Local Your Weekend Sorted

Your Weekend Sorted 28.5 – 31.5

Words By Stephanie Main

Image Credit Mitchell Conti


Thursday 28.05

MUSIC // Beaufort St. Songwriters Club @ Defectors Bar 

Every Thursday Mark Neal from Odd Law puts on a intimate and interactive songwriters club with some of WA’s finest and most talented musicians. This week Defectors Bar (above the Flying Scotsman) will play host to Paul Mccarthy of The Wishers and The Fortunados, Adem K of Turnstyle and The Community Chest, Michael Savage of Michael Savage & Kate House. $5 Entry from 8pm


MUSIC //  Furniture+ Fuzz Toads + Fruity Whites + Agamous Betty 

You can never go wrong with The Rosemount on a Thursday night after work/uni/sleeping all day – cheap parmas and cheap music at 459 bar, the quintessential week night combo.

This week 459 has got “a bunch of beautiful people making sexy sounds” and it’s only $5 entry from 8pm. Featuring local greats: Agamous Betty, Fruity Whites, Fuzz Toads and Furniture.


Friday 29.05

ART // I HeART Nepal @ The Little Wing Corner Gallery

The good people over at Little Wing Corner Gallery are putting on a cracker of an exhibition to raise money for those affected by the devastating Nepal earthquakes. A few artists exhibiting include: Amok Island, Jarrad Seng Photography, Shlives, Han Solo Art and so many more.

50% of all art sales will be going to this worthy cause.

Your eyes will not be the only ones getting stimulated on the night, with your ears getting a good soothing from local greats MUGWUMP, Dougal’s Casino, Segue Safari, Wasted Grapes + more to be announced. Doors at 8pm – $10.


MUSIC // POETRY // An Evening of Poetry and Music #2 @ Paper Mountain 

The people at Writ Poetry Review are bringing you the second instalment of ‘An Evening of Poetry and Music’, a night to celebrate local words and music. The second instalment features live music from Laurel Fixation, Sarah Tout & David Craft and live spoken word poetry from Charlotte Guest, Jonothon Twist, Karen Lowry, Indigo Eli, Jackson & Scott-Patrick Mitchell. Up your sophistication level by 10 and head to this wonderful celebration of local music and poetry. Doors at 7pm.



Saturday 30.05

MUSIC // Red Engine Caves @ The Odd Fellow

Fremantle lords of psych rock, old school blues and tonnes of booze, Red Engine Caves, are emerging from their recording hiatus to throw one mother of a party. Support on the night comes from The Southern River Band and Apollo’s Son. Doors at 8pm – $10.


MARKETS // Feed Box Market @ The Esplanade, Scarbrough Beach

It’s the last Feed box Markets for the season and it’s sure to be a banger with local produce, arts, music, kids activities, workshops, live demonstrations and more, you can’t go wrong. You can even get your hangover cure -Bacon and egg roll & a long black whilst strolling through the copious amount of local WA owned stalls. 8am – 12pm.


MUSIC // State of the Art Music Festival @ Perth Cultural Centre

A festival of WA music, what more could you want from your Saturday? With 3 stages, acoustic sets, food trucks and more, WAM has got you covered for this fine long weekend. Our top picks for the 7-stager festival include: Mt. Mountain, Joni in The Moon, Moana, Hideous Sun Demon, Rag n’ Bone, Community Supergroup, Koi Child.. Ok we give up there is too many incredible bands to see, make sure you’ve got you’re running shoes ready!  Tickets are $55 + bf and doors are at 12pm.


Sunday 31.05

MUSIC // PIJF – Jazz at the Cultural Centre @ Perth Cultural Centre

We vote the entire of Perth just hangs out at the Cultural Centre this long weekend, with SOTA festival and PIJF tearing up the concrete jungle. PIJF is presenting a 4 stage jazz festival on Sunday to celebrate WA.
The festival includes performances from Richard Bona (NYC), Tina Harrod (Sydney), Rachel Claudio (Paris) and plenty more. Perfect for a stress free Sunday. Tickets are priced at $25 + booking fee pre-sale, $30 on the door