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

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As we make our way well and truly into the cooler weather, there’s heaps of local live music action to heat things up. The Newport Record Club’s season 5 has been off to a killer start; with Queens of the Stone Age, Van Halen and James Brown still to seduce those ear drums. Perth’s hottest local music festival dedicated to celebrating WA music – State of The Art will see music enthusiasts into an action packed long weekend early June and the Fremantle Winter Music Festival will keep things sizzling towards the end of the month. If you need some more winter-warmer activities, check out our latest post on 5 Must Do Activities in Perth to Get You Up, Warm and Moving.

With a great mix of local and international acts this month, be prepared to have your music-minds blown by the likes of hip-hop artist Dylan Joel, tributes to the late David Bowie, punk-rock superstars The Living End, the hottest breaks from Stanton Warriors, Fear Factory, Trinity Roots, Steel Panther, rock icons Shihad, Urthboy and so much more.

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Cherie Currie | The Voice of The Runnaways

Cherie Currie | Toward Music

When: Wednesday 1st June.
Where: Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $59.90 from here.
Info: The Runaways burst onto the scene in 1975 with a 15 year old Cherie Currie out front screaming the instant classic “Cherry Bomb”! The band reated a sensation wherever they appeared and quickly catapulted from playing small clubs to selling out major stadiums—headlining shows with opening acts like the Ramones, Van Halen, Cheap Trick and Blondie. Now, the voice behind The Runaways embarks on her solo tour. Event details here.

The Newport Record Club | Queens of the Stone Age

Queens of the Stone Age

When: Thursday 2nd June, 7:30pm.
Where: The Newport Hotel, Fremantle.
Cost: $15 from here.
Info: Every Thursday The Newport Hotel will showcase leading musicians, live on stage playing tribute to a diverse range of bands and classic albums. Season 5 is well underway with Queens of the Stone Age’s Songs for the Deaf up next. Stay tuned on the Record Club page for all event updates. Doors open at 7.30pm while The Galley is open from 5.30pm for preshow dinner.

The Galley is offering 10% off all food including weekly and daily specials for ticket holders between 5.30 and 7pm on Record Club nights. The Tiki Beat Bar will also be open on Thursday nights before The Newport Record Club shows with cocktail discounts offered to ticket holders before 7.30pm. Event details here or check out the promo piece here.

Benny Mayhem Debuts NEW Folk-Punk Rock Band

Benny Mayhem

When: Friday 3rd June, 7:30pm.
Where: Bassendean Hotel, Bassendean.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Fresh from performing over 450 show in nine countries, Benny Mayhem returns to launch his new 5-piece folk-punk rock band. Until now, Benny has toured the world in a way few artists would consider, as a wandering troubadour. His new full band sound is big, powerful and full of memorable hooks and sing-along choruses.“This is a culmination of six years of relentless work,” Benny says.”If you like The Pogues, Flogging Molly, Paul Kelly or The Clash; you should definitely come down, jump around and dance your arse off.” Supports include Lionizer, King of the Travellers and Meredith Whittle. Event details here.

RTRFM’s A Moment in Time

A Moment in Time

When: Friday 3rd June, 7pm.
Where: The Western Australian Museum, Perth Cultural Centre.
Cost: $20 general admin from here.
Info: To celebrate the Western Australian Museum – Perth and honour its place at the heart of our community ahead of its four-year closure for major redevelopment, Western Australian Museum, RTRFM and the Perth Symphony Orchestra are teaming up for a once-in-a-lifetime performance of some of our State’s most iconic songs. A Moment in Time will feature some of WA’s best music being played throughout the Museum.

