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An exciting, jam-packed calendar of events await

Break away from Netflix, Zoom meetings, and embrace live experiences, like never before.
Join the roaring crowds at the footy, experience the thrill of live theatre, or savour a long business lunch.
And for a true city escape, why not stay the night.


Brisbane Comedy Festival


Brisbane Comedy Festival

From stand-up to improv, musical and sketch comedy, and everything in between the festival has got your tatses covered, plus the festival will also be shining the light on the best new talent, here and now!

9 to 5 The Musical



Set the alarm for a great night out at Dolly Parton’s joyous smash hit musical 9 TO 5, featuring a stellar cast, knock out songs and high-flying ambitions.

Brisbane Broncos v Gold Coast Titans


Broncos v Titans

Indigenous Round will see the Brisbane Broncos play the Gold Coast Titans in the 2022 Telstra Premiership at Suncorp Stadium.

Classic Rock Live


Classic Rock Live!

Performed by the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, a killer 8-piece rock band and 5-powerhouse vocalists, Classic Rock Live honours the real sound of rock.

Kokoda Challenge


Kokoda Challenge

The Kokoda Challenge is back, allowing competitors and their teams to not only push their own physical and mental boundaries, but also to raise funds for the Kokoda Youth Foundation.

Synthony No.2


Synthony No.2

Synthony is no ordinary orchestral experience. With an immersive backdrop of visuals, lasers, and a state-of-the-art sound system, it’s a magical, uplifting, hands-in-the-air dance party like no other. 

London Grammar Concert


London Grammar

With their highly anticipated third album ‘Californian Soil’ due to be released on April 16, Brit Award nominees and Ivor Novello winners London Grammar are returning to Australia for a national tour.

Celeste Barber: Fine, Thanks


Celeste Barber

Australia's Queen of Comedy is bored of being stuck at home, and you best believe she's ready to hit the road again, with her brand-new tour Fine, Thanks headed to QPAC.

Brisbane Marathon Festival


Brisbane Marathon

Celebrating our 30th year in 2022, the Brisbane Marathon Festival is one of the oldest and most friendly events on the Australian calendar attracting thousands of participants from over 35 countries annually.

The Kid Laroi Concert


The Kid Laroi

Fresh off the heels of his debut VMA performance and sold-out NYC show at Irving Plaza, 'End of the World' Tour kicks-off in the United States before heading across the globe.


Li's Choice

With charmingly gaudy costumes and comic flair, this ‘dance concert’ is an explosion of uplifting music and choreography that is, quite simply, entertainment at its best. 

Brisbane Broncos v Canberra Raiders


Broncos v Raiders

The Brisbane Broncos will play the Canberra Raiders in Round 14 of the 2022 Telstra Premiership at Suncorp Stadium

NRL Telstra Premiership Redcliffe Game (Warriors V Sharks)


Warriors v Sharks

The Vodafone Warriors will play the Cronulla Sutherland Sharks in the 2022 Telstra Premiership at Moreton Daily Stadium.

Behind the Barricades with Kasey Chambers & Busby Marou


Behind the Barricades with Kasey Chambers & Busby Marou

It’s hard to think of two artists who have ingratiated themselves into the hearts and minds of the Australian music loving public more than Kasey Chambers and Busby Marou.

Human Nature


Human Nature

Australia’s homegrown heroes and Hall of Fame inductees Human Nature return to their raw vocal roots, bringing together 30 years of performances for a concert tour of Australia that we have all been waiting for.

Business Chicks: Emma Isaacs


Emma Isaacs

Emma Isaacs bought her first business aged 18, became a property investor at 19, and took over Business Chicks aged 26, transforming it into the 500,000-strong global community it is today.

The Wombats


The Wombats

Touring the globe countless times during their 15-year career, British indie rockers, and one of Australia’s most loved acts, The Wombats will be touring Australia in June 2022.

Jim Jefferies


Jim Jefferies

Jim Jefferies, Australia’s most famous expat rock star comedian, political commentator, TV show anchor and writer, is returning to Australia for the first time in three years.

