MOVIES, GIGS, SHOWS AND TV GUIDE
The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Discover the magic of classical Chinese dance in this epic production Enter a Divine Land by New York dance and music company, Shen Yun Performing Arts. Come on a journey to the Middle Kingdom – a lost world of heroes and sages, dragons and phoenixes, emperors and immortals. Shows tomorrow at 7.30pm and Saturday at 2pm and 7.30pm. Tickets from $65. theartscentregc.com.au
HORIZON WITH ANGELS
Evandale Lake: Bleach* Festival and The Arts Centre Gold Coast present the world-premiere of Horizon with Angels, a playground of performances. The contemporary circus act features a genre-melding blend of acrobatics and movement. Shows tomorrow and Saturday at 6pm. Tickets $16.60. theartscentregc.com.au
Spotlight Theatrical Company: Trent Ivett directs this hit musical that’s full of dance, passion and soaring songs from Stephen Schwartz – the composer of Wicked, Godspell, Prince of Egypt and Enchanted. The musical tells the story of a young man at a crossroads in his life. Does he follow in the footsteps of his father, one of the most powerful men in the world? Or does he strike out to forge his own path? The story is told by a travelling troupe of actors, acrobats and clowns called the Players. Plays Thursdays to Sundays at 7.30pm, with 2pm matinee on Sunday. Plays until March 12. spotlighttheatre.com.au
Dracula’s, Broadbeach: The famed cabaret restaurant’s latest vampire vaudeville show features mischievous comedy, midair performances, colourful costumes, 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, 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
The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Mezzo-soprano Kathleen Moore takes us on a musical journey to Scotland and Ireland for Fiesta de la Musica. Show at 1pm. Free entry.
Southport Sharks: Covers and modern jive live from 7.30pm. Free entry.
LAY OF THE LAND
Elsewhere: Shooter, Cleaver and Kinloch get the party started.
Currumbin RSL: Tommy Memphis pays tribute to Elvis Presley and more for Morning Melodies. Show at 10.30am. Free entry.
MIGHTY DUKE & THE LORDS
Rabbit + Cocoon: Live music from tropical pop outfit Mighty Duke & The Lords for Marketta Street Food. Show at 5pm. Free entry.
NightQuarter, Helensvale: Lime Cordiale lay down the musical mood in The Paddock. Von Villains and Moonlight Society support. Show at 4pm. Tickets $3.
THE ANIMALS AND FRIENDS
Twin Towns: Founding members John Steel and Mickey Gallagher and friends Danny Handley and Scott Whitely play hits like We Gotta Get out of This Place, House of The Rising Sun and more. Show at 8pm. Tickets $40. TANGERINE
Currumbin Creek Tavern: Local rockers Tangerine showcase their tunes alongside Peach Fur, Trapdoor and Scott Dalton. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10.
Elsewhere: Belgium DJ and producer gets the party started. Audun, Jimmy Ellis and Grivs support.
The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Hung Lee does live stand-up for Comedy in the Basement. Show at 8pm. Tickets $25.
Southport Sharks: Live alternative tunes. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry.
Currumbin RSL: Live band cover everything from rock to reggae, pop and funk. Show at 7pm. Free entry.
Currumbin Creek Tavern: Live bands Dogtags, Toyko Beef, Cornerstone and The Stouts share the stage. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10.
Fifth Avenue, Palm Beach: Live music from Cheap Fakes, The Bella Fontes, Hanlon Brothers and The Unusual Suspects for Feast Fiesta at Bleach* Festival. Show at 4pm. Free entry.
Night-Quarter, Helensvale: Dynamic nu-wave brass band take to The Paddock stage for a night of original tunes. Show at 4pm. Tickets $3.
Rabbit + Cocoon: Felicity Lawless plays gypsy rock for Marketta Street Food. Show at 4pm. Free entry.
Bleach* in the City: Live bands The Vernons, Donny Love and
Columbia Buffet take over Southport CBD from 4pm. Free.
Currumbin RSL: Cover band self-indulge with classic hits. Show at 7pm. Free entry.
SATURDAY NIGHT SHOW
Elsewhere: With Giv and Six Shooter on rotation. THE FRAZER GOODMAN BAND
Southport Sharks: Frazer Goodman’s blues band takes to the stage for a night of classics. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry.
Palm Beach Hotel: Comedy king Cameron Duggan brings his unique brand of stand up to Palm Beach. Comedian Tim Hewitt supports. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry.
KATIA DEMEESTER Palm Beach Parklands Pirate Park: Katia Demeester and The Hanlon Brothers play live for Palmy Sunday Fun Day. Show at 4pm. Free entry.
OUT OF THE WOODS
Currumbin RSL: Bleach* and Seed present live music on the Deck with Aquila Young, Luate, Tommy Sheehan and Radius. Show at 2pm. Free entry.
Southport Sharks: Popular covers for a kid’s disco. Dallas James supports. Show from 1pm. Free entry.
FLAMENCO FIRE The Esplanade, Paradise Point: Bleach* presents Flamenco Fire, featuring Andrew Vievers on guitar. Inigo supports. Show at 2pm. Free entry.
Elsewhere: Sunday session hosted by Jimmy D & Stretch. BUDDY LOVE AND THE TREMORS
Club Robina: Live rock covers from Buddy Love and The Tremors. Free show at 1.30pm.
Southport Sharks: Pianoman plays smooth covers. Show at 6pm. Free entry. LAURA DAVIS
Broadbeach Tavern: Wind down your working day with Laura Davis performing stand up comedy. Tim Hewitt supports. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry.
VOICE & CONGAS
Southport Sharks: Latin pop, reggaeton and salsaton. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry.
The Cecil Hotel: Live stand up from funny man Cameron Duggan. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry.
Alto Cucina & Bar Broadbeach: Improvisation night every Wednesday. Show at 8pm. Free entry. THE JAMES STREET PREACHERS
The Cambus Wallace: Duo play stomping street style blues. Show at 8pm. Free entry.
MOONWALK 2 MARS
Twin Towns: Live tribute to Michael Jackson and Bruno Mars for Morning Melodies. Show at 10.30am. Tickets $5-$15.
OPEN MIC NIGHT
The Loft: All musos welcome. Show at 7.30pm.
Savouring the delight of Lime Cordiale.
Shen Yun brings the magic of classical Chinese dance to dazzle audiences at the Arts Centre.