Without doubt, the six-piece was the funkiest of the night, as they shook their rhythm and removed the blues from the revellers. Initially, this writer felt he crashed into the wonderment of New Orleans.” - Sheldon Ang

Around The Sound


Previous events

Bambuseae EP Launch Down South

Clancy's Fish Pub Dunsborough, 1710 Caves Rd, Dunsborough

Down South Crew This One's For You! The Bambuseae Rhythm Section invite you to celebrate the release of their debut EP titled Heliostepper. An expansive and exploratory dive into the mysteries of Space and Love. With a night of fantastic live and local music at Clancy's Dunsborough. FREE LOVE FREE ENTRY

Bambuseae EP Launch

The Aardvark Bar, 47 South Terrace Fremantle, WA, Australia 6160 , Fremantle

THE PEOPLE MUST DANCE Start 2022 the right way Friday January 21st at The Aardvark, Fremantle. 8-LATE The Bambuseae Rhythm Section invite you to celebrate the release of their debut EP titled Heliostepper. An expansive and exploratory dive into the mysteries of Space and Love. With a night of fantastic live and local music. Joined by the ever effervescent Beleza Samba crew led by none other than nationally acclaimed percussionist Michael Boase. Be compelled to move to the hypnotic beat of this formidable force of dance. Then be transported into the lofty realms of luscious electro-pop by Boox Kid in band form with heart felt story teller Jared Wall at the helm. Weaving soothing evocative vocals, dreamy synth-pop overtones and grounded grooves to create not just a performance but an immersive and etherial musical experience to sweep you off your feet. We will then be reaching the peak of the crescendo as Bambuseae take the stage with their hard hitting party set in celebration of the release of the Heliostepper EP. A blend of some of their new and seasoned dance tracks. It’s no secret that everyone has deserved the right to dance off the dust of 2021 and Bambuseae would love to do it with you at this very special occasion. Presale - $15+bf Tix on the door $20 Presale link will be uploaded very soon! Music from 8-LATE, bring all yer mates.

Pre-sale $15+bf Door sales $20

Karnidale Circus Festival 2022

Karnidale - The Western Australian Circus Festival, 171 Vansittart Rd, Karridale WA 6288

SAVE THE DATE Karnidale 2022 is happening over the weekend of Friday 14 and Saturday 15th January in Karridale, Margaret River. An incredible festival of circus, music, comedy and cabaret.

Tickets on sale now for the 14th and 15th January. 2 days of Circus shows, magic shows,kids shows, late night adult shows,circus workshops,market stalls, food stalls, bars and so so much live music and Dj's too. All taking place on the wonderland of the purpose built festival site down in Karridale. And we even have Free camping.

Bambuseae Christmas Party

Clancy's Fish Pub Fremantle , 51 Cantonment Street , Fremantle

Let the yule tide festivities begin this year with the Bambuseae Christmas Party at Clancy’s Fish Pub Fremantle. Let the silly season settle in with warm and bright local music by The Bambuseae Rhythm Section along with other very special musical helpers. This will be no silent night indeed and you can most certainly expect dancer and prancer to be present. So crack out the eggnog and tell all your friends, St. Nick’s coming to town cuz it’s Christmas time again. Bam!

Sunday Session

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Indian Ocean Hotel, 23 - 27 Hasting Street , Scarborough

Welcome in the warmer months with style. Join Bambuseae, LUCI and David Lazarus for a classic Sunday session of ice cold bevos and sweaty dance moves at The Indian Ocean Hotel November 28th. Summer is just around the corner and there's no better way to gear up for the festive season.

The Eurogliders & TBRS

Mundaring Weir Hotel, Mundaring Weir Road / Cnr Hall Road Mundaring Weir, WA, Australia 6073, Mundaring

“Hometown heroes Eurogliders return to Perth for first time in 30 years”! The EUROGLIDERS story began in 1981, in Perth, Australia……the most isolated city in the world. Within a decade of forming, EUROGLIDERS had recorded four albums, enjoyed a multitude of chart topping singles and been awarded a swag of awards from around the globe, for both music and video. We look forward to welcoming them back to their home soil. they will be joined by special guests Bambuseae Rhythm Section



The Aardvark Bar, 47 South Terrace Fremantle, WA, Australia 6160 , Fremantle

Prepare to burrow underground at Fremantle's The Aardvark, in September to blow out the Winter cobwebs and be immersed by a deluge of song singin', bootay shaking, live music indulgence! Get ready to dance out your demons and celebrate the release of Bambuseae's fourth single release 'Blue June' alongside King Blue, Sgt. Hulka and Tashi bringing vibes higher than a kite in a spaceship.

