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Mosmans Restaurant | 15 Johnson Parade | Mosman Park
Tel 08 9383 3388 | www.mosmans.com.au
It’s because of your support that winning this award is
possible for us and we would like to say a big thank you.
Our chefs are passionate about using quality, in-season
produce to create a diverse menu with our famous
Mosmans Seafood Platter always being a favourite.
Perched over the water on the Swan River,
with unobstructed views across the bay, we have
the perfect setting for all of your special occasions.
Our relaxed dining atmosphere, fresh seafood and locally
supplied meats is sure to please all palettes. The helpful
team is happy to go the extra mile to make your dining
experience memorable for all the right reasons.
We also have plenty of in-house events over the year
including Wine Dinners and Wedding Open Days
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Mosmans Restaurant is pleased to share that
they are the winners of the Gold Plate Award
for Licensed Dining - Metro!
Perth’s best live music venues
Visit these great gig spots and support
our quality live-music scene.
THE ASTOR THEATRE Touring musicians and comedians stop
at this historic art deco building, which has a huge 1000 person
capacity main room, and a new, smaller space for more intimate
gigs. 659 Beaufort Street, Mount Lawley.
THE BIRD You rarely pay more than $10 for a gig at this cosy
bar. The newly expanded beer garden provides welcome room
to move, and alfresco good vibes flow with barbecue snacks on
select nights. 181 William Street, Northbridge.
BELVOIR AMPHITHEATRE It’s easy to see why this has been
voted Australia’s best outdoor venue – the stunning natural
amphitheatre holds a huge crowd, but retains that magical
atmosphere. Perfect for artists like The National, Regina Spektor
and Sigur Rós. 1177 Great Northern Highway, Upper Swan.
THE ELLINGTON JAZZ CLUB Hands-down Perth’s best jazz
venue, this club supports local musicians, hosts international
ones, and always makes us feel damn fancy with those dimmed
lights and huge wine glasses. 191 Beaufort Street, Perth.
FLYRITE WAM’s Aarom Wilson called this Northbridge joint
a “playground”, and it’s easy to see why – there’s T-Rex graffiti
on the wall, a late-night licence and, perhaps most importantly,
plenty of room to boogie. 110 Aberdeen Street, Northbridge.
FREMANTLE ARTS CENTRE This iconic building has three
different-sized spaces, so you can enjoy an intimate courtyard
gig or a mini festival – but really, it still feels like you’re relaxing
at a backyard picnic. 1 Finnerty Street, Fremantle.
JIMMY’S DEN It’s only been open a few months, but
this bar (housed in a former gambling den) is a promising and
welcome addition to the scene. Its 200-person capacity makes it
slightly larger than the Bird. 69 James Street, Northbridge.
MOJOS BAR The North Freo institution has survived decades
of music in different guises – now, it’s a guaranteed go-to
for touring musicians and high-quality local acts. 237 Queen
Victoria Street, North Fremantle.
THE ODD FELLOW The former Norfolk Basement still has
the same underground vibe (ah, it’s literally underground,
but there’s an indie pall, too) and some seriously good drinking.
9 Norfolk Street, Fremantle.
THE ROSEMOUNT HOTEL The North Perth institution has
evolved from its grungy roots to be a versatile performance
space, with teeny front bar Four5Nine and an expanded beer
garden hosting gigs, in addition to the main space. One thing
that’s stayed the same? It still churns out some of Perth’s best
live music every week. 459 Fitzgerald Street, North Perth.
WHAT YOU CAN DO
Inspired to action about the state of our live music
scene? Andrew Ryan from Cool Perth Nights shares
what you can do about Perth’s venue closures.
1.Write to your MP
“We have an opportunity for the public sector to invest in developing a sustainable
industry whose prime resource – young musicians – has a near-infinite supply,” says
Andrew. He thinks government incentives for venues that host three or more live gigs
per week would benefit punters, musicians and bookers, and encourage more private
investment in the industry. Write to your MP and ask for more government support of
2. See a show
If they’re putting on all these shows, they’re going to need people through the door.
And don’t be shy about taking a punt on an unknown artist – Andrew says that because
Perth has always had more bands than band rooms, you’re guaranteed a quality show.
“You have to be good to get a gig,” he says. Start planning with our music listings (p42).
3. Develop young audiences
“Audience development is a necessary step if we are to expand the frontiers of
contemporary music,” says Andrew. “This can start as simply having more live
performances in high schools, as well as creating more spaces for bands to play to all
audience ages.” Our advice: know a budding young muso? Teach them a few guitar
chords or loan them a Jimi Hendrix CD – they’ll be the ones fighting this battle after you.
4. Keep talking about it
This issue can’t just be a flash in the pan, says Andrew – we’ve got to keep talking
about it beyond The Bakery closure. “I’m keen to do what I can to make support for the
live-music sector a hotbed issue at the next state election,” he says. That’s in 2017 –
until then, you can join the advocacy group Perth Venue Action, of which Andrew is
a committee member, and keep up to date with news on the issue.
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