Gig Guide May 6th to 12th

Gold Coast Gig Guide May 6th to May 12th 2016 - live music and nightclubs

Gold Coast Gig Guide: Live Music & Nightclubs

Surfers Paradise LIVE is on this Friday, Saturday and Sunday with heaps of free live music taking place on the Cavill and Beach stages. Artists playing include Choirboys, Thirsty Merc, Anthony Callea, Little Georgia, Mercury Sun, Cheap Fakes, The Lamplights, Sunset City, Benny D Williams and many more. You can check out the full line-up and set times here.

Mfest is on this Saturday at Springbrook State School. Billed as a “Celebration of Motherhood & the Creativity of Women”, it features workshops, food & market stalls plus live music from Leopold’s Treat. It’s on from 10am until 4pm and entry is free (with gold coin donations welcome): more info here.

The Hard Rock Rising Band Competition starts this Wednesday May 11th at the Hard Rock Cafe with Tokyo Beef, Nowhere Else and Yes Sir Noceur all playing in the first round. It starts at 8pm and entry is free.

Friday May 6th

Live Music
Surfers Paradise LIVE (see top): Cavill Avenue + Beach Stages
Peter Thornley (5pm – 9pm): Atrium Bar
Crown the Humble: Bacchus House (formerly Vintage Velvet)
Sue Reid Band (7.30pm): Burleigh Bears
The Lamplights: Burleigh Brewing Co
Matt Musella: Burleigh Heads Hotel
8 Ball (7pm): Burleigh Sports Club
Smooth Groove (6pm – 9pm): Chevron Renaissance Piazza
Wayne Vitale: Club Talle Palm Beach
Jethro (5pm) + Ramjet (10pm): Coolangatta Hotel
Ben Amor (8.30pm): Coolangatta Sands Hotel
Wild Card (8pm): CSi Southport
Peach Fur, Lotus Ship, Deja Vudu + Stone Witches ($10): Currumbin Creek Tavern
The Anchormen (7pm): Currumbin RSL
Matt Frear (5.30pm): Dbar Coolangatta
The Belligerents, Ivey + more: Elsewhere Bar
Anika (6.30pm): Genki Cafe Palm Beach
Active Radio: The Grand Hotel Labrador
Chun Tata Mexi Grooves (8pm): Hard Rock Cafe
Mangrove Jaxx: Ivory Tavern Tweed Heads
Chris Hutchison + Russ Walker: J Bar
Dirty River Duo (7pm): Kingscliff Beach Hotel
Bigfellalinc (9pm): Kitty O’Shea’s Surfers Paradise
Dirty Brew, Only Machines Remain, Kold Creature + Speedracer: Lonestar Tavern
Phil and Tilley (7pm): Mandala Organic Arts Mermaid Beach
Danny Black Acoustic (5.30pm): Melbas on the Park
Hot Potato Band: Miami Marketta
Starlight Foundation Benefit with Krista Polvere + Nick Trovas Band ($10): NightQuarter
Regan Sharp (8.30pm): Nobbys Arc Nobby Beach
Wallflower Meadows (8.30pm): Saltbar Kingscliff
Jason Delphin (6pm – 9pm): SkyPoint
Wally & The Gators (7.30pm): Southport RSL Palm Lounge
Andy Jans-Brown & Coz*mic: Southport Sharks
Col Atkinson Smooth Jazz Duo (6.30pm): Spaghetti and Jazz Robina
Craig Taylor (11am) + Dudes of Doo Wop (7.30pm): Tweed Head Bowls Club
Mark Divola Duo + The Frocks: Twin Towns
Six Beers Deep: Wallaby Hotel Mudgeeraba

Crème Fridays: East Broadbeach
DJ Andrea Tenille: Garden Kitchen & Bar
Spooner, Glazer + Vices: Icon Coolangatta
The Koi Boys, DJ Otto + Fletcher Kirkman: Love Nightlife
Simon Patterson: Platinum
Much Friends, Josh Moore + Mattia Musella: Rattlesnake Motel Coolangatta
Grand Final ASMY Swimwear Model Competition: Shooters
Them Friday Feels: SinCity

Saturday May 7th

Live Music
Surfers Paradise LIVE (see top): Cavill Avenue + Beach Stages
Jason Delphin (5pm – 9pm): Atrium Bar
Smooth & Groove (7pm): Burleigh Bears
Christian Argenti: Burleigh Heads Hotel
Kuluz (7pm): Burleigh Sports Club
Leigh James (11am) + Clare Nella (6pm): Chevron Renaissance Piazza
Chad (Agent 77) 5pm + Agent 77 (10pm): Coolangatta Hotel
Steve Ward (8.30pm): Coolangatta Sands Hotel
Ian McLaren (4pm) + High Noon (8pm): CSi Southport
Wasabi (7pm): Currumbin RSL
Gabrielle Lambe (5.30pm): Dbar Coolangatta
Sean Fitzgerald (6.30pm): Genki Cafe Palm Beach
The Triple J’s: The Grand Hotel Labrador
Irish Night with Jack O’Leary (6.30pm): Harrigan’s Drift Inn Jacobs Well
Mick Danby + Blake Miles: J Bar
Angelo Pash (7pm): Kingscliff Beach Hotel
Kiara Jack (7pm): Mandala Organic Arts Mermaid Beach
Leopold’s Treat (1pm) + more: Mfest Motherhood Festival Springbrook
Kellie Knight & The Daze: Miami Marketta
Hot Potato Band ($3): NightQuarter
Free The Genie (8.30pm): Nobbys Arc Nobby Beach
Jacob Lee (7pm – 10pm): SkyPoint
Just The Ticket (7.30pm): Southport RSL Palm Lounge
The Anchormen & Miss T: Southport Sharks
Wayne Foster (7pm): Spaghetti and Jazz Robina
Cher/ABBA Experience (7.30pm): Tweed Head Bowls Club
Stu Durston Duo, Russell Sprout + The Frocks: Twin Towns
Agro, John McSweeney, Rob Roselund, Michael King + The Doolan Band ($30): : Twin Towns Showroom
Nyssa Berger (3pm): Waxy’s Irish Pub

