Sunday , 18 November 2018

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Mullum Music Festival @ Mullumbimby - Various
Nov 18 all-day
Mullum Music Festival @ Mullumbimby - Various | Mullumbimby | New South Wales | Australia

Join us for the 11th Mullum Music festival to be held across the township of Mullumbimby NSW Australia!

“The street parade kicks off the final day of a festival which shares a Shire with some of the country’s biggest. Bluesfest,
Splendour In The Grass and Falls all run around here, but it’s
Mullum Fest which is truly the jewel in this area’s crown.”
– Rolling Stone

Since 2008 the Mullum Music Festival has evolved into one of the most successful boutique festivals in the country, proving small isn’t just beautiful, it’s also economically & environmental sustainable.

No gates. No big headlines. No VIP areas. Basically a ‘No hassle’ festival. A festival where artists and performers mingle, where shows are held in halls, clubs and pubs rather than tents, and instead of driving hours to park in a field and trudge on site, patrons become enmeshed in the spirit of a vibrant village.

“It’s a great feeling returning to the usually sleepy township of Mullumbimby … It’s a beautiful, restful place any time you drop by, but you know that for one weekend a year it’s transformed into a vibrant mecca of music and community, and during that window there’s no better place to be.” – The Music

The town’s array of boutique performance spaces, cafés, parks, buses and streets are filled with some of the world’s finest international musicians alongside the regions incredibly diverse and talented artists.

“It’s not just about one act, but rather all the performers. Mullum Festival is about the experience. Everyone knows that. It’s all about the people. All of the people. Everyday People!” says Festival Director Glenn Wright.

This year the 11th Mullum Festival welcomes to the stage…

Bombino (AFR/NGR), Mad Professor (GUYANA),
Ben Ottewell (UK), Gordi, Mike Love (US), Saint Sister (IRE)
Osaka Monaurail (JAP), The Turner Brown Band (US|AU)
HUSKY, Gabriella Cohen, Caiti Baker, Thando,
William Crighton, Lior (with Strings), Kaiit (PNG|AU)
Jordie Lane, Bobby Alu, Hat Fitz & Cara, Tangents
Buddy (US), OLD MAN RIVER, Horns of Leroy
The Cartridge Family, Dao of Dylan
Festival of Small Halls Australia feat. Old Man Luedecke (CAN) + Lucy Wise (AU), TULLARA, Ladyslug
Rocky Dawuni (Ghana), Wanderers, NAGA BUAH
Cecilia Brandolini, The Mamas, Georgia Fields, Brekky Boy
Sunnyside, Tim Snider (US), Cheap Fakes, China Bowls (UK) Blakboi, Low Down Riders, Arakwal Bunyarra Dancers
Áine Tyrrell, Ash & Sara, This Way North, 45 Packin’ Mama
Domini Forster, The Button Collective, The Buckleys, Bethanie Jolly, The Walrus & The Carpenter, Michael John Bryant Music, Sharny Russell Jazz, Jesse Morris Band, Ramblin’ Ash
Dynasty8, Maple, Hannah Cameron, Out of Range
Shelly Brown, Blindmouth, Mandy Nolan, Rusty Berther
Ellen Briggs, Jonathan Atherton Comedy, Matt Ford
Lindsay Webb, Sergio Ben Bullshit, Paul Mcmahon
Uncomfortable Science, Aloha Baby, The Cassettes
Meninas Da Lua, Bollywood Sisters, The Tin Can String Band
Roundabout Theatre, Spaghetti Circus Inc, The Mullum Folk Orchestra, Mullumbimby High School Showcase
Sign of the Times, The Northern Rivers Uke Orchestra
The Magic Bus, Mullumbimby Youth Mentorship Program
Renew Fest Community Program, Street Parade, and more!

For all information, Programme, Lineup & Ticketing head to www.mullummusicfestival.com

Guy Kachel @ Lulu's Cafe
Nov 18 @ 11:30 am
Guy Kachel @ Lulu's Cafe

Guy Kachel had an idyllic entrée to the world of music. Born in Tamworth, he was raised on the banks of the Peel River. The landscape was a fertile ground for his imagination. Seeing this rustic world change, as Tamworth developed into an inland city and friends grew to sometimes troubled adulthoods, provided insights for the artistry that later powered his career as a performer.

His paternal grandfather, an itinerant harmonica duellist, gave him his first guitar at 15. However, bereft of musical guidance Guy progressed no further than the riff to Smoke on the Water until, as an apprentice electrician, he struck up a lifelong friendship with Lawrie Minson, who went on to become one of the country’s best known journeyman musicians. Minson coaxed him through the rudiments of guitar and transplanted a love of hillbilly guitar picking and such southern-rock stalwarts as the Ozark Mountain Daredevils.
The strains of country, rock and blues mingled in Guy’s increasingly accomplished craft. Embellished by tours across the vast outback it manifested in the style of country blues exemplified by greats like John Hiatt, Rodney Crowell and Lowell George from Little Feat. The harmonica playing of his grandfather had also resurfaced and became a feature of his act as he gained a residency in Tamworth and formed the band Bloozenfunkenstuff with renowned guitar-slinger Alwyn Aurisch and the deadly rhythm section of Pete Maloney on bass and Michael Thompson on drums. This combination shifted Kachel’s repertoire into a higher gear again. The band swiftly became underground Tamworth Country Music festival favourites.
But the muse is voracious and Guy found himself footloose, drifting East, to the Byron Shire where the fertile tropics energised his creative talents. He started writing songs, cathartically, about his past, Tamworth, the fate of his peers – and ultimately, himself. The result is a startlingly confessional and strong, emotional album, Innocent Screams. It deals with his youth (Green Machines), the fraught transition to manhood (Face The Music) and the sometimes onerous obsessions of the country music wannabes infesting Tamworth (Around the Bend). Wry observations from a seasoned bard about people immersed in their dreams, dreams that some never escape.

