The government has put plans up for a permanent home for the North Byron Parklands, home to Splendour in the Grass and the Falls Festival.
Emerging acts from the Northern Rivers are being given the chance to take centre stage at this years 25th Falls Festival through the 'foster a band' concept.
North Byron Parklands, home to Falls Festival and Splendour in the Grass, has been granted a 20-month extension to its five-year trial by the independent Planning Assessment Commission (PAC).
This season's Falls Festival closed with a splash in the wee hours this morning as Alison Wonderland sent the crowd on its way and thousand of punters were cleaned and refreshed with a spot of rain.
Angela McDermott, Suffolk Park. Dear Falls Festival, when are you going to stop calling Yelgun, Byron Bay?
Organisers are expecting at least 16,000 to be celebrating the new year at the Falls Festival at North Byron Parklands over coming days.
Music and art lovers who can't get to Falls Festival at North Byron Parklands for New Year’s Eve will be able to catch it live on ABC TV.
A good festival is a portal into another place, almost another you. This is something Falls Festival’s Village artistic director Ian Pidd knows only too well.
It’s been the party that just keeps going. New Year’s Eve celebrations across the region are finally beginning to wind up today, with revelers enjoying the last day at the Falls Festival near Byron Bay, while others will be packing up campsites at the Tropical Fruits party in Lismore.
A 26-year-old Brisbane man died this morning at the Falls Festival near Byron Bay. Tweed/Byron police Inspector Darren Steel said the man was discovered at his campsite about 7.30am, unconscious and not breathing.
Comedian Lindsay Webb is one of the featured funny people at Falls Festival’s The Village.
Now in its second year, Byron Falls Festival continues its quest to make the NSW-based event authentically ‘Byron Bay’. Valley Lipcer is the creative producer of The Village, what many have called ‘the festival within the festival’. Seven spoke with Valley about what’s in store for Byron Falls.
Dan Sultan is one of the impressive acts playing Falls Festival this year. After a stint solo, Dan is back in the tour bus this summer playing with his regular band.
Sue Arnold, Ocean Shores. I recently spent some time in Honolulu and, as I know the city well, I was appalled by the current state – which is the future of Byron Shire unless something is done .
Northern Rivers based singer songwriter Andrea Soler has recently returned from a successful and ground breaking international twelve-week tour throughout Europe.
Fostering local and emerging talent from the grassroots is key for Falls Festival Byron Bay. Glenn Wright and Valley Lipcer have carefully put together the local programming, which will make up a large part of the feel and experience of the festival.
While tickets to the first Byron Falls Festival sold out a while ago, there’s a new locals’ release now on sale. But you'd better be quick.
Promoters of Byron Bay's inaugural Falls Festival are 'thrilled' that tickets have sold out less than a month after they went on sale. The event will run over the New Year's Eve period at the Splendour in the Grass festival site.
This year activities will be concentrated around Railway Park instead of Apex Park, with road closures in Jonson Street. The festivities will conclude by 10pm although a later event is planned at the Youth Activity Centre
Legs Akimbo are partners in life and crime: Amy Bee Sting and Ben Scott. Born out of the UK festival scene, the two have developed some wacky interactive games and on-stage antics to engage large groups of willing festival-goers.
Mandy Nolan For the past 20 years the Falls Music and Arts Festival has been running in Victoria’s seaside town of Lorne. For ten years a sister event has occurred in Tasmania’s Marion Bay. It seems fitting then that... Read More →
Lorne, in Victoria, was regularly in Melbourne’s newspapers for all the wrong reasons: a small seaside town renowned for the drunken revelry that took place there each New Years Eve. Sound familiar? Fast forward 20 years and Lorne is now... Read More →
The long parade from the northern rivers to Woodford could become a thing of the past thanks to the vision of promoter Brandon Saul. Mr Saul has joined with his Splendour colleagues to tempt Victoria’s popular Falls Music & Arts... Read More →