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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. Din­ner and show Tues­days to Satur­days. Ar­rivals from 6.30pm. drac­u­las.com.au SALUTE TO THE LIGHT HORSE Out­back Spec­tac­u­lar: One of Aus­tralia’s most stir­ring true sto­ries is re­born as Aus­tralian Out­back Spec­tac­u­lar com­mem­o­rates the heroes of the leg­endary Aus­tralian Light Horse. Tick­ets from $69.99. out­back­spec­tac­u­lar.com.au SWEET ROAD Javeen­bah Theatre Com­pany: Sweet Road shows us a col­lec­tion of di­verse char­ac­ters as they set off on road trips through the Aus­tralian out­back. Some of the trav­ellers are try­ing blindly to find their des­ti­na­tions, while oth­ers are try­ing to find a high­way to any­where. Book on­line at javeen­bah.org.au or call 5596 0300. BOY­BAND: THE MU­SI­CAL The Spot­light The­atri­cal Com­pany: Fol­lows the tur­bu­lent chart-top­ping rise and fall of fame of fic­ti­tious boy­band Free­dom. Fea­tur­ing songs from favourite boy bands such as Take That, The Back­street Boys, Westlife and more, Boy­band takes a light­hearted look at the grit be­hind the glam­our of the pop in­dus­try. Book on­line at spot­lightthe­atre.com.au or call 5539 4255. BLITHE SPIRIT Bal­lina Play­ers: The smash com­edy hit of the Lon­don and Broad­way stages, this muchre­vived clas­sic from the play­wright of Pri­vate Lives of­fers up fussy, can­tan­ker­ous nov­el­ist Charles Con­domine, re­mar­ried but haunted (lit­er­ally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and in­sis­tent Elvira who is called up by a vis­it­ing happy medium, one Madame Ar­cati. Tick­ets are avail­able from Just Funkin’ Mu­sic or book on­line at bal­li­naplay­ers.com.au friendly se­cu­rity guard Price steps on­stage to cover songs by the world’s best croon­ers. Show at 10.30am. Free en­try. KINGSWOOD Mi­ami Mar­ketta: Aussie rock­ers and mul­ti­ple Triple J Hottest 100 en­trants Kingswood take over Mi­ami Mar­ketta on their Af­ter Hours, Close to Dawn tour. Show starts 8pm. Tick­ets $28.60. DAVID DE VITO De Vito Wa­ter­front: The chef singing and on gui­tar un­plugged from 6pm for din­ers.

TO­MOR­ROW

THE REKINDLERS Cur­rumbin Pub: The Rekindlers along­side Dave is a Spy, Ra Ra Ruby and Fight Ibis bring you a night of alt-rock, in­die-pop and psy­che­delic tunes. Show starts 8pm. En­try $10. JOSH LOVE­GROVE Cur­rumbin RSL: Singer­song­writer Josh Love­grove brings his own flair to ev­ery­thing he touches at Deck Acous­tics from 5pm. Free en­try. THE MA­SON RACK BAND South­port Sharks: Gold Coast lo­cal Ma­son Rack brings his blues/rock flavour to South­port Sharks, with his raspy vo­cals de­scribed by fans as one on the sex­i­est voices in blues mu­sic. Show at 8.30pm. Free en­try. THE STEELE SYN­DI­CATE NightQuar­ter: This Bris­banebased septet has an eclec­tic, genre-bend­ing sound that reimag­ines el­e­ments of old school funk, reg­gae, ska and in­die rock. Doors open 4pm. Free en­try. LO­CAL REV­O­LU­TION Mi­ami Mar­ketta: Deep afro Latin rhythms, heavy dub reg­gae, old school hip hop soul and that funk that don’t stop, in­ter­laced with thought pro­vok­ing lyrics of world peace. Doors open 4pm. Free en­try. HELL AND WHISKEY Burleigh Brew­ing Co: Com­bin­ing the soul of old delta blues with the high en­ergy of 50s rock n roll, Hell and Whiskey span a mul­ti­tude of gen­res while keep­ing to their sig­na­ture dusty style. Starts at 5pm. Free en­try. CHRIS COOK BAND Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: The Chris Cook Band is made up of three col­lec­tors of old and ob­scure mu­sic – the mu­sic that is lost or eas­ily for­got­ten from to­day’s ra­dio and makes for a fun night. Starts at 7.30pm. Free en­try.

SATUR­DAY

WALLY AND THE GA­TORS South­port Sharks: RNR tunes from 8:30pm. Free en­try. BILL JACOBI Cur­rumbin RSL: The solo artist and one-man band plays per­cus­sion, lap slide, open tuned gui­tar and banjo on the deck from 3pm. Free en­try. SINGING CHEFS De Vito Wa­ter­front: En­ter­tain­ment and songs from Tarscha, David De Vito and Glen Thomas from 6pm. Free en­try. ELVIS – AN AMER­I­CAN TRIL­OGY Twin Towns: Take three of the Worlds lead­ing Elvis trib­ute artists, Vic Trevino Jnr, Gino Mo­nop­oli, Steve Michaels, then start from the very be­gin­ning. Show starts 8.30pm. Tick­ets $50.

Lo­cal Rev­o­lu­tion play Mi­ami Mar­ketta.

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