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Hot new Jazz Festival to heat up the City this July
King Street Corner Pocket – Perth’s hottest new jazz festival – will heat up the city this winter. Boasting more than 50 shows and 150 performers, the festival will showcase some of WA’s top emerging and established jazz musicians.
The three-night festival, which runs from 5-7 July, is presented by WAYJO.
It will be staged in venues around the city’s King Street precinct including His Majesty’s Theatre, The Sewing Room, the InterContinental Perth City Centre Hotel and Kailis Jewellery.
WAYJO General Manger Simon Keen said the festival offered something for all jazz music lovers. “King Street Corner Pocket will use spaces that aren’t traditional jazz venues such as Kailis Jewellery boutique on Kings Street and the Intercontinental Perth Hotel, and each concert will only be 30 to 40 minutes long. That’s why it will be so exciting,” he said.
“There will also be a wide variety of jazz styles and artists such as WAYJO’s popular Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Night Orchestras plus fabulous locals such as Alana Macpherson and Priscilla Gardiner, Perth Cabaret Collective, Jamie Oehlers Quartet and WAAPA Jazz – Thom Freeman Quintet.”
There will be three performances per night at 6pm, 7.30pm and 9pm and tickets will be $15 each. Mr Keen said patrons were encouraged to attend multiple performances each night, sampling different performers and styles. “We’re offering a special ‘Pocket Pass’ of 10 vouchers for just $125. The vouchers can be exchanged for show tickets and it’s an affordable way to see some of Perth’s best jazz talent,” he said.
Festival performers include:
Alana Macpherson and Priscilla Gardiner, Atlas State, Austin Salisbury Quartet, Axolotl, Ben
Matthews, Brass Party, Chris Musitano Quintet, Daniel Susnjar Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group, Formes
Trio, Human Contact, Jamie Oehlers Quartet, Jeanie Proude Duo, Josh Cusack’s Seven Sided Die,
Laura J Quartet, LiveWyre, Matt Smith 6, Max Wickham Quintet, MFG, Nueva Salsa Orchestra,
O’Brien | Cusack | Chiew, Perth Cabaret Collective, Pete Jeavons Quintet, Riffz 2000, Sarah
Ramsey Trio, Sassafras Trio, SHOWAYJO, The Newhouse Collective, Tristan Wills Quartet, TT Duo,
Velu, WAAPA Jazz – Thom Freeman Quintet, and Will Chiew Quintet.
Tickets are on sale now from ptt.wa.gov.au
WAM MEMBER GIVEAWAY
We love giving back to our Members, that’s why we’re pleased to reveal our latest WAM Member giveaway!
ONE lucky WAM Member has the opportunity to WIN a Pocket Pass! Valued at $125, the Pocket Pass entitles you to 10 vouches which can be exchanged for show tickets across the festival.
To win email Kate Branson (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the subject title “POCKET PASS” and your membership number by JUNE 25th. It’s that easy!