Ruby Wax, Byron Community Centre Theatre: The comic, writer and mental health campaigner presents a unique version of her one-person show Out of Her Mind. Show at 6pm. Tickets $30. Glass Towers, The Loft: Indie rock band brings the debut Halcyon Days album tour to Gold Coast. Support by Gold Coast brother duo Lyon Apprentice and Sydney singer and songwriter Jordan Leser. Show from 8pm. Tickets $15. Frazer Goodman, The Vault: Resort favourite plays blues, funk, swing and soulful grooves. Show at 7pm. The Getaway Plan, Surfers Beergarden: Melbourne hardcore act plays new songs on their Lovesick tour. Doors open 7pm. Tickets $10. Zookeepers, Southport Sharks: Covers and modern jive live from 8.30pm. Free entry. Sex ’N’ Chocolate, EAST: Pop covers performed live by locals to launch Girls Night Out with DJ Oscar andMCXY on decks. Show at 6pm. Entry free before 10pm. Reggaeton , Swingin’ Safari: Peruvian brothers Italo and Enrique play Latino sounds. Show at 8pm. Tickets $5. Thursday Music Lounge, The Palmy Cafe: Three local acts play original tunes. Show at 6.30pm. Free entry. One Wild Nite, Twin Towns: Shake, rattle and rock ’n’ roll to ’80s, ’90s and noughties hits performed by a four-piece band. Shows tonight and Sunday at 7.30pm, tomorrow and Saturday at 9.30pm in the Breezes Live lounge. Free entry. Kulaz: Currumbin RSL: Husband and wife duo perform for Morning Melodies. Show at 10.30am. Free entry. Orbison and Elvis Show, Currumbin RSL: Eddie Daniels Aloha Elvis and Memories of Orbison tribute shows. Show at 7pm. Tickets $20.
– Picture: SHIRIN HOUSTON performs songs from the album This Shining Skin, fresh from his support tour withUKact Passenger. Support by Gold Coast indie roots singer Marcus Blacke, local jazz five-piece Ella Fence and Village Markets favourite Eilish-Ellen. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10. Soul Simple, Southport Sharks: South-east Queensland contemporary indie soul pop outfit plays songs from its debut, self-titled EP. Show at 8.30pm. Tickets $10. Bone Lazy Duo, RSL Southport: Play contemporary covers. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry.
Comedian Ruby Wax