WED 29 MAY–SAT 08 JUN, 2019
MELT Comedy Gala
SUN 30 JUNE, 2019
Sing along with masterful showman Trevor Jones
THE UPRIGHT DOWNTOWN PIANO BAR
with Trevor Jones
SAT 29 JUNE, 2019
Young queer art makers talk abut what drives them
Creating Queer Art
Join two of Australia’s acclaimed young authors, Alison Evans and Nevo Zisin to hear them chat about their latest books.
A conversation on creativity and LGBTIQ+ suicide prevention
Talking Can Make It Better
Powerful and intimate stories about gender and other things
My Trans Story
SUN 30 JUNE, 2019
MELT's first-ever comedy extravaganza featuring all queer comedians!
with host Rhys Nicholson
Australian premiere musical
A WWII Love Story
THU 04–SUN 14 JULY, 2019
A devastating and funny fable for big kids
Written and performed by Cassie Workman
THU 04–SAT 06 JULY, 2019
Makeup party with Australia's finest drag artists!
with Ruby Slippers and Friends
THU 04–SUN 07 JULY, 2019
Cabaret superstar Reuben Kaye comes to Australia!
THU 4 JULY, 2019
Put your brains, brawn and beauty to the test!
THU 04 JULY, 2019
An interactive musical treasure hunt across Brisbane!
Play Me, I’m Yours
by artist Luke Jerram
FRI 05–SUN 28 JULY, 2019
Wickedly funny, often filthy, cabaret about being a bisexual woman
Baby Bi Bi Bi
FRI 05–SUN 07 JULY, 2019
Five ferocious females ascend the glam rock throne
FRI 05 JULY, 2019
The most insanely ridiculous talent Brisbane has to offer
Show Us Yer (Melting) Bits
A high-voltage musical history in drag that slayed the stage.
SAT 06 JULY, 2019
Massive dress up fashion tribute to Leigh Bowery
The Bowery Haus
Hear from trailblazers who still haven't given up the fight.
The Trailblazers – Elders Panel
SUN 07 JULY, 2019
Follow a group of older LGBTIQ+ people celebrating their identity
The Coming Back Out Ball Movie
Livespark returns with an extraordinary lineup of artists in celebration of MELT with Turtle Juice Records
MELT Special – Turtle Juice Records Showcase
A personal journey with Australia's leading social photographer
William Yang: Gay Sydney A Memoir
Experience the stage adaptation of Mem Fox's iconic Possum Magic.
Based on the book by Mem Fox and Julie Vivas
WED 10–THU 11 JULY, 2019
The world’s top press photographers over the past 12 months
World Press Photo Exhibition 2019
FRI 12 JULY–SUN 04 AUG, 2019
A magical journey to Fairyland, full of dancing and delights.
The Fairy Doll
SAT 13–SUN 14 JULY, 2019
Australia, are you ready to party?
Sammy J’s Major Party
FRI 19 + SAT 20 JUL, 2019
A look back at the iconic women of the festival that defined a generation.
Women of Woodstock
FRI 19–SUN 21 JULY, 2019
Explore the life of a true trailblazing Queensland woman
FRANK AND FEARLESS
Merle & Sigrid Thornton in Conversation & Song
FRI 26–SAT 27 JULY, 2019
The feathers are set to fly in Australia’s largest burlesque competition!
Miss Burlesque Queensland State Final
SAT 27 JULY, 2019
Dance isn't a foreign academic concept, it's for everyone.
100 Years of the History of Dance
As told by one man in 60 minutes with an energetic group finale
WED 31 JULY–03 AUG, 2019
A beautiful celebration of song, memories and music
The First 40 Years
SAT 03 AUG, 2019