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Perth Festival announce their dazzling lineup for 2019

The Perth Festival have just released their 2019 program, filled with fascinating and unique creators from Australia and around the globe. Artistic Director Wendy Martin presented her final curation for the festival last night, marking four years at the helm of the beloved celebration. Martin opened the presentation with an announcement that the breathtaking Boorna Waanginy will […]

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The enthralling ‘White Spirit’ is a highlight of the Perth Festival

The enthralling ‘White Spirit’ is a highlight of the Perth Festival

White Spirit | His Majesty’s Theatre | 2nd March  The mark of any great show is how it folds time in around itself. A great show should, in effect, act like a temporal displacement field. It should hold you, condensing minutes around itself, so that when you walk out of the theatre and check your […]

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Northeast Party House bring it to Chevron Gardens

Northeast Party House bring it to Chevron Gardens

The Perth Festival has been showcasing the highlights of the international arts scene for 65 years. This year’s festival is showcasing musical acts at the Chevron Gardens that is positioning the Elizabeth Quay site as the crown jewel of Perth’s entertainment venues. With free entry to the gardens, and DJ’s providing the ambiance, the blank […]

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Electric Fields shock Perth Festival’s Chevron Gardens to life

Electric Fields shock Perth Festival’s Chevron Gardens to life

Electric Fields are a genre defying duo comprised of the Olympic level vocalist Zaachariaha Fielding and producer, singer and keyboard bandit Michael Ross. Having been through the reality singing completion grinder, (both appeared on The X Factor and Zaach also lent his extraordinary voice to The Voice), they have teamed up to form a double […]

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Gurrumul is a magnificent celebration of life and voice

Gurrumul is a magnificent celebration of life and voice

Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu was born on Elcho Island in Arnhem Land and although he was blind from birth, he never used a white cane, had a guide dog or learnt Braille. He expressed himself through music and song and was part of the Yothu Yindi Band for some time. It was the release of his […]

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Composer Jóhann Jóhannsson dead at 48

Composer Jóhann Jóhannsson dead at 48

Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson has died aged 48. The acclaimed composer, who performed at the 2016 Perth Festival, was found in his Berlin apartment the cause of death has not been declared at this time. The musician was best known for his film soundtracks to movies including The Theory of Everything, which won him a Golden Globe […]

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Electric Fields are here to jolt Perth Festival Chevron Gardens to life

Electric Fields are here to jolt Perth Festival Chevron Gardens to life

Perth Festival is almost here, and as artists, musicians and performers flock to Perth, newcomers on the block are ready to stun. One anticipated performance at Chevron Gardens is the electrifying Electric Fields, a collaboration between vocalist Zaachariaha Fielding and producer Michael Ross, who together produce music self-described as combining modern electric-soul music with ancient […]

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Artist William Yang brings his stories to Perth Writers Festival

Artist William Yang brings his stories to Perth Writers Festival

Chinese-Australian artist William Yang is a master storyteller. A photographer, filmmaker, performer and writer, Yang has documented and observed Australia’s LGBTI+ community from Sydney over decades. Known for his intimate perspective and unique style, Yang will be heading to Perth as part of this year’s Perth Festival for a special discussion about his work, sexuality, […]

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Getting Serious with Perfume Genius

Since releasing his fourth album No Shape Mike Hadreas, who performs as Perfume Genius, has been on the road playing shows around the world. OUTinPerth caught up with Hadreas while he had a short break over Christmas that gave him a chance to return to his home in Seattle. Soon he’ll be back on the […]

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Kishi Bashi lights up Chevron Festival Gardens

Kishi Bashi lights up Chevron Festival Gardens

Kishi Bashi | Chevron Festival Gardens | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ With an electronic violin and banjo next to a set of drums and keyboard, Kishi Bashi was by far one of the ultimate live music experiences of my life and precisely my expectation for what all art should be working towards achieving: Giving. Perth International […]

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