Nimbin identity Benny Zable in his studio after returning from New York after being involved in the the occupy Wall Street protests. Photo Jay Cronan / The Northern Star
Nimbin identity Benny Zable in his studio after returning from New York after being involved in the the occupy Wall Street protests. Photo Jay Cronan / The Northern Star Jay Cronan

A 'Benny-fit' to help the man behind the mask

A BENEFIT show to support one of the best-known artists in the Northern Rivers has been set up for next week in Nimbin.

Artist and environmental advocate Benny Zable had a tripod collapse on him at a recent Byron Bay event.

After a brief stay in hospital, Benny has ongoing costs for his rehabilitation.

Benny Zable in one of his performances in the Northern Rivers. Photo Liina Flynn / Northern Rivers Echo
Benny Zable in one of his performances in the Northern Rivers. Photo Liina Flynn / Northern Rivers Echo Liina Flynn

 

On Thursday, June 25, at 7pm, Rainbow Region Gigs in association with The Nimbin Bush Theatre and Cloudcatcher Media present a special 'Benny-fit' to support Mr Zable.

Benny is also retiring from Nimbin, which has been his regular base since the Aquarius Festival of 1973.

The concert will feature performers such as Steady Eddy, Mookx Hanley, S. Sorrensen as MC, Diana Anaid, Connor Cleary, Steady Eddy, David Hallett, Mookx Hanly, Ilona Harker, Jarmbi, Sara McCafferty, Davey Bob Ramsey, Jo Satori, Sarah Stando, Luke Vassella and the Nomad Belly dancers.

At the Phoenix Rising Café, 9/2 Blue Knob Road, Nimbin, on Thursday, June 25.  Dinner form 6pm and show from 7pm.

Entry is a suggested donation of $10. 


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