Butterstone.TV is the video window into the music and performances of singer-songwriter and composer Dougie MacLean. You can view monthly live broadcasts, archived on-demand concerts, special guitar lessons and footage from the annual Perthshire Amber Festival. Broadcasting in HD from the village of Butterstone in Perthshire, Scotland the website now has over 200 hours of "on demand" archived shows. Dougie broadcasts live from his studio in the old village school and can be joined by special guest musicians for music and chat, sometimes taking the broadcasts out into the Scottish countryside. Butterstone.TV is a global community with viewers watching live from across the world.

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