10 Musical Things

There’s nothing like music to warm the cockles of your heart and this winter month of July on the Mid North Coast the calendar is brimming with some great events and with awesome people.

By Anna Dowd

1 Live at the Farm: Get your all-ages crew together for some great food and great tunes from Dunghutti/Gumbaynggirr artist Joey Leigh Wagtail at the Buffalo Farm. Sun 28th July | 12.30-3.30pm | Eungai

2 Sawtell Chilli Festival: Sign up for the fiery chicken wing competition and grab some margaritas – get your taste buds dancing for live music starting at 5pm. Sat 6th July | 12pm | 1st Avenue, Sawtell

3 Forest Rhythms: Head to the Bellingen Memorial Hall for an unforgettable evening of music and purpose, featuring KOOII and local support act Mahji. Fri 19th July | 7pm | Bellingen Memorial Hall

4 An evening of Classical Indian Music: Spend an unforgettable night with Bansuri Maestro Vinod Prasanna and ARIA award winning tabla player Bobby Singh. Fri 26th July | 7pm | Naidu Theatre Company, Woolgoolga. + Fri 27th July | 6pm | 5 Church Street, Bellingen | Tix: Ph: 6655 0873

5 Yt DINGO at Memorial Hall: Get a dose of high vibes with this award winning festival knockout – a well spent night of tales told through anti-pop, rock, hip-hop, roots and dance. Fri 26th | 7.40pm | Bellingen Memorial Hall

6 Coffs Drumming Circle and Fire Twirling: Every Sunday weather permitting – bring your drum or fire gear to join in, or just enjoy community through music and dance. At the Jetty Foreshore stage near the Yacht club. Every Sun | 4pm | Coffs Harbour Jetty

7 All Abilities Disco Party Back with the amazing DJ Mel, meet new friends and dance the night away. the theme in July us dress up as something beginning with the letter B. Fri 26th | The Bowl | Port Macquarie

8 Kejafi Make time for this magical afternoon of traditional folk tunes and songs celebrating the deep cultural connections between Australia and Scotland/ Ireland. Sat 13th | 2-5pm | Glennifer Hall

9 Acacia Quartet Soak up an evening with the highly acclaimed string quartet including pieces by Tchaikovsky and Borodin at the Clarence Valley Conservatorium. Sun 7th | Clarence Valley Conservatorium, Grafton

10 Song Recording Workshop Series Over two workshops at Yarilla Place learn how to record instruments and vocals with microphones and recording software with experienced producer and engineer Avha Dub. Sat 6th and 13th | 10am-2pm | Yarilla Place, Coffs Harbour