This August 10,000 people will bop and jive their way to the Redland Showgrounds to celebrate two decades of the GreazeFest Kustom Kulture Festival over the weekend-long event.
Setting the scene will be legendary Californian band The Paladins and Tennessee country king Jason Lee Wilson, who will headline the family-friendly festival from Friday August 2 to Sunday August 4, with the passionate rockabilly and hot rod community to once again be treated to a celebration of all things vintage.
Cool cars, live bands and DJs, pinup pageants, lowrider cycles, kustom art shows and workshops, tiki carving, jive dancing, and vintage markets will all feature at a festival that has earned a reputation as the Southern Hemisphere’s most exciting hot rod and rockabilly event.
Presented by Robot Productions and proudly sponsored by Redland City Council, GreazeFest attracts thousands of retro fans, rockabillies and hot rodders from across the country.
GreazeFest Organiser Lori Lee Cash said the event had played a pivotal role in shaping and growing the nostalgia scene in Australia during the past two decades.
“For people who love rockabilly, hot rods and vintage lifestyle, the birth of GreazeFest 20 years ago gave them a welcome opportunity to come together as a community and share their common passion,” she said.
“We have continued to innovate and grow the event each year and the festival has become a must-attend for thousands of people from across the country.
“One of the things I love most about GreazeFest is seeing people from all generations come together, as well as the fabulous outfits everyone wears.”
The Paladins and Jason Lee Wilson will be joined on the music bill by more than 20 other performers and DJs including Australian favourites Rusty Pinto, Pat Capocci, The Flattrakkers and The Detonators.
GreazeFest’s wildly popular Pinup Pageants will also be centre stage this year. The two parade themes include Miss Tiki Wahini, which showcases the tropical world of vintage Hawaiian dresses and bamboo bangles, plus the Hot Rod Belle Parade, which celebrates the hot rod lifestyle from double-denim to King Cry Baby cool.
In a GreazeFest first, the ARTOMIC Art Show will see Australian and international artists create exciting art pieces focusing on outer space including robots, future cars, aliens, UFOs, galaxies and planets.
Day Tickets and All-Events Passes are now on sale, with people who purchase the latter in the running to win the Kustom Kulture Prize Pack. Centrally located in Redlands Shire, GreazeFest also provides on-site parking and convenient public transport options.
GreazeFest Kustom Kulture Festival #20 Friday August 2 – 7pm to midnight Saturday August 3 – 10am to 10pm Sunday August 4 – 9am to 6pm Venue: Redland Showgrounds, Cnr Long Street & Smith Street, Cleveland
For all event details, including tickets, please visit www.greazefest.com
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