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PICA Open Studios: Lisa Liebtrau

PICA’s Open Studios give audiences a sneak peek into the studio spaces of artist-in-residence at PICA, as well as a chance to meet the artists.

  • Dates:December 7
  • Time(s):5:30pm-7:00pm
  • Venue:Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts

Details

  • Event Venue:PICA
  • Type:Community,Free
  • Art Exhibitions:Photography,Other Visual Arts,Historical
  • Hosted By:PICA
  • Ticket Price:free

Description

Join us for our final Open Studios of 2021 facilitated by Margaret Moore! PICA’s Open Studios give audiences a sneak peek into the studio spaces of artist-in-residence at PICA. As well as getting a glimpse into what they’ve been working on, artist Lisa Liebetrau will be in conversation with Margaret Moore, founder, and director of Moore Contemporary. From 5.00pm the galleries will stay open late for your chance to meet our resident artists, see inside their creative practice and experience our current exhibitions Sky Cave and Coming Home in our upstairs and ground floor galleries. Drinks and catering are provided from 5:30pm. Artist talks from 6pm. Find out more about our artists below! Artist in Residence: Lisa Liebetrau During her residency at PICA, Lisa Liebetrau is researching, examining and documenting PICA ephemera from the collections of the State Library of Western Australia, Western Australian Museum and PICA’s own archive through a series of photographs. Liebetrau will consider the historical archive and heritage of the building and its original purpose as a place of education, specifically its first use as the Perth Central School in 1897.

The Tempest by William Shakespeare

The Tempest - some dreams awaken you

  • Dates:Nov 20 - Dec 11
  • Venue:Octagon Theatre

Details

  • Event Venue:Octagon Theatre,UWA
  • Music:Other Music
  • Type:Youth
  • Hosted By:Black Swan State Theatre Company of WA
  • Ticket Price:$36 - $93
  • Performing Arts:Theatre
  • Produced By:Black Swan State Theatre Company

Description

We invite you on a dream-like journey through a strangely familiar world. Sea shanties crash against Indian raags, on an island brimming with music, magic and wonder. Performed by a diverse, multi-generational cast of extraordinary West Australian actors, The Tempest asks: What do you need to let go of? Join us for an experience that will awaken our deepest longings.

Sassafras at The Ellington

Toe-tapping swing, breakneck gypsy classics, wistful french ballads and re-worked jazz standards, all performed with the dazzling virtuosity and passion that is intrinsic to the gypsy jazz tradition.

  • Dates:Thursday December 9
  • Time(s):Doors open 6.30pm | Band plays 7.30-10pm (2 sets with Interval)
  • Venue:The Ellington Jazz Club

Details

  • Event Venue:Ellington Jazz Club
  • Music:Jazz,World
  • Food & Drink:Cocktail,Restaurant,Beer,Cider,Spirits,Whisky,Wine,Coffee
  • Hosted By:The Ellington Jazz Club
  • Ticket Price:$18-36

Description

Acclaimed gypsy jazz group Sassafras features Jessie Gordon (voice), Aaron Deacon & Lachlan Gear (acoustic guitars), Adrian Galante (clarinet) and Pete Jeavons (bass), and they have sold out numerous shows at the Ellington Jazz Club, The Duke of George, Lyric's Underground, Kidogo Arthouse, The Stirling Arms, The Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre and more. For six years in a row, Sassafras has presented a season of shows as part of the Perth Fringeworld Festival ("An Evening in Paris" from 2016-18,"Under Paris Skies" in 2019, "An Evening of Gypsy Swing" in 2020 and "Gypsy Jazz Soirée" in 2021) – all to sell out crowds and rave reviews. The band has also featured at a number of other festivals including: The Jazz By The Bay Festival (2017, 2019), Perth International Jazz Festival (2017, 2018), King Street Corner Pocket Festival (2018, 2019), Perth Festival (2021) and the Oz Manouche Festival (Brisbane, 2018). ” Acoustic gypsy jazz band Sassafras presented a world-class musical performance to the capacity audience that filled (the) Ellington Jazz Club…” Steve Baitz, Seesaw Mag, Jan 26th 2019

SÉANCE sea container experience

DARKFIELD’s spine-tingling SÉANCE hits Mandurah this Summer

  • Dates:Thurs 9 Dec - Sun 9 January
  • Time(s):Various times from 3 - 7pm
  • Venue:Sea container @ Mandurah Eastern Foreshore, Southern end

Details

  • Type:Community,Festivals
  • Performing Arts:Other
  • Hosted By:City of Mandurah
  • Ticket Price:$20 - SÉANCE is not suitable for those under 13. Check content warnings before purchase of tickets.

