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Brisbane Powerhouse

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Address: 119 Lamington Street | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 3358 8622
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Excellent spaces to watch shows, hold functions and meet friends. The Visy theatre is an intimate space that I've attended on several occasions at the Brisbane Comedy Festival... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent spaces to watch shows, hold functions and meet friends. The Visy theatre is an intimate space that I've attended on several occasions at the Brisbane Comedy Festival. It's a gorgeous little intimate space that they can do a lot with. Semi-circle audience. The Powerhouse Theatre is a great big space that I've watched several shows including a booming performance... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I keep going back to the Powerhouse for the great variety of entertainment. Comedy, music, theatre and some shows that defy description. Great atmosphere and two great restaurants as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This location really has something for everybody. Check out the list of events they have including free live music and free comedy shows, art gallery and theatre. There is a park nearby for the kids to enjoy, the waterfront is great for a stroll and a series of bars and restaurant choices. Anytime of day or night.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The powerhouse once supplying electricity to Brisbane's Tramways is now the hub of an entertainment centre. There are three entertainment spaces and two bars and one restaurant to cater for the many patrons who attend this iconic building. Throughout the passageways are dotted photographs of the building in its prime as a powerhouse. The staff create unique events and experiences... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Visit the Brisbane Powerhouse. . on the River. . Different alternative entertainment offered. . a great eatery with views over the Oxley River. . A great inexpensive night out

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Always interesting, markets, jazz, Comedy Festival, music, fab food and great bar, exhibition space and a combination of theatres. Rustic restored Powerhouse is a great place to hang out and check out the scene in Brisbane. You can get there by ferry or walk the newly constructed board walk from the city to New Farm. Well worth the time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

What else can you ask for....Farmers markets with parklands and the Brisbane river winding around this old historic building which hosts numerous off beat edgy evens and shows. Well worth a gander to see a show, have a drink and enjoy a meal. I say this because I have seen some unusual type shows here which have given me a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We saw some comedy at the Bris Powerhouse recently and it was an awesome night. The venue is a mashup of class/garage/grunge. High ceilings and massive exposed beams. There is a great bar that over looks the river and loads of space out on the verandah. Take in a show and enjoy the atmosphere

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

At the Brisbane Powerhouse you can take in a show, maybe catch some markets there or just take in the river views with a glass of wine. Dinner is also a wonderful way to have a nice time by the river.. I am from Brisbane and sometimes forget how lucky we are to have the water so close..

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Fernvale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Visited Powerhouse during Queer Festival to see a play. Loved both the venue and the play and wish I could visit more often. Great venue! Food, drinks and social events to die for.

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