What’s On Ticketlink April 2017

Rickie Lee Jones
13 April

Two-time Grammy Award winner Rickie Lee Jones exploded onto the music scene in 1979 with her jazz-flavoured single Chuck E.’s In Love. 2017 will see Jones bring her ‘confessional’ performance to Tanks with this official Bluesfest sideshow.

VENUE: Tanks Arts Centre

One for the Road
21 – 29 April

By Willy Russell,
Directed by Ken Cotterill

Life as a married man in the suburbs can be boring, but Dennis Cain is determined to do something about it. He’s had enough and he’s getting out!

VENUE: The Rondo
(Cairns Little Theatre)

Sabor Y Control (Peru)
21 April

Originating in New York in the 1970’s, salsa dura is a style of salsa music which places emphasis on the instrumental part of the music, (piano, bass, horns, percussion, etc.), over the vocals. Don’t miss this professional outfit in their Cairns debut.

VENUE: Tanks Arts Centre

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow 2017
26, 27 & 28 April

Don’t miss your chance to join the laughs at the Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow. Get on board, grab your mates and get giggling as the ultimate comedy roadtrip rolls into town!

VENUE: Tanks Arts Centre

Queensland Theatre’s Constellations
6 May
Lovers often say fate brought them together, and fate doesn’t get much credit after that. But in Constellations, by hot young British playwright Nick Payne, every moment Roland and Marianne share is at the mercy of the infinite and unknowable universe.

VENUE: Tanks Arts Centre




Wind in the Willows
19 & 20 May

Kenneth Grahame’s classic tales of the riverbank have been enchanting us for almost a hundred years. Those who already know the book will be daelighted to see it brought faithfully to life on stage; as for those who haven’t yet made the book’s acquaintance – well, this could be the start of a wonderful friendship!

VENUE: The Young Company Theatre

Diamonds Found
in Dreams
Cairns Children’s Festival
21 May
This delightful new collaboration between Koah based Dream State Entertainment and young sister/brother act, Diamond Duo, features multi award winning artists and is perfect for the whole family.

VENUE: Tanks Arts Centre

Frank Woodley, Noodlenut
A show for kids
21 May
Now’s your chance to introduce little comedy fans to Australia’s most visually compelling comedian in his natural habitat, on stage, performing for the pure joy of it – for kids.

VENUE: Tanks Arts Centre