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Up Late

Australia Uplate

Live Australian music and comedy / talks / films

Fridays 5.30–10.30pm
2 January – 20 February 2009

Come along to Up Late for an all-Australian program of talks, music and comedy as part of the ‘Contemporary Australia: Optimism’ exhibition. The weekly program includes collaborations and one-off performances by musicians, representing the diversity of contemporary Australian music culture, while emerging and high profile Australian comedians tackle the themes of ‘optimism’ and ‘Australia’ in fresh ways.

Refreshments are available for purchase from the Foyer Bistro and River Cafe, and a program of events is exclusively available for Gallery Members.

Australia Up Late tickets go on sale through qtix from Saturday 15 November 2008.

Bookings are required. Tickets are $20 and are available through qtix or phone 136 246 (booking fees apply).

2 January 2009

Operator Please (Gold Coast) / Kate Bradley (Brisbane) / Josh Thomas (Brisbane)

9 January 2009   

Resin Dogs (Brisbane) / Urthboy (Sydney) / Sean Choolburra (Brisbane–Sydney)

16 January 2009

David McCormack (Brisbane–Sydney) / Tripod (Sydney)

23 January 2009

The Laughing Clowns (Brisbane–Sydney)

30 January 2009

Machine Translations (Melbourne) / The Chaser (Julian Morrow and Andrew Hansen, Sydney)

6 February 2009

Katie Noonan (Brisbane) / The Brides of Frank (Brisbane)  

13 February 2009

The Gin Club (Brisbane) / The John Steel Singers (Brisbane)

20 February 2009

The Reels (Sydney) / Lindsay Webb (Brisbane)

Gallery Members can pre-purchase tickets to any Australia Up Late event from Monday 3 to Friday 14 November 2008 exclusively through qtix.

Become a Gallery Member today and receive a free* Australia Up Late ticket! For more information, call the Gallery Members Administration Office on 07 3840 7278 or email

*offer is subject to availability