What's on this week | 24 - 30 June

Brisbane's calendar is jam-packed with activities, music, eating, theatre and sport. Get the diary out and start planning your week.

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Maurice Clerc - Organist | Tuesday 25 June

Maurice Clerc is a French classical trained organist, well renowned for his brilliant technique, faultless virtuosity and emotive style of playing. An international performer, travelling extensively around the world having been involved in more than 1000 concerts, festivals, instructional classes and improvisations. 

Rom Coms and Nom Noms | Wednesday 26 June

The inner-city green space of Post Office Square will be host to a line-up of popular romantic comedies, and a pop-up bar catered by Isles Lane. Time: 5pm - 8pm, movie start time of 5:30pm. 26 June: She's the Man.

Red Fish Blue Fish | Wednesday 26 June

The icon of Australian cooking Philip Johnson will combine his modern Australian style with One Fish Two Fish’s head chef Daniel Miletic to plate up a coastal European experience blending flavours from the French Riviera to the Amalfi Coast. For $75pp guests are welcome to a three-course shared feast with a pink peach spritz on arrival. 

Witches Falls at The Wolfe - a wine and food pairing Journey | Thursday 27 June

This Brisbane-based event will be hosted by Scenic Rim Regional Food Ambassador and celebrated Chef Josue Lopez at his Brisbane restaurant The Wolfe. The five-course dining adventure features local produce and takes inspiration from Witches Falls wines.

The Boxties: A Net of Souls | Thursday 27 - Sunday 29 June

A Net of Souls: Songs of Dislocation and Common Ground is a cycle of songs about the great forces that engulf us, overturning the lives of individuals, families and whole communities.

Weekend

Wine and Cheese Winter Edition | Friday 28 June

Wine and Cheese Treasury

Warm your senses this winter with the next instalment of The Treasury’s ever-popular Wine & Cheese Series. Enjoy a delightful selection of wines perfectly matched with Australian Cheeses, antipasto, charcuterie and dips, as well hearty soups from the soup station for $59 per person.

Boho Luxe Market | Friday 28 - Sunday 30 June

Visitors to Boho Luxe Market will have the opportunity to take home beautiful bohemian wares from a range of amazing stallholders; with organisers hoping to create an environment with earthy tones, beachy feels, and bohemian vibes.

West End Film Festival | Friday 28 - Saturday 29 June

Forging relationships with local communities, and encouraging collaborations among artists, the festival highlights the importance of creativity and connection. WEFF has grown to be one of Brisbane's most eclectic, enlightening, and empowering film festivals, celebrating the community, culture, and diversity that is uniquely West End.

Gigs and Picnics in City Botanic Gardens | Saturday 29 June

Grab a blanket, picnic basket and bring a group to enjoy an afternoon of Gigs and Picnics in the City. Grab a blanket, picnic basket and bring a group to enjoy an afternoon of Gigs and Picnics in the City. 

Live Music at W Brisbane | Friday 28 - Sunday 30 June

Held in their epic event spaces WET Deck and Living Room Bar, W Brisbane is the perfect destination to let loose and dance the night away - complete with panoramic views, contagious energy and an eclectic mix of upcoming artists. Artists for this weekend are as following:

Friday 28th June 

WET Deck: 4-7:30PM Fritter 7:30-10:30PM Marea

Living Room Bar: 5-8PM Just Jessie

Saturday 29th June

WET Deck: 3-7:30PM Fritter 7:30-10:30PM Just Kait

Living Room Bar: 5-8PM Rosie Kate

Sunday 30th June

WET Deck: 3-6PM Sunny Day 

Volleyball Nations League | Friday 28 - Sunday 30 June

Following a spectacular and highly successful inaugural season in 2018, the FIVB Men’s Volleyball Nations League is back again for 2019 in Brisbane. Australia will be hosting the defending VNL Champions (Russia), Argentina and China.

Bayside Barbecue and Beer Roadshow | Saturday 29 - Sunday 30 June

Come along this weekend and gnaw on a giant hunk of meat from some of the Best Barbecue Foodies whilst sipping on some of Australia (and the World’s) most delicious craft brews.

Longest Lunch at O'Reilly's Canungra Valley Vineyards | Sunday 30 June 

Kick your shoes off and sink your feet into the soft grass by the Canungra Creek as you take your seat at O'Reilly's Canungra Valley Vineyards 'Longest Lunch' table. Celebrity Chef Fenton Keogh will be collaborating with their very own Executive Chef - Paula Sproul, together they'll present a sumptuous three course shared platter menu featuring locally sourced produce from the Scenic Rim and a complimentary glass of their 20th anniversary "Canungra 20" Shiraz!

