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2016 Rock n Roll Festival Blasts Off Tomorrow Night

2015rocknroll4Get your poodle skirts and leather jackets ready because the 2016 Rock n Roll Festival in Miramichi kicks off tomorrow night! Join us in the Newcastle downtown for the 22nd anniversary! Visit the website for more information.

2016 Rock ‘n Roll Festival Schedule

Thursday, June 30th

2015rocknroll37:00 pm: Opening Ceremonies & Street Dance
The official opening of the 22nd Anniversary of the festival. Miramichi’s Tim Irving of Millbank Music will provide the music for a rockin’ good night. Bring a lawn chair.
Children’s Activities; Cash prizes for best dressed.
Location: Waterfront Parking Lot, Newcastle.

10:30 pm: Rock ‘N’ Roll Festival presents: Fireworks
(weather permitting)
Location: Waterfront Parking Lot, Newcastle.

10:00 pm to 1:30 am: Adult Dance
Gates open at 8:00 pm
Live Entertainment by Oldschool
Let’s kick it “OLDSCHOOL” with one of Miramichi’s favourite party bands!
Admission: $15 in advance and $20 at the door. (19 years+)
Location: Waterfront Parking Lot (Under the Big Tent)
Tickets are available at the Goodie Shop and N & J Convenience

Friday, July 1st

1st Annual Mill Cove Motorcycle Show:
9:00 am-4 pm: Pre Registration at Mill Cove Coffee.
4:00 pm-6:00 pm: Meet and Greet behind Mill Cove Coffee followed by a river cruise at 6:00 pm. Raffle Draw for a 2016 Harley. $10 each. Early Bird Prizes.

12:00-4:00 pm: Live Entertainment and Children’s Activities
Location: Queen Elizabeth Park

1:00-3:00 pm: Dude…where’s my car?
Pick up and drop off ballots at Goodie Shop Restaurant.
Locate the cars on the list and you could win $200. Sponsored by Vogue Optical

2:00-4:30 pm: Rock ‘n Rumble FEATURING NWE WRESTLING
For all wrestling fans, young and old, come to cheer on some of the best professional wrestlers in Atlantic Canada.
Admission: $10.00. Advanced tickets on sale at the Goodie Shop Restaurant and NWE Wrestling.
Location: Waterfront Parking Lot Newcastle (Under The Big Tent)

2015rocknroll26:00 pm: Registered Car Owners Meet & Greet
Live Entertainment: Caroline Boudreau
Location: Goodie Shop Restaurant Lounge.

9:30-1:30 am: Adult Dance
Gates open at 8:30 pm
Live Entertainment by Jukebox Live
Come out to enjoy this nostalgic nine-piece band, with four alternating lead singers and tight vocal harmonies recreating the hits of The JukeBox Era. The result is not just a great music, but a show that engages every generation.
Admission: $15 in advance and $20 at the door. (Ages 19+)
Tickets are available at the Goodie Shop and N & J Convenience
Location: Waterfront Parking Lot (Under the Big Tent)
Giveaway: 1 Year Gym Membership plus 1 year free tanning (courtesy of Westside Fitness & Tan Stand II)
Must be present to be eligible for prize.

Saturday, July 2

1st Annual Mill Cove Motorcycle Show:
9:00 am-12:00 pm: Registration inside Mill Cove Coffee.
12:00 pm-4:00 pm: Show and shine. Various prizes and awards.

9:00 am: Sidewalk Sale
Presented by DowntownS Miramichi Newcastle Business District (weather permitting)

2015rocknroll19:00 am: Show Off Your Baby
Take a walk around the Town Square as the owners of these antique beauties show off their babies. Security will be on site.

12:00 pm-4:00 pm: Live Entertainment and Children’s Activities
Location: Queen Elizabeth Park

1:00-4:00 pm: Battle Of The Bands
Come out to watch up and coming talent from the Miramichi area battle to see who is the best! Prizes will be awarded.
For more information contact Tim Irving of Millbank Music at 773-6980.
Admission: $5.00
Location: Waterfront Parking Lot Newcastle (Under The Big Tent)

5:00 pm: Golden Oldie Cruise Around The River
Take a step back in time and watch the parade of nostalgic antiques cruise around the river. The parade will make its way down the North side of the beautiful Miramichi River, across the Centennial Bridge and up the South side of the River. Parade starts and ends at the Goodie Shop Restaurant.

9:30pm-1:30am: Adult Dance
Gates open at 8:30pm
Live Entertainment by GTO (Good Time Oldies)
The GTO band is Atlantic Canada’s premier Rock ‘n Roll group that revists the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s with a high energy show you won’t soon forget!
19 years of age and over.
Admission: $15 in advance and $20 at the door.
Tickets are available at the Goodie Shop and N & J Convenience
Location: Waterfront Parking Lot (Under the Big Tent)
Giveaway: 1 Year Gym Membership plus 1 year free tanning (courtesy of Westside Fitness & Tan Stand II)
Must be present to be eligible for prize.

Sunday, July 3

10:00-11:30 am: Rock of Ages – Church Service
Come out to see Rock of Ages, an eclectic group of Christian rockers of all ages. They love high energy, high impact music that pleases audiences wherever they go. They want to give praise to God with their signature sound. They will also appeal to participants with an engaging and emotional drama, interpretive dance and spellbounding message. Prepare to be ROCKED! Don’t miss this opportunity.

2015rocknroll1:00-4:00 pm.: Kids Fun Day
An afternoon filled with fun and games for young and old.
Location: Waterfront Parking Lot Newcastle.

1:00-5:00 pm.: Music by Tim Irving of Millbank Music
Admission: FREE (Ages 19+). Bar will be open
Location: Waterfront Parking Lot Newcastle (Under The Big Tent)

1:00-5:00 pm: 22nd Annual Goodie Shop Restaurant Golden Oldie Car Show
A spectacular display of classic cars. GREAT PRIZES. Dash Plates for all car owners.
Location: Waterfront Parking Lot, Newcastle.
“The Very Best” Car Show in Atlantic Canada!

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