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North Coast Gig Guide


Plan your night out with our comprehensive NSW North Coast Gig Guide.
Click on the days below to reveal the gig listings or jump to the following weeks.

Gig listings were accurate at the time of publishing but may have changed due to COVID-19 restrictions – please check with venues for more information.

Monday 02nd Aug 2021


Carly & Roo @ Railway Hotel
Yasmindi @ Beach Hotel
5:00pm Yasmindi @ Beach Hotel
7:00pm Ben Walsh @ Hotel Great Northern
7:30pm John Crosbie @ Beach Hotel


12:00pm Dave Barry @ Kingscliff Beach Bowls


8:00pm Raw Comedy Heat @ Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club

Tuesday 03rd Aug 2021


Kane Muir @ Railway Hotel
5:00pm Guy Kachel @ Beach Hotel
7:00pm Dan Hannaford @ Hotel Great Northern
7:30pm Sarah Grant @ Beach Hotel


8:00pm Ecstatic Dance Byron Bay with DJ Lo Qi @ Ewingsdale Hall

Wednesday 04th Aug 2021


Simon Meola @ Railway Hotel
5:00pm Jock Barnes @ Beach Hotel
5:30pm Wednesday Reggae and Rainbow feat. Bombaclock @ Foxy Luu’s
7:00pm Matthew Armitage @ Hotel Great Northern
7:30pm Jason Delphin @ Beach Hotel


6:30pm Musical Bingo @ Middle Pub

Thursday 05th Aug 2021


Jon J Bradley @ Railway Hotel
5:00pm Jasper and Nelson @ Beach Hotel
7:30pm 3 Play @ Beach Hotel


8:30pm Jam Night @ Lennox Hotel - Hotel Stage


5:30pm Open Mic @ Wandana Brewing Co.


6:00pm Youth Poetry Slam @ Regent Cinema

Friday 06th Aug 2021


8:00pm Adam Eckersley & Brooke McClymont @ Ballina RSL - Level One


6:00pm Sarah Grant @ Hotel Brunswick


Soul’d @ Railway Hotel
1:00pm Johnny Guitar Surf Show @ Byron Environment Center
3:00pm Loki Hough @ Beach Hotel
6:00pm Jesse Whitney @ Beach Hotel
9:00pm Micka Scene Band @ Beach Hotel


5:00pm Rick Barron @ Coolangatta Hotel
9:30pm Strictly Acoustic @ Coolangatta Hotel


6:00pm Rest in the Garden – Song Dynasty @ Kingscliff Community Hall
7:00pm Luke Yeaman @ Kingscliff Beach Hotel


10:30am Sebastiaan – Morning Melodies @ Lismore Workers Club
9:30pm DJ in the Beer Garden @ Mary G’s
10:30pm Sebastiaan – Morning Melodies @ Lismore Workers Club


4:30pm DJ Aruanda @ Wandana Brewing Co.
8:00pm Lemon Chicken @ Courthouse Hotel
8:00pm Ecstatic Dance Mullumbimby with DJ Wild Honey @ WeMove


6:30pm DJ Chris @ Murwillumbah Services Club


9:00pm Venus Envy @ Twin Towns - The Stage

Saturday 07th Aug 2021


6:00pm Rest in the Garden – Song Dynasty @ Memorial Hall
7:00pm Harry Nichols @ Hotel Brunswick


Silk & Oak @ Railway Hotel
2:00pm Karuah @ Beach Hotel
4:00pm Josh Lee Hamilton @ Beach Hotel
6:30pm Ben Walsh @ Beach Hotel
9:00pm Animal Ventura @ Beach Hotel


5:00pm Steven Michael @ Coolangatta Hotel
9:30pm Alter Egos @ Coolangatta Hotel


7:00pm Kit Bray @ Kingscliff Beach Hotel


8:00pm Isaac Frankham Duo @ Mary G’s


4:00pm DJ Delaboss @ Wandana Brewing Co.
7:30pm Til our dying day – Women’s Theatre Project @ Drill Hall Theatre


4:00pm Click, Click, Boom @ Twin Towns - The Stage
9:00pm Reckless Roulette @ Twin Towns - The Stage

Sunday 08th Aug 2021


4:00pm Salt and Steel @ Hotel Brunswick


Writers at the Rails @ Railway Hotel
12:00pm Tim Stokes @ Beach Hotel
3:30pm Majestic Knights @ Beach Hotel
4:00pm Sacred Earth @ Byron Theatre
7:30pm Adam Brown Duo @ Beach Hotel


4:00pm EPIC @ Coolangatta Hotel


4:00pm Joe Conroy @ Club Lennox


3:00pm Phil Howler @ Wandana Brewing Co.
3:30pm Til our dying day – Women’s Theatre Project @ Drill Hall Theatre
7:30pm Til our dying day – Women’s Theatre Project @ Drill Hall Theatre


1:00pm World Music Sessions with Vasudha Harte @ Regent Cinema


Whatever music you’re in to, or entertainment you’re after, we have the most shows and gigs listed in one convenient place for the northern rivers. To see what’s on in Byron Bay to Murwillumbah, Nimbin to Lennox Head, Kingscliff to Mullumbimby, Tweed Heads to Bangalow, Ballina to Coolangatta, Lismore and beyond, the Echonetdaily Gig Guide has the local pubs, clubs, venues, DJs and bands covered!

Email gigs[at]echo.net.au to have your gig listed here free of charge!

The printed Byron Echo Gig Guide is distributed on Wednesdays and lists gigs from this guide Thursday to Wednesday. Please submit your gigs by Friday COB at least a whole week before your gig runs to make print deadline.

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Fifteen arrested in Brisbane protest

Police say they have arrested fifteen people following protest activity in Brisbane CBD this morning.

South East Queensland lockdown continues for another five days

Queensland Health has issued a statement that says the current lockdown in South East Queensland will continue for another five days as a precaution following new cases in the state.