Perth Gig Guide: Your Dose of Live Music, November 2017

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Koi Child

Perth Gig Guide

When: Wednesday 1st November, 6pm-10pm.
Where: Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle.
Cost: $17.85 from here.
Info: Fresh from their US tour around SXSW, Fremantle’s own hip-hop/jazz collective Koi Child descend on Fremantle Festival in a whirlwind of brass, sax, bass and drums to play songs from their WAM-award-winning and ARIA-nominated self-titled debut album, produced with Kevin Parker from Tame Impala. With very special guests Grace Barbé & Aki Swati (Akioka/Mei Saraswati) plus live visuals from Whalerz Bigginz & Dolphin Secrets.

Mojo Rising Heat #7

Perth Gig Guide

When: Wednesday 1st November, 8pm-11pm.
Where: Mojos Bar, Fremantle.
Cost: $5 on door.
Info: Mojo Rising alike to Mojo’s Bar has been built upon many real friendships with all sorts and walks within the Perth and Fremantle local music scene. All who take part in this band comp will get to know more people they ought to know, to keep music in their lives forever, as it ought to be. Winner of this heat will play Semi-final #2 Friday, Nov 24.

The Southern River Band

When: Wednesday 1st November, 9pm.
Where: Fremantle Town Hall, Fremantle.
Cost: $12.75 from here.
Info: The Southern River Bandits are playing the big ol’ stage at Fremantle Town Hall as part of this year’s Fremantle Festival.

Stevie Nicks & The Pretenders

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When: Thursday 2nd November, 6:30pm-10:30pm.
Where: Perth Arena, Perth.
Cost: $143-$319.44 from here.
Info: Superstar singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks4 is returning to Australia for an exclusive run of her 24 Karat Gold shows, kicking off at Perth Arena. Joining Stevie for these special concerts are the legendary Pretenders, fronted by Chrissie Hynde. Fans will be treated to full, individual sets by Stevie Nicks and Pretenders, who will both be performing their greatest classic hits and much, much more.

Constanza Herrero | EP Launch

When: Friday 3rd November, 7pm-10pm.
Where: Fly By Night Musicians Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $24 from here.
Info: Her latest EP was recorded in Los Angeles and Australia by four-time Grammy Award winner, Cristian Robles and WAM Award winner James Newhouse. Produced by Euro Zambrano (LA) and James Newhouse (AUS), the EP features musicians that have worked with big names such as Stevie Wonder, Santana, Celine Dion and Shakira.
The launch will have the special participation of Latin Jazz legend, Rique Pantoja (Rique Pantoja Fanpage), direct from LA. Supported by the amazing local talents, Helen Shanahan and Kallan Phillips .

The Stems | At First Sight, Violets are Blue

When: Friday 3rd November, 6pm-10pm.
Where: Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle.
Cost: $56.10 from here.
Info: To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of their classic debut album At First Sight, Violets are Blue, The Stems, one West Australia’s most popular and iconic bands, are set to return to the live scene this November with a national tour kicking off in hometown Perth at this year’s Fremantle Festival. Original members Dom Mariani, Julian Matthews and Dave Shaw will be joined by guest guitarist Davey Lane (You Am I) to perform the album in full. Supported by Rocket Science and The Timothy Nelson Band.

Grasslands Music Festival

When: Friday 3rd November, 4pm-12am.
Where: Curtain Uni, Bentley.
Cost: $32.58-$53.43 from here.
Info: The biggest end of semester party is back – Grasslands Music Festival 2017! Featuring live music across two stages including Nina Las Vegas, Kuren, POW! Negro, Your Girl Pho, Benson, Moonshine Blind, Night Safari and much, much more!

WAMFest Scarborough

Perth Gig Guide

When: Friday 3rd November, 7pm.
Where: El Grotto and Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: $15+ BF or $20 from door (if any left) gets you into both venues.
Info: Scarborough has long played a pivotal role in the WA music scene so it only seems right that on WA’s weekend of celebrating their homegrown talent that two of Scarborough’s best live music venues put together a show to knock your socks off.

