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TERRORBYTE Drac­ula’s, Broadbeach: An ex­cit­ing new era is upon Drac­ula’s, with a new show be­gin­ning this Tues­day. Pre­pare for the hyp­not­i­cally cap­ti­vat­ing and glo­ri­ously spec­tac­u­lar Terrorbyte. The eter­nally damned present a spinet­in­gling vaude­ville world that is brash, en­er­getic and de­light­fully trashy as vam­pires re­claim their ca­chet. Starring Richard Pa­cionic, Rudi Testa, Amanda Conti, David Kume, Inia De­war, Dan­nielle Glanville and Ben Win­stan­ley. 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 SEAT­TLE CON­NEC­TION St Ge­orge’s Angli­can Church, Tam­borine Moun­tain: Satur­day 2.30pm. Queens­land Academy for Health Sci­ences: Tues­day 7pm. Gold Coast Cham­ber Orches­tra along with guest con­cert­mas­ter Quin­ton Mor­ris present Seat­tle Con­nec­tion. Ex­pe­ri­ence Bach’s Dou­ble Vi­o­lin Con­certo in D mi­nor fea­tur­ing soloists Quin­ton Mor­ris and Hugh Won, Sa­muel Bar­ber’s Ada­gio for Strings, John Rut­ter’s Suite for Strings, The Chair­man’s Waltz from Mem­oirs of a Geisha and more. Tick­ets $22 con­ces­sion, $25 adult. Avail­able from gcco.com.au VIVA SURFERS PAR­ADISE Surfers Par­adise: Fea­tures a huge ar­ray of Elvis-themed acts, per­for­mances and ex­pe­ri­ences Thurs­day, Fri­day, Satur­day and fin­ish­ing Sun­day night. Acts vary from Elvis and Mar­i­lyn Mon­roe trib­ute artists, dance groups, photo op­por­tu­ni­ties with Elvis and the of­fi­cial VIVA Surfers Par­adise af­ter­party. See surferspar­adise.com for full pro­gram. 70 GIRLS 70 Gold Coast Lit­tle The­atre: Af­ter the tremen­dous suc­cess of Cabaret, Kan­der and Ebb cre­ated this de­light­ful mu­si­cal about a group of el­derly cit­i­zens who learn that the long-term ho­tel they live in is to be sold off. To save the ho­tel, the se­niors form a gang and steal furs from well- known New York stores. In the process they re­gain their zest for life. From a book by Fred Ebb and Nor­man L Martin, adapted by Joe Mas­teroff, lyrics by Fred Ebb and mu­sic by John Kan­der. Di­rected by Roger McKen­zie. To book call 5532 2096 or go on­line at gclt.com.au FROM THE NEW WORLD CHAR­ITY CON­CERT Tweed Heads Civic Cen­tre: The North­ern Rivers Orches­tra present From the New World, con­ducted by War­wick Pot­ter. In this con­cert, the NRSO is de­lighted to as­sist the Tweed Pal­lia­tive Sup­port Inc, an in­clu­sive can­cer sup­port and pal­lia­tive care char­ity that has re­cently opened NSW’s only adults’ com­mu­nity hospice, Wed­getail Re­treat. The au­di­ence will be en­ter­tained with a pro­gram in­clud­ing Dvo­rak: New World Sym­phony, Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite and Si­belius: Kare­lia Suite. Sun­day at 2.30pm. Tick­ets $45 gen­eral, $40 con­ces­sion, $20 stu­dents and chil­dren un­der 18 free. See nrso.com.au for tick­ets. AN EVENING IN PARIS The Arts Cen­tre: To cel­e­brate Bastille Day we will take you back to the Paris of the 1930s when jazz groups such as the Quin­tette du Hot Club de France fea­tur­ing violinist Stéphane Grap­pelli and gui­tarist Django Rein­hardt launched the dis­tinc­tive sound of French jazz and Edith Piaf, the Lit­tle Spar­row, be­came a star. The Ge­orge Wash­ing­ma­chine Quin­tet from Syd­ney will play the mu­sic of that era and Marissa Burgess, for­merly prin­ci­pal dancer at Le Moulin Rouge and her show­girls, will re-cre­ate the glam­our and so­phis­ti­ca­tion of French cabaret. To­mor­row night, doors open 6pm. Tick­ets $25 mem­bers, $30 vis­i­tors. MOST WUTHERING HEIGHTS DAY EVER The Arts Cen­tre: Grab your friends and fam­ily, don your red dresses and cel­e­brate the iconic in­ter­pre­tive dance to Kate Bush’s Wuthering Heights and help the Gold Coast to be­come part of this phe­nom­e­nal global move­ment, started by one of our very own. Satur­day from 2pm. Free event.

TO­DAY

ALL OUR EXES LIVE IN TEXAS Mi­ami Mar­ketta: Elana Stone, Katie Wighton, Han­nah Crofts and Ge­or­gia Mooney com­bine in a four-part, in­die-folk har­mony heaven. On man­dolin, ukulele, ac­cor­dion and guitar, the Exes are a pow­er­house of charm and song­writ­ing prow­ess. Fair warn­ing: this four­some is the most rock­ing fe­male folk band around. Doors open 6pm. Tick­ets $28.60 avail­able from Oztix. 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.

TO­MOR­ROW

CLARE BOWEN The Star Gold Coast: Aus­tralian­born, US-based singer­song­writer-ac­tor, Clare Bowen, has re­turned home to Aus­tralia to play a 10-date con­cert se­ries. Per­haps best known for her lead­ing role as Scar­lett O’Con­nor on the US prime-time TV se­ries Nashville, Clare is a fe­ro­cious and gifted per­former, en­thralling in the live arena. Doors open 7pm. Tick­ets from $79 avail­able at star.com.au THE SWAMPS Mi­ami Mar­ketta: By­ron Bay duo quickly gain­ing a lo­cal rep­u­ta­tion for dy­namic live shows, in­stru­men­tal prow­ess and real un­der­stand­ing of the tra­di­tions of blues and rock’n’roll. Doors open 5pm. Free en­try. HAYLEY GRACE Ca­bana Bar and Lounge: En­er­getic guitar, vo­cals, beat boxing and per­cus­sion live and acoustic from 5pm. Free en­try. DEVIL’S KIOSK South­port Sharks: A fu­sion of earthy, blues sounds from the 40s and 50s, and soul­ful feels of the 60s and 70s. Show starts 8.30pm. Free en­try. JOSH LEE HAMIL­TON Burleigh Brew­ing Co: Roots and folk singer from By­ron Bay pro­vid­ing the ul­ti­mate playlist to wind down af­ter the work week and ease into the week­end. Starts at 4.30pm. Free en­try. GRA­HAM HOB­SON Water­mark Ho­tel and Spa Gold Coast: Singing time­less clas­sics like Bu­ble and Si­na­tra, pi­anomen favourites like Billy Joel and El­ton John, and top-40 chart­busters like Ed Sheeran and Cold­play. Starts at 6.30pm. Free en­try. 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.

SATUR­DAY

KIMMY & CREW

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