Gold Coast Gig Guide

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Gold Coast Gig Guide

Our Gold Coast Gig Guide covers Gold Coast bands and solo artists playing here and further afield and international and national touring bands passing through the City of Gold Coast. Listings of local, original acts are welcome.

We update this Gold Coast Gig Guide every couple of days. To submit gigs, email gigs@blankgc.com.au with date, venue and artist details including FB and Twitter links as well as press shots where possible.

 

WEDNESDAY 25 MAY

Hard Rock Rising Band Competition: The Pretty Fingers + My Nanna’s Kingwood + Collins Class | Hard Rock Cafe

 

THURSDAY 26 MAY

AKoVA | Beach Hotel, Byron Bay (9.00pm)

Cherie Currie + Diva Demolition + Smoking Martha | The Triffid, Brisbane

 

FRIDAY 27 MAY

Gangajang | Lonestar Tavern

Leopold’s Treat + screening of Gold Coast Music Awards finalists for Video of the Year | Burleigh Brewing Co.

SEED Series: Eliza Pickard + Aquila Young + LUATE | NightQuarter, Helensvale

Claude Hay (8.00pm) | Milk Factory, South Brisbane

Lure + Chelsea Rockwells + Tesla Coils + Stayclose | Currumbin Creek Tavern

Kenny Slide (1.00 – 4.00pm) | Pacific Fair

Mark Wilkinson | Soundlounge Currumbin

Fat Picnic with James Bennett  | Miami Marketta

Solent Green | Hard Rock Cafe

Kenny Slide (6.30 – 8.30pm) | Genki Cafe, Palm Beach

Platform: originals showcase | Southport Sharks

 

SATURDAY 28 MAY

The Badloves | Lonestar Tavern

Jason McGregor | Helensvale Farmers’ Markets (8.00am)

Claude Hay | Solbar, South Brisbane

The Wet Fish  | Miami Marketta

Sean Fitzgerald | Cuisine On The Green | Surfers Paradise Golf Club

Matty Rogers | Beaches on Kirra (6.30 – 9.00pm)

Majora + Kodiac Empire + Day of Echoes | Currumbin Creek Tavern

Purple Rain: A Prince Tribute jam  | NightQuarter, Helensvale

Christin Patey (2pm) + Andy Jans Brown  (7pm) | Sheoak Shack, Fingal

Jason McGregor | Jupiters Hotel (5.00 – 9.00pm)

Infinity Dance Party: DJs + Sunset City | Ivory Tavern, 2.00pm – midnight

Captain Wow (covers) | Southport Sharks

 

SUNDAY 29 MAY

Live at Bond: Karl S Williams + Deena | ADCO Amphitheatre, Bond University (3.00pm), all ages

Sounds of Sunday: Former Angels | Broadbeach Tavern

Little May + The Ruiins | Miami Marketta (ticketed)

Benny D Williams | House of Brews (2.00 – 6.00pm)

Danny Widdicombe (3.00pm) | Deck Acoustics, Currumbin RSL

Joshy Dredz (6.30pm) | Cambus Wallace

Dan Hannaford | Beenleigh Artisan Distillery (12 noon)

Free The Genie (2pm) | Mexicali, Nobbys

 

WEDNESDAY 1 JUNE

Hard Rock Rising Band Competition FINAL: Tesla Coils (wild card winner) + three bands who won the heats over previous weeks TBC | Hard Rock Cafe

Skyscraper Stan (8pm) | Cambus Wallace

 

THURSDAY 2 JUNE

Fiesta de la Musica: The Gamelan and the Indonesian Experience | The Arts Centre Gold Coast (12 noon)

Thelma Plum | Soundlounge Currumbin

Zookeepers (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

Jam Sessions (9pm) | Mandala Organic Arts Café

GC Musos Jam Night 8pm (Hosted by BB Factory Blues Band) | Wallaby Hotel

 

