Are you planning to stop by Brisbane this December? Or are you here with your family and friends on a holiday? If you have visited Brisbane’s beaches, shopping centres, and tourist attractions, we invite you to check out Brisbane’s vibrant music scene.

From the top rock bands to festive Christmas concerts to music festivals, there’s something here for everyone. So, check out the different Brisbane concerts happening this December.

Christmas Concert in Brisbane

22nd and 23rd of December

Spirit of Christmas

Embrace the holiday magic at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre’s Spirit of Christmas on December 22nd and 23rd. Join us at the QPAC Concert Hall for a festive celebration of joy, music, and merriment.

This event will feature the theatre’s biggest stars, including Stefanie Jones, Daniel Belle, and Marcus Corrowa. It will also feature Sounds of AustraNesia, Queensland Youth Orchestra, Voices of Birralee, and QPAC Chamber Choir. Simon Kenway will conduct the orchestra.

Purchase your tickets here.

Concerts in Brisbane December 2023

10th December 

Dermot Kennedy

Irish singer-songwriter is landing in Brisbane for a concert at the Riverstage. If you’re already in the area, hear his hits and new songs on 10th December. Get your tickets here.

11th December

50 Cent

American rapper 50 Cent is back on our shores with The Final Lap Tour. Watch the concert live at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. The special guest is American singer Jeremih. The December 10th show is sold out, but there is still an opportunity to see 50 Cent live on December 11th. Buy your tickets here.

Royal Blood

Get ready to experience the electrifying sound of the English rock duo Royal Blood as they take the stage for an unforgettable night at the Riverstage. This concert will happen on 11th December. Buy your tickets here

12th December

Foo Fighters

See Dave Grohl and the rest of Foo Fighters at the Suncorp Stadium this 12th December. Sing along as they play Everlong, Best of You, Learn to Fly, and other hits. Special guests include the Australian punk rock band The Chats and the English pop rock band Hot Milk. Buy your tickets here.  

Harry Connick Jr.

If you’re more into jazz music and want to hear some fun Christmas tunes, head to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre for Harry Connick Jr.’s concert. You’ll also hear some standard hits and original songs. Get your tickets here.

Nessa Barrett

American pop sensation Nessa Barrett is touring Australia. If you’re in Brisbane, watch her concert at The Tivoli on 12th December. Get your tickets here.

Oliver Cronin

Hear young Australian singer Oliver Cronin play his hits and more at The Tivoli on the 12th of December. Get your tickets here.

13th December

Caroline Polachek

Fan of American singer-songwriter Caroline Polachek? Hear your favourite songs at her concert at The Tivoli on the 13th of December. It is the Brisbane Leg of her The Spiraling Tour. You can purchase your tickets to this unforgettable night here


First Nations Gu Gu Yalanji songman Jungaji is holding a concert at Brisbane’s Cave Inn. The show will happen on 13th December. Buy your tickets here.

14th December

Genesis Owusu

Come to Genesis Owusu’s concert in Brisbane on 14th December and make it a memorable night. This concert will happen at the Fortitude Music Hall and features EARTHGANG. Learn more about this event and get your tickets here.

Tayla Young

Are you looking for some unique sounds? Watch rising local artist Tayla Young at the Black Bear Lodge this 14th of December. The Brisbane show starts at 7 pm. Get your tickets here.

15th December

Lloyd Cole

Watch the English singer-songwriter in concert at the Fortitude Music Hall on 15th December. The show starts at 7:30 pm. Get your tickets here.

Metal Church and Elm Street

Are you a fan of heavy metal? Check out heavy metal bands Metal Church and Elm Street at The Zoo in Fortitude Valley. Get your tickets here and sing your heart out.

Palace of the King

Check out the Australian rock band Palace of the King at King Lear’s Throne on 15th December. Sing along or rock out to their hits. Get your tickets here.

Chandler Jay

Check out Chandler Jay in concerts here in Brisbane. The shows will run from 15th to 17th December. There will be one at the North Lakes Sports Club on the 15th, the Kedron Wavell Services Club on the 16th, and the Bardon Bowls Club on the 17th. There will be one at the Blue Infusion Cafe on the 24th of December. Get your tickets here.

16th December


Watch Grinspoon as they play their hits and other original songs this 16th December. This event will happen at the Fortitude Music Hall at 7 pm. Get your tickets here.

Bag Raiders

Dance the night away with Bag Raiders at The Zoo on 16th December. Buy your tickets here.

The Mark of Cain, etc.

Watch The Mark of Cain on 16th December at The Tivoli. Special guests include Deafcult and Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs. Get your tickets to the Brisbane show here

Courtney Marie Andrews

The American singer-songwriter is coming back to Brisbane on 16th December. The concert will happen at Riverstage Brisbane. Get your tickets here.


American punk band Drain is coming to Brisbane on 16th December. It is happening at The Brightside in Fortitude Valley. Get your tickets here

20th December

Furnace & the Fundamentals

Check out Furnace & the Fundamentals concert at The Tivoli in Fortitude Valley. Buy your tickets here

22nd December

Tyne James Organ

Watch singer-songwriter Tyne James Organ in concert at the Cleveland Sands Hotel. This event is happening on 22nd December. Get your tickets here

23rd December

Michael Plater

Like experimental/noir music and staying in Brisbane this December? Check out Michael Plater’s event at Banshees Bar & Artspace in Ipswich. Get your tickets here

28th December 


Watch indie rock pop band Katanak in concert at Queen Street Mall. Learn more about the event here.

30th December

Ben Nicky

Party the night away with Ben Nicky on the 30th of December. This event will happen at Wao Superclub Brisbane. Get your tickets here.

31st December

Wildlands Festival

Watch various artists in concert at the Wildlands Festival on 31st December 2023. Headliners include Rufus Du Sol, Central Cee, Peggy Gou, and more. This event will happen at the Brisbane Showgrounds. Get your tickets here.

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