Gig Guide: Your Dose of Live Music in Perth, July 2016

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July is action packed with live music and entertainment! Season 5 of The Newport Record Club has just been rounded up with Season 6 starting July 21st with Cat Stevens. Perth’s hottest new(ish) live music venue Jack Rabbit Slims celebrates it’s 1st birthday this month, with heaps of great tunes and special surprises in store.

Fremantle’s Hidden Treasures Winter Music Series is back for another few rounds showcasing all Perth’s finest local talent to warm you up. And if that’s not enough, July sees more fantastic local album and single launches take place, renowned international artists heading over to our shores including The Cure and one massive celebration of Bon Scott’s 70th birthday bash. With the cooler months well underway, don’t forget to check out Perth’s hottest pubs to visit or warm up with these winter activities.

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King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

Badlands Bar

When: Friday 1st July, 7pm.
Where: Badlands Bar (the old Devilles Pad), Northbridge.
Cost: $46.95 SOLD OUT.
Info: TWO huge nights of psych-rock gurus, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard at Badlands Bar, Perth. Bands from 7pm – 11pm with post-gig after party serving up awesome tunes, food and booze until 2am. Event details here

World Famous vs. Clancy’s Freo | Part One

World Famous

When: Friday 1st July, 7.30pm
Where: Clancy’s Fish Pub, Fremantle.
Cost: Free.
Info: At some point during a sordid, fleeting rendezvous, WORLD FAMOUS were concieved from a love of Garage, Soul, Rock and a even a dash of Roll. Born with a dedication to entertain audiences, with good tunes and some of wittiest stage banter ever witnessed. WORLD FAMOUS unabashedly take the stage each night and let it all hang out for the world to see. Event details here

Catch a Fire | Fridays at The Carine

Catch a Fire

When: Friday 1st July, 8pm.
Where: The Carine, Duncraig.
Cost: Free.
Info: Warming up The Carine this winter, come along and Catch A Fire Friday 1st July and burn the dance floor with some New & Old School Roots Soul Reggae! Live music by Zarm and special guests. Event details here

The Sounds of Woodstock

The Sounds of Woodstock

When: Saturday 2nd July, 7pm.
Where: The Ellington Jazz Club, Northbridge.
Cost: Check here.
Info: Mike Beale + KNiKi present The Sounds of Woodstock featuring Janis Joplin, Cream, The Who, and many more! Release your inner hippy for a night of peace, love and music! Featuring KNiKi on vocals, Mike Beale on electric guitar/vocals, Harry Mitchell on keys/organ, Joe Southwell on bass and Bronton Ainsworth on drums. Event details here

Tarantino Ball | Jack Rabbit Slim’s 1st Birthday

Jack Rabbit Slims

When: Saturday 2nd July, 8pm.
Where: Jack Rabbit Slims, Northbridge.
Cost: $29 from here.
Info: Ladies and Gentleman, now the moment you’ve all been waiting for… Jack Rabbit Slim’s is turning one! To celebrate this momentous occasion, we’ll be throwing the mother of all parties for the Slim’s faithful – the first annual TARANTINO BALL. Prepare to get twisted to the weird and wonderful assortment of sounds & entertainment planned for you featuring Day of the DeadHideous Sun DemonMuchos Mariachi, Jukebox DJ’s, Go-Go dancers, Jack Rabbit Slim’s Twist Contest, cocktails, milkshakes & food and trunkload of prizes, giveaways & more. Paying tribute to the legendary director and his cult films (Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, Reservoir Dogs, Django Unchained, Inglourious Basterds, Jackie Brown), the Tarantino Ball is a COSTUME PARTY – come dressed as your favourite character, reference or object… the weirder the better! There will be sweet prizes for best dressed, so don’t hold back. Event details here.

The Milkmen

The Milkmen

When: Saturday 2nd July, 8pm.
Where: The Carine, Duncraig.
Cost: On door.
Info: Join The Milkmen – a three piece acoustic groove rock band based in Perth – for a night of blues, roots, rock and groove. Event details here.

