Fiji-born Shem brings his Bob Marley celebration to the Bangalow Hotel Sunday.
Fiji-born Shem brings his Bob Marley celebration to the Bangalow Hotel Sunday.

This week's gig guide

Today - September 24 

  • Ballina RSL Club: first floor entertainment - The Big Gig with MC Mandy Nolan, + Danny McGinlay and Peter Willey 8pm
  • Byron Bay Brewery: Bay FM live broadcast + live music 4pm
  • Lennox Hotel: Jam night 8.30pm
  • Lismore Heights Sports Rec Club: Square dancing 4.30pm and 7.30pm
  • Lismore Golf Club: Summerland Rockers 7pm
  • Mary G's Lismore: The Cath Simes Band 6pm
  • Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club: Miss Amber & Stukulele's Uke Night 6.30pm
  • Nimbin Hotel: Nah Two Girls 6.30pm
  • Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Jesse Pumphrey 8.30pm
  • Planet Music Lismore: ASA Wax Lyrical Songwriting night 6.30pm
  • Slipway Hotel, Ballina: Sarah Grant 6pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: VanderAa 7pm
  • Timber Slab Factory, Mullumbimby: The Biggest Little Town Choir 6pm
  • Treehouse at Belongil: Hayden Hack 7.30pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: DJ Pebbles 9pm

Friday - September 25

  • Bangalow Hotel: Mark "Slingo" Slingsby 7.30pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Leigh James 5pm; Mt Warning 9pm
  • Billinudgel Hotel: Shake Appeal 7.30pm
  • Byron Bay Brewery: DJ set with Miss Renee Simone 7.30pm
  • Cherry Street Sports Club, Ballina: The Isaac Frankham Duo 7.30pm
  • Club Lennox: Kids Bingo 1.30pm
  • Commercial Hotel, Casino: All Gone 8pm
  • East Lismore Bowling Club: Jabiru 8pm
  • Goonellabah Tavern: Northern Sounds Karaoke 8.30pm
  • Henry Rous, Ballina: DJ B-Rett 9.30pm
  • Hotel Brunswick: Garrett Kato Duo 7pm
  • Lennox Hotel: Fat Albert 9.30pm
  • Lismore Workers Club: Main Lounge - Check 2 band 7.30pm; Platinum bar - Happy Daze Karaoke 7.30pm
  • Mullumbimby Ex-services Club: David Garnham and the Reasons to Live + Jessie Vintila + Leo Rondeau 7.30pm
  • Mullumbimby Farmers Market: Mark Ridoutt 8am
  • Nimbin Hotel: Mammachair 7.30pm
  • Ocean Shores Tavern: Bogan Bingo 7.30pm
  • Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Two Girls Will 9.30pm
  • Saltbar Beachbar and Bistro, South Kingscliff: The Milkman 8.30pm
  • Slipway Hotel, Ballina: Tightrope Alley 8pm
  • Tenterield Bowling Club: The Chris Cook Band 8.30pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Goodrich 7pm
  • Treehouse at Belongil: Shiny Shiny 7.30pm
  • Wharf Bar and Restaurant, Ballina: Jock Barnes 7pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: Squeak Lemaire 10pm

