WATCH: Cooly Rocks On swings into Coolangatta

Dust off your dancing shoes and throw on your best rockabilly outfits because the 2022 Cooly Rocks On festival kicks off at Coolangatta on Wednesday!

Over 130,000 people are expected to flock to the five day event, which celebrates all things yesteryear, from the music to the motors and the fashion.

There is something for everyone to enjoy at this year’s festival, with over 1000 classic cars and hot rods on show, a Pin-up Pageant celebrating the classic and rockabilly styles, bargain shopping at the retro markets, the Harvest Moon Swing Ball, and so much more.


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The jam-packed entertainment lineup is not to be missed, with highlights including the Johnny O’Keefe Story with Vicky O’Keefe, the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, tribute bands to the likes of Roy Orbison and Elvis and some of the best rock and swing bands in Australia.

For the first time, Cooly Rocks On will also host an Indonesian rockabilly band – The Hydrant – as one of the festival’s headline acts.

Watch the video below for a taste of what you can expect at this year’s event:

If you enjoy listening to some of Australia’s best bands, dancing in the sunshine, shopping for vintage treasures and reliving the ‘happy days’ of yesteryear, mark the dates June 8 -12 in your diary and get along to Cooly Rocks On 2022.

For more information on entertainment and events during Cooly Rocks On, visit: coolyrockson.com/