Top 5 in local entertainment this week
THE Tony Fallon Project offers covers of today's best pop, rock and funk songs, but in this gig he will be playing the blues.
Fallon has had more than 25 years of professional experience playing music.
In recent years he worked as frontman for rock covers band Skydaddy and was also frontman for Northern Rivers legends Fossil Rock.
Members of the band include Tony Fallon - guitars and vocals, Michael Curtis - lead guitar and keyboards, Suzanne Calvi - bass, and Ben Buckley - drums.
The band will be playing their blues set at the Casino RSM Club, Saturday, 7.30pm and then at the Shaws Bay Hotel, Sunday, 2pm.
STORY-TELLER, comedian and raconteur, Fred Lang has led an interesting life, match this with a strong sense of the irony and you have comedy gold.
Fred Lang draws his material from those everyday experiences, whether it's his interest in immigration (both his parents escaped from Eastern Europe after the Second World War), or his belief that youth gets it way too easy nowadays.
Fred Lang's comedy is pertinent, insightful, clever and funny.
At the Ballina RSL on Thursday, February 25, from 8pm.
It is a free gig, so why not go along for a few laughs?
David Bowie tribute
LOCAL singer- songwriter Wendy Ford will be offering a David Bowie tribute in Lismore.
David Bowie was an English singer, songwriter, multi- instrumentalist, record producer, painter and actor.
At the Nimbin Hotel this Friday from 7pm.
THE 1993 smash hit animation is back as part of the Disney Movie Stars Film Festival.
There will be a prize for the best dressed Disney animation character at every screening.
At Lismore Birch Carroll and Coyle cinemas this Saturday and Sunday.
A TASTE of opera will be a marriage of food and music to tantalise the senses.
The key to the event is matching food and music, performed by musician Margaret Curtis and soprano Lecia Robertson.
There will be French canapes with French songs, Italian opera with food from Italy and dessert matched with cabaret in English.
At The Byron at Byron Resort & Spa, Sunday, 3pm. $80.