No Money Weekend
Maximum fun on minimum funds.
Weekend vices at a nice price, so you'll still have some lunch money when Monday rolls 'round.
(Image: Shane Lynam)
This Friday night spells free at the William Street Bird for Rhythmatism, a laid back club offering including a selection of Perth’s best beat makers Jack Doepel, Henry Maxwell, Rok Riley and Ben M. If you ain’t got much going on, you can get your dance on and groove away to free vibes all night. Guaranteed good time for somebody without much bank. - Charles
When & Where: Fri Feb 6, William Street Bird, 141 William Street, Northbridge
FEEL ALIVE FOR FIVE
Lo-fi dive bar The Hideaway is throwing out a bunch of drink specials for $5 to celebrate that it’s Friday – from spiced rum to schooners - the best thing about this happy hour is that it goes for three hours. Three very happy hours. Local DJs Willliams and Monroe keeping the tunes flowing as fast and chilled as the cheap beers. – Dani
When & Where: Fri Feb, 7pm – 10pm. The Hideaway, 156 Enmore Rd, Enmore.
Spadille Café and Garage is a new communal shed that’s opened up recently, where you can head for a bit of space to work on your motorbike, and hangout and swap advice with other DIY mechanics. It’s also a café, with a chill breakfast menu including some seriously great toasties and Toby’s Estate coffee. This weekend, Spadille have tropical fever and are chucking a summer luau – head down and for a minimal door fee throw back some spiced rum, piña coladas, and tuck into some coconut pie and wood fired Hawaiian pizza, while ukulele pro Matteo Wahikewoku strums away. - Dani
When & Where: 7 Old Aberdeen Place, West Perth. $10 on door, free Spadille members.
THRASH THE TRASH
Midlandia is the Midland based leg of Fringe World – they’re throwing a mini-market for entry-level entrepreneurs, Suitcase Rummage, this weekend. A bunch of vendors will be spruiking stuff they’ve made, or upcycled – from artwork, to clothing, secondhand items, and more – with every stall having one proviso – all things must be sold out of a suitcase. - Dani
When & Where: Sat, Feb 7, 12 – 5pm. Midlandia, 276 Great Eastern Hwy, Midland Junction Arts Centre. Free entry. Interested sellers head here.
Street food market every Friday night in Forrest Chase with food trucks from around the globe, Macedonian stuffed cabbage rolls; Indian doughnuts; Polish potato pancakes, Turkish gozlemes, Moroccan tagines. Gourmet feed > $10 = winning. - Dani
When & Where: Fri Feb 6, 4.30pm. Forrest Chase, Murray Street, Perth.
COOLBOI FLEX VID LAUNCH
Our favourite coolboi punks Hideous Sun Demon launch their new video FLEX this weekend at Mojos. Local psych heroes Mt. Mountain and Aborted Tortoise are playing too – even more bang for your buck. This will be one of the band’s last shows before they clock off the gig calendar to finish their next album 24 Hour Dinga Party Banga Mix, so this might be your last chance to catch them for a while. - Charles
When & Where: Sat Feb 7, 8pm. Mojos Bar Fremantle, 237 Queen Victoria Street, North Fremantle. You can see the event page here.
Above: Hideous Sun Demon
DISCO WITH THE DOUBLE A TEAM
Andy Webb and FBi Radio’s Adi Toohey kick off Freda’s end of week celebrations tonight. Adi Toohey brings a set full of sunset grooves, while man about Sydney town Webb - whoruns Death Strobe records, DJs, and once had a blog called Disco Delicious – will give his disco vinyl collection a thorough workout. - Dani
When & Where: Fri Feb 6, 8pm ‘til late. Freda’s, 109 Regent Street, Chippendale. Free.
Local artists Daisy Pattinson, James Cooper, Kiara Thomas, Prez Juan and RLSM have two hours to paint atop a large photo print in Little Wing’s latest live art battle, Photobomb. Head down and throw your bottle cap into the jar in front of the artist whose work you like most – the artist who gets the most bottle caps gets a $100 cash prize and a $50 bar card, and the finished artworks will be up for auction on the night – so it’s a great chance to pick up some art on the cheap. The Weapon Is Sound, SpaceManAntics and The Spunloves soundtrack the creativity in action! - Dani
When & Where: Fri Feb 6, 7.30pm. Little Wing Gallery, 263 Hay Street, Subiaco. $10 entry.