COMING UP THIS WEEKEND

THE PADDOCK

FRIDAY:

All Ages Quarterfest  

The Vanns // Twelve Past Midnight

SEYKA // Tiahn Berg

SATURDAY: 

The Moonsets // Kimbal Imaz

THE BACKYARD

FRIDAY:

Matty Rogers

SATURDAY: 

Colt Seavers Band

TAPAS STREET

FRIDAY:

Giggers

SATURDAY: 

Giggers

BUSKING STATION

FRIDAY:

Harry J Hart

SATURDAY: 

Obi Sun

LIVE IN THE PADDOCK

Live in the Paddock events feature national and international touring acts performing headline shows in the Gold Coast’s premier live music space, The Paddock. Check out the upcoming major events in The Paddock!

FREE LIVE MUSIC & EVENTS

Check out the upcoming FREE live music at NightQuarter! These acts are coming up in The Paddock, and they are included within the $3 entry fee. No tickets or bookings are required to see these world class acts, who are often touring acts from interstate or emerging local acts. Just grab a bean bag or spread out your mandala throw on the astro-turf and settle in for a great night of music with your friends and family.

FRIDAY 23RD JUNE

All Ages Quarterfest

THE VANNS

Free Live Music

Rambunctious rock’n’rollers, The Vanns are the lovable reprobates that’ll give you a good time. With their dynamic blues tinged rock’n’roll, the four-piece have seduced audiences around the country supporting the likes of Sticky Fingers, The Delta Riggs, and Kingswood. Consisting of Jimmy Vann on vocals/guitar, Lachlan Jones on drums, Tom Switlek on Bass and Cameron Little on guitar/keys, The VANNS live show is loaded with catchy hooks, roaring guitars and unapologetically uplifting energy.

Forming in 2012 on the South Coast of NSW, The VANNS have now played a plethora of shows up and down Australia, and hit some impressive festival stages (Party In The Paddock, Yours and Owls), with their relentless touring having seen them win over a legion of fans. Catch them at NightQuarter! 

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SATURDAY 24TH JUNE

THE MOONSETS

KIMBAL IMAZ

Free Live Music

The Moonsets (formerly The Flumes) will be hitting The Paddock stage this Saturday night. You won’t want to miss their electric Harp pouring out psychedelic melodies over a styling rhythm section laced with soulful vocals, kicking out a lushly funky, intoxicating brew.

FRIDAY 30TH JUNE

DANIEL CHAMPAGNE

HARRY J HART

Free Live Music

Sharing stages with INXS, John Bulter, KT Tunstall and Ani DiFranco the smoothing folk singer songwriter Daniel Champagne will be bring his world performance to our main stage. He has spent many year travelling around North America, the United Kingdom, Europe, New Zealand and of course his homeland Australia playing for festivals all over sharing his smoothing vocals and one-of-a-kind guitar virtuoso. He will leave the you wanting to see more.

A well-known voice of NightQuarter, Harry J Hart will be joining Daniel Champagne on stage. You may notice Harry’s amazing voice and epic guitar skills from our busking station but he will now be showing off his talent from our main stage so don’t miss out.

 

 

FRIDAY 1ST JULY

4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION

Free Live Music

Cheerleading // Fire show // Lock n Load // Wet Fish

It’s a party in the USA!

NightQuarter salutes America this July by hosting the hottest Fourth of July celebration this side of the equator!Catch the Inspire Athletics cheerleading squad ‘bring it on’ across the astroturf to warm you up for the music and eating to come! There will be a patriotic fire show and live Californian style surf rock with Wet Fish, and old school rock and roll with Lock n Load. The dress code is, you guessed it- Americano- red, white and blue. But it isn’t just about the patriotism though, it’s just as much about the food and drinks! Come and explore the night markets and enjoy some American inspired eats! Now that’s how to celebrate the American spirit!

Happy Birthday ‘Merica!

FRIDAY 7TH JULY

CHEAP FAKES

Free Live Music

Our favourites are back, emerging triumphant from 2016 as Brisbane’s best blend of massive soul-soaked, brass-fuelled pop, funk, and ska, Cheap Fakes are ready to keep bringing their unique and energetic music to masses of listeners and live audiences worldwide. The free-wheeling, six-headed hydra of Cheap Fakes is a ready-made party absolutely primed to provide the best of times.

 

 

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 14TH JULY

CITY OVER SAND

BELLA MAREE

Free Live Music

City Over Sand is a band that you discover by accident. They write, rehearse and record in a backyard shed and promptly deliver songs to the world, ready to be consumed by those hungry enough to find it and hold onto it. The back shed is in fact Blindboy Studios, a suburban musical goldmine on the outskirts of the Gold Coast, Australia. It’s a room full of riches.

No Stranger to our stage is Bella Maree, her soulful voice and killer guitar skills will leave you in a mellow vibe for the rest of the weekend.

