Scene Briefs

Be prepared for a musical stroll at Ballina Players Theatre this Friday, February 10, when Dean Doyle and Sophistication present A Swingin' Session featuring the songs of some of the greatest big band singers of all time such as Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee, Dean Martin and Nat King Cole. There are two sessions - 10-11.30am and 1.30-3pm. Entry is $10 at the door. To book phone 6681 2025.

Slim Pickens & Dr Baz will deliver a selection of blues 'n roots tunes with a hint of Cajun/Tex/Mex when they play the By The River Restaurant in Ballina this Sunday, February 12, from 3pm. It's foot-stomping grooves, delta finger-pickin' guitar styles and very smooth vocals. $5 to get in.

Byron soul singer Richie Williams will play the Nimbin Hotel this Sunday, February 12, from 4pm. Richie is currently recording his latest solo album Soul Burning which is dude for release this Easter. His original songs touch on universal themes of love and loss and living in a small town.


The Avocado Theory are back at the Richmond Hotel in Lismore this Saturday, February 11. And it ain't no theory - this band rocks, and that's a fact. It'll be a night of hits from the past four decades with lead singer Brenda-Lee Heathcote-Shelly up front and personal. Add your rockin' bass, guitar and drums line-up and be prepared to cut some grooves on the dance floor from 9.30pm.

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