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.


Sat 24 Feb
All tickets $58 including b/fee

Due to overwhelming demand, Australian post-punk band, Sunnyboys, have added a stop at the Tanks in February 2018 as part of their extensive national tour!
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Michael Franti & Spearhead

Wed 28 Mar - Thu 29 Mar
$64 All tickets inc b/fee

Michael Franti is bringing his band Spearhead back to Tanks for a dynamic, thought-provoking and triumphantly hopeful performance.
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Jimmy Barnes "Working Class Man" Tour

Tue 22 May - Wed 23 May
Sold Out

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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