From Be-Bop to Hip-Hop

Noongar/Jingili rapper Zero Emcee joins with WAYJO’s 18-piece big band for a night of phat beats and bold brass. Don’t miss this fusion of hip-hop and jazz for all ages – coming to a town near you soon!

Zero Emcee. Photos by Jed Lyall

WAYJO & CircuitWest present a Playing WA Tour

Experience the dynamic fusion of jazz and hip-hop as Noongar rapper Zero Emcee and the WA Youth Jazz Orchestra (WAYJO) come together for concerts across WA this August and September.

From Perth to national stages, Zero Emcee’s socially resonant rap reflects his Noongar and Jingili heritage with pride. Get set to move and groove as his compelling rhymes are amplified by the powerhouse sounds of WAYJO’s 18-piece orchestra.

Also engage beyond the concerts with inspiring Q&A sessions and song writing workshops.

Tour Dates

Featuring: Wednesday Night Orchestra
FRI 9 August, 7:30pm: Margaret River HEART – BOOK
SAT 10 August: Busselton, TapHouse @ Rocky Ridge Brewing Co
WED 14 August, 7:30pm: Harvey Recreation & Cultural Centre – BOOK

Featuring: Monday Night Orchestra
THU 22 August, 7pm: Esperance Civic Centre – BOOK
FRI 23 August: Hopetoun Community Resource Centre

Featuring: Tuesday Night Orchestra
FRI 30 August: Narrogin Town Hall
THU 12 September, 7:30pm: Mandurah Performing Arts Centre – BOOK
DATE TBC: Karratha, Red Earth Arts Precinct

This project is supported by Playing WA through the State Government’s Royalties for Regions Program as part of the Regional Arts and Cultural Investment Program.