TBRS are a 6 piece Retro-Futuristic PsychFunk & Cinematic Disco band hailing from Fremantle, Western Australia. With a dash of Blues Rock lyricism and attitude to boot this charismatic gang of carousers have only one thing in mind; dancing your worries into oblivion. Get those trumpet's goin' because TBRS's motto is "The People Must Dance" and dance you must! With the huge success of their recently released single 'Games', King Blue have been honing their own exciting brand of indie pop since forming in high school and bonding over a shared passion for music. The band burst onto the Perth scene with an energetic live show and an impressive collection of ear worms, creating an undeniable buzz about their music. This band will go to far and wide places for sure! We dare you to try and stay still when sassy singer songwriter and pianist extraordinaire Sgt. Hulka hits the stage! With unforgettably melodic crescendos and vocal harmonies for days Kirsty Hulka is a charismatic performer who holds an audience in the palm of her hand. She can have you bursting out laughing or crying into your beer. Her fingers effortlessly glide across the ivories while her vocals belt and soar above her amazing band. Multi-instrumentalist Tashi has a natural aptitude for warming the stage and a knack for reading the room, always choosing the right songs to mesmerise the crowd with her unique, powerful voice and playing style. Don't miss out on this all star party line-up, LIVE! at The Aardvark. TICKETS: $15+BF pre sale & $20 on the door

Online presale $15+BF or $20 on the door

Nukara Music Festival

Nukara Farm, 115 Nanson-Howatharra Road, NANSON WA 6532

The Nukara Music Festival takes place in a natural amphitheater setting surrounded by towering River Red Gums. Set in a unique bush setting on Nukara Farm in the scenic Chapman Valley, this boutique music festival has been successfully running and growing for the past fourteen years.

Nukara comes alive the third weekend in March every year with the festival attracting local and international blues, roots and folk artists performing on two big staged areas. With the addition of unveiling local talented musicians guests will come alive with 8 hours of music under a billion stars.

Come and join us for a weekend of awesome music, great vibes and groove the night away.


Indian Ocean Hotel, 23 - 27 Hasting Street , Scarborough

Six-piece psych-funk act The Bambuseae Rhythm Section, Ghanaian influenced afro-beat royalty The Noble Kings along with Irish-born Celtic folk driven singer/songwriter Fieldsy take over the The Indian Ocean Hotel for a melting pot sure to whip any punter up into a frenzy of high energy dance vibes. This musical line-up will bring trumpet, guitars, keys, violin, drums and congas to the start dance floor, having you shake that ass before the first song is even finished! With attitude to boot, this charismatic line up has only one thing on their mind - creating a space for you to dance your sorrows into oblivion and set you up ready and roaring for the weekend ahead. This will be Bambuseae's last metro show for a few months as they head into song writing hibernation for the winter. So don't miss out!! Pre-sale $15 / Door $20. The Indian Ocean Hotel is a cashless venue and ID is essential on entry as Scantek is in operation. Bring your best dancing legs and party hats because The People Must Dance!

$15 online $20 at the door

Fairbridge Festival

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Fairbridge Village

Fairbridge Festival is one of Australia’s most loved, family-friendly music and camping festivals. Held since 1992, it is a place of wonder and magic, with inspiration and delight for all ages at every turn.

2021 Ningaloo Whaleshark Season Launch Party

Whalebone Brewing Company Exmouth WA, 27 Patterson Way , Exmouth

Whalebone Brewing and WAM are stoked to present the Bambuseae Rhythm Section from Freo featuring their unique Retro-Futuristic PsychFunk & Cinematic Disco with a dash of Blues Rock infused lyricism. TBRS's musical line-up is on top of the musical game. Consisting of guitars, vocals, keys, violin, trumpet, bass and drums and having performed alongside acts such as The Waifs, The Cat Empire, Diesel, The Original Chicago Blues All Stars and Dan Sultan. Be prepared to sweat out your demons and dance yourself into oblivion while you celebrate the kickoff to the 2021 Ningaloo Whaleshark Season support from Michael Triscari who takes the stage at 6:45pm

