Perth Gig Guide, Live Music Scene July 2017

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The cold weather has well and truly hit, but July’s live music action will keep your weeknights and weekends warmed up. This month’s Perth gig guide features plenty of goodies for music lovers of all flavours.

Bon Scott’s birthday on the 9th sees AC/DC tributes to the iconic frontman. The Hidden Treasures Winter Music Series in Fremantle is on every Thursday in July. Fly By Night Club and Toward Music join forces again for the third instalment of FEASTER – Perth’s premium original live music showcase. FEASTER #3 hits Saturday 15th July with a completely new lineup. Single/album launches are also in store for The Volcanics, Holy Holy, Sly Withers, Maverick, Husky and Zimmers Apprentices. Split Syndicate, Shaun Kirk, Banks, The Kill Devil Hills, Zarm, Ah Trees, Michael Triscari, The Babe Rainbow, Ian Moss, Sarah Blasko, Abbe May and The Lethals all make an appearance this month too.

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The Volcanics | New Album Launch

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When: Saturday 1st July, 8pm-11pm. 
Where: Amplifier, Perth. 
Cost: On door.
Info: Following a solid stint in Rada studios with Producer Rob Younger and Engineer Jozef Grech The Volcanics have completed their 4th and best album to date Oh Crash….Come and see them plug it out live at Amplifier bar with the likes of some of the best rock n roll acts this side of the equator including The Killer Hipsters, The Floors and Dutura4.

Savage and P-Money


When: Saturday 1st July, 8pm.
Where: The Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $35 from here.
Info: Natural Touring and Diamond Kutz Entertainment present Savage and P-Money for a double headline show. Expect a night of massive bangers ‘n’ mash-ups from 2 of Aotearoa’s heavy hitters! Savage will be doing a DJ/Live vocal set of his hits along with a selection if his faves. While P-Money will do what he always does, which is rock the crowd!

Big Scary | Animal Tour

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When: Saturday 1st July, 6pm-10pm
Where: Metropolis Freo, Fremantle.
Cost: $41.20 from here.
Info: As Big Scary lay to rest their third LP Animal, they have announced their biggest headline shows to date as a send off. Animal was released to not only critical and popular acclaim but cemented Big Scary as the unassuming independent heroes of the Australian music scene.

Mooj | Gypsy Tapas House

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When: Saturday 1st July, 7pm-10pm.
Where: Gypsy Tapas House, Fremantle.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Mooj play at the GTH in Freo with psychedelic grooves to keep you entertained.

Bruce Springsteen Tribute | The Midnight Gang

Perth gig guide

When: Saturday 1st July, 7pm.
Where: Badlands Bar, Northbridge.
Cost: $23.70 from here.
Info: The Midnight Gang consists of graduates from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and musicians from the local Perth music scene. The band will be performing some of Bruce Springsteen’s biggest hits over two sets, with drink and food specials to complete the night.

Sly Withers | Closer Single Launch

Perth gig guide

When: Saturday 1st July, 8pm.
Where: Jack Rabbit Slims, Northbridge.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Sly Withers have put out another track and throwing a launch party to celebrate. Flossy, Furball and Dead Sea will also join them on the night.

DIY Rainclouds | PDMS | Yomi Ship

When: Saturday 1st July, 8pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Get amongst the buttery psychedelia that these bands will be throwing at you! Featuring DIY Rainclouds, Post Depression Makeout Session and Yomi Ship.

The 3 S’s at The Boston

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When: Saturday 1st July, 8pm.
Where: The Boston, Northbridge.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Perth’s big 3 original rock n’ roll S’s! Sciatika, Shimmergloom and Sleepfreak, with new music from Sciatika.

Small Town Heroes

Perth gig guide

When: Sunday 2nd July, 6pm.
Where: The Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $8 on door.
Info: Small Town Heroes will be hitting up the Rosemount Hotel with Calm Collected and Plastic Farm. Bring your mates for a rad night and great music!