Saturday - September 26

  • Alstonville Farmers Market: Ben Wilson 9am
  • Ballina RSL Club: Boardwalk - Dan Hannaford 6.30pm; first floor entertainment - Jasmine Rae 8.30pm
  • Bangalow Bowling Club: Northern Rivers Big Band 7.30pm
  • Bangalow Hotel: DJ Pat Davern 7.30pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: DJ Helmy 9pm
  • Byron Bay Brewery: Staunch + guests 7.30pm
  • Byron Beachside Market: The Romaniacs, Hayden Hack Solo and Didgera 8am
  • Casino Golf Club: Northern Sounds Karaoke 7.30pm
  • Cherry Street Sports Club, Ballina: The Brian Watt Duo 8pm
  • Chinderah Tavern: Jon J Bradley 6.30pm
  • Commercial Hotel, Casino: B & D Karaoke 7.30pm
  • Goonellabah Tavern: New Spirit 9pm
  • Henry Rous, Ballina: DJ Eamsey 9.30pm
  • Hotel Brunswick: Scott Day Vee Trio 7pm
  • Imperial Hotel Murwillumbah: Vic Manuel and the Vas Brothers + Jimmy Dowling 8pm
  • Lennox Hotel: The Weather Man 9.30pm
  • Lismore Workers Club: Main lounge - Cadillac Rockers 8pm
  • Lismore Workers Sports Club: Wordplay 6.30pm
  • Main Street Café Ballina: Musical breakfast with Peter Hewett 8am
  • Mary G's, Lismore: Push 9.30pm
  • Murwillumbah Civic Centre: Murphy's Pigs 7.30pm
  • Nimbin Hotel: Scott Marriot 6.30pm
  • Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Alex Bowen 9.30pm
  • Phoenix Rising Café, Nimbin: Sarah Stando 12pm
  • Saltbar Beachbar and Bistro, South Kingscliff: DJ Jason 8.30pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: The Jesse Morris Band + Kakhand + Rosie Miss Chief 7pm
  • The Royal Hotel Casino: Cobblestone Road 7.30pm
  • Treehouse at Belongil: Mother Kirk 7.30pm
  • Westower Tavern Ballina: Amanda King 1pm
  • Wharf Bar and Restaurant, Ballina: Simon Doe 7pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: DJ Adrian Brandello 9pm

Sunday - September 27

  • Bangalow Hotel: Bob Marley celebration 12.30pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: The Mason Rack Band 4.30pm; DJ Generik 8pm
  • Byron Bay Brewery: Reggae with 4'20' Sound 8pm
  • Byron Theatre Byron Community Centre: Light The Dark - Peace Day fundraiser 3.30pm
  • Club Lennox: Rob Csokas 4pm
  • Commercial Hotel Casino: Sunday jam 1pm
  • Ginger Pig Byron Bay: Sunday Sessions with Phil & Tilley 4.30pm
  • Hotel Brunswick: Round Mountain Girls 4pm
  • Lennox Hotel: Jock Barnes 6pm
  • Lismore Workers Club: Main lounge - Country Carna with Check 2 Country 11am
  • Nimbin Hotel: Adam Brown 4pm
  • Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Jax 2pm
  • Phoenix Rising Café, Nimbin: Sonic Bliss 10am; Andy Holm 12pm
  • Rappville Hotel: WAZB4 12pm
  • Shaws Bay Hotel Ballina: Outside the Square 1pm
  • Sphinx Rock Cafe, Mt Burrell: Wayward Nightingales 1pm
  • The Channon Butter factory Tavern: The Channon open mic 2.30pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Blind Willie Wagtail 6.30pm
  • Treehouse at Belongil: DJ Long Strides and friends 5pm
  • Wardell By the River Hotel: Toke 3pm, Rob Saric 5.30pm
  • Wharf Bar and Restaurant, Ballina: Dan Hannaford 3pm

Monday - September 28

  • Beach Hotel Byron Bay: Pistoleros 7pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Manoa 7pm

Tuesday - September 29

  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Open mic night 8pm
  • Club Lennox: Kids Movie Characters disco 5.30pm, for all those pre-schoolers, and for teens from 6.40pm
  • Commercial Hotel Casino: Trivia 7.30pm
  • Lennox Hotel: Rob Saric 6pm
  • Lismore Golf Club: Summerland Rockers 7pm
  • New Brighton Farmers Market: The Transporters 8am
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Cass & Al 7pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: DJ Nery 9pm

Wednesday - September 30

  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Musical bingo 8pm
  • Cafe Oska, Byron Bay: Talent spotting 7.30pm
  • Cherry Street Sports Club Ballina: Free trivia 7pm
  • Ginger Pig Byron Bay: Open mic 7pm; Paul Hunt 8.30pm; Late night open mic 10pm
  • Henry Rous, Ballina: Isaac Frankham 6.30pm
  • Lennox Hotel: Trivia with Rikki 6pm
  • Lismore Golf Club: Hooked on Swing dance lessons 6pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Jess Beck 7pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: DJ Oval 9pm


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