Playing at Greenmount Beach Surf Club Saturday 11th, from 12pm
Take a trip back to the good old days with The Australian Buddy Holly show & the Girls of Rock ‘n’ Roll.
Starring Kris Knight, who not only sounds like Buddy but also bears a striking resemblance to the late star, The Australian Buddy Holly show is an exciting tribute to one of the pioneers of rock ‘n roll. Kris has performed as Buddy Holly all over the world, recreating the hiccupping vocal and swooping voice that you all know and love.
In 2022, Kris Knight will be joined by special guest and soul diva, Jodie Joy and her tribute to the Girls of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Known for her exceptional vocal range and enigmatic stage presence, Jodie Joy has toured throughout Australia, USA and South-East Asia, opened the Logies awards as a member of the all-girls band, PopTarts, and has starred in countless cabaret and musical theatre productions.
So dab some Brylcreem on your hair, put on your dancing shoes and get ready to rock on, because The Australian Buddy Holly Show & the Girls of Rock ‘n’ Roll are coming to Cooly Rocks On this June 2022!
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08/06/2022 10:00 AM - 08/06/2022 11:00 AM
Take the opportunity to meet the 12 finalists here at Greenmount Beach Surf Club!
09/06/2022 7:00 PM - 09/06/2022 9:00 PM
Playing at Greenmount Beach Surf Club on Thursday 9th from 7pm.
Listen to the sounds of nostalgia with The Legends Of Rock ‘N’ Roll Show presented by Issi Dye.
Coming to Cooly Rocks On this June 2022, Issi Dye, is one of Australia’s original 60s rock ’n’ roll stars. No stranger to the festival, Issi has been performing at Cooly Rocks On for decades. As the only original artist from yesteryear to join the 2022 lineup, Issi will be performing his popular show ‘The Legends of Rock ’N’ Roll Show’ alongside Glenn Douglas and his Roy Orbison tribute.
Get ready for a memorable show, sure to have singing and dancing the night away!
10/06/2022 3:00 PM - 10/06/2022 5:00 PM
Playing at Greenmount Beach Surf Club Friday 10th from 3pm!
Hank’s Jalopy Demons sure know how to serve a rockin’ sound!
Performing in Australia and internationally for over 25 years, Hank’s Jalopy Demons will unsettle you with their well-practiced, expert renditions of unadulterated rockabilly music, late-50s garage rock ’n’ roll and hillbilly sounds.
Catch Hank’s Jalopy Demons live for a set sure to keep you on your toes at Cooly Rocks On this June 2022.
10/06/2022 6:00 PM - 10/06/2022 8:00 PM
Playing at Greenmount Beach Surf Club Friday 10th, from 6pm!
Delighting audiences for years with their energetic and original interpretation of 1950’s rockabilly and rock ’n’ roll music, The Kieron McDonald Combo are one of the most well-known rockabilly acts in Australia.
The titular Kieron is well known for his singing and songwriting, both at home and abroad, with a total of eight CD releases and three vinyl releases spanning 18 years. After spending many years out of Australia, Kieron teamed up with some of Melbourne’s finest roots musicians – Dave Cantrell, Andrew Lindsay and Til Vex to compliment his style of traditional rockabilly.
Totally living up to the 50s-inspired lifestyle, from the way they dress to the music they listen to and cars they drive, The Kieron McDonald Combo deliver authentic, wild, garage-style rockabilly, hillbilly bop and rock ’n’ roll music in total style that’s guaranteed to have you jivin’, boppin’ and strollin’ on the Cooly Rocks On dance floor this June 2022!
10/06/2022 9:00 PM - 10/06/2022 11:00 PM
Playing at Greenmount Surf Club Friday 10th, from 11pm
The Satellites are undoubtedly one of Australia’s finest rockabilly and roots acts around. A talented and enthusiastic mix of musicians and songwriters, this group is dedicated to producing real rock ‘n’ roll music.
