Menu

Falling in love with Falls

Thousands of music and arts lovers from all around the world made the annual pilgrimage to the second Falls Festival to be held in Byron shire, a sold-out four-day extravaganza of chilled-out vibes and sounds from some of the edgiest Australian and overseas performers, at North Byron Parklands in Yelgun.

Video Sharon Shostak


3 responses to “Falling in love with Falls”

  1. Christopher Dean says:

    Great video. Was at woodford so missed this, but feel like I have been there after watching Sharon’s clip. Excellent thanks

  2. CONOS Inc. says:

    There were those that didn’t “Fall in love with Falls”:

    – Birdlife – barely a bird seen or heard during the entire festival.
    – No sight of any of 50 threatened species that inhabit the locality.
    – Those patrons who when told the story of the locality were disappointed to be drawn there by the promoters and were quite willing to attend the festival at another location that isn’t a bio-hotspot (ie end the 5 year trial period now).
    – 250 signatories to our petition to move the festivals – https://www.change.org/p/hon-pru-goward-m-p-nsw-minister-for-planning-petition-tell-major-music-festivals-to-move-away-from-the-biological-hotspot-at-yelgun-byron-shire
    – Our Face Book Page ‘likers’ – https://www.facebook.com/CONOSInc?ref=hl

  3. Jenny Mack says:

    Wow, the music looks so bad. Feed the sheep anything and they will eat it I guess. No way I’d pay for that.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

 

Become a supporter of The Echo

A note from the editorial team

Some of The Echo’s editorial team: journalists Paul Bibby and Aslan Shand, editor Hans Lovejoy, photographer Jeff Dawson and Mandy Nolan

The Echo has never underestimated the intelligence and passion of its readers. In a world of corporate banality and predictability, The Echo has worked hard for more than 30 years to help keep Byron and the north coast unique with quality local journalism and creative ideas. We think this area needs more voices, reasoned analysis and ideas than just those provided by News Corp, lifestyle mags, Facebook groups and corporate newsletters.

The Echo is one hundred per cent locally owned and one hundred per cent independent. As you have probably gathered from what is happening in the media industry, it is not cheap to produce a weekly newspaper and a daily online news service of any quality.

We have always relied entirely on advertising to fund our operations, but often loyal readers who value our local, independent journalism have asked how they could help ensure our survival.

Any support you can provide to The Echo will make an enormous difference. You can make a one-off contribution or a monthly one. With your help, we can continue to support a better informed local community and a healthier democracy for another 30 years.”

Echonetdaily is made possible by the support of all of our advertisers and is brought to you by this week's sponsor Vast Ballina and Falls Festival