October 18, 2023
Nanango’s annual four-day celebration of everything 1950s, Waterhole Rocks, is taking over the Nanango Showgrounds again this week.
There are already 400 caravans and campervans booked in for the 10th anniversary event … a far cry from the 37 which attended the first festival in 2012.
The special dancefloor has already been laid, ready for the dancers who will officially take to the floor on Thursday.
As well as the dancing, there’ll be market stalls, a car and vintage caravan show’n’shine, fashion competition and lots of live entertainment.
Entertainment this year includes:
- Rock n Riots – 10:00am-2:00pm
- Jeff Hancox – 2:00pm-6:00pm
- Jake & The Cadillacs – 6:30pm-10:30pm
- The Dodgie Rockers – 9:30am-1:30pm
- Little Stevie and the Tailfins – 1:45pm-5:45pm
- Dance On – 6:30pm-10:30pm
- Rock n Roll Boys – 9:00am-12:30pm
- Kenny and the Nitro Rockers – 1:00pm-5:00pm
- The Blue Suede Band – 6:30pm-10:30pm
- Jeff Hancox – 8:00pm-9:00am (Gospel music)
- RocknRollaBillys – 9:00am-12:45pm
- Johnny B followed by competition presentations
The on-site canteen will be operating across the festival as well as a spit roast on Thursday night (bookings necessary).
A four-day pass costs $55.
For earlybirds, on Wednesday night, the South Burnett Gas Guzzlers car club will be offering a barbecue at their clubhouse in the showgrounds.
Food and drinks will available for purchase from 5:30pm-7:00pm.
There’ll be live entertainment in the main pavilion by Jeff Hancox and Johnny B from 7:00pm.
The Waterhole Rocks is sponsored by the Heritage Community Branch in Nanango.
For more information, contact Sue on 0474-266-215.
For information about the show’n’shine, phone Terry on 0409-496-167.