Presented by Albany Entertainment Centre
With its focus on intimate concert performances featuring the very best of local Western Australian musicians, Harbourside 2021 is proud to announce its eleventh program.
Acknowledging the legacy of a decade of previous programs that have featured hundreds and hundreds of performers, the new line-up of artists contains all the diversity and excellence that audiences have come to love. Tickets will sell fast! Act now and make sure you have a seat at one of the premiere acoustic music programs in the country.
Thursday, 17 June 2021
Carla Geneve is a 22 year old singer-songwriter based in Perth, Western Australia. Backed by a captivating show and unique brand of brutally honest lyricism, Geneve has established herself as one of Australia's most prominent up and coming artists.
PLUS SIBONEY + ANDY
This song-writing pair earned their stripes as session musicians and in playing London's live circuit for over 8 years. Utilizing live-looping of guitar, drums and beatbox, suitcase-stomping beats and vocal effects, the high-energy pair cover a vast repertoire from the last 40 years of popular music in their own signature style.
Thursday, 24 June 2021
ROSE PARKER TRIO
The Rose Parker Trio combines the undeniable talents of Perth folk, blues and roots darlings Rose Parker, David Hyams and Roy Martinez. Parker is a prolific songwriter and storyteller, who weaves words and images into your soul, with a voice that moves from folk whisperer to gospel belter.
PLUS THE NEW ROUNDABOUTS
Country-beachy Denmark duo The New Roundabouts feature local favourites Cathy Fotios and Tony King. They have made their mark in the Great Southern music scene by taking popular songs and deconstructing them into the country-flavoured acoustic tunes they were always meant to be.
SPIRIT OF ALBA
Spirit of Alba’s eclectic range of traditional fiddle and pipe tunes are amplified by their innovative compositions and arrangements. Artistic jazz chords and rhythmic beats enhances the band’s exploration into a musical journey from Nova Scotia to the length and breadth of Scotland.
PLUS NINE MILE HILL
Recently formed Albany ensemble Nine Mile Hill forge a sound that is akin to neo-classical folk. Story-telling meets refined playing and explores acoustic instrument textures, rich harmonies and tight ensemble playing.
Featuring the powerful song writing and unique voices, musicianship and stage presence of Bill Lawrie and Claire Moodie, this Fremantle folk duo take you from Broome at dusk, to a 50’s Glasgow dance hall, from Melbourne’s lanes of few promises, across rolling barley oceans, to spinifex dreams and desert stars.
PLUS PETER WOODWARD
Raised on the rural blues recordings of black American artists of the 20’s and 30’s, Peter Woodward (Woody) preserves a rich tradition of music. Authenticity and pedigree drive every corner of his solo concerts from his command of the guitar, voice and passion for the stories and lives of these great artists.
Bachrum are an energetic Perth-based folk act, formed in early 2019. Having arrived from various parts of Ireland and Scotland, their paths crossed whilst at the many sessions in the city’s thriving scene. They perform an exciting show, comprising of uilleann pipes, flute, whistle, fiddle, guitar, bodhrán and song.
PLUS THE WHISTLING KITES
With a passion for the pre-bluegrass folk music of the Appalachian mountains, The Whistling Kites feature toe-tapping guitar rhythms, old-time fiddle tunes and clawhammer banjo.
Mix’t is an ensemble of three virtuosic Australian musicians, dedicating itself to discovering musical intersections and presenting thought provoking concepts within an accessible framework. Performing together irregularly for what seems like over a decade, Mix’t trio persist in challenging audiences with colourful, new cross-genre compositions.
PLUS ADAM COOK
Adam Cook is a pianist, composer/arranger, and teacher based in the Great Southern of Western Australia. Equally comfortable in the Western classical tradition as in jazz and improvised music, Adam’s passion lies in the rigorous exploration of the musical language counting major influences as J.S. Bach, Maurice Ravel, Frank Zappa and Beck.
Maverick songman Neil Murray is the original founding member of the pioneering Warumpi Band, which over three albums (Big Name No Blankets, Go Bush and Too Much Humbug) and twenty years of performing thrust contemporary indigenous music into mainstream Australia. He has since become one of Australia’s finest singer/songwriters and has done much to deepen Australia’s contemporary music heritage.
PLUS KHIN MYINT
Multi-award winning WA songwriter Khin Myint creates a warm show full of rich songs and storytelling. His powerful baritone, unusual lyrics and onstage banter draw from experiences of growing up on cultural borders both at home and overseas. His music is subtle, timeless and hypnotic.
Thursday, 10 June 2021
The Major Swing Project explores a modern variant of the 1930s Manouche inspired gypsy sound, with the music being heavily influenced by Django Reinhardt and the Hot Club of France, as well as the traditional jazz and folk music of Edith Piaf with a European gypsy favour.
PLUS NOT JUST CHARLIE
The introspective side-project of ecological singer-songwriter Charlie Mgee. Not Just Charlie dives into the murky questions around what it means to be human in a time of unprecedented uncertainty, as we stare down the barrel of issues such as climate and ecological breakdown, social disconnection and alienation.
Pricing and Fee Information
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