Mama Red & The Dark Blues | Darker Still

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When: Friday 3rd November, 7pm-10pm.
Where: The Ellington Jazz Club, Northbridge.
Cost: $7-$20 from here.
Info: Mama Red & the Dark Blues are getting very dark, and very blue. Intimate and exposed, this show will highlight the individual vocal and harmonic stylings of the divine Dark Blues, stripped back, with a range of raw and resonant new songs and stories to share. Bringing you loved tunes from The Wages of Sin, new offerings from the upcoming album and some classic bluesy covers, this gig will take you on a musical journey to Hades via Lost Love Canyon, Near Miss Alley and Shotgun Street – and bring you out feeling like you’ve ridden a thousand miles on a horse named Sorrow, but lived to tell the tale.

WAMCon: One of Australia’s Biggest Music Conferences

When: Friday 3rd November – Saturday 4th November, 9am-4:30pm.
Where: State Theatre Centre of WA, Perth.
Cost: $188-$234.99 from here.
Info: Kick start your music career in 2017 as #WAMCon returns as part of#WAMFest presented by Drug Aware with a ridiculously packed program of WA and international talent. Burst outta the swarming WA music jungle and into success city.

WAMFest Live

Perth Gig Guide

When: Saturday 4th November, 12-Late.
Where: 19+ venues.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Last year’s festival had over 14,500 music lovers cheering for WA tunes. But 2017’s #WAMFest presented by Drug Aware is much bigger. Like, it’s really, REALLY BIG. Check out all the live music goodness on offer here.

The Western Saloon at WAMFest

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When: Saturday 4th November, 4pm-7pm.
Where: The Mustang Bar, Northbridge.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: The Western Saloon is hitting up WAMFest 2017 to showcase the cream of Perth’s alt-country Americana genre’s!’


Perth Gig Guide

When: Saturday 4th November, 5:30pm-11:30pm.
Where: Fly By Night Musicians Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $14.50 from here.
Info: Featuring Maia Falls, Paul McCarthy (The Boys), Old River Kid,  Lincoln Mackinnon and The Wrecking Train and Big Boss Man.

Steve Hensby Trio | Funk ‘N’ Cider Music Spectacular

When: Saturday 4th November, 5pm-10pm.
Where: FUNK Cider, Caversham.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: November starts off with local music legend and Record Club world record holder Steve Hensby at the FUNK ‘N’ CIDER MUSIC SPECTACULAR. Be a part of history and come get FUNKy! Kick back with an ice cold cider in hand, epic tunes and dance the night away!

Echoes of Pink Floyd

Perth Gig Guide

When: Saturday 4th November, 8:30pm-11pm.
Where: Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley.
Cost: $39-$76.50 from here.
Info: Australia’s premier Pink Floyd tribute will finally tour its two-hour full-scale concert production! Celebrating 35 years since Pink Floyd last toured “The Wall”, Echoes of Pink Floyd will perform tracks from the band’s iconic 1979 album and will engage local schools to provide the “Brick in the Wall” choir. The tour also celebrates 50 years since Pink Floyd released their first album and will play a selection of Pink Floyd’s greatest hits that spans the band’s momentous career.

WAMFest Official After Party

When: Saturday 4th November, 12-3am.
Where: Badlands Bar, Northbridge.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Not ready to hit the sack after a night of great local music? Neither are Badlands Bar. They will be trading until 3am after WAM’s Saturday Spectacular and are stoked to be hosting The Love Junkies for a post-midnight late show on the main stage with GUM DJ spinning the tunes in the beer garden.

It’s FREE entry, so kick on and party with us.

Sunday Jazz Cruise

When: Sunday 5th November, 2pm-5:30pm.
Where: Paddle Steamer Decoy, Mends Street Jetty, South Perth.
Cost: $36 from here.
Info: A sultry, soft and jazzy French afternoon with Coup De Foudre and the Paddle Steamer Decoy. Everyone loves a touch of “La Vie en Rose” particularly when sung by a true French femme! Coup De Foudre features fabulous French-Australian singer Geraldine Rey and talented Mauritian-Australian pianist Thierryno Gangou.

