What's On Stories

Wed 16 Oct 2019

REVEALED: A-list rock star joins Bluesfest

premium_icon REVEALED: A-list rock star joins Bluesfest

THIS Grammy winner and movie star is one of 13 new artists from around the world added to the festival's line-up.

Thu 15 Aug 2019

Gympie gets in Muster mode with Legends and Locals concert

Gympie gets in Muster mode with Legends and Locals concert

Cassar-Daly joins homegrown stars including the awesome Linc Phelps

Mon 8 Apr 2019

Missed out on locals tickets? You can still go to Splendour

premium_icon Missed out on locals tickets? You can still go to Splendour

HERE are two things you can do to secure tickets before they go on sale this Thursday.

Wed 27 Feb 2019

'I died and saw God': Man's heavenly encounter

'I died and saw God': Man's heavenly encounter

ANDREW Hicks has made extraordinary claims that he died during a simple hospital operation and went to Heaven.

Wed 6 Feb 2019

Brotherhood of the Blues is coming back to Bluesfest

premium_icon Brotherhood of the Blues is coming back to Bluesfest

THE big blues band is a Northern Rivers group fronted by three Aboriginal men with mixed abilities.

Fri 4 Jan 2019

NASA lands in Brisbane for museum's largest ever exhibition

NASA lands in Brisbane for museum's largest ever exhibition

More than 250 items will be on display including original and space flown objects and scaled models and replicas.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

'Working Class Man' goes back on the road to rock

premium_icon 'Working Class Man' goes back on the road to rock

ROCKER Jimmy Barnes is looking forward to getting back to what he loves: music.

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Creative take on Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest

premium_icon Creative take on Alfred Hitchcock's North by Northwest

ONE of cinema's most-loved chase scenes will be brought to life in an innovative way at QPAC'S Lyric Theatre.

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Iggy pops for Bluesfest 2019

Iggy pops for Bluesfest 2019

IGGY Pop, Nora Jones, Melbourne Ska Orchestra and Nathaniel Rateliff in new announcement confirmed today.

Fri 26 Oct 2018

If you think he's only about the music, you don't know Jack

premium_icon If you think he's only about the music, you don't know Jack

Laid-back singer-songwriter, surfer and filmmaker Jack Johnson shuns celebrity and many of the perks of being a chart-topping artist

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Who's just been announced on the Bluesfest lineup for 2019?

Who's just been announced on the Bluesfest lineup for 2019?

ANOTHER 19 artists have been added to the line up of the Byron Bay festival.

Sat 29 Sep 2018

GALLERY: Orchids blossoming bright this weekend

GALLERY: Orchids blossoming bright this weekend

FOR the local hosts of the 35th anniversary of the annual Hervey Bay Spring Orchid and Garden Spectacular, "it's all for the love of orchids”.

Fri 21 Sep 2018

Be berry excited for tomorrow's strawberry festival

Be berry excited for tomorrow's strawberry festival

SSS Strawberries is holding a massive free event tomorrow with more than 30 food vendors, free rides for kids and a strawberry-eating competition.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

Rapper shows human side of hip-hop

premium_icon Rapper shows human side of hip-hop

WE tend to believe rap/urban music allows for toxic masculinity to proliferate, but Australian rapper 360 shows human fragility is key to creativity.

Fri 3 Aug 2018

Rev up! Drag racing is back, baby

premium_icon Rev up! Drag racing is back, baby

IT HAD a break but now the smell of burnt rubber will fill the air again.

Thu 5 Jul 2018

Aussie drag queen gets own TV show on BBC4

Aussie drag queen gets own TV show on BBC4

THE series will be the world's first 'dragazine' show, starred by a performer whose parents live in Northern NSW

Fri 1 Jun 2018

New zero-dollar budget web series will have you in hysterics

premium_icon New zero-dollar budget web series will have you in hysterics

LEMONADE tells the stories of two young housemates and was written by and stars a former Northern Star reporter.

Fri 25 May 2018

GOURD LORD: Why 14,000 people are about to hit Goomeri

GOURD LORD: Why 14,000 people are about to hit Goomeri

Sunday is the last Sunday in May so you know what that means - it is the annual Goomeri Pumpkin Festival.

Sun 20 May 2018

Music festivals consider ban on single use plastic

Music festivals consider ban on single use plastic

PONCHOS and water bottles, plus camping equipment, are big culprits, but what else can be done?

Tue 17 Apr 2018

Wedding dress from 1890s among collection for festival

Wedding dress from 1890s among collection for festival

TAKE a walk down the aisle in a different era with 33 vintage dresses on display for the Southern Downs Heritage Festival.

Newer Older