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We’re opening the Perth International Jazz Festival on Friday night with a totally free event in the State Theatre Centre Courtyard.

It kicks off with RTRFM’s Courtyard Club featuring Daniel Susnjar’s Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group – a multi-award-winning 7-piece ensemble presenting original compositions influenced by Afro-Peruvian rhythms and fresh arrangements of traditional Peruvian folk songs.

Followed by a performance via live stream from Amsterdam by Tin Men and the Telephone who’ll present their ‘GREATEST show’ – a spicy combination of jazz tunes and technology on the topic of climate change. Interact with this performance in real-time using the bands ‘Tinmendo’ App. Download from the App Store or Google Play before the show.

Closing the night is Dr Richard Walley’s Six Seasons with Junkadelic Orchestra with a collection of original songs paying homage to the Noongar seasons.

All performances are also being broadcast on the Yagan Square & Northbridge Piazza giant screens.

This project has been assisted by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through the Embassy of Kingdom of the Netherlands, Australia.


4:30pm – 5pm Welcome To Country Dr Richard Walley

5:30pm – 6:30pm Daniel Susnjar Afro Peruvian Jazz Group

7:30pm – 8:30pm Tin Men and the Telephone (via live stream from Amsterdam)

9pm – 10pm Richard Walley’s Six Seasons with the Junkadelic Orchestra

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This event will feature live bands at the State Theatre Centre Courtyard with the performances live streamed to Northbridge Piazza and Yagan Square. The act 'Tin Men and the Telephone' will be streamed from the Netherlands to screens at State Theatre Centre Courtyard, Northbridge Piazza and Yagan Square.