Living in Melbourne as a rocker and dancer is like being spoiled by the variety of gigs and top quality 1950's style rock & roll and rockabilly bands on offer week in, week out. And quite regularly, we are being entertained by top bands from interstates.
TJ & the Twinspinners headed by Tony Jansen on vocal, guitar and boogie woogie piano are a South Australian band that... [Read More]
Submitted Aug 17, 2016 - 7:41 PM by Jitterbug -
Lori Lee's Greazefest Brisbane hosted the 1950's style Australian Kustoms, Rods, Retro Fashions & Rockabilly event for the 17th year running on the weekend at a brand new location at the Cleveland Showgrounds. A fantastic venue I must say with a huge ground for customs & rods display, merchandising and food vendors plus a covered stage for live bands, dancing and Miss Pin Up competition.... [Read More]
Submitted Aug 08, 2016 - 1:36 PM by Jitterbug -
Flashback over the years has entertained people for over 40 years and most of those years FlashBack was fronted by One of Victoriaís top vocalists Danny Boyd , Danny past away in 2010 and... [Read More]
The Alleycatz dance competition hosted by Jonathan and Zoe was held last Saturday for the fifth year running. It is proving to be very popular not only to dance competitors but also generating lots of interest from the rock & roll community wanting to see top class rock & roll dancing in competition. The $1,000 prize money is certainly a big drawcard.
No doubt about it, Cooly Rocks On Festival 2016 continues on the tradition in entertaining & thrilling rock & rollers with its 1950's nostalgia extravaganza. Perhaps not quite as expansive in terms of bands variety and numbers as its predecessor, the Wintersun Festival, but nonetheless it was another fantastic Rock & Roll week in Coolangatta, Queensland celebrating all things 1950's... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 15, 2016 - 2:12 PM by Jitterbug -
Last weekend saw another Ararat Jailhouse Rock festival come and go. The new committee did an amazing job getting the festival back to what itís all about, fantastic music great cars and clothes wonderful people and a whole lot of fun.
Friday saw people arriving from near and far catching up with old friends and making new ones. The Fender Benders kicked off to a full house. Between the... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 23, 2016 - 10:38 AM by Starshine -
The weather forecast in Brisbane for last Sunday was gloomy all week with heavy rain predicted and even possible thunderstorms. As I drove to the venue which was located to the south of Brisbane, it was showers all the way. It stayed that way till just before I arrived and then the rain stopped and didn't return the whole day. It turned out to be a good day to attend the hotrods and rockabilly... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 15, 2016 - 12:32 AM by Jitterbug -
The Kingcats (UK band) continues its tour of Australia yesterday with another sell out dance event held by the Breakaway Dance Club in Brisbane. The Kingcats have thrilled its Australian rock & roll fans having first performed at Ballarat Beat 2016 and then later at Fast Eddies and at another dance in Epping. It was my first time seeing the band and it was a pleasure seeing them on stage.... [Read More]
Submitted Feb 21, 2016 - 12:01 PM by Jitterbug -
I have been fortunate to dance to a number of local bands since arriving in Brisbane in early April this year. It hasn't taken me very long to discover that similar to Melbourne, the live music and dance scene is quite diverse and vibrant in Brisbane with quite a few venues including League & Sports Clubs, Bowls Club, RSLs and some hotels variously hosting weekend gigs featuring rock &... [Read More]
Submitted Dec 28, 2015 - 9:47 AM by Jitterbug -
This Wednesday night, I am back at (The Keys Reception), Freccia Azzurra Club with Rockin Rick Charles & Myself DJ Flash playing all your favorite Rock n Roll tracks Always a... [Read More]
Submitted Aug 22, 2016 - 6:46 AM by DjFlash -