MOVIES, GIGS, SHOWS AND TV GUIDE
SHOWS 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
THE WORLD OF MUSICALS
The Arts Centre: This new musical gala with an international cast brings London’s West End and New York’s Broadway to Australia. This incredible production brings the big company numbers from Les Miserables, Lion King, Sister Act, We Will Rock You, Dirty Dancing, Mamma Mia, Jersey Boys, Cabaret and Wicked as well as stunning solo and duet numbers from Phantom of the Opera, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Chicago, Once, Evita, Singing in the Rain, Little Shop of Horrors, Miss Saigon and Cats to the stage. This Sunday at 8pm. Tickets $55–$70.
EVERYBODY’S DOIN’ IT
The Arts Centre: A play reading by Bradley McCaw. It’s November 2016. Another group of “about to be” grown ups descend upon the Gold Coast, Australia’s party capital. Each is faced to question what the term “getting lucky” really means. Themes of promiscuity versus frivolity and sensation versus intimacy are sent to battle in a haze of alcohol. Each individual is called to challenge their beliefs. Saturday at 2pm. Free event.
Southport Sharks: Modern jive live from 8.30pm. Free entry.
DAVID DE VITO
De Vito Waterfront: The chef singing and on guitar unplugged from 6pm for diners.
TOMORROW CATFISH & THE DEEJAYS
Surfers Paradise RSL: Old school rockers play all your classic favourites. Wear your dancing shoes. Starts at 7.30pm. Free entry.
Currumbin Pub: The Byzantines play their EP supported by Mary Handsome, The Goldhearts and Atticus Chimps. Starts at 8pm. Entry $10.
Burleigh Brewing Co: The Tugun trio bring a no shoes approach to their unique blend of acoustic roots, folk and funk. Doors open from 3.30pm. Free entry.
Miami Marketta: Bangin’ reggae, soul and harmonies with support from Luke Pauley. Doors open 5pm. Free entry.
LATE FOR WOODSTOCK
Southport Sharks: Recreate the essence of mankind’s most creative years in music from 8.30pm. Free entry.
LONG GONE DADDY DUO
Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Rock and roll 50s duo with classic hits from swing, rock and roll, country, rockabilly, jive and more. Starts at 7.30pm. Free.
NightQuarter: Canadian Ann Vriend is essential listening for any lover of thoughtful, innovative, funky, modern soul, supported by Black Rabbit George. Doors open 4pm. Entry $3.
NightQuarter: Local muso Matty Rogers will provide the tunes as people get their hair shaved off or coloured for the Leukemia Foundation’s World’s Great Shave. Doors open 4pm. Entry $3.
Elsewhere: Red Axes will be gluing together influences, broadening the spectrum, and introducing the world to a new wave of slow burning beats and electric garage. Doors open 9pm. Entry from $11.
THE SECRET AGENTS
Currumbin RSL: Playing a wide range of songs from today’s current hits to classics from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s from 7pm. Free entry.
The Deck @ Currumbin RSL: This multi-instrumentalist musician puts his own unique spin on songs from Simon and Garfunkel, Cat Stevens, all the way to Guns N Roses and Pink Floyd. Starts at 5pm. Free entry.
SATURDAY KINGS OF THE SUN
Currumbin RSL: Rockers who played with the best in the business, supporting the likes of KISS, Guns N Roses, Iron Maiden and Joe Satriani, supported by 2 Tone Nath. Starts at 8pm. Tickets $15 pre-sale, $20 on the door.
Miami Marketta: Three-piece groovers bring you their folk, dream pop tunes, supported by Dinner for Deux. Doors open 4pm. Free entry.
Southport Sharks: R’n’R from 8.30pm. Free entry.
BLUES IN THE NIGHT BLUES FESTIVAL
NightQuarter: Hear authentic renditions of blues classics with toe tappin’ beats from Mojo Webb, Dezzie D and the Stingrayz and Bluescorp. Doors open 4pm. Entry $3.
De Vito Waterfront: Entertainment and songs from
Tarscha, David De Vito and Glen Thomas from 6pm. Free entry.
Currumbin RSL: Get your groove on with Soniiq. Show at 7pm. Free entry.
LUKE ‘FERGO’ FERGUSON
The Deck @Currumbin RSL: Putting the funk back in dance, the bump back in sexy and the groove back in soul. Starts at 3pm. Free entry.
COWBOYS AND ANGELS
Twin Towns: Direct from Las Vegas is Cowboys and Angels, starring Dean Simmons as Garth Brooks, Kim Simmons as Shania Twain and Adam D. Tucker as Tim McGraw. Starts at 8pm. Tickets $45.
Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Everybody loves to dance! Loaded Dice explode into action performing the latest and greatest dance hits. Starts at 6.30pm. Free entry.
SUNDAY THE HODADS
Currumbin RSL: Dynamic blues rockers playing covers from 1.30pm. Free entry.
Queen Elizabeth Park, Coolangatta: Foxfires bring their unique fusion along with Satisvibes’ reggae to slow jams with acoustic guitar, hand drums, vocals and percussion. Starts at 4pm. Free entry.
Mandala Organic Arts Cafe: Devoted to sharing love and good vibrations through the reggae beat. Starts at 7.30pm. Free entry.
Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: A variety of acoustic and sequenced songs, taking plenty of requests and favourites from the crowd. Starts at 2pm. Free entry.
De Vito Waterfront: Grooving with Pasta De Vito and Blues Embassy for lunchtime tunes. Show at noon. Free entry.
Elsewhere: An electronic artist who has thrilled punters all over the world for over two decades, supported by Jimmy D and Audun. Doors open 9pm. Entry $10+.
Burleigh Brewing Co: Described as having the workingclass grit of Springsteen and the tender expressions of Ray Lamontagne. Doors open 4pm. Free entry.
Surfers Paradise SLSC: The Anchormen deliver classic party rock and pop including Cold Chisel, AC/DC, The Eagles, Doobie Brothers and Bon Jovi from 3pm. Free entry.
Cabana Bar & Lounge: The 21year-old singer songwriter with a mature sound and an innate gift for song writing with be playing at Southport Sharks from 1pm. Free entry.
Coolangatta Hotel: The talented young Tasmanian hits The Cooly Hotel on her Shine tour, supported by Austen and Felivand. Doors open 2pm. Free entry.
MONDAY LLOYD SANIEL
Southport Sharks: Pianoman plays smooth covers. Show at 6pm. Free entry.
OLWEN WILLIAMS AND FRAZER GOODMAN
De Vito Waterfont: Martini Mondays with Olwen Williams and Frazer Goodman from 6pm.
TUESDAY ROCK’N THROUGH THE AGES
Twin Towns: Bringing you the music, stories and visuals of the hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s, the golden age of popular music. Show at 10.30am. Entry $5-$15.
VOICE & CONGAS
Southport Sharks: Latin pop, reggaeton and salsaton. Show at 7.30pm. Free entry.
WEDNESDAY JAMES STREET PREACHERS
Cambus Wallace: Blues from 8pm. Free entry.
OPEN MIC NIGHT
The Loft: All musos welcome.
Eleea Navarro will light up Cabana Bar & Lounge at Southport Sharks on Sunday at 1pm.
Red Axes are playing at Elsewhere.
Adam D. Tucker stars in Cowboys and Angels.
Catch the Chocolate Strings at the Miami Marketta tomorrow from 5pm.