Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Rock on with Hepcat to Raise Funds for Victims

Newspaper article Tweed Daily News (Tweed Heads, Australia)

Rock on with Hepcat to Raise Funds for Victims

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Byline: Rebecca Masters rebecca.masters@tweednews.com.au

DEEJAY Jimmy D, or aThe Hepcata as he is known by fans, will host the Cooly Rocks On dance party for flood victims this Sunday.

The party is just a taste test of the Cooly Rocks On festival scheduled for June 3 to June 30.

aIt's rock'n'roll, rockabilly, rhythm 'n' blues, hillbilly rock and swing bop,a he said.

aMusic of the yesterday and today kind, like pure 100 per cent high octane fuel that

ignites the soul.

aThey (Cooly Rocks On) asked me if I'd like to come on board in an advisory role because I was involved in Wintersun, and then one thing led to the next.a

The music of Jimmy D has been described as asolidified in bedrock, with an uncanny ability to please any rockin' and swingin' audiencea that will keep you ahitting the replay button all nighta.

The event, at Tweed Heads Civic Centre, will also feature popular Gold Coast impersonator Dean Vegas, sixties show band The Chevrolets, popular young big band The Toetappers and a display of classic cars and hot rods on display from 4pm. …

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