Cooly thanks its lucky stars for a rocking festival

COOLY ROCKS announced its ambassadors for the 2013 festival are two icons of Australian entertainment, Denise Drysdale and Lucky Starr. Photo: Contributed
COOLY ROCKS announced its ambassadors for the 2013 festival are two icons of Australian entertainment, Denise Drysdale and Lucky Starr. Photo: Contributed Contributed

COOLY Rocks On is full steam a head with the announcement of their 2013 ambassadors Denise Drysdale and Lucky Starr.

Drysdale's true blue Aussie sense of humour and Starr's place in the Australian pop music industry won't be out of place at the 50s and 60s nostalgia festival.

Cooly Rocks On CEO Bob Newman said this year's festival would blow everyone away.

"It's going to be bigger and better than ever this year," he said.

"It will be based around surfing in the 50s and 60s at Kirra.

It's all about the longboards, classic cars, rock and roll and rockabilly."

Mr Newman is hoping for sunshine and clear skies this year to attract a crowd of more than 100,000 people.

Two big international acts will be coming out, icon Si Cranstoun is confirmed.

"He'll be coming out with his sax and trumpet player from his English band," he said.

Another big star is set to make an appearance but details are under lockdown until early next year.

Studies conducted during the June 2012 event revealed the estimated total economic impact of overnight and day visitor expenditure was $29,309,062, more than $11 million dollars up on 2011.

The festival will run from May 31 until June 10 next year.

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