WHAT’S ON THIS WEEKEND

COMING UP

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 21ST DECEMBER

KAYSO GRANDE

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

7:00PM-8:30PM

KAYSO GRANDE are the shape-shifting, earth-quaking band that makes you and your friends want to holler and shout, and have the kind of fun your mother warned about.

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 21ST DECEMBBER

NIGHTQUARTER SPECTACULAR

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

6:30PM-7:00PM

Get ready for a mesmerising stage show full of dance, stunts and skill, set to surprise, delight and warm up the crowd! Come down for dinner and a show!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 21ST DECEMBER

MATTY ROGERS

LIVE IN THE BACKYARD

6:45PM-9:45PM

As soon as Matty Rogers opens his mouth, his husky vocals will win you over. As a singer/songwriter, Matty Rogers has been creating and performing his original music throughout Australia for the last 12 years and his unique blend of blues, folk, and rock has seen him perform alongside some of the best in business.
Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 21ST DECEMBER

LIV HEYER

LIVE IN TAPAS STREET

6:00PM-8:00PM

Catch Liv Heyer’s upbeat ukulele and acoustic covers in Tapas Street this December!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 22ND DECEMBER

CAROLS WITH COLT

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

7:00PM-8:30PM

It will be a rock n roll Christmas like we used to know when Colt Seavers Band hit the stage for Carols with Colt, taking the audience back to the old days of Elvis Presley’s Christmas specials and 50s and 60s style rockabilly carols. Rock-a-long carols will include ‘Jingle Bell Rock’, ‘Run Rudolph Run’, ‘Blue Christmas’ and ‘Silver Bells’. They will be performing in the style of Elvis, George Thorogood, Bing Crosby and Johnny Cash. There will be a special appearance by Santa himself!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 22ND DECEMBBER

NIGHTQUARTER SPECTACULAR

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

6:30PM-7:00PM

Get ready for a mesmerising stage show full of dance, stunts and skill, set to surprise, delight and warm up the crowd! Come down for dinner and a show!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 22ND DECEMBER

MAGNETIC FORCE

LIVE IN THE BACKYARD

6:45PM-9:45PM

Magnetic Force are bringing their catchy covers to The Backyard stage!
Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 22ND DECEMBER

ELSKA

LIVE IN TAPAS STREET

6:00PM-8:00PM

Infusing playfulness and wonder into the Australian pop music industry, Gold Coast artist ELSKA has redefined the humble harp – marrying the delicate instrument with the power of a loop pedal. Oozing charm with a new brand of breezy soulful pop, ELSKA creates melodic harp-infused pop music designed for daydreaming, road tripping and romance.

DUNE RATS

BEST NIGHT EVER!

SATURDAY 29TH DECEMBER

PETE MURRAY

SATURDAY 5TH JANUARY

MATT CORBY

SATURDAY 6TH APRIL

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 28TH DECEMBER

SAMETIME

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

7:00PM-8:30PM

Tim and Sam Aitken are brothers, they are 19 and 16. They live on the Sunshine Coast. They are musicians. Their band is called Sametime and they believe in the ‘10,000 hours rule’ being that ‘You need to have practiced, to have apprenticed for 10,000 hours before you get good’… and they’re well on their way to accruing those 10,000 hours of practicing and gigging.

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 28TH DECEMBBER

NIGHTQUARTER SPECTACULAR

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

6:30PM-7:00PM

Get ready for a mesmerising stage show full of dance, stunts and skill, set to surprise, delight and warm up the crowd! Come down for dinner and a show!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 28TH DECEMBER

COLT SEAVERS BAND

LIVE IN THE BACKYARD

6:45PM-9:45PM

HOT entertainment is the name of the game for Rockabilly Stunt Masters, The Colt Seavers Band. With a background in film and television stunt work, nothing is off limits for the Frontman, including lighting up his arms or maybe even setting fire to the Drum kit.
Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 28TH DECEMBER

ELSKA

LIVE IN TAPAS STREET

6:00PM-8:00PM

Infusing playfulness and wonder into the Australian pop music industry, Gold Coast artist ELSKA has redefined the humble harp – marrying the delicate instrument with the power of a loop pedal. Oozing charm with a new brand of breezy soulful pop, ELSKA creates melodic harp-infused pop music designed for daydreaming, road tripping and romance.