FRIDAY 3 JUNE

Trapdoor + Tangerine + Wren Klauf + Wootton Major | Currumbin Creek Tavern

Matty Rogers | Chinderah Tavern

Devil’s Kiosk | Southport Sharks

Th’Fika + The Ruiins + Aquila Young | elsewhere

Double Lined Minority | Griffith Uni Drama Theatre (all ages)

SEED Series: Angus Oastler + Pirates of the Tempest + Austen + Livvia | NightQuarter, Helensvale

Big Blue Sea | Miami Marketta

Kenny Slide | Nobbys Surf Lifesaving Club

Scott Dalton (7pm) | Mandala Organic Arts Cafe

Phil Brommers (7pm) | Hotel Brunswick

Jackson James Smith (6.30pm) | Genki Café

 

SATURDAY 4 JUNE

A French Butler Called Smith + Ivori | The Avalon Miami

Mat McHugh + The Altais | Soundlounge Currumbin

Matty Rogers | Coolangatta Sands Hotel

Benny D Williams | Genki Cafe (6.30pm)

Louisahhh!!! |  | elsewhere

Accidentally Perfect | Mandala Organic Arts Cafe

Pete Allen and Chris Flaskas (2pm) + Kobya  (7pm) | Sheoak Shack, Fingal

Dan Hannaford + Jax Haze | NightQuarter, Helensvale

GOLD, the ABBA Tribute celebrates Dancing Queen, 40th anniversary tour | Jupiters Theatre

Rumours, Fleetwood Mac Tribute | Southport RSL

The Angela Fabian Band  | Southport Sharks

David Barbara (12.30pm) | Phoenix Rising Café, Nimbin

 

SUNDAY 5 JUNE

Benny D Williams | Iron and Resin Garage (9am)

Minus One (12.30pm) | Phoenix Rising Café, Nimbin

Elliot Robert Baylis (10.30am) | Genki Cafe

Taylor Band Acoustic (7.30pm) | Cambus Wallace

Caravana Sun (4pm) | Hotel Brunswick

Deck Acoustic Sundays: Lisa Richards (3-5pm) | Currumbin RSL

 

MONDAY 6 JUNE

Benny D Williams (9am) | Iron + Resin Garage

Lloyd Saniel (6pm) | Southport Sharks

 

WEDNESDAY 8 JUNE

The James Street Preachers (8pm) | Cambus Wallace

 

THURSDAY 9 JUNE

Zookeepers (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

Jam Sessions (9pm) | Mandala Organic Arts Cafe

FRIDAY 10 JUNE

Hunt Muerto + Dirty Hearts + The Van Bams + Luke Houselander | Currumbin Creek Tavern

Izzy Day (7pm) | Mandala Organic Arts Café

Andy Penney (8pm) | Hard Rock Café, Surfers

Jimmy Brine (6.30pm) | Genki Cafe

Hunting Jade | Miami Marketta

SEED Album Launch Concert Series: Mikayla J + Cadence + The Jake Fox Band | NightQuarter, Helensvale

Elisabeth Rose  | elsewhere

Dezzie D & The Stingrays  | Southport Sharks

The Firetree (7pm) | Hotel Brunswick

Mitch King | NightQuarter, Helensvale

 

SATURDAY 11 JUNE

Dan Kelly + Alex Gow | Miami Tavern Shark Bar

The Unplugged Sessions featuring Brendan the Bard  | Currumbin Creek Tavern

Craig Atkins (2pm) + Bill Jacobi  (7pm) | Sheoak Shack, Fingal

Dinkum Bohos (12.30pm) | Phoenix Rising Cafe, Nimbin

O.I.B  | Southport Sharks

Brendan Leggatt Band | Miami Marketta

Tay Oskee (6.30pm) | Genki Cafe

Siobhan Corcoran (7pm) | Mandala Organic Arts Cafe

Jolanda Moyle (12.30pm) | Phoenix Rising Café, Nimbin

Push (7pm) | Hotel Brunswick

Vaudeville Smash + Neighbour + WLVS + Sarah Frank | NightQuarter, Helensvale

SUNDAY 12 JUNE

AKoVA | 3Blue Ducks, Byron Bay (2pm)

