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November Radar: Your monthly dose of WA music media

26 Nov

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Each month we’re celebrating WA music wins by bringing you a recap of the biggest and best WA music news, including major signings, releases, touring, awards and more!

WA Favourites Added To Falls Lineup
Amongst its third lineup announcement, Falls Festival have added local heroes Butter, Gazey and Jack Davies and the Bush Chooks to the already incredible WA leg of the tour! Check them out as they share the stage with some of the biggest names including Lewis Capaldi, Peking Duk, Vampire Weekend, Halsey and John Farnham on Jan 4th & 5th 2020 in Fremantle. More info here.

2020 National Tour for Kim Salmon 
After being inducted into WAM’s Hall of Fame with The Scientists, Kim Salmon has announced a national tour in 2020 for his brand new book None Parts Water One Part Sand: Kim Salmon and The Formula For Grunge. Check out all the details for The Aftermath tour here.

Girls Rock! WA Jan 2020 Camp Announced
The third instalment of the much-loved Girls Rock! WA camps will be held from Monday 13 – Friday 17 January next year, featuring a range of speciality workshops including Zine Making, learning to coordinate a live music event and a behind the scenes tour of RTRFM. Check out all the info here.

WA Artist ARIA Nominations
This year WA music has made big strides with some of our favourite artists being nominated in this year’s ARIA Awards including Birds of Tokyo for Song of the Year with Good Lord, Samantha Jade for Best Adult Contemporary Album with The Magic of Christmas, John Butler Trio for Best Blues and Roots Album with Home, Birds of Tokyo again for Best Group, and Stella Donnelly for Breakthrough Artist. More info here.

Brand New Venue for Maylands
Lyric Lane, Mayland’s newest bar & bistro has launched their brand new purpose-built live music basement venue, Lyric’s Underground! They kicked things off with a weekend of music featuring The Money War, Big Orange, Lucy Peach, Dolce Blue, Kiera Owen, Odette Mercy & Her Soul Atomics, Hyclass, Material World Orchestra and Clauds. More info here.

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