Gold Coast Comedy Club, The Loft: Local budding comedians perform live stand-up. Show at 8pm. Tickets $18. Frazer Goodman, The Vault: Singer and pianist Frazer Goodman performs a blend of blues, funk and soulful grooves. Show at 7pm. Pigeon, Alpha Beta, Coolangatta Hotel: Five-piece plays electro-pop. (Report, Page 5.) The Belligerents support. Free entry. Ben Eaton, Little Beans: Ben Eaton, Ella Fence and Ebony Rose play live 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. Aerial Angels and Ikin Dance Spectacular, The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Aerial Angels Academy and Ikin Dance present their annual production of Spectacular, this year titled Musicale. Featuring local talents performing aerial acts as well as singing and dancing. Show at 7pm. Tickets $15-$25. Astrix Little, Elsewhere: Astrix Little on the decks for Non Cents with resident DJs. Tickets $3. Sex ’N’ Chocolate, EAST: Live music from local band Sex ’N’ Chocolate for Worship Thursdays Ladies Night. Reggaeton, Swingin’ Safari: Peruvian brothers Italo and Enrique play Latino tunes. Show at 8pm. Tickets $5. Thursday Music Lounge, The Palmy Cafe: Three local acts play their original tunes. Show at 6.30pm. Free entry. The Rockhounds, Club Robina: Rock ’n’ roll hits. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry. Jesswar & Lane-Harry, The Loft: Jesswar & Lane-Harry celebrate their EP launch. Tuesday’s Good, Laura Hill and Tommy Sheehan support. Show at 8pm. $10 entry. Mr Lovalicious, Love Nightlife: The final heat of Mr Lovalicious Male Model Search with resident DJs. Velvet Martini, Southport Sharks: Live vintage contemporary swing. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry. Kulaz, Currumbin RSL: Duo play pop, Latin and reggae hits. Show at 7pm. Free entry.
– Picture: MICHAEL BATTERHAM
The Gold Coast City Ballet Farewell Gala, directed by Nicole Ransley (left), will farewell retiring dance teachers Dawn (centre) and Joy Ransley (right).