LOCALS: Byron Bay band Tijuana Cartel and special guests will be playing at the Nimbin Bush Theatre this Saturday from 7pm.
LOCALS: Byron Bay band Tijuana Cartel and special guests will be playing at the Nimbin Bush Theatre this Saturday from 7pm. contributed

Gig Guide: What’s on across the Northern Rivers


Ballina RSL Bowling Club: Paul Mulqueen 7pm

Ballina RSL Club: Boardwalk - Kevin Borich Express with Horace Bevan and Less Haslau 8.30pm ; First Floor - Mandy Nolan, Steady Eddy, Ann Howe, Chris Radburn plus Stu and Miss Amber Uke 6.30pm; Spinnakers - Dan Clark and his band 7pm; Fireworks on the River midnight

Ballina Hotel: Rob Saric 6.30pm

Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Paradise Found 7.30pm

Brunswick Heads Bowling Club: Kathryn Jones and Steve Passfield 8.30pm

Cherry Street Sports, Ballina: The Wilson Cooper Band 8pm

Club Lennox: Trombone Kellie and the Muddy Roaders 8pm

East Lismore Bowling Club: Jabiru 8pm

Eltham Hotel, Eltham: Romaniacs 7pm

Goonellabah Tavern: Sabotage 7pm

Hotel Brunswick: Ash Grunwald 6pm

Illawong Hotel, Evans Head: Inside Outlaw 9pm

Lennox Hotel: Guest DJ 9pm

Lismore Heights Sports Rec Club: Square dancing 4.30pm and 7.30pm

Lismore Golf Club: Summerland Rockers 7pm

Lismore Workers Club: The Reflections 7.30pm

Lismore Workers Sports Club, Goonellabah: Greg Groovy 6.30pm

Ocean Shores Country Club: Cath Simes 8pm

Ocean Shores Tavern: Northern Sounds Karaoke 7.30pm

Pacific Hotel, Yamba: The Lyrical 2pm

Richmond Hotel, Lismore: Happy Daze Karaoke 9.30pm

Shaws Bay Hotel, Ballina: Outside the Square 5.30pm

Slipway Hotel, Ballina: Brian Watt 6pm; live music 9pm

The Rails, Byron Bay: Goodrich and Ragga Jump 7pm

Timber Slab Factory, Mullumbimby: The Biggest Little Town Choir 6.30pm

Treehouse at Belongil: NYE Party 6pm

Woodburn Bowling Club: Check 2 Band 7.30pm

Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: New Years Eve Party 8pm



Ballina Hotel: Rob Saric 9pm

Ballina RSL Club: Boardwalk - Rochelle Lees Band 8.30pm; Upstairs - The Black Sorrows 8.30pm

Bangalow Bowlo: Latin Hustle 6.30pm

Illawong Hotel, Evans Head: Dynamic Duo 8pm

Kingscliff Bowls Club: Jon J Bradley 7.30pm

Lennox Hotel: Top 100 songs of 2015 midday

Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Neil Anderson 9.30 pm

The Rails, Byron Bay: Camel Tones 7pm

Wharf Bar and Restaurant, Ballina: Joshua Lee Wright 6pm



Ballina RSL Bowling Club: Bob Walton 5.30pm

Ballina RSL Club: Boardwalk - Glenn Massey 7pm; Upstairs - Johnny Cash The Legend with Dr Baz, Ilona Harker and The Tennesee Two 8.30pm

Bangalow Hotel: Jon J Bradley 7.30pm

Cherry Street Sports Club, Ballina: Wear the Fox Hat 8pm

Eltham Hotel: Dirty River Duo 1pm

Illawong Hotel, Evans Head: Dan and Nina 8pm

Lismore Workers Club: Chris Cook Band 8pm

Mary G's, Lismore: The Rochelle Lees Band 9.30pm

Nimbin Hotel: Ben Walsh Solo show from Velshur 2pm

Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Nathan Kaye 9.30 pm

Phoenix Rising Café, Nimbin: Manoa 1pm

The Rails, Byron Bay: Dan Hannaford Band 7pm

Treehouse at Belongil: The Imprints 7.30pm

Wharf Bar and Restaurant, Ballina: Drummer not Included 7pm



Ballina RSL Club: James Reyne with special guest Moving Pictures 8.15pm

Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Singled Out 4.30pm

Byron Bay Golf Club: Live music 2pm

Club Lennox: Simone and Jarred 4pm

Eltham Hotel, Eltham: Mick Buckley and Belle Hendricks 1pm

Hotel Brunswick: Nattali Rize and Notis plus special guest 4pm

Illawong Hotel, Evans Head: Lee Wright 3.30pm

Lennox Hotel: Neil Quinlan 5pm

Nimbin Hotel: Adam Brown Solo show from The Dirty Channel 5pm

Nimbin Bush Theatre: Tijuana Cartel plus special guests 7pm

Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Live music 2pm

Phoenix Rising Café, Nimbin: Sonic Bliss 10am; Mapstone 1pm

Shaws Bay Hotel, Ballina: Jan Horrace and The Unforgiven 2pm

Sphinx Rock Cafe, Mt Burrell: Jesse Morris Band 1pm

Tintenbar Hall: Benny Walker 3pm

The Rails, Byron Bay: Soul'd 7pm

Treehouse at Belongil: Eva J and friends 2.30pm

Wardell By the River Hotel: Toke 3pm, Rob Saric 5.30pm

Wharf Bar and Restaurant, Ballina: Jax Haze 3pm



Byron Bay Brewery: Air Structure 8pm

Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Mick McHugh 9.30pm

The Rails, Byron Bay: Ezekial Ox and DJ Marze 7pm



Bangalow Hotel: Brackets Open Mic 7.30pm

Club Lennox: Kids Disco pre-schoolers 5.30pm, up to teens 6.40pm

Lennox Hotel: Rob Saric 6pm

Lismore Workers Club: Rock n Rebels 7.15pm

Lismore Golf Club: Summerland Rockers 7pm

Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Jock Barnes 9.30pm

The Rails, Byron Bay: Fergo and Friend 7pm



Cafe Oska, Byron Bay: Talent spotting 7.30pm

Eltham Hotel: Not Quite Folk Jam Night 6.30pm

Fire In The Belly, Lismore: Live local talent 7.30pm

Lennox Hotel: Get Quizzed with Rikki Bobbi 7pm

Lismore Golf Club: Hooked on Swing dance lessons 6pm

Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Bob Marley Celebration 9.30pm

Slipway Hotel, Ballina: Stews Trivia 6.30pm       

More rain means tonnes of choking mud in the river

More rain means tonnes of choking mud in the river

It's going to be unpleasant if you want to go fishing this weekend

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Cops allege $100,000 stolen property at OMCG home

Outlaw motorcycle gang member charged

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'We know who they are': Locals fed up with young criminals

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