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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. 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. For more info see 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. Go to out­back­spec­tac­u­lar.com.au THE KING­FISHER Javeen­bah The­atre Com­pany: With echoes of P.G. Wode­house, this ef­fer­ves­cent ro­man­tic com­edy takes a light­hearted look at the lives and loves of three fas­ci­nat­ing char­ac­ters. As he pe­ruses The Times’ obit­u­ar­ies, fa­mous writer Ce­cil Warbton makes a dis­cov­ery that has him whistling in the bath! At last, the dull Reg­gie Townsend has died, wid­ow­ing the only woman that Ce­cil truly loved ... and lost. With only one thing on his mind – mat­ri­mony – he ar­ranges to meet Eve­lyn un­der the same tree in his gar­den where he kissed her years ear­lier. Book on­line at javeen­bah.org.au TRAV­EL­LING NORTH Mur­willum­bah The­atre Com­pany: Trav­el­ling North is a heart-warm­ing story about a twi­light love af­fair be­tween 70-year-old Frank and Frances in her late fifties. To­gether, they travel north to find their place in the sunny sub­trop­ics much to the con­ster­na­tion of Frances’ con­ven­tional daugh­ters in Mel­bourne, who fear Frank is us­ing their mother as a live-in nurse and are con­cerned that they no longer have the ser­vices of a doting grand­mother. Tick­ets $20. Book at mur­willum­bahthe­atre­com­pany.com.au

TONIGHT

CAT­FISH & THE DEEJAYS Burleigh Bears: Old-school rock­ers play clas­sic ‘50s and ‘60s hits. Starts at 5.30pm. Free en­try. ZOOKEEP­ERS South­port Sharks: Mod­ern jive live from 8.30pm. Free en­try. A NIGHT AT THE OPERA De Vito Water­front: The Singing Chef and tenor Raf­faele Pierno per­form Ital­ian duets and clas­sic show­stop­pers. Book­ings es­sen­tial. LATE FOR WOOD­STOCK South­port Sharks: Recre­ate the essence of mankind’s most cre­ative years in mu­sic from 8.30pm. Free en­try.

TO­MOR­ROW

THE ODD COU­PLE De Vito Water­front: Pop ori­en­tated fla­menco funk and fun fea­tur­ing David De Vito on pi­ano, guitar and vo­cals and Adrian Stuckey on vo­cals, pan flutes and guitar. Starts at 6pm. Free en­try. TWIN TOWNS ROCKS ON Twin Towns: As part of Cooly Rocks on, A Band Called Twang will be sweep­ing peo­ple off their feet with their in­fec­tious live per­for­mance, tight mu­si­cian­ship and vo­cal prow­ess fol­lowed by ‘40s and ‘50s rhythm and blues sen­sa­tion Dezzie D & The St­ingrayz Starts at 6pm. Tick­ets $20 GA or $30 VIP. LATE FOR WOOD­STOCK South­port Sharks: Re­live the essence of mankind’s most cre­ative years in mu­sic from 8.30pm. Free en­try. MESCALITO BLUES Mi­ami Mar­ketta: Roots and rock band in­flu­enced by Bob Dy­lan and fronted by Gavin Doniger. Starts at 4pm. Free en­try. AN­GUS OASTLER, ATHENA JOY, HAZEL MEI, JOSH KING NightQuar­ter: An­other week of live mu­sic as the SEED Al­bum Launch se­ries con­tin­ues to show­case the best young tal­ent from the Queens­land Con­ser­va­to­rium, Grif­fith Univer­sity: Pop­u­lar Mu­sic. Doors open 4pm. En­try $3. ICE­HOUSE The Star Gold Coast: One of Aus­tralia’s most pro­lific and iconic bands cel­e­brates a mas­sive mile­stone, the 40th an­niver­sary of their very first live per­for­mance. Play­ing all the hits in­clud­ing Hey Lit­tle Girl, Elec­tric Blue, Miss Divine, Crazy, Don’t Be­lieve Any­more, Street Café and, of course, Great South­ern Land. Doors open 7pm. Tick­ets from $86.70. THE DY­NAM­ICS Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Singing songs along the lines of Elvis’ A Lit­tle Less Con­ver­sa­tion, Billy Ray Cyrus’ Achy Breaky Heart, Robert Palmer’s Ad­dicted To Love and Me­gan Trainor’s All About That Bass from 7.30pm. Free en­try.

