

Perth Youth Theatre P4-7c Showcase

Dates:
Sun 17 Jun: 3:00pm

Perth Youth Theatre P4-7c Juniors present

Perth Concert Hall

Join In Awards

Dates:
Sun 17 Jun: 4:30pm

Join us as we hand out awards to our most committed, creative and inspirational members, as well as celebrating the achievements of all members over the last year.

Perth Concert Hall

Gordon Duncan Experience Showcase

Dates:
Sun 17 Jun: 7:00pm

Gordon Duncan Experience present

St John's Kirk

Mr McFall's Chamber

Dates:
Wed 20 Jun: 7:30pm

Exil is an exploration of the traumas of displacement - a setting of Psalm 23 (The Lord is my Shepherd), and poems by holocaust survivors, Paul Celan and Hans Sahl.

Perth Theatre

Perth Theatre Youth Take Over

Dates:
Sat 23 Jun: 9:00am

As part of Perth's Diverse CiTay Festival young people will take over Perth Theatre for the day. 

Perth Concert Hall

JGN Dance Attic - Dance Move Groove

Dates:
Sat 23 Jun: 12:30pm - Sat 23 Jun: 6:00pm

Come along and join the talented students from JGN Dance Attic as they take to the stage again to perform their high impact, energetic, must see dance show.

Perth Concert Hall

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Concerto Concert

Dates:
Sun 24 Jun: 3:00pm

Enjoy an afternoon of wonderful music with Scotland’s National Orchestra as we showcase the finest talent from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Perth Concert Hall

The Bowie Experience

Dates:
Sat 30 Jun: 7:30pm

An unforgettable journey of sound and vision through David Bowie’s golden years, packed with all his greatest hits.

Perth Concert Hall

Southern Fried Voices

Dates:
Sun 1 Jul: 11:00am

Southern Fried Festival 2018

Would you like the chance to sing at a main stage gig during this year's Southern Fried Festival?

Perth Theatre

Alice in Wonderland Summer School - Seniors (10-18 yrs)

Dates:
Mon 2 Jul: 9:30am

Featuring your favourite characters and songs this summer school will be a great experience for anyone with a passion for performing.

Perth Concert Hall

Jane McDonald: Celebrate 20 Years

Dates:
Thu 5 Jul: 7:30pm

Celebrating 20 years since she shot to fame with The Cruise, Jane has since gone on to huge TV, theatre and musical success.

Perth Concert Hall

Meet & Greet with Jane McDonald

Dates:
Thu 5 Jul: 10:00pm

Meet with Jane for photos, autographs and a glass of bubbly after the show!

Perth Theatre

The African Music Experience

Dates:
Sat 7 Jul: 7:30pm

Zambian singer-songwriter Ccippo Makwembo subtly combines R&B, jazz, folk, reggae, salsa and gospel into his African sound.

Perth Theatre

Alice in Wonderland Summer School - Juniors (5-9yrs)

Dates:
Mon 9 Jul: 9:30am

Featuring your favourite characters and songs this summer school will be a great experience for anyone with a passion for performing.

Perth Concert Hall

A Spectacular Evening of Music and Song!

Dates:
Wed 11 Jul: 7:30pm

Returning to Perth Concert Hall, this is an event not to be missed with 8 different groups each bringing their unique sound and style.

Perth Concert Hall

Alice in Wonderland Summer School Performance

Dates:
Sat 14 Jul: 7:00pm
Featuring your favourite characters, join Alice as she slips down the rabbit hole for an adventure in Wonderland.£7; concessions £5 ...

An Introduction to Basic Sewing Skills

Dates:
Mon 16 Jul: 10:00am

This short course led by Perth Theatre’s resident costume maker Liz McCafferty is designed to provide you with an introduction to sewing skills using a variety of domestic and industrial machinery. 

An Introduction to Basic Pattern Drafting

Dates:
Mon 23 Jul: 10:00am

This short course lead by Perth Theatre’s resident costume maker Liz McCafferty is designed to provide you with an introduction to basic pattern cutting construction methods. 

Perth Concert Hall

Steve Earle & The Dukes

Dates:
Thu 26 Jul: 7:30pm

Southern Fried Festival 2018

Three-time Grammy Award recipient and 11-time Grammy nominee Steve Earle is a cornerstone artist of Americana music. 

The Salutation Hotel

Whiskey Shivers/Longstay

Dates:
Thu 26 Jul: 11:00pm

Southern Fried Festival 2018

A diverse group of masterfully talented musicians who stand out like a sore thumb from the traditional bluegrass world

Perth Concert Hall

Rodney Crowell/Iris Dement

Dates:
Fri 27 Jul: 7:30pm

Southern Fried Festival 2018

Fifty years after Crowell first started playing as a teen in Houston garage bands, he has moved into elder-statesman territory. 

