Live music

Sunday Music

Bring a picnic and enjoy free performances by leading local and touring acts every Sunday throughout summer in the idyllic Front Garden.  Bar and woodfire pizza available for purchase.   19 Feb: Hear stories of sleepy coastlines, chaotic boom towns and the people caught in-between as Davey Craddock & The Spectacles (WA) bring their folk rock, alt-country sounds to FAC. 26 Feb: Joel Barker & The Low Company (WA) flit between melodic indie songs, rollicking country lilts and powerful rock n'roll. 5 Mar: Toby (WA) melds roots, rock and reggae in her infectiously energetic live shows, with powerhouse vocals and…

Fremantle Sunday Jazz

Settle into your armchair every Sunday, 4-7pm, at Marine Lounge Bar for great tunes from some of the best Jazz singers in Perth and complete the experience with a glass of Shiraz. The spicy bite, the smooth silky fruit flavours and that warming feeling in your throat is just what you need on some of the colder nights. Wine Tastings:  January 8th & 22nd - Jane Brook Estate Wines, Swan River & Margaret River WA

Sunday Jazz Sessions at Creatures NextDoor

Wrap up your week with live jazz from 4:30-7:30 every Sunday at Creatures NextDoor. Enjoy our sharing styled menu, one of our beers and ciders or a great Aussie wine, put your feet up and soak up a sunset. Located just around the corner from the brewery, Creatures NextDoor is a cosy, relaxed lounge with a little bit of spunk. It boasts some serious views of the Fishing Boat Harbour – a perfect location for sunsets.  Love your music?  We also host live local bands every Thursday from 6pm. Come join us for some eclectic beats, drinks, nibbles, and a great evening soaking up the best Fremantle…

Harbour Sundays 2017

After a stellar opening season that saw more than 1,500 local music lovers take in live bands, sunshine and panoramic views at the WA Maritime Museum, Harbour Sundays is back for another five weeks of free, live music in January and February 2017. Taking place on the balcony of the WA Maritime Museum at Victoria Quay, the second series will see five weeks of Perth’s premier musicians, running the gamete from folk, funk blues and reggae to bluegrass, Congolese dance, soul-funk and dub.The 2017 season kicks off on Sunday January 29 with blues-y bang courtesy of Western Australia’s hardest working…

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Automatic Sound Series | Weekly concerts at the Fly Trap

Join us at the Fly by Night’s basement for an intimate night of improvised electronic, world, jazz and fusion sounds. Meet fellow musicians, have a jam or simply discover some of the best music Fremantle has to offer! Since its inception in November 2016, Automatic Sounds Series has hosted amazing performances from Alex Borthwick Trio, Cathie Travers, Simon Jeans Quartet with Jamie Oehlers on saxophone, Pete Jeavens, Gemma Farrell, trumpeter Matthew McGlynn, Paul Pax Andrews and many more. The night not only provides a platform for established artists but also gives upcoming, talented musicians the opportunity to enter the stage and share their skills with fellow musicians and the audience.  Automatic Sounds Series – Every Monday Nights at 8 pm at the Fly Trap (Victoria Hall) on 179 High Street. Tickets are $10 at the door with all money going to the musicians who perform on the night. Coming up in February 2017 Monday 06th February 2017 – Jam Session with Nathan Winterfloods (Drums) Monday 13th February 2017 – Freddie Grigson (Guitar) Monday 20th February 2017 – Electronic Soundscapes with Masonik Monday 27th February 2017 – World Music with Mark Cain’s Eastwinds

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GMG Gillian Moorman Group

GMG is a sophisticated mix of jazz, blues and soul.  Taking jazz standards and pop classics from Billie Holiday to Steely Dan and adding a contemporary and original flavour.  Joining Gillian Moorman on vocals, Alex Borthwick (guitar), Manoli Vouyoucalos (bass) and Pete Evans (drums) are all exceptionally talented regulars on the Perth music scene and bring together an exciting mix of jazz, funk and blues influences taking you on a journey from a New York speakeasy to an an intimate jazz club in New Orleans.  Watch an authentic musical connection happen when these four people play the music they love…

Live Music Thursdays at Creatures Next Door

Join us at Creatures NextDoor every Thursday from 6pm for live music!  Wrap up the day (or kick off the evening) with some eclectic sounds,  a meal or nibbles, one of our own craft beers or a wine.    Located just around the corner from the brewery, Creatures NextDoor is a cosy, relaxed lounge with a little bit of spunk. It boasts some serious views of the Fishing Boat Harbour – a perfect location for sunsets. Our menu is a sharing style menu and is accompanied by Little Creatures beers, ciders and a great selection of Australian wines. Love your music?  We also host live Jazz every…

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.

