Byron Bay metalcore band Parkway Drive is rehearsing in Brisbane after a week off at home before they head off on their national tour.
Byron Bay metalcore band Parkway Drive is rehearsing in Brisbane after a week off at home before they head off on their national tour.

The Top 5 in this week's local entertainment

1. Parkway Drive

The local metalcore band has a new album, Ire, with a new sound they will be taking across the globe in their next tour.

It all starts here, at home, this weekend.

At Byron Bay High School Saturday and Sunday from 6pm. Tickets from Oztix.

 

2. Sydney Hotshots

ANDY (pictured) and his mates have a new show called the My Love Tour, including dance routines based on 50 Shades of Grey and, of course, Magic Mike.

Ditch the old keg and settle for a six-pack for one night.

At Tommy's Tavern, 75 Molesworth St, Lismore, tomorrow Friday from 8pm and at the Casino RSM this Saturday from 7.30pm. $30.

 

Sydney Hotshots will bring the heat
Sydney Hotshots will bring the heat

3. Lisa Hunt's LEAF fundraiser

FUNK and soul singer Lisa Hunt comes back after four months in Europe and the US.

The much-loved Byron Bay singer will hit the ground running with a LEAF fundraiser.

The show is being held in association with African LEAF, an organisation that works towards loving, educating, acknowledging and feeding orphaned African children.

At the Byron Bay Golf Club tomorrow Friday, 8pm. $20.

 

4. Normie Rowe

THIS year marks five decades since Normie Rowe's first single, It Ain't Necessarily So, was released, and to celebrate, Festival Records has released Frenzy! - The 50th Anniversary Collection, a 30-song compilation.

Normie Rowe is in Ballina this weekend to perform those hits live for his fans.

At the Ballina RSL this Saturday, 8.30pm. $35.

 

5. The Hollands

THE Hollands are a full-time internationally touring family based in the US via Australia and frolic in the Americana Folk revival scene.

They engage audiences and rouse sing-a-longs with their intimate merrymaking.

At the Tintenbar Hall this Sunday from 3pm. $15 at the door.



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