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Live Music in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 23 October, 2019

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Dustyesky at the Dusty Attic in Lismore

Dusty at the Dusty 

Dusty Attic  |   Thursday 24 October  |  7.30pm  |  $25

To celebrate five years on the road in a custom-built Lada, join our leading genuine fake-Russian choir where it all began – Mullum Music Festival!

With their debut album The Very Best of Dustyesky in tow, these 28 men from Mullum make your heart soar. You will smile and cry, for sure. Festival favourites from Woodford to Womad, Falls to the Melba Spiegel Tent, Dustyesky is a must see.

Best served with gherkin liqueur. ‘As rough as a sawmiller’s beard, as gentle as his touch, Dustyesky is elusive yet eternal…’ – Anton Chekov.

Dusty Attic, Thursday 24 October, 7.30pm Tickets $25


Harry Nicols playing with Friend Zone

Friend Zone

Hotel Great Northern  |  Thursday 24 October  |  Free

Friend Zone is a four-piece party/cover band led by Harry Nichols and Cameron Spike-Porter. Harry is a blues/rock guitarist and singer, drawing influences from Keb Mo, Robben Ford, John Mayer and Gary Clark Jnr. Cameron is a jazz and funk influenced guitarist, drawing influences from John Scofield, Nile Rogers, Wayne Krantz and Ernest Ranglin. As well as doing classic rock, blues and funk covers, such as Bruce Springsteen, Prince, George Benson and Gary Clark jnr, Friend Zone also experiment with rock, funk, blues and jazz influences to play improvised jam music to make you dance. The band now works with some of Byron Bay’s premier session musicians as the Friend Zone – rhythm section.

Hotel Great Northern, Thursday 24 October – free


Sex on Toast at The Brewery

Sex on Toast

Byron Bay Brewery  |  Friday 25 October  |  $22

This Spring, Sex on Toast embark upon their Greatest Hits tour. Since their first single Takin’ Over in 2013, Sex on Toast have attempted to provide hit after hit with such other classics as Hold My Love, 4U and the absolute slept on classic Doubt, and of course everybody’s favourite mid-tempo funk-knocker Oh Loretta! which has since spawned a variety of weird covers and even a wine bar on High St in Northcote, who undoubtedly owe them a lot of money!

They bring a super special line-up to each gig, featuring a rabid guitarist, one celebrity bassist, a coastally situated diva, and the winner of this year’s Friedman Fellowship. At every show you may see a different setlist with hits from every era, and for their hometown of Melbourne, the classic nine-piece, with full three-piece horn section.

SOT genuinely care about hits, but in the end they’re all hits to us. Go and see them, go up and say hi.

Sex on Toast at the Byron Bay Brewery, Friday 25 October, tickets $22


Kyle is a Lion Heart

Kyle Lionhart

Hotel Great Northern  |  Saturday 26 October  |  8pm  |  $30

Kyle Lionhart has released his highly anticipated debut album. Singer/songwriter, surfer, young father and environmental enthusiast, Kyle Lionhart has honed his craft busking on the streets and beachfronts of Byron Bay and has built a sizeable and extremely loyal fanbase. Over the past few years, Kyle has released two highly acclaimed eps, garnering close to 20 million streams, has had sold-out headline shows and tours throughout Australia and the UK, played at Splendour In The Grass and Byron Bay Blues festival, as well as shows alongside the likes of Foy Vance, Xavier Rudd, and Niall Horan. Don’t miss the chance to see Kyle’s renowned live show when he tours his exceptional debut album, Too Young this month.

The Kyle Lionhart Too Young tour, Hotel Great Northern, Saturday 26 October, 8pm, tickets $30


Time for Coco

Coco Dance Party

Byron Bay Brewery  |  Saturday 26 October  |  6pm  |  $15 -$20

Coco Republic is Byron Bay’s biggest, wildest and most decadent dance party dedicated to underground techno, deep house, minimal and tech-house on their own Funktion One sound system. They have held parties in Byron Bay’s top venues. They say ‘We embrace local and international DJ talent with a commitment to giving you the best quality tunes, maddest vibe and the best dance floor experience around.’

They return to The Brewery, for Byron Bay’s biggest dance party delivering house and techno over two rooms – Outdoors: Simon Bird, Cha Lee & Al Royale, Indoors: Blac Karnival.

Byron Bay Brewery, Saturday 26 October, 6pm, tickets $15 limited pre sale / $20 pre sale / door.


Kingswood at Hotel Great Northern, Sunday 27 October

Kingswood

Hotel Great Northern  |  Sunday 27 October  |  7.30pm  |  $40

Brazen arbiters of rock’n’roll, Kingswood, are heading out on tour with their new single Say You Remember.

Say You Remember is the first single from their third album, teasing out a warped kaleidoscope of influences that have permeated through years of experience on the road, in the studio, and behind the production desk.

Early bird tickets are very limited, so be sure to jump on them quick.

Kingswood at Hotel Great Northern, Sunday 27 October, 7.30pm, tickets $40.


Time for The Chats

The Chats

Hotel Great Northern  |  Wednesday 23 October  |  8pm  |  $30

Australian national treasures, The Chats, have given us their cracking new single Identity Theft and a tour of the same name, sent to Byron Bay this weekend.

Band members Josh Price, Eamon Sandwith and Matt Boggis are travelling the country, all the way from their home on the Sunshine Coast.

The Chats, with special guests at the Hotel Great Northern Wednesday 23 October, 8pm Tickets $30


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