Sounds of funk coming to Kinross

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If you like your music with a touch of funk and a splash of soul, make sure you head to Falkland Park, Kinross on Saturday 12 January.

The first of the City’s FREE Music in the Park concerts for 2019 will feature Cheap Fakes and The Isolites; two acts renowned for getting audiences up on their feet and onto the dance floor.

The Isolites – complete with a smokin’ horns and swingin’ rhythm section – will deliver the sounds of Jamaica and the Caribbean from the ‘60s to Kinross. Their upbeat and happy sound is irresistibly danceable and brings with it the essence of summer.Brisbane’s Cheap Fakes’ setlist is sure to be peppered with a unique mix of soul-soaked, brass -fuelled pop, funk and ska.

Joondalup Mayor Albert Jacob said attending a City of Joondalup Music in the Park concerts continued to be popular with the local community, particularly young families.

“The locations and musical acts may have changed over the years, but this free-family-friendly festival of music remains as popular now as ever,” he said.

“Music in the Park concerts add to our sense of community, bringing local residents – including neighbours – together for a night of high-quality musical entertainment at some of our most picture-perfect outdoor locations.”

Patrons are welcome to bring a picnic or purchase food on the night. BYO picnic and children’s activities from 5.00pm. The concert commences at 6.00pm and concludes at 8.30pm.

Parking will be available on the adjacent oval to the concert site however patrons are encouraged where possible to walk or car pool. Accessible parking and facilities will also be available.

In the unlikely event of inclement weather, details of postponement or cancellation will be communicated via the City’s website (joondalup.wa.gov.au) and social media platforms.

A second concert will be held on 2 March 2019 at Mawson Park, Hillarys. Music in the Park is presented by Healthway and is a Smoke Free event.