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What's on in Cairns - May 1-7 2021

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Published April 14th 2021
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Cairns is a great place for a tropical holiday, and the first week of May 2021 is a superb time to visit. As though the warmth of a tropical autumn leading soon to a pleasant winter wasn't enough, there are memorable events occurring in Cairns during May. I've outlined a small number of the entertainment events in Cairns this May, as mentioned on Entertainment Cairns.

This list has 21 unique events - with the event linked at the start of each entry with a short description beside it. I've sourced the nearing week one of May events to give all readers added reasons to support tourism there, to give a concept on a week's worth of entertainment events in the Far North, and to promote events in the region. This list is just a hint experimental but hopefully, it makes it easy or improves the concept when it comes to finding outgoing entertainment options in Cairns. I realise that May 2021 begins on a weekend (Saturday), therefore kicking off the week's events in a notable and stylish manner, with events listed below:

Saturday, 1st of May:

Volcanic Rock: a night of some of FNQ's finest rock bands hosted at Atherton International Club

Lino Cutting with visual artist Lauren Jaye Carter, repeated the following Saturday, promoted by Inkmasters, Cairns.

Toni Childs Retrospective by the artist herself at Edge Hill.

Rockin the Red Beret @ the Red Beret Hotel.

Dr Hook and Medicine show tribute at CPAC Theatre at Cairns.

Toni Childs, Cairns, past hits, present performance
Toni Childs, Source: Entertainmentcairns.com.


Sunday, 2nd of May:

A Whiskey Boat - a vibrant Cairns rock shanty band live @ Cairns Club Colonial Resort.

Barbary Coasters Parrothead Party @ the Cruising Yacht Squadron Cairns, dress in fun-loving tropical clothes and enjoy the party starting at 2 PM - supporting 'sailability'.

Andrea & Louie live @ Salthouse - a great mix of acoustic tunes 5-8 PM.

DJ GlennW @ Dundee's of the Cairns Aquarium live Dance/house music every Sunday of May, same time, same place.

Circus Carnivale the Bally with acrobats and dancers, more of a burlesque theme, @ Paramour Cabaret Theatre, Reef Hotel Casino, Cairns.

Human Nature returning to their roots for live performances encompassing 30 years of hits @ CPAC Theatre, Cairns.

Whiskey Boat, rock band, Cairns Colonial Club Resort
Whiskey Boat playing Sunday May 2, Source Entertainmentcairns.com


Tuesday 4th of May:

Suncatching for Leadlighters: @ Creative House Cairns, by theFacePaintersandBodyArtists.com.

Wednesday 5th of May:

Acting classes for teens @ 4.30 PM and, acting classes for actors @ 6 PM, both at venue of Tanks Arts Theatre. Every Wednesday of May, same time, same place.

Thursday 6th of May:

Your Rock Face Paint Party @ Creative House Cairns, by theFacePaintersandBodyArtists.com.

LJE Salsa come and dance the night away @ The Pier Bar, The Pier, Cairns.

Rockpaint party, cairns, indigenous inspired.
Rock paint party event May 6, Source: Entertainmentcairns.com.


Friday 7th of May:

Get Twisted Airogami @ 10 AM and 4 PM, Creative House Cairns, by theFacePaintersandBodyArtists.com.

Robert Ross @ Hambo Hotel, Edmonton. 6.30 PM country rock 'n' roll blues solo.

MaiFest @ the German Club Cairns, 5 PM, all-night dancing.

Funny Friday Comedy Night @ the Stratford Deli.

Kim Settle (Rock'nSweet) 7 PM @ Innisfail Brothers Leagues Club, Innisfail. Rock performance with music from the 60s to today featured in a country town setting.

Andrea great mix of live pop music and easy listening songs, @ The Beach Shack - Kewarra Beach Resort in northern beaches area, Kewarra Beach Qld 4879.

Innisfail Brother leagues club, rock 'n' roll
Innfisfail leagues club live rock show, Source: Entertainmentcairns.com


All pictures sourced from Wikimedia Commons as well as Entertainmentcairns.com.
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Why? Promote upcoming week one May events and tourism in Far North Queensland.
When: May 1-7, 2021.
Phone: Entertainment Cairns is contactable on 0423 048 075
Where: Cairns, Queensland.
Cost: Depends on each event.
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