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Byron at Byron New Years’ Eve Party with Lisa Hunt’s Forever Soul

Byron at Byron New Years’ Eve Party with Lisa Hunt’s Forever Soul

Dubbed as “The Party”, the New Years’ Eve event at The Byron at Byron Resort and Spa is set to dazzle, with songstress Lisa Hunt and her Forever Soul show performing under the stars.

“I am very excited to be playing at The Byron at Byron this New Years Eve” said the glorious Ms Hunt. “It’s been more than a decade since I’ve done a hometown New Years’ gig. We’ve always been snapped up by the high rollers on the Gold Coast very early in the year. The setting is like a dream; under the stars, lush greenery, top notch cuisine. Oh yeah it’s going to be a fun but classy affair”.

As well as touring her Forever Soul show at popular venues, Lisa and her band have performed this show at private parties for the likes of Robert Oatley, Marcus Blackmore, Steve Pelligrino and Solomon Lew.

“We have Soul, Motown, Funk and Disco to dance in the New Year” said Lisa Hunt. “Aretha, Stevie, 4 tops, The Supremes, The Jackson 5, all your favourite timeless classics. I can hardly wait”.

From 7:00pm Wednesday December 31. Dress to impress.

The night of decadence offers two dining options. Tickets $175 including Buffet dinner or $240 including Degustation dinner. Price includes complimentary drink upon arrival, dinner and Lisa Hunt’s Forever Soul show. A Blanches Bus service is operating during the evening, dropping off and picking up outside The Byron at Byron Resort.

For bookings and enquiries 6639 2105 or reservations@thebyronatbyron.com.au

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Celebrate 1920s style and swing into 2014

Celebrate 1920s style and swing into 2014

Celebrate New Years’ Eve in style at The Byron at Byron Resort and Spa. Party like Jay Gatsby and be transported to the outrageous and spectacular 1920s.

The Byron at Byron is getting into the swing by theming the resort. “Expect decadence and extravagance 1920’s style” said Marcus Corcoran, the resort’s Food and Beverage Manager.  Guests are requested to dress to impress (think bowler hats, sparkles and pearls).

“This will be the premier gig for the year” said Steve Sax, saxophonist with the WellSwung Daddies, who will be providing the tunes for grooving on the evening. “The Byron at Byron is such an institution, it’s where anybody who’s anybody wants to stay. We’re going to raise the roof”.

The ten piece outfit will play a mixture of arrangements from the modern swing masters like The Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Royal Crown Revue and Brian Setzer to past masters like Louis Jordan, Buddy Rich, Count Basie and Ray Charles. “Our music is  transcribed and arranged from original recordings and represents a modern interpretation of swing, jive, rock n roll and lindy hop” outlined Steve Sax.

With a male vocalist, two trumpets, two saxes, trombone, guitar, bass, drums and piano, the Daddies are in demand up and down the east coast and have a large following of swing and rock n roll dancers.

31st December 2013, 8:00pm  $199 per person which includes a drink on arrival, a four course celebratory dinner and live entertainment from The WellSwung Daddies.

Bookings 66392105 or reservations@thebyronatbyron.com.au

New Years’ Eve menu

Crusty ciabatta with extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar

Prawn Asian salad with bean sprouts, radish, mint, cucumber red chilli ginger and lime dressing

Smoked duck breast with baby beetroots, ruby chard and caramelised vinaigrette

New England grass fed beef fillet with potato galette, red wine, onions and black cabbage

Buttermilk panna cotta with poached peaches, raspberries, white peach granita and tuile biscuit

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Photo 1 – The WellSwung Daddies

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