Brisbane Festival is returning this September with a fantastic program!
There will be almost 600 performances – 100 of them free – of almost 70 shows across 17 venues. More than 1,000 artists are involved.
In a coup for Queensland, Brisbane Festival will premiere eight brand new works, involving major commissions from some of Australia’s leading companies including Circa, Dancenorth and Legs on the Wall.
Program highlights include two major Riverstage music events bookending the Festival on the opening and closing nights and headlined by homegrown ...
Ferrell Fest is coming to Brisbane this August!
Time to crack out the Jazz Flute and get ready to Shake and Bake with a festival dedicated to Will Ferrell!
Event Cinemas Myer Centre Brisbane are bringing some of his greatest films back to the big screen this August!
The must see classic movies include Anchorman, Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Blades of Glory and Step Brothers. If you have never seen these legendary flicks, now's your chance to see them on the big screen! Get in quick though, ...
Sonic Masala Fest is back this August!
Back at Greenslopes Bowls Club (Club Greenslopes) for another day of mates, music, bowls, beers, bands and good times. Roll on down and let's keep this thing alive!
This year, these legends are playing:
Harmony / Orlando furious. / TV HAZE / Tom Lyngcoln / Marville / MOD CON / DEAFCULT / BARGE with an antenna on it / Gold Stars / Slumlawwd / AirJordans / Terra Pines / Nova Scotia / Bad Bangers / Lying Down / Pure Milk / Elder / Eyes Ninety / Glomesh / Oranges / ...
Introducing the artists of the 2018 Australian Festival of Chamber Music!
The lineup of international artists making their AUSTRALIAN DEBUT at this year’s Australian Festival of Chamber Music (AFCM) is nothing short of extraordinary…. celebrated Chinese musician and master Sheng player Wu Tong, Argentina’s acclaimed bandoneon player and composer JP Jofre, two Norwegian superstars in viola- player Lars Anders Tomter and trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth, pianist Katya Apekisheva from the UK, and the famed violinist Pavel Fischer from the Czech Republic.
The Volvo Scandinavian Film Festival returns this month!
Opening the festival is UNDER THE TREE, a very dark comedy from Icelandic writer-director Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson. The shade from a front-yard tree sees the already simmering tensions between two families come to the boil in an astute observation of suburban mores.
Mid-way through the 20-day festival will be special event screenings of AMATEURS, winner of the 2018 Göteborg Film Festival award for Best Nordic Film. The comedy from director Gabriela Pichler hints at the changing face of ...
The Teneriffe Festival 2018 is coming this month!
Owned and delivered by Teneriffe Festival Incorporated – who are a volunteer board of professionals living and operating businesses in the community – the Teneriffe Festival seeks to cement the area’s reputation as a destination for exceptional dining and entertaining experiences, unique historical perspectives, cultural and innovative diversity and iconic lifestyle and design. The Festival engages culture-savvy Brisbanites and entices visitors into the community. A plethora of ...
The Great Detective at QAGOMA Cinémathèque
The program’s opening weekend features a screening of the silent mystery classic Sherlock Holmes 1916 with live musical accompaniment. Thought lost for more than half a century, it was recently rediscovered and restored. And, don’t miss a classic private eye pairing when Robert Mitchum’s Philip Marlowe appears in Farewell, My Lovely 1975 before Humphrey Bogart as Sam Spade sets out on the case of The Maltese Falcon 1941.
LIVE MUSIC & FILM SCREENINGS
Lord Huron Splendour Sideshows!
Lord Huron was last in Australia for Bluesfest in 2016, and a sold out run of headline dates to support the release of their break out album Strange Trails (2015) which included the hit single ‘The Night We Met‘ as feature in the Netflix show 13 Reasons Why.
Joining Lord Huron for main support at both Sydney and Melbourne shows is 19-year-old Albany-born singer-songwriter Carla Geneve, who 2017 bursting through the WA scene with her unique brand of brutally honest indie/folk and ...
Sweet As – Brisbane Dessert Festival
Presented by The World Food Markets, the Sweet As Dessert Festival brings you a day full of treats. There will be brownies, cheese, chocolate, coffee, cupcakes, doughnuts, gelatos, ice-creams, macarons, marsh mallows, meringues, popsicles, sorbets, waffles and more from an awesome line-up of Brisbane's best dessert makers.
This is a judging-free zone and you can have dessert for breakfast, brunch or lunch. There will also be street food, live music, pop-up bars, kids activities ...
Ben Howard has announced his official Splendour sideshows!
Howard is much loved for his gorgeously emotive vignettes, which has seen him amass a large following of fans across Australia over the past seven years. Noonday Dream will be his first release in nearly four years since 2014’s No.1 album, I Forget Where, and is slated to hit airwaves in June 2018 – only a month or so before this anticipated performance.
The new album will boast 10 tracks, of which ‘A Boat To An Island On The Wall’ has already been ...