WAMFest is the peak annual showcase and celebration of original WA contemporary music, capturing both fans' and the industry's imagination.

Freshly rebranded, WAMFest 2016 was a WAMazing four days, with record-breaking attendances seeing over 14,500 music lovers filling 26 music venues, including transformed spaces and even backyards. Over 160 WA acts played, showcasing the quality and diversity of WA’s vibrant musical landscape. It even took out the prestigious Australian Live Music Event Of The Year (Metro) category at the national The Au Awards.

But we were still just getting started…


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With new Coordinators Mark NealSimon ‘Skinny’ O’Leary leading the charge for the event organised by WAM aka West Australian Music, get set for an even more impressive celebration of WA music in 2017. With a number of events now being revealed, keep checking the website for more. And make sure you fill your diary with the below dates, prepare your sickie notes and ready yourself for good times. Whether advancing your music career with the highly applauded music conference WAMCon, soaking up the incredible tunes coming out of this state at many of the free and ticketed events, or showcasing your wears, you’d best plan for the best damn WAMFest ever…


WAMFest Live Showcases Wednesday 1 – Sunday 5 November

WAMAwards Thursday 2 November

WAMCon Friday 3 – Saturday 4 November