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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 DITA VON TEESE: THE ART OF THE TEESE The Star Gold Coast: The Art of the Teese tour brings a num­ber of brand new acts never be­fore seen in Aus­tralia in­clud­ing Lazy, an act only ever per­formed at The Crazy Horse Paris (in­clud­ing new cos­tumes from Bri­tish de­signer Jenny Pack­ham) and an all-new bal­let-themed act Swan Lake Stripteese. It also fea­tures four of Von Teese’s most ex­hil­a­rat­ing per­for­mances, in­clud­ing a brand-new ver­sion of her iconic Mar­tini Glass routine which fea­tures a beau­ti­ful new baroque style gilded cham­pagne glass, crys­tallised from top to bot­tom with over 150,000 Swarovski crys­tals. Show on Sun­day at 7.30pm. Tick­ets $95 from star.com.au OLIVER! Spot­light The­atri­cal Com­pany: Based on the clas­sic novel by Charles Dick­ens, Oliver! has de­lighted au­di­ences since it first burst on to the West End stage in 1960 and has since ce­mented its way into the hearts of the­atre­go­ers glob­ally. Di­rected by An­drew Cock­roft-Pen­man, Oliver! is a night out for the entire fam­ily. Last shows, fin­ishes Saturday. Tick­ets from $25 at spot­lightthe­atre.com.au THE OA­SIS HOTA: Tony, a trou­bled youth just re­leased from de­ten­tion, and a group of dis­con­nected teenagers stum­ble upon a hidden ‘Oa­sis’ on the grounds of their school. Here the pure land un­con­sciously sends a wave of pos­i­tive change through each of them. When they dis­cover the school plans to de­stroy the land to build a new gas mine, each stu­dent is forced to over­come their own de­struc­tive view of them­selves and de­cide to stand and fight for some­thing they be­lieve in. Show Saturday 2pm. Free event.

TODAY

TOMMY MEM­PHIS Cur­rumbin RSL: Undis­put­edly there is and only ever will be one King of Rock ‘n’ Roll, but the le­gend & spirit lives on – and com­mit­ted to keep­ing the spirit alive is Tommy Mem­phis. Starts at 10.30am. Free en­try. 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.

