Originally hailing from Old Bar, Bennett Brown loves making his way back home to play in front of the locals including many of his family and friends. His warm melodies and playful rhythms are easy to listen to and his covers include the likes of Bob Dylan, Ben Harper and The Beatles.
Award winning Multi-Instrumentalist 'Craig Atkins' is a unique 'one-man band' songwriter and performer originally hailing from Adelaide SA, but now calling the Byron Hinterland home, with his set up consisting of various Acoustic Guitars, Lap Slide, Ukulele, Didgeridoos, Foot Percussion, Loop & Effect pedals and Harmonica.
With influences such as Paul Kelly, Joe Purdy, Harry Manx and Xavier Rudd to name but a few, Craig's passionate live performances blend various styles of Roots, Blues, Folk, with a hint of World, & Country, with dynamics ranging from chilled finger-picking folk stories, to delta slide blues, through to rollicking folk foot tappers and stomping jumping roots, with lyrical content covering his aspects of life, love and loss and observations of the world we all live in
Zoey & Leyon have been great friends for many years. Sharing the same passion for music, they have supported and encouraged one another’s developing careers right up until now… the day has come where they have decided to mash their Alternative country and Americana styles together!
Thy have packed the 1978 Millard Caravan, borrowed Mums car and they are off!!
Influenced by world renowned artist including Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles, to Jason Isbell and Lori McKenna, their style is suited to anyone young or old, drunk or sober, ready to party or ready to sit and listen. Their set list includes sing along covers all the way to heartfelt originals. Are you ready for one hell of a tour?
After a massive tour of Japan, and a West Oz tour including sold out shows at Nannup Music Festival, Nick Saxon returns to the East Coast of Australia to share his latest single "These Bloodshot Eyes" with you.
Nick will be accompanied by Bobby Alu on percussion.
L'Wren, aka Lauren Edwards, is a singer songwriter from Port Macquarie who writes original tunes that are anything from soft, sweet, finger picking lullabies to bold stomp worthy sounds and everything in between.
L’Wren first started gigging almost 3 years ago and has a few festivals under her belt including Wildwood, Wingham Akoostik, Tastings on the Hastings and Envirofair. She has also come through in songwriter music competitions winning the chance to perform at both Blues Fest Byron Bay and Tamworth Country Music Festival.
Sali Bracewell is a Welsh/Australian singer-songwriter and pianist. Currently based in Byron Bay, Australia, Sali performs regularly throughout Australia and the UK where she will often be found
singing in her native tongue, the ancient Welsh language. She has shared the stage with the likes of The Dalai Lama, Tash Sultana, Eileen Jewell, Julien Baker, Olympia and Lior and performed at Festivals, Castles, Conferences and Weddings.
Sali’s debut album Kismet is set for imminent release. She has been working on this alongside Melbourne based producer, Greg O’Shae, critically acclaimed for his production work on
the platinum-selling albums Joyful Rebellion (2004) and Atlantis: Hymns for Disco (2006), by Canadian Hip Hop artist k-os. The album is a quirky pop and folk inspired amalgamation of organic instrumentation and electronica, surmising Sali's passion to merge the traditional with the contemporary.
Her live show takes on many forms, intimate, stripped back piano/vocal versions of songs from her stunning new album, layered looped versions of covers from artists such as Chet
Faker, Matt Corby, Hozier, Florence and The Machine, and some good old cheeky and down to earth banter to glue it all together.
Breakthrough Melbourne artist Marz performs his anthemic rock in an intimate, solo format Flow Bar on Sunday 7th July.
Drawing influence from classic Australian rock through to the pioneers of American folk music, Marz is an event not to be missed. Marz will perform tracks of his latest self-titled EP, plus his back catalogue and some quintessential Australian covers that have formed his musical trajectory and are part of Australian music folklore.
The music of SNEZ embodies the art of songwriting in its most personal and universal forms. This enchanting songstress has a forte for describing the experiences of everyday life in a way that resonates with people everywhere, articulating moments of deep pain and pure joy. Coming from a Macedonian working-class family, where stories about hardship, romance, black magic, mysticism and work ethic have been passed down through generations, Snez subtly weaves these influences into her own stories and songs, and in the process produces engaging, personal and intimate performances. Featuring SNEZ on vocals, acoustic guitar and bouzouki.
Visit www.snez.com.au for tour dates and more information
Playing grooves to get you moving and singing melodies to shed a tear too, Smoke & Rain plays music for the body and the soul. With a singular goal, auditory pleasure, the band takes the audience on a journey through the rhythmic drive of funk and the sensual introspection of R&B.
Rachel’s rhythmic acoustics, harmonic melodies and a driving stomp will keep you tapping along and knowing the songs before the end of the show.
After a decade in the music industry Rachel Laing found her audience at Dragon Dreaming in 2017 where she performed her healing song for the world 'Welcome to Paradise' on the main stage for the closing ceremony. A year later and Rachel has continued to make her mark as an original folk singer, performing at festivals and countless venues up and down the East Coast of Australia.
Rachel released her first self-titled debut album in January 2018 which was shortly followed by the release of her official music video 'Better'. She is now performing new material that she intends to produce very soon, the theme is 'waking up' and she effortlessly raises the vibrations of herself and her audience with every performance of her uplifting material. Rachel’s voice will draw you in from afar and her lyrics will not be mistaken...