Monster Truck Mania


Monster Truck Mania

Back bigger and better, Monster Truck Mania offers full-on family entertainment with incredible junior trucks, world-class backflippin’ freestyle motocrossers, and a eye-popping laser show.

Chiharu Shiota: The Soul Trembles


The Soul Trembles

Renowned internationally for her transformative, large-scale installations constructed from millions of fine threads, ‘The Soul Trembles’ highlights twenty-five years of Chiharu Shiota’s artistic practice.

Queensland Ballet-Peter and the Wolf


Peter and the Wolf

Composed as an introduction to the orchestra for children, the lively production fits perfectly with Queensland Ballet’s ‘My First Ballet series’, inspiring the littlest of ballet lovers. 

Disney on Ice: Into The Magic


Disney On Ice

From singing along with Miguel from Coco to watching Rapunzel and Flynn go to great lengths to make her dream come true, celebrate the magic of courage, love and adventure at Disney On Ice.

Curiocity Brisbane


Curiocity Brisbane

Let your imagination roam this winter at Curiocity Brisbane, a free, dynamic offering of interactive artistic installations, workshops and conversations from world-class artists.

Jimmy Barnes


Jimmy Barnes

Frontier Touring are excited to announce Jimmy Barnes with his 12-piece band will tour in support of the forthcoming album Soul Deep 30, in a mix of arenas and theatres across Australia.

The Ten Tenors: Highway Men Tour


The TEN Tenors

The TEN Tenors return to Australia with a brand new show, The Highway Men tour, a new production featuring some of the greatest country music songs alongside fan favourites and classics.

Melbourne Comedy Festival


 Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow is hitting the highways to home-deliver the freshest and funniest from the 2022 Festival to neighborhoods across the nation.

Wallabies v England


Wallabies v England

Australia will host England in a three-Test series this July when one of the oldest rivalries in rugby reignitesm marking England's first trip down under since 2016.

The Sunshine Club


The Sunshine Club

Master storytellers Queensland Theatre have reassembled industry icons to lead the next generation of deadly talent in delivering The Sunshine Club, a critically acclaimed musical classic.

Health, Wellness & Fitness Expo


Health, Wellness & Fitness Expo

The Health, Wellness & Fitness Expo is one of our most fast-growing and exciting annual events. Featuring the most talented businesses and professionals within the health, fitness, wellness and nutrition industries.

NRL Telstra Premiership Home Game (vs Dragons)


Broncos v Dragons

The Brisbane Broncos will play the St George Illawarra Dragons in Round 17 of the 2022 Telstra Premiership at Suncorp Stadium.


State of Origin Game 3

In 2022 the Ampol State of Origin returns to Brisbane for game 3 at Suncorp Stadium. 

Opera Queensland La Traviata


La Traviata

La Traviata has held audiences in wonder since its premiere, offering a glimpse into a world of opulence, wild parties, and forbidden love, all to the sublime music of one of the greatest opera composers, Giuseppe Verdi.

Australian Tattoo Expo


Australian Tattoo Expo

With over 250 talented artists under one roof, the Australian Tattoo Expo invites the public to come and experience the tattoo industry up close and personal. 

Bjorn Again Mamma Mia! We Are Back Again


Björn Again’s Mamma Mia!

Dust off those flares, platform shoes, and satins, and get ready to sing, dance, and have the time of your life on Björn Again’s Mamma Mia! We Are Back Again! tour.

Queensland Ballet-Bespoke



Now in its fifth year, this striking triple bill of modern dance offers audiences an opportunity to witness elite ballet dancers in dynamic contemporary spaces.  

Victorian State Ballet's Anastasia



This widely known and much-loved tale represents an opportunity to bring to life on the stage a story full of hope, intrigue, passion, the power of unexpected love at all costs, history and so much more.

Countdown The Musical


Countdown The Musical

I Cant Believe It’s Not Countdown is a celebration and satire of the songs and acts Australia grew up with every Sunday night watching Molly Meldrum and Countdown.

