King Street Corner Pocket Jazz Festival 2018

It’s a Jazz Party at The Sewing Room, 5-7 July!

King Street Corner Pocket is shaping up to be Perth’s newest and hottest destination this Winter, boasting over 40 shows, with 38 acts in 5 venues over 3 nights.

The Sewing Room, situated downtown in Perth’s funky Wolf Lane, will be your party destination – offering up Nueva Salsa Orchestra, Brass Party, Daniel Susnjar Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group, Pete Jeavons Quintet, plus Hornography, WAAPA Phat Funk Band, and DJ Mama Cass for the Closing Night Party.

These jazz acts serve up tasty 30-40 minute sets that will have you dancing to funk, world jazz – and some of the newest, innovative beats the scene has to offer.

For full festival details, head to Tickets & discount Pocket Passes are available exclusively from your nearest Perth Theatre Trust box office, or online at Note: The Sewing Room is an 18+ Venue.

Download the full Festival Program here!

King Street Corner Pocket 2018
The Sewing Room Program

Thursday 5 July

Nueva Salsa Orchestra

7.30pm Nueva Salsa Orchestra

With a reputation as the hottest Cuban and New Yorkan salsa band this side of Latin America, the Nueva Salsa Orchestra will get the Sewing Room jumping. With a repertoire consisting of high energy salsas, mambos, bombas and cha chas, the NSO are guaranteed to have you moving your body to the infectious rhythms of their fabulous percussion section, sparkling horns, extraordinary piano and bass grooves, and the sublime vocal stylings of Adolfo Chavez.

Brass Party

9.00pm Brass Party

A raucous brass band run by Matt Smith, Chris Musitano & James Sewell, Brass Party will get you shaking and moving like nothing else. Expect filthy funk, outrageous horns and face melting guitar solos. Ain’t no party like a Brass Party!

Friday 6 July

Daniel Susnjar Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group

7.30pm Daniel Susnjar Afro-Peruvian Jazz Group

An award winning 7-piece ensemble lead by Daniel Susnjar, this band will present a performance of original compositions influenced by Afro-Peruvian rhythms and fresh, unique arrangements of Peruvian folk songs.

Pete Jeavons Quintet

9.00pm Pete Jeavons Quintet

Drawing inspiration from modern and modal jazz, bop and at times ambient music, funk and the avant-garde, Pete Jeavons brings his quintet to the stage in a joyous event. The cream of Perth jazz players will bless the stage, performing some of Jeavons’ original compositions and new arrangements of some classic and lesser known jazz standards.

Saturday 7 July


9.00pm Closing Night Party with Hornography

Get on your feet and pull your dancing shoes on. King Street Corner Pocket’s Closing Night is full of party vibes with huge live music running deep into the night. The WAAPA Phat Funk band will kick the night off, featuring soul favourites, big vocals and funk with a capital F. Then the heat turns up, with Hornography pumping the brass up to 11 and exploding with the best horn section going around. Throughout the night, DJ Mama Cass will be spinning the decks with soul/funk sounds to keep the vibe going as Corner Pocket goes out with a bang!

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