Friday 26th February 2021

Doors 7pm

The Alternatives

Following their sellout show in 2020, THE ALTERNATIVES head back to Margs on FRIDAY 26 FEBRUARY to rock THE RIVER with "THE BEST OF 90S GRUNGE"
Performing classics from the likes of Nirvana, Soundgarden, Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Offspring, Smashing Pumpkins and a whole stack more.

Thursday 4th March 2021

Doors 7pm

The Waifs

The Waifs are very pleased to announce an intimate side show whilst on their tour of WA.
Tickets are strictly limited, so don't delay!

Friday 5th March 2021

Doors 7pm

No Scrubs

After huge sell out nights all over Australia No Scrubs finally lands in Margaret River at The River Hotel on Fro March 5th! We're bringing 90s + early 00s tunes + good vibes to the dance floor and playing aaall the best tunes / anthems / bangas from 90s - 2010!! (10 years ago)

Saturday 6th March 2021

Doors 7pm

Retro Inc.

RETRO Inc will take you back in time with a night packed full of the biggest hits by the biggest artists from the Decade that was the 80’s
Come and join RETRO Inc as they carve their way through the music of DEVO, Tina Turner, Pat Benatar, Pointer Sisters, Underworld, Bon Jovi, Starship and many many more!!
This is going to be one explosive night of RETRO partying.

Friday 12th March 2021

Doors 7pm

Si Mullumby & Ben Catley

Two of Australia's most high energy solo artists bring a unique, co-headline show to Margaret River following a run of sold out Perth shows. With body-shaking didge, huge percussion, incredible guitar playing and much more.

Saturday 13th March 2021

Doors 7pm

The Dreggs

Having just come off the road from their first sell-out tour of the east coast in support of their most recent release “Keepsake” they are getting ready to do it all again for yet another release “Head Above the Water”.

Friday 19th March 2021

Doors 7pm

The Midnight Gang

“…Well the midnight gang’s assembled.” Perth’s tribute to Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, The Midnight Gang are thrilled to announce their first WA South West tour playing The River, Margaret River for the first time and a return to the Prince of Wales Hotel, Bunbury in March 2021. The Midnight Gang consists of graduates from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and musicians from the local Perth music scene. The Midnight Gang will perform Bruce Springsteen’s hits. Do not miss this evening!

Saturday 20th March 2021

Doors 7pm

Noah Dillon

2020 was a big year for Noah Dillon. The 3 singles over the course of the year grew their audience nationally and internationally with all singles hitting over 100,000 hits on Spotify, picked up for national radio rotation on Triple J, and coming in as the 4th most played artist for the year on Triple J Unearthed.

Friday 26th March 2021

Doors 7pm

You Am I

You Am I are without doubt one of Australia’s all-time essential rock n’ roll bands.
More than two decades on from their first album release, You Am I have not only had one of the longest and most successful recording careers in Australia, but are also without doubt one of our most loved live bands.

Saturday 27th March 2021

Doors 7pm

Jeff Martin (the Tea Party)

Jeff Martin (The Tea Party) will step out on his 27 date Australian tour to celebrate the release of “Set in Stone” – presented by The Music, Jeff will be taking in some of the greatest live music rooms across the land, and creating some new stomping grounds along the way.

Sunday 28th March 2021

Doors 6pm

Tex Perkins & Matt Walker

Tex’s exciting new (and long overdue) collaboration with Matt Walker (a great artist in his own right) duo show is coming to Margaret River!
It’s a blues swamp-groove kinda thing that’s a little reminiscent of some of the things in Tex’s back catalogue. Many new originals inhabit the setlist, but see them now while they still have to flesh out the set with a few Cruel Sea hits also!

General admission cocktail seating show. 18+ only

Thursday 1st April 2021

Doors 7pm

LA WOMEN play The Doors

After a MAMMOTH sold out show at The River last year, local supergroup LA Women will reunite, channelling their collective musical talents to perform the works of seminal Los Angeles rock outfit, The Doors.
Fuelled by the psychedelic, surreal poetry of their charismatic and mysterious leader, the late Jim Morrison, The Doors’ sound was distinctive combination of seemingly incongruous styles, incorporating jazz, rock, blues and Eastern elements.
Fans can expect to hear The Doors’ Greatest Hits album in its entirety, which includes Light My Fire, Break On Through (To the Other Side), Roadhouse Blues, L.A. Woman and more beloved tracks from a band that dominated the 60s and 70s.

Saturday 3rd April 2021

Doors 7pm


Get set for a massive Easter Saturday lineup at The River, featuring:
BRIGHTSIDER,  GRACE SANDERS, NATHAN PARSONS (Salt Tree) plus the incredible BANJO LUCIA opening up and DJ MANDY B.

