Byron Bay has a reputation for being kind to rock, blues and literature fans but a proposal for a purpose-built concert venue catering for 50,000-strong crowds threatens to turn it into Australia’s party central.
SMH 11th October
Bluesfest had two reasons to celebrate late last week. On Thursday morning, it was told by the Byron Shire Council that it can stay in Byron Bay at its Tyagarah tea farm site until at least 2021.
The Music Network 11th October
One of Australia’s most acclaimed music festivals, Bluesfest Byron Bay, and teenage sailor Jessica Watson’s homecoming have been named as some of the best events of 2010.
AAP 7th October