Deck Acoustic Sundays: Doolie (3-5pm) | Currumbin RSL

The Lyrical (4pm) | Hotel Brunswick

Taylah Little (10.30am) | Genki Cafe

Joshy Dredz (6.30pm) | Cambus Wallace

 

MONDAY 13 JUNE

Dinkum Bohos (12.30pm) | Phoenix Rising Cafe, Nimbin

Marco (6pm) | Southport Sharks

 

WEDNESDAY 15 JUNE

The James Street Preachers (8pm) | Cambus Wallace

 

THURSDAY 16 JUNE

Gold Coast Music Awards with Hanlon Brothers as house band + special guests | Burleigh Brewing Co. Tickets at gcmusicawards.com.au.

Gold Coast Music Awards AFTER-PARTY with Benny D Williams + DJs | Hard Rock Cafe with free cocktail on arrival for GC Music Awards ticket-holders.

The Beards (farewell tour) | Soundlounge

Gavin Doniger | Sheoak Shack, Fingal (2.00pm)

Jam Sessions (9pm) | Mandala Organic Arts Cafe

Josh Pyke (6pm) Tix from $30 | Hotel Brunswick

Zookeepers (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

 

FRIDAY 17 JUNE

The Strums + Skinwalkers | Brightside, Brisbane

Borneo | Great Northern, Byron Bay

Woodrow Wilson Funk Club  | Currumbin Creek Tavern

Head Clouds + Venus Court | Soundlounge Currumbin

Street 66 + Emph n Treats | Miami Shark Bar

Yolanda be Cool  | elsewhere

SEED Album Launch ConcertSeries: Athena Joy + Kirsty Abrahams + Keelan Mak + Phoebe Sinclair | NightQuarter, Helensvale

Matty Rogers | Beaches on Kirra

HIStory – Michael Jackson Tribute show | Jupiters Hotel & Casino

Jax Haze (8pm) | Hard Rock Café, Surfers

Allensworth | Miami Marketta

Jackson James Smith (6.30pm) | Genki Cafe

Loose Ends (7pm) | Hotel Brunswick

Late for Woodstock (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

 

17 – 19 JUNE

Broadbeach Country Music Festival: Casey Barnes + ADAM BRAND AND THE OUTLAWS, THE SUNNY COWGIRLS, CASEY BARNES, COL FINLEY, HALFWAY, HARMONY JAMES, LACHLAN BRYAN AND THE WILDES, MITCH KING, ROUND MOUNTAIN GIRLS, WARREN EARL BAND, THE VIPER CREEK BAND

 

SATURDAY 18 JUNE

Candice Dianna | Merrimac Tavern

Kold Creature + Dirty Brew + Twin City Riot + Upon a Falling Empire | Currumbin Creek Tavern

Kobrakai | Benowa Tavern

Gavin Doniger  (2pm) | Sheoak Shack, Fingal

Benny D Williams (6.30pm) | Merrimac Tavern

Borneo + Von Villains + Yes Sir Noceur + Radolescent + GD FRNDS DJs | Miami Tavern Shark Bar

Red Cherries Band (covers)  | Southport Sharks

Sarah Frank (6.30pm) | Genki Cafe

The High Grade | Miami Marketta

Phil & Tilley (7pm) | Mandala Organic Arts Cafe

Asa Broomhall (7pm) | Hotel Brunswick

Lou Bradley (12.30pm) | Phoenix Rising Cafe, Nimbin

The Goldhearts (Album Launch) + BB Factory + Jackson James Smith + Josh Lovegrove | NightQuarter, Helensvale

 

SUNDAY 19 JUNE

Borneo + Von Villains + Yes Sire Noceur | The Milk Factory, Brisbane

Jason McGregor | Garden Bar, Jupiters (2.00 – 6.00pm)

Parkway Drive | Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre

Sounds of Sunday: Benny D Williams | Broadbeach Tavern

Aaron James (10.30am) | Genki Cafe

Boo Seeka | Miami Marketta (Ticketed)

