MOVIES, GIGS, SHOWS AND TV GUIDE
WEST SIDE STORY
Gold Coast Little Theatre: Directed by Kim Reynolds, this iconic Romeo and Juliet-inspired play follows the story of two rival street gangs – the Jets and the Sharks — and the romance between Maria and Tony. Plays Thursdays to Saturdays at 8pm until February 23, with matinees this Sunday and February 7. gclt.com.au
Javeenbah Theatre: Local writer and director Kellie Eatock presents the world premiere of this quirky tale. It follows the story of Jane (Libby Bancroft), an author who sets about to write a play with all the romance she lacks in her own life. Set against a 1940s and modern backdrop, this comical romance with a hint of drama also stars Cassidy Mackie, Sean Curran, Emily Scanlon. Opens tomorrow and plays until February 13. javeenbah.org.au
LIVE MUSIC LAKESIDE
Evandale Parklands: Original musicians play contemporary tunes live beside Evandale Lake. Casey Barnes presents the lineup that includes Oz Latin Brothers tomorrow night from 6pm, Amanda King on Saturday at 4.20pm and Hussy Hick’s Julz Parker on Sunday at 3pm. Free entry.
Dracula’s, Broadbeach: The cabaret restaurant’s vampire vaudeville show features mischievous comedy, midair performances, sensuous burlesque, slick jazz, sizzling comedy and a punchy song list. Show for 15+ audiences. Stars Rudi Testa, Richard Macionis, David Kume, Aurelie Roque, Olesya Borisova and a live band. Dinner and show Tuesdays to Saturdays. Arrivals from 6.30pm. draculas.com.au
HIGH COUNTRY LEGENDS
Outback Spectacular: 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 at 6.15pm. Tickets from $79.99. outbackspectacular.com.au
Southport Sharks: Covers and modern jive live from 7.30pm. Free entry.
LAY OF THE LAND
Elsewhere: Six Shooter, Cleaver and Kinloch get the party started.
Rabbit + Cocoon: Justin Carter and Ashleigh Mannix launch their new album at Marketta Street Food. Show at 5pm. Free entry.
NightQuarter, Helensvale: Brisbane indie band play live in The Paddock. Neighbour supports. Show at 4pm. $3.
Tribute band fronted by John Blunt play all your favourite Queen hits. Show at 8pm. Tickets $28.
BALTIMORE GUN CLUB
Currumbin Creek Tavern: Original bands Baltimore Gun Club, Handful of Helmet, Cornerstone and Kobrakai showcase their tunes. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10.
Burleigh Brewing Company: Friday Brew Jams at the Brewhouse Bar with Mescalito Blues. Show 5pm-8.30pm.
Elsewhere: With Audun and guests.
The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Bev Killick does live stand-up. Show at 8pm. Tickets $25.
Southport Sharks: Live band play original tunes. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry.
Currumbin RSL: Rockers play all the classics. Show at 7pm. Free.
SNAKE BITE WHISKY
Currumbin Creek Tavern: Live bands Snake Bite Whisky, The Green Whistle, Deja Vudu and The Fireclays share the stage. Show at 8pm. Tickets $12.
NightQuarter, Helensvale: Byron Bay’s Wandering Eyes play original tunes. Phil Barlow supports. Show at 4pm. $3.
THE LIVING ROOM
Rabbit + Cocoon: The Living Room entertain for Marketta Street Food. Show at 4pm. Free.
SATURDAY NIGHT SHOW
Elsewhere: With Giv & friends.
SURF’S UP DANCE PARTY
Currumbin RSL: This is a dress up party with groovy tunes. Show starts at 7pm. Free entry.
Southport Sharks: Funk band play all the soulful classics. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry.
Currumbin Creek Tavern: Sunday session with Dan Irwin and Nina Ward playing live tunes downstairs. Show at 1pm. Free entry.
Robina Tavern: Former George band member takes to the stage. Show at 1pm. Free entry.
Palm Beach Hotel: The brutally funny Julia Wilson presents her unique brand of stand-up comedy. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry.
Currumbin RSL: Duo play a variety of hits. Show at 1.30pm. Free entry.
Southport Sharks: Popular covers for a kid’s disco. Show at 6pm. Free entry.
Elsewhere: Sunday session with residents Jimmy D, Jayboy & Stretch on the decks.
Currumbin RSL: Liza-Jane fuses folk and pop for an afternoon of Deck Acoustics. Show at 12.30pm. Free entry.
Robina Tavern: Covers band get the dance floor grooving. Show at 1.30pm. Free entry.
Southport Sharks: Pianoman plays smooth covers. Show at 6pm. Free entry.
STEVEN J WHITELEY
Broadbech Tavern: Steven J Whiteley, the “Bogan Prince” of Australian comedy, performs stand-up. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry.
VOICE & CONGAS
Southport Sharks: Latin pop, reggaeton and salsaton. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry.
The Cecil Hotel: Popular comedian does an encore stand - up performance. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry.
FROM A DEAN TO A KING
Twin Towns: Grant Galea pays homage to two legendary crooners – Dean Martin and Elvis Presley — for Morning Melodies. Show at 10.30am. Tickets $5-$15.
Alto Cucina & Bar Broadbeach: Improvisation night every Wednesday. Show at 8pm. Free entry.
THE JAMES STREET PREACHERS
The Cambus Wallace: Duo play street style blues. From 8pm. Free.
OPEN MIC NIGHT
The Loft: All budding musos welcome to perform. Show at 7.30pm.
Steven J Whiteley performs stand-up at Broadbeach Tavern on Monday.
Duo Little Georgia – Justin Carter and Ashleigh Mannix – launch their new album at Miami Marketta tomorrow.