When it comes to live jazz & blues music, Western Australia is home to many jazz & blues festivals throughout the year that are bound to keep your year bright and bustling with fresh grooves. With all your favourite sub-genres primed to play in select backdrops – ranging from the sprawl of Perth City to serene spots in the country – there’s something for everyone to keep an ear out for. Get on your dancing shoes as we present you with five jazz and blues festivals across Perth and WA.
Whether you’re a lover of literary fiction or fan of autobiographies, nothing beats finding a nice quiet spot to settle down with your book. Add to that a really good cup of earthy coffee and you’ll never want to move! Scoop has surveyed all the essentials for the perfect reading spot – relaxing, bookish and well-caffeinated – to bring you these top picks.
Winter is coming, and we at Scoop can’t think of a better way to escape the cold than by cosying up beside a rustic woodfire oven as you tuck into everyone’s favourite comfort food. We can thank the sun-bronzed gods of Naples for bringing us pizza, and these Perth pizzerias are certainly paying homage to them by serving up deliciously warming woodfired pizzas. Using fresh ingredients and homemade sauces, our top picks offer a wide range of toppings and trimmings so you’ll be spoilt for choice no matter the season.
If your local park or beach isn’t filling you with enthusiasm, why not check out some of our choices for unique BBQ spots in Perth? From intriguing rock formations and spots with a view of our national parks’ lush beauty, this selection of spots will inject some excitement back into your BBQ.