There are not enough flame emoji’s to describe how lit this month of music is in Perth! With Splendour in the Grass just around the corner, all our faves are popping into town to showcase their talent.
Here is the only Perth gig guide you need this July.
Sarah Blasko At Astor Theatre
Mount Lawley, Thursday 6 July
For the first time in her successful career, Sarah Blasko is singing without her band. In what’s set to be a raw and intimate performance, her iconic voice will truly shine. One listen and you will fall in love with her even more. Get tickets here.
Macshane At Rosemount Hotel
North Perth, Saturday 8 July
At the top of his game, Macshane is the latest up and coming Aussie rapper. With a captivating stage presence and flawless freestyle game, this is one for all the Hilltop Hoods and Drapht fans out there. Check out the details here.
Tora At Mojos
Fremantle, Sunday 9 July
Previously playing at Glastonbury and Splendour in the Grass, Tora are best buddies with RUFUS and share a similar sound. This Byron Bay band dropped their debut album last month and you can hear the love and care put into each of the impressive 15 tracks. Watch them play it live for the first time and get your tickets here.
Holy Holy At Mojos
Fremantle, Thursday 13 July
Indie rockers Holy Holy are bringing their chilled vibes to Mojos to showcase their second album, Paint. All we can say is their hit song Darwinism was one of the most played songs on Triple J for a reason. Add hits like Elevator and True Lovers and you have yourself an epic show. Get your tickets here.
The Aston Shuffle At Geisha Bar
Perth CBD, Friday 14 July
We bet you haven’t heard dance floor jams quite as catchy as those provided by house music duo The Aston Shuffle. The word shuffle is in their name for heavens sake. Get all the details here.
Allday At Astor Theatre
Mount Lawley, Saturday 15 July
The South Aussie rapper Allday is teaming up with a pretty impressive number of supports including Japanese Wallpaper, Nicole Millar and Mallrat to play an all ages gig at the Astor. Check it out here.
Banks At Astor Theatre
Mount Lawley, Tuesday 18 July
Songstress Banks is kicking off her tour in our very own city to support her newest album The Altar before she shreds up Splendour. Her haunting and mesmerising voice is guaranteed to captivate a crowd. We can’t wait to belt out hits like Gemini Feed and Begging for a Thread. Get all the details here.
Two Door Cinema Club & Last Dinosaurs At Metro City
Northbridge, Wednesday 19 July
The electro pop sound we all fell in love with a few years ago is back and better than ever. Irish schoolmates Two Door are back in Aus with a dynamic new album. To make things even better, Brisbane bands Last Dinosaurs and The Creases will join them. Get your fastpass to Indie pop heaven here.
Bag Raiders At Villa
Perth CBD, Thursday 20 July
We don’t know a person on Earth who can resist boogying to Bag Raiders big hit Shooting Stars. Their infectious feel good tunes will be vibrating through Villa on a Thursday night in July and you do not want to miss it. Seven years after their ARIA chart topping, J award nominated album, the pair will be bringing back all our faves. Get all the info here.
Dennis Cruz At Coast Port Beach
North Fremantle, Friday 21 July
What better way to enjoy the Spanish electro of Dennis Cruz than by the water with a bevvy in hand at Coast. Just because it’s winter it doesn’t mean the summer vibes have to stop. Scratch, DMC and James Francis will also be joining the party. Find out more here.
RL Grime At HBF Stadium
Claremont, Saturday 22 July
American producer Henry Steinway, a.k.a RL Grime, is bringing all his grungy, hip hop, electro goodness to Perth. He has teamed up with some big names over the years including Skrillex and What So Not and all round rap queen Tkay Maidza will be accompanying him on stage. Get your tickets here.
Husky At Mojos
Fremantle, Saturday July 22
Husky has swapped their signature folk sound for an indie rock vibe that packs a punch. Their new suitably titled album Punchbuzz is well worth the listen. Grab your friends and some bevvies and sit back and enjoy their sweet sounds at Mojos. Plus, our very own Teischa will be the special guest. Secure your tix here.
Lil Yachty At Metro City
Northbridge, Sunday 23 July
This is one night to put in your diary. American rapper Little Yachty is coming down under for the first time. We can’t wait to see those red beaded dreads and rainbow grill (yes, that’s right!) in the flesh. Get your tickets here.
Asgeir At Astor Theatre
Mount Lawley, Tuesday 25 July
Our fave Icelandic singer-songwriter is finally returning to our shores! The silky smooth tunes of this multi-instrumentalist will make for an intimate gig. Showing off his new album Afterglow, we are also looking forward to grooving to oldies like Kings Cross. Get all the details here.
Montaigne At Capitol
Perth CBD, Saturday 29 July
Miss Montaigne has had one hell of a year. At only 21 she has already nabbed herself an ARIA, a #2 single with Hilltop Hoods and multiple appearances in Triple J’s Hottest 100. We can’t get enough of her hit album Glorious Heights. Why? Simply because we love her. Get all the info here.
WaaX At Jack Rabbit Slim’s
Northbridge, Saturday 29 July
After a national tour with Kingswood, these Brisbane punks are ready to make it big with their new release. The EP Wild & Weak is an emotional rollercoaster worth boarding and these up and comers are ones to watch. Get more info here and take a listen.
The Compound & Pendulum At Perth Convention And Exhibition Centre
Perth CBD, Saturday 29 July
Our hometown heroes are back after kicking off the new year at Origin. Taking the decks with The Compound and supported by ShockOne, ANNIX and The Upbeats, this is the ultimate evening for all you drum and base fans. Find out more here.
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