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Saturday 15th December

Postcards From The West

RTRFM have teamed up with the State Library of Western Australia to bring you a truly unique and one-off event.

Join us as some of the states finest musical talent take images and video from the vast archives of the library, showcasing the history of our amazing state and composing a brand-new soundtrack for the visuals, playing live in the Studio Underground at the State Theatre Centre on Saturday December 15.

Catch the awe-inspiring sounds of Tangled Thoughts of Leaving, the other worldly sounds of Akioka, the brilliant beats of Diger Rokwell, the experimental brilliance of Orphans and the truly unique Kate Pass Kohesia Ensemble.

Each band has been trawling through the archives of the State Library to find footage that perfectly encapsulates the West Australian experience from many years ago to only a decade ago. They will then compose and play a brand new soundtrack to the footage as it plays behind them in the Studio Underground at the State Theatre Centre of WA.

From the depths of the WA desert to the long, brilliant coastlines. From the elements, to the people that have made Perth a truly unique city and WA a truly magical state.

This is a one-off performance with each musical piece being conceived and delivered on a single night, perhaps never to be heard again. A truly wonderful and once in a life time experience for all lovers of WA music and its history.

We will also include a short film made by Yokai Foundation on the history of the force removal of Indigenous Children throughout the history of Western Australia and Welcome to Country from Phil Walley -Stack.

Grab your tickets now from www.ptt.wa.gov.au. They are strictly limited and will sell out.

WHERE: State Theatre Centre of WA – Studio Underground
WHEN: Saturday December 15. 7pm – 11:30pm
WHO: Tangled Thoughts of Leaving, Akioka, Kate Pass Kohesia Ensemble, Orphans and Diger Rokwell
COST: $30 for subscribers $35 for General. Plus Booking Fee.

Please note, Gold Subscribers do not receive free entry to this event as it is a collaboration with other organisations.

Time: 7pm - 12pm
Venue: State Theatre Centre - Studio Underground

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Friday 28th December

The Courtyard Club 2018

STATE THEATRE CENTRE OF WA AND RTRFM PRESENT
THE COURTYARD CLUB 2018. FREE, LIVE LOCAL MUSIC.
 
State Theatre Centre of WA and RTRFM are proud to announce the return of The Courtyard Club, a free 8-week concert series taking place every Friday evening from 2 November to 21 December in the State Theatre Centre Courtyard.
 
RTRFM are pleased to be teaming up with State Theatre Centre of Western Australia for the fifth year to bring live, local music into the heart of Northbridge at the iconic State Theatre Centre Courtyard. The Courtyard Club has become the perfect place to start your weekend with friends while experiencing live radio and local music for free.
 
The series opens on Friday 2 November with four hours of live, local music broadcast on RTRFM. Head on down for the neo soul sounds of some of the city’s newest exports, Mal de Mer, Izatang, RAKSHA and the songwriting genius of Timothy Nelson. Plus, hang out with Out To Lunch’s DJ Girlname well into the night.
 
Throughout November and December join RTRFM every Friday night from 5pm for live radio, local music and RTRFM DJ’s.
 
On 9th of November we are teaming up with the Perth International Jazz Festival to bring you a very special performance from local jazz super group Melve, followed by a paid performance as part of the the festival.
 
Also catch the sounds of psyche folk masters Web Rumors, the electronic wizardry of Feels, the delightful and mesmerising Rabbit Island in a special intimate and solo set, more jazz wonders from super group Gemma Farrell & Friends – lead by the amazing Gemma Farrell on Sax, the jungle boogie of King Cornelius and The Silverbacks and to finish things off the afrobeat party vibes of Soukouss Internationale.
 
Each live set will be followed DJ’s from some of your favourite RTRFM presenters, featuring Taylah Strano (Breakfast), DJ Roski (All Things Queer), DJ Jas Hughes (Drivetime), DJ Chris Wright (Giant Steps), DJ Holly Doll (Rock Rattle n Roll) and DJ Aslan (Cloudwaves)
 
The Courtyard Club is an all-ages event with licensed bar and food options, making it the perfect meeting place to celebrate the end of the working week.
 
Enjoy free live radio from RTRFM and local music under the stars in the beautiful surrounds of the State Theatre Centre Courtyard every Friday from 2 November ‘til 21 December.
Courtyard Club is proudly presented by State Theatre Centre of WA, Perth International Jazz Festival and Little Creatures – Celebrating 18 years in November.
Little Creatures is proud to be partnering State Theatre Centre of WA and RTRFM for The Courtyard Club- a free 8-week concert series taking place every Friday evening from 2 November to 21 December in the State Theatre Centre Courtyard. Help us celebrate 18 years with live, local music, good times and good beer! 
 
COURTYARD CLUB 2018
State Theatre Centre Courtyard
5pm ‘til late
 
Week 1 – Friday November 2
Mal Del Mer, Izatang, Raksha and Timothy Nelson + DJ Girlname (Out To Lunch)
 
Week 2 – Friday November 9
Presented by the Perth International Jazz Festival
Melve
 
Week 3 – Friday November 16
Web Rumors + DJ Taylah Strano (Breakfast with Taylah)
Week 4 – Friday November 23
Feels + DJ Roski (All Things Queer)
 
Week 5 – Friday November 30
Rabbit Island + DJ Jas Hughes (Drivetime)
 
Week 6 – Friday December 7
Gemma Farrell & Friends (Leto) + DJ Chris Wright (Giant Steps)
 
Week 7 – Friday December 14
King Cornelius and the His Silverbacks + DJ Holly Doll (Rock Rattle n Roll)
 
Week 8 – Friday December 21
Soukouss Internationale + DJ Aslan (Cloudwaves)

Time: 5pm - 10pm
Venue: State Theatre Centre Courtyard

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Saturday 19th January

Distant Murmurs 2019

DATE AND VENUE CHANGE. To be held on January 19th 2019 at Rosemount Hotel. Luluc and Boat Show added to the line up.

