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I KNOW MY COUNTRY

Artitja brings remote Australian Indigenous art with new exhibition I KNOW MY COUNTRY

  • Dates:Mar 14-15 ; Mar 18-22 ; Mar 25-29 ; Apr 1-5
  • Time(s):10am - 4pm
  • Venue:Earlywork

Details

  • Hosted By:Artitja Fine Art Gallery
  • Venue Address:330 South Terrace, South Fremantle
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Aboriginal Art & Events,Art Exhibitions,Free
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly
  • Visual Arts:Aboriginal,Painting,Sculpture

Description

UPDATE 

There is good news. The exhibition can be seen in its entirety through the windows of the gallery and we are just two minutes away.  If there is a particular work you are interested in we can be contacted on 0418 900 954.

If you would rather visit the exhibition online, and have interest in particular works on the site, please do call or send us an email  and we can send high resolution images of paintings and accompanying information.
 
We believe it is even more important at this time to support Aboriginal artists and their art centres for whom the sale of art is a vital source of income, and we will continue to do what we can to assist with continuity of sales, and look forward to your continued support and enquiries.

DESCRIPTION

As locals we know distance is involved if we want to travel inland. Think remote Australia and communities such as Pukayiyirna on the Canning Stock Route, or Kulyakartu in the Martu homelands near Percival Lakes in the northern Great Sandy Desert, and we’re looking at travelling in excess of 1500kms from Perth to get there. And that’s just within WA.

Artitja Fine Art Gallery is bringing those places and their stories to South Fremantle through striking imagery in their forthcoming exhibition I KNOW MY COUNTRY which opens on 13th March.

Add locations Puntawarri, east of Jigalong; Tjukurla in the Gibson desert almost 2000kms away; head north east into the Tanami desert, then south to the tiny community of Kalka in the Pitjantjatjara lands near the WA/NT/SA border. All very remote and not so accessible.

Over twenty artists from eight remote Aboriginal art centre communities feature in this energetic, bold selection of paintings which incorporate profound knowledge of country by the artists.

Clairo

American producer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Clairo brings her show down to Freo.Social in support of her debut album Immunity!

  • Dates:Apr 28
  • Time(s):7.00pm
  • Venue:Freo.Social

Details

  • Hosted By:triple j, Penny Drop, Chugg Entertainment and Frontier Touring
  • Venue Address:Artillery Drill Hall, Parry St, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price:$50
  • Type:Music
  • Audience:Adults,Wheelchair Access
  • Event Venue:Freo.Social
  • Music:Gig Guide,Popular Music

Description

<p> US multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and producer CLAIRO has announced her return to Australia in support of her debut album Immunity. She brings her captivating live show to Fremantle’s Freo.Social on Tuesday 28 April<br /> Clairo’s unique brand of dream-pop sees intimate confessions laid delicately over washed out textures and clean beats. Since first experiencing viral fame with the sardonic smash ‘Pretty Girl’ – that has since amassed 45 million views on YouTube and 96 million streams on Spotify – she has more than proved her skills, with self-produced smashes ‘Flaming Hot Cheetos’ and ‘4EVER’ coming next.</p>

The Kite String Tangle - C()D3x Album Tour

ARIA-nominated The Kite String Tangle brings an incredible show to freo.Social to promote the release of his second album.

  • Dates:Jun 6
  • Time(s):8.00pm
  • Venue:Freo.Social

Details

  • Hosted By:UNIFIED Music Group & Village Sounds
  • Venue Address:Artillery Drill Hall on Parry St, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price:$39.51
  • Type:Music
  • Audience:Adults,Wheelchair Access
  • Event Venue:Freo.Social
  • Music:Gig Guide,Popular Music

Description

Now The Kite String Tangle jump-starts 2020 with new anthemic single ‘NORTH’ and the announcement of his forthcoming second studio album C()D3X dropping March 2020.

2019 was a breakout year for The Kite String Tangle with a shift to a harder, darker, more electronic sound, a residency in Berlin, sold out headline Australian shows and performances at some of Australia’s biggest regional Festivals.

C()D3X will be supported by a national album tour in May/June which will see audiences cram the dancefloor for The Kite String Tangle’s new darker, electrifying live show across capital cities and select regional towns.

‘NORTH’ - which comes along with a beautifully shot video from Dyllan Corbett – is another undeniable dancefloor anthem from the Brisbane artist/producer, with driving synths accompanied by Danny Harley’s signature vocals.

The single further strengthens the darker direction that The Kite String Tangle is taking which started with last year’s singles ‘P()L4R’ and ‘KILLING TIME’. 'P()L4R' was highly spun on triple j and a regular on the Shazam charts, followed by fan favourite ‘KILLING TIME’ featuring the brilliant vocals of Eliott.

