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Places to see live entertainment in Brisbane

Brisbane Entertainment Centre
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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, UFC and even the occasional ice hockey match.

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
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Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

The BCEC is where you will find your trade shows, expos and massive international touring artists when they come calling by Brisbane.

The Brightside
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The Brightside

Hardcore music lovers’ prayers are answered at this revamped Valley icon that's a promising new venue for Brisbane's alternative music scene.

Time Out says
  • 3 out of 5 stars
The Foundry
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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.

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Early next April, Hong Kong will be hosting the biggest party of the year. The Rugby Sevens are coming to town from April 7 to 9, and the city is set to spring to life with edge-of-your-seat sportsmanship and plenty of parties, side gigs and excitement. Featuring 28 teams and 120,000 fans, this time of year is when the world truly comes out to play in this spectacular city.   There are direct flights departing from Australia to Hong Kong several times daily, and the flight time is under ten hours. That makes this trip an easy first step into a world of action.   What's more, April is the perfect time to visit Hong Kong. Sure, the Sevens are a reason to come, but Hong Kong Stadium can be a launch pad for a trip packed with amazing eating, celebrating and even wilderness adventures. Events Worldwide Travel are an official travel agent of the Hong Kong Sevens, so make sure to check out their special packages, and check out the Hong Kong Tourism Board for more inspiration. In the meantime here’s how to take advantage of the city, and linger a little longer once the Sevens are done.

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