Gold Coast Comedy Club, The Loft: Local comedians try their hand at stand-up. Show at 7.30pm. Tickets $5. Jason Machado, Mandala Organic Arts: Live Brazilian popular music. Show at 6.30pm. $3 entry. Round & Round, Up & Down, The Arts Centre Gold Coast: QMusic, A-Venue & Arts Qld bring four Queensland artists to the stage – Moreton Bay’s Gentlemen, local pop-punk band Double Lined Minority, Southern Downs altrockers Black as Blue, and Sunshine Coast pop trio The Roshambos. Show at 8pm. Tickets $12. Broadbeach Country Music Festival, Broadbeach Mall and surrounding venues: Tonight’s highlights include Paul Thorn at Broadbeach Mall at 8.45pm; Christie Lamb at The Envy Hotel at 7.30pm and The Harmonators at Wave Corner at 7.30pm. Free entry. Brittany Burke, Little Beans: With Hello Tari for Nobby’s Originals. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry. Songs of the Haight Ashbury, Currumbin RSL: Relive the hippie era that was San Francisco in the 1960s. Celebrate some of the best music of the 20th century with Songs of the Haight Ashbury. Show at 7pm. Tickets $22. Candice Mcleod, The Cave: With Old Soul Young Mole. Show at 8pm. Free entry. Sarah Shah, Nobby’s Arc: With Akova for Nobby’s Originals. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry. Thrash Thursdays, Surfers Beergarden: Live metal and punk bands. Zookeepers, Southport Sharks: Covers and modern jive live from 7.30pm. Free entry. Non Cents, Elsewhere: With Jonathon Terrific, Six Shooter Cahill and Chris Miller. Tickets $3. David Barry, Currumbin RSL: Plays covers for Morning Melodies. Show at 10.30am. Free entry. Sex ’N’ Chocolate, EAST: Live music from local vocal group for Worship Thursdays Ladies Night. Brazilian Forro Trio, Swingin’ Safari: Forro dance, Brazilian music. Show at 8pm. Tickets $5.