LAUNCHPAD: WA’s biggest guide for local launches from Feb 3
There’s constantly a heap of sweet new tunes coming out of WA, and LaunchPad is here to fill you in on the latest single, video, EP and album launches from local acts of all genres over the next fortnight, and beyond…
► Perth based folk/rock band astounded critics and fans in 2012 with their first debut, now they are back The Siren Tower launch their single at Amplifier Bar Saturday 4 February, supported by Timothy Nelson, These Winter Nights and Lofty Heights.
► WAMAwards regular folk, pop artist Matt Gresham launches his recent single Survive On Love, playing Settlers Tavern (Margaret River) Thursday 9 February, Dunsborough Tavern Friday 10, Indi Bar (Scarborough) Saturday 11, Mojos Sunday 12 February, and Ravenswood Hotel Sunday 19 February.
► Punk rockers Last Quokka and garage pop band Boat Show are both releasing their singles at Mojo’s Bar Tuesday 14 February, supported by Rag N’ Bone, Regular Boys And Terrible Signal (Solo).
► Recently returning from Nashville, Telstra Road To Discovery winner Helen Shanahan is back to launch her single at Villanova Music Wednesday 15 February, with special guest Timothy Nelson.
► Six time WAMAward and WAM SOTY winner Morgan Bain announces his national tour off the back of launching a new EP, playing Mojo’s Bar Saturday 18 February, Clancys Dunsborough Sunday 26 February and Nannup Music Festival 3-6 March.
►Scottish-born musician, Perth-based rocker Hannah Smillie launches her 2nd EP at Four5Nine Bar Friday 24 February and Burlington Hotel in Bunbury Saturday 25, supported by EM Burrows & The Bearded Rainbow, Villanova & Matt Sevier.
► Unique blues/ rock/ pop fusion artist Jake Hoskins launches his new single and music video at Babushka in Leederville Saturday 25 February, supported by Spacey Jane, Simon Kelly and The Big Bamboo, The Plastic Attraction and Jodie Boni.
► Set to release their seventh studio album and also begin their Australian national tour celebrating 25 years, catch multi-WAMAwards and ARIA winners The Waifs at Perth Concert Hall Thursday 2 March.
► Big Orange scored a spot on the 2016 Kiss My WAMi CD and now they are set to launch their latest single at Four5Nine bar Friday 10 March , supported by Wanderers, Simone & Girlfunkle and Luke Dux & Atomic Lunchbox.
Launching a release and want some free promo?
Please [email protected] a photo of your act and media release with details on the launch. Priority space/photos given to WAM Members.