Description

DARKFIELD returns to the Mandurah Foreshore this Summer, with their acclaimed multi-sensory sea-container experience, SÉANCE. Audiences will be engulfed in complete darkness and have their grasp on reality challenged when SÉANCE with the season running Thurs 9 Dec 2021 to Sunday 9 Jan 2022. You are invited to attend a multi-sensory supernatural experience inside a 40ft sea-container featuring Darkfield’s signature 360-degree sound. SÉANCE takes place in pitch darkness with each audience member wearing a set of noise cancelling headphones. Deprived of their vision, the intense 360-degree audio creates a soundscape that will have them questioning their own sense of reality. SÉANCE runs for 20 minutes, and will run frequently at various times at the Southern end of the Eastern Foreshore, Mandurah Terrace, from Thurs 9 Dec 2021 to Sunday 9 Jan 2022. Ticket prices are $20, available from www.darkfield.com.au. For info visit: https://www.darkfield.com.au/seance. SÉANCE is not suitable for those under 13. Check content warnings before purchase of tickets. SÉANCE, presented by Realscape Productions (AU) in association with DARKFIELD (UK) proudly supported by City of Mandurah.

The King of Rock and the Prince of Pop

For more than a generation they were the two biggest rock stars on the planet. Today, they remain two of the biggest recording stars in music history

  • Dates:Dec 9
  • Time(s):8:00pm
  • Venue:Perth Concert Hall

Details

  • Music:Pop,Tribute Band
  • Hosted By:Perth Concert Hall
  • Event Venue:Perth Concert Hall

Description

For more than a generation they were the two biggest rock stars on the planet. Today, they remain two of the biggest recording stars in music history.

Elvis was King and Cliff Richard, England’s answer to Elvis, became the PRINCE and was duly knighted to become Sir Cliff.

Australian music legend Marty Rhone is a master when it comes to singing Cliff, and Mark has performed on every continent as Elvis. Together they bring you an unparalleled night of music magic

This is the first time these two legends and their music will be presented on the same stage.

Suspicious Minds, Viva Las Vegas, Jailhouse Rock, Devil Woman, Wired for Sound, Young Ones, oh, and a couple of bonus tracks called Denim & Lace and a Mean Pair of Jeans.

So, Lords, Ladies and Gentleman, get ready for the The King of Rock and the Prince of Pop.

Christmas Lights & Santa at The Orchard

Celebrate the festive season with a family-friendly, fun event at The Orchard Perth

  • Dates:10 - 12 December 2021 & 16 - 18 December 2021
  • Time(s):6pm - 9pm
  • Venue:The Orchard Perth

Details

  • Music:Other Music
  • Type:Community
  • Hosted By:The Orchard Perth
  • Ticket Price:$29 adults $19 kids

Description

Enjoy a Christmas lights and Santa evening at the Orchard Perth, only 45 minutes from Perth in the Chittering Valley. Stroll amongst the orchard rows to see the beautiful Christmas lights displays, enjoy live music and have a meet and greet with Santa! Freshly made, delicious pizza is included in your ticket. Bring your friends and family to enjoy a great evening away from the hustle and bustle.

Excision Perth

Returning to Australia for the first time in over 5 years, Excision will perform in Perth for one of the most anticipated tours in recent memory.

  • Dates:Dec 10
  • Venue:Metro City

Details

  • Music:Rock
  • Performing Arts:Musicals
  • Hosted By:BASSMENT, Inhibit Promotions and Metro City

Description

A night where your ears will ring and your eyes wil roll back in your head as you join the Excision perform their most anticipated show. If you want to witness a virtual apocalypse of twisting and morphing sounds turn massive crowds into a frenzy it is the show for you.

