Sunday Music: Grace Barbé|
Sun 02 Oct 2016
Celebrate the start of Sunday Music with Grace Barbé’s (WA) energetic fusion of tropical island rhythms with African percussion, jazz, pop, reggae and rock.
Caravăna Sun - Guerrilla Club Album Launch|
Sat 08 Oct 2016
Much has happened over the past 5 years for Caravăna Sun. With over 500 gigs under their belts – 4 European tours and 2 albums – the Sydney four piece don’t know the meaning of being idle. The surf rockers are pleased to announce that a brand new single and new album ‘Guerilla Club’ is looming large.
Sunday Music: Mo Wilson and The Drivers|
Sun 09 Oct 2016
Mo Wilson and The Drivers (WA) feature some of WA’s best musicians. Don’t miss the kings of lounge rock as they emerge for a rare show.
The Beat Generation|
Wed 12 Oct 2016 - Sun 16 Oct 2016
For five nights only, this new production features WAAPA’s third year acting and jazz students to explore the cultural impact of the highly influential Beat Generation movement. Presenting a series of vignettes, The Beat Generation is an intimate group-devised promenade performance through the rooms and studios of FAC.
Sunday Music: Ladywood + Elli Schoen|
Sun 16 Oct 2016
Ladywood (WA) are lighting up the local soul scene with their flawless musicianship and powerful vocals. Opening is Fremantle songwriter Elli Schoen (WA), known for her raw lyrics and strong stage presence.
Sunday Music: Stoney Joe + Ralway Bell|
Sun 23 Oct 2016
Stoney Joe (WA) present their mix of folktronica and swaggering western harmonies, performed on a dizzying array of traditional and modern instruments. First up are the country guitar tones and pedal steel licks of Ralway Bell (WA).
Die Roten Punkte's SUPER MUSICIAN|
Sun 23 Oct 2016
Dysfunctional siblings Astrid and Otto are Die Roten Punkte, Berlin’s Prince and Princess of art rock and Europop. Their award-winning shows are a wild rock and roll cabaret ride, full of hilarious and catchy pop songs. Described as a lipstick-smeared, tantrum-loving, sonic collision between the B52s, Kraftwerk and early Ramones, Die Roten Punkte are truly one of a kind.
Moores Building: Frankenstein: Some Assembly Required|
Thu 27 Oct 2016 - Sun 06 Nov 2016
As part of Fremantle Festival, Feet First Collective presents Frankenstein: Some Assembly Required, an art exhibition by day and immersive theatre experience by night. Descend into a world of creation and destruction in this re-imagining of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.
Fri 28 Oct 2016
Kicking off this year's Fremantle Festival, Wardarnji is a dynamic and unique celebration of Indigenous Australian culture. Appreciate our place together through Nyoongar song, dance and storytelling as the fires burn into the evening.
Sat 29 Oct 2016
To celebrate the release of his third studio solo LP, Civil Dusk Bernard Fanning is excited to announce a national tour that will see him take the stage at some of the most stunning performance spaces in Australia, including Fremantle Arts Centre. Showcasing new songs from Civil Dusk for the first time in a live arena, alongside some old favourites from his extensive song book, spanning 25 years.
Sunday Music: David Craft + Stella Donnelly|
Sun 30 Oct 2016
Be drawn in by David Craft’s rich velvet baritone, intricate arrangements and vivid storytelling. David plays with support from playful pop songstress Stella Donnelly.
Ensemble Vagabond - Cell Room Recital|
Mon 31 Oct 2016
Ensemble Vagabond smashes the boundaries of chamber music in this unique concert performed for a limited audience of 50 in the old ‘cell room’. In a program that explores solo works alongside ensemble masterpieces, engage in sound realms that literally challenge our perceptions of time and space.
St George’s Cathedral Choir present Eternal Light|
Tue 01 Nov 2016
Eternal Light celebrates the transcendental beauty of the finest works of western sacred choral music across the centuries. Presented outdoors in the magical Inner Courtyard with guest soloist Sara Macliver, Eternal Light will be a transporting experience of rare quality.
Fremantle Press Turns 40|
Wed 02 Nov 2016
Fremantle Press is 40! Celebrate the anniversary and the announcement of this year’s winner of the City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award, WA’s longest running and most prestigious award for unpublished manuscripts.
From Argentina to Australia – Fremantle Chamber Orchestra|
Thu 03 Nov 2016
Canadian virtuoso violinist Alexandre da Costa and the Fremantle Chamber Orchestra present a delightful program for everyone to enjoy.
Last Train to Freo featuring The Stems|
Fri 04 Nov 2016
They’re garage, they’re pop, they are… The STEMS! One of Perth’s most popular and iconic rock bands, they’re making an impressive return to the live scene with rare performances.
