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Cooly Roots Vol.1

Come and take a special journey through to the heart & soul of music this September, as we bring your Cooly Roots Vol.1.
Saturday 17 September
Coolangatta Hotel

Come and take a special journey through to the heart & soul of music this September, as we bring you Cooly Roots Vol.1. This showcase will feature the best local and international roots, rock, ska, reggae, dub, drum N bass, dancehall, and feel-good genres to bring up the vibrations and get everyone on the dance floor! There will be both original music and classic covers that everyone can sing along to for a night to remember. Kicking off on September 17, this live performance will be showcased on our Main Stage, live, loud and free!

Kicking off the night as a dynamic duo and expanding to full band as the evening builds. The multi- instrumentalist group perform a wide range of hit covers from most genres, popularised over the past fifty years, as well as tasty originals from their various projects including Chilluminati. Expect singalongs and wanting to dance before dinner’s done! From upbeat chart-topping Bangerz, smooth soul, hip hop, RnB, Rock, reggae, drum & bass, dance and a couple of classic pub rock to Triple J Hottest 100 hits from the last 40 years, The BREDDA Brothers have you covered to get the night fired up!

THE HIGH GRADE: 9pm – 10:30pm
An energetic Reggae/Hip Hop fusion band from the Gold Coast. Featuring groovy bass lines, lyrical hip hop, and punchy bass lines, this band is sure to get everyone moving on the dance floor. They’ve supported reggae favourites such as Katchafire, House Of Shem, and Kora, and performed at numerous festivals over the past 5 years including The Airlie Beach Festival and many more. The band is about to release some new material that is focused on bringing a positive vibe!


Our Special Guest DJ will be kicking off with Mighty Asterix from NZ’s Salmonella Dub on the mic, so expect a connected crowd, and joining the stage is African Artist SK Simeon. Hailing from NZ, DJ Kingiwai has been spinning tunes since the days of vinyl and dabbles in a wide variety of genres. He’ll keep the party going with a mix of Dub, Roots, Reggae progressing through to Dancehall, DNB, and Liquid DNB. Possibly some RNB, G House, Deep House and mix in classic hooks and Club Hits to get you all dancing late into the evening!