Last minute gifts, fireworks, and festive fun
Every year we try and make a promise ourselves that we won't leave Christmas shopping to the last minute. But alas! promises are meant to be broken, with our Christmas commitments snowballing we've left present shopping to final week! If you're like us, and hate going to the shop during this festive season, then why not head down to South Bank and Roma Street for some last minute shopping and FREE festive activities?
Back In Australia, Fresh From Europe
After 15 years in the music game, The Cat Empire are more exuberant than ever. They are fresh from a summer in Europe, and armed with an album’s worth of new material (being released single by single each month, until the full album drop in 2019), and ready to dance their way around Australia once again. We caught up with frontman Felix Riebl to discuss all things Empire.
Let's! Get! Sickening!
Sisters, to celebrate ten seasons of RuPaul we’ve compiled a list of the 10 best LEWKS, 10 most iconic moments, and our 10 favourite Queens. Gentlemen, start your engines and let the best woman win!
Sip Sip Hooray
Doo-Bop Jazz Bar opened its doors to Brisbane in 2017, bringing with it an electric sound of new age jazz and a selection of soulful crooners to it’s stage.
The venue has been buzzing with a variety of jazz musicians ranging from local to international acts. Now reaching its first birthday, the musical proprietor is ready to celebrate with the very best of jazz and soul by hosting a 12-hour live long jazz session featuring some of the best and brightest Brisbane has to offer on Friday 22nd June.
Winter is gonna be lit.
Winter is coming, but this winter in Brisbane is gonna be lit, baby!
These are 6 of the hottest events happening this month to keep you warm this winter.
Aussie Aussie Aussie
Celebrating all things Aussie, Australia Day is one of the biggest days on the national calendar. And who doesn’t love a public holiday, amirite? Here's your Ultimate Guide to doing Australia Day like a pro.
Get ready for a par-tay – ask Hoags to throw the shrimps on the bar-b, get the cardinay out Kimmie… and the little baby cheeses (not little baby Jesus)… it’s time to make some memories that you can take straight to the pool room.
End Your Year With A Bang!
Pop the champagne! From A to Z, and especially the N-Y-E, we have all the goods covered from head to toe and top to bottom on where to go to end your 2017 on a memorable note. Parties, drinks and food galore!
Meat Porn at Woolly Mammoth Alehouse
The Mammoth Meat Co. has the best racks in town. Oh yeah. You know you want it. #yesyesyes The meat porn on offer is so good looking, you will definately come back for more. Who doesn't like multiples? Succulent tender brisket matched with a cold craft beer is just the beginning. Feast your eyes and belly on the tender menu with something for everyone. It sure is a crowd-pleaser.
No One Does It Better Than Barbara
The Valley has its music hot spots, but none are hotter and none do it better than Barbara. There are cocktails and snacks to make your mouth water, memories to make your eyes water, and live acts like you wouldn’t believe. Barbara’s the kind of valley girl that has even Daft Punk’s head spinning and legs running to her door. Well, daft punk lookalikes.
7 Days of Fish Lane Fun
Beer. It has come a long way from the cold cans buried beneath the half-melted ice of the family cooler. Bars now boast such a broad range of brews, beers and ales, that approaching the bar has become a challenge all unto itself. We’ve all been there. Fumbling over pronunciations, trying desperately to decipher the fifty something names of brews, all the while growing increasingly conscious of the bartenders silent judgement. In the landscape of taverns, bars and pubs, it’s easy to be hard on oneself for not knowing your stouts from your ales. Enter Saccharomyces, a beer cafe that is bringing brews back to ground level.
LIVE MUSIC & LAUGHTER, WINE & DINE, CHEERS & BEERS
Got a hot date, family outing, or a friend (or many), or friends you are yet to meet? West End has plenty of good times, and The Good Guide knows where to find them. *Cheers
Valley icon relaunches June 17th
Launching on June 17th, Brisbane’s iconic nightclub ‘The Family’ will be reopening its doors as the new venue ‘EI8HT’ - pronounced eight; an industry leading, multi-faceted space designed to highlight an array of entertainment and deliver an inclusive approach to nightlife.
Celebrate Mother's Day in Style
Portside Wharf is the perfect place to spoil mum this Mother's Day as the precinct celebrates in style with an array of food offerings and local live music from 12pm to 3pm on Sunday, May 14.
Give mum the day off as all restaurants and cafes will be open offering everything from a first-class lunch to a casual meal.
Creative, Cool & Crafty
Let’s get it on… you me, and the rest of Brisbane. Get our drink on! What were you thinking? Get your mind out of the gutter. I’m thirsty, aren’t you too. Let’s have a drink and explore this fine city… there’s new stuff brewing!
New look, new owner, same vibe
After months of hard work and renovations, the iconic live music venue, The Zoo, is set to throw open its doors for the first time this year on Saturday, February 4, to show the world its fresh look and once again provide the incredible atmosphere Brisbane has craved! You'll need Fortitude to last the night with the amount of cool bands that are playing.