Best Pubs with live entertainment in Perth 

Backpacker Bars and Student Pubs in Perth Northbridge

Pubs with live entertainment in Perth

Pubs in Perth Live Music

The Charles Hotel

The Charles Hotel has been an Icon of the Perth live music scene with the list of artists that have performed over the years reading like a who’s who of international, national and local artists.

Perth Blue’s club

On Tuesday nights the Charles Hotel hosts the legendary Perth Blues Club, and on the weekends they have all the best local, national and international touring acts. The lounge and garden bar provide a modern, comfortable and pleasant atmosphere for the patrons to experience whether they are dining, having a drink or listening to live music.

Perth  Blues Club

Date & Time

20th April at 7:30 pm 


$10 Members $15 Nonmembers can be purchased at the door

Rising Sun – Cold Chisel/Jimmy Barnes Tribute

Rising Sun rocks The Charles with a dynamic tribute to Cold Chisel and Jimmy Barnes. Dinner available from 6pm.

Date & Time 

24th April at 8 pm


$20 Trybooking or Bottleshop $25 on the Door

Perth Blues Club- Matt Taylor

Matt Taylor the Father of Australian Blues takes us on a journey of Australian Blues through 5 decades 

Date & Time

27th April at  7:30 pm


$15 Members $20 Nonmembers 

Address: 509 Charles Street, North Perth WA 6006

Tel: 08 9444 1051

Email: [email protected]

The Bird

It is a music bar and diner and is listed among the pubs in Perth Live Music.

Hunk” what have I become” Single launch

Date & Time

22nd April at 8 pm

Entry: Free

The Jam Jar at the Bird

The soul RNB and Hip hop music jam

Date & Time

27 April at 7.30 pm

Sofa I ‘Dashboard’ Single launch

Date & Time 

28th April at 8 pm

Entry: Free

A Gig with mates at the Bird

False Cobra make their debut appearance at the Bird alongside Lauren and the Goodfights and Body Horrors.

Date & Time

29th April at 8 pm

Entry: Free

Rosemount Hotel

Rosemount Hotel has distinguished itself as Perth’s premiere mid-size live music venue and is listed among pubs in Perth Live Music. It remains the go-to stage in WA for the world’s hottest touring bands and Australia’s best homegrown talent. Bands as diverse as Tame Impala, The Stems, Sarah Blasko, Oh Wonder! Hiatus Kayote, Car Seat Headrest, Stiff Little Fingers, You Am I, Mudhoney, Bad Manners, Meg Mac, Dinosaur Jr, Bernard Fanning and Kitty, Daisy & Lewis have all graced the Rosemount stage.

Adrian Dzvuke ‘Take your Time’ Single launch

Date & Time

 23 April at 8 pm

Tickets: $18.90

Mid flight brawl with Nick Cody and Luke

Date & Time

 24th April at 1.30 pm

Tickets: $29.10

Social Saturdays

Date & Time

 24th April from 3-7 pm

Tickets: free

Perth Slam

Poems in your face! LIVE POETS in the 459 Bar at the Rosemount Hotel. It could be you.

Date & Time

 24th April at 4.30 pmTickets: $10

Where To Catch Live Music In Perth

Mustang Bar  Backpacker pub Student Pub

It is an authentic Australian Sports Bar popular with locals and international backpackers and students. With a number of drink deals and staff taking 25% of your bar tab when you open it the atmosphere is positive.

A host of activities have been lined up for sports lovers but don’t be disappointed if you are not a sports lover as Mustang is host to live music on a regular basis. It not only includes Australian talent but also guest artistes coming all the way from America.

Hadiqa Moroccan Themed bars

Amongst the lush green interiors of Hadiqa are two bars. Featuring a selection of cocktails, craft beer and solid wine offerings The 13-metre-long main bar is at the heart of the venue offering a heavily dominated WA wine list, craft beer, cocktails and tap beers. Pints are hard to come by nowadays but don’t worry Hadiqa have your covered. DJ’s on a Friday and Saturday night get the venue pumping.

Intimate bar

Looking for a more intimate and secluded place to knock back a few drinks, head to the bar in their outdoor oasis. Set in Wahah, the intimate bar pumps out signature cocktails, a distinctive wine list, craft beers and 2 tap beers. Hadiqa music plays throughout the venue setting the tone for an amazing night out.

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National Hotel Live music bars

The National Hotel a stunning, renovated heritage hotel is located right in the heart of Fremantle.They pride themselves on having one of the broadest drinks selections available in Fremantle, as can be easily seen by the huge back-bar displays.


For entertainment, they have live music every night of the week, featuring local soloists, duos and bands playing covers and original songs. It has an open mic night on Tuesdays to encourage new local talent.

Backpacker pubs in Perth