Friday, August 6th, 2010

Jason Ayers, acoustic, pop-rocker launched his latest CD, ‘Chasing Ghosts’, at the City of Subiaco’s free concert series, [email protected]

Having built a solid reputation around the country as a seasoned solo artist, Jason Ayres, described by Drum Media Australia as ‘one of Perth's finer acoustic acts’, now brings together a band of quality musicians to take his live performance to new heights.

Influenced by the pop of John Mayer, the vocal stylings of Jeff Buckley and the driving beats of Coldplay, Jason Ayres has fashioned his own brand of mainstream acoustic based pop-rock.

With years of performing in venues alongside Perth favourites’ Nathan Gaunt, Toby and Code Red, Saritah and James Cruikshank (the Cruel Sea), Jason has mastered the art of delivering a stylized and polished performance.

After the smashing success of his debut acoustic EP, ’Acoustic Sessions’, Jason Ayres follows up with his bigger, better and bolder pop-rock release ’Chasing Ghosts‘. The album features the experience and talents of Ric Eastman on drums and Jon Ryder on bass, giving the recording a driving rhythm, that holds its own underneath the catchy pop melodies.

Ayres said, launching the new CD as part of the [email protected] concerts has opened up a fresh avenue to perform to an all ages audience who would otherwise miss out.

“Not only that, the Subiaco Arts Centre is one of the coolest venues around,” Jason said.

Jason Ayers is supported by Jessica Hewett, a twenty-year old singer-songwriter from Perth’s hills. Hailed as the next Missy Higgins, Jess’s tracks fuse the alternative acoustic scene with catchy pop melodies.

Tickets are free and are available on the day from 1.15pm, with concerts starting at 2pm and finishing at 3.30pm, including a short break to enjoy a coffee or a glass of wine from the Subiaco Arts Centre bar.

The [email protected] series is a free community concert series that covers a mix of themes and genres suitable for all ages. The series runs every Sunday through to 3 October at the Subiaco Art Centre, 180 Hamersley Road, Subiaco. For more information visit or contact the city on 9237 9222.

Season at a glance

25 July Garry Lee Trio
Featuring guest jazz vocalist Denise Dale

1 August
Jason Ayres
Opening performance by Jessica Hewett

8 August
Dave Brewer
With special guest Lucky Oceans

15 August Yarn Spinners and Bush Poets
With Peter Capp, Jeff Swain and Phil Strutt

22 August Grace Barbé & Seychelles Rhythms

29 August Urban Cowboy Band

5 September Adam Hall & the Velvet Playboys

12 September Angel Sounds
Featuring Bronwyn Wallis

19 September Sabroson – Contemporary Afro-Cuban music

26 September The DomNicks
Classic rock ‘n’ roll with Perth’s rock legends

3 October Justin Freind
Perth’s favourite tenor

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The media release relates to the next performance of the City of Subiaco’s [email protected] concert series being held this winter. The concert series is now in its twenty-third season and aims to provide the community with free accessible entertainment for the local Subiaco residents to enjoy.

Please feel free to include information on this upcoming concert in your public community announcements or media publication and help let the local community know about the wonderful free entertainment being presented. If you would like to arrange an interview or would like more information please contact our media representative, Leigh Jarrett, on 01300 159 950 or [email protected]
Leigh Jarrett
P: 1300 159 950


City of Subiaco, Jason Ayres, [email protected] winter concert, free musical event, Aug 1, 2.00pm to 3.30pm, Subiaco Arts Centre



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