14 August 2018
The Byron Bay Guitar Festival (BBGF) is returning on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 October 2018 at the Byron Bay Brewery for its second year. Organisers have deliberately put a focus this year on highlighting emerging and local talent, especially our young musicians, and women in music.
A diverse array of female performers across several genres including Dallas Frasca, Hussy Hicks, Minnie Marks, Legs Electric, Tullara, When Hawk Met Sparrow, and performers from Byron Bay High School (still to be announced).
27 July 2018
Create NSW has announced the sixty-eight recipients sharing nearly $50 million in funding from Round One of the Regional Cultural Fund of which the Northern Rivers has received over 8.5 million to refurb and rejuvenate creative infrastructure.
The heritage-listed former Ballina Fire Station is to be re-born as ‘Ignite Studios’, a multi-disciplinary arts facility offering accessible creative studio spaces, dedicated workshop/project spaces and a visiting artist-in-residence space.
30 July 2018
24 July 2018
Wonderbabes is a thrilling new work by local artist and NORPA Associate Artist Kate McDowell exposing the traumas of our young sexual and political lives.
Set in Byron Bay on New Year’s Eve Wonderbabes is an epic story of one young woman’s incendiary journey through the night. Underpinned by a live electronic score from DJ/producer James Brown, Kate McDowell’s spellbinding performance is full of rage and poetic beauty.