Angelo Pash (7.30pm) | Cambus Wallace

A Little Province (4-8pm) | Hotel Brunswick

Deck Acoustic Sundays: Jake Whittaker (3-5pm) | Currumbin RSL

 

MONDAY 20 JUNE

Lloyd Saniel (6pm) | Southport Sharks

 

WEDNESDAY 22 JUNE

The James Street Preachers (8pm) | Cambus Wallace

 

THURSDAY 23 JUNE

Mad As Hell Tour: The Funkoars + Birdz | Parkwood Tavern

Prom Night ‘Discount Disco’ w/ special guests  | elsewhere

 

FRIDAY 24 JUNE

Kobrakai + Unfinished Business + Nowhere Else + Cornerstone + Fly Agaric | Currumbin Creek Music

SEED Album Launch Concert Series: Kimbal Imaz + Twelve Past Midnight + Electrik Lemonade | NightQuarter, Helensvale

Benny D Williams | Poinciana Cafe (6pm)

The Ruminaters + Donny Love + Radolescent  | elsewhere

Platform: original music night  | Southport Sharks

Closing night party | The Avenue, Surfers Paradise

Taylor | Miami Marketta

Jackson James Smith (6.30pm) | Genki Café

Nick Bampton (8pm) | Hard Rock Café, Surfers

Totum (7pm) | Hotel Brunswick

 

SATURDAY 25 JUNE

OMI | Parkwood Tavern

Benny D Williams | Beaches on Kirra

Push Play Festival: Eternal Thought | Paradise Country Parklands, Nerang

Mitch King  (2pm) | Sheoak Shack, Fingal

AKoVA | Cardigan Bar, Sandgate (7pm)

Closing night party | The Avenue, Surfers Paradise

Captain Wow (covers)  | Southport Sharks

Sarah Frank (7pm) | Mandala Organic Arts Café

Jimmy Brine (6.30pm) | Genki Cafe

Devil’s Kiosk | Miami Marketta

Dirty Channel (7pm) | Hotel Brunswick

The Empresarios Band + Phil Barlow & The Wolf + Matthew Armitage | NightQuarter, Helensvale

 

SUNDAY 26 JUNE

Vince Jones | Soundlounge Currumbin

Benny D Williams | House of Brews (2pm)

Matty Rogers  | Beenleigh Artisan Distillery (12 noon)

Wazza (10.30am) | Genki Cafe

4:20 Sound (4pm) | Hotel Brunswick

Carlie Fairburn + Yosi Chopen (12.30pm) | Phoenix Rising Cafe, Nimbin

SUNDAY SESSION: Golden Vessel + Lastings | NightQuarter, Helensvale

Deck Acoustic Sundays: The Altais (3-5pm) | Currumbin RSL

 

MONDAY 27 JUNE

Lloyd Saniel (6pm) | Southport Sharks

WEDNESDAY 29 JUNE

Ash Grunwald | The Great Northern, Byron Bay

 

THURSDAY 30 JUNE

Matty Rogers | Chinderah Tavern

Zookeepers (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

Jam Sessions (9pm) | Mandala Organic Arts Cafe

 

FRIDAY 1 JULY

Lennox Lust (8.00pm) | Hard Rock Cafe

Benny D Williams | Eat Street Markets (6pm)

Cavill Lane Buskers’ Competition | Surfers Paradise, from 4pm

Felicity Lawless (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

Kenny Slide | Channon Butterfactory

Seth Sentry + Remi (6pm) Tix from $30 | Hotel Brunswick

 

SATURDAY 2 JULY

Benny D Williams, Digital Caveman CD launch | The Avalon Miami, 4.20pm

Candice Dianna | Merrimac Tavern

Andrew Morris (2pm) | Sheoak Shack, Fingal

Cavill Lane Buskers’ Competition | Surfers Paradise, from 4pm

Beetle Juice (12.30pm) | Phoenix Rising Cafe, Nimbin

Pink Tribute (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

 

