Catchy name catchy music

Those Bloody McKennas at The Beach Hotel on Sunday afternoon.
Those Bloody McKennas at The Beach Hotel on Sunday afternoon.

Independent, acoustic, alternative and active.

Bloody great singers, songwriters and performers - that's what they say about Those Bloody McKennas.

The name of the band is as catchy and unique as the music they play and you can catch them at the Beach Hotel in Byron Bay on Sunday afternoon from 4pm.

This five-member act perform their own infectious brand of acoustic rock music.

Their songs have been described as moving, well crafted and typically Australian in their expression and delivery.

Those Bloody McKennas have a strong history of touring far and wide on minimal budgets.

Since 1999 the act has been performing, travelling, running workshops and developing partnerships and friendships across the country.

They have played countless festivals and venues and performed with some of Australia's current top acts.

Following The Bloody McKennas, DJ Scoota will spin some tunes from 9pm.

Tonight at the Beach Hotel, it's Fester n Thing from 9pm; Matt Ellis performs at the Railway Hotel in Byron from 7pm and Obi's Ghost, Scarlett Affection and Greg Kew performing as Found Nation are on from 9.30pm at the Backroom, Great Northern Hotel in Byron Bay.

The Found Nation is a collective of local artists and bands who have chosen to present a united front and support each other in their pursuit of success.

Tomorrow night at the Rails, the guest band is Fatter Than Nusrat and Pat Powell and Neptune Street are on at the Beach Hotel tomorrow night and Saturday night from 9.30pm.

The Backroom presents, tomorrow night, Marshall and DJ Misha from 9.30pm.

Ghost Road make an appearance at the Rails on Saturday night while the music of the 60s, 70s and 80s will have you up and dancing with Solid Gold DJ's on Saturday night at the Backroom.

Bypass is on at the Rails on Sunday night.

This cover band plays 'the sound track to your life'.

Patrons at the Backroom can enjoy three bands - The Avalanches, Cut Copy and The Presets in the Avalanches Nightclub on Tour.

The Rails continues the entertainment next week with live music on Monday night; Mr Wizard next Tuesday and Sue Anne next Wednesday.

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