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Damien Cooper performs at the Top Shop Friday. Photo Jeff Dawson

Local Northern Rivers musicians, DJs, circus acts and comedians have been confirmed to perform at this year’s Falls Music and Arts Festival over NYE.

Organisers say more than 20 local acts will bring the music and fun to the Grove area, a mini-festival within the festival.

Two of the local acts announced for Falls Festival Byron, Damien Cooper and Leeli, treated patrons at Byron’s Top Shop cafe to a special ‘unplugged’ morning performance on Friday morning.

Falls Byron director Brandon Saul said, ‘The Northern Rivers region produces some of the most exciting, young, talented musicians and performers around.’

Wealth of talent

‘As is evident here today with Damien Cooper and Leeli coming to the Top Shop with just a busking amp and a mic and having us all spellbound.

‘We’re thrilled Falls Byron can showcase the wealth of our local talent to a large audience.’

Other local acts for Falls include Aka Lui, Alisha Todd, Art Pleasley, Banksia, Ben Wilson, Chilluminati, Drop Legs, Ladyslug, Maisy Taylor, Monkey Monkey Shake Shake, Naga Buah, Reilly Fitzalan, The Break Of Dawn, The Button Collective, DJs Jonathan Gaboury, Able El’toro, Lady DJ and the 10 Minute Disco, comedians Alf Arber, Ben Isaac, Mandy Nolan and Tynan Bone.

For more info visit www.fallsfestival.com.

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