Category Archives: Byron Bay

Live Review : Falls Festival, Byron Bay 2017 – Day 3 (2 January 2017)

By Wanda Hill
Photo (Bernard Fanning playing at Falls Festival 2016 – Lorne) by Ruby Boland
Bernard Fanning playing at Falls Festival - Lorne 2016 Photographer: Ruby Boland

Falls Festival Byron Bay – Day 3

Searing heat and a dry dusty walk into the festival site felt like a pilgrimage to a holy land where hardship must first be endured to prepare the mind for revelation. Seeing people with various states of epic sunburn prepared me for what would be my skins fate at the end of this 3rd and final day of Falls festival.
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Falls Festival & Falls Downtown Set Times & Maps Are Here!

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Hopefully by now you’re starting to prep your travel, time and friends for an adventure on the tranquil banks of Lorne, Marion Bay, Byron Bay and Fremantle this summer. To help you plan your daze and nights, the set times have been released! Start mapping out your time at Falls and lock in your planners now – download for iPhone and Android.
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Beth Brown – Signs to Gretsch Guitar USA – Announces Australian Tour

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Australian born indie-pop songstress Beth Brown is the first Australian female to sign to the Gretsch Guitar USA family, captivating international audiences with her earthy and infectiously joyful tunes, trailblazing pathways to the U.S.
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Falls Festival Announces 2016 Arts Line-Up….A Festival After Your Own Art

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The Falls 2016 Arts program is here and it’s bursting with magical show stoppers, interpretive dance routines, circus acrobatics, trippy games, interactive installations and enough activities and performances to amuse you all fest long! Keep your eyes peeled whilst onsite at Falls this year for the party inside the party, including…
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Bluesfest 2017 Seventh Blues Artist Announcement!

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Bluesfest Byron Bay is proud to welcome even more of the greatest guitar players on the planet to the 2017 festival with Eric Gales, Mud Morganfield, Devon Allman and Experience Jimi Hendrix joining the line up. Bluesfest is renowned for bringing the world’s best Blues artists to the Tyagarah Tea Tree farm, just outside Byron Bay on the east coast of Australia every Easter. This year the festival begins Thursday April 13 and finishes on Monday 17 April.
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The Living End Announce 2017 Regional Tour + Release New Video For ‘Staring Down The Barrel’

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2016 has been a year to remember already, even on the scale for a band like rock icons The Living End who have had an exceptionally epic career to date!
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The Cat Empire & Xavier Rudd announce Australian Tour – January 2017

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Widely held as two of Australia’s most outstanding live acts, The Cat Empire & Xavier Rudd will hit the highways together for the first time in January and February 2017 for a series of unique concert events to be held in picturesque open-air settings. Presented by Zaccaria Concerts & Touring, the tour will bring these two incredible acts onto large stages in picturesque non-traditional purpose built outdoor venues in Hobart, Ballarat, Byron Bay, Bribie Island and Adelaide.
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Bernard Fanning Releases New Single & Video ‘Reckless’ + Touring Nationally – October 2016

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Reckless’ is the second official single from Bernard Fanning’s stunning, ARIA Nominated third solo release, ‘Civil Dusk’.
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Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson Tour Announced – April 2017

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THURSDAY OCTOBER 13, 2016 – IAN ANDERSON, the voice and flute behind the legendary JETHRO TULL, returns to Australia next April celebrating a lengthy career that’s seen him and the band sell more than 60 million records.
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Barry Gibb’s ‘In The Now’ Australian Tour – April 2017

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SUNDAY OCTOBER 9, 2016 – Ladies and gentlemen, the legendary BARRY GIBB is set to make a very welcome return to our shores in April 2017 for series of shows around the country, kicking off his world tour.
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Bluesfest add Barry Gibb to their 2017 Mega Lineup!

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In their fourth major announcement in just three weeks, Bluesfest is proud to announce that equal headliner Barry Gibb joins Neil Young + Promise of the Real, Santana, Zac Brown Band, Patti Smith, Mary J. Blige and Buddy Guy (exclusive) on what is promising to be the biggest Bluesfest line up to date.
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NEIL YOUNG + PROMISE OF THE REAL to play at BLUESFEST 2017!

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Bluesfest Byron Bay have announced that on Friday 14 April 2017 Neil Young + Promise of the Real will play a three hour set at Bluesfest Byron Bay. They join the illustrious names already on the bill including Santana, Zac Brown Band, Patti Smith, Mary J. Blige, Buddy Guy (exclusive), The Doobie Brothers and many more.
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Santana And The Doobie Brothers Join The Bluesfest 2017 Mega Line Up

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Bluesfest Byron Bay, Australia’s much loved 5 day Easter Festival and recent winner of the ‘2016 Best Regional Event Award’ at the Australian Event Awards, delivers its fans two major and legendary artists, showing Australia and the world there is no stopping Bluesfest now!

Already 3 announcements under its belt, with more to come, the distinguished Santana with his band, as well as the mighty Doobie Brothers have now joined the 28th Bluesfest Byron Bay line up. This announcement comes just a week after Bluesfest added superstar Mary J. Blige to the extraordinary list of artists playing at the festival.
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