#WAMFest ► WAMCon earlybird tix ending, Palour, Kiss My Camera and WAMFest Friday Showcases


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As part of WAMFest presented by Drug Aware (more info here), this year WAM’s stepping up the game and offering unprecedented value with the newly namedWAMCon with limited earlybird tickets that are worth more than the cost of extras and exclusive opportunities alone. But hurry, the deadline for final earlybird ticket sales strictly close Thursday 29 September, 11.59pm WST, and earlybird tickets are the only way to confirm many of the exclusive extras.5 international speakers and 17 touring speakers lead the first announcement, including Gareth Liddiard (The Drones – Vic), Alex Taggart (The Syndicate/ Outdustry Group – China), Dom Alessio (triple j – NSW), Dorothy Markek (Double J – NSW), Evelyn Morris (Pikelet/LISTEN  – VIC), Jocelyn Kane (San Francisco Entertainment Commission – US), John Chavez (Ground Control Touring – US), Leigh Treweek (The Music/Alex Lahey – VIC), Marihuzka Cornelius (Ivy League/The Bloods – NSW), Nevin Domer (Genjing Records/Maybe Mars Records/Far Out Distant Sounds – China), Paula Guerra (KISMIF/ University of Porto –Portugal) and more, plus booking agents and programmers from the likes of Village Sounds, New World Artists, PS Music Group, Face The Music, Ground Control Touring and Maroochy Music & Visual Arts Festival.


► Access to 50+ leading music industry speakers
► Moshtix #QuayNote Boat Party VIP boarding pass
► Entry to #WAMAwards & ALL Friday Showcases * Sunday Best Parlour shows
► Radio pitching & 1-on-1 networking opportunities
► Tunes’n’eats at #WAMCon Salad Days
& much more!

LIMITED EARLYBIRD TICKETSAvailable here via Eventopia: $140+BF for WAM members | $185+BF non-members, close Thursday 29 September, 11.59pm WST

FINAL RELEASE ► $250+BF for WAM members and non-members

*Earlybird ticket holders guaranteed access. All other ticket purchases beyond the earlybird period will be subject to availability.

PRESENTED BY PARLOURIn an Australian Festival first, WAMFest presented by Drug Aware (more info here) is putting the festival into the hands of the punters by partnering with Parlour to bring you this year’s epic closing party, Sunday Best, on Sunday 6 November 2016. Described by The Sydney Morning Herald as “The Airbnb of live music”, Parlour provides a unique online platform to put artists in touch with live music lovers willing to host an event in their own home.

Whether you’re an artist, industry professional or a fan, this is YOUR chance to create your very own #WAMFest adventure, becoming a key contributor to celebrating WA music and helping make festival history!

Wherever you live in WA, if you have acts you love in your community and want them to play at your place, then sign up to host a party with Parlour to have them play at your house, creating your very own WAMFest gig. Artists who have already signed up to Parlour already include acts such as Gina Williams and Guy Ghouse, Timothy Nelson, Lights of Berlin, Jacob Diamond, Scalphunter, Bri Clark, Selekt Few, Teisha, LYTS, Death and a Cure and Riley Pearce, and the list is expanding as quick as acts apply…

Are you a music lover? Host a WAMFest Gig!

Are you a WA Artist? Sign up to play!


As part of the 2016 WAMFest presented by Drug Aware, WA’s fave music photography competition Kiss My Camera returns! Partnered with the Perth Cultural Centre Screenand run by the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority, Kiss My Camera is back better than ever after being on a three year hiatus. The exhibition will see selected music photographs, both live and press shots, from both WA amateur and professional photographers. Finalists will be displayed multiple times each day on the massive public screen, from mid-October through til WAMFest (November 3 – 6), with the winners announced during this time.

There is over $11,000 worth of prizes up for grabs, plus a digital makeover. This will be helping the comp expose WA’s amazing photographers to much wider audiences. It is FREE for anyone to enter, and the winners of both the Best Live Photograph and theBest Press Shot categories will each win the following prize pack, thanks to our generous #KissMyCamera sponsors:

Online Photography Portfolio from the team at Visible, including a WordPress-themed website, mobile responsive design, development, copywriting, content implementation, search engine optimisation, social media integration, 12-month domain and web hosting.
► Double pass to Wonderland, thanks to Pilerats.
► $100 voucher valid at Leederville Cameras.
Instax mini 8 camera plus film and accessories from Harvey Norman – City West.
WAMCon Pass plus a one-year WAM individual membership.
► One year Arts Addict Membership with PICA (includes gift, exhibition invitations, discounted entry to all performances and publications, advanced ticket sales, 10% off all food and drink at PICA Bar & Café and more).

Double pass redeemable at Luna Palace Cinemas.

Deadline for submissions: Midday, Friday 7 October


Enter here.


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