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 LES MISÉRABLES The Spotlight Theatrical Company: The iconic musical that has taken the world by storm is coming to Spotlight Theatre. Les Misérables tells the heartbreaking story of Jean Valjean and his journey from rags to riches in order to survive in 19th century France. With one of the most celebrated scores of all time including songs such as I Dreamed A Dream, Bring Him Home and On My Own, Les Misérables is a must see for any lover of theatre. To book call 5539 4255 or online at spotlighttheatre.com.au LA BOHEME Event Cinemas: La bohème is an opera in four acts, composed by Giacomo Puccini to an Italian libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, based on Scènes de la vie de bohème by Henri Murger. This new production stars a young cast including Australian soprano Nicole Car, chronicling the lives of young artists living in the Bohemian fringes of 19th century Paris. Filmed from the worldrenowned Royal Opera House in London. Shows on Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday. HOTELLING Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise: An intimate audience of 22 guests is summoned to Peppers’ breathtaking 64th floor Penthouse apartment and lured into the intoxicating world of ‘Richard Hightower’ (Todd MacDonald); one of the world’s richest businessmen who will conduct his most extravagant connivance in honour of his 118th birthday. Part wake, part grande bouffe, part end-of-days cataclysm, Hotelling injects audience members into the heart of the story, where they feast not only on Hightowers’ intriguing tale, but also on sumptuous bites and sommelier-curated wines from Peppers’ hatted restaurant, Seaduction. Hotelling is a cultural tourism initiative of City of Gold Coast, presented by Bleached Arts and Peppers Soul. Two shows a night tonight, tomorrow, Saturday and Sunday. Tickets available from eventbrite.com.au AN EVENING WITH PRISCILLA PRESLEY The Star Gold Coast: This Saturday night there’s a rare opportunity to journey with Priscilla Presley through her fascinating life in an intimate interview format where she will answer questions and share stories that will spark curiosity and intriguing dialogue, hosted by Australia’s No. 1 entertainment reporter Richard Wilkins. Priscilla will present unique evenings of open conversation, offering audiences an extremely rare opportunity to gain insight into a world only a few have entered. Doors open 7pm. Tickets are standard from $110, platinum from $230, VIP dinner from $399 or meet and greet from $399. Book at star.com.au
SASKWATCH: MANUAL OVERRIDE TOUR Miami Marketta: Manual Override gives an air of collaboration, confidence and independence from the core. It’s experimental and playful nature blends genres and feels liberating, producing a record that sounds earnest, mature and timeless – giving listeners the most personal and vulnerable collection of songs to date. Don’t miss out on the Triple J regulars’ only GC show. Starts at 7pm. A NIGHT AT THE OPERA De Vito Waterfront: Big vocals and famous arias from David De Vito and Raffaele Pierno, a tenor direct from Naples. From 6pm. Free entry. Bookings recommended. ZOOKEEPERS Southport Sharks: Modern jive live from 8.30pm. Free entry.
JONES THE CAT, COASTAL LIGHTS, PURE MILK, THE GOLDBLOOMS Currumbin Pub: A Novocastrian indie punk four-piece, good vibes indie tunes, garage punk jangly guitars and short, fast, loud altrock. It’s all in one place tomorrow night. Doors open 8pm. Entry $10. GARRETT KATO NightQuarter: Fresh from a well-received performance at this year’s Isle of Wight’s Bestival (alongside headliners Elton John, Snoop Dogg and MIA), a UK tour in September, and new single