Old Blood | Debut Record Launch

Old Blood

When: Saturday 2nd July, 8pm.
Where: The Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $18.40 from here.
Info: November 2015 the Old Blood boys recorded an album live for family and friends at Rada Studios. After 7 months we are now ready to share with you their debut record Live at Rada Studios. Since their first appearance at Mojos Bar in 2011 you’ve seen their music, sound and show develop. Celebrate the last 5 years with and let them entertain you with the blues the only way they know how. Event details here

Methamphetaqueens | Triangle Fight | Tender Hooks | Noah Skape

Jimmy's Den

When: Saturday 2nd July, 8pm.
Where: Jimmy’s Den, Northbridge.
Cost: $10 from here.
Info: Triangle Fight will invade the Jimmy’s Den stage with their rocking riffs ‘n’ rhythms and a truly stellar lineup of Perth music luminaries. First cab off the rank is the inimitable and dynamic Noah Skape bringing histrionic renditions of show tunes along with his own passionate originals. Tenderhooks are a true super group of the Perth scene, featuring members of Three Orange Whips, KING ZOG and The Honourable Schoolboys. They will delight you with their engaging rock sounds. WAM Song of the Year nominees The Methamphetaqueens (Girl That I’m into) have the chops, the sound and the attitude to round your night off in style. Don’t miss this showcase of some of the finest musical talent Perth has to offer! Event details here

Aphrodite Allemande

Aphrodite Allemande

When: Saturday 2nd July, 8pm.
Where: The Civic Hotel, Inglewood.
Cost: On door.
Info: Four fabulous females fronting four fantastic acts including Jacqui Cooper, Magnolia Jones, Sciatika and Dizzy Lamb. Come celebrate a showcase of marvelous music, from jazz to folk to soul to rock. All under the auspices of some of Perth’s most talented women. Event details here.

Blood, Sweat and Beers

Blood Sweat Beers

When: Saturday 2nd July, 8pm.
Where: The Charles Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $38.50 from here.
Info: The concert is a three part show, blistering over 3 Hours with former members of AC/DC, The Angels, and Rose Tattoo. This assault features the cream of rock n roll outfits. These music industry legends have performed to millions of people,had dozens of hit singles in the ARIA charts, sold millions of albums & been inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame. Featuring Bon Scott Classic AC/DC songs bettered only by AC/DC themselves, a set of The Angels favourites, a set of Screaming Jets Classics, and to bring it home a blistering set of Ross Tattoo classics fronted by the great man himself Angry Anderson. Event details here

Bret Mosley

Bret Mosley

When: Sunday 3rd July, 5pm-8pm.
Where: The Carine, Duncraig.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Rarely could an artist be said to transcend, yet include, the most raw and real elements of hill country blues, roots rock, folk, soul and rap. Nevertheless — with bone-deep authenticity — that’s exactly what Bret Mosley does, wrestling deftly with longing, belonging, and world-weariness…on the way home to hope & grace. Mosley’s critically acclaimed debut album Light & Blood was released in December 2007 on Woodstock MusicWorks, and hailed as “a heart-felt masterpiece” by NeuFutur Magazine. Recorded by Pete Caigan (Bad Brains, Tony Levin) at Flymax Studio in Woodstock, NY and mixed by Grammy-nominated engineer Roman Klun (Sarah McLachlan, Joan Osborne, Spin Doctors). Every track was performed live with no overdubs or punch-ins.

Billy Joel Tribute Show

Billy Joel Tribute Show

When: Sunday 3rd July, 4pm-7pm.
Where: The Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $10.20 from here.
Info: “I started learning piano because of Billy Joel, it hasn’t changed me, but it’s definitely made me the piano player I am today” – Michael de Grussa (de Grussa Band, The Kill Devil Hills, Eskimo Joe). There’s nothing quite like a memorable voice accompanied by 88 keys. It’s a potent pairing that still, after hundreds of years, fascinates millions of listeners around the world. It has a sense of magic to it; one that can comfortably keep an audience captivated for hours. Billy Joel has that power – making him one of the highest ranked piano players we’ve had the pleasure of listening to today. Read a live review of the previous Record Club show Billy Joel tribute here. Event details here. 

