Cairns and North Queensland Events 2022

The Tanks Arts Centre

 The best music venue in Cairns - see what the performers have to say. 

A fabulous line up of performers at Tank 5

May 28      Rangan Brothers                              RAAGA: Classical Carnatic (Indian) Concert

Jun 10       Tim Rogers & band                          Liquid Lunch on stage

Jun 11       Ben Ottewell & Ian Ball                   Great voices from Gomez

Jun 25       Goanna                                              Spirit of Place - 40 years on

Jun 26       The Jezebels                                    Celebrating 10 years on from "Prisoner"

Jul 2nd       Ball Park Music                                The Weirder & Weirder Tour

Jul 16         Jazz night                                        Great Northern Jazz Explosion 

Jul 21         Flamenco                                         Jerez Flamenco from Andalucia

Jul 23         Lisa Mitchell                                     Folk songs and emotion 

Jul 30        The Whitlams Black Stump Band         Tim Freedman + country A-team 

Aug 4         Pete Murray                                     "Before I Go" 

Aug 6         Greta Stanley                                  Greta Stanley Album Launch

Aug 29       Amy Shark                                       See U Somewhere Australia Tour 

Sep 23       Ash Grunwald                                  "Shout Into The Noise" 

Oct 28       Sydney Comedy Festival                Showcase Tour


Art exhibitions at Tank 4

May 27 - Jun 19       

                   Karyn McDonald     Into the Deep Unknown - oil paintings of the marine world

                   Angela Meyer         Leaves and Petals - watercolour paintings 

Jun 1-26    Molly Duncan          Abstracts in Oil & Cold Wax 

Jun 24 - Jul 24

                 CIAF Satellite exhibition   Sonja & Elizabeth Jane Carmichael - Water Footprints 

Jul 22 - Aug 21                               Underwater Photography Exhibition

                 Leena Malinen               Coral Sea Cruising - Photos & Paintings 


The Tanks are beside the Botanic gardens along Collins Avenue.



 Other Events


Jun 12                   Ironman Cairns                         Run, swim, pedal - tough athletics

Jun 17-19             Cooktown Discovery Festival    Celebration of Captain Cook and the town

Jul 3-10                Tour of the Tropics                 

                              5 stage bike race over 800+km from Cairns and across the tablelands

Jul 6-10                Cairns Indigenous Art Fair       

                               Annual showcase and celebration of the best in indigenous art in Australia

Jul 13-15                The Cairns Show                Cairns annual show

Aug 6                     The Great Pyramid Race         

                                Incredibly tough race up the 922m of Walsh's Pyramid 

Aug 18-21              Reef to Reef Mountain Bike Racing 

                                4 days of excitement - racing from Cairns, across the tablelands and back

Aug 26 - Sep 4       Cairns Festival         

                                Grand Parade, City Lights, Fireworks, Carnival on Collins

Sep 8-10                Cairns Amateurs               Fashion, fun and horse racing   

Sep 9-11                 Port Douglas Gran Fondo   

                                Bike rides and races over various courses along the coast

Sep 23-25              Wallaby Creek Festival, Rossville 

                               Music, dance, theatre, poetry, food & market stalls, camping   

 Oct 5-9                 Crankworx World Tour

                                   Mountain Bike racing at Smithfield MTB Park 


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