Charity We’re hosting Quiz Nights for our new charity…

the bar

Drink, dance, relax, enjoy!

When looking for a pub in Pitlochry, stop. You’ve found it. McKays Hotel has a lively bar open daily from 11:00 until late. Whatever you call our team, bar tender, sommelier, mixologist they are ready to create your favourite drink.

This lively Scottish bar in Pitlochry is where you can relax, take in live music, watch live sports and enjoy the best Scotland has to offer from its drinks industry: Scottish Malt Whisky, Scottish Craft Gin, Scottish Craft beer and an ever changing cocktail menu. Plus classic beers and lagers on tap. And for the wine lovers white, red, rose, prosecco, champagne.

Whisky tasting, cocktail parties and more. You’ll never want to leave and keep exploring Pitlochry. We haven’t even mentioned the beer garden yet! Sun, rain, a wee bit of cold the beer garden is the place to watch the world go by in Pitlochry. The beer garden is open daily from 11:00, whatever the weather, and when the sun is out it’s a proper sun trap.

McKays More than just a pub…

events

Live music every Friday & Saturday

Live music in Pitlochry is synonymous with McKays Hotel, Pitlochry. It is the place for live music. Bands come from all over Scotland just to say they’ve played at McKays.

Entertainment is generally free entry and music starts at 9pm. With plenty of space for you to enjoy the atmosphere near the bands or as background music to your evening.
Live evening entertainment is on every weekend just make sure you’ve booked your table and room for the night. McKays is also the host venue for the annual March into Pitlochry music festival.

Live entertainment in Pitlochry at McKays
march into pitlochry bands

We also do a quiz!!! Everyone loves a good quiz right?

FUNCTION ROOM

Simply Unforgettable!

Unique event venue, in the heart of Pitlochry. Whether you’re hosting a pre-wedding rehearsal dinner, post wedding lunch before everyone heads off, milestone birthday party or any celebration party for that matter. At McKays we know you need, great food, a selection of drinks and someone who will organise it all for you. We enjoy hosting and putting the finishing touches on your event.

What’s On

Every Thursday at 9pm. The Quizmaster is ready to ease you into the weekend. £2 entry, prizes and nominated charity.

Grease / Dirty Dancing Tribute

Featuring former West End performers, this 2for1 tribute brings you two of the most iconic musicals of all time.

June

28

Bathtub Hooch

Bathtub Hooch are a stripped back 3 piece band hailing from Dundee, specialising in playing a wide variety of party music.

June

29

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm. Prizes to be won and entry money to charity.

July

4

Harry MacFadyen

Harry is a multi-instrumentalist with 20+ years of experience, playing guitar, mandolin, and bagpipes. His repertoire includes Scottish, Irish, 50s, 60s, and country favourites.

July

5

Anton and the Colts

"Their ace combination of rock swagger, blues groove, and the rough and tumble of Americana is one few Scottish bands can match." The Music Brewery

July

6

Mark McRae

Acoustic covers spanning rock, pop, soul, country, and more. Based in Perth, Scotland.

July

7

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm. Prizes to be won and entry money to charity.

July

11

Edenbank

Edenbank are a Dundee-based acoustic duo influenced by artists like Pheobe Bridgers and Fleetwood Mac.

July

12

Steph Gilmour

Live music….Steph sings music from every decade and the dodgy banter is free of charge!!

July

13

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm. Prizes to be won and entry money to charity.

July

18

The Outskirts

The Outskirts will be playing all your favourite tunes from pop classics, folk and indie rock at McKays.

July

19

Mark McRae

Acoustic covers spanning rock, pop, soul, country, and more. Based in Perth, Scotland.

July

20

Pete Caban (7pm - 9pm)

Pete will be playing an eclectic mix of popular pop/rock / Blues and Country songs across the the decades.

July

21

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm. Prizes to be won and entry money to charity.

July

25

Pete's Boy's

An eclectic mix of popular pop/rock / Blues and Country songs across the the decades.

July

26

TBC

Act to be confirmed...stay tuned for updates!