 

SATURDAY 15TH JULY

FLOATING BRIDGES

SARAH FRANK // CASEY MARIE

Free Live Music

The Floating Bridges create infectious roots music, blending together big lively ska grooves, thick bottom end bass lines and smooth four-part vocal harmonies–perfect for the dance floor!

No stranger to our main stage Sarah Frank will be starting off the night with her soulful voice and epic guitar skills.

SATURDAY 21ST JULY

BROADBEACH COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL

Round Mountain Girls // Tomato Tomato 

Plenty of the best Country Music stars in the Country will hit the Gold Coast for the fifth annual Broadbeach Country Music Festival, July 28-30, 2017. Uniquely combining ‘Country with the Coast’ the beachside event is free to attend, showcasing premier Country Music performers on a number of outdoor stages and in venues throughout the entire Broadbeach precinct and NightQuarter.

 

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 22ND JULY

GEORGIA FIELDS

HAYLEY GRACE // KEEGAN SPARKE

Free Live Music

Two of Melbourne’s brightest independent singer-songwriters are joining forces for their most expansive national tour to date.

Indie-pop chameleon Georgia Fields and live-looping wunderkind Phia present a very special evening of musical dexterity, as they share the stage and each other’s songs – accompanying one another on everything from kalimba to casio, electric guitar to tambourine. Expect luscious harmonies, world-class song-craft, and impromptu audience participation.

Hitting the road through July and August 2017, the Sky & Sea Tour will see these two unique artists lend their distinctive sound to each other’s material, as they reimagine songs from Fields’ Astral Debris and Phia’s The Ocean of Everything albums, both respectively released in 2016.

“Georgia Fields dreams in fantastic Technicolor… Irrepressible pop.” – four stars, The Age newspaper

“Bright, catchy-as-hell pop done with absolute surety from Phia.” – Double J

 

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY 29TH JULY

LS PHILOSOPHY

JACOB LEE

Free Live Music

LS Philosophy is a high energy, groove-based band with elements of funk, rock and acid jazz. It draws on influences from artists such as The Brand-New Heavies, Jamiroquai and Roy Hargrove. LS Philosophy’s original sound features soulful female vocals on a bed of tight drum and bass grooves, mixed with vintage keyboards and driving guitar. A punchy horn section provides the final ingredient to this funky seven-piece.

 

FRIDAY 4TH AUGUST

THE SETTLEMENT

EDEN MULHOLLAND

Free Live Music

The Settlement are a five-piece rare alternative/folk outfit, sticking to their southern stomp roots. Their journey is to develop and spread an Australian folk/roots sound, never to be pigeon holed. Fueled by fiddle and strong rhythm their music is bound to invoke! An exciting year looms for The Settlement in 2015, with constant festival gigging and the release of their debut album. 

 

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 5TH AUGUST

MICK BUCKLEY AND THE STRAY HAPCATS

Free Live Music

Mick Buckley sings with a Stand Up Drum kit and with the sweet sound of Songbird Memphis Belle (Hendrik) on Vocals and Bass, John Hill on Piano and Vocals, and a Horn Section including Steve Saxton on Saxophones and Mal Bateman on Trumpets, although the line up varies to fit the occasion.

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 11TH AUGUST

CHOCOLATE STRINGS

Free Live Music

A super food for every part of you goes by the name of Chocolate Strings.Grown in the boroughs of Brisbane, time has most definitely seasoned this crop into an out-and-out sensory feast. As a motley orchestra of 8 they possess the pulse of afrobeat with a score built on soul, funk and ragga-fied melodies. Made by music lovers for music lovers.

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

SATURDAY 12TH AUGUST

BEARFOOT

BILLY FOX

Free Live Music

A culmination of musical ideas, the original nucleus – the Bearfoot Trinity – spawned in 2013 from a fusing of styles, expanding into a reggae sextet, fuelled by a fondness for good groove, and spurred on by awareness. At the beginning of 2015, Bearfoot released ‘Babylon’. Fans dug it. Radio liked it. they had their friend, Jesswah, remix it.  And then we dropped ‘Impolite’. Infectious. Hooky. It spread. Triple J liked it. Community Radio couldn’t get enough. Fans sung it out loud. The Vibe Tribe had begun…

Bad Pony Live Music Gold Coast

FRIDAY 25TH AUGUST

ELECTRIK LEMONADE

Free Live Music

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

SATURDAY 26TH AUGUST

BULLHORN

Free Live Music

Bullhorn are a dynamic nu-wave brass band, made up of 1 bossing drummer, 7 hard hitting horn players and 1 monster MC. With their roots in funk, soul, hip hop, reggae and dance music their performances inspire the most conservative audiences to make their way to the dancefloor.

Since 2011 BULLHORN have been brassing up stages in Brisbane, and surrounds. Introducing eager audiences to their modern take on brass band, fusing contempory styles on a vintage instrumental canvas. This collection of musicians has been taken from the cream of Brisbane horn players with each musician boasting years of high profile performance experience.