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Rock, Pop, Folk & Jazz

Join us as we kickstart the Chevron Lighthouse season with a celebration of hip hop power, Bad Apples style. With Briggs – one half of ARIA award-winning duo A.B Original – at the helm, we’re dropping a house party you’ll never forget. Briggs and his special guests, including NT-raised Butch...

Perth Festival | Spinifex Gum

Chevron Lighthouse

Celebrate the passion and talent of our Indigenous youth with Spinifex Gum. Marliya – an ensemble of Aboriginal and Torres Strait teenage singers – come together with The Cat Empire’s Felix Riebl and Ollie McGill and special guest artists for a powerful collaboration of voice, sound, movement ...

A beacon of future soul and vocal prowess, Papua New Guinea-born Ngaiire is charismatic, flamboyant and mesmerising. With lashings of pop and electronica underpinning her soulful strides, it is her astonishing voice that truly mesmerises. An artist that teases the mainstream, Ngaiire is uncompromisi...

If music is the lifeblood of New Orleans, the Treme neighbourhood is the very heartbeat. It’s here that local favourites Treme Brass Band revel in the traditions of street parades and jam sessions, paying homage to their hometown heritage. An eclectic mix of seasoned and younger musicians, led by ...

Purveyors of urgent and passionate guitar pop, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever are an indie-rock force to be reckoned with. With the DNA of The Go-Betweens baked into their propulsive rhythm section and explosive triple guitars, this equal parts thrilling and wistfully melancholic Melbourne quintet ...

Perth Festival | 13 Ways to Look at Birds

Paul Kelly, James Ledger, Alice Keath & Seraphim Trio

Australian music legend Paul Kelly and Western Australia's leading composer James Ledger are joined on stage by singer-songwriter Alice Keath and Seraphim Trio, with Anna Goldsworthy on piano, Helen Ayres on violin and Tim Nankervis on cello, for an evocative song cycle inspired by birds.Birds have ...

Creating music akin to being awake in  a dream, psychedelic synth rockers Moon Duo float along with buoyancy and groove that is hypnotic. Recently embracing disco as they push the boundaries of psych-rock, the San Francisco duo espouse a sense of organised chaos, fusing liquid guitar riffs with key...

Perth Festival | Kate Tempest

Chevron Lighthouse

Capturing the angry tension of being alive, Kate Tempest is the unflinching spoken word artist of our times. Punching listeners in the gut with her raw, unsentimental observations, she is a hurricane of truth – unforgiving, claustrophobic and gripping. While she makes us confront the stark reality...

Perth Festival | Meow Meow’s Pandemonium

With West Australian Symphony Orchestra

PLEASE NOTE:Cabaret Tables are numbered, with four seats (A-D) at each table; seats are sold individually, limited availability.To view the seating map, click here International siren and comedienne extraordinaire Meow Meow opens our Kabarett Haus accompanied by the full force of West Australian S...

Perth Festival | Rufus Wainwright

Down Solo Wainwright

PLEASE NOTE:Cabaret Tables are numbered, with four seats (A-D) at each table; seats are sold individually, limited availability.To view the seating map, click here Praised by The New York Times for his ‘genuine originality’, Rufus Wainwright performs an intimate show especially created for Per...

Perth Festival | Amanda Palmer

There Will Be No Intermission

PLEASE NOTE:Cabaret Tables are numbered, with four seats (A-D) at each table; seats are sold individually, limited availability.To view the seating map, click here A night of piano, pain and laughter from an artist that defies definition. Adored by fans of the inventive punk cabaret and darkly ori...

Perth Festival | Yeasayer

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Courting the realms of quirk-pop and experimental indie, Yeasayer are constantly reinventing themselves, carving a niche in the sphere of Brooklyn cool along the way. With sweeping harmonies, hints of psychedelia and tribal beats, they embrace art-rock stylings, sharing sonic territory with the like...

Perth Festival | Weyes Blood

Chevron Lighthouse

Dark, mystical and ferociously tender, Weyes Blood is an indie charmer. Her lilting melodies and complex harmonies will have you drowning in sound as she meshes electronic burbles with the golden age of pop in a delicate but powerful fusion. With a voice of old-school beauty, at times conjuring Kare...

A disco diva with a giant voice, Evelyn King earned the nickname ‘Champagne’ for her trademark vocal bursts full of bubbles and froth on every dancefloor hit she dropped. With a voice that oozes R’n’B sensuality, King was the dance star of the early MTV era and her unbridled performances hav...

Highly eccentric and blisteringly beautiful, Aldous Harding is a gothic folk sprite. Embodying the deeply idiosyncratic wonders of artists such as Kate Bush and PJ Harvey, Harding is luminously and uniquely her own. Mysterious, complex and drenched in darkness, this stony-gazed wonder has broken thr...

Embodying a gospel groove that has thrived throughout their vibrant 70-year history, the Blind Boys transcend race and genre, injecting an unparalleled spirit into their music. Mischievous and entertaining, the multi Grammy award-winning Blind Boys are veterans of the ol’ razzle dazzle. Experience...

Perth Festival | Mavis Staples

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Mavis Staples is as fiery, fearless and funky as ever. Once the forefront of the American civil rights movement, Staples’ mighty voice has lost none of its heartfelt expression and depth. Drawing from the faithful conviction of gospel as well as the populist activism of folk, this living legend is...

Jazz on the Lawn

Music on the Terrace

Grab your hamper from the house, relax in the glorious surroundings of the Government House Gardens and soak up the Jazzy vibes of some of Perth’s best Jazz musicians. There is simply no finer way to enjoy your time in the heart of the city than with sunshine and shade, friends, fine food, laughte...

One of the major music influencers of his generation, piano pop sensation Ben Folds delivers a cavalcade of hits backed by the full power of the West Australian Symphony Orchestra.

The Violent Femmes are back on Australian shores this coming March 2020 for their first national tour since 2017. This time they come with a brand new album - their 10th - Hotel Last Resort, which resides among the band’s finest work, simultaneously refining and redefining their one-of-a-kind take...

Boy & Bear

with special guests

After the most tumultuous period of their lives both personally and professionally, Boy & Bear are back.The band’s position in the music industry was firmly cemented in 2011 after their debut album Moonfire reached platinum, won five ARIA awards and had three songs in triple j’s Hottest 100....

The ultimate tribute including Marty Rhone performing his own mega hits including, 'Denim & Lace, A Mean Pair of Jeans plus the #1 songs from his 'outstanding' first US country Album.

Winter Tea Dance

Music on the Terrace

If you love to dance then put on your dancing shoes and enjoy the finest ballroom in the state. The Government House Ballroom doors are open once more and invite you to enjoy an afternoon of dancing and high tea. The gala event is on the last Sunday of the month, featuring a live orchestra WAYJO and...