Gig Guide December 25th to 31st

The Gold Coast's Mason Rack Band play a gig at the Kingscliff Beach Hotel on Sunday December 27th 2015

Catch the Mason Rack Band at Kingscliff Beach Hotel on Sunday

Gold Coast Gig Guide: Live Music & Nightclubs

The Woodford Folk Festival starts on December 27th and continues on until January 1st. There will be over 2000 performers at 35 venues: artists include Michael Franti, The Paper Kites, Courtney Barnett, Ed Kuepper, Tora, Katie Noonan’s Vanguard, Liam Gerner, Marlon Williams, Josh Pyke, Tijuana Cartel, Nattali Rize and MKO Sun. Day tickets start at $112 and season tickets at $434: more info on the event here.

The Falls Music & Arts Festival kicks off on New Year’s Eve down in North Byron Parklands, and runs until January 3rd. Artists playing at this year’s event include Bloc Party, Birds of Tokyo, Art vs Science, Courtney Barnett, Gang of Youths, Paul Kelly, Hilltop Hoods, Django Django and Seth Sentry. Two & three day tickets are still available at the time of this post starting at $349 plus fees. More on the festival here.

Please keep in mind that bookings may be necessary at many venues during the Christmas and New Year period.

Lastly, best wishes for a Merry Christmas to you and yours from everyone at Ultimate Gold Coast!

Christmas Day Friday December 25th

Live Music
Steven Michael, Hoozatt + QLD Uni Musical (from 11.30am): Atrium Bar
Chris Hutchison (12.30pm – 3.30pm): Cucina Vivo
Jazz with Ben Gilgen (midday): Spaghetti and Jazz Robina

The Boogie Show with Willy2silly + Droll: Elsewhere Bar
Full House Friday: Shooters
Christmas Night Party: SinCity
Vanity Christmas Party: Vanity

Boxing Day Saturday December 26th

Live Music
Steve Blaik (5pm – 9pm): Atrium Bar
Cory Hargreaves (6.30pm): The Avenue
Christian Argenti (9pm): Burleigh Heads Hotel
Old Skool (7pm): Burleigh Sports Club
Brett Gannon (6.30pm): Chevron Renaissance Piazza
Mikey Edwards (5pm) + The Accidents (10pm): Coolangatta Hotel
Two 4 Now (7pm): Currumbin RSL
Those Guys (6pm): The Envy Hotel
Vertigo (9.30pm): Fiddlers Green Irish Bar
Bella Maree (4pm): Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
Pin Up Girls: The Grand Hotel Labrador
Chris Hutchison + Michael Eotvos (from 8.30pm): J Bar
James Reyne + Moving Pictures ($60.15): Jupiters
Dan Hannaford (7pm): Kingscliff Beach Hotel
Akova: Miami Marketta
Alone Alaska, Jake Whittaker + Benny D Williams ($3): NightQuarter
Buddy Love & The Tremors (7.30pm): Southport RSL Palm Lounge
Blackcats Reloaded (8.30pm): Southport Sharks

Steve Frank, Darren Somerville + Rokwell: East Broadbeach
Latour, Six Shooter, Giv + Tiafau: Elsewhere Bar
Sunset Sounds: Fishbowl Bar Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
Playhouse + Sea Legz: Icon Coolangatta
Boxing Day Pool Party: Komune Coolangatta
Summer Love: Love Nightlife
Joel Fletcher, I Am Wolfpack, DJ Flash + J-Muz: Platinum
GG Magree, Fletcher, Vices, Mattia Musella + more: Rattlesnake Motel
Superclub Boxing Day Beach Party: Shooters
Boxing Day Celebrations with DJ Owe: SinCity
Boxing Day Special: Vanity

