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Over The Top Tribute to The Angels

Performing at the National Hotel Fremantle as part of Bonfest Freo 2018.In 1975 after supporting AC/DC during a tour of South Australia, Bon Scott with Angus & Malcom Young went back to Albert Productions and told George Young about a new rock'n band they had just played with... That introduction gave the Angels their break to become one of Oz rocks best bands!!Over the Top are stoked to be part of BONFEST 2018 so they can, not only pay tribute to one of the best frontman the world has ever seen, but also pay tribute to the man who helped kick start the Angels career!!

St. Jerome's Laneway Festival 2018

St. Jerome's Laneway Festival is about leading new and revered seminal music. The festival has always been interested in finding what's fresh and bringing it to unique settings and surrounds to be appreciated by music lovers. The size of the festivals, the locations and the way we encourage community all form part of the way in which the Laneway team strive to present a live music experience like no other.

Be Bons Valentine

Mojo's Bar North Fremantle.            In the beginning, back in 1965, man didn't know about a rock n roll show and all that jive. It was way back then that Bon played in the Valentines at Harvest Rd, later to be named The Stoned Crow and now known as one of Perth's best live jive joints - Mojos.The trickle down effect of Bon Scott and AC/DC is evident across the world. When it comes to his home town, the influence is huge and has morphed into some fascinating sounds. Proponents of the post-Bon era directions in rock will be asked to perform at this event.

Friends of Bon Scott Book Signing

Book signing opportunity by the authors of books written about Bon Scott.  One of the unique events at Bonfest Freo 2018 will be an afternoon of Remembering Bon Scott at a formal sit down luncheon, part of that afternoon, we have scheduled a Book signing with 5 of the most well-known authors who have written about the great man - Bon Scott.

Dave Evans, Tony Currenti & Dave Stevens Bonfest Freo

Thursday 15th February, we kick off the weekend at the historical Fly By Night Musicians Club - The Fly is situated in the majestic Victoria Hall Building at 179 High Street in the heart of Fremantle, Western Australia.That night you will be treated to a unique show by the original voice and founding member of AC/DC Dave Evans, Dave has just arrived back in Australia from a sell-out tour of Europe and the UK, he will be performing a few of his original tracks along with songs from his time in AC/DC in 1974. Dave Evans backing band is a surprise package of WA musos billed as The Seedie.  Special guest will be Dave Stevens the Son of Bon Scott, putting a musical retrospective on songs that made his dad a household name in Rock music.If that’s not enough to get your heart racing, it gives us great pleasure to announce that Tony Currenti the original drummer off the first AC/DC album – High Voltage will be joining us on stage throughout the night, entertaining us on the drums with the early accadacca tracks. Along with our home-grown support acts, Blood + Thunder and HUMDRUM who will climax the night of a truly Giant Dose of Rock ‘n’ Roll.  Ticket sales through the Fly By Night and Bonfest websites.

Primal Scream Australian Tour

Acid house hedonists, indie rock ‘n rollers; PRIMAL SCREAM are a band who have built a 30 year career on the art of reinvention and they are bringing their incendiary live show back to Australia, more powerful and engaged than ever. Bobby Gillespie is the consummate rock & roll star. Willowy, wispy and radiating swagger, he struts around the stage, mic in hand like the genetically-engineered love child of Mick Jagger and Jim Morrison. His presence and ability to throw himself into a tune – spinning, sweating, hair plastered over his face, accompanied by trademark hand claps – still thrills crowds and propels PRIMAL SCREAM into a league of their own. PRIMAL SCREAM will always say it with passion and energy and will be wowing Australian fans in February 2018, playing an all-encompassing greatest hit set including tracks from their legendary 1991 album ‘Screamadelica’.

Remembering Bon Scott Luncheon

Semi formal dinning at the Esplanade Hotel Fremantle. You are cordially invited to attend an afternoon of reminiscing the Life and Times of Ronald Belford Scott. As part of Bonfest Freo 2018 to celebrate the occasion we would like to invite you to be part of an afternoon walking down memory lane reminiscing about the life and times of Rock 'n' Roll Legend and Fremantle' most famous son Bon Scott. Join us at the Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle relaxing in the Indian Ocean Suite Function Room for a Seated Three Course Buffet Luncheon with Special Guest Speaker Dave Stevens - son of Bon Scott and other dignitaries and Entertainment between 12noon till 3pm, not included in your ticket price are beverages that are extra on consumption. We can arrange for you to sit with your friends at Tables of 8, after purchasing your ticket send us a email with your list of names. On the day you will hear many amusing stories about Bon from the people who really knew him. For your musical entertainment we have the fabulous ARIA charting, award winning singer songwriter Rose Carleo - "It's one thing to have spent my childhood in Fremantle and another that Bon Scott is one of my greatest musical influences but to be asked to perform for his close friends and family is such an incredible honour" Rose Carleo Smart Casual Dress Code - No T-shirts or Jeans

