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DISRUPTED FESTIVAL Homegrown homage


The State Library is proud to celebrate Western Australia’s incredible musical history by bringing together some of the State’s best loved musicians to perform a free set of iconic West Australian songs covering six decades of music. For local music fans, this is sure to be one of the highlights of the annual Disrupted Festival, happening in the Perth Cultural Centre on Saturday, November 7.

The local “supergroup” will be led by Luke Dux (pictured above), a three-time WAM guitarist of the year winner who has worked with some of the state’s biggest musical exports including Kim Salmon, Timothy Nelson and The Kill Devil Hills.

Dux will be joined on the evening by WA’s very first pop star Johnny Young, who will perform two of his hit singles with original guitarist John Eddy. Lucy Peach will perform 80s hit Heaven by Eurogliders, while one of the State’s most lauded songwriters, Dom Mariani of the Stems will pay tribute to his late bandmate Richard Lane.

Other guest vocalists include classy songwriting duo The Money War, Lois Olney and Dave Johnson performing Bran Nue Day by Kuckles, Soukouss Internationale’s Queency performing Rapunzel by Drapht and Ofa Fotu (Odette Mercy) performing Elephant by Tame Impala.

The all-star ensemble will criss-cross genres from power pop to hip hop, indie rock to reggae and everything in between in a fitting homage to the music of Western Australia.

Disrupted Festival hits the Perth Cultural Centre on Saturday, November 7, with this special performance scheduled for 8.30pm. For more information head to disrupted.slwa.wa.gov.au

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