October 28, 2014
In this Issue:
Hailing from Hamilton, New Zealand, Katchafire have become a global roots reggae phenomenon. The all-Maori reggae band bring their pure classic sound to the Brewery on Thursday November 13.
Growing up in Mullumbimby, Wayde Kelly was always a lover of rugby league and he and fiancée Kymberlie Shepherd were just about to start their very own junior team when tragedy stuck.
Actor and activist Tony Barry along with Greg Aitken and Michael Hennessy, are hosting an event on Friday and Saturday evening. They are calling on all actors, performers, artists, musicians, filmmakers and other creative folk pissed off by political bastardry to partcipate.
Byron Beach Cafe, The Balcony and Harvest Cafe are helping to raise awareness and funds for clean and safe water initiatives around the world by doing away with imported bottled water to help raise money and awareness for Whole World Water; a fund benefiting clean and safe water programs around the world.
In 2007, Stephanie Gilmore a high school student from Tweed Heads, qualified for the pinnacle in women’s surfing, the ASP World Tour.
The plan was to take away the cars, add a dash of creativity, transform Bay Lane in Byron Bay into a pop-up outdoor dining area with colour, light, art and live music. And it seemed to work last Saturday night.
Hailing from Brisbane, Bullhorn is a 9-piece includes a massive seven horn players, one drummer and one monster MC. Their upbeat, family-friendly shows are born from a high-octane mix of funk, soul, hip-hop, jazz, reggae and dance music.
The Butler Street Community Network, a group campaigning against the Byron Shire Council’s adopted Butler Street bypass route, say the approved 2001 Bypass Environmental Impact Study proposed using the railway corridor.
Last Saturday saw the 13th Federal Park Party run in the centre of the village with a wonderful carnival atmosphere, great food and entertainment.
Ben Gordon, founder of the award-winning metalcore band Parkway Drive, has lent his band’s support to the Ewingsdale residents opposing the proposed seniors living development pushed on by a majority of Byron Shire councillors.