July

27

Chris White

Chris White & The Organic Jukebox...where YOU choose the songs!

July

28

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm. Prizes to be won and entry money to charity.

August

1

Adam Fortune

Adam Fortune is an exciting singer/songwriter who is carrying on the musical legacy of Mic Christopher, Lisa Hannigan and Dick Gaughan.

August

1

Anton and the Colts

Their ace combination of rock swagger, blues groove, and the rough and tumble of Americana is one few Scottish bands can match.

August

3

Mark McRae

Acoustic covers spanning rock, pop, soul, country, and more. Based in Perth, Scotland.

August

4

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm. Prizes to be won and entry money to charity.

August

8

Demi McMahon

Singer -Songwriter will be covering a range of crowd pleasing songs to suit all audiences.

August

9

Altered Ego's

Altered Ego's are a fantastic new duo located in central Scotland, playing music from the 60's up to the present.

August

10

Pete Caban (7pm - 9pm)

Pete will be playing an eclectic mix of popular pop/rock / Blues and Country songs across the the decades.

August

11

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm. Prizes to be won and entry money to charity.

August

15

Robert Carmichael

This Solo Acoustic Evening features an eclectic mix of music with something for everyone.

August

16

Chris White

Chris White & The Organic Jukebox...where YOU choose the songs!

August

17

Bathtub Hooch

Bathtub Hooch are a stripped back 3 piece band hailing from Dundee, specialising in playing a wide variety of party music.

August

18

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm. Prizes to be won and entry money to charity.

August

22

The Outskirts

The Outskirts will be playing all your favourite tunes from pop classics, folk and indie rock at McKays.

August

23

Pete's Boy's (7pm - 9pm)

August

24

Mark McRae

Acoustic covers spanning rock, pop, soul, country, and more. Based in Perth, Scotland.

August

25

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm. Prizes to be won and entry money to charity.

August

29

ViceVersa

ViceVersa have been singing together for 30yrs formally in one of Fifes finest bands Instant Credit for 20yrs doing the military circuit for most of that time. All tastes catered for.

August

30

Bathtub Hooch

Bathtub Hooch are a stripped back 3 piece band hailing from Dundee, specialising in playing a wide variety of party music.

August

31

Adam Fortune (7pm - 9pm)

Adam Fortune is an exciting singer/songwriter who is carrying on the musical legacy of Mic Christopher, Lisa Hannigan and Dick Gaughan.

September

1

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm. Prizes to be won and entry money to charity.

September

5

Mark McRea

Acoustic covers spanning rock, pop, soul, country, and more. Based in Perth, Scotland.

September

6

Adam Fortune

Adam Fortune is an exciting singer/songwriter who is carrying on the musical legacy of Mic Christopher, Lisa Hannigan and Dick Gaughan.

September

7

Pete Caban (7pm - 9pm)

Pete will be playing an eclectic mix of popular pop/rock / Blues and Country songs across the the decades.

September

8

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm. Prizes to be won and entry money to charity.

September

12

Robert Carmichael

This Solo Acoustic Evening features an eclectic mix of music with something for everyone.

September

13

Scotland Rocks

Scotland Rocks are the original Scottish tribute act, covering all the best Scottish music and Beyond, from 1950’s to the present day, rock, pop, - they have it covered!

September

14

Chris White (7pm - 9pm)

Chris White & The Organic Jukebox...where YOU choose the songs!

September

15

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm. Prizes to be won and entry money to charity.

September

19

The Outskirts

The Outskirts will be playing all your favourite tunes from pop classics, folk and indie rock at McKays.

September

20

Altered Ego's

Altered Ego's are a fantastic new duo located in central Scotland, playing music from the 60's up to the present.

September

21

Mark McRae

Acoustic covers spanning rock, pop, soul, country, and more. Based in Perth, Scotland.

September

22

Quiz Night

Every Thursday at 9pm. Prizes to be won and entry money to charity.

September

26

Tina Turner Tribute

Join us for a night of soul, energy, and the unmistakable sound of Tina Turner.

September

27

TBC

Act to be confirmed...stay tuned for updates!

September

28