RTRFM KICKS OFF 2019 WITH DISTANT MURMURS at THE ROSEMOUNT HOTEL AND THE NORTH PERTH TOWN HALL, SATURDAY JANUARY 19th 2019.

RTRFM’s local music festival Distant Murmurs returns for it’s fifth year at The Rosemount Hotel as 14 local bands take over North Perth, Saturday January 19. The best way to kick off 2019.

In the main room of The Rosemount be blown away by the rock pop of Homebrand, the fire of Bad Friends, the wavy goodness of Segue, the punk sounds of The Shakeys, the straight grunge of The Limbs, the power of Ah Trees, the pshye vibes of Moonlighter, the in your face and not apologising Boat Show and the power pop of Wooly Mammoth.

And in the 459 bar relax to the chilled sounds of Physical Release, the jazz inspired tune of Ryan Beno, the trebbly pop of The Spring Peaks and the beautifully haunting super group that is New Nausea.

Plus; as a very special guest, catch the sounds of the wonderful and majestic Luluc. Originally from Melbourne, now based in Brooklyn and signed to Sub Pop Records, Luluc have toured the world with The National, J Mascis, Father John Misty, Fleet Foxes, Jose Gonzalez and Lucinda Williams. Their new album Sculptor features guests Aaron Dessner (the National), guitarist J Mascis (Dinosaur Jr), drummer Jim White (Dirty Three). Catch this internationally acclaimed duo alongside some of Perth’s finest.

Distant Murmurs is the best way to spend a summer Saturday afternoon, immersed in tunes from the present and future of Perth’s musical landscape.

RTRFM Subscribers will get themselves a free beer on us and our mates Feral Brewing Co and help us out with a karma keg all night in the main room.

WHEN: Saturday January 19, 2019, 6:30pm ‘til late

WHERE: The Rosemount Hotel (Main Room & 459).

WHO: Ah Trees |  Bad Friends | Boat Show | Homebrand | Physical Release | Luluc | Moonlighter | New Nausea | Ryan Beno | The Shakeys | The Limbs | The Spring Peaks | Segue | Wooley Mammoth.

TICKETS: $10 for all. Subscribers get themselves a free beer from Feral Brewing via rtrfm.com.au and Oztix.

Time: 6:30pm - 1am
Venue: Rosemount Hotel & 459

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Sunday 24th February

Harbour Sundays 2019

RTRFM AND THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM’S FREE LIVE MUSIC SERIES HARBOUR SUNDAYS RETURNS TO THE
WA MARITIME MUSEUM IN 2019

After a wonderful third season, Harbour Sundays is back for 2019 for your perfect Sunday night local music fix at one of Perth’s most picturesque venues, the WA Maritime Museum in Fremantle.

Join us on the Museum’s balcony at Victoria Quay for four weeks throughout February for local music, DJs, drinks and the best spot in Perth to watch the sun go down.

The 2019 season kicks off on Sunday February 3 with psyche rock styling’s of Fuzz Toads, alongside the legendary sounds of Dom Mariani and The Majestic Kelp, plus DJ Jamie Mac of Homegrown.

On Sunday February 10, we are blessed with the talents of singer songwriter Grace Armstrong and the majestic harmonies of Simone & Girlfunkle. Joining them will be one Rockin’ The Roots’ DJ, Rhian Todhunter.  

Sunday February 17 sees us go just a little country with the drawling sounds of Tom Fisher and The Layabouts, with the big band magic of Fremantle troubadours, Salary. Joined by DJ Harvey Rae from Thursday’s Drivetime.

And to close out the 2019 series, on Sunday February 24 we get funky and rootsy with the sounds of Dilip n The Davs before the best voice in the west closes things out with the soul wonder that is Odette Mercy playing in trio form. Plus DJ Marnie Richardson from Drastic on Plastic will let you party till the sun sets.

Harbour Sundays is the perfect way to spend a summer by the Indian Ocean, with stunning ocean views at an iconic Fremantle landmark and some of the city’s finest local musicians.

Plus with beer and cider from the team at Gage Roads Brewing Co., there is no excuse not to spend your Sunday within the heart of Fremantle Quay.

HARBOUR SUNDAYS 2019 PROGRAM

Sunday February 3
Fuzz Toads
Dom Mariani and The Majestic Kelp
DJ Jamie Mac (Homegrown)

Sunday February 10
Grace Armstrong
Simone & Girlfunkle
DJ Rhian Todhunter (Rockin’ The Roots)

Sunday February 17
Tom Fisher and The Layabouts
Salary
DJ Harvey Rae (Drivetime)

Sunday February 24
Dilip and The Davs
Odette Mercy Trio
DJ Marnie Richardson (Drastic on Plastic)

Time: 5pm - 9pm
Venue: Maritime Musuem of WA