Sca*Bra*Zil

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When: Sunday 3rd July, 6.30pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: $5 on door.
Info: Enjoy a Sunday Session with tropical Brazilian soundtrack of dance bombs from 6pm til late at the Indi Bar – Scarborough. YES Australia Education, Perth’s #1 education agency will be giving away drinks for people wearing the Brazilian colours. Double shot Caipirinhas, $6 Tecates and Brazilian food specials on the menu. Event details here

Acoustic Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night Brass Monkey

When: Tuesday 5th July, 70pm.
Where: Brass Monkey, Northbridge.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Get lost listening to some fantastic up and coming local artists. Fancy yourself as a bit of a superstar? Contact Shaun Street to make a booking on 0419 936 336 or email shaun@streetam.com.au.

Belle Harvey and Conscious Dreamers | Double Launch

Mojos

When: Wednesday 6th July, 8pm.
Where: Mojos Bar, Fremantle.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Dont miss out on this VERY exciting hump night of great local music!! Belle Harvey, with her full band, officially launches the first single “Bridges Burn” from her debut album ! Conscious Dreamers release their incredible debut EP! And Boston and Chevy (possibly just Boston…or Chevy) celebrate the arrival of something new of theirs….you will just have to find out what that is!…either way, you are not gonna wanna stray too far from this stage and venue on this special night! Event details here

Bye | Farewell to RTRFM’s Adam Christou at The Bird

The Bird

When: Wednesday 6th July, 8pm.
Where: The Bird, Northbridge.
Cost: $5 on door.
Info: Sometimes Perth is Touched by an Angel who travels to our part of the Earth and deeply inspires and effects the whole Perth music community. It’s time to say Bye to the truely Charmed one RTRFM’s Music Director, Adam Christou. Also heading into the sunset along with Adam is his boyfriend, the legendary chef Craig Wedd, who’ll be wrapping up his duties as culinary wizard at Leederville’s delicious haven of coffee & food, Pixel Coffee Brewers. We will miss them heaps so we’re having a party to let them know! Come have a farewell drink with Adam and Craig before they head back to Melbourne and catch a bit of…Rabbit Island, Doctopus, DJ Mini and DJ Bixler. Event details here

Hidden Treasures | Week 1

Hidden Treasures

When: Thursday 7th July, 6.30pm.
Where: High Street, Fremantle.
Cost: On door. Cash only.
Info: Hidden Treasures Winter Music Series is a month long concert program celebrating all that is special about Fremantle’s historic yet still boundary-pushing music scene. Nationally-recognised legends, hype-worthy up and comers and loveable weirdos play side by side in a series of shows programmed in unusual venues along High Street West End. Event details here.

Ash Grunwald | Indi Bar

Ash Grunwald

When: Friday 8th July, 8pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: $34.70 from here.
Info: Performing with Big Band, come enjoy the Ash Grunwald experience. Event details here.

Basso Fridays with High Horse

High Horse

When: Friday 8th July, 7.30pm.
Where: The Bassendean Hotel, Bassendean.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: HIGH HORSE, fronted by WAMI award winning Timothy Nelson, return to the Basso for the first time since playing the Popgun NYE party here. Joined by The City Views (fresh from supporting Big Country last week!), Joanie Get Angry AND we’ll get the first show in ages from Splintergroup. Event details here

Bon Scott’s 70th Birthday Bash

Bon Scott's 70th Birthday

When: Friday 8th July, 8pm.
Where: Metropolis Fremantle, Fremantle.
Cost: $20 on door.
Info: WA’s Leading AC/DC Tribute Act Live Wire play 2 Hour Show Of All The Great Bon Scott Era AC/DC Songs. Full Concert Sound & Lighting Including Pyrotechnics Will Make For A “Rock N Roll Damnation” In A Celebration Night Of Fremantle’s Most Loved Larrikin….The One & Only Bon Scott! Perth’s Own Telethon Regulars “Ultra Sound” In Support Opening The Night With A Set Of Great Rock Classics! Event details here

Guns N Roses | Appetite for Destruction performed by The Gunners

Gunners

When: Saturday 9th July, 7.30pm.
Where: Ravenswood Hotel, Ravenswood.
Cost: $25.50 from here.
Info: After 5 super successful Record Club seasons at the Newport Hotel, The Newport Record Club has expanded into the Record Club Roadshow. This show will be Gunners paying tribute to Guns N’ Roses’ Appetite for Destruction. Read all the juicy details from their last night. Event details here.

