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June 24, 2024

Caper wraps – Stone Fest next! 

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From left, Greg Cromwell, whose Goonengerry farm supplied the meats for Caper’s barbecue last Friday, David Lovett, Louis Tikaram, Ross Magnaye and Jedd Rifai.
Photo Jeff ‘Snagging Beers On The Job’ Dawson

With the conclusion of Caper Byron Bay Food and Culture Festival on May 26 – with events held across the Shire’s prestigious dining and watering establishments – Stone & Wood’s Festival of the Stone gears up for its big event on June 1, from 3pm till 10pm. 

To be held at Stone & Wood’s Byron Bay HQ in Centennial Circuit, the event will feature acts Beddy Rays, Dan Sultan, Verge Collection, The Beefs, AKA Lui and Mid Drift. 

Kids’ activities are also planned.

Caper’s barbecue last Friday. Photo Jeff ‘Snagging Beers On The Job’ Dawson

The festival is also a celebration of an annual tradition – the first tapping of the keg.

Organisers say a percentage of profits from the night will be donated to local homelessness charity, the Fletcher St Cottage.

Stone & Wood’s brand manager, Pat Coulson says, ‘Mid Drift and Beddy Rays were both scheduled to play at Splendour, and we’re stoked to have them on our line-up’. 

Tickets are on sale now via www.stoneandwood.com.au.


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