Ziggy Alberts | Heaven Tour

Perth Gig Guide

When: Sunday 5th November, 7pm-10pm.
Where: Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley.
Cost: $55.90 from here.
Info: Returning home from his headline tour around Europe, Ziggy Alberts has announced the release of his new single Heaven. Old fans, new supporters or curious bystanders – get ready for a fresh experience in Ziggy’s first ever, exclusively seated theatre shows and a farewell to live performance of Land&Sea.


Perth Gig Guide

When: Wednesday 8th November, 8pm.
Where: El Grotto, Scarborough.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Featuring live music from Michael Triscari, Chloe Buchanan and Josh Garner.

Richard Clapton

Perth Gig Guide

When: Thursday 9th November, 7:30pm-11:30pm.
Where: Fly By Night Musicians Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $40 from here.
Info: Starr Special Events Australia presents Richard Clapton – one of Australia’s foremost singer/songwriters who paved the way for three generations of songwriters to write about the experience of being Australian.

Michael Triscari

Perth Gig Guide

When: Thursday 9th November, 7pm-11pm.
Where: Mojos Bar, Fremantle.
Cost: On door.
Info: Michael Triscari’s music is a reflection of his passion and love for the ocean. Touring up and down the coast has left the 23-year-old artist with plenty of time to write and perfect his craft. The Australian coastline although bleak and daunting to some draws inspiration for others, sculpting and guiding many towards their calling, surfers and artist alike. Special guests Joshua Garner and Jordy.

Meet Jimmy Barnes

When: Friday 10th November, 6pm-8pm.
Where: Lakeview Ballroom, Joondalup Resort.
Cost: $16 from here.
Info: Dymocks Joondalup, in conjunction with the City of Joondalup Libraries, are pleased to announce that we will again be hosting an author event with Jimmy Barnes to celebrate his new book Working Class Man. ‘In Conversation with Jimmy Barnes’ will be hosted by Sue Myc.

Olly Friends | Garden Show

Perth Gig Guide

When: Friday 10th November, 7:30pm-11pm.
Where: Floreat Ave, Floreat.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Everyone welcome! This will be a ‘secret show’ and Olly’s last show for 2017. Stay tuned for more information here.

Almond Soy | Happy Ever After Single Tour

When: Friday 10th November, 8pm-11pm.
Where: El Grotto, Scarborough.
Cost: $5 on door.
Info: Almond Soy are excited to release Happy Ever After, their first single from their upcoming debut EP ‘Social Misfit’, produced and mixed by Dylan Ollivierre (The Money War). Supported by Matt Sevier.

Guy Sebastion | Conscious Tour

When: Friday 10th November, 7:30pm-10pm.
Where: Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley.
Cost: $86-$143.25.
Info: Guy Sebastian has hit the Australian airwaves again with his brand new single High On Me, out today through Sony Music Entertainment Australia.

Tool and A Perfect Circle Tribute

Perth Gig Guide

When: Saturday 11th November, 7:30pm.
Where: Amplifier Capitol, Perth.
Cost: $28.90 from here.
Info: THE B-TOOLS and SEA OF NAMES have teamed up for a massive one-of-a-kind tribute to two iconic acts – TOOL and A PERFECT CIRCLE, performing two huge sets of handpicked classics from both bands. Over two hours of music in full concert production, a must-see for Tool and APC fans.

The Black Seeds

When: Saturday 11th November, 6pm.
Where: Metropolis Freo, Fremantle.
Cost: $42.25 from here.
Info: With their brand new album ‘Fabric’ just released to the world, The Black Seeds can officially announce what we’ve all been waiting for… This November, the almighty 8-piece will be bringing it to a town near you onboard their nationwide Australian album tour.

