With its sea of candles, exceptionally-talented musicians and wide-ranging selection of concerts, Candlelight enchants and enthralls audiences all year round. 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.
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Featured Candlelight Concerts
Candlelight: A Tribute to Queen
Wesley Uniting Church is gearing up to celebrate the phenomenal success and chart-topping hits of Queen. Dolce Ensemble is set up to perform songs such as We Will Rock You, I Want to Break Free and Bohemian Rhapsody for fans of the iconic rock band to enjoy. Listen to the mega hits of Queen with a crazy little thing called Candlelight and be prepared to be wowed as a sea of flickering candles lights up one of Perth’s most beautiful venues.
Candlelight Jazz & Soul: Amy Winehouse, Aretha Franklin and More
It’s difficult to emulate the charming character of rhythmic jazz and soul songs, but Candlelight may well have done it with this stunning tribute to the musical legends of both genres. Perth Town Hall sets the scene for this enchanting Candlelight concert that pays homage to musical greats including Amy Winehouse, Aretha Franklin and Marvin Gaye. Hear Howie Morgan Trio take on iconic songs like Natural Woman and Say a Little Prayer while bathing in the warm glow of hundreds of candles at this magical Candlelight tribute.
Candlelight Orchestra: Best of Joe Hisaishi and More
Candlelight invites you to experience classical renditions of some of the most iconic music from anime movies and TV series at this Joe Hisaishi and more tribute. Songs associated with the art form will be performed by a an incredibly gifted full orchestra which is set to take the stage at the impressive Winthrop Hall. With breathtaking live music and the glimmering glow of candlelight, this concert is set to be a magical night that anime fans won’t want to miss.
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!”
“Such a great experience! Definitely booking again!” – Candlelight Orchestra: Best of Joe Hisaishi and More
“Beautiful band, really lovely atmosphere.” – Candlelight Jazz & Soul: Amy Winehouse, Aretha Franklin and More
“That was the most magical night I have experienced.” – Candlelight: Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake & More ft. Ballet
“Sensational night. We are booking again!” – Candlelight Jazz & Soul: Amy Winehouse, Aretha Franklin and More
“Winthrop Hall is a beautiful venue, it really added to the magic of the orchestra!! Joe Hisaishi’s symphonies were wonderful, thank you.” – Candlelight Orchestra: Best of Joe Hisaishi and More
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 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.