In the historic Hackett Hall Gallery, five West Australian singers – David Craft, Rachael Dease, Odette Mercy, Timothy Nelson and Mei Saraswati – along with a 20-piece orchestra and an all-star band including Malcolm Clark (Sleepy Jackson, Weapon is Sound) and Jozef Grech (Project Mayhem, Flooded Palace) will pay tribute to a hand-picked selection of classic West Australian songs from the likes of Abbe May, The Drones, Felicity Groom, The Stems, Tame Impala and more. Event details here

Taxiride

Taxiride

When: Friday 3rd June, 8pm.
Where: The Carine Tav, Duncraig.
Cost: $34 from here.
Info: Cutting their teeth on the streets of Melbourne’s eclectic music scene in the late 90’s was the best apprenticeship for four local musicians. The enormous success of Taxiride is well documented. Very few bands can lay claim to have had the impact the four members had in Australia and Internationally.
Double platinum number 1 albums, 7 top 40 hit singles including Get Set, Everywhere You Go, Creepin’ Up Slowly, How I Got This Way, Oh Yeah. Event details here

Stanton Warriors

Stanton Warriors

When: Friday 3rd June, 8pm.
Where: Villa Nightclub, Northbridge.
Cost: $40.10 from here.
Info: Ready to Get Low? Stanton Warriors head to Villa for a headline show after an enormous tour of the US in support of their stompingly successful album, REBEL BASS. It is a game changer – and no-one plays the game better than the Warriors. Stanton Warriors are the hottest breakbeat producers on the planet.
Just ask the thousands who now wear the permanent mark of the Stantons logo tattoo… In 2001, Stanton Warriors laid down a fresh new sound with the seminal ‘Stanton Sessions’. Every breakbeat enthusiast in the world knows it, owns it and wore it out playing it over. And over. Event details here.

Motez | The Vibe Tour

Motez

When: Friday 3rd June, 9pm.
Where: Jack Rabbit Slims, Northbridge.
Cost: $40 from here.
Info: Adelaide producer Motez is pleased to announce his first headline tour of 2016 around Australian and New Zeland in support of his upcoming ’The Vibe’ EP. The EP due (April 1st) is his biggest body of work yet, featuring collaborations with Tkay Maizda, UK grime MC Scriffizzer and Australian export Wax Motif. A regular standout at some of the worlds biggest festival stages, don’t miss this opportunity to see Motez bring the vibe during this intimate run of headline performances.

Dylan Joel | Still Sippin’ Tour

Dylan Joel Still Sippin Tour

When: Friday 3rd June, 8pm.
Where: Amplifier Bar, Perth CBD.
Cost: $18.70 from here.
Info: Dylan Joel is back by popular demand and is hitting the road once again with his Still Sippin’ Tour. Still Sippin’ marks Dylan’s second ever headline tour and he promises to deliver a brand new show with his band and he’ll be throwing new tunes for good measure!

Like a Thief | Transitional Crash | Rob Walker

Rob Walker The Carine

When: Saturday 4th June, 7pm.
Where: The Carine Tav, Duncraig.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Electro dance rockers Like A Thief bring their surprisingly fresh live sound to the Carine stage with an infectious mix of rock and dance. Supports include Transitional Crash and Rob WalkerEvent details here.

Chocolate Jesus Decades of Hip-Hop

Decades of Hip Hop

When: Saturday 4th June, 8:30pm.
Where: The Good Shepherd, Leederville.
Cost: $5 before 10pm, $10 after.
Info: Taking you on a journey through the past 36 years of hip-hop music with DJ Dad (80’s), Charlie Bucket (90’s), Klean Kicks (2000-2010) and Benji (2010-present). Drink specials all night. Event details here.

Elizabeth Rose Intra Tour

Elizabeth Rose

When: Saturday 4th June, 9pm.
Where: Jack Rabbit Slims, Northbridge.
Cost: $18 general admission from here.
Info: Fresh from her 2015 success, with three highly acclaimed single releases, Elizabeth Rose goes unstoppable as she graces us with her newest track “Playing with Fire” featuring REMI. In an exciting progression, Rose also announces her national headline tour, off the back of her debut album release Intra. Event details here.