The Golden Raile | Album Launch

Perth Gig Guide

When: Saturday 11th November, 7pm.
Where: The Boston, Northbridge.
Cost: On door.
Info: The Golden Rail will be heading to Perth for the first time to catch up some quality drinking time and launch their brand new album – Electric Trails From Nowhere. We are extremely proud to announce The Community Chest and the legendary Holy Rollers as our very special guests this night!

Jazz Underground

Perth Gig Guide

When: Saturday 11th November, 7pm.
Where: The Sewing Room, Perth.
Cost: On door.
Info: This performance of carefully curated original music and arranged jazz standards celebrate many years of musical collaboration and friendship between vocalist Holli Scott and pianist Ben Matthews.

Take That

Perth Gig Guide

When: Saturday 11th November, 8pm.
Where: Perth Arena, Perth.
Cost: $160-$333 from here.
Info: Don’t miss the highly anticipated Take That Live 2017 tour featuring three decades of chart-topping global hits from one of the most world renowned musical acts. Take That are renowned for their incredible live shows which never fail to excite and surprise their audiences, and this tour will be no exception.

The Milkmen | Moorditj Brothers

When: Saturday 11th November, 8pm.
Where: King Road Brewing Company, Oldbury.
Cost: $11.58 from here.
Info: Didgeridoo and acoustic roots act The Moorditj brothers team up with folk rockers The Milkmen for a night of original music at the King Road Brewing Co.

Red Hot Chilli Peppers Tribute

When: Saturday 11th November, 8pm.
Where: The Carine, Duncraig.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: The very best from the Red Hot Chilli Peppers. Live on stage at the Carine.

Rock for MS 5 | Crusade for a Cure

When: Saturday 11th November, 8pm.
Where: The Charles Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $22.56 from here.
Info: Rock For MS and proud partners, 96FM bring you the annual Rock For MS / Rock Against MS concert. Rock For MS 5 is set to be another fantastic event to raise funds for MSWA this year with Raffle and Door Prizes and features these Stars and Legends of the WA music industry.

The Weapon is Sound

Perth Gig Guide

When: Saturday 11th November, 8pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: The Weapon Is Sound bring their psych-dub stylings back to Indi Bar. In support are dancehall devastators @bundeminc and the deadly new hip-hop act Baby Kool – the original Black Barbie. $10 on the door for a huge evening of hip-hop, dancehall, dub and reggae tunes only a minutes stumble to the coast.

The Beautiful Losers

Perth Gig Guide

When: Sunday 12th November, 2pm-5pm.
Where: 459 Bar, Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: On door.
Info: For our November matinee show we have the enigmatic and sublime Hannah Smillie and her band, Psychotic Reactions. This is truly a special edition of the Second Sunday series. Doors open 2:00, Psychotic Reactions on stage 2:15, Beautiful Losers on stage 3:10.

Lucy Peach

When: Sunday 12th November, 2pm-5pm.
Where: The Odd Fellow, Fremantle.
Cost: On door.
Info: Lucy Peach is celebrating! celebrating! Life, a new drummer Daniel Harrison, my fabulous band, 2 WAM nominations for Best Folk Act and Best Female Vocalist, a National Live Music Award for Best Female Vocalist, new songs, 2017, you, me, us at the Odd Fellow for the first three Sundays in November. AND some very VERY special, special Perth specials, Felicity Groom and Carla Geneve.

Vince Jones | The Club Tour

Perth Gig Guide

When: Thursday 16th November, 6pm-11pm.
Where: Fly By Night Musicians Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $40-$60 from here.
Info: Vince Jones has set the benchmark for Australian Jazz artists since his emergence in the jazz clubs of Melbourne in the late 70s and early 80s. His 20 album, international career has never hesitated in its musical evolution – a career played in the moment. Don’t miss this unforgettable night!

