The moment you’ve all been waiting for…the 2021 Cooly Rocks On line up has been announced!

Get ready to shake, rattle and roll at Australia’s largest Rock ‘n’ Roll and nostalgia festival to a rockin’ line up of rockabilly, swing and rock ‘n’ roll artists from across the country. 

This year’s festival will feature top artists and bands, including Pat Cappoci, BOOM! BOOM! DELUXE, Lucky Seven and many more who will have crowds grooving to the sounds of the 50s, 60s and 70s across five action-packed days and nights.

Coming along from VIVA Surfers Paradise to Cooly Rocks On’s new The King Rocks On Elvis Precinct, are the beloved Elvis tribute artists Brody Finlay, Jack Gatto, Che Orton and Nic King, along with their Blue Suede Shoes to blow the roof off the Cooly Rocks On stage.

Major Events Gold Coast Director of Events and Festivals, Mark Duckworth, said the calibre of artists who have joined this year’s line-up will see fans flocking to live performances over the event. 

“We have curated a range of stellar rockabilly, swing and rock ‘n’ roll musicians from across Australia as we prepare for one of our best festivals to date,” Mr Duckworth said.

“2020 was a tough year for music, so it is great to be able to bring back this festival with such a rockin’ line-up and support musicians. The 2021 festival will see locals and tourists alike return to the Coolangatta beachfront for the ultimate celebration of nostalgia as they indulge in the sounds of yesteryear while enjoying much-loved activations and events such as the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest and Shannons Show ‘N’ Shine.”

While artists from as far as South Australia and even New Zealand travel to the festival, local crowd favourites Ella Fontaine & The SugarShakers and The Detonators will be playing to their adoring home crowds as they join the Cooly Rocks On line-up.

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate said that the announcement of such a stellar program will only welcome more fans to the iconic festival this June.

“Diversifying our events calendar is critical as we emerge from the challenges of Covid so I’m delighted to see this iconic event has reinvented itself to appeal to an even wider audience,’’ said Mayor Tom Tate. 

“I encourage all Gold Coasters, and our valued visitors, to get on down to Cooly and share in the music, sights and surrounds that make Cooly Rocks On such a brilliant weekend.’’

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