Program Schedule

Download PDF Version
On Air : Listen
Alternative Frequencies
Check out the online media archive

Norman Blake and Joe Pernice Live on RTRFM

Thursday 24th January / posted by Chris Wheeldon

As part of the Perth International Arts Festival, RTRFM will be bringing you the live performance of Norman Blake (Teenage Fanclub, BMX Bandits) and Joe Pernice (Pernice Brothers, Scud Mountain Boys) as The New Mendicants. Plus the rockabilly sounds of Dirty Beaches.

From 8pm, we cross live to the Festival Gardens to bring you this one off performance of these two era-defining geniuses.

In a captivating performance marked by back-porch banter and sublime popsmarts, Blake and Pernice delve into each other’s hefty back catalogues. From the ebullient harmonies of 90s Scottish power-pop heroes Teenage Fanclub, to seminal alt-country twang of Scud Mountain Boys and triumphant guitar-pop anthems of the Pernice Brothers – this is an impressive, nostalgia-packed, and thrillingly live songbook.

Tune in from 8pm Friday 8th February 2013.

Tags In This Story

All live musical performances are included in our podcasts with the express permission of artists, who reserve all other rights in their music. All music used in our podcasts is licensed under an APRA Community Broadcasting license agreement.

Latest Stories

Tangents’ New Bodies

Friday 20th July

Tangents’ New Bodies

Sydney based experimental improv geniuses Tangents amazing new album New Bodies was a recent RTRFM Feature Album and played […]

RTRFM Quiz: On the Hunt for Hints

Friday 20th July

RTRFM Quiz: On the Hunt for Hints

This weekend The RTRFM Quiz hits the North Perth Town Hall for a night of trivia […]

PICA’s Greater Expectations

Friday 20th July

PICA’s Greater Expectations

This weekend Perth Institute of Contemporary Art is throwing a curated party featuring live art and […]

Movie Squad: The Equalizer 2 & No Date, No Signature

Friday 20th July

Movie Squad: The Equalizer 2 & No Date, No Signature

Every Friday Tristan Fidler and Simon Miraudo drop by Breakfast with Caitlin to review a couple […]

Competition provides Drag Community chance to Shake GrooveThang

Thursday 19th July

Competition provides Drag Community chance to Shake GrooveThang

POP PRINCESS is the new competition being held at Connections Nightclub in Northbridge! Organised and run […]

EDDE and Beckon’s New Pyramid Scheme

Thursday 19th July

EDDE and Beckon’s New Pyramid Scheme

Local hero MC Beckon has teamed up with Perth singer extraordinaire EDDE to bring new sounds to the local […]

Wayne Marshall gives the Download to fame online (All Things Queer)

Thursday 19th July

Wayne Marshall gives the Download to fame online (All Things Queer)

Local artist Wayne Marshall has gained on-line popularity and fame after uploading creative body art looks […]

Science with Commander Kat

Thursday 19th July

Science with Commander Kat

Commander Kat has come to the rescue and filled in while Sarah Lau’s away this week. […]