Proud Mary | CCR Tribute

When: Friday 17th November, 6pm-11pm.
Where: Ravenswood Hotel, Ravenswood.
Cost: $25 / 9537 6054.
Info: Australia’s Ultimate Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute Band PROUD MARY, share their authentic show honouring the swampy sounds of one of the 60s and 70s best rock acts in full concert style.

Little Georgia

When: Friday 17th November, 8pm-11pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: On door.
Info: Little Georgia performing at Scarborough’s favourite bar.

Mojo Rising | Semi-Final #1

When: Friday 17th November, 8pm.
Where: Mojos Bar, Fremantle.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Mojo Rising alike to Mojo’s Bar has been built upon many real friendships with all sorts and walks within the Perth and Fremantle local music scene. All who take part in this band comp will get to know more people they ought to know, to keep music in their lives forever, as it ought to be. After battling it out in our heats, we now have our semi-finalists: Fox Scully, Kat Wilson Trio and Corbelle.

Friday Night Live

When: Friday 17th November, 8pm-11:30pm.
Where: The Hen House, Badlands Bar, Northbridge.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Every Friday – Come down and rock out with some of the best new bands in Perth as well as some of your local favourites. Taking over The Hen Live room are the legends in Filth Wizard – new on the scene these guys will be delivering tasty Grunge tunes and are bringing along mates in Last Lions, The Limbs and Small Batch Audio!

Summer Nights Concert

When: Saturday 18th November, 1pm-11:30pm.
Where: Hotel Rottnest, Rottnest Island.
Cost: $27.50 from here.
Info: Hotel Rottnest presents Summer Nights supporting Rottofest and sponsored by Carlton United Breweries. This year, will see a great local lineup for the first of the Summer Nights Concert presented by Hotel Rottnest in support of Rottofest – Hotel Rottnest is providing a great lineup of local bands and DJs. The event is ticketed from 8pm, when the fun really begins until 11:25pm with bands such as Timothy Nelson, The Brow and The Verge Collection.

Odette Mercy and Her Soul Atomics

Perth Gig Guide

When: Saturday 18th November, 8pm.
Where: The Sewing Room, Perth.
Cost: $16.82 from here.
Info: Odette Mercy and Her Soul Atomics headline a huge night of world music at The Sewing Room nightclub and live music venue. Support acts include Soukouss Internationale and The Bambuseae Rhythm Section. After midnight some of Perth’s best DJs will continue the party until 5am.

Cookie Loco’s Laneway | Day Party

When: Saturday 18th November, 3pm-10pm.
Where: Cookie Loco, Perth.
Cost: $21-$26 from here.
Info: Pop-up venue with live music and good vibes.

Summer Saturdays | Acoustic Showcase

When: Saturday 18th November, 5:30pm-9:30pm.
Where: The Como, Como.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: The team that brought you ‘Unplugged At The Como’ return to this fine retro establishment for a series of summer showcases out side in the gorgeous Como beer garden!!! Big Tommo Presents a selection of Perth’s finest singer-songwriters performing original sets with the occasional cover thrown in for good measure ever Saturday at The Como. Come and enjoy a fine meal and and drinks and be serenaded in this truly chilled environment where entry is free!!!

Lorde | Melodrama Tour

Perth Gig Guide

When: Saturday 18th November, 7pm-10pm.
Where: Kings Park Botanic Gardens, Perth.
Cost: $356+ from here.
Info: Lorde will be coming to Perth in support of her upcoming album ‘Melodrama’.

Matt Gresham

Perth Gig Guide

When: Saturday 18th November, 8pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: $18.40 from here.
Info: 2017 has shaped up to be a year full of some of the most exciting tours WA-born songwriter and surfer Matt Gresham has embarked on to date in his career. Currently touring the UK with Shane Filan (Westlife) Having recently toured nationally, supported chart-topping English artist James Arthur on his sold out UK Tour, about to hit the road with Guy Sebastian, Matt is topping it all off with a home state, west coast run of his own shows and he is frothing for it!


