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Simon Burke

Something About Always




Presented by Brisbane Powerhouse

With a career spanning from Play School to the London Palladium, Simon Burke is a national treasure. Be charmed by his irrepressible talent as he joins us at MELT.

Featuring show-stopping tunes from Judy Garland, Nina Simone and Paul Simon including ‘Still Crazy After All These Years’ and ‘If Love Were All’ and golden greats like ‘Yesterday When I was Young’, Something About Always promises to be a night to remember.

With musical direction by Daniel Edmonds (Strictly Ballroom The Musical) this is Simon at his most intimate and accomplished.

This event is part of MELT: A Celebration of Queer Arts and Culture 2016.


…a beautiful voice and a presence that reiterates why he is a West End leading man...you start to wonder if there is anything Burke doesn’t do


In big demand on the West End and North America.

Stage Whispers

About the Show


Performed by Simon Burke
Music Direction by Daniel Edmonds
Accompanied by Hayden Barltrop

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.