ON STAGE: Make it Work is the new track by Melbourne duo This Way North. The single was recorded in Canada with producer Derek Downham (Eagles of Death Metal, Broken Social Scene). The duo's 2016 debut EP featured singles Pretty Much and Don't You Fly. This Way North first met in Canada, at the British Columbian ArtsWells Festival, while hanging at the festival, they discovered that their permanent homes were both north-side Melbourne, half a world away, but only 500m apart. At The Rails, Byron Bay, on Wednesday, November 22, 7pm.
ON STAGE: Make it Work is the new track by Melbourne duo This Way North. The single was recorded in Canada with producer Derek Downham (Eagles of Death Metal, Broken Social Scene). The duo's 2016 debut EP featured singles Pretty Much and Don't You Fly. This Way North first met in Canada, at the British Columbian ArtsWells Festival, while hanging at the festival, they discovered that their permanent homes were both north-side Melbourne, half a world away, but only 500m apart. At The Rails, Byron Bay, on Wednesday, November 22, 7pm. Daniela Aebli

What's on this week? The Northern Rivers gig guide

Thursday, November 16

  • Bangalow Hotel: Trivia with Trent 7pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Lime Cordiale 8.30pm
  • Byron Bay Brewery: Home Crafted Comedy 8pm
  • Byron Theatre, Byron Community Centre, Byron Bay: Tim Rogers Detour-ing 2017
  • Lismore Heights Sports, Recreation and Community Centre: Square Dancing 4.30pm
  • Nimbin Hotel: Brommers 7pm
  • Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Jax 8.30pm
  • Slipway Hotel, Ballina: Bill Jacobi 7pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Adam Brown Duo 7pm
  • Treehouse on Belongil, Byron Bay: James Kenyon 7.30pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: DJ Chef de Party + Friends 9pm

Friday, November 17

  • Ballina RSL Club: Boardwalk Piano Lounge - Narelle Harris 5pm; New Boardwalk Lounge - Dan Clark Duo 8.30pm
  • Bangalow Hotel: Kiara Jack 7pm
  • Bank Café, Lismore: Prysm 6.30pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Jock Barnes 5pm; King Tide 9pm
  • Byron Bay Brewery: 420 Sound 7pm
  • Byron Theatre, Byron Community Centre, Byron Bay: Coriolanus 11am; The Gut Movie: Doco + Q&A 7.30pm
  • Casino RSM Club: Audio Vixen Classic Rock Show 8pm
  • Cherry Street Sports Club, Ballina: Ryan Giles 7.30pm
  • Clydesdale Steak Barn, Casino: Darrel Maher 6pm
  • Coraki Hotel: Northern Sounds Karaoke 8pm
  • Gollan Hotel, Lismore: Andy Buckle 7.30pm
  • Hotel Brunswick, Brunswick Heads: Ben Janz 7pm
  • Hotel Henry Rous, Ballina: DJ J King 9.30pm
  • Hotel Illawong, Evans Head: DJ Disco Statik 8.30pm
  • Italo-Australian Club, Lismore: Colin Townsend 7.30pm
  • Nimbin Bush Theatre: Film - Thunderstruck 8pm
  • Nimbin Hotel: Live Entertainment 7pm
  • Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Ford Brothers 9.30pm
  • Royal Hotel, Casino: All Gone 8.30pm
  • Shaws Bay Hotel, Ballina: Josh Hamilton 7pm
  • Slipway Hotel, Ballina: Dirty Channel 8.30pm
  • Sun Bistro, Byron Bay: Hayley Grace 6pm
  • The Middle Pub Mullumbimby: Krappyokee 8pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Pink Zinc 7pm
  • The Sticky Wicket, Byron Bay: Main Bar Ooz 9.30pm Upstairs Dj Kyle Walker 9pm
  • Treehouse on Belongil, Byron Bay: Milo Green 7.30pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: Buck Dean and The Green Lips 9pm

