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April 21, 2021

Live Music in the Byron Shire for the week Beginning, 18 March 2020

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Peach Fur at the Byron Brewery on Friday

Peach Fur

Byron Brewery  |  Friday  |  8pm

A sandy stoked spaceship wizard embarked on a journey to planet earth. His excellent wisdom and musical taste delivered him to the Gold Coast – home to Peach Fur.

Upon touch down, he met up with the four furry fellaz; Denny Hilder, Liam Ward, Ben Crichton and Mikey Woodworth. Naturally a new friendship formed. They walked up the stairs of one thousand dreams, over the ever-changing groove cubes of light, and found themselves amongst a sea of dancing dazzlers. The show was about to begin… 

What is this sorcery, the wizard wondered, as the sonic waves moved his body and expanded his consciousness?

A spell concoction entered his mind; 1kg of rock’n’roll, 1 cup of funk, 2 tablespoons of blues, and a sprinkle of reggae, stirred thoroughly in a litre of psychedelic juice – and left to cure in a jazzy jar. Badda bing, badda boom! The sound of Peach Fur.

Peach Fur. Byron Brewery, Friday 8pm. CANCELLED

The Grogans are at the Hotel Great Northern.

The Grogans

Hotel Great Northern  |  Friday  |  8pm

Melbourne’s garage/surf trio The Grogans, are heading north this March for only three shows – lucky Byron Bay is one of them!

This show follows the band’s recent sold out shows at Howler, Wrangler and Cherry Bar to cap 2019 and two sold-out Gasometers to kick off 2020.

Following the release of their debut album Just What You Want in late 2019, The Grogans embarked on a national tour, and have been playing to some of their biggest sold-out crowds to date. You won’t want to miss this one.

The Grogans at The Hotel Great Northern, Friday 8pm.

James Blundell at the Mullumbimby Ex Services on Saturday 21st March

James Blundell

Mullum Ex-Services Club  |  Saturday  |  8pm

There are many terms people use when describing James Blundell. Icon. Legend. Controversial. Rebel. The truth is – James Blundell is all of these things. He is unashamedly honest and comfortable in his own skin. He radiates an enthusiasm for everything that life has to offer and it’s this authenticity that makes him one of the most instantly likable and recognisable artists in Australian music.

Acknowledged by many as the act that single-handedly shaped modern Australian country music by infusing his influences of (John Mellencamp, The Band and The Angels) with the storytelling ethos of Slim Dusty and his lyrical insight, sharp wit and empathy for the average working man. This, combined with his handsome good looks and country charm, ensured there was no stopping his success across all demographics.

James Blundell is one of only a handful of today’s country artists who live the authentic life of a country singer. When he’s not touring, he’s managing his family owned property in Stanthorpe. He is an artist of substance and longevity thanks to his unique perspective, showcased through song.

James Blundell. Mullum Ex-Services Club, Saturday 8pm.

Lots of prizes in store when you play music bingo.

Music Bingo

The Hotel Great Northern  |  Every Monday  |  6.30pm

Music Bingo is a game for drinking not thinking. Dropping beats, not balls, you just mark songs off your card till you get two lines. Come with your friends, or solo, it’s free to play and the world’s easiest game. Danny is an epic host, who will dance around while you listen to all the hit songs of different decades, and help you to win a $50 voucher, a skydive, free drinks and more…

Music Bingo. The Hotel Great Northern, every Monday 6.30pm.

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