This weekend sees one of the biggest weekends in live music on the Gold Coast so far this year. Staring from Thursday night Aussie hip hop legend Urthboy will be hitting the stage at Miami Marketta as part of his ‘Crushing Hard Tour’. He will also be bringing along Joyride of ONEDAY crew and Alice Ivy. Tickets are still available for just 30 bucks at Urthboys website.
Then Friday night its Gold Coasts turn to host the city’s favourite home grown talent Amy Shark at the Elsewhere bar in Surfers Paradise as part of her current SOLD OUT tour of Australia. Tickets for this event are SOLD OUT but word on the street is there are going to be a limited number of tickets available on the door from 8pm so make sure you get down there early so you don’t miss your chance to see this gig.
Friday night also sees iconic rockers Violent Femmes play at Twin Towns in Tweed Heads. Unfortunately tickets for this gig sold out quite some time ago. However if you’re on the southern end of Gold Coast and keen to see some great live music this Friday head to the Palmy Party Time event held at The Palm Beach Hotel hosted by Soul Sessions.
On Saturday as part of the 2017 Bleach Festival there will be FREE live event called ‘Saltwater Sessions’ at Marine Parade Coolangatta. Featuring will be Angus Stone’s newest side project Dope Lemon, Blues legend Ash Grunwald , Triple J Unearthed high finalist from 2016 Tia Gostelow, and Emily Wurramara winner of Best Indigenous Song at last night’s Queensland Music Awards for her song Ngayuwa Ngelyeyiminama (I Love You).
Set times are as follows:
4.00pm Emily Wurramara
5.15pm Tia Gostelow
6.30pm Ash Grunwald
8.00pm Dope Lemon
More info about Saltwater Sessions can be found at the Bleach Fest website.
To celebrate the reopening of Platinum nightclub in Broadbeach after being closed for some epic renovations Superstar DJ Havana Brown will be playing this Saturday night. This is the first of 4 huge gigs that will be held over the coming month of April each Saturday night at Platinum which includes Joel Fletcher, Tigelily and Will Sparkes. For more info on tickets to these gigs check out the Platinum website here.
If you can’t get to see Ash Grunwald on Saturday night at Saltwater Sessions or just couldn’t get enough of him and want more, he will be playing another FREE event as part of Bleach Fest. This will take place on Sunday from 12-2pm at The Cooly Hotel.
Finnish the weekend off with this weekend’s Shark bar Sunday’s event in Miami hosted by rabbit radio. The event starts at 6pm and is just $5 entry on the door. Playing will be The Vanns, Whoa, Creo, and Eliza & The Delusionals.