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A very full weekend at Byron Music Festival

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Byron Music Festival has announced the full epic lineup for its (mostly) free satellite events to be held throughout Byron Bay over the festival weekend 16–18 June. 

Over three days Byron Music Festival will host a diverse lineup of all-local musicians throughout multiple venues, including Belongil Treehouse, The Great Northern Hotel, Byron Bay Services Club, Saltwater Social Club, and an iconic beachfront event in Dening Park. Spanning all genres and demographics, the program is designed to appeal to and be accessible to locals.

From the launch party on Friday 16 June at The Great Northern Hotel (+18, free entry) with: Flying Machine, Off Judy, Soy Division, Stoned Waves, Ratmongers, Fauve, Billy Bailey, Cecile, Kira Sunday, and Ben Walsh, to the after party on Saturday 17 June, at the Byron Bay Services Club (all ages, free entry) featuring: DJ Sun Jazz, Velvet Trip, Colbey, The New Language, The Versace Boys, and Tahlia Matheson, and the after after party on Saturday 17 June, at the Saltwater Social Club (+18, $10 Entry) with DJs playing sets long into the night – there is so much music to listen to!

A community beach clean-up followed by beach soccer and a barbecue – co-hosted with Positive Change for Marine Life – on Sunday 18 June, at Dening Park and Main Beach (all ages, free) will help round out the weekend – but wait! You guessed it, there’s more…

There will also be a recovery day/ closing party on Sunday 18 June at Treehouse (all ages, free entry) featuring Summer Woods, Felicity Lawless, Animal Ventura, and Burning Hands.

Festival Director, Nick Sergi, is over the moon, ‘We’re so excited and proud to showcase as many local artists as we can over the festival weekend. The diversity of musical talent in our area is immense. Many of these artists are on the precipice of exciting careers so we want locals to get out to see them, support them, and celebrate them while they can!’. 

BMF is an all-ages, all-inclusive, multi-venue, weekend-long music festival combined with a flagship cultural placemaking event that celebrates the immense creative talent of Byron Bay and beyond.

Byron Music Festival is fundraising for BayFM and Byron Youth Service. The fundraising goal is $10,000. Any individual or business who would like to donate a prize to the mega raffle (drawn on Sat 17 June) can register via [email protected].

BMF is supported by Byron Music, Create NSW, Byron Bay Brewery, Stone & Wood, Husk Distillers, Flip Insurance, Hnry, Treehouse Belongil, McGrath Real Estate, SAE, Jonson Lane, The Great Northern Hotel, Byron Bay Services Club, Salty’s, Hertz, McWilliams Wines, Azteca Margarita, Altos Tequila, Explore Byron Bay, Humantix, ByronBay.com, and BayFM. 

Byron Music Festival 2023

Friday 16–Sunday 18 June 2023

Main Event: Dening Park, Byron Bay, Arakwal Bundjalung Country, Saturday 17 June, 11am–8.30pm.

Tickets (first release): General Admission $55, Youth (7–14 y/o) $20, children under six and their carers are freeeeeee. For more info, visit: byronmusicfestival.com.au.

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