SAVE THE DATE: Illy will perform at the Hoey Moey in November.
SAVE THE DATE: Illy will perform at the Hoey Moey in November. Contributed

Illy coming in hot with regional tour


HE'S a platinum-selling Australian hip-hop artist, has an ARIA No.1 album and is brining his regional tour to a stage on the coast.

Illy will be performing his Two Degrees regional tour at the Hoey Moey in early November as part of his most extensive tour of Australia to date, with special guest Citizen Kay.

The artist has a history of regional touring, hitting the road with the Groovin' The Moo festival twice, his regional headline tour in 2014 and performing at Banana Field in Coffs Harbour last year.

Illy said he was "really psyched to get back on the road for such a huge run. It's been a couple of years since last time and this will be the biggest I've ever done. Let's get loose.”

His latest release Two Degrees is an ARIA No.1 album and includes hit songs Oh My featuring Jenna McDougall, Papercuts with Vera Blue, Catch 22 and You Say When featuring Marko Penn.

Special guest Citizen Kay has grown up with an ambition to make his way into the music scene and now works with other aspiring artists and musicians all around Australia and internationally.

Where: The Hoey Moey.

When: Saturday, November 4, opening at 5.30pm.

Cost: $44.90.


Misty Mountain Getaway

What: Immerse yourself in a range of patchwork workshops with over 25 tutors from across the nation, there's something for everyone. Learn how to create reproduction quilts, Japanese traditions, the art quilt process, memory journals, paint scenes with fabric and threads, felt and more at the six classes per day.

Where: Misty Threads, 40 Hickory Street, Dorrigo.

When: Saturday, September 23 to Thursday, September 28.

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What: Coffs Harbour poet Chris Armstrong is launching her award-winning poems in a limited edition, hand-bound book. The Watershed is a collection of seven poems presented to reflect the beauty of the landscape it was inspired by. Chris was named runner up in the Judith Wright Poetry Prize for New and Emerging Poets in 2015.

Where: Harry Bailey Memorial Library.

When: Tomorrow at 6pm.

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Where: C.ex Coffs.

When: Saturday, September 23 from 7.30pm to 10pm.

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