Spring sounds in Brisbane

Celebrate the arrival of spring with a huge array of music events across Brisbane.

Here's some ideas to help you plan your social calendar, get out and about, and enjoy soulful sounds with great local musicians.

City Sounds

Every week, open urban spaces in the Brisbane Central Business District - including the Queen Street Mall, Post Office Square and Reddacliff Place - transform into music venues for Australia's largest and longest-running free live music program, City Sounds. Featuring a wide range of genres with new artists added regularly, City Sounds offers something fresh and exciting for everyone. 

Bands in Parks

Lounge in one of Brisbane's many green spaces and soak up some live music at one of Brisbane City Council's Bands in Parks events. From orchestral versions of pop favourites to cultural sounds from across the world, Bands in Parks caters for everyone. Get along to an event in a local park this weekend.


Enjoy contemporary music and dance, hear personal stories and experience Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' culture at Council's weekly Indigenous Performance Program, Gathering.

Valley Fiesta Music program

Satisfy your live music fix and explore the vibrant Fortitude Valley precinct at Valley Fiesta. We're creating more to see and do in the Valley by bringing you the Valley Fiesta all year round. With a dynamic line-up of local artists performing at venues throughout the Valley, there is something to suit all tastes. Don't miss the Valley Fiesta Spring and Summer program with local bands taking to the stage in Brunswick Street Mall from 1-7pm on the first Saturday of the month from September to February.

High Rotation

Relive the last three decades of Brisbane's most popular musicians and their journeys at the Museum of Brisbane's High Rotation exhibitionCoinciding with Riverstage's 30th anniversary, High Rotation offers a rare, behind-the-scenes snapshot into the history of some of Brisbane's biggest artists and how they made it on the international stage through film clips, photographs, interviews, instruments and an immersive digital experience. The exhibition will open daily until April 2020.

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Last updated:24 October 2019
Topics: things to do