The new project from Dan White (Blue Child Collective, The WA Guitar Festival) Brightsider is dense keys and dry drums, funky bass lines and soulful vocals sliding into the pocket where Winston Surfshirt, Matt Corby, Jamiroquai & Free Nationals meet. With a new track out online first Friday each month and plenty in the works the 4 piece will have a bunch of brand new never-before-heard songs to get down to at what's going to be an epic Easter Saturday at The River!

Saturday 10th April 2021

Doors 7pm


Boom Box Band Returns for an Encore Show of 80s V 90s Hits.

The Show Features WA's Most Iconic Musicians: National Touring Artist "BLOOM" and Former Angels and Choirboys Guitarist "James Morley"

The 80's set includes songs from Artists such as:

The 90's set has all your favourite hits from:
BRITNEY SPEARS | TLC | SHANIA TWAIN | SPICE GIRLS | Ricky Martin | JLO and many more...

Thursday 15th April 2021

Doors 7pm

Riley Pearce

It’s been two years and two new EPs, but singer-songwriter Riley Pearce is finally back touring WA with his band. Playing old favourites as well as new tunes from 2020’s ‘Maybe I Can Sleep It Off’ and forthcoming ‘Love and All That Stuff’ companion EP’s, these shows see Riley return to the stage in a big way.

Friday 16th April 2021

Doors 7pm

Daniel Champagne

The young Australian born and Nashville based virtuoso recently described as ‘the finest guitar player of his generation’ brings his world tour back home!

The story goes that Daniel Champagne first picked up his instrument of choice as a 5-yea-old following in the footsteps of a music father. He began writing songs at 12, training classically throughout his teens and performing wherever he could, honing his craft and developing the dynamite live show that he is renowned for today. At 18 he left school, turned professional and hit the road without looking back.

Saturday 17th April 2021

Doors 7pm

Dave Hole

Dave Hole is an Australian Blues Rock guitarist who burst onto the international scene in 1991 with his first album, “Short Fuse Blues”, which was picked up by
America’s most prestigious blues label, the Chicago based Alligator Records. He has since released a further nine albums; all of which have earned critical
acclaim from such publications as ‘Billboard’, ‘Guitar Player’, ‘Guitar World’, ‘The Washington Post’, ‘Chicago Tribune’ and ‘Esquire’ magazine.
His “Under The Spell” album won an Australian ARIA ward.

Thursday 6th May 2021

Doors 7pm

The Rubens

The Rubens are extremely excited to announce their biggest Australian tour to date – the LIVE IN LIFE tour
Presented by triple j, the 27-date run will see the five-piece play a combination of metro and regional venues from May through June in celebration of their infectious summer jam, ‘Live In Life’.

Saturday 8th May 2021

Doors 7pm

Sly Withers

To follow up on the release of ‘Explode Into View’, the first single from their forthcoming new album, Sly Withers has announced they’ll be embarking on a national tour this November & December, starting in Hobart and working their way around capital cities and regional centres across the country.

Friday 21st May 2021

Doors 7pm

Dan Howls

Dan Howls has since day dot constantly advanced, innovated and evolved his own smooth as silk and as certain as a speeding road train brand of blues rock songsmithery. This will be a treat and a night to remember.


Supports from local legends SkyCave, Banjo Lucia, Lightning Jack and Kiera Jas.

Saturday 22nd May 2021

Doors 7pm


Australian based 6 piece Tribute Show producing the very best of The Eagles & Fleetwood Mac. Showtime starts with a
1 Hour set of all the greatest hits from The Eagles and after a 30 minute interval they return to stage in costume to perform another 1 Hour set of the brilliant Fleetwood Mac songs that will live with us forever. The show boast 4 impressive lead vocalist that provide the dynamic harmonies required for both these outstanding shows.

Wednesday 2nd June 2021

Doors 7pm

Thelma Plum

"It’s been pretty crazy for me since people started to hear ‘Better in Blak’ and it’s been amazing to have the stories which were inside my head resonate with so many people. I just can’t wait to take my little band family and some very good friends on the road for The Homecoming Queen Tour. Really hope you can hold onto your ticket with all the changes I’ve been forced to make, but if not, I totally understand –refunds are available from your point of purchase.
I can’t tell you how much I am looking forward to this now!!" - Thelma Plum

Saturday 12th June 2021

Doors 7pm

Great Gable

Off the back of a massive 2020 which saw them release their debut album Tracing Faces, hit #4 in the ARIA Vinyl Charts, spend weeks in the Top 10 most played songs on triple J and broadcast their first Live At The Wireless, Great Gable are back on the road in 2021 for a run of shows across Australia. 


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