Hoodoo Gurus set to rock South Perth Sounds

Media Release 13 February 2019
South Perth Sounds
Australian rock legends, the Hoodoo Gurus are set to rock South Perth Sounds when the free community concert returns to Sir James Mitchell Park on South Perth Foreshore, 5-8.30pm, Saturday 23 February 2019.
South Perth Sounds is one of the City’s most popular annual community events and this year the family-friendly concert will include a performance by local garage surf band Hot Sand, plus pre-show entertainment, family activities and gourmet food trucks.
For three decades the Hoodoo Gurus have consistently been one of the most exciting rock bands in the country, creating a distinctive sound and building a catalogue of iconic songs including What’s My Scene, Like Wow – Wipeout! and Bittersweet.
With a reputation as impressive live performers, the ARIA Hall of Fame inductees are sure to make this year’s South Perth Sounds a night to remember.


Important information


Getting there

To plan your journey using public transport, visit Transperth's journey planner website.


Event parking will be available on Sir James Mitchell Park, South Perth (entry via Coode St) for a gold coin donation. Managed by the Rotary Club of Como, money raised will go back into the local community.
Free ACROD parking will be available on Sir James Mitchell Park, South Perth (access opposite Forrest St). Please present your ACROD permit upon entry.
Parking restrictions apply in the City of South Perth, please read the signs carefully.


This concert is wheelchair accessible. Path matting for wheelchair access will be in place and accessible toilets will be available.
Free ACROD parking will be available on Sir James Mitchell Park, South Perth. Access opposite Forrest St. Please present your ACROD permit upon entry.
An Auslan interpreter will be on stage throughout the duration of the event and streamed on to the big screens positioned side of stage.


5-6pm Pre-Show entertainment including the Glitz Trio and 96FM Street Team
6-6.15pm Welcome including a Welcome to Country and Mayor's Welcome
6.15-7pm Support act - Hot Sand
7-7.30pm Intermission
7.30-8.30pm Hoodoo Gurus

Children's games area

This event will feature a range of free children’s games  including table tennis, mini golf, football, totem tennis, mini bikes and more which will run from 5-8.30pm. Children are to be supervised at all times.


You may bring your own seating including chairs and picnic blankets. The event will have designated areas for picnic blankets and low seating (low back chairs and chairs with short legs), and an area for high seating.

Food and beverages

There will be a range of gourmet food trucks available to purchase from, you may also bring along your own food to this event. This event is BYO, please drink responsibility. No alcoholic drinks will be available to purchase at the event.


Drones are not permitted to fly over populous area so please leave your drones at home. For more information visit www.casa.gov.au.
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Media contact

For media enquiries, please contact the City’s Communications Officer.