City Hall Concerts

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.



Dame Vera Margaret Lynn Celebration Concert - Tuesday 21st March
Time to celebrate a living jazz icon in her 100th year. Hear the jazz classics that supported the morale of war veterans. Featuring Francesca de Valence.

Francesca de Valence - Tuesday 4th April
Francesca de Valence is an independent contemporary artist, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, educator and the People’s Choice Winner of the 2016 Brisbane City Council’s Youth Initiative, QUBE Effect Awards. Francesca’s crystalline vocals will sparkle and swoon with a luscious string orchestra as she plays the majestic Steinway all swathed in the beauty of the Brisbane City Hall. This is a special school-holiday concert performance not to be missed.

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.

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.

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