TOMORROW

TAY­LOR Mi­ami Mar­ketta: Fresh off the back of sup­port­ing The Whit­lams and Boy and Bear, Tay­lor are bring­ing their sound to the Mar­ketta, a charm­ing sound, con­fronting at times yet catchy and in­fec­tious, tak­ing in­flu­ence from An­gus and Ju­lia Stone, Pink Floyd and The Bea­tles. Doors open 5pm. Free en­try. FRI­DAY FAVOURITES De Vito Wa­ter­front: With the sing­ing chef David De Vito on piano, gui­tar, vo­cals and “mayhem”, plus Tarscha De Vito and Philip­pines Got Talent win­ner Stef Lazaro on vo­cals. Starts at 6pm. Book­ings rec­om­mended. FIRE AND ICE Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Per­form­ing ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s pop, rock, Mo­town and more. Starts at 7.30pm. Free en­try. TRIPLICKIT Cur­rumbin RSL: Triplickit are a band con­sist­ing of three ac­com­plished mu­si­cians who have been per­form­ing to­gether for over 10 years. Rob is the lead gui­tar mae­stro, while Lachie sup­plies the bass groove and Tim is rock steady on drums. To­gether they’ll keep you sing­ing and bop­ping along all night. Starts at 7pm. Free en­try. FUNK N WAGNELLS South­port Sharks: Dance, funk, fu­sion. Starts at 8.30pm. Free. THE WAYWARD SUNS SIN­GLE LAUNCH Cur­rumbin Pub: Head down as The Wayward Suns launch their new sin­gle Bright Lights, a hip hop, surf rock, roots fu­sion ex­pe­ri­ence. Sup­ported by the eclec­tic sounds of Chil­lu­mi­nati and the saucy, an­noy­ingly catchy tunes of Burger Joint. Doors open 8pm. En­try $10. KRIS WASON Ca­bana Bar and Lounge, South­port Sharks: Kris Wason will impress with his raw, self­taught acous­tic talent. Draw­ing in­spi­ra­tion from Crowded House, Michael Jack­son, Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran, Kris’ wide range of mu­si­cal knowl­edge and abil­ity is sure to get your week­end started on the right note. Starts at 5pm. Free en­try. LUKE BEN­NETT The Deck @ Cur­rumbin RSL: A folk singer, song­writer and guitarist with acous­tic roots, Luke has it all cov­ered. He is an orig­i­nal artist and also per­forms a wide reper­toire of cov­ers. Starts at 5pm. Free en­try. CHAR­LIE A’COURT NightQuar­ter: Char­lie is well know for his emo­tional de­liv­ery and stage pres­ence both in in­ti­mate acous­tic set­tings and large fes­ti­val stages. Whether he’s strip­ping the mu­sic down on an acous­tic or soar­ing above the band on elec­tric, A’Court’s mu­sic reaches peo­ple in a unique way. Doors open 4pm. En­try $3. AN EVENING AT THE PROMS — A MU­SI­CAL SPEC­TAC­U­LAR HOTA: Aus­tralia’s most ac­claimed in­ter­na­tional vi­o­lin­ist Ian Cooper is joined by opera stars, prima bal­leri­nas, Aus­tralia’s cur­rent na­tional cham­pion Pipe Band and the Blue Danube Or­ches­tra to evoke the sheer ex­u­ber­ance of An Evening At The Proms — A Mu­si­cal Spec­tac­u­lar. Starts at 7pm. Tick­ets $65 — $79 from hota.com.au NIGHTQUAR­TER SPEC­TAC­U­LAR NightQuar­ter: Fire! Acro­bat­ics! En­ergy! A mes­meris­ing stage show set to surprise and de­light. From high en­ergy fire shows with spec­tac­u­lar move­ment, thrilling acro­bat­ics, ma­gi­cians, ae­rial per­for­mances and more. Runs from 6:30—7:30pm. En­try $3. BJORN AGAIN Twin Towns: Lauded as “The Most Suc­cess­ful Trib­ute Band” of all time, Bjorn Again have spent 28 years tour­ing the world and have per­formed more than 7000 con­certs in over 100 coun­tries around the world. Endorsed by orig­i­nal ABBA mem­bers Bjorn Ul­vaeus and Benny An­der­s­son, Bjorn Again will de­liver a fab­u­lous night

filled with ABBA hits, glit­ter­ing cos­tumes, en­ter­tain­ing stage an­tics and ban­ter in their own ver­sion of Swenglish, to have you danc­ing all night. Starts at 8pm Qld time. Tick­ets $55. HELL AND WHISKEY Burleigh Brew­ing Co: Com­bin­ing the soul of old delta blues with the high en­ergy of ‘50s rock n roll, Hell and Whiskey span a mul­ti­tude of gen­res while keep­ing to their sig­na­ture dusty style. Starts at 3pm. Free en­try.

SATURDAY

THE PO­LAR BEARS

Lon­es­tar Tav­ern: One of Gold Coast’s most rockin’ small live mu­sic venues is back in ac­tion with a weekly per­for­mance from four-piece group The Po­lar Bears. They play the best Aus­tralian and in­ter­na­tional rock clas­sics from the ’80s and ’90s to today. Starts at 7.30pm. Free en­try.

KELLIE KNIGHT

Mi­ami Mar­ketta: Kellie Knight and The Daze are a jazz, funk and soul band from By­ron Bay, fea­tur­ing Kellie on vo­cals with a seven-piece jazz/funk en­sem­ble, they get down and dirty with pow­er­house vo­cals and im­pro­vi­sa­tion. Sup­ported by Kar­rie Hay­ward. Doors open 4pm. Free en­try.

