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NSW Aboriginal Land Councils elections this weekend

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Housing density study to be undertaken

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Pushing Up the Tempo

Paving her way in the music scene, Yazmin has played alongside some of the biggest artists in the world at venues throughout Australia, Bali and the UK. She has spent her time in the industry supporting the likes of Kaskade, Futuristic Polar Bears, Savage, The Potbelleez, Stafford Brothers, Joel Fletcher, Hilton Caswell and many more!

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Growing Mould Together

I love the smell of mould in the morning. Actually I don’t. It drives me nuts. Some days I’m obsessed that it’s all I can smell. It’s the smell of living in the Northern Rivers. The humidity and rain of our summer has created the perfect conditions for mould. Mould on shoes. Mould in my bread bin. Mould in the dark of my cupboards. Mould in the cracks in my bathroom. Mould behind the sink. Mould in me

Fiji-born Knox will serve up his signature Roots Rock tracks at the Byron Bay Brewery on Friday 11 October at 6pm featuring his opening support solo artist, Jack Man Friday.

knox-3-Knox released Old Old Tree in 2010 with The Knox Brotherhood and his single Jah Love Jah Crucify in 2007 which had 100,000+ hits on YouTube and ran hot as #1 in the NZ reggae charts. Sa rui dede (one of his original Fijian songs) was also the No 1 hit on the Pacific Charts in 2010. Headlining many festivals, Knox has played alongside Kevin Borich, supported the late reggae legend Lucky Dube and Boney M in 2006, and played in his own renowned band in Fiji, The Knox Brotherhood. Knox now sets out on his new direction.

Knox now continues his journey with his upcoming Australian Blue Sky Tour, which hits The Byron Bay Brewery this Friday.

Find this and many other great gigs in Echonetdaily’s North Coast Gig Guide.


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