At the southern end of the crescent moon, I want to say your name. I love its sound, but for now I know I mustn’t. It’s not right, Yolngu way. Another popular and beautiful Yolngu spirit has passed, a man who touched the lives of… Read More »Son of the Rainbow Spirit – Goodbye Dr G. Yunupingu
This year’s Splendour In The Grass, at the North Byron Parklands, kicked ass. Whatever issues may have been encountered in the past in regards to organisation, set time clashes, traffic and security seemed to have well and truly ironed out resulting in a chilled out… Read More »Splendour in the grass…..kicked ass.
In its third outing, Bello Winter Music (6-9 July) was once again a sell-out success that saw thousands of patrons of all ages fill the halls, cafes, clubs and streets of the Mid North Coast town of Bellingen. Thirteen different venues within the town played host to… Read More »The third Bello Winter Music wraps up a sell-out success
Celebrate NAIDOC at NORPA, a free family-friendly celebration on Friday 7 July and Saturday 8 July, held on the lands of the Bundjalung with local and national artists highlighting cultural matters. NAIDOC at NORPA, Lismore City Hall will feature a free performance by electronic/roots sensation… Read More »NAIDOC AT NORPA
Byron Writers Festival (4-6 August) reveals an exciting and compelling program featuring more than 130 guests. The 3-Day 2017 Festival will unfold across six stages at the stunning beachside Festival site, and will be complemented by diverse writers’ workshops, satellite events and literary dinners throughout… Read More »Byron Writers Festival announces full 2017 Program
At 3;30 pm I was closing up the office and in a really good mood because I had heard the mesh nets they have put in at Ballina and Lennox were being temporarily removed due to some bad weather coming. The rescue phone rang and… Read More »LARGE ENDANGERED LOGGERHEAD FOUND DEAD AT LENNOX HEAD 29th March 2017
Byron Bay favourites PLTS are today excited to announce their new single, ‘Call Me Out’, released on 12th December. The four-piece will be touring throughout February in support of the single, as well as supporting Queensland heavyweights The Amity Affliction on their regional run… Read More »Byron Bay Favourites PLTS, ANNOUNCE NEW SINGLE ‘CALL ME OUT’ & NATIONAL TOUR
After spending the better part of the last twelve months tracking the progress PLTS have been making and turning into a fan of their music, it was a small reward to finally get to meet them in person. Though I had interviewed both Byron (guitar)… Read More »Photo Gallery – PLTS x David Andreas
This year, Falls Festival are giving a local band a chance to share the stage with an epic lineup including the likes of Childish Gambino, The Avalanches, Violent Soho, Matt Corby & more through a media sponsorship program. Common Ground is excited to say we’re… Read More »Help us to get PLTS on stage at Falls!!!!
He’s the unassuming songwriter with an effortless baritone, a ukulele and a smile made to melt even the iciest heart. Inspired by his Polynesian heritage Bobby Alu follows his strong family musical lineage and writes songs of love life and travel…. What are your three… Read More »Living Next Door to Alu