The Kite String Tangle has also enlisted local and overseas talent to remix the new single, with both a Summer Festival ready remix of ’NORTH' from Motez and a peaktime 3am warehouse mix from the UK’s Shadow Child now available on all streaming services.

It’s been a busy couple of years for the Brisbane producer. The release of his debut self-titled album in 2017 which saw him nominated for an ARIA award, three national headline tours, much-talked about sets at Splendour in the Grass and FOMO festivals amongst others. In 2018 he released single ‘Give It Time’, won a Queensland Music Award, played captivating sets at local and international festivals.

Then there was also the release of mini album The Kite String Tangle Presents: In A Desperate Moment which resulted in two sold out shows with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra in Brisbane. All this came alongside the announcement of his own record label Exist. Recordings which has put out well received releases from Brisbane producer Golden Vessel and sibling duo Lastlings. 

WAAX at Rock Rover (POSTPONED)

Brisbane Quintet WAAX comes down to Perth after a busy year on Australian radio and supporting Fall Out Boy!

  • Dates:Mar 28
  • Time(s):8.00pm
  • Venue:Rock Rover

Details

  • Hosted By:triple j and Select Music
  • Venue Address:Community Bank Oval - William St &, Parry St, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price:$34.70
  • Type:Music
  • Audience:Adults
  • Music:Gig Guide,Popular Music

Description

Brisbane quintet Waax have been making lots of compelling noise of late. Signing with Australian indie heavyweight Dew Process and featuring heavily on the nation’s airwaves they’ve been winning hearts and selling out national tours in the process. Supporting the likes of big time internationals Wolf Alice, Fall Out Boy and Biffy Clyro, the band have also been making sizable waves on the festival circuit with standout sets at Splendour In The Grass, Falls Festival, Good Things and Unify Gathering, not to mention a growing collection of local music awards and it’s clear to see the band’s trajectory is on a stratospheric rise

Ancient Rome: Epic Innovators and Engineers (CANCELLED)

Travel back in time and discover the determination, machines and genius that carved the great Roman Empire!

  • Dates:Dec 7 - Apr 26
  • Time(s):9:30am - 5:00pm
  • Venue:WA Maritime Museum

Details

  • Hosted By:Western Australian Museum
  • Venue Address:Victoria Quay, Peter Hughes Dr, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price:Based on age
  • Ticket Price FROM:Free (children 4 and under)
  • Ticket price TO:$17.50
  • Type:Museum events
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly,For toddlers 0-3,For kids 4-12,For teens 13-17,For seniors,Wheelchair Access
  • Produced By:WA Museum
  • Event Venue:WA Maritime Museum

Description

Ancient Rome: Epic Innovators and Engineers is a family-friendly exhibition featuring carefully reconstructed replica machines that reflect one of the most technologically significant times in the human history.

The Roman Imperial period (52BC – 476AD) was an era of massive construction and large scale technical innovation that brought about unprecedented wellbeing. You will be surprised to see how much we inherited from 2,000 years ago—many of the objects, concepts and machines are still part of our modern lives.

Due to the ravages of time, very few pieces of ancient Roman technology and machinery have survived in their entirety. However - through studying archaeological finds and ancient texts, exhibition creators—Artisans of Florence in collaboration with the Niccolai Group (Firenze)—have reconstructed Ancient Roman technology using the same materials and techniques used thousands of years ago.

This exhibition includes models, catapults, frescoes, armour, weapons, busts, and much more.

Ancient Rome is best suited to primary school aged children though the entire family will enjoy learning about this fascinating era, including:

Military genius and mighty machines (Caesar’s army, discipline, tactics, war machines, armour, weapons)
All roads lead to Rome (measurements, transportation by road and sea, communication)
Building Rome (engineering - roads, bridges, buildings, monuments, aqueducts, tools, machines, techniques)
Entertainment (gladiators, colosseum, games, art, clothes, timekeeping, Roman life and people)
Discover this significant time in history as part of your family day out in Fremantle! 

Cheeky Dogs (CANCELLED)

Tennant Creek artist Dion Beasley has turned his love of dogs into artwork, with his Cheeky Dogs drawings, t-shirts and children’s book illustrations loved in Australia and around the world

  • Dates:Feb 7 - Apr 18
  • Time(s):Tue – Sat, 10am – 4pm
  • Venue:DADAA
  • Festivals:Perth Festival 2020

Details

  • Hosted By:DADAA
  • Venue Address:92 Adelaide St, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Art Exhibitions
  • Audience:Adults,Wheelchair Access
  • Event Venue:DADAA
  • Visual Arts:Drawing,Other Visual Arts

Description

This selection of original works at DADAA, which vividly brings to life Beasley’s fascination with cheeky dogs and his unconventional journey into the world of contemporary art, is sure to capture the imagination of art (and dog) lovers of all ages.