Maiden WA | A Showcase of WA’s Ladies of Rock

Ladies of Rock

When: Saturday 4th June, 8:30pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Maiden WA returns with a focus on those ladies that like things loud and electric. Come and get rowdy with the likes of Legs Electric, The Tommyhawks and Lionizer. Event details here

An Evening with Karl Hiller

Karl Hiller

When: Sunday 5th June, 6pm.
Where: Villanova Music Studio (YoYo Studio), Osborne Park.
Cost: $25 from here.
Info: An intimate with the legendary Karl Hiller as he takes you on a roller-coasted ride through uncharted places of your consciousness. Event details here.

Long Weekend Disney Party

Disney Party

When: Sunday 5th June, 6pm.
Where: The Court, Perth CBD.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: The Court’s annual Disney Party is back! Who will you be? The classic Mickey or Minnie? Perhaps Ariel or Simba or you could even be some of our newest Disney favourites like Elsa or Princess Tiana. What ever you choose we know this is one party you can’t miss! There will be Disney cocktails to sip on while Timbee smashes out all your favourite sing-alongs inside. Scarlet Adams, Katya Kokov and Veronica Jean Jones will be dressing up in their best Disney Drag and entertaining you with dazzling shows outside with DJ Leask and WasteLand smash some big room tunes!

Sca*Bra*Zil

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When: Sunday 5th June, 6.30pm-11pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: $5 on door.
Info: A very special extended edition of Sca*Bra*Zil this WA Day Weekend. Kicking off with Ed Ruaro Duo from 4pm and Concious One and Sambalicious lined up to make you shake your bootie. Don’t forget to check out our food and drink specials and $6 Tecates. Event details here

The Southern River Band with The Floors

Southern River Band

When: Sunday 5th June, 8pm-11pm.
Where: Mojos Bar, Fremantle.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: The Bandits return to Mojo’s with bad boys The Floors and Marmalade Mama on the Sunday night of the long weekend! The Floors and Marmalade Mama will be supporting. Event details here.

State of the Art Festival

State of the Art Festival

When: Monday 6th June, 12pm.
Where: Elizabeth Quay, The Esplanade, Perth.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: The celebration of WA music returns this year in the form of the first major WA music festival to grace Elizabeth Quay, and best of all it’s completely free. Proudly presented by Celebrate WA, the fifth annual State of the Art (SOTA) music showcase will be held as part of WA Day Festival over three stages with Jebediah, San Cisco, Ta-Ku, Koi Child and more. Event details and full lineup here.

Rum Punch Pirate Party at Mojos | Fremantle Heritage Festival

Fremantle Heritage Festival

When: Monday 6th June, 2pm.
Where: Mojos, Fremantle.
Cost: $15 on door.
Info: Get some rum cocktails in you and your pirate-patches out. This one is set to be a winner! Featuring music from the Steve Hensby Band, Fat Sparrow, Junkadelic, Ben Catley, South West State, Sea Sultans
Rumskull, The Rogues, Steve Parkin and Neetar Down. Event details here.

Major Tom | A Tribute to David Bowie

Major Tom

When: Wednesday 8th June, 7pm.
Where: Friends Restaurant, Perth.
Cost: Bookings essential phone: (08) 9221 0885
Info: Fine dining at Friends Restaurant with a special tribute to the great David Bowie. Event details here.

Fear Factory | Regenera Tour 2016

Fear Factory

When: Wednesday 8th June, 8pm.
Where: Metros Fremantle.
Cost: $70.90 from here.
Info: With their confidence and passion rocketing to the highest level, the Fear Factory will be bringing every sonic weapon in its arsenal to the fore when they stampede across Australia this June. Boasting nine critically acclaimed albums under their belt, Fear Factory will be tearing up stages to bring a peerless experience that will forever be locked in the hearts and minds of Australian fans. Their most recent shows around the world have been met with universal astonishment:“It’s safe to say that Fear Factory sound just as feral, as hungry, and as important as they ever have done tonight.” Hit The Floor. Event details here.

The Newport Record Club | Van Halen

Van Halen

When: Thursday 9th June, 7:30pm.
Where: The Newport Hotel, Fremantle.
Cost: $15 from here.
Info: Van Halen’s 1984 will be played in all its entirety at Perth’s exclusive Record Club. A not-to-be-missed night! Event details here.

