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May At The Triffid

Ready those beards! The cold is here and The Triffid has a month worth of hot gigs to keep us warm from the inside out. 

Friday 1 May

The Beards w/ The Fumes and The Durries

2014 was a busy year for the world's most relentless beard-themed band. They managed to record yet another album of songs about beards (The Beard Album); embark on their biggest Australian tour to date; receive a second ARIA nomination and play to packed rooms throughout Europe on two separate international tours. Now, The Beards are back in their homeland and set to sternly reiterate their steadfast message on their upcoming "Strokin' My Beard Tour".

Come and stroke your beard in time with The Beards at The Triffid on Friday 1 May.

And ladies, that means you too — bring along your favourite ‘beard’.

Saturday 2 May

TRIFFID PSYCHED: A Night Of Psych Rock

Featuring Baskervillain, In Caves & The Scrapes

Baskervillain merge elements of rock ‘n’ roll, blues, soul, psych and pop, blending influences both old and new to craft a sound that is uniquely their own.

Drop in for a psychedelic Saturday night featuring Brisbane’s finest psych rockbands!

Friday 8 May


The Mercy Beat, Lords of Wong, Love Hate Rebellion, The Grand Scheme, Union Radio, Big & Bangs


Great local Brisbane bands reviving the legendary afternoon Rock Against Work sets of the early 1990’s...

In 2013 The Mercy Beat released three singles recorded with Tom Larkin (of Shihad fame). They’ve shared stages with the likes of The Bronx, METZ, DZ Deathrays, Hits, The Hard Ons, Gyroscope and Front End Loader. Rock Against Work #3 will be the last chance to catch The Mercy Beat live for a while, as they head back into the studio to put the final touches on their album!

The Mercy Beat will be joined by Lords of Wong, Love Hate Rebellion, The Grand Scheme, Union Radio and Big & Bangs for a massive afternoon of rock on Friday 8 May!

Rock Against Work – knock off early and kick into the weekend right!

Saturday 9 May – SOLD OUT

Sunday 10 May – 2ND SHOW ON SALE NOW

KARNIVOOL: The Themata Decade Tour

10 years ago, an unknown band from Perth pooled their limited resources and recorded their debut album. That band was Karnivool, and the album that had so much blood, sweat, tears expended on it in those early hours was ‘Themata’. A decade later and Karnivool are an international force to be reckoned with, they tour constantly, playing to a rabid worldwide audience that follows and debates their every move.

Friday 15 May

BrisRock: w/ Stone Chimp, Iron Eye, Jacket, In Void, and We Become

BrisRock set to be an evening of unadulterated R.O.C.K.

Friday 16 May (18+ SHOW)

San Cisco w/ Crooked Colours and Methyl Ethyl 

Saturday 17 May

San Cisco Under 18s Matinee Show

San Cisco, the sunny four-piece from Fremantle, have been making catchy, upbeat music since they started playing together in high school. Australia fell in love with their quirky call-and-response single, Awkward, and since then they’ve released their critically acclaimed debut album, been awarded Triple J feature album, and sold out national tours.

Thursday 22 May

A Breach Of Silence, Free Thought, Weightless In Orbit, Reud Mood

The powerhouse of Brisbane's metal scene, A Breach Of Silence, will be hitting the stage in their hometown once more. Riding on the back of a successful Australian tour in support of their latest release, ‘The Darkest Road’, the band returns to Brisbane to play at The Triffid on May 22!

28 May (U18) / 29 May (18+)

In Hearts Wake

In Hearts Wake have become one of the most active and talked about bands in the country this year, following on from a 25 show regional tour, playing an afternoon slot on Soundwave Festival and bringing their environmentally conscious message to the masses by planting a tree for every copy of their album pre-ordered. They created a video game for fans to help promote their cause, self-produced their amazing video for first single ‘Divine’, and played up their environmental ethos on the cover of Blunt Magazine. Their new release ‘Skydancer’ just dropped and it’s triple j’s feature album this week. Don’t miss your chance to see In Hearts Wake at The Triffid!

Saturday 30 May

Caravãna Sun w/ Cheap Fakes and Brother Fox

Riding the highs and lows of touring, you could say Caravãna Sun had a big 2014. With the announcement of their 2015 summer tour, Under A Southern Sky, this year is set to be an even bigger one yet.

There is also a Rock’n’Roll DJ’s spinning tunes in the Triffid beer garden from 4pm - 10pm every Saturday, free entry! 

Plus, each and every Sunday from 2pm – 7pm Triffid Roots, presented by Sarah Howells (Roots ‘N All), takes over the beer garden to bring you the best of Brisbane and Australia’s roots musicians...again totally free.

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