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Address: 119 Lamington Street | New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland 4005, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 3358 8622
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Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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I love this venue!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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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6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

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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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

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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6 attraction reviews
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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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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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