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Opera singer Jud Arthur chats about his journey from sport to opera

Opera singer Jud Arthur chats about his journey from sport to opera

When the curtain rises on the West Australian Opera’s production of Verdi’s Macbeth, Jud Arthur will take on the role of Banquo, the lead characters friend who is at his side when three witches delivery a prophecy about who will be monarch. Over the course of the tale Macbeth begins to distrust his friend and […]

Perth’s ‘Wunderkid Organist’ is a showman and innovator

Perth born and raised musician Alessandro Pittorino has been hailed by ABC TV as “Australia’s Wunderkid Organist”. He’s performed for Lady Gaga and Nicole Kidman amongst others, and was the first Australian organist to graduate from the prestigious Juilliard School in NYC. He is a total innovator and showman, and after witnessing the magic of […]

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Melinda Schneider shares her love of Doris Day ahead of Perth show

Melinda Schneider shares her love of Doris Day ahead of Perth show

Singer Melinda Schneider knows exactly when her love of the late great entertainer Doris Day began, she adored the singer’s movies in her childhood. “Calamity Jane, it was the first film I ever saw, or at least the first one I remember, when I was about eight, and I just loved her as that character. […]

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Christine Anu shares her love of the music of Aretha Franklin

Christine Anu shares her love of the music of Aretha Franklin

Christine Anu will be returning to Perth to perform Rewind – The Aretha Franklin Songbook for just one night at Freo.Social. The show sees Anu take on many of the songs recorded by Franklin during her long career including Respect, (You Make Me Feel) Like a Natural Woman, Bridge Over Troubled Waters and Today I Sing the Blues. Chatting […]

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Aja talks pop culture and making music ahead of BOX Office tour

Aja talks pop culture and making music ahead of BOX Office tour

RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 and All Stars 3 alum Aja has become an international sensation after their stand-out run on the reality series, and is proving that drag artistry is just one realm in which they excel. Setting their sights on the male/masc-dominated world of hip-hop Aja is shaking things up with their self-written debut […]

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Gary Puckett chats about singing ‘Young Girl’ in the age of #metoo

Gary Puckett chats about singing ‘Young Girl’ in the age of #metoo

Gary Puckett and the Union Gap are heading back to Perth to play a show at The Astor Theatre on 13th February. The band had huge hits the 60’s with songs including Young Girl, Woman Woman, Over You and Lady Willpower. Chatting to OUTinPerth the band’s frontman told us something that not many people can claim. […]

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Broods share their new album ‘Don’t Feed the Pop Monster’

Caleb Nott is lying in his hotel room bed as he chats to OUTinPerth about Broods forthcoming third album. He can’t wait for the band’s fans to hear the new music he and sister Georgia have created, but when we chat it’s still a few months until the record will be made available. By the […]

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Julien Baker on making music, religion and growing up in Memphis

Julien Baker on making music, religion and growing up in Memphis

Julien Baker has released two highly acclaimed albums of her songs, and recently teamed up with fellow musicians Lucy Dacus and Phoebe Bridgers to form boygenius. Baker chatted to OUTinPerth about making music, growing up in Memphis, and maintaining her Christian beliefs Many of the descriptions of your music list it as folk music, but […]

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Courtney Act wants your vote so she can go to Eurovision

Courtney Act wants your vote so she can go to Eurovision

This year SBS is taking a new approach to deciding who will represent Australia at Eurovision. Like many other nations who are in Eurovision, we’re going to have a local competition to pick our act. Ten artists including Tania Doko, Alfie Arcuri, Ella Hooper and Kate Miller-Heidke have a song under their arm and are […]

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Sam Roberts-Smith shares his excitement about Opera in the Park

Sam Roberts-Smith shares his excitement about Opera in the Park

Opera star Sam Roberts-Smith is excited about the WA Opera’s annual Opera in the Park event. This year the company will be performing Verdi’s La Traviata,  and Sam will take on the role of the Marchese d’Obigny. “I love performing in outdoor venues!” Sam declares as we meet for coffee in a cafe just down the […]

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