Off the main drag and in the woods near the Fields camping, the Backlot is a cool mix of inspired music with crafty crafts, hands-on workshops and the Seedbox chill-out space. It’s the perfect spot for finding your new favourite band, late night boogies, and crafternoons with new friends.
The Backlot Stage will be on fire with amazing bands across the weekend and the Teen Art Space will be spilling over with fun and nourishing activities to add some sparkle, chill and crafting to your weekend.
Alison Parade is a two-piece indie rock band originating from the coastal town of Albany. With a swathe of original songs Alison Parade cut through the bustle of life with a youthful yet insightful take on the ‘everyday’.
This young funky Freo band was a favourite at Fairbridge 2018. They're back for another round of their favourite festival. Think Nina Simone, Bill Withers, Etta James...
Big Cry is a five-piece sad pop band from Fremantle who draw from folk, jangle and punk influences, to write songs about space, heartbreak and colonial landscapes.
Created, directed, written, performed and designed entirely by Riptide (Mandurah’s youth performance company), 'Cardboard Kingdom' is a playful 45 minute contemporary theatre piece that asks you to reconnect to your creativity and imagination.
What kind of superhero will you be? Join the team that brought you Tacky Tikki Totems to create your own modelling clay superhero.
Commedia Academy is basically two Italian fools weaving music, masks and stories from their past, while trying to eat as much pasta and cakes as possible!
Using professional quality materials and learning some handy tips, festival goers can spice up their vibe with a splash of funk in the form of body paint using inspiration from psychedelia.
Who doesn't love rainbows? From simple to elaborate, teens are invited to come along and make their very own sun-catchers!
Award-winning Grace Barbe hails from the sunburnt Indian Ocean islands of the Seychelles, where a colourful history of slavery pirates coups d'etat and coconuts have produced a unique Kreol rhythm language and culture.
Jack Davies is a songwriter based in Fremantle, who weaves suburban Australiana and intimate poetry into thundering folk-rock ballads. Formed by friends,The Bush Chooks quickly grew Jack's songs,and were nominated for 3 WAM awards. Debut EP out May
Dry full bodied sound, medium folk aromas, sad flavours with hopeful undertones. Well balanced music.
Jamilla combines haunting soul vocals, self-produced R&B beats and chill-wave synths, to create a beautiful and seamless brand of nu-soul music
Kat Wilson’s beguiling voice is entirely her own. Combine that with songs that fuse pop, coastal blues and a dash of folk, and the ability to shred on her guitar with the best, and you may just understand what Wilson was put on Earth to do.
Come along and create your own unique flag to mark out your campsite! Using second hand fabrics, we'll assist participants to design and then sew a camp flag.
Man Sandal is a five-piece band from Perth. You may remember them from a couple of years ago when they won the Act-Belong Commit Fairbridge Festival Quest competition, under the name Belgrade.
Four Perth-based saxophonists join together to create new music, old music and re-imagined music.
Dancing between intricate, rhythmic cello lines, compelling lyrics and heart-tugging harmonies, Monique Clare is an innovative powerhouse in the contemporary folk scene.
Fremantle Arts Centre's Renae Martin facilitates the creation of unique and mystical mosaic mirrors or ornaments from recycled broken crockery, costume jewellery, stained glass, buttons, shells and other objects.
The Kooks meet the Chilli Peppers. After Mt. Cleverest is a five-piece indie rock band from Perth.
New Nausea's sound alternates between subdued and ornate, and discordant and chaotic. with the ultimate aim of shaking you up, without entirely ruining your day.
Playback Theatre engages with you to bring creativity, laughter and emotions to life.
Perth electro-pop duo PRISCILLA deliver an eclectic fusion of feel-good riffs, power drums and visceral vocals. After a huge year coming off some smashing supports with The Presets, Haiku Hands, EDEN, Wafia, Woodes and Matthew Young the band is ready to bring you more powerful breakneck bop.
Stripped back, emotionally charged song-writing that will either hug you tightly or accidentally break your heart.
Art workshops focussing on the Japanese embroidery tradition known as Sashiko, running stitches are sewn into repeating geometric shapes and fluid patterns
Interactive, creative and down-right silly, the Pixels+Fibre Slow Mo Video Booth is complete with lighting, backdrop, smoke machine and fibre props. Once you bust some moves, we'll provide a creative edit of all the best moments to be projected on the night.
Soukouss means “shake it” - Get ready for an unforgettable night of African music and dance!
String: the foundation of so many craft projects. Participants will learn how to make string from scrap fabrics, a highly meditative pastime. Explore the possibilities that string making opens up.
The Mejadra Project is the result of a year-long collaboration between percussionist Imogen Thomson and pianist Austin Salisbury. Their original compositions bring together their unique musical backgrounds in a melting pot of modern Jazz and Afro-Cuban inspired grooves. To record the music, they enlisted the help of local legends Alex Reid on drums, Jeremy Thomson on guitar and Alistair Peel on acoustic bass.
The Struggling Kings are a Perth-based alternative Indigenous rock band, hailing from One Arm Point community in remote WA, they share their Kimberley heritage on stage with Bardi language and a laid back authentic stage presence that will entertain all ages.