QUARTET Javeenbah Theatre, Nerang: Trio of retiree opera stars have planned a concert to celebrate Verdi’s birthday. Will they invite the new nursing home resident, a former diva, to join them? Opens tonight. Shows Thursdays to Saturdays until April 5 at 8pm, 2pm matinees Sunday and March 30. Tickets $15-26. TWO DOORS DOWN Murwillumbah Theatre Company: Classic Aussie comedy drama deals with one family’s attempt to come to terms with a year-old tragedy. Sam Steen directs. Last days. Tomorrow and Saturday night, Sunday matinee . Cabaret style seating. BYO food and drinks. Tickets $15. THE ONEDERS The Pavilion, Beenleigh Showgrounds: Phoenix Ensemble production celebrating the singer-songwriters and pop stars that had no more than a single hit. Cast of 15 includes fivepiece band live on stage. Joel Mikkelsen directs. Last days, Tomorrow and Saturday. 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 unveils his latest illusions. Extended season continues until April 27. Tickets $39. Family, dinner, show deals. Friday to Sunday at 7pm, matinee Saturday 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 and live music and a three-course meal. Plays Tuesdays to Saturdays with matinees on the last Sunday of the month. Doors open 6.15pm. Tickets from $79.99. ROMANCE Queensland Academies Theatre, Edmund Rice Drive, Southport: Gold Coast Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Mark Turpin, plays a program inspired by romance. Program includes Bizet’s from Mozart’s Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Morricone’s theme from Prokofiev’s
from highlights from Shows Saturday at 7.30pm, Sunday at 2.30pm. Tickets $20-25.
MILK CRATE COMEDY NIGHT The Loft: Budding local comedians showcase their standup skills. Show at 8pm. Entry $5. 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. DAVID BARRY Currumbin RSL: David Barry singing old favourites. Free show, 10.30am. NON CENTS Elsewhere: Josh Rutherford, Six Shooter and Chris Miller on the decks for Non Cents. Tickets $3. SEX ’N’ CHOCOLATE EAST: Live set performed by local band Sex ’N’ Chocolate for Worship Thursdays Ladies Night. FORRO D-QUINTA TRIO Swingin’ Safari: Classic Brazilian music and reggae roots from 9pm. Tickets $5.
MICHAEL JACKSON HISTORY II SHOW Twin Towns: Las Vegas’ premier Michael Jackson impersonator Kenny Wizz returns to Australia to thrill fans as the King of Pop. Show at 8pm. Tickets $49. BEC WHITEHEAD The Vault: Local songstress sings jazz, pop and soul. Nicole ParkerBrown warms up the stage from 4pm, with Bec Whitehead from 7pm. Free entry. BAND OF FREQUENCIES The Soundlounge: Movie screening
for Bleach* Festival with live music by Band of Frequencies and special guests. Show at 8.30pm. Tickets $22. THE STORYTELLERS Burleigh Brewing Company: Friday Brew Jams at the Brewhouse Bar with The Storytellers. Free popcorn, BYO food and supervised kids welcome. Show 5pm-8.30pm. TRANCESSENTIAL Platinum Nightclub: Featuting Xactlythis, Taglo, Dan Burks, Tranceducer and Binary Form on rotation. ROUTE 66 RSL Southport: Live rock ’n’ roll covers. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry. FLAMENCO MACARENA DE JAREZ The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Direct from Spain, Macarena de Jerez performs the raw and pure flamenco. Show at 7.30pm. Tickets $50-$60. ANDY SKI & JDUB Cocktails Nightclub: The latest in commercial dance. SLAPSHOT Coolangatta Hotel: Hardcore band from Boston, Massachusetts, play live. Driven Fear, Lost Cause, Shackels and Bitter Lungs support. Show at 8pm. Tickets $33.50. GCRNB ALL STARS EAST: Catch the hottest R ’n’ B tracks with live video mixing for Creme Fridays. COSMIC DOLPHIN PARTY Elsewhere: Sydney band Palms play live with The Gooch Palms and White Lodge. Tickets $15. 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. STEVE ALLISON The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Steve Allison does live stand-up for Comedy in the Basement. Show at 8pm. Tickets $25. THE ELLIOTTS The Loft: Melbourne’s The Elliotts play live with Kip Casper, Loddy Whitmore and Julie Hayes. Show at 8pm, $10 entry. DJ TURHAN Love Nightlife: Turhan plays Top 40 commercial and dance hits for Shooter and Cocktail Party. MASON RACK BAND Southport Sharks: Live original alternative-rock. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry.
Band of Frequencies
Band Of Frequencies