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The 2017 Fremantle Festival program will present over 60 acts and events to showcase the best in local, national and international art, comedy and music, including locals Koi Child, RTRFM’s Drastic On Plastic collective, The Stems (30th anniversary of classic album), Peter Bibby, Ruby Boots, The Panics’ Jae Laffer (album launch), Tonight Show w/ Abbe May, Galloping Foxleys, Steve Hensby, Dan Howls (vinyl launch), Salary, Crucial Rockers and Phender Roads Performance.
Fremantle Festival is an annual initiative of the City of Fremantle and will run for ten days from Friday 27 October to Sunday 5 November 2017.
National and international musicians will also descend on Fremantle for the Festival, including Justin Townes Earle (USA), The Jezabels, Ecca Vandal and The Teskey Brothers. Frank Woodley and Sam Simmons will represent good, honest Australian comedy with their own stand up shows. Former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission, Professor Gillian Triggs will conduct an insightful key note address.
The inaugural visual arts biennale High Tide will headline the Festival, engaging audiences by connecting Fremantle’s tidal flow with visual art concepts. Swiss artist Felice Varini will construct a show stopping exterior art piece in Fremantle’s West End, which will span 800 metres along High Street and will only be fully viewable from the steps of the Round House.
Representing good, honest Australian humour is Frank Woodley and Sam Simmons, who will each host their own stand-up comedy show to undoubtedly leave audiences in stitches.