Local Country/rock band Forbidden Road will be playing this Saturday at the Hervey Bay RSL.
Local Country/rock band Forbidden Road will be playing this Saturday at the Hervey Bay RSL. John Grech

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Thursday, May 23:

  • Beach House Hotel: Open mic night, 7.30pm.
  • Hervey Bay Boat Club: Neil Wenk, noon and 5pm.

Friday, May 24:

  • Hervey Bay RSL: Footloose Friday with Trevor Judge, from 12pm; Frank Benn on Level 1, from 6pm; Unplugged Semi Final (band competition), free in Hervey House, from 7pm.
  • Bayswater Bar and Grill: Bevan Spiers, from 6pm.
  • Clubhouse Hervey Bay: Ricky Manych, from 6pm
  • Beach House Hotel: Dj Skweek, 9pm.
  • Hervey Bay Boat Club: Radio Star, 5.30pm; Uncle Arthur, 8pm.

Saturday, May 25:

  • Hervey Bay RSL: Forbidden Road, 8pm; Jazz Club with Bundy Trad Jazz, Hervey House, from 7pm. Cost $20 for Jazz Club members, $25 non-members.
  • Bayswater Bar and Grill: Ricky Manych, from 6pm.
  • Clubhouse Hervey Bay: Frank Benn, from 6pm
  • Beach House Hotel: Dicky Switch, 9pm.

Sunday, May 26:

  • Hervey Bay RSL: Super Sunday with Doug Edwards from noon.
  • Bayswater Bar and Grill: Sam Maddison, from 1pm.
  • Torquay Hotel: Open Mic/Jam Session, 2pm.
  • Beach House Hotel: Frank Benn, 2pm.


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