The Waifs in Concert - Mundaring Weir Hotel (Public Holiday)

Mundaring Weir Hotel, Jacoby St, Mundaring

Presale now on: https://tktrev.com/WaifsMundPresale General On-Sale: 9am WST Thursday, 26th November WA’s much loved homegrown exports The Waifs return home for some special shows this summer. The original road warriors, The Waifs have built a career out of continually circling Australia and the globe. From bustling cities to the farthest regional and coastal towns, they have spent the past 25 years reuniting with old friends and gathering new fans, thanks to their enchanting live shows and affable natures. Three years on from celebrating their 25th anniversary and their #1 ARIA chart topping album Ironbark, Donna Simpson, Vikki Thorn and Josh Cunningham (with ever faithful and long-standing rhythm section of David Ross Macdonald and Ben Franz on board as usual) continue to share their folk-infused, feel good sounds with adoring, now multi generation audiences. With Special Guests The Bambuseae Rhythm Section


Bambuseae & Friends

Milk Bar, 981 Beaufort St , Inglewood

As local carousers and party animals TBRS begin their 4th revolution around the sun they show no signs of slowing down their funk fuelled adventures while visiting this part of the solar system. With their unique blend of deep Retro-Futuristic grooves, cinematic Disco and Blues-Rock infused lyricism they will make you feel grounded to the earth yet connected to the universal expanse around you, both in your mind and on the dance floor. A visceral experience not to be missed. Joined by good friends: Skyuka, who is the ethereal stage persona of Perth singer/producer Vanessa Raspa. Heralded as a captivating performer, Skyuka’s lyrics are melancholic set against a musical backdrop of electronic pop, hip-hop grooves, trap and dirty synth synth sounds. With equal parts of pure lyrical fire, hypnotic vibrato and bold vulnerability this highly acclaimed performer can disarm even the hardest of hearts. And Crucial Rockers, WA's premiere Reggae, Dancehall, Ska and Rocksteady band lead by none other than local musical royalty Grace Barbé and Jamie Searle. Prepare to dance because from the very first beat it is most evident that this refined group of talented musicians are serious in sharing their passion for celebrating true and undiluted Reggae-centric riddims. FRI JAN 29TH Doors from 8pm TICKETS $15 AVAILABLE FROM www.milkbarperth.com.au


13th Annual FREMANTLE ARTS CENTRE New Years Day Concert

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Fremantle Arts Centre, 1 Finnerty Street, Fremantle

After an arduous year that included COVID, bushfires, shutdowns, lockdowns, climate records, border closures, travel restrictions and social distancing we’ve all come to realise that what we can truly rely on is our people, our tribe, our friends, our families, our communities and our neighbourhoods. It is the little real things that bring warmth and make us feel good.

So what better way to start 2021, a year that almost defines hope, than with the sweetest little annual New Years Day gathering on earth, right here at Fremantle Arts Centre.

The legendary annual New Year’s Day concert is one of those reliable and perfectly timed moments to help you start the year with the warmth of the sunshine, music and friends on the grass at the best venue in town.

To help you do that in 2021 it’s a heart-warming and diverse combination of our finest exports of premium reggae, soul, art-pop, funk, afro and world music.


As always – being January 1 it is 100% guaranteed to be the best show of the year so far!

From $34.70

Social NYE w/ Grace Barbé and TBRS

Freo.Social , Parry Street, Fremantle

This New Year's Eve, Freo.Social invites you to join us for some of the finest Afro Funk in the land to dance away 2020 in this multi-stage, full venue extravaganza! Bid adieu to the weirdest year yet with performances from Grace Barbé, The Bambuseae Rhythm Section and plenty more to be announced.

