Footloose 80s Prom Night (dress up!) Brunswick Picture House | Saturday 20 September Everyone loves the 80s in their own way… and many of us, who lived through the 80s, have both good and not so good memories… but who... Read More →
Live Music in the Byron Shire for the Week starting 18 September, 2019
Culture in the Byron Shire and Beyond for the Week Beginning 12 September, 2019
Mullum Music Festival 14–17 Nov This year Mullum Music Festival features some amazing global musicians including one of Ethiopia’s most respected singers: Dereb the Ambassador. Dereb grew up in a family of musicians, immersed in his home country’s diverse musical... Read More →
Culture in the Byron Shire and Beyond for the Week Beginning September 4, 2019
Live Music in the Byron Shire and Beyond for the Week beginning September 4, 2019
Help the Koalas Comedy Fundraiser with Jimeoin, Dan Willis, & MC Mandy Nolan Bangalow A&I Hall | Wednesday 11 September | 7pm | $40 On Wednesday 11 September, Jimeoin and fellow comedian Dan Willis, both recently returned from the Edinburgh... Read More →
Mullum Music Festival 14–17 Nov Stamp your musical passport at Mullum Music Festival this year with bands and musicians from Chile, South Africa, US, UK, Ethiopia, Canada, and the Solomon Islands playing alongside a power-packed local and national lineup. Now... Read More →
Help the Homeless: Comedy Fundraiser – Jimeoin, Dan Willis, MC Mandy Nolan Bangalow A&I Hall | Wednesday 11 September | 7pm | $40 Funny people unite to save our koalas! Irish comedian Jimeoin is on board as the headline. He’s... Read More →
Byron Bluesfest 9–13 April 2020 Last week Bluesfest shared a little of what is going to be in store for the 2020 lineup. And it’s impressive! With the return of the lauded Patti Smith, The Dave Matthews Band, and Crowded... Read More →
Music Careers Symposium Southern Cross University Lismore Campus, D Block | 9am till 3pm | Friday 16 August | Free (bookings essential ) This Friday at Southern Cross University, music makers and industry shakers are taking the stage to talk... Read More →
The 3rd Annual Byron Bay Guitar Festival Byron Bay Brewery | Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 October The Byron Bay Guitar Festival has just announced the lineup for its third event at the Byron Brewery on Saturday 12 and Sunday... Read More →
As life on earth crashes headlong into the great extinction crisis, 'Extinction', a new play from Hannie Rayson, explores the stresses this is placing upon the lives and ethics of a group of humans close to the pointy end of the problem.
Ocean Shores Country Club Comedy Ocean Shores Country Club | Tuesday 6 August | Free Entry Over Greg Sullivan’s stellar 16-year stand-up comedy career he has been an esteemed comedy writer, broadcaster and standup comedian. Greg’s comedy highlights include performing... Read More →
The 18th Bangalow Music Festival 2019 (BMF) Bangalow’s A&I Hall | Friday 9 August till Sunday 11 August The 18th Bangalow Music Festival 2019 (BMF) is one of Australia’s most formidable and longrunning chamber music ensembles. They have just unveiled... Read More →
Daisy Brains Hotel Great Northern | Saturday | 9pm | Free Hailing from the overcrowded shores of Mermaid Beach on the Goldy comes an exciting new four-piece: Daisy Brains. Daisy Brains follows in the path of greats such as The... Read More →
Now more than ever our world needs writers, environmentalists, poets, commentators, politicians, and artists who together can shape stories of hope, courage, and change. At Byron Writers Festival 2019 we proudly bring more than 140 writers together to create a program brimming with diverse voices.
Check out what's to love at the Byron Writers Festival on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
As well as appearing in the main Festival program, selected writers and thinkers will feature in Byron Writers Festival’s program of separately ticketed Satellite Events that will have you laughing, crying, chin-stroking, and truly inspired.
Country Club Comedy: Greg Sullivan, Buster Kirby, & Mandy Nolan Ocean Shores Country Club | Tuesday 6 August | 7pm | Free Greg Sullivan is the comedian’s comedian. He’s the guy comedians watch and say of, ‘wow I wish I’d... Read More →
Byron Writers Festival’s Kids Big Day Out is just around the corner and it’s pulling out all stops with five hours of non-stop book-loving action for all the family!
Brotherband: The Outcasts by John Flanagan. Reviewed by Monty, age 9. The Gathering by Isobelle Carmody. Reviewed by Misha, age 12
Should childhood be lived in a happy, idyllic bubble, protected from the realities of the big wide world? Not according to well-known and respected author John Marsden, who will be sharing his insights at Byron Writers Festival this year.
Broken Levee Brass Band supported by Timbuktu Brunswick Picture House | Sunday | 4pm | $20/$15/$10; family of 4 $55 Broken Levee Brass Band is a goodtime dance band. Sashay to the grooves of New Orleans second line or sing along... Read More →
The Vegetable Plot Brunswick Picture House , Sunday 3pm | Adult $15-20, Family of 4 $65 Ladies and gentlestems, bulbs and girls, it’s time to twist and sprout with The Vegetable Plot, an award-winning live music band for kids, families and... Read More →