Lord Mayor's 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.



Muses Trio - Tuesday 6th March
In their latest program for International Women's Day, Muses Trio celebrate the wonder of mother earth and the power of cradle song with new music by Australians Nicole Murphy, Elena Kats-Chernin, Hilary Kleinig, and music of the past by Clara Schumann, Rebecca Clarke, and Luise Adolpha le Beau. This concert features two world premieres inspired by divine creation and lullaby, 'Songs of Silent Earth' by Natalie Williams, and 'Afflatus' by Natalie Nicolas and music celebrating landscapes by Joyce Tang and Gila Carcas. Muses Piano Trio are Christa Powell (violin), Louise King (cello) and Therese Milanovic (piano).

Kelly Family Band – Tuesday 20th March
The Kelly Family band are both Irish and Australian born and play family folk music with Celtic and American influences. They are regulars on the Australian festival circuit and have also played in Europe where they took on Prague, Liepzig, Berlin, Poland, Paris, Alsace, Milan, Provence, and Ireland to name a few, phew! Family bands are one of life’s super special creations and the Kelly family band are such an organism. Three kids and two adults all with happy demeanours make their Irish sound with joy, love, tensions and all the ups and downs that come with family life.

Estampa – Tuesday 10th April
Evoking visions of Parisian laneways, South American sensuality, and European folk-music, Es-tampa delivers an energetic, internationally-inspired performance. Combining a unique blend of vio-lin, voice, piano accordion and double bass, this group of fiery musicians is sure to appeal to a di-verse and eager-to-dance audience. Expect an eclectic experience that will leave you feeling like you’ve entered a 1930’s Parisian jazz club or the streets of São Paulo. World/Folk Jazz Quartet ‘Es-tampa' is comprised of Rebecca Karlen on violin, vocals and percussion, Paul Henderson on guitar, John Reeves on accordion and Helen Svoboda on bass and vocals.

Collister & Fix - Tuesday 1st May
She draws her inspiration from the Celtic mysteries of the Isle of Man, in the middle of the Irish Sea. He has both the dry deserts of Australia and a German heritage in his blood. Between them, vocalist Christine Collister and guitarist Michael Fix create a rare musical synergy, balancing unique arrangements of timeless songs with their own unforgettable compositions, transcending cultures and musical traditions to enrapture audiences wherever they perform. With Christine’s sultry, sensuous voice, combining with Michael’s exquisite guitar playing, the listener is forever transported to places in the soul where only music can take you. (in the Ithica Room)

Bush Gothic - Tuesday 29th May
Rattled by the bones of convicts and steeped in campfire smoke, Bush Gothic perform darker, stranger Australian folk. Defiantly modern, achingly old, this most daring of Australian bush bands from Melbourne, Australia perform songs of criminal women and desperate men from an era of transportation, adventure and gold. (in the Ithica Room)