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Creative HeARTS Space September

There will be a variety of activities happening in the  Creative HeARTS Space this month. Kim and Deb will facilitate a doll crafting circle using natural fibres and
beautiful African fabrics. The proceeds of which will go to support a family of 13 children in Africa who have lost their parents.

There will also be crystal wrapping with Jackie. Drop in for a chat and some creative fun

In loving memory of Meri Humphries

Meri Humphries

Meri Humphries 1958- 2014


Meri’s family would like to invite her friends to come together to celebrate her life.

Meri’s service will be held at:

Lismore Memorial Gardens Crematorium
Skyline Road, Goonellabah
Monday 15th September at 11am

Followed by a gathering to celebrate her life at The Channon Hall.

Please bring a plate of food to share

Collin, Libby, Blake, Geni, Adam and Grandkids

In Memory of Navhal

We have received the sad news that our long term friend, stallholder and past member of the committee Navhal Pols has passed over. Navhal was a kind and aware individual who lived his life to the fullest. He contributed greatly to the market over the past 2 decades and his presence will be missed. Peace to you Navhal. His kind words follow: More

The Romaniacs

The Romaniacs

The Romaniacs original music has been inspired by Gypsy, Folk, Latin, Celtic, Spanish and Eastern roots grooves. Their songs have been described as energetic, rootsy feel good music for the Heart and Soul. The band members are all uniquely talented, experienced career musicians with impressive bio’s. Playing a mix of originals and selected custom-arranged covers they harmonise to create a distinctive sound. The Romaniacs are a Channon Market favourite and have won over many  audiences with their unique Style.

Les Karski

Les Karski

Lez Karski has been the unique soul/blues guitar and vocal style of The Foreday Riders, Hippos, Bondi Cigars, Donkeys, and Nervous Investors. He’s also the preferred sideman for visiting US Blues artists. The late great Johnny Johnson, Chris Cain, Kenny ‘Blues Boss’ Wayne, Diunna Greenleaf, Barbara Blue and Kyla Brox have all chosen Lez as guitar man for their Oz tours. A regular at the Bridgetown and Narooma Blues festivals, Lez played at the Byron Bay Festival with the Bondi Cigars and later with Johnny Johnson. He also represented Australia at Poland’s ‘Thanks Jimi’ guitar festival while touring Europe with ‘the

Nervous Investors’. ‘Dog Holiday’ screened on ABC TV’s ‘Live at the Basement’ featured Lez’s songs performed with former Sydney band mates. Lez has just relocated from W.A. where he was a founding member of the Albany Blues Club and their house band, ‘Mooseknuckle’. Now based in the Northern Rivers, he performs with his own ‘Lez Karski Band’. THE LEZ KARSKI BAND The name may not be familiar to all reading this, but I am sure you have heard of the bands he has created, the Hippos, the

Bondi Cigars and more recently the Nervous Investors in WA.

Creative HeARTS Space

Deborah Davey will facilitate some small dream catcher workshops in the Creative HeARTS Space. Workshops will cost $10 and are suitable for both children and adults. The Creative HeARTS Space is located opposite the The Chai Tent near the playground. A beautiful spot to stop and watch the Market go by!

11th Of May Mothers Day Market

Weaving Connections Invites Mother’s and those who cherish them:

To join me in the Creative Heart Space, ( near the Chai tent) to partake in the creative process of transforming Bangalow palm inflorescence, into an enchanted crown or random woven basket to honour the goddess within.

When: 11 am – 2pm

If you wish you can bring your own
Shells and bells,
Seeds and beads,
Feathers and treasures to make your piece uniquely you!
Cost: $15 – $25 donations for materials

Juzzie Smith

Juzzie Smith

Juzzie Smith’s music has the feeling of freedom pulsing from within it. As you listen you feel the joy and playfulness that makes Juzzie so loved by people of all ages and from all walks of life. Using a combination of keyboard, guitars, harmonica and percussion (all played with mind-blowing mastery by Juzzie) his unique music embraces elements of the blues, folk, groove and roots. But above all its feel-good music that soothes the soul and makes the heart sing.

Samba Blisstas

Samba Blisstas

Flaming Bongos! It’s the Samba-Blisstas! With their wild whacky costumes and  riotous red rhythms, this silly syncopated street troupe will leave you  sweaty and screaming for more! Carnival drumming is inspired and modelled on the Brazilian  form of samba street Percussion.The group consists of many colourful members from the local  community: Midwives, Teachers, Students, Travellers, Lawyers, Farmers, Bank Clerks, Parents, ex-Musicians etc.



It’s blues with fangs, black hats, tight pants and a kick of bluesy cabaret – a two piece original blues band, developing their sound from the masters of old & new, such as Lightnin Hopkins, Tom Waits, and Bo Diddley.

Frontman Moondog uses a variety of guitars including slide and resonators, along with harp to complement his authentic, growling vocal. The rhythm is provided by Kate La Jam playing standUP drum kit, cajone & percussion.

So what makes MGBB rise above being just another blues band? Simply put, Moondog Gypsy Blues Band has a stage presence thatʼs raw, unedited MOJO. Their signature is simple yet strong drum rhythms supporting Moondogʼs gutsy guitar and vocals. These guys really live the blues, Original, traditional and modern blues synthesized into a sound that gets you dancing and howling at the moon.