Events & Festivals

DJ Paul Gamblin

Paul Gamblin (DJ) grew up in the 70s on a musical 'diet' of punk rock and roots / dub reggae in the UK. Skip to some 25 plus years later and a life in Australia and Paul's DJ sets not only continue to reflect those earlier influences from his vast record collection but now embrace many international flavours.   Joining the Little Creatures family in 2000 and spinning alternate Fridays at Creatures Next Door, Paul is an ‘old school’ and a vinyl only DJ, always expect to hear the ‘unexpected’ in his selections.

Bluegrass Parkway with Erynn Marshall and Carl Jones

Direct from the US Erynn Marshall & Carl Jones. Southern song-duets and soaring fiddle, guitar, mandolin and banjo tunes from the heart of America’s Old Timey music tradition, Galax Virginia in concert with Perth’s own Bluegrass Parkway. Erynn Marshall and Carl Jones are old-time musicians and inspired tunesmiths. They are married – in life and music. When they play, their instruments and voices blend like two forks of the same  river. Southern song-duets and soaring fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo tunes comprise their diverse concert sets. They play with ease, spontaneity and vitality. While rooted in the traditional sounds of older players, this duo stays true to their own muse. Carl’s honest songs can make your heart ache. Erynn’s spirited fiddling can enthrall. Together Carl & Erynn’s expressive, musical meanderings can transport the soul. Carl Jones is an American songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He is widely respected for his instrumental talents and original songs about the joys and tribulations of day-to-day life in the South. Carl’s songs have been recorded by The Nashville Bluegrass Band, Kate Campbell, Rickie Simpkins with Tony Rice, and others. His song Last Time On The Road was on the grammy-award-winning album Unleased by the Nashville Bluegrass Band. Originally born in Macon, Georgia, Carl currently lives in Galax, Virginia with wife and musical partner – fiddler, Erynn Marshall. In the 1980’s he played mandolin with James Bryan, Norman and Nancy Blake as part of the Rising Fawn String Ensemble and during the same period won 3rd place and a guitar in the fingerpick-guitar category at Winfield, KS. Carl has recorded many CD’s including Traveling Star featuring his original songs and a 2015 duet album Sweet Memories Never Leave with Marshall which has received great reviews. Carl is known for his fine musicianship on many stringed instruments, keen sense of humor, evocative songwriting, and as a charismatic teacher. Carl has performed or taught all over the United States, Canada and Europe. For more information please visit: www.dittyville.com Erynn Marshall has carved out a niche for herself as an old-time fiddler in North America and abroad. She has played for thirty-five years, performed and taught at many music camps in the US, Canada and Europe. Erynn learned the nuances of old-time fiddling from visiting 80-95 year-old southern fiddlers and singers for many years. Her fieldwork culminated in the book, Music in the Air Somewhere about West Virginia fiddle and song traditions (WVU Press). Erynn has also appeared in three films, recorded a DVD and five CDs including Sweet Memories Never Leave – a 2015 duet release with Carl Jones. She has won many awards including first place in fiddle at “Clifftop” – The Appalachian Stringband Festival –  in West Virginia (the first woman and person from outside the US to do so). Erynn lives in Galax, Virginia, tours with Carl Jones and the Bowbenders stringband.

The Tommyhawks

A fierce femme-fatale foursome who explode with quirky, indi-punkin’ songs and a penchant for sharing toothbrushes and tinnies, The Tommyhawks, release new single ‘Bedroom’ and head out on tour, hitting up Mojo’s Friday March 31. ‘Bedroom’ is the first single from the band’s forthcoming This Is Not A Desert Island EP. The track explores the vulnerability of the mind. It is about finding the place between childhood and adulthood that certain things might have broken, and other things have healed. Together for barely three years The Tommyhawks have played over 20 festivals across the country and are renowned for their…

The Zydecats

Clancy's resident band for the last 20 odd years, The Zydecats play the last Friday of each month! Lead by the great Lucky Oceans, this Louisiana-inspired band of legends still produce one of the best live shows you’ll ever see. Fish Pub Friday is on again! Kids stuff from 4.30pm, traditional jam session from 5.30pm and live music from 8pm!