Rose Tattoo

Let There Be Rock Promotions and 96fm radio are proud to present - Australian Hard Rockers and AC/DC stablemates Rose Tattoo. The Tatts return to Fremantle for Bonfest Freo 2018. 10 years after their explosive appearance at the Bon Scott Statue concerts in 2007-08. Recently joining Rose Tattoo are the gentlemen of rock - Mark Evans ex-AC/DC Bass player, Bob Spencer the legendary guitarist from Skyhooks and The Angels and John Watson the reputable drummer from Australia Crawl, along with Dai Pritchard on slide guitar and of course the iconic rock voice of Angry Anderson founder of Rose Tattoo since 1976. This line up will go down in folklore as one of the most historic Hard Rock Aussie bands to hit the stage in recent years.  Supported by the lovely ladies from Legs Electric and Australia's hardest and hairiest power trio Ragdoll, this gig will undoubtedly prove that Rock ‘n’ Roll Will Never Die! Metropolis Nightclub Fremantle will be set alight as fans are treated to an electrifying show on Friday 16th February 2018 as part of the Bonfest Freo calendar. 

Rose Tattoo Legs Electric Ragdoll Bonfest Freo

The Tatts return to Fremantle for Bonfest Freo 2018, 10 years after their explosive appearance at the Bon Scott Statue concerts in 2007-08. Recently joining Rose Tattoo are the Gentlemen of Rock: Mark Evans (ex-AC/DC bass player), Bob Spencer (legendary guitarist from Skyhooks and The Angels) and John Watson (reputable drummer from Australia Crawl), along with Dai Pritchard on slide guitar and of course the iconic rock voice of Angry Anderson founder of Rose Tattoo since 1976. This line up will go down in folklore as one of the most historic Hard Rock Aussie bands to hit the stage in recent years. Supported by the lovely ladies from Legs Electric and Australia’s hardest and hairiest power trio Ragdoll, this gig will undoubtedly prove that Rock ‘n’ Roll Will Never Die! Metropolis Nightclub Fremantle will be set alight as fans are treated to an electrifying show on Friday 16 February 2018 as part of the Bonfest Freo 2018 calendar.

Highway To Hell Bus Tour

Retrace some of Bon Scott steps on a Highway To Hell Tour of Fremantle' historic sites.  You will take in the Bon Scott Statue, Bon's memorial at the Fremantle cemetery and his boyhood home, along with other special places as you travel down the highway, going to a 2 hour guided tour, complete with commentary and entertainment.  AC/DC and Bon Scott fans tick some big items of your bucket list and book your ticket now for the Highway To Hell Tour Fremantle.  It's 'cooler than a body on ice' 

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Jailbreak Concert

Jailbreak Concert @ the Fremantle Prison Ticket on-sales  Now! through the website. February 2018 marks the 38th Anniversary of the passing of rock legend, AC/DC lead vocalist and Fremantle local hero, Bon Scott. It is also the 10th anniversary of the Bon Scott Statue installation, made possible by the generous donations of Bon Scott fans worldwide. To mark the occasion, BONFEST Freo – A Giant Dose of Rock ‘n’ Roll, will bring together musicians and music fans across the globe in a month long festival climaxing in a four-day weekend celebration of the musical legacy of Bon Scott. Taking place February 3rd – 19th, 2018 in beautiful Fremantle, Western Australia – the resting place of Bon Scott. AC/DC and Bon Scott fans – tick some big items off your bucket list (the Bon Scott Statue, Bon’s resting place in Fremantle Cemetery and a Highway to Hell Tour of other iconic Fremantle landmarks) and get along to BONFEST Freo – A Giant Dose of Rock ‘n’ Roll. “With 13 events in 19 days, music fans really are in for a giant dose of rock ‘n’ roll, we are spreading the love over the month of February give local bands and establishments all a piece of the Bonfest Freo experience says Doug Thorncroft – Event Director at Let There Be Rock Promotions” The Main Event will be held on Saturday 17th February 2018 at the Fremantle Prison, billed as ‘Jailbreak Concert – A Whole Lotta Pipers’ this concert is unique being a Worlds Biggest Bagpipe Band  to perform It’s a Long Way to The Top. BONFEST Freo is putting out the call for bagpipers – Local, Australian and International – to participate in a World Record attempt, more info on how to be involved will be posted on the Bonfest Freo website shortly.

School of Rock Salute to Aussie Rock

School of Rock is the worldwide leader in music education for kids aged 3 to 18. Students learn from professional musicians in an interactive environment combining weekly private lessons and structured group rehearsals with the ultimate goal of performing live in front of real crowds. Areas of instruction include guitar, drums, keyboards, bass guitar and vocals.