He’s one of the most iconic hip-hop artists of our time, whether with the legendary Wu-Tang Clan, or on his own, and he’s returning to Australia for shows next month. Ghostface Killlah, joined by special guest, Pharoahe Monch, will hit Metro City on Sunday, December 21. Tickets are on sale now from metroconcertclub.com.
LIGHT UP LEEDERVILLE 2014
The third annual Light Up Leederville Carnival has been announced with this years event happening on Sunday, December 7, featuring an inaugural The West Australian local music stage. Featuring Cosmic Drama, The Brow, Shameem, Ensemble Formidable, The Amani Consort, Ladywood, Pimps Of Sound, Diger Rokwell, Kid Tsunami, Wisdom2th, DJ Silence and Charlie Bucket, plus many other acts and attractions this free carnival will again be a hit. For more information visit leedervillecarnival.com.au.
PERTH WATER SLIDE!
The 315m water slide known as Slidestreet will premiere in Perth on Sunday, December 14, on St Georges Terrace. In conjunction with the City of Perth the event will feature food trucks, DJs and a pop-up bar. Door sale tickets start from $20 for a single slider with a multi-slider ticket costing $65. For more information visit slidestreet.com.au.
THE 1ST ANNUAL XMAS CRACKER
This year The Saint launches Perth’s biggest Christmas festival with The 1st Annual Xmas Cracker on Wednesday, December 24. Featuring five rooms, five bars, five stages, 30 subwoofers and over 20 DJs from all corners of the globe and the country including some of Australia’s biggest names such as: Tonite Only (Sam La More & Groove Terminator), Tenzin, Rob Pix, Señor Roar and Hydraulix. Added to this is a massive list of the cream of Perth’s DJ crop to make sure this Christmas really is a cracker! Tickets on sale from oztix.com.au.
HERE COMES THE GROOM
Felicity Groom recently released her second album, Hungry Sky, to an enraptured response. Full details have now emerged of her album launch for Friday, December 5, at the Rosemount Hotel with a suitably impressive support line-up of Dianas, Mei Saraswati, Hamjam and Good Doogs DJs. Presale tickets are $10 (plus booking fee) via rosemounthotel.oztix.com.au. Door sales will be $15 (if available) on the night from 8pm.
SOUTH WEST BAND SLAM
Clancy’s Fish Pub Dunsborough is holding a huge band competition for punters in the South West region, with a host of great industry related prizes to assist your band in making headway in the WA music scene. Bands must be local to the South West and unsigned. Send a short bio, photo and any links to music and footage to email@example.com.
LIZ WIZ BIZ
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard have just released their fifth LP (in only two-and-a-half years) entitled I’m In Your Mind Fuzz. Following on from two months of overseas touring, the band are embarking on a national album tour that will wind its way to the Rosemount Hotel on Saturday, December 13, and Mojos on Sunday, December14. Their Flightless label mates, The Babe Rainbow, will accompany. Tickets via oztix.com.au.
NYE TOGA FRAT PARTY
Are you ready to bring in the New Year with the biggest party on Beaufort Street? Well, rip off your bed sheet and tie it around your body… you guessed it, it’s The Court’s NYE Toga Frat Party!
There’s four massive zones we have on offer. Bust out some sexy moves in the Front Bar with your sexy Court cheerleaders! Get hot hot hot in the jock locker room Cocktail Bar. Like the ones you see in all the movies with DJ Angry Budu bringing you dirty R&B all night long. Chill out in the Beer Garden whilst playing some old time favourite Frat Party games. In The Overflow it’s the biggest dance party of the year. DJs Timbee, Wasteland, Sir Clancelot and P Lilly smashing out the tunes! Shows by Hannah Conda and the girls. If toga isn’t your thing come dressed as a burly footballer or sexy cheerleader. Better start hunting for that sexy costume now so you can lock in that first kiss of 2015! Tickets available through Eventbrite. $25 presale, $30 on the door if not sold out
FEED BOX MARKET
The Feed Box Market happen every Saturday over summer and Autumn at the Esplanade Scarborough, 8am–1pm. This market is designed to nourish community, feed souls, feed families, feed our desire to learn, feed our creative side and our sense of belonging. More details at feedboxmarket.com.au.
Imagine a previously undiscovered island of world class beats, craft beer and gourmet eats. An oasis of good vibes right on the doorstep to the city centre, but in lush green surrounds. Imagine no more… on Sunday, December 28 a new electronic music festival, The Carnevale Open Air, will bring it to you at The Urban Orchard. The Carnevale will play host to a cream of local and international artists, amplifying the atmosphere while you lose the plot on the dance-floor or kick back in our outdoor lounge setting. Get set for Oliver Koletzki, Oliver Schories (Live), Maxxi Soundsystem, Niko Schwind, Murat Kilic, City Kid, Parakord, Eyan, Zel, Luke P, Jay Vincente, Nando Cesar and Erick Namorato. Tickets available from moshtix.com.au.
Devilles Pad proudly present their end of year Oceanic Spectacular on Saturday, December 20. Headline act Some Like It Yacht will rock your boat as they pay tribute to the music of Phil Collins, Hall and Oates and other such classics. It’s smooth sailing all night long as DJs Melnkel, Rinnaz and Jo 19 transport you to dancefloor paradise. Your host on this magical journey through the seas of sound MC Tyranny!
Come dressed as your favourite nautical character (think Robinson Cruise-O, Castaway Wilson, Admiral Tightpants, Sailor Simon and Spongebob).This will be Devilles; last night of weekend trading until January 9, 2015, so be ready to party! Doors open 6pm; $10 entry from 8pm.