Inspired by Mr Squiggle and Pictionary, this game-show-with-a-twist is made up of a series of playoffs between the artists and the rappers. The artist’s speed-sketch pictures relevant to a theme, topic or clue and project them onto a large screen for the rappers and audience to see.
L D R U is Drew Carmody from Sydney Australia, at 20 years young he is making waves throughout the electronic music scene as a producer, signed to taste makers Future Classic (one of Australia’s biggest dance record labels), L D R U’s tropical sounds have been well received the world over.
Based in Byron Bay’s forested hinterland, Starboard Cannons is the creation of Ash Bell and Matt Bone. Fundamentally an acoustic duo, Ash and Matt have been writing and performing together since 2009.
George Negus is one of Australia’s most loved broadcasters. Loved for what has been called his ‘warm, common touch’, as a journalist Negus has long been the champion of the underdog, and a voice of reason when it comes to tackling complex social issues. Negus is one of the featured speakers at Boomerang Festival.
Star of This Week Live, 10’s high-rating new prime-time comedy show, Tom Gleeson touches down for two knockout shows. You might remember him as ‘Fast Bowler’ from SkitHouse, but Gleeson is much more than that. When it comes to speaking his mind, the dude has balls. Fast ones
Bow and Arrow are an eccentric husband-and-wife duo that live in a big love bubble in the Blue Mountains. Bow (Mindy Jane) met Arrow (Mitchell Kwanten) at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and they have been partners in crime ever since.
Mandy Nolan My mountain greets your mountain, my river greets your river, my Tribe greets your Tribe. Prepare to be immersed in the powerful sounds of Moana and the Tribe under the stars at Boomerang. Moana Maniapoto has one of... Read More →
Mandy Nolan Years ago I found myself in Martin Place in Sydney, sitting cross legged on a cushion laughing and boo-ing and clapping along as wild gypsy raconteurs Blue Grassy Knoll recreated the silent movie experience live. It was amazing,... Read More →
Mandy Nolan – Mullumbimby used to be the sleepy, slightly pigeon-toed cousin of Byron Bay, and yeah, it was never all sun-kissed and smooth in an eeny-weenie bikini, but country cousin has had some pretty interesting things to offer. Why,... Read More →
Smashing together dub, dancehall, reggae, drum n bass, and just a little touch of rock, the nine-piece tour-de-force is now set to unleash the first single – Beat in Control – from their highly anticipated second album due in the... Read More →
Mandy Nolan Legendary New York performance artist Taylor Mac presents one hundred years of popular song in one glorious evening at Lismore City Hall this Wednesday. Tell me, what you mean when you say ‘artists should be students of humanity’?... Read More →
Clare Bowditch knows how to deliver. She’s a woman who does nothing by halves. Mother of twins and a mother of an act onstage, Clare is renowned for knockout shows that also feature a spontaneous comedy set. Seven had a... Read More →
He may have retired from politics but Bob Brown says he will be Green until the day he dies. This weekend he was in Kingscliff and Mullumbimby launching Dawn Walker’s campaign for Richmond and Cate Faehrmann’s senate push. He spoke... Read More →
Eve Jeffery Based in Byron Bay’s forested hinterland, Starboard Cannons is the creation of Ash Bell and Matt Bone. Fundamentally an acoustic duo, Ash and Matt have been writing and performing together since 2009 – Starboard Cannons put songwriting at... Read More →
While Bob Brown was in our region for the Byron Writers’ Festival, Byron Echo editor Hans Lovejoy caught up with him for a chat. This candid, post-politics interview runs for 20 fascinating minutes. So grab a coffee, sit back and... Read More →
World-famous Byron filmmaker David Bradbury recently returned from Roxby Downs with another well-known anti-nuclear activist, Dr Helen Caldicott. He spoke to Sharon Shostak about his impressions of what is taking place there, the use of police to stifle public opposition... Read More →
Mandy Nolan For the good part of his career Harry James Angus has been the trumpet player who fronts The Cat Empire. Enigmatic, dynamic, electric, Angus knows how to connect with a crowd. In fact, he’s knows how to work... Read More →
THE STIFF GINS’ NARDI SIMPSON SPOKE WITH SEVEN ON THE EVE OF HER SHOW AT THE MULLUMBIMBY CIVIC HALL ON FRIDAY. What has changed for you in the last 11 years since The Stiff Gins fi rst stepped foot on stage? Does music making... Read More →