Clubbing, gigs and shows...........................
Gimpus, Surfers Beergarden: Gimpus headline a bill of live metal and punk bands with Take to the Skies, Cult of Zero, Livened and Awaken The Beast. Show at 7.30pm. Jason Machado, Mandala Organic Arts: Popular Brazilian music. Show at 6.30pm. $3 entry. Harley Breen , The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Headlines Comedy in The Basement. Show at 8pm. Tickets $22.
Benjalu, The Loft, Chevron Island: Newcastle roots-rock band Benjalu hit the stage with The Headland Peddler and Rhea Robertson. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10. Danielle’s Studio of Dance – Sleeping
Beauty & L’Anniversaire, The Arts
Centre Gold Coast: The studio presents its end of year production from 6pm. Tickets $40.
Zookeepers, Southport Sharks: Covers and modern jive live from 7.30pm. Free entry.
Sam Cahill, Elsewhere: Residents Sam Cahill and Chris Miller. Tickets $3.
Soul Attraction, EAST: With Knights of Pleasure. MCXY and DJ Oscar. Tickets $10.
Brazilian Forro Band, Swingin Safari:
Brazilian music. Show at 8pm. Tickets $5.
The Two Kings of Rock n’ Roll - Elvis and JOK, Twin Towns: With Dennis Knight as Jok and Dean Vegas as Elvis. Show at 8pm. Tickets $30. Perch Creek Family Jugband, The Arts
Centre Gold Coast: Tight five-part vocal harmonies soar over five-string banjo, washboard, jug, double-bass, harmonicas, saw, trombone, kazoo, ukulele, guitar, melodica and tap-dancing. Show at 7.30pm. Tickets $20. Human Nature, Jupiters Hotel & Casino: The chart-topping, multi award winning quartet Human Nature bring their Christmas, Motown and More show to Jupiters. They will be performing with their band and accompanied by full symphony orchestra, Philharmonia Australia. Tickets $119.
CC the Cat, Mandala Organic Arts: Local band play funk and reggae. Show at 8pm. $10 entry.
Justice Crew, Love Nightlife: Justice Crew perform their greatest hits including Boom Boom. MaRLo, Platinum: MaRLo hits the decks.
Kate Leopold, The Palmy Cafe: Kate Leopold brings her unique vocals to Cocktail Chill. Show at 6.30pm. Gold coin entry.
Original Seeds Showcase, The SoundLouge, Currumbin RSL: Highenergy folk band Brother Fox play live with Tully John & Liza-Jane and Creature Kind for Original Seeds Showcase. Show at 8.30pm. Tickets $14.
Catfish & The Deejays, Southport RSL: Old school rockers play old school hits. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry. Harley Breen , The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Stand-up comedian Harley Breen
headlines Comedy in The Basement. Show at 8pm. Tickets $22. Swagga R’n’b & Hip Hop Party, Komune: With Charlie, DJ Flo, Tom & Jarry, DJ Hickup and DJ Dreamz. Show at 7pm.
Menage, EAST: Live singers mix ’50s and ’60s tunes with modern day hits. Fashion parade by Glamorous Life Swimwear plus Aerial Angels entertainment. Tickets $10.
DJ VS One, Titanium Bar: Funk, soul, classics, breaks and hip hop. Show at 8.30pm.
Another Light Year Xmas, Elsewhere: Light Year gets hands raised with a dance set. Audun, Giv, Sam Cahill, Chris Miller, Tiafau and Stretch Paper Cranes support. Tickets $15.
Felicity Lawless, Swingin Safari: Gypsyfolk tunes from the songstress. Live art from Joy French and others. DJ Marty Harris supports. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10.
Diamond Rose, The Loft: Catch the final time this duo will play together. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10.
Oz Latin Brothers, Southport Sharks: Live Latin tunes. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry.
Chi Chi, Currumbin RSL: Greg and Rose Powell play covers. Show at 7pm. Free entry.
White Revolver Party, Komune: With Brett Sellwood, DeuxDeux and LC on the decks. Show at 7pm.
Fyah Walk, Mandala Organic Arts:
Roots-reggae band. Show at 9pm. $10 entry.
