Guess what Perth?! We have the nation's most highly-anticipated acts washing up on our shores all month long. We can’t wait to welcome back old faves like Bernard Fanning, The Jezabels and British India plus check out new stuff from Alex Lahey and Boo Seeka. You better start digging down the back of your couch for some coinage because there are too many good acts you absolutely can't miss.
Here is the only Perth gig guide you need this October.
Kingswood At Metropolis
Fremantle, Friday 6 October
Back by popular demand, it’s no wonder Kingswood's tour is entitled Maximus. Bringing along their buddies Dear Seattle and The Vanns, the Melbourne rock band is going to end their successful year in style. Get your tickets here.
Bernard Fanning At Rosemount Hotel
North Perth, Thursday 12 October
What better way to spend a Saturday night than belting out ‘Wish You Well’ with your mates at the Rosemount? Bernard Fanning is back with a new album Brutal Dawn. With years of hits up his sleeve, we just don’t know what he will choose to play first! Get your tickets here.
Kim Churchill At Fremantle Arts Centre
Fremantle, Friday 13 October
Our fave blonde haired babe is back with a new sound (and we love it.) Known for his hit Windows To The Sky, we’re super excited to hear his beautiful album Weight_Falls live at the Fremantle Arts Centre (there’s no better location, let’s be real). Grab your tickets here before they sell out!
Alex Lahey At Rosemount Hotel
North Perth, Thursday 19 October
According to female songwriter Alex Lahey ‘Every Day’s The Weekend.’ So what better way to spend your Thursday night than checking out her punchy odes to millennial angst? Grab tickets here.
Paces At Jack Rabbit Slims
Northbridge, Saturday 21 October
Guaranteed to produce a savage set, Gold Coast producer Paces is bringing his Creepin tour to Slims. Supported by Feki & Muki this is the perfect show to get your sunshine electro vibes going. Tickets can be purchased here.
Kaurna Cronin At Fremantle Arts Centre
Fremantle, Sunday 22 October
Grab your besties, blankets and beers and soak up the Sunday sunshine in Fremantle. South Australian folkster Kaurna Cronin will win you over with his poetic bluegrass sounds. Best news? It’s free! Check it out here.
British India At Badlands Bar
Northbridge, Friday 27 October
Melbourne rockers British India have just released their sixth studio album and it may just be the best yet. New release Precious has us rocking out every time it gets played on Triple J. Check out all the ticketing info here.
The Jezabels At Fremantle Town Hall
Fremantle, Saturday 28 October
There is no doubt lead singer Hayley Mary is one of Australia’s most captivating performers. The indie rockers set will take you on an emotional rollercoaster with the new album's brooding lyrics and beautiful instrumentals. Don’t miss it, tickets here.
The Kite String Tangle At Jack Rabbit Slims
Northbridge, Saturday 28 October
Alert electro fans! We’re keen to selfishly enjoy a powerful set from The Kite String Tangle. After enchanting crowds at Splendour, the talented solo artist will be supported by Golden Vessel and Austen. Get your tickets here.
BOO SEEKA At The Capitol
Perth CBD, Saturday 28 October
This Aussie electro hip-hop duo couldn’t come to Perth soon enough. Their highly anticipated album will have audiences entranced with moorish synths and soul-filled lyrics. Check out all the details here.
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