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  • Railroad Gin perform 'A Matter of Time' live

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It Takes Two, Baby!

SAT 11 JANUARY, 2014

Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse and Topology

With an all-star band, Carol Lloyd and Sue Ray present ‘It Takes Two, Baby!’ – 90 minutes of rolled musical gold, with rare footage, backstage secrets and all their favourite songs from the 60’s/70’s!

From The Everly Brothers to Elvis’s ‘Love Me Tender’, the Righteous Brothers’ ‘You’ve Lost that Lovin’ Feelin’ to Jagger and Bowie’s ‘Dancing in the Streets’, there will be Motown sounds and grooves laid down from hit songs of their own!

‘Baby! Everything is alright… Uptight!… Outa sight!‘

‘So hold on!… I’m comin’… these deadly Divas are gonna really rock your cot!

With special guests Christa Powell and John Babbage from Topology, ‘It Takes Two, Baby!’ celebrates the days when ‘fros were big – and ballads even bigger!

Inspired by
Two women from different musical backgrounds, who admire each others work, and enjoy singing together.
Known for
Railroad Gin, The Carol Lloyd Band – Carol was Australia’s first Rock Chick – Australia’s Wild Woman of Rock / Sue Ray has been singing since she was about 4, with her dad, Owen Ray who had a band called The Countdowns since the 60’s. She is now based in Nashville and her latest album is called Red Roses.

About the Show



Violin Christa Powell
Sax John Babbage
Trumpet Rod Sheppard
Trombone Trevor Beyer
Drums/percussion Danny Simpson
Lead Guitar Jamie Clarke
Rhythm Guitar Owen Ray
Double/Electric bass Andrew Shaw
Keyboards Peter Harvey
Flute Roxy Kavanagh

Tech Director Steve Hartley
Lighting Designer Tim Cummings
Stage Manager Kylie Mitchell
ASM Gabby Gregory

Common Questions

How do I get to Brisbane Powerhouse?
See our Locations, Directions + Transport page.

Is parking available?
There is limited free-of-charge, all-day, on-site car parking at Brisbane Powerhouse. If you are travelling by car, please arrive early to secure a park. Additional free parking is available in New Farm Park accessible via Brunswick Street and Oxlade Drive.

Is there food and drink available?
Brisbane Powerhouse has two on-site restaurants; Bar Alto and Watt Restaurant + Bar. More information can be found on our Eat + Drink page.

See more common questions and learn everything you need to know about your visit to Brisbane Powerhouse on our First Time Visitors page.

Get the most out of your visit

See an exhibition
See the world for free with awe-inspiring visual art from just about everywhere. Make sure you don’t miss anything – explore all of the foyers on the main and bottom floors. See what's on.

Take the Generator audio tour
Download the free Generator app from the App Store to take an audio tour of Brisbane Powerhouse. Explore untold stories from the days when the Powerhouse was an electricity generator, to its current role as a generator for the arts.

Explore New Farm Park
Brisbane Powerhouse is located next to the beautiful New Farm Park, one of Brisbane’s most popular and much loved recreational facilities. Pack a picnic, smell the roses in the garden, play a game of tennis, let the kids loose in the playground, enjoy a coffee, or just sit back and take in the sunshine.