Gig Guide April 29th to May 5th

Gold Coast Gig Guide April 29th to May 5th 2016 - live music and nightclubs

Gold Coast Gig Guide: Live Music & Nightclubs

GLOW is on lakeside this Saturday at the Gold Coast Cultural Precinct. It features laser shows, digital art, virtual reality and a whole lot more. Live music comes from Benny D Williams (4pm), Crown the Humble (5pm), Jackson James Smith (6pm), Aquila Young (7pm), LS Philosophy (8pm) and Cheap Fakes at 9pm. Get the full rundown of events here: so many things to enjoy and it’s free!

Moonzoo Entertainment put on another Platform event this Friday at Southport Sharks. As always it showcases some of the finest local talent: this time it’s Von Villains, Wren Klauf, Killer Trunks Hunks, Not Lenny plus DJ Shwado and the Deltora Quest DJ’s. It starts at 7.30pm and entry is free.

The Urban Country Festival is on this weekend in Caboolture. This year’s massive line-up includes James Blundell, Troy Cassar-Daley, Casey Barnes, Dana Hassall, Little Georgia and Bree De Rome. Weekend tickets start at a bargain $75 if you get in early: full line-up, bookings and other information here.

Lastly, the Nimbin Mardigrass Festival is also on this weekend. No, that’s not a typo. It features Australian & international speakers, a rally and entertainment that includes comedy, film and live music from artists including Sian Evans, Kenta Hayashi, CC The Cat and Black Bird Hum. You can get more information on the official website.

Friday April 29th

Live Music
Bianca Noka (5pm – 9pm): Atrium Bar
Dusty Boots (7pm): Boardriders Coolangatta
Facin’ the Crowd (7.30pm): Burleigh Bears
Kenny Slide: Burleigh Brewing Co
Simon Meola: Burleigh Heads Hotel
Tracy Vaughan (7pm): Burleigh Sports Club
Gentle Jazz (6.30pm – 9.30pm): Chevron Renaissance Piazza
Cory Hargreaves: Club Talle Palm Beach
Millencolin (check for ticket availability): Coolangatta Hotel
Dan Munn (5pm) + The Smashed Crabs (10pm): Coolangatta Hotel downstairs bar
Kickstart (8pm): CSi Southport
Stav & The Dark, The Midnight Project, PurpleZain + Peter Korzuch ($10): Currumbin Creek Tavern
Forest Crump (7pm): Currumbin RSL
Eilish Ellen (5.30pm): Dbar Coolangatta
Yes Sir Noceur, Tangerine + Peach Fur: Elsewhere Bar
Matty Boi (6pm): The Envy Hotel
Patrick Rowe (6.30pm): Genki Cafe Palm Beach
The Pin Up Girls: The Grand Hotel Labrador
Jax Haze (8pm): Hard Rock Cafe
Chris Hutchison + Jason McGregor (8.30pm): J Bar
Benny D Williams (7pm): Kingscliff Beach Hotel
Bigfellalinc (9pm): Kitty O’Shea’s Surfers Paradise
SS.Sebastian (single launch) + Nina Ward: The Loft Chevron Island
Kenta Hayashi: Mandala Organic Arts Mermaid Beach
The GC (6pm): Melbas
Akova: Miami Marketta
Devil’s Kiosk + Sarah Frank ($3): NightQuarter
Jason Delphin (8.30pm): Saltbar Kingscliff
Matrix Duo (7.30pm): Southport RSL Palm Lounge
Platform (see top): Southport Sharks
Closer Duo: Tugun Surf Club
Alice Anderson (11am) + Ian Cooper & Smokin’ Crawdads (7.30pm): Tweed Head Bowls Club
The Walking + Amanda King: Twin Towns
Sessions: Wallaby Hotel Mudgeeraba

Crème Fridays: East Broadbeach
James Canning: Garden Kitchen & Bar Jupiters
The Drake Night Rises: Icon Coolangatta
The Koi Boys, DJ Otto + Fletcher Kirkman: Love Nightlife
Marco Effe, Mattia Musella + Sequence: Rattlesnake Motel Coolangatta
Where’s Wally Afterparty: Shooters
Them Friday Feels: SinCity

Saturday April 30th

Live Music
Chris Hutchison (5pm – 9pm): Atrium Bar
Sean Fitzgerald (7pm): Boardriders Coolangatta
Kulaz (7pm): Burleigh Bears
Christian Argenti: Burleigh Heads Hotel
Upstage (7pm): Burleigh Sports Club
Andrew Baxter Band + Blues Arcadia ($15): Burleigh Underground Drummers
Brett Gannon (6.30pm – 9.30pm): Chevron Renaissance Piazza
Chad (Agent 77) 5pm + Agent 77 (10pm): Coolangatta Hotel
Craig Shaw (4pm) + David Lee Band (8pm): CSi Southport
El Fuego, The Crowded Penguins, Star Club + Rocket Sox: Currumbin Creek Tavern
Jock Barnes (5.30pm): Dbar Coolangatta
Matty Boi (6pm): The Envy Hotel
Pinksta & Swaussyfire (3pm): Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
Benny D Williams (6.30pm): Genki Cafe Palm Beach
GLOW (see top): Gold Coast Cultural Precinct
Wasabi: The Grand Hotel Labrador
Chris Aronsten (6.30pm): Harrigan’s Drift Inn Jacobs Well
Michael Eotvos + Chris Hutchison (8.30pm): J Bar
Hans-Solo (7pm): Kingscliff Beach Hotel
Tokyo Beef, Cud, The Disgruntled Taxpayers + Black Rainbow: Lonestar Tavern
Mettaphor: Miami Marketta
Babaganoüj & Good Boy: Miami Shark Bar
The Breakaways ($3): NightQuarter
Regan Sharp (8pm): Nobbys Arc Nobby Beach
Shotgun Duo (8.30pm): Saltbar Kingscliff
Reilly Fitzalan (2pm) + Geoff Turnbull (7pm): Sheoak Shack Fingal
Benny Hanna (7pm – 10pm): SkyPoint
Gemini Duo (7.30pm): Southport RSL Palm Lounge
Jacqui Walker Band (8.30pm): Southport Sharks
Wayne Foster (7pm): Spaghetti and Jazz Robina
Kaffene Trio (7.30pm): Tweed Head Bowls Club
Tony McGuinness, Funky Monkeys + Russell Sprout: Twin Towns

