What's on this week | 12 - 18 February

With the new year well underway, Brisbane is showing no signs of slowing down with a jam-packed week of summer activities, music, theatre and sport.

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Monday 19 February | 50c wings @ Lucky Egg


If you’re struggling to make it to pay day, then Lucky Egg’s got your back because their wings are only 50c on Mondays. Head to the Fortitude Valley location and tuck into all the cheap wings you could possibly eat. 

Tuesday 20 February | Robbie Williams 

Robbie Williams is back with a hit-laden set spanning his entire career. Hear pop favourites including Angels, Let Me Entertain You, Come Undone, Kids and Feel. 

Starts Tuesday 20 February | Disney's Aladdin The Hit Broadway Musical

With breathtaking sets, mind-blowing special effects, over 300 lavish costumes and a fabulous cast – catch the magic of Disney’s Aladdin on stage when it arrives at the Lyric Theatre in February. The musical production includes all your favourite Disney songs and some additional new music.

Wednesday 21 February | Brisbane German Club Trivia Night 

Get around some free trivia on your Wednesdays at the Brisbane German Club. Munch on traditional German meals, sink a few Becks and test your knowledge in the hope to win some great prizes.  

Ends Thursday 22 February | Gelato Messina Creative Department Degustation 

Gelato Messina

Take your tastebuds on an adventure when you join the table at Gelato Messina's creative department degustation. The menu is designed to be an experimental, immersive, intriguing, indulgent and at times confronting, but it does promise to be delicious. This dining experience is a must for foodie expert.


Friday 23 February | A Night with Cam & JT: Cameron Smith & Johnathan Thuston Testimonial Match 

Experience the rivalry in this head on clash between Cameron Smith's Storm and Jonathon Thurston's Cowboys in a pre-season game at Suncorp Stadium. 

Friday 23 & Sunday 25 February | Ball Park Music @ The Tivoli

Brisbane based Ball Park Music will be touring the country after their recently released single Exactly How You Are received an ecstatic reception from fans and triple j.

Friday 23 – Sunday 25 February | MindBodySpirit Festival 

Held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, the Brisbane Festival brings you the very best in health, wellness and spiritual guidance. You can learn from over 200 exhibitors, attend free inspirational seminars, book yourself a psychic reading, try some body pampering or taste some delicious health foods.

Starts Friday 23 February | Queensland Reds season

Queensland Reds Wide

Show your colours and get to Suncorp Stadium to support the Queensland Reds this season. The boys need all your support behind them as they tackle some tough competition.

Starts Friday 23 February | Brisbane Comedy Festival 

International and national headlining comedians will take over the Brisbane Powerhouse (and spill into Brisbane City Hall) for the 2018 festival. Expect more laughs than ever with over 65 comedians across the two venues.

Starts Friday 23 February | Circus Rio 

Starting amidst the explosive party scene of Rio’s Carnival in Brazil, Circus Rio is an epic celebration of colour, magic and the capability of the human form. Don’t miss this breathtaking show – it ends on the 25 March. 

Saturday 24 February | Queen & Adam Lambert 

Celebrating the 40th anniversary since Queen’s biggest-selling studio album, Adam Lambert will be the front-man for Queen as they perform some of rock n rolls greatest hits including We Will Rock You, We Are The Champions and Bohemian Rhapsody. 

Saturday 24 February | Rio Rhythmics Carnaval Parade and Party

Experience Brazil right here in Brisbane with colour, creativity and dance at the Rio Rhythmics Carnaval Parade and Party. Commencing at the Edward Street end of Queen Street Mall enjoy more than 150 performers and musicians as they dance and weave through our vibrant city before the party continues at Reddacliff Place with live music, food stalls and plenty of "Samba energia".

Saturday 24 February | Kisaragi-Sai Festival

Experience the many facets of Japanese culture and society with a range of Japanese music and dance, martial arts, Bonsai, market stalls, artist demonstrations, exhibitions and children's activities.

Saturday 24 February | Brisbane Beer Fest

Enjoy a day out with thousands of passionate beer lovers wanting to experience the ultimate day of beer at Queensland’s largest beer fest.

Saturday 24 February | Lunar New Year Rooftop Party 

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a rooftop party in Sunnybank Plaza’s rooftop carpark showcasing an Asian art gallery, beauty salon, games den, tea house and workshops on calligraphy, lanterns and percussion. 

Saturday 24 February | BrisAsia Festival 2018: Replay – Music Box Showcase 

Music Box is a showcase of Brisbane's best young and emerging Asian-Australian musical talents. For one night only, Replay will bring Idols-style K-pop, J-pop and C-pop dance performances coupled with live bands to Fortitude Valley.

Sunday 25 February | Future & Young Thug @ Riverstage 

Hugely influential giants of American hip-hop are making up for lost time and heading down under to perform at Riverstage. Future & Young Thug will also be joined by Tkay Maidza and B Wise. 


Until 10 March| BrisAsia Festival


BrisAsia's program of theatre, dance, food, film, talks and visual arts provides a wonderful opportunity to discover and celebrate Asian cultures in Brisbane.

Until 31 March | Medibank Feel Good Program 

Feel Good Program Yoga Class

Medibank Feel Good Program returns with a series of free outdoor fitness classes set amid the beautiful surrounds of the South Bank Parklands. Classes include yoga, cardio, bootcamp, active kids and more. Check out the full program here.

Until 16 April | A Room for Wild Animals 

Get up close to 20 taxidermy specimens including big cats, bears and deer at The Workshops Rail Museum until April. 

Until 29 April 2018 | Mao's Last Dancer The Exhibition: A Portrait of Li Cunxin

Li Cunxin's story has been told many times but it's never been told like this. The exhibition at Museum of Brisbane will feature never-before-seen interviews of Li's colleagues and family, original objects and documents from Li's personal archives and footage of Li at the height of his career.

Every week | City Sounds

City Sounds

Support local artists and attend the City Sound acts around Brisbane with artists including Georgia Fields with the Andromeda String Quarter, The Firedrakes, the Michael Knopf Trio, Elska, Killed by Drone, Sweet Boheme and O’ Little Sister.

Every Friday | Knockoff

Fridays just got funny at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you’ve been a fan of our comedy on Sundays, we encourage you to knock off early for a chance to start your weekend with a good laugh and a cold beer. A variety of local and Australian comedians will be bringing you the best one-liners, hilarious stories and side-splitting observations on these Friday evenings.

Until 2019 | 100% Brisbane

This landmark exhibition also invites you to have your say and contribute to this incredible self-portrait of the city. 100% Brisbane will not only change the way you think about museums, it will change the way you think about Brisbane.

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