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 SALUTE TO THE LIGHT HORSE Outback Spectacular: Saddle up for a remarkable journey to the snow-capped mountains of the high country where legendary yarns come alive and one of Australia’s most stirring true stories is reborn as Australian Outback Spectacular commemorates the Centenary of the ANZACS and the heroes of the legendary Australian Light Horse. Tickets from $69.99 outbackspectacular.com.au NIGHT, MOTHER Jessie begins the play by calmly informing her mother Thelma that she will that night be taking her own life, then steadily sets about preparing to do just that. Night, Mother introduces us to mother and daughter, allowing us to accompany the two women as they peel the layers of their relationship and confront the emptiness each feels in her own way. As Oscar Wilde tendered, no man becomes his mother. This is his tragedy. Every woman does become her mother; this is hers. Runs January 27 to February 11. Tickets from $15. Call 5596 0300 or go to javeenbah.org.au
NIGEL JONES Currumbin RSL: See Nigel’s wealth of undeniable talent and experience, his soulful voice and exceptional musicianship from 1.30pm. Free entry.
TRANSVAAL DIAMOND SYNDICATE Miami Marketta: Australian blues rock stalwarts, fat slide riffs, heavy drumming and allround good times from 5pm. Free entry. TOUCAN TWANGO Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: A fun duo rocking from 7.30pm. Free entry. LOUD GOES BANG EP LAUNCH Currumbin Pub: supported by The Lost Cause, Up The Anti, Mad Bax. Show at 8pm. $10 entry. CAPTAIN WOW Currumbin RSL: Playing 60s flower-powered pop, 70s disco, 80s retro, reggae, country rock and a great set of 90s and contemporary songs. Show at 7pm. Free entry. PHIL AND TILLY Burleigh Brewing Co.: Playing a blend of alternative acoustic/folk music, with influences from artists such as Xavier Rudd, Ben Harper and John Martyn. Doors open 5pm. Free entry. INEXCESS TRIBUTE BAND Southport Sharks: Live band pay tribute to the iconic INXS. Show at 8.30pm. Free entry. DROP LEGS AND DOOLIE NightQuarter: Experience Drop Legs energetic fusion of roots, alt rock, reggae and hip hop and Doolie’s power vocals, creative lyrics and big pop hooks, backed by a live band. Doors open 4pm. Entry $3. ANDHIM Elsewhere: Self-described “super house” with grassroots hip hop, new world and turntable sounds. Supported by Audun, Giv, Six Shooter and Lockhart. Doors open 9pm. Entry $10+. TAISH TARI DUO Swannie’s Southport: Covers and funky beats from 7.30pm. Free entry.
DEZZIE D AND THE STINGRAYZ Miami Marketta: Local sensations resurrecting the true style of rhythm and blues that has defined the music industry. Doors open 4pm. Free entry. CATFISH & THE DEEJAYS Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Get ready to rock and roll! Classic 50s and 60s rock ‘n’ roll featuring Catfish Purser. Show at 6.30pm. Free entry. TIJUANA CARTEL Soundlounge: Soak up the layers of rich, intricate atmospheric soundscapes with laid back rhythms and luscious vocals that Tijuana Cartel are renowned for. Doors open 7.30pm. Tickets $25- $30. DISCO DANCE PARTY Currumbin RSL: Get your boogie on with the monthly disco dance party. Show at 7pm. Free entry. VERTIGO
Saddle up for The Australian Outback Spectacular.