Reef and The Riff Raff | Single Launch

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When: Saturday 9th July, 8pm.
Where: Babushka Bar, Leederville.
Cost: On door.
Info: Launching a single on the 9th and raising some funds to master and print our debut album. Yeah almost done and will be out in the next two months!!! To celebrate the occasion our friends Michael Dunstan, Mettams Pool and Rich Widow will be bringing the show. Event details here

Hell Aint a Bad Place to Be | The Story of Bon Scott

Bon Scott

When: Saturday 9th July, 8pm.
Where: The Fly by Night Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $55+ from here.
Info: In celebration of Bon Scott’s 70th Birthday week – Hell Ain’t a Bad Place to Be – the Story of Bon Scott has finally arrived in Fremantle, Bon’s spiritual home and resting place. Hell Ain’t a Bad Place to Be tells the story of Bon Scott’s life – his childhood, his family, his secrets, the bands that came before his rise to fame with AC/DC and his rock and roll dreams. The story is so familiar that it’s in everyone’s memory as if we were all there. AC/DC, riding high through the middle of Melbourne in the 1970s, singing the story of life on the road, of dreams and broken promises, of the long way to the top. At the centre of the band stands a man with bagpipes and a wicked grin – Bon Scott. Bon’s bravado was famous, his survival skills finely tuned, he was ready to be a rock and roll superstar. But it had already been a long journey – and it was going to get longer.

The Bowie Show

The Bowie Show

When: Saturday 9th July, 8pm.
Where: The Civic Hotel, Inglewood.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Come relive David Bowie’s magic with the Bowie show; a not-to-be-missed night! Event details here.

Celebrating 37 Years of Jamdown Vershun

Jamdown

When: Saturday 9th July, 9pm.
Where: The Flying Scotsman, Mount Lawley.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: General Justice has been playing reggae on the radio on 92.1fm for 37 years! We think this calls for a (reggae and dancehall) celebration! Join us for drinks, tunes and dances at the Flying Scotsman. Event details here

Rasta Blasta | Funky Kingston

Rasta Blasta

When: Sunday 10th July, 7pm-10pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: $5 on door.
Info: Ready for another serve of reggae? Indi Bar’s next Rasta Blasta event is bringing you some fresh vibes from the good vibe merchants Souljah Kaptivez and NGATI, and to keep your dance floor warm we have the always tasty DJ Corby. Event details here

Sunday Funday with Sharam Jey

Matisse Beach Club

When: Sunday 10th July, 12pm-10pm.
Where: Matisse Beach Club, Scarborough.
Cost: FREE before 3pm, $10 after.
Info: Matisse Beach Club is an exclusive mecca of glamour, light and fluid cool. Offering chic cabanas and beach lounges nestled by sparkling aqua pools overlooking the ocean, you can gather your friends to sip an exotic cocktail while lounging and dipping your toes, or get down and dirty and bust out some grooves on the dance floor. To complete the day we an unforgettable afternoon of music and mayhem planned with the ultimate party soundtrack featuring German Party King SHARAM JEY. Event details here

Alanis Morissette Tribute

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When: Wednesday 13th July, 7pm-10pm.
Where: The Ellington Jazz Club, Northbridge.
Cost: $10 from here.
Info: Alanis Morissette is an iconic rock and pop musician who made history in 1995 with her debut album Jagged Little Pill, which was Billboards top selling pop album of the 1990’s. Over her career, Alanis has been nominated for 14 Grammy awards and has won 7, including Album of the Year and Best Rock Album and is one of the greatest influences on the pop and rock music of our time. Join Carolyn Thomas and Constanza Herrero as they pay homage to this legendary artist in an evening that showcases her biggest hits and more, including songs such as ‘Ironic’ and ‘You Oughta Know’. Joined by an amazing band of WAAPA graduates, this show will not disappoint! Event details here

