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Cooly Rocks On Lineup

Cooly Rocks On Lineup

on 18 May 2016 in General News

Whether you're a fan of rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, swing or classic blues, get down to the Coolangatta beachfront between 3rd and 13th June to get caught up in Australia's biggest nostalgia festival.

Cooly Rocks On covers all aspects of 50s and 60s culture, from retro cars to vintage food, but for many people it's the music that keeps them coming back year after year. This year's line-up is bigger than ever, offering plenty of chances to catch the best local and international acts in free and ticketed shows taking place at venues throughout Coolangatta and Tweed Heads.

Friday 3 June
Who: Dean Vegas
Where: The Marquee
When: 8pm
The Gold Coast's world-famous Elvis impersonator, Dean Vegas' sensational show is about more than just the songs.

Saturday 4 June
What: The Gangster Ball
Where: The Marquee
When: 8pm
Put on your best gangster gear and get swinging to the sound of Dezzie Dee & the Stingrays.

Sunday 5 June
What: Cooly Kick Off
Where: The Marquee
When: 12pm
Celebrate the official start of the festival in grand style with an afternoon of classic rock 'n' roll grooves courtesy of Wally & the Gators, PPR Express, the Hemis and Buddy Love & the Tremors.

Wednesday 8 June
What: 60's Night – Late for Woodstock
Where: The Marquee
When: 7pm
Relive the summer of love with a flawless playlist that mixes giants like Hendrix, Dylan and Led Zep with obscure delights.

Thursday 9 June
Who: The Soul Men Blues Brothers Tribute Show
Where: The Marquee
Time: 8pm
Dress to impress for Australia's number one Blues Brothers tribute, and you could even take home a prize for the best outfit.

Friday 10 June
Who: Koffin Rockers
Where: The Tweed Civic Centre
When: 7:30pm
One of the most energetic acts of the festival, the Koffin Rockers mix rockabilly, punk, rock and country in an eclectic, unforgettable performance.

Who: The Legends of Rock 'n' Roll
Where: The Marquee
When: 7:30pm
Don't miss the chance to see Johnny O'Keefe, Elvis, Buddy Holly and other greats together on stage – or at least the finest tribute acts in this hemisphere.

What: All Greased Up
Where: South Tweed Sports
When: 6pm
If you're smitten with the classic musical, don't miss this tribute to Grease and the whole rock 'n' roll era.

Saturday 11 June
Who: Retro Rockets
Where: Tweed Civic Centre
When: 7:30pm
The Retro Rockets are keeping the wild spirit of rockabilly alive, with irresistible rhythms guaranteed to get your toes tapping.

Who: Hal Bruce
Where: South Tweed Sports
When: 8:30pm
See one of Canada's most talented all-round artists live as singer-songwriter-guitarist-producer Hal Bruce brings his show from Nova Scotia to the Gold Coast.

Sunday 12 June
Who: Ezra Lee & Flying Saucers
Where: The Marquee
When: 7:00pm
Catch two bands for the price of one as Ezra Lee and the Havoc Band support the Flying Saucers in a long night of fast tunes.

Monday 13 June
What: Best of Cooly Rocks On 2016
Where: The Marquee
When: 11am
If you only see one show at this year's festival, make it this one. Atomic Hi Tones, Darlin and the Midnight Delights, Hal Bruce, Mick Buckley & the Hepcats and the Flying Saucers bring things to a grand finale.

Tickets for all of these events and more are now available to buy online.

Keep checking out what's on in Coolangatta for the latest news on festivals and other special events coming to the region throughout the year.