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 PAGLIACCI Helensvale Cultural Centre: Opera Gold Coast presents Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, the classic tale of the tears of a clown. This production will be performed in English and accompanied by a live orchestra. Performed live May 4, 5 and 6 at 7.30pm. For bookings call 0473 508 429. JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Spotlight Theatre: Based on the story of the Coat of Many Colours from the Book of Genesis, it centres around young Joseph, betrayed by his 11 jealous brothers who have sold him as a slave to some travelling Ishmaelites. With a score packed full of incredible songs and an inspirational rags to riches tale, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a show for the whole family. Directed by Andrew Cockroft Penman, musical direction by Shari Ward and choreography by Jamie Watt. To book call 5539 4255 or visit spotlightthreatre.com.au CROWN MATRIMONIAL Gold Coast Little Theatre: While the splendour of British royalty and the very real threat to the monarchy are on display, at the heart of the matter is a family in crisis. As we see Edward VIII renouncing the throne to marry Wallis Simpson, it is impossible not to be reminded of more recent royal family crises. Book online at gclt.com.au
A NIGHT AT THE OPERA De Vito Waterfront: The chef singing and tenor Raffaele Pierno perform Italian duets and classic showstoppers from. Bookings essential. TOMMY MEMPHIS Currumbin RSL: Tommy Memphis pays tribute to Elvis and others for Morning Melodies. Show at 10.30am. Free entry. ZOOKEEPERS Southport Sharks: Modern jive live from 8.30pm. Free entry. MELLOW CELLODRAMA The Arts Centre: Long recognised as the instrument of choice for composers wanting to match the dramatic qualities of the human voice, the cello shines in the spotlight in this performance with works by Vivaldi, Mozart, Kummer and Offenbach. Starts at 1pm. Free event, bookings required.
BARE FOOT FRIDAY Burleigh Brewing Co: The Tugun trio bring a no shoes approach to their unique blend of acoustic roots, folk and funk from 4.30pm. Free entry. MÚSICA PALAZZO Palazzo Versace: Bradley Daley and Jason Barry Smith perform from 7pm in the lobby. PARTYWAVE Currumbin Pub: Four-piece rock group PartyWave hit up Currumbin Pub alongside crowd favourites Die For Mushies, Sav Blonk and Charlesworth. Starts at 8pm. Entry $10. DARREN SCOTT DUO Currumbin RSL: An exceptional guitarist and vocalist, Darren’s musical versatility allows him to move effortlessly through styles. Starts at 7pm. Free entry. ALL STRINGS ATTACHED Miami Marketta: Gypsy rockers fill the Marketta soundzone with catchy melodies and awesome rhythms. Doors open 5pm. Free entry. FIRE AND ICE Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Performing all the favourites from 70s, 80s and 90s pop, rock, motown, country, R&B and soul. Starts at 7.30pm. Free entry. FLAMENX The Deck @ Currumbin RSL: ‘Flamenco with a nouveau twist’ – a fusion of a number of genres including flamenco, tango, rumba and jazz with a touch of rock. Starts at 5pm. Free entry. KALLIDAD NightQuarter: A Cinco de Mayo fiesta combining flamenco, rock and mariachi music into an intoxicating instrumental mix. Together with the band’s infamous ‘Day of the Dead’ face paint, the result is a live spectacle. Doors open 4pm. Entry $3. FREE THE GENIE Cabana Bar and Lounge: Psychedelic live shows governed