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Top 10 Perth Shows and Concerts for August/September

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Published July 2nd 2018
Why not book to see one of these show
There are some very good performers touring Perth this August/September.

This list gives you just some of them and you will need to book as soon as possible to get good seats.

1. TRISTIN & ISOLDE
To celebrate WASO's 90th year, Principal Conductor Asher Fisch will lead two performances of Richard Wagner's, Tristan und Isolde at Perth Concert Hall. This opera is one of the greatest of all the tragic love stories.

WASO welcomes the finest Tristan of our time, superstar tenor, Stuart Skelton and world-renowned soprano, Eva-Maria Westbroek to perform with an exceptional cast of Australian and international singers.

WHEN:
Thursday 16th August, 2018, from 6.30 pm, or Sunday 19th August, at 2.30 pm

WHERE:
Perth Concert Hall

BOOKINGS: Get your tickets here.

2. ANJELAH JOHNSON
US comedian, actress and YouTube sensation, Anjelah Johnson will tour her stand up show around Australia this August. Johnson became well known after her viral impersonation of a Nail Salon employee. She was born and raised in San Jose, California and is of Mexican and Native American descent.

Anjelah has appeared in multiple ads and commercials and was the spokesperson for a Texas-based restaurant chain, Taco Cabana.



WHEN:
Thursday, 23rd August, 2018

WHERE:
Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley - doors open at 6.30 pm - cost $71.30

BOOKINGS: Book here.

3. JOHNNY CASH THE CONCERT
Award-winning Australian country singer Daniel Thompson and Golden Guitar winning Australian country music legend Stuie French, along with their backing band, The Tennessee Express, will bring you Johnny Cash The Concert Revisits Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison.

Selling over 3 million copies in the US alone At Folsom Prison is regarded as one of the greatest live albums ever recorded. Now you can see Australia's premier tribute to Johnny Cash The Concert as it brings this iconic album back to life.

The show will not only feature the Folsom Prison album in its entirety, it will also feature a set of his greatest hits from throughout his entire career.



WHEN:
Friday 24th August, 2018, from 8 pm to 10.45 pm

WHERE:
Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley from $61 to $66

BOOKINGS: Make your bookings here.

4. TREVOR NOAH - END OF DAYS
Trevor Noah, host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning programme, The Daily Show in the US, is returning to Australia with his new stand-up show, End of Days.

Noah recently won Best Host at the 2017 MTV Movie & TV Awards, as well as a Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series for his hosting role on The Daily Show Between the Scenes. This is a stand-up comedy show and his last one sold out nationally.



WHEN: 25th August, 2018 from 8 pm

WHERE:
Perth Arena, Wellington Street, cost $91 to $111

BOOKINGS: Make your bookings here.

5. QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE - VILLAINS WORLD TOUR
Queens Of The Stone Age will return to Australia and New Zealand on their Villains World Tour. They have done hundreds of epic shows, six genre-defining albums and have had multiple Grammy nominations. Their most recent chart-topping seventh album, Villains has now been released.

This is a rock'n'roll band, and band members will be joined by C.W. Stoneking.



Make sure you book for this one quickly as their last show sold out in minutes!

WHERE:
Perth Arena, Wellington Street

WHEN:
Wednesday 12th September, 2018 at 7:30 pm, from $92 to $115

BOOKINGS: Make your bookings here.

6. SAMANTHA JADE "BEST OF MY LOVE TOUR" &...
To mark the release of her spectacular third album, The Best Of My Love, Australia's pop-star, Samantha Jade will be on this September. Presented by Sony Music Entertainment Australia, the show is filled with tributes to greats like Donna Summer, Diana Ross and Gloria Gaynor. Samantha will perform songs such as Best Of My Love, I Will Survive, We Are Family, Upside Down, and How Deep is Your Love.

Samantha will also perform some favourites and established pop hits.



WHEN:
14th September, 2018, from 8 to 10.30 pm

WHERE:
Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley, cost from $45 to $70

BOOKINGS: Make your bookings here.

7. TESSERAC t SONDER AUSTRALIAN TOUR
British quintet, metallers, TesseracT will be heading back to Perth after the release of their latest album, Sonder.

This came out last year and is the band's fourth studio album. The tour will see TesseracT playing all the tracks off the album with their haunting vocals.



Joining them as special guests will be Melbourne rockers, Circles.

WHEN:
Tuesday 11th September, 2018, from 7 pm

WHERE:
Amplifier Capitol, 393 Murray St, Perth CBD, cost from $59 to $93

BOOKINGS: Make your bookings here.

8. POSTMODERN JUKEBOX
Following three successful tours in as many years, the multi-talented team will play their contemporary pop, rock and R&B hits in the style of various yesteryears.

They will produce new songs, new sounds and new members to the ever-growing group each time they tour!


WHEN:
Friday, 21st September, 2018, from 7 pm to 9 pm

WHERE:
Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley

BOOKINGS: Make your bookings here.

9. PABLO FRANCISCO'S AUSTRALIANATOR TOUR
Pablo Francisco returns to Australia with a brand new show and he will have the audience screaming with laughter!

When Pablo Francisco hits the stage, he immediately brings his audiences to their feet with laughter and applause. He portrays various characters and has clever insights to create a stand-up comedy show that is brilliant.

Fans around the globe have been captivated by his brilliantly accurate sound effects and he does some brilliant impersonations!



WHEN:
Tuesday 25th September, 2018, from 8 pm to 10 pm

WHERE:
Astor Theatre, Mt Lawley, cost $70

BOOKINGS: Make your bookings here.

10. THE DIRE STRAITS EXPERIENCE
The world's greatest Dire Straits show returns to Australia to perform the incredible catalogue of Dire Straits.

The Dire Straits Experience features original band member Chris White on Saxophone, supported by 6 world-class musicians who have performed in the bands of artists such as Paul McCartney, Joe Cocker, Ray Charles, David Bowie, Tina Turner, Rod Stewart, Van Morrison and David Gilmour.

WHEN:
Sunday 30th September, 2018, at 7 pm

WHERE:
Perth Concert Hall, cost $99 to $129

BOOKINGS: Make your bookings here.

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Where: Around Perth
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