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TERRORBYTE

Drac­ula’s, Broad­beach: An ex­cit­ing new era is upon Drac­ula’s, with a fresh show. Pre­pare for the hyp­not­i­cally cap­ti­vat­ing Terrorbyte. The eter­nally damned present a spine-tin­gling 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. De­tails at 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

LA FILLE MAL GARDÉE

The Arts Cen­tre: Set in the French coun­try­side in the 1950s, Queens­land Bal­let’s La Fille mal gardée de­lights and en­ter­tains au­di­ences as a love tri­an­gle cre­ates comic chaos. Lise loves Co­las. Co­las loves Lise. But Lise’s mother, the Wi­dow Si­mone, has agreed that her way­ward daugh­ter should marry Alain, son of a pompous, wealthy vine­yard owner. Alain how­ever, is more in­ter­ested in his pre­cious um­brella than ro­mance. What en­sues is a series of mis­chievous an­tics as Lise works her way out of the Wi­dow’s mar­riage con­tract and into the arms of her love­struck beau. On to­mor­row at 7.30pm and Satur­day at 1.30 and 7.30pm. Tick­ets $27 – $56. Book at thearts­cen­tregc.com.au

MZAZA CHIL­DREN OF THE ROAD

The Arts Cen­tre: Mzaza presents an ex­otic live mu­sic event with a gypsy edge. Driven by French and Span­ish roots, Chil­dren of the Road is an ex­otic live mu­sic per­for­mance by Mzaza. Through time­less melodies, Mzaza em­braces diver­sity, the old and the new, the fa­mil­iar and the for­eign. The mu­si­cian­ship of this dy­namic group is un­der the in­spir­ing mu­si­cal­ity of front­woman Pauline Maudy. Ac­com­pa­nied by im­mer­sive vi­su­als which pro­vide some trans­la­tions of the for­eign lan­guage songs, Chil­dren of the Road is a sub­lime and en­chant­ing per­for­mance that aims to in­spire. Sun­day, 3pm. Tick­ets $15 – $25. Book at thearts­cen­tregc.com.au

DI­ARY OF A WOM­BAT

The Arts Cen­tre: Mil­lions of young peo­ple around the world have adored the multi award­win­ning pic­ture book, Di­ary of a Wom­bat. Now fi­nally this iconic work by Aus­tralian Chil­dren’s Lau­re­ate (2014/15), Jackie French and Bruce What­ley comes to the stage. Shows on Mon­day, Tues­day and Wed­nes­day. Tick­ets $12.50 – $22.50. Book at thearts­cen­tregc.com.au

COCKFIGHT

The Arts Cen­tre: A cross be­tween The Of­fice and a cage­fight, this game of com­i­cal one­up­man­ship builds to a mo­ment of im­pact where ev­ery­thing is sus­pended. A flash of bared teeth, the des­per­a­tion of need­ing to prove yourself ver­sus the need to hold on to what you’ve got. First show Wed­nes­day 12.30pm. Tick­ets $20.50 – $35. Book at thearts­cen­tregc.com.au

LADY WIN­DER­MERE’S FAN

Gold Coast Lit­tle The­atre: A so­ci­ety woman be­lieves her hus­band is hav­ing an af­fair, a mis­con­cep­tion which may have dire per­sonal con­se­quences for all in­volved. One of Os­car Wilde’s first so­cial come­dies. Di­rected by Rob Horton. Opens Satur­day, tick­ets avail­able on­line at gclt.com.au

TO­DAY

MY HARP IN PAR­ADISE

The Arts Cen­tre: Rhondda How­land, win­ner of the in­au­gu­ral QLD Harp So­ci­ety Com­po­si­tion Com­pe­ti­tion 2016, will light up your af­ter­noon with her reper­toire of harp so­los. Starts at 1pm. Free event, but book­ings re­quired.

A NIGHT AT THE OPERA

De Vito Wa­ter­front: The Singing Chef and tenor Raf­faele Pierno per­form Ital­ian duets and clas­sic show­stop­pers. Starts at 6pm. Free en­try, book­ings rec­om­mended.

ZOOKEEPERS

South­port Sharks: Mod­ern jive live from 8.30pm. Free en­try.

