Perth entertainment

Live Music in Perth

Badlands Bar

Located on the fringes of Northbridge, Badlands has shrugged off its previous incarnation as a retro 1950s-inspired nightclub to be reborn as the city's best rock venue. The best WA bands are regulars, and if an up-…
Stadium in Perth

Perth Stadium

Perth's new 60,000-seat riverside stadium is scheduled to open in March 2018 for the beginning of the AFL season. Big concerts and other international sport fixtures are also expected to be held there, and a new Per…
Cinema in Perth

Rooftop Movies

Art-house and classic movies screen under the stars on the 6th floor of a Northbridge car park. Deckchairs, wood-fired pizza and craft beer all combine for a great night out. Booking ahead online is recommended and …
Cinema in Perth

Somerville Auditorium

A quintessential Perth experience, the Perth Festival's film program is held here on the University of WA's beautiful grounds surrounded by pines. Picnicking before the film is a must.
Comedy in Perth

Lazy Susan's Comedy Den

Shapiro Tuesday offers a mix of first-timers, seasoned amateurs and pros trying out new shtick (for a very reasonable $5). Friday is for more grown-up stand-ups, including some interstaters. Saturday is the Big Hooh…
Theatre in Perth

State Theatre Centre

This complex includes the 575-seat Heath Ledger Theatre and the 234-seat Studio Underground. It's home to the Black Swan State Theatre Company, Perth Theatre Company and the Barking Gecko young people's theatre (www…
Theatre in Perth

His Majesty's Theatre

The majestic home to the West Australian Ballet and West Australian Opera, as well as lots of theatre, comedy and cabaret.
Live Music in Perth

Charles Hotel

Hosts lots of live music, including the Legendary Perth Blues Club on Tuesday. In recent times it's grown as a venue for touring international acts and Aussie headliners.
Stadium in Perth


Main venue for interstate and international cricket. From 2018, one-day internationals will be held at the new Perth Stadium.
Jazz in Perth

Ellington Jazz Club

There's live jazz nightly in this handsome, intimate venue. Standing-only admission is $10, or you can book a table (per person $15 to $20) for tapas and pizza.