Awaken to the sounds of free live music every Friday night and weekend in the Queen Street Mall, Brisbane. Your senses will be stimulated as various tunes are belted out by Brisbane's most talented, up and coming, local artists. With over 450 live music acts entertaining public audiences every year, it's no wonder Brisbane City Council have labelled the Queen Street Mall the "city's live music hub".
QSM Live is part of the Brisbane City Council's LIVE program. For those of you who haven't already heard, the LIVE program is responsible for bringing our city renowned festivals like the Brisbane Writers Festival, Brisbane Festival and the Queensland Music Festival. Not only is the LIVE Program the largest employer of local and emerging artists, it also holds Australia's number one spot as "the largest and longest running free public entertainment program".
The LIVE program partners with various community organisations, venues, festivals, art and cultural groups and artists (musicians, producers, performers) to bring Brisbane residents a diverse range of activities and shows suitable for all ages. The LIVE program menu boasts a load of free events, live entertainment, festivals, workshops, concerts, markets, game nights, children activities and much, much more.
QSM Live Jazz Weekends
On this occasion, Brisbane City Council has teamed up with Brisbane Marketing to present QSM Live. Every Friday night and weekend there's a new tune being belted across the open air of Queen Street Mall. Shop, eat, dine and wine as you listen to the sounds of jazz, reggae, folk, Irish, electronic, country, hip-hop, acoustic, indie, rockabilly and rock.
QSM Live occurs every Friday night from 4.30 pm to 7.30 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 11.30 am to 2.30 pm. Individual artists and groups showcase their talents smack bang in the middle of the Queen Street Mall shopping district at Milano's stylish outdoor café and the Brisbane Visitor Information Centre.
QSM Live Rockabilly Weekend
To view all current and future QSM Live music acts click here.
If you're a performer or artist eager to showcase your talents in the public arena of Queen Street Mall register your interest with the LIVE program by visiting the Creative Artists Register.