Perth Gig Guide

When: Saturday 18th November, 9pm.
Where: Jack Rabbit Slims, Northbridge.
Cost: $13.50 from here.
Info: Many moons ago at the far end of the galaxy, 5 Psychedelic jam Princes had a chance meeting with 3 fearsome shred demons, and a cosmic brotherhood was born. On November 18, Moonlighter & Western Kinsmen Of The Sun descend upon the planet to put the colour back in your dreams – you can betcha bottom dollar this gig will be certifiably STEAMY. Loose souls and mad men will take the stage wailing out jams so tight you could pick your teeth with them.

Sunday Music | Fat Sparrow

Perth Gig Guide

When: Sunday 19th November, 2pm-4pm.
Where: Fremantle Arts Centre, Fremantle.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Fat Sparrow (WA) are making a name for themselves as being something a little different on the Perth music scene. With top jazz pedigree, the band improvises on stage to construct experimental sonic landscapes which span several genres.

Vic Park Street Party

When: Sunday 19th November, 2pm-9pm.
Where: Albany Highway, Victoria Park.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: A crowd of 50,000 is expected to take over the Albany Highway café strip between Dane and Mint Streets and right up in to the Park Centre in East Victoria Park in a culturally diverse event that aims to bring together the entire community with live music, good food and good times.

RTRFM presents The Big 40

Perth Gig Guide

When: Sunday 19th November, 3pm-10pm.
Where: Perth Concert Hall, Perth.
Cost: $40-$50 from here.
Info: RTRFM is not in the least bit embarrassed to announce its 40th birthday thanks to the era-spanning roll call of WA artists who have banded together to pop a cork and toast their wrinkles. Featuring one epic lineup of local music – check it out here.

Jon Cleary | GoGo Juice Australian Tour

When: Tuesday 21st November, 7:30pm.
Where: Fly By Night Musicians Club, Fremantle.
Cost: $80 from here.
Info: Hitting Australian shores with his Absolute Monster Gentlemen for the first time since his 2016 Grammy Award win for new album ‘GoGo Juice’, Jon Cleary has officially announced the Australian leg of his World Tour for this November.

Cat Stevens | 50th Anniversary Tour

Perth Gig Guide

When: Wednesday 22nd November, 8pm-11pm.
Where: Perth Arena, Perth.
Cost: $212-$899 from here.
Info: British singer-songwriting legend and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Yusuf / Cat Stevens, will commence his Australian tour at Perth Arena. A Cat’s Attic “Peace Train Tour” commemorates the 50th Anniversary of his first major hit single and debut album Matthew & Son released in 1967.

Eco Fashion Week Opening Night

When: Thursday 23rd November, 5:30pm-10pm.
Where: Fly By Night Musicians Club. Fremantle.
Cost: $115 from here.
Info: This event is Australia’s first and only Eco Fashion week event, hosted by GREEN EMBASSY. Live music on the night from Sharin, Kaitlin Rose Keegan and Rob Walker.

Beaufort Street Songwriters Club

Perth Gig Guide

When: Thursday 23rd November, 8pm-11pm.
Where: Defector’s Bar, Mt Lawley.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Sink into an armchair and soak up songwriters from all walks of this genre loving state (and sometimes beyond). It happens every Thursday at Defectors Bar above the Scotto. This week features music from Holly Garvey, Jeremy Segal, Big Orange Trio and Ali Flintoff.

Black River Ransom | Not What You Know EP Launch

When: Friday 24th November, 8pm.
Where: The Odd Fellow, Fremantle.
Cost: $5 on door.
Info: SWEETMAN presents Black River Ransom’s Not What You Know EP launch with special guests Black Stone from the Sun and Soulin Wild.

Double Single Launch

Perth Gig Guide

When: Friday 24th November, 8pm.
Where: The Sewing Room, Perth.
Cost: $10 on door.
Info: Beloved local stalwarts Simone & Girlfunkle and pysch-pop auteur Michael Savage are launching new music together. The evening promises an absolute smorgasbord of hearty earworms in the Perth’s newest and most beautiful basement venue – The Sewing Room. Lush, reverb-soaked guitar and beautiful harmonies the mainstay. Joining them on the night will be Darling and Joni in the Moon.