The unique rockin’ rounds of The Satellites wouldn’t quite be achieved without Belinda’s captivating vocals and wild belts, Steve M’s pounding bass and gravely tones, Hayden’s fresh energy and snappy chops or Steve G’s screaming guitar solos and mellow sounds.
Live at Cooly Rocks On this June 2022, The Satellites are not to be missed!
11/06/2022 4:00 PM - 11/06/2022 7:00 PM
Playing at Greenmount Beach Surf Club Saturday 11th, from 4pm
Let Jake and the Cadillacs make you feel as if you have been transported back to a time of hot-rods, bobby socks and pompadours! Based on the east coast of Australia, Jake and the Cadillacs are guaranteed to get you revved up with their high octane, high-class rockabilly, rock ’n’ roll and swing style tunes!
Front-man Jake Maloney not only sings and plays multiple instruments but he is also one of Australia’s top rock ’n’ roll and swing dancers, moving and shaking from start to finish every show. Jake will keep you entertained as he rocks across the stage with his high-energy and charismatic dance moves like no other!
Unfortunately, Jake doesn’t own a Cadillac (yet) but he does have a sleek rhythm section backing him up, whether it be with his trio or full band, Jake and the Cadillacs will make you feel like you’re rockin’ the Cadillac from dusk to dawn at Cooly Rocks On this June 2022!
11/06/2022 8:00 PM - 11/06/2022 10:30 PM
Playing at Greenmount Beach Surf Club on Saturday 11th, from 8pm!
Get rockin’ and wildin’ with Ross & The Wildest at Cooly Rocks On this June 2022.
Melbourne-based Ross & The Wildest, formerly known as Ross & the Wild Boys, are famed for performing at rock ‘n’ roll and rockabilly festivals all around Australia and overseas in Los Angeles. Only a short time ago, the boys hit the iconic Viva Las Vegas 2019, performing at the Rockabilly Weekender. Not long after in 2020, they then went on to record their first album in the City of Angels.
Now, after two years of not performing due to the pandemic, the boys are set to put on one hell of a comeback show at Cooly Rocks On.
12/06/2022 12:00 PM - 12/06/2022 2:00 PM
Playing at Greenmount Beach Surf Club on Sunday 12th, from 12pm!
You won’t want to miss B-Daddy and the Double D’s as they hit the Cooly Rocks On stage this June 2022!
B-Daddy and the Double D’s have been performing throughout Queensland since 2017, appearing at a collection of car shows, hot rod events, and rockabilly festivals. Impressing crowds since the beginning, they’re getting ready to turn it up a notch at Cooly Rocks On!
Get ready to heat up the dance floor as you experience an eclectic mix of music, from classic crowd-pleasers and dance tunes to their signature style of high octane Reverand Horton Heat covers with B-Daddy and the Double D’s.
12/06/2022 3:00 PM - 12/06/2022 4:30 PM
Playing at Greenmount Beach Surf Club on Sunday 12th, from 12pm!
Originating from the Central Coast, The Hellcat III is an explosive blend of neo-rockabilly and surf guitar. Since making their debut in February 2015, this group of seasoned musicians have performed in front of thousands of rockabilly, dance and kustom kulture enthusiasts throughout NSW. This classic trio of guitar, double bass and drums offer an exciting blend of traditional, new and unique rockabilly music.
Catch The Hellcat III live at Cooly Rocks On for an energetic performance sure to pack the dance floor this June!
12/06/2022 5:30 PM - 12/07/2022 7:30 PM
Playing at Greenmount Beach Surf Club on Sunday 12th, from 5.30pm!
Morse Code & The Secret Squirrels sure know how to put on a show! The 1940s wartime style band features a dynamic combination of punchy horns, keys of fire and raging drums.
Exploring the sounds of yesteryear, the Gold Coast-based swing band are renowned for entertaining listeners and keeping the tempos just right for the dancers. Returning to the festival once again, this band loves nothing more than whipping the Cooly Rocks On crowds into a toe-tapping, audience-clapping and dance smashing affair.
You won’t want to miss Morse Code & The Secret Squirrels at Cooly Rocks On this June 2022!