Events coming up on the Coffs Coast
360 'Vintage Modern' Regional Tour
What: Aussie rapper 360, with supporting act and long-time collaborator PEZ, will perform on the Coffs Coast as part of the 'Vintage Modern' Regional Tour. The regional tour follows an epic sold-out national tour earlier in 2018 supporting the critically acclaimed number one ARIA Australian album Vintage Modern.
Where: The Hoey Moey.
When: August 30.
Shapeless with Two O, Submerge and matiJo
What: After selling out their last show in Coffs, Brazilian duo Shapeless return to the coast this month for another huge night with supporting acts Two O from Australia, Submerge, Brazilian bass producer matiJo and a mystery act.
Shapeless has been everywhere, including some of the biggest Brazilian clubs, and has opened the main stage of the internationally renowned Tomorrowland Festival and has played in the biggest underground music festival in Latin America, the Parallel Universe.
These achievements are the result of years of work and dedication of the producers Edson Júnior and Rômulo Tsvetcoff.
The duo combine their experiences, influences and passion for music, creating a transience of styles.
Where: The Coffs Hotel.
When: August 17 from 10pm.
Dorrigo Community Markets
What: Locals and visitors are offered a range of fresh fruit and vegetables, plants, goods, food, jewellery and more at thecountry town market held on the first Saturday of every month.
Where: Hickory Street, Dorrigo.
When: Saturday from 8.30am.
Bollywood Beach Market
What: Enjoy live music, dancing, local produce and more by the beach at the local Woopi market with Bollywood flavour.
Where: Woolgoolga Beach Reserve, Beach Street.
When: Saturday from 8am-2pm.
Woopi Gardens Open Day
What: Learn something new about gardening at the Woolgoolga Regional Community Garden open day. There will be musicians, a jumping castle, face painting, garden tour, and you can learn about plastics, biodynamics and composting, permaculture, soils and seed saving.
Where: Woopi Gardens, Scarborough Street.
When: Sunday, August 5, from 10am-2pm.
David Miller & Co
What: Hear some of the best young musicians from Australia as renowned pianist David Miller tours thenorth coast region with an ensemble from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music featuring four incredibly talented saxophonists.
Where: Uniting Church, Dorrigo.
When: Sunday, August 5, from 2.30-4.30pm.
What: THIS week is International Service Dog Week and to celebrate, ProActive Dogs Australia has teamed up with weekly growers' market the Harbourside Markets to hold an information stall and service dog meet and greet where qualified trainers will answer all the public's questions.
Where: Marina Drive.
When: Sunday, August 5.
Australian Poetry Slam
What: In the Coffs Harbour heat of the Australian Poetry Slam, local writers will give a literary performance to be judged by the audience. Writers are given a microphone and just two minutes to impress the judges, chosen randomly from the crowd.
Where: Harry Bailey Memorial Library.
When: Tuesday, August 7.
What: GERMAN indie folk artist Wolfgang Michael is touring Australia. Inspired by travelling and the scenery of nature, Michael combines stripped-down, melancholic acoustic folk with vintage ambient sounds and percussive elements.
Where: Element Bar.
When: Wednesday, August 8, from 6.30-9.30pm.
What: PAINT, sip and have a great time at the Coffs Hotel by joining this art class with a twist. A canvas, paint, brushes and an apron will be available for you to use while an artist walks you through the painting process step by step. No art experience required for participants.
Where: The Coffs Hotel.
When: Friday, August 10, from 6-8pm. Tickets $55. Bookings essential.
David Fairbairn and Aleph Geddis Exhibition
What: In this exhibition of large-scale portraiture, David Fairbairn experiments with etching while the sculptural works of Aleph Geddis, informed by the stylised naturalism of Pacific Northwest carving, will also be on display.
Where: Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, corner Coff and Duke Streets, Coffs Harbour.
When: Open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10am, until September.