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North Coast Gig Guide

Proudly sponsored by Local Sounds www.localsounds.com.au 

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 03rd Oct 2022


ST. ALi Italian Film Festival @ Palace Cinemas
Art Byron’s ‘love and fear’ @ Various Venues
Simon Meola @ Railway Hotel
12:30pm Luke Yeaman @ Beach Hotel
2:30pm Chris del Mar @ Beach Hotel
5:00pm Mismo Tempo @ Beach Hotel


Art Byron @ Various Venues


5:30pm The Thin White Ukes @ Tintenbar Hall
5:30pm Tintenbar Up Front – The Thin White Ukes @ Tintenbar Hall

Tuesday 04th Oct 2022


7:30pm Bangalow Brackets’ Open Mic @ Bangalow Hotel


ST. ALi Italian Film Festival @ Palace Cinemas
Fintan @ Railway Hotel
5:00pm Harry Nichols @ Beach Hotel
7:30pm Backbeat @ Beach Hotel
7:30pm Kane Muir Band @ Beach Hotel

Wednesday 05th Oct 2022


ST. ALi Italian Film Festival @ Palace Cinemas
Chris Aronsten @ Railway Hotel
2:00pm Venice: Infinitely Avante-Garde – World Art Event @ Byron Theatre
5:00pm Harry Nichols @ Beach Hotel
6:30pm Tony and the Thief @ Foxy Luu’s
7:30pm Kane Muir Trio @ Beach Hotel
10:00pm DJ Zac Ewing @ Beach Hotel


6:30pm Col Germano @ Coolangatta Hotel

Thursday 06th Oct 2022


6:00pm Bill Jacobi @ Hotel Brunswick


ST. ALi Italian Film Festival @ Palace Cinemas
Julian James & The Moonshine State @ Railway Hotel
2:30pm Broadwaters Duo @ Beach Hotel
5:00pm Ben Walsh Duo @ Beach Hotel
7:00pm Montaigne @ The Northern
8:00pm Daily J @ Beach Hotel
10:00pm DJ My Happy Place @ Beach Hotel


7:00pm Frazey Ford @ Eltham Hotel


8:00pm Jam Night @ Lennox Hotel - Hotel Stage

Friday 07th Oct 2022


The Real Fake News @ Bangalow Hotel


7:00pm Sam Simmons @ Brunswick Heads Picture House
7:30pm Bill Jacobi @ Hotel Brunswick


ST. ALi Italian Film Festival @ Palace Cinemas
Fat Albert @ Railway Hotel
7:00pm Radical Reels Tour 2022 @ Byron Theatre
7:30pm Gabrielle @ Beach Hotel
8:30pm Maddy Jane @ Beach Hotel
9:30pm DJ Danny B @ Beach Hotel


5:00pm Rick Barron @ Coolangatta Hotel
10:00pm Barnes Storm @ Coolangatta Hotel


7:00pm Mardi Wilson @ Kingscliff Beach Hotel


7:00pm Marshall Okell @ Club Lennox


4:30pm DJ Aruanda @ Wandana Brewing Co.
5:00pm Balcony Beats with DJ Halo @ Middle Pub
7:30pm Ecstatic Dance Mullumbimby with DJ Ishwara @ St John’s School Hall


Sneaky Schnitzel @ Seagulls

Saturday 08th Oct 2022


6:30pm Turtle Boy Duo @ Ballina RSL - Level One


7:00pm Temple Step Launch Party ft. Murray Kyle, Darpan, Madhu Honey and Dj Lo Qi @ A&I Hall


2:00pm Ooz @ Hotel Brunswick
7:30pm Friendly Enemies @ Hotel Brunswick


ST. ALi Italian Film Festival @ Palace Cinemas
Backbeat @ Railway Hotel
10:30am The Listies – ROFL (Rolling On the Floor Laughing) @ Byron Theatre
8:00pm Peter Byrne – Forever Diamond @ Byron Theatre
8:00pm The Moving Stills @ The Northern
8:30pm DJ Danny B @ Beach Hotel
10:30pm Fleetmac Wood DJ Set @ Beach Hotel


5:00pm Mikey Edwards @ Coolangatta Hotel
9:30pm Remedy @ Coolangatta Hotel


6:00pm Jon J Bradley @ Kingscliff Beach Bowls


7:00pm Harry Nichols @ Club Lennox


4:00pm DJ Abel Toro @ Wandana Brewing Co.
7:00pm Flickerfest Free Community Screening @ St John’s School Hall


6:00pm Glenn Shields @ Murwillumbah Services Club


8:00pm Elvis – An American Trilogy @ Twin Towns - The Showroom

Sunday 09th Oct 2022


4:00pm Wild Marmalade @ Hotel Brunswick
4:00pm All’s Nell That Ends Nell @ Brunswick Heads Picture House


ST. ALi Italian Film Festival @ Palace Cinemas
The Swamp Cats @ Railway Hotel
12:00pm Grace Grove @ Beach Hotel
2:00pm Peter Byrne – Forever Diamond @ Byron Theatre
5:00pm Mark Chapman @ Foxy Luu’s
5:00pm DJ Abel Toro @ North Byron Hotel
7:30pm DJ Quendo @ Beach Hotel
9:30pm DJ Madan @ Beach Hotel


2:00pm Sneaky Schnitzel @ Chinderah Tavern


4:00pm The Smashed Crabs @ Coolangatta Hotel


8:00am Sky Eater @ Lennox Community Market
3:00pm Joe Conroy @ Club Lennox


3:00pm Swamp Cats with Open Mic Jam @ Middle Pub
4:00pm Luke Yeaman @ Wandana Brewing Co.


5:00pm The Gin Buggs @ Ocean Shores Country Club


12:00pm Shandell Crozier @ Seagulls


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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Chris Minns visits Kingscliff to look at floodplain development risks

The potential future risks and costs of flooding to the community and government if approved, but yet to be built, housing is allowed to go ahead in floodplains was under the spotlight last week in Kingscliff.

The Tweed Artisan Food Festival is almost here

The sixth Tweed Artisan Food Festival will be held at the end of the month – the festival runs for 10 days with 20 curated events showcasing the people, the place and the produce of the Tweed.

$30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants

Eligible Aboriginal community organisations and groups can apply for funding through the new solutions-focused $30 million Aboriginal Community and Place Grants program.