As well as their recently announced, family-friendly event at BIC Reserve in Bassendean on Sunday the 5th of November, WAMFEST has just announced a huge line up of ALL AGES gigs spanning over two whole days: Friday the 3rd and Saturday the 4th of November. The gigs will be spread over a number of different venues in the city and the majority of the events will be FREE!
The following events are listed for Friday, the 3rd of November:
1. COURTYARD CLUB @ STATE THEATRE CENTRE COURTYARD
Presented by the PERTH THEATRE TRUST and RTRFM— WA’s favourite community radio station— the courtyard will launch their ‘Courtyard Club’ series with a huge bang at WAMFest. The event will feature an outside broadcast of RTRFM’s Drivetime podcast, presented by the local music program ‘Homegrown’. The podcast will include interviews as well as six recorded hours of live music. Performing artists will include: Verge Collection, Simone & Girlfunkle, Nerve Quakes, Airline Food, Spring Peaks plus a DJ set from a WAM Hall of Famer.
The event will run from 5:00pm to 11:00pm and will be completely FREE upon entry.
2. SWEET OBLIVION WAMFEST EDITION @ HQ LEEDERVILLE
Presented by HQ LEEDERVILLE and COOL PERTH NIGHTS— now one of WA’s strongest all-ages brands— the ‘Sweet Oblivion’ series will present a very special hip hop line up. The event will showcase a mixture of smooth rhythms and beats along with cutting-edge lyrics from a number of upcoming, young hip hop and rap artists. Performing artists will include: Modern Day Crisis, HASMATT, Uru, Greesy, Burkeye & Distrackt.
The event will run from 6:00pm to 10:00pm and will be $5 on the door or FREE with a WAMCon Pass (visit the WAMFEST website for more information).
3. DOGHOUSE RECORDS CAFE SERIES @ HOLMES & CO CAFÉ
Presented by DOGHOUSE RECORDS, the premiere of a free café series will be hosted across some of Perth’s most intimate venues. The series will be kicked off in pure cosy and casual laneway style at Holmes & Co (formally known as Tiger Tiger), located at 4/329 Murray Street, Perth. Here you’ll find a mix of pedigree rock sounds, synth-pop rhythms and dark neo-folk tunes. Get set for an amazing night that is sure to leave an impression on you. Performing artists will include: Shimmergloom, SHYGUY and Selkie Black, plus more to be announced on the WAMFEST website.
The event will start at 7.30pm and you can get a FREE PASS by joining the event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1320852758040999
4. SONGS OF FAITH @ THE WESLEY CHURCH
A unique WAMFest debut, ‘Songs of Faith’ celebrates a diverse line up of faith-based musicians as they unite under one roof to perform original music inspired by their individual faiths. Enjoy the calming and inspiring powers of music connected to a diverse range of religious backgrounds represented by these acts: The Brownley Gospel Singers, Shameem Taheri-Lee, Rose Parker, Praashekh & Kol Nafshi.
This event runs from 5.30pm to 10:00pm and will be FREE upon entry.
More information on FRIDAY gigs can be found through: https://www.wamfest.com.au/news-1/wamfest-presented-by-drug-aware-live-friday-showcases-announced