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Andy Holm

Andy Holm

Andy Holm’s 13th Album release is a beautiful mix of tribal, classical and world music. Jacquelina Wills’ tribal voices will move the listener to spaces far beyond our horizons.

Muliti-award winner Andy Holm lives in the creative community of Byron Bay, Australia and also composes music for film and documentaries.

He is also well known for his energetic live performances between Australia, Singapore and Europe.

Kerrianne Cox

Kerrianne Cox

Kerrianne Cox is powerful singer-songwriter from Beagle Bay in Western Australia. She has toured widely around Australia and toured USA and South Africa and appeared in the musical Bran Nue Dae in 1996. Kerrianne was nominated in the Deadly Awards for Best Emerging Artist (1998) and Best Female Artist (1999, 2000, 2001), winning in 2001. She won a WAMi in 1997 as Best Indigenous Artist Of The Year and in 2002 she received another nomination. In 2000 she was NAIDOC’s Female Artist Of The Year.

No Featured Busker

No Featured Busker

There’s no featured busker this month, but there’s sure to be a few buskers performing around the market. Come on down and have a wander.  Be sure to put a few coins in the hat of your favourite performer.

Whian Whian P&C and Whian Whian Hall Trust

Whian Whian P&C and Whian Whian Hall Trust

This month we are supporting the community of Whian Whian, which is in the hills just up the road from The Channon. The Whian Whian P&C supports the local public  School, and The Whian Whian Hall Trust maintians the local hall, which is a hub for events in this vibrant corner of the Northern Rivers.

Hussy Hicks

Hussy Hicks

Since forming in 2006, Julz Parker and Leesa Gentz have forged their own, very unique way into the global music scene. Fearlessly independent, the genre-defying Hussy Hicks have followed a trail of possibilities, random twists and turns and discovered a musical world all of their own. Their influences are drawn from family record collections of old skool blues and country, and from their travels, combining a distinctly Australian roots edge with European gypsy guitar, Arabic rhythms and optimistic social commentaries.

Ron Owen

Ron Owen

Ron is an accomplished  keyboard player, with a great personality. He plays and sings a large variety of music, eg, country, rock and roll, 5os and 60s ballads, latin, etc. Be enchanted with the magical fingers of this 80 years young musician.

Celebrating 40 Years

The Channon Craft Market Inc is 40 years old this year. A community market with over 240 stalls offering creative wares, produce and products. A fantastic day out exploring the regions most talented crafts people, stallholders peddling their wares, delicious menus from across the worlds and mouth watering drinks that will satisfy your taste buds.

The market is a great place for children of all ages, from the playground to making candles, free art n craft workshops, pony rides and jumping castles, face painting and more.

With the variety of street performers dotted amongst the market, the buskers nestled amongst the trees or the performers on the stages we are sure you will find something entertaining…  you never know who our ‘pop up acts’ are!!

Are you Ready for the Lismore Lantern Parade?

Are you Ready for the Lismore Lantern Parade?

Here at the Channon Market we are so proud to be a part of the unique culture of  the Norther Rivers region. One of the Annual highlights of our region, attracting crowds of over 25,000 people is The Lismore Lantern Parade.

This fantastic event brings together people from all walks of life to celebrate Community Life, Arts & Culture.

This year The Lismore Lantern Parade Celebrates its 21st Anniversary and they have chosen ‘Love a Parade – Festivals of the World’ as the theme. It is sure to be a fun, colour filled day.

Make sure you don’t miss this years festivities!

There will be events held all day, culminating in the Parade and Fiery Finale in the Evening.

Date: Saturday 2o June 2015, Lismore CBD

Further Information: www.lanternparade.com

If you are a market stall-holder get in touch with the organisers via their website to be a part of the ‘Market deLight’.

 

JUNE MARKET CANCELLED

We have made the difficult decision to cancel the June market, which was to be held on Sunday 14th. Due to prolonged rain the grounds are wet and not suitable for stalls to be set up on and the car-parks are looking like they could be boggy on Sunday, with predicted rain for the next few days we feel its the best decision.

We wanted to let everyone know well before the market so stallholders, don’t and market goers can rearrange their weekends. Have a glorious weekend and hope to see you all on July 12th.

Nice Verdes

Nice Verdes

Nice Verdes are Sally and Jesse who have been performing since first meeting at a peace march in Vancouver in 2003. They have performed and toured Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Europe and Guatemala and have studied music and dance in Cuba, India, West Africa and Colombia, continually honing their craft.

Nice Verdes are always on some kind of adventure in search of new inspiration and music. Nice Verdes have swung in a hammock on a boat down the Amazon, hiked up mountains in the Andes, lived in a shack in West Africa with no electricity, danced in the desert at a rain dance, seen an Orisha ceremony in Cuba, bathed in ancient thermal baths in Budapest, slept under the stars in the middle of Australia, gardened on the slopes of the Mediterranean, swum in the Ganges, planted palms in the jungles of Costa Rica, enjoyed Tango in Argentina, caught numerous planes, boats, bicycles and hitchhiked to play festivals and shows around the world.

Nice Verdes have released two albums, ‘succulence’ in 2008 and ‘brontosaurus’ in 2014. The music of Nice Verdes is uplifting and sunny original indie world. Inspired by the music’s of the world, Cuba, Colombia. Africa, Europe and Latin America, they play combinations of Cuban tres, accordions, ukulele, guitar, harmonica and vocals. They have always been drawn to collaborating with artists from all countries and they enjoy most of all the parties and festivals that celebrate a strong sense of community and equality in diversity.