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE

De Vito Wa­ter­front: David De Vito’s fa­mous big vo­cals are paired with the tal­ented Tarscha and Stef Lazaro. From 6pm. Free en­try.

AN­DREW TAY­LOR DUO

Cur­rumbin RSL: To­gether, lo­cal mu­si­cians An­drew Tay­lor and John McFar­lane are the An­drew Tay­lor Duo. The move to a more re­laxed duo for­mat al­lows An­drew and John to fo­cus on their gen­uine love of play­ing mu­sic. Starts at 7pm. Free en­try.

THE AC­CI­DENTS

South­port Sharks: Armed with the abil­ity to en­ter­tain, The Ac­ci­dents will get ev­ery­one on the dance­floor with ease. Play­ing hits from ev­ery genre from top 40, to pop clas­sics and ’80s rock … if you can dance to it, they’ll play it. Starts at 8.30pm. Free en­try. SPIN Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: This en­er­getic duo are sure to get you up and danc­ing. Starts at 6.30pm. Free en­try.

KARISE EDEN

Sound­lounge: Karise Eden’s shows are an en­ter­tain­ing mix of her soul­ful voice with a re­laxed and cheeky stage pres­ence. For her Sound­lounge show she will per­form songs that channel the greats of our time and some brand new songs she’s work­ing on for her up­com­ing al­bum. Sup­ported by Bree Bul­lock. Doors open 7.30pm. Tick­ets $30 + book­ing fee.

BORNEO

NightQuar­ter: Sydney based funky-punk quin­tet, Borneo, is hit­ting the NightQuar­ter main stage. When good sounds come, ears stand to at­ten­tion. Starts 7pm. SCOTT DALTON The Deck @ Cur­rumbin RSL: In­flu­enced by a mix­ture of Matt Corby, John Mayer, Dire Straits and Pink Floyd, Scott’s mu­sic res­onates with his lis­ten­ers, ir­re­spec­tive of num­bers, and is an ex­pe­ri­ence. Starts at 4pm. Free en­try.

NIGHTQUAR­TER SPEC­TAC­U­LAR

NightQuar­ter: Fire! Acro­bat­ics! En­ergy! A mes­meris­ing stage show set to surprise and de­light. From high en­ergy fire shows with spec­tac­u­lar move­ment, thrilling acro­bat­ics, ma­gi­cians, ae­rial per­for­mances and more. Runs from 6:30—7:30pm. En­try $3.

JOHN PAUL YOUNG AND THE AL­LS­TAR BAND

Twin Towns: The Vanda and Young Song­book is a con­cert cel­e­brat­ing this incredible song­writ­ing duos cre­ations – the songs that gave Aus­tralia it’s unique sound­track dur­ing the ’60s, ’70s and the ’80s and still to this day. With hits writ­ten for The Easy­beats, AC/DC, Grace Jones, Ted Mulry, Vanda and Young’s own stu­dio unit Flash and the Pan to the wealth of hits writ­ten for John Paul Young, this show will have you up and dancin’ like it’s 1979. Starts at 8pm Qld time. Tick­ets $59.

MICK MCHUGH CD LAUNCH

Cur­rumbin Pub: Indie folk artist Mick McHugh is step­ping out and step­ping up with the release of his de­but stu­dio al­bum, A Mil­lion

Stars. It’s a state­ment of an al­bum – McHugh as an artist not afraid to ad­dress tough is­sues, hard­ships and plight, but at the same time, lay­er­ing it in his trade­mark hope. Sup­ported by Tyson Faulkner and Peter Miller. Doors open 8pm. En­try $10.

