Music

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.


Pete Marshall, BVSc, SAA, AFC, AGRA - Birds of Cattana

Sun 19 Aug - Sun 30 Sep

Pete Marshall, an internationally recognised artist specialising in wildlife subjects, is currently undertaking a residency with Tanks Arts Centre, documenting the bird l...
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Melbourne Ska Orchestra

Sat 15 Sep
All tickets $56 inc b/fee

Witnessing Melbourne Ska Orchestra live is explosive and infectious.
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Lamine Sonko & The African Intelligence (West Africa)

Fri 21 Sep
$31.50 / $26.25 (CONC) inc b/fee

The band is fronted by the charismatic Lamine Sonko, one of Australia’s most accomplished African artists
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Sheppard - Watching The Sky Tour

Sun 23 Sep
$45 / $40 (CONC) inc b/fee

Sheppard wield pop music like a weapon, and it hits like a smart bomb.
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The Superjesus - 20 Years of Sumo

Sat 17 Nov
$42 / $36.75 (CONC) inc b/fee

20 years of Sumo
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