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April 23, 2021

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Tweed Council to write to government for more housing support

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The biggest little town in Australia came alive with sound and colour at the weekend for the seventh annual Mullum Music Festival, a sold out success. Quality music, art, food and street performance spread around over a dozen venues gave the town atmosphere and a shared community experience for both locals and musicians.

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(See Jeff Dawson’s photo gallery in our Entertainment section)


Sister act: Ukulele players Frewoinin (left) and Amete Baume from The Channon enjoyed their street-busking gig on their annual pilgrimage to the annual Mullum Music Festival. Photo Luis Feliu
Sister act: Ukulele players Frewoini (left) and Amete Baume from The Channon enjoyed their street-busking gig on their annual pilgrimage to this year’s Mullum Music Festival. Photo Luis Feliu

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  1. A little bit of New Orleans, a little bit of soul by all means, a little bit of country, all dressed and jazzed up with the screaming of a brassy, sexy saxophone.
    Hear that trumpet blare and the shiny trombone moan and the raunchy singer’s tonsil in such a shrilly tone. Well, it was all on the road, and in the street, and on the stair, in the beat and in the heat of a hearty little town with a big heart that’s beating proud. There was no time for napping for people’s feet were tapping and dancing without astepp’n on a bindi at Mullum Music’s Fest where many were their guests in Mullum, Mullumbimby


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