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Cooly Rocks On again in style

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Cooly Rocks On 2014. Photo Maleika Halpin
Cooly Rocks On 2014. Photo Maleika Halpin

Maleika Halpin

Thousands lined the streets for the Cooly Rocks On street parade on Saturday in Coolangatta.
Fifty floats made their way from Kirra to Tweed Heads where more than 1,000 hot rods, custom cars, retro performers and bands kicked off the grande finale weekend of the annual festival.
Fans and families were treated to 11 days of live local and international rockabilly music, including Swedish aces Jack and The Bandits, who played their only Australian shows at the festival this weekend.
More than 90,000 rock n’ roll punters swarmed to the event, which ran from May 30 to June 9, an increase of over 10,000 over last year.
Festival organizers commented on the overall growing success of the event and said they would be back next year, bigger and better than ever.

 

Photos by Maleika Halpin


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  1. What a heart-opening festival! Very worth attending – and FREE! Highly recommend that you get there next year

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