Workshops

Previous events

Hayley Ayers launched 360 Artist Logistics alongside Leon Kneebone in 2014. Since launch Hayley has honed her skills as a booker and event manager to plan and execute numerous events and tours operating domestically and internationally. 360 Artist Logistics offers a number of services including event management, production management, entertainment programming, publicity and communications. Skills put to the test working on events including Origin Fields, A Day On The Green and 2023 Perth edition of Laneway Festival.

Hayley joins us for Balmy Nights in 2022 and is set to run a strategic event management workshop focussed upon the event, offering constructive criticism and consideration of strategies that can be implemented to allow for further organic growth of Balmy Nights Festival.

This workshop will be free to attend and open to the public. A fantastic initiative made possible by the Mt Burdett Foundation.

Join Robin Bottrell, frontman for The Washing Line Economy as he discusses the ins and outs of preparing for the recording studio. WLE are known for their intricate arrangements and intriguing sound effects. Gain insight into how Robin and the band have developed their sound and the preparation required before hitting the studio to capture their sonic vision.

This is a free workshop brought to you by The Cannery Arts Centre and Kyza Presents, proudly supported by the Goldfields Esperance Development Commission and The Rotary Club Of Esperance Bay.

Come and play music among friends in this free workshop for 9-13 year olds. All abilities welcome-no musical skills needed. Musical instruments provided or you can bring your own. Come for one session or all four. Presented by musician and teacher Pete McMahon. Wednesday 1st June, 8th June, 15th June and 22nd June Parents are welcome to stay but can leave their children - a register will need to be filled in when dropping children off. This is a pilot program to encourage children to have a go at music and 'make a band' to perform music together. Kindly sponsored by Kyza Presents

Angie Colman is a singer/songwriter and guitarist from the Perth hills. With soaring vocals and powerful, heartfelt melodies, Angie has captured the hearts of the Perth music community. Lyrically, Angie is relatable, witty and honest, and with the backing of bassist Kieran Barnes, drummer Miles Gilbert, and guitarist Sarah Curran, Angie's songs have been brought to life on some of Perth's most loved stages.

Brought to you by WAM and Act Belong Commit.

Supported by The Goldfields Esperance Development Commission, Rotary Club Of Esperance Bay, Regional Arts WA and Shire Of Esperance.

Come and play music among friends in this free workshop for 9-13 year olds. All abilities welcome-no musical skills needed. Musical instruments provided or you can bring your own. Come for one session or all four. Presented by musician and teacher Pete McMahon. Wednesday 1st June, 8th June, 15th June and 22nd June Parents are welcome to stay but can leave their children - a register will need to be filled in when dropping children off. This is a pilot program to encourage children to have a go at music and 'make a band' to perform music together. Kindly sponsored by Kyza Presents

Come and play music among friends in this free workshop for 9-13 year olds. All abilities welcome-no musical skills needed. Musical instruments provided or you can bring your own. Come for one session or all four. Presented by musician and teacher Pete McMahon. Wednesday 1st June, 8th June, 15th June and 22nd June Parents are welcome to stay but can leave their children - a register will need to be filled in when dropping children off. This is a pilot program to encourage children to have a go at music and 'make a band' to perform music together. Kindly sponsored by Kyza Presents

Come and play music among friends in this free workshop for 9-13 year olds. All abilities welcome-no musical skills needed. Musical instruments provided or you can bring your own. Come for one session or all four. Presented by musician and teacher Pete McMahon. Wednesday 1st June, 8th June, 15th June and 22nd June Parents are welcome to stay but can leave their children - a register will need to be filled in when dropping children off. This is a pilot program to encourage children to have a go at music and 'make a band' to perform music together. Kindly sponsored by Kyza Presents

Finn Pearson is a singer-songwriter based out of Fremantle, who's songwriting roots draw deeply upon traditional folk. Wide ranging experience has seen him perform with a number of Perth Acts including Siobhan Cotchin, Ezra Tide and Clay Western.

2019 saw the formation of the Finn Pearson Band drawing influence from acts such as Paul Kelly and Bruce Springsteen.

WAPA trained, down to earth and sporting experience across multiple musical genres, this shall be a cracker of a workshop.

Free To Attend Brought to you by WAM, Act Belong Commit, CAC, KP, RAWA and Esperance Shire

Life Drawing

Cannery Arts Centre, 1018 Norseman Road, Esperance

Come along to an intimate evening with artist Sarsby Martin to explore drawing of the naked human form accompanied by acoustic guitar from Kyza Smithson. Drawing as an exercise is one of the best methods of advancing a drawer's skill. Besides being a core exercise in an artist's practice, it is also extremely relaxing.

We hope we can share with you some mindfulness and an art piece to add to your wall or portfolio. All materials are provided. BYO nibbles and beverages. ADULTS ONLY

Cannery Member Adult $40

Free To Attend, please register intent via Ticket link.

Dan Howls is known for his characteristic vocals and exceptional guitar tone, loud, gritty, and honest. Dan draws influence from artists such as Tom Waits and The Black Keys.

We welcome you to join us at The Cannery for a look at Dan's writing process following his full band performance on Jan 15th at There Goes The Sun.

The workshop is free to attend, though please register interest via Trybooking.

Brought to you by WAM, Act Belong Commit, CAC, KP, RAWA and Esperance Shire

Free Entry

Nannup Music Festival Director Phaedra Watts joins us for Balmy Nights in 2021 and is set to run a strategic event management workshop focussed upon the event.

Phaedra will offer constructive criticism and consider strategies that can be implemented to allow for a natural organic evolution of Balmy Nights.

This workshop will be free to attend and open to the public. A fantastic initiative made possible by the Mt Burdett Foundation.

Songwriting with Grace Barbe (Free Workshop)

Cannery Arts Centre, Lot 1018 Norseman Road, Esperance

Absolutely wrapped to have Grace Barbe deliver a free songwriting Workshop at The Cannery Arts Centre while in town for Balmy Nights.

Brought to you by WAM, Act Belong Commit and The Mt Burdett Foundation, Shire of Esperance and Regional Arts WA.

Grace has released three studio albums and is the recipient of three WAM Song of the Year awards. Barbé's third album Fanm: Woman was nominated for Best World Album at the 2020 ARIA Music Awards. Barbé sings in Creole, English, French and Malagasy and her music fuses the tropical rhythms and dances of the slaves with psychedelic rock, afrobeat, reggae and pop.