Named as one of the BBC’s Sounds of 2018, Sam Fender is a 21-year-old Englishman not afraid to highlight the bigger issues. While he takes his lyrical cues and ethos from the likes of Billy Bragg and Paul Weller, his musical sound is closer to that of Foals or Local Natives. Wherever it lands: it’s on the money. His latest tune is Dead Boys, a searingly honest and emotive look at male suicide performed with unmistakable passion and fervour that led British DJ Annie Mac to declare it the hottest record in the world on release. With a debut album still on it’s way, we’ll be getting an early glimpse of this unique talent on the Falls stage - get there so you can say you were there.
Falls Downtown 2019 will once again be taking over the Fremantle Oval Precinct along Parry Street and will be incorporating and reimagining historic sites, streets, carparks and buildings to delight, entertain and inspire our audiences and artists. Our unique passouts policy will also continue to retain free flowing access to all of Fremantle’s many delights during the weekend of Jan 05 and Jan 06 - Fremantle Markets, cafes, restaurants, retailers, artisans, tourist sites, the port, Bathers Beach and more.