Gig Guide May 8th to 14th

The High Grade play a live show at Waxy's Irish Pub in Surfers Paradise this Friday May 8th

The High Grade play a show at Waxy’s Irish Pub this Friday

Gold Coast Gig Guide: Live Music & Nightclubs

Surfers Paradise Live kicks off this Friday bringing you three days of music at multiple stages located around Surfers Paradise. And it’s all free! Artists playing include Sneaky Sound System, Phil Jamieson, Bonjah, Casey Barnes, Dallas James, Cheap Fakes, Mason rack Band, Timberwolf, Yes Sir Noceur and Electrik Lemonade. We have included some of the shows below, but for the full line-up, stage locations and set times we recommend you download a program from here.

Mfest is on this Saturday at Springbrook State School: There is live music from acts including Felicity Lawless, Sista Moon and Maryen Cairns, plus workshops, market stalls and more. This family-friendly event starts at 10am and is free (although a gold coin donation is appreciated): full details here.

Rockin’ For The Homeless 2.0 is on at the Dolphins Leagues Club in Redcliffe this Saturday. This fundraiser for the homeless features 20 bands including Mental As Anything, Dirty Dice, Tesla Coil and Hill 60. Tickets are $23.50 in advance: for more on this event please check out the official website.

Lastly, this Friday will be one of your last chances to catch The High Grade play live. They are playing at Waxy’s Irish Pub, with Magdalene Groove in support plus DJs and visual art performances by Anthony Peters. Entry is just $15 at the door and there are some cheaper pre-sale tickets here. The event aims to help raise awareness and funds for West Papua New Guinea.

Friday May 8th

Live Music
Mason Rack Band, Lisa Hunt + Phil Jamieson (see top): Surfers Paradise Live
Felicity Lawless (6.30pm): Bambu Bar Palm Beach
Scott Dalton (5pm – 8.30pm): Burleigh Brewing Co
Simon Meola (9pm): Burleigh Heads Hotel
8 Ball (7pm): Burleigh Sports Club
Cory Hargreaves (5pm): Hotel CBD Varsity Lakes
Karnivool ($51 via Oztix): Coolangatta Hotel
Stephen Lovelight (8.30pm): Coolangatta Sands Hotel
Karl Peters (7.30pm): Currumbin Beach Vikings Surf Club
United States of OZ, Just Monday, TwinPicks + Katie Who ($10): Currumbin Creek Tavern
Luke Horsfield (5.30pm): Dbar Coolangatta
Salvadarlings, Blue Bones + Full Flower Moon Band: Elsewhere Bar
Sarah Frank (7pm): Jimez Cafe Pacific Pines
Julie Hayes, Davina + Peter Sivright: The Loft
Andy Penney (6pm): Melbas on the Park
Little Georgia: Miami Marketta
Amanda King (8.30pm): Nobbys Arc Nobby Beach
Mark Divola (5pm): One50 Public House Bundall
Toni & Krissy (7pm): Spaghetti and Jazz Robina
Venus Envy + Kim Sheehy: Surfers Paradise Beergarden
The High Grade + Magdalena Groove ($15): Waxy’s Irish Pub

Creme Friday with Stevie Z, Stack$ + Mr Smith: East Broadbeach
Chilled Out Sessions: Fishbowl Bar Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
Hip Hop/R&B with Vander Funk + DJ VHS: Icon Coolangatta
King of Spin DJ Competition: Komune Coolangatta
Maxim Swimwear Model National Final: Love Nightlife
Just Sayin’, MVTT LVP, Spooner + Chaser: Rattlesnake Motel Coolangatta
Tom Starks: SinCity
Jake Carmody: Vanity

