Not to stress you out or anything, but summer is over as of tomorrow. Yep, somehow February just disappeared before our eyes so it’s probably time to stop reminiscing about our short-lived summer breaks and start focusing on the rest of the year. And when we say focusing on the rest of the year, we really just mean planning the next four weekends down to the minute, because there is a lot to fit in.
Here are 13 of the best gigs to catch in Perth this month.
Sunday Social Clvb Ft: Poolclvb At The Brisbane Hotel
Northbridge, Sunday 5 March
Uber-cool playboy DJ Poolclvb is hitting Perth with his positive vibes and all round fun times. Defined not by a sound, but more so a feeling, Poolclvb mixes the necessary fruits of chill and house with a distinct edge. The Brisbane Hotel will be going off with this legend working his magic behind the decks. Find more info and tix here.
The Compound | 2017 Launch Party At The Compound
Claremont, Sunday 5 March
Origin NYE festival has revealed the first in a series of events in their newly launched warehouse space, The Compound. The opening party will be soundtracked by a carefully curated group of electro artists at the top of their game: Marshmello, Flux Pavilion and Feed Me, with Australian talents Enschway and Twerl rounding out the lineup. Find more info and tix here.
Habitat Garden Party At Northbridge Brewing Company
Northbridge, Sunday 5 March
Habitat and Northbridge Brewing Company are throwing their final Garden Party for 2017, and they are doing it on the Sunday of the long weekend. Heck yes. International, national and local house heroes will fill the air with their seriously cool jams for you party animals. If you haven’t had enough by the end of the evening , there’s an after party at Geisha because sometimes you just need to kick on. Find more info and tix here.
Soulection: The Sound Of Tomorrow At Late Night Valentine
Mount Lawley, Monday 6 March
Super-cool LA collective Soulection is returning to Australia for their first epic showcase of 2017. Rolling through for the ride is LAKIM, who’s bringing two fresh faces for their debut run. With their seriously niche sounds, expect a unique experience as the friendly team at Late Night Valentine work their magic with your poison of choice. Find more info and tix here.
Sundown Sessions With Neil Finn And Meg Mac At Port Beach
Port Beach, Thursday 9 March
Crowded House and Split Enz fans rejoice, Neil Finn will be gracing the stage at Sundown Sessions this year, along with Aussie singer Meg Mac. Taking place at Port Beach as part of the first Port Beach Weekender, you'll be able to take in some pretty speccy views while enjoying the classics before heading into Coast for the after party. Get more info and tickets here.
BaY-SS 2017 At Port Beach
Port Beach, Saturday 11 March
Bass heads and beach bums unite as one for this hot li'l number. Happening for the first time EVER in Perth, this new beach festival features world class acts such as Break, Beatslappaz, Cup & String, DJ Zinc + MC GQ, Dj Chef, DJ Invictus, Dub Fx, KOVEN, Logan Sama + Jammz, Stanton Warriors and Stealth plus a whole heap of local legends—expect your bass fix to be met. Find more info and tix here.
Heineken Saturday At Embargo Bar
Elizabeth Quay, Saturday 11 March
The iconic Heineken Saturday is coming to Perth and we’re pretty darn excited about it. Fancy an ice cold one at Perth’s hottest summer venue? Top that off with Aussie feel-good talents such as Miami Horror and Yacht Club DJs—we reckon you’ve got yourself a pretty fun night out. Find more info and tix here.
Liar Liar Ft Peter Payne At Ambar Nightclub
Perth, Saturday 11 March
*PSA* A hot new club night is coming to our city for you serious party animals. First up on the bill is Perth’s bad bass boy renowned for his banging sets—Peter Payne. Head down with the crew into the basement and get ready to have your mind blown. Find more info and tix here.
Sets on the Beach | End of Summer FULL MOON Party At Port Beach
Port Beach, Sunday 12 March
If there was a party you just HAVE to attend before the silly season is over, it’s the full moon Sets On The Beach party. The amazing team behind this event have stacked a stellar line up for your sandy toes with Beach Haus, Dena Amy, DJ Zinc + MC GQ, Go Freek, Julio Bashmore, Kungs, Mickey Kojak, Northeast Party House, Soul Clap, Wave Racer, Yolanda be cool, Yorp Djs and Young Franco. Can we get a hells yeah?!? Find more info and tix here.
DIPLO At The Compound
Claremont, Friday 17 March
Continuing the massive success of his last two years, two-time Grammy winner and Billboard's 2016 dance artist of the year, DIPLO is hitting The Compound. This seriously talented muso and DILF behind so many smash dance hits and collaborations will more than likely lift the roof off The Compound. Expect a massive night. Find more info and tix here.
Suited The Rosé Event At Paul Hasluck Reserve
Dalkeith, Saturday 18 March
A whole event dedicated to rosé? Well, there’s no way we’re missing this one! Ladies and gentlemen, pull out your preppiest outfits and get ready to drink your way through the pink stuff. The incredible team at Suited will be treating you to a selection of international rosè, accompanied by gourmet food, freshly shucked oysters, fine cocktails, local craft beer and cheese tastings. Need we say more? Find more info and tix here.
Ziggy Alberts | Start Over Summer Tour At The Rosemount Hotel
North Perth, Friday 24 March
Ziggy Alberts is the perfect combo of looks and talent. The quintessential Aussie surfer is a total babe with serious magic behind his vocals and acoustic guitar skills. Prepare to get completely swept off your feet. Find more info and tix here.
The Pineapple Club: Season Finale At Gloucester Park
Subiaco, Saturday 25 March
The boys behind Perth’s fruitiest event are ending the season with a BANG. Throwing their biggest party yet at Gloucester Park—expect all the same fun filled summer vibes at the season closer. Get ready to frolic on the grass with your mates as you wander between any of the three happenin’ stages! Find more info and tix here.
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