Revealed: Wa Aboriginal Art Market (CANCELLED)

For art lovers, culture buffs and visitors to WA, the Revealed Art Market is unmissable.

  • Dates:Apr 3 - Apr 4
  • Time(s):4pm-8pm (Apr3) / 10am-4pm (Apr 4)
  • Venue:Fremantle Arts Centre

Details

  • Hosted By:Fremantle Arts Centre
  • Venue Address:1 Finnerty St, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Aboriginal Art & Events
  • Audience:Family-Friendly
  • Produced By:Fremantle Arts Centre
  • Event Venue:Fremantle Arts Centre

Description

The 2020 Revealed WA Aboriginal Art Market will be the biggest yet, expanding to run over two days due to overwhelming popularity. Revealed is the only market which brings together WA’s 25 remote and regional Aboriginal art centres and independent Aboriginal artists in one place to sell their artworks.
 
Opening with a special twilight session under the trees in FAC’s Front Garden on Friday 3 April and continuing 10am–4pm Saturday 4 April, this year there will be more time to browse an even bigger selection of contemporary WA Aboriginal art.
 
Revealed celebrates the vibrancy and diversity of Aboriginal artistic practice all over the state, with items for sale including paintings, textiles, carved artefacts, homewares, prints, clothing, ceramics, jewellery and more. Works start from as little as $50 and one hundred percent of profits from all Revealed sales return to the artists and art centres.

Dyson Stringer Cloher (CANCELLED)

A musical supergroup touring with their variety of feminist anthems

  • Dates:Apr 4
  • Time(s):8.00pm
  • Venue:Mojo's Bar

Details

  • Hosted By:Collective Artists
  • Venue Address:237 Queen Victoria St, North Fremantle WA 6159
  • Ticket Price:$34.70
  • Type:Music
  • Audience:Adults
  • Music:Popular Music

Description

Six years after their inaugural tour in 2013, Dyson Stringer Cloher’s self-titled debut album was released through Milk! Records in October 2019. Proclaimed a Songwriters Supergroup (Bandcamp Daily), DSC (joined by Augie March’s Dave Williams on drums) launched the record to rapturous crowds in sold out venues across the country in November 2019 with follow-up headline dates and festival performances at Woodford, Riverboats, WOMADelaide and Panama Festival scheduled for early 2020.

Recorded at Jeff Tweedy’s ‘The Loft’ in Chicago, USA in April 2019 with Wilco’s Glenn Kotche on drums and Grammy Award winner Tom Schick engineering, Dyson Stringer Cloher’s self-produced debut long player is a manifesto for women and gender non-conforming artists too often relegated to a supporting role

Juzzie Smith - One Man Band | 2020 (POSTPONED)

The viral blues sensation is coming to Perth

  • Dates:Postponed from Apr 8 to Dec 16
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:The Sonar Room

Details

  • Hosted By:Six By Nine Agency
  • Venue Address:42 Mews Rd, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price:$25.00
  • Type:Music
  • Audience:Adults
  • Music:Other Music

Description

<p> JUZZIE SMITH is a ridiculously talented One-man band, based in Byron Bay Australia. Juzzie's unique style is bluesy/folk mixed into a groove of its own.</p> <p> Marked by an amazing ability to play up to six instruments at once combining the Guitar, harmonica and juggling percussion. Juzzie Smith has had the honour of performing to both international and national crowds from Byron Bay Blues Festival to Edinburgh Fringe Festival, sharing his raw warm vocals with a simple message of loving life.</p> <p> With over 120 million views on social media and topping the blues iTunes charts around the world, Juzzie Smith is an act you won't want to miss.</p>

FREMANTLE INTERNATIONAL STREET ARTS FESTIVAL (CANCELLED)

Experience street theatre like you've never seen it before in the historic heart of Fremantle.

  • Dates:Apr 10 - 13
  • Time(s):All Day
  • Venue:Fremantle
  • Festivals:All Festivals

Details

  • Hosted By:City of Fremantle
  • Venue Address:Various Locations in Fremantle
  • Ticket Price:FREE
  • Type:Art Exhibitions,Festivals,Music,Performing Arts
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly
  • Performing Arts:Circus,Comedy,Dance,Puppetry,Theatre
  • Music:Busking,Free
  • Visual Arts:Craft,Other Visual Arts

Description

The world’s best street theatre is set to transform Fremantle and its historic streets this April. Held each year over the Easter long weekend, spectacular performances from all over the globe visit this renowned port city to delight and mesmerise.

