Pinjarra gears up for first WA Day music concert showcasing local talent

Pinjarra will come alive on Saturday, June 1 for the very first Alcoa Pinjarra WA Day concert featuring a lineup of local music talent.

Celebrating all things Western Australia, the free concert, hosted by the Shire of Murray, will have locals and tourists alike dancing all evening long at Edenvale Homestead.

Hailing from the Seychelles, Afro Kreol musician Grace Barbe will bring an international element to the event and will be joined by West Aussies Chain, Jack Runaway and Family Shoveller Band as well as Pinjarra product Brooke Bugeja.

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Sure to make attendees get up on their feet, Grace Barbe, who is now based in Perth, fuses traditional beats and rhythms with pop, reggae and psychedelic rock creating a truly unique sound.

Eighteen-year-old Pinjarra High School graduate Brooke Bugeja will represent the local music scene, bringing her soulful music to the main stage.

The Voice contestant, who has only been playing music for a short time, will demonstrate her talent with play a mix of covers and originals.

In the spirit of celebrating the best of local produce and all things WA, Thorny Devil, a true contender in the craft-beer world, will have drinks flowing all evening.

Foodies will also be spoilt for choice by the variety of food on offer from over twenty-five street food vendors showcasing a variety of local and international cuisines.

The concert forms part of the Shire of Murray's Pinjarra Festival held over the WA Day long weekend.

There will be more than 100 market stalls displaying some of the best local produce, products and community groups, plenty of live entertainment, children's workshops, arts and crafts, heritage displays and amusements.

The free community event will be held at the Edenvale Homestead all day on June 1 and 2.

For further information visit the Shire of Murray website.