With its sea of candles, exceptionally-talented musicians and wide-ranging selection of concerts, Candlelight enchants and enthralls audiences all year round. From Coldplay to Hans Zimmer, these enchanting concerts pay tribute to some of music’s most iconic bands, singers and composers. The soft flicker of candles, and expertly executed melodies transforms nights out into unforgettable live-music experiences in some of Perth’s most impressive locations.
Venues including Perth Town Hall and Wesley Church will be lighting up with the magic of Candlelight to host these mesmerising concerts for music lovers to enjoy. Whether on your own, with a mate, a group of friends, or a special someone, there’s a Candlelight concert to entertain everybody.
Featured Candlelight Concerts in Perth
There’s no better way to celebrate the iconic British rock band than with an epic tribute performed by a string quartet! This October, talented musicians will reinterpret Queen’s anthemic and powerful hits at Perth Town Hall.
The iconic venue will be lit up by a sea of twinkling candles that will make the performances all the more special. Hear “Another One Bites the Dust”, “Killer Queen”, “The Show Must Go On”, “Bohemian Rhapsody” and many more chart-topping hits and be swept away by the beauty of Candlelight.
Classics by jazz and soul legends are guiding this mesmerising Candlelight tribute coming to Perth Town Hall. From Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black” to Nina Simone’s “My Baby Just Cares for Me”, Candlelight: Jazz & Soul features legendary hits performed by Howie Morgan, Grant Windsor, and Ben Vanderwal. Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind concert.
Movie buffs and music lovers alike will definitely get inspired at a Candlelight tribute to the legendary Hans Zimmer. Find your seat at Wesley Church and prepare to be captivated by classical takes on music from The Lion King, Gladiator, Pirates of the Caribbean, and more. Zimmer combines traditional arrangements and modern electronic sounds to create powerful compositions. And Dolce Ensembles are set to reintroduce you to his influential works.
Upcoming Candlelight Concerts in Perth
The atmosphere of hundreds of candles is a wondrous spectacle that amplifies the live-music experience. And, for the length of the 60-65 minute performance, the candle-music combo creates a parallel realm where audiences are carried away by each and every note played.
So far, thousands of candles have lent their gentle glow to Perth’s sensational Candlelight concerts and the greatest works of classical music as well as legendary jazz, rock, pop and film classics have been performed in the flickering light.
Intimate and extraordinary atmospheres will continue to be created at some of the city’s most beautiful and unique venues, including Winthrop Hall, Perth Town Hall and Wesley Uniting Church, among others. There are more to come so watch this space.
A recurring question regarding Candlelight is, What do you wear to Candlelight? The simple answer is that Candlelight has no dress code and there is no obligation to dress up in your finest attire—it’s not the opera. However, to save you from any drama, then think smart-casual with an emphasis on being comfortable, clean and relaxed.
Candlelight has been met with countless 5-star reviews since arriving in Perth. Guests have said that the evenings are “a creative, enchanting, and new concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!”
“Absolutely fabulous evening just brilliant, musicians were tops.” – Candlelight Jazz & Soul
“Amazing performance! Absolutely loved it and would recommend to anyone.” – Tribute to Coldplay and Imagine Dragons
“Simply amazing performance!” – The Best of Hans Zimmer
“Best date night, all so talented!” – Tribute to ABBA
Give the gift of Candlelight
The Candlelight gift card is the gift of a candlelit, live-music experience. They’re immensely popular and are capable of captivating all thanks to the broad range of genres that Candlelight celebrates. Whether the gift card is for a mate, a date, or for the family, they’ll be sure to find a concert that shines bright and catches their eye now or in the new year.
Candlelight is an experience unlike any other and continues to amaze audiences in Perth and all over the world. Typically, there are two 60-minute Candlelight concerts every evening, an early and a later session, which gives audiences ample choice and opportunity to experience music by Candlelight the way they would like to.
Please note: For the safety of performers and the audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.