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Riverside Sessions Askya Ryan Edmond

Join us on Wednesday 14th November for our next Riverside Sessions with ASKYA and Ryan Edmond!! Our Riverside Sessions events are hosted by Suburban Vibes.ASKYA blends Folk and Electronic with airy vocals meeting electronic textures. ASKYA locked himself away the past year to write and teach himself production, whether in a Swiss mountain cabin or Australian beach shack. Moving between Zurich, Switzerland and the surf town of Margaret River in Western Ryan Edmond is a Perth-based trumpet player & singer/songwriter, who has recently relocated to Gothenburg, Sweden! He will be back in town for our November Riverside Sessions - you're…

Ex Machina

West Australian ensemble GreyWing present six works where the machine is front and centre. Ex Machina explores music made from, and inspired by, machines and the mechanical. Russolo’s The Art of Noises (1913) proclaimed “we get infinitely more pleasure imagining combinations of the sounds of trolleys, autos and other vehicles, and loud crowds, than listening once more, for instance, to the heroic or pastoral symphonies”. Ex Machina explores music made from, and inspired by, machines and the mechanical. Works include pioneer in the field Robert Erickson, contemporary Europeans, James Saunders, Peter Ablinger, Joanna Bailie and new works by Camilla Hannan, Lindsay Vickery and Dane Yates. Ex Machina deals with juxtapositions and parallels between the musically organic and assertive electronic gestures; creating something with an importance on focus dealing with ethereal yet organic sound. GreyWingKirsten Smith | flutesLindsay Vickery | clarinet/saxophoneMelanie Robinson | celloJameson Feakes | guitarCatherine Ashley | harp PROGRAM Robert Erickson                                     Nine and a Half for Henry (and Wilbur and Orville)Joanna Bailie                                         Trains Australian premiereDane Yates                                             Vinosity world premiereJames Saunders                                    instruments with recordings Australian premiereCamilla Hannan/Lindsay Vickery       Telescope Turbine World premierePeter Ablinger                                        Book of Returns Australian premiere Robert Erickson’s ode to industrialization Nine and a Half for Henry (and Wilbur and Orville)recorded in refineries, on a freeway and up a carillon tower. Book of Returns by Peter Ablinger a modular work containing solo-pieces, solo-electronics, a cassette player, a single note or a scale, a performative situation, experiments with microphones, field recordings, picture projection, and occasionally, “ensemble situations”. Joanna Bailie’s Trains, in which the cellist moves between traditionally-notated melodies and material exploring locomotive sounds. James Saunders’ instruments with recordings, a subtle work, pairing acoustic instruments and electro-mechanical recordings. Vinosity, in which Dane Yate explores Australia’s reputation as a “drinking machine” via teenage drinking stats and sampled “Goon Bags” and Sound Artist Camilla Hannan and Lindsay Vickery collaborate on Telescope Turbine bridging Hannan’s field recording of the mechanics of astronomy with acoustic instruments. GREYWING “GreyWing Ensemble is known for presenting works with pointed social commentary, and though none of the pieces was overt in this regard, by performing works of non- European composers, championing female artists and commissioning new music from Western Australian composers, their bold programming is a positive shift in the Perth concert scene.” (Cool Perth Nights) GreyWing focuses on new Australian music and environmental music and has presented over 30 premieres since their debut performance in April 2016. An important thematic strand in the GreyWing concerts is music featuring field recordings, images and other data from nature and the environment. Earlier this year GreyWIng released two albums on the local label Tone List reflecting these two aspects of their work Lines of Flight and nature forms i. In July GreyWIng together with Breaking Waves and Gerygone launched a monthly site-specific project Limited Hangout: in the field featuring works by local composers responding to and performed in specific the sonic/physical environments. greywing.net Old Custom’s House, Fremantle$20/$10/$5 Tickets from Eventbrite

Live Music Thursdays

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…

Mojo Juju | Native Tongue Album Tour

Mojo Juju | Native Tongue Album Tour Saturday, November 17, 2018 BUY TICKETS NATIVE TONGUE is a fitting title for the third studio album from Mojo Juju and it is her very essence laid bare. It is raw, honest, emotional and intrinsically political. It is also brutal and relentlessly real. Since cutting her teeth and making a name for herself on the Australian touring circuit in the late 2000s, Mojo Ruiz de Luzuriaga, a.k.a Mojo Juju, has been many things to many people. She’s been a troubadour, a soothsayer, a shapeshifter and a darn good songwriter. Now, after a decade…

Sunday Music

Sunday Music is Fremantle Arts Centre’s free weekly live music program. Enjoy the best local and touring bands every weekend in the beautiful setting of FAC’s Front Garden. Bring a rug and picnic to this family friendly event, or enjoy wood fired pizzas and drinks from our bar. Some chairs provided.

