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Fremantle Arts Centre hosts a number of big concerts on the 3,400 capacity South Lawn, along with smaller, more intimate shows in our Inner Courtyard throughout the year. Musicians to have graced the South Lawn stage include Nick Cave, Tame Impala, Xavier Rudd, RÜFÜS, Chet Faker, The Dandy Warhols, John Butler, Bernard Fanning, Groove Armada, Damien Rice, Cat Empire, Xavier Rudd, Sarah Blasko and Paul Kelly.

To purchase tickets, visit Reception at Fremantle Arts Centre or buy online at Oztix. Tickets can also be purchased from Oztix retail outlets Mills Records and 78 Records, or by phoning Oztix on 1300 762 545.

Check your tickets for gates open time. All concerts are 18+, juveniles can only attend with a parent or loco parentis. No BYO. Eftpos facilities are only available at the bar, no cash out. Please don't bring any chairs, eskies, unsealed drink containers or professional photography equipment with you.
 
Fremantle Arts Centre is located at 1 Finnerty St, Fremantle - a 5-10 minute walk from Fremantle Train Station. Parking is available at John Curtin Oval and Fremantle Leisure Centre. Fees may apply.

For any specific queries please download our Concert Info Sheet or phone FAC Reception on 9432 9555.

 

 
Concerts
 
 
 
Sunday Music: Grace Barbé  
Sunday Music: Grace Barbé
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.
 
02 October 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Caravăna Sun - Guerrilla Club Album Launch  
Caravăna Sun - Guerrilla Club Album Launch
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.
 
08 October 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sunday Music: Mo Wilson and The Drivers  
Sunday Music: Mo Wilson and The Drivers
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.
 
09 October 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Beat Generation  
The Beat Generation
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.
 
12 October 2016 - 16 October 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sunday Music: Ladywood + Elli Schoen  
Sunday Music: Ladywood + Elli Schoen
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.
 
16 October 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sunday Music: Stoney Joe + Ralway Bell  
Sunday Music: Stoney Joe + Ralway Bell
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).
 
23 October 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Die Roten Punkte's SUPER MUSICIAN  
Die Roten Punkte's SUPER MUSICIAN
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.
 
23 October 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wardarnji  
Wardarnji
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.
 
28 October 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bernard Fanning  
Bernard Fanning
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.
 
29 October 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sunday Music: David Craft + Stella Donnelly  
Sunday Music: David Craft + Stella Donnelly
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.
 
30 October 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ensemble Vagabond - Cell Room Recital  
Ensemble Vagabond - Cell Room Recital
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.
 
31 October 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
St George’s Cathedral Choir present Eternal Light  
St George’s Cathedral Choir present Eternal Light
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.
 
01 November 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
From Argentina to Australia – Fremantle Chamber Orchestra  
From Argentina to Australia – Fremantle Chamber Orchestra
Canadian virtuoso violinist Alexandre da Costa and the Fremantle Chamber Orchestra present a delightful program for everyone to enjoy.
 
03 November 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Last Train to Freo featuring The Stems  
Last Train to Freo featuring The Stems
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.
 
04 November 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Timothy Nelson Album Launch  
Timothy Nelson Album Launch
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.
 
05 November 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sunday Music: Taasha Coates  
Sunday Music: Taasha Coates
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.
 
06 November 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sunday Music: The Company  
Sunday Music: The Company
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.
 
13 November 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sunday Music: Billie Rogers & The Country Gentlemen  
Sunday Music: Billie Rogers & The Country Gentlemen
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.
 
20 November 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mick Harvey in Sonic Sessions  
Mick Harvey in Sonic Sessions
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.
 
23 November 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mick Harvey: Intoxicated Man – The Songs of Serge Gainsbourg  
Mick Harvey: Intoxicated Man – The Songs of Serge Gainsbourg
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.
 
24 November 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sunday Music: WA Youth Jazz Orchestra  
Sunday Music: WA Youth Jazz Orchestra
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.
 
27 November 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Julien Baker  
Julien Baker
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.
 
01 December 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sunday Music: Luke Dux and Atomic Lunchbox  
Sunday Music: Luke Dux and Atomic Lunchbox
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.
 
11 December 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sunday Music: Liz Stringer  
Sunday Music: Liz Stringer
Liz Stringer (VIC) has earned a reputation as one of Australia’s most respected songwriters. Discover her powerful live performance and emotive songwriting firsthand.
 
18 December 2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
UB40 with founding members Ali Campbell, Astro & Mickey Virtue  
UB40 with founding members Ali Campbell, Astro & Mickey Virtue
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.
 
10 January 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
PJ Harvey  
PJ Harvey
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.
 
17 January 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
Passenger  
Passenger
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.
 
04 February 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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