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.

Emma Constantine Residency - Me and Nature: Making Sense of Myself and It

Thu 19 Jul - Fri 03 Aug

Emma Constantine is a British performance artist on a tour of residencies around Australia.
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Tanks Unplugged

Fri 27 Jul
$12.60 / $10.50 (CONC) inc b/fee

A Tanks’ series that showcases the best of live and local music.
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Bungalow featuring Mike Rivett

Fri 3 Aug
$26.25 / $21.00 (CONC) inc b/fee

With their feet planted in the cool school tradition of jazz, Bungalow lays bare their hearts, holding them out for the audience to behold.
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Kasey Chambers - Campfire Tour

Thu 9 Aug
Show Ticket Only Adult - $61 Child (under 15yrs) - $42 Show Ticket + CD Bundle $61 + $15.50 (CD & postage component) = $76.50

Join Kasey Chambers by the “Campfire” for a musical journey through the stories of places, people, cultures and sounds that have inspired one of Australia’s most revered ...
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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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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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