Bass will rain down from above for hours as Excision’s skills as a DJ and producer shine like an unholy light from the underworld. The things you see and hear during the concert will eclipse your mind for a lifetime, as you are constantly enlightened by the true fervor and energy that only an Excision set can provide.

Festive Land at Perth Cultural Centre

Festive Land is the ultimate holiday extravaganza coming to the Perth Cultural Centre, outside WA Museum Boola Bardip, open 10th December to 3rd January (Closed Xmas Day/NYD).

  • Dates:Friday 10th December 2021 to Monday 3rd January 2022 *Open Boxing Day *Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day
  • Time(s):Monday - Friday: 4:00pm to Late Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm to Late
  • Venue:Perth Cultural Centre

Details

  • Other:Homes and Design,Markets,Arts & Crafts,Museum events
  • Event Venue:Art Gallery of WA,State Library of WA,WA Museum Boola Bardip
  • Type:Community,Kids,Free,Pet-Friendly,Youth,Festivals
  • Hosted By:Carnival Amusements
  • Ticket Price:FREE
  • Food & Drink:Coffee,Food Markets

Description

Festive Land is an exciting holiday carnival coming to the Perth Cultural Centre, outside WA Museum Boola Bardip and open from the 10th December to the 3rd of January (closed Xmas Day and NYD). Festive Land is an extravaganza of the senses this festive season with thrilling carnival rides, sideshow alley, must-have show bags, fun holiday activities and delicious festival delights. 

 

The fun doesn’t stop at Festive Land as families enjoy Perth’s ultimate white Christmas with FREE Snowfalls every 30 mins, Christmas Night Markets, Santa's Bauble Making, Gingerbread Decorating, Food Trucks and Live Entertainment. 

 

Bring the whole family and make a night of it in The City of Perth on the discovery Christmas Lights Trail, Perth’s biggest shopping retailers and mouth-watering food and coffee vendors galore. Getting to Festive Land is easy as we are right next door to the Perth Train Station and close to the City of Perth’s car parks. Don’t miss out, visit us at Festive Land. Your must-visit end of year event with access to Perth’s spectacular Holiday Wonderland. Best of all, entry is FREE.

DATES
Friday 10th December 2021 to Monday 3rd January 2022
*Open Boxing Day
*Closed Christmas Day and New Years Day

TIMES
Monday - Friday:  4:00pm to Late
Saturday - Sunday:  12:00pm to Late

ATTRACTIONS
Carnival Rides from Carnival Amusements including:
+ Dream Swinger (2 Tokens Per Rider)
+ Runaway Train Rollercoaster (1 Token Per Rider)
+ Fiesta Balloon (1 Token Per Rider)
+ Storm (1 Token Per Rider)
+ Cup & Saucer (1 Token Per Rider)
+ Mini Ferris Wheel (1 Token Per Rider)
+ Taxi Jets (1 Token Per Rider)
+ Jurassic Lost Temple (1 Token Per Rider)

A Very Festive Sideshow Alley:
+ Laughing Clowns (1 Token to Play)
+ Rabbit Shooting Gallery (1 Token to Play)
+ Fishing Pool (1 Token to Play)
+ Lucky Numbers (1 Token to Play)
+ Pick A Box (1 Token to Play)

Christmas Themed Attractions:
+ FREE Snowfalls
+ Personalised Letters to Santa
+ Gingerbread Decorating (1 Token to participate)
+ Santa's Bauble Making Workshop (1 Token to participate)
+ Christmas Festive Music
+ Live Roving Performers

Christmas Night Market Stalls:
+ Artisan Homewares
+ Curated Gifts Emporium
+ Handcrafted Soaps & Scents
+ Delicious Homemade Jams & Chutneys
+ Perth designed Jewellery & Accessories

Food Truck Village:
+ Fairy Floss
+ Buttery Popcorn
+ Home Made Jam Donuts
+ Gourmet Burgers
+ Christmas Sweets
+ Juice Bar
+ Gelato

Find out more and pre-purchase tokens at festiveland.com.au

FOMO Alley Eats Weekender

The FOMO Alley Eats Weekender arrives for 3 stacked days of food, fun & music!

