What’s on this weekend in and around Byron Bay!!
On Friday night the Bleach Festival launches on the Gold Coast, with the opening party taking place at Soundlounge in Currumbin – featuring Sydney electro pop songstress Elizabeth Rose, Aussie band The Trouble with Templeton and Brisbane indie band Hey Geronimo.
Closer to home, plenty of live music – Dead Beat Band, Midnight Ramblers, Jesse Pumphrey and Taya Mills at the Northern; Leigh James and The Triple J’s at the Beachy, Bohemian Cowboys at the Rails (a really fun band if you haven’t already seen them!), Everlast at the Buddha Bar and Julia and the Deep Sea Sirens at the Treehouse
This Friday night at Kulchajam (on the A&I estate) sees Passion Flamenca’s final gig before Sergio Navarro leaves Byron – your last chance to see this amazing flamenco musical duo!
On Saturday, as well as the below sunset OKA gig at Mt Warning (which will be EPIC!!) – the Northern have a few bands playing, including Elegant Shiva, Tropical Zombie, Skegs, Chesta Hydron and DJ Chris Bradley.
Elsewhere in Byron for live music – Pandamonium DJs are at the Beachy, Guri Guru at the Rails; and Kingfisha, Mista Savona and Jordan Rakei at the Buddha Bar!
Also the Byron Bay International Film Festival Closing Party takes place at Palace Cinemas / the Community Centre on Saturday night – showing the film Rise of the Eco Warriors – about a group of young people using social media and online campaigning to save orangutans in the Borneo rainforest.
For Sunday sessions this week – head to the Northern for Kyle Lionheart, the Beachy for the Feramones, the Rails for My Baby Loves Voodoo, the Buddha Bar for Mi Casa Su Casa, and the Ginger Pig for the Byron Vibes live jam session.
The Bleach Festival are also putting on free beachside surf movie screenings at Coolangatta Beach on Sunday night from 7.15pm – including the fantastic Spirit of Akasha – fusing stunning surfing, music and filmmaking.
Have an amazing weekend everyone!! xo