Vinyl Affair | Fremantle

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When: Sunday 2nd July, 11am-3pm.
Where: The Local Hotel, Fremantle.
Cost: $2 entry.
Info: Perth Vinyl Fairs is excited to be at a new Fremantle venue, The Local Hotel on South Terrace. Selling will be local heavy weight dealers and private collectors. All will be slinging 1000’s of vinyl LP’s and singles. Funk, Rock, Hip Hop, Soul, Metal, Indie Rock, Jazz, Reggae, Psych, Punk, Dub, Drum and Bass, House, Disco, Techno – there will be something for everyone. Listening stations on hand for previewing.

Chile Con Curly | Latin Recovery Session

Perth gig guide

When: Sunday 2nd July, 6pm-11pm.
Where: The Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: On door.
Info: Chile Con Curly is a band of Roots, Funk and electric Latin beats. Originally formed by two South American musicians from different music backgrounds and projects. Their original idea is to create an artistic and cultural approach by playing contemporary latin music in a unique way. This experimental noise artists, challenge your lobes by blending familiar drum machine beats with the very unfamiliar, collecting their latin background on samples to create vast dancing soundscapes.

Bambuseae Residency at Clancy’s

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When: Sunday 2nd July, 7pm-10pm.
Where: Clancy’s Fish Pub, Fremantle.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: The Bambuseae Rhythm Section take over Clancy’s every Sunday in the month of July! Come experience Fremantle’s very own disciples of BluesFunk as they bring their unique blend of lively and upbeat grooves to Clancy’s Sunday Sessions. Featuring some of Fremantle’s best musicians as special guests. Not afraid to cross musical borders, this dynamic and wild 8 piece will take you from Blues, Funk, Jazz and Reggae to Latin, Tropical and Disco grooves.

Electro Vibes | NAIDOC Week

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When: Tuesday 4th July, 7pm-11:30pm.
Where: Fly By Night Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Milky Way is back with the Electro Vibes sessions with a psychedelic celebration marking the NAIDOC 2017 week (2-9th July). There is a huge lineup in store with a special guest from Byron Bay playing some original produce and WA’s favourite heavyweights starting the night with some tribal beats, progressing into psytrance and darkpsy.

Turin Robinson

Perth gig guide

When: Tuesday 4th July, 7pm-9:30pm.
Where: Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Every Tuesday features live music in the Rosemount Hotel Backyard. Entry is free and there is $14 pizza special which changes weekly. Come down to enjoy some brilliant local tunes, good vibes and good food and drink with friends. This week features Turin Robinson.

Double Fundraiser Event at the Fly

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When: Wednesday 5th July, 7pm.
Where: Fly By Night Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Music from Alex Little n Balja Boys Band + Pipeline Band & Karaoke. Phil Walley-Stack Fan Page will also be going LIVE on 100.9fm Noongar Radio with Indigenous BEATS from 6 – 11pm.

Locals Night

When: Wednesday 5th July, 6pm.
Where: Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Feel very welcome at Locals Night at Rosemount Hotel. Great food and drink specials with music to keep you entertained. Enjoy your local any day of the week – especially on Wednesdays.

Helen Shanahan | Every Little Sting

Perth gig guide

When: Wednesday 5th July, 7pm.
Where: The Ellington Jazz Club, Northbridge.
Cost: $7-$15 from here.
Info: If you missed her album launch at the Fly By Night in May, Helen is back to celebrate her new album with special guest Lucy Peach.

Singer Songwriters Night

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When: Wednesday 5th July, 7pm-10pm.
Where: Cobblers Falcon, Mandurah.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Wanting something a little different be sure to get down to these. WA’s finest local talents performing their very own original material. Do yourselves a favour and get down to Cobblers and enjoy the evening, ran by a muso for muso’s. Drink specials all night. Artists who wish to play, please contact james.caporn@gmail.com.

Big Town Players for Northern Blues and Roots

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When: Thursday 6th July, 7pm.
Where: The Carine, Duncraig.
Cost: $15 on door.
Info: Big town Players deliver ‘hard edged’, danceable rhythm n’ blues’. Each show there will be 3 unique acts playing!

Josiah Komichi | Solo

Perth gig guide

When: Thursday 6th July, 8pm.
Where: Rodney’s Bait Tackle, Mosman Park.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Come down for a solo intimate guitar experience. A good set of vibes, music and drinks at Rodney’s.