Brett Sellwood, Elsewhere: Brett Sellwood and Giv on the decks. Tickets $15.
Soul Company, Titanium Bar: Live set.
Show at 8.30pm. Human Nature, Jupiters Hotel & Casino: The chart-topping, multi award winning quartet Human Nature bring their
Christmas, Motown and More show to Jupiters. They will be performing with their band and accompanied by full symphony orchestra, Philharmonia Australia. Tickets $119. The Fawlty Towers Impersonators, The Arts Centre Gold Coast: The Fawlty Towers Impersonators present Tonight in
Torquay, a Christmas dinner and show. Show at 6.30pm. Tickets $85.
Sebastien Leger, Platinum: Sebastien Leger and HookNSling hit the decks.
DJ Turhan, Love Nightlife: DJ Turhan and Dave Ferrini spin ’90s R’n’B favourites.
Stevenson St., Currumbin RSL: Fourpiece cover classics and current day hits. Show at 7pm. Free entry.
Probably DJs, Swingin Safari: Local favourites Mr Newton and Chaz rock the house with coolest of grooves. Tickets $10.
DJ Steve Frank, EAST: Live dining performance by Jamie Lee Wilson with the illuminatra lightshow. Tickets $20.
Bec Laughton Band, Southport Sharks: Live roots-pop with soulful vocals. Show 8.30pm. Free entry.
City Riots, The Loft: Adelaide band plays live with The Lions Children, Chapter 17 and Steph Pickett. Show at 8pm. Tickets $12.
Wendy Rule, Swingin Safari: Wendy Rule weaves together music, mythology and ritual to take her audience on an otherworldly journey of depth and passion. Tickets $20.
Dave Sway, Mandala Organic Arts: Earthy acoustics with an honest Australian flavour. Show at 7pm. $3 entry.
Snobs, Elsewhere: Snobs & resident Stretch Paper Cranes spin beats.
The Chevrolets, Currumbin RSL: Fourpiece showband presents the best music from the ’50s and ’60s. Show at 1.30pm. Free entry.
Ada&Eve, Komune: With Brett Sellwood, Pablo, Charlie and Bonnas.
Nakula, The Palmy Cafe: Ethnic world sounds, diverse musical styles and beats for The Sundown Session. Show at 4pm. Gold coin entry.
LOL Crew, Southport Sharks: Perform popular covers. Show at 6pm. Free entry. Black Cats Reloaded, Robina Bowls
Club: Rock’n’roll, swing, jive and rockabilly. Show at 1pm. Free entry.
Lloyd Saniel, Southport Sharks: Popular hits. Show at 6pm. Free entry.
Spin, Twin Towns: Rock along to Spin’s jumping live set and learn new dance moves. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry.
Palmy Originals Music Lounge, The Palmy Cafe: Three acts play original tunes. Gold coin entry.
Tango Club lessons, Swingin Safari: With an Argentinian tango master. Show at 7pm. Tickets $10.
Latin Dance Night, Southport Sharks: Voice & Congas play Latin pop, reggaeton and salsaton. Show at 6.30pm. Free entry.
Salsa Dancing, Mandala Organic Arts: Salsa Dancing with Paula Di Pietro. Beginners 7pm, social dancing from 9pm.
Legends of Swing, Twin Towns: Starring Craig Martin and Cheryl O’Brien and featuring a 14-piece swing band, Legends of Swing perform music from great swing bands. Show at 10.30am. $10 entry.
The Musicians Club, Swingin Safari: Hosted by Saia Hanlon and Jesse Green . Show at 8pm. Tickets $5. Catfish & The Deejays, Broadbeach Bowls Club: Old school rockers play old school hits. Show at 8pm. Free entry. The Elton and Friends Show, Twin Towns: A fabulous tribute to the legendary Elton John Show at 10.30am. $10 entry.
Forro Secreto, Mandala Organic Arts: Brazilian dance night with a live Forro band. Show at 7pm. Tickets $8. Paul Brasch, PA Bar, Jupiters Hotel & Casino: Stand-up show with support Ellen Briggs. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10.
Lloyd Saniel, Currumbin RSL: Pianoman performs live. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry.