DADS TEAM: From left, Tony Sciberras, Carl Sciberras, Anya Mckee and John McKee. Dance Makers Collective will be performing segments from their new work: a dance show is about dads. That’s right, they’re going straight to the dance experts to help them out with this one. So, if you know a Dad, are a Dad, have seen a Dad dance, have danced, like dance, like to watch dance, then this is a showing for you. BYO refreshments. For more information about Dads, visit www.philipchannells.com.
DADS TEAM: From left, Tony Sciberras, Carl Sciberras, Anya Mckee and John McKee. Dance Makers Collective will be performing segments from their new work: a dance show is about dads. That’s right, they’re going straight to the dance experts to help them out with this one. So, if you know a Dad, are a Dad, have seen a Dad dance, have danced, like dance, like to watch dance, then this is a showing for you. BYO refreshments. For more information about Dads, visit www.philipchannells.com. Heidrun Löhr

Northern Rivers Gig Guide

Thursday

  • Ballina Twilight Market: Adam Harpaz 4pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: The Dirty Channel 8.30pm
  • Lennox Hotel: Jam Night 9pm
  • Lismore Golf Club: Summerland Rockers Rock n Roll 7pm
  • Nimbin Hotel: Kurt Gentle with Katricia Stewart 7pm
  • Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Scott Day-V Solo 8.30 pm
  • Slipway Hotel, Ballina: Tony Fallon Solo 7.30pm
  • Tatts Hotel, Lismore: Acid Bleed 6.30 pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Mescalito Blues 7pm
  • Treehouse at Belongil: Dried Spider 7.30pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: DJ Nery 9pm

Friday

  • Ballina RSL Club: Rochelle Lees Band 8.30 pm
  • Bangalow Hotel: Jock Barnes 7.30pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Leigh James 5pm; Lepers and Crooks 9pm
  • Byron Bay Brewery: J Boog, 4'20' Sound, Rudy Quinzales, DJ Tikelz plus Nicky Swamp 8pm
  • Cherry Street Sports Club, Ballina: Jeff Massey 7.30pm
  • Club Banora: The Chris Cook Band 7.30pm
  • Commercial Hotel, Kyogle: New Spirit 8pm
  • Coraki Hotel: Northern Sounds Karaoke 8pm
  • Eltham Hotel, Eltham: Phil Levy and Friends 6pm
  • Exchange Hotel, Kyogle: Pink Zinc 8.30pm
  • Ginger Pig, Byron Bay: Groove DJ 8pm
  • Hotel Brunswick: Bill Jacobi 7pm
  • Hotel Henry Rous, Ballina: DJ B-RETT and DJ K-Y 9.30pm
  • Illawong Hotel, Evans Head: Pistol Whip 8.30pm
  • Lennox Hotel: Dirty Channel 8.30pm, Guest DJ 11.30pm
  • Lismore Workers Club: Main Lounge - Two Men and a Lady 7.30pm; Platinum Cocktail Lounge - Happy Daze Karoake 7.30pm
  • Mullumbimby Farmers Market: Metaphor 8am
  • Nimbin Hotel: Kobya 7pm
  • Ocean Shores Country Club: Feramones 8.30pm
  • Ocean Shores Tavern: Trivia 7pm
  • Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Scott Day-V Solo 9.30 pm
  • Rappville Hotel: B & D Karoake 7pm
  • Richmond Hotel, Lismore: Mossy Rocks 9.30pm
  • Seagulls, Tweed Heads: Jon J Bradley 4pm
  • Shaws Bay Hotel, Ballina: Conspiracy of One 7pm
  • Slipway Hotel, Ballina: Fat Albert Band 8.30pm
  • Tatts Hotel, Lismore: Kurt Gentle/Katricia Stewart 5pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Bohemian Cowboys 7pm
  • The Sun Bistro, Byron Bay: Tim Stokes 5pm
  • Treehouse at Belongil: A Little Province 7.30pm
  • Wadeville Wollies: Johnson Stompers - Reformation tour 7pm
  • Westower Tavern, West Ballina: Stu Black 7.30pm
  • Wharf Bar and Restaurant, Ballina: Broadfoot 6pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: The Viking N3, DJ Tempo, Joel Turner 8pm

