Gig Guide October 31st to November 6th

British India play a live show at Soundlounge in Currumbin this Friday

Catch British India live at Soundlounge this Friday

Gold Coast Gig Guide: Live Music & Nightclubs

The Island Vibe Festival is on this weekend on Stradbroke Island. There are more than 80 live acts playing, including Finley Quaye, Archie Roach, The Upsteppers, Miss Renee Simone, The Flumes, Katia Demeester, Danielle Walsh and CC The Cat. There are also a heap of workshops that cover everything from screen printing, dance and African drumming. You can buy day passes for individual days if you don’t want to do the whole weekend: full details of what’s on plus ticket info on the official website.

Grottofest is on this Saturday over in Marburg. Music starts at 11am and finishes at 11pm: the lineup includes Bustamento, 8-Ball Aitken, Hussy Hicks and Cheap Fakes.  Tickets are $40 + booking fee in advance or it’s $50 at the gate, and free camping is available. For more on who’s playing, tickets and how to get there please click here.

Lastly, The Thread x Change is on this Sunday at Mermaid Beach Community Centre. Bring some items of clothing with you to swap with others – there are also giveaways from local designers Eco Darlings and Kind Clothing Co, plus live music from Miss Sunday and Dan Irwin. Doors open at 3pm and entry is just $5. More details here.

Friday October 31st – Halloween

Live Music
Body and Soul Duo (8.30pm): Absynthe Supper Club Q1
Felicity Lawless (6.30pm): Bambu Bar Palm Beach
Armitage (5pm – 8.30pm): Burleigh Brewing Co
Matt Musella (9pm): Burleigh Heads Hotel
Alter Egos (10pm): Coolangatta Hotel
Matty Rogers (8.30pm): Coolangatta Sands Hotel
United States of Oz, Being Jane Lane, Crash Vaccine, Rogyapas, Xipheria + Dean Blaich ($10): Currumbin Creek Tavern
Milan Martin (6pm): Dbar Coolangatta
Hans-Solo (8.30pm): District 21 Mermaid Beach
Salvadarlings, The Ottomans + Donny Love: Elsewhere Bar
Mark Divola: The Envy Hotel
Gav Bell Band (9.30pm): Fiddlers Green Irish Bar
Monkey Pharm: Genki Cafe Palm Beach
The Cadence: Inn Forty-Seven
Kristie Lea (7pm): Jimez Cafe Pacific Pines
Tony McGuinness (9pm): Lansdowne Road Irish Pub
Animal Ventura, Nick Saxon + Ashleigh Mannix: The Loft
Hannaka: Mandala Organic Arts Mermaid Beach
Halloween Marketta with The High Grade: Miami Marketta
Love Cannons, Tangerine, Sassin Fras + Kit Lightning: Miami Shark
Chris Hutchinson: Nobbys Arc Nobby Beach
British India, Magic Bones + Skyways Are Highways ($25 + BF): Soundlounge Currumbin
Island Vibe with Jordan Rakei + more: Stradbroke Island
Ramjet: Surfers Paradise Beergarden

Queen Victoria + Mike D: Club Liv
Creme with Steve Frank + James Todman: East Broadbeach
Chilled Out Sessions: Fishbowl Bar Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
Bitten: Love Nightlife
Stacks, Otto, Chaser + Dialekt: Paris Nightlife
Just Sayin’, Brokabilly, Spooner + Vices: Rattlesnake Motel
Tom Starks: SinCity
Jake Carmody: Vanity

Saturday November 1st

Live Music
Jazz in The Basement with Big Kitty ($29): Arts Centre
Christian Argenti (9pm): Burleigh Heads Hotel
Famous In The Circle Showcase (2pm): Circle On Cavill
Stephen Lovelight (8.30pm): Coolangatta Sands Hotel
Matthew Armitage (6pm): Dbar Coolangatta
Luke Houselander (3.30pm): District 21 Mermaid Beach
Gav Bell (9.30pm): Fiddlers Green Irish Bar
Future Native: Inn Forty-Seven
Mistrum (7pm): Jimez Cafe Pacific Pines
Indian Summer: Komune Beach Club Coolangatta
Alicia & The Creatures, Jemma Lee, Quagmoe & The Big Cheese + Shevchenko: The Loft
Grottofest with Bustamento + more: Marburg (see top of page)
Joe Tee and Aphrodisa: Miami Marketta Street Food
Dale Carmody: Nobbys Arc Nobby Beach
Matt Stokes Duo: One50 Public House Bundall
Jo Miguel: Spaghetti and Jazz Robina
Island Vibe with Finley Quaye + more: Stradbroke Island

