Sip Sip Hooray
Doo-Bop Jazz Bar opened its doors to Brisbane in 2017, bringing with it an electric sound of new age jazz and a selection of soulful crooners to it’s stage.
The venue has been buzzing with a variety of jazz musicians ranging from local to international acts. Now reaching its first birthday, the musical proprietor is ready to celebrate with the very best of jazz and soul by hosting a 12-hour live long jazz session featuring some of the best and brightest Brisbane has to offer on Friday 22nd June.
Winter is gonna be lit.
Winter is coming, but this winter in Brisbane is gonna be lit, baby!
These are 6 of the hottest events happening this month to keep you warm this winter.
You're pretty damn cool Brisbane
During the cooler months, some of us choose to hibernate while others choose to rug up, get out and milk this glorious city for all it's worth. If you're a pigeon like us, you love to spread your wings and fly high! Rain, hail or shine, exploring every nook and cranny on the grid is totally our thing. We're a lucky flock of birds as Brisbane is always producing new and exciting things for us to see and do. Local is lovely and this week there are plenty of lovely things us locals can do - how does feasting on copious amounts of dessert and cheese or indulging in a little retail therapy sound?
Local Artists | Nadine Sawyer
Gaze upon the colourful and wondrous works of Nadine Sawyer. Her artistic creations will be on display at the Best of Brisbane Style & Market this 7th-10th of June at Indooroopilly Shopping Centre. You'll have no trouble finding some new decorations for your house with Nadine Sawyer's collection so be sure to check it out!
A guide to the festive month of May
Mayday, Mayday, we're fast approaching the half way mark in 2018 #shriek! The year has gone quicker than the bar line at happy hour on a Friday afternoon. It must be because we've been having so much fun bopping around the city, right? As we close in on the middle of the year we thought, what better way to ease ourselves over the hump than to hit Brisbane's hottest festivals headlining throughout May. From full-blown foodie events to ritzy carnivals, showstopping street performances and festivals dedicated to the fabulous queer folk. So, sharpen those pencils and get ready for a jam-packed schedule in the month of May!
Fun, Fruity & Festive
Come one, come all. Brisbane's social scene is colourful AF over the next few weeks and we've got the inside scoop on where to go and what to do. From fancy pants carnivals to releasing your inner carnivore - we've got it covered. Spice up your fitness life in West End or strut down to the Powerhouse and watch a queer beauty pageant. Sip on champas trackside or stuff yourself silly at a dedicated meat festival. Keep it casual or glam it up. Whatever you're feeling, there's something suited to you! Round up the squad and get ready to have a fabulous time..
What's open on ANZAC Day in Brisbane...
Here’s who’s open on ANZAC Day this year.
We’ve got your day planned, from breakfast to dinner to everything in between and after.
For the fun foodies..
From Ireland to America and back to Australia, this weeks Word On The Street fly's us here, there and everywhere, only stopping to stuff our beaks. As you probably know, we're completely food obsessed and plan our lives around when and where to have our next meal. We're taking our taste buds on a mini vaycay throughout the duration of March and April, indulging in the best bites from Europe, the U.S and of course, Australia. Jump on board and join us on our next culinary journey..
New Exhibition at Red Hill Gallery
The Good Guide is here to celebrate local is lovely. What makes a place so unique is her people. We meet the flockin' fabulous artist Emma Sheldrake who is one talented lady. Amazing Artist, Epic Graphic Designer and sublime photographer - is there no limit to what she can do? Check out her latest exhibition at Red Hill Gallery from the 9th March.
What's New & What's Happening Soon
Our beloved Brisbane is rapidly changing and evolving into one of the coolest cities in Australia #blessed. We're forever discovering new developments, bars, cafes and restaurants, picture-worthy precincts, pop-ups of all kinds, hotels and the list goes on. We've hit the ground running this year with our calendars already packed to the rafters with loads of new openings and social events to attend, and it's only February! If you're a social butterfly like us, we promise you'll love whats coming to Bris-vegas this year. We're excited to share with you a few hot new openings we're most looking forward to in 2018..
It's okay to cheat
We recommend topping up those gym memberships, the month of Feb is jam-packed with foodie related events including dessert masterclasses, vegan competitions and hot new dining hubs and eateries needing (taste) testing. Work on those buns in the morning #squat-life, then smash a burger for lunch. It's all about balance, right? If you're a sucker for a cheat meal like us then read on 'cause this weeks Word On The Street is totally tasty..
MORE AUSSIE ARTISTS ADDED TO THE BILL
A stack of Aussie favourites have been announced for Bluesfest 2018, adding to the unbelievably jam-packed line up. There is no doubt that the 2018 festival is shaping up to be one of the most diverse and exciting on record.
Get ready to LOL
It's that time of year again where screams of laughter can be heard coming from the Brisbane Powerhouse, throughout New Farm and across the river. A time when you can skip the gym and still gain abs. A time when waterproof mascara and asthma inhalers are your best friend. Yes, we're talking about Brisbane Comedy Festival time.
Brisbane's hottest Jazz Bar is un-jazzing-believable!
New year, who dis? Definitely not a question we’ll be asking the Doo Bop Jazz Bar this year. The sophisticated, stylish and sassy jazz bar is back for yet another year of fun and frivolity. Live jazz has never been so hot - even Frank Sinatra would need a cold bucket of water at this bar!
Oh deer, Christmas is here
It's that time of year when you're either totally organised and are slowly winding down or, the Christmas and New Years chaos has swallowed you whole, and you're busier then ever. Your December may revolve around excessive shopping, drinking and event hopping or perhaps it's a little more low-key and involves pre-NYE detoxes, door to door caroling and Chrissy light display drive-by's - whatever it may include, we ain't judging! You do you bae. We will say this, however you do choose to spend the last month of the year, we can guarantee Brisbane's got for you.