Sarah Blasko

When: Thursday 6th July, 8pm-10:30pm.
Where: Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley.
Cost: $55 from here.
Info: Performing without a band for the first time in her storied career, Sarah Blasko will lay bare her extraordinary songwriting and iconic voice in a special nation-wide tour of theatres both intimate and grand. Blasko writes songs that strike with rare immediacy, clarity and purpose. From her game-changing debut The Overture & The Underscore in 2004 through to 2015’s stunning synth-laden paean to love Eternal Return, the multi-platinum selling three-time ARIA Award winner has continually proven herself an irrepressible artistic force and one of the most compelling performers in Australian music.

Yada Yada Yada

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When: Thursday 6th July, 8pm.
Where: Babushka Bar, Leederville.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Yada yada yada ~ Thursday night ~ yada yada yada! Featuring The Limbs, Tanaya Harper, JOYS and Terminal Beach.

Gunners at The Newport Hotel

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When: Friday 7th July 7:30pm.
Where: The Newport Hotel, Fremantle.
Cost: $18 from here.
Info: Rockers and Rollers… For the first time since their debut performance at the Record Club in 2016, Gunners return to destroy the Newport Hotel with their Appetite For Destruction! Playing a whole host of classic Guns tracks – from Appetite, through Lies, to Use Your Illusion and back again – this is sure to be one wild evening with the most authentic Guns N’ Roses Tribute act you’ll ever see.

Bon But Not Forgotten

Perth gig guide

When: Friday 7th July 8pm.
Where: Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley.
Cost: $49-$59.95 from here.
Info: The Closest you will ever get to AC/DC in the 70’s. This show brings together some of the worlds greatest rockers to pay tribute to the legend behind one of the world’s greatest ever bands, AC/DC, and their iconic singer Bon Scott who celebrates his Birthday on July 9th. Featuring a knock-out line-up, including 2 past members of AC/DC and other Aussie rock icons, The Angels and The Poor, this band knows how to electrify a crowd with its explosive repertoire of AC/DC’s greatest hits.

Hells Bells | AC/DC Tribute

When: Friday 7th July 8pm.
Where: Bar Indigo, Rockingham.
Cost: $18.40 from here.
Info:  In honour of Bon Scott for his 71st birthday, Hells Bells will play the full album If You Want Blood – You’ve Got It at Bar Indigo, (Leisure Inn) Rockingham. Perth’s longstanding and most popular AC/DC cover band Hells Bells will pay tribute to the album. Special guests Rising Sun – a tribute to Cold Chisel and Jimmy Barnes.

Live Music Vibes at Babs

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When: Friday 7th July 8pm-11pm.
Where: Babushka Bar, Leederville.
Cost: $7 on door.
Info: Friday tunes from Carla Geneve and Band, Richard Lilje, Boykie and Echo Drive.

The Lethals

Perth gig guide

When: Friday 7th July 8pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarbrough.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: The Lethals (Leigh Miller, Paul Cush and Ric Whittle) will be warming the Indi Bar with live music vibes. Special guests Matty T. Wall.

Slim’s Second Birthday Bash

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When: Friday 7th July-Saturday 8th July, 7pm.
Where: Jack Rabbit Slims, Northbridge.
Cost: $15-$20 from here.
Info: Jack Rabbit Slims celebrates 2 years in Northbridge with a 2-day extravaganza featuring old friends, new faces and special guests.

Rosemount Rumble

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When: Saturday 8th July, 2pm.
Where: Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Rosemount Hotel is proud to present Rosemount Rumble, a rockin’ new Saturday afternoon session. Rosemount hotel is conceived as a weekly hangout for likeminded rockers, young and old, who have a love for great tunes, classic street machines and fantastic hospitality. Happy hour 2-3pm.

The Return of Zarm

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When: Saturday 8th July, 8pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Scarborough’s favourite all-star roots-rockers Zarm have been playing sellout shows up and down the coast for the last 13 years. The head back to the Indi for a night of infectious reggae, rock and throwback bangers.