HEMISPHERES 3 Music of the World

PS Art Space are proud to present the third chapter of the Hemispheres live music series.Featuring a blend of music from southern Africa performed by two fine combos: The ZAGORIA TRIO and VILLAGE VIBE TRIO.Join us from 7pm and get your feet grooving to the beats of DJ ABOBO TRACKS. Live music from 8pm.ABOUT ILAN ZAGORIA TRIOGuitarist Ilan Zagoria-Music has been immersed in the music southern African since childhood, having grown up in Harare and subsequently studying in Cape Town. He gradually absorbed the southern African guitar tradition into his driving and intricate playing, forging his own unique style.In Australia, Zagoria has supported…

Jazzco

JAZZCO is a band obsessed with everything Jazz. They play Swing, Bebop, Blues, Latin, and Fusion Jazz.Their repertoire goes back to the Fifties to the present day, including names such as Cole Porter, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, Dave Brubeck, Wes Montgomery, John Coltrane, Roy Hargrove and many more. They perform as a trio, quartet or quintet. They are a versatile band that can fill a dance floor with funky, modern Jazz or provide sophisticated lounge music for a more relaxing evening. The line up consists of: Ayodele – vocals Steve Taylor – trumpet, trombone, keyboard and bass Lyndsay Gould –…

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Jere Sosa

Hometown: Necochea, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Jeremias Sosa was born in March 1987, his first approach to music was when he was 14 years old, picking up his old grandfather’s spanish guitar. After this he started studying guitar and music theory for over 14 years, playing different genres, mainly related to rock music. In 2013 he went to New Zealand for a musical trip, after releasing his first Ep “Extraños Eufemismos”, then he moved to Australia in 2014 and from this time on wards he has been playing/busking/gigging full time. His repertoire goes from classic rock songs form the 70’ to…

Southpaw

Led by drummer Peter Evans, Southpaw explore the sounds of 50s and 60s rock 'n' roll, folk, pop and country music with a jazz sensibility.   From the Boogaloo to the Bo-Diddley Rhythm, Southpaw play both original music and jazz interpretations of songs from popular artists such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Simon and Garfunkel. Peter is joined by fellow lefties Simon Jeans on guitar and Shane Pooley on the bass.

The Waifs

2017 marks The Waifs’ 25th anniversary. To celebrate, the band is touring across Australia and releasing Ironbark, a 25-track album featuring songs recorded live and acoustic in Josh’s house in rural NSW. These shows are dedicated to The Waifs’ legendary and enthusiastic fans, with a two hour set that spans the band’s 25 year history. Fremantle Arts Centre is operated by the City of Fremantle.

BAYSS | Port Beach Weekender

A new boutique festival will dock at Port Beach to become the go-to summer party for the bass music enthusiast keen to get out of the club & into the sun.        As part of the Port Beach Weekender, Offworld Productions has teamed up with Loaded Dice to introduce boutique music festival BAY-SS to the WA coastline on Saturday 11th March 2017. BAY-SS will be the go-to summer party for the bass music enthusiast who wants to step out of the dark club and into the sunshine. Set across two stages on both the grass and sand at the picturesque Port Beach - it's one of the country's best locations, so wherever you are, chart a course to BAY-SS. Line up listed alphabeticallyBreakDJ Zinc + MC GQ (only Australian show)Dub FXKovenLogan Sama + JammzStanton WarriorsStealth+ more to be announcedDon’t miss out on this epic new music festival and one of the biggest events to hit WA. First release tickets are on sale now for just $65 + bf. http://portbeachweekender.oztix.com.au/To reserve tickets for other Port Beach Weekender Events head towww.portbeachweekender.com.au

Hang Massive

Following incredible online success, Hang Massive, will perform in Australia for the first time as part of their global tour in 2017. First stop on the tour will be Fremantle's Fly by Night on 11th March.  Hang Massive will perform songs from their latest album Distant Light, as well as earlier works from their live albums. With their unique and hypnotic style of composition and performance, these shows are not to be missed!Founders Danny Cudd and Markus Offbeat met during their travels in India in 2010. The following year, they released their first online music and video track, Once Again, which…

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Live music

Fremantle is a vibrant city that loves its live music. You can find live bands and musicians performing almost every night of the week, from open mic nights and live gigs at small intimate venues that you didn’t know existed, to larger music festivals such as St Jerome’s Laneway Festival Fremantle. Keep an eye on our event listings to stay up to date with events and live music in Fremantle.