As a teenage indie rock aficionado and John Peel devotee, I had no truck with the likes of Westlife.
Perth and Kinross Council's culture chief has defended Horsecross Arts after damning ticket sales figures were revealed last week.
Sensory backpacks, containing fidget toys, ear plugs and "Help" cards, are being introduced across Perth arts venues to help people with access needs during performances.
Concerns as 1,600-capacity Perth Concert Hall sells out just once – for Lewis Capaldi – in 11 months
Perth Concert Hall has hosted just one sold-out show since November, prompting fresh concerns about its management at the hands of Horsecross Arts.
Fresh start: Perth Theatre faces second relaunch in two years, as bosses firefight worrying cash flow problems
Perth Theatre could be re-launched for a second time, as bosses try to battle their way out of a deepening financial crisis.
There was an unscripted bit of drama at Perth Theatre's grand re-opening in late 2017.
Struggling Horsecross Arts has been bailed out by Perth and Kinross Council, after it emerged a spiralling cash crisis had put staff wages at risk.
Culture chiefs in Perth have launched a bold initiative to bring classical music to a younger generation.
A packed line up of musical recitals and concerts will turn a Perth venue into a "classical music hub for Scotland".
Bosses at one of Scotland's oldest theatres want to make their shows more accessible for adults and children living with autism.