Featuring an eclectic and diverse line-up, this year’s Chevron Festival Gardens are serving up some killer events as part of the Perth International Arts Festival.
Running over 25 nights until 6 March and presenting acts from all over the world, several shows are already sold out with more promising to do so in coming days, so you’ll want to secure your tickets now! Taking place at Elizabeth Quay, we’re told there will be a whole bunch of sumptuous eats on offer too!
From indie-rock outfits to electronic sounds and folk tunes, here’s our pick of the shows you shouldn't miss at the Chevron Festival Gardens.
Young UK rapper Simbi Ajikawo, better known as Little Simz, will take to the stage in the Chevron Festival Gardens for a show filled with frank lyrics and rapid-fire delivery.
When: 9pm, 26 February
Tim Rogers & The Bamboos
Tim Rogers of You Am I fame will joins forces with Melbourne soul-funk band, The Bamboos, for a night of awesome cruisy tunes.
When: 9pm, 27 February
US indie-rock outfit, Sleater Kinney return to Australia after a decade away, bringing with them a whole lot of raw vocals and raging riffs.
When: 8pm, 2 March
What better way to spend Valentine’s Day than listening to soulful folk tunes? William Fitzsimmons has a beard to rival any hipster you know and a voice that will take you to a quiet, reflective place in your mind.
When: 8pm, 14 February
Aside from having the coolest band name ever, Katie Crutchfield from Waxahatchee also makes some of the loveliest lo-fi acoustic tunes.
When: 8pm, 16 February
Band of Brothers
Two sets of extremely talented siblings make up Band of Brothers—a quartet which will have you dancing in your seats at this year’s Chevron Festival Gardens. Jazz, world, classical and tradition music styles combine to create a feast for the ears!
When: 19—20 February
One of Australia’s living legends, Kev Carmody is an extremely talented story teller of Aboriginal and Irish decent and partly responsible for the musical masterpiece that is ‘From Little Things Big Things Grow’. Tickets include a screening of the documentary Songman by Brendan Fletcher, which celebrates Carmody’s pre-eminent creative talent.
When: 9pm, 18 February
Described as a show that will “have you decked out in a floral shirt and looking for the nearest beach in no time”, if you’re looking to make those summer vibes linger you won’t want to miss the Dub Pistols.
When: 8pm, 17 February
Dark Mirror White Noise
Ever wanted to know what sound looks like? Find out at the Dark Mirror White Noise show at this year’s Chevron Festival Gardens, set to be a sensuous feast for the eyes and ears.
When: 8pm, 22 February
Let Natalie Prass, singer-songwriter hailing from the US, sweep you up in her sweet melodies as she spins tales of heartbreak and vulnerability.
When: 8pm, 1 March
Looking for more artsy action? Check out What You Shouldn’t Miss At This Year’s Perth Writers Festival!
William Fitzsimmons | Image Credit: PIAF