Beauty & The Beats is a Brisbane-Based Acoustic R&B group, consisting of soul singer Lana Tukaroa, fingerstyle guitarist Sarah Koppen and Award-winning Beatboxer Hope One.
Together they create an explosion of pop-inspired, R&B acoustic music mixed with rap. Carefully weaved together through love and storytelling, their Pacific Island, Maori & Filipino heritage is felt through their songs which are built upon foundations of diversity, intersectionality and culture.
Visualizing a new world of change, feast your eyes on the Intricate playing of the guitar, grounded by the bass of the Beatbox as the sweet melodies float through your ears, this is one unique musical recipe you’ll want to hear.
Hope One is a world-renowned Gender-fluid, Queer, Maori Beatboxer. Their pronouns are she/they. Based in Brisbane Australia, Hope’s career started out winning an Australian Idol audition and landing a spot...View Profile
Sarah Koppen is a multi-genre guitarist from Far North Queensland. Her music blends funky, finger-style percussive guitar techniques and human beatboxing to create tunes that will have all your limbs...View Profile
Lana is an MC- lyricist that commands the attention of any audience that is lucky enough to witness her greatness. She delivers deep soulful sweetness, comical vibes and powerful performances....View Profile
The Nucleus our brand new licensed bar will be open late afternoon and into the night.
Arrive early as there is limited capacity and we don’t want you to be disappointed.
All events at The Nucleus are general admission and as such seats cannot be reserved.
Where is The Nucleus?
The Nucleus, River Plaza, Queensland Cultural Centre is located near the entrance to the Queensland Art Gallery, Level 2, Corner of Grey and Melbourne Street, South Brisbane (on the grass next to the river).
Are you old enough?
This is a licensed venue so bring along your ID to show at the entry and at the bar. Minors must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Can I buy food?
Yes! The Nucleus will be offering light food options.
What if it’s raining?
The Nucleus is undercover but if in doubt check our website for any last minute changes.
This is an outdoor event and the World Science Festival Brisbane ensures that its venues are as physically accessible as possible. The precinct is relatively flat with a mix of grass and paved surfaces. To discuss your individual needs and to book any access services, please contact us.
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