LAURA DOOLAN TRIO

Cur­rumbin RSL: Treat your ears to the Laura Doolan Trio fea­tur­ing Ge­orge Har­vey and Deb Fitz­sum­mons at morn­ing melodies. Starts at 10.30am. Free en­try.

TO­MOR­ROW

FI­ESTA FRI­DAY

De Vito Wa­ter­front: Pop ori­en­tated Fla­menco funk and fun with David De Vito on pi­ano, gui­tar and vo­cals from 6pm. Free en­try, book­ings rec­om­mended.

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.

LEE KER­NAGHAN

Twin Towns: The Boys From The Bush 25th An­niver­sary Tour will cover 25 years of smash hits as well as songs from Lee’s new 25th An­niver­sary Al­bum. Show at 8.30pm. Tick­ets $59, chil­dren un­der 12 $39.

RAKU O’GAIA

The Deck @ Cur­rumbin RSL: Play­ing live and acous­tic on the deck, ex­pect groove-laden rhythms move from toe-tap­ping coun­try-funk to tran­scen­den­tal blues, rock’n’roll and heartrend­ing bal­lads. Show at 5pm. Free en­try.

LATE FOR WOOD­STOCK

South­port Sharks: Recre­ate the essence of mankind’s most creative years in mu­sic from 8.30pm. Free en­try.

MATTY ROGERS BAND

NightQuarter: Matty Rogers has been cre­at­ing his unique blend of blues, folk, and rock for 12 years, per­form­ing along­side some of the best folk artists in busi­ness. Doors open 4pm. En­try $3.

MICHAEL EOTVOS

Ca­bana Bar and Lounge: The multi-in­stru­men­tal­ist plays acous­tic cov­ers us­ing loop­ing and sound lay­er­ing at South­port Sharks from 5pm. Free en­try.

SHAG ROCK

Mi­ami Mar­ketta: Bris­bane five­piece draw­ing in­flu­ence from Sticky Fin­gers, Vi­o­lent Soho and Ben Howard. Doors open at 5pm. Free en­try.

TYALGUM FES­TI­VAL OPEN­ING GALA

Tyalgum Com­mu­nity Hall: A fes­tive con­cert show­cas­ing a range of fes­ti­val artists in­clud­ing the Aus­tralian Brass Quin­tet, mem­bers of the Lyre­bird Trio, en­sem­ble Clocked Out, cel­list Louise King and oboist Eve New­some. Starts at 7pm. Tick­ets $55 adult, $44 con­ces­sion, $20 stu­dent.

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.

GNOSIS WITH LENS, COSMIC DAD, NAPOLEON TEARDROP

Cur­rumbin Pub: With the jazz in­fused grunge of Gnosis, self­de­scribed “as­tro­naut rock­ers” Lens, psychedelic garage rock band Cosmic Dad and sur­re­al­ist folk singer Napoleon Teardrop, this is one night that won’t be repli­cated any­time soon. Doors open 8pm. En­try $10.

SATUR­DAY

RUS­SIAN SONG

Tyalgum Com­mu­nity Hall: In­spired by a love of Rus­sian song dur­ing their shared years of study at the St Peters­burg Con­ser­va­toire, the cel­e­brated tenor An­drew Good­win and renowned pi­anist Daniel De Bo­rah present a lus­cious pro­gram of ro­mances by Tchaikovsky and Rach­mani­nov. Com­plet­ing the pro­gram is Ben­jamin Brit­ten’s haunt­ing set­ting of verses by Pushkin, The Poet’s Echo. Starts at 10.30am. Tick­ets $50 adult, $40 con­ces­sion, $15 stu­dent.

ALEX FIETZ DUO

Wa­ter­mark Ho­tel & Spa Gold

Coast: Pi­anist per­forms pop­u­lar cov­ers from An­drea Bo­celli to AC/DC and ev­ery­thing in­be­tween. Starts at 6.30. Free en­try.

TINA ARENA

The Star Gold Coast: On Tina’s last sell­out tour she wowed au­di­ences around the coun­try and abroad. Now she is back for an epic Great­est Hits tour cov­er­ing her body of work in­clud­ing – I Need Your Body, Chains, Heaven Help My Heart, Sorrento Moon, Burn, Now I Can Dance, Sym­phony Of Life and more. Doors open 7pm. Tick­ets $119.

FIREWORX

South­port Sharks: Rock and blues from 8.30pm. Free en­try.

