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Led by legendary local bluesman Pete "Scrubby" Hurcombe, Blind Willie Wagtail front up to the Lennox Pub this Saturday, February 16.

With influences ranging from Blind Willie McTell through Muddy Waters to Elvis and Chuck Berry, they play originals and authentic blues distinguished by Scrubby's extraordinary slide and finger guitar playing. See 'em from 9pm.


Don't forget Justin Townes Earle, son of the almost late, great Steve Earle, and a hellraiser in his own right, not to mention a helluva picker, hollerer and haymaker, plays the Star Court Theatre this Saturday, February 16. From 8pm for $44, check out


The Byron Spirit Festival, which runs from March 1-3, is having a Sneak Peak at the Tallowood Estate this Saturday, February 16, from 8am-11am, showcasing a selection of the festival's program. Headliner Nahko from Hawaii will be there, along with a free yoga class starting at 8.15am. A Golden Pass Prize Giveaway will include two festival double passes.

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