If you are not already aware, over the last 12 months Rob Bellio from Kingpin Kuztums has been holding regular hotrods & classic cars events which also feature live bands and rock & roll dancing with the gigs being rotated around various hotel venues around Melbourne. So far, I have seen advertised gigs being held at Sandown Park hotel, Shoppingtown hotel in Doncaster, the Monash hotel... [Read More]
Submitted Feb 19, 2017 - 12:37 PM by Jitterbug -
From all reports, another great weekend of fun and entertainment at Ballarat Beat Rockabilly Festival. Whilst I arrived only on Saturday early afternoon, the action actually started on Thursday night with the Lincolns and the Hillbilly Hellcats (USA) sharing the performance stage at the "Lounge" in George hotel. More action followed on Friday night with the American rockabilly band and Little... [Read More]
Submitted Feb 14, 2017 - 10:53 AM by Jitterbug -
Despite ominous weather forecast for a very hot day on Saturday and rain on Sunday, the feed-back was very positive from those who had attended last weekend's inaugural Shepparton Shake-Out Rockabilly Festival. I wasn't there on the opening Friday night but had a great time on Saturday & Sunday.
There was just so much to do and see. Non-stop music all day & night, live... [Read More]
Submitted Feb 06, 2017 - 2:49 PM by Jitterbug -
Several gigs were held last night throughout metropolitan Melbourne and in regional Victoria to usher in the New Year for 2017. There was of course fireworks display in the city plus several other places like in Mornington & the Frankston foreshore.
Amongst the bands that played last night were the Straight 8's at DJ Ashley's, The Fender Benders at Rock 'n Suzie, the Vincents... [Read More]
Submitted Jan 01, 2017 - 5:06 PM by Jitterbug -
Another fun weekend with Camperdown Cruise Festival 2016 held last week. Camperdown Cruise Festival is an iconic music, dance, fashion & hot rods festival and is one of the "must go" on the Australian 1950's style music festival calendar. I attended on Saturday and Sunday and yes, flying in from Brisbane (sunny one day, perfect the next) the weather in Camperdown was less than perfect this... [Read More]
Submitted Oct 25, 2016 - 12:09 PM by Jitterbug -
Over the years, Melbourne rockers have been treated to great music and dancing to a number of wonderful bands hailing from Adelaide. From rockabilly to rock & roll and to swing we have bands like the Lincolns, Lucky Seven and the Satellites just to name a few of those bands.
And in October this month, Melbourne rockers are in for a special treat when another great Adelaide... [Read More]
Submitted Oct 04, 2016 - 1:22 PM by Jitterbug -
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 -
Don't for get guys Tammy & The Cruisers, This Friday Night it's 50s and 60s Rock n Roll Time at the Double Deuce. 264 McIntyre Road Sunshine north. come and dance the night away with us. starts... [Read More]
Submitted Feb 21, 2017 - 12:28 PM by zonbat -
Two gigs for The Detonators this weekend. On Friday Feb 17th we do The Matthew Flinders Hotel in Warrigal Rd Chadstone, its free and we will be on from 10-1am.
Then on Sunday the 19th Feb we... [Read More]
Submitted Feb 17, 2017 - 8:27 AM by Dogsby Hocks -
FRIDAY NIGHT 17th Feb
Rockin @ The Furlan Club This Friday Night with The Atomic Hi Tones & Dj Flash in the breaks to keep you Rockin. Fantastic Large Wooden Dance Floor, Great Atmosphere,... [Read More]
Submitted Feb 16, 2017 - 8:09 AM by DjFlash -