  • Dates:Dec 10 - 12
  • Time(s):From 11am
  • Venue:FOMO Freo

Details

  • Type:Community
  • Hosted By:FOMO Freo
  • Ticket Price:FREE

Description

Take a trip to FOMO Freo to feast on an abundance of tasty treats from the newly opened ‘Street Eats’ restaurants! Once you've indulged in the bountiful flavours of FOMO, roam around and soak up the action of awesome roving performers, circus workshops, DJ's and so much more Street eats & free entertainment!

Footprince And Friends

A White sand Christmas

  • Dates:Dec 10
  • Time(s):7pm - 11:30pm
  • Venue:Broome Convention Center

Details

  • Hosted By:Whaddayaw Music
  • Ticket Price:$30 Pre Sale $40 Door

Description

Join the finest of Countrymen with Footprince, FSB (Family Shoveller Band) and the Seaside Drifters for a night of song and dance in the Christmas Spirit. Friday 10th December - from 7pm Elephant Bar, Broome Convention Centre - Chinatown.

Harvey Community Gala Night

Uduc Road hosts an annual free community event for night with local stallholders, food and entertainment for the family.

  • Dates:Dec 1
  • Time(s):5.30pm - 9pm
  • Venue:Uduc Road

Details

  • Type:Community,Free
  • Hosted By:Rotary Club of Harvey

Description

A night of joy and goodwill with local cafes open for business, supplemented by Griffo's Ice-cream van. Fantastic showcase of local talent - singers, dancers and musicians, from tiny tots through to the mums and dads! Father Christmas will arrive at about 8pm with bags of sweets for the young and young at heart. Prizes for best dressed outfits and shop fronts.

Home Alone in Concert

Ring in the festive season with one of the most entertaining Christmas classics, Home Alone in Concert with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

  • Dates:Fri 10 Dec 6:30pm
  • Time(s):6:30-8:30pm
  • Venue:RAC Arena

Details

  • Event Venue:RAC Arena
  • Type:Community
  • Hosted By:Wets Australian Symphony Orchestra
  • Ticket Price:$35-$98
  • Produced By:WASO

Description

A true holiday favourite, this beloved comedy classic features renowned composer John Williams' charming and delightful score performed live to film by the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

Macaulay Culkin stars as Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old boy who's accidentally left behind when his family leaves for Christmas vacation, and who must defend his home against two bungling thieves. Hilarious and heart-warming, Home Alone is holiday fun for the entire family!

Star Arcana 'Close To You' Single Launch

Come and celebrate the release of Star Arcana's newest track 'Close to You' as the band head to Mojos Bar Fremantle on December 10th. After selling out Mojos for the release of their previous single 'Don't Fade', the boys are returning for one hell of a night not to be missed! Joining them on the night will be the almighty Sunsick, Plain Glass Windows and Alison Parade.

  • Venue:Mojo's Bar, Fremantle
  • Time(s):8:00pm
  • Dates:Dec 10

Details

  • Music:Indie & Alternative,Rock
  • Ticket Price:14.30
  • Hosted By:Star Arcana

Description

Incredibly subtle in its power with evocative swells of emotions, Star Arcana’s latest single ‘Close to You’ is a triumph. Soaring washed-out vocals traverse lush instrumentation as the band mark a significant moment in their creative career, venturing into post-modernist song-writing. “With this song, we wanted to write something that had elements of a pop song that at the same time rejected the regular conventions of pop song structure.... Structurally, this song marks our transition into post-modernist song writing.” Star Arcana

Ascot Biggest Xmas Party

Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle. Take the stress out of organising your Christmas gathering and join us at Ascot Racecourse.