SUN­DAY

TIM STOKES Burleigh Brew­ing Co: A com­bi­na­tion of Elvis’ Can’t Help

Fall­ing in Love With You and Paul Kelly’s Dumb Things, per­fect for your Sun­day ses­sion. Starts at 2pm. Free en­try. MICHAEL EOTVOS The Deck @ Cur­rumbin RSL: Michael is a singer/guitarist with a wide and var­ied reper­toire span­ning across gen­er­a­tions of pop­u­lar mu­sic. His ac­com­plished use of a loop sta­tion is able to cre­ate the il­lu­sion of a full band, even though he is a solo artist. Starts at 4pm. Free en­try. JA­SON TOW­ERS Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Vo­cals and gui­tar span­ning a range of gen­res from 2pm. Free.

SUN­DAY SES­SIONS

De Vito Wa­ter­front: Caleb Lafaitele grooves with a spe­cial guest vo­cal­ist from noon, fol­lowed by Si­na­tra Sun­days with the leg­endary crooner Greg Aspel­ing. Free en­try.

LOL CREW

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

CHELSEA BER­MAN Ca­bana Bar and Lounge,

South­port Sharks: Chelsea’s sound oozes catchy pop and coun­try in­flu­ences like Tay­lor Swift. She has been in the in­dus­try for over five years, pre­vi­ously play­ing in a duo be­fore de­cid­ing to take her pas­sion for coun­try mu­sic and song writ­ing to the next level and pur­su­ing a solo ca­reer. Starts at 12.30pm. Free en­try.

ENCORE

Cur­rumbin RSL: Be pre­pared to get up on the dance floor with Encore. Sing­ing all your favourite songs from funk to jazz to R ‘n’ B as well as soul and Mo­town, you’ll find it hard to stay in your seat. Starts at noon. Free en­try.

MON­DAY

MAR­TINI MON­DAYS

De Vito Wa­ter­front: Ol­wen Wil­liams on sassy jazz vo­cals and Kevin Briggs on groovy gui­tar. Starts at 6.30pm. Book­ings rec­om­mended.

MARCO

South­port Sharks: Smooth cov­ers from the piano man. From 6pm. Free en­try.

TUES­DAY

VOICE & CONGAS

South­port Sharks: Latin pop, reg­gae­ton and sal­saton. Show at 7.30pm. Free en­try.

JIM HANSEN AND THE SONICS

Twin Towns: The Sonics bring a wide range of mu­sic gen­res from the late ’50s through to the ’60s, bun­dled to­gether in an un­for­get­table trib­ute to the style and sound of those early years – the fo­cus al­ways on pre­sent­ing a live stage per­for­mance faith­ful in ev­ery de­tail to the orig­i­nal artist’s stu­dio record­ing. Starts at 10.30am Qld time. Tick­ets $7 — $15.

WED­NES­DAY

DUELLING GRAND PIANOS

De Vito Wa­ter­front: Pi­anist, vo­cal­ist and flautist Ge­orge Fer­gu­son takes on bluesy keys mas­ter Frazer Good­man. Starts at 6pm. Free.

TI­NAL­LEY STRING QUAR­TET — CON BRIO CON­CERT SE­RIES

HOTA: In­ter­na­tion­ally ac­claimed for its “ad­dic­tive sound”, “in­tu­itive” mu­sic mak­ing and “tech­ni­cal vir­tu­os­ity”, the Ti­nal­ley String Quar­tet (TSQ) has es­tab­lished it­self as one of the finest string quar­tets of its gen­er­a­tion and one of Aus­tralia’s most awarded classical mu­sic ex­ports. Fea­tur­ing Adam Cha­l­abi and Lerida Del­bridge on vi­o­lin, Justin Wil­liams on viola and Pa­trick Mur­phy on cello. Starts at 7.30pm. Tick­ets $15.

Catch Chelsea Ber­man at South­port Sharks’ Ca­bana Bar and Lounge on Sun­day.

See the in­ter­na­tion­ally ac­claimed Ti­nal­ley String Quar­tet in ac­tion at HOTA on Wed­nes­day.

Karise Eden will bring her heart-wrench­ing soul­ful voice and cheeky stage pres­ence to Sound­lounge on Saturday.

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