Hidden Treasures | Week 2

Hidden Treasures

When: Thursday 14th July, 6.30pm.
Where: High Street, Fremantle.
Cost: On door. Cash only.
Info: Hidden Treasures Winter Music Series is a month long concert program celebrating all that is special about Fremantle’s historic yet still boundary-pushing music scene. Nationally-recognised legends, hype-worthy up and comers and loveable weirdos play side by side in a series of shows programmed in unusual venues along High Street West End. Featuring the likes of David Craft, Timothy Nelson, Verge Collection, Mathas and Beni Bjah and more. Event details here.

The Brown Study Band

The Brown Study Band

When: Thursday 14th July, 7:30pm / Friday 15th July.
Where: The Newport Hotel, Fremantle.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: You may recognise the name from their recent Newport Record Club show, these guys are back with some new and original music, and some more 90’s faves too…The band that brought TOOL & PEARL JAM to the Newport Record Club is heading back there in 2 weeks to perform a blend of new original music, and some more great stuff from the 90s. Promises to be a new experience for ol’ skool Brown Study fans, as well as a great chance for anyone that may not have experienced their live show before, to hear some of the GERE-MASHING THEATRICAL ROCK that has entertained peeps for a decade! Event details here

These Winter Nights

These Winter Nights

When: Friday 15th July, 8pm-12am.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: These Winter Nights bring their dynamic stage show to Indi Bar for a huge evening of alternative folk. With special guests: Great Gable and John Martyr’s Ghost. Event details here

Both Sides Now | The Music of Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell

When: Saturday 16th July, 7pm-10pm.
Where: The Ellington Jazz Club, Perth.
Cost: $10-$25 from here.
Info: Joni Mitchell’s incredible life has been chronicled through her music, in a career spanning all realms of popular music, from folk through to jazz, pop and beyond. From her 1968 album ‘Clouds’ through to her final recording ‘Shine’, released in 2007, her music has changed the landscape of popular music, and influenced generations of singers and musicians. Presented by leading Western Australian jazz vocalist Penny King, this show pays tribute to a mere snapshot of Mitchell penned tunes selected from some of her most well known studio albums; Ladies of the Canyon, Blue, Court and Spark, the Hissing of Summer Lawns, Hejira and Mingus. Event details here

Pearl Jam Tribute | Ten | The Brown Studio Band

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When: Saturday 16th July, 7.30pm.
Where: Ravenswood Hotel, Ravenswood.
Cost: $25.50 from here.
Info: The Record Club Roadshow presents Pearl Jam’s classic album Ten performed live and loud in all its entirety by The Brown Study Band. Read about their last show here. Event details here.

Rock N’ Roll at The Railway

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When: Saturday 16th July, 8pm.
Where: The Railway Hotel, North Fremantle.
Cost: On door.
Info: A night of rock n’ roll with 4 great local bands; Men with all the Answers, Terminal Beach, Wasted Sons and Wayne Green’s Ragged Company. Event details here.

80’s Pub Band Legends at The Charles Hotel

80s Pub Band Legends

When: Saturday 16th July, 8pm.
Where: The Charles Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $30 from Charles Hotel bottle shop.
Info: This is going to be BIG !!! 80’s PUB BAND LEGENDS featuring some of Perth’s best muso’s from the biggest pub bands Perth has ever had! One show only at the Charles. Event details here

Marley Wynn | Mercury Zoo Single Launch

Marley Wynn

When: Saturday 16th July, 8pm.
Where: Clancy’s Fish Pub, Fremantle.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Come celebrate the debut single Mercury Zoo off forthcoming MARLEY WYNN album 25 Bruised Boysenberry Ave. HEAR THE NEW SINGLE BY JOINING THE MAILING LIST HERE!!! Line-up includes Jay Wol, Elephant Isle and Dan Durack. Event details here.

