Denmark boasts a rich and vibrant music scene, with local talent and popular venues representing the town both as a musical destination and a home for emerging artists.
Music is greatly supported in Denmark. Emerging singers, bands and all musicians, especially our young people, are given a platform to perform throughout the year!
Despite being a small town, Denmark boasts a big heart for music and entertainment, making it the perfect place to get your toe tapping and dancing to the sounds of The Great Southern. So why not come and experience the glory of Denmark, where the beat never stops and the music is always flowing?
Experience the Heart and Soul of Denmark's Vibrant Music Scene - Local Talent, Popular Venues, and Lively Atmosphere.
There are a few venues in town where you can do some toe tapping and singing along to live music.The Boston Brewery and the The Denmark Tavern also have live music. Rockcliffe Winery has great music and entertainment evenings. Castelli Estate has pulled off some great concerts each year with past internationally acclaimed artists like Jimmy Barnes, Birds of Tokyo, Waifs, Icehouse and John Butler.
There are music events and festivals held throughout town at various times of the year, run by Denmark Arts. Many are held at the Artshouse.Denmark Arts is a vital part of the community, offering a range of arts and cultural activities in the Great Southern region. It aims to create a hub that nurtures and inspires artistic exchange within and beyond the community. They help people recognise and develop their creative potential.
Nestled in the heart of our quaint and vibrant town lies Denmark FM, a beacon of community spirit and a testament to the enduring charm of local radio. As Denmark's very first community radio station, this not-for-profit gem, steered by a dedicated volunteer Board of Directors, radiates a sense of belonging and unity that is as refreshing as it is rare in today's fast-paced world. Tune in NOW:
There are so many fabulous Denmark musicians and artists. There is also a spirit of musical mentorship, our experienced musicians always happy to teach our youth and provide them opportunities to get out on stage!
Each year at the end May, beginning of June, Denmark hosts the Festival of Voice. Local, National and International artists come together in Denmark to celebrate the power and beauty of the human voice through song, story telling and spoken word.
Immerse yourself in the captivating musical journey of the Denmark Festival of Voice. From classical to contemporary, choral to comedy, indie to Indigenous, and gypsy to jazz, this eclectic event offers a vibrant mix of genres that will delight and inspire.
The Denmark Festival of Voice, run by Denmark Arts, is a time of celebration that creates a palpable buzz in town. With a program that includes shows and workshops, the festival aims to provide an inclusive and accessible experience for the entire community and its visitors.
The festival takes pride in creating a safe and welcoming environment where everyone can participate and enjoy the festivities. Join the buzz in town in early June and experience this musical highlight of the year in Denmark! This unique event stands as one of only two dedicated vocal festivals in the entire country.
The festival seeks not just high-quality performances and beautiful voices, but a profound sense of meaning that traverses time and styles. More than a gathering of artists, this festival is a wellspring of inspiration, carefully designed to invigorate your creative spirit and ignite your ideas.
The Denmark Festival of Voice is a musical highlight of the year in Denmark!
The Albany and Denmark Western Australian music scenes are both thriving.
Many upcoming musicians from Denmark attend the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) and are performing regularly in music festivals throughout the South West. WAAPA has a new opportunity for aspiring musicians as it is now delivering it's Diploma of Music course in Albany... only 50km away!
The WAAPA website states: "For a decade, WAAPA’s Contemporary Music department has been engaging with the remarkable talent of the Great Southern through its highly popular Radio Active program. This intensive week of music training brings together local high school music students with WAAPA staff and students for a special, one-off concert.
Now, in addition to this highly popular annual event, WAAPA’s one-year Diploma of Music is being offered to allow students to remain in Albany while progressing their musical studies. Expert WAAPA staff will travel to Albany each week to run ensembles and take classes."
Musicians in the Denmark region are active in creating, sharing and presenting their music, and encouraging others to share their music too.
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