  • Dates:Saturday, Dec 11, 2021
  • Time(s):Gates open 9:30am
  • Venue:Ascot Racecourse

Details

  • Hosted By:Perth Racing

Description

Celebrate the festive season at the ultimate party destination, with fashion, great racing and entertainment. Whether it’s a work event or a social group, we’ll help you get the party started. Enjoy the silly season in our premium event space at ‘Ascot’s Biggest Christmas Party’, with a sensational all-inclusive food and beverage package, well stocked bars and a fabulous vibe to get you in the festive spirt. Let’s celebrate Horseplay with bells on!

Belong: Language Connecting Feeling, Culture, Country Exhibitions

Experience an immersive, culturally rich multimedia exhibition like no other. using a mixture of associated portraits, languages, and landscapes to showcase the rich and diverse culture.

  • Dates:Dec 11 - Jan 30
  • Venue:Perth Cultural Centre

Details

  • Produced By:WA Museum
  • Type:Aboriginal,Free
  • Event Venue:WA Museum Boola Bardip
  • Hosted By:WA Museum Boola Bardip
  • Ticket Price:Free

Description

In this exhibition: Nijiniji (Connection in Yawuru) – Awaken your senses with Yawuru speaker, choreographer, and Co-Artistic Director of contemporary dance group Marrugeku, Dalisa Pigram. Watch as she performs her interpretation of what it means for our physical bodies to be ‘joined’ to our emotions: “like bark to a tree”. Martine Perret collaborated with Dalisa and composer Jonathan Mustard to create this unique three-part video. Mitchee Youp Bullargar (Coming Together) – Explore a collection of traditional and ceremonial objects from Vivian Brockman Webb’s family collection. Vivian (aka Dwardinan) is a Matriarch Elder from the Margaret River region in Western Australia. Step through a series of video installations, as Vivian shares her deep knowledge of Country, traditional land management and the importance of what we leave behind which is inspired by her late father’s book Nunyahboogera – My land. About the artist Martine Perret is an award-winning photographic artist who was born in Paris, and now works and lives in Margaret River, Western Australia. Known for her startlingly beautiful portrayal of the Western Australian landscape, she uses aerial photography and portraiture to tell important stories of our times. Martine’s approach to her artistic work is based on a career in photojournalism, including 10 years covering United Nations peacekeeping missions in conflict zones in South Sudan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi and Timor-Leste. During her time in West Africa, Martine documented the Ebola crisis. Her recent projects Ngala Wongga (Come Talk) – Cultural Significance of Languages in the Goldfields and Belong – Language connecting feeling, culture, country highlight the importance of First Nations' languages and exemplify Martine’s approach to storytelling. Martine’s immersive gallery installations feature her signature aerial landscapes, portraits, lighting, and soundscapes.

Carols By Starlight 2021

Come together with the Exmouth community for carolling in Federation Park.

  • Dates:Dec 11
  • Time(s):6pm
  • Venue:Federation Park

Details

  • Type:Community,Free
  • Hosted By:Exmouth Christian Fellowship

Description

Bring your chairs, blankets, picnic dinner and your Christmas spirit. Tea, coffee, hot chocolate and ice cream available for purchase. Come and enjoy a beautiful community evening under the stars.

Cherry Harmony Festival

The Cherry Harmony Festival celebrates the start of the cherry season.

  • Dates:Dec 11
  • Venue:Manjimup

Details

  • Food & Drink:Food Festival

Description

The Festival attracts thousands of visitors to the heart of the cherry country in Western Australia. Meet local producers, taste their products and see cooking demonstrations. There will be cherry pip spitting competitions, a fashion parade, vintage car procession, wood chopping competitions and much more.

Hoodoo Gurus 40th Anniversary Tour

They're back to celebrate their 40th Anniversary since their first live show in 1981 plus the release of their new single 'World Of Pain' With special guests, US indie-darlings, The Dandy Warhols.

  • Dates:Dec 11
  • Venue:Belvoir Amphitheatre

Details

  • Music:Indie & Alternative,Rock,Concert Tours
  • Ticket Price:$99.90

Description

2021 is of particular significance for the Hoodoo Gurus, marking an impressive 40 years recording and touring. December of this year will mark the release of the band’s first album in over a decade. It is Hoodoo Gurus evocative and relatable lyricism, peerless song writing - with a hint of punk attitude - placed in a distinctively Australian context that has provided a careful balance of critical success and enduring mainstream appeal for 40 years. 

