Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

Lord Mayor's City Hall Concerts

From February 26, 2019 until November 26, 2019

At Brisbane City Hall

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.


Music Extravaganza - Tuesday 3rd September
More than 100 children take to the stage for a music extravaganza. Children from Pullenvale State Primary School and Centenary State High School will perform songs including Sway, Hip to be Square and ending with the grand finale of Oh Fortuna by Carl Orff.

Cigany Weaver in Film - Tuesday 10th September
Formed out of a love for the legendary partnership between Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grapelli, Cigány Weaver is one of Australia's most exciting gypsy-jazz ensembles. Their sound is reminiscent of jazz band Manouche, traditional swing and Romani music, interwoven with compelling originals. In this special Brisbane Festival performance, the band will showcase their interpretations of songs from favourite classic and contemporary films of popular culture.

Jazz with Catherine Lambert - Tuesday 17th September
See Catherine perform unique renditions of jazz classics and originals songs with her dynamic energy and lavish charisma.

Queensland Conservatorium Brass Band: Lunchtime at the Proms - Tuesday 24th September
Be prepared for some Pomp and Circumstance as the City Hall Auditorium is transformed into Royal Albert Hall for an afternoon concert bursting with British classics of pomp and circumstance. Performed by the Queensland Conservatorium Brass Band conducted by Howard Taylor for a special Brisbane Festival performance.

The 8-Tracks - Tuesday 1st October
Following a series of sell-out shows and rave reviews, The 8-Tracks are thrilled to bring their Motown and soul sounds to Brisbane City Hall. With powerful vocals and the sultry sounds of a saxophone to seal the deal, you’ll be captivated from the moment they begin. Individually each member is outstanding, but together this group are like nothing you’ve ever heard before. Experience all your favourite Motown hits like ‘Heard It Through the Grapevine’, ‘Ain’t No Mountain High Enough’ and ‘My Girl’.

The Aussie Ukulele Show - Tuesday 8th October
The Aussie Ukulele Show returns with their popular tribute to classic Aussie pop favourites and classic country hits in a unique concert experience from this dynamic six-piece band. With outstanding vocal harmonies, supported by a frontline of ukulele players, drums and bass, the set list will be a true Australian cultural music experience.

Twilight on the Trail - Tuesday 15th October
Join award-winning recording artists Mark Sholtez and Jen Mize, along with their all-star band, as they pay tribute to the great cowboy crooners including Gene Autry, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans. Drawing from their rich and diverse musical backgrounds, Mize and Sholtez bring new life and meaning to this timeless material. ‘Twilight on the Trail’ will lead you on a journey through dusty canyons and desert sunsets, in a concert of iconic cowboy songs from the golden era of American popular music.

Robert Ampt and Amy Johansen - Tuesday 22nd October
Organ duets by Sydney City organist, Robert Ampt and Sydney University organist and Carillonist, Amy Johansen. Amy Johansen is University organist and Carillonist at the University of Sydney, playing the von Beckerath organ in the Great Hall and the 54-bell War Memorial Carillon for graduation ceremonies, recitals, and special events. Robert Ampt is the Sydney City organist and choirmaster of Sydney's German Lutheran Church, past President of the Organ Music Society of Sydney, Patron of the Organ Historical Trust of Australia and an organ teacher at St Andrew’s Cathedral School.

Indie Star Paris Irwin - Tuesday 29th October
Paris Irwin is a 20-year old singer-songwriter whose lyricism transcends her age. Paris channels her decade of classical training into her soaring vocals that will haunt you in the best way possible. Number one on triple j Unearthed for six weeks, Paris will perform well known hits such as ‘House of The Rising Sun’ and ‘Hey Jude’ whilst incorporating her own originals in her performance. Not to be missed, Paris Irwin will be one of the most memorable concerts to experience.

Spirit of the Celts - Tuesday 5th November
Celebrate the Celtic tradition with song, dance and traditional Pipes and Drums. Tunes such as ‘Loch Lomond’, ‘Danny Boy’, ‘Amazing Grace’ and ‘Highland Cathedral’ will transport you back to England, Scotland and Wales. The well-loved traditional music of these Celtic lands will have you humming melodies long after the concert is over.

From Brisbane to Broadway with Bradley McCaw - Tuesday 12th November

Rebecca Wright and Donald McKay - Tuesday 19th November
Join Rebecca and Donald for a wee trip to bonny Scotland in celebration of St Andrew’s Day. Songs and stories from the days of Auld Lang Syne will transport you on a tartan rug to the historic land of heather, haggis and hairy cows.

Busters Duelling Pianos - Tuesday 26th November
What happens when the Busters Duelling Pianos troupe are in the house? The answer is anything! This popular trio of entertainers will set the auditorium alight with infectious enthusiasm and talent. Master ivory tinklers will have the audience singing and laughing in a high-energy and exhilarating concert performance, with a hint of Christmas around the corner.

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