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Bluesfest announces October dates for 2021 festival

After two disappointing cancelations of their event, Bluesfest has announced that they will hold the 2021 festival over the...

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NewsCorp announces August revival of regional news print in QLD

Less than a week after the two major NewsCorp-owned outlets on the Northern Rivers lost their websites and redirected readers via The Daily Telegraph (TDT), sister publications in Queensland announced almost the opposite.

Filming of Byron Baes begins with no indigenous consultation

Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.

Father and son win first sailing race

Sixteen boats competed in the Tweed Valley Sailing Club’s race day earlier this month in a 10-12 knot breeze...

Locals question placing homes in areas of inundation risk

It is where the community fought off Club Med and it is once again in the spotlight as the current owners, Elements, are seeking to have the zoning of the environmentally sensitive area in Bayshore Drive changed from tourism to residential

Eating vegan is no longer like Mac Vs PC

Remember back in the bad old days when you used either a PC or Mac? Those were your choices, and never the twain could meet. They were so many miles apart in operations that they were like different countries with different languages and appearances

Save Broken Head

Jan Barham, Broken Head Broken Head is precious but fragile. Again, it’s under threat and it’s urgent to act now....

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Bluesfest director names his best of the fest

It’s not every day you get to sing a duet with Lionel Ritchie. But Monday night, that’s what about over 7,000 women in a crowd that numbered close to 15 000 got to do when Diana Ross failed to show.  

Boomerang returns to Blues

Hosted by the oldest living culture, Boomerang Festival was a highlight of this year's Bluesfest.

Can’t get a better Sunday than Blues

I could actually sum up yesterday at Bluesfest in two words: Hussy Hicks!

Hump day goes BOOM at Blues

Yesterday Tyagarah relaxed into hump day and punters bumped along in the Bluesfest groove.

Blues warming up as stages sizzle

Day two at Bluesfest upped-the-anti as the best gigs in the country all played simultaneously at Tyagarah and punters came away very happy

Rain? It must be Bluesfest!

You could tell the first timers as they picked their way through puddles in designer sandals and converse as festival veterans splashed past them in gumboots…

Best way to beat the Easter traffic blues

Festivalgoers are advised to factor in extra time to travel to and from this weekend’s Byron Bay Bluesfest. Here are a few easy ways to maximise your enjoyment and minimise your time spent int traffic.

First ever Blues festival for raffle winner

Cindy Alice was thrilled to win two five day passes to the Blues Festival in the Pets For Life raffle at Hotel Brunswick.

Lionel Ritchie, Robert Plant for Bluesfest

Robert Plant, the legendary frontman of 70s rock band Led Zeppelin, will be joining Lionel Richie on the line-up for next year's Bluesfest.

Power outage in Byron Shire

Power supply company Essential Energy says that approximately 1,780 homes and businesses were without supply this morning.

Filming of Byron Baes begins with no indigenous consultation

Filming of the Netflix series Byron Baes has reportedly commenced without any effort made by the show's production company – Eureka Productions – to consult with local indigenous groups or the local Council.

Byron Comedy Festival launched with a laugh

At a hilarious sold-out launch of the Byron Comedy Festival, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki had the entire Byron Bay Surf Club giggling last night

School Strike for Climate next Friday

Next Friday from 10am Byron Shire students will be demanding political action on the climate emergency in what they and their supporters say is our present, future and reality.