What’s on in Byron Bay this weekend!!!
Queensland band Busby Marou are playing at the Northern tonight – their humour and freakish instrumental ability have cemented them as one of Australia’s most loved live bands of recent times!
Also tonight – Melbourne based neo-gypsy duo The Imprints are playing at the Rails – they have spent the last year touring the UK and Europe, playing festivals such as Glastonbury, Edinburgh Fringe, Beat Herder and Small World
Flickerfest short film festival kicks off on Friday and runs until Sunday at the A&I Hall in Bangalow – showing Australian and international short films such as Kanyekanye from South Africa, Australian shorts We Keep on Dancing and Tango Underpants, and French/Chinese collaboration Butter Lamp
An awesome new night starts this Friday at The Ginger Pig (in what used to be the Junction) – Frothing on Fridays is a collaboration between two Scottish DJs, HA!YES! and Ant On Leaf – playing funk, house, future soul, disco, afrobeat and much much more…$10 Margaritas and free entry!
Playing throughout Byron this Friday : Flap! at the Beach Hotel, A Little Province at the Northern, Chuparosa at the Rails, Matthew Armitage at Frankie Brown, and Boom Fyah Reggae Dancehall Soundsystem at the Byron Bay Brewery
The Australian Surf Movie Festival is taking place on Saturday at the Northern – an independent surf movie tour initiative that stops at 30 places along the coast – showing The Journey – featuring Kelly Slater, Alex Gray and Russ Bierke surfing Australia’s desert coast; and Encoded – part three of the Blackwater series about Teahupo’o
Playing in and around Byron on Saturday – Sapote at the Beach Hotel, Dillion James Band at the Rails, Bree Bullock at Frankie Browns, Bats vs Snakes at the Brewery, Juliette Meow at the Ginger Pig and Carlie and Yosi at the Treehouse
On Sunday drumming maestros Samba Blisstas are running a workshop from 4pm at the Rails if you fancy having a go
Also on Sunday – Treehouse on Belongil are holding a Sea Change fundraiser to raise money for the preservation of the Great Barrier Reef, with live music from 2pm!