Settlers Tavern Music and Events 

Events

Since 1977, Settlers Tavern has been the home to Margaret River’s live music scene. A local, iconic south west venue, “The Tav” has been awarded APRA Music Awards Licencee of the Year (2018) and received Hall of Fame status at the Australian Hospitality Awards (WA) for ‘Best Entertainment Venue’ three years running (2013 – 15).

We book over 150 live acts every year, from local bands to national stars such as Peter Garrett, Birds of Tokyo and San Cisco.

You’ll find music happening on our main stage every Friday and Saturday night and Sunday afternoon sessions on the sunny verandah.

Most of our gigs are free (unless specified). Please see individual gig events below for start times.

If you want to contact Settlers regarding any music enquiries please email bands@settlerstavern.com.

Ticketed Events

New Years Eve – 43 Cambridge

New Years Eve – 43 Cambridge

7pm until 1:30am NYE 2022 Dance Party Featuring 43 Cambridge rocking all your favourite tunes! Doors at 7pm Book here for dinner and music Book here for tickets to the music only

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31 Dec Friday
Tijuana Cartel

Tijuana Cartel

$34.70

TICKETS FROM OZTIX New album ACID PONY National launch tour coming to WA SOON. Tijuana Cartel’s new release, ACID PONY, could be the soundtrack for the new age that is emerging from the dust of 2020. It’s got the driving guitar, euphoria, fat beats and heavy, bass-fuelled electronica you expect from Tijuana Cartel’s duo of […]

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19 Feb Saturday

Events Coming Up

ROCKFEST – Margaret River Primary School Music Room fundraiser

ROCKFEST – Margaret River Primary School Music Room fundraiser

FREE ENTRY

FREE ENTRY It's back!! Featuring 5 bands from the talented Margaret River Primary School. On the main stage with full production provided by Settlers Tavern. All monies raised go straight to the school's Music Room to purchase much needed musical equipment and instruments. Come support the next generation of rockers!

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01 Dec Wednesday
Dallas Radio

Dallas Radio

FREE ENTRY

Live Music Australia – an Australian Government initiative FREE ENTRY Stepping onto the iconic Settlers Tavern stage are South-West favourites DALLAS RADIO playing 90's Original Rock & Roll and some covers from the likes of the Foo Fighters, Kings of Leon, Powderfinger and heaps more. Featuring an amazing showcase of talent in this band including […]

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03 Dec Friday
Freeway South

Freeway South

FREE ENTRY

Live Music Australia – an Australian Government initiative FREE ENTRY Indi rockers mesmerizing and setting alight audiences with eastern inspired grooves and afro beats. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/247143010737918/

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04 Dec Saturday
Publicans and Sinners

Publicans and Sinners

FREE ENTRY

Live Music Australia – an Australian Government initiative FREE ENTRY Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1760314654357684/ Mike Goodwin and Kev McDonald AKA The Publicans and Sinners will play a mix of originals and classics.  

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05 Dec Sunday
Dingo Sungod

Dingo Sungod

FREE ENTRY

Live Music Australia – an Australian Government initiative FREE ENTRY Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/283957176845964/ On stage Dingo Sungod have a funky synergy that seamlessly blends genres and induces a contagious furore. Righteous rapping reggae and falsetto melodies meet hip thrusting bass and eclectic thumping percussion.

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10 Dec Friday
Kiyoshi

Kiyoshi

FREE ENTRY

FREE ENTRY Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/383820836823029/ A Perth Based DJ from Margaret River. Kiyoshi is an enthusiastic multi-genre DJ who ensures he brings all kinds of energy to all of his sets. From heavy drum & bass, to your favourite pop singalongs, Kiyoshi's library cater's for all crowds.

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11 Dec Saturday
Noah Young

Noah Young

FREE ENTRY

Live Music Australia – an Australian Government initiative FREE ENTRY Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/3039405566336757/ Fremantle based musician churning out blues roots reggae and folk tunes from the bustling city streets to bush backed rural towns. Noah has brought it all, packed the ute and charted the course.

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12 Dec Sunday
DJ Erik

DJ Erik

FREE ENTRY

FREE ENTRY DJ ERIK is firing up his decks on our main stage.     Get out, dust off and hook up with all your Crew, Posse’ or Tribe Head down to your Favourite watering hole and Get ready to Dance like nothing else…

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18 Dec Saturday
Short & Curly

Short & Curly

FREE ENTRY

Live Music Australia – an Australian Government initiative FREE ENTRY Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/3362698860623450/ Country/blues/folk/reggae duo Short & Curly have travelled all over Australia from their base in Bridgetown WA in recent years. Since the beginning of 2021, they've been particularly in demand in the Gascoyne, Pilbara and Goldfields regions of WA, where they've played about […]

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19 Dec Sunday
Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

FREE ENTRY

FREE ENTRY All talented and budding musicians, artists and comedians welcome! Come in at 8:00PM to sign up on the night for a 8:30PM start. House acoustic guitar available if you need it Starting preparing for your 10 minute slot. Don't be shy, all musicians kick start their career and perform with passion at Open […]

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23 Dec Thursday
Publicans and Sinners Christmas Eve

Publicans and Sinners Christmas Eve

FREE ENTRY

Live Music Australia – an Australian Government initiative FREE ENTRY Mike Goodwin and Kev McDonald AKA The Publicans and Sinners will play a mix of originals and classics.  

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24 Dec Friday
New Years Eve – 43 Cambridge

New Years Eve – 43 Cambridge

7pm until 1:30am NYE 2022 Dance Party Featuring 43 Cambridge rocking all your favourite tunes! Doors at 7pm Book here for dinner and music Book here for tickets to the music only

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31 Dec Friday
Hippo Crush

Hippo Crush

FREE ENTRY

Live Music Australia – an Australian Government initiative FREE ENTRY We will be delivering a mixture of our unique brand of original alternative rock as well as a heap of covers that everyone will be able to rock out to and have a good time. So were sending a call out to everyone who wants […]

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15 Jan Saturday
Tijuana Cartel

Tijuana Cartel

$34.70

TICKETS FROM OZTIX New album ACID PONY National launch tour coming to WA SOON. Tijuana Cartel’s new release, ACID PONY, could be the soundtrack for the new age that is emerging from the dust of 2020. It’s got the driving guitar, euphoria, fat beats and heavy, bass-fuelled electronica you expect from Tijuana Cartel’s duo of […]

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19 Feb Saturday
The Terrys – The TerrySonic Tour

The Terrys – The TerrySonic Tour

FREE ENTRY

Live Music Australia – an Australian Government initiative FREE ENTRY Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/562565271424541/ Hailing from Gerringong NSW, Jacob Finch (vocals), Lukas Anderson (lead guitar) and Ben Salvo (rhythm guitar) began teaching each other to jam in their shared trailer house, owned by landlord/legend, Terry… Many noise complaints and two additional members later, Cameron Cooper (drums) and Trent Cooper […]

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26 Mar Saturday