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 29TH DECEMBER

DUNE RATS – BEST NIGHT EVER

$69.90 + BF GA STANDING | $130.90 VIP GALLERY | 18+ Event | Markets open from 4:00pm

DUNE RATS // DZ DEATHRAYS // THE GOOCH PALMS // WAAX // RAAVE TAPES // TOTTY // CRUM

Returning to the Gold Coast’s NightQuarter in a nearly-New Year’s Eve bash, the BEST NIGHT EVER will be the Dune Rats’ final 2018 performance Australia wide. The Gold Coast bender will be your last chance to catch Brisbane’s rule-breaking pranksters before they grab some downtime to work on the follow up to their red hot 2nd album, “The Kids Will Know It’s Bullshit”. Keeping with the theme of the event, to make a ‘Best Night’ even better the Dunies have recruited Ratbag Records label mates The Gooch Palms and Totty to join the fun, as well as Gold Coast locals Crum. Special guests DZ Deathrays, WAAX and RAAVE TAPES will be joining the lineup!

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Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 29TH DECEMBBER

LOCK N LOAD

LIVE IN THE BACKYARD

6:45PM-9:45PM

Lock N Load are bringing all your favourite rockabilly covers to The Backyard this December!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 29TH DECEMBER

LIV HEYER

LIVE IN TAPAS STREET

6:00PM-8:00PM

Catch Liv Heyer’s upbeat ukulele and acoustic covers in Tapas Street this December!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 29TH DECEMBER

HARRY J HART TRIO

LIVE AT THE BUSKING STATION

4:00PM-10:00PM

The Harry J Hart Trio will be playing all your favourite indie pop hits this December at The Busking Station!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 4TH JANUARY

HOT POTATO BAND

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

Over the past 4 years, Hot Potato Band has seen an unprecedented evolution. Beginning their journey as roving street performers, the 10 piece band from Sydney, Australia have been twice around the the literal and figurative block. Like a muscle they have exercised their musicianship and showmanship which is the likely reason they leave lasting impressions on festivals and audiences alike.

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 4TH JANUARY

NIGHTQUARTER SPECTACULAR

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

6:30PM

Get ready for a mesmerising stage show full of dance, stunts and skill, set to surprise, delight and warm up the crowd! Come down for dinner and a show!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 4TH JANUARY

FAVOURITE SON

LIVE IN TAPAS STREET

6:00PM-8:00PM

Favourite Son’s music conjures the feeling of a tropical sunset on the beach. Sunsoaked dance and downtempo beats meld with lush keyboards, warm melodies, percussion, ukelele and vocals.

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 4TH JANUARY

JEWELLS & THE WOLFE PACK

LIVE IN THE BACKYARD

Jewells & The Wolfe Pack are hitting The Backyard stage this January with their rockabilly beats!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 5TH JANUARY

PETE MURRAY – PM3 SUMMER SESSIONS TOUR

$49.50 GA STANDING | $135.40 VIP GALLERY | 18+ Event | Markets open from 4:00pm

One of Australia’s most loved musicians Pete Murray has today announced a sun-soaked coastal holiday tour, PM3 Summer Sessions. The PM3 Summer Sessions tour will be an intimate affair; Pete will be bringing only two musicians to accompany him throughout.  The trio will be playing tracks from his critically acclaimed LP Camacho, as well as fan favourites spanning throughout Pete’s distinguished career.  

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Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 5TH JANUARY

DUAL FREQUENCY

LIVE IN THE BACKYARD

6:45PM-9:45PM

Dual Frequency are hitting The Backyard stage this January with all your favourite rock covers!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 5TH JANUARY

EMILY BRIEGER

LIVE IN TAPAS STREET

6:00pm-8:00pm

Catch Emily Brieger’s live acoustic tunes in Tapas Street this January!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 5TH JANUARY

HARRY J HART

LIVE AT THE BUSKING STATION

Harry J Hart will be taking the Busking Station this January with his pop covers and originals!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 11TH JANUARY

