Valley Entertainment

Yamba Bowling Club

New Bowlo Sports and Leisure App – The new Bowlo Sports and Leisure Yamba app has been launched giving you exclusive app-only members benefits, access to exclusive interactive games, menu and online booking options, what’s on information, a courtesy bus tracker and your digital membership card with your details and points balance. Download the app for free at the Google Play store or the Apple App store.

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea – Help raise valuable funds for the Cancer Council of Australia by attending Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea supported by Raine and Horne Iluka, Maclean, and Yamba at the Bowlo Sports and Leisure, Yamba. A BBQ lunch, raffle and lucky door prize will be awarded.
Entry costs $5 including food and refreshments, or $10 if you would like to play Barefoot Bowls or Croquet with all money going to the Cancer Council.

Troy Cassar Daley – With a career spanning over three decades, Troy is a proud Gumbaynggirr/Bundjalung man, inheriting a rich tradition of storytelling. An important part of the Between the Fires tour will be bringing through the next generation of music makers who will be opening each and every show on his way through, including Bo’Ness who will hit the stage at Yamba. Tickets for this strictly 18+ event on Saturday, June 8, are on sale for $50.50 including booking fee at https://events.ticketbooth.com.au/event/troy-cassar-daley-between-the-fires-tour

Ash Grunwald – Australia’s foremost bluesman Ash Grunwald has announced a new National Tour to coincide with the release of his new single – Life Without You, a chilled groove about going the distance in a relationship and having gratitude for your loved ones. Catch Ash performing all of his hits, both new and old on Sunday, June 16, from 5.30pm. Tickets to this general admission show are $47 plus booking fee at https://events.ticketbooth.com.au/event/ash-grunwald-2024

Saraton Theatre Grafton

Movies – check www.saraton.com for times
The Strangers: Chapter 1 – (M) After their car breaks down, a couple driving cross-country to begin a new life in the Pacific Northwest is forced to spend the night in a secluded rental, where they are terrorised from dusk till dawn by three masked strangers.

Furiosa: A Mad Max saga – As the world falls, young Furiosa (Anya Taylor-Joy) is snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers into the hands of a great biker horde led by the warlord Dementus (Chris Hemsworth). Sweeping through the wasteland, they encounter the citadel presided over by Immortan Joe (Tom Burke). The two tyrants wage war for dominance, and Furiosa must survive many trials as she puts together the means to find her way home.

Live Performances
Brad Cox with special guests Midnight Chicken. (MA 15+). The “Yarns and Yodels” tour offers an intimate and up-close experience, showcasing Brad’s versatility as an artist spanning from upbeat country pop to moving piano ballads. Tickets to the show on Saturday, May 25, from 7.30pm are $63.85 and available at https://www.saraton.com/event/brad-cox-with-special-guests

The Grigoryan Brothers: A Boy Called Sailboat (PG) – Slava and Leonard Grigoryan crafted and recorded the soundtrack to the award-winning movie ‘A Boy Called Sailboat’ and are now performing it live during the movie. Tickets are available for the show on Sunday, May 26, from 7pm, for $45 per adult, $40 for seniors and students and $25 for children 12 and under from https://www.saraton.com/event/the-grigoryan-brothers-a-boy-called-sailboat

For more information about Saraton’s Live Performances see their website: https://www.saraton.com/live-performances

Maclean Bowling Club

Pink vs Gaga tribute show – tickets are selling fast for Australia’s “Ultimate” tribute show featuring two and a half hours of the greatest hits from two of the world’s biggest female performers, Pink and Lady Gaga, on Saturday, May 25, from 7.30pm. Tickets are available from $30 per person at https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/1196838

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea – come along and have a cup of tea of coffee and cake and help raise money for the Cancer Council’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, hosted by the Maclean Bowling Club in conjunction with the Maclean Seniors Club. Sponsored by the Maclean Hot Bread and Cake Kitchen, the event will feature raffles and a lucky door prize, with all money raised going to the Cancer Council. Wednesday, May 29, from 10am. Tickets $5 at the door.

Marshall O’Kell – is set to deliver a solo show full of hillbilly disco, foot stomping good old fashioned Aussie beer drinking music at the Maclean Bowling Club. Come along and enjoy a free evening of swampy mojo working sounds and a lot of charismatic humour on Friday, May 31, from 8pm.

Karise Eden – Karise shot to fame at the age of 19 with a viral audition video that now has over 50 million views, and she has gone on to establish herself as a performer with one of Australia’s most distinctive voices. Supported by the Sandalwood Duo, catch Karise perform everything from blues to soul, rock to power pop, country to Americana on Saturday, June 1, from 8pm. Tickets for $39 per person are available at https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/1194807 .

Grafton District Services Club

GDSC Country Music Club – Third Sunday of each month from February to November. From 1pm to 5pm in the Les Beattie function room. For more information call 0429 601 960.
Beverage of the month – purchase any Bundaberg product to go into the draw to win a fire pit and a bottle of Bundaberg Campfire Rum.

Win a Billabong Texas Offset Smoker – buy any smoker box platter from the GDSC bistro on a Friday or Saturday night to receive a ticket in the draw to win a Billabong Texas Offset Smoker valued at $799. Members can win the monthly prize of a hand carved GDSC chopping board made by the Men’s Shed, Grafton and a BBQ carving utensil set. Monthly prizes drawn last Saturday of each month at 8pm. Major prize drawn Saturday, November 30, at 8pm.

Thursday night – Meat raffle – tickets on sale 5pm, drawn 6.30pm.
Trivia – register 6.30pm for 7pm start. Vouchers and prizes up for grabs.
Members $50 cash draw – 6.30pm. Must be in the club to win.
Friday -Frantic Friday Frenzy – 11am. Buy 5 tickets, get 5 free. Win up to $90 in vouchers.
Super Club Bingo – 2pm. Ticket books on sale 10.30am, $5 per book of 20 games.
Undercover Bingo – following Bingo at 2pm. Tickets $3 per book.
Pantry Packages – following Bingo after 2pm. $1 a ticket for 6 games. 20 draws of Woolies and Club vouchers.
Members $50 cash giveaway – drawn 6.30pm. Must be in club to win.

South Grafton Ex-Servicemens Club

Spy v Spy –opened for groups including Midnight Oil, Inxs, Split Enz, the Models, Men at Work and international artists like U2, David Bowie and Simple Minds to build up a worldwide following. Hear Spy v Spy perform their anthems of a generation that helped define and for the show from 8pm on May 17 are available now for $29 plus booking fee from https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/1192308

Kevin Bloody Wilson – International comedian Kevin Bloody Wilson is celebrating 40-years of shooting down political correctness PC and delivering side-splitting laughs with his International Dilligaf Day World Tour which is coming to the South Grafton Ex-Servicemen’s Club. Tickets for the show, on May 31 featuring special guest Jenny Talia, are on sale now for $73.50 from https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/1215647

Ash Grunwald – If you miss Ash’s Yamba performance catch him the following week at for the first time at the South Grafton Ex-Servicemen’s Club from 7pm on June 22, for $47.50 plus booking fee at https://www.trybooking.com/events/landing/1216814