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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2022 BELLINGEN SHIRE NEWS – PAGE 3 River Sounds festival this weekend HEADLINER: Baker Boy will be on the main stage at River Sounds this weekend at the Showgropund ft er three false starts, River THE MUSIC synonymous with the Big Day ASounds is fi nally here, Well, the lineup is mind Out in the 90s and early 2000s. taking place at the Bellingen blowing! You could hang out River Sounds is bringing it back We’ll turn Showgrounds on 19-21 August, at the main stage all day and and has enlisted some of the big the three-day event features not be disappointed. Obviously guns of Australian electronic some of Australias biggest artists the headliners Baker Boy, music to deliver the beats. and brightest emerging talent. Regurgitator, Butterfi ngers and Do not miss the godfathers that frown Lets dive in and take a look at Alex Th e Astronaut are the big of turntablism Phil Smart and the must dos at the event. ticket artists you have to see. Simon Caldwell. When: Phil WELCOME TO COUNTRY Heres a few of our other artist Smart, Friday 9.30pm. Simon Th e inaugural River Sounds picks that you dont want to Caldwell, Saturday 9.30pm upside down. festival will be opened by the miss: LOCAL STAGE highly respected Gumbaynggirr Dallas Woods: Dallas is A stage dedicated to showcase cultural leader and language widely regarded as one of the the best local talent has been Services. Meet The Team. educator, Uncle Michael best rappers in the country. added to the event and features Micklo Jarrett. A Noongar man raised in stacks of legends including Rear Late nights Dr Sharon Marinucci Micklo will deliver his Wyndham, East Kimberley, Wheel Drive, Th e Nikkis, and Open Saturdays Dr Oleg Pushkarev passionate Welcome to Dallas is the quintessential Black Pallas to name a few. Country, joined by Bellingen underdog. Aft er dropping out ON SITE CAMPING Online bookings available Dr &ODLUH*UHHU Shire local and rising Aboriginal of school at age 14, Dallas Make a weekend of it and Orthodontic treatments Wendy Summerill dance star Codi Denham and developed the uncanny ability camp on-site at the Bellingen the Bellingen High School to fi nd humour in the most Showgrounds. Head to www. Children therapist Jessica Cantrill Aboriginal Dance Group. unlikely places. Poverty, suicide, Bulk billing CDBS Susan Waldorf During their dance abuses of all kinds are a common for details. performance, Gumbaynggirr theme in his life yet its relentless FOOD & MARKETS $LUƟRZ visual artist Bernard Kelly- exposure has provided him Do not eat before you come to =220ZKLWHQLQJ Edwards will have his stunning with the mettle to cut-through River Sounds! Food is a-plenty artwork displayed on the main societys demons so he can apply at the Festival with street stage big screen. When: Main words to his tsunami of feelings vendors dishing up everything Stage, Saturday, 2.45pm. and thoughts. When: Main from paella, tacos, curries, ALL WEATHER EVENT Stage, Friday, 7.35pm Middle Eastern BBQ, pizzas River Sounds has been Th e Lazy Eyes: Sydney psy- and stacks more delicious goods. designed as an all-weather event. rockersTh e Lazy Eyes have just COOPERS BEER GARDEN Th e Main Stage is covered by a returned home aft er a sold out Th e Coopers Beer Garden massive big top tent, big enough run of shows to rave reviews is a huge space, partly covered to cover the entire crowd in the UK. Sitting somewhere off ering shade and protection attending the event. between the sounds of world from the rain, heaps of seating Th e Boiler Room stage is beaters Tame Impala and the and a big service area to avoid indoors (and air-conditioned!) more explosive rock outputs long queues. Makes one thirsty within the Showground from King Gizz, Th e Lazy just thinking about it! Pavilion. Plus, the bar area is Eyes will take you on a sonic TICKETS covered by a huge stretch tent, journey to the mystic realms of Tickets are selling fast and are to keep you goodness. When: Main Stage, likely to sell out before the event. We look forward comfortable while you keep Saturday, 4.45pm Head to the website to to hearing from Phone: 6655 5800 yourself hydrated. THE BOILER ROOM purchase tickets and for event you and seeing Email: [email protected] Rain, hail or shine, River Any of you old heads out there info. you soon. Sounds is on baby! know the Boiler Room was

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