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.



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.

Mike Winkworth - Tuesday 13th June
With a three octave range voice, Mike Winkworth presents a hauntingly authentic reproduction of the greatest hits of Roy Orbison, supported by his band.

Leigh Carriage - Tuesday 20th June
A consummate artist, Leigh delivers unforgettable performances with passion and mastery. Her latest album, Weave won the NCEIA Album of the Year in 2016. Performing with Helen Russell on acoustic bass and Steve Russell on the grand piano, the trio will weave stories ancient and new.

Alex Parkmen - Tuesday 27th June
After a series of successful performances overseas, Sydney-based pianist Alex Parkmen returns to Brisbane City Hall in June to present his new album In The Mood. A graduate of Kiev Conservatorium Alex was trained as both classical and jazz pianist. He always sought to combine the two genres, to experiment, interpret, and improvise. In his original compositions the pianist also draws on classical and jazz inspirations. Alex Parkmen is already known to the Brisbane audience - he performed in Brisbane City Hall last year when his incredible talent and musicianship was rewarded with standing ovations.

Queensland Youth Orchestra Big Band - Tuesday 4th July
The Queensland Youth Orchestra Big Band celebrate Independence Day performing tunes from the American pop, jazz songbook and other classics.

The Mel Lathouras Trio - Tuesday 11th July
Jazz singer Mel Lathouras is joined by organist Jake Bristow and guitarist Andrew Fincher to present Saved by Soul. Shuffle those shoes, sing along and shout “Hallelujah!” to this collection of soul, jazz, blues and gospel favourites from the 1960s.

Men About Town 'Swingin' Stateside' - Tuesday 18th 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.

Greg Andrew - Tuesday 25th July
Premier Elton John Tribute performer Greg Andrew returns by popular demand to present a selection of Elton John blockbuster hits from the original artist’s enormous catalogue.

Cigany Weaver - Tuesday 1st August
Formed out of a love for Django Reinhardt, Cigány Weaver is one of the freshest and most exciting gypsy-jazz bands in Australia. They received a standing ovation at the internationally renowned OzManouche festival and their virtuosic live performances are known to invoke exuberant toe-tapping.

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.

Mooncoin - Tuesday 15th August
Irish and Celtic band Mooncoin present a soulstirring concert of traditional tunes from traditional regions of Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Medieval Europe.

My Nightingale - Tuesday 22nd August
With diverse backgrounds from Australia, Finland, Sweden and America, these incredibly talented musicians and singers bring to the stage soul-soothing tunes with luscious vocal harmonies, layers of beautiful strings and grooving folk rhythms.

Belladiva - Tuesday 29th 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.