Saturday May 9th

Live Music
Sneaky Sound System, Timberwolf + Cheap Fakes (see top): Surfers Paradise Live
Jacob Lee (3pm) + Hodads (9.30pm): The Avenue
Christian Argenti (9pm): Burleigh Heads Hotel
Spin (7pm): Burleigh Sports Club
The Funkoars + MC Mathas ($23.50 via Oztix): Coolangatta Hotel
Average Joes Duo (8.30pm): Coolangatta Sands Hotel
Hammers, Snake Mountain, D.R.O.I.D. + Würmzer ($10): Currumbin Creek Tavern
Gabrielle Lambe (5.30pm): Dbar Coolangatta
The Ruiins: Komune Coolangatta
Mick McHugh (9pm): Lansdowne Road Irish Pub
Kobra Fuzz, Nina Ward, Whitney Veitch + Eleea Navarro: The Loft
Katie Who (7pm): Mandala Organic Arts Mermaid Beach
Black Rabbit George: Miami Marketta
Rumours (Fleetwood Mac tribute) $10/15: Southport RSL
Jp Miguel (7pm): Spaghetti and Jazz Robina
Ramjet: Surfers Paradise Beergarden

Skinny, Steve Frank, Benny Cue + J-Dub: East Broadbeach
Giv + Six Shooter: Elsewhere Bar
Sunset Sounds: Fishbowl Bar Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
Jake McGill + Vander Funk: Icon Coolangatta
Love Re-Loved: Love Nightlife
J-Trick, Flash, Batchelo, J-Muz, Taylor Davies + Kaitlyn Paige: Platinum
Stevie Z, Fletcher, Vices, Brokabilly, Mattia Musella + Palmhero: Rattlesnake
Heat Saturdays with Tom Starks: SinCity
Jake Carmody: Vanity

Mother’s Day Sunday May 10th

Live Music
Yes Sir Noceur, Electrik Lemonade + Bonjah (see top): Surfers Paradise Live
Cory Hargreaves (3pm) + Agent 77 (9.30pm): The Avenue
Leopolds Treat (4pm): Bambu Bar Palm Beach
Black Tongue, The Strums + Jimmy Brine (6pm): Broadbeach Tavern
Unplugged Acoustic Session (1pm): Burleigh Heads Hotel
Cory Hargreaves (2pm): Burleigh Sports Club
Angelo Pash (4pm): Coolangatta Sands Hotel
The Accidents (4pm): Currumbin Beach Vikings Surf Club
Sex and Chocolate (2pm): Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
Benny D Williams (11.30am): Genki Cafe Palm Beach
Tyson Faulkner (3pm): Lansdowne Road Irish Pub
Jake Whittaker (4pm) + Velvet Martini (7.30pm): Melbas on the Park
Cory Hargreaves (1pm): O’Malleys On The Beach
Jason Delphin (1pm): One50 Public House Bundall
Kel Penney (8.30am): Secret Deck Cafe Coolangatta
CC The Cat (3pm): Skypoint Q1
Wayne Foster (12.30pm): Spaghetti and Jazz Robina
Jackson Dunn (4pm): Sunhouse Coolangatta

Royale with Jimmy D + DJ Monsta: Elsewhere Bar
Sunset Sounds: Fishbowl Bar Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern

Monday May 11th

Live Music
The Triple J’s (9.30pm): The Avenue

Industry Night: SinCity

Tuesday May 12th

Live Music
Hanlon Brothers (8pm): The Avenue

Ladies Night: SinCity

Wednesday May 13th

Live Music
Agent 77 (9.30pm): The Avenue
Open Mic Night: The Loft
Jacob Lee (5pm): One50 Public House Bundall
Joe Phillips (6.30pm): Spaghetti and Jazz Robina

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

Thursday May 14th

Live Music
Hodads (9.30pm): The Avenue
Jam Night (7pm): Coolangatta Sands Hotel
Showcase on Chevron: The Loft
Agent 77 (8pm): Melbas on the Park
Cory Hargreaves (7pm): O’Malleys On The Beach
Mat Stokes (5pm): One50 Public House Bundall
Col Atkinson & Wil Sargisson (6.30pm): Spaghetti and Jazz Robina
Gold Coast Muso’s Jam (8pm): Wallaby Hotel Mudgeeraba

Girls Night Out: East Broadbeach
Nøn Cents: Elsewhere Bar
R&B Thursday: SinCity
Brett Allen + James Todman: Surfers Paradise Beergarden
Uni Night: Vanity

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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