July 22, 2014
In this Issue:
Father Lavelle, pastor to his flock in rural Ireland, is taken aback when a penitent on the other side of the grille tells him of the sexual abuse he suffered as a child at the hands of a priest.
We’re still in July, so it’s probably a bit premature to nominate this as the worst movie of the year. It is, however, down there in the depths, giving A Million Ways To Die In The West a run for its money.
The Bruns Breakers played won their first home game of the season at Brunswick Heads last round
After last week’s first loss of the season, to the Richmond Rovers, the Park Hotel Byron Bay Rams took to their home ground on Saturday determined to make amends.
It's not just all about Splendour this week – there are plenty of other great acts on the north coast, none the least Mat McHugh playing at the Bruns tonight
Sport fans, diehards and the unhealthily obsessed were all out in force on Sunday as the two longest-running teams in the Nick Shand series, the Geckos and Main Arm, brought out their carefully nurtured inner champions and attempted to coax, cajole or browbeat them towards victory.
A Mullumbimby icon since 1945, the Empire CafE is well known as the place to go for milkshakes, breakfasts, delicious burgers and other tasty lunch options.
Glasgow electro-pop trio Chvches return to Australia after gracing the stages of Coachella, Glastonbury and Primavera Sound and ahead of their appearance at Lollapalooza.
Ben Howard is a young acoustic troubadour who amassed a secret society of fans via the world’s fiercely loyal surfing community, Ben Howard exceeded all of his expectations in just over two years.
Derived from the Greek word τώρα meaning now, local band Tora uploaded songs to the Unearthed website, and a few weeks later got a call saying the were chosen to play at Splendour.
new non-verbal documentary consisting entirely of time-lapse imagery has been launched by local photographer and documentary filmmaker, Evan Malcolm.
Darkside is guitarist Dave Harrington and electronic producer Nicolas Jaar, two musicians with vastly different backgrounds, but after years of touring together they have found common ground.
With three consecutive Number 1 albums including the biggest-selling Australian hip-hop album of all time, a swag of ARIAs and countless other accolades, Hilltop Hoods have not only risen to the top of Australian hip-hop.
Since their unforgettable Splendour debut in 2011 these charming Californians have been one hell of a ride; their album Torches sold nearly two million copies worldwide, reaching Number 1 on the ARIA charts.
The world’s adorable darling, Lily Allen, blew our minds on the Splendour stage in 2007, and with her third album dropping next week and confirmed for Glastonbury, we’re super excited for her to do it all over again this year!
One of the hardest working bands in Australian music, The Jezabels shimmer with their anthemic, empowering approach to indie pop.
Indie rock legends Foals return to Splendour in all their glory. The Oxford five-piece followed up their 2008 debut Antidotes with the Mercury-shortlisted Total Life Foreverin 2010.
To say Donald Glover is a man of many talents is one hell of an understatement. With a batch of albums and mixtapes under the belt of his shorts, it’s wit and intellect that sets this actor, writer, comedian and rapper apart from the rest.
Splendour ‘hump day’ will host another incredible lineup of great acts with one of the major highlights being City and Colour – the Juno-award-winning singer/guitarist for the Canadian post-hardcore band Alexisonfire.
The Splendour in the Grass forums were a fantastic inclusion into last year’s event and in 2014 they’re back.
Warm it up! With two Grammy nominations, platinum and gold records, BRIT, Q and NME awards and dozens of Top 10 singles to her name, Kelis is an artist who needs no introduction.
Splendour’s love affair with Angus and Julia Stone ignited following their unforgettable breakthrough performance on the GW McLennan stage in 2006.
New York City’s kings of post-punk return to Australia and to the Splendour stage in all their dapper glory.
With Hey Ya! Ms Jackson, B.O.B. – Rosa Parks… so many monster hits. Heading up the list of awesome first-day gigs at Splendour 2014 is Outkast.
Drawing on the diversity of Australia’s creative subcultures, the Global Village is to Splendour what Byron is to Australia – a centre of cross-cultural creative fusion, living in celebration of freedom and conscious evolution.