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Bonfest Freo 2018

All day on the 3rd of February 2018

February 2018 marks the 38th Anniversary of the passing of rock legend, AC/DC lead vocalist and Fremantle local hero, Bon Scott. It is also the 10th anniversary of the Bon Scott Statue installation, made possible by the generous donations of Bon Scott fans worldwide.

To mark the occasion, Bonfest Freo  – A Giant Dose of Rock ‘n’ Roll, will bring together musicians and music fans across the globe in a month long festival climaxing in a four-day weekend celebration of the musical legacy of Bon Scott. Taking place February 15 – 18, 2018 in beautiful Fremantle, Western Australia – the resting place of Bon Scott.

AC/DC and Bon Scott fans – tick some big items off your bucket list (the Bon Scott Statue, Bon’s resting place in Fremantle Cemetery and a Highway to Hell Tour of other iconic Fremantle landmarks) and get along to Bonfest Freo – A Giant Dose of Rock ‘n’ Roll.

“With 13 events in 19 days, music fans really are in for a giant dose of rock ‘n’ roll, we are spreading the love over the month of February give local bands and establishments all a piece of the Bonfest Freo experience says Doug Thorncroft – Event Director at Let There Be Rock Promotions”

The main event will be held on Saturday 17th February 2018 billed as ‘Jailbreak Concert – A Whole Lotta Pipers’ this concert is unique being an attempt for the World’s Biggest Bagpipe Band to perform It’s a Long Way to The Top by AC/DC.

Bonfest Freo is putting out the call for bagpipers – local, Australian and international – to participate in the world record attempt, more info on how to be involved will be posted on the Bonfest Freo website.

d Record attempt for Largest Bagpipe Ensemble, more info on how to be involved will be posted on the Bonfest Freo website.

Bonfest Freo 2018 Events