Subiaco’s Forrest Square to host first live music event as part of sunset@subi series


Okuda’s artwork at Forrest Square car park, Kid Koala Playing God and Kingaroo. Picture: Jean-Paul Horre Photography
Okuda’s artwork at Forrest Square car park, Kid Koala Playing God and Kingaroo. Picture: Jean-Paul Horre Photography

FORREST Square in Subiaco is set to host its first live music event as part of the sunset@subi concert series.

The WAAPA Gospel Choir will perform there on Sunday, February 11, to close out the summer performances.

The Forrest Square area was refurbished in 2016 and received a colourful new addition in November, a 300sq m pop-surrealist mural by Spanish artist Okuda called Kid Koala Playing God and Kingaroo.

“As well as shining a spotlight on Western Australian talent, the concerts provide an opportunity for us to come together as a community and enjoy the beautiful surrounds of Subiaco,” mayor Penny Taylor said.

The season opens this Sunday, December 10, with Bambuseae Rhythm Section bringing blues, funk and afrobeats to the Theatre Gardens.

The community concerts are suitable for all ages, and are held every Sunday from 5pm to 7pm until February 11 (aside from Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve).

sunset@subi Season

December 10, Theatre Gardens – Bambuseae Rhythm Section
December 17, Theatre Gardens – Cathrine Summers*
January 7, Theatre Gardens – Voudou ZAZOU
January 14, Nicholson Road Reserve – Sunshine Brothers
January 21, Nicholson Road Reserve – Libby Hammer
January 28, Market Square – Special Brew
February 4, Market Square – Billy and Elton*
February 11, Forrest Square car park – WAAPA Gospel Choir

*An Auslan interpreter will be on stage at this concert

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