DJ Eva J & Friends @ Treehouse on Belongil
Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm
DJ Eva J & Friends @ Treehouse on Belongil | Byron Bay | New South Wales | Australia

Meet Eva J, an aspiring DJ who was born and raised in Byron Bay.

“I have the ability to enhance and shape the vibes of an event or space. My large collection of music drapes itself widely over the spectrum of music genres and it’s a pleasure to musically relate to a diverse range of generations, from people aged 15 to 105.

I’m excited to make people feel good as a job, be it in cafes, restaurants, clubs, launches or private parties especially. I am eager for any environment.

For any interest regarding gigs, contact me to discuss your needs, including the atmosphere you want to create and your musical preferences. In the meantime, check out my Soundcloud page, where I exhibit a portion of my ability and music taste through mixes that I have recorded and playlists I have compiled.”

Catch Eva J on BayFM everyday Wednesday during the 10pm-12pm Sound Movement shift.

Mullumbimby Country Music Club @ Club Mullum
Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm
Mullumbimby Country Music Club @ Club Mullum | Mullumbimby | New South Wales | Australia

Mullumbimby Country Music Club
MCMC meets at 12:00 on the third Sunday of each month. The club has over 100 active members and is very active with fundraising both in support of its objectives and in support of the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter and the Brunswick Volunteer Rescue Association.

Rising Stars Youth Concert presented by Byron Music Society @ Byron Theatre
Nov 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Rising Stars Youth Concert presented by Byron Music Society at Byron Theatre

Please support our young performers and their dreams by attending the Byron Youth Concert.

Share the experience when some of our most outstanding young musicians from the region perform at the Byron Theatre. These enthusiastic and talented young performers also reflect the dedication of many fine and inspired teachers in the area.

The culture of performance and creativity is very rich amongst our local youth today, so don’t miss this wonderful showcase.

This year’s event includes solo performers as well as a string ensemble.

 

11.00am – Internet sales close
12.00pm – Venue doors open / Box Office open / Events Bar open
12.40pm – Theatre doors open
1.00pm – Rising Stars Youth Concert
3.00pm – Event concludes (No Interval)

Tickets: http://sa2.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/TicketRequest;jsessionid=582E68C7691352826CA5779FBBD377E5?eventId=100950474&presenter=AUBYRONCC&venue=&event=.

A Sunday with BLOND:ISH + Jai Piccone + Taya @ Byron Brewery
Nov 18 @ 3:00 pm
A Sunday with BLOND:ISH + Jai Piccone + Taya @ Byron Brewery

Globe trotting house and techno duo BLOND:ISH are back for their long awaited return to the Bay. Glossing us with their magical house and techno once again.

No use deciding whether to come or not we’ve made the decision easy, with our $10 first in, first served, Sunday ticket special.

Open Mic Jam @ Middle Pub
Nov 18 @ 3:00 pm
Guy Kachel @ Eltham Hotel
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm
Guy Kachel @ Eltham Hotel

Guy Kachel had an idyllic entrée to the world of music. Born in Tamworth, he was raised on the banks of the Peel River. The landscape was a fertile ground for his imagination. Seeing this rustic world change, as Tamworth developed into an inland city and friends grew to sometimes troubled adulthoods, provided insights for the artistry that later powered his career as a performer.

His paternal grandfather, an itinerant harmonica duellist, gave him his first guitar at 15. However, bereft of musical guidance Guy progressed no further than the riff to Smoke on the Water until, as an apprentice electrician, he struck up a lifelong friendship with Lawrie Minson, who went on to become one of the country’s best known journeyman musicians. Minson coaxed him through the rudiments of guitar and transplanted a love of hillbilly guitar picking and such southern-rock stalwarts as the Ozark Mountain Daredevils.
The strains of country, rock and blues mingled in Guy’s increasingly accomplished craft. Embellished by tours across the vast outback it manifested in the style of country blues exemplified by greats like John Hiatt, Rodney Crowell and Lowell George from Little Feat. The harmonica playing of his grandfather had also resurfaced and became a feature of his act as he gained a residency in Tamworth and formed the band Bloozenfunkenstuff with renowned guitar-slinger Alwyn Aurisch and the deadly rhythm section of Pete Maloney on bass and Michael Thompson on drums. This combination shifted Kachel’s repertoire into a higher gear again. The band swiftly became underground Tamworth Country Music festival favourites.
But the muse is voracious and Guy found himself footloose, drifting East, to the Byron Shire where the fertile tropics energised his creative talents. He started writing songs, cathartically, about his past, Tamworth, the fate of his peers – and ultimately, himself. The result is a startlingly confessional and strong, emotional album, Innocent Screams. It deals with his youth (Green Machines), the fraught transition to manhood (Face The Music) and the sometimes onerous obsessions of the country music wannabes infesting Tamworth (Around the Bend). Wry observations from a seasoned bard about people immersed in their dreams, dreams that some never escape.

Luke Yeaman @ Wharf Bar and Restaurant
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm
Phil Jamieson @ Brunswick Hotel
Nov 18 @ 4:00 pm
Phil Jamieson @ Brunswick Hotel

Grinspoon frontman Phil Jamieson will be playing a FREE event at the Hotel Brunswick .

In his own words, “I’m going full rouge, solo, undercover operative, musical theatre on my lonesome, cabaret style, sit down, stand up, eat food, or not concert. I’ll be playing something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. Plus a collection of tunes written over the years with the Grindogs & The Lost Gospel.”