Tempted to stay in this weekend and Netflix binge? We’ve got ten reasons to get you off the couch and out and about, with the best live entertainment happening in Brisbane (for the same price as the cheapest Netflix subscription).
THURSDAY, 8 MARCH
RUBEE ‘NEVER REALLY WAS LOVE’ SINGLE LAUNCH @ BLOODHOUND BAR
With a sophisticated combination of folk vibes, trappy hats, synths and powerful operatic vocal loops, RUBEE’s captivating electronica infused folk soundscape is one not to miss. She’s launching her debut single Never Really Was Love with the help of rebel Queen LÂLKA and electronic RnB artist Whitney Veitch.
PINK TEA EP LAUNCH @ THE MILK FACTORY
FRIDAY, 9 MARCH
BETWEEN KINGS ‘THE ESCAPE’ SINGLE LAUNCH @ WOOLLY MAMMOTH
Come see Brissie alt-rockers Between Kings light up their hometown, launching their new single The Escape and playing their album in its entirety for the first time ever! They’ll be joined by special guests Chasing Velvet, Homefront and Tiarne.
HUNTINGTON ‘LONE TREE’ EP LAUNCH @ THE MILK FACTORY
I WANNA BE YOUR DOG (RSPCA CHARITY NIGHT) @ THE BRIGHTSIDE
One for pooch-lovers and music lovers alike, get down, dig deep and support the RSPCA this Friday night! With door sales going directly to the charity, you can listen to the likes of Former Angels, Skies Collide, A Somerset Parade , Acid Kat and Crimson Nights while lending animals a helping hand!
REGULAR BAND EP LAUNCH @ TOMCAT
10 DOLLAR ROCK @ THE BACKROOM
You can’t go wrong with $10 for 10 bands. Rock around the clock with locals Aiden Bradley, The Redundants, Last Till Dawn, Down & Out, Untuned, Hardox Band, Liquid Friends, The Vacant, Pinion and Whyte Wydow.
THE BONE MERCHANTS, TOWN, WOODSHED & YOUR MAN ALEX SMITH @ NEW GLOBE THEATRE
What: TOWN, The Bone Merchants, Woodshed and Your Man Alex Smith
When & Where: Friday, 9 March @ New Globe Theatre from 8PM
Cost: $10. More event info HERE.
SATURDAY, 10 MARCH
THE STEELE SYNDICATE ‘FUNKY TROMBONE’ SINGLE LAUNCH @ THE ZOO
What: The Steele Syndicate ‘Funky Trombone’ Single Launch
When & Where: Saturday, 10 March @ The Zoo from 8PM
Genre: Funk, folk, groove
Cost: $12.25 ($10 + booking fee). More event info HERE.
Supported by the minty-fresh locals Cheyne Starkie and The Get Downs and Mary Handsome, Brisbane’s The Steele Syndicate are bringing the groove to The Zoo with the launch of their feel good single Funky Trombone. Catch the complete trilogy for the ultimate night out.
BETH LUCAS AND ADAM DOUGLAS @ CROWBAR
Feature image: Brisbane alt-rockers Between Kings