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Tackling cane toads on the Tweed

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Byron Writers Festival co-presents a special online event with acclaimed author Jonathan Franzen. 

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Bluesfest ‘second best’ festival in NSW

This year’s 25th anniversary Bluesfest claimed silver in hot competition for NSW’s Major Festival & Event at the NSW Tourism Awards in Sydney last night, with Tamworth Country Music Festival beating it to the gold.

Blues was a blast

Not an event that will be known for its Dylan or Plant, this year's festival didn't boast an achingly awesome name, but what it did have was stages full of world class talent all weekend, says Echonetdaily photographer and entertainment guru Eve Jeffery.

Blues on the road as festival winds up

Festival-goers again faced significant queues getting off the Pacific Highway and into the Bluesfest site this year. But the worst of the traffic trouble was, and continues to be, on the Pacific Highway, where two lanes have been reduced to one coming down St Helena and at the Ewingsdale on-ramp.

Byron Bay Bluesfest 2014: the video

In something of a break with tradition, this year's 25th annual Bluesfest focussed more on artists appealing to a younger crowd, including John Mayer, Devendra Banhart and perennial busker Passenger. But festival regulars were not overlooked.

Bluesfest on a sunny bunny Sunday

Another great day out at Tyagarah on Sunday for the 2014 Bluesfest with punters putting on their glad rags for Blues bunny day.

John Butler boosts Bentley blockade

Anti-gas mining campaigners at the Bentley blockade near Lismore have been buoyed by a surprise visit to the camp by several headlining Bluesfest artists.

Hump Day at Bluesfest and the winner is…

By Eve Jeffery Hump Day is the middle of the working week and the middle of the 25th edition of Bluesfest's week was a Saturday full of...

Jeff Dawson’s Bluesfest

The Byron Shire Echo's resident photographer gets up-close & personal with some of the stars, filing from his camper-trailer at the festival.

A very Good Friday at Bluesfest

Crowds swelled and music pumped as the second day of the 25th annual Byron Bay Bluesfest got underway at Tyagarah. The weather again defied the...

Bluesfest 2014 opening night

The 25th anniversary Byron Bay Bluesfest launched yesterday to clear skies and a wild, enthusiastic crowd. Festival director Peter Noble has cast a wide net once again and snared a broad audience.

The circular economy in action

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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 29 September, 2021

Byron Writers Festival co-presents a special online event with acclaimed author Jonathan Franzen. 

Organic local Koala Tea

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Organic Forrest

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