Timothy Nelson Album Launch|
Sat 05 Nov 2016
Timothy Nelson is a ranga ‘fro with talent to burn. He is one of Perth’s most highly regarded musos and plays with acts The Kill Devil Hills and High Horse. He has been hard at work on his debut solo album Words Like Young, which he'll launch at FAC as part of the Fremantle Festival.
Sunday Music: Taasha Coates|
Sun 06 Nov 2016
Singer-songwriter Taasha Coates is best known as the voice of ARIA Award winning folk-rock darlings The Audreys. The well-loved performer has found a new voice through her solo material. Her new songs are more personal and see her flirt more obviously with alt-country, swinging between the saucy and the sad.
Sunday Music: The Company|
Sun 13 Nov 2016
The Company (QLD) are a masterclass in bluegrass with their crisp sounds and high-energy melodies. Sit back for some wry humour and genre-defying musical virtuosity.
Sunday Music: Billie Rogers & The Country Gentlemen|
Sun 20 Nov 2016
Billie Rogers & The Country Gentlemen (WA) are local Fremantle favourites who will charm you with their soulful country sounds. Having lived and breathed music from an early age, hear Rogers’ eclectic mix of soul, reggae, blues, rock and country influences.
Mick Harvey in Sonic Sessions|
Wed 23 Nov 2016
Mick Harvey is a revered figure in Australian music. The multi-instrumentalist is best known for his connection with Nick Cave, playing a pivotal role in the Cave-fronted bands Boys Next Door, Birthday Party and the Bad Seeds. In Sonic Sessions, Harvey joins Grammy award winning musician Lucky Oceans for an evening of music and conversation.
Mick Harvey: Intoxicated Man – The Songs of Serge Gainsbourg|
Thu 24 Nov 2016
Over 20 years Mick Harvey has been translating the songs of French singer-songwriter Serge Gainsbourg into English. Admired for his subversively witty and well-arranged records, Gainsbourg is considered one of the most important and influential figures of popular music in France and around the world. In his translations, Harvey has revealed the clever and often provocative nature of Gainsbourg’s work to non-French speakers.
Sunday Music: WA Youth Jazz Orchestra|
Sun 27 Nov 2016
WAYJO (WA) bring three of their ensembles for an extended three-hour Sunday Music starting at 1pm. See The Monday Night Orchestra, The Tuesday Night Orchestra and The Wednesday Night Orchestra in an afternoon of jazz favourites.
Thu 01 Dec 2016
American singer-songwriter Julien Baker is heading to Australia for the first time to tour her debut record Sprained Ankle. Hailing from Memphis, Tennessee, Baker recalls the high points of 90s indie rock with a deeper strain of classic country songwriting. She will break your heart with her music's ethereal beauty and showcase poise well beyond her 20 years of age.
Bazaar WA's Best Christmas Market|
Fri 02 Dec 2016 - Sun 04 Dec 2016
WA’s best Christmas market takes over FAC for a three-day shopping extravaganza with more than 50 local artisans showcasing their wares. At Bazaar you’ll find unique WA-designed jewellery, fashion, ceramics, sculpture, woodwork, textiles and more.
Sunday Music: Luke Dux and Atomic Lunchbox|
Sun 11 Dec 2016
Luke Dux and Atomic Lunchbox (WA) sees this WAM Award-winner perform stripped back, acoustic versions of his extensive catalogue of solo tunes. Joined by a line up of talented musicians, be captivated by his moody lowdown blues style and intricate guitar work.
Sunday Music: Liz Stringer|
Sun 18 Dec 2016
Liz Stringer (VIC) has earned a reputation as one of Australia’s most respected songwriters. Discover her powerful live performance and emotive songwriting firsthand.
UB40 with founding members Ali Campbell, Astro & Mickey Virtue|
Tue 10 Jan 2017
Cult reggae-pop outfit UB40 return to Australia for a national tour with beloved original front-man Ali Campbell and founding members Astro and Mickey Virtue. Hear the band’s iconic global hits Red Red Wine, (I Can’t Help) Falling in Love With You, Here I Am and more.
Tue 17 Jan 2017
Following the release of her critically acclaimed album The Hope Six Demolition Project, PJ Harvey is returning to Australia for the first time since 2012. Playing with a full 10-piece band, Harvey’s live show has been receiving rave reviews from audiences across the US and Europe.
Sat 04 Feb 2017
UK-based singer songwriter Passenger has recently announced his 8th studio album entitled Young as the Morning, Old as the Sea. For almost a decade this unique troubadour has been performing his much-loved one man show across the globe. This January and February sees him set out on a new adventure. For the first time in many years, Passenger will be backed by a live band. The five-piece will be showcasing songs from the new record as well as breathing new life into the many Passenger cult classics.