Scene briefs

BAND 6, a new edition to the party rock scene on the North Coast, will play the Lennox Point Hotel, this Friday, September 7. This four-piece covers all musical bases from classic rock and pop through to smooth soul and blues. Jake Roff sings and plays guitar, Scott Whitby hits the skins, Ove Altman tickles the four-stringer, and Matt Brown plays everything. The fun starts at 9.30pm.

AUSTRALIA'S rock/roots larrikin Asa Broomhall has released his fifth album, Jangle House - 10 full-band tracks of rock/folk and blues, recorded in Brisbane over Easter last year. You can enjoy Asa's powerful guitar-driven songs and dynamic live show when the Asa Broomhall Band plays the Byron Brewery this Friday, September 7, from 8pm.

DIANA Anaid will take time out from recording her fifth album to play The Rails in Byron this Saturday, September 8, from 6.30pm. And playing live is what Diana really loves to do. (You may have seen her spine-tingling performance in The Haight Ashbury Show where she channels Grace Slick.)With five ARIA nominations and a swag of recent festival gigs under her hippie belt, Diana will display her famous "emotional and primal energy" when she hits the stage with her three-piece this weekend.

VANESSA Lea & Road Train is 2010 Toyota Starmaker finalist Vanessa Lea, Roger Faynes and Jamie Roberts. The trio has been rocking music venues and festivals all over NSW, Queensland, SA and Victoria. They play a sort of country/folk/rock using a lot of instruments including banjo, double bass, mandolin and harmonica. Their repertoire includes originals as well as covers by artists like The Waifs, Kasey Chambers, Cold Chisel and Paul Kelly. The trio will play The Australian Hotel in Ballina this Saturday, September 8, from 8pm.


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