Paul Kelly & Paul Grabowsky


Paul Kelly & Paul Grabowsky: Please Leave Your Light On

Sharing the stage for two special performances, the Paul Kelly and Paul Grabowsk bring that voice and that piano (and the occasional harmonica) to Brisbane Powerhouse.

Brisbane Broncos v Wests Tigers


Broncos v Tigers

For Harvey Norman Women in League Round, the Brisbane Broncos will play the Wests Tigers in the 2022 Telstra Premiership at Suncorp Stadium.




Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella features incredible orchestrations, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love – the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more

An Do: The Happiest Refugee Live


Anh Do

Inspired by Anh Do’s bestselling book The Happiest Refugee, Anh’s stage show combines stand-up comedy with real life stories, photos and filmed pieces to retell his amazing story.




The Royal Queensland Show (Ekka) is Queensland's largest and most loved annual event, bringing the country and city together for a true celebration of agriculture.

James Reyne & Mark Seymour


James Reyne & Mark Seymour

James Reyne and Mark Seymour are back for the Never Again Tour. This is your chance to see two of Australia’s greatest songwriters together and alone in a rare three part performance.

Lano & Woodley: Moby Dick


Lano & Woodley

Together Lano & Woodley have made some of Australia’s most loved comedy shows. Their love/hate relationship has fuelled countless ovations and awards, finding new fans and followers everywhere they go.

Queensland Ballet-Queensland Academy Gala


Queensland Ballet Academy Gala

Demonstrating technical finesse and exquisite artistry, the annual Queensland Ballet Academy Gala features professionally-trained young dancers as they master performance and passion.

Hayden James: Lifted


Hayden James

It took award-winning music producer Hayden James one song to become a sound of the Australian summer. Today the artist’s electronic pop music has hooked a global audience on his sound.

Brisbane Broncos v Newcastle Knights


Broncos v Knights

The Brisbane Broncos will play the Newcastle Knights in Round 22 of the 2022 Telstra Premiership at Suncorp Stadium.

Moreton Bay Food and Wine Festival


Moreton Bay Food and Wine Festival

With Moreton Bay as its stunning backdrop, catch cooking demos, enjoy a cold one at pop-up bars, listen to live music, learn something new at talks and discussions, and sample the region's local produce.

Brisbane Broncos v Melbourne Storm


Broncos v Storm

The Brisbane Broncos will play the Melbourne Storm in Round 23 of the 2022 Telstra Premiership at Suncorp Stadium.

Chris Rock: Ego Death World Tour


Chris Rock

With a career spanning more than three decades, legendary comedian Chris Rockhas enjoyed ongoing success in both film and television as a comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director. 

The King of Rock and the Prince of Pop



2022 marks the 45th Anniversary of the premature passing of the King of Rock and Roll. To acknowledge this, an Australian music legend and one of the world’s most renowned ‘Elvis’ performers is coming together.

Brisbane Broncos v Parramatta Eels


Broncos v Eels

The Brisbane Broncos will play the Parramatta Eels in Round 24 of the 2022 Telstra Premiership at Suncorp Stadium.

Brisbane Festival


Brisbane Festival

One of the most anticipated events of the year, Brisbane Festival is designed to bring people together and celebrate the personality of Brisbane through an explosion of arts performances and experiences.




Mark your diary for the most spectacular night of the year as Riverfire by Australian Retirement Trust heralds the start of Brisbane Festival on Saturday 3 September.




Promoters One World Entertainment and TEG Live have announced that rock n roll legends KISS will bring their spectacular 'End Of The Road' tour to Australia.

Girl From The Country


Girl From The North Country

Since opening at the Old Vic in London, Girl From The North Country has taken the theatrical world by storm, selling out seasons in the West End, Toronto and Broadway.

Rex Orange County


Rex Orange County

Following the release of his new album, WHO CARES? in March, Rex Orange County’s upcoming tour will mark the first time the singer-songwriter will grace Australian shores in over three years.

