Brisbane Festival September brisbanefestival.com.au. World-class arts festival with music, theatre, comedy, dance, opera and circus events held across the city.

Brisbane Writers Festival September bwf.org.au. Four days of talks, readings, workshops and fringe events.

Fête de la Musique June fetedelamusiquebrisbane.com.au. Free outdoor performances across the city to commemorate World Music Day.

Northern Exposure October brisbears.org.au. Seven days of gay-friendly events.

Pride Festival September brisbanepride.com.au. Month-long celebration of Gay Pride.

Queensland Music Festival July qmf.org.au. Biennial state-wide musical events.

Supafest April supafest.com.au. Australia’s largest urban music festival.

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