Wander the streets to discover free outdoor performances that will captivate all ages well into the night. The festival is the perfect opportunity to enjoy some of Fremantle’s favourite haunts and shines a light on this diverse and warm-hearted city. 

Join in on the fun and experience street theatre like you’ve never seen it before. For more information visit streetartsfestival.com.au/

 

Miss Lily’s Fabulous Feather Boa - Based on the book by Margaret Wild (CANCELLED)

The guests at Miss Lily’s Tropical Holiday House enjoy relaxing days and cheerful company - and no one needs it more than the lonely Last Potoroo.

  • Dates:Apr 11 – 25, 2020
  • Time(s):10am to 11am, 1pm to 2pm & 6:30pm 7:30pm
  • Venue:Spare Parts Puppet Theatre

Details

  • Hosted By:Spare Parts Puppet Theatre
  • Venue Address:1 Short Street, Fremantle
  • Ticket Price:$25
  • Type:Performing Arts
  • Audience:Family-Friendly,For kids 4-12,Wheelchair Access
  • Produced By:Spare Parts Puppet Theatre
  • Event Venue:Spare Parts Puppet Theatre
  • Performing Arts:Puppetry,Theatre

Description

<p> <em>“…Irreverent and hilarious, the ending literally garners an audible ‘awww.’”</em> – The Australia Times</p> <p> <em>Something so fabulous just has to be magic…</em></p> <p> When Miss Lily takes to the stage with her fabulous feather boa the timid Potoroo is filled with the feeling that she could do anything, if only the feather boa could be hers. Soon a plan is set in motion with very unexpected consequences.</p> <p> Rambunctious families of koalas and wombats share the stage with the Potoroo and a dancing crocodile of incomparable glamour in this uplifting story that celebrates kindness, courage and a little marsupial pride!</p> <p>  </p> <p> Duration: 45 mins</p> <p> Perfect for 5+ but suitable for everyone!</p> <p> Apr 11 – 25, 2020</p> <p> 10am, 1pm & 6:30pm </p> <p> No performances Sundays or public holidays.</p> <p> Bookings Essential  </p> <p> Please visit <a href="http://www.sppt.asn.au/">www.sppt.asn.au</a> or telephone 9335 5044</p> <p>  </p> <p> Ticket Prices </p> <p> All tickets $25</p> <p> Groups of 4+ and 10+ discounts available</p> <p> $3.95 booking fee applies</p>

KWAME Please, Get Home Safe Tour (CANCELLED)

Ghana via Sydney rapper and producer Kwame first headline shows of 2020 will see Australia’s leading hip-hop prospect hit four metro cities around Australia.

  • Dates:Apr 11
  • Time(s):8.30pm
  • Venue:Freo.Social

Details

  • Hosted By:Freo.Social
  • Venue Address:Parry Street, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price:TBA
  • Type:Music
  • Audience:Adults
  • Event Venue:Freo.Social
  • Music:Concert Tours,Gig Guide,Popular Music

Description

The upcoming tour, presented by triple j, kicks off in Melbourne on March 28 and is followed by three further metro shows in Brisbane (The Triffid, April 3), Sydney (Metro Theatre, April 4) and Fremantle (April 11). Enlisting the help of renowned graphic designer Jonathan Zawada (Flume, The Presets) on poster art duties, was a no-brainer for Kwame who is a longtime fan of his work and is their first collaboration together. These shows mark the first headline tour since Kwame’s completely sold out 2019 EP dates and are expected to fill up quickly. 

They also land off the back of Kwame’s most recent single, 'NOBODY feat. E^ST’, which was premiered by Zane Lowe on Apple Music's Beats 1, and the second taste of his forthcoming third extended play. The track is a powerful anthem of self-belief; an ambitious leap in lyrical content and production, born out of Kwame's frustration with life, the creative industries and those who think they know it all.   “It's a reminder for myself and anyone else to listen to yourself, outside opinions are irrelevant,” says Kwame. 

This theme rings true for the visual accompaniment to the song also landing today. Filmed in Marrickville and directed by Zain Ayub and Kwame, this stunningly raw short film follows a life-changing narrative for a young, troubled Ghanaian boy facing hardships. “His new found friends mentor and nurture the courage within him so that he may move beyond despondency and feel free.” says Kwame.  

“The choice to shoot majority of the film in Marrickville reflects its raw texture, sense of realness and celebrates the multicultural background the suburb holds - which is synonymous with the films ideologies. The themes explored represent the diffusion of cultural and societal gaps thereby creating a more universal and globalist experience. The messages within the film are that race, age and status shouldn’t matter when one's back is against the wall.”

