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This week's Clarence Valley gig guide

Doot will be playing at Yamba Shores Tavern on January 6.
Doot will be playing at Yamba Shores Tavern on January 6.

THE biggest party of the year - New Year's Eve - is just around the corner and across the Valley venues will be rocking.

Check our gig guide, below, to find out where you want to be.

Tonight

  •  Caboose (formerly Preston Train), Pacific Hotel, Yamba, Thursday, Dec 27, 8.30pm

Tomorrow

  •  Azadoota, Pacific Hotel, Yamba, 9.30pm
  •  Sons of Fortune, Yamba Bowling Club, 8.30pm
  •  Robbie Imeson, Yamba YHA Backpackers, 7.30pm
  •  Ford Brothers, Harwood Hotel, 8pm
  •  Bondi Cigars, Yamba Shores Tavern, 8.30pm
  •  Chris Cook Band, Maclean Bowling Club, 7pm
  •  The Covers, On the Deck, GDSC, 5-8pm

Saturday

  •  Ebb 'n' Flo, Pacific Hotel, Yamba, 9.30pm (tickets $12 pre-sale, $15 at door)
  •  Jeb Rowe, Yamba YHA Backpackers, 7.30pm
  •  Recharge DJs, Yamba Shores Tavern, 9.30pm
  •  Clocks and Dice, On the Deck, GDSC, 5-8pm
  •  Jimmy Z and Joel Turner (Fantom Players), GDSC, ($5 members, $10 non-members)

Sunday

  • Dan Hannaford solo and band, Pacific Hotel, Yamba, 2.30pm (solo), 8.30pm (with band)

Monday (New Year's Eve)

  •  Beers and BBQ jam session, Yamba Bowling Club, 2-6pm
  •  DJ Brelliot in the beer garden, Pacific Hotel, Yamba, 6pm
  •  OKA, Pacific Hotel, Yamba, 9.30pm ($25 entry - on sale now)
  •  Pacific Hotel fireworks (20th year), midnight - Main Beach, Yamba
  •  The Wetsuits and Easy Escape, Yamba Bowling Club, 8pm
  •  DJ Blakey, Yamba YHA Backpackers, 7.30pm
  •  Psychedelic Goldfish, Harwood Hotel, 8pm
  •  Just Friends, Maclean Bowling Club, 7pm
  •  "Biggest NYE Party in Yamba", Yamba Shores Tavern, (metro and local DJs), 9pm-2am ($15 pre-sale, $20 at door)
  •  Together Again (dance band), GDSC, 8pm
  •  Powerhouse, Jacaranda Hotel, Grafton, 8pm
  •  Jack Knife, Nymboida Coaching Station, night show

Coming weeks

  •  Dallas Frasca, Yamba Bowling Club, Thursday, Jan 3, 8pm ($20 entry)
  •  Doot and Then Joelene, Yamba Shores Tavern, Sunday, Jan 6, 3pm
  •  The Old Fella (comedian), Grafton District Services Club, Friday, Jan 11 ($10 members, $15 non-members)
  •  Floyd Vincent and the Childbrides, Yamba Bowling Club, Saturday, Jan 12, 8pm
  •  Macca (ABC broadcaster) with his Gumboot band, South Grafton Ex-Services, Friday, Jan 25
  •  Strassman (comedian/ventriloquist), Yamba Bowling Club, Thursday, Feb 28 (age 15+, $44 entry)
  •  Strassman, Saraton Theatre (now two shows on same day, tickets selling fast - 7pm and 9.15pm), Friday, March 1. ($41 entry)
  •  Three Randy Poets, Coutts Crossing Hall, Saturday, Jan 5, 7pm ($15 entry).


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