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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 10 March, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 10 March, 2021

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The popular and fast-growing Gold Coast arts, music and beach-culture festival Bleach* is back for 2014.

From March 7 to 23 , Bleach* festival will move down the Gold Coast like a wave gathering momentum as popular beachside villages become hubs of activity, with the heart and soul of the program taking place in the southern Gold Coast alongside world-famous surf breaks.

The festival program is a feast of contemporary live music, pop-up art installations and exhibitions, outdoor film programs, street parties, theatre, and ideas. The 2014 program will be jam-packed over three mega-weekends.

The first weekend of the festival coincides with the final weekend of the international event and launch of the surfing world tour, the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro. The perfect celebration to the surfing season, Bleach* festival will open with a new major commission by one of Australia’s most celebrated performing arts companies, live music, outdoor free cinema, the launch of the all-new Bleach* Jnr program, plus a whole lot more for all to enjoy.

The Bleach* opening party will launch the festival on Friday March 7 at the SoundLounge, Currumbin with three of Australia’s hottest upcoming artists in one huge event.

Elizabeth-Rose-Elizabeth Rose

This diminutive Sydneysider is turning heads with her gorgeous, dreamy electro-pop tunes. Elizabeth burst onto the scene with her debut single Ready, marking her as one to watch. She was the only female artist to be included on Radar Radio’s Top 20 Aussie Electronic Artists You Need to Know in 2012 and was highlighted by Inthemix as one of 25 Under 25: Dance Music’s New Stars.

 

The Trouble With TempletonThe Trouble with Templeton

Over the past few years, Thomas Calder and his bandmates have been steadily building TTWT into one of the best-loved new Australian bands, and most sought after internationally. They recently released their Triple J feature album Rookie to rave reviews globally.

 

hey-geronimo-Hey Geronimo

This up-tempo Brissie supergroup are in demand! Their single Why Don’t We Do Something scored major syncs and clocked up nearly a million YouTube views. Their follow-ups Carbon Affair and Dreamboat Jack landed the group a spot as one of Triple J’s Next Crop artists, with multiple national tours and festival appearances. They recently released Erring On The Side Of Awesome, which solidified their reputation as Australia’s best indie pop party band.

Doors open at the SoundLounge from 7.30pm, show begins at 8.30pm. Tickets $20 online, or $22 at the door unless sold out.

 

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


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