With such a strong and universally applicable message, it’s no surprise Kwame’s ethos is connecting all over. With huge performances at Splendour in the Grass, SXSW and appearances alongside industry heavyweights such as Migos, Skepta, 6lack, AJ Tracey and Peking Duk, Kwame has also been announced as support for A$AP Ferg’s March 4  Melbourne show. This will be Kwame’s first show of 2020 and an opportunity for fans to see his live set prior to his tour.
 
It’s difficult to find a corner of the Australian music scene that hasn’t been taken over by Kwame. Further expanding his already diverse catalogue, the collaborations have been immense for the Ghanaian Australian producer, writer, artist and engineer. Teaming up on party track ‘Summer Rain’ with Wave Racer, Kwame then joined Matt Corby on Triple One’s ‘So Easy’. 'NOBODY feat. E^ST’, is arguably his most reflective work to date and a clear indication of the heights this boundary pushing artist is hoping to take Australian hip-hop to. 

Alex The Astronaut (& Her Band Of Space Cadets) (CANCELLED)

Folk pop singer-songwriter comes down to Freo.Social with a show-stopping set!

  • Dates:Apr 16
  • Time(s):8.00pm
  • Venue:Freo.Social

Details

  • Hosted By:Freo.Social
  • Venue Address:Artillery Drill Hall on Parry Street, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price:$29.30
  • Type:Music
  • Audience:Adults,Wheelchair Access
  • Event Venue:Freo.Social
  • Music:Gig Guide,Popular Music

Description

Following the release of the widely-praised single “I Think You”re Great” in January, Sydney-born singer, songwriter and storyteller ALEX THE ASTRONAUT  readies her new band of space cadets for a string of Australian headline tour dates in Hobart, Launceston, Melbourne, Fremantle, Adelaide and Sydney this April.

See all venue and ticketing details below.

The tour dates follow the release of ‘I Think You’re Great’, Alex’s latest single, which pays tribute to a cherished friend in her life. The track was co-produced by  Sam Cromack and Daniel Hanson of Ball Park Music and is about the importance of checking in on each other, opening up conversations and supporting friends
through thick and thin.

Premiering on triple j, ‘I Think You’re Great’ was added to full rotation and went on to receive support and praise from The Guardian, Junkee, NME, Music Feeds,  Brooklyn Vegan and Refinery29, among others. The track has also been championed by Apple Music and Spotify across various playlists.

Alex heads to the US this March for SXSW and a run of dates with Nettwerk labelmates Jack River and Didirri. She will then return home to play the 'I Think You’re Great tour' before heading to Byron Bay for Splendour in the Grass in July.


ALEX THE ASTRONAUT (& her band of space cadets) + Guests, Fletcher Gull

Thu April 9 - Altar - Hobart TAS
Fri April 10 - Saloon Bar - Launceston TAS
Sat April 11 - Corner Hotel - Melbourne VIC
Thu April 16 - Freo.Social - Fremantle WA
Fri April 17 - Fat Controller - Adelaide  SA
Sat April 18 - Oxford Art Factory - Sydney NSW

Tickets on sale 9am, Thursday 5 March via https://www.alextheastronaut.com/

Also playing:
17 March - 19 March - SXSW - Austin, Texas
24 March - The Bootleg - Los Angeles
26 March - Baby’s All Right - New York
27 March - The Drake - Toronto
Sat 11 Jul - Sandstone Point QLD (with Paul Kelly, Missy Higgins and Andy Golldege)
Sun Jul 26 - Splendour In The Grass - Byron Bay, NSW

East Fremantle Youth Meet Up

Meet like-minded people and learn about life skills.

  • Dates:19 Apr
  • Time(s):From 10:00am
  • Venue:Locke Park, Moss Street, East Fremantle

Details

  • Hosted By:The Town of East Fremantle
  • Venue Address:Locke Park, Moss Street, East Fremantle
  • Ticket Price:Free Event
  • Type:Free
  • Audience:For teens 13-17

Description

The East Freo meet-up is a free event hosted by the Town of East Fremantle is association with Act, Belong, Commit and The Meet-Up Collective. 

This event will give young people a chance to share their vision for young people, including ideas for future youth events. The day will be jam packed with activities for everyone including chill zones where people can listen to music or make their own. There will also be information sessions about careers and life-skills. 

This is the perfect event for those wanting to make new connections with others and learn more about career opportunities and about how to improve their lifestyle. With an abundance of fun activities, it's sure to be an amazing day!

The Commissariat Tour (CANCELLED)

An essential part of WA history

  • Dates:Apr 23 - May 14
  • Time(s):2.30pm
  • Venue:WA Shipwrecks Museum

Details

  • Hosted By:Australian Heritage Festival
  • Venue Address:45 Cliff St, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free,Museum events
  • Audience:Family-Friendly
  • Event Venue:WA Shipwrecks Museum

Description

Western's Australia's first convict built public building, the Commissariat was extensively restored in 1979 to house the WA Museum's maritime acheaology collection.

