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Famous Brisbane Bands

Locally grown; internationally loved

Famous Brisbane Bands

Some serious talent has come out of this wonderful city of Brisbane. No matter what era of music you grew up with, I can guarantee you know at least three. Whether you knew that they were from Brisbane is another ball game. Here are 20 now nationally (and internationally!) recognised bands that we love to claim as our own.

Your Essential Guide to BrisFest 2020

Laser shows and artistic wonders await this September

Your Essential Guide to BrisFest 2020

Boldly going where no festival has gone before, Brisfest is back with its 2020 Boldly Brisbane program. This year’s festival will look a little different, but the COVID safe plan means we still get to enjoy Brisbane’s most anticipated event of the year. Expect concerts in your street, laser light shows, and some pretty damn amazing art installations.

The Festival will run from September 4-26 and reach 190 suburbs with 91 events and 490 performances across music, art, theatre, and dance. Extra good news, 73 of these events are free!

We’ve put together the low down on this year’s Brisbane Festival, so read on to find out what’s happening this year.

Best Music Venues Brisbane

Port Royal's Favourite Live Music Places

Best Music Venues Brisbane

Hear from one of Brisbane's hottest bands about the hottest music venues in the city! Port Royal is giving you all the goss on where has the best bar staff, stage and just straight up vibes.

Word on the Street #197

Seas the Day!

Word on the Street #197

Summer is coming to a close. But, before you pack away your togs and beach towel, take one more dive into the pool or ocean, because Brisbane's got some hot hot events. Even if you're swapping your wide brim hat for a beanie, check out the last few events for Summer.

Word on the Street #193

It's the roaring 20s, old sport!

Word on the Street #193

It’s 2020, and we’re now entering a whole new decade. It's time to party like a Gatsby. Let’s get the year – or decade – started, here’s a list of Brisbane’s best events, food and entertainment – fresh out the 2020 oven. Come get em while they're hot.

White Party | 80's Nightclub Reunion

Everybody have fun tonight #80sStyle

White Party | 80's Nightclub Reunion

Comb that mullet, rock the shoulder pads and grab your Walkman – the 80s are making a comeback. Come party like it’s the 80s – just leave the neon spandex at home. This time it’s a White Party and it’ll be bigger, better and brighter than anything you’ve seen before.

[R]october Gig Guide

Let the music play. There's a show for everyone

[R]october Gig Guide

With October officially upon us, and the countdown to the Christmas silly season just around the corner, we have curated a list of the best live music events happening in Brisbane for the month.

There is something on for all tastes, ages and genres so take a friend, your sibling or mum along to one of these upcoming shows in Roctober.

Word on the Street #181

A hop, scoop and jump away.

Word on the Street #181

Summer is fast approaching in Brisbane. The sun is out, the weather is warm, and the city has come alive once again. Whether you want to spend the weekend soaking up the sun outside before heading to a live music gig, or watch some films and then head out for dinner, there’s something to tickle everyone’s fancy. Take a dip in all that’s on offer in Brisbane. Crumb to think of it, there’s something for the whole family to enjoy.

Word on the Street #179

Stop and smell the rosé.

Word on the Street #179

There’s never time to rest in Brisbane. Get ready to celebrate all the city has to offer – from live entertainment, music, healthy eating and hidden gems, to rosé, Star Wars, mighty burgers and reliving your teenage Fangirl days. There’s something to please everyone. Here’s a sandy dandy list of what’s coming up in Brisbane. You’ll want a pizza the action.

Word on the Street #178

You’ll be on the edge of your sweet.

Word on the Street #178

Spring is in full swing, and so are all the exciting events in Brisbane. You’ll want to make sure you have planty of spare thyme to check everything out. With all things music, food, films and eco-friendly, there’s something for everyone. Whether you want to sing along to Muriel’s Wedding the Musical, treat your sweet tooth to some sweet desserts, or learn some tips on how to do your bit for the environment, you’ll be busy all month long.

11 Bars & Restaurants to Cure Your Monday-itis

Sip, sip hooray!

11 Bars & Restaurants to Cure Your Monday-itis

There’s no doubt that Monday’s are a little boring. With the week just starting, it’s hard not to feel down in the dumps and catch a case of the Monday night blues. If you’re feeling a bit of champagne from the weekend being over once again, check out one of these locations that are open Mondays.

What's Golden Launches at The Tivoli

We hear there's a new venue in town

What's Golden Launches at The Tivoli

Calling all Brisbane music lovers, we all know there is nothing better than spending a Saturday night out with the rest of Brisbane and the music scene that follows, well The Tivoli has you covered.

Word on the street #176

Fashion, Festivals & Feasts

Word on the street #176

It's Fashion Week baby! Brisbane's most fashionable feathers have come together to showcase this seasons hottest trends. While models strut their stuff at Howard Smith Wharves, we've made a list of some of the places and events you should be strutting your way to.