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MU­SI­CAL MEM­O­RIES MU­SI­CALE

Tweed Heads Civic Cen­tre: Tweed Theatre Com­pany high­light the best parts of the last 10 mu­si­cals they have staged over the last decade. Stars more than 60 per­form­ers and fea­tures more than 30 songs. Liza Beamish di­rects. Kim Dob­bie is mu­si­cal di­rec­tor and Amy Stone­house is chore­og­ra­pher. Two shows only. Satur­day at 7.30pm and Sun­day at 2pm. tweedtheatre.com.au

PETER PAN — THE PAN­TOMIME The Base­ment, Spot­light

Theatre: Top Hat Pro­duc­tions pre­sents school hol­i­day panto Peter Pan. Writ­ten and di­rected by Kate Peters, the show will em­brace the clas­sic English pan­tomime tra­di­tion and fea­ture a girl play­ing Prin­ci­pal Boy, with tal­ented young Gold Coaster Lucy Wald­ing tak­ing on the ti­tle role. Plays un­til July 12. spot­lightthe­atre.com.au

ALICE IN WON­DER­LAND

The Gerda Pin­ter Pavil­ion,

Mac­in­tosh Is­land Park, Surfers

Par­adise: The Queens­land Theatre of Pup­petry present their July school hol­i­day pro­duc­tion of Alice In

Won­der­land. Phil Bell di­rects. Shows week­days at 11am un­til July 11. No book­ings, ar­rive early. Tick­ets $5. qtop.org.au SHUT YOUR EYES AND THINK OF ENG­LAND

Gold Coast Lit­tle Theatre: Dorothy Hen­der­son di­rects this Bri­tish farce. No one is who they seem in this com­edy about wifeswap­ping and mis­taken iden­ti­ties. When Mr Pullen comes to the of­fice on a Satur­day, he finds his em­ployer, Sir Justin Hol­brook, in the pent­house flat with a call girl. Sir Justin’s wife ar­rives; Pullen passes the call­girl off as his wife — un­til Pullen’s wife ar­rives too. Plays Thurs­days to Satur­days un­til July 12, with a mati­nee on Sun­day. gclt.com.au

BYE BYE BIRDIE

Bal­lina Play­ers: Stage mu­si­cal based in the mid-1950s dur­ing the time of rock’n’roll, when mil­lions of men were be­ing drafted into the armed ser­vices. Con­rad Birdie is the big­gest rock’n’roll star of his time and has just been drafted, dev­as­tat­ing his teenage fans across the na­tion. One lucky fan — Kim MacAfee — wins a com­pe­ti­tion and she gets her “last kiss” from Birdie. Last shows. Plays un­til Satur­day. bal­li­naplay­ers.com.au

SO­LARIA

Jupiters Ho­tel & Casino: A spicy Cuban and Latin-themed stage show star­ring some of the cirque world’s hottest ac­ro­bat­ics and a siz­zling cast of dancers, singers and co­me­di­ans in Jupiters Theatre this win­ter. The lat­est show from Gold Coast­based pro­ducer Sue Por­rett’s An­ge­lis Pro­duc­tions, So­lAria — An In­ter­na­tional Spec­tac­u­lar opens on Thurs­day and plays Tues­days to Satur­days at 7.30pm with mati­nees on Wed­nes­days at 1pm, Satur­days at 3pm and Sun­days at 4pm. Tick­ets $49-$59. jupiters­gold­coast.com.au

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 Barry-Cot­ter and a live band. Last shows. Din­ner and show Tues­days to Satur­days. Ar­rivals from 6.30pm drac­u­las.com.au

SPIRIT OF THE HORSE Aus­tralian Out­back

Spec­tac­u­lar, Ox­en­ford: Din­ner and show with a cast of larger- than-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. out­back­spec­tac­u­lar.com.au

TONIGHT

BAN­DANA ROCK

The Loft: Ban­dana Rock Can­Teen Fundraiser with Jess Grim­ley, Caleb Lafaitele, Marty Gray, Myles Larsen. Show at 7.30pm. $10 en­try.