SONIIQ

Cur­rumbin RSL: Get your groove on with Soniiq, fea­tur­ing Louie Shel­ton on gui­tar and Atalie Cu­ta­jar on vo­cals. Show at 7pm. Free en­try.

ILLY “TWO DE­GREES” TOUR

NightQuarter: Plat­inum-sell­ing Aus­tralian hip-hop artist Illy per­forms at NightQuarter on his Two De­grees tour, fea­tur­ing his hits Tightrope, Paper­cuts, Catch 22 and the ti­tle track Two De­grees. Sup­port from Kuren. Doors open 4pm. Tick­ets $49.90.

KRISTIE LEA

The Deck @ Cur­rumbin RSL: With strong vo­cals and a range of loop and ef­fects ped­als, Kristie can cre­ate up­beat dance num­bers, sin­ga­long clas­sics or laid back acous­tic tunes. Starts at 4pm. Free en­try.

SEV­ENTH WON­DER: THE

FLEET­WOOD MAC EX­PE­RI­ENCE

Twin Towns: Cel­e­brat­ing 40 years of Ru­mors and all the time­less Fleet­wood Mac hits. Show at 8.30pm. Tick­ets $35.

SHOOT­ING STARS

Tyalgum Com­mu­nity Hall: A mu­si­cal pro­gram fea­tur­ing the ris­ing vo­cal and in­stru­men­tal stars of to­mor­row from the Queens­land Con­ser­va­to­rium Grif­fith Univer­sity. Starts at 12.30pm. Tick­ets $20 adult, $15 con­ces­sion, $5 stu­dent.

LYRE­BIRD TRIO

Tyalgum Com­mu­nity Hall: Aus­tralia’s prize-win­ning pi­ano trio re­turn to Tyalgum to per­form Dvo­rak’s pop­u­lar Dumky Trio and Ko­daly’s spec­tac­u­lar duo for vi­o­lin and cello. Starts at 3pm. Tick­ets $50 adult, $40 con­ces­sion, $15 stu­dent.

PAS­SION: CAM­ER­ATA – QUEENS­LAND’S CHAM­BER ORCHES­TRA

Tyalgum Com­mu­nity Hall: Queens­land’s Cham­ber Orches­tra re­turns in a per­for­mance of pow­er­ful and pas­sion­ate works for string orches­tra with cello soloist, Simon Cobcroft and ris­ing singing stars from the Queens­land Con­ser­va­to­rium Grif­fith Univer­sity. Starts at 7pm. Tick­ets $50 adult, $40 con­ces­sion, $15 stu­dent.

CAS­SIDY WIL­SON

Palazzo Ver­sace: Trained and ac­claimed mu­si­cian Cas­sidy Wil­son plays classy tunes on the baby grand pi­ano from noon un­til 4pm, fol­lowed by the Cas­sidy Wil­son Trio per­form­ing a range of clas­sics and mod­ern hits from 6.30pm – 10.30pm.

SATUR­DAY NIGHT LIVE

De Vito Wa­ter­front: Fea­tur­ing Glen Thomas on pi­ano, vo­cals and trum­pet, Tarscha De Vito on vo­cals and David De Vito on even big­ger vo­cals. Starts at 6pm. Free en­try, book­ings rec­om­mended.

JU­LIA HAYES

Swell Sculp­ture Fes­ti­val: The sweet sound­ing songstress takes the Green, Pa­cific Pa­rade, Cur­rumbin from noon. Free en­try.

PHIL BAR­LOW

Swell Sculp­ture Fes­ti­val: Dish­ing out a mu­si­cal feast of gritty, growl­ing notes and tones, hooky rock riffs and con­ta­giously funky beats at the Green, Pa­cific Pa­rade, Cur­rumbin from 1.30pm. Free en­try.

THE LYRI­CAL

Swell Sculp­ture Fes­ti­val: Per­form­ing the open-genre mash-ups they’re fa­mous for at the Green, Pa­cific Pa­rade, Cur­rumbin from 3pm. Free en­try.

KIMMY & CREW

Swell Sculp­ture Fes­ti­val: De­voted to shar­ing love and good vibrations through the reg­gae beat. Per­form­ing at the Green, Pa­cific Pa­rade, Cur­rumbin. Starts at 4.30pm. Free en­try.