On this tour you will have a first-hand look at the building's many unique and fascinating historical features.

Perth Comedy Festival Showcase (CANCELLED)

Perth's biggest annual comedy event is bringing the laughs to Fremantle!

  • Dates:Apr 23
  • Time(s):7pm
  • Venue:Rock Rover
  • Festivals:Perth Comedy Festival

Details

  • Hosted By:Rock Rover
  • Venue Address:Cnr William & Parry Street, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160
  • Ticket Price:$35
  • Type:Performing Arts
  • Audience:Adults
  • Produced By:Perth Comedy Festival
  • Performing Arts:Comedy

Description

Expertly curated and lovingly presented, the Perth Comedy Festival Showcasebrings together a hilarious line-up of the Festival's funniest Australian and international acts for two massive nights of comedy. Join us for a huge night of laughs!

“The Perth Comedy Festival is the crown jewel of Perth comedy, and one that delivers premiere international and local talent to our doorsteps each year." –X-Press Magazine

Supergrass (CANCELLED)

Chart-topping Britpop group Supergrass are getting the band back together for their 2020 Australian tour!

  • Dates:Apr 27
  • Time(s):7.00pm
  • Venue:Metropolis Fremantle

Details

  • Hosted By:Frontier Touring
  • Venue Address:58 South Terrace, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price:TBA
  • Type:Music
  • Audience:Adults,Wheelchair Access
  • Music:Concert Tours,Gig Guide,Popular Music

Description

Britpop legends Supergrass will tour Australia in April and May. This five-date run will be their first headline shows on our shores in twelve years and will coincide with the band’s recently-announced six scheduled performances at Groovin The Moo festivals across Australia. The exciting news follows the band’s announcement in September 2019 that they were reforming after a ten-year split to tour the United Kingdom, Europe and North America in celebration of their seminal debut album I Should Coco’s 25th anniversary. The English rockers will bring their string of hit singles including ‘Lenny’, ‘Going Out’, ‘Richard III’, ‘Pumping On Your Stereo’ and ‘Sun Hits The Sky’ to audiences. This is an event not to be missed. 

Channel Tres (CANCELLED)

A ballistic mix of energy and presence, Channel Tres returns down under for his best tour yet!

  • Dates:Apr 29
  • Time(s):8.00pm
  • Venue:Mojos Bar

Details

  • Hosted By:Frontier Touring & I OH YOU
  • Venue Address:237 Queen Victoria St, North Fremantle WA 6159
  • Ticket Price:$49.90
  • Type:Music
  • Audience:Adults,Wheelchair Access
  • Music:Gig Guide,Popular Music

Description

Frontier Touring  and I OH YOU are thrilled to announce today that for the third consecutive year, Compton-born artist Channel Tres will return to Australia this April-May, performing four sweaty headline shows in Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney. While in the country, he’ll also hit the stage nationally with Groovin The Moo festival.

2020 is shaping up to be a huge year for the artist, with Channel heading to Australia fresh off the back of his highly-anticipated set in the Californian desert at Coachella 2020.

Luca Brasi - The Selfish Love Tour (CANCELLED)

Tasmanian rock band Luca Brasi returns to the mainland for a headline tour with a killer line up!

  • Dates:May 7
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:Freo.Social

Details

  • Hosted By:triple j, New World Artists + Cooking Vinyl
  • Venue Address:Artillery Drill Hall on Parry St, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price:$44.90
  • Type:Music
  • Audience:Adults,Wheelchair Access
  • Event Venue:Freo.Social
  • Music:Gig Guide,Popular Music

Description

To celebrate their new single This Selfish Love, Tasmania's finest Luca Brasi hit the mainland for their first capital city headline tour in over 12 months! The vibe at these shows will be huge, as Luca Brasi has put together a stellar line-up; making their highly anticipated first trip to Australia is New York's Drug Church, plus Canberra's Moaning Lisa and fellow Taswegian Kat Edwards.

 

Arthur Grady Display

A great event for vintage car lovers

  • Dates:May 9
  • Time(s):10.00am
  • Venue:WA Maritime Museum

Details

  • Hosted By:Australian Heritage Festival
  • Venue Address:Victoria Quay, Peter Hughes Dr, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free,Museum events
  • Audience:Family-Friendly
  • Event Venue:WA Maritime Museum

Description

In 1924, Fremantle bicycle maker Arthur Grady became the first person to ride a motorcycle around Australia. Join other motor and heritage enthusiasts to celebrate this incredible piece of local history.

Explore the glorious wheels on show for the Arthur Grady Display—motorbikes, vintage buses and classic cars outside WA Maritime Museum.

