Festival Community Stage - Day 1

Join us for free concerts and events on the two Saturdays of the Festival – 25th May and 1st June - in venues around the city as we launch our new Community Stages and a free photographic exhibition during the Festival run.
Perthshire Brass

11:00 | St Paul’s Church Plaza | Free

An upbeat hour-long concert with Perthshire Brass in the outdoor plaza. Enjoy popular and traditional brass band classics, music from movies and musicals and music you wouldn’t normally expect to hear from a brass band!

Performers from Perthshire Brass  

Perth Amateur Operatic Society

12:30 | St John's Kirk | Free

Hot on the heels of its spring 2024 production, Calamity Jane, Perth Amateur Operatic Society presents an hour long concert of musical favourites, from classic family favourites to newer, modern blockbuster musicals and everything in between. Set in the wonderful surroundings of St John’s Kirk, the Society’s beautiful harmonies will be sure to give you goosebumps. 

Performers from Perth Amateur Operatic Society

Rhythm Wave

2:00 | St Paul's Church Plaza | Free

Join Perth's very own drum and percussion group Rhythm Wave for a fabulous pop-up concert at Perth Festival of the Arts. Formed as an extra-curricular group in 1993! at UHI Perth by educator Dr Ronnie Goodman, Rhythm Wave is nowadays a community drum and percussion group that meets every two weeks at Findo Gask Church Hall, Perthshire. They perform at festivals, street events and stage shows and run community percussion workshops, having a very successful track record of performances including Glastonbury, T in the Park and Belladrum festivals.


Performances at:



Various Venues In Perth


MAY 2024