+ More artists to be announced

Entertainment Schedule
Saturday 3 November (Opening Ceremony)Killer Queen, Magic Carpet Ride and Emma Lancaster (DJ)
Sunday 4 NovemberMagic Carpet Ride and Emma Lancaster (DJ)
Monday 5 NovemberThe Soul Men – Blues Brothers Show, Captain WOW and Emma Lancaster (DJ)
Tuesday 6 NovemberTBA and Emma Lancaster (DJ)
Wednesday 7 NovemberMagic Carpet Ride, Emma Lancaster (DJ) and Social Trivia
Thursday 8 NovemberHot Potato Band, Magic Carpet Ride and Emma Lancaster (DJ)
Friday 9 NovemberLisa Hunt, Magic Carpet Ride and Emma Lancaster (DJ)
Saturday 10 November (Closing Ceremony)Koi Boys and Emma Lancaster (DJ)

Play social trivia

Social Trivia – SOLD OUT

Enjoy a fun game of social trivia on Wednesday 7 November from 6pm – 8pm at the Games Village and party the night away afterwards with our live entertainment. Questions will range from sport to entertainment and everything in between. Play in a team of six people or if you don’t have a team, come along and we’ll find one for you. Entries are now sold out.

Location: Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Fee: Sold out
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Doors open: From 5:30pm

Cloak Room

Food and Beverages 570 x 380

Backpacks and large bags are not allowed into the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre during nightly entertainment. All accredited participants and supporters are welcome to use the cloak room which is charged at $2 per item.

The cloak room will operate from 7pm each night between Saturday 3 – Saturday 10 November until the conclusion of the entertainment. The cloak room is attended throughout the evening and all due caution is taken to secure the items however participants check in items at their own risk.



Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre

The Games Village is located at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) in Broadbeach. The GCCEC is Australia’s largest regional convention centre and is situated close to accommodation, shopping, restaurants, cafes, bars and the beach and central to sport venues.

Transport Options

Opening & Closing Ceremonies


Saturday 3 and Saturday 10 November

The G:link and Surfside buses will be free of charge for all accredited participants traveling to and from both the opening and closing ceremonies on Saturday 3 and Saturday 10 November between 5pm – 2am. Display your accreditation pass when boarding.

The closest G:link stop is Broadbeach North which is out the front of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. Northbound G:link services will run as far as Helensvale.

Please note: the last free service for G:link departs at 2am and last free Surfside bus departs at 1:30am from Broadbeach. After 2am the following services are available at standard fare rates:

  • Surfside buses – route 700 from Broadbeach to Tweed Heads
  • G:link – last service at 5am
All other evenings

G:link Broadbeach North

Sunday 4 – Friday 9 November

To travel on the G:Link or Surfside buses on any night other than Saturday 3 and Saturday 10 November, we recommended purchasing a go Event card. For $5 per day you receive unlimited travel on TransLink’s extensive network including the G:link, Surfside buses and hard rail (does not include Airtrain). The go Event card is valid from Thursday 1  Sunday 11 November 2018 and can be used on non-consecutive days. There are two card options:

  • 3 day travel ($15)
  • 8 day travel ($40)

Purchase your go Event card when entering or contact us. For further transportation information please visit the Games Information Booth at the Games Village or visit translink.com.au.

Past Lineups

2016 Lineup

Female Singer

  • Ross Wilson
  • Angry Anderson
  • Absolutely 80s presents Scott Carne, Mark Gable, David Sterry and Sean Kelly
  • KillerQueen
  • The Koi Boys
  • Magic Carpet Ride
  • Oils, Angels and Divinyls Show
  • Captain Wow
  • KISSperience
  • Devine Showband
  • Great Southern Band
2014 Lineup


  • Ian Moss
  • Melbourne Ska Orchestra
  • Absolutely 80s presents Brian Mannix, Scott Carne, Dale Ryder and Ally Fowler
  • Magic Carpet Ride
  • Round Mountain Girls
  • The Rolling Stones Experience
  • Late for Woodstock
  • P!nk and Lady Gaga Tribute Show
  • The Mods
  • DJ Tallie
2012 Lineup


  • Dragon
  • Brian Cadd, Jim Keays and Russell Morris
  • Jon Stevens & Band
  • The Black Sorrows
  • ABBA Live
  • The Eagels Band
  • Doobie Brothers Tribute
  • That 80s Show
  • Magic Carpet Ride
  • DJ Tallie
2010 Lineup

1927 perfomring at Masters Games Closing event

  • ‘Rockhouse’ featuring Ross Wilson and Dave Gleeson
  • 1927
  • Daryl Braithwaite
  • Rush Hour
  • Acca Dacca
  • Very Best of the Bee Gees
  • The Esky Men

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