Seniors Week Suburban Concert Series

Seniors Week Suburban Concert Series

August 20, 2019 - August 23, 2019

Free concerts and dance workshops across Brisbane to celebrate Seniors Week 2019.

Muses Trio 'Celebrating Clara' - Tuesday 20 August

Sandgate Town Hall

Muses Trio celebrates Clara Schumann‘s 200th anniversary of birth with a performance of spoken word, diary extracts and her personal piano trio. Fragmented and reconstructed, with music by female composers inspired by her legacy: pianist, virtuoso, composer, wife to a very unstable genius, mother to eight. Clara Schumann (1819 –1896) was a German musician and composer, considered one of the most distinguished composers and pianists of the Romantic era. Christa Powell (violin), Louise King (cello), Therese Milanovic (piano).

Address: Cliff & Seymour Streets, Sandgate QLD 4017
Time: 2pm
Doors Open: 1.30pm
Bookings: 07 3403 8888 |

Reckless Roulette with Breakaways Dance Club - Wednesday 21 August


Reckless Roulette's high-energy rockabilly, swing, Latin and rock ‘n’ roll performance will get you on the dance floor. Before the show you can learn new dance moves with a free rock ‘n’ roll dance workshop led by Breakaways Dance Club.

Address: 470 McCullough Street, Sunnybank QLD 4109
Time: Workshop - 10.30am | Performance - 11.15am
Doors Open: 10.30am
Bookings: 07 33239629 |

Andrew Garton and his Pantheon of Swing with Corner Pocket Swing - Wednesday 21 August

Indooroopilly Hotel

Andrew Garton and his Pantheon of Swing showcase the classic small band music of the swing era with influences including Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Illinois Jacquet, Billie Holiday and Count Basie. Corner Pocket Swing dance school will host a free beginner’s swing dance workshop before the concert. Learn lindy hop and vintage swing dances from the 1920s, 30s and 40s.

Address: 3 Station Road, Indooroopilly QLD 4068
Time: Workshop - 5pm | Performance - 5.45pm
Doors Open: 4.30pm
Bookings: 07 3878 0111

Australian Army Band Brisbane - Friday 23 August [SOLD OUT]

Kedron Wavell Services Club

One of the finest military bands in Australia, The Australian Army Band - Brisbane is a hard swinging ensemble with the traditional line up from the glorious swing era of saxophones, trumpets, trombones, rhythm and vocals.

Address: 21 Kittyhawk Drive, Chermside QLD 4032
Time: 11am
Doors Open: 10.30am
Bookings: 07 3359 9122 (bookings at reception)

Ella Fontaine & The Sugar Shakers with Breakaways Dance Club - Friday 23 August

Wynnum Manly Leagues Club

Fronted by singer-songwriter Emma-Louise, with Rupert Jenner on electric guitar, Toby Mellonie on double-bass, and Billy Bakos driving the drum beat, this 4 piece ‘filly-billy’ band is sweetening the palate of Bris-Vegas rockers. With their own high-energy brand of music, the Sugar Shakers represent the styles and sounds of the late 40s and early 50s. Enjoy a beginner’s rock ‘n’ roll dance workshop led by Breakaways Dance Club before the concert.

Address: 92 Wondall Road, Manly West QLD 4179
Time: Workshop - 5.30pm | Performance - 6.15pm
Doors Open: 5.15pm
Bookings: 07 3403 8888 |

Bookings essential!

Presented by Brisbane City Council
Image Credit: Natalie McComas