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A Lot Of Flash And Bang With Music
"January 26 has always been about the relaxed Aussie lifestyle and this is simply our way of providing something for people to enjoy in anticipation of the fireworks," Cicerello's owner, Henry Liascos , said.
Cicerello's is the place to be this Australia Day with a host of free family-friendly entertainment leading up to the annual fireworks over Bathers Beach.
Organised by Cicerello's and the Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour Committee, the Freo Grasshoppers and HypnoCats will help get people in the mood at Mews Park – the grassed area next to the restaurant.
HypnoCats will be playing at Cicerello's as part of the free entertainment leading up to the fireworks on Australia Day
HypnoCats kick things off at 5.30pm with funk, rock, soul and pop grooves and three lead singers offering a unique harmony of sounds, providing a repertoire that ranges from 70s classics to the music of today.
The Freo Grasshoppers get into the swing of things at 6.30pm, delivering a mix of rock, reggae, funk and blues, and performing again after the fireworks at 8.30pm.
The Freo Grasshoppers are playing at Cicerello's before and after the fireworks, also previewing their new single Pipeline Thinking