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Mon 22 Feb 2021

Bluesfest set to be biggest Australian music event this year

Premium Content Bluesfest set to be biggest Australian music event this year

Even with half its normal audience, and as a seating-only, outdoors event, it would still be the biggest in the country.

Sat 20 Feb 2021

Sorry Bluesfest and Splendour, Byron’s got a new festival

Premium Content Sorry Bluesfest and Splendour, Byron’s got a new festival

Described as the “love child of a street festival and music industry conference”, this event will be a little different.

Online DJing course by women and for women

Premium Content Online DJing course by women and for women

Byron’s the Spin Sistas are looking to redress the deep gender disparity in the music industry.

Thu 18 Feb 2021

‘Sh*t’ play needs residents help after complaints over signs

Premium Content ‘Sh*t’ play needs residents help after complaints over signs

Byron Shire Council returned the signs, but now production needs residents put signs in their frontyards.

Wed 17 Feb 2021

Boutique, mask-free Bluesfest given important green light

Premium Content Boutique, mask-free Bluesfest given important green light

The NSW Government has approved the festival’s 150-page COVID-Safety plan.

Tue 16 Feb 2021

‘Sh*t’ storm: Council impounds theatre play signs

Premium Content ‘Sh*t’ storm: Council impounds theatre play signs

Publicity materials for an award-winning play have been impounded by council.

Sun 14 Feb 2021

Flickerfest celebrates 30 years with 40 short films

Premium Content Flickerfest celebrates 30 years with 40 short films

The event will screen more than 40 short films this month.

Sat 13 Feb 2021

Rock god Sarah McLeod changes things up for Ballina gig

Premium Content Rock god Sarah McLeod changes things up for Ballina gig

The musician will be performing in the Northern Rivers next month.

Wed 3 Feb 2021

The brains behind hit TV, films will meet in Lennox Head

Premium Content The brains behind hit TV, films will meet in Lennox Head

Screenworks’ Regional to Global Screen Forum will have guest speakers offering a peek into the industry.

Sat 30 Jan 2021

Aussie rock icon to serenade fans

Premium Content Aussie rock icon to serenade fans

Byron Bay resident Bernard Fanning will be supported by Emily Wurramara, Ben Salter and Hope D.

Thu 28 Jan 2021

Special screening of Laura’s Choice tells euthanasia story

Premium Content Special screening of Laura’s Choice tells euthanasia story

A film that documented the process of assisted dying for a 90-year old Ballina woman will have a special screening next week.

Fri 22 Jan 2021

From baseball to art: 8 fantastic things to do this weekend

Premium Content From baseball to art: 8 fantastic things to do this weekend

From astronomy in Casino to cooking in Ballina, there’s plenty to do this weekend.

Tue 19 Jan 2021

Live theatre is coming back to Goonellabah

Premium Content Live theatre is coming back to Goonellabah

Lismore Theatre Company has confirmed its February shows for their production of Educating Rita.

FULL LIST: Ballina’s nominees for Australian of Year Awards

Premium Content FULL LIST: Ballina’s nominees for Australian of Year Awards

Channel 9’s James Bracey will be guest speaker, and MC will be broadcaster and sports personality Liz Ellis.

Lights, camera, action as new gig opportunity heads to Byron

Premium Content Lights, camera, action as new gig opportunity heads to Byron

The event will showcase at the Northern Hotel in Byron Bay later this year.

Sun 10 Jan 2021

5 fabulous flicks you can see at new film festival

Premium Content 5 fabulous flicks you can see at new film festival

THE oldest surviving animated feature film in the world, is coming to the Bangalow Film Festival 2021.

Sat 9 Jan 2021

Pop-up bar mixes cocktails while the children play

Premium Content Pop-up bar mixes cocktails while the children play

A local distiller will be mixing cocktails at a popular Northern Rivers animal park this month.

Wed 6 Jan 2021

SPLASH: 6 waterparks or places to keep cool this summer

Premium Content SPLASH: 6 waterparks or places to keep cool this summer

NEED a family-friendly space to take the children for a day of play and fun avoiding the heat? Here are some options.

WHAT’S ON: Huge entertainment list for January

Premium Content WHAT’S ON: Huge entertainment list for January

20+ films, music, comedy, cabaret, children’s and other live acts are scheduled for this month.

Fri 1 Jan 2021

Rain puts the brakes on tonight’s monster truck show

Premium Content Rain puts the brakes on tonight’s monster truck show

Water on the track and surrounds has seen a popular Northern Rivers monster truck event postponed for safety reasons.

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