MOVIES, GIGS, SHOWS AND TV GUIDE
LIVE MUSIC LAKESIDE
Evandale Parklands: Original musicians play contemporary tunes beside Evandale Lake. The home of open-air live music this summer, Casey Barnes presents the line-up that includes himself and Hoo8Hoo tomorrow night from 5.30pm, Ashleigh Grace on Saturday at 4.20pm and Nicky Convine on Sunday at 3pm. Free entry.
BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL
The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Inspired by the hit film, this theatre show promises to take the audience on a high-flying journey filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal, and forgiveness. Featuring an original story by Tony Award winner Jeff Whitty, it follows Campbell, cheer-royalty at Truman High School who is forced to spend her final year of high school at the neighbouring, hard-knocks Jackson High School. Shows tomorrow, Saturday and Wednesday at 7.30pm with a Sunday matinee at 2pm. Shows until January 17. Tickets $69. theartscentregc.com.au
LAUGH YOUR PANTS OFF
Jupiters Hotel & Casino: I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here’s Joel Creasey headlines the latest instalment of Laugh Your Pants Off. Hosted by Lindsay Webb, the swag of funny people taking to the stage include Sammy J, Mikey Robins, Harley Breen, Tommy Dean and Claire Hooper. Shows tomorrow at 7.30pm. Tickets $49. jupitersgoldcoast.com.au
Dracula’s, Broadbeach: The cabaret restaurant’s latest vampire vaudeville show features mischievous comedy, midair performances, colourful costumes, sensuous burlesque, slick jazz, and a punchy song list. Show for 15+ audiences. Stars Rudi Testa, Richard Macionis, David Kume, Aurelie Roque, Olesya Borisova, Ruby Clark and a live band. Dinner and show Tuesdays to Saturdays. Arrivals from 6.30pm. draculas.com.au
HIGH COUNTRY LEGENDS Australian Outback Spectacular, Oxenford: Dinner and show with a cast of largerthan-life characters, animal stars, 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
Dog & Parrot Tavern: Weekly comedy night featuring funny woman Anne Howe delivering original gags. MJ Wong supports. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry.
Southport Sharks: Covers and modern jive live from 7.30pm. Free entry.
Elsewhere: DJ collective dedicate their set to re-edits and originals of Fleetwood Mac.
Currumbin RSL: Friendly security man Price Seia is stepping out from behind the desk and on to the Morning Melodies stage. Show at 10.30am. Free entry.
GIRLS NIGHT OUT
EAST: Knights of Pleasure host ladies night.
BEARFOOTRabbitlive for Marketta+ Cocoon: Street Bearfoot Food. play Show at 5pm. Free entry. THE PREACHERSJAMES STREET
Vintagesmooth blues Velvet: tunes. Duo Showplay at 7.30pm. Free entry.
BENNY D WILLIAMS
Burleigh Brewing Company: Friday Brew Jams at the Brewhouse Bar with Benny D Williams. Show 5pm-8.30pm.
EAST: Catch the hottest R’n’B tracks for Creme Fridays.
Elsewhere: It’s time for the Boogie Show with Grivs and Audun spinning club tunes.
The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Ashley Fils-Aime does live stand-up. Show at 8pm. Tickets $25.
LATE FOR WOODSTOCK
Southport Sharks: Sing along to your favourite rock hits from bygone eras. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry. CATFISH & THE DEEJAYS
Paradise Point Bowls Club: Old-school rockers play old-time hits. 6-10pm.
KATIE WHO The Deck Creek Side at Currumbin RSL: Colourful, charming and captivating musician plays acoustics on the deck. Show at 2pm. Free entry.
THE DELTA RIGGS
Southport RSL: Rock’n’roll kings The Delta Riggs head back to their home town for an energetic live gig. Tickets $20.
THEE OH SEES
Shark Bar, Miami: Psychedelic rockers Thee Oh Sees play their garage rock tunes. Show at 8pm. Tickets $40.
Currumbin Creek Tavern: Local act launch an EP. Jordan Pineda, Mercury Sun and Maddi Rose support. Show at 8pm. $10 entry.
MIRUSIA IN CONCERT
Twin Towns: Mirusia – the featured soprano soloist with André Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra – heads to Tweed Heads for a special show with the Chamber Orchestra. Show at 8pm. Tickets $49.
NightQuarter, Helensvale: Live originals from Dan Hannaford, The Twine and Josh Lovegrove.
Rabbit + Cocoon: PureVelour play live for Marketta Street Food. Show at 4pm. Free entry.
SATURDAY NIGHT SHOW
Elsewhere: With Giv and friends on rotation. Entry $10-$15.
Currumbin RSL: Duo play soulful party covers. 7pm. Free.
Southport Sharks: Local alternative duo play original tunes. Show at 8.30pm. Free.
FUNK N’ WAGNELLS
Currumbin RSL: Trio fuse jazz with funk and dance. Show at 1.30pm. Free entry.
Southport Sharks: Popular covers. Show at 6pm. Free entry.
Fisherman’s Wharf: America’s Seth Troxler – one of the top DJs in the world – kicks off the first Nautic Giants party of 2016. Show at 3pm. Tickets $33.
FELICITY LAWLESS Palm Beach Parklands Pirate Park: Live gypsy rock from Felicity Lawless for Palmy Sunday Fun Day. Hussy Hicks support. Show at 4pm. Free entry.
NAUTIC GIANTS AFTERPARTY
Elsewhere: With special guests to get you grooving.
CATFISH & THE DEEJAYS
Club Robina: Old school rockers plays old time hits. 1.30pm. Free.
Broadbeach Tavern: One of Queensland’s most delightful comedians, Joe entertains with sharp observations, energy and charming delivery. Marty Lappan supports. Show at 7.30pm. Free.
Southport Sharks: Pianoman plays smooth covers. 6pm. Free.
VOICE & CONGAS
Southport Sharks: Latin pop, reggaeton and salsaton. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry.
GREG AND LAURA DOOLAN
Twin Towns: Duo present their show The Neil Diamond Story. Show at 10.30am. Tickets $5-$15.
LIVE & LOOPY
The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Comedy and music-making combine in this one-man show from Linsey Pollack. Show at 12.30pm. Free entry.
Alto Cucina & Bar Broadbeach: Improvisation night every Wednesday. Show at 8pm. Free. THE JAMES STREET PREACHERS
The Cambus Wallace: Duo play smooth blues tunes. 8pm. Free.
OPEN MIC NIGHT
The Loft: All musos welcome. Show at 7.30pm.
Top DJ Seth Troxler plays the
Nautic Giants party at Fisherman’s Wharf on Sunday.