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The best live music venues in Brisbane

From rock and jazz to house and hip-hop, catch the latest concerts in Brisbane at these live music venues

Maxim Boon
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Maxim Boon
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Get amongst one of the very best live music scenes anywhere in the country. Check out these local venues for can’t-miss performances by jazz musicians, rock bands, soul singers and more.

Where to see concerts in Brisbane

The Brightside

The Brightside

Hardcore music lovers’ prayers are answered at this revamped Valley icon

The Tivoli

The Tivoli

The Tivoli (or the Tiv as it is affectionately known) has quite the résumé. The building started life in the early 20th...

The Fortitude Music Hall

The Fortitude Music Hall

The Fortitude Music Hall is big. Like, really big. It exists on an altogether grander scale than other music venues, and Brisbane has no shortage of...

The Zoo

The Zoo

There isn't a Brisbane music lover under the age of 50 who doesn't have fond memories of the Zoo. Opened way back in 1992 under a period of draconian...

The Foundry

The Foundry

The Foundry features a bandroom that holds 300 people plus a bar and beer garden. It's also home to Foundry Records and Foundry Studios.

Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Brisbane Entertainment Centre

The BEC draws massive crowds for Queensland's biggest Australian and international rock, pop, comedy and stadium acts. We're talking Madonna, Black Sabbath,...

The Flamin' Galah

The Flamin' Galah

Up near Suncorp Stadium in an area heavily populated with backpacker beds, the Flamin' Galah is doing its bit to keep the candle of local culture and...

Check out the best nightlife in Brisbane

Fat Louie's

Fat Louie's

Fat Louie's is a pool hall and karaoke bar in Albert Street. If you fancy yourself an ace with a pool cue or a microphone or both, this place is your...

Oh Hello

Oh Hello

Taking it's cues from New York style warehouses, Oh Hello! has set up shop in the old Monastery site in Fortitude Valley and is hell bent on making a home...

Friday's Riverside

Friday's Riverside

Thirty years of date nights, post-work drinks, and full-on hootenannies give this Riverside bar licence to class themselves as a city institution