City of Subiaco - Concerts
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sunsetat-subi-portrait.jpgEach year, the City of Subiaco presents a free summer concert series, sunset@subi, which runs from December to February. The sunday@subi concerts, which formerly ran from June to August, are taking a break for 2017 but watch this space for new event options during the winter months.

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sunset@subi 2016/17

The city’s free sunset@subi summer concerts are over for another year after an exciting and well-attended season. The concerts ran every Sunday from Sunday 11 December 2016 to Sunday 12 February 2017 (excluding Sunday 25 December and 1 January).

The season launched on Sunday 11 December with an exciting concert of original modern pop music by Timothy Nelson in the Subiaco Theatre Gardens. The series then presented a special jazzy Christmas on Sunday 18 December with Ruby and the Remedy before taking a short break for the Christmas and New Year period.

The season continued on Sunday 8 January at Lake Jualbup before heading to Cliff Sadlier Reserve and ending in Market Square for the last concert on Sunday 12 February. The season included locally and nationally recognised artists including Xoxote, Jacob Diamond, Elli Schoen, Riley Pearce, The Funk Club House Band, Lucy Peach and The Brow to name a few.

Each year, the family-friendly sunset@subi concerts feature musical genres to suit all tastes including jazz, electronic hip hop, Brazilian dance tunes, folk and the music of Prince. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner and a mat or low chairs to enjoy the beautiful Perth evenings. If you forget to bring dinner or are looking for something sweet, you can pick up dessert or coffee from one of the food vans.

The 2016/17 sunset@subi program can be downloaded here (PDF, 2MB) or follow the below links to the city's events page for each concert:

For the most up-to-date information for each concert, 'follow' the concerts via Facebook. We look forward to seeing you at the 2017/18 season of sunset@subi concerts.

Access and inclusion

The city is proud to have Auslan interpreters at select sunset@subi and sunday@subi concerts each season. This service is part of the city's commitment to ensuring the concerts are accessible for everyone to attend.

Auslan interpreters were on stage at the Christmas Concert on Sunday 18 December and at Royal Badness - Prince Tribute on Sunday 8 January. All park venues are accessible with accessible parking and toilets at all events. 

For more information about the access at the concerts or to request the concert promotional material in an alternative format please contact the city on 9237 9304 or

Concert feedback

Tell us what you thought of the city’s sunset@subi concerts! The city uses the feedback you provide to assist in the planning of an even more exciting concert program with the performers you want to see. Your feedback is important!

If you had a fantastic time at the concerts or have any feedback for us please complete the short feedback form. 

If you have any questions about the concerts, please email the city on


The city’s free winter concert series, sunday@subi, which formerly ran from June to August, is taking a break for 2017. We have enjoyed some amazing concerts, featuring outstanding performers, over the years and we would like to thank you for your support.

The city is
currently looking at new event options to bring the community together during the winter months so make sure you're signed up to Subiaco Curator, the city's arts, culture and events e-newsletter, to be the first to know about these events.

We look forward to seeing you at one of these events in the coming months.