SUN­DAY

RO­MAN­TIC FAN­TASY

Tyalgum Com­mu­nity Hall: Vir­tu­osic Aus­tralian pi­anist, Daniel De Bo­rah per­forms Schu­mann’s stun­ning pi­ano solo

Kreis­le­ri­ana fol­lowed by Schu­mann and Liszt duos with ac­claimed vi­o­lin­ist Anna McMichael. Starts at 10.30am. Tick­ets $50 adult, $40 con­ces­sion, $15 stu­dent.

TYALGUM FES­TI­VAL CLOS­ING GALA

Tyalgum Com­mu­nity Hall: The Clos­ing Gala fea­tures Fes­ti­val artists in a var­ied and vir­tu­osic pro­gram in­clud­ing the Aus­tralian Brass Quin­tet with their ex­cit­ing ar­range­ment of Bern­stein’s West

Side story and An­drew Good­win and Daniel de Bo­rah with sub­lime Schubert Lieder. Sup­ported by Brass Mu­sic Spe­cial­ists. Starts at 2.30pm. Tick­ets $55 adult, $44 con­ces­sion, $20 stu­dent.

SARAH ARCHER

The Deck @ Cur­rumbin RSL: Pas­sion­ate mu­si­cal artist play­ing catchy clean melodies and hon­est stir­ring vo­cals live and acous­tic from 4pm. Free en­try.

AMANDA KING

Ca­bana Bar and Lounge: Pop­u­lar Gold Coast singer and gui­tarist play­ing all your favourite cov­ers at the South­port Sharks lounge bar. Show at 12.30pm. Free en­try.

ALEX FIETZ DUO

Cur­rumbin RSL: Pi­anist per­forms pop­u­lar cov­ers from An­drea Bo­celli to AC/DC and ev­ery­thing in-be­tween and joined by Adam Thomas on sax­o­phone. Show at noon. Free en­try.

LEE KER­NAGHAN

Twin Towns: The Boys From The

Bush 25th An­niver­sary Tour will cover 25 years of smash hits as well as songs from Lee’s new

25th An­niver­sary Al­bum. Show at 7pm. Tick­ets $59, chil­dren un­der 12 $39.

SPAV DONIGER

Burleigh Brew­ing Co: Live beats for the per­fect Sun­day ses­sion from 4.30pm. Free en­try.

CAS­SIDY WIL­SON

Palazzo Ver­sace: Ac­claimed mu­si­cian Cas­sidy Wil­son plays classy tunes on the baby grand pi­ano from noon un­til 4pm.

LOL CREW

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

SUN­DAY SES­SIONS

De Vito Wa­ter­front: Stef Lazaro’s big vo­cals from noon, fol­lowed by swing­ing vo­cals and gui­tar from leg­endary crooner Greg Aspel­ing from 6pm. Free en­try.

FELIC­ITY LAW­LESS

Swell Sculp­ture Fes­ti­val: Felic­ity Law­less stim­u­lates the senses and el­e­vates the soul with mu­sic fus­ing gypsy, world, rock and folk el­e­ments. Per­form­ing at the Green, Pa­cific Pa­rade, Cur­rumbin. Starts at noon. Free en­try.

JOSH LOVEGROVE

Swell Sculp­ture Fes­ti­val: Singer-song­writer Josh Lovegrove brings his own flair to the clas­sics of the past and present at the Green, Pa­cific Pa­rade, Cur­rumbin, from 2pm. Free en­try.

MON­DAY

OL­WEN WIL­LIAMS AND KEVIN BRIGGS

De Vito Wa­ter­front: Mar­tini Mon­days with Ol­wen Wil­liams’ cool vo­cals, Kevin Briggs’ groovin’ gui­tar and also a spe­cial guest singer from 6pm.

LLOYD SANIEL

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

TUES­DAY

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 fa­mous singing chef David De Vito in a grand pi­ano duel from 6pm. Free en­try.

DJ FREDDY FLYFINGAZ

Mi­ami Mar­ketta: Res­i­dent DJ Freddy Flyfingaz brings the sweet tunes for your Wed­nes­day night feast. Starts at 5pm. Free en­try.

Tina Arena will bring her Great­est Hits tour to The Star Gold Coast on Satur­day night.

Lee Ker­naghan fans can catch the leg­endary Aussie coun­try crooner at Twin Towns to­mor­row and Sun­day.

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