THE BEARDS

The Sound­lounge: The world’s pre­mier beard-re­lated rock act The Beards are re­turn­ing with a brand new al­bum. Franky Wal­nut sup­ports. Show at 8.30pm. Tick­ets $25-$30.

BENNO’S BIG SING

Provin­cial Bar: Benno plays acous­tic ver­sions of the sound­track of your life — hits

from the ‘70s to now.

TUES­DAY’S GOOD

Cur­rumbin Creek Tav­ern: The lovely Sarah Frank fronts the lo­cal in­die band.

ZOOKEEP­ERS

South­port Sharks: Cov­ers and mod­ern jive live from 7.30pm. Free en­try.

JOSH RUTHERFORD

Else­where: Josh Rutherford, Six Shooter Cahill & Chris Miller on the decks for Non Cents. Tick­ets $3.

SEX ‘N’ CHOCO­LATE

EAST: Live mu­sic from lo­cal band Sex ‘N’ Choco­late for Wor­ship Thurs­days Ladies Night.

GROUNDSWELL

Swingin’ Sa­fari: Open to all per­form­ers. Pre­sented by Pushin But­tonz. Show from 7.30pm. Gold coin en­try.

TO­MOR­ROW

DAN The Sound­lounge: SUL­TAN Mel­bourne pow­er­house Sul­tan plays songs rock vo­cal­ist from his Dan new al­bum, Black­bird. Stone­field sup­port. Show at 7.30pm. Tick­ets $35-$40.

STREET 66

Burleigh Brew­ing Com­pany: Brew­house Bash at the Brew­house Bar with Street 66. Show 5-8.30pm.

WES CARR

South­port Sharks: Wes Carr takes the stage from 8.30pm af­ter per­form­ing at the Carl­ton Mid Celebrity Sports Lunch.

BLACK­OUT

Ko­mune: Black­out, Stix, KTBO and Hick-Up hit the decks for a shock­ing shirt dress up party. Show at 7pm. Free en­try.

GCRNB ALL STARS

EAST: Catch the hottest R’n’B

tracks Creme with Fridays. live video mix­ing for

SIL­VER­SIX

Else­where: Deep house DJ Sil­ver­six on the decks with sup­port from res­i­dents.

MAD PERU­VIANS

Swingin’ Sa­fari: Mad Peru­vians present Fri­day Fi­esta with South Amer­i­cana, sal­saton, reg­gae and funky Latin house. Salsa lessons from 6-8pm. Show at 8pm. Tick­ets $5.

MICK MERED­ITH

The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast: Mick Mered­ith does live stand-up for Com­edy in the Base­ment. Show at 8pm. Tick­ets $25.

AMY SHARK

The Loft: Lo­cal mu­si­cian Amy Shark launches a new sin­gle. Mel­bourne’s Eden Mul­hol­land, Teigan Le Plas­trier and Loddy & Stav sup­port. Show at 8pm. $10 en­try.

LA BOUM

South­port Sharks: Live band play pop favourites. Show at 8.30pm. Free en­try.

STEVEN­SON ST

Cur­rumbin RSL: Four-piece play smooth cov­ers and party hits. Show at 7pm. Free en­try.

SATUR­DAY

THE GLENN MILLER ORCHES­TRA

Twin Towns: A con­cert spec­tac­u­lar on the eve of Glenn Miller’s 75th an­niver­sary. Show at 8.30pm. Tick­ets $79.

CAS­SIDY WIL­SON TRIO

Palazzo Ver­sace: Live con­tem­po­rary jazz at Le Jardin’s Gin Palace from 6.30pm. Free en­try.

A NIGHT IN TI­JUANA

Ko­mune: Tequila and taco night star­ring DJ Punch and Camorra. Free en­try. JOSH BOYD

The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast: Jazz in The Base­ment hosted by Mal Wood. New Zealand jazz ex­port, Josh Boyd. Show at 7.30pm. Tick­ets $22-$29.

