What’s On at South Bank

South Bank Parklands South Brisbane QLD 4101, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

See What's on at Southbank, Queensland Museums, GOMA and QPAC this January on the Visit Brisbane website. Events include South Bank Parkland tours, art exhibition 'Air', musicals 'Hamilton' and 'Six', Lifeline Bookfest, adults-only Circus 'Blush', and Museum After Dark events. Information on dates, cost, venue and parking can be found on the Visit Brisbane website.    

Immersive exhibition Air | GOMA

Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Through five unfolding chapters – Atmosphere, Shared, Burn, Invisible and Change – the work of contemporary artists in ‘Air’ will inspire visitors to consider the global environmental and social challenges we face, including sustainability, equity and connectivity. Mona Hatoum’s neon-lit sculpture Hot Spot aptly describes our ecological crisis and Carlos Amorales’s swarm of black butterfly and moth silhouettes Black Cloud is a stark reminder of the fragility of life. New commissions in ‘Air’ include Jemima Wyman’s Plume 20, a vast, cloud of air created from a collage of images depicting protest...


World Science Festival Brisbane

Brisbane Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

A trail of curated artworks and installations will pop up across South Bank and Brisbane's CBD during World Science Festival Brisbane 2023. Come and play where art and science meet. Curiocity Brisbane will feature artworks and creators from Australia, Germany and the United Kingdom. Curious about the full World Science Festival Brisbane 2023 program? We've let the #CuriocityCat out of the bag early but you'll have to wait for the full WSFB program announcement on Wednesday 1 February 2023.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar | QPAC

Playhouse Theatre, QPAC Grey Street & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

  A new production of famous children's book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle will be taking place at QPAC's Playhouse Theatre. Directed by Jonathan Rockerfeller, the show will feature over 75 magical puppets and three other stories by Carle, including Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?,  Ten Little Rubber Ducks and The Very Busy Spider. A fantastic first theatre performance for children.


Good Tunes | The Burrow

The Burrow, West End 52 Russell St, West End, Queensland, Australia

At Good Tunes sessions, musicians from all genres and places meet up to jam together. Bring an acoustic instrument and join in, with sheet music, simple melody lines and chords provided. There are opportunities for musicians of all levels to get involved. Friends are welcome to come and listen, and everyone is welcome to enjoy the atmosphere, food and drink. Good Tunes sessions occur every two weeks on a Monday night at The Burrow.

Brisbane Comedy Festival 2023

Various Locations , Australia

Laugh out loud at any of the events for the upcoming Brisbane Comedy Festival! With over 350 gigs starring international and homegrown acts, audiences will be spoilt for choice when it comes to picking their favourite comedians. Visiting headliners include international comedy master Danny Bhoy, Northern Ireland comedy colossus Micky Bartlett, Malaysian mischief-maker Jason Leong, Irish actor and comedian Ed Byrne, and more. The festival will take place at a range of venues all over the city, from The Tivoli to the Graffiti Room. Tickets are available...

Village Bees | West Village

West Village West Village 97 Boundary Street West End, QLD 4101, QLD, Australia

West Village is buzzing with excitement for Bees Month, exploring the importance and wonder of bees! Throughout the month of May, West Village will celebrate our tiny pollinators in the days leading up to World Bee Day, which is celebrated universally on 20 May. Marvel at The Bee Lantern by Dead Puppet Society, sample delicious honey with Bee One Third, and craft everyday items at their beeswax workshops.

Holy Holy | Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre 8 Annerley Road, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia

In their tour to celebrate the release of their brand new single Messed Up (feat. Kwame), Holy Holy have announced one of the tour stops in Brisbane at the Princess Theatre. The duo has built a significant fanbase, with over 100 million streams as well as multiple gold and platinum singles. With a reputation as one of Australia’s best live acts, Holy Holy will debut new material alongside favourites from their top 5 ARIA Album Hello My Beautiful World and their growing catalogue of hits including True Lovers, Maybe You...


Rebetiko in Symphony | QPAC

QPAC Concert Hall Corner Melbourne Street & Grey Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Rebetiko is storytelling spanning love, loss and heart-breaking refugee tales. Used to designate originally disparate kinds of urban Greek music, Rebetiko was and remains the music of the poor and dispossessed in Greece, combining different musical styles with lyrics describing the joy, the sorrow, and the difficulties of everyday life. Often called ‘the Greek blues’, Rebetiko grew out of an urban subculture and reflected the harsh realities of an oppressed subculture's lifestyle. Direct from Greece, Ifigeneia Ioannou will perform the classics from the 1983 film Rembetiko by Costas Ferris, which gained...

$89 – $95

2023 Brisbane Anywhere Festival

Various Locations , Australia

The Brisbane Anywhere Festival returns in 2023 as one of Brisbane's favourite performing arts festivals, with shows, artists, and events anywhere and everywhere throughout May. Discover Brisbane's nook and crannies such as VENTspace and Petrie Terrace Gallery, catch surprise performances at Fish Lane on Fridays, and attend exciting events in all sorts of places - from Woolloongabba Substation to Christ Church Milton. Visit here for the full program of events and shows.

SHE | Metro Arts Brisbane

Metro Arts West Village, Boundary Street, West End, QLD, Australia

Taking the temperature of the state of women and mental health is the premise of SHE, a new work at Metro Arts - the last couple of years have been rough and we want to talk about it. The good, the bad, and the really quite bad. SHE (See us, Hear us, Engage with us) examines women's mental well-being in a post-me-too, post-pandemic world by indelabilityarts and The Good Room, and created by curating hundreds of real-life stories of women's experiences over the past few years....