Jake Carmody & Jesse Boyle: The Bedroom (Formerly Vanity)
Steve Frank, Darren Somerville + Rokwell: East Broadbeach
Dangerous Dan + Giv: Elsewhere Bar
Sunset Sounds: Fishbowl Bar Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
DJ Suly: Garden Kitchen & Bar Jupiters
Playhouse + Ridgy Didge: Icon Coolangatta
DJ Otto + Fletcher: Love Nightlife
Kate Foxx, DJ Flash + J-Muz: Platinum
Superclub Saturdays: Shooters
Tom Starks: SinCity

Sunday May 1st

Live Music
Rush Hour (12.30pm): Advancetown Hotel
Jason Delphin (5pm – 9pm): Atrium Bar
Transvaal Diamond Syndicate, The Swamps + Patrick Rowe: Broadbeach Tavern
Robbie & Tony (2.30pm): Burleigh Bears
Lincoln Hillard: Burleigh Brewing Co
Rick Barron : Burleigh Heads Hotel
John Taylor (2pm): Burleigh Sports Club
Buggy Brothers (2.30pm): Chinderah Tavern
Smashed Crabs Duo: Club Talle Palm Beach
Yolanda Be Cool (9pm): Coolangatta Hotel
Fat Albert (4pm): Coolangatta Sands Hotel
Dudes of Doo-Wop + Tommy Memphis: CSi Southport
Captain Wow (4pm): Currumbin Beach Vikings Surf Club
Soulcutz (2.30pm): Currumbin RSL
The Floyd Family Breakdown (3pm): Currumbin RSL Deck Acousics
Nicky Convine (midday): Eagle Heights Mountain Resort Mt Tamborine
Mason Rack Band (2pm): Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
Dallas James (2pm – 6pm): Garden Kitchen & Bar Jupiters
Elliot Robert (10.30am): Genki Cafe Palm Beach
The Accidents: The Grand Hotel Labrador
Benny D Williams (9am): Iron & Resin Garage Currumbin
Bigfellalinc (8pm): Kitty O’Shea’s Surfers Paradise
Dusty Boots, Matt Armitage + Aquila Young (4pm): Miami Beach Surf Club
Paul Jones (2pm): The Pottsville Tavern
Robbie Balmer (3pm – 6pm): SkyPoint
Michael Asma (1pm): Southport RSL Palm Lounge
Shayne Crump (5.30pm): Tweed Head Bowls Club
Matt Stokes, Funky Monkeys + Martin Way: Twin Towns
Ondre Solien + Mitch King (from 8.30am): Village Markets Burleigh
Nyssa Berger (4pm): Walrus Social House

Labour Day Party: The Bedroom (Formerly Vanity)
Sugar Coated with Geed Up + Mister P: East Broadbeach
Royale with Jimmy D + Grivs: Elsewhere Bar
Ibiza Lounge Bar (2pm start): Howl At The Moon
Kaitlyn Paige, Andy Finn, Eddie Thomas + Craig Roberts (3pm): Komune Coolangatta
Play: Shooters
G-Wizard: SinCity
I Hate Mondays Sunday Session: Surfers Paradise Beergarden

Monday May 2nd

Live Music
Amanda King (8pm): Fiddlers Green Irish Bar
Deana Peher (11am): Southport RSL Palm Lounge

Industry Night: SinCity

Tuesday May 3rd

Live Music
Benjam Duo (7pm): Atrium Bar
Tyson Faulkner: Fiddlers Green Irish Bar
Benny Nelson: Twin Towns
Nicky Convine (7pm): Waxy’s Irish Pub

Ladies Night Full Monty Show: SinCity

Wednesday May 4th

Live Music
Nyssa Berger (7.30pm): Atrium Bar
Tyson Faulkner: Fiddlers Green Irish Bar
Open Mic Night: The Loft Chevron Island
Floor Burners, Tommy Memphis + Crisis: Twin Towns

Hump Day Party: The Bedroom (Formerly Vanity)
Vegas Style Wednesdays: SinCity
Urban Sounds with Karavini: Surfers Paradise Beergarden

Thursday May 5th

Live Music
Tommy Memphis (5.30pm): Burleigh Bears
Paul & Mary-Ann (midday): CSi Southport
Tommy Memphis (10.30am): Currumbin RSL
Nicky Convine (5.30pm): Grill’d Coolangatta
Jam & Open Mic Night (7pm): Town and Country Motel Nerang
Fabian (6.30pm): Tweed Head Bowls Club
The Frocks + Chester Duo: Twin Towns

Uni Night: The Bedroom (Formerly Vanity)
Cadillac Thursday with Steve Frank + MC XY: East Broadbeach
Lay of the Land: Elsewhere Bar
R&B Night: SinCity
Brett Allen + James Todman: Surfers Paradise Beergarden

Please confirm details with the venues before heading out as line-ups and times are subject to change. New South Wales venues are listed with NSW times. For venue phone numbers and addresses please visit this page.


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