GUITAR riffs will ring through the bush at River Heads when hundreds of people leave the stresses of urban living behind them for a night out under the stars and live music.
River Heads Rocks will offer visitors a chance to sit back and relax while listening to great music at the Fraser Coast RV Park in Bengtson Road.
A line-up of five bands will ensure everyone gets their music fix on Saturday, 26 June.
Event organizer and owner/manager of Fraser Coast RV Park Suzanne Taylor said there has been an amazing response to the concert so far.
“We have people coming from as far away as South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and the Northern Territory. These are all people coming to the Fraser Coast specifically for River Heads Rocks,” Suzanne said.
“This is a great way for us to show-off what we have at Fraser Coast RV Park, but also for people to see and experience River Heads and the surrounding areas.”
Suzanne said the plan is for River Heads Rocks to become an annual event.
“We want people to come and experience great music, while also enjoying their stay with us at the park. When they leave, we want them to say they’ll see us again at the next one,” she said.
Gates open at 11am on the day of the concert and the last song will be played at 9pm.
“That’s 10 hours of awesome entertainment. We’re so excited,” said Suzanne.
Food vendors will be stationed in the concert area and taxi services will be available for those not staying at the park. Bookings with Hervey Bay Taxis is essential.
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Day visitors and campers are all welcome to attend River Heads Rocks but tickets are limited to 500 so don’t wait until the last minute to secure your spot.
Camping sites are limited to ticket holders for the event.
Tickets must be bought in advance – no tickets will be sold after 5pm on Friday, 25 June.
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Fraser Coast RV Park offers different types of camping and accommodation options.
Set on 75 acres of land, the park is surrounded by natural bush and boasts fair dinkum Aussie amenities that all promote a laid-back experience.
Birdwatchers have identified more than 60 different species on the property and kangaroos abound.
Whether you want to set up your own campsite, bring the caravan or choose to stay in one of the quirky accommodation options at Fraser Coast RV Park, there is something for everyone.
The Mango Lodge Luxury Log Cabin (complete with outdoor bath), gypsy wagon and Bertha the on-site van are perfect for those who don’t want pitch tents or hook-up the caravan.
The park is also fully wheelchair friendly.
A real standout is the attention to detail and quirky fittings at the public amenities.
The new Tank Block shower and toilet facilities offer visitors the chance to shower under the stars in a rustic-looking but not shy of modern convenience set-up that could become the park’s central attraction.
Other blocks have shower heads fashioned out of metal buckets, watering cans and old bread tins.
The quirky nature of Fraser Coast RV Park gives the venue an identity of its own. And it’s that unique experience that will keep you heading back.
Suzanne said the park is also popular among those looking to try their luck while fishing Hervey Bay.
The park is close to the local boat ramp and has boat flushing facilities.
“We’re the closest accommodation venue to the K’gari (Fraser Island) barge crossing which means people also use us as a convenient springboard to the island.”
River Heads Rocks line-up:
- Forsaken Incident
- Miz Bully Band
- Rock n Roll Bagpipes
- 8 Ball Aitken
- Rolling Stones Experience
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