Tom Fisher & The Layabouts

Tom Fisher

When: Friday 10th June, 7:30pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Tom Fisher and The Layabouts‘ country rock blues will be taking over Indi Bar for a not-to-be-missed show. Door sales only, so get in quick.

Arctic Monkeys Tribute Night

Arctic Monkeys

When: Saturday 11th June, 8pm.
Where: Amplifier Capitol, Perth.
Cost: $18.70 from here.
Info: After a hugely successful sold out show at the Newport Record Club, Moscow Mules are back by popular demand, performing Arctic Monkeys seminal album Whatever People Say I Am That’s What I’m Not in its entirety. Plus special guests The High Learys. Event details here.

Josh Johnstone Final Perth Show Before Tour

Josh Johnstone

When: Saturday 11th June, 9pm.
Where: National Hotel, Fremantle.
Cost: FREE!
Info: The big send off before Josh heads overseas on tour. Complete with the band, Josh will be smashing out a bunch of songs from the new albu, the debut EP and a number of your favourite covers. Make sure you check out the new album Call in Whispers – out now. Event details here.

Discovery | Daft Punk Tribute Show

Daft Punk Tribute Show

When: Saturday 11th June, 9pm.
Where: Jack Rabbit Slims, Northbridge.
Cost: $22 from here.
Info: ROBOTS & HUMANS! Come together as we celebrate the music and art of your favourite Frenchmen with Discovery – Australia’s Daft Punk Tribute Show. Since their first album Homework, Daft Punk’s music has had a major influence in the dance and electro scene worldwide, with breakout hits Around the World and Da Funk. Discovery aims to bring you closer to the experience of Daft Punk with a full catalogue of unique remixes, live DJing, state of the art costumes and a full-scale lighting production. Event details here.

Rasta Blasta – Funky Kingston

Rasta Blasta

When: Sunday 12th June, 7pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: $5 on door.
Info: Indi Bar’s first of their new Funky Kingston nights. Bringing the good vibes to you are The U-nites Reggae Band and iOm, and to keep your dance floor skanking there’s Bereta Selectah from the local Scarborough Rasta crew. Event details here

Fremantle Folk and Roots Showcase

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When: Sunday 12th June, 6pm-9pm.
Where: Fremantle Fibonacci Centre, Fremantle.
Cost: $10 from here.
Info: Perth Folk and Roots Club is inviting everyone for a night of folk and roots in Fremantle on Sunday 12th June 2016. Acts include Steve Tallis, Fiona Health, John McNair and Keith Anthonisz Duet. Steve Tallis is Western Australia’s self proclaimed blues shaman who has been performing and recording since the 1960’s and is a major figure in the Perth blues scene. Steve is off to Europe in June. Fiona Heath brings expressive performance of acoustic music, jazz and soul as well as original songs and crowd favourite interpretations of Amy Winehouse. Event details here

Beer Battered Tunes #3

Beer Battered Tunes

When: Sunday 12th June, 5-9pm.
Where: Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $8 on door.
Info: Beer Battered Tunes returns to the Rosemount Hotel for round #3, featuring a knockout lineup for a good ol’ fashioned Sunday session. Acts include Dirtwater Bloom, Tenderhooks, The Jackson Roses, Lazy Horse and Dan Howler. Event details here.

Starman | A Show with the Music of David Bowie

David Bowie Tribute

When: Wednesday 15th June, 7:30pm – 9:30pm.
Where: His Majesty’s Theatre, Perth CBD.
Cost: $55 from here.
Info: Starring Sven Ratzke | Musical Director Charly Zastrau | Australian Premiere. Take your protein pills and put your helmets on! Extraordinary entertainer Sven Ratzke presents a dazzling new rock show inspired by the music of the legend that was David Bowie. Enter the hyper-real world of seventies glam-rock. Ratzke inhabits Bowie’s multiple personas – a mad, bizarre, androgynous universe of incredible music and outrageous costumes. Explore the brilliant worlds of Ratzke and Bowie colliding in this epic rock and roll ride.

