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CHEVRON GARDENS Local acts and more

Chevron Gardens’ latest release featuring one last headline act and a stack of local talent on the outside Garden Stage has dropped.

Hedonistic electro-rock lords Northeast Party House (pictured) will play their biggest WA show to date, filling the final main stage slot on February 18. The Melbourne good-time crew will ensure a night of full-throttle, irresistible fun complete with pop hooks and exhilarating dance rock. Emerging princess of electro-pop, Wafia expands the bill and emerging techno golden boy Willaris. K, takes the beats deep into the summer night.

Koi Child DJs kick off the Festival opening night fun on February 9. Exciting up and comer Carla Geneve will set the stage for Abbe May’s Valentine Day gig Clam Jam on February 14, while busking duo turned 8–piece pop powerhouse The Brow will start the party on February 21. Soukouss Internationale return, bringing their high-energy world beats to the Gardens on March 3.

On Happy Mondays, the M.O.V.E Foundation for Musical Health & Well-being promote better living through free body movement and the spiritual power of music. And get your jazz fix every Tuesday on the Gardens Stage, where WAYJO & Friends will present a selection of Perth’s finest rising stars.

Homegrown talent will also join the big names on the main stage. Elli Schoen will open for Ben Folds, Boom! Bap! Pow! support rock ‘n’ roll revivalists Kitty, Daisy and Lewis on February 16; and Ziggy Ramo warms the crowd for The Avalanches on February 25.

Add to this the likes of DJs Chicken Wing, Charlie Bucket and Beryl Streep (San Cisco) and you’ve got every reason to hit the Chevron Gardens from at 5pm every day in 2018, with local acts starting at 6pm each night.

Chevron Festival Gardens, as a part of Perth International Arts Festival, runs February 9 to March 4. Check out the rest of the program HERE.

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