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Mojo Burning final lineup
If you’ve got a thing for blues rock, then Mojo Burning is for you. With a lineup that includes Bob Log III as well as Gold Coast legends Mason Rack, the event takes place on Saturday 12 March at Hamilton Hotel in Brisbane. Also on the lineup are Jackson Firebird, Shaun Kirk, The Fumes, Transvaal Diamond Syndicate, The Ugly Kings, Born Lion and more. More at www.mojoburning.com.
GC metal bands score Sevendust support
Quite the score for local metal legends Darkc3ll and AZREAL. They’ve scored the support slots for Sevendust, who blow into the Cooly Hotel on 16 March. You don’t wanna miss this ear-bending extravaganza. See you front and centre, Gold Coast. Tickets via oztix.
McClymonts at Twin Towns
The McClymonts will hit the road this July and August for ten very special live dates celebrating ten years of hits, and Twin Towns is on the tour. They’ve just performed at Tamworth Country Music Festival and since releasing their self-titled debut EP in 2006 have been making serious inroads in the Australian country music scene. Brooke, Sam and Mollie amassed nineteen charting singles, gold albums, multiple awards and sold out shows across Australia. They’re at Twin Towns, Tweed Heads on Friday 26 August. More at themcclymonts.net.au.
Millencollin brew new tracks
With eight timeless punk rock albums and over 20 years of high intensity touring under their belt, Millencolin has come to help shape the skate punk sound that inspired them from the start. They’re touring here this April with a promise to play an arsenal of hits from across their massive catalogue as well as tracks from their new album True Brew. They’re at the Cooly Hotel on Saturday 30 April and with a history of sold-out Australian shows, don’t say you weren’t given plenty of notice. Tickets are onsale now.
Osaka Punch uppercut their way to the GC
With brand new single Stonk and a big east coast tour for February and March, Osaka Punch are going large for 2016. The four-piece powerhouse out of the Queensland capital are unveiling the track, a smashing 3:52 of power-groove hard rock – and dates in Melbourne, Sydney, Byron Bay, Toowoomba, Gold Coast, Gladstone and of course, Brisbane. They hit Studio 56 on Thursday 25 February with Electrik Lemonade and Jackson Dunn in support. Tickets $10 pre-sale via Oztix or $15 on the door.
Veronicas’ long-awaited Gold Coast return
Following sold out performances across the USA, Asia, Europe and Australia, twin sister duo The Veronicas will make their long awaited return to the Gold Coast this May when they perform at Jupiters Hotel & Casino. One of Australia’s premiere live acts and the hit-makers behind ARIA award winning songs You Ruin Me, Untouched and 4ever, The Veronicas return to the stage off the back of the release of their ARIA award winning self-titled third album. They hit Jupiters on Friday 27 May and tickets are available now through Ticketek.
Lagerstein announce Australian tour
With a new album All for Rum and Rum for All due this month, this seven-piece all drinking, all rocking, all pirating rock/folk/metal powerhouse from Brisbane will launch an enormous national tour through Feb/March. The release, featuring ‘eleven sea shanties’ follows 2012’s Drink ’Til We Die and continues their journey as Australia’s one and only kings of pirate-metal. They’ll hit Cooly Hotel on Friday 11 March.
Summertime Sessions is back
Not that it ever went away, but Mudgeeraba is continuing its new tradition of summertime songs under the stars with another great lineup of artists running Friday 29 January through Friday 18 March. Featuring the likes of Taylor, City over Sand, Marshall O’Kell, Benny D Williams, Phil Barlow, BigFellaLinc, Gas Grooves and a heap of amazing local ladies who we mentioned last edition, this summertime soiree just keeps getting better and better. It’s on every Friday from 5.30pm right in the middle of Mudgeeraba’s Cuddihy Park and the markets are on nearby too.
Jupiters’ new Sunday sessions showcases local talent
They’ve opened their newest restaurant to rave reviews, and now Jupiters is adding to the general awesomeness of their Garden Kitchen & Bar with a fantastic lineup of local musicians to boot. Josh Lovegrove kicks things off for February on Sunday 7th, with Michael Eotvos, Nyssa Berger and Ondre Davis on the bill for following Sundays. Live music is on from 2.00 – 6.00pm. So if you were looking for a reason to check out one of the GC’s newest dining spaces, you now have it.
The eighties are back
Don’t freak out. Not the fashion. Just the music. Starring a lineup of 80’s chart-toppers, this event at Jupiters will be sure to bring out the fashion-tragics as well as those whose ears are still in the 80s. We’re talking Martika (Toy Soldiers), Berlin (Take My Breath Away), Katrina and the Waves (Walking on Sunshine) and Men Without Hats (Safety Dance) amongst others. It absolutely is an eighty’s celebration like no other and it hits Jupiters Theatre on Thursday 14 July.