The Living End

The Living End

When: Thursday 16th June, 7pm.
Where: The Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley.
Cost: $8 on door.
Info: Australian rock and roll kings The Living End have finally returned – refreshed, rejuvenated and with a brand-new swagger. Having taken a five year break after the release of the ARIA award winning The Ending Is Just The Beginning Repeating, The Living End today rightfully reclaim the Australian rock throne with the release of latest single Keep on Running and the announcement of their seventh album Shift – which is out on Dew Process / UMA on May 13. Event details here.

The Newport Record Club | James Brown

James Brown

When: Thursday 16th June, 7:30 pm.
Where: The Newport Hote, Fremantle.
Cost: $15 from here.
Info: James Brown’s Love, Power, Peace will be played in all its entirety at Perth’s exclusive Record Club. A not-to-be-missed night! Event details here. Read all about it here.

Rock n’ Roll Can Seriously Harm Your Health

The Killer Hipsters

When: Friday 17th June, 7pm.
Where: North Fremantle Bowling Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $10 from here.
Info: The Killer Hipsters are joined by our Rock ‘N Roll Pals Zerodent fresh off their Album launch and Shimmergloom performing last at the Vic Park Ship-Wrecked fest. Shimmergloom kick off at 7:30pm, with Zerodent on stage at 8:30pm and The Killer Hipster 9:30. Event details here.

Brandy

Brandy

When: Friday 17th June, 8pm.
Where: Metro City, Northbridge.
Cost: $69.50+ from here.
Info: OPP, Metro City & XO Industries Presents Brandy on her first Australian tour. Accompanied by a full live band. Brandy has plethora of mega hits including The Boy Is Mine, Sitting Up In My Room, What About Us, I Wanna Be Down, Top Of The World and her brand new single Beggin & Pleadin. Event details here.

Benjamin Witt Quartet | Future Reset LP Launch

Benjamin Witt

When: Friday 17th June, 8pm.
Where: Jimmy’s Den, Northbridge.
Cost: $15 on door or via Ticket Booth.
Info: After some solid supports for The Drones, Methyl Ethel, Deradoorian, Koi Child, In The Pines and a sold out single show, Benjamin Witt Quartet is set to launch Future Reset to the general public. Special Guests on the night comes from Dianas and the Mei Saraswati A’cappella Group. This will most likely be the last chance to catch the quartet before Ben ventures across the pond for a while. Pre-sale tickets available! You will receive a copy of the album upon arrival if you buy pre-sale. Event details here.

Toby Beard at The Carine

Toby

When: Saturday 18th June, 10pm.
Where: The Carine Tav, Duncraig.
Cost: On door.
Info: Roots-reggae artist Toby is back with her full band at The Carine tav. Event details here.

The High Learys | National Tour Fundraiser

The High Learys

When: Saturday 18th June, 8pm.
Where: The Bird, Northbridge.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Before The High Learys head off on national tour throughout June and July, join them for one hell of a party at The Bird. Special guests include Beach Aunty and These Winter Nights. Event details here.

Gravity 15 Year Anniversary | Rock of Ages

Gravity

When: Saturday 18th June, 9pm.
Where: The Newport Hotel, Fremantle.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Rock out to Gravity’s 15 year show to celebrate playing at The Newport in Freo for that time. Playing together around town for 17 years, Gravity only play rock n roll, no pop. This 4 piece band with a female lead singer are guaranteed to rock your Saturday night. It’s not often these days to have such a long residency at a venue, with so many live music places shutting their doors. Thus, Gravity pride themselves on having fun and playing other people’s iconic rock tunes for everyone to enjoy. The theme for this massive event is “rock of ages”, so dress up as your favourite rockstar – prizes for best dressed. Huge drink specials, giveaways and generally frivolity! And most importantly, if you don’t rock n roll, don’t fucking come. Event details here.

