Gig Guide To Queensland Flood Relief Events

Nice job Australia! When the going gets tough you rally together and put on your fundraising pants. If you want to get involved in the cause – and have a great time in the process – you should head along to one of these events for Queensland Flood Relief…

Hip Hop Flood Relief with Pharoahe Monch, M-phazes and Boogie Blind: Friday, January 14, 8pm, The Corner Hotel, Swan St Richmond, $20 on the door

Dance Aid featuring 27 dance acts including Grant Smillie, Ruby Rose, Nervo, Stafford Brothers (Qld), Zoe Badwi Live and Potbelleez Live: Wednesday January 19, 7pm, Prince Bandroom, 29 Fitzroy St St Kilda, $40 through Moshtix

The Starry Starry Night One Night Stand featuring some of the biggest names in Australian country music: Wednesday Janurary 19, 8pm, The Pub, Gunnedah Road Tamworth

When the Levee Breaks – Blues Music Fundraiser featuring award-winning Victorian Blues Musicians performing in an all-star lineup:: ?Wednesday February 2, 8.30pm, The East Brunswick Club, 280 Lygon St East Brunswick, $20+b/f (03) 9388 9794

Tennis Rally For Relief featuring tennis matches with Samantha Stosur, Pat Rafter, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Lley Lley Hewitt and Kim Clijsters plus more to be announced: Sunday January 16, on Rod Laver Arena Melbourne Park. Tickets go on sale today (Thursday) at 3pm at Ticketek –

Onya Magazine Benefit – We’ve Got Your Back: Australia Day, Wednesday the 26th of January from 12pm – 4pm, Honey Bar and Restaurant on the corner of Park and Clarendon Streets, South Melbourne. Entry to the event is just $5 on the door, with 100% of proceeds from admission, auctions, donations and Honey Bar profits being contributed directly to the cause.

Evapor-Aid: A Comedy Floodraiser Eddie Perfect, Sam Simmons, Dan Ilic, The Fully Sick Rapper and more headline: Sunday, 16th January, 8pm, at The Comedy Store 122 Lang Road Sydney, Australia. All tickets are $20 at the door.

SYD Hearts QLD – Flood Relief Fundraiser hosted by PR whiz Sara Bray and Sydney stylist Donny Galella: Tuesday 25 January (Australia Day Eve) – venue TBA. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Sara Bray PR & Events via email or phone 02 9389 6276. Major prizes and auction for “money can’t buy” items such as a Taj Burrow signed surfboard, Corbin Harris signed skateboard, Sydney Roosters signed NRL jersey, private Moet Masterclass for 20 people. Tickets are a $100 donation and absolutely everything has been donated for this event which means that 100% of all funds raised will be donated to the QLD Premier’s Flood Relief.

Flood Fundraiser at Pretty Please featuring Little Red (DJ Set), Muscles (DJ Set) + more: Friday 14 January (tomorrow), Pretty Please – 61C Fitzroy Street, Saint Kilda VIC. Go to the event facebook page for ticket details.

Falcona and The Keystone Group Flood Relief Fundraiser featuring Bag Raiders (DJ set), Dangerous Dan, SOSUEME DJS, Ro Sham Bo with complimentary drinks and canapés provided on arrival: Sunday 23rd January, Kit and Kaboodle Supper Club – 35 Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross NSW. Entry is $10 or more Donation on the Door.

Other events happening soon
Shane Warne is organising a celebrity 20:20 cricket match. The planned match will feature a Warne XI taking on a Vaughan XI led by former England captain Michael Vaughan.
Promoter Michael Gudinski is pulling together a Flood Relief Concert that is rumoured to include Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Usher, Katy Perry, Kings of Leon and Michael Buble.
Bette Midler tribute performer The Divine Miss Bette has announced plans to stage an all-star benefit concert for victims of the Queensland flood disaster in Sydney.

Let us know about your event by emailing us, and keep donations coming for the Flood Relief Appeal.