Happy Thursday folks!! Lots on this weekend, as always!
Frothing on Fridays is once again taking the helm at the Ginger Pig on Friday night – the music is always awesome from resident DJs HA!YES! and Ant on Leaf – so head down to dance among the vintage couches, snack on some yummy tapas and drink $5 Coopers and $10 cocktails!
Also on Friday – local band The Badlands are launching their new single New Age Prescription Product at the Northern – supported by local band VernasKeep and blues duo Mescalito Blues.
The Hombres are playing at the Rails on Friday; the Beachy have a double act in store with Jon J Bradley from 5pm and Madison Kat from 9.30pm; and Buddha Bar welcome back local reggae and dancehall collective Boom Faya.
On Saturday, the Brunswick Hotel are throwing a fundraiser for Sea Shepherd from 11am, with live music from midday until 10pm. Celebrate the International Court of Justice’s decision to ban Japanese whaling in the Antarctic! Entry is by $5 donation, and the afternoon/evening will feature performances from Mat McHugh from Beautiful Girls, Darren Middleton from Powderfinger, Pilots, Wandering Eyes, Chris Mapstone, Milan Martin and Dubarray – as well as speeches from Sea Shepherd director Jeff Hansen, captain of the M.V Bob Barker Peter Hammarstedt and Byron Bay Mayor Simon Richardson. Great music, great pub and great cause!
Also on Saturday, DJ Discrow at the Beachy, Secret Tsunami at the Rails, Warren Earl Band at the Buddha Bar, and Kathryn Jones at Soho Lounge… And Newtown, Sydney band Sticky Fingers are playing at the Northern – supported by Bootleg Rascal and Tropical Zombie – Sticky Fingers are a super fun band to bop around to with rootsy psychedelic pop tunes and heaps of energy.
Which brings us to Sunday – if you have any energy left over for Sunday!
Dan Hannaford is at the Northern, Afro Moses in the afternoon at the Beachy from 4.30pm, followed by DJ Manie Shika at 8pm; Blake Saban 3 at the Rails, Andy Jans-Brown Trio at the Buddha Bar and Garret Kato at Frankie Browns.
The Eatery on Jonson St has DJs from 4pm if you fancy popping down to people watch, eat delicious food and drink some Bloody Marys; and the infamous Byron Market is on this Sunday! From 9am and running until about 3/4pm – lots of local artisan stalls, fresh food, steaming coffee and live performances from Hayden Hack, Soulman O’Gaia and Cliff Fletcher.
Have fun!! xo