SATUR­DAY

SATUR­DAY NIGHT LIVE De Vito Water­front: Party time with the Singing Chef, Tarscha and Glen Thomas on a mix­ture of vo­cals, big vo­cals, pi­ano, trum­pet and dance from 6pm. Free en­try. FAT PIC­NIC

Mi­ami Mar­ketta: Soul, reg­gae and hip hop, served up on a base of funky fresh grooves sup­ported by Gra­ham Moes. Doors open 4pm. Free en­try. THE WILDBLOODS

NightQuar­ter: Named af­ter the Ital­ian proverb that states south­ern Ital­ians have wild blood, the Euro­pean/Aus­tralians chan­nel the likes of Arc­tic Mon­keys, The Kooks and Cat­fish and the Bot­tle­men. Doors open 4pm. En­try $3. ICE­HOUSE

The Star Gold Coast: For the sec­ond night, Ice­house per­form fronted by Iva Davies for the 40th an­niver­sary of their very first live per­for­mance. Play­ing all the hits in­clud­ing Hey Lit­tle Girl, Elec­tric Blue, Miss Divine, Crazy, Don’t Be­lieve Any­more, Street Café and, of course, Great South­ern Land. Doors open 7pm. Tick­ets from $86.70. TWIN TOWNS ROCKS ON

Twin Towns: This time Dezzie D & The St­ingrayz open the show, draw­ing from artists like Ruth Brown, Ann Cole, Etta James and per­form­ing ren­di­tions of mu­sic which en­cap­su­lates the swingin’ good times. A Band Called Twang close the show with roots Amer­i­cana, de­liv­ered in their own rock­a­billy style. Starts at 6pm. Tick­ets $20 GA or $30 VIP. RENE DIAZ Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Per­form­ing a wide va­ri­ety of your favourite coun­try mu­sic and clas­sic hits from 6.30pm. Free en­try.

SUN­DAY

GE­ORGE FER­GU­SON

De Vito Water­front: The Pi­ano Man play­ing your favourite re­quests on pi­ano and vo­cals from noon, fol­lowed by swing­ing vo­cals and guitar from le­gendary crooner Greg Aspel­ing from 6pm. Free en­try. LOL CREW

South­port Sharks: Pop­u­lar songs for a kids’ disco. Show at 5pm. Free en­try. JA­SON TOW­ERS

Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: An ac­com­plished singer and gui­tarist with ex­ten­sive reper­toire of mu­sic cov­er­ing all gen­res, Ja­son will surely have you singing along. Starts at 2pm. Free en­try.

MON­DAY

OLWEN WIL­LIAMS AND FRAZER GOOD­MAN

De Vito Water­front: Mar­tini Mon­days with Olwen Wil­liams, Frazer Good­man and a spe­cial guest singer from 6pm. LLOYD SANIEL

South­port Sharks: Pianoman plays smooth cov­ers. Show at 6pm. Free en­try.

TUES­DAY

BACK TO THE TIVOLI

Twin Towns: Fea­tur­ing mu­si­cal the­atre vo­cal­ist Leigh Archer, award-win­ning jug­gler Cody Har­ring­ton, in­ter­na­tional in­stru­men­tal­ist Nick Bavarelli, in­ter­na­tional song and dance man Derek Met­zger and hosted by Wayne Cor­nell. Starts at 11am. Tick­ets $12.

VOICE & CON­GAS

South­port Sharks: Latin pop, reg­gae­ton and sal­saton. Show at 7.30pm. Free en­try.

WED­NES­DAY

DUELLING GRAND PI­ANOS

De Vito Water­front: Ge­orge Fer­gu­son takes on the Singing Chef David De Vito in a grand pi­ano duel from 6pm. Free en­try. BACK TO THE TIVOLI

Twin Towns: Fea­tur­ing mu­si­cal the­atre vo­cal­ist Leigh Archer, award-win­ning jug­gler Cody Har­ring­ton, in­ter­na­tional in­stru­men­tal­ist Nick Bavarelli, in­ter­na­tional song and dance man Derek Met­zger and hosted by Wayne Cor­nell. Starts at 11am. Tick­ets $12.

Ice­house, fronted by Iva Davies, will rock The Star Gold Coast to­mor­row and Satur­day night.

Late for Wood­stock will en­ter­tain pun­ters at South­port Sharks tonight and to­mor­row night.

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