SISTERHOOD: The Vagina Monologue’s Jacquie Mcleod and Rhiannon Montague-Elliott, Sharon Brodie, Beth Hobbs, Sarah-Jane Loxton, Lisa Walmsley and, in the centre, Elyse Knowles. Valentine’s Day performances of show The Vagina Monologues in Lismore will benefit Heartfelt House, an Alstonville service supporting adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. The Vagina Monologues is a collection of stories originally by Eve Ensler which really are an empowering experience for women. At The Italo Club, 36 Barrow Ln, North Lismore, from today to Saturday. Dinner at 6.30pmdinner, show at 8pmshow. $40.
SISTERHOOD: The Vagina Monologue’s Jacquie Mcleod and Rhiannon Montague-Elliott, Sharon Brodie, Beth Hobbs, Sarah-Jane Loxton, Lisa Walmsley and, in the centre, Elyse Knowles. Valentine’s Day performances of show The Vagina Monologues in Lismore will benefit Heartfelt House, an Alstonville service supporting adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. The Vagina Monologues is a collection of stories originally by Eve Ensler which really are an empowering experience for women. At The Italo Club, 36 Barrow Ln, North Lismore, from today to Saturday. Dinner at 6.30pmdinner, show at 8pmshow. $40. Contributed

This week's gig guide

Thursday - February 11

  • Ballina Twilight Market: James Palmer 4pm
  • Bangalow Bowlo: Bangalow Rockers 7pm
  • Bangalow Hotel: Tex Perkins at Murray Patterson (tickets only) 7.30pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: NCEIA Showcase 8.30pm
  • Byron Theatre: Kate Miller-Heidke 7.30pm
  • Gollan Hotel, Lismore: Ben Wilson 7pm
  • Italo Australian Club, North Lismore: The Vagina Monologues Show 8pm
  • Lennox Hotel: Jam Night 9pm
  • Lismore Golf Club: Summerland Rockers 7pm
  • Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Rob Imeson 8.30 pm
  • Slipway Hotel, Ballina: Sarah Grant 7.30pm
  • Tatts Hotel, Lismore: Jazz Organisers 6.30pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: The Elliots 7pm
  • Treehouse at Belongil: Jesse Morris Band 7.30pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: DJ Nery 9pm

Friday - February 12

  • Ballina RSL Club: First Floor - Dean Doyle with Sophistication 9.30am; Boardwalk - Bondi Cigars 9pm
  • Bangalow Bowlo: LaSalsa 7pm
  • Bangalow Hotel: Steve Brandon 7.30pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Garrett Kato 5pm; The Funk Hunters 9pm
  • Byron Bay Brewery: Yossarian 8pm7.30pm
  • Casino RSM Club: Karaoke 7.30pm
  • Cherry Street Sports Club, Ballina: Luke Vassella 7.30pm
  • Commercial Hotel, Kyogle: Cath Simes 8pm
  • Eltham Hotel, Eltham: Bill Jacobi 6pm
  • Federal Hotel, Alstonville: Khanage 8.30pm
  • Ginger Pig, Byron Bay: Groove DJ 8pm
  • Henry Rous Tavern, Ballina: DJ B-RETT and DJ K-Y 9.30pm
  • Hotel Brunswick: Wandering Eyes Duo 7pm
  • Hotel Gollan, Lismore: Northern Sounds Karaoke 8pm
  • Italo Australian Club, North Lismore: The Vagina Monologues Show 8pm
  • Lennox Hotel: Crush 8.30pm, DJ 11.30pm
  • Lismore Workers Club: Check 2 Band 7.30pm
  • Mullumbimby Farmers Market: Mark Heazlett 8am
  • Nimbin Bush Theatre: The Grand Budapest Hotel (M) 7.30pm
  • Ocean Shores Tavern: Quiz Express Trivia 7pm
  • Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Swamp Stompers 9.30 pm
  • Richmond Hotel, Lismore: Pistol Whip 9.30pm
  • Saltbar Beachbar and Bistro, South Kingscliff: Jon J Bradley 8.30pm
  • Shaws Bay Hotel, Ballina: Steve Lovelight 7pm
  • Slipway Hotel, Ballina: Occarock 8.30pm
  • Tatts Hotel, Lismore: Jaeden Ongtrom/Neil Quinlan 5pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Fergo and The Burden 7pm
  • The Royal Hotel, Casino: Hot 100 JJJs 7pm
  • Tintenbar Hall: Tintenbar Up Front 7.30pm
  • Treehouse at Belongil: Collingwood Casanovas 7.30pm
  • Wharf Bar and Restaurant, Ballina: Guy Kachel 6pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: The High Rollers Band 9pm
  • Yamba Shores Tavern: Raw Fish 8.30pm

