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Scalphunter - Pic: Rachael Barrett
Scalphunter – Pic: Rachael Barrett

WAM Festival Opening Party
Thursday, November 6, 7pm-1am, The Bakery

Kicking off the WAM Festival, the opening party will feature Mt Mountain, Usurper of Modern Medicine, Pat Chow, Tired Lion, Hideous Sun Demon, Fait, Scalphunter and DJ Jamie Mac. Tickets are $15 from and Moshtix, or $20 at the door.


Inch Chua
Inch Chua

Singapore-Western Australian Music Exchange Program

WAM and their Singaporean equivalent, Timbre Music, are in for a second round of the Singapore-Western Australian Music Exchange Program (SWAM). Three West Aussie acts get to play Singapore’s Beerfest Asia festival, and we get to hear three of Timbre’s favourite indie musicians at the WAM Festival. Repping Singapore’s alt-music scene are post-hardcore band Villes, singer/songwriter Inch Chua and soul-rockers The Pinholes.


WA Music Conference 

Friday-Saturday, November 7-8, Central Institute of Technology
WA Music Conference makes all kinds of sense for everyone from band members to producers, managers, music students, industry professionals, bookers, soundies or even just curious fans.


WA Music Craft Awards
Friday, November 7, 4-8.15pm, State Theatre Courtyard
Preceding the
WA Music Awards later that evening at Capitol, RTRFM joins with WAM to present the 2014 WA Music Craft Awards. Free entry.


Tomás Ford
Tomás Ford

WA Music Awards
Friday, November 7, Capitol
Hosted by Tomas Ford and featuring performances from Sable and Timothy Nelson & The Infidels, WA music will be the winner! Tickets $15 through and or $20 at door. (Free Entry for WA Music Conference Pass holders).


KUČKA - Pic: Rachael Barrett
KUČKA – Pic: Rachael Barrett

WAM Festival Block Party
Saturday, November 8: Wilson Car Park, Roe St, Northbridge
As part of the
Saturday Spectacular, WAM and Ezra Pound will present an impressive night of free 18+ entertainment in the Roe St Wilson Car Park for some afternoon fun that will bring in the stars. Free entry to see The Love Junkies, Slumberjack, Coin Banks, KUČKA,Gunns, The Weapon Is Sound, Grace Barbe, The Amani Consort and SWAM Singaporean act, The Pinholes.


WAM Festival Sideshows
Thursday- Saturday, November 6-8, Various Venues

Stormrider Heavy Metal Festival  launch their next compilation CD at The Civic Hotel on Friday, November 7, with Claim The Throne, Silent Knight, Toldfate, Tempest Rising and DTF.

Blood Rock Fest overwhelms the Rosemount Hotel on Saturday, November 8, with Dead City Ruins (Vic), Chainsaw Hookers, Ben David (SA), Leeches, Villes (Singapore), Flowermouth, them SHARKS, Nevsky Prospekt, The Bob Gordons, Blindspot, Bläckwitch, Muscle Car (Vic), 88 To Yesterday, At The Space Jam, Beerfridge, Child (Vic), Amberdown, Emu Xperts, Alex The Kid and the reunion of Billings Method, all over two stages.

The Ellington Jazz Showcase features a performance from critically acclaimed ex WAAPA student and now worldbeater, Sarah McKenzie, who will be accompanied by a selection of Perth’s finest jazz players on Saturday, November 28, from 7pm-1am.
Coast 2 Coast hit The Bakery on Saturday, November 8, from 7pm-1am with WA hip hop finery in the form of the Syllabolix crew. Catch Dazastah, Layla and Porsah Laine, plus Sound Magnetiks members Bryte and Chekid and more.


Coin Banks
Coin Banks


Here’s the playing times for the Saturday Spectacular happening throughout Northbridge this Saturday, November 8, from noon until midnight. It’s always a great day to be had and will be a highlight of the WAM Festival. Head to for full details.



7.30 – 8.00pm Helen Shanahan

6.40 – 7.10 David Craft

5.50 – 6.20 Riley Pearce

5.00 – 5.30 Jacob Diamond

4.10 – 4.40pm Patient Little Sister


7.30 – 8.00pm Dream Rimmy

6.40 – 7.10 Flower Drums

5.50 – 6.20 Our Man In Berlin

5.00 – 5.30 The Long Lost Brothers

4.10 – 4.40 Race To Your Face

2.30 – 3.00 Spilt Cities

3.20 – 3.50 Mudlark

2.30 – 3.00 Eleventeen Eston

12.50 – 1.20 Silver Hills

12.00 – 12.30pm Graphic Characters


Wilson Car Park, 18 Roe St

presented by Ezra Pound

11.10 – 11.50pm The Love Junkies

10.10 – 10.50 Slumberjack

9.20 – 9.50 Coin Banks

8.30 – 9.00 KUČKA

7.40 – 8.10 The Pinholes (Singapore)

6.50 – 7.20 Gunns

6.00 – 6.30 Grace Barbé

5.10 – 5.40 The Amani Consort

4.20 – 4.50pm The Weapon Is Sound

with Pilerats DJs between sets



Perth Cultural Centre Amphitheatre

presented by Central Institute Of Technology

9.20 – 10.00pm The Floors

8.20 – 9.00 Stillwater Giants

7.30 – 8.00 The Community Chest

6.40 – 7.10 Kat Wilson

5.50 – 6.20 The Brow

5.00 – 5.30 Lionizer

4.10 – 4.40pm Raksha



11.00 – 11.30pm Hamjam

10.10 – 10.40 Puck

9.20 – 9.50 Foam

8.30 – 9.00 Ghetto Crystals

7.40 – 8.10 Apache

6.50 – 7.20 Methyl Ethel

6.00 – 6.30 Moana

5.10 – 5.40 Black Stone From The Sun

4.20 – 4.50pm Aborted Tortoise


9.30 – 10.00pm Toby

8.40 – 9.10 iNCH. (Singapore)

7.50 – 8.20 44th Sunset

7.00 – 7.30 Davey Craddock

& The Spectacles

6.10 – 6.40 The Disappointed

5.20 – 5.50 Joni In The Moon

4.30 – 5.00 Rag N Bone

3.40 – 4.10 Thee Gold Blooms

2.50 – 3.20pm Childsaint


11.00 – 12.00am R3 (Shanghai)

10.00 – 11.00 Rex Monsoon

9.00 – 10.00 Diger Rokwell

8.00 – 9.00pm Rok Riley


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