SUNDAY 3 JULY

Benny D Williams | House of Brews (2pm)

Hayley Grace (1pm) | Southport Sharks

Andy Holm (12.30pm) | Phoenix Rising Cafe, Nimbin

 

MONDAY 4 JULY

Lloyd Saniel (6pm) | Southport Sharks

 

THURSDAY 7 JULY

Zookeepers (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

 

FRIDAY 8 JULY

Cog | The Northern, Byron Bay

Johnathan Devoy (8.00pm) | Hard Rock Cafe

British India | Soundlounge Currumbin

Funk N Wagnells (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

 

SATURDAY 9 JULY

28 Days + Area 7 | Parkwood Tavern

Geoff Turnbull | Sheoak Shack, Fingal

Benny D Williams | Beaches on Kirra

Hanlon Brothers (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

 

SUNDAY 10 JULY

Benny D Williams | House of Brews (2pm)

Simon Meola (1pm) | Southport Sharks

 

MONDAY 11 JULY

Lloyd Saniel (6pm) | Southport Sharks

 

THURSDAY 14 JULY

Zookeepers (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

 

FRIDAY 15 JULY

Brett Hammond (8.00pm) | Hard Rock Cafe

Jason McGregor (5.00 – 9.00pm) | Jupiters Hotel & Casino

Vertigo (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

 

SATURDAY 16 JULY

Sam Buckingham | Sheoak Shack, Fingal (2pm)

Rockin Boogies (8.30pm) | Jupiters Hotel & Casino

 

SUNDAY 17 JULY

Jason McGregor (from 7.30am) | Bundall Farmer’s Markets, The Arts Centre Gold Coast

Dean Gray (1pm) | Southport Sharks

 

MONDAY 18 JULY

Lloyd Saniel (6pm) | Southport Sharks

 

THURSDAY 21 JULY

Zookeepers (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

 

FRIDAY 22 JULY

Merging Roots (8.00pm) | Hard Rock Cafe

BluesCorp (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

 

SATURDAY 23 JULY

Think Pink (tribute show) | RSL Club, Southport

The Hodads (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

 

SUNDAY 24 JULY

Kenny Slide  | Beenleigh Artisan Distillery (12 noon)

Jason McGregor (2.00 – 6.00pm) | New York, New York

Clayton Lambert (1pm) | Southport Sharks

 

MONDAY 25 JULY

Marco (6pm) | Southport Sharks

 

THURSDAY 28 JULY

Zookeepers (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

 

FRIDAY 29 JULY

Isabel (8.00pm) | Hard Rock Cafe

Mason Rack Band (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

Aaron West | NightQuarter

 

SATURDAY 30 JULY

Luke Morris (2pm) | Sheoak Shack, Fingal

Jive Cats (8.30pm) | Southport Sharks

 

SUNDAY 31 JULY

Brock Ashby (1pm) | Southport Sharks

 

SATURDAY 6 AUGUST

Victoriana Gaye (2pm) | Sheoak Shack, Fingal

 

FRIDAY 12 AUGUST

James Reyne + Mark Seymour | Twin Towns

 

SATURDAY 13 AUGUST

Jason McGregor (from 8.00am) | Helensvale Farmers’ Markets

Acca/Dacca (tribute show) | RSL Southport

 

SUNDAY 14 AUGUST

Jason McGregor (2.00 – 6.00pm) | New York, New York

 

MONDAY 22 AUGUST

Steel Pulse (UK) – rescheduled show from 11.02.16. Original tickets valid | Soundlounge Currumbin

 

FRIDAY 26 AUGUST

The McClymonts | Twin Towns, Tweed Heads

 

SUNDAY 28 AUGUST

Jason McGregor (2.00 – 6.00pm) | New York, New York

 

SATURDAY 17 SEPTEMBER

Wallapalooza | Mudgeeraba

 

1 – 2 OCTOBER

Tweed Valley Country Roots Festival | Murwillumbah

15-16 OCTOBER

Buskers by the Creek | Winders Park, Currumbin