From wingtips to chrome detailing, come and admire the classic lines of these lovingly preserved motorbikes, cars and vintage buses, and talk to the people who treasure them most of all!

Winston Surfshirt Apple Crumble Tour

Rising funk hip-hop band Winston Surfshirt brings their long-awaited tour to Perth!

  • Dates:May 22
  • Time(s):8.00pm
  • Venue:Freo.Social

Details

  • Hosted By:triple j, Astral People, Niche and Sweat It Out
  • Venue Address:Artillery Drill Hall on Parry Street, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price:$49.90
  • Type:Music
  • Audience:Adults,Wheelchair Access
  • Event Venue:Freo.Social
  • Music:Gig Guide,Popular Music

Description

“[Apple Crumble] cements Winston Surfshirt as a multi-faceted and complex musician bringing some remarkably great sounds to the table.” - Pilerats
“‘Apple Crumble’ is instantly catchy and effortlessly enjoyable.” - The Music
“Funky like Anderson.Paak and smooth like Unknown Mortal Orchestra” - GQ
“Old school hip-hop and dreamy art pop” - The Line Of Best Fit
“Ludicrously colourful indie with a real pop streak” - CLASH
“Sleek and super varied” - Red Bull
“the Aussies continue to put forward funk records with undeniable appeal” - Ones To Watch

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Wrapping up their long awaited return tour throughout the UK and Europe, today Aussie favourites Winston Surfshirt announce the triple j supported national ‘Apple Crumple Album Tour’. Promising to be their biggest tour to date, the Sydney six-piece will take their live show to 11 metro and regional cities across Australia & New Zealand. Further tantalising the taste buds, the announcement is coupled with the release of the new music video for the buzzing single ‘NobodyLikeYou’. Filmed in various stages throughout their last run of dates in Australia, it is quite fitting that today, the Sydney collective announce their return to the main stages around the country. Highlighting their personalities and true charisma which naturally oozes off them on stage, the video is a unique insight into life on the road, and not taking life too seriously.

Announcing their forthcoming Apple Crumble Album Tour, the six-piece collective will be delivering the sweet melodies of their sophomore LP to their dedicated fans across Australia and New Zealand. The tour kicks off with an intimate show at Perth’s Freo.Social on 22nd May, before hitting regional NSW venues across Canberra, Wollongong and Newcastle in early June. Next up, the band will head to Adelaide for their debut show at Lion Arts Factory on 13th June, before heading down the Great Ocean Road to Torquay Hotel on 19th June. The Australian run wraps up with their biggest venues to date, taking over Melbourne’s Forum Theatre on 20th June, the Fortitude Music Hall in Brisbane on 29th June, and the Roundhouse in Sydney on 30th June. The comprehensive tour finishes up with shows over in New Zealand at San Fran in Wellington on 2nd July, and finally, Hollywood Theatre in Auckland on 3rd July.

Winston Surfshirt has developed a devout following since debuting with their near double platinum single ‘Be About You’ off their extraordinary album ‘Sponge Cake’, with the love and fandom only surpassed with the sophomore release ‘Apple Crumble’. Originally hailing from the Northern Beaches of Sydney, the solo project turned live six-piece have continued to deliver their own unique genre-blending styles, with moments of funk, soul, RnB and hip-hop. The refined blend earning them two triple j feature albums, and a nod of approval from Zane Lowe, Sir Elton John, Jason Bentley (KCRW), Huw Stephens, Phil Taggart (BBC Radio 1), Lauren Laverne (BBC Radio 6), to name but a few.

With tickets on sale from 9am AEDT on Thursday 12th March 2020, make sure to catch the Winston Surfshirt collective live for another taste of the smooth stylings from the Aussie favourites.

Tones And I | Perth (CANCELLED)

Tones and I Australia tour 2020!

  • Dates:May 29
  • Time(s):7:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Venue:Metropolis Fremantle

Details

  • Hosted By:Metropolis Fremantle
  • Venue Address:Metropolis Fremantle 58 South Terrace, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160
  • Ticket Price:$69.90
  • Type:Music
  • Audience:Adults
  • Music:Concert Tours,Popular Music,Gig Guide

Description

Global breakout artist Tones And I has announced a triple j supported national Australia tour following a record breaking 2019.
 
Tones And I made chart history when she became the first artist to spend 24 weeks at #1 on the ARIA Singles Chart with her global smash ‘Dance Monkey’. Since its release in May 2019, the hit single has reached #1 in 30 countries; including a record breaking run of 11 weeks at #1 in the UK.
 
The song has amassed over 2 billion streams, held the #1 spot for the most streamed song globally for 4 months achieved 8x Platinum status in Australia, become the most Shazamed song of all time and is now officially the longest ever running #1 song on the Spotify Global Chart.
 
