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Rock & Roll News:

2023 NYE's Dances

Many of us celebrated NYE's along with our rocker friends watching live bands and dancing rock 'n' roll. The year 2023 was a very good year for our 1950's style rock 'n' roll community. Venues and promoters once again were hiring bands and staging dances on a weekly basis without any restrictions after what we went through with Covid. Many of us also attended music festivals, classic car shows,... [Read More]
Submitted Jan 06, 2024 - 8:17 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Christmas Rock 'n' Roll Dances

As we move closer to the festive season, venues and promoters in Melbourne and all over Australia have or will be staging their annual Christmas dance. This is always a special time as we celebrate not only live rock 'n' roll music and dancing that we love but also welcoming the coming of the festive season and, of course, Christmas itself.

I would encourage all rockers to go out... [Read More]
Submitted Dec 07, 2023 - 4:21 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

The Satellites & Rechords at Rats, Tatts & Pinups Party

Rats, Tatts & Pinups in association with the Sandown Park Hotel held one of its last 2023 hotrods & classic cars shows last Saturday night. It was staged as a special, one-off event with free entry to see the two bands playing during the night - the Satellites from Adelaide which has been voted the best rockabilly band in Australia several times and Melbourne's own very exciting band, the... [Read More]
Submitted Nov 20, 2023 - 9:24 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Graeme Thomas Tribute Gig

Graeme Thomas who passed away late in 2022, was a giant & legend in Melbourne's music recording industry. He founded Preston Records Studio and was hugely influential in just about any roots, rockabilly and rock n roll bands in Melbourne in the 1980's and 1990's. He could even make his recording studio sounds like the world's famous Sun Studio in Memphis by making small adjustments to his... [Read More]
Submitted Oct 30, 2023 - 10:54 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Alleycatz's 18th Birthday Celebration

Lat weekend, Jon & Zoe's Alleycatz celebrated its 18th birthday in hosting dances and rock n roll classes. They have put in, over the years, a tremendous amount of time and effort together with commitment and dedication in promoting rock n roll dancing & live music in Melbourne. Little wonder, their efforts were deservedly recognised by the VRRDA and inducted into its Hall of Fame this... [Read More]
Submitted Oct 08, 2023 - 3:19 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett, an American singer & song writer, businessman and author, passed away on 1 September 2023 at the age of 76. He was popularly known for his tropical rock music which often portrays a lifestyle as "island escapism". His early song, Come Monday, was a popular tune but his breakthrough song was "Margaritaville" released in 1977. This was followed up with other hit tunes like Fins,... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 06, 2023 - 9:21 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

A Band Called Twang on Tour in Melbourne

A Band Called Twang or popularly known as Twang from Queensland toured Melbourne last weekend playing to full house dance gigs for Jon & Zoe's Alleycatz at the Hungarian Club in Wantirna South as well as at the Polish Club in Sunshine. The last time the band came to Melbourne was 7 or 8 years ago so it was a very welcome gig, and many rock n roller dancers were particularly looking forward to... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 10, 2023 - 9:30 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

The Go Getters on Tour in Australia

The very popular Swedish rockabilly band, the Go Getters, made another visit to Australia this month. I believe it's last tour in Australia was back in 2016 when the band played for Greazefest Brisbane followed a week later at Greazefest Melbourne as well as playing gigs in Sydney and at the Mustang Bar in Perth.

This time around, the band was invited to play for Cooly Rock 'n'... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 21, 2023 - 1:22 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

DJ Ashley

From Lea. "My darling sweet Ashley passed away on Sunday the 12 of February. My heart is shattered. I know his memory of his fantastic music and photos will live on".