The Rubens | Hold Me Back Tour

The Ruben

When: Saturday 18th June, 7pm.
Where: Metro City, Northbridge.
Cost: $64.90 on door.
Info: The momentum behind The Rubens’ trademark bluesy rock sound continues to grow following their massive triple j Hottest 100 win earlier this year with their anthemic platinum single Hoops. The tour not only celebrates the massive success of Hoops but also mammoth singles Hallelujah and new single Hold Me Back. Read a live review by Toward Music here.

Trinity Roots Band

Trinity Roots

When: Saturday 18th June, 8pm.
Where: The Charles Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $39.80 from here.
Info: From the tail of the fish to the tip, Aotearoa has been swept up in the music of Trinity Roots – a boil-up of ingredients that seem to embody the very essence of our home, land and sea, and serve as an invocation to that same environment. The influences that the group bring together join the dots between head-nodding reggae, slow-burning funk and jazz adventurism to form undeniably indigenous waiata, unconstrained by genre boxes.

La Fête de la Musique 2016

Music Festivals

When: Sunday 19th June, 11am.
Where: Novatel, Perth.
Cost: FREE!
Info: Come and enjoy a day of live music! Don’t miss out on live bands and a dance workshop complete with different atmospheres and various styles of music for everyone. Pub food will be available between during the day, dishes between $10 and $49 at Fenian’s Pub and Sen5es Restaurant. The Fête de la Musique (or World Music Day) is a popular and free music festival taking place each year in France. The music festival is celebrated in a cheerful and festive atmosphere by both amateur and professional musicians who perform in the streets, squares, gardens or courtyards for free, offering to the public all types of music genres. Event details here.

Club Acoustica at The Indi Bar

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When: Wednesday 22nd June, 8pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: FREE!
Info: Club Acoustica is a chilled night of acoustic artists playing original music in a stripped back mode in a relaxed lounge room vibe. Follow Club Acoustica on Facebook for all updates.

The Newport Record Club | Pink Floyd

Pink Floyd

When: Thursday 23rd June, 7:30pm.
Where: The Newport Hotel, Fremantle.
Cost: $15 on door or from here.
Info: Pink Floyds’ Dark Side of the Moon will be played in all its entirety at Perth’s exclusive Record Club. A not-to-be-missed night! Event details here.

Steel Panther | Australian Tour 2016

Steel Panther

When: Thursday 23rd June, 8pm.
Where: Metro City, Northbridge.
Cost: $89 from here.
Info: Lock up your sisters, your mothers and probably your grandmothers! The United States’ most balls-out, pedal to the metal rock act, Steel Panther are coming to Australia to see how things are progressing…down under. Don’t expect acoustic performances and cups of tea from the Steel Panther boys. Expect an all-out assault on your ears, moral standing and your private parts. Event details here.

The Big Splash | Heat 1

The Big Splash

When: Thursday 23rd June, 8pm.
Where: Mojos Bar, Fremantle.
Cost: On door.
Info: The Big Splash 2016 kicks back into gear for another year of glory. Who will start their journey on the way to winning $10,000? Stay tuned and all will be revealed on event page! Event details here.

The High Learys

The High Learys

When: Friday 24th June, 8pm.
Where: The Odd Fellow, Fremantle.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: 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 performing at The Odd Fellow, with special guests: Human Buoy + These Winter Nights. Event details here.

Strike a Chord | Rock Quiz

Strike a Chord

When: Friday 24th June, 7:30pm.
Where: Burswood on Swan.
Cost: $25 on door.
Info: Strike A Chord has been involved in sharing the gift of music with sick and disadvantaged children since 2008 and the funds raised at the upcoming quiz event endeavours to make sure the organisation continues to operate. With so many families and children benefiting from the Strike A Chord programs it’s hard not to notice the difference music can make! Tickets include light snacks and live entertainment, plus there will be plenty of prizes up for grabs and various auctions running across the evening. The venue will be offering a wide selection of beverages for purchase (sorry no BYO). Fred Botica (Mixed 94.5) is hosting the event and will take guests on a musical journey through the rock ages; from The Beatles to Pearl Jam, AC/DC to Nirvana. Event details here

Shihad | Time Travellers Tour

Shihad

When: Friday 24th June, 8pm.
Where: The Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $51 from here.
Info: To celebrate the re-issue release of their self-titled albumone of the most influential rock bands will be touring Australia with the awesome Storytime for some not-to-be-missed gigs. Event details here.

