Perth Jazz Fest Heads South This Weekend, With Shows In Caves And By The Busso Jetty!
After a sizzling weekend of silky smooth, star-studded jazz performances around Perth last weekend, the Perth International Jazz Festival heads south this weekend for some very special shows in some unique venues this weekend.
Check out the full remaining program HERE, and scope some of the highlight events below:
PIJF All-Stars @ Caves House Hotel (Saturday 12 November)
Held in classic down south surrounds of Caves House Hotel, an all star band of Perth International Jazz Fest performers will treat punters to an array of classic jazz standards and swing tunes. More info here.
Groovin’ At The Tap House @ Rocky Ridge Tap House (Saturday 12 November)
It’ll be an afternoon of slick funk and hip hop grooves combined with top shelf brews at Rocky Ridge in Busselton with two live sets from TRISK, followed by self-confessed vinyl junkie and a man who knows how to finger his way through a record crate, DJ Jimmy Mac on wheels of steel. More info here.
Ngilgi Cave Tour @ Ngilgi Caves (Sunday 13 November)
Amongst a plethora of unique locations during this year’s Jazz Fest, experiencing the ethereal sounds of trumpeter Jessica Carlton and bassist Kate Pass amidst the surrounds of Ngilgi Cave just about takes the cake. Taking place in the Amphitheatre Chamber, audiences will descend the stairs and be blown away by the sounds of two of Perth’s premier jazz musicians – more info/tickets here.
Jazz in the Garden @ Aravina Estate (Sunday 13 November)
Finally talk about a curtain-raiser! Aravina Estate’s sprawling 180-acre estate will set the scene for an exclusive afternoon of food, wine, and world-class jazz with headlining act, award-winning vocalist Michelle Nicolle – one of Australia’s most captivating jazz vocalists. More info here.
Jazz by The Jetty @ Busselton Foreshore (Sunday 13 November)
The final stop of PIJF’s ‘On Tour’ series will be an afternoon of swingin’ jazz on the Busselton Foreshore, with Sassafras combining toe-tapping swing, breakneck gypsy classics, wistful french ballads and re-worked jazz standards. Joining the lineup is French-born jazz vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Serge Le Goueff, PIJF’s We Made A Thing! showcasing innovative works from Australian jazz composers commissioned exclusively for the 2022 Festival; and The Tal Cohen Quartet mixing traditional grooves and modern jazz with Israeli folk rhythms and eclectic influences. More info here.
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