Hells Bells | AC/DC Tribute

When: Saturday 8th July, 8pm.
Where: Wanneroo Tavern, Wanneroo.
Cost: $18.40 from here.
Info: In honour of Bon Scott for his 71st birthday, Hells Bells will play the full album If You Want Blood – You’ve Got It.
“The LP ranks consistently high in best-live-album polls, and for good reason: Other concert records may boast more songs, more Top 40 hits or even more crowd-pleasing gimmicks. But very few can challenge the sheer excitement and reckless abandon captured on AC/DC’s terrific concert album”.

Lightnin Jack

When: Sunday 9th July, 5pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: On door.
Info: Local bluesman Lightnin Jack swings by the little rock-cave otherwise known as the Indi Bar. His brand of steely, slidey, scratchy blues, often performed more than half drunk, will transport you from our intimate setting to another world.

Ah Trees Weekly Residency

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When: Sunday 9th July, 7pm.
Where: The Odd Fellow, Fremantle.
Cost: $5 on door.
Info: Ah Trees’ weekly residency at The Odd Fellow starts this Sunday and continues throughout July. Bringing the vibes with Leopard Lake and Grace Sanders.

A Tribute to Eric Clapton’s Music

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When: Monday 10th July, 7pm-11pm.
Where: The Ellington Jazz Club, Northbridge.
Cost: $7-$15 from here.
Info: Handpicked band performs the classic 461 Ocean Boulevard Album in its entirety plus a selection of Eric Clapton’s Classics.

The Hami Jam

When: Monday 10th July, 7:30pm.
Where: Hamilton Tav Bar and Bistro, Hamilton Hill.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Come along and bring your instrument for a song, practice and jam. Easy going setting at the Hamilton Tav. Every Monday. Drinks and food specials.

Michael Triscari

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When: Wednesday 12th July, 7pm-11pm.
Where: Mojos Bar, Fremantle.
Cost: On door.
Info: Living in remote North West WA by the Ningaloo Reef, Michael Triscari has spent his hibernation focusing on writing new music, shaping surfboards under his new business Kelana Surfboards. Its been a while since Tricky has played his monthly shows at Mojo’s, so this show has got the young trabadour absolutely pumped. He hopes to see a familiar crowd of salty frothers as well as some new faces. Special guest Ricky Green.

Bastille Night Celebrations with G & The French Knights

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When: Thursday 13th July, 7:30pm-11:30pm.
Where: The Laneway Lounge, Perth.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Bonjour Perth! Celebrate Bastille Day & French culture just like French people do! Dress in your French best and enjoy French hits from the 60s to today with Geraldine and the French Knights. The sound of France evolved with a healthy diaspora; Mediterranean melodies to funk grooves; island rhythms and African beats; punk rock to 80’s synth pop and disco.

Originals By Night

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When: Thursday 13th July, 7pm-10pm.
Where: Fly By Night Musicians Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info:  A night of originals in an intimate setting. Listen and learn about their stories behind their original songs, what inspires them and why they play. Featuring Jennifer Renee,Tony M and Kings and Queens.

A Boy Named Cash | Big Band Johnny Cash Show

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When: Thursday 13th July, 7pm-10pm.
Where: The Ellington Jazz Club, Northbridge.
Cost: Table $30 / Standing $20.
Info: After two sell out shows “A Boy Named Cash” Johnny Cash Tribute show returns to the Ellington, this time as a big band. Join Monty Cotton and a cast of musicians on strings, woodwinds, brass, skins, and keys for a night out with the Man In Black.

Hidden Treasures | Week 2

Perth gig guide

When: Thursday 13th July, 7:30pm.
Where: 54 High Street, Fremantle.
Cost: $20 on door.
Info: Hidden Treasures Winter Music Series returns to Fremantle’s West End every Thursday this July, with a mix of ripe new bands, well-seasoned cult heroes, perfectly-cured venues and… a musical tram. Bill Lawrie, Felicity Groom, DJ Mayor Brad Pettitt, Belle Harvey, Ralway Bell, The Love Junkies, Marmion Shoelace, Jacob Diamond, Hyla, The High Learys, Lucky Oceans & Friends, Boom! Bap! Pow!, Bambuseae Rhythm Section and more…

Holy Holy | The Money War | Machine Age

Perth gig guide

When: Thursday 13th July, 8pm.
Where: Mojos Bar, Fremantle.
Cost: $34.70 from here.
Info: Fresh from the release of their critically acclaimed second album Paint, arriving at #7 on the ARIA album chart Holy Holy announce the Paint national tour this month. Special guests The Money War and Machine Age.

