TWO DOORS DOWN Murwillumbah Theatre Company: Classic Aussie comedydrama deals with one family’s attempt to come to terms with a year-old tragedy. Sam Steen directs. Opens tomorrow at 6.30pm (Qld time). Plays Fridays and Saturdays until March 22 with two Sunday matinees at 1pm on March 16 and 23. Cabaret seating. BYO food and drinks. Tickets $15. TASHI The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Imaginary Theatre brings to life Anna and Barbara Fienberg’s wellloved adventure books
and Suitable for kids aged 4-10. Plays tonight at 6pm, tomorrow at 10.30am and 1pm. Tickets $19.50. ANNIE Spotlight Theatre, Benowa: Orphan searches for a family to care for her. Kim Reynolds directs and choreographs, with Greta Brinsley assistant choreographer and Kristine Dennis as musical director. Last days. Tonight, tomorrow and Saturday at 7.30pm. Tickets $20-35. THE ONEDERS The Pavilion, Beenleigh Showgrounds: Phoenix Ensemble production celebrates the singers, songwriters and pop stars that tasted the joy of fame with a single hit. Cast of 15 includes five-piece band live on stage. Plays Fridays and Saturdays until March 22. Tickets $22-26. ILLUSIONS Sanctuary Cove: Globe-trotting Oxenford showman and Australian Entertainer of the Year Matt Hollywood blends comedy, tricks and stunts as he performs his latest illusions. Extended season continues until April 27. Tickets $39. Family, dinner, show deals. Fridays to Sundays at 7pm, matinee Saturdays at 4pm. SIN & TONIC Dracula’s, Broadbeach: The famed cabaret restaurant’s latest variety show melds Berlin burlesque, mischievous comedy, carnival novelty acts and a punchy songlist. Show for 18+ audiences. Stars Rudi Testa, Danielle Casson, Richard Macionis, Megan BarryCotter and a live band. Dinner and show Tuesdays to Saturdays. Arrivals from 6.30pm. SPIRIT OF THE HORSE Australian Outback Spectacular, Oxenford: Dinner and show with a cast of largerthan-life characters, big stunts, special effects, live music and a three-course meal. Plays Tuesdays to Saturdays with matinees on the last Sunday of the month. Doors 6.15pm. Tickets from $79.99.
THE GROWLERS Coolangatta Hotel: Californian garage-rockers The Growlers bring their ‘60s psychedelic flavoured sound to Australia for the first time. Tomorrows Tulips and local band TSUN support. Tickets $30. BENNO’S BIG SING Provincial Bar: Benno plays the acousticsoundtrack of your life — hits from the 1970s to now. Show 7pm. THE BELLOWS The Loft: Byron Bay soul band The Bellows headline a night of great music with Teigan Le Plastrier, The Shorefires, Jessie Ryan-Allen and Mentally Twins. Show at 8pm. $10 entry. FRAZER GOODMAN The Vault: Singer and pianist Frazer Goodman entertains with his blend of blues, funk and soulful grooves. Show at 7pm. ZOOKEEPERS Southport Sharks: Covers and modern jive live from 7.30pm. Free entry. THE HOLIDAYS Elsewhere: Indie, pop and soul band The Holidays launch their second album Real Feel. The Cairos support. Tickets $25. SEX ‘N’ CHOCOLATE EAST: Live music from local band Sex ‘N’ Chocolate for Worship Thursdays ladies’ nights. FORRO D-QUINTA TRIO Swingin’ Safari: Classic Brazilian music and reggae roots from 9pm. Tickets $5.
FRENZAL RHOMB Coolangatta Hotel: Hilarious punk-rockers play their old favourites. Tickets $25. THE ROLLING STONES EXPERIENCE Burleigh Underground Drummers: Charity night to raise funds for Alicia Jonson’s cancer treatment in Germany. Rolling Stones tribute band performs live. The Matty Rogers Band, Jason Kafoa and The Real Deal and MooMooPappa support. $20. Twin Towns: Musical mashup starring three Melbourne drag queens who turn the outback upside down after accepting a gig. Show at 8pm. Tickets $35. CATFISH & THE DEEJAYS Surfers RSL: Old school rockers play old-time hits. Show 7.30pm. BEC WHITEHEAD The Vault: Local songstress sings jazz, pop and soul. Nicole ParkerBrown warms up the stage for Jazz and Shiraz from 4pm, with Bec Whitehead from 7pm. Free. DANIEL DE NIRO Vanity Nightclub: Daniel De Niro, Jake Carmody and Jaden Took play the best in commercial house. BLEACH* OPENING PARTY The Soundlounge: Elizabeth Rose, The Trouble With Templeton and Hey Geronimo help kick off the surf-culture festival. Show at 8.30pm. Tickets $22. EMMERICH Burleigh Brewing Company: Brewhouse Bash at the Brewhouse Bar with Emmerich. Show 5pm8.30pm. FLASH Platinum Nightclub: Flash and Craig Roberts play big-room house music. TOM STARKS SinCity Nightclub: Tom Starks on the decks. WALLY & THE GATORS RSL Southport: Cover band keeps the dancefloor busy. Show
at 7.30pm. Free entry. ANDY SKI & JDUB Cocktails Nightclub: Residents spin the latest in commercial dance. DJ TOMCAT Komune: DJ Tomcat on the decks for the Jaymes Swimwear Cheeky Pant fashion launch. DJ Flo supports. Show at 7pm. Free entry. GCRNB ALL STARS EAST: Catch the hottest R’n’B tracks with live video mixing for Creme Fridays. SOFTWAR Elsewhere: Softwar duo hit the decks. Brisbane’s Tim Fuchs and Audun support. Tickets $10. MAD PERUVIANS Swingin’ Safari: Mad Peruvians present Friday Fiesta with salsa, reggae and funky Latin house. Salsa lessons from 7pm. Show at 8pm. Tickets $5. STEADY EDDY The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Steady Eddy, a famed comedian who suffers from cerebral palsy, does live stand-up for Comedy in the Basement. Show 8pm. $25. SONGWRITERS CIRCLE The Loft: Starring singersongwriters Ella Fence, Kate Leopold, David Aurora, Jorja May and Katie Who. Show 8pm. $10. CONNOR CRUISE Love Nightlife: Miss Hawaiian Tropic National Final with the son of celebrity royalty Connor Cruise on the decks. DJ Turhan supports. PACHA MAMMA Southport Sharks: Roots, rock and blues. Show 8.30pm. Free. ARCHIE RYE Currumbin RSL: Classic rock duo. Show at 7pm. Free entry.
The Growlers play Coolangatta Hotel.