Saturday, November 18

  • Artisan Markets, Byron Bay: Peter Hunt and Yeshe 4pm
  • Aussie Hotel, Ballina: Your House DJs With B-Town Collective 9pm
  • Ballina RSL Bowling Club: Paul Mulqueen 6pm
  • Ballina RSL Club: Boardwalk - Jeff Massey 6pm; New Boardwalk Lounge - Epic 9pm
  • Bangalow Hotel: Stand Up Comedy With Rudy 7pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Rhythm & Cutloose 9pm
  • Byron Bay Brewery: Bleach Girls, Wallflower Meadows, DJ Eddy, Daddy Cool 7pm
  • Casino RSM Club: Bad Boys Australia 8pm
  • Cherry Street Sports Club, Ballina: Mason Rack 8pm
  • Gollan Hotel, Lismore: Mercy Mercy 8pm
  • Goonellabah Tavern: Pink Zinc 9pm
  • Hotel Brunswick, Brunswick Heads: Brian Watt Duo 7pm
  • Hotel Henry Rous, Ballina: All Gone 9.30pm
  • Hotel Illawong, Evans Head: Dirty Channel Duo 8.30pm
  • Mary G's, Lismore: Hotdog 9.30pm
  • Nimbin Bush Theatre: Dave Barbara 1pm
  • Nimbin Hotel: The Mark David Express 7pm
  • Pacific Hotel, Yamba: The Lyrical 9.30pm
  • Slipway Hotel, Ballina: Jock Barnes 7pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Silk & Oak 7pm
  • The Sticky Wicket, Byron Bay: Main Bar Biggy P 9.30pm Upstairs Local DJs 9pm
  • Treehouse on Belongil, Byron Bay: Live Entertainment 7.30pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: DJ Nery 9pm

Sunday, November 19

  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Late for Woodstock 4.30pm; Casimir 8pm
  • Brunswick Picture House, Brunswick Heads: Homemade Jam 9am
  • Club Lennox, Lennox Head: Sam Buckingham 4pm
  • Hotel Brunswick, Brunswick Heads: A Little Province 4pm
  • Hotel Illawong, Evans Head: Lisa Hunt 3.30pm
  • Nimbin Bush Theatre: Sonic Bliss 10am; Lush 1pm
  • Pacific Hotel, Yamba: Boog 2pm
  • Shaws Bay Hotel, Ballina: Fat Albert Band 2pm, DJ James Browne 6pm
  • Sphinx Rock Cafe, Mt Burrell: Jorge Pereira 12pm
  • Sun Bistro, Byron Bay: Ooz 6pm
  • The Middle Pub Mullumbimby: Jam Session 3pm
  • The Nimbin Bush Theatre: Sunday Morning Bliss with Sonic Bliss and Trypswitch 10am
  • The Park Hotel, Suffolk Park: Jon J Bradley 4pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Thor Band 7pm
  • Treehouse on Belongil, Byron Bay: Sunday Session DJs Dangerous Cobra & EVA J 2.30pm
  • Wardell By the River Hotel: Toke 12pm; Rob Saric 5pm

Monday, November 20

  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: 4'20 Sound Reggae Night Presents Sister Nancy 8.30pm
  • Nimbin Bush Theatre: Drumming for Beginners 6pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Jason Fichera 7pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: Reggae After Party 9pm

Tuesday, November 21

  • Bangalow Hotel: Brackets Open Mic 7.30pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Open Mic 8pm
  • Byron Gym Hall (under the gym): No Lights, No Lycra 6.45pm
  • Lismore Golf Club, East Lismore: Summerland Rockers 7pm
  • The Middle Pub, Mullumbimby: Trivia 7pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: Chris Aronsten 7pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: Yewsday with Jamie L, SLHTTE, 4 Eyes 9pm

Wednesday, November 22

  • Aussie hotel, Ballina: Lloyd's Trivia 6.30pm
  • Ballina RSL Club: Level One - Social Ballroom Dance With Dean Doyle 7pm
  • Beach Hotel, Byron Bay: Ino Pio 8.30pm
  • Byron Bay Brewery: Open Mic Night With Harry Nichols 7.30pm
  • Fire In the Belly, Lismore: Live Local Talent 7.30pm
  • Hotel Henry Rous, Ballina: Stu 6.30pm
  • Lismore Golf Club, East Lismore: Hooked On Swing Dance Lessons 6pm; Partner Dance Lessons 8pm
  • Nimbin Bush Theatre: Nimbin Hoop Jam 4.30pm
  • Nimbin Hotel: Trivia Night 7pm
  • Slipway Hotel, Ballina: Stews Trivia 6.30pm
  • The Rails, Byron Bay: This Way North 7pm
  • The Sticky Wicket, Byron Bay: Main Bar Sarah Grant 9pm
  • Woody's Surf Shack, Byron Bay: DJ Jamie L 9pm       


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