Weedeater and Conan

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When: Sunday 17th July, 8pm.
Where: Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $59 from here.
Info: Life Is Noise is very excited to announce that US trio Weedeater will be bringing their brand of stoner sludge to Australia and New Zealand this July…and as if that weren’t enough, they’ll be taking brutally monolithic UK outfit Conan along for the ride. This will be a menacing, heavy and destructively loud tour. Fronted by legendary bassist/vocalist “Dixie” Dave Collins, Weedeater are a dirty stoner force only to be fully appreciated up close and live with a show full of noise, sweat, spit, and fire. Weedeater will give you a contact high from merely listening. Event details here.

Totally 80s | Astor Theatre

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When: Tuesday 19th July, 7pm.
Where: Astor Theatre, Mount Lawley.
Cost: $89.90 from here.
Info: Do you love 80s music? Then get ready for the Best 80s Night Ever! Totally 80s! The Totally 80s Concert Stars 9 80s Superstars live in Concert Performing all their Biggest Hits: Martika, Berlin, Limahl of Kajagoogoo, Paul Lekasi, Katrina (ex Katrina & the Waves), Men Without Hats, Stacey Q, Wa Wa Nee and Real Life! What a line-up! What a great night of 80s music! So many 80s classic songs all performed live by the original artists! Event details here.

Club Acoustica with Rob Walker

Rob Walker

When: Wednesday 20th July, 8pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Club Acoustica is a chilled night of acoustic artists playing original music in a stripped back mode in a relaxed lounge room vibe. Join local artists including Rob Walker in a unique setting with free entry and food and drink specials. Follow Club Acoustica on Facebook for all updates. Event details here.

Wonderland Presents Snakehips

Snakehips

When: Thursday 21st July, 8pm.
Where: Villa Nightclub, Perth.
Cost: $47.30 from here.
Info: When Wonderland’s so great, a year ‘til the next one is certainly a long time to wait! But what if we said the journey kicks off this July? And that we’re expecting some special friends from far-off lands to swing by… Straight off the stage from their crowd-winning Coachella performance in L.A., and in the country for Splendour in the Grass, Wonderland are excited to welcome UK electronic-chill duo Snakehips to Western Australia for a very special, one-off performance at Villa. Event details here.

Season 6 of The Newport Record Club | Cat Stevens | Tea for the Tillerman

Cat Stevens

When: Thursday 21st July, 8:30 pm.
Where: The Newport Hotel, Fremantle.
Cost: $15 from here.
Info: The Newport Record Club is a weekly night that sees some of WA’s most beloved and recognisable musicians pay homage to the artists that inspired them and the albums that never left their turntable. To kick-start Season 6 The John Read Band take on Cat Steven’s Tea for the Tillerman in all its entirety. Event details can be found here.
Follow The Newport Record Club: Season 6 is overflowing with classic albums and artists so make sure you follow the Record Club on Facebook for all their upcoming events. New to The Newport Record Club? Find out about Perth’s booming event here.

Hidden Treasures | Week 3

Hidden Treasures

When: Thursday 21st July, 6.30pm.
Where: High Street, Fremantle.
Cost: On door. Cash only.
Info: Hidden Treasures Winter Music Series is a month long concert program celebrating all that is special about Fremantle’s historic yet still boundary-pushing music scene. Nationally-recognised legends, hype-worthy up and comers and loveable weirdos play side by side in a series of shows programmed in unusual venues along High Street West End. Featuring the likes of Tim Rogers, Riley Pearce, High Horse, Red Engine Caves and more! Event details here.

Tim Rogers | You Am I

Tim Rogers

When: Friday 22nd July, 8pm.
Where: The Carine, Duncraig.
Cost: $34.70 from here.
Info: Tim Rogers is an Australian musician, actor and writer, best known as the frontman of Australian rock band You Am I. He has also recorded solo albums with backing bands. With Special Guest Davey Lane. Event details here.

