Merry LITmas Perth! December is here, and we’re absolutely stoked about the sun-kissed days, balmy nights and weekends that are chockers with all the best events. Round up the gang for some solid day sessions and huge nights out because you’re spoilt for choice as far as live music in Perth goes. Whether you’re looking to sing along to classics, belt out to bangers or party until the wee hours—the silly season is here to accommodate.
Here is the Perth gig guide you need this December.
Jack Johnson At Kings Park
Perth, Wednesday 6 December
Jack Johnson at Kings Park? Could you get a better artist and venue combo? Pack your picnic rug, your best singalong buddy and prep yourselves to be serenaded by this acoustic hunk. Buy tix here.
Tash Sultana At 3 Oceans Winery
Margaret River, Saturday 9 December
Not that you ever need an excuse to go down south, but mega babe Tash Sultana is hitting one of our precious wineries. If you’ve witnessed her magic then you know that this is one not to be missed! Buy tix here.
Seasons At Ice Cream Factory
Northbridge, Sunday 10 December
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream, and 11 bars, 8 dance floors, rooftop sundecks, bowling alleys, silent disco and karaoke. That's right, P-City just got a new outdoor bar so we can really embrace the silly season. Bar Pop, the awesome team behind this event will be throwing out all the bangers to get you going. Get your tickets here.
Alison Wonderland & ASAP Ferg + Friends At Belvoir Amphitheatre
Upper Swan, Sunday 10 December
Listen to this line up that's about to hit one of our most beloved festival venues! A$AP Ferg, Alison Wonderland, Danger, LIDO, Lunice, Party Favor, DJ Taco (Odd Future) and Quix. These legends will all be playing beats to keep revellers pumping all night long! Buy tix here.
Justin Martin, Shiba San & Latmun At The Court
Northbridge, Sunday 17 December
With a sound system straight from the clubs of Ibiza and a stellar line up to match, this Sunday session is one that’s sure to go off. Justin Martin, Shiba San and Latmun will have house heads boogying to their fun sounds all night long. Buy tix here.
Kolombo At The Brisbane Hotel
Northbridge, Sunday 17 December
One of Perth’s most reputable club brands turns 13 and while we don’t like to reminisce on that awkward age in our own lives, we will clap our hands to the amazing team behind Habitat for bringing Perth some of the wildest times with incredible acts to party to. Celebrating in fine form at The Brisbane Hotel with funkadelic disco & booty house beats, Kolombo will be your man. Entry is FREE so go party! Find out more here.
Alex Dyson At Jack Rabbit Slims
Northbridge, Saturday 23 December
Anyone up for a late night street party and solid sweat sesh? Alex Dyson is back and he’s ready to absolutely turn it on. Expect a hefty set of bangers as this ex-Triple J host and Aussie legend knows how to throw a party! Find out more here.
Seasons Xmas Eve Ft LDRU At Ice Cream Factory
Northbridge, Sunday 24 December
We love homegrown talent as much as the next and when we find out L D R U is hitting Perth, let’s just say we got a bit excited. Since debuting in 2013, it’s been banger after banger from Drew Carmody with hits such as The Tropics, Keeping Score, Next To You and To Be Free. Details are still to come, but it's all happening at Perth’s newest and coolest pop-up venue on Christmas eve. Keep an eye on Seasons' Facebook page to keep up to date.
Sun City At Coast
North Fremantle, Sunday 24 December
Balmy summer nights by the beach is one of the many perks of living in Perth and being able to party amongst that is just a bonus! The lads at Motif agree and that’s why they’re throwing a shindig at one of our fave beachside venues—Coast Port Beach. Sun City will be performing their summery upbeat, electronic pop to groovers as the sun sets over the Indian ocean. We’re so there! Buy tix here.
Breakfest At Belvoir Amphitheatre
Upper Swan, Tuesday 26 December
Perth’s beloved boxing day festival is back and hotter than ever! With an impressive electronic line up that will cater too any and all festival go-ers, where else would your crew want to be on Boxing Day? The champs behind the jams will be A.Skillz Vs Dj Z-Trip, Adam F, Apashe, Boombox Cartel, chali 2na, Krafty Kuts, Hybrid Minds, Luude, Marten Hørger, Matrix & Futurebound, Opiuo, Stickybuds and Zeke Beats. Get tix here.
Hans Fiance Presents The Music of Prince At Ellington Jazz Club
Northbridge, Friday 29 December
The world mourned when the PRINCE of Purple Rain passed away last year so Hans Fiance and his band are paying tribute. Gather your most fabulous friends to party like it’s 1999, rock out with your frock out. Get tix here.
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Image credit: Ice Cream Factory