Riverside nightlife, Brisbane

From classic watering holes on every second corner to sophisticated bars with where you can lie back and listen to music that never stops – our pubs, bars and live-music venues are the perfect meeting places. Our urban villages entice, with a range of intimate nightspots and live music. In particular, West End and Fortitude Valley are perfect to see emerging bands, enjoy live indie-rock, get up close to national and international acts or groove to innovative jazz bands. 


Whether or not you know your shiraz from your merlot, or chardonnay from sauvignon blanc, let the city’s sommeliers teach you something new about vino at one of Brisbane’s wine bars.

The City has a prominent and constantly evolving live music scene. Here's your guide to venues big and small, sweaty and intimate, DIY and otherwise.

No longer is a pint of beer simply a pint of beer. One must ask where the wheat came from, how and when the yeast was added and where it was brewed.