Thursday, December 26, 2019

Live music events you cannot miss
this summer

The 2019–2020 summer is shaping up to be a bumper season for music lovers, with a host of big names making their way to the Peel, South West and Great Southern regions. From music legends Cold Chisel and Daryl Braithwaite, to chart-toppers Birds of Tokyo, to jazz queen Cassandra Charlick and the laidback vibes of the Waifs, there’s something for everyone.

Aravina Estate’s 10 Days of Summer

Chilled beats, premium wine, a breathtaking vineyard estate, freshly shucked oysters…what an utterly perfect day in the South West. Aravina Estate is celebrating its 10-year anniversary by splashing out and putting on this 10-day event with live music daily.

When: 27 December 2019 – 5 January 2020

Where: Aravina Estate, Margaret River

Entry fee: Free

Find out more: Aravina Estate Facebook


Cherubino Wines’ La Dolce Vita

A little slice of an Italian summer. Smooth grooves with the incredible Cassandra Charlick and her Italian jazz trio, a little wine, a little spritz, a little pizza (made by Pizzica gurus Anna and Ivan Zecca, no less) and a little bocce. What an afternoon.

When: From 26 – 30 December 2019 (food included on these days), and then every Saturday throughout January 2020.

Where: Cherubino Wines, Wilyabrup

Entry fee: Free

Find out more: Cherubino Wines website


San Cisco

Indie, folk, upbeat: it’s hard to put this popular Perth-based group in a box. They’re on their national Skin tour and will be performing in Margaret River for one show only.

When: 28 December 2019

Where: The River, Margaret River

Entry fee: $43.90

Find out more: Event Facebook page


Hoodoo Gurus

One of Australia’s most iconic bands are playing Driftwood Estate. These Australian Music Hall of Famers have been around since 1981 and are still going strong. Supporting them will be End of Fashion.

When: 29 December 2019

Where: Driftwood Estate, Wilyabrup

Entry fee: $59.60

Find out more: Hoodoo Gurus website


Cold Chisel’s Blood Moon Tour

Rock fans, you are in for a huge treat. This outdoor concert combines everything quintessentially Australian: Cold Chisel, a relaxed seaside town, the beach, and a sunny New Year’s Day. But Chisel isn’t not only the great act that day, with Birds of Tokyo, Jebediah and Gyroscope playing too.

When: 1 January 2020

Where: Barnard Park, Busselton

Entry fee: From $132.32. Children aged 2–17, $71.15

Find out more: Blood Moon Tour website


The Waifs

The melancholic sounds of the ARIA award-winning The Waifs (remember their expat anthem, London Still?) will be hitting Western Australia on tour this summer, putting on one show in Albany and two in Margaret River.

When: 25 January in Albany, 28 and 29 January in Margaret River, and 2 February 2020 in Ravenswood  (Mandurah)

Where: Albany Entertainment Centre, Margaret River HEART, and Ravenswood Hotel

Entry fee: From $66.30

Find out more: The Waifs website


Sugarloaf Rock Music Festival

Just when you thought we couldn’t be any more spoiled, 3 Oceans Wine Company will be hosting some of Australia’s biggest noughties bands: Grinspoon, Wolfmother, and many more fan favourites. Food trucks and beverages available on site.

When: 8 February 2020

Where: 3 Oceans Wine Company, Metricup

Entry fee: $89.90

Find out more: Sugarloaf Rock website




Good Day Sunshine Festival

While technically this doesn’t fall in summer, we think it’s close enough. In March, 3 Oceans is again pulling out the stops and hosting this amazing event featuring John Butler, Xavier Rudd and Josh Pyke. Food trucks and beverages available on site.

When: 21 March 2020

Where: 3 Oceans Wine Company, Metricup

Entry fee: $99.90

Find out more: Good Day Sunshine website


What a line-up for summer. Book your tickets asap, so you don’t miss out.


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