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

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: 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 cost  £10 (plus handling charge if appropriate) per car. Car parking tickets must be purchased in advance of the event. Details on how to purchase car park tickets will be published soon.

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. Details on transport routes to be used by those travelling to the event by car will be published when traffic management plans are finalised in the near future.

By Bus: A shuttle bus service will operate between Perth City Centre and Scone Palace throughout the day on  Friday  25 and Saturday 26 May. The cost for a return bus fare will be £5.00 Shuttle bus. Bus tickets must be purchased in advance of the event.  Details on how to purchase shuttle bus tickets will be published later in February.

Full details of the timetable, route, pick-up and drop-off arrangements etc. will be made available later in February.

On Foot: Scone Palace is approximately 35 minutes walk from Perth City Centre. A dedicated pedestrian route to and from the event location will be confirmed in due course.

Due to the location of the event site and the potential level of traffic movements in the local vicinity during the event, there will be no pickup and drop off facilities provided at the event location.

Access to the event will therefore only be available via the three options listed above.


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Perth City Centre

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