Aerial Cirque: East Broadbeach
Giv + Latour: Elsewhere Bar
Sunset Sounds: Fishbowl Bar Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
DJ Suly: Garden Kitchen & Bar
Playhouse + McGill: Icon Coolangatta
Laundromat: Love Nightlife
Zac Waters, DJ Flash + J-Muz: Platinum
Karavini, Fletcher + Kinloch: Rattlesnake Motel Coolangatta
Superclub Saturdays: Shooters
Tom Starks: SinCity

Mother’s Day Sunday May 8th

Live Music
Surfers Paradise LIVE (see top): Cavill Avenue + Beach Stages
Peter Cupples: Advancetown Hotel
Wandering Eyes, Hunter & Smoke + Jackson Dunn: Broadbeach Tavern
Poco Loco (2.30pm): Burleigh Bears
Nina Ward: Burleigh Brewing Co
Simon Meola: Burleigh Heads Hotel
Gemini (2pm): Burleigh Sports Club
Skin Deep (11am) + Eleea Navarro (6pm): Chevron Renaissance Piazza
Smooth and Sassy (3pm): Chevron Tavern
Pink Zinc: Club Talle Palm Beach
Poor on the Floor (2pm): Coolangatta Hotel
Split Chicken (4pm): Coolangatta Sands Hotel
Nicky Convine (2.30pm): Coomera Waters Tavern
Allan Cameron (midday) + Buddy Holly Tribute (3pm): CSi Southport
The Gig Cartel (4pm): Currumbin Beach Vikings Surf Club
Two 4 Now (2.30pm): Currumbin RSL
Felicity Lawless (3pm): Currumbin RSL Deck Acoustics
Bob Moses: Elsewhere Bar
Lisa Hunt (2pm): Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
Michael Eotvos (2pm – 6pm): Garden Kitchen & Bar Jupiters
Moon Ranch: The Grand Hotel Labrador
Raku O’Gaia (1.30pm): Harrigan’s Drift Inn Jacobs Well
Benny D Williams (2pm): House Of Brews
Active Radio (3pm): Kingscliff Beach Hotel
Bigfellalinc (8pm): Kitty O’Shea’s Surfers Paradise
Samba Brissy + Paulo Donato ($5 7pm): Mandala Organic Arts Mermaid Beach
The Accidents (7pm): Melbas on the Park
The Cat Empire + Hanlon Brothers ($65.70): NightQuarter
Hans-Solo (4pm): O’Malley’s Irish Bar
Holly Major (2pm): The Pottsville Tavern
Nicky Convine (3pm – 6pm): SkyPoint
Greg Bankx (1pm): Southport RSL Palm Lounge
Jake Meywes (midday): Spaghetti and Jazz Robina
Woody Dean (5.30pm): Tweed Head Bowls Club
Body & Soul, Blonde Chocolate + The Frocks: Twin Towns

Sunset Sounds: Fishbowl Bar Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
Ibiza Lounge Bar (2pm start): Howl At The Moon
Play: Shooters
I Hate Mondays Sunday Session: Surfers Paradise Beergarden

Monday May 9th

Live Music
Amanda King (8pm): Fiddlers Green Irish Bar
Craig Shaw (11am): Southport RSL Palm Lounge
Lonewolf: Twin Towns

Industry Night: SinCity

Tuesday May 10th

Live Music
The Copy Cats (7pm): Atrium Bar
Chris Cook Band: Twin Towns
Amanda King (3pm): Waxy’s Irish Pub

Ladies Night: SinCity

Wednesday May 11th

Live Music
Band Competition with Tokyo Beef, Nowhere Else + Yes Sir Noceur: Hard Rock Cafe
Open Mic Night: The Loft Chevron Island
Joe Phillips (7pm): Spaghetti and Jazz Robina
Chingy ($25 + BF): Surfers Paradise Beergarden
Long Gone Daddys, The Hemis + Buddy Love & The Tremors: Twin Towns
Tenori ($5/15): : Twin Towns Showroom

Vegas Style Wednesdays: SinCity
Urban Sounds with Karavini: Surfers Paradise Beergarden

Thursday May 12th

Live Music
Scott Whatman (5.30pm): Burleigh Bears
Inder (midday): CSi Southport
Jake Meywes (6.30pm): Spaghetti and Jazz Robina
Jam & Open Mic Night (7pm): Town and Country Motel Nerang
Swizzle (6.30pm): Tweed Head Bowls Club
Remedy + Mr Troy: Twin Towns

Lay of the Land: Elsewhere Bar
Flirt Thursdays: Shooters
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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