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 ALI BABA Murwillumbah Civic Centre: The Murwillumbah Theatre Alliance presents Ali Baba, a pantomime based on the wellknown Arabian Nights tale, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves. It is the story of a poor woodcutter, Ali Baba, who is desperate to buy the freedom of his girlfriend, Safiya. She is a slave to Ali’s brother Cassim and his greedy wife Sharon. One day Ali’s dream comes true in an unlikely way, giving him enough money to live happily ever after. But things don’t turn out quite as Ali intended. Tickets $6 children, $15 adults. THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD Spotlight Theatre: Based on Charles Dickens’ unfinished final novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood tells the story of young Edwin Drood, an Englishman whose sudden disappearance throws the fictional townspeople of Cloisterham into a panic. Suspicions arise about who is responsible for Drood’s vanishing, with fingers pointing every which way, including at the dashing but villainous John Jasper, Drood’s fiancee Rosa Bud, opium den proprietor Princess Puffer and mysterious siblings Helena and Neville Landless. Tickets $20-$35, spotlighttheatre.com.au THE MOTH AND THE MOON Goat Track Theatre: This inspirational piece of theatre places the concerns of young people centre stage, exploring what keeps them up at night and how they might find their way out of the darkness and into the light. It is the outcome of a 12month community arts and cultural development project that worked alongside more than 100 young people to explore the things that keep young people up at night. The result is an intimate performance that speaks to us all. Tickets $20-$35 goattracktheatre.com/events
KYLIE AULDIST Soundlounge: With Aaradhna and supported by CC the Cat. Show at 8pm. Tickets $20-$25. LAY OF THE LAND Elsewhere: Six Shooter, Cleaver and Kinloch get the party started. EMMA LOUISE Miami Marketta: Supported by Lastlings and Fractures. Show at 6pm. Tickets $41.10. ZOOKEEPERS Southport Sharks: Covers and modern jive live from 7.30pm. Free entry.
HARRY MANX Soundlounge: Multiinstrumentalist melds blues, country, folk and classical Indian music into his own genre. Show at 8.30pm. Tickets $49. MICK NEVEN The Arts Centre Gold Coast: Comedian fills The Basement with laughs. Show at 8pm. Tickets $25. PARTNERS IN CRIME Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: The dynamic duo play a variety of hits. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry. JOHN ROWLES Twin Towns: The NZ born singer best known for his hit Cheryl Moana Marie plays for one night only. Show at 8pm. Tickets from $28. LA BOUM Southport Sharks: Specialising in the most stylish modern music, Brisbane band La bOum will bring a mix of indie, electronic and popular club anthems to Sharks. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry. SEAN FITZGERALD Burleigh Brewing Company: Live music at the Brewhouse Bar. Show 5pm-8.30pm. DANC’ED IN THE SPOTLIGHT The Arts Centre Gold Coast: A not-for-profit event featuring performances by more than 800 primary and secondary school students. Show at 6.30pm. Tickets $12-$20. GOOD BOY Elsewhere: Good Boy [live] with guests Killer Trunk Hunk and Not Lenny. Show starts 8pm. Tickets $13.30-$15.30. OLD SKOOL Currumbin RSL: Live band cover everything from ’70s hits to bangers of today. Show at 7pm. Free entry. SALMONELLA DUB NightQuarter: Supported by The Mighty Asterix and Switchkraft. Show at 4pm. Tickets $44.40. CARAVÃNA SUN Miami Marketta: Supported by Nocturnal Tapas. 5pm–10pm. Free entry. JAM JAR Miami Shark Bar: Presenting the Moonlight Society, Dave, Pals, Psychoibis and Tee Cee DJ. Show starts 8pm.
LOADED DICE Burleigh Heads Bowls Club:
Kylie Auldist will perform at Soundlounge.