Esplanade Entertainers

The Esplanade hosts live music every weekend showcasing the talented musicians our region has to offer. 

You can browse through the profiles of these performers below:


The Lucky Phil Trio

Phil's songs have rich lyrical content.

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The Taste

Combing groovy rhythms with soulful hooks, the Tropical Hip Hop pioneers from Far North Queensland put on a high energy performance that'll have you craving your next taste in no time!

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Careless

Careless is a North Queensland band, playing all of your favourite songs.

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Kingsley

Kingsley currently performs a solo “Piano Man” show and has a repertoire of over 300 songs.

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Fingerprint

Fingerprint put pizzazz into Jazz, hues into the Blues and their soul into Soul.

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Benny and the Clones

Benny and the Clones deliver powerful and passionate original music to anyone who will listen.

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Cool Flavez

Cool Flavez are a versatile three piece band not to be missed.

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Cairns Tropic Jazz Club

The Cairns Tropic Jazz Club are a not for profit organisation who have been a part of the Cairns Community for many years.

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Snake Gully

Snake Gully's name has been synonymous with Australian folk music in Far North Queensland since the late 80's.

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Rock n Sweet

Kim Settle from Rock n Sweet is a lively, energetic entertainer who lights up the stage with her performances. 

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Koahlition

Koahlition love to spread their music of positive vibes interwoven with ideas of social conscience.

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The Hillbilly Goats

The hillbilly influence emerges on each and every Hillbilly Goats performance.

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The Natural Culture

The Natural Culture is an infectious, high energy funk, soul, reggae and world music band.

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Chillaxed

Chillaxed's repertoire combines originals with popular tunes in their unique tropical chillaxed style.

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Savidas

The music of Savidas duo is a seamless wave of acoustic roots, fresh melodies and provocative vocals, best described as Blue Grass Hip Hop.

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Cairns Bands

Cairns Bands is a local organisation with three band groups; Tropical Brass, Cairns Concert Band and Cairns Bands Big Band.

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Soul-Jah

Soul Jah are a local Cairns band consisting of family members. They play original music with the influence of reggae, soul and rock.

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Humidity

Humidity’s music style is Latin/Jazz/Funk influence such as Santana, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Sergio Mendez, Herbie Hancock and many more.

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The Tall Poppies

Classic Pop, Dance, Funk and covers of all genres, ranging from popular favourites from the 70's, 80's and 90's up to today.

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Mr Smith

Their Rock sound, with solid foundations in blues, has earned them the respect of their fans and peers.

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Saxy Fingers

Saxy Fingers are a highly entertaining professional duo.

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Silktones

Silktones is a collaborative, creative music partnership that brings an alternative vibe

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The Montgomery Brothers

The Montgomery Brothers will get everybody on their feet dancing, singing and having fun!

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The Rockabilly Blues X-press

The Rockabilly Blues X-Press are an energetic, toe-tapping Blues and Rockabilly fusion

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DJ Papa Stanley

DJ Papa Stanley is best known for tropical inspired House music of various flavours.

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Three Blind Mice

With a diverse range of styles including classic rock, blues, funk, country and psychedelic rock.

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DJ Bart

Always staying at the forefront of the music scene, DJ Bart has created a following.

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Blue Reed

Swing and Fire are some of the emotions you will encounter while enjoying the songs from this gypsy quartet.

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Funky Love Tank

The Funky Love Tank are renowned for delivering a dynamic high energy show.

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I'n'I Tuala

Mingo and John Tuala have played locally in Cairns for more than 10 years.

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Night Shift

Led by one of Cairns’ most in demand musicians and music producers, Will Kepa, they are influenced by the sounds of the world, deriving from the roots of Reggae, RnB, Soul, Hip Hop, Funk, Motown and much more.

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Jam

Jam is a unique and dynamic acoustic duo providing live music entertainment based in Far North Queensland.

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Tinderbox Cyber Shanti

TBX Cyber-Shanti is a three piece musical manifestation that grew out of the music that was put together for the Art and Soundscape show that was held in August 2018 which featured a new ilk of audio from the band Tinderbox.

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Area 13

AREA13 cover a wide range of songs from good old Aussie rock to the great international standards with some fantastic original numbers.

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Raconteurs

Enjoy live music while swimming in the Lagoon or relaxing on the lawn.

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The Ulysses Effect

Enjoy live music while swimming in the Lagoon or relaxing on the lawn.

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Left Unsupervised

Enjoy live music while swimming in the Lagoon or relaxing on the lawn.

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Bobby Maguire

Enjoy live music while swimming in the Lagoon or relaxing on the lawn.

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Tailor Birds

Enjoy live music while swimming in the Lagoon or relaxing on the lawn.

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Cairns Tropical Jazz Club

Cairns Bands is a local organisation with three band groups; Tropical Brass, Cairns Concert Band and Cairns Bands Big Band.

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Vikarious- Live Music by the Lagoon

Enjoy live music while swimming in the Lagoon or relaxing on the lawn.

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Waking Ugly

Enjoy live music while swimming in the Lagoon or relaxing on the lawn.

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Live and Local Music Showcase

The Live and Local Music Showcase is a musical experience featuring great local talent and a variety of performers. You will be taken on a musical journey with the sounds from a solo artist, duos, trios, and bands.

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Sunset Ragga

Sunset Ragga cover most musical genres including pop, dance, rock and latin.

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Adrian Thomas

Island/Roots fused with the sacred, Adrian’s blend of uplifting, lyrically driven songs, sweeping melodies and sacred chants will inspire, challenge and open the heartstrings.

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