THE WAYWARD SUNS

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

Conscious Aussie Hip Hop, Surf-Rock Roots Fusion; Igniting in 2016 The Wayward Suns beamed into existence with the collaborative expressions of blues & roots!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 11TH JANUARY

NIGHTQUARTER SPECTACULAR

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

6:30PM

Get ready for a mesmerising stage show full of dance, stunts and skill, set to surprise, delight and warm up the crowd! Come down for dinner and a show!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 11TH JANUARY

MAGNETIC FORCE

LIVE IN THE BACKYARD

6:45PM-9:45PM

Magnetic Force are bringing all of your favourite covers from the 70’s to now to The Backyard stage this January!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 11TH JANUARY

OBI SUN

LIVE AT THE BUSKING STATION

Obi Sun rocks it on the space drum, percussion and the dance floor! Catch him live at the Busking Station!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 12TH JANUARY

ELEMENTS: ANIMAL CIRCUS

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

Roll up! Roll up! A different kind of circus is coming to town! Not real animals but an epic show! A thrilling combination of circus craft, death-defying stunts, world-class circus stage performances, aerials, acrobatics and fire is coming to NightQuarter. A cast of performers will tell the stories of the animal kingdom with mesmerising performances that defy gravity and human limitations.
Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

11TH & 12TH JANUARY

KIDS CIRCUS WORKSHOP

NIGHTQUARTER WORKSHOPS

CIRCUS! STUNTS! MARTIAL ARTS! ACROBATICS!
 
Make these school holidays spectacular! Learn how to do all the amazing stunts behind NightQuarter Spectacular from world-class performers at our action packed school holiday circus workshops this January, 11th & 12th!
Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 12TH JANUARY

LIV HEYER

LIVE IN TAPAS STREET

6:00PM-8:00PM

Catch Liv Heyer’s upbeat ukulele and acoustic covers in Tapas Street this January!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 12TH JANUARY

TROMBONE KELLIE

LIVE IN THE BACKYARD

6:45PM-9:45PM

Trombone Kellie is bringing her groovy trombone tunes to The Backayrd this January!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 18TH JANUARY

ELECTRIK LEMONADE

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

Electrik Lemonade is a band of funklords that play a repertoire of original funk, blues, hip hop, soul and dance music that could only be fathered by the likes of Captain Planet. Each member brings their own slice of Earth, Fire, Wind, Water and Lovin’ in the live show, culminating in a whirlwind of explosive energy that comes with a tidal warning as the crowd uncontrollably burst into a wave of dance and good vibes.
Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 18TH JANUARY

NIGHTQUARTER SPECTACULAR

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

6:30PM

Get ready for a mesmerising stage show full of dance, stunts and skill, set to surprise, delight and warm up the crowd! Come down for dinner and a show!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 18TH JANUARY

MUDSLIDE

LIVE IN THE BACKYARD

6:45PM-9:45PM

Mudslide are hitting The Backyard stage with their blues/rock covers!
Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 18TH JANUARY

EMILY BRIEGER

LIVE IN TAPAS STREET

6:00pm-8:00pm

Catch Emily Brieger’s live acoustic tunes in Tapas Street this January!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 19TH JANUARY

SUMMER ICE CREAM FESTIVAL

NIGHTQUARTER EVENTS

Make all of your frosty dreams come true at our Summer Ice Cream Festival! Feel all the nostalgia with classic ice cream goodness! Life is definitely better with sprinkles! Ice cream filled donuts, loaded ice cream cups, ice cream cocktails, crazyshakes topped with ice creams, Dutch pancakes with ice cream, Ice cream cookie sandwiches, honey puffs with ice cream, the list goes on! I scream, you scream, we’re all screaming for this sweet, creamy lineup!
Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 19TH JANUARY

SUNNY COAST RUDE BOYS

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

7:00PM

Musicians from different musical backgrounds come together as good friends to have fun & play smooth SKA & Reggae beats! Catch them live at NightQuarter this January!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 19TH JANUARY

DUAL FREQUENCY

LIVE IN THE BACKYARD

6:45PM-9:45PM

 Dual Frequency are hitting The Backyard stage this January with all your favourite rock covers!
Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 19TH JANUARY

LIV HEYER

LIVE IN TAPAS STREET

6:00PM-8:00PM

Catch Liv Heyer’s upbeat ukulele and acoustic covers in Tapas Street this January!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 25TH JANUARY

HOUSE WARMING PRESENTS PATRICK TOPPING

WITH EATS EVERYTHING AND JORDAN BURNS

$39-$59 GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS | 18+ EVENT

Patrick Topping, Eats Everything and Jordan Burns are hitting the main stage on Friday 25th January, presented by House Warming!

