Is anybody else having a mini freak out about the fact it’s ALREADY February? Us too. But stress less friends, because while the year might be slipping away from you, this month is full of so many gigs you need to catch so let’s just embrace it!
Here are all the best gigs you need to catch this February.
Electric Gardens At Red Hill Auditorium
Red Hill, Saturday 4 February
Calling all house heads! Eric Prydz, the platinum-selling producer responsible for some of the biggest progressive house tracks of the last decade, not to mention some of the most technically impressive live shows of any touring artist, is hitting not so lil' old Perth. Joining this absolute legend is old school fave Basement Jaxx. Find info and tix here.
Laneway Festival At Esplanade Reserve Fremantle
Fremantle, Sunday 5 February
For fellow revellers and festival fiends, Australia’s boutique festival is back. It’s time to frolic around on the grass with your mates while some of your absolute fave artists such as Dune Rats, Mr. Carmack, Tame Impala, Tash Sultana and Tourist—just to name a few—play all day long. Talk about the ultimate Sunday sesh, right!? Find info and tix here.
Lady Leshurr And Ngaiire At Chevron Festival Gardens
Elizabeth Quay, Friday 10 February
Birmingham born and raised rap talent Lady Leshurr will be gracing the stage with Australia’s very own queen of neo-soul Ngaiire. Finding inspiration from the legendary lyrical god Eminem, expect to be spellbound by these two babes! Find info and tix here.
Knee Deep In Perth At The Former iMax Cinema
Northbridge, Friday 10 February
Last year when Hot Since 82 visited our spectacular city, things got more than heated. This incredible UK house DJ has earned his reputation for being one of the most sought after acts on the planet. The Habitat crew are transforming a former iMAX Cinema into an indoor amphitheatre where all seats will be removed, meaning there’ll be plenty of room for you movers and shakers. Joining him we’ve got Butch, Christoph and heaps of local legends. Find info and tix here.
RÜFÜS | Full Bloom Tour At 3 Oceans Wine Company
Margaret River, Saturday 11 February
The Australian legends behind so many songs on my pre-dranks summer playlist are heading down south for one of their 13 national shows. Fresh off the back of their five ARIA 2016 nominations and several laps of the globe, RÜFÜS are doing their Full Bloom Tour. This will be the last chance for us Aussies to witness the band live before the trio take time off the touring circuit to start work on their next album (not even mad). Find info and tix here.
Chamber Music Series | Free Concerts At Winthrop Hall Gardens
Winthrop, Saturday 18 – Sunday 19 February
Relax and unwind in the gardens outside Winthrop Hall while the captivating sounds of Eastwinds and Tamara-Anna Cislowska float through the balmy summer air. Top that off with divine bites and cold drinks, and you have an ideal evening. Go with that special someone or your mates but don’t forget to pack the picnic rug! Find info here.
Chamber Music Series | Classic Flow Yoga At Winthrop Hall Gardens
Winthrop, Saturday 18 – Sunday 19 February
So it's not exactly a gig, but just imagine live classical music channelling through you as you’re in a deep state of relaxation. Yogi master Lara Zilibowitz will lead yogis of any level through this totally blissed-out combination of Vinyasa flow and live music. Namaste! Find info here.
Seasons Day Party At The Rosemount Hotel
North Perth, Sunday 19 February
PSA to all you day drinkers: this one is for you. Launching this month, The Rosemount has a brand new Sunday fun day for you. The lads behind this have promised max vibes, chilled drinks, yummy bites and a pretty decent line up of talented Perth peeps to play party jams until the sun sets into the night. Find info and tix here.
Beardyman At Chevron Festival Gardens
Elizabeth Quay, Tuesday 21 February
An absolute PIAF favourite, London born and bred, beat boxing victor Beardyman (aka Darren Foreman) is returning. This world-renowned legend can reinvent songs like a wizard with a wand. Treat yourself to a very entertaining evening with this seriously talented legend. Find info here.
Friends Of Friends At The Court
Northbridge, Sunday 25 February
Look, I’m not going to lie, I’m a true sucker for a Sunday sesh, so when there’s a new one popping up, you can be sure I’m going to get around it. Residing in one of Perth’s fave courtyards, Friends of Friends is a day time dance party at The Court with music that'll make ya move and groove. Head on down and clink a pint or five with the gang as you make the most of the balmy summer nights. Find more info here.
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Image credit: Laneway Festival