Just days before they send fans worldwide into a feeding frenzy by dropping their obsessively anticipated third album 'A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships', English pop mavericks The 1975 have tipped their hat to their legion of followers in Australia by locking in a huge run of 2019 shows.
Stopping in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, the tour will mark the bands first trip to Australia since January 2016, when front-man Matty Healy and his troops were just about to release their wildly popular and critically adored second record 'I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It'.
East London luminaries, Rudimental will play the the Riverstage in Brisbane as part of their Toast To Our Differences world tour to celebrate the release of their new album. They will be supported by beloved Australian dance pop group Sneaky Sound System.
Rudimental’s Locksmith says, “To our Aussie fans – we’re so sorry we have had to reschedule our trip down under, but we’re excited to see you later in the year – and to be bringing our friends Sneaky Sound System along, too. It’s going to be a serious party!”
One of the most historic events on the Queensland running calendar, the McDonald’s Brisbane Marathon Festival has iconic resonance with the 1982 Commonwealth Games where the famed Robert de Castella was first across the line in a celebrated victory. This magnificent day embarked a running frenzy in Brisbane where the first official Brisbane Marathon was open to the public in 1992.
Event distances include the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and the 2km with each road race will taking in the best that Brisbane has to offer. The event hub located at the Riverstage, will become a hive of activity hosting running clubs, corporate teams and sponsors. The 2km event allows parents with prams and wheelchair entrants to take part and enjoy the festival atmosphere. Race start times are scheduled to allow for parents to run the longer distances and then return in time to run with the kids and enjoy all the free fun in the family entertainment precinct.
The McDonald’s Brisbane Marathon Festival is a world class AIMS certified event attracting elite, recreational as well as encouraging the local community to get out and get active and enjoy visiting Brisbane city. Ronald McDonald House South East Queensland is the major beneficiary of this event helping the families of seriously ill children.
After taking over the airways, charts and our hearts for almost all of 2018, Australia’s reigning queen of pop Amy Shark has confirmed an additional show to her tour at Brisbane’s iconic Riverstage on Friday 17 May. She'll be joined by special guests Slowly Slowly and Erthlings.
The Anzac Day Parade in Brisbane has it's 103rd anniversary on 25 April 2019 having been continuously commemorated from the first Anzac Day in 1916. Many people arrive early for the dawn service, followed by the parade. No tickets are required to spectate this family event.
The event is held annually for the citizens of Queensland to recognise the sacrifice of those members of the Australian Defence Force, many of whom have returned from wars and conflicts, originally encompassing the Boer War through to modern operations and conflicts such as Iraq and Afghanistan.
The veterans, both retired and still serving, march to receive the thanks of the citizens of Queensland and visitors to the region as well as honour the memory of comrades who have not returned and have passed since.
The 2019 Anzac Day Parade Brisbane will be lead by the Royal Australian Navy and recognise the contribution of Women in War in Group 2.
The best position to view the Parade is on Adelaide Street, between George Street and Creek Street. The Parade runs between 10am and 1pm. Vehicle movement will be restricted within the Central Business District from 2am to 2pm.
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AFL: Brisbane Lions 2019 Toyota AFL Premiership Season
Get your mates together and storm The Gabba. The first games of the season will kick off in March, where you’re guaranteed to see spectacular marks, impossible goals and amazing action all around you! The Brisbane Lions are #uncaged...are you?
Triple championship winning Hyundai A-League club Brisbane Roar FC will again represent Queensland in season 14. John Aloisi's young and talented squad return to Suncorp Stadium wanting to do the whole state proud. In the 2018/19 season, the Roar will play 13 home games with 12 scheduled in Brisbane and one match still to be decided on venue. Captain Matt McKay and his teammates want you to be the12th man at Suncorp Stadium and join them to #RoarAsOne!
Upcoming Dates 12 April 7.30pm 20 April 5.30pm 25 April 2.00pm
Get ready for the ride of your life when the Brisbane Cycling Festival rolls into the city.
The festival will get you psyched up with professional, amateur and mass participation events at the celebrated Anna Meares Velodrome and other venues around Brisbane.
The world’s best track cyclists will descend on Brisbane for the six day international series final from, combining elite track cycling with an energetic party atmosphere.
Not to be outdone, Cycling Australia will host the Track National Championships and National Road Series The Classics showcasing Australia’s elite and emerging cycling talent.
The Festival will be supported by a series of activities for residents and visitors including a mass participation ride Tour de Brisbane across the city to showcase Brisbane as a world-class major event and cycling city.
The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT9)
The hugely ambitious APT series returns to QAGOMA this summer, bringing significant art from across the Asia Pacific to Brisbane. Overflowing with colour and life, this free contemporary art exhibition presents a unique mix of creativity and cross-cultural insight. Featuring more than 80 artists and groups from over 30 countries, APT9 challenges conventional definitions of contemporary art by asking us to consider its relationship to shifting social structures across the region. Explore a number of never-before-seen installations, paintings, sculptures, photographs and video from emerging and senior artists, together with leading works from Indigenous communities and artists.
Alongside the exhibition will be a thought-provoking cinema program, academic symposium, creative hands-on experiences for kids, tours, programs and special events for all ages.