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February 27, 2021

Byron boring as batshit?

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One selfish person’s anonymous complaint so easily stops what has become over many years a Byron Bay tradition – the twilight drumming at the beach. All we need now is a McDonald’s and a KFC and it’ll be completely insipid and boring as batshit. Then they’ll wonder why the tourists stopped coming and the locals moved out.

Just who are these laws – that can so easily kill a place’s culture – protecting anyway? And why do musicians have no rights in this society?

 

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  1. Actually one of the “laws” used by the police does not even exist, the one about a 6.30 stop. the drummers must stand their ground and show the police that they have rights too.

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