Hundred Acre Wood | Bon Voyage

Bon Voyage

When: Friday 22nd July, 7pm.
Where: Mojos Bar, Fremantle.
Cost: On door.
Info: After 6 years of brotherhood and rhythmic jams, Hundred Acre Wood are farewelling their drummer Matt Ruggiero, aka Dr Matt, aka Mr Weckl, aka Sticks. We want him to go out in style so we’re throwing a not insignificantly large show. It’ll be notoriously B-I-G. There’ll be joy, tears, bottles clinked in celebration, and some of the best musicians in Perth playing their heart out to show their love to this Perth icon. Musical lineup includes:
HAW, Don&JonTaxpayer, Leopard Lake, DJ Polly(ex Jed Whitey). Come raise a glass with us to help Matt hang up his sticks in style. Event details here

Rolling Stones Tribute | Sticky Fingers | The Dead Flowers

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When: Saturday 23rd July, 7.30pm.
Where: Ravenswood Hotel, Ravenswood.
Cost: $25.50 from here.
Info: The Record Club Roadshow presents Rolling Stones’ classic album Sticky Fingers performed live and loud in all its entirety by The Dead Flowers (ex members of The Clash, You Am I, Datura and Go Set). Read about their last show here. Event details here.

The Hunting Birds

The Hunting Birds

When: Saturday 23rd July, 8pm.
Where: The Odd Fellow, Fremantle.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: After successfully launching the Single back in May, the five piece Folk-Rock outfit bring “State of Mind” to the South-West of WA. Supports by Kat Wilson and Sydnee Carter. Event details here

Bow Wow

Bow Wow

When: Saturday 23rd July, 9pm.
Where: Eve Nightclub, Burswood.
Cost: $20 on door.
Info: Bow wow wow yippie yo yippie yay! American rapper Bow Wow is “Unleashed” and headed to Eve to perform for one night only. Transport yourself back to the 00’s as Bow Wow takes the stage to perform old school favourites including Let me hold you and Bow Wow (that’s my name). Event details here

Michael Jackson HIStory

Michael Jackson

When: Saturday 23rd July, 8pm.
Where: Astor Theatre, Mount Lawley.
Cost: $79-89 from here.
Info: A musical tribute and live concert experience that journeys through Michael Jackson’s vast and incredible catalogue of work including his beginnings as a member of the Jackson 5, his groundbreaking theatrics in the 80s and his evolution onward into the 21st century. This show features all of MJ’s greatest hits performed live by the multi-talented impersonator Dantanio.

Josh Pyke

Josh Pyke

When: Sunday 24th July, 8pm.
Where: The Northshore Tavern, Hillarys.
Cost: $39.80 from here.
Info: He’s one of Australia’s most respected and successful musicians, whose extensive career has taken him around the world, but this month Josh will be sharing his solo tour across the country and with the heart of Australia, taking to the stage for his most regional supporters. Event details here.

Rob Walker | The Carine

Rob Walker at The Carine

When: Thursday 28th July, 7pm.
Where: The Carine, Duncraig.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: The Carine is bringing more free music vibes on Thursday nights, with Rob Walker taking over the stage this week. Get yourself prepped for the weekend with great drink and food specials and exceptional live music. Presented by Kool Katz PromotionsEvent details here.

The Laneway Lounge’s Roots * Soul * Reggae Night

Zarm

When: Thursday 28th July, 7.30pm.
Where: The Laneway Lounge, Perth.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: People Are You Ready? All roads lead to The Laneway Lounge with Zarm for a massive Roots Reggae Soul party in the heart of Perth! Food & drink specials on night. Event details here.

Hidden Treasures | Week 4

Hidden Treasures

When: Thursday 28th July, 6.30pm.
Where: High Street, Fremantle.
Cost: On door. Cash only.
Info: Hidden Treasures Winter Music Series is a month long concert program celebrating all that is special about Fremantle’s historic yet still boundary-pushing music scene. Nationally-recognised legends, hype-worthy up and comers and loveable weirdos play side by side in a series of shows programmed in unusual venues along High Street West End. Featuring the likes of Morgan Bain, The Floors, Human Buoy, Southern River Band, Bluegrass Parkway and more. Event details here.

