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Opera Wows Coolangatta Crowds

Posted on Monday, October 02, 2017

Opera Australia’s Opera on the Beach – Aida was a roaring success, held on the Southern Gold Coast at Coolangatta Beach over six magical nights from 21 – 30 September.  ..

SGC Profile: 15 Years of SWELL

Posted on Friday, August 04, 2017

A shared moment between two creative minds in 2002 has seen the birth of not just one of the Southern Gold Coast’s leading festivals, but an internationally renowned exhibition that captures the hearts and minds of all who visit.  ..

Buskers by the Creek Announces First Artist Lineup

Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Buskers by the Creek has announced the first 100 artists that will inspire and entertain at the 2017 Festival from 14 – 15 October. ..

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? ..

Hidden Wine Bar Reopens in Tugun

Posted on Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Tugun’s own Hidden Wine Bar is making a return with a soft launch this Friday 7 April from 6:30pm, giving locals a taste of what is to come for the Southern Gold Coast favourite. ..

Cooly Gets Set to Shake, Rattle ‘N Roll

Posted on Monday, February 06, 2017

Get ready to rock – Cooly Rocks On 2017 has officially launched with a new look and a new website in the lead up to the annual June festival. This year, Cooly Rocks On will feature everyone’s favourite events jam packed into five days of non-stop, free daytime entertainment from June 7 – 11.  ..

Seaside Sounds Sets Sights on Kirra and Coolangatta

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017

Summer on the Southern Gold Coast just reached a whole new level, with Kirra and Coolangatta gearing up to play host to Seaside Sounds, a series of free summer concerts to be held over February and March. ..

Five Events Not to Miss in October

Posted on Friday, September 30, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast is gearing up as the place to be throughout the month of October, as the coastal paradise plays host to some of the biggest and most exciting events on offer. ..

Buskers by the Creek Announces Lineup for 2016

Posted on Friday, September 02, 2016

Buskers by the Creek has announced the first of more than 250 performers who will surprise, delight and entertain audiences along the picturesque shores of Currumbin Creek on 15-16 October. Headlining this year is 12 times Golden Guitar-winner and multi ARIA Award-nominee, Adam Brand, along with contortionist, Ruby Rubberlegs. ..

Busking Sites Approved in Trial for Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016

Busking will now be approved at certain sites across the Southern Gold Coast to support existing festivals and events, with a trial commencing in May. The approved sites in Coolangatta and Tugun will allow buskers with the required Council permits to perform on-street entertainment only during major festivals and events. ..

Entertainment Lines Up for Cooly Rocks On

Posted on Monday, April 25, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast’s biggest festival is just around the corner, hitting Coolangatta, Kirra and Tweed from June 3 – 13. Whether it is music, cars or family fun, there is no shortage of events and entertainment to suit all ages.  ..

Second Annual Buskers Event Wraps Up

Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Buskers by the Creek 2015 was another great success, held on 17 and 18 October at Winders Park, Currumbin. Thousands turned out to be entertained by the unique mix of bands, solo artists, street performers, acrobats, yoga classes, skydivers, fire twirling and more – all happening across the free two-day event.  
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Cooly Rocks On™ Wraps Up

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Cooly Rocks On™ has swept through town for another year, bringing record crowds and a fantastic festival atmosphere to the region during the traditionally quiet month of June.   ..

Buskers by the Creek to Return in 2015

Posted on Thursday, February 05, 2015

Buskers by the Creek 2015 has received approval and will be back in Winders Park, Currumbin on 17 and 18 October 2015. The outdoor music and entertainment event attracted crowds of over 10,000 people in its inaugural year last year, and organisers will be busy holding various “Side Street” events at various locations throughout the year to promote the festival to new audiences. As such they are anticipating an even greater crowd in 2015.  ..

Buskers by the Creek

Posted on Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Over 10,000 people flocked to Winders Park on the weekend of 18-19 October, to watch more than 140 performers showcase their talents along Currumbin’s creek scape for the inaugural Buskers by the Creek event.   ..

Cooly ROCKED!

Posted on Thursday, June 19, 2014

If you were anywhere near Coolangatta for the first 10 days of June – you couldn’t have missed Cooly Rocks On. 2014 was the biggest event in the 4 years that Cooly Rocks On has been running, and the streets and hotels of Coolangatta were absolutely packed with visitors reveling in the 50s and 60s festival. ..

Bleach* Surfing the Fringe hailed a success

Posted on Tuesday, April 03, 2012
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Bleach* Surfing the Fringe

Posted on Monday, October 03, 2011

In February 2012, the Southern Gold Coast will be home to the city’s newest and most exciting Festival, Bleach* Surfing the Fringe.   Bleach* is Gold Coast’s premiere and inaugural Surf Culture Festival. ..

Ethno Australia | New event to bring the world of music to your doorstep

Posted on Wednesday, May 04, 2011
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