Ashley was a true music icon of Melbourne's rock and roll scene who passed away far too soon. He brought people together with his infectious energy, and his passion for music was contagious. He had a unique... [Read More]
Submitted Feb 16, 2023 - 3:35 PM by Mel - 0 comments

Rock n Roll Christmas Dance

With the festive season upon us, clubs and venues are starting to hold their annual Christmas rock n roll dances in the month of December. This weekend, Jon & Zoe's Alleycatz kicked it off with their annual White Christmas Ball held at two venues - the Hungarian Club in Wantirna South and the Polish Club in Sunshine. Both events were sold out early. Kid James Trio which is one of Melbourne's... [Read More]
Submitted Dec 04, 2022 - 11:45 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments
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Upcoming Gigs & Events Announcements:

Bendigo Moonlighters

Bendigo Rock n Roll With The Moonlighters
Submitted Feb 20, 2024 - 10:29 PM by GJR's - 0 comments

JUKEBOX ROCK @ POCKETS SUNDAY 18tH FEBRUARY

JUKEBOX ROCK are going to rock Pockets in Moorabbin for the first time next Sunday 18th Feb.
Get down to 168 Chesterville Rd, Moorabbin for a great night of classic Rock & Roll music.
... [Read More]
Submitted Feb 16, 2024 - 9:11 PM by Jukebox Rock - 0 comments

RHYTHM ROCKERS @ Myeloma Fundraiser Show & Shine and Rock n Roll Dance

RHYTHM ROCKERS will be at the Myeloma Fundraiser Strathdale Vic
(Near Bendigo)
Please Note: Band Start Time Changed...
Rock N Roll Dance Night from 7.30pm till 11.30pm
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Submitted Feb 16, 2024 - 8:07 AM by Rhythm Rockers - 0 comments

The Uptown Catz @ Darebin RSL

The Uptown Catz
Submitted Feb 14, 2024 - 6:23 PM by Joseph Breitenfeld - 0 comments

DJ JEFF @ Dandenong RSL this Sunday 18th February

We're back @ The Dandenong RSL for another great night of all your favourite music & dancing - FREE ENTRY
DANCE MUSIC from 7 - 10pm
Cnr Stud & Clow Rds, Dandenong
... [Read More]
Submitted Feb 13, 2024 - 6:22 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

FURLAN CLUB this Friday 16/2 with THE VINCENTS & DJ Jeff

Rock n Roll is back
@ THE FURLAN CLUB
1 Matisi St, Thornbury
Bookings: 03 9484 0477
Doors open 7.30pm
Entry $20
Submitted Feb 13, 2024 - 6:15 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

DJ JEFF Rocks LAVERTON Sat 24th Feb

Laverton Bowling Club
77-87 Hall Ave,
Altona Meadows
Doors open 7pm
Dancing 7.30pm - 11.30pm
Entry $15
Drinks @ Bar Prices
BYO Nibbles - NO... [Read More]
Submitted Feb 13, 2024 - 6:08 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

The Moonlighters @ Ballarat

Moonlighters Feb 10 Ballarat
Submitted Feb 09, 2024 - 12:22 PM by GJR's - 0 comments

Darebin RSL, Rock N Roll, Tribute To Elvis Show

Darebin RSL

20:00 - 11:00
Darebin RSL
402 Bell Street, Preston, Bookings 9484 4353

... [Read More]
Submitted Feb 02, 2024 - 6:27 PM by aportelli - 0 comments

Noble Park RSL Saturday 24th Feb, Rock N Roll, Tribute To Elvis


Noble Park RSL, Andrew Portelli, Vegas Show Girls, Rock N Roll

7:30 - 11:30
Noble Park RSL, Noble Park
Bistro Meals Available $5 Cover Charge
Bookings... [Read More]
Submitted Feb 02, 2024 - 6:16 PM by aportelli - 0 comments

The moonlighters @ East Malvern

This Sunday
Submitted Jan 29, 2024 - 2:09 PM by GJR's - 0 comments

This Sunday arvo , good dance floor Venue bar price drinks

Enjoyable sunday arvo
Submitted Jan 29, 2024 - 10:33 AM by GJR's - 0 comments

This Sunday afternoon, free entry, book a table, see you there…

The Rancheros are back after a bit of a break and are raring to go…
Submitted Jan 24, 2024 - 6:00 PM by Rancheros - 0 comments

Elvis Love on Valentine's Day

Enjoy your Valentine's Day (Wednesday 14 February) listening to Rick Hudson perform a range of love-inspired Elvis tunes as well as all his classic hits to dance along to at the beautiful Pelicans... [Read More]
Submitted Jan 23, 2024 - 7:41 PM by Rick Hudson - 0 comments

Team Richards Presents...

Top night out
Submitted Jan 20, 2024 - 1:01 PM by GJR's - 0 comments
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