Shaun Kirk | Midnight in Motion

Perth gig guide

When: Thursday 13th July, 8pm.
Where: Four5Nine Bar (The Rosemount), North Perth.
Cost: $15 on door.
Info: Following a recent 12-month hiatus from the heavy touring schedule he’s become renowned for, award winning blues/soul troubadour Shaun Kirk announces he is hitting the highway once again this winter for a run of shows across Australia. The ‘Midnight in Motion’ tour marks the beginning of a new chapter in Kirk’s career and will see him showcasing new material in primarily intimate venues.

Holy Holy | Paint Tour

Perth gig guide

When: Friday 14th July, 9pm.
Where: Jack Rabbit Slims, Northbridge.
Cost: $30 from here.
Info: Fresh from the release of their critically acclaimed second album Paint, arriving at #7 on the ARIA album chart Holy Holy announce the Paint national tour this month. Lauded for their live prowess, in the past 12 months Holy Holy has captivated sold-out audiences across Australia, to London and The Netherlands continuing to prove themselves as one of Australia’s most important new voices.

Abbe May

Perth gig guide

When: Friday 14th July, 8pm.
Where: Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $10.20 from here.
Info: The ever so exquisite, magical and incredibly talented Abbe May is taking over Rosemount’s main stage for one huge night, which will double as Abbe May’s birthday celebration. Support from local acts Flossy and Ryan Beno.

Maverick Debut Album Launch | Firebird

Perth gig guide

When: Friday 14th July, 7pm.
Where: Badlands Bar, Northbridge.
Cost: $10.20 from here.
Info: Join Maverick for their official debut album launch. Along for the ride are Datura4, Moonlighter and Yomi Ship.

The Music of Jamiroquai

When: Friday 14th July, 7pm.
Where: The Ellington Jazz Club, Northbridge.
Cost: $15-$20 from here.
Info: An iconic influence on British funk and acid jazz, Jamiroquai have certainly made their mark on the music world. So, naturally full of funk and wrought with soul, Solomon Pitt & The Space Cowboys kick off the festive season with all your favourite Jamiroquai tunes!

Fly By Night Club & Toward Music Present FEASTER #3


When: Saturday 15th July, 5pm.
Where: Fly By Night Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $15 on door.
Info: Perth’s premium live music showcase is back this July to tempt music lovers with an epic lineup of music goodies, presenting FEASTER #3. Expect a feast of tunes to seduce those eardrums, with a completely fresh new lineup fuelled by gutsy rock music, acoustic roots, big-sounding blues + more! Headlining the night, the explosive Black River Ransom is set to energise the crowd with their psychedelic blues rock ‘n’ roll. More live music vibes by Kate Ferguson, Leoh, Moorditj Brothers, The Milkmen and Legacy Of Supremacy Music.

The Undertones

Perth gig guide

When: Saturday 15th July, 7pm-11pm.
Where: Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $69.40 from here.
Info: The Undertones, the legendary first wave Irish punks who earned seven top 40 UK singles and three top 20 UK albums between 1978 and 1981 and whose debut 7” Teenage Kicks was influential English DJ John Peel’s favourite single of ALL time will make their Australian debut this July.

Saturday Night Blues and Jam Evening

Perth gig guide

When: Saturday 15th July, 7:30pm.
Where: West Coast Blues Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $5 on door.
Info: Come along to the live blues jam night! Listen to the great songs from these top-notch blues musicians, plus the up-and-coming and regular jammers. All blues musos and fans welcome. Full back-line provided, thanks to the house band. Bring your instrument or just yourself.

Toby

Perth gig guide

When: Saturday 15th July, 8pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: On door.
Info: Hard touring singer-songwriter TOBY hits the stage at the Indi with the full band. Raw, energetic and feisty, her performances are power defined and set to rock your world.