The 2019 ARIA Awards was a massive night for the rising star. The most nominated artist of the year with 8 nominations, Tones And I took home 4 ARIA’s: Breakthrough Artist, Best Pop Act, Best Independent Release and Best Female Artist; an incredible achievement for someone who was busking and living out of a van at the end of 2018.
 
Tones And I’s live act was quickly taken to the international stage with multiple headline shows selling out around the world. Tones performed at the French NRJ Music Awards and made her USA TV debut on ‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’, where she received a standing ovation and over 50 million views of her performance on YouTube. Tones continues to take her live act global with a sold out 2020 world tour.

Pseudo Echo

Australian 80s synth rockers Pseudo Echo bring their epic live show to Perth!

  • Dates:Jun 4
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:Freo.Social

Details

  • Hosted By:Freo.Social
  • Venue Address:Artillery Drill Hall on Parry St, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price:$39
  • Type:Music
  • Audience:Adults,Wheelchair Access
  • Event Venue:Freo.Social
  • Music:Gig Guide,Popular Music

Description

Pseudo Echo pioneered the 80s with their stylized electro sound and look establishing themselves as one of the most iconic, multi award-winning and influential bands in the country, producing several Top 10 hits including “ Listening”, “A Beat for You”, “Don’t Go”, “Love An Adventure” and “Living in a Dream”, gold and platinum albums “Autumnal Park”, “Love An Adventure” and “Race”.

Following their worldwide smash-hit “Funky Town”, the band has released several studio albums including “Teleporter”, “Ultraviolet” and more recently “Live at the Viper Room” recorded at the legendary Viper Room in LA.

The band is back bigger than ever to critical acclaim with an edgy look and sound, reflected in the band’s social media, drawing a new generation of fans and touring sellout shows nationally and internationally with the likes of Culture Club, Human League and Belinda Carlisle.

Their latest release; an “electro-funk-rock” version of the 70’s Classic “Nutbush City Limits” showcases “duel keytars”, “electronic drums”, together with Canham’s deep rich signature vocal and blazing raw guitar style.

Now catch the energy of Pseudo Echo performing all of their smash hits, as well as a “mega mix” extended version of their international smash hit Funky Town including some real surprises .. back by popular demand for one night only!

An Evening Of Music & Comedy With Creed Bratton From The Office

The Office's Creed Barton presents an evening of anecdotes, music and comedy.

  • Dates:Jun 11
  • Time(s):7.30pm
  • Venue:Freo.Social

Details

  • Hosted By:The MJR Group by arrangement with 33 & West
  • Venue Address:Artillery Drill Hall on Parry St, Fremantle WA 6160
  • Ticket Price:$56.00
  • Type:Music,Performing Arts
  • Audience:Adults,Wheelchair Access
  • Event Venue:Freo.Social
  • Performing Arts:Comedy
  • Music:Other Music

Description

Having been performing solo shows for over decade, Creed Bratton, who played an over the top version of himself, as the mysterious, quality-assurance director that smells like mung-beans, lives for scuba diving and can’t tell the difference between an apple and a potato, is finally heading to Australia with his live show next year.

Set to hit Australian shores in June 2020, Creed’s variety show – which includes live music, stand-up comedic and untold stories from both his life and time on ‘The Office’ – will land in capital cities around Australia, including Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Perth.

While many will know Creed Bratton as the mysterious, eccentric and hilarious character from the hit TV series ‘The Office’ (US) and for roles in hits like 1985's Mask, the US comedian is also an established musician, with a career in music that spans nearly five decades.


As lead guitarist for legendary American rock group the Grass Roots, Creed played on the band’s first four albums, shaping their folk rock/psychedelic pop sounds, before breaking away in the 1970’s to pursue a solo career and comedic work.

“Since I first came up with the idea for this variety tour a few years ago” Said Creed Bratton “I’ve always wanted to head Down Under and perform it for Australian audiences. I couldn’t be happier to announce that I’m finally making my way there this coming February.”

In addition to live music from Bratton’s longstanding career, the live show will also include annecdotes from Creeds time on set of ‘The Office’ as well as the highs and lows of a careers that has to be heard about first-hand to be believed.

Fremantle Festival: 10 Nights In Port (CANCELLED)

A festival celebrating the rich heritage and history of Fremantle as a port town

  • Dates:July 9-19
  • Venue:Multiple Venues
  • Festivals:All Festivals

Details

  • Hosted By:The City Of Fremantle
  • Venue Address:Various Venues
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Festivals
  • Audience:Family-Friendly

Description

A range of different genres will be on display for the public to enjoy. From dance to music to visual arts, there is something for everyone to enjoy. It's a free event and focuses on Fremantle as a community now and in the past. This is a cultural event not to be missed!

 

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