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Films continue until 14 April, 2013

Now showing at Joondalup Pines: The Patience Stone

Now showing at Somerville: I Wish

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Chevron Festival Gardens

Cat Power | Archie Roach Into the Bloodstream | Maceo Parker | Godspeed You! Black EmperorStars | David Lynch Presents Chrysta BellFather John Misty
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis | Jens Lekman | Sleepy Sun | The Raah Project | Tim Rogers and The Bamboos | Phronesis | James Carter Organ Trio | Antibalas 
The Soul Rebels | Norman Blake and Joe Pernice | Dirty Beaches | José James | Hiatus Kaiyote | The Tallest Man on Earth | Buke and Gase | Deer Tick 
Two Gallants | How to Dress Well | Axolotl | Future Classic

 

It's back! And if you thought that it couldn't get any better than 2012, just wait until you see what is in store for you at the 2013 Chevron Festival Gardens! 

 
Even if you only watch one performance on the Main Stage (although how can you possibly stop at one?) you certainly wont miss out on the action, with your ticket giving you priority access to The Lounge, Perth's ultimate summer hangout zone. A place to catch up with friends and soak up the retro atmosphere. With so many amazing acts gracing the stage, yummy food on offer and an ice cold beer waiting for you behind the bar ... well, you may never go home! 
 

ON THE MAINSTAGE

For 23 nights during Perth Festival the best Australian and international acts perform on the Mainstage. A program filled with double-bill shows and premieres of beautifully crafted live performances, you are spoiled for choice. Get ready for an explosion of soul, jazz, funk, electronica, indie-pop, hip‑hop, rock, deconstructed RnB and everything in between. The Mainstage offers both standing and seated viewing to suit each night’s unique performance.

 

IN THE GARDEN

No matter what Festival event you see around town (any day, any venue), your ticket enables priority entry to the Garden: an intimate backyard-style hangout and bar perfect for catching up and relaxing with friends to the cool sounds of local and international DJs. Of course, even if you haven’t seen a show, you can drop by for a drink and cool off beside the fountain.

 

Res de Res and Artigues (REMOR) - MORE INFO

A wholly original 11 minute micro-performance experience, (Remor) invites you to share a prison cell with a couple unaware of each other. Peek into a story written on the body and seared on the mind, a fable these lovers are forced to relive and repeat in order to Understand.
Tickets available at the door, $5
 

RADIO BARKAS

Let us introduce you to the smallest mobile radio station that ever lived. Two Dutch DJs mix their swag of original crackling 45s and LPs from the fifties and sixties – from rock ‘n’ roll to calypso, rhythm and blues to hot mambos and surf to Cumbia – to create the biggest little ruckus on three wheels!

Radio Barkas have wheeled their tune-making ‘De Kalipofoon’ around Terschelings Oerol (Netherlands), Lowlands Festival (Netherlands), Roskilde Festival (Denmark), Sziget Festival – Budapest (Hungary), Chalon dans la Rue (France), Norfolk and Norwich Festival (United Kingdom). 
*FREE

 

LCD Soundsystem
SHUT UP AND PLAY THE HITS (108min)

Gorgeously shot, Shut Up and Play the Hits captures the week before, the day after and the very occasion of LCD Soundsystem’s Madison Square Garden Farewell Concert – marking the end of James Murphy’s 10‑year journey with his beloved band. An official selection at the Sundance Film Festival.
Thur 14 Feb, post-show and Sun 24 Feb, post-show
*FREE
 

BEFORE AND AFTER THE SHOW

Open from 6.30pm until late (closed Sat 9 Feb), you are invited to drop by for a drink, see a show, or chat about what you have just seen in the Festival. Chevron Festival Gardens is the perfect place to begin and end any Festival night. Enter through the Perth Cultural Centre outside the Western Australian Museum.

All standing shows have limited seating available.
 

Get on your bike!

There will be special parking available for cyclists, so do the right thing for the environment. For more information visit perthfestival.com.au

 

Conditions of entry subject to capacity and licensing restrictions. Entry to the venue is restricted to persons 18+. Persons under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian; entry is at venue management’s discretion.

 

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