Clubs, Bars and Venues

ENVY – A new addition to Perth’s clubbing scene, this monthly club night will fulfil all your RnB and Hip Hop dreams.

The Bird – A live music venue based in Northbridge that thrives on good vibes. For independent and underground names in Rock, Hip Hop, and Dance, it’s the place to go to find your groove.

Rosemount Hotel – The Rosie has long been Perth’s leading independent Rock venue for both international and local acts and has played host to some of the most memorable live gigs Perth music fans have seen and heard.

Amplifier Capitol – The mega-venue plays host to heaps of Indie and Alt-rock touring acts, and also throws plenty of its own dance parties from Commercial House to retro party hits.

Ambar – The home of underground Breaks, Techno and House. Voted Best Perth Nightclub for the last 10 years, Ambar is recognised as one of the world’s best brokenbeat venues.

Villa – Stylish, exclusive venue for the best in national and international touring artists from Trance to Commercial House to DubStep and Live music.

Matise Beach Club – An exclusive mecca of glamour and cool with chic cabanas and beach lounges nestled by sparkling aqua pools, hosting pool parties and weekly Salsa club dance night.

Eve – Chill out in the spacious lounge, bask in balmy nights on the open-air balcony, or bust a move on the massive dance floor as Perth’s best RnB DJs spin the latest tracks.

Electricfied – Putting the excitement back in clubbing, with only the finest music across Trance, Hard House, Hard Trance, Psy-Trance, Drum’n’Bass, Rave and Party Breaks. Are you ready to get ELECTRIFIED!?!

Geisha – If you want proper House then Geisha won’t disappoint. This intimate Northbridge club is serious about cool tunes and cool clubbing.

Connections – LGBTQI institution with an impressive Funktion-One sound system and best in class music too, with awesome DJs playing exactly what the queer club crowds enjoy.

Belvoir – Each year Belvoir Amphitheatre hosts an array of local and international acts as well a large number of well known music festivals.

Metro City – The forefront of concerts, super clubbing and entertainment. Showcasing some of the world’s finest live acts, DJs and performers.

The Ellington Jazz Club – Featuring the finest touring acts and the cream of Australian talent in an intimate environment. World class Jazz and warm hospitality.

Hip-E-Club – If Commercial and Retro party hits are what you’re after, you’ll be in your element at this Leederville hot spot. Home of Perth’s longest-running student and backpacker night.

Habitat Inc – One of Perth’s premier nights dedicated to playing upfront Electronic music – Deep House, UK Garage, Nu-Disco, House, Indi-dance, Tech-house, Progressive, Techno.

Bhangrology – Burn up the dance floor to the latest and greatest UK Bhangra, Funky Bollywood, Electro Desi and Top 40 hits.

Music Blogs, Fanpages and Online Communities

Eventfinda – Covering all cities, towns and regional areas and all styles of music, Eventfinda is your comprehensive guide in upcoming concerts, parties, festivals and gigs across Australia.

Resident Advisor – RA is the world’s largest independent electronic online music magazine. News, interviews, and reviews as well as the full rundown of what’s on in each city.

Futuristiq Entertainment – Sharing the best of live South Asian and multicultural entertainment with the rest of the world.

Inhibit – A Perth based specialised DnB touring agency, event promoter and online portal.

Boomtick – The team behind Perth’s best clubs, Ambar, Villa, Flyrite and Jack Rabbit Slim’s; as well as the super cool events Breakfest and Listen Out.

Festivals

January

Hidden – Gracing the iconic Belvoir Amphitheatre in the Swan Valley on January. One of the biggest line ups in Drum’n’Bass and Dubstep history this is definitely lining up to be one of the go-to festivals in summer.

February

Laneway Festival – Boutique touring festival featuring a bold selection of the contemporary icons and emerging game-changers of Independent music, Indie pop, Rock music.

Electric Gardens – Electric Gardens is a boutique event showcasing the very best House electronic music.

April

In The Pines – RTRFM’s flagship event will feature 20 of Perth’s finest live acts across two stages, in the lush green surrounds of UWA’s Somerville Auditorium.

The Blackwood River Chamber Festival – Bringing fine chamber music to one of the most beautiful regions of Australia, the Blackwood River Valley.

May

Groovin the Moo – Bunbury hosts Groovin the Moo with two outdoor stages, a big top tent, bands and performers from across the world, and honest country hospitality.

June

Perth International Jazz Festival – Incredible performances across exceptional venues throughout Perth, the three-day festival showcases a host of celebrated local, national and international Jazz artists.

September

Listen Out – A carefully handcrafted party, with a killer lineup of the Dance music that matters and a philosophy of best, not biggest.

Rottofest – Each year Rottofest aims to put on the most entertaining, bang for your buck, festival away. It all takes place within the idyllic and picturesque surrounds of Rottnest Island.

November

Earthcore In The Park – A 1-day outdoor event featuring some of the best international and local Psy-Trance and Techno acts with world class production.

December

Southbound – Located in the beautiful South West town of Busselton Southbound sees the biggest and brightest in Indie, Rock, Folk and Dance.