Kicking off from 29 May to 8 June, Cooly Rocks On
will be rockin’ its way into The Strand: make sure you don’t miss out on performances from these talented entertainers, performing everything from country to ballads and rock n roll. Swizzle Duo: 3, 6 & 7 June 12.30-2.30pm and 7-9pm
The Swizzle Duo, made up of awarding winning musicians Dave and Lisa Clayton, make music to get a crowd on its feet. With Dave’s charismatic vocals and guitar and Lisa’s stunning vocals and harmonies, they cover a vast repertoire of mellow dinner music, country, rock and party music.
Dave is an award winning song writer, great guitarist and has been performing for many years both nationally and internationally. His rich voice is unique and suits a diverse range of styles, from country ballads to rock to party anthems. Lisa has an excellent vocal range, spot-on harmonies and a bright, engaging personality that shines through in her performance. In the past eight years she has performed as a backing singer for the Meatloaf Tribute show, backing vocals with the original Bona Lisa and supporting acts such as Jimmy Barnes and Diesel. Covering music from the 50’s to the present day, their set list covers a wide genre of music, from “Dinner Music” to” Country”” to “Rock” to “Party Time”. David J: 5th June 12.30-2.30pm and 7-9pm
Hailing from the UK, David J performed throughout Europe before settling on the Gold Coast in 1977. David J prides himself on playing something for everyone, creating backing tracks in his home studio, he tries to create a sound close to the original artist. Performing music from the 50’s to now, the audience can expect to hear the familiar sounds of The Beatles, Buddy Holly, Cliff, Queen, 4 Seasons, the Bee Gees, Coldplay…the list goes on. John Taylor: 4th June 12.30-2.30pm and 7-9pm
John Taylor has worked as a singer in the UK and Australia for over 30 years, originally performing Elvis shows. He aims to entertain the audience with a song performed as close to the original as possible. He’s had plenty of opportunities to fine-tune his craft, having worked in every single club and pub on the Gold Coast over the last 20 years. Whether he’s hosting a Talent competition, performing a show or compering an event, you can be sure it will be entertaining.