Make your April exciting by staying in South Bank with The Capitol Apartments, where just moments away you can enjoy a fantastic lineup of events at the iconic Queensland Performing Arts Centre and Brisbane Convention Centre.
Simply pick a show to enjoy as you relax in our One and Two Bedroom Southbank accommodation, and you can guarantee to have a city break you won’t forget for years to come!
Read on to find out about all the exciting shows coming this April near The Capitol Apartments.
Matt Corby - Rainbow Valley
Sydney breakthrough artist Matt Corby comes to Brisbane hot off the heels of his recent 2018 album Rainbow Valley.
Known for his 2011 EP Into the Flame, which featured the hit “Brother” and went 6x ARIA Platinum, as well as his 2016 debut album Telluric, which featured the single “Monday” and reached the number-one spot in the ARIA Albums Chart, Matt Corby is one Australian singer-songwriter that isn’t to be ignored this 2019.
His songs mix genres such as folk, indie-rock and soul, and have been met with critical acclaim worldwide. As well as his talent for songwriting, Matt Corby is a natural singer with a voice that delivers mellow falsettos and gravelly choruses with natural ability, making him one of Australia’s must-watch artists in contemporary alternative music.
This 2019, Matt Corby takes on a huge tour in light of his newest album Rainbow Valley, which came with the release of three singles: “No Ordinary Life”, “All Fired Up” and “All That I See”. The album reached the number-four spot in the ARIA Albums Chart, and only bolstered his dedicated fanbase which stretches the world over.
For an up-close evening with Matt Corby, don’t miss him at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on April 5.
Tim Minchin - BACK
Australian comedian is returning to venues nationwide with his aptly titled 2019 tour BACK.
Tim Minchin is known the world over for his shows Darkside, So Rock, and Ready for This?, which were met with critical acclaim and saw him perform at world-famous festivals and stages such as the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Sydney Opera House and the Royal Albert Hall.
Both a comedian and musician, Tim Minchin’s shows involve live performances of his own compositions, which are packed with satire and hilarious observations that leave audiences bursting with laughter. BACK marks Tim Minchin’s first Australian tour since 2012, and it’s a must-see for fans that have enjoyed his previous musical-comedy shows as well as numerous stage roles and film appearances.
Catch Tim Minchin at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre from April 9 to April 20.
Basement Jaxx vs the Metropolitan Orchestra
Dancefloor-filling house duo Basement Jaxx join forces with Sydney’s Metropolitan Orchestra for a national tour that will deliver Australian fans a whole new feel to their best-selling dance hits.
Celebrated worldwide for their charted songs “Where’s Your Head At”, “Red Alert”, “Bingo Bango”, “Do Your Thing”, “Oh My Gosh”, “Good Luck”, “Never Say Never” and others, Basement Jaxx are one of the biggest names in electronic music, who have also won awards including the Brit Award for Best British Dance Act.
Basement Jaxx go experimental in their highly anticipated Australian tour with the Metropolitan Orchestra, which will bring a brand new orchestral feel to their already huge repertoire of exemplary house classics.
Witness this fusion of dance and orchestra at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre on April 18.
The Greatest Love of All - A Tribute to Whitney Houston
For Whitney Houston fans, The Greatest Love of All is one of the world’s best tributes to celebrated songstress Whitney Houston.
Belinda Davids, who takes centre-stage in The Greatest Love of All, delivers all of Whitney’s hugest hits with style and class, offering an authentic and moving homage that does nothing but justice to one of the music’s greatest female icons. The tribute includes all the hits such as “I Will Always Love You”, “I’m Every Woman”, “I Wanna Dance with Somebody”, “I Have Nothing” and the rest, which are delivered with flair and complemented by a world-class live band and choreographed dancers.
For the chance to feel as though you’re watching the legendary Whitney Houston live, don’t miss The Greatest Love of All at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre on April 24.
Brett Eldredge & Jon Pardi
American country music stars Brett Eldredge and Jon Pardi come together for a string of Australian shows in autumn.
Both singer-songwriters have enjoyed considerable success worldwide for their albums and songs in recent years. Multi-award-winning Brett Eldredge has two number-one Billboard albums under his belt, as well as numerous charted singles including “Don’t Ya”, “Mean to Me”, “Drunk on Your Love”, “Wanna Be That Song” and “The Long Way”. Jon Pardi has had equal success with his two albums Write You a Song and California Sunrise, which included charted songs “Up All Night”, “Head Over Boots”, “Dirt on My Boots”, and “Heartache on the Dance Floor”.
For Australian fans of Brett Eldredge and Jon Pardi, this collaborative tour will merge their songs and singing prowess for an unforgettable evening of back-to-back country music hits. Catch them at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on April 28.
Book Now with The Capitol Apartments in South Bank
Situated in Peel Street, our Southbank apartments Brisbane offer an unbeatable location at the heart of South Bank, offering tourists and holidaymakers the perfect way to soak up all the excitement that Brisbane has to offer. Enjoy the best live entertainment at QPAC and the Brisbane Convention Centre, then explore exciting Brisbane locations such as Queen Street Mall, Roma Street Parklands, Story Bridge, and more - all within a short distance.
All of our One and Two Bedroom Apartments are fully furnished, modern and comfortable for both couples and families, and provide exclusive unlimited access to our inviting outdoor swimming pool, gym and day spa.
To book directly, just visit Capitol accommodation Southbank Brisbane.