Saturday

  • Alstonville Farmers Market: Malcolm Gladstone 9am
  • Ballina RSL Club: Boardwalk - Guy Kachel 7pm; first floor - All-Stars 7.30pm
  • Ballina RSL Bowling Club: Paul Mulqueen 7.30pm
  • Bangalow Hotel: Leigh James 7.30pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Rhythm and Cutloose 9pm
  • Byron Artisan Market, Railway Park: Hayley Grace 4pm
  • Byron Bay Brewery: Earth Frequence Festival After Party 5.30pm
  • Casino RSM Club: Tearin' It Up Tour with The Viper 7.30pm
  • Cherry Street Sports Club, Ballina: The Tony Fallon Project 8pm
  • Commonwealth Hotel, Casino: Northern Sounds Karaoke 8pm
  • Dunoon Sport & Recreation Club: Trivia 3pm
  • Federal Hotel, Alstonville: Dale Gilmour 6.30pm
  • Goonellabah Tavern: Loose Ends 9pm
  • Hotel Brunswick: High Rollers 7pm
  • Hotel Henry Rous, Ballina: Sabotage 9.30pm
  • Illawong Hotel, Evans Head: Arthur Black 8pm
  • Italo-Australian Club, North Lismore: 'Beyond Venice' - Domenico 7pm
  • Kyogle Farmers Market: Watling and Bates 9.30am
  • Lennox Hotel: Occa Rock 9.30pm
  • Lismore Workers Club: PPR Express 8pm
  • Lismore Workers Sports Club, Goonellabah: Greg Groovy 6.30pm
  • Mary G's, Lismore: The Cath Simes Band 9.30pm
  • Nimbin Bush Theatre: Life Drawing Jam Session 4pm
  • Nimbin Hotel: Desert Blues Cartel 8pm
  • Phoenix Rising Café, Nimbin: Barkersvale Brothers 1pm
  • Richmond Hotel, Lismore: Dan Doon Rocks 9.30pm
  • Slipway Hotel, Ballina: Andy Buckle 7.30pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Marshall and The Pride 7pm
  • Tommys Tavern, Lismore: Blakboi 9pm
  • Treehouse at Belongil: The Once 7.30pm
  • Wharf Bar and Restaurant, Ballina: Greg Kew 7pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: DJ Adrian Brandello 9pm

Sunday

  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Ragga Jump 4.30pm; DJ Riva plus Guests 8pm
  • Byron Bay Brewery: Groove 3pm
  • Byron Bay Golf Club: The Feramones 7pm
  • Club Lennox: Sebastian 4pm
  • Eltham Hotel, Eltham: Chris Aronsten 1pm
  • Doma Cafe, Federal: Elena B. Williams 11am
  • Federal Hotel, Alstonville: Leigh James 12.30pm
  • Ginger Pig, Byron Bay: Sunday Sessions 3pm
  • Hotel Brunswick: Josh Cashman and Tash Sultana 4pm
  • Illawong Hotel, Evans Head: Drummer Not Included 4pm
  • Kingscliff Hotel, Kingscliff Beach: Trombone Kellie Gang 3pm
  • Kingscliff Surf Club: Jon J Bradley 3pm
  • Lennox Hotel: Wandering Eyes Duo 6pm
  • Lismore Car Boot Market: Chris Fisher with George Urbaszek 10am
  • Nimbin Hotel: Christine Olive 5pm
  • Phoenix Rising Café, Nimbin: Sonic Bliss 10am, Minus One 1pm
  • Rappville Hotel: Damien Cooper 12pm
  • Shaws Bay Hotel, Ballina: Pink Zinc 2pm
  • Sphinx Rock Cafe, Mt Burrell: Rob Csokas 1pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Chris Cook Band 6.30pm
  • The Sun Bistro, Byron Bay Tess Latu 5pm
  • Treehouse at Belongil: Eva J and Jaywalker 2.30pm
  • Wardell By the River Hotel: Toke midday, Rob Saric 5pm
  • Wharf Bar and Restaurant, Ballina: The Ratbags 3pm

Monday

  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: The High Rollers 8.30pm
  • Byron Bay Brewery: 4'20' Sound 8pm
  • Nimbin Hotel: Christine Olive 5pm
  • Planet Music, Lismore: Upstairs: ASA Wax Lyrical Songwriter Night 6.30pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Mark Ridout 7pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: DJ Oval 9pm

Tuesday

  • Bangalow Hotel: Open Mic 7.30pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Open Mic Night 7.30pm
  • Ginger Pig, Byron Bay: Salsa 8pm
  • Lennox Hotel: Rob Saric 6pm
  • Lismore Golf Club: Summerland Rockers Rock n Roll 7pm
  • Lismore Workers Club: Rock'n Rebels 7.15pm
  • New Brighton Farmers Market: Tim Stokes 8am
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Fergo 7pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: DJ Nery 8pm

Wednesday

  • Ballina RSL Club: Jim Fairfull 7pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Micka Scene 8.30pm
  • Cherry Street Sports Club, Ballina: Trivia 7 pm
  • Dunoon Sport & Recreation Club: Trivia 6.30pm
  • Fire In The Belly, Lismore: Live local talent 7.30pm
  • Ginger Pig, Byron Bay: Lounge Sessions Open Mic 7pm
  • Illawong Hotel, Evans Head: Damien Cooper 6.30pm
  • Lennox Hotel: Get Quizzed with Rikki Bobbi 6.30pm
  • Lismore Golf Club: Hooked on Swing dance 6pm
  • Slipway Hotel, Ballina: Stews Trivia 6.30pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Jon J Bradley 7pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: DJ Adrian Brandello 9pm

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