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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the Doo-Bop Jazz Bar?

101 Edward Street, Brisbane City, situated between Charlotte and Mary Streets.

When is Doo-Bop open?

Cafe open from 7am Mon-Fri
Piano Bar open 4pm-late, Tues-Sun
Jazz Bar open 6.30pm-3am Wed-Sun

Do you only have jazz music?

No. We also have funk, soul and blues music.

Is there a dress code?

Doo-Bop does not have a particular dress code. It’s just too hot in Queensland to bother about such things. Having said that – if people are cringing in horror at the very sight of you, we reserve all rights.

Is there a smoking area?

No. Sorry.

Does Doo-Bop have wheelchair access?

Yes! We have wheelchair access to both levels, as well as disabled and ambulant toilets. Access to the Doo-Bop Jazz Bar downstairs is made available through a dedicated elevator.

Are you hiring?

Yes! Email us on admin@doo-bop.com.au with your resume and some highlights about why you think Doo-Bop would benefit from having you as part of our team.

Who Tunes your Pianos?

Boyds – The Piano Shop is delighted to be a sponsor for piano tuning at Doo-Bop Jazz Bar. A haven for piano lovers, with a large range of beautiful pianos available for sale, accompanied with personal service and honest advice.

Where does the live jazz take place at Doo-Bop?

We have two stages:

  1. The Doo-Bop Piano Bar, located on ground level, with tapas-style dining and a Yamaha C7 grand piano on a small but robust stage; and
  2. Doo-Bop Jazz Bar downstairs which features a mouth-watering fully refurbished 1955 Steinway Model B grand piano and sizeable stage.

What are the show times?

Doors to Doo-Bop Jazz Bar downstairs open from 6.30pm, with a show time start usually at 7.30pm. This gives you plenty of time to order your meal and drinks and find your seat. Check out Doo-Bop Jazz Bar Events for more information.

Upstairs in the piano bar, live shows start from 5pm Tuesday to Saturday. And they’re all free! Check out Doo Bop Piano Bar Events for more information.

Looking for late night jazz? Doo Bop hosted jam sessions happen from 10.30pm after every basement show, and go right through to 2.30am! All welcome. And – it’s free! Check out Doo Bop Late Night Jam Events

How do you see a show at Doo-Bop?

Doo-Bop Piano Bar shows are free, so just turn up! Find events at Doo Bop Piano Bar Events.

Doo-Bop Jazz Bar downstairs requires the purchase of tickets to ensure you have reserved a spot. Tickets can be purchased online from Doo Bop Jazz Bar Events or at the door (in limited numbers – see below).

Late night jam sessions are free! Entry from 10pm after every basement show

Are tickets available at the door?

Tickets are only available at the door if not sold out online.

If you are keen on seeing a particular live act, the best way is to purchase your tickets through our secure ticket-booking system on the event page. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

If I’ve paid for a ticket, does this include a table?

Tickets purchased with either a two-course dinner option or a tasting platter will have seating. Our General and Concession tickets mean you might have to stand if there aren’t any seats available on the night.

Can I get a refund on my tickets if I can’t make it to the show?

If you cancel your booking for an event, our policy is to only offer exchanges on tickets rather than refunds. Also, if you do cancel, you’ll need to inform us of your cancellation at least 48 hours prior to the event. If you inform us within 48 hours of the event, no exchanges will ordinarily be possible, unless there are exceptional circumstances

Can children under 18 see a show?

Yes, there is no age limit at Doo-Bop. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

How do you get a gig at the Doo-Bop Jazz Bar?

We are always looking for jazz talent – whether it’s local, inter-state or international. Email a video of your live performance to gigs@doo-bop.com.au with your contact details and we will arrange for our people to speak with your people. OR – come and and show us what you’ve got. Late night jams every night.

Is there a photographic and / or videography policy?

Unless you have our permission as well as the permission of the performers, you are not allowed to record or take photos of a show.

Selfies (photos of yourself, not featuring the artist on stage) are okay as long as you tag us in them!

Can I make a group booking for a function?

You sure can! See our Doo-Bop Functions Packages

If you’re planning on a smaller group outing, it’s best to email us at enquiries@doo-bop.com.au. We will then be in touch with you about the details of your group booking. Please don’t leave it to the last minute – we don’t want you to miss out!

Does Doo-Bop cater to food allergies and requirements?

We have several items on our menu which indicate whether a meal is gluten free and vegetarian. If you have a food allergy which isn’t indicated on our menu, please don’t hesitate to ask our friendly team and we can see what we can do for you.

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