From $30


Clancy's Fish Pub Fremantle , 51 Cantonment Street , Fremantle

RSVP HERE: https://fb.me/e/36wXGNqo9 A night of hefty celebration and great vibes. Hot off the release of their new Cinematic Disco/Psychedelic Rock single COSMIC FLAME The Bambuseae Rhythm Section team up with good mates Noble Kings for a mighty soirée of Psychedelic Soul! TBRS have only one thing on their mind; Dancing. And we can all agree that is one thing we all need more of in our life right now. The celebration of life and live music is part of our culture and this event is no exception. TBRS come into their 4th year as a band this month and want to party with you! Joined by Noble Kings who play a truely unique blend of Ghanaian influenced funk, afrobeat and highlife music with a pinch of psychedelic rock. Heaving vintage grooves with searing synth lines flying high overhead. Driving this AfroFunk fueled spaceship is renowned percussionist and vocalist Moses Odartei whose hypnotic fire will keep even the most indolent of creatures on the dancefloor. An experience not to be missed. Check them out here: https://www.facebook.com/Noble-Kings-100905478398531 8PM-LATE $10 presale $15 on the door

Subi Lounge Series


Two of Perth’s hottest brass driven dance bands, The Bambuseae Rhythm Section and Brassika combine to groove it up in Subiaco. The Bambuseae Rhythm Section (pronounced Bam-Boo-See-Ay) combine their musical influences to deliver a robust elemental fusion of original Rhythm & Blues, Funk, Soul, Rock & Roll, and Disco vibes. Wild and free one moment, soft and sensual the next. The music is groove-based and designed for dancing your worries into oblivion. Freo band Brassika play a brand of heavy soul, jazz and pop. From floating melodies, large horns, and laid-back breakbeats to infectious pop grooves, the 7-piece combine a world of influences to capture a deeply idiosyncratic and personal sound. Location: Regal Theatre (Attic Bar) When: Friday 2 October, from 7:30pm Cost: Tickets $15

Liquid Project + Bambuseae @ Mojos

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Mojos Bar Fremantle, 237 Queen Victoria Street, North Fremantle

TIX VIA LINK BELOW!!!! https://www.facebook.com/events/655619501725596

The Liquid Project f.k.a Liquid Liquid, is proud to launch their new single “What You Know”. What you know is a funk inspired tune remisncent of a 70s Herbie Hancock vibe, featuring some seriously delicious solos from our fab horn section, and some serious sass from our two vocal queens. To celebrate, they have enlisted some of Fremantle’s finest, DJ Swami, and the Bambuseae Rhythm Section for a night of dance, disco and funk, at none other than Mojo’s Bar. Come on down for what is sure to be a hot and sweaty night of music that will have you boogieing all night long!

Bambuseae @ Clancy's Dunsborough

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Clancy's Fish Pub Dunsborough, 1710 Caves Rd, Dunsborough


As life starts returning to normal for WA, The Bambuseae Rhythm Section emerge out of lockdown with just as much momentum as what they had going into it. Hot out of the studio and after a string of sweltering Fremantle shows TBRS head south to Clancy's Dunsborough. Come let your hair down this long weekend and celebrate life with this lively bunch and their unique blend of original PsychFunk & Retro-Futuristic Disco Party grooves. FREE ENTRY MUSIC FROM 4PM-6PM See Less


The Bambuseae Rhythm Section



(pronounced Bam-Boo-See-Ay)

TBRS are a Retro-Futuristic PsychFunk & Cinematic Disco 6 piece hailing from Fremantle, Western Australia. With a dash of Blues Rock lyricism and attitude to boot this charismatic gang of carousers have only one thing in mind; dancing your worries into oblivion.

Armed with their motto "The People Must Dance” this energetic act is true to their word. Stirring up the local music scene with their upbeat and memorable live shows.

The Bambuseae Rhythm Section's musical line-up is on top of the musical game. Consisting of guitars, vocals, keys, violin, trumpet, bass and drums, each of the band's members hold their own musical accolades within the Western Australian and Australian music scene.

They have previously performed at some of Western Australia’s premier festivals and events such as Nannup Music Festival, Blues at Bridgetown, Western Australian Circus Festival, Joondalup Festival, Falls Festival, Fairbridge Festival and Fremantle Folk Festival in addition to having performed alongside acts such as The Waifs, The Cat Empire, Diesel, The Original Chicago Blues All Stars and Dan Sultan.

Be prepared to sweat out your demons.


Check out TBRS here:


https://open.spotify.com/artist/03TGqB3OAcs1tHjbgKBSc9? si=NnG4-H8IRFqpuPZNzrjdkw

Instagram: @thebambuseaerhythmsection




https://www.youtube.com/channel/ UCucgWzsvOvdMsSUDzBtipCg


or simply search #thepeoplemustdance






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