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 -
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 Victoria’s 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 it’s 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 -