What's on this week | 27 March - 2 April

We've compiled a snapshot of the must-see things happening during the week. This week Brisbane is having the last laugh as the compedy fest ends, celebrating the arts, particularly all things music. Enjoy a mixture of classical, rock, pop and indigenous sounds. 

Monday 27 & Tuesday 28 | Brisbane Comedy Festival 

Brisbane Powerhouse

Some of the most hilarious international and national laugh-makers are in town to make sure you enjoy the side-splitting comedy at this year’s festival. These are the last two days of the festival so get in quick if you haven’t seen a show. 

Monday 27 | Twenty One Pilots at Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Fresh off their sold-out Australian and New Zealand tour, Twenty One Pilots are back for their first-ever Australian arena shows. Nominated for the 2016 Billboard Music Awards, you will hear hits such as Stressed Out, Heathens and Goner

Monday 27 | 2017 Queensland Music Awards

Celebrate Queensland’s best artists in music at this year’s Queensland Music Awards. Performances by Tia Gostelow, Club Sport, Good Boy, ROMY and more. 

Tuesday 28 | Ruby Wax @ Brisbane Powerhouse

Finishing off the Brisbane Comedy Festival with a bang, Ruby Wax may have been a little crazy but what interesting people aren’t? Her one woman show gives a hilarious tour of the mind – how to use it and not to lose it.

Wednesday 29 | Gelato Messina Opens

Gelato Messina

Yes, that's right. Finally Brisbane's first Gelato Messina is opening its doors on Melbourne St at 5pm. The store is doing an extra special launch flavour called 'QUEENSLANDAARR'. Go forth and lick the statetiotism.

Wednesday 29 | Violent Femmes @ The Tivoli 

This rock band will never die, once again returning to Australia to bring the rock to the regions. Playing old and new favourites, Violent Femmes prove that anyone can make a comeback. 

Friday 31 | 60th Anniversary Gala @ Queensland Conservatorium 

Award-winning alumni and students will return to the Conservatorium to perform a range of jazz, musical theatre, opera and orchestral repertoire. 

Friday 31 | Spiderbait @ The Tivoli

The ever so memorable rock band behind the classic hit Black Betty are promising a night of pure rock n roll. Catch these Australian rock legends take the stage at The Tivoli. 

Friday 31 – Sunday 2 | National 4x4 Outdoors Show, Fishing & Boating Expo 

Big fan of the outdoors? Exhibitors will be giving advice and offering deals all weekend for your next 4x4, camping, fishing, boating and outdoor adventures. 

Saturday 1 | Queensland Reds v Hurricanes @ Suncorp Stadium

Queensland Reds In Action

The men in red are taking on the Hurricanes and need your support. Witness every moment of the game live and in the unreal atmosphere that surrounds rugby union.

Saturday 1 | Brisbane Lions v Essendon @ The Gabba

Come and support the game born and bred in Aussie soil. Fast-paced and exciting, the Brisbane Lions will keep you on your toes until the games end.   

Saturday 1 & Sunday 2 | A Rock & Roll Writers Festival

This unique, boutique festival experience could only spring from the rich cultural and social history of Brisbane's Fortitude Valley. You will explore and celebrate the relationship between writing and music. 

Saturday 1 | Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone – In Concert

Watch the first film of the cultural phenomenon that is Harry Potter in high definition while the Queensland Symphony Orchestra perform every note of the movie’s unforgettable score. 

Saturday 1 | Gawurra @ Brisbane Powerhouse

Stanley "Gawurra" Gaykamangu is a Yolngu performer known for his deeply resonate voice and musical sensitivity. He praises the natural wonders of his homeland and a place we all like to call home. 

Sunday 2 | Brisbane Roar v Central Coast Mariners @ Suncorp Stadium 

Brisbane Roar

Cheer on the Brisbane Roar at this week’s game against the Central Coast Mariners. Witness John Aloisi coach the lads in orange to fight for the top spot in the Hyundai A-League. 

All Week | Sugar Spin: Goma turns 10

Don’t miss Sugar Spin at GOMA before it ends mid-April. The fun exhibition reflects our complex connections to the natural world with an explosion of colour, sensation and spinning delights.

All Week | Hadron Collider

Appreciate the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator at this award winning exhibition direct from London. 

All Week | Medibank feel good programs

The Medibank Feel Good Program has classes for all levels ranging from low impact to high energy including yoga, Zumba and ballet fit. It’s all free just check the timetable 

All Week | Brisbane Comedy Festival 

Some of the most hilarious international and national laugh-makers are in town to make sure you enjoy the side-splitting comedy at this year’s festival. These people are funny for a profession so don’t miss one of the 66 comedians.

All Week | Queensland’s Theatre’s Constellations


Lucas Stibbard (Boy Girl Wall) and Jessica Tovey (Wonderland, Home and Away) play a love-struck beekeeper and a quantum physicist. Just like any love store, the odds of them getting together are astronomical, but will it work out?

All Week | My Fair Lady 

Under the direction of Julie Andrews, My Fair Lady brings the beloved story of Eliza Doolittle and Henry Higgins to a new generation of theatre audiences at QPAC. You might even catch a glimpse of the Sound of Music star in the wings.  

All Week | Alliance Francaise French Film Festival 

Lovers of cinema should know that the French film festival is in town showcasing award-winning films and documentaries. Ooo la la!

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