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ALEX WIL­LIAMSON: SO WRONG IT’S RIGHT HOTA: YouTube sen­sa­tion Alex ‘Shooter’ Wil­liamson is on tour with more of his loos­est Aus­tralian bloke an­tics. Ex­pect crude, twisted hu­mour through­out this one hour of en­ter­tain­ment. Tonight from 7.30pm, Par­adise Show­room, tick­ets from $29.90. BIG SHORTS: A SHORT PLAYS FES­TI­VAL HOTA: A col­lec­tion of re­al­is­tic plays from Aus­tralian, English and Amer­i­can play­wrights. Pre­sented by Goat Track The­atre’s Fast Track En­sem­bles over two nights – tonight and to­mor­row. Tick­ets from $23.70. Phone 5588 4000. 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 RE­TURN OF HIGH COUN­TRY LEG­ENDS Out­back Spec­tac­u­lar: A leg­end is born with the in­tro­duc­tion of a stun­ning new show pre­sented by Ringers Western. Wit­ness the brav­ery, beauty and courage of the great­est Aus­tralian sto­ries never told, High Coun­try Leg­ends. Tick­ets from $69.99. Book­ings es­sen­tial. Go to out­back­spec­tac­u­lar.com.au or call 133 386. DRAGALICIOUS The Av­enue Surfers Par­adise: These queens are set­ting the stage for an elec­tric night of glam and glit­ter with new ad­di­tion, Dragalicious. The Av­enue has joined forces with two of Queens­land’s most in­cred­i­bly tal­ented and glam­orous drag queens. The self-pro­claimed ‘Three-Legged Beauty’ Natasha St James and ‘The Gen­der Ben­der’ Terry Dak­tyl, who are no strangers to The Av­enue stage, will be serv­ing up a blend of glitz and glam, risqué com­edy num­bers, cap­ti­vat­ing cos­tumes and high en­ergy per­for­mances that will il­lu­mi­nate and de­light their au­di­ence. Ev­ery Thurs­day 7pm. Tick­ets are $25. DANCERS FIGHT CAN­CER HOTA: Queens­land dance com­pa­nies come to­gether to raise money for can­cer re­search. Pre­sented by Equal En­ter­tain­ment, dancers will put on an evening of mov­ing and shak­ing for the Can­cer Council. Show on July 2, 7.30pm. Tick­ets $35. Phone 5588 4000.


A NIGHT AT THE OPERA De Vito Wa­ter­front: A night at the Opera fea­tur­ing David De Vito and Alana Scott. Ex­pect big vo­cals, fa­mous arias, and Ital­ian duets from the skilled so­prano singers. Free. From 6pm. VIR­TU­OS­ITY Twin Towns: Cover band Vir­tu­os­ity per­form the top hits of rock and roll, R & B, pop and disco. The five-piece are a highly sought-af­ter band in Queens­land. 7.30pm. Free en­try. THE BEN­NIES Mi­ami Shark Bar: Catch ska­punk-psy­che­delic party ma­chines The Ben­nies as they tour their Nat­u­ral Born Chillers al­bum through­out Aus­tralia. High en­ergy and su­per sonic. Doors 7pm. Tick­ets $29.60.


KENNY SLIDE Burleigh Brew­ing Co: In­spired by ‘Gold Coast sum­mer’, Kenny plays orig­i­nals and cov­ers with a slide gui­tar and stomp box. Up­beat and acous­tic. From 3pm. Free en­try. THE STOW­AWAYS Ra­mada Ho­tel Hope Har­bour: The Stow­aways play a range of orig­i­nal and cov­ers from pop, jazz, reg­gae, in­die and rock and roll. Free show. From 6pm. FRI­DAY FAVOURITES De Vito Wa­ter­front: David De Vito, Stef Lazaro and Tarscha De Vito sing big, dance wild and make mu­sic. Free, from 6pm un­til late. LLOYD SPIEGEL Sound­lounge: Aus­tralian melody mas­ter and acous­tic gui­tarist ex­traor­di­naire who plays tra­di­tional and self-penned blues. Join one of the coun­try’s lead­ing blues artists in a night of re­lax­ation and fun. Show starts at 7.30pm. Tick­ets are $25. ROLLING STONES EX­PE­RI­ENCE Park­wood Tav­ern: This act have been craft­ing their art of The Rolling Stones for over ten years and are known as be­ing the clos­est you can get to the real thing. Show starts at 8pm. Free en­try. RAKU Robina Town Cen­tre: En­joy smooth tunes from Raku One O’Gaia when he takes the stage. Raku is eas­ily dis­tin­guished by his brand of bluesy-folk, and you can catch his feel-good vibes at The Prom­e­nade. Show starts at 5pm. Free event. JAN PRE­STON’S WON­DER­FUL WIN­NIE HOTA: This show brings to­gether piano, vi­su­als and nar­ra­tion with Jan’s strong voice to com­mem­o­rate the life of honky-tonk piano great Winifred Atwell. You’ll hear clas­sics like Black and White Rag, Big Ben Boogie and the Bum­ble Boogie. Tick­ets from $18, show­ing to­mor­row night. UL­TRA­VI­O­LET, HONEYGUM, SOUND SA­VAN­NAH, ECHOWAVE Cur­rumbin Pub: An elec­tric show from Ul­tra­vi­o­let, Honeygum, Sound Sa­van­nah and Echowave. Futuristic, loud and live. $10 en­try. Doors open 8pm. THE SUGARSHAKERS Mi­ami Mar­ketta: With their own high en­ergy brand of mu­sic, the Sugar Shak­ers rep­re­sent the styles and sounds from the late ’40s to ’60s. Show starts at 5pm. Free en­try. BLONDE CHOCO­LATE Burleigh Heads Bowls Club: Blonde Choco­late are a jazz, swing, R & B and pop cover band. Ex­pect songs from Michael Bu­ble, Bruno Mars, Ri­hanna, Abba, Van Mor­ri­son and more. Free. From 7.30pm. KASEY CHAM­BERS Twin Towns: Join Kasey Cham­bers by the “Camp­fire” for a mu­si­cal jour­ney. The in­ti­mate acous­tic ex­pe­ri­ence presents songs new and old that have shaped Kasey’s life trav­el­ling through Aus­tralia, Amer­ica and Africa. Show starts at 8.30pm. Tick­ets are $50. NICKY CONVINE Cur­rumbin RSL: Fronting bands from a young age, this coun­try girl is one of Queens­land’s busiest acts. She plays stir­ring, catchy orig­i­nal songs. Show starts at 5pm. Free en­try. THE PRE­SETS, ROLAND TINGS, ELSKA , MAR­SHALL OKELL NightQuar­ter: The re­lent­less party starters The Pre­sets are on a na­tional tour with spe­cial guest Roland Tings for their new al­bum Hi Viz. It’s been a decade since the duo first re­leased an­thems like My Peo­ple, Talk Like That and This Boy’s In Love. Doors open at 4pm. Tick­ets are $61.10. Mar­shall Okell plays mod­ern Aus­tralian blues and roots mu­sic. His new al­bum is raw and hon­est. Show

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