What's Happening in Brisbane
The Ashes Series - Brisbane
21 - 25 November 2013
There is nothing quite like an Ashes series, and both legendary cricketing sides will be looking to become proud holders of the glorious titles of Ashes Champions. The cricketing rivalry between Australia and England has always resulted in thrilling matches - don't miss the action as The Ashes return to Brisbane this year at The Gabba.
Discover the Magic of Christmas
29 November - 24 December 2013
For the first time, the Story Bridge will light up with a spectacular Christmas light show as part of The City’s program of Christmas events.
This 10 minute lighting show is based around the theme of Discover the Magic of Christmas.
Commencing Friday 29 November, the light show will run each evening for a period of 26 days leading up to 24 December 2013. The show will run three times nightly at 7.30pm, 8.00pm and 9.0pm. During the times when the show is not running from Sunset to Sunrise, the ‘arches’ of the Story Bridge will be turned into an impressive Christmas Tree.
Christmas by the Sea
7 December 2013
Scarborough is set to sparkle throughout December with 10 huge Christmas trees lighting up the streets, and roving street carolers spreading Christmas cheer and song in the shopping village. Enjoy the annual street parade, markets, Santa’s Village, rides, animal farm, fireworks and more! The Christmas concert kicks off at 5pm with performances by the talented Redcliffe community, leading into the finale.
7 December 2013
Taylor Swift is delighted to grace the Australian shores this December and is pleased to announce that she will be heading down under with her blockbuster THE RED TOUR. Her set features several songs from her record-breakign RED album, as well as new takes on several other fan favourites.
13 December 2013
Fourteen-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer and global superstar, Alicia Keys will bring her Set the World on Fire tour to Australia in December, joined by a very special guest, John Legend!
17 December 2013
Bon Jovi will be playing a very exciting rock show in Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium toward the end of 2013. In this spectacular new show, fans will be treated to an unforgettable night of this bands arsenal of hits, aswell as new tracks from their latest album, What About Now. Don't miss out and get your tickets today!
Woodford Folk Festival
27 December 2013 - 1 January 2014
Held annually over six days and six nights is the Woodford Folk Festival. More than 2000 performers and 438 events are programmed featuring the best local, national and international guests. Escape reality and immerse yourself in cultures from near and far.
The Phantom of the Opera
14 - 22 December 2013
From the opening notes on the pipe organ ushering in a chilling sense of foreboding, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s gothic thriller has entranced audiences around the world for 25 years. The central plot revolves around a beautiful soprano, Christine Daaé, who becomes the obsession of a mysterious, disfigured musical genius. This spine-tingling story of love and obsession, based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l’Opéra by Gaston Leroux continues to mesmerise.
New Years Eve
31 December 2013
Say goodbye to 2013 and hello to 2014 with style in Brisbane City this year. Sit along the banks of the Brisbane River, or other scheduled locations in the city, and watch the fireworks light up the sky. Locations include South Bank, The Jetty, Eagle Street Pier, Fortitude Valley, Portside, Ipswich and Bribie Island.
11 February 2014
The National are set to captivate Australia all over again with those dark sounds and that glorious baritone. Armed with their sixth album 'Trouble Will Find Me' plus their already impressive catalogue, their socially-conscious message will reverberate around the Riverstage.
11 February 2014
Get ready for a Rapture! A game-changing hip-hop event curated by Eminem, with ears tuned to the streets and eyes locked on rap's future. Not only will this insane event be featuring Eminem, but Kendrick Lamar, J.Cole, 360 and Action Bronson! Lose yourself, Australia and get caught up in the Rapture 2014!
21 February 2014
Iconic singer, songwriter, musician, actress, you name it! Dolly Parton announces she will be playing a wide array of hit performances across the country during her Blue Smoke World Tour! Parton is returning to Australia after a wildely successful 2011 tour. Dolly fans can get ready for an opportunity like no other with a tonne of new VIP packages that might get you a sneak peak into her very own wardrobe!
8 March 2014
Ireland's most popular 'easy listening' entertainer returns to Australia in March 2014. Daniel has enjoyed tour and chart success in Australia and New Zealand for a number of years and earned himself a loyal following that stretches across both countries.
7 March 2014
Hot of the heels from an electrifying Logies performance, Bruno Mars has announced that he will be playing a run of shows across Australia, stopping by in Brisbane! This Grammy Award winning artist will be playing all the hits you know and love which has earned him worldwide sales of eight million albums and fifty eight million singles to date.
Queens Of The Stone Age
17 March 2014
Two of the world's most influential bands of the last decade, Nine Inch Nails and Queens Of The Stone Age, will join forces for a massive double headline tour of Australia. Don't miss out on this mammoth, mind blowing, live event and get your tickets now!
12 - 13 May 2014
Michael Buble has been smashing box office records in the UK recently where it is the year's hottest ticket. Originally slated to do six nights at London's 02 Arena, he was forced to add four extra shows when the first run sold out in just five minutes. Now Australia is lucky enough to enjoy this Canadian superstar with two electrifying shows in Brisbane!
2 June 2014
The artist you all know and love is returning to Australia to play a bunch of intimate shows throughout Australia. James Blunt will be performing all his hit tracks during this years tour including 'You're Beautiful' and his brand new single 'Bonfire Heart'.
5 June 2014
The girl who sold over 15 million singles and 4 million album sales worldwide, Ellie Goulding is bringing her exquisite voice and unique brand of indietronica to Australia for a tour in June, 2014! Anything could happen at Ellie Goulding's Australian headline shows, so don't miss out!