The City’s Youth Services team hold a number of music events for young people each year. These include underage gigs featuring local and national artists and Defeat the Beat music competition.

 Local young people are given the opportunity to be involved in all of our music events.



Defeat the Beat 2018 – Call for Artists

The City is now calling all bands, soloists, DJ’s, hip hop artists and talented young people to showcase their musical abilities in the City of Joondalup Defeat the Beat competition.

Great prizes are up for grabs including studio time, photo shoots and more.

Download an entry pack here

Entries close Sunday 11 March 2018

For more info call 9400 4929.

Entrants must be available to perform at the Defeat the Beat event to be held on Tuesday 17 April at The Boatshed, Marmion Angling and Aquatic Club, West Coast Drive, Marmion.

Defeat the Beat 2017

On Friday 7 April 2017,  local acts Clockwork Prince, Farraday’s Cage, Georga Raath, Pacific, Sophie Hart and Toby Jonah competed in the National Youth Week Defeat the Beat Competition at Bar 120 in Hillarys. Prizes included recording studio time provided by Superfreak Studios and Indibell Studios, music vouchers to Joondalup Music Centre, a professional photo shoot thanks to Shot by Thom and exclusive use of Edge Music Studio.

The winners on the night were:

1st Place                Farraday’s Cage

2nd Place               Georga Raath

3rd Place               Pacific

Head over to the Facebook page for all the photos