Patti Smith at Bluesfest 2017 in Byron Bay.
Patti Smith at Bluesfest 2017 in Byron Bay. Cathy Adams

Byron banishes the blues on opening night at Bluesfest

BLUESFEST 2017 opened with a bang, with the opening-day artists putting on a show bound to have punters begging for more.

Here are just some of the highlights from Day 1.


Markets seek a temporary home

Markets seek a temporary home

Byron markets looking for a home.

‘Horror movie’: Man’s fight to stay alive

‘Horror movie’: Man’s fight to stay alive

The fight to stay alive in the shark capital of Australia