The Perth winter gigs you won't want to miss
Winter is here, and we've got what you need to make it through the frosty season! We have gathered a list of the best music events to feed your soul in the coming months.
Nick Oliveri and Russain Punks, Svetlana
When: Saturday, July 6, 8pm
Where: Lucy’s Love Shack
The man, the myth, the legend Oliveri returns to Australia this July, teaming up with Russian punk sensations Svetlanas for what will be their first ever joint tour down under. This is set to be one of the punk rock tours of the year, so gather your friends and get yourself primed and ready, as this is one you don’t want to miss.
End of Fashion
When: Friday 26 July & Saturday 27 July at 7pm
Where: The Aardvark
Celebrated Perth band End Of Fashion will return next month, with their first live shows featuring new material since 2012. The July shows mark the onset of a new phase for End Of Fashion; with a new line-up, new material and an album slated for release in early 2020. The first single is expected to drop this September.
Katy Steele- The ‘Soul Bride’ Teaser Tour
When: August 3rd & August 9th
Where: The Rosemount Hotel, The River, Margaret River
The Aria nominated artist has been locked away in her home studio over the last couple of months and has decided to do two shows to give fans a sneak peek at her forthcoming sophomore record, Soul Bride, due for release in late 2019. Fans and music lovers alike can expect to hear a more classic, upbeat sounding set, as Katy finds inspiration from the likes of Foxygen, Mac Demarco, Jenny Lewis, Carole King and many more.
Queen and Dire Straits:
Date: Saturday, 27 July & Friday, 23 August
Venue: The Breakwater & The Newport
Doors: 7.30PM (The Breakwater), 8.00PM (The Newport)
Perthians get ready to experience the 70s and 80s British rock explosion with the music of Queen and Dire Straits. Performing Queen’s greatest hits are Innuendo, bringing with them boundless energy and the necessary swagger to convincingly deliver Queen’s signature brand of theatrical rock. Joining Innuendo are Brothers in Arms, whose incredible sound and smooth performance aptly translates the enduring appeal of Dire Straits.
Christine Anu - Rewind: The Aretha Franklin Songbook
When: Saturday, September 7, at 6pm
Where: Freo Social
Back by popular demand, Australia’s first lady of soul Christina Anu will be shredding the stage once more in REWIND- the Aretha Songbook. Don’t miss the chance to see one of Australia’s national treasures and most iconic female indigenous entertainer.