G Wizard: Club Liv
Matt Watkins, Steve Frank, Darren Somerville + Jock Lovell: East
Audun, Giv, James Francis + Stretch : Elsewhere Bar
Sunset Sounds: Fishbowl Bar Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
Fallen Saturdays: Love Nightlife
Miter P, Stacks, Climate + Trippa: Paris Nightlife
The Only, Craig Roberts, DJ Flash + GLDNSMK: Platinum
TooShoes, Vices + Brokabilly: Rattlesnake Motel Coolangatta
Asylum with Tom Starks: SinCity
Jake Carmody, Jaydon Took, Daniel De Niro + Brent Dee: Vanity

Sunday November 2nd

Live Music
Benny D Williams (4pm): Bambu Bar Palm Beach
Sarah Frank (4pm): Bluff Cafe Burleigh
Younger Dryas, Lepers and Crooks + Barefoot Alley: Broadbeach Tavern
Simon Meola (1pm): Burleigh Heads Hotel
Dave Murray Duo (4pm): Coolangatta Sands Hotel
Luke Horsfield (4.30pm): Dbar Coolangatta
Open Mic Night (6pm): District 21 Mermaid Beach
Bart Thrupp (9pm): Fiddlers Green Irish Bar
Fire & Ice Duo (midday): Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
Benny D Williams (1.30pm): Genki Cafe Palm Beach
The Madden Brothers: GCCEC Broadbeach
Dugald Allen (3pm): Grumpy’s Bar Broadbeach
The Thread x Change with Miss Sunday and Dan Irwin ($5 3pm): Mermaid Beach Community Centre
Hanlon Brothers + Kenny Slide (3pm): Miami Tavern
Mick Danby: Nobbys Arc Nobby Beach
Felicity Lawless (2pm): Nobby’s Surf Life Saving Club
Dean Gray (1pm): One50 Public House Bundall
Circle of Friends with Kristy Lee, Charlie Mgee, Hussy Hicks & guests ($15 + BF): Rabbit + Cocoon Miami
Island Vibe with Archie Roach + more: Stradbroke Island
Nicole Brophy (4pm – 7pm): Sunhouse Coolangatta
Jace Flemming + Lily Budiasa (9am – 12.30pm): TVM Burleigh Heads State School

Zannon: Club Liv
Royale Sunday with Stretch + Sessionkatz: Elsewhere Bar
Sunset Sounds: Fishbowl Bar Fisherman’s Wharf Tavern
Sunday Sessions with B-Side + RK: Surfers Paradise Beergarden

Monday November 3rd

Live Music

Industry Night: SinCity

Tuesday November 4th – Melbourne Cup Day

Live Music
Scarlet Kill, Wren Klauf, Tommy Rose + Taylor Duggan: Arts Centre
Christian Argenti (2.30pm): Burleigh Heads Hotel
Felicity Lawless (6pm): Burleigh Sports Club
Hanlon Brothers (3.30pm): Helm Bar Surfers
Dale Carmody (4pm – 8pm): Nobbys Arc Nobby Beach
Emily Hoskings (lunch function): Spaghetti and Jazz Robina

Brett Allen: Club Liv
Rowan Panozzo, Darren Somerville, Masta K + Jock Lovell: East
Ladies Night: SinCity
Loose Change Party: Vanity

Wednesday November 5th

Live Music
Open Mic Night (7pm): Jimez Cafe Pacific Pines
Open Mic Night: The Loft
Joe Phillips: Spaghetti and Jazz Robina

Vegas Style Wednesdays: SinCity
Urban Wednesdays with Karavini: Surfers Paradise Beergarden
Wild Wednesdays: Vanity

Thursday November 6th

Live Music
Jam Night (7pm): Coolangatta Sands Hotel
Jules & Pete, Sarah Shah + Jadey Peterson: The Loft
Hans-Solo (6pm – 9pm): Longboards Bar Surfers Paradise
Don Walker + Roy Payne ($25 + BF): Soundlounge Currumbin
Adam Brown: Spaghetti and Jazz Robina

Deluxe Thursdays: Club Liv
Girls Night Out with Mister P, Oscar + MC XY: East
Nøn Cents: Elsewhere Bar
R&B Night: SinCity
Brett Allen + James Toddman: 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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