$39 – $49

Legends | The Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre 8 Annerley Road, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia

There’s queens, there’s All Stars, and then… there are Legends! Featuring the legendary legends of All Stars 7 and undoubtedly the most in-demand Drag Royalty in the world: Trinity The Tuck, Monét X Change, and reigning queen of all queens - Jinkx Monsoon. After selling out the first show they've released a second and final show, on sale now at The Princess Theatre.


Green Heart Fair | Victoria Park & Barrambin in Herston

Victoria Park 271 Gilchrist Avenue Herston, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

Brisbane’s favourite Sustainability festival, Green Heart Fair, will celebrate its 15th year this year! Set to be the biggest festival yet, the family and dog-friendly event will include three extra-special performances from everyone’s favourite pups, Bingo and Bluey. The Fair will also feature Finding Barrambin, an art installation created by Queensland University of Technology students that showcases the unique indigenous history of the Victoria Park & Barrambin site. The festival will include free native plant giveaways, artisan markets, live entertainment, and food trucks, as well...

West End Farmers & Community Markets

Davies Park Montague Road and Jane Street, West End, QLD, Australia

The West End Markets are one of Brisbane's most vibrant community markets. Held every Saturday morning in the iconic Davies Park along the Brisbane River, with a calendar of special Pop-Up events throughout the year. Goodwill Projects is one of Queensland’s most dynamic markets, events and venues companies. Curating flawless events and memorable experiences.


FIFA Fan Festival | South Bank Parklands

South Bank Parklands South Brisbane QLD 4101, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

The Riverside Green at South Bank Parklands is the perfect place to watch the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ matches live in Brisbane/Meaanjin! Also featuring an entertainment program including music in the picturesque surrounds of South Bank Parklands. Entry is free to the venue. *please note that the opening dates are subject to change. More information on the fan festival website. 20 July – 8 August, 11 – 13 August, 15 – 16 August & 18 – 20 August*

Furry Friends Day Out | Montague Markets

Montague Markets 405 Montague Road, West End, QLD, Australia

Have a pawsome morning at Montague Markets on Sunday 23 July for the Furry Friends Day Out. Calling all Brisbane Pet Lovers! Get ready for a PAWsome time at the annual Furry Friends Day Out at Montague Markets West End! Join us on Sunday 23 July from 8:00am to 12noon, as we embark on an exciting day filled with fur-bulous shopping, entertainment, and competitions!  What's On: - Pet Themed Market Stalls - Gift with Purchase (first 100) - Raffle Prizes - Best Dressed Pet Parade -...

Winter Design Market | QAGOMA

Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) Stanley Place, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia

The winter showcase of Brisbane's best local independent artisans is on at the QAGOMA Winter Design Market! With 60 stalls each day and lots of new stallholders to discover, treat yourself to a diverse selection of ceramics, jewellery, homewares, textiles and clothing, with a backdrop of music by local DJs. The market will run at the Gallery of Modern Art Forecourt on Saturday 29 July and Sunday 30 July, from 9am to 4pm. Make a day of it and see the blockbuster eX de Medici: Beautiful...

The No Bang Theory | Qld Theatre

Queensland Theatre 78 Montague Road, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Oliver Hetherington-Page HATES Sheldon Cooper. Autistic performer/playwright, Oliver, is fed up with people thinking Sheldon represents all autistic people. It’s time to set the record straight. Sheldon is a science nerd. Oliver is a theatre kid. Sheldon is obsessed with trains. Oliver is hyper-fixated on musicals. Sheldon has a girlfriend. Oliver is desperately waiting for 'that' Big Bang. The No Bang Theory is a musical journey from dating disasters to diagnosis through #actuallyautistic eyes. The No Bang Theory is thrilled to be returning to Queensland...

Mamma Mia – The Musical | QPAC

QPAC Cnr Grey and, Melbourne St, South Brisbane QLD 4101, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

A celebration of love, laughter and friendship, musical Mamma Mia! returns to Brisbane featuring 22 of ABBA’s greatest hits. Book tickets on the QPAC website.

The Party | Brisbane Festival

South Bank Piazza

The Party is the much-anticipated new headline production by creative geniuses and Brisbane Festival regulars Strut & Fret. This outrageous risqué spectacular makes its Queensland debut at South Bank Piazza from 1 to 23 September 2023 as part of Brisbane Festival’s exciting Piazza program. Strut & Fret, the creative force behind powerhouse circus cabaret shows BLANC DE BLANCENCORE and LIMBO, describe THE PARTY as an evening of utmost sophistication featuring unbelievably talented international performers–but with absolutely no rules! With a lavish stage set for an...


Thrice | Princess Theatre

The Princess Theatre 8 Annerley Road, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia

American post-hardcore rockers, Thrice, will be heading to The Princess Theatre Woolloongabba in September, to perform their seminal record in its entirety. The album, The Artist In The Ambulance, released in 2003, spawned two massive singles, All That's Left and Stare at the Sun. Tickets to see Thrice are on sale today!

$79 – $99

Harry Connick Jr Back Live| BCEC

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Corner of Merivale Street & Glenelg Street, South Brisbane, QLD, Australia

TEG Dainty is thrilled to announce legendary live performer Harry Connick Jr's' long-awaited return to Australian stages - for the first time in a decade - when his Back Live tour hits our shores this December. Join Harry and his band as they celebrate the transformative power of live music with a six-city national tour, showcasing songs from across his entire career-spanning catalogue of hits, from originals to standards and everything in between. Ticket sales start on 24 April.

$109 – $399