Having graced our stages, radio airwaves, record books, playlists, TV screens and award nights for close to 40 years, Mental As Anything are proud to announce the release of two brand-new singles: Shake Off Your Sandals and Goat Tracks in my Sandpit. Their contribution to the Australian music landscape was formally recognised in 2009 with their induction into the ARIA Hall of Fame. Catch them at the Ballina RSL on Friday 14 October at 8.30pm. Show $30.
Blip for Falls
The Falls Music & Arts Festival is calling on you to help select the next artist to grace the main stage alongside industry heavy weights Avalanches, Childish Gambino and Violent Soho! Readers are asked to vote for their favourite local act sponsored by specific media. The Echo is promoting Tralala Blip, an electronic outfit who have at the core of their originality the contribution of three members with disabilities. Powerful and joyous self-expression from those whose voices we don’t often hear.
To vote for Tralala Blip to keep spreading the love go to fallsfestival.com/byron-bay.
The entry deadline for the NCEIA Dolphin Music Awards has been extended to Friday 14 October. Follow the link to enter nceia.org.au.
Repent & be saved!
Rock on Repentance is a family-friendly event raising funds to complete renovations and to continue with the general upkeep of Repentance Creek Hall.
The hall has been a focal point within the Rosebank community since 1937. With 10 bands from Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
Saturday at Repentance Creek Hall. 2.30pm.