Scone Palace | 25th – 26th May 2018


The countdown is on for the most exciting live music event of the Summer, as BBC Music, Radio 2 and Radio 3 join forces to bring two days of spectacular performances to Scone Palace.

We can now exclusively reveal the first star names who’ll be joining us in Perth. We’ll be announcing loads more artists in the coming weeks!

BBC Radio 3: Friday 25th May

Nigel Kennedy

Danielle de Niese

Jamie Cullum


Karine Polwart Trio


BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Evelyn Glennie

Scottish National Jazz Orchestra directed by Tommy Smith

Eddi Reader & Band


BBC Radio 2: Saturday 26th May (SOLD OUT)

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Amy Macdonald

The Beat starring Dave Wakeling


Emeli Sandé

Simple Minds

Julie Fowlis

The Shires

Getting Here

Perth is the most accessible city in Scotland with fantastic road, bus and rail links. Scone Palace is just two miles North of Perth City Centre.

Getting to Perth by Car

Perth is easily accessible by road from Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee, Stirling and Inverness. There’s a wide range of safe and secure, short stay car parks within the city centre.

Find out more about parking in Perth City Centre at

Getting to Perth by Bus

Perth can be reached by a network of fast and reliable coach services. Travelling around Perth is easy by bus, with many fast and reliable services available, from all over the City.

Getting to Perth by Train

Perth Railway Station is a short walk from the city centre. There are regular services to and from Stirling, Dundee and Pitlochry, with a journey time of around 30 minutes. Direct trains to and from Edinburgh run at approximately two hourly intervals.

Travel to Scone Palace


Check this page to find out more details about transport, parking details and other useful information about getting to the event. Please note that this page will be updated with additional information as it becomes available.

By Car:

Car parking areas are adjacent to the event site with a maximum of around 15 minutes walking from the furthest point in the car parks. There will be limited public car parking available at the event location, tickets for this will be sold on a first come first served basis and will be priced as follows:

Tickets purchased between 17 April – 7 May  2018 – £10 (plus £2 handling charge) per car per day.

Tickets purchased between 7 May –  20 May 2018 – £15 (plus £2 handling charge) per car per day.

Tickets purchased between 21 May 2018 – 24 May  – Show Week – £18 (plus £2 handling charge) per car per day.

Car parking tickets must be purchased in advance of the event. Parking tickets can be bought here.

By Bus:

Stagecoach East Scotland has teamed up with the BBC Biggest Weekend and Perth and Kinross Council to introduce a shuttle bus service for people travelling to the event from Perth City Centre on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 May.

Journeys will depart from the dedicated  shuttle bus stop at the junction of Perth High Street and Tay Street from 11:30 am on Friday 25 May and run every half an hour to Scone Palace. Returning to Perth City Centre in the evening the last journey from the Palace will depart at 00:30 am on the Saturday morning.

On Saturday 26 May, shuttle bus services will commence at 10:00am from the same dedicated stop and run every 15 minutes throuighout the day to Scone Palace. Returning in the evening the last departure to Perth City Centre will be at 01:00am on the Sunday morning

A return ticket can be purchased for £5.00 with a single to or from the event also priced at £5.00

Please note we strongly advise that seats for the shuttle bus service are pre-booked. Seats are likely to be extremely limited on the day for those who have not pre-booked.

The bus pick up / drop off location is a 20-minute walk through grassy parklands and you are advised to wear sturdy footwear.

Bus tickets can be purchased here.


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Perth City Centre

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