Running since 1953, the Perth International Arts Festival is the oldest international arts festival in Australia and is a permanent fixture on WA’s summer festival calendar.
At the centre of it all is the festival village, located at the Perth Concert Hall, where the Beck’s Verandah will host performances from some of the world’s top contemporary musicians
Jeffes Junior cued the loop from his iPhone and analogue met digital in a steam punk jam to close season at The Perth festival Gardens.
Dreamy chillwave slackers *Neon Indian* somehow manage to capture the lethargic heat of Summer; washed out photography; 80s hairstyles, and the anxious uncertainty of casual drug use in their dizzyingly danceable tunes.
The melding of Death Cab For Cutie with the Festival Gardens and mild night air in Perth was pitch perfect.
Death Cab For Cutie Guitarist/Producer Chris Walla chats to FL about the bands seventh album, the EP of remixes that followed, and keeping it fresh.
Bon Iver, Death Cab For Cutie, Ryan Adams, Seasick Steve and Cornershop lead a mighty impressive Perth festival lineup.
Omar Souleyman took the crowd at Becks Music Box to a mystical place of fun and culture
Best Coast were an appropriate choice for the last weekend of Becks Music Box as their summery surf pop let us say a sweet goodbye to summer loving
Archie Roach played a unique show which included storytelling by Neil Murray and Shane Howard with his son and nephew playing tribute to his late wife Ruby Hunter.
This wasn’t the usual dancing one would witness at any pub grime floor, this was playful and carefree frolic.
Jack De Johnette and band playing the soundtrack to a documentary about the first African American World Heavyweight Champion, Jack Johnson.
Martha Wainwright delighted Perth by singing Piaf songs during the PIAF. How delightfully appropriate.
After playing a small run of sold-out shows in early 2010, genre defying ‘collage music’ duo The Books return next year.
In light of the death of James Freud last week, the Models have cancelled their Perth International Arts Festival 2011 Becks Music Box appearance