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Sister Sledge vow to keep on performing after Joni Sledge passes away

Sister Sledge vow to keep on performing after Joni Sledge passes away

The remaining members of 70’s disco group Sister Sledge have vowed to keep on performing following the death of sister Joni Sledge. Joni, a founding member of the band, was found dead aged 60 at her home in Phoenix, Arizona. The group’s publicist said the singer’s death came as a shock to the family as […]

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Freak out! VELVET is camp, queer & quintessential Fringe World

Freak out! VELVET is camp, queer & quintessential Fringe World

VELVET | West Australian Spiegeltent | Until Feb 19 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Disco has an undeniable affinity with the queer community. I may have been born a decade or so after the genre hit its peak (no shade) but the shimmering dance floor hits of the ’70s and ’80s persist in gay bars, queer spaces and on […]

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Your Disco Needs You: Tom Oliver drapes himself in Velvet

Your Disco Needs You: Tom Oliver drapes himself in Velvet

Step back in time and into the discotheque this Fringe World when Velvet takes over the West Australian Spiegeltent. A dazzling homage to all things disco inspired by the likes of Studio 54, this critically acclaimed Australian-born show has wowed Fringe audiences across the globe with its amalgamation of spectacular acrobatics, mirrorball glitz, sexy sirens […]

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Crazy P’s Ron Basejam is playing at Coast on Friday

Crazy P  (formerly known as Crazy Penis) are well known and loved for their work as one of the biggest disco/funk bands to emerge from the last 20 years. Best known for the smooth funky track There’s a Better Place, which sampled Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, they have been relentless in releasing new material, much […]

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Gloria Gaynor’s ‘I Will Survive’ is 38 years old

Gloria Gaynor’s ‘I Will Survive’ is 38 years old

Gloria Gaynor’s disco anthem I Will Survive is 38 years old today. Originally released on October 23rd 1978 the song about getting through a broken relationship was quickly adopted by the LGBTI community who embraced it’s themes of strength and persistence. The song was written by Freddie Perren and Dino Fekaris, and recorded by Gloria Gaynor in […]

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We Are Family: Local community supports OUTinPerth

A huge crowd hit the disco dance floor at our We Are Family party at Nelson’s Pop Up Bar in Maylands on Saturday night. DJs Roski, Cinnamon, Milly, Curlee and Mama Cass played classic disco tunes and the dance floor was filled with people showing off their best disco moves. The evening raised $1,423 towards restoring […]

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Get ready for We Are Family with our DJ’s favourite disco tracks

Get ready for We Are Family with our DJ’s favourite disco tracks

OUTinPerth’s We Are Family fundraiser party is coming up this Saturday and it looks like it’s going to be a big one! We’re busy getting everything ready to make sure everyone has the perfect environment to freak out on the dancefloor at Nelson’s Pop Up Bar. To get you in the mood for Saturday’s festivities, […]

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Flatwound bring some new disco sounds

Flatwound bring some new disco sounds

Disco’s not just a long lost sound of the ’70s – new disco tracks are poppin’ up everyday, like this sweet new tune from Flatwound. This can be love has just come out and we’re loving it’s fresh sound, Hopefully it’ll get a spin at our WE ARE FAMILY disco party this Saturday night. The […]

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Travel back 1980 with ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’

Everybody Wants Some!! | Dir: Richard Linklater | MA | Opens Thursday June 23rd |   ★ ★ ★ ★ Director Richard Linklater follows up his career high of ‘Boyhood’ with a film that takes us back to where our love affair with the director began. ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ is the “spiritual sequel” to his 1993 film […]

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Disco classic added to US Library of Congress

Disco classic added to US Library of Congress

It’s been an anthem for women, the broken-hearted and the LGBTI community, now Gloria Gaynor’s classic disco tune ‘I Will Survive’ is being added to the USA’s Library of Congress. The song is among 25 added to the national recording registry, which recognises sound recordings for their “cultural, artistic and/or historical significance to American society […]

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