Reggae n Roots

Mojos

When: Thursday 28th July, 8pm.
Where: Mojos Bar, Fremantle.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Get ready for some of Perth’s finest Reggae & Roots bands who will combine their powers to offer Reggae-Fusion extraordinaire. Get groovin’ to some serious Reggae-World beats, forget the cold…instead let palm trees, cocktails, white sandy beaches, and musica invade & take over your mind and bodies. We are ready for you! Come down and groove. Bands include Manaaki, Barefeet Sojourns, The U-Nites and 56 Hope Road. Event details here

Season 6 of The Newport Record Club | The Clash | London Calling

The Clash

When: Thursday 28th July, 8:30 pm.
Where: The Newport Hotel, Fremantle.
Cost: $15 from here.
Info: The next night of season 6 sees The Zombies of Death take on The Clash’s London Calling in all its entirety. Event details can be found here.

Jake Bugg

Jake Bugg

When: Friday 29th July, 7.30pm.
Where: Metro City, Northbridge.
Cost: $70.70 from here.
Info: Jake Bugg’s incredible ascent began in 2012 when his self-titled debut album entered the UK charts at #1 (aged 18, making him the youngest British male artist ever to do so), going on to sell double platinum and shortlisted for the UK Mercury Music Prize. Join Bugg and special guests for a not-to-be-missed night. Event details here.

Mi-Sex

Mi-Sex

When: Friday 29th July, 8pm.
Where: Fly by Night Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $36.50 +bf from here.
Info: Catch Mi-Sex for their first full headline show in Perth! Performing the classic hits such as Computer Games, Blue Day, But You Don’t Care as well as new songs from the soon to be released album; My Sex, Your Sex. Earlier this year, new wave pioneers Mi-Sex made headlines when they released their first new music together in 25 years. Event details here.

The High Learys

The High Learys

When: Saturday 30th July, 8pm.
Where: Jack Rabbit Slims, Northbridge.
Cost: $6.66 from here. $10 on door.
Info: From Perth, Western Australia, Inspired rock & roll band The High Learys are embarking on their national tour of Australia this June / July. Off the back of two successful European tours and the release of their latest single Cabinet the band are hitting the road to play a number of shows around the country. Catch them at JRS with special guests Shy Panther & Imperials. Event details here.

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets

Rosemount Hotel

When: Saturday 30th July, 8pm.
Where: The Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $10.20 from here.
Info: Having supported King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Dune Rats, Goons of Doom and Skegss, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets already have much under their belts since their formation in early 2015. With the release of their debut album “High Visceral {Part 1}”, PPC skyrocketed off on a national tour hitting Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast and Brisbane. Make sure not to miss their first headline show back in Perth. With supports from SpacemanFUZZ TOADSMarlinspike and Marmalade Mama. Event details here

One Day Sundays

One Day Sundays

When: Sunday 31st July, 1pm-11pm.
Where: The Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $10.20 from here.
Info: Perth is about to go all the way up with yet another edition of everyone’s favourite day party ONE DAY SUNDAYS. With the freshest new talent in hip hop and RnB DJs, the most talented artists painting the mural live, all in the leafy setting of the Rosemount Hotel. One Day DJs JOYRIDE & LUPI are at the helm of the line-up, bringing the base of the vibes, and are joined by Triple J / Halfway Crooks legend SHANTAN WANTAN ICHIBAN, plus the usual local legends YON JOVI, COCO DAFOE & GRAVY. Event details here

The Cure | 2016 Tour

The Cure

When: Sunday 31st July, 7.30pm.
Where: Perth Arena, Perth.
Cost: $104.65+ from here.
Info: Five years since their last Australian appearance The Cure will be performing at Perth Arena  for their massive 2016 tour. Renowned for their sublime two-hour-plus performances, the band will make a very welcome return to our shores marking The Cure’s first Australian tour since August 2007. Event details here.

The Jackson Roses | Marley Wynn

The Jackson Roses

When: Sunday 31st July, 6pm.
Where: Babushka Bar, Leederville.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: The Jackson Roses, Marley Wynn and Ralway Bell hit Babushka in Leederville for a wintery evening of blissful alt-folk-country song-smithing. Come on down to rest your bones by the fire! Set Times: 8:30 – The Jackson Roses
7:30 – MARLEY WYNN and 6:30 – Ralway Bell Trio. Event details here

 

 

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