“We can say with certainty they’ll always be cherished” Double J
“Together, on a cool autumn night, they reminded us about the art of being joy-filled players and heartfelt storytellers…. There’s always plenty to make you smile and dance, and excellent company to be had when the Waifs come home.” The West Australian
2017 marks 25 years of The Waifs! To celebrate and commemorate, the band will be hitting the road for a mammoth national tour, and are releasing their fourteen track studio album, ‘Ironbark’, along with 11 bonus tracks making a rousing collection of 25 songs, to celebrate 25 years. Recorded in true Waifs style in a make shift studio in the unfinished kitchen of Josh Cunningham’s rural retreat on the NSW South Coast across two weeks.
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MINISTRY OF SOUND: THE REUNION TOUR 05-08
After a huge sell out national reunion tour over Xmas, Ministry of Sound are crate digging all over again to bring you only the best moments in clubbing from 2005-2008.
Bang Gang DJs, Goodwill, John Course, Stafford Brothers, Tonite Only, The Potbelleez
Last year’s events went down in history as the most fun, feel good and downright amazing parties we have EVER had the pleasure of hosting… and we can’t wait to do it all over again! A day full of ONLY the best tunes, with the best crowd and the greatest DJs to bring you the party of the year.
Can’t wait to get down and do it all over again. Don’t snooze, tickets sold out in 24 hours last time around!!
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BABY ANIMALS & SCREAMING JETS
THEY WHO ROCK TOUR
SATURDAY 17TH JUNE
$50 + BF GA/ $100 + BF VIP | 18+ (minors can attend with guardian over 25 years) | Doors open 4pm
Supported by: Palace Of The King
Presented by: Harbour Agency
Baby Animals and Screaming Jets join forces for the first time in 25 years! Two of Australia’s finest rock bands will hit the road together this June and July in the rock event of the year!
Fronted by Suze DeMarchi and Dave Gleeson respectively, two of the country’s most dynamic performers, fans can look forward to a four to floor night of rock from these incredible live acts – complete with a massive setlist. Songs such as ‘Better’, ‘One Word’, ‘Helping Hand’, ‘Painless’, ‘Shivers’, ‘Early Warning’, ‘October Grey’, ‘Rush You’, ‘Eve Of Destruction’, ‘Needle’, ‘Make It End’ – you won’t hear a finer collection of rock songs assembled together!
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The UK’s most successful reggae band, UB40, will land in Australia in November 2017 playing all the hits and more including ‘Red Red Wine’, ‘Can’t Help Falling In Love’, ‘Kingston Town’, ‘Here I Am’ and countless others.
Becoming a household name around the world throughout the 80s and 90s, UB40 (named after the UK’s unemployment benefit form) became known for reviving reggae across the world, filling the charts with their own songs and creating seminal versions of some of the world’s greatest tunes, crossing radio formats and continuing to dominate the airwaves to this day.
With over forty top 40 hits in their native Britain and sales of over 100 million records, the band are one of the biggest UK music acts of all time, and continue to record charting albums while touring across the world including regular trips to Australia where they have firmly found a place in the hearts of fans.
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WHAT IS NIGHTQUARTER?
NightQuarter is a night market and a live music space set on a one hectare block in Helensvale. It opens every Friday and Saturday night from 4pm-10pm. The live music space, called The Paddock, is located at the rear of the NightQuarter markets under a large undercover hanger. The NightQuarter markets open regardless of whether there is an event on in The Paddock. Sometimes The Paddock is closed, or has exclusive access for ticket holders only.
The NightQuarter markets are home to over 100 different vendors, including 60 food and dessert vendors, so make sure you make a night of it and grab some delicious food when you come to a show at NightQuarter.
WHEN DOES THE LIVE MUSIC START?
Standard set times for live music in The Paddock is as follows:
4:00pm: Doors open
6:00pm: Live music starts
10:00pm: Doors close
Note that times are specific to each event and change accordingly. Set times will not be released for the events in The Paddock, as they are subject to change. We recommend planning to arrive by 6pm so you don’t miss any of the show.
IS THERE FOOD & DRINK AVAILABLE?
Yes. The NightQuarter markets are home to over 60 different food and dessert vendors. You will find cuisines from all over the world, from American barbecue to Turkish gozleme, to desserts of all varieties. It is the perfect place to come for a ‘dinner and show’. Make sure you allow extra time to explore the night markets and all the food options while you are at the venue.
The Paddock features three bars, with craft beers, wines and spirits available, as well as soft drinks and juices. There are an additional three bars in the NightQuarter markets for you to enjoy.