Ongoing

Sunday Social | Until 30 June 2019

There’s no better way to enjoy the city’s world-class climate than a relaxing Sunday session at Brisbane’s most spectacular river front destination: River Quay Green. This weekly event will showcase the soft and smooth tunes of some of Brisbane’s best musicians, all set against the backdrop of the Brissie skyline.

Queensland Cabaret Festival | Until 30 June 2019

At its heart, cabaret is a form storytelling – from delicately beautiful to thrilling and hilarious, catch it all on stage at the Queensland Cabaret Festival. Here an ever-changing narrative of ideas and performance, with music, song, dance, comedy and movement means there’s never a dull moment.

Disney On Ice Celebrates Mickey and Friends | 28 June - 1 July 2019

The spectacular ice show celebrates 90 years of the one and only Mickey Mouse and honours Walt Disney’s legacy by bringing acclaimed stories to life on the ice, including the highly anticipated arrival of Disney’s Moana, for the first time on the ice.

QPAC International Series Bolshoi Ballet | Until 7 July 2019

Widely considered as the premier ballet company in the world, the Bolshoi Ballet is truly one of the great names in performing arts and returns to Brisbane for the first time since its sell-out season in 2013. From 26 June 2019 and only in Queensland, Australian audiences will enjoy the company’s roster of stars perform the grandiose epic Spartacus and the sumptuously beautiful Jewels.

MELT 2019: Festival of Queer Arts and Culture | Until 7 July 2019

MELT is an invitation to celebrate Brisbane’s wonderfully diverse queer communities. Brisbane’s LGBTQI+ voice is loud and clear, bursting with pride, humour, humanity and rebellion. The community is bounding towards equality in many vital aspects of life and MELT is a vehicle for these leaps. 

Scenic Rim Eat Local Week | Until 7 July 2019

Eat your way around the region through a program of festivals, farm-gate events and culinary experiences to suit foodies of all ages. Just one hour from Brisbane, choose from a range of experiences from long table lunches through to picking carrots at Queensland’s largest carrot farm. You can see camels being milked, feed sheep, goats, pigs and chickens; watch cows being milked and taste lots of delicious fresh, local food!

The Xpress Fun Train at South Bank | 29 June - 14 July 2019

Choo-choo, all aboard! Get ready to ride the Xpress Fun Train during the school holidays at South Bank. The trackless train will wind its way from one end of the Parklands to the other, a perfect family adventure!

Brisbane Art Design Exhibition | Until 11 August 2019

Discover the stories behind the incredible works created by BAD artists and designers, with practices that span robotics, performance art, video, installation, ceramics and painting.

Quandamooka Festival | 1 June - 31 August

Cultural traditions stemming from tens of thousands of years of living history are on show at this three-month winter festival jam-packed with 55 events. Join cultural whale watching tours, Kunjiels (corroborees), Indigenous sports, music, eco boat tours, art exhibitions, fibre art and weaving workshops, bush tucker dining, arts and cultural talks by specialists and new events featuring international acts and First Nations dancers and performances.

Plantation Voices | Until 8 September 2019

Through never-before-seen original photographs, rare and restricted historical papers, and newly commissioned artworks, Plantation Voices repatriates the living history of the unknown names and faces of people tricked or kidnapped into servitude as cheap labour in Queensland’s cane fields.

NASA – A Human Adventure | Until 9 October 2019

Discover the exciting history of rocket science and space flight at the Queensland Museum, and learn about some of the most extraordinary accomplishments in space technology.

Quilty | 29 June - 13 October 2019

‘Quilty’ is the first major survey exhibition in a decade of one of Australia’s most acclaimed contemporary artists, Ben Quilty. The exhibition extends from Quilty’s early reflections on the initiation rituals performed by young Australian men to his experience as an official war artist in Afghanistan and his campaign to save the lives of Bali Nine pair Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran. 

Every week | City Sounds

Support local artists and attend the City Sound acts around Brisbane with artists like Ben Camden, Julia Rose, Gone Molly, Forrobodó and Rob Black. 

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.

Every Friday | Big Fork Fridays

Shake up your end of the week plans with Big Fork Fridays—your fresh comedy hit every Friday night in Paddington. It’s comedy like you’ve never seen before as Big Fork Theatre’s crack team of comedians and improvisers guarantee a brand new night of comedy every Friday night at 7.30pm, direct from the old Paddington Substation.

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