Pirates Alive, Elsewhere: Local surf-rock trio launch their new EP, Wasted Souls. Byron Bay’s Pilots and The Dark Hawks support. Tickets $10. Wayne Foster, The Vault: Live covers of James Brown, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke and more from 7pm. Nicole ParkerBrown plays Jazz and Shiraz from 4pm. Free entry. Mopery, Miami Tavern: Play live with The Green Whistle, Slow Riots and Drudge. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10. Brendan Gallagher, The Stillsons, The Soundlounge: Karma County frontman and two-time ARIA winner Brendan Gallagher plays funky, gritty, country/rock tunes from his new double album, Wine Island. (Report, Page 4.) Tickets $20. Little Big, Burleigh Brewing Company: Friday Brew Jams at the Brewhouse Bar with Little Big. Free popcorn, BYO food and supervised kids welcome. Show 5pm-8.30pm. Mild Electric, Platinum: With Flash and Craig Roberts. Deluxe, RSL Southport: Covers band. Free show 7.30pm. Listen Out Warm Up Party, Komune: DJ Deuces and Sellwood on decks. Ticket givewaways. Show at 7pm. GCRNB All Stars, EAST: R’n’B hits and live video mixing. DJ Enrique , Swingin’ Safari: South American party with DJ Enrique and friends. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10. Joel Creasey, The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Headlines Comedy in The Basement. Show at 8pm. Tickets $25. Tsun, Coolangatta Hotel: Psych-rockers play live with The Bends, Sassin Fra and The Ether. Show at 8pm. Tickets $15. The Midnight Antics, The Loft: Local band shows off some new tunes with supportsKolorsol, Sound From Earth and Ellie Hopley. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10. National Final of Manhunt Australia, Love Nightlife: DJ Femme supplies the tunes for the male model search. Mason Rack Band, Southport Sharks: Globe-trotting local blues/rock band plays live. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry. Black Magic, Currumbin RSL: Covers duo. Free show 7pm.