Mick Buckley – Friday September 15

The multi-talented Mick Buckley first found fame as the rockin’ drummer for “The Radiators”, then, went back to his childhood roots & became a rockin’, swingin’, boogie woogie Piano Man playing retro & modern feel good classics, allways with a unique twist, plus, with his own charting hit songs and his ability to adapt to…

Peter Byrne – Friday September 8

Peter moved out from Sydney to Ballina in 2015. After 40 years of working the Sydney club circuit, playing, teaching and selling pianos, he decided the traffic had won and went looking for his piece of paradise on the coast, Ballina was an easy choice. Peter began piano tuition at age 10 and was playing…

Share Plates & Happy Hour at the Piano Bar

Share a platter with a friend and enjoy happy hour at the bar! Menu items include Dip platter’s, Vegetarian spring rolls with Vietnamese chilli and lime dressing, Salt and pepper squid, Pull pork sliders, Boardwalk lounge share board of cured meats, feta, dips, char-grilled vegetables and crisp bread and more. MENU AVAILABLE 4:30-7:30pm & HAPPY…

Bob Howlett – Friday September 1

Robert (Bob) Howlett (Bachelor of Contemporary Music, SCU) is one of Australia’s premier pianists, keyboard players and Hammond organists. Bob has performed nine contracts as piano intermissionist on Royal Caribbean International’s largest cruise ships, working out of Miami, Florida; Southampton, UK; Rome and Barcelona, Europe. Bob performs extensively on the north Queensland resort and corporate…

Walter Lampe – Friday August 11

Walter Lampe-Pianist-Composer   “A pianist of great power and emotion”John Clare- SMH Walter Lampe(1962) is originally from Sydney and raised in a musical family-classical/jazz influences from parents and the 60s/70s folk/rock sounds from his sisters.Walter began piano at an early age quickly taking a liking to blues;in his later teens become interested in jazz.He began…

Simon Astley – Friday October 20

After extensive touring of the UK over the last few years, eclectic Tasmanian pop singer Simon Astley has returned home to release his new album, including the recent singles Dream is Here & Blue Eyes, produced by Sam Panetta (Kylie Minogue, Crowded House). Astley had recent success with his hit song London played as part…

Fred Cole – Friday August 25

Fred was born in 1955 near Newcastle in the North of England, but has lived in northern NSW since 1981, playing piano with many local bands, including soul/funk band Hip Pocket. He has toured as pianist with artists as diverse as Eartha Kitt, Afro Moses, Big J McNeely & Johnny Logan. Fred has composed original…

Narelle Harris – Friday August 18

Narelle has been playing piano and singing for many years and performed in lots of countries around the world. The Sydney Conservatorium of N.S.W. is where Narelle did her initial training which was in fact, classical piano. Narelle then moved on to playing with various musicians and also solo performances in many piano bars across…

Dylan Curnow – Friday August 4

Dylan Curnow is an experienced composer, keyboard player and arranger. Dylan has worked as a freelance musician for a the past 25 years in Sydney and in the Northern Rivers. In addition to playing piano and keyboards he has worked extensively as a composer and arranger. Dylan was until recently a member of local singer…

Brian Pamphilon – Friday July 28

Brian is well known to Ballina theatre audiences with his various leading roles in Ballina Players’ Theatre productions. Brian was pianist/singer on three major cruise ships in Australia, Singapore & the USA. He was also resident pianist/singer of two of London’s Hilton Hotels and performed all over Europe. Join Brian with as he sets the…