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Norma Kelly tribute Show

at The Charles Hotel Sunday August 18th

Last Sunday August 18th  we remembered Norma Kelly with a Country Music Extravaganza at The Charles Hotel 

THANK YOU for your attendance and support it was definitely a day to remember and I’m sure Norma would have been bursting with pride

ALL PROCEEDS  from the day will go direct to Norma’s favourite charity The Perth Children’s Hospital 




Sunday 25th August Albert Lee & Peter Asher at The Astor 


What a show with Peter Asher & English Country Artist Albert Lee in concert Click Here for Ticket details

The Western Suntones August Shows
Sunday August 25th 4.30pm  at The Hilton Park Bowling Club
Those twang demons The Western Suntones bring their blend of country rock and Americana covers and originals to the Hilton Bowl Sunday session on August 25th from 4.30pm Featuring Jeff Barham on guitar, dobro and mandolin , Steve Smith on guitar and vocals , Chris Harwood on bass and the masterful Bronton Ainsworth on drums you won’t be disappointed!!! So come along enjoy the Music and the great atmosphere of The Hilton Bowling Club Sunday August 25th     


2019 Manjimup Bluegrass Jam Camp

Friday Sept. 27th to Monday Sept. 30th 2019

The Manjimup Bluegrass JamCamp is all about making music, getting better at making bluegrass music and having a good time making and renewing friendships!

Once again we’ve got four great tutors lined up for you: Donal Baylor on fiddle, Adam Gare on mandolin, Sam Lemann on guitar and local legend on the banjo, Ian Simpson. For more about your tutors click here.

The JamCamp Weekend will get underway with a JamCamp tutors’ evening concert on Friday, 27th of September and the JamCamp will finish around lunchtime on Monday 30th.

Early bird registrations close July 31st. 

Click here to go to the website for more information and how to register.

Looking forward to more registrations rolling in and seeing familiar faces in September!

All the best,

Mary Nixon,
President Warren Arts Council.
MBOTMW facebook page



October 5th-6th
Kasey Chambers  “The Captain” 20th Anniversary  Shows in WA 


Twenty years ago Kasey Chambers released her groundbreaking debut album The Captain. It was a pivotal record that remains the cornerstone of her outstanding career. In celebration of The Captain’s 20th Anniversary, Kasey will be performing some very special shows – sentimentally reforming her original band and playing songs from The Captain album, alongside a “best of her career” set.




For full ticket details head to


October 24-27th 2019

  • Brian Letton
  • Sandie Dodd
  • Marie Hodson
  • Ian Simpson
  • Lucky Oceans
  • We also welcome back some your old favourites including Band of Mates (Terry Bennetts, Evan Platschinda and Ginger Cox), Connie Kis Andersen and others.
  • 4 days of quality entertainment whilst camped at Nambung Station
  • Multi Award Winning Local and Interstate Artists
  • Traditional Australian ballads, original songs, all your country favourites, bush poetry and dancing
  • Award winning Walkups
  • More money for local charities ($17,000 raised last year)
For Artist Information Click Here 

2 hours north of Perth and only 22kms west from the Brand Highway on the Wongonderrah Rd.

Spacious camp sites with on-site ablution. Now boasting 10 new powered sites.

Details & Tickets Click on web site below


COUNTRY MUSIC EVENTS  Coming  to  WA  in  2020


February 28th -29th & March 1st ( Long Weekend )

with Special International Singing Sensation Charlie Landsborough


TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW See Poster for details

For Credit Card Booking Ring Adrian at Abbotts Music Store on 93905552



Fremantle Workers Club

Canning Districts Social Club including The Elvis George Country Jam Session

Bellevue RSL Country Nights

Albany Country Music Club

Austria Club Of WA

All Now Under Gig Guide Click Here



Bootscooting & Line Dancing Venues in Perth

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For information on Clubs situated NORTH of the RIVER

Bootscooting North

For information on Clubs situated SOUTH of the RIVER

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Bootscooting South

For  Perth Band Gigs for all styles of music check out Support Local Perth  Bands on Facebook

Also check the Gig Guide and Country Music Clubs links on this web site.