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