The 70th Festival will take place on Saturday 26th October 2019

Adjudicators and Performers are now being announced!

Enter Competitions

Entries open for the 70th Perth Accordion & Fiddle Festival on Monday 1st July 2019

Competition Info

Competition Information & Rules for Accordions, Fiddles, Groups & Composition.


Location details for this years Festival venues: Map & Parking information.

Perth Accordion & Fiddle Festival

A major occasion in the Scottish music calendar incorporating the official Scottish Accordion Championships for traditional music alongside fiddle competitions and a range of individual and group sections covering a variety of musical styles.

Based in Perth’s famous Salutation Hotel and St. Matthews Church. The location of these venues can be seen here.  Special room rates are available for festival-goers. Contact the hotel on 01738 630 066

Registration for the 70th Perth Accordion and Fiddle Festival opens on Monday 1st July 2019.

Tickets for the Friday night welcome ceilidh with Graeme Mitchell and his Scottish Dance Band will be available from Monday 1st July 2019. Tickets are £10.00 for adults and £5.00 for under 16’s and this includes supper. Buy tickets here.

Contact us for ticket information or for any queries.

Events Include

  • Friday night there is a welcome ceilidh with Graeme Mitchell and his Scottish Dance Band. This promises to be a unique dancing and listening experience.
  • On Saturday the competitions & championships take place which includes sections for accordions, fiddles, bands and trios.

Saturday Competitions

Competitions start in the Salutation Hotel and St. Matthews Church at 9.00am. Come along and listen to the competitions and enjoy the wonderful music. An all-day ticket, which can be purchased on the day at the Salutation Hotel will cost £10.00. This also includes entrance to St. Matthews Church and the Grand Finale. An excellent day out.

  • The Grand Finale takes place late Saturday afternoon and features the results of Senior Scottish Championship and performances by some of the nation’s leading musicians.
  • There are informal sessions throughout the day in the Salutation Bar and also at The Venue
  • There is a final dance on the Saturday evening which is run by Perth and District Accordion and Fiddle Club