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Address: 119 Lamington Street | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 3358 8622
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Brilliant modern venue in a gorgeous location

We visited the Powerhouse a few times over the Brisbane Comedy Festival and were reminded of the venues value in Brisbane. They always have a god line up of professional acts as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We visited the Powerhouse a few times over the Brisbane Comedy Festival and were reminded of the venues value in Brisbane. They always have a god line up of professional acts as well as newcomers in the arts business. Stage shows, music acts, dance, acrobatics, stand up and displays of art are their forte, plus there are a few bars/restaurants... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Unfortunately we weren't in Brisbane long enough to go to a show, but the old power house building brought back to life is such a cool concept. Even just visiting the building for a quick walk-through was impressive. They've even kept some of the old graffiti and incorporated it into the design. It would have been fun to see a... More 

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219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We walked to the Power House form our apartment so were ready for a coffee when we arrived. We were really impressed at the quality of the building, the conversion and the various events - wish that we had been in town longer to attend some. The coffee bar was friendly and served a decent cup of coffee and excellent... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I have been to about 6 gigs at the Powerhouse and more recently the Brisbane Comedy Festival which showcases wonderful local and overseas comedy acts. The main theatre is well set up especially if you get a front facing balcony seat! There's always great musical/comedy/ poetry acts in the main foyer to enjoy before or after a show. Great building... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We have been here many times to enjoy both performances and exhibits. It is the perfect space for an intimate show with a comedian or displaying artwork. The bar is great and the food is amazing.

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I love coming to the powerhouse. It is such an interesting and unique venue. The staff are great, there is a lot of great shows happening here and the area surrounding the Powerhouse are lovely. I always look forward to going there.

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Mackay, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

it was great - Ronny was a legend great atmosphere the pineapple club *free in the foyer* was brilliant

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Mackay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

There is a lot of character in this theatre. We where in theatre one and it had good acoustics and we had good vision of the stage. The acoustics' where good. We saw Tom Gleeson ( stand up comedian) and really enjoyed the show. Food and drinks are a bit pricey though.

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Darwin, Australia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Went to the Powerhouse tonight for the first time to watch some of the Brisbane Comedy Festival. What a fantastic venue with a great atmosphere. The cocktails and jugs available were really good and the staff were friendly.

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

if you are one who appreciates the off beat and the counter culture, this be the place for thee. It is different and concentrates on the gay side of life and ultra hip art and that sort of thing. A great bar with a brilliant view of the Brisbane River, but the place is expensive, oh yes, its expensive

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