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GREAT LINE UP FOR ONE DAY IN FREMANTLE EVENT

 

One Day

 

 

The line-up for Fremantle’s ONE DAY event on January 27 has been finalised.Talented young Indigenous singer Emily Wurramara, local band The Hunting Birds and indie-pop rockers The Spring Peaks will be joining headliner Montaigne and Adrian Eagle on the Esplanade stage.

20-year-old Wurramara, originally from Groote Eylandt off the coast of the Northern Territory, sings in both English and her first language Anindilyakwa.

She was nominated for the 2018 ARIA Award for Best Blues and Roots Album for her album Milyakburra.

Fremantle folk/rock five-piece The Hunting Birds have appeared at major festivals including Falls Festival Downtown and Bluesfest Byron Bay, plus support slots with folk heavyweights The Lumineers and English singer-songwriter Newton Faulkner. Last year they released their debut EP In Its Nature.

Perth band The Spring Peaks have previously shared a stage with artists including End of Fashion and Birds of Tokyo. Their next single is set to be released in early 2019 which will be the title track of their forthcoming EP.

Headline act Montaigne said she was very proud to be part of One Day.

“I like that there’s an event in the country where we can celebrate Australia without alienating the descendants of its first people,” the Sydney-based singer songwriter said.

WA Music Industry Award winning Noongar singer Gina Williams will return to MC and perform at One Day for the third time, with Dr Richard Walley OAM and Marie Taylor delivering the Welcome to Country for the event.

One Day in Fremantle on 27 January will begin with a smoking ceremony at Bathers Beach at 8am, followed by a host of Aboriginal cultural workshops and activities at Kidogo Arthouse for everyone to enjoy.

At 2pm the focus will shift to the Esplanade Reserve for the One Day concert. In addition to the performers on the main stage there will also be activities, entertainment and food trucks.

For more information visit the One Day in Fremantle page on the City of Fremantle website and Facebook.

Roel Loopers

COURTYARD MUSIC AT FREO ARTS CENTRE TODAY

Posted in art, city of fremantle, concert, fremantle arts centre, music, Uncategorized by freoview on January 13, 2019

 

The FREE Fremantle Arts Centre courtyard Sunday music  is on today from 2-4pm with Indie folk songwriter Jack Davies and his seven-piece band The Bush Cooks.

The afternoon will start with the Family Shoveller Band Trio who are came all the way from Bidyadanga in the Kimberley.

It is going to be a lovely mild afternoon, so take advantage of it and enjoy the lovely ambience of the FAC courtyard!

Cafe, bar and pizza bar will all be open to cater for your needs.

Roel Loopers

PIGRAM BROTHERS BROOME TO BICTON

Posted in aboriginal, city of fremantle, concert, music, Uncategorized by freoview on January 12, 2019

 

feb 16 broome to bicton

 

One of Freo’s View’s readers asked last week if I knew about any upcoming Pigram Brothers concerts near Fremantle, so here an early warning about the annual free Broome to Bicton event in the park above the Bicton Bath on February 16.

Roel Loopers

TOMMYHAWKS AT FREO ARTS CENTRE THIS AFTERNOON

Posted in city of fremantle, concert, fremantle arts centre, music, Uncategorized by freoview on January 6, 2019

 

tommyhawks

Hot is good and dry heat is even better, so the 38 degrees predicted for today won’t keep the lovers of the free courtyard music sessions at the Fremantle Arts Centre away.

On from 2-4pm this afternoon are The Tommyhawks with their melodic folk pop, mixed with raucous punk music. Expect catchy songs with blistering saxophone solos in the lovely setting under the trees at the FAC.

The cafe, the bar and the pizza bar are all open for the family-friendly event.

Roel Loopers

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FREO FALLS DOWNTOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND

Posted in city of fremantle, concert, festival, music, Uncategorized by freoview on January 5, 2019

 

falls

 

The Falls Downtown music festival is on in Fremantle this weekend, so head out to Fremantle Oval for great music and fun!

