TOP 5 EVENTS This week

Left – Right Clockwise: Bikini Cops, Angus & Julia Stone, Playboi Carti, Big Orange


Keen to hit the town this week but not sure what’s on? Worried you might miss out on something big? X-Press has you covered.

The following are five (well, eight) of the week’s coolest shows. Them and many more options are available in our newly relaunched gig guide which we’re constantly updating and revising. As always, if you notice any shows missing or would like us to add your show, shoot us an email at

Here’s our Top 5 picks this week:

Big Orange launch their latest single at the Bird with The Floors, Ghost Care & Kopano

1. Local launches

There are a bunch of top-notch releases being celebrated this week, including Cold Meat’s EP launch, The Painkillers’ album launch, Big Orange’s single launch and This Killing Frost’s album release.


Lucky Oceans playing at Live and Local: 30 Years of Clancy’s

2. 30 Years of Clancy’s Music @ Clancy’s Fish Pub (Saturday, May 26)

The Freo pub celebrates its 30th birthday with a series of events, headed by Live and Local, a blockbuster mini-festival this Saturday May 26th featuring a supergroup of Clancy’s stalwarts. Joining forces are two-time Grammy award-winner Lucky Oceans, ex-Cold Chisel saxophonist Bill Rogers, and Fremantle bluegrass pioneer Jim Fisher (Sensitive New Age Cow Persons) – along with their musically talented offspring – to make up The Family Band. Read here for more.


Angus & Julia Stone

3. Angus & Julia Stone @ Fremantle Arts Centre Arts (Saturday and Sunday, May 26 & 27)

Australia’s favourite siblings have still got it and will be delivering two nights of their usual sweet tunes. Read her for more.


4. Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The Music of Stevie and Aretha @ Astor Theatre (Wednesday & Thursday, May 30 & 31)

Two of history’s most beloved soul singers immortalised by Perth Symphony Orchestra and WAAPA Gospel Choir? Nothing could sound more beautiful. Read here for more.


Playboi Carti

5. Playboi Carti @ Metro City (Tuesday, May 31)

Playboi Carti has rapidly risen through the ranks and become an international name in the rap game. He’s doing a mid-week show that’s bound to keep you going until Friday. Read here for more.

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