This month is certainly a celebration of blooming Aussie talent. With local and national talents showing off their latest work at some of our fave venues, we can’t decide which one to grab tix too first!
Here is the only Perth gig guide you need this August.
Angus Dawson At Jack Rabbit Slims
Northbridge, Saturday 5 August
Triple J Unearthed artist Angus Dawson has spent three years crafting his beautiful electro indie EP. The producer/singer/songwriter has supported the likes of Emma Louise, Vera Blue and Japanese Wallpaper, and Dawson has a similar brooding sound which is not to be missed. Get your tickets here.
Luen Jacobs At Tetsuo NC
Perth CBD, Saturday 5 August
Triple J Presenter, DJ and creative genius Luen Jacobs is back from Splendour in the Grass and ready to bring her fresh finds to the decks of Perth. Listen to her latest mixtape here and get tix and all the details here.
Vera Blue At Metropolis
Fremantle, Saturday 5 August
Vera Blue’s honest lyrics and whimsical voice are gracing Metro’s to celebrate the release of her new album Perennial. We can’t get ‘Mended’ out of our heads and know that this heart wrenching album is a guaranteed hit. Get your tickets here.
Summit At Nevermind Smallclub
Northbridge, Friday 11 August
Taking over the space that used to be Flyrite on Aberdeen Street, Nevermind presents Son-J, Empty Rex, Max Baines and Lalph Rauren along with their very own DJs for a night of fun. With $6 beers, new cocktails and eats by Hey Kitty Kitchen it really doesn’t get any fresher. Details here.
Verge Collective At Jack Rabbit Slims
Northbridge, Friday 11 August
Bootleg Rascal At Badlands Bar
Northbridge, Thursday 17 August
Bootleg Rascals perfectly balance synth, drum machines and infectious beats to create some laid back, hip-hop infused tunes. The band is back with a new album and we can’t think of a better location to show it off than Badlands Bar. Get the juicy details here.
Crooked Colours At Jack Rabbit Slims
Northbridge, Friday 18 August
This indie electro trio sure know how to brighten the Aussie music scene. After their sold out national tour they are back with a 10 track debut ablum titled ‘Vera.’ Find out more here.
Josh Pyke At The Capitol
Perth CBD, Saturday 19 August
Performing his album Memories and Dust in all its entirety, this 10 year anniversary tour is momentous for all those JP fans out there. With five top 10 albums, four ARIA awards and countless sold out shows, it’s no wonder Josh Pyke is still going strong. Get your tickets here.
Mark Turner At four5nine Bar
North Perth, Wednesday 23 August
Back from his successful European tour, WAMi Song Of The Year nominee Mark Turner is back with his kick-ass band to perform an impressive variety of heartfelt originals. This one is a must for anyone hungry for some local talent, details here.
The Pierce Brothers At Mojos
Fremantle, Friday 25 August
We know that all great things come in pairs, The Pierce Brother are no exception. The Melburnian twins kicked off their careers busking on the streets before taking their folk sound around the globe. Come check them out at Mojo’s, details here.
Client Liason At Noodle Palace
Northbridge, Saturday 26 August
Client Liaison will be bringing their signature Australiana eighties pop sound for a night of aerobic-style vibes at Noodle Palace. Be prepared for plenty of hip thrusting, mic throwing and mullet shaking action. Get your tickets here.
Kehlani At Astor Theatre
Mount Lawley, Tuesday 29 August
We think Kehlani’s brand new album ‘Sweet, Sexy and Savage,’ sums up her music quite nicely. This Cali songstress is responsible for some of our fave hits from movies like The Fate of the Furious and Suicide Squad. We can’t wait to see all her RnB goodness live in the flesh, get your tickets here.
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Image credit: Markus Ravik via The Music