City Hall Concerts take place in Brisbane City Hall from February through to November every Tuesday from 12-1pm. Concerts are FREE and no booking is required.
Melissa Western 'Oh Lady Be Good' - Tuesday 16th May
Oh Lady Be Good is back in Brisbane following sell-out seasons in the UK and packed crowds at the Queensland Cabaret Festival. Enjoy a feast of classic jazz and blues featuring audience favourite Melissa Western and her hot jazz band.
Cello Ballade - Tuesday 6th June
Louise King, cello and Catherine Guinevere-Lynagh, piano play romantic miniatures and passionate music for cello & piano featuring guest artists from the Young Conservatorium and Cello Dreaming Excellence Youth Program.
Alex Parkmen - Tuesday 27th June
Alex Parkmen was born in Odessa, Ukraine and began to study music at the age of 3. After many years of intense study he received his Bachelors degree and began working on a German cruise ship. In 1997 he moved to Australia and became a principle member of the Simply Red tribute show as well as an entertainer/pianist for Captain Cook Cruises. Alex plays classical, jazz and contemporary piano.
Men About Town 'Swingin' Stateside' - Tuesday 18 July
Cool, swinging and sophisticated and hot, funny and bluesy - the guys who claim to be the 'snazziest, jazziest guys around ' will treat you to 'Swingin' Stateside' - a glowing variety of jazzy vocals in a one hour tour of the USA with the Great American Music. Lead by well-known Seniors star Alan Western.
MZAZA - Tuesday 8th August
Mzaza’s writers and musicians skilfully create their own set of traditions from a tapestry of richly woven influences from France, the Balkans, the Middle East and Sephardic Spain.
Belladiva - Tuesday 29 August
Belladiva is Australia’s premiere pop opera quartet. The siren song of these glamorous sopranos charms and captivates with its sublime and unique sound. Belladiva’s virtuosic vocal feats and striking musical arrangements span from operatic favourites, pop-opera hits through to contemporary classics.
Barleyshakes - Tuesday 10th October
Brewed in Ireland and distilled in Australia the Barleyshakes are a Celtic band with world music influences who combine intense energy, beautiful harmony and driving dance rhythms in their live performances. Adored throughout Australia and beyond for their “bent” Irish sound. Using fiddles, banjo, flutes, drums, guitar, mandolin, and vocals, the Barleyshakes are a collaboration of Irish and Australian performers.
Australian Piano Duo - Tuesday 31st October