Sunday December 27th

Live Music
Vertigo (1pm): Advancetown Hotel
Alby Carter (5pm – 9pm): Atrium Bar
The Triple J’s (9.30pm): The Avenue
Hans-Solo (6.30pm): Bonita Bonita Mermaid Beach
Edward Thatch, Liquid Snax + Jax Haze: Broadbeach Tavern Sounds of Sunday
Simon Meola (1pm): Burleigh Heads Hotel
Chris Bent (2pm): Burleigh Sports Club
Smooth Groove (6.30pm): Chevron Renaissance Piazza
Eureka Funk (2.30pm – 6pm NSW time): Chinderah Tavern
The Triple J’s: Club Talle Palm Beach
Sex & Chocolate (2pm): Coolangatta Hotel
Nyssa Berger (4pm – 7pm): Coolangatta Sands Hotel
The Accidents (4pm – 7pm): Currumbin Beach Vikings Surf Club
Supernatural (4pm): Currumbin RSL
Dan England + Ben & Alex (from 2pm): The Envy Hotel
Bear (9pm): Fiddlers Green Irish Bar
Lisa Hunt (2pm): Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
The Shapes: The Grand Hotel Labrador
Chris Hutchison + Michael Eotvos (from 8.30pm): J Bar
Mason Rack Band (3pm): Kingscliff Beach Hotel
Fat Albert (1pm): The Lake Cabarita
Soul Stripes (3pm): Nobbys Arc Nobby Beach
Cory Hargreaves (2.30pm – 5.30pm): Palm Beach SLSC
Brett Gannon (2.30pm): The Pottsville Tavern
Open Mic Session (1pm – 5pm): Saltwater Creek Hotel Helensvale
Greg Bankz (1pm): Southport RSL Palm Lounge
Damon Innes (1pm): Southport Sharks Cabana
Adam Harpaz + Dan Acfield (8.30am): Village Markets Paradise Point
Woodford Folk Festival (see top): Woodford

Discovery Daft Punk Tribute: East Broadbeach
Jayboy, Stretch + Jimmy D: Elsewhere Bar
Sunset Sounds: Fishbowl Bar Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
Luca vs Sea Legz: Icon Coolangatta
Andy Finn, Eddie Thomas, Craig Roberts, Jake McGill + more: Komune Coolangatta
Play: Shooters
Exclusive Night: SinCity
Sunday Session with Brett Allen: Surfers Paradise Beergarden
The Sunday Session: Vanity

Monday December 28th

Live Music
Agent 77 (9.30pm): The Avenue
Soulcutz (7.30pm): Currumbin RSL
Amanda King (8.30pm): Fiddlers Green Irish Bar
Greg Bankz (11am): Southport RSL Palm Lounge
Lloyd Saniel (6pm): Southport Sharks
Woodford Folk Festival (see top): Woodford

Toga Party: Shooters
Industry Night: SinCity

Tuesday December 29th

Live Music
Russ Walker (7pm – 11pm): Atrium Bar
Vertigo (9.30pm): The Avenue
Kulaz (6pm): Currumbin RSL
Tyson Faulkner (9pm): Fiddlers Green Irish Bar
Voice & Congas Jam Session (7.30pm): Southport Sharks
Jazz with Frazer Goodman & Loch Easton (6pm): Spaghetti and Jazz Robina
Amanda King (7pm): Waxy’s Irish Pub
Woodford Folk Festival (see top): Woodford

Republic R[evol]ution with DJ Dezastar: Shooters
Ladies Night: SinCity

Wednesday December 30th

Live Music
Tuffy (7pm – 11pm): Atrium Bar
Hanlon Brothers (9.30pm): The Avenue
Rab Wylie: Burleigh Heads Hotel
Leigh James (6.30pm): Chevron Renaissance Piazza
The Hodads (12.30pm): Currumbin RSL
Tyson Faulkner (9pm): Fiddlers Green Irish Bar
Alex Fietz (6.30pm): Southport Sharks
Joe Phillips (6.30pm): Spaghetti and Jazz Robina
Woodford Folk Festival (see top): Woodford

Electrik Party with Tredman, Matty D + J-Dub: Shooters
Vegas Style Wednesdays: SinCity
Urban Sounds with Karavini: Surfers Paradise Beergarden
Hump Day Party: Vanity

NYE Thursday December 31st

For all NYE events including live music, nightclubs, fireworks and other celebrations, please check out our Gold Coast New Year’s Eve Guide.

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


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