You’ve probably already noticed that it’s race weekend – you can find out more about that in our Gold Coast 600 post. Let’s get on to the weekend’s live music and clubbing news. The beach concerts in Surfers Paradise are covered in the other post.

Friday October 25th

Melbourne band Kite Club have a new single “Jupiter Smiling”, and will be co-headlining with Sydney’s High-tails at Elsewhere Bar as part of their joint East Coast Tour. Dumb Blondes complete the evening’s line-up. $10/15 on the door.

Singer-songwriters Mia Dyson, Liz Stringer and Jen Cloher come together to perform as Dyson, Stringer & Cloher at the Soundlounge. Tickets available from the Soundlounge website for $30 plus BF, more at the door in not sold out.

Los Angeles bad-boy Mickey Avalon will be performing at The Coolangatta Hotel, with Evil Eddie in support. Tickets $40 plus booking fee in advance from the venue and Oztix, tickets will be more at the door if still available. Doors 8pm.

Tash Le Strange headlines at The Loft Chevron Island, promoting her “Dirty Soles” EP. Support comes from local duo Lani & Lecia and from Reichelt. If you purchase your tickets in advance ($13.30 inc. via Oztix) you will get a free Tash Le Strange CD and guitar pick. Doors open at 8pm.

It’s the Thriller Zombie Prom Halloween party with the GCRNB Allstars at East Broadbeach
Andy Van plays a Vandalism DJ set, with support from James Todman at Club Liv
Get your fill of Trancessential at Platinum Nightclub
Fridays with Tom Starks & Daniel De Niro at SinCity
V8 Superfest Party with Jake Carmody, Jamie Hall vs Jesse Boyle and Chris Bullen at Vanity
R&B Fridays with DJ RK at Blush Nightclub
Pirate Party at Melbas on the Park
GC600 Weekend Party with DJ Femme at Love Nightlife

Saturday October 26th

Former Magic Dirt founder/singer Adalita has a new album “All Day Venus” and you can hear her play tonight at The Coolangatta Hotel. Laura Jean provides support. Advance tickets from the venue/Oztix are $20 + BF, or more on the night if not sold out. Doors open 8pm.

Ipswich’s Ball of String have just released a three-track single and play at Loft tonight. Support comes from Creature KindBart Thrupp and Easy Cool. It’s just $10 to get in, and doors open at 8pm.

It’s a night of metal/thrash/I-don’t-know-what at the Miami Shark Bar, with MalakyteDe La CruzGorefieldGalactic Acid and The Black Swamp all taking turns to damage your eardrums. $10 at the door, open at 8pm.

Tiafau & resident DJ Giv play at Elsewhere Bar
Social Hooliganz perform at East
You can catch Potbelleez plus James Todman at Club Liv
Ministry of Sound artist Chardy plays at Platinum
Starks and De Niro Saturdays as usual at SinCity
GC600 Saturday The Final Pitstop with Jake Carmody at Vanity
Sexy Saturdays with Gemstar at Blush
Pure Love Saturdays at Love Nightlife


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