WOLF LULLABY Gold Coast Little Theatre, Southport: Shocking and absorbing, Wolf Lullaby explores the world of an innocent child suspected of an unthinkable act. Painfully raw and agonisingly heart-wrenching, the chilling crime and consequent events provide a thought provoking drama that reveals the dark world lurking in a child’s imagination and the guilt hidden in the recesses of the human mind. Directed by Annie Lotocki. Opens Saturday. gclt.com.au A TOUCH OF WEBBER AND A SIDE OF RICE Tweed Heads Civic Centre: Presented by Neptune Musical Productions and showcasing the world of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Directed by David Chittick and Wendy Fahey, starring Liza Beami. Shows tomorrow and Saturday at 7.30pm, with matinees on Saturday and Sunday at 1.30pm. Call 55362446 for reservations. RETRO VAMPT Dracula’s, Broadbeach: The famed cabaret restaurant’s latest vampire vaudeville show celebrates the 1970s through big hair, spandex flares and a funky song list. Show for 15+ audiences. The psychedelic-inspired comedy cabaret stars Rudi Testa, Richard Macionis, David Kume, Danielle Glanville, Inia Dewar, Sarah Louis-Jean, Jessica Stansfield 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
DZ DEATHRAYS The Zoo, Fortitude Valley: Indie thrash-punk two-piece play The Zoo as part of BigSound. From 11.20pm. Tickets from $45. ECCA VANDAL Ric’s, Fortitude Valley: Apes and Young Tapz support Ecca Vandal from 2.30pm as part of BigSound. Free entry. ZOOKEEPERS Southport Sharks: Covers and modern jive live from 7.30pm. LAY OF THE LAND Elsewhere: Six Shooter, Cleaver and Kinloch get the party started and the weekend going early.
VERA BLUE Elsewhere: With special guests LANKS and Lastlings. Show at 8pm. Tickets $28.60. LITTLE GEORGIA Miami Marketta: Live music from Little Georgia for Marketta Street Food. Show at 5pm. Free. STOWAWAYS Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Contemporary act play a variety of hits. Show at 7.30pm. Free. LEOPOLD’S TREAT AND HAILEY CALVERT NightQuarter, Helensvale: GC three-piece Leopold’s Treat lay down the musical mood in The Paddock. Hailey Calvert supports. Show at 4pm. Tickets $3. THE BOOTLEG BEATLES Twin Towns: Direct from London, the world’s first and finest homage to the Fab Four are returning to Australia by popular demand. Show at 8.30pm. Tickets $50. SACRED SHRINES SINGLE LAUNCH Currumbin Creek Tavern: Sacred Shrines launch their new single with Wren Klauf, Syrup Go On and Wootton Major supporting. Show at 8pm. Tickets $10. ADAM HARPAZ Burleigh Brewing Company: Friday Brew Jams at the Brewhouse Bar with Adam Harpaz. Show from 5pm8.30pm. FLAMENO FIESTA The Arts Centre Gold Coast: El Bari Flamenco and Gems of the Nile present Latin and Spanish flavoured flamenco with live music and song. From 6pm. Free. CATFISH AND THE DEEJAYS Surfers Paradise RSL: Old school rockers play old time hits. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry. INEXCESS TRIBUTE BAND Southport Sharks: Live band pay tribute to the iconic INXS. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry. KULAZ Currumbin RSL: Kulaz performs a fresh repertoire of pop, reggae, soca, ballads, calypso and dance with a Caribbean twist of enthusiasm and excitement. Show at 7pm. Free entry.
SWELL SOUNDS Currumbin Beach: A French Butler Called Smith, Benny D. Williams, Felicity Lawless, Nicky Convine perform live from 2pm. Free entry. TOM AND THE PUSSYCATS Twin Towns: Starring Jacques Renay who pays tribute to Tom Jones by performing hit after massive hit with that magical big sound. Show at 2pm. Tickets $5-$15. KINSMEN & CO. Jupiters Gold Coast: Singing, dancing and comedy variety show and will feature guest appearances from dynamic showbiz sensation Denise Drysdale and actor and singer Marty Rhone. Show at 8pm. Tickets $46.90. RENE DIAZ Burleigh Heads Bowls Club:
Catch the hypnotic vocals of Vera Blue at Elsewhere tomorrow.