What's on this week
Sawtell Chilli Festival
What: Each year, the popular festival attracts thousands of people to the pretty seaside village, keen to sample the wide range of chilli-related foods and products, take part in fun activities and competitions and be entertained by live music, dancing, cooking and other performances.
There will be street performances, rides for the kids, live music and dancing and, of course, the famous annual chilli eating competition.
Less fiery but equally fun competitions you can take part in are the Spanish/Mexican style fancy dress competition and the chilli-themed hat parade.
Where: First Avenue, Sawtell.
Katie Brooke at The Seaview
What: Katie Brooke has been performing as a professional country music artist for more than eight years, bringing fresh contemporary country and pop to her audiences throughout New South Wales and south Queensland.
She brings an upbeat vibe to each performance, engaging everyone with her versatile vocals and pure love for performing.
Her show will include new music and all the favourites.
Where: The Seaview Tavern.
Glenreagh community markets
What: Come and browse the friendly market filled with bargains.
There's bric a brac, candles, soaps, plants, books old and new, collectables, knitwear, handmade and home-made goodies and more.
Where: School of Arts Hall.
When: Today from 8am to 12.30pm.
What: Come along and enjoy the thrill of discovery in an authentic outdoor market bursting at the seams with a great range of local produce, tasty foods, delicious coffee and amazing handmade art and craft.
We have a philosophy of locally made, locally grown, so you are guaranteed a unique experience.
Where: Jetty Foreshores.
When: Tomorrow from 8am to 2pm.
Bello Winter Music
What: Bello Winter Music Festival will feature an exciting and eclectic
mix of new and emerging artists, local, national and international, while showcasing everything Bellingen has to offer.
The festival uses existing infrastructure within the town, reinforcing the community vibe and reflecting the sustainability consciousness of the organisers.
It also runs Bellingen LeaF - a sustainability program,
and organisers are passionate about the youth mentorship program, in which young aspiring musicians are given the opportunity to be mentored by select artists appearing on the bill, and to then perform as a part of the festival line-up.
Where: Hyde St, Bellingen.
When: Thursday, July 12 until Sunday, July 15.
360 National tour
FOLLOWING an epic sold-out national tour in early 2018 supporting his critically acclaimed number one ARIA Australian album Vintage Modern, ARIA-winning rapper 360 has announced a massive national regional tour, further marking his triumphant return to the spotlight.
Kicking off in Ballarat, this run will find him, with special support from his long-time collaborator PEZ, play to audiences all over regional Victoria, NSW, Northern Territory, Western Australia and Queensland before concluding in Tasmania.
In addition to the tour announcement, 360 revealed his latest music video, a moving visual for single Money, directed by frequent collaborator Rush Productions.
Featuring the vocals of Perth singer/songwriter Sydnee Carter, Money has quickly become one of 360's most loved songs, finding him in peak form as a rapper, weaving in and out of personal tales about his triumphant rise and rapid fall, and the financial consequences and lessons learnt.
Where: The Hoey Moey.
When: Thursday, August 30 opening at 6pm.