TERRORBYTE Dracula’s, Broadbeach: 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 ROYAL OPERA HOUSE’S RIGOLETTO ON THE BIG SCREEN Event Cinemas Pacific Fair: Featuring filmed performances from the world-renowned Royal Opera House in London, Event Cinemas and Trafalgar Releasing present the very best opera and ballet from the iconic venue, captured in jaw-dropping detail for Australian audiences to enjoy as if they were there themselves. David McVicar’s acclaimed production of Verdi’s tragic opera Rigoletto. This potent tragedy of cursed court jester Rigoletto, his daughter Gilda and the Duke of Mantua will star Dimitri Platanias, Lucy Crowe and Michael Fabiano. Screening February 10, 11 and 14. Tickets from eventcinemas.com.au THE POWER OF LAUGH WITH DAMIEN POWER Kingscliff Bowls Club: Threetime Barry nominee Damien Power is considered one of the most exciting voices on the Australian comedy scene. With just a few years of festivals under his comedy belt he’s racked up a number of awards, nominations and rave reviews, as well as dozens of sellout rooms across the country. Damien’s raw, assured I Can’t Believe I Cared show, blew audiences away around Australia and the world in 2015 and 2016 was even bigger as he brought the noise to the festival circuit with Sell Mum Into Slavery, and was selected to be part of ABC-TV’s Next Gen series. See his latest show live, supported by Ellen Briggs. Starts at 7.30pm tonight. Free gig.
ZOOKEEPERS Southport Sharks: Modern jive live from 8.30pm. Free entry. 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. Bookings recommended.
THE FUNKSTERS Southport Sharks: True to their name, The Funksters are a party band that will get your weekend started on the right note. Performing top 40, soul and funk, audiences are promised a fun night full of entertainment. Starts at 8.30pm. Free entry. FRIDAY FAVOURITES De Vito Waterfront: With the singing chef David De Vito on piano, guitar, vocals and “mayhem” and Frazer Goodman on bluesy keys, the duo play favourite tunes from the past and present. Starts at 6pm. Bookings recommended. DOOLIE Miami Marketta: Soulful, electro-pop songstress Doolie created a stir after her win at the 2016 Queensland Music Awards and now she brings her atmospheric and percussive pop songs to the Marketta. Doors open 5pm. Free entry. DAVO DUO Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: A talented duo who can mimic some of the greatest singers of our era. Starts at 7.30pm. Free entry. GRAHAM HOBSON The Watermark Hotel & 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. From 6.30pm. Free. GRAHAM MOES NightQuarter: Graham Moes is a multifaceted guitar-slinging looper and vocalist, building his songs on deep guttural rhythm and harmonious hooks. Discovering the loop station at 18, he quickly began making a name for himself as a one-man show, creating full-bodied soundscapes and hypnotising audiences with his stage presence up and down the east coast of Australia. Doors open 4pm. Entry $3. CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF NEIL YOUNG Soundlounge: Featuring Karl S Williams, Taylor, Sunrose, Danny Widdicombe and guests, celebrate 50 years of the man who gave the world songs including Transformer Man, Ordinary People, Don’t Let It Bring You Down, Powderfinger, Heart of Gold, Revolution Blues, After the Gold Rush, My My, Hey Hey and more. Doors open 7.30pm. Tickets $20 prepurchase or $25 on the door unless sold out.