Since their formation in 1981, Hoodoo Gurus’ boast 9 x ARIA Top 20 albums, 9 x ARIA Top 40 singles and a swag of multi-platinum albums – they’re mainstays on the live scene, and perpetually influential to a new generation of artists.

Joining the Gurus for the anniversary tour are US indie band, The Dandy Warhols. Hailing from the US and known worldwide for mega hits like ‘Bohemian Like You’ and pop culture classic, ‘We Used To Be Friends’, the band recently celebrated their own 25th anniversary in 2019. From countless global tours, to playing to over 100,000 punters at the 2000 Glastonbury Festival and even taking to the stage during the Greek riots, the Warhols are no stranger to putting on a show. With one hell of a back catalogue and a live presence that has stood the test of time, this pairing of forces is one you don’t want to miss.

Jungle Madness

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Late Night Drum n Bass + more electronic

  • Dates:Dec 11
  • Time(s):5pm - 12pm

Details

  • Music:Electronic
  • Hosted By:Hangout on Hay
  • Ticket Price:$20

Description

The Line up:

5 -6 Near edge
6-7 Jools
7-8 Flip
8-9 Drop B3ar
9-10 M1dnight
10-11 Scibes
11-12 El Grande
Hosting will be The Dreaded Mc

Love Actually In Concert

Featuring an all-star cast, Love Actually In Concert has become one of our all-time festive favourites. The Perth Symphony Orchestra will perform the hit soundtrack live with the film being projected onto a huge screen.

  • Dates:11 December
  • Time(s):4pm & 8pm
  • Venue:Crown Theatre

Details

  • Music:Orchestral,Concert Tours
  • Hosted By:Spiritworks & Box Office Hits
  • Ticket Price:Various
  • Movies:Movies

Description

Following sold out performances last year, Love Actually in Concert featuring the Perth Symphony Orchestra brings the magic to Perth again this year just in time for Christmas. Featuring an all-star cast, the film has become one of our all-time festive favourites. The Perth Symphony Orchestra will perform the hit soundtrack live with the film being projected onto a huge screen. Released in 2003, and consistently polling as one of world’s most loved festive films across all age groups, Richard Curtis’ funny, heart-wrenching and downright cheeky film features ten interwoven stories of love around Christmas time. Join the fun as stories of love around Christmas unfold. Come dressed in your favourite Christmas outfit and make Billy Mack proud. You’ll laugh, sing, and maybe even shed a tear as you experience the ultimate romantic comedy Love Actually in Concert. *Film rating M Sexual refrences, nudity, low level course language

Naughty Or Nice - Broome's Biggest Xmas Party

  • Dates:Dec 11
  • Time(s):8pm - 12pm

Details

  • Type:Adults Only
  • Ticket Price:Premium $57.00 Cabaret $38.00

Description

Ft. Jessica James Studio 34 Dancers Pearlesque Belles The Hangar- Aerial Fitness Special Guest- Sum Ting Wong Food By Aarli available for pre-purchase

PHAM Artisan Market Christmas

Perth Hills' biggest and best indoor artisan market, now with a two day mega Christmas event.

  • Dates:Dec 11, 12
  • Time(s):9.30am - 3.00pm
  • Venue:Mundaring Arena

Details

  • Other:Markets,Arts & Crafts
  • Type:Community
  • Hosted By:Perth Hills Artisan Markets
  • Food & Drink:Food Markets

Description

Come meet the PHAMily.

This is the place to find gorgeous WA handmade goods including work from the crafters to the makers, the jam masters, sweet treat makers, the artists, the creatives, and more. Enjoy music from local buskers while you enjoy delicious food. Let's not forget we have MINI PHAMs; the up and coming young artisans and creatives. There will be activities for kids, including free face painting from 11am with Vanessa from All About You Face Painting and  for the elves riding kangaroos, sleigh and reindeer. Enjoy a fabulous day amongst the hills of Perth out of the heat in this MEGA two-day event.

