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Music fest aims to be COVID-19 recovery event

Byron Bay could host a two-day, beachside music and arts festival in June this year, after an application to hold the event was lodged with Byron Council.

Jan Brown, Suffolk Park

I attended Bluesfest on Sunday with friends. The organisation of the event was excellent and the artists were amazing. A particularly pleasant surprise was the young people from the Southern Cross University in the Lotus Room. Their band, called Bats vs Snakes, will be famous one day I’m sure. Those kids had this 55 year old rockin’ on the dance floor along with many young people. I will be playing their CD for years to come.

A note to the organisers: You need to have more female toilets. After 9pm the toilets were really dirty with no paper and none of the ladies in our group found any toilets with sanitary bins in them all day. That created a health hazard.

 


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