St Andrew’s Day Festival

St Andrews Day Celebrations in Perth
Date: Sunday 01 December 2019
Location: Mill Street, Perth

Times: Spirit of Scotland Market 10.00 am onwards
Times: Live Stage 12 noon to 17.00
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The City of Perth will celebrate St Andrews Day on Sunday 01 December 2019. Visitors should not miss the Spirit of Scotland Market which will be showcasing Scottish Food & Drink with the tribal celtic music of CLANADONIA providing a suitable musical background. There will be a live music stage operating from 12 noon to 17.00 to celebrate St Andrews Day with stage performances from Mad Ferret, The Skids, Big Country, Stevie Agnew, Stevie McCrorie and the Red Hot Chilli Pipers. To conclude the event there will be a small parade from St Johns Street to Mill Street with the Provost of Perth escorted by Perth Pipe Band and the Vale of Atholl Pipe Band to deliver the St Andrews Day message.


The music programme is as follows

Approx. Start Approx. Finish Activity
12.00   Opening by compere Colin Baird
12.05 12.45 The Mad Ferret Band
12.50  13.35 Stevie Agnew
13.45  14.35 Big Country
14.35  15.00 Richard Jobson : The Skids
15.05 15.45 Stevie McCrorie
15.50 16.55 Red Hot Chilli Pipers
16.55 16.55

Perth Pipe Band and Vale of Atholl

Pipe Band arrive with the Provost of Perth

16.55 17.00 The St Andrews Day message by the Provost of Perth
17.00 17.10

Perth Pipe Bands and Vale of Atholl Pipe Band

With Red Hot Chilli Pipers

Note: Timings and programme may be subject to change


Music Line Up

The legendary Scottish Celtic Rock band, BIG COUNTRY still features two of the original founding members Bruce Watson and Mark Brzezicki. In 2019 The Band will be performing the 40th Anniversary of Steeltown and will appear in Perth for the St Andrews Day Celebrations.





The MAD FERRET BAND from Perth is known on the Scottish music scene for their hard hitting blend of traditional and contemporary folk music. Their lively, energetic performances are packed with “blisteringly fast mandolin solos”, tight vocal harmonies, driving Cajon beats and earth-moving guitar sounds





THE RED HOT CHILLI PIPERS have been described as bagpipes with attitude, drums with a Scottish accent and a show so hot it carries its own health warning. They have a pool of the very best musicians from Scotland and across the globe – many holding World Champion titles and all serious players with impressive credentials and qualifications.
Get Ready Perth, THE RED HOT CHILLI’S are coming to Perth !



The SKIDS are a Scottish punk rock and new wave band, formed in Dunfermline, Fife, in 1977 by Stuart Adamson and Richard Jobson. Their biggest success was the 1979 single “Into the Valley” and the 1980 album The Absolute Game. In 2016 the band announced a 40th anniversary tour of the UK with their original singer Richard Jobson.





STEVIE AGNEW is a Scottish singer, songwriter and has been writing and gigging for over 20 years and his albums include Wrecking Yard and Bad Blood and Whiskey, both albums are highly acclaimed with great reviews, reaching the top 20 in the charts. He has amassed a large following on the pub and club circuit and has performed alongside many artists including The Stereophonics, Status Quo and Nazareth. His influences and styles include country, blues, Americana and rock n roll. Stevie delivers a perfect night of entertainment with songs and styles ranging from AC/DC to Kenny Rogers and Bob Marley to Elvis Presley, songs to suit all different ages and musical tastes.



STEVIE MCCRORIE is a singer songwriter from Scotland. In 2015 Stevie had the country on their feet as he went on to win the fourth series of The Voice UK with his down to Earth attitude and powerful unique voice. Following the show, his debut single “Lost stars” entered the official U.K. charts at no.-1, this was a first for any voice contestant. Stevie himself is a passionate songwriter and in 2016 he released his self-penned album “Big World” which reached the U.K. official top 40, with the main single release “my heart never lies” getting radio play on BBC Radio 2. Stevie’s last release “Alive” received huge online attention as-well as his unique cover versions receiving the same type of attraction. With 2019 set for a new release and touring, keep your eye out for Stevie in Perth on Sunday 01 December 2019



CLANADONIA are a Drums & Pipes band with a difference – their music, passion, culture, history, people, ancestral bloodlines – are all bonded within the music. Clanadonia’ s mission, is to spread bagpipe and drum fuelled havoc amongst the general public throughout the known world and judging by the feedback, their music has travelled to every corner of the earth!






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