The Lethals

Perth Gig Guide

When: Friday 24th November, 8:30pm.
Where: Indi Bar, Scarborough.
Cost: FREE entry!
Info: Come along for some Blues, Rock and Funk music. Paul Cush – Guitar & Vox, Leigh Miller – Bass & Vox and Steve Brooks – Drums. Special Guests – Beltane Fire

Sets on the Beach

When: Saturday 25th November, 2pm-11pm.
Where: Port Beach, North Fremantle.
Cost: $69.90 from here.
Info: For the FIRST TIME in Sets on the Beach history we’re shifting from a Sunday session to a SATURDAY party so you can dance and drink on the beach from early arvo till late under the stars.

Paul Kelly | Life is Fine Tour

Perth Gig Guide

When: Saturday 25th November, 5pm-10:30pm.
Where: Kings Park Botanic Gardens, Perth.
Cost: $99-$249.90 from here.
Info: Frontier Touring & Mellen Events are thrilled to announce one of Australia’s most loved and respected artists Paul Kelly at Kings Park & Botanic Garden this November. Touring in celebration of his album Life Is Fine (out now through EMI) which just debuted at the top of the ARIA Album Chart.Kelly will be joined by a stellar line-up of special guests, including Steve Earle and Middle Kids.

Oasis and Arctic Monkeys Tribute

Perth Gig Guide

When: Saturday 25th November, 8pm.
Where: Badlands Bar, Northbridge.
Cost: On door.
Info: Are you mad for it? Come celebrate the music of Oasis at Badlands Bar with Champagne Hoovernosa, as the lads tear through a mega set that digs deep into the iconic British bands back catalogue.Moscow Mules will kick off the night with a blistering set of Arctic Monkeys classics.

Grunge Events Presents Ruby Fields

Perth Gig Guide

When: Saturday 25th November, 8pm.
Where: Brighton Hotel, Mandurah.
Cost: $17.75 from here.
Info: Grudge Events and AFENDS are proud to be bringing RUBY FIELDS to town, so get down to Brighton for a cuppla cupplas with the biggest act to explode out of Triple J this year. Coming along for the ride are NSW lords TOTTY for their first trip over West, with local knobs GOOD DOOGS opening up the night while the legends from Grim will be Djing when the bands are cooked. Brighton Mandurah are keen to party too, with great drink specials on the night.

Ariel Pink

When: Saturday 25th November, 8pm-11pm.
Where: Rosemount Hotel, North Perth.
Cost: $51 from here.
Info: Camp Doogs, Cool Perth Nights and Mistletone are once again teaming up to present Los Angeles’s prodigal songwriting son Ariel Pink, as he returns to Perth in support of his latest studio album Dedicated to Bobby Jameson.

UB40 | The Hits and More Tour

Perth Gig Guide

When: Monday 27th November, 7pm.
Where: Metro City, Northbridge.
Cost: $89 from here.
Info: The UK’s most successful reggae band, UB40, will land in Australia in November 2017 playing all the hits and more including Red Red Wine, Can’t Help Falling In Love, Kingston Town, Here I Am and more.

A Message to You | Special Brew

Perth Gig Guide

When: Tuesday 28th November, 7pm.
Where: The Ellington Jazz Club, Northbridge.
Cost: $7-$15 from here.
Info: For 50 years Ska has powered social revolution, from Sound Systems on the dusty streets of Jamaica to international chart hits. Serious social messages in an addictive mix of jazz, reggae, salsa, big band and punk that just makes you want to dance; that’s a cool trick. Born in 1988 and still going strong, Special Brew is Perth’s premier Ska band, performing Ska hits, standards, their own tunes, and ska influences you will recognise. If you love ska already, get ready for a night you won’t forget. If you don’t know about Ska, get ready to be converted. That’s Special Brew’s message to you.

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