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TO­DAY

DAMI IM The Star Gold Coast: Dami’s spe­cial one-off show will take you through her im­pres­sive range of songs, from the ARIA num­ber one hits Alive and Sound Of Si­lence to Gla­di­a­tor and Su­per Love. In­ter­twined with hits from her ARIA No. 1 al­bum Dami Im, Heart Beats and Clas­sic Car­pen­ters. Doors open at 7pm. Tick­ets $82. KING PARROT Mi­ami Shark Bar: After stomp­ing its way through the na­tion’s cap­i­tal cities last De­cem­ber in sup­port of dev­as­tat­ing new al­bum Ugly Pro­duce, King Parrot re­tain its in­sa­tiable work ethic an­nounc­ing a new edi­tion of their Re­gional Ram­page Tour for 2018. The band re­turns to the Gold Coast with Child Bite from the US and spe­cial guests. Doors open at 8pm. Tick­ets $24.50. PACES, LASTLINGS, AUSTEN Queens­land Mu­sic Stage, Surf Pa­rade, Broad­beach: A night of new wave Gold Coast-grown elec­tronic mu­sic, head­lined by the in­no­va­tive and sum­mery vibes of Paces. Lastlings’ melan­cholic elec­tronic pop blends lay­ers of shim­mer­ing gui­tars and glid­ing synths with airy vo­cals. Austen’s hook-laden art pop houses a writ­ing style that plays be­tween in­tro­spec­tive and sur­real. Show starts at 7pm. Free en­try for all shows. DAVID DE VITO, ALANA SCOTT De Vito Wa­ter­front: The show­stop­ping pair will as­tound you with their big vo­cals and fa­mous arias, per­form­ing Ital­ian duets and more. Show starts at 6pm. Free en­try. THE GREAT AUS­TRALIAN SONGBOOK Main Stage Surfers Par­adise: Tak­ing our an­thems, love songs and bal­lads and singing them back to us in the vi­brant ac­cents of the Com­mon­wealth. Un­der the di­rec­tion of glob­ally renowned David Coul­ter, singers and mu­si­cians from Canada, the UK, Ja­maica, Nige­ria and be­yond rein­ter­pret the songs that make us who we are. Join Peaches, Na­dine Shah, Win­ston McAnuff, Afrikan Boy, Pa­trick Wolf, The Ma­hotella Queens and spe­cial guests Meow Meow and Bart Willoughby in an un­for­get­table night of Aus­tralian mu­sic. Show starts at 7pm. Free en­try.

TO­MOR­ROW

LADYSLUG Mi­ami Mar­ketta: Ladyslug are mul­ti­di­men­sional freaks. They roll in the realm of nu-jazz, nav­i­gat­ing be­tween the chaos and calm of their mon­strous tunes. Opens 7.30pm. Free. ELECTRIK LEMON­ADE NightQuar­ter: Cel­e­brat­ing their sev­enth birth­day, the merry band of fun­klords play a reper­toire of funk, hip hop, blues, soul and dance mu­sic. Each mem­ber brings their own slice of earth, fire, wind, wa­ter and lovin’ in the live show. Show starts at 5pm. Free en­try. DAVID DE VITO, GLEN THOMAS De Vito Wa­ter­front: Per­form­ing your favourite tunes from then un­til now, David and Glen will be treat­ing their au­di­ence with pi­ano, gui­tar, vo­cals, trum­pet and may­hem. Show starts 6pm. Free en­try. DAVO DUO Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: This duo com­bines har­monies to en­ter­tain all au­di­ences. Starts at 7.30pm. Free en­try. RHYDIAN LEWIS Ra­mada Ho­tel: In­flu­enced by the likes of Si­na­tra, Rhydian’s unique tone will have you feel­ing like you’ve known him for years. Show starts at 6pm. Free en­try. WIL­SON PICK­ERS, JACKIE MAR­SHALL, KARL S WIL­LIAMS Main Stage Surf Pa­rade, Broad­beach: Get ready for a rau­cous time as these fes­ti­val favourites serve up new mu­sic and ARIA-nom­i­nated alt coun­try tunes. Show starts at 7pm. Free. FRESH VOICES OF THE COM­MON­WEALTH Main Stage Surfers Par­adise: Ex­pe­ri­ence the kalei­do­scopic per­spec­tives of the Com­mon­wealth in a night burst­ing with African hip hop beats, dance­able ska rhythms and haunt­ingly beau­ti­ful voices. Show starts at 7pm. Free en­try.