The Salutation Hotel

Friday Late & Southern Fried

Dates:
Fri 27 Jul: 10:45pm

Southern Fried Festival 2018

The beating heart of the festival lets you wander between uptempo bands downstairs and the acoustic intimacy of the songwriter sessions upstairs.

Perth Theatre

Blue Rose Code/The Bevvy Sisters with Southern Fried Voices

Dates:
Sat 28 Jul: 2:00pm

Southern Fried Festival 2018

Both artists will be joined by our community choir, Southern Fried Voices on a few songs.

Perth Concert Hall

Graham Nash: An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories

Dates:
Sat 28 Jul: 7:30pm

Southern Fried Festival 2018

Graham Nash is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee - with Crosby, Stills, and Nash and with the Hollies.

The Salutation Hotel

Saturday Late & Southern Fried

Dates:
Sat 28 Jul: 10:45pm

Southern Fried Festival 2018

The beating heart of the festival lets you wander between uptempo bands downstairs and the acoustic intimacy of the songwriter sessions upstairs.

Perth Theatre

Darrell Scott/Amythyst Kiah

Dates:
Sun 29 Jul: 2:00pm

Southern Fried Festival 2018

Darrell Scott is not only one of the finest songwriters in Nashville, but a stunning singer, a phenomenal guitar player and a gifted multi-instrumentalist to boot.

Perth Concert Hall

A Very Special Evening with Gretchen Peters

Dates:
Sun 29 Jul: 7:30pm

Southern Fried Festival 2018

Gretchen Peters has accumulated accolades as a songwriter for artists as diverse as Etta James, Bonnie Raitt, The Neville Brothers, George Strait, and many others and was recently inducted into the hallowed Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. 

Perth Concert Hall

Funbox - Dinosaur Safari

Dates:
Sun 12 Aug: 2:00pm

Get ready for some Stone Age singalong silliness as Anya, Kevin, Gary and Bonzo (formerly of The Singing Kettle) go on their most roarsome adventure yet - DINOSAUR SAFARI.

Perth Concert Hall

Perth Youth Orchestra Summer 2018

Dates:
Mon 27 Aug: 7:30pm

Over 95 young musicians will perform a varied programme with each half featuring a concerto performance from two local young soloists.

Perth Concert Hall

The Celtic Sessions: Blazin' Fiddles with Karen Matheson

Dates:
Sat 1 Sep: 7:30pm

The wonderful combination of Blazin' Fiddles' fiery tunes and the golden Gaelic voice of Karen Matheson is not to be missed.

Perth Concert Hall

Flawless: Chase The Dream

Dates:
Fri 7 Sep: 7:30pm

Flawless are back with a new show for all the family, performing even bigger and better jaw-dropping routines than ever before!

Perth Concert Hall

The Jimmy Shand Story

Dates:
Sun 9 Sep: 7:30pm

The show is a celebration of the life and music of the late Sir Jimmy Shand, a legend of Scottish dance music.

Perth Concert Hall

Around the World in 80 Days with Mark Beaumont

Dates:
Thu 13 Sep: 7:30pm

Inspired by the adventures of Phileas Fogg, Mark Beaumont made this 80 Days dream a reality by pedaling around the planet at the pace of 240 miles every day, for 18,000 miles

Perth Concert Hall

Jason Manford: Muddle Class

Dates:
Fri 14 Sep: 7:30pm

One of Britain's foremost funnymen returns to the live circuit after a long break, making his Perth debut.

Perth Concert Hall

Elkie Brooks

Dates:
Sat 15 Sep: 7:30pm

Elkie performs her biggest hits including Pearl's A Singer, Lilac Wine, Fool (If You think It's Over) and Don't Cry Out Loud.

Perth Theatre

Kathryn Joseph

Dates:
Mon 17 Sep: 8:00pm

We launch our autumn Monday night season with a very special event.

Perth Concert Hall

Rip It Up

Dates:
Wed 19 Sep: 7:30pm

Strictly Come Dancing champions Harry Judd and Louis Smith MBE and people's champion Aston Merrygold bring the fabulous soundtrack of the 60s to life in an explosion of song and dance!

Perth Concert Hall

Sarah Millican: Control Enthusiast

Dates:
Thu 20 Sep: 8:00pm

One of Britain's most beloved comedians returns with her hilarious all-new show, exploring the joys of being in charge.

Perth Concert Hall

The Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland

Dates:
Sat 22 Sep: 7:30pm

This centenary tour comprises of a series of 7 centenary concerts across Scotland in 2018 by the Band of The Royal Regiment of Scotland, entitled Walking with Heroes.

Perth Concert Hall

Little Mix Magic

Dates:
Sun 23 Sep: 3:00pm

Little Mix Magic are 4 girls from Glasgow - Nicola, Megan, Lauren and Mo - who have created an all singing and dancing show with lots of audience participation which is a must for all Little Mix fans.