The Script: Greatest Hits Tour 2022


The Script

Dublin three-piece, The Script are returning to Australia four years since their last headline shows down under, as part of their Greatest Hits Tour.

Billie Elish: Happier Than Ever, The World Tour


Billie Eilish

On her fourth Antipodean visit, Eilish brings her hotly-anticipated tour to arenas around Australia, marking the singer’s first live dates since 2019.



UK indie rockers Alt-J have announced they’ll be returning to Australia, as they perform their recently-released fourth studio album The Dream.

Opera Queensland's The Call & The Human Voice


The Call & the Human Voice

Opera Queensland's The Call & the Human Voice is a new Australian piece of work, inspired by a remarkable true story about a woman left with nothing but a phone number. 

Bill Bailey: En Route To Normal Tour


Bill Bailey

Irreverent and immensely talented, En Route to Normal will be the seventh show that Bill Bailey has brought down under.

Brad Paisley


Brad Paisley & Morgan Evans

Brad Paisley is a global country music superstar who has earned his place in country music history as one of the genre’s most talented artists.

Queensland Ballet-Manon



Regarded as one of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s most iconic works, journey from decadent 18th century Paris to sultry New Orleans with this blockbuster classical ballet about possession, desire, and the allure of wealth.  

Vance Joy: The Long Way Home Tour


Vance Joy

Multi-award-winning Australian singer-songwriter Vance Joy is ready to embark on the tour he's been waiting his whole career for.

Elvis If I Can Dream


Elvis If I Can Dream

Regarded as the very best Elvis Presley tribute artist in the world, Mark Anthony will transport you to that very time when Elvis Presley ruled the world and dominated the record charts.

Paniyiri Greek Festival


Paniyiri Greek Festival

The Paniyiri 2022 Greek Festival, Brisbane’s world renowned cultural festival where everyone is encouraged to dine, dance, and party like a Greek, will once again take over Musgrave Park in South Brisbane.  

Tame Impala Concert


Tame Impala

Led by multi-instrumentalist Kevin Parker, Tame Impala have established themselves as one of the most astounding live acts around.

Good Food & Wine Show


The Good Food & Wine Show

Wander through the show, sampling from hundreds of stalls, chatting to winemakers and distillers and hearing their stories.

Professor Brian Cox


Professor Brian Cox

Having set two Guinness World Records with his previous sell-out World Tour, Professor Brian Cox is back with a brand-new live-on-stage show.

Nitro World Games


Nitro World Games

With new gravity-defying big air formats, the largest ramps ever seen in competition and innovative course designs, Nitro World Games is set to once again transform action sports.

Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase


Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase Tour

Expertly curated and lovingly presented, the Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase Tour will feature some of the Festival’s hottest acts live on stage for an incredible two hours of hard-hitting laughter.

Snoop Dogg: I Wanna Thank Me Tour


Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg, who hasn’t performed in Australia since 2014, will return to Australian shores for his 'I Wanna Thank Me’ tour.

Joseph Calleja


Joseph Calleja

Blessed with a golden-age voice which inspires comparisons to legendary singers from earlier eras, Calleja is a superstar at all the world’s greatest opera houses and concert halls.

Dua Lipa


Dua Lipa

With a swag of hit singles, top selling albums, international awards and accolades, Dua Lipa represents the true definition of a modern day phenomenon.

Queensland Ballet-Moonlight Ballet


Moonlight Ballet

Travel back to the joyous fun of the 60s with this celebration of energetic choreography and hit pop and rock music in Christopher Bruce’s Rooster and Jack Lister’s B-Sides.

Calum Scott


Calum Scott

British singer songwriter Calum Scott will return to Australia for the first time since 2018, playing a massive headline show in Brisbane.

Hard Quiz Live


Hard Quiz Live

The Hard Quiz Master, Overlord and Gold Logie Award Winner, Tom Gleeson, is taking the Big Brass Mug out for a spin, swapping the studio for a theatre.