Swan River Ramblers Swing The Underground

Swing, trad jazz, bebop, blues, New Orleans style music and more. An evening of great jazz that is guaranteed to please, featuring Adam Hall, Adrian Galante, Ray Walker, Daniel Susnjar & Pete Jeavons.

  • Dates:Saturday December 11
  • Time(s):7.30pm start (doors open 6.30pm)
  • Venue:Lyric's Underground

Details

  • Music:Jazz,World,Blues
  • Food & Drink:Cocktail,Restaurant,Beer,Cider,Spirits,Whisky,Wine
  • Hosted By:Lyric's Underground
  • Ticket Price:$28-$32

Description

Drawing repertoire from swing, trad. jazz, bebop, blues, New Orleans style music and more, The Swan River Ramblers combine a wealth of performance experience, with instrumental virtuosity and a keen sense of spontaneity. Led by bassplayer Pete Jeavons, the Swan River Ramblers (SRR) was formed in 2017 and, true to their name, the group initially performed as a roving quartet aboard the Paddlesteamer Decoy as it cruised the Swan River during WA’s warmer months. With many sold out shows aboard the PS Decoy now under their belt the Ramblers have added a drummer to their ranks and started to make a few appearances on land too, at venues such as Jazz Fremantle, The Ellington Jazz Club, The Duke of George and Lyric’s Underground. The band will take to the stage at Lyric’s Underground for a third time on Saturday December 11th featuring Adam Hall (trumpet/vocals), Adrian Galante (clarinet), Ray Walker (guitar) Daniel Susnjar (drums) and of course Pete Jeavons (double bass). Join the Ramblers for an evening of great jazz that is guaranteed to please! Doors open 6.30m, Band starts at 7.30pm (2 sets with interval).

Archie Roach 'Tell Me Why' The Final Round: 1990-2020

Legendary songwriter and ‘voice of the Stolen Generations’, Archie Roach AM, brings his life story to the stage in his final tour ever Tell Me Why.

  • Dates:Dec 12
  • Time(s):7:30pm
  • Venue:Perth Concert Hall

Details

  • Ticket Price:Standard Tickets from $70
  • Type:Aboriginal
  • Music:Country & Folk,Gig Guide
  • Event Venue:Perth Concert Hall

Description

From stolen child and teenage alcoholic to musical icon, social activist and First Nations leader, Archie Roach’s compelling story is an extraordinary odyssey through love and heartbreak, family and community, survival and renewal – and a testament to the healing power of music.

30 years after the release of his two-time ARIA Award winning album Charcoal Lane (1990), Tell Me Why is an intimate and moving musical journey through Roach’s life. The work features seminal songs from his back catalogue, influential music from his youth and three new autobiographical songs.

Roach will be joined onstage by his five-piece band, including award-winning jazz composer and improviser Paul Grabowsky and special guest Emma Donovan.

Don’t miss this spectacular concert celebrating Roach’s eponymous memoir and latest album. 

Carols in the Park

Join us for an evening Christmas Carols and family fun. When the sun sets, light up a candle as we sing carols performed by Perth Symphony Orchestra.

  • Dates:December 12
  • Time(s):4:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Venue:Claremont Park

Details

  • Music:Orchestral
  • Type:Community,Kids,Free,Festivals
  • Hosted By:Town of Claremont
  • Ticket Price:Free

Description

Join us for an evening Christmas Carols and family fun. When the sun sets, light up a candle as we sing carols performed by Perth Symphony Orchestra. We’ll have a fantastic selection of food stalls to stop your bellies from rumbling, so bring along a picnic basket, grab a bite, and settle in for a festive evening under the stars. And if you keep your eyes peeled you might spot a certain someone with a white beard and a red suit… we’ve already said too much! Just make sure you’re there because you will not want to miss our special guest. This is a free event for the whole community. Entertainment and activities kick off at 4.30pm, with carols starting at 6.30pm. Claremont Park is on a number of bus routes and only a short walk from Claremont train station, so we encourage you to walk, cycle, or use public transport if you can. If you do need to drive, parking is available in the Claremont Town Centre. Free outdoor concert Bring your own picnic or food trucks available