Perth Theatre

Roberto Cassani and Owen Nicholson

Dates:
Mon 24 Sep: 8:00pm

For the past 10 years, Roberto Cassani, born in Milan, adopted by Scotland, resident of Perth, has been trying to convince people that good music and humour can live happily in the same songs. 

Perth Theatre

Roddy Woomble

Dates:
Mon 1 Oct: 8:00pm

Idlewild frontman Roddy Woomble has also built a parallel career as a leading voice in the indie folk scene over the past decade.

Perth Concert Hall

You Win Again - Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees

Dates:
Fri 5 Oct: 7:30pm

Celebrating the Music of the Bee Gees

Perth Concert Hall

Richard Thompson: The 13 Rivers Tour

Dates:
Sat 13 Oct: 7:30pm

One of this country's greatest songwriters and most distinctive guitar virtuosos returns with his thrilling Electric Trio with support from Joan Shelley.

Perth Concert Hall

The UK Pink Floyd Experience

Dates:
Thu 18 Oct: 7:30pm

Celebrating 50 Years of Pink Floyd, UK Pink Floyd Experience recreate the sights and sounds of the legendary Pink Floyd band in concert.

Perth Concert Hall

Beyond The Barricade

Dates:
Fri 19 Oct: 7:30pm

The UK's longest running Musical Theatre Concert Tour features past principal performers from Les Miserables, delivering over two hours of the best of Broadway and the West End.

Perth Concert Hall

The Cavern Beatles

Dates:
Sat 20 Oct: 7:30pm

A Magical History Tour through every era of the most influential band of all time performed by the very best Beatles tribute act.

Perth Concert Hall

Some Guys Have All The Luck - The Rod Stewart Story

Dates:
Mon 22 Oct: 7:30pm

All Rod's greatest hits including Maggie May, Baby Jane, Sailing, You're In My Heart, Tonight's The Night and many more.

Perth Concert Hall

10cc in Concert

Dates:
Tue 23 Oct: 7:30pm

Hugely inventive and influential, 10cc have achieved commercial, critical and creative success in equal measure.

Perth Concert Hall

The Whitney Houston Show

Dates:
Fri 26 Oct: 7:30pm

Starring Belinda Davids, this critically acclaimed show honours the huge talent of Whitney Houston, featuring all her many hits.

Perth Concert Hall

Big Girls Don't Cry

Dates:
Thu 1 Nov: 8:00pm

Enjoy hit after hit after classic hit in this truly spectacular show celebrating the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons.

Perth Concert Hall

Dougie MacLean in Concert

Dates:
Sat 3 Nov: 8:00pm

Dougie MacLean is Scotland's pre-eminent singer-songwriter and 'a national musical treasure' (SingOut USA) who has developed a unique blend of lyrical, 'roots based' songwriting and instrumental composition.

Perth Concert Hall

Russell Watson

Dates:
Sun 4 Nov: 7:30pm

Having sold more than seven million albums worldwide, Russell Watson is firmly established as the UK's best-selling classical crossover artist of all time.

Perth Concert Hall

The King Is Back

Dates:
Wed 14 Nov: 7:30pm

Raised on the music of Elvis Presley from an early age, Ben Portsmouth made history in August 2012 when he won the Elvis Presley Enterprises Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest which took place in Memphis, the only artist from outside the USA to ever win this prestigious title.

Perth Concert Hall

The Magic of Motown

Dates:
Fri 16 Nov: 7:30pm

Celebrate the timeless music of Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Supremes, The Four Tops and more.

Perth Theatre

Daniel Sloss: X

Dates:
Sun 18 Nov: 7:30pm

Only 27 but fast becoming one of the world's biggest comedy names, Scotland's own Daniel Sloss makes an overdue return to Perth.

Perth Concert Hall

The Proclaimers

Dates:
Thu 22 Nov: 7:30pm

SOLD OUT! Scotland's favourite band return for another unforgettable Perth Concert Hall show packed with fan favourites and global hits.

Perth Concert Hall

Stewart Francis

Dates:
Wed 5 Dec: 8:00pm

The star of Mock the Week and Live at the Apollo embarks on a brand-new show, in this, his last tour EVER!!!

Perth Concert Hall

Paul Carrack

Dates:
Fri 1 Feb: 7:30pm

Paul Carrack returns stronger than ever with 'These Days'

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Jimeoin - Result!

Dates:
Thu 7 Feb: 7:30pm

An evening of world class stand-up as the Irishman from Australia brings his brilliantly observed, ever-evolving and hilarious comedy to Perth, fresh from a smash-hit New York off-Broadway season with his latest sell out tour.

Perth Concert Hall

Mike + The Mechanics

Dates:
Mon 25 Feb: 7:30pm

Mike Rutherford, Andrew Roachford, Tim Howar and band perform new songs and classics like The Living Years and Over My Shoulder.