South Perth Sounds 2020

Arts & Culture Food & Drink Free Kids/Family Live Entertainment Outdoor Young people

Event Information

  • Date DATE
    22 February 2020
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  • Time TIME
    4 - 8.30PM
  • Location LOCATION
    Sir James Mitchell Park
    Coode St, South Perth WA
  • Cost COST
  • Hosted by HOSTED BY
    City of South Perth

The annual South Perth Sounds Concert will return to the picturesque South Perth Foreshore on Saturday 22 February 2020 featuring multi award winners Eskimo Joe. 

Supporting Eskimo Joe is a four-piece band from Perth, Dulcie known for mesmerising harmonies, smooth melodic layers, beautiful arrangements and driving rhythms.

South Perth Sounds will kick off from 4pm with an Australian premier of 'The Last Numbat' by Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, children's activities and gourmet food trucks. 


4-6pm - Pre-show entertainment including the Australian premiere of 'The Last Numbat', puppet making workshops from Spare Parts Puppet Theatre, roving entertainment by Fliptease, kids activity area and gourmet food trucks
6-6.45pm - Support act Dulcie
6.45-7.05pm - Interval
7.05-7.15pm - Traditional Welcome to Country by Matthew McGuire followed by a welcome from City of South Perth Mayor Greg Milner
7.15-8.15pm - Eskimo Joe.

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 Rotary Club of Como, the money 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

Temporary parking restrictions will be in place on Saturday 22 February 2020, please read the signs carefully.

South Perth Sounds Parking Map 2020.


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.

Auslan interpreters will be on stage throughout the duration of the event and streamed on to the big screens positioned side of stage.

Children's games area

This event will feature a range of free children’s games which will run from 4-8.30pm. Children are to be supervised at all times.

Spare Parts Puppet Theatre will be performing 'The Last Numbat' - a new large-scale, interactive, sculptural installation, Suspended from a 5 metre high truss, the numbat marionette is controlled by ropes bringing the puppet to life. The numbat explores concepts of connection, community, communication and teamwork.

Shows will take place at 4pm, 4.45pm and 5.30pm.


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 responsibly. 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

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Event contact

For event related enquiries, please contact the City’s events team.