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SOTA returns with a fully Western Australian line-up designed for music lovers of all ages, with both under 18 and licensed areas. Best of all, it’s free!
Proudly presented as part of the 2017 WA Day Festival (more info here), and co-presented by WAM, the sixth annual SOTA showcase will be held at Elizabeth Quay Monday 5 June, as part of the WA Day long weekend festivities.
With headliners that span everything from heavy rock to Aussie hip hop, pop and beyond, SOTA’s line-up includes a mix of WA favourites, old and new. Many of these artists will be returning from international or national tours to join us on home soil.
So, what does SOTA 2017 sound like?
KARNIVOOL | DRAPHT | GYROSCOPE
BOB EVANS | TIRED LION
KATY STEELE | CROOKED COLOURS | ABBE MAY
POW! NEGRO | RAG N’ BONE | ZIGGY
THE MONEY WAR | ELLI SCHOEN | THE CHINA BLUE EXPERIMENT
In addition to these epic sounds we have plenty of food and drink to keep you hydrated and your energy levels high enough for dancing all day long. Be it tacos, curry, dumplings, bao or crepes that sets your mouth watering – the melting pot of flavours found within Western Australia will be at your fingertips via an impressive line-up of international food trucks at Eat Street. Those wanting a more sophisticated bite can visit the licensed Urban Providore where Perth’s most popular restaurants will be serving up their flagship dishes, and local produce will also be showcased and available to purchase.
SOTA will be held on WA Day Monday as part of the wider WA Day Festival. Attendees will also be able to branch out from the SOTA Festival on the Sunday and Monday to enjoy a range of activities, including the Perth Makers Market, WA Celebrity Signature Dish, Jazz Concert and ‘Play in WA’ area that includes a range of activities for the whole family.
SOTA Festival is a collaboration derived from the desire to support, nurture and grow the creative opportunities for local artists, and to further position contemporary music as a leading cultural identifier for WA. The popularity and awareness of SOTA continues to grow from year to year and is a key feature on the WA music calendar.
A Festival Celebrating WA Music
Proudly presented as part of the 2017 WA Day Festival, co-presented by WAM
FREE – No registration required
Monday 5 June, 12-9pm
SOTA is an all-ages event. Licensed area will also be available.