Whether you’re coupled up or single and ready to mingle this Valentine’s week, the Brisbane music scene is overflowing with top quality shows. So grab your significant other, mates or a Tinder date and plan a night out on the town with the help of this week’s Top 10 Gig Guide!
THURSDAY, 15 FEBRUARY
KB THEORY, HOPE DEFTEROS & TWINFOLDS @ BLOODHOUND BAR
Brisbanites are in for a treat with pop-rock newcomers KB Theory launching their debut single Lights Of Tokyo alongside fellow locals Twinfolds and emotive 17 year old singer-songwriter Hope Defteros.
MOLECULES TO MINDS, INOVO AND NABRIUM @ THE ZOO
MATILDA RED, DEAR SOL & CANDYBOMBER @ TOMCAT
SOS SHOWCASE @ BARBARA
What: Society Of Sound Showcase ft. Common Deers and Ragglin
When & Where: Thursday, 15 February @ Barbara from 8PM
Cost: $5. More event info HERE.
SOS #11 sees local acts Common Deers and Ragglin take to the stage.
FRIDAY, 16 FEBRUARY
COOKIES & CREAM @ THE ZOO
What: Cookies & Cream ft. Age Champion, Pablo, The Shakeouts and Borodino
When & Where: Friday, 16 February @ The Zoo from 8PM
Genre: Pop, rock, indie
Cost: $5 presale | $10 on the door | More event info HERE.
Vincent & Jules presents the second installation of their 2018 Cookies & Cream residency at the zoo. The series focuses on all the obscure concoctions and derivatives of Brisbane’s underground pop, rock, and indie scene with this month’s show featuring Borodino, The Shakeouts, Age Champion and Pablo.
MOJO BURNING HEAT III COMP @ PRINCE OF WALES HOTEL
What: Mojo Burning Heat III Comp ft. Sugarbag Blonde, ROO, Salty Lix, VIIRGO, Street Pieces and No Intelligent Life
When & Where: Friday, 16 February @ Prince Of Wales Hotel from 8PM
Genre: Blues, roots, stoner rock
Cost: FREE. More event here HERE.
With truly epic lineups each year, Brisbane annual Blues, Roots, Rock and Stoner Rock event Mojo Burning aims to provide a positive cultural force, uniting genre acts who independently and without mainstream help achieve success through working hard, touring hard and playing hard. Now you can help give your favourite local band a shot at a spot on the Mojo Burning lineup! This week’s heat features Sugarbag Blonde, ROO, Salty Lix, Street Pieces, No Intelligent Life – N.I.L and VIIRGO.
SATURDAY, 17 FEBRUARY
BALL PARK MUSIC @ SONIC SHERPA
If you’re feeling in high spirits you gotta share the joy, accordingly one of Brisbane’s most beloved outfits Ball Park Music who are dropping their brand new fifth album Good Mood this Friday. To celebrate they’ll be playing an all ages, free set at Sonic Sherpa before an instore signing. So come down and share the good vibes!
SUN SALUTE AND HUNTINGTON @ THE MILK FACTORY
A wholesome brew of reggae, roots, hip-hop and funk, Sun Salute are passionate about using the power of music to spread positivity. They’ll be joined by indie-rock sweethearts Huntington for a night of soulful sharing and music highs.
VIDEO AVENUE EP EXTRAVAGANZA @ NEW GLOBE THEATRE
What: Video Avenue EP Launch ft. Wakan Phoenix, Big Whoops, Semantics and Beddy Rays
When & Where: Saturday, 17 February @ New Globe Theatre from 8PM
Cost: $10 presale | $12 on the door | More event info HERE.
Video Avenue are celebrating the release of their EP The Mixtape with a show alongside friends Wakan Phoenix, Big Whoops, Semantics and Beddy Rays. It’s going to be one helluva night of rock n roll!!!
MOUNTAIN GOAT VALLEY CRAWL @ VENUES ACROSS FORTITUDE VALLEY
What: Mountain Goat Valley Crawl (Festival)
When & Where: Saturday, 17 February at The Zoo, The Brightside, The Flying Cock, The Foundry, Barbara, Crowbar and Black Bear Lodge from 5PM
Cost: FREE. More event info HERE.
A yearly pilgrimage for any local music lover, Mountain Goat Valley Crawl is again hosting 35 of the hottest homegrown and interstate acts across 7 venues in Fortitude Valley for FREE!!! Grab your friends and discover your new favourite band amongst AYLA, Port Royal, BUGS, Hollow Coves and many many more.
Feature image: The Shakeouts