The inaugural Strings Attached WA Guitar Festival is just weeks away, and we caught up with festival director and local musician, Dan White, to get the low down on some of the hottest events and attractions over the weekend.
John Butler In Conversation - Sunday Oct 12 @ The River
This is an up close and personal opportunity with two of Australia's finest musicians, John Butler and Lucky Oceans. Tickets are extremely limited, don't miss this one!
Classical Ensembles Concert - Friday Oct 11 @ HEART
The first concert in the main auditorium at HEART, featuring ensembles from Margaret River SHS, plus the UWA Classical Guitar Ensemble and Plectra Ensemble (WAAPA), followed by a World Jazz Fusion Concert featuring Persian stringed instruments.
Abbe May - Friday Oct 11 @ Settlers Tavern
For all you blues rock lovers, catch WA music royalty in the form of Abbe May, named by Western Australian Music as WA's best singer 9 times. May hits the Tav alongside NSW blues crew The Swamp Stompers.
Heavy Metal 101 Youth Workshop - Saturday Oct 12 @ Zone Room
With 25 years of live performance and recording, WA's self confessed Heavy Metal 'addict' and 'guitar operator', Mark De Vattimo, brings you a 'Heavy Metal 101 Workshop'.
There will be interactive guitar demos including tricks and tips on guitar, practice routines etc. all delivered with experience and humour.
Strings Attached Main Event - Saturday Oct 12 @ The River
The not-to-be-missed main event for the festival, featuring Larry Mitchell, Ash Grunwald, Dave Brewer and the Kat Wilson Trio in a celebration of guitar brilliance.
For the full programme, tickets and info, visit www.stringsattachedfestival.com.au
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