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Live Music in the Byron Shire and beyond for the week beginning Nov 7th, 2018

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Wild Marmalade at the Byron Brewery on Friday

Wild Marmalade at the Brewery

Byron Brewery | Friday | 7pm | Free

Wild Marmalade are the world’s original high-energy didgeridoo dance band. Fusing the ancient sounds of the didgeridoo with contemporary dance beats, their sound is a meeting of Si’s synth-style didgeridoo drones with the explosive beats of Matt Goodwin on the drum kit.

Drawing on rhythms from all over the world and inspired by indigenous sounds and the grooves of the present, Wild Marmalade’s high energy shows uplift audiences with their display of powerful, joyous and infectiously danceable music.

The original Wild Marmalade trio come to the Byron Brewery this Friday night. Warming up the crowd will be Rhythm Sunbird, followed by Wild Marmalade bringing two sets of infectious tribal dance music.

This outdoor dance event is being held under the gargantuan fig tree at Byron Bay Brewery.

Entry is free and it kicks off at 7pm.

It’s all things Irish for the Annual SHIFT project on Sunday 25 November with the Byron Celtic Dancers displaying some traditional Irish Dance at the Byron Bay Golf Club

The SHIFT of the IRISH

Byron Golf Club | Sunday 25 Nov | 3pm

The Shift Project is getting ready to host its second annual Irish gig at the Byron Golf Club on Sunday 25 November. The afternoon showcases a smorgasbord of traditional Irish music by Mark Butler, Mary McEvilly-Butler, Willie McElroy and other traditional local musicians.

The fabulous Cape Byron Celtic dance troupe will also be putting on displays of Irish dance.

All proceeds from tickets will go directly to The SHIFT Project.

This local non-government-funded program provides a supportive environment where vulnerable women can make their own personal shift from disadvantage to empowerment.

Since opening its doors The SHIFT Project has supported more than 30 women to sustainably transition into their community. Their unique model focuses on wellbeing, community connection and up-skilling as the way to end the cycle of homelessness. Their approach is holistic and tailored to the individual’s needs.

All funding raised through this event will support the in-house education program, which focuses on health and nutrition, budgeting, creative projects, and partaking in voluntary opportunities in the Byron community.

For tickets go to: facebook.com/theSHIFTproject.

Future Faktori

Hotel Great Northern | Friday | 8pm | $18.90

Future Faktori present Freakshow at the Hotel Great Northern on Saturday. With only the best on deck, featuring Amastro, Gratis Minds, Xavier Mayne, Blac Carnival, Lil Witch, Robina, and 18-year-old Byron local Tai Daniels. Tai is proving to be a very talented producer/DJ and draws influence from the likes of Disclosure, Flume, Golden Features, Hayden James, Mura Masa and ZHU. He has released several fire tracks, gaining him recognition in the Byron music scene and beyond.

Saturday at the Hotel Great Northern in Byron. Tix are $18.90 on oztix.com.au.

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