CAT­FISH & THE DEE­JAYS

Club Banora: Old school rock­ers play old time hits. Show at 7pm. Free en­try.

DJ EDX

Plat­inum Night­club: In­ter­na­tional DJ hits the Plat­inum decks. Flash and Craig Roberts sup­port.

SATUR­DAY NIGHT SHOW

Else­where: Taya & Giv on the decks. En­try $10-$15.

THE CRAW

Cur­rumbin RSL: Quar­tet play funk, rock and pop cov­ers. Show at 7pm. Free en­try.

SASTA BAND

South­port Sharks: Ir­ish band play clas­sic hits. Show at 8.30pm. Free en­try.

THE STRUMS

The Loft: The Strums share the stage with Canada’s Cafeine, David Aurora and Mitchell Ryan. Show at 8pm. $10 en­try.

SUN­DAY

CIR­CLE OF FRIENDS Mi­ami Mar­ketta, Rab­bit +

Co­coon: Hussy Hicks, Lachy Do­ley, Daniel Cham­pagne and Lani Motiekaitis share sto­ries and songs from 2pm.

NINE SONS OF DAN

Swingin’ Sa­fari: Lo­cal five-piece al­ter­na­tive band play their youth­ful brand of pop-rock.

MA­SON RACK BAND

North Kirra SLSC: Lo­cal al­ter­na­tive-rock trio play live orig­i­nals. Show 2pm. Free en­try.

BLACK SPICED SUN­DAY

Ko­mune: Budding bands Salt & Seel and Uber Groove bat­tle it out in a live set­ting. Show at 7pm. Free en­try.

SMOOTH & GROOVE

Cur­rumbin RSL: Trio play smooth party cov­ers. Show at 1.30pm. Free en­try.

LOL CREW

South­port Sharks: Pop­u­lar cov­ers. Show at 6pm. Free en­try.

EMOH IN­STEAD

Else­where: Emoh In­stead, one­half of What So Not with Flume, hits the decks.

THE JON SKYE BAND

Club Robina: Live rock cov­ers. Show at 1.30pm. Free en­try.

MON­DAY

LLOYD SANIEL

South­port Sharks: Pianoman plays smooth cov­ers. Show at 6pm. Free en­try.

TUES­DAY

THE GREEN­ROOM PROJECT JU­NIOR

The Arts Cen­tre Gold Coast: Hosted by Matt Ward and star­ring Rachael Beck, The Green­room Project Ju­nior high­lights the young emerg­ing talent on the Gold Coast. Show at 6.30pm. Tick­ets $18-$28. TANGO CLUB & AVANT GARDE CIN­EMA

Swingin’ Sa­fari: A re­laxed way to learn the dance of love plus movies for the quirky. Show at 7pm. Tick­ets $10. A TRIB­UTE TO CASH, MON­ROE & ELVIS

Twin Towns: Star­ring Mark Calig­uri, Joanne Evan­gelia & Gigi Cop­ple­man per­form­ing live for Morn­ing Melodies. Show at 11am. Tick­ets $12.

VOICE & CON­GAS

South­port Sharks: Latin pop, reg­gae­ton and sal­saton. Show at 7.30pm. Free en­try.

WED­NES­DAY

CAT­FISH & THE DEE­JAYS

Breezes Stage, Twin Towns: Old school rock­ers play old time hits. Show at 7.30pm. Free en­try.

MU­SI­CIANS CLUB

Swingin’ Sa­fari: Open in­vi­ta­tion for any­one who can play, sing, speak or per­form to grace the stage. Show at 8pm. Tick­ets $5.

OPEN MIC NIGHT

The Loft: All mu­sos wel­come. Show at 7.30pm.

Pic­ture: FRANCES KINMAN

Nine Sons Of Dan bring their pop-rock to Swingin’ Sa­fari.

Wes Carr plays South­port Sharks.

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