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Music by the Bay

The nights are heating up as the sun goes down on Rottnest Island.

Each Friday and Saturday night for the month of January, enjoy Music by the Bay – a free live music series being held in the picturesque setting of the Mezzanine, overlooking Thomson Bay in the Settlement.

From acoustic sets to indie rock, soul and pop, enjoy a hand-picked selection of some of Perth’s best and new talent as the sky turns from blue to gold.

Plus, with great offers and late evening ferry returns, get the most out of summer on Rottnest Island.

Friday 22 January – Matt McCooey
4:30pm – 7:30pm
Matt is a 22-year-old singer-songwriter from Perth and has been performing across WA for the last four years. Matt’s indie pop music is guaranteed to please all ages.

Saturday 23 January – Stella Kelly
4:30pm – 7:30pm
Stella is an accomplished musician and has been performing her soul and jazz-influenced melodies. Stella recorded her latest EP ‘All My Friends’ and single ‘Crazy For You’ while studying at the Royal Northern College of Music (UK). She has worked with independent record label, Scruff of the Neck, during her time in the UK.

Friday 29 January – Sean Scott
4:30pm – 7:30pm
Sean has been entertaining Perth for several years with his eclectic mix of pop, soul, reggae and blues. His strong vocals are backed by acoustic, electric and lap slide guitars, with harmonica and percussion that all add up to an individual sound with an honest feeling.

Saturday 30 January – Emily Joy
4:30pm – 7:30pm
With over 3 million views on her YouTube and 30,000+ followers, Emily Joy lights up the stage with her memorable performance. She has had a chart topping iTunes single and was a grand finalist in the nationwide 2018 Toyota Star Maker Competition. Emily won the 2017 WA CMA Award for ‘Emerging Artist of the Year’.

*Artists are subject to change