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 DOLL BY BABUSHKA The Arts Centre: Prepare to be seduced, comforted and tickled through a darkly comedic cabaret, performing surprising arrangements of everything from Queen and Guns ‘n’ Roses to Destiny’s Child and Offenbach, drawing on opera, 80s pop, nursery rhymes and rock ’n’ roll. Tomorrow night at 7.30pm. Tickets $30 - $35. JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOUR DREAMCOAT Ballina Players: The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colours comes to vibrant life in this musical parable. Joseph, his father’s favourite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams. When he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to Egypt, Joseph endures a series of adventures in which his spirit and humanity are continually challenged. Book online at ballinaplayers.com.au
TRENT BELL The Arts Centre: The former X Factor contestant performs in The Basement on his Hold On tour, showcasing his debut EP with a series of intimate yet powerhouse acoustic performances. Doors open 7pm. Tickets $28. A NIGHT AT THE OPERA De Vito Waterfront: The Singing Chef and tenor Raffaele Pierno perform Italian duets and classic showstoppers. Bookings essential. CATFISH & THE DEEJAYS German Club: Old-school rockers play classic 50s and 60s hits from 8pm. ZOOKEEPERS Southport Sharks: Modern jive live from 8.30pm. Free entry.
THE ODD COUPLE De Vito Waterfront: Poporientated 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. MERCURY SUN EP LAUNCH Currumbin Pub: Four-piece indie-rock group Mercury Sun launch their second EP, Generation Why? Supported by Dogtags, Wayward Suns and Dreams of Indigo. Starts at 8pm. Entry $10. FREE THE GENIE Miami Marketta: Get set for a psychedelic live show governed by groove, science and spontaneity. Starts at 5pm. Free entry. BENNY D WILLIAMS Steampunk Surfers Paradise: A born entertainer, Benny D wows his audiences with rich vocals, killer grooves, stylish strumming, beatboxing and sound layering. Starts at 8.30pm. Free entry. KULAZ Currumbin RSL: Pop, reggae, soca, ballads, calypso and dance with a Caribbean twist. Starts at 7pm. Free entry. MARK WATSON Watermark Hotel & Spa Gold Coast: From funk to fusion, chill to electronica, classic jazz to pop and rock, Mark’s got it covered. Starts at 6.30pm. Free entry. SARAH GRANT The Deck @ Currumbin RSL: A Byron Bay vocalist with a background in classical and theatre, Sarah’s shows range from sweet, soulful tones of the Motown era through to rocking Janis Joplin. From 5pm. Free entry. CREEDENCE – THE JOHN FOGERTY TRIBUTE SHOW Southport Sharks: Come on a journey through the swamps and bayous of America’s South to the soundtrack of America’s greatest band and songwriter. Starts at 8.30pm. Free entry. JACOB LEE Cabana Bar & Lounge: Australian music up-and-comer plays acoustic melodies from 6pm. Free entry. LARA FREW MUSIC, LUCALION, AGWA, PHOEBE SINCLAIR NightQuarter: Continuing the launch of SEED Vol. 6 is four more Queensland Conservatorium students combining to create a night of heartfelt passion, electricity and artistry. Doors open 4pm. Entry $3.