Fortitude Valley has been a long-time incubator of homegrown talent with countless bands, performers and musicians doing their thing on stage and in iconic venues around the precinct. From The Saints to Violent Soho, Butterfingers to Powderfinger, Custard to Cub Sport, the Valley has always been the go-to destination for live music across all genres.
Valley-goers can tune in to a new generation of musical talent through free Live and Local performances in the precinct. Rotating through Bakery, California and Beirne lanes and Brunswick Street Mall every Friday from 5–7pm, catch a host of up-and-coming musos throughout April.
Some of the new names to note are singer-songwriter Kelsey Berrington and his folk storytelling style at Beirne Lane and sultry songstress Emma Whines in California Lane on 9 April. On 16 April, see Harry Kidd perform an eclectic array of rock, pop, indie and folk music in Brunswick Street Mall and catch an encore set with Emma Whines in Bakery Lane.
On 23 April, check out Hello Jane aka singer-songwriter Madeleine McCaw and her classic melodies and sweet vocal stylings in California Lane and country singer Briana Dinsdale in Beirne Lane. Finally, Chloe Styler brings it home to Bakery Lane on 30 April with a set that shows off her unique and captivating voice and Harry Kidd will perform in Brunswick Street Mall.
Check out our Events Guide for all the free Live and Local listings in the Valley.

– April 2021