Pilerats is turning 9, and a bunch of 10/10 legends are DJing our party

Pilerats is turning 9, and a bunch of 10/10 legends are DJing our party

Come celebrate on August 13th at Lucy's Love Shack, with a tonne of close pals and special guests.

Wanna skip the brief? Grab tickets to the Pilerats 9th Birthday here.

It's been another year around the sun, and a particularly chaotic one at that. 

Last year, we celebrated our 8th birthday belatedly; a couple of months after our actual birthday which usually happens earlier in the year (but last year, obviously couldn't because of lockdowns and all that drama). This year we were hoping to go back to normal with our sights set on celebrating in the first half of the year, only to again be forced to delay and delay due to repeated lockdowns and uncertainty amongst the live music scene at the moment (something that everyone has been suffering through across the last near-18 months, on top of that).

Nevertheless, we're stoked to welcome the Pilerats 9th Birthday this August, with a star-studded show going down at Lucy's Love Shack on August 13th. You can grab your tickets here, it's going to be a bunch of fun.

We're launching a new, monthly *live* music event series in September (more on that soon...) so this time around, we adding a little spin on things and asking our favourite bands to DJ instead of play live; pushing them out of their comfort zones - well, some of them - and getting them on the decks to show off their music taste and what they're vibing. It's going to be something a little different and a whole lot of fun, and we can't wait to see what some of our favourite Perth locals do on the ones and twos.

That brings us to our lineup. We're stoked to announce the Pilerats 9th Birthday will feature DJ sets by:

ARIA-charting punk-rockers Sly Withers, fresh from the release of their debut album Gardens.
Indie-electronica nostalgia trippers Airline Food, who we talk about a lot on the Pile.
Party-starting pop queen BEXX, at her always energetic DJ best.
Electro-pop ones-to-watch Mal De Mer, who we can't get enough of at the moment.
One of Perth's most exciting new(-ish) spinners in DJ SARA T.
And finally, Friends of the Pile - a whose who from the Pilerats office/whoever is still kicking around.

It all goes down on August 13th at Lucy's Love Shack, with of course plenty of pizza and plenty of drinks happening too (and a couple of huge surprises, but we won't be able to tell you about those until they happen). Come on down and have a great time, and we'll see you there for one hell of a night.

First Release tickets are on sale now and are selling like hotcakes, so be sure to get in quick before Second Release kicks in and prices go up a touch. 

Grab 'em here, find more information on Facebook here, and we'll see you down there!