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Acoustic Sessions

Family Music Free

Soak up the smooth acoustic sounds from Perth’s most talented musicians.

Across three Saturdays, join us at the Dining Hub Westfield Whitford Shopping City as we bring to you an exciting line-up of Perth’s hottest bands.

Week 1…

Bomba Latin Fusion came together from a communion of talented Perth musicians with many years of experience in the local scene. The epicentre of the band came together from its Latin American members who experienced the feel and groove of the Latin music scene in their natural hometowns Peru, Chile and Cuba.

Miguel, band leader, guitarist and singer, takes the role to direct the band members to embrace a true feel in the execution and interpretation. The percussion section of the band, which blends Afro-Cuban tradition with a modern World Music take, is also formed by Latino musicians, which keeps the true Latin feel intact.

The band does not create cultural boundaries, nor narrows its musical audience with its repertoire; all the way around, Bomba Latin Fusion embraces and celebrates multiculturalism and plays with that natural energy of Latin music to engage people of all backgrounds. Latin Americans will enjoy ‘the imaginary journey back home’ while others will discover a world of fun with the tunes played by BLF.

BLF does not hold anything back; the aim is to fill the dance floor right from the start until the end of the show.

Bomba's acoustic performance.

Week 2…

Old Time New is Hannah and Jesse – two musicians brought together by their mutual adoration for the songs and sounds of times past.

The man on guitar is Jesse Woodward, a self-taught musician with a savant like ability to pick up any instrument and know exactly how it works. He cut his musical chops playing for Ruby Boots, Big Old Bears, 10 Cent Shooters, Abbe May and the Justin Walshe Folk Machine. Hannah Blass’ musical weapon of choice is the impressive double bass. Her musical career began singing the absorbent stylings of Rockabilly band Love Sponge.

Together, they produce unique performances that take the audience back in time whilst combining contemporary influences for a fresh sound.

Old Time New's acoustic session.

Week 3…

Since arriving in Western Australia in the beginning of 2020 and starting up his Project “Shmoné” in Fremantle, Idan Shoham has collaborated with various artists, bands, DJs, singers, and other musicians during his travels throughout the state.

Idan recently assembled “The Major Swing Project” which is currently still performing all over Western Australia and soon to be touring the Eastern States. His music has already been featured in the Kimberly Echo, Pilbara News, North West Telegraph, and Broome Advertiser as well as ABC Pilbara and ABC Kimberly radio.

Shmoné musical inspiration is drawn from the people and places his journey has taken him to, and this is largely reflected in his always evolving and captivating performances as well as revolving door of band members. Conveniently kosher and generously groovy. It is a show not to be missed!

Shmone's acoustic performance.

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