Tanks Arts Centre is the leading contemporary music venue in the region, voted Cairns’ Best Entertainment Venue for seven years (and counting!) in the Cairns Post HIT Awards.

Every month Tanks launches a diverse program of live music acts complimented by events such as the World Music Series, Jazz Up North, Music Botanica, Tanks Unplugged, Tanks Up Late and our yearly Bluesfest Touring Sideshows. Tanks has earned the reputation as a premier force in entertainment in the Far North Queensland region.

Havana Meets Kingston - Sound System

Sat 21 Oct
$36.75 / $31.50 (CONC) inc b/fee

Whether you love Reggae, Cuban or just dancing this will be a very unique and exciting show!
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Kasey Chambers Dragonfly Tour

Fri 3 Nov
Adult $57 Gov Concession $47 Child (Under 12) $42 including booking fee

Fresh off the back of sold out shows and rave reviews across the USA, Kasey Chambers announces further shows of her 2017 “Dragonfly Tour”.
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Jeff Lang Alone in Bad Company Tour

Sat 4 Nov
Adult $31.50 / Conc $26.25 inc. b/fee

Jeff Lang, returns to Cairns to acquaint us with his new album, ‘Alone In Bad Company’.
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Tkay Maidza

Fri 10 Nov
$36.75 / $31.50 (CONC) inc b/fee

One of Australia’s most electrifying artists
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Tanks Unplugged November 2017

Fri 17 Nov
$12.60 / $10.50 (CONC) inc b/fee

Showcasing the best of live and local music
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Josh Pyke 10 Years of Memories and Dust Regional Tour 2017

Sat 2 Dec
$42 / $36.75 (CONC) inc. b/fee

Josh Pyke is embarking on a regional tour of Australia alongside the news that he’ll be hanging up his Josh Pyke boots and going on hiatus
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Jimmy Barnes "Working Class Man" Tour

Tue 22 May - Wed 23 May
One Price $82 inc b/fee

It is the sequel to his hugely acclaimed and award winning 2016 stageshow, ‘Working Class Boy: An Evening of Stories & Songs”
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The Whitlams 25th Anniversary Tour

Fri 8 Jun
$45 / $39.90 / $26.25 (CONC) inc b/fee

The Whitlams are marking 25 years in the business
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