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Live Bands every Friday

LIVE bands are BACK at The Federal Hotel Every Friday Night from 9pm   March Friday 3rd - Jetpack Friday 10th - Mr Undercover Friday 17th - Special Guests TBC Friday 24th March - Mr Undercover Friday 31st March - Mr Undercover   April   Friday 7th - Jetpack Friday 14th - Jetpack Friday 21st - Jetpack Friday 28th - Jetpack   Kitchen open open all day 12pm - 9pm / Dinner reservations call 08 9335 1645

Yoga at South Beach

Join us for yoga at the beautiful South Beach, Fremantle. Beach Yoga classes are a moving meditation in the sun, flowing with the breath and taking the time to relax and experience each posture. Suitable for all levels, including beginner students. Start your weekend enjoying your yoga practice in nature at the beautiful South Beach! Classes are located at Ocean Road, South Fremantle, just north of the South Beach Cafe.   7am to 8am Saturday throughout summer

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One day retreat

Crystal Deva Healing and Mindfulness Fremantle present.. A one day guided experiental and engergetic journey. Discover and awaken The Hero within by traveling unique pathways. Includes crystal healing, art therpy, meditation, mindfulness,sound bath, humour, discussion and a vegetarian lunch.  Date; Saturday April 1st 9.30-4pm Venue; Sivananda Ashram Beacon Yoga Centre Price; $100 Bookings required Contact Camille 0450 741 749 or Michael 0405 204 081  crystaldevahealing@gmail.com  Facebook Crystal Deva Healing and Mindfulness Fremantle 

Stackwood Open Studio Day

It’s Studio Open Day again at Stackwood! This is a great opportunity to take a peek into the working spaces of Stackwood, rarely open to the public. Both Hubble + Duke and Winterwares will host pop-up sales in their spaces, The Little Posy co team will have a limited number of posys available to brighten your weekend. You can glimpse stylist and photographer Sarah Dinsdale of Lyndley Mill and Artist Sally Mundy at work in their studios. Stacked Cafe will be open as usual, slinging amazing brews and vegan doughnuts. We will also be hosting a demo Pilates class led…

All About Olives Workshop

At this time of year when olives are ripening, the White Gum Valley community orchard is hosting a workshop on olives for oil and olive curing and marinating, presented by Teresa with family and friends. Learn about the humble olive and watch demos of how to get the best out of them.

Walker Warehouse Fundraiser

Jess Smith, Louisa Davis & Backyard Events invite you to: Treat your senses on live music, food trucks, fine wines, spectacular prizes... and all in the name of charity! WHY: To raise funds for cancer research at the Harry Perkins Institute through the Hawaiian’s 42km Walk for Women’s Cancer SOUNDS: Triple J Unearthed Winner 2017 Luke Fox // HEADLINERS: Marmalade Mama // Father Figures DJ's RAFFLE 1 for $5 ǀ 3 for $10 3 night stay at Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa 8 x Tickets in a VIP Box at Perth Arena for Santana and the Doobie Brothers Celebrity Chef Iain Lawless Private Dining Experience …. And more!   This is one fundraiser not to be missed! 

Abbe May

Abbe May premieres her new single exclusively for her beloved hometown, Fremantle, on April 1 at Mojos. Like Me Like I Like You, the third single from her forthcoming album, is a dirty pop grind. It's release date is yet to be announced so this will be a particularly special evening with Abbe confesssing "I want to share this song with my hometown first. I would not have had a decade long career without the enduring love and support I receive from Western Australian music lovers." Abbe May  has assembled a line up of some of Perth's greatest artists! Mathas,…

Ian Moss

Featuring songs from Matchbook and his classics. Opener support by Helen Shanahan.http://www.helenshanahan.com/ Awarded ‘Album Of The Year’ at the 1990 ARIA Awards and going on to win a total of 5 ARIA Awards that night is one thing, but one could easily be forgiven for thinking ‘Matchbook’ was the Greatest Hits album of the legendary Ian Moss! ‘Tuckers Daughter’, ‘Telephone Booth’, ‘Beautiful Thing’, ‘Out of the Fire’, and ‘Mr Rain’ all feature on the 1989 solo debut album from the enigmatic Cold Chisel guitarist and singer. Produced by Chris Lord-Alge and released in August 1989, Matchbook spent three consecutive weeks at…

Little Comedy Lounge Saturdays at Creatures Nextdoor

The Little Comedy Lounge brings comedy to life every Saturday at Creatures Next Door!  Come down and enjoy the finer things in life with some local comedy acts, delicious craft beer and a bite to eat.  Get down early or stay late to enjoy the fabulous views over the Fremantle Harbour.  **please note for any sold out shows there is a small allocation of tickets reserved for door sales (subject to availability). 18 + show For more information on our Live Comedy Saturdays, visit The Comedy Lounge. 

Little Comedy

Little Comedy Lounge at Little Creatures Next Door brings you three of the finest things in life at its highest quality. Comedy, expertly brewed beer and the beautiful sea-side city of Fremantle have never gone so well together and the best thing is you can experience it every Saturday night! Get more info including comedian line-ups.

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Events and festivals

Fremantle has a legendary festival and events scene that stretches across the whole spectrum of music, arts, heritage, food and entertainment from the fantastic Fremantle International Street Arts Festival, St. Jerome's Laneway Festival and the biennial Sculptures @ Bathers. Plan your next visit to Fremantle by checking out what’s on in Freo today. And don’t forget to look at our eat and drink listings to find a great spot for dinner or a drink when you’re here.