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Live Music in and around Byron Shire from week starting February 20, 2019

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Vale Frank Mills OAM 26.5.1928 – 3.10.2021

Frank Mills was a natural raconteur. So it was no surprise when his family found a folder labelled The Story of Frank Mills.  It contained this story (which his granddaughter has slightly edited) and two poems, with the instructions: ‘Not to be read until I’m dead’

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Cartoon of the week – 13 October, 2021

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Confidence Man. Kingscliff Beach Hotel. Thursday 18 April. 7pm

Confidence at Kingscliff

Kingscliff Beach Hotel | Thursday April 18 | 7pm | $38.20

Confidence Man are unarguably one of the hottest acts on the planet right now. A portable party that’s levelled dance floors and flattened festival crowds as it’s rolled out across the world, they are a machine custom designed to make you dance and lose your cool. They unleash a barrage of heat-seeking hi-NRG disco missiles – Boyfriend, Bubblegum, Better Sit Down Boy, Out The Window and Try Your Luck.

Kingscliff Beach Hotel on Thursday 18 April at 7pm. Tix are $38.20 on kingscliffbeachhotel.oztix.com.au.

Byron Surf Festival Wednesday–Sunday


Byron Bay Surf Festival’s music 

Byron Surf Festival | Wednesday – Sunday

This week sees the Byron Bay Surf Festival bring music into venues and outdoor locations. Playing the Beach Hotel on Friday are local legends Drop Legs with sick rhythms, solid sounds, and those deep dubby basslines. Saturday at the Surf Markets is Queensland’s Tay Oskee performs a stunning acoustic set, complemented by performances from Byron’s own Nick Cunningham and Sophie Ozard. Later that night back at the Beachy local rock legends PLTS and Sunrose are gearing up to serve the crowd some fast, fun, and timeless tunes! Then on Sunday back at the Beach Hotel the last of the celebrations sees a rad lineup of live music. Splendour comp winners Seaside kick start the evening, followed by Wollongong’s The Vanns who return for their second Byron Bay Surf Festival. Headlining the Wrap Up Party is Brisbane band Waax, who are set to raise the roof!

Byron Surf Festival |Wednesday–
Sunday  byronbaysurffestival.com.au

Uke Night: Songs of Love & Heartbreak. Club Mullum: Mullum Ex-Services. Thursday 28 Feb. 6.30pm

Love & Heartbreak

Club Mullum: Mullum Ex-Services | Thursday 28 Feb |  6.30pm | $15

This month’s theme for Uke Night at Club Mullum is Love & Heartbreak. Join Stukulele and Miss Amber when they use everyone’s littlest instrument to navigate humanity’s biggest emotion – Love – and of course loss of love! Thursday 28 Feb at Club Mullum at 6.30pm. $15.


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