Local Your Weekend Sorted

Your Weekend Sorted 24.09 – 27.09

Words By: Laurent Shervington

Thursday 24th

~Doctopus Velvet Lounge Residency ~
Where: The Velvet Lounge
When: 8pm
Cost: $5

This week is the last week of Doctopus’s Velvet Lounge residency, so make sure you head down for one last hurrah.  Joining them this week is Verge Collection and Pool Boy.

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~Homecoming Queens~
Where: Babushka
When: 8pm
Cost: $10

Surprise gig of the week goes to the Babushka lineup this Thursday with Peter Bibby, Nick Allbrook, Rabbit Island and Emlyn Johnson taking the stage in what’s sure to be a superb show.

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Friday 25th

~Methyl Ethel US Fundraiser~
Where: The Odd Fellow
When: 8pm
Cost: ?

Methyl Ethel will be heading out to the US next month and need some $$ to help run things smoothly over there. With support acts like Dianas, Rabbit Island and Benjamin Witt, it really won’t feel like charity.

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~Dirac Sea/Bamodi/The Reptilians/Holy Measure/Wound Culture  @Rosemount ~
Where: Rosemount Hotel
When: 8pm
Cost: $7

This Friday at the Rosemount offers an evening of distortion and fuzz with Dirac Sea, Bamodi, The Reptilians, Holy Measure and Wound Culture taking the stage in what will be a huge night of fun.

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~Surface Tension & Fungle club pres. FRENCH FRIES(ClekClekBoom/Fr)~
Where: The Good Shepherd
When: 8pm
Cost: $15

This Saturday at The Good Shepherd in Leederville is Valentino Canzani aka French Fries, all the way from the Paris House scene. With support from DJ NSFW, DUELER, DJ MANGO and SHOBU, this is night is going to one huge dance party.

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Saturday 26th

~Dada Records Hosts: Aborted Tortoise, Spacemanantics and Hot Water~
Where: Dada Records
When: 3pm
Cost: FREE

The latest instalment of Dada Record’s garage shows boasts some garage/psych rock favourites with Aborted Tortoise, Spacemanantics and Hot Waters (first gig) hitting the back of the great record store during the afternoon.

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~Erasers Album Launch~
Where: The Bird
When: 8pm
Cost: $10

Dream pop darlings Erasers are launching their debut full length ‘Stem Together’ this Saturday at the Bird with Rabbit Island, Mudlark and Mr. Sinclair. Be sure to come down and check out the duos stellar new songs.

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~Little May feat. Golden String and Luke Dux(The Floors)~
Where: Jack Rabbit Slims
When: 9pm
Cost: $20 before 1am, $10 after

Sydney band Little May are hitting Jack Rabbit Slims this Saturday, bringing their spaced out and dreamy take on indie pop/folk along with the excellent sounds of Golden String and Luke Dux.

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Sunday 27th

~Xero Boys Launch Party~
Where: 399 Bar
When: 5pm
Cost: FREE

Perth artist collective Xero Boys is launching their comic zine this Sunday in the 399 courtyard, with a bunch of talented artists sure to catch your eye. They’ll be sharing their first 2 editions so make sure you pick up a copy and chill for a while.

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~Street Art: A PUBLIC Affair~
Where: Luna Leederville
When: 8:30pm
Cost: $13.50

This Sunday is the one off screening of ‘Street Art: A PUBLIC Affair’ by Three Tree Productions, which is a documentary following a street art festival in Perth every April. Throughout the doco you’ve got interviews with artists and features a heap of awesome urban artworks, great for finishing of the week on a good note.

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