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Luka Lesson At Nineteen At The Star

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Join australian poet and rapper, luka lesson, for an intimate performance during bleach* 2019.  an evening of spoken word by the gorgeous b…

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Burleigh Bleach* Club

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Fancy a cold one? why not visit the burleigh bleach* club at burleigh heads, our first-ever licensed bar on the beach. kick back on the deck…

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Verdi's Requiem

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Verdi’s requiem provides the perfect score for a monumental moment in time, taking the requiem as a symbol of new beginnings for the city …


Throttle Sold Out

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Throttle is a b-grade thriller viewed from within the safety of your own car. lit by your headlights, heard through your car radio and seen …

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Award-winning ensemble dancenorth performs tectonic, a dynamic examination of shifts: shifts in land and sea, time and tide, space and think…

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Water Songs

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Heed the call of the siren, follow the flow and join us for water songs – songs for the waterways, a magical, musical concert series, whic…

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My Urrwai

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Ghenoa gela — little sister, daughter, granddaughter, comic, teacher, fighter, gold medalist, air guitarist, charmer, tv star, torres stra…

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Terror Australis

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Welcome to a sunburnt country, where cars rule, hitchhiking kills and dingoes eat babies. terror australis is a grindhouse cabaret edgier th…


The Soldier's Wife

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Our songs are a way of sharing our stories, of documenting our histories, tragedies and hopes. music can transverse the feelings that someti…

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Nyala Bulahbu Gali

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A conversation, a ceremony, a cuppa tea, a song and a deeper understanding of indigenous cultural frameworks by kyle slabb. through a series…



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An absurd swimming carnival, a desperate endurance act and a continuous relay in which the distance between manus island and australia will …


Table Talk

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Bleach* will join forces with wow women of the world in australia to present a dynamic afternoon of conversation, questions and networking a…


Carlotta - Queen Of The Cross

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Outrageously funny and brutally honest, the inspiration for priscilla takes you on a whirlwind ride. australian icon, political activist, sh…

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Limbo Unhinged

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The mad-genius makers of the sold-out spectacle blanc de blanc are back on the gold coast to bring you an intoxicating mix of cabaret, circu…

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Tommy Little — Self-diagnosed Genius

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Tommy little is a genius. he has the nude bungee jumps, broken bones and sh*t tattoos to prove it.  he embarked on his most genius-est chal…

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Peter Helliar – Big Boy Pants

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After popular demand peter helliar is bringing his acclaimed show big boy pants back to the stage for one night only! come for the boy. st…

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John Safran— Jew Detective (sarcasm Is Not A Crime)

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Join writer and filmmaker john, as all the beans are spilt. john safran has made a career of turning up where he isn’t wanted. recently th…

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Joan As Police Woman - Damned Devotion Tour

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Extraordinary new york artist joan as police woman (joan wasser) returns to australia in may 2019 with her full band and highly acclaimed ne…

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Dave Hughes – Hairy

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Dave  hasn’t had a haircut since last year’s show. his own fringe is now a face curtain.   what has prompted this radical change …

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Lano & Woodley - Fly

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In the magnificent atmosphere of spiegeltent gold coast, australia’s favourite double act will soar into our hearts with their much-antici…

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Tom Gleeson - joy

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Star of the weekly. host of hard quiz. a true master of the craft, remarkably he gets better each year. “if there was such an event at the…

Osher Gunsberg – Back After The Break

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Join osher günsberg for an intimate evening packed full of raw honesty, genuine emotion and plenty of laughs as he unveils the stories with…


The Spiegeltent Gold Coast

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The spiegeltent gold coast presented by strut & fret production house supporters: bleach* the gold coast festival | the star the ico…

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Ganngalanji (listen Call-out Think)

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Ganngalanji (listen call-out think) a woman of ngugi heritage of the quandamooka people, artist libby harward shares first nations’ cultur…


Bleach* At Burleigh

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New in 2019, bleach* is excited to announce a designated hub at burleigh heads. the action-packed bleach* at burleigh program will feature a…

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The Cleaners

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A living room sits in mid-air, seven metres above the ground. it is completely white. two cleaners in white uniforms and with a kit of clean…


On This Land We Gather

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Gather bleach* is deeply committed to first nations programming and ensuring that the local yugambeh and bundjalung people have a platform t…

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Matt Okine – The Hat Game

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Aria award winner matt okine returns to the gold coast! it’s been a massive few years for matt okine, you could not miss him in on your s…


Gratitude And Grief — Elixir Feat. Katie Noonan

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Multi-platinum selling and five-time aria award-winning singer and songwriter katie noonan returns her aria award winning jazz trio elixir f…

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Agapi And Other Kinds Of Love: A Work In Progress

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Join australian poet and rapper, luka lesson, for one or both of his intimate performances during bleach*. first, an evening previewing exce…

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Scribble Slam

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Scribble slam showcases two artists battling against each other, working with a 90 minute time limit, and each creating their own artwork on…

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Between Tiny Cities រវាងទីក្រុងតូច

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A face-off between two dancers, ringed by the audience. a stage or an arena? dancing or sparring? welcome to between tiny cities  រវា…

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Mama Kin Spender

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Tap into your primitive spirit, join the tribe and revel with us under the milky way, as mama kin spender brings home our first night of fem…


Kira Puru

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On the second day of our femme-driven music weekender, we want you to kick off your saturday night right. head to bleach* at burleigh before…

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To close out bleach* for 2019, we invite you once more to burleigh beach for our back-by-popular-demand sunday afternoon bleach* at burleigh…


Pyrophone Juggernaut

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Ahoy there, me hearties! join us after sundown and be mesmerised by the melodious magic of a blazing ship-shaped flame organ in action. expe…

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Poseidon's Music Box

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Patterns and connections can be found in nature everywhere we look; the cylindrical motion of life is seen on a large scale in our solar sys…

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The Spirit Of Churaki - Album Launch

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Love the spirit of churaki and want more? join the spirit of churaki band after the final conversation at nyala bulahbu gali for a free per…

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Feast On Fifth

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Come with us on a melodic and mouth-watering tour, from the roaring 20s to now, sampling jazz, blues and offshoot genres, like roots, funk a…

Surf Salon - Party Wave Workshop

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Party wave workshop collage/drawing/animation workshop hosted by local artist and surfer tessa bergan using images from surfing magazines an…


Surf Salon

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Making waves during bleach* festival is a motley crew of surfers who also make art. follow the currents as they exhibit works at the walls a…

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The Collectors

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Two sisters, sprig and magnolia, are travelling from the village of littleleaf with their suitcase of curiosities. this tattered case is ful…

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You Should Be Dancing Minis

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You should be dancing minis by everybody now is a shiny, glitter-studded, mega mix of ultimate dance moves with a tropical twist! while the…

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Inside Out

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Come explore a building that gold coasters rarely get to see.  built from ‘the inside out’, the world-class designed abedian school of …


Wild City: Workshop Series

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How is wild nature present among the bitumen and busyness of city living? how might our lives and cities be transformed through a deeper lis…


Pub Choir Sold Out

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Everybody can sing, and we’re on a mission to prove it. this is pub choir and it makes its sandy debut at bleach*. head to the burleig…

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The Grand Get Down

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The grand get down! with everybody now have you ever heard the expression “shake it like yo’ grandma taught you!”? we have a better id…

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