Entertainment

Anaid back on road to Yamba bringing her musical magic

Diana Anaid will perform at Yamba’s Pacific Hotel on Saturday night. Photo: Contributed
Diana Anaid will perform at Yamba’s Pacific Hotel on Saturday night. Photo: Contributed

FROM the rolling hills of Nimbin comes the musical magic of Diana Anaid and this weekend residents of the Valley will get a very special opportunity to see her in full flight with a performance in Yamba.

Anaid is currently taking some well-earned time out from recording her fifth studio album to get back to doing what she loves most - getting out on the road and sharing her music with the people.

And her tour will bring her to Yamba's Pacific Hotel this Saturday night.

Anaid has garnered high praise from many Australian and overseas music publications.

Rolling Stone said her music contains an "emotional and sometimes primal energy", while Juice called her "a major talent."

A proficient songwriter and hard-working touring musician, Anaid has countless national tours and appearances under her belt, as special guest to the likes of Joe Cocker, The Eels and Cake, as well as invitations to perform at Woodford, The Big Day Out, the Falls Festival, Byron Bay's Bluesfest, Vans Warped and SXSW.

Anaid's organic and honest approach to songwriting has garnered a loyal fan base as well as critical success for her albums including 2004's Beautiful Obscene, which crossed Diana into the mainstream and saw her first international hit Last Thing securing festivals at home including Big Day Out and The Falls Festival.

On top of this, she has also received five ARIA nominations and counting.

Topics:  pacific hotel yamba



Mockingbirds take purple crown in extra-time thriller

Tequila Mockingbirds took out the a grade title at the 50th annual Jacaranda Hotel Basketball Carnival at the Grafton Sports Centre.

Brisbane team come from behind in A Grade decider.

Recognition for long serving volunteers

Susan Fischer (10 years) and Barry Hayes (20 years) show off their certificates for long service with State MP Chris Gulaptis.

Hard work and dedication to community receives due recognition.

ACCC attempts to force regional mobile network expansion

The ACCC has ruled against introducing domestic roaming to allow phone rivals to access each other's networks.

Vodafone slams ACCC after mobile roaming decision

Local Partners

REVIEW: The Walking Dead s8 e1 - Mercy

*Warning this story contains spoilers about the season eight premiere*

Big changes afoot for Real Housewives of Sydney

The first season of Real Housewives of Sydney was drama-filled, even by Housewives standards.

PRODUCERS test out new castmate after a volatile first season.

Jimmy Barnes opens up on new ‘vices’

Jimmy Barnes’ Working Class Man memoir has been released. Picture: Supplied

Rocker reveals new vices in Working Class Man memoir.

Cassandra Thorburn reveals: ‘Karl’s dead to me’

Cassandra Thorburn, ex-wife of Karl Stefanovic has opened up about the toll their marriage split has taken. Picture: Jonathan Ng

Karl Stefanovic’s ex-wife Cassandra has spoken for the first time

Lisa’s one regret about Nine exit

Lisa Wilkinson during the Moet and Chandon Guinness Book of Records tasting attempt in Sydney.

‘I’m only sorry I never got the chance to say goodbye’.

Ewan McGregor busted kissing co-star

Actor Ewan McGregor.

THE actor's marriage of 22 years is over after pictures emerge.

Castles' a raw, barefoot talent

Tommy Castles.

"With bare feet and curly blonde hair, he is far from conventional.”