What's on

Tanks Arts Centre has been awarded Cairns' best entertainment venue for the last seven years (and counting), cementing our position as the leading contemporary music venue in the region.  [More]


Doc's Day Off

Fri 3 Feb - Sat 04 Mar

Doc's Day Off Exhibition
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Mimi Tannaka - Unplugged Photographs

Fri 3 Feb - Sat 04 Mar

Mimi Tannaka - Unplugged Photographs Exhibition
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Elizabeth Sutton - Seventeen Years at Home

Fri 17 Feb - Tue 28 Mar

Elizabeth Sutton Exhibition
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Hot 8 Brass Band

Fri 3 Mar
$36.75 / $31.50 (CONC) All prices include booking fee

The Hot 8 Brass Band takes a relentless approach to rhythm and brass.
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Screen Stories Screenwriting Workshop

Sat 4 Mar - Sun 05 Mar
FREE

A weekend workshop.
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Hannah Gadsby - Nanette

Sat 4 Mar
$36.75 Adult | $31.50 Tertiary Students | $31.50 Seniors | $31.50 Gov Concession Card | $31.50 Group 10+ Booking | All prices include booking fee

Hello. I have another show for you.
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All About Women Satellite

Sun 5 Mar
$15.75 / $10.50 (CONC) All prices include booking fee | Teens Go Free (13-19 yrs)

Presented by Sydney Opera House and Tanks Arts Centre.
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Flame

Fri 10 Mar - Tue 28 Mar

An Exhibition, offering young women experience in the arts
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In Conversation with Gill Hicks

Fri 10 Mar
$36.75 / $31.50 (CONC) All prices include booking fee

Gill Hicks is considered one of the most thought-provoking, powerful and life affirming public speakers
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An Evening with Amanda Palmer

Sat 11 Mar
$52 (ONE PRICE) inc b/fee.

A Tank’s Women’s Week 2017 event.
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JIMMY BARNES Working Class Boy Tour - An evening of stories and songs

Wed 15 Mar - Thu 16 Mar
$84 One Price (includes booking fee)

This unique live event will see Jimmy sharing stories from his troubled childhood and delinquent adolescence.
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Mercan Dede Secret Trio ft. Whirling Dervish

Fri 17 Mar
$44 / $38.85 (CONC) All price include booking fee

Electronic meets traditional and Whirling Dervish Dancing.
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The Living End

Wed 22 Mar - Thu 23 Mar
$47 One Price + $2 B/Fee

These Australian rock icons are coming to the Tanks!
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Tanks Round Cinema - Janis: Little Girl Blue (2015)

Wed 29 Mar
$15.75 / $10.50 (CONC) inc b/f (M)

A new understanding of a bright, complex woman whose surprising rise and sudden death at the age of 27 changed music forever.
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The East Pointers

Fri 31 Mar
$36.75 / $31.50 (CONC) All prices include booking fee

Adrenalized jigs, stomps and heart-breaking harmonies.
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Spiderbait - Ivy and the Big Apples Tour

Sat 1 Apr
$45 One Price + $2 B/Fee

The ‘Bait back in the tropics!
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Screen Stories – Youth Workshop

Mon 3 Apr - Fri 07 Apr

Don’t miss out on this engaging, dynamic and productive workshop
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Vince Jones

Fri 7 Apr
$42 / $36.75 (CONC) All prices include booking fee

Vince Jones has set the benchmark for Australian Jazz singers.
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Rickie Lee Jones

Thu 13 Apr
$62 One Price + $2 B/Fee

With 15 critically acclaimed albums to her name, Jones continues to fearlessly experiment with her sound in what can only be described as a mixed bag.
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Sabor Y Control (Peru)

Fri 21 Apr
$36.75 / $31.50 (CONC) All prices include booking fee

Peruvian salsa dura orchestra.
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Tanks Arts Centre Presents The Melbourne International Comedy Festival Roadshow

Wed 26 Apr - Fri 28 Apr
$42 FULL PRICE $36.75 Youth (15-18 yoa) $36.75 Senior $36.75 Gov Benefit Holder

Don’t miss your chance to join the laughs at the Melbourne Comedy Festival Roadshow.
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Queensland Theatre's Constellations

Sat 6 May

Lucas Stibbard (Boy Girl Wall) and Jessica Tovey (Wonderland, Home and Away) play a lovestruck beekeeper and a quantum physicist.
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The Idea of North

Fri 12 May
$36.75 / $31.50 (CONC) All prices include booking fee

The Idea of North (or TION), boast an evoking repertoire steeped in jazz yet easily crossing over into pop, gospel, folk and comedy.
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5 Minutes of Fame Stage

Sun 21 May
Free

Children from around the region have an awesome opportunity to perform live
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Green Zone – Art Play and Nature Experiences with Family Day Care

Sun 21 May
Free

From nature brushes, charcoal drawing, to weaving and building there will be something for every little creative
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Tanks Arts Centre presents Frank Woodley, Noodlenut - A show for kids

Sun 21 May
One price $15.75 inc b/fee

Cairns Children's Festival 2017
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screenPLAY Zone

Sun 21 May
Free

Children who love filmmaking can enter their films into screenPLAY
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Tinkering Tank

Sun 21 May
Free

Tinker away with creative play activities
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Moving and Grooving Dance and Drum Workshops

Sun 21 May

This will transform the Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre into a hub of beats and free movements expression!
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Diamonds Found in Dreams

Sun 21 May
$15.75 (one price) $47 Family ticket inc b/fee

Unbelievable stunts, hilarious slapstick comedy and a giant unicycle!
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Wild Lands

Sun 21 May
Free

The Botanic Gardens will come alive with a range of free activities
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Strassman’s “iTedE”

Fri 26 May - Sat 27 May
Premium $84.90 + $2 B/Fee A Reserve $64.90 + $2 B/Fee

An evening of side-splitting comedy and riotous antics from Ted E. Bare and the malicious Chuck Wood.
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Mr Stink

Wed 31 May
All Tickets $17.00 + $0.85 B/Fee | Groups of 10+ $13.00 each + $0.65 B/Fee per ticket with 1 complimentary ticket for every 10 purchased. Please call 1300 855 835 for Group Bookings.

David Walliams' award-winning book comes to life!
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Emie R Roussel Trio

Fri 2 Jun
$36.75 / $31.50 (CONC) All prices include booking fee

The Emie R Roussel trio delivers creative and captivating jazz with passion and an undeniable chemistry.
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Understory Film Festival 2017

Sat 17 Jun
FREE

Moving into its fourth year, the Understory Film Festival is fast becoming a mainstay of the cultural landscape of Cairns.
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