April 8, 2015
In this Issue:
Juno Reactor ranks among the all-time greats of electronic music as essential innovators. From the early days of the Goa scene to scoring Matrix Reloaded and Revolutions, performing their stunning live shows around the world at major music festivals.
Taking the lead from the success of Mullum Music Festival, creator Glenn Wright has launched a sister event in Bellingen. Over 2–5 July Bello Winter Music will see the pubs and halls of the little village vibrating with music.
After an awesome weekend of Bluefest magic, the north caost is follwing up with awsome acts in this week's Music Roundupo starting with The Lockhearts’ whose sound is rooted in classic rock, but with a modern edge.
This week's Culture Wrap features Kings of Comedy, with seven killer comics on the bill the Kings of Comedy tour is set to wow audiences.
It’s seldom I write on different eateries in the same venue with only months between. Not all eateries get up. The hospitality industry has a shadowy side with many variables and myriad reasons for businesses to end.
Fork in the Field has hatched a Children’s Farm to Fork Holiday at The Farm in Byron Bay during the Easter holidays. Daily workshops run Monday to Friday until 17 April 10am–3.30pm.
Robert Gower who has worked at Spice It Up Thai since he was eighteen High School, has just completed and ‘aced’ his apprenticeship with Spice It Up Thai.
With all the roads and large-scale developments planned for Byron Bay, Byron Shire Council staff have requested a $50,000 budget be allocated for a traffic study to ‘determine construction priorities on Ewingsdale Road.’
Blending influences from 1970s Nigerian afrobeat with the deepest of street funk, The Seven Ups are the original 7-piece party band
Plenty of wonderful little films, without the backing of a PR juggernaut, completely slip under the radar. This is one such film.
Tough guys are such bores, aren’t they? In real life, they manifest themselves as creeps like Jeremy Clarkson, who punches underlings in the face if his lunch isn’t ready.
The director of Wicked Weasel, which sits near the planned exit of the Byron Bay bypass route, has told The Echo that despite both positives and negatives for his business, overall it will be a ‘good idea'.
So the great national conversation on tax reform has begun, and, it would appear, ended. An executive summary: G’day. Let’s have conversation about tax. What do you think about a few reforms to the GST? Piss off, hairy legs.
The Northern Rivers Rail Trail group says that its now-formal proposal ‘is an extraordinary opportunity to turn a neglected and deteriorating state asset into a productive NSW tourism icon'.