Presale on now, tickets on sale Tuesday 11th December.

TICKETS

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 26TH JANUARY

PRIME MINISTERS OF AUSTRALIA BAND

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

Prime Ministers of Australia (PMOA) is a tribute to the classic and timeless music of Aussie Rock. The band reproduces in stunning detail, all the greatest hits and anthems from Australia’s best loved artists, in an energetic and entertaining live show.
Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 26TH JANUARY

AUSTRALIA DAY FUN

NIGHTQUARTER EVENTS

4:00PM10:00PM

Celebrate all great Australian things at NightQuarter this Australia Day! There will be classic Aussie eats, cockroach racing, true blue cocktails, quintessential Aussie beer, kids magic show, lolly hunt and more!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 26TH JANUARY

NIGHTQUARTER SPECTACULAR

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

6:30PM

Get ready for a mesmerising stage show full of dance, stunts and skill, set to surprise, delight and warm up the crowd! Come down for dinner and a show!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 1ST FEBRUARY

UB40 FT. ALI & ASTRO

$99.70 + BF GA STANDING | $160.90 VIP GALLERY | 18+ Event | Markets open from 4:00pm

UB40 featuring Ali & Astro are touring NZ, Australia & Pacific Islands with their ‘A Real Labour of Love – 40th Anniversary Tour’. With 2019 marking 40 years since UB40 first performed live, the legendary reggae band will be celebrating with a greatest hits set that features global smashes including ‘Red Red Wine’, ‘Cherry Oh Baby’, ‘Rat In Mi Kitchen’ and ‘Kingston Town’. Ali, Astro & Mickey will be joined on-stage by their incredible eight-piece reggae band.

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Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 8TH FEBRUARY

MID CITY

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

7:00PM

MID CITY makes incendiary indie guitar pop designed to make people dance hard and forget about the fact that we don’t know how to be what we’re supposed to be anymore. Or if we even want to be that at all.

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 8TH FEBRUARY

NIGHTQUARTER SPECTACULAR

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

6:30PM

Get ready for a mesmerising stage show full of dance, stunts and skill, set to surprise, delight and warm up the crowd! Come down for dinner and a show!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 8TH FEBRUARY

LIV HEYER

LIVE IN TAPAS STREET

6:00PM-8:00PM

Catch Liv Heyer’s upbeat ukulele and acoustic covers in Tapas Street this February!

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 8TH FEBRUARY

OBI SUN

LIVE AT THE BUSKING STATION

Obi Sun rocks it on the space drum, percussion and the dance floor! Catch him live at the Busking Station!

FAQ AND CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

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.

WHERE SHOULD I PURCHASE MY TICKETS?

Oztix is our ticketing partner for all NightQuarter ticketed events, so you can purchase tickets directly from the NightQuarter website, or directly from Oztix.

Do not purchase tickets from any third party ticket resellers like Viagogo, as your ticket may be invalid. This means you will not be able to attend the event at NightQuarter unless you purchase an additional ticket directly from us. If you have purchased an invalid ticket through a third party ticket reseller, NightQuarter can not refund that ticket.

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, cocktails, 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?

Oztix is our ticketing provider, if you are having any issues with your ticket or the ticket buying process, we recommend getting in contact with them. You can visit their FAQ page here, or use the contact us form or by phone on 1300 762 545.

 

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?

Ticketed events in the Paddock are strictly 18+. Minors are not permitted.

Minors are allowed to attend some NightQuarter ticketed events with a responsible adult over the age of 25. Please check the classification of your event to see if this applies.

If there is not a ticketed event, minors can enter the Paddock with a legal guardian who is over the age of 25 years.