Featuring:
ANDERSON .PAAK & THE FREE NATIONALS · CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN (ONLY AUS SHOWS) · VANCE JOY · CHVRCHES · HILLTOP HOODS · JUICE WRLD · INTERPOL · TOTO · DIZZEE RASCAL (ONLY AUS SHOWS) · 88 RISING FEAT. RICH BRIAN, JOJI, NIKI & AUGUST 08 (ONLY AUS SHOWS) · FLIGHT FACILITIES · AMY SHARK · DEAN LEWIS · DMA’S · KING GIZZARD & THE LIZARD WIZARD · GOLDEN FEATURES · FIRST AID KIT (ONLY AUS SHOWS) · OCEAN ALLEY · HOCKEY DAD · CASHMERE CAT (ONLY AUS SHOWS) · THE VACCINES · LPX · CUB SPORT · RUEL · JACK RIVER · BISHOP BRIGGS · MALLRAT · BRIGGS · TOUCH SENSITIVE · TKAY MAIDZA · DERMOT KENNEDY · TIRED LION · HOBO JOHNSON & THE LOVEMAKERS · SOCCER MOMMY · ODETTE · MAHALIA · HATCHIE · WEST THEBARTON · SAM FENDER · TIA GOSTELOW · KOTA BANKS · TRIPLE ONE · ALICE SKYE · CARLA GENEVE · HEAPS GAY DJ’S & FRIENDS

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BUILDING THE FREO FALLS DOWNTOWN FESTIVAL

Posted in city of fremantle, concert, festival, music, Uncategorized by freoview on January 1, 2019

 

Falls 3

Falls 1

 

Work has started on erecting the stages, lights and sound system at Fremantle Oval for this weekend’s Falls Downtown festival, which will bring two days of great music to our port city, and hopefully a lot of business for our local traders.

I don’t want to sound like a patronising out-of-touch old fool, but please stay away from drugs as far too many young people have died from them during festivals recently!

Roel Loopers

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GET FREO STYLE FIT ON NEW YEAR’S EVE

Posted in city of fremantle, concert, fremantle arts centre, music, Uncategorized by freoview on December 29, 2018

 

Soukouss International

 

Forget New Year resolutions of getting fit, do it on Sunday, the day before New Year’s eve instead at the Fremantle Arts Centre free courtyard music session.

Put on your dancing shoes for the hip-swinging, pumping Congolese rhythms of Soukouss International!

The concert is on from 2-4pm. The cafe, bar and pizza bar will all be open and the weather is going to be very Freo brilliant.

Roel Loopers

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PANTS DOWN FOR SEXUAL RESEARCH AT FREO’S FALLS DOWNTOWN

Posted in city of fremantle, concert, culture, entertainment, festival, health, state government, Uncategorized by freoview on December 20, 2018

 

Falls festival

 

Visitors to next year’s Fremantle Falls Downtown festival will be offered high-class toilets, if they agree to take a test for sexually transmitted infections.

The WA State Government is offering the free test because of a significant increase in cases of chlamydia and gonorrhoea.

More that 16,000 young people are expected to come to Freo for the two-day festival on January 5 and 6, so the State Government wanted to target the 16-24 year-old, which is the group with the highest reports of chlamydia.

The Department of Health is sponsoring the Falls Festival with $ 50,000.

Roel Loopers

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MONTAIGNE STARS AT ONE DAY IN FREMANTLE

 

One Day

 

Sydney-based singer-songwriter Montaigne will be the headline act at the One Day in Fremantle event on January 27, held on the Esplanade from 2-7.30pm.

The 23-year-old won an ARIA award in 2016 for best breakthrough artist following the success of her debut album Glorious Heights, which featured the singles ‘Because I Love You’ and ‘In the Dark’.

The Triple J favourite also featured on the Hilltop Hoods hit ‘1955’.

She recently released a new single ‘For Your Love’ and will be returning to Fremantle in April next year as part of a national tour.

Montaigne will be joined on stage by up-and-coming South Australian soul singer Adrian Eagle, fresh off his European tour supporting the Hilltop Hoods earlier this year.

More artists will be announced in the coming weeks.

The One Day event will start at 8am on Bathers Beach with a Whadjuk Noongar smoking ceremony, followed by Aborignal cultural activities at Kidogo Arthouse all morning.

Roel Loopers

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HUGE WEEK FOR FREMANTLE. ENJOY!

 

 

It is going to be a pretty big week for Fremantle so come along and enjoy all the fun!

It starts of with the Long Table Dinner all along historic High Street on Thursday evening, with the added bonus of a Christmas Market in Henry Street.

On Friday and Saturday evening the fantastic Frankenstone will light up inside the Roundhouse, and the Bazaar at the Fremantle Arts Centre starts and will run all weekend.

On Saturday from 1.30pm the Fremantle Folk Festival will be held in Princess May Park, Clancy’s and DADAA, so make sure to go there as well.

And on Sunday the Growers Green Farmers CHRISTMAS Market will have their big Christmas market.

Maybe it’s time to book a sicky for next Monday, hey? ; >)

Roel Loopers

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