SATUR­DAY

GOLD FM LIVE The Star Gold Coast: Gold FM Live is part of the fun and games at The Star dur­ing the Gold Coast Com­mon­wealth Games, with con­certs, ath­lete ap­pear­ances and food and drink cel­e­brat­ing GC2018. Come in early and soak up the at­mos­phere be­fore the show. The event will be hosted by 92.5 Gold FM Break­fast’s Bridge and Sp­ida. Doors open at 7pm. Tick­ets $89.90. COAST Mi­ami Mar­ketta: Coast will be hit­ting Mi­ami Mar­ketta to launch its new al­bum. Full of en­er­getic in­stru­men­tals, you can hear hot flushes of heavy rhyth­mi­cal jazz sim­i­lar to Knee­body through­out the al­bum, along with a gen­tle hint of early BadBadNotGood. Show starts at 8pm. Free en­try. KEZA Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Solo vo­cal­ist, key­boardist and gui­tarist per­form­ing from 6.30pm. Free en­try. COUSIN TONY’S BRAND NEW FIREBIRD Mi­ami Tav­ern Shark Bar: Rapidly be­com­ing one of Aus­tralia’s most ex­cit­ing, di­verse and ac­claimed young bands, the five piece has just come off the back of a slot at NYE on the Hill which gar­nered rave re­views, as well as a run of re­gional tour dates with Greta Ray. Doors open at 8pm. Tick­ets $12.25. SUN RECORDS ALLSTARS Twin Towns: Direct from the US, the Sun Records All-Stars is best de­scribed as a cel­e­bra­tion of the birth of rock ‘n’ roll in the 1950s, trac­ing the mu­sic from its hum­ble roots in Mem­phis, Ten­nessee, to its dra­matic peak as a world­wide mu­si­cal and cul­tural phe­nom­e­non. Doors open at 8.30pm. Tick­ets $50 HARRY MANX Cur­rumbin RSL: Cana­dian mul­ti­in­stru­men­tal­ist Harry Manx re­turns with his new­est take on his blues meets raga ex­plo­rations. Harry will be ac­com­pa­nied by Sydney-based pi­anist Clay­ton Do­ley for many of the dates as well as a string quar­tet at var­i­ous fes­ti­val shows. Doors open at 7.30pm. Tick­ets $49 on­line, or $55 at the door. DAVID DE VITO, TARSCHA DE VITO, STEF LAZARO De Vito Wa­ter­front: This is party time – De Vito presents three amaz­ingly big vo­cals. Show starts at 6pm. Free en­try. BUSBY MAROU, LEANNE TENNANT, ALEXAN­DER WIL­LIAM Main Stage Surf Pa­rade, Broad­beach: Kick back and soak up the breezy acous­tic grooves of ARIA chart-top­ping duo Busby Marou along with soul­ful songstress Leanne Tennant and story-man Alexan­der Wil­liam. Show starts at 6pm. Free en­try. BLEACH ELEC­TRI­FIED Main Stage Surfers Par­adise: Head­lined by Bris­bane’s own fes­ti­val favourites, Con­fi­dence Man, with cul­ture, lan­guage and genre-bridg­ing Elec­tric Fields and Gold Coast elec­tronic mu­sic pro­ducer, vo­cal­ist and vis­ual artist, Michelle Xen; this is art pop in its truest form. Show starts at 7pm. Free.

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