The Gallery balcony (VIP space) is always 18+ only.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE VIP HOSPITALITY PACKAGE?

Depending on which VIP ticket you have purchased, The VIP Hospitality package gives you access to either The Gallery VIP Balcony, or the Depot Deck VIP raised deck.

The Gallery VIP Balcony 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 Depot Deck is a raised deck towards the back of the venue with a full front-on stage view. The space has limited seating, there is not allocated seating and you are not guatanteed a seat. The Depot Deck is wheelchair accessible, if you need seating while attending an event please make yourself known to staff at the front entry so we can assist you.

The VIP package in both The Gallery and the Depot Deck includes food from the NightQuarter market vendors delivered to you on platters 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 at the bars in your designated VIP area 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

• Chairs

•  Dogs

• Beverages

• Alcohol

• Drugs

• Food

• Umbrellas

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.

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?

NightQuarter has become a destination for major live music events on the Gold Coast. As a part of our commitment to creating excellent live music experiences, we are introducing free travel on public transport for ticket holders to shows at NightQuarter as you travel to the event.

Show your event ticket on the day of the event to receive free travel on the public transport service you are using.

NightQuarter is easy to get to. We are located across the road from the major Helensvale transit centre which includes a bus interchange and heavy rail station. Free travel on public transport makes it easier for you to enjoy a night out at NightQuarter live ticketed events.

The free travel is on Queensland Rail City Network services, Surfside Buslines services and G:Link light rail services only.

To plan your journey visit the TransLink website – Translink@translink.com.au

For more information on specific public transport services, visit our Location page.

EVENT CALENDAR

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.

WHERE SHOULD I PURCHASE MY TICKETS?

Oztix is our ticketing partner for all NightQuarter ticketed events, so you can purchase tickets directly from the NightQuarter website, or directly from Oztix.

Do not purchase tickets from any third party ticket resellers like Viagogo, as your ticket may be invalid. This means you will not be able to attend the event at NightQuarter unless you purchase an additional ticket directly from us. If you have purchased an invalid ticket through a third party ticket reseller, NightQuarter can not refund that ticket.

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, cocktails, 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?

Oztix is our ticketing provider, if you are having any issues with your ticket or the ticket buying process, we recommend getting in contact with them. You can visit their FAQ page here, or use the contact us form or by phone on 1300 762 545.

 

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?

Ticketed events in the Paddock are strictly 18+. Minors are not permitted.

Minors are allowed to attend some NightQuarter ticketed events with a responsible adult over the age of 25. Please check the classification of your event to see if this applies.

If there is not a ticketed event, minors can enter the Paddock with a legal guardian who is over the age of 25 years.

The Gallery balcony (VIP space) is always 18+ only.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE VIP HOSPITALITY PACKAGE?

Depending on which VIP ticket you have purchased, The VIP Hospitality package gives you access to either The Gallery VIP Balcony, or the Depot Deck VIP raised deck.

The Gallery VIP Balcony 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 Depot Deck is a raised deck towards the back of the venue with a full front-on stage view. The space has limited seating, there is not allocated seating and you are not guatanteed a seat. The Depot Deck is wheelchair accessible, if you need seating while attending an event please make yourself known to staff at the front entry so we can assist you.

The VIP package in both The Gallery and the Depot Deck includes food from the NightQuarter market vendors delivered to you on platters 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 at the bars in your designated VIP area 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

• Chairs

•  Dogs

• Beverages

• Alcohol

• Drugs

• Food

• Umbrellas

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.

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?

NightQuarter has become a destination for major live music events on the Gold Coast. As a part of our commitment to creating excellent live music experiences, we are introducing free travel on public transport for ticket holders to shows at NightQuarter as you travel to the event.

Show your event ticket on the day of the event to receive free travel on the public transport service you are using.

NightQuarter is easy to get to. We are located across the road from the major Helensvale transit centre which includes a bus interchange and heavy rail station. Free travel on public transport makes it easier for you to enjoy a night out at NightQuarter live ticketed events.

The free travel is on Queensland Rail City Network services, Surfside Buslines services and G:Link light rail services only.

To plan your journey visit the TransLink website – Translink@translink.com.au

For more information on specific public transport services, visit our Location page.