Your ultimate guide to Perth’s 2023/24 summer music festival season

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Warmer days are here, which can only mean one thing…

Okay, actually a few things: beach days, balmy nights, iced coffees and music festivals. And fortunately for live music lovers, this year’s festival calendar does not disappoint. Ranging from blues to EDM, here are all the major music festivals to look forward to this spring and summer in Perth and the southwest.

Out of the Woods

If homegrown indie music is more your style, be sure to snap up tickets to two-day festival Out of the Woods. Aussie acts Chet Faker, Meg Mac, The Temper Trap and Boy & Bear will be blessing your ears at Esplanade Park in Freo this October. 

Dates: October 7-8, 2023
Tickets: Oztix

Grapevine Gathering

Groove amongst the vineyards to big indie acts like Spacey Jane, The Wombats and King Stingray at this year’s edition of Grapevine Gathering. Hosted at Sandalford Wines in the Swan Valley, expect sunshine, good music and good times.

Date: October 14, 2023
Tickets: Megatix

Perth International Jazz Festival

Showcasing Australian and international talent, Perth Jazz International Jazz Festival will bring the excitement of jazz to WA clubs, bars and event spaces – including the superstar talent of Dame Lisa Simone, daughter of Nina Simone. The festival is coming to Perth and the Southwest this November with the full line-up of events yet to be announced.

Dates: November 3-5 (Perth) and 11-12 (Southwest), 2023
Tickets: Perth International Jazz Fest

Blues at Bridgetown

Blues and roots lovers rejoice! The annual Blues at Bridgetown festival is back with a lineup that is worth doing the drive down for. This year, the three-day festival brings artists Kim Churchill, Sweet Talk, Roshani, C.W. Stoneking and plenty more for a weekend of good music in the beautiful Southwest.

Date: November 10-12, 2023
Tickets: Eventbrite

Pollen Festival

Introducing itself as an intimate and immersive experience designed for the free-spirited, Pollen Festival is bringing Aussie acts like Teen Jesus & The Jean Teasers, Late 90s and Pretty Uglys to the gardens of Port Beach Brewery.

Date: November 11, 2023
Tickets: Oztix


Celebrating WA’s vibrant music scene, WAMFest features an impressive lineup of more than 160 local musicians. Held across venues in Northbridge and Scarborough, the festival is part of WA Music Month and is certainly not to be missed. You can get the latest info here.

Dates: November 17-18, 2023

Euphoria in the Fields

Euphoria in the Fields is Perth’s newest addition to the festival calendar and is set to transform Swan Valley’s Mulberry Estate into a mystical wonderland. Along with EDM heavyweights like Yolanda Be Cool and Annix, the festival will boast fire performers, dancers, goblin golf (whatever that may entail) and plenty of whimsical vibes.

Date: November 18, 2023
Tickets: Eventbrite

Ice Cream Factory

This summer’s hottest (or is it coolest?) music festival, Ice Cream Factory, has unveiled its massive lineup for the summer. Running from December 1 until New Year’s Eve, it’s 13 deliciously dance-worthy nights featuring some of the world’s hottest artists. We’re talking Genesis Owusu, Hermitude, PNAU, Golden Features, A-Trak, Claptone, Shouse, San Cisco, SAFIA and more, including the just-added Mallrat and Young Franco, both fresh from huge sets at Listen Out last weekend.

Ice Cream Factory 2023

Date: December 1-31, 2023
Tickets: Megatix

Spilt Milk

Headlined by Post Malone, Dom Dolla, Aitch, Chris Lake and Ocean Alley, Spilt Milk is set to be a big one this year. The summer festival will bring its stellar lineup of international and homegrown acts to Claremont Showgrounds this December. 

Date: December 3, 2023
Tickets: Moshtix

Freedom Time

Boorloo’s annual piping-hot blend of unencumbered expression and loose jubilation returns to send off 2023 with a spectacular array of artists from here and abroad, all set within the stunning surrounds of Supreme Court Gardens. If good people, forward-thinking electronic music and fun vibes are your bag, make sure you get along!

Freedom Time Food And Drink Info

Date: December 31, 2023
Tickets: Freedom Time

Snack NYE

Want to see out 2023 with a bang? Snack NYE might be the ticket (that is if there are any tickets left). This year, we can expect numerous bars and beer gardens, a giant silent disco, a foam-filled Snow Park and Snack’s iconic boombox stage.

Date: December 31, 2023
Tickets: Megatix

No One But Us

Following a huge inaugural party last year No One But Us returns to The Palace Motel at Langley Park on New Year’s Day, with a just-announced face-melting lineup of bass legends like HEDEX, NETSKY, DELTA, HEAVY, METRIK, CALIBRE and loads more.

No One But Us 2024

Date: January 1, 2024
Tickets: Megatix


Keep the good times rolling into the new year starting at Wildlands. The summer festival will see big names like Rüfüs Du Sol, Peggy Gou and Central Cee take to Claremont Showgrounds in January.

Wildlands Festival Lineup Perth

Date: January 6, 2024
Tickets: Megatix

Perth Festival

One of Perth’s most anticipated events, Perth Festival, commences on February 9, 2024 and runs through until March 3 (plus the Lotterywest Films season from November-March), and this year’s program is a celebration of our shared humanity and Ngaangk’s effect on Earth. A bright, warm selection of performance, fine and contemporary music, film, literature and ideas and visual arts awaits as the festival closes out Iain Grandage’s five-year cycle as Artistic Director that began with fire, travelled down river, into the ocean and up to the heavens.

Perth Festival 2024 Wayfinder
Image Credit: Amber Haines

Date: February 9-March 3, 2024
Tickets: Perth Festival

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St Jerome’s Laneway Festival 

Tote-bag wielding Doc Martens-wearers won’t want to miss this one; Laneway Festival is back with a killer lineup featuring Stormzy, Steve Lacy, Dominic Fike, Dope Lemon and AJ Tracey. You can find out more here.

Perth Western Australia summer music festivals Laneway

Date: February 11, 2024
Tickets: Ticketek

Here Comes The Sun

Featuring a huge lineup that includes Ocean Alley, Ball Park Music, Ruby Fields, Jack Botts, South Summit, and Clews (with more coming!) Here Comes The Sun festival is receiving a major upgrade in 2024 with the inclusion of an east coast instalment in addition to the WA leg at Margaret River’s 3 Oceans on Saturday 13 April. Heading into its fifth year, Here Comes The Sun has become an institution
in WA – with seven successful events under its belt.

Date: April 13, 2024
Tickets: Here Comes The Sun

Cover image credit: Out of the Woods