Guns N' Roses

What was to be the biggest stadium rock tour of 2021 is moving to Summer 2022, with TEG DAINTY announcing Guns N’ Roses massive rescheduled Australian tour.

Dr. Jordan Peterson



Following his hugely successful, sold-out ’12 Rule for Life: An Antidote to Chaos Tour’ in 2019, the new show will expand on previous discussions and feature revolutionary talks on overcoming life’s biggest obstacles.

The Killers: Imploding The Mirage Tour


The Killers

Originally announced when COVID first halted worldwide touring, this will be The Killers’ first time back on Australian shores since 2018.

Arj Barker Comes Clean


Arj Barker

ARIA award-winning comedian Arj Barker returns to Brisbane Powerhouse with his new show Arj Barker Comes Clean, supported by Australian comedian Joel Ozborn.

Opera Australia's The Ring Cycle


The Ring Cycle

Come on an exhilarating adventure with men and maidens, gods and giants, dragons and dwarves. As greed and violence threaten to destroy the heavens and earth, a glimmer of hope rises from an unexpected source.

Queensland Ballet-The Nutcracker


The Nutcracker

A classical ballet first performed in Russia in 1892, The Nutcracker is an enchanting Christmas Eve story that has become a cherished Christmas tradition the world over.

Keith Urban: The Speed of Now Tour


Keith Urban

Five-time ARIA and four-time Grammy Award winner Keith Urban returns home to Australia for his ‘The Speed of Now Tour’.

5 Seconds of Summer: Take My Hand Tour


5 Seconds of Summer

The Sydney-raised band who have conquered the world, will bring their Take My Hand World Tour to Australia later this year.


Justin Bieber

The Justice World Tour marks Justin’s first global outing since his 2016/2017’s ‘Purpose World Tour’, which he playd to over 2.7 million fans.

Opera Australia's AIDA



Opera Australia and Opera Queensland bring Aida, the grandest opera of them all - an epic story of love and betrayal, triumph and treason.

Michael Buble



The Canadian entertainer will perform selections from his 11th studio album, Higher, and a selection of his original smash hits.

SIX The Musical



An original, witty, pop-fuelled musical packed full of sass, SIX remixes the history of the six wives of Henry VIII – Britain’s notorious Tudor King.

Alan Cumming



Call him a renaissance man, provocateur, a bon vivant – the Scottish/American actor, author, and cabaret icon is a storyteller par excellence. 

We Will Rock You: The Arena Experience


We Will Rock You

This all-new high octane arena production of We Will Rock You is set to raise the roof of the Brisbane Entertainment Centre this October.

Yotam Ottolenghi: Flavour of Life Tour


Yotam Ottolenghi

Chef, author and much-loved foodie Yotam Ottolenghi will be visiting Brisbane with his highly anticipated Flavour of Life tour. 

Bat Out Of Hell


Bat Out of Hell: The Rock Musical

An epic love story of rebellious youth and passion, this rock spectacular brings to life the legendary hits of Jim Steinman in an exhilarating rock event.

Darren Hayes


Darren Hayes

Darren Hayes will return to Australian stages for the first time in over a decade with his ‘Do You Remember?’ tour.

Ed Sheeran


Ed Sheeran

Superstar Ed Sheeran is set to return to Australia and New Zealand for a massive run of stadium shows as part of his + - = ÷ x Tour.




For the first time in 5 years, the formidable pop queen Lorde will return to stages around New Zealand and Australia for her Solar Power Tour.

Backstreet Boys: DNA World Tour


Backstreet Boys

The biggest selling Boy Band of all time, the Backstreet Boys are returning to Australia for a national arena tour.

My Chemical Romance


My Chemical Romance

Selling out stadiums across the globe and providing the soundtrack of a generation, My Chemical Romance will tour Australia in 2023.

Florence + The Machine: Dance Fever Tour


Florence + The Machine

Don’t miss Florence + The Machine with special guest King Princess when they return to Australian and New Zealand shores in 2023.

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