Saturday - February 13

  • Alstonville Farmers Market: Malcolm Young 9am
  • Ballina RSL Club: Andy 'Sugarcane' Collins 7pm
  • Bangalow Hotel: Bill Jacobi 7.30pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: DJ Discrowe 9pm
  • Byron Artisan Market, Railway Park: Guy Kachel 4pm
  • Byron Bay Brewery: Fergo and The Burden 8pm
  • Byron Theatre: Latin Live: Valentines Edition 7.30pm
  • Casino RSM Club: Soultown 313 7.30pm
  • Cherry Street Sports Club, Ballina: Jabiru 8pm
  • Federal Hotel, Alstonville: Totum 6.30pm
  • Goonellabah Tavern: The Tony Fallon Project 9pm
  • Henry Rous Tavern, Ballina: DJ 9.30pm
  • Hotel Brunswick: Supercheese Duo 7pm
  • Hotel Civic, Lismore Northern Sounds Karaoke 7.30pm
  • Italo Australian Club, North Lismore: The Vagina Monologues Show 8pm
  • Lennox Hotel: Due Wave 8.30pm; DJ 11.30pm
  • Lismore Workers Club Bondi Cigars 8pm
  • Lismore Workers Sports Club, Goonellabah: Stu Black 6.30pm
  • Mary G's, Lismore: The Rochelle Lees Band 9.30pm
  • Middle Pub, Mullumbimby: Nein Bigwunz 7.30pm
  • Mullumbimby Leagues Club: Fat Albert 3pm
  • Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Sexwax DJs 9.30 pm
  • Phoenix Rising Café, Nimbin: Frewowin Harper 1pm
  • Richmond Hotel, Lismore: Tangle 9.30pm
  • Slipway Hotel, Ballina: Leigh James 7.30pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: The Stained Daises 7pm
  • Treehouse at Belongil: Steele McMahon Band 7.30pm
  • Westower Tavern, Ballina: Isaac Frankham Band 8pm
  • Wharf Bar and Restaurant, Ballina: Jock Barnes 7pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: DJ Adrian Brandello 9pm
  • Yamba Shores Tavern: Juke Box 8.30pm

Sunday - February 14

  • Alstonville Plateau Markets: Showground - Bruce Worrall 8am; Ben Wilson 10am; Tim Baker midday
  • Bangalow A & I Hall: Dave Rawlings Machine 8pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Late for Woodstock 4.30pm; DJ Longtime 8pm
  • Byron Bay Brewery: Groove 3pm
  • Byron Bay Golf Club: Greg Lyon and The Hip Operation 2pm
  • Byron Theatre: Vagina Conversations 6.30pm
  • Club Lennox: Jon J Bradley 4pm
  • Coraki Hotel: Jam Session 1pm
  • Dunoon Sports Club: Pluckers and Poets Open Mic 3pm
  • Eltham Hotel, Eltham: Guy Kachel 1pm
  • Evans Head Surf Club: On the Deck - Neil Anderson 12 midday
  • Ginger Pig, Byron Bay: Josh Arent 3pm
  • Hotel Brunswick: The Weather Men 4pm
  • Lennox Hotel: Dan Clark 6pm
  • Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Live music 3pm
  • Phoenix Rising Cafe, Nimbin: Sonic Bliss 10am; Cruise Brothers Riverside Jazz 1pm
  • Rappville Hotel: Watling and Bates 12pm
  • Shaws Bay Hotel, Ballina: The Detectives 2pm
  • Snapperheads Restaurant, Evans Head: 1pm
  • Sphinx Rock Cafe, Mt Burrell: The Romaniacs 1pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Sugarcane Collins 6.30pm
  • Treehouse at Belongil: DJs Eva J and friends 2.30pm
  • Wardell By the River Hotel: Toke midday, Rob Saric 5pm
  • Wharf Bar and Restaurant, Ballina: Simon Doe 3pm

Monday - February 15

  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: The High Rollers 8.30pm
  • Byron Bay Brewery: 4'20' Sound 8pm
  • New Tatts Hotel, Lismore: Wendy Ford Bowie Tribute 7pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Greg Kew 7pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: DJ Oval 8pm

Tuesday - February 16

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

Wednesday - February 17

  • Bangalow Bowlo: Swing on In 7pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Khan Harrison 8.30pm
  • Cherry Street Sports Club, Ballina: Trivia 7pm
  • Dunoon Sports Club: Bingo 6.30pm
  • Fire In The Belly, Lismore: Live local talent 7.30pm
  • Ginger Pig, Byron Bay: Miss Sali B 7pm
  • Henry Rous Tavern, Ballina: Charlie Keller 6.30pm
  • Lennox Hotel: Get Quizzed with Rickki Bobbi 6.30pm
  • Lismore Golf Club: Hooked on Swing dance lessons 6pm
  • Slipway Hotel, Ballina: Stews Trivia 6.30pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Manoa 7pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: DJ Adrian Brandello 8pm
  • Wadeville Woolies: Johnson Stompers 7.30pm


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