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4 walls festival
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Celebrate emerging talent with 4 Walls Festival

Back for its third year, 4 Walls Festival will showcase the creme de la creme of Australia's emerging musical talent. For eight hours this Saturday August 4, a few locals (and a few non-locals) will entertain you with their range of melodies, with genres spanning from indie to heavy metal. more

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indie unlocked at la boite
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Pre-show performance at Indie: Unlocked

Throughout La Boite’s Indie season, the rehearsal room has been transformed into a secret cave of socialising. The transformation is named the Indie Bar and features enough drinks and dancing to entertain you for hours – the only things you need to bring are yourself and some companions. more

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Learn to jitterbug at Back to Brisbane in the War
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Learn to jitterbug at Back to Brisbane in the War

In 1941 Brisbane was home to fewer than 350,000 people. But as American troops flooded the city, passing through or stationed here, strains on transport, hotels and food supplies constricted freedom for residents. It wasn’t all dampened moods and wartime woes – the 1940s brought the Swing era of Big Band music and jitterbug dancing. more


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Crowbar
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New music venue Crowbar opens in Fortitude Valley

Usually the closing of a small live-music venue in Brisbane brings tears to our eyes and leaves us feeling a tad lost of a Thursday to Sunday night. But in the case of Basement 234 closing on June 1 and reopening as Crowbar, local musos have gained a refreshed venue rather than one scratched entirely. more

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cub scouts band
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Join the Cub Scouts at Alhambra

Brisbane has been the birthplace of a worthy crop of bands, from The Go-Betweens to Powderfinger and Last Dinosaurs. One of the latest additions to Brisbane’s musical family is Cub Scouts – a five-piece indie-pop-making group of youngsters. more

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Avant-garde Edward Guglielmino takes to the stage with The Show
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Avant-garde Edward Guglielmino takes to the stage with The Show

Edward Guglielmino has just arrived back from what some would call a musical holiday – after the release of his first album Late At Night, he took some time off. Now he's back with a vengeance – you can catch his quirky musical musings as he takes to the stage with his new band The Show on Saturday May 19 at the Judith Wright Centre. more

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Stringsations Quartet plays at Music in the Gallery, QAG
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Stringsations Quartet plays at Music in the Gallery, QAG

There is something romantic about the image of a beautifully dressed woman walking down the streets of Paris, stopping to indulge in powder-puff boysenberry meringues, while the sweet sounds of an accordion wafts gently in the crisp morning air. It is so familiar and so novel – the croissants and cafe au laits, the cobbled streets with perfectly lined trees, the white terraces that stand tall on either side of the road. more

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Cheap Thrills with Judith Wright Centre
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Cheap Thrills with Judith Wright Centre

For underage musos, the live music scene in Brisbane can sometimes be a desert when it comes to gigs. Thankfully, like a luscious oasis in the middle of its sandy planes, the Judith Wright Centre has come to the rescue of youngsters all over town. Launching this May will be Cheap Thrills – a series of musical fiestas that welcomes fans of all ages. more

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See Macbeth in operatic translation at QPAC, South Bank
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See Macbeth in operatic translation at QPAC, South Bank

Witchcraft, insanity, manipulation and medieval justice ... Two powerhouses of Queensland culture, Opera Queensland and the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, combine to bring you a concert experience of Verdi’s operatic translation of Macbeth, one of Shakespeare’s most bloody and thrilling tragedies. more

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Celebrate the life of John Cage at Judith Wright
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Celebrate the life of John Cage at Judith Wright

John Cage was a leading figure in the post war avant-garde scene. Perhaps best known for his collaborations and performance pieces, the most recognised of which is 4.33 – a piece of music comprising of the absence of deliberate sound – John changed the way music was created and consumed. more