Birds of Tokyo set to light up SOTA Festival

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Photo: theMusic.com.au

This weekend’s State of the Art Festival (SOTA) returns with a refreshing WA line-up celebrating the very best of WA music talent, all completely free-of-charge.

Proudly presented as a part of the 2018 WA Day Festival and co-presented by WAM, the seventh annual SOTA festival will take place at Elizabeth Quay on Monday 4 June, and is free for all ages.

Ending the WA Day long-weekend on a high, SOTA festival’s line-up fuses some WA favourites, old and new. ARIA award-winning alternative rockers, Birds of Tokyo will be headlining the main stage. Making their SOTA debut will be Shockone, Stella Donnelly, Mama Kin Spender, Psychadelic Porn Crumpets, The Southern River Band and Carla Geneve. The full line-up is listed below.

WAM Music programmer for the festival Luke Rinaldi said SOTA festival is an invaluable opportunity for local up and coming musicians.

“SOTA Festival is an incredible platform for local up and coming musicians as it gives them the opportunity to perform in front of tens of thousands of people.

“They also have access to invaluable mentoring from WA artists that have a wealth of knowledge from years of success on the international stage,” he said.

As you’re getting your groove on to the endless quality music on offer there will be an abundance of food and drink to keep your energy levels top notch throughout the day and night.

“In addition to the epic sounds, SOTA will be bringing Bar Pop’s Bars, Bites and Beats, featuring Insta-worthy bites that showcase incredible local product, WA brewed beers, wine and more,” Mr Rinaldi said.

For more information on this weekend’s SOTA Festival click here.

The Full Festival Line-up

Birds of Tokyo

San Cisco

Shockone

Stella Donnelly

Mama Kin Spender

Psychadelic Porn Crumpets

Downsyde

Arno Faraji

The Southern River Band

Calmly

Carla Geneve

Sydnee Carter

John Bennett with David Hyams

Spacey Jane

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