Split Syndicate w/ Jackie Onassis

Perth gig guide

When: Saturday 15th July, 8pm.
Where: Jack Rabbit Slims, Northbridge.
Cost: $28.60 from here.
Info: Split Sydicate are heading to Perth for a special show to celebrate the release of their new album, One Good Shirt Had Us All Fly. Prepare yourself for a high-energy live show, with special guests Jackie Onassis.

Shaun Kirk | Midnight in Motion {Second Show}

Perth gig guide

When: Saturday 15th July, 9pm.
Where: Settlers Tavern, Margaret River.
Cost: On door.
Info: The ‘Midnight in Motion’ tour marks the beginning of a new chapter in Kirk’s career and will see him showcasing new material in primarily intimate venues. With special guest Tom Day.

Banks

Perth gig guide

When: Tuesday 18th July, 8pm-11pm.
Where: Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley.
Cost: $79.90 from here.
Info: Already announced for Splendour In The Grass 2017, charismatic songstress Banks announces three special sideshows including a Perth performance. From teaching herself piano aged 15 to cope with her parents divorce, to being named by Hypemachine as the world’s most blogged about artist in 2014, Jillian Banks ascent to indie-pop queen was steep.

Gaslight Club

When: Wednesday 19th July, 7pm-10pm.
Where: Fly By Night Musician’s Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Gaslight Club (downstairs at the Fly) presents Tim Gallagher, Duende Indalo and Aretinos.

Japandroids | Foam

Perth gig guide

When: Wednesday 19th July, 8pm-11pm.
Where: Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $51 from here.
Info: Handsome Tours and FBi Radio are excited to announce Vancouver duo Japandroids will return to Perth with special guests Foam.

Hidden Treasures | Week 3

Perth gig guide

When: Thursday 20th July, 7:30pm.
Where: 54 High Street, Fremantle.
Cost: $20 on door.
Info: This week features Helen Shanahan, Big Orange, DJ Peter Bell, Thee Loose Hounds, The Shakeys, The Volcanics, Childsaint, Bats, FOAM, Day of The Dead, The Naptunes, Grievous Bodily Calm, Demon Days, Steve Parkin and more.

The Australian Santana Experience

Perth gig guide

When: Friday 21st July, 8pm.
Where: Fly By Night Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $22 from here.
Info: The Australian Santana Experience was formed in September 2006 by Sam Musca and Ezio Caffarelli and originally called Soul Sacrifice. Sam and Ezio love the music of Carlos Santana and know that there is a big fan base in Australia for this magnificent style of music. Their aim is to carry the legacy of this beautiful world music to the people of Australia and to make them sing, dance and celebrate their lives in the light of goodwill and, in the spirit of song and dance….and basically to have a great time.

Acid Rain

When: Saturday 22nd July, 6:30pm.
Where: Badlands Bar, Northbridge.
Cost: $17.55 from here.
Info: 2 stages, 11 bands! Hideous Sun Demon, Dream Rimmy, The Weapon is Sound, Kitchen People, Greivous Bodily Calm, Coco Blue, Ryan Beno, FLOSSY, Femon Days, Black en Masse and The Ohmy Days.

The Kill Devil Hills

Perth gig guide

When: Saturday 22nd July, 7:30pm.
Where: Fly By Night Musicians Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $20 from here.
Info: The Kill Devil Hills are an Australian acoustic, country-tinged rock band formed in 2003 in Fremantle. Since forming, they have released four impressive studio albums which fans can expect a taste of at the Fly’s gig in the heart of Freo – Heathen Songs (August 2004), The Drought(October 2006), Man, You Should Explode (September 2009) and In on Under near Water (March 2016).

This Other Eden

Perth gig guide

When: Saturday 22nd July, 7:30pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: On door.
Info: This Other Eden will be shooting their latest video clip for single #PTFK and want all music lovers and fans to come join them. Joined by special guests September Sun showcasing their recently released new single Stalemate and Old Devil previewing some of their brand new material scheduled for release soon.

Aretha to Alicia | Soul Hits with Shameem

When: Saturday 22nd July, 10:30pm.
Where: The Ellington Jazz Club, Northbridge.
Cost: $10-$15 from here.
Info: It’s been a while since powerhouse soul songstress Shameem has graced the late set. Having earned her stripes with her original neo-soul music, this show sees Shameem delving into her favourite tunes from nu and old school soul artists alike – everything from Aretha to Alicia!

