Rock 'n' Tewantin

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  • Location: Tewantin, Tewantin 4565 Queensland

Rock 'n' Tewantin will be held on 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th April 2005.

The event this year has received extensive funding from the Queensland Events Corporation. Other sponsors to date are Noosa Council, Studio Steel, Tewantin-Noosa RSL, Noosa Journal, Heat FM and 4GY, Cannel 7, Tasqua Cellars, Sunshine Coast Daily and Sunshine FM.

This four-day event will be:
Thursday 7th Rock 'N' Tewantin Idol Final at the Royal Mail Hotel
Friday 8th Rock 'n' Tewantin Drive In at Tewantin Sports Ground
Saturday 9th Full street event with Stevie Wright, Digger Revell, Buddy Holly Tribute, Tewantin Trogs, Rock 'n' Roll dancers, Classic and Hot Rod cars and much more.
Sunday 10th Swap meet in the Atrium car park, then a full family day with Carl Lynch, Barry Charles, Phil Emanuel and more at RSL park

Event Outline

Rock 'n' Tewantin Idol
Dates: Heat 1 Wednesday 23rd March, 7.00pm
Heat 2 Wednesday 30th March, 7.00pm
Final Thursday 7th April, 7.00pm
Venue: Royal Mail Hotel, Tewantin
Rock 'n' Tewantin Idol is a fantastic opportunity to showcase local talent and provide a point of access for emerging stars. Entrants will be asked to perform a one-minute Cappella piece for the Heat and choose from an arranged list for the final competition.

Rock 'n' Tewantin Drive In
Date: Friday 8th April, 7.00pm
Venue: Tewantin Sports Ground, Tewantin
The Rock 'n' Tewantin Drive In will take us back to yesteryear. At sunset cars will fill the park, tune their radios and enjoy the unique atmosphere of a Drive-In movie.

Rock 'n' Tewantin Street Festival
Date: Saturday 9th April, 9.00am - 4.00pm
Venue: Poinciana Avenue, Tewantin
Families will enjoy live bands, classic cars and hot rod displays, The Beagles, rock 'n' roll dancing and competitions from 9.00am - 4.00pm. There will be plenty to see and do for everyone.

Rock 'n' Tewantin Rock Concert
Date: Saturday 9th April, 7.00pm
Venue: Tewantin RSL Park
Noosa shires only outdoor Rock 'n' Roll music event! The concert will begin with the Rock 'n' Tewantin Idol Winner performance, a support act including our local youth to finish with a performace from Elvis (Dean Vegas), followed at 9.15pm by fireworks.

Rock 'n' Tewantin Swap Meet
Date: Sunday 10th April, 6.00am - 11.00am
Venue: Atrium Car Park, Tewantin
Into Cars? Well if you are, rise and shine early to enjoy the Rock 'n' Tewantin Swap Meet. It will be your chance to socialise with car enthusiasts and have a BBQ brekkie.

Rock 'n' Tewantin Picnic in the Park
Date: Sunday 10th April, 11.00am - 4.30pm
Venue: Tewantin RSL Park
Come and enjoy lunch whilst listening to Barry Charles, Carl Lynch, Kevin Barker and the Beagles and Phil Emmanual

What's happening

The Tewantin Community Association is anticipating a minimum of 2-3000 attendees to the event that will take place in the Tewantin CBD on Sat. April 9th from 6 am to 7 p.m. inclusive of set up and tear down. Open to the public from 9 am to 4 p.m. Classic cars will line Poinciana Ave. along with several food stalls and a main stage area.

Road closure:
Poinciana Ave from 6 am to 7 p.m. Traffic detour via Doonella and Blakesley Streets. Notification of closure will be posted at Sidoni St., Memorial Ave and Lake St. up to two weeks out from event Road Closed barriers and signs arranged for Sidoni St. and Memorial Ave. for event day. SES will man road closures during event. A public notice re: road closure will appear in Noosa News and Noosa Journal.

Cab Rank:
Will be moved to front entrance of Council for day to make room for bus parking.

Food Stalls:
Will be placed in front of First National. 30 Garbage bins will be placed throughout the site

Main Stage and Dance floor:
Will be placed next to where Elders Noosa and vacant shop are and will utilize half of the street, and one of the shop fronts for a dressing room.

Portable toilets have been arranged. Additional cleaning has been arranged by the TCA to the public toilet blocks at Memorial Park.

Street banner to be placed in Memorial Park and on a building at Sidoni St. end pre-event, and on-site during event.

Schedule of Events for Saturday 9th April
Time - Event
9.00 - 9.35 Christian Outreach Centre Youth Band
9.35 - 9.55 Runaround Sioux Linedancers
9.55 - 10.25 The Beagles
10.25 - 10.40 Limbo Competition (Great Prizes to be won)
10.40 - 11.10 Buddy Holly Tibute (John Morris & Beagles)
11.10 - 11.30 Runaround Sioux Linedancers
11.30 - 12.00 Steve Wright backed by The Beagles
12.00 - 12.10 Speeches
12.10 - 12.30 Sunshine Coast Rockers (Dancers)
12.30 - 1.15 Ray Hoff (backed by Digger Revel Band)
1.15 - 1.35 Sunshine Coast Rockers (Dancers)
1.35 - 2.20 Digger Revel and Band
2.20 - 2.40 Sunshine Coast Rockers (Dancers)
2.40 - 3.25 The Beagles - Jonnie O Keefe Tribute
3.25 - 3.30 Tewantin Trogs (Comedy)
3.30 - 3.40 Presentation of Prizes and Close
3.40 - 3.45 Finale - All Artists to Perform "Shout"

Schedule of Events for Saturday Evening
Time - Event
7.00 - 7.10 Tewantin Idol winner to Perform
7.10 - 7.30 Christian Outreach Centre Youth Band
7.30 - 8.20 Dean Vegas (Elvis Impersonator)
8.20 - 8.35 Interval
8.35 - 9.10 Dean Vegas (Elvis Impersonator)
9.15 - 9.25 Firework Display

Schedule of Events for Sunday 10th April
Picnic in the Park
Time - Event
6.00 - 11.00 Swap Meet in Atrium Car Park
11.00 - 11.50 Barry Charles
11.50 - 12.10 Game
12.10 - 13.05 Christian Outreach Centre Youth Band
13.05 - 14.00 Kevin Barker & the Beagles
14.00 - 14.45 Carl Lynch
14.45 - 15.40 Phil Emmanuel
15.40 - 15.45 Raffle Draw and Speeches
15.45 - 16.00 Grand Finale and Finish

For More Details Contact: Karla Hobson 0404 010 699


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