Hot Dub Time Machine

Hot Dub Time Machine

When: Friday 24th June, 9:15pm.
Where: Metro City, Northbridge.
Cost: $45 +bf from here.
Info: One of the loudest dj’s will take you on an epic music journey. Hot Dub Time Machine – The world’s travelling dance party – will take you through the years from 1954 to 2015. Event details here.

Fremantle Winter Music Festival

Fremantle Winter Music Festival

When: Saturday 25th June, 7pm.
Where: Mojos, North Fremantle Bowls Club, Railway Hotel, Swan Lounge & Swan Basement, Fremantle.
Cost: $20 from here.
Info: This is the 10th annual celebration of the sounds of the port city! Featuring over 20 acts, FWMF will take over five of Fremantle’s favourite venues with some of the hottest local talent. Check the event page here for full line up of quality artists and bands.

Shihad | Time Travellers Tour

Shihad

When: Saturday 25th June, 8pm.
Where: The Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $51 from here.
Info: To celebrate the re-issue release of their self-titled albumone of the most influential rock bands will be touring Australia with the awesome Storytime for some not-to-be-missed gigs. Event details here. A third show will also be at The Newport Hotel in Fremantle on Sunday 26th June at 8pm. Event details here.

Urthboy | Second Heartbeat Australian Tour

Urthboy

When: Saturday 25th June, 8pm.
Where: Amplifier Bar, Perth CBD.
Cost: $28.90 from here.
Info: Fresh from the release of his 5th and biggest Solo Album to date and snatching a spot on the ARIA chart, Urthboy will be hitting the road with his rambunctious musicality. Urthboy will be joined in support by rising star L-Fresh The Lion, the newest signing to the Elefant Traks family. With the recent release of his monstrous single ‘1 in 100,000’ and a huge sophomore album set to drop in May, L-Fresh The Lion’s energetic and arresting live show is unmissable. Event details here.

Olympia | Self Talk Tour

Olympia

When: Saturday 25th June, 8pm.
Where: The Odd Fellow, Fremantle.
Cost: $13.30 from here.
Info: Olympia invites you and a guest as she launches her debut album Self Talk, out now through EMI, with a series of live dates that will see her play around the country. “Olivia Bartley is a rare bird. A commanding performer, singer, multi-instrumentalist – you name it – her debut album as Olympia is a rich realisation of a left-field vision.” – Rolling Stone.

Urthboy | Second Heartbeat Australian Tour Show No#2

Urthboy

When: Sunday 26th June, 6pm.
Where: Mojos Bar, Fremantle.
Cost: $29.60 from here.
Info: Second show announced! Event details here.

Black Stone Cherry

Black Stone Cherry

When: Wednesday 29th June, 7:30pm.
Where: Amplifier Capitol, Perth City.
Cost: $77.55 from here.
Info: The wild boys of Kentucky’s southern rock, Black Stone Cherry, will tour Australia in support of Kentucky – their 5th studio album. According to frontman Chris Robertson: “This album IS Kentucky…Everyone who plays on it is from Kentucky. It’s in their blood just like it’s in ours, and they added so much to the record.”

The Newport Record Club | The Doors

The Doors Greatest Hits

When: Thursday 30th June, 7:30pm.
Where: The Newport Hotel, Fremantle.
Cost: $15 on door or from here.
Info: To finish up Season 5 of The Newport Record Club, local icons La Women, formed specifically to  will be played in all its entirety at Perth’s exclusive Record Club. A not-to-be-missed night! Event details here.

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