WHAT DO I DO WHEN I AM HAVING TROUBLE PURCHASING MY TICKET?
DO I HAVE TO PRINT MY TICKET?
Although we can scan your PDF ticket on your phone, we highly recommend that you print your ticket and bring it with you to the event. This allows the entry line to move much more efficiently, and we thank you for your assistance.
CAN MINORS AND KIDS ATTEND LIVE IN THE PADDOCK EVENTS?
The Paddock is a licensed area, so it is always 18+. However, minors can attend if they are actively supervised by a parent or legal guardian who is over the age of 25 years. Minors will need to arrive at the event with their guardian who will be briefed by security on their responsibilities as a guardian. Minors cannot come within three metres of any of the bars on site. Minors will be given a wristband to identify them as a minor.
Some events are classified as 18+ only events, and no minors can attend. The classification is specified on each event.
The Gallery balcony (VIP space) is 18+ only.
DOES MY CHILD NEED A TICKET TO ATTEND?
Kids aged 12 and under do not require a ticket to attend Live in the Paddock events. They do need to attend and be actively supervised by a parent or legal guardian over the age of 25 years as per our minors policy above.
WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE VIP HOSPITALITY PACKAGE?
The VIP Hospitality package gives you access to ‘The Gallery’ VIP Balcony that overlooks both the stage and the crowd below. VIP tickets are always limited to ensure that you have a comfortable experience. There is stool seating provided (although seating is not allocated and you are not guaranteed a seat), and also booth seating at the back of the balcony.
The VIP package includes food from the NightQuarter market vendors delivered to you on platters on in grazing boxes. There is also a dessert station to end your night on a sweet note.
You will be given three drink tickets on arrival which can be redeemed in The Gallery bar for beer, wine or soft drink of your choice at any point during the event.
Note: VIP Packages can change for each event, this is subject to change.
CAN I BUY A TICKET AT THE DOOR ON THE NIGHT?
Unless an event is sold out prior, there will be a ticket booth available on the night for the on-site purchase of tickets. We release a handful of door tickets that can be purchased here, but to avoid disappointment, it is better to purchase online in advance.
HOW DO I GET A REFUND?
All tickets purchased are non-refundable or non-transferable. This means we are unable to process refunds on tickets. Tickets must be treated like cash, if they are lost or stolen there is no recourse for a refund. If a show has been cancelled by the promoters, Oztix will email you explaining this and the card used to make the purchase will be automatically refunded.
WHAT ITEMS CAN'T I BRING INTO THE EVENT?
• Video cameras, professional recording devices or cameras with removable lenses are not permitted.
• Weapons or items that are deemed unsafe by our security team are not permitted
WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE?
While there is no specific dress code for NightQuarter, closed in shoes are highly recommended. Thongs and open shoes are worn at your own risk. Patrons without shirts will not be allowed in, or will be asked to leave.
IS THERE SEATING AVAILABLE?
There is some seating available around the outside perimeter of the venue, however it is first in best dressed. Bring your dancing shoes!
IS THERE DISABLED ACCESS/ VIEWING?
The site is flat, with the floor constructed from stabilised paving and some astroturf. There are clear walkways with ramps the bar at the back of The Paddock. The VIP area in The Paddock has stair access only.
If you are attending a ticketed event and you have a disability, please come through the VIP line and inform staff/ security of any disability that may affect your enjoyment of the event. We will brief you on disability services on site, including toilets and access ramps. We can provide you with an on-site contact to ensure your comfort at the event. If you have specific requirements, please get in touch with us.
WHAT FACILITIES ARE AVAILABLE AT THE VENUE? (ATM, SMOKING, TOILETS ETC)
We have ATMs just inside the front entrance
We have toilets available just outside both entrances to the Paddock – just look for the signs or ask our friendly staff. There are disabled toilets available.
Rubbish & Waste
Rubbish belongs in the bin, help us make sure it gets there! There will be plenty of hungry bins around to take your leftovers.
Two designated smoking sections are available, find them just outside either gate to The Paddock.
IS THERE PARKING AVAILABLE?
There are 2000+ car spaces available at the Helensvale Westfield, adjacent to NightQuarter.
Be responsible and nominate a designated driver! We want you and everyone on the roads to have a safe night out. Even if you are a little over the limit you are twice as likely to crash. Do not drink and drive.
For more information about how to get to NightQuarter, visit our Location page.
HOW DO I GET THERE USING PUBLIC TRANSPORT?
The Helensvale train and bus station is located less than 100m from NightQuarter. You can catch the train from Brisbane or Gold Coast to Helensvale Station. You can also catch the bus to Helensvale station.
For more information on specific public transport services, visit our Location page.