Husky | Album Launch | Punchbuzz

Perth gig guide

When: Saturday 22nd July, 7pm.
Where: Mojos Bar, Fremantle.
Cost: $31.65 from here.
Info: Punchbuzz sees Husky swapping their signature folk sound for streamlined indie rock that lopes ahead with widescreen atmosphere, dark lyrics, and newly muscled melodies. Sharp, lean, and driving, the album more than lives up to the dynamic imperative of its title.

The Music of John Legend

When: Sunday 23rd July, 6pm-9pm.
Where: The Ellington Jazz Club, Northbridge.
Cost: $15-$20 from here.
Info: Join Solomon Pitt, Bernard Kong and special guests for a night of the best of John Legend. Celebrating the favorites new and old, hit singles and duets – this will definitely be a show to remember.

A Tribute to the Genius of Ray Charles

Perth gig guide

When: Tuesday 25th July, 7pm-11pm.
Where: The Perth Blues Club, North Perth.
Cost: $10 on door for members, $15 general.
Info: This night sees the return of the highly popular show from 2011 – A Tribute to the Genius of Ray Charles. Performed over 2-sets, the band will present a wide selection of Ray Charles songs from his huge repertoire. Make sure you get there early to get a good seat, and don’t forget your dancing shoes.

Hidden Treasures | Week 4

When: Thursday 27th July, 7:30pm.
Where: 54 High Street, Fremantle.
Cost: $20 on door.
Info: This week’s lineup includes Grace Sanders, Matt Cal, DJ Lucky Oceans, Tom Fisher and The Layabouts, Rag N’ Bone, Scalphunter, COLAB, Kid Dingo, The Tommyhawks, The Automasters, De Cuba Son, Crucial Rockers and Timothy Nelson.

The Babe Rainbow | Debut Album Tour

Perth gig guide

When: Friday 28th July, 8pm-11pm.
Where: Babushka Bar, Leederville.
Cost: $15.30 from here.
Info: Riding the wave of their debut album tour, Byron Bay group The Babe Rainbow will make one hell of an appearance at Babs Bar. Don’t miss out!

Chris Gibbs Band

Perth gig guide

When: Saturday 29th July, 8pm-11pm.
Where: Captain Stirling Hotel, Nedlands.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Featuring some of WA’s finest and most sought-after musicians, Chris Gibbs Band is a versatile three-piece band that can perform both electrically and acoustically in an impressive variety of styles.

WAAX | Wild & Weak Tour

When: Saturday 29th July, 8pm-11pm.
Where: Jack Rabbit Slims, Northbridge.
Cost: $15 from here.
Info: Following a national support with Kingswood, Brisbane vibe-punks WAAX continue their unstoppable momentum with the release of emotional new single Wild & Weak, an impressive new five track EP and their biggest headline tour yet. Expect huge songs and one of the most exciting and energetic live shows in the country.

Ian Moss

Perth gig guide

When: Saturday 29th July, 8pm-11pm.
Where: Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley.
Cost: $65 from here.
Info: One of Australia’s favourite sons, Ian Moss, is returning to Perth for a special one night only performance for the Make a Difference Foundation WA. Delivering an unforgettable sound – not only as a telling soloist on guitar but especially with his silken voice, ringing with clarity and resonating with pure soul, Ian Moss is a dynamic and energetic performer that leaves crowds wanting more.

Blue Shady

Perth gig guide

When: Saturday 29th July, 8:30pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: On door.
Info: Join Blue Shady for a night of blues only at the Indi Bar.

Zimmers Apprentices | Are We There Yet? | Album Launch

When: Sunday 30th July, 6pm-11pm.
Where: Fly By Night Musicians Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $10-$20 from here.
Info: The name, Zimmers Apprentices, will be well known to all who loved to tune in to 720ABC Breakfast with the late Eoin Cameron. A collection of six ‘maturing blokes’ who decided that it was not too late to pen and track their own material, the group has developed a strong following over the past five years. This event will mark the live launch of “Are We There Yet?” at the Fly By Night in one of the group’s rare live performances. A perfect venue for a perfect all-ages evening.

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