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Tourism Minister Releases Rocking Festival Impact

Posted on Wednesday, September 04, 2019

The Southern Gold Coast’s annual nostalgia festival, Cooly Rocks On, celebrated record growth in 2019, with Queensland Tourism Industry Development Minister, Kate Jones, releasing the official festival statistics with Connecting Southern Gold Coast CEO, Josh Martin, last week.   ..

Cooly Rocks On Calls for 2020 Artists

Posted on Friday, August 02, 2019

While the last ring of rock and roll has barely left town following the success of Cooly Rocks On 2019 in June, our festival team is already looking ahead to 2020 - celebrating the 10th year of our annual nostalgia festival from 3-7 June, 2020. ..

Vale Phil Villiers

Posted on Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The Board, Management and staff of Connecting Southern Gold Coast were deeply saddened by the passing of Phil Villiers in July. Among many other roles in promoting the Southern Gold Coast and Tweed region, Phil was the former General Manager of Cooly Rocks On Festival and was instrumental in the event’s success in the early years. ..

WATCH: Cooly Rocks On Official Sponsors Launch

Posted on Monday, July 15, 2019

On Wednesday 5 June, Cooly Rocks On 2019 held an opening night launch for official sponsors and VIPs at The Pink Hotel in Coolangatta.   ..

Cooly Rocked On With Record Crowds

Posted on Monday, June 10, 2019

Celebrating cars and culture from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s, Cooly Rocks On, June 5 to 9, took over the streets of Coolangatta with record crowds estimated at over 120,000 attending the retro festival over the five days. ..

Cooly Ready to Rock

Posted on Wednesday, April 24, 2019

This year, Cooly will rock with an incredible entertainment line-up as Cooly Rocks On returns from June 5 to 9, 2019.  ..

Cooly Rocks On™ Festival delivers for the Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, November 02, 2018

New data released shows the Gold Coast’s iconic Cooly Rocks On™ Festival generated more than $6 million for the local economy this year. ..

Cooly Rocks On™ Pinball Challenge Champs

Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018

12 finalists put their flipper and combo skills to the test at the Cooly Rocks On™ Pinball Challenge on Sunday 10 June.  ..

Cooly Rocked in 2018

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018

An estimated 115,000 festival-goers converged on Coolangatta for five days and nights from June 6 – 10, celebrating everything there is to love about the 50s, 60s and 70s during this year’s Cooly Rocks On™. ..

Miss Rockabilly 2018 Announced

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018

More than 130 people gathered at Coolangatta Sands Hotel on Friday 8 June for the judging of Miss Rockabilly at Cooly Rocks On™.  ..

Miss Cooly Rocks On™ 2018 Crowned

Posted on Friday, June 08, 2018

12 finalists took the stage on Thursday 7 June for the crowing of Miss Cooly Rocks On™, with Miss Ruby Alabaster taking away the top title.  ..

What’s On at Cooly Rocks On™ 2018

Posted on Friday, May 25, 2018

The nostalgic festival celebrating cars and culture from the 50s, 60s and now the 70s, Cooly Rocks On™ - bigger and better than ever, June 6 to 10, 2018. ..

Cooly Rocks On™ announces a rocking 2018 festival line up

Posted on Monday, May 21, 2018

Celebrating cars and culture from the 50s, 60s and now the 70s, Cooly Rocks On™ will return bigger and better than ever from June 6 to 10, 2018. ..

Billy Cart Grand Prix Rolls into Cooly

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

A new event is hitting the streets at this year’s Cooly Rocks On™. The Billy Cart Grand Prix will see local school groups and enthusiasts from around the country slide down Boundary Street on Billy Carts over two big weekends in June.  ..

Volunteer at Cooly Rocks On™ 2018

Posted on Friday, May 04, 2018

Over 50 volunteers have registered to shake rattle and roll into Coolangatta for the annual Cooly Rocks On™ Festival in June. Several are Gameshaper volunteers who caught the ‘bug’ of event volunteering playing their part during the Commonwealth Games held across the city in April. ..

Cooly Rocks On™ is back in 2018

Posted on Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Celebrating cars and culture from the 50s, 60s and now the 70s, Cooly Rocks On™ is returning to our seaside suburb from 6 – 10 June.  ..

Cooly Rocked in 2017

Posted on Monday, July 03, 2017

An estimated 85,000 festival-goers converged on Coolangatta, Kirra and Tweed for five days and nights from June 7 – 11, celebrating everything there is to love about the 50s and 60s during this year’s Cooly Rocks On™. ..

Cooly Rocks On™ Gives Buskers a Chance to Shine

Posted on Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Reckon you’ve got what it takes to shake, rattle and roll alongside the nation’s best rock, rockabilly and swing performers? ..

Pinball Challenge Returns to Cooly Rocks On™

Posted on Thursday, May 04, 2017

The Cooly Rocks On™ Pinball Challenge will make a return in 2017 from 9:30am – 3:00pm on Sunday 11 June, as the best in the country test their flipper and combo skills over one massive day. ..

CSGC Welcomes Major Sponsors to Cooly Rocks On™

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2017

Australia’s coolest 50s and 60s Nostalgia Festival, Cooly Rocks On™ is just around the corner, kicking off from 7 - 11 June, 2017, and it wouldn’t be possible without the support of the festival’s major sponsors.   ..

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