Last weekend, Victorians Wayne and Marlene Dopper and Peter and Chris Rhodes from the Chevrons along with Grant and Maryanne Richards from Melbourne headed north to Sydney's Olympic Park for the annual FATD South Pacific Rock'n'Roll and Swing Championships. The well organized graded competition was run on Saturday alongside the FATD Ballroom Dancesport Championships. Events included Rock n Roll,... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 26, 2014 - 7:54 AM by ChrisR -
That's Rock Dance Studio is a rock & roll dance school based around East Gippsland's Lakes Entrance & Buchan. Adam (assisted by Deanne) who was a junior rock & roll dance champion runs this vibrant rock & roll dance school and is doing a great job spreading the good news of rock & roll dancing in country Victoria. I attended their dinner dance with Itchy Fingers last night... [Read More]
"A new live music rockabilly venue opens this Sunday afternoon at Flanagan's bar, Pier Hotel in Frankston. Featuring the Detonators, Atomic Hi Tones and Itchy Fingers, it is very welcome news to all who love live music and dancing particularly at a time when Melbourne have seen the closure of several live music venues in recent times. And the... [Read More]
At long last, GreazeFest staged its inaugural 1950's style Kustom culture, hotrods, live music and dance event in Melbourne. GreazeFest, a well known household name in the Australian rockabilly calendar for many years, has only ever been staged in Brisbane till now. And a very successful debut in Melbourne from what I can see after attending the event at Sandown Racecourse on Saturday. It has a... [Read More]
Submitted Aug 10, 2014 - 11:32 AM by Jitterbug -
What a brilliant night last night at the Sly Dog Rockers dance at Bentleigh Bowls. Billy O'Neill and the Headliners had the dance floor packed all night and Pete did a wonderful job keeping everyone dancing during the band breaks. Courtney is doing a terrific job making everyone welcome and the dance is often fully booked. Nice touches with jugs of water on all the tables, and hot food... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 19, 2014 - 11:08 AM by joceb -
Gasolina located at 25 Dukes Walk, South Wharf is just a short walk from DFO and the Hilton Hotel in the city. It is part of the new business & entertainment complex situated along the Yarra river aimed at revitalising the old Port of Melbourne's wharf area and creating a new commercial & residential heart for inner city Melbourne. Gasolina is the home of custom build bikes and has a... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 13, 2014 - 11:15 AM by Jitterbug -
Popular as ever, this is the second year running that Jonathan and Zoe from the Alleycatz R&R Dance School have staged the $1,000 Shoot Out R&R Dance Competition. More than that, there were also dance competitions in various other categories including different age groups for "lifts" and "non lifts" events as well as "dance triples".
This year's winners were Andrew Hawken... [Read More]
Brian of Rhode Island Rockers wishes to advise that due to not having obtained a suitable venue that he is forced to cancel this dance for this Saturday night.
Brian's laptop with all the... [Read More]