Sunday Music | Emily Barker

Emily Barker (WA/UK) grew up in rural WA, fell in love with American roots music and has released a succession of critically acclaimed albums. Barker returns to perform her new and most lauded album yet, Sweet Kind of Blue, with a full band. Sunday Music is FAC’s free weekly live music program. Enjoy the best local and touring bands every weekend in the beautiful setting of FAC’s Front Garden. Bring a rug and picnic to this family friendly event, or enjoy wood fired pizzas and drinks from our bar. Some chairs provided.

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…

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Pub Choir

Well it’s time for YOU to perform at Clancy’s! Join our conductors Jim Fisher and Natalie Gillespie as they unite a pub full of punters in a joyful bar room chorus. Warm up with some fun classics and then work up a number with our conductors to perform at the end of the session and we shall film it for prosperity. Come and join the PUB CHOIR. 3rd Wednesday of every month. Gold coin donation.

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Xavier Rudd

Storm Boy, Xavier Rudd's highly anticipated ninth studio album, sums up everything fans love about the iconic singer-songwriter. Produced by Chris Bond (Ben Howard, Tom Speight) and mixed by Tim Palmer (Pearl Jam, Bowie, U2) it is Xavier's finest release to date, exemplified by its glorious first single, Walk Away. Physical and digital pre-orders are now available at xavierrudd.com. Lyrically and musically, Storm Boy affirms Xavier Rudd as one of Australia's most important artists. Singing as always from the heart, Xavier touches upon issues that are both global and personal, lacing each blissful melody with messages of humility and wisdom.…

Sets on the Beach 2018

Sets on the Beach history was changed last year when we moved from a Sunday Sesh to Saturday Party. We said goodbye to Monday ‘sickies’ and hello to Sunday recovery!Following our biggest parties to date, we are back and ready to deliver one of the nation’s favourite beach parties! Returning to the picturesque Port Beach on Saturday 24 November, punters can expect all the usual fun and more!Thousands of eager sandy toes can look forward to all the same Sets vibes with icey cold drinks, ridiculous ocean views, beach club, silent disco, silly gimmicks, lounging or boogying to the spectacular sunset and the supreme list of acts that’ll be dropping in the coming weeks. ~~~ LINE UP ~~~1st Act announced ++ Client Liaison ++Full line up announcement still to come.

Sunday Music | Em Burrows & Web Rumors

Local multi-instrumentalist Em Burrows returns with a new six piece band and a collection of tightly spun songs. Em Burrows & Web Rumors (WA) promise sweeping synths, haunting saxophone and Burrows’ distinctive contralto vocals. This afternoon of experimental pop is not to be missed. Sunday Music is FAC’s free weekly live music program. Enjoy the best local and touring bands every weekend in the beautiful setting of FAC’s Front Garden. Bring a rug and picnic to this family friendly event, or enjoy wood fired pizzas and drinks from our bar. Some chairs provided.

WAVY: One Day Beach Festival

One Day presents WAVY: Australia’s first ever hip hop beach festival, taking place on the foreshore of Port Beach in Fremantle on Sunday 25th November.Live performances from the country’s most exciting hip hop & soul acts. A DJ lineup stacked with Perth’s best DJs. Food stalls, bars and all the usual One Day Sundays trimmings. WAVY is an open air beachside block party across two stages, unlike anything you’ve experienced before.Now well and truly an institution in Perth, One Day Sundays has grown from a monthly sold-out block party at The Rosemount, to becoming one of the most anticipated events of the Summer pop-up season.Performing live will be critically-acclaimed veteran duo HORRORSHOW, rising Sydney MC making global waves MANU CROOKS, 20 year old soul sensation KAIIT and Fremantle’s own psychedelic hip hop maestros SUPEREGO (fka Pow! Negro). Providing all your hip-hop, RnB, afrobeats and trap needs will be 2018’s strongest DJ lineup: KLASIK, ASLAN, GRAVY, SAL, CHARLIE BUCKET, BUN DEM, STREETX DJs and HYCLASS.

Cafe Society

Cafe Society is a multi-instrumental 4 piece playing a unique mix of cool jazz, latin, blues and funk, featuring one of Perth's favourite jazz singers, Denise Dale.

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The Aints

Forty years after the release of (I’m) Stranded, one of the great Australian debut albums of all time, Ed Kuepper returns with a brand new band and a brand new contender for the title: The Aints! The Church of Simultaneous Existence (ABC Music). Made up from songs, musical elements and bits and prices that Sir Ed wrote from when he began high school in 1969 and started seriously fantasising about being in a band through to The Saints implosion in 1978, The Church of Simultaneous Existence is an album 40 years in the making. ”Things had started to move fairly…

Tijuana Cartel

Tijuana Cartel’s new album ‘Live at Hotel Brunswick’ (out 14 September 2018) is teeming with the infectious party vibes that characterise their live show. The electronic tour-de-force never fails to ignite a dance floor and this compilation of tunes captures what their live show is all about. Heavy bass and beats underpin virtuosic instrumentation and exotic sounds reminiscent of the Middle East, Morocco and Spain. Experience it for yourself this year as they embark on a massive international tour that encompasses the East and West coast of Australia, Bali, the UK and Germany. Doors 8pm | Tickets $29.60 incl. bf

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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.