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Rock & Roll News:

DJ Ashley's Farewell Gig with the Detonators This Sunday

Hi everyone. DJ Ashley and his wife, Leanne, are household names in our 1950's style rock n roll community. For well over 20 or more years, DJ Ashley has tirelessly staged dance gigs at numerous venues all over Melbourne to cater for our dancing enjoyment. He is well known for introducing new bands to the scene as well as engaging the best Melbourne bands of various genres (rock n roll,... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 22, 2019 - 7:18 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Melbourne Open & $1,000 Shoot Out R&R Dance Competition

Jonathan & Zoe's Alleycatz hosted their annual Melbourne Open & $1,000 Shoot Out R&R dance competition last weekend. Unfortunately, I couldn't be there to witness it this year but have done so in previous years. From all reports, the R&R dance event was a great success featuring very high level, competition style rock n roll dancing.

Once again, the featured "Shoot... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 10, 2019 - 10:07 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

VRRDA Rock 'n' Roll Dance Championship 2019

VRRDA Rock 'n' Roll Dance Championships - Victoria's premier event to showcase all that we love about our rock 'n' roll dancing, music & fashion. The VRRDA in Melbourne has been an institution specifically dedicated to promoting our beloved 1950's dancing and music and it has been doing a great job in this regard. Its annual dance championship draws competitors from all over Australia... [Read More]
Submitted May 19, 2019 - 2:29 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

What was happening in March 1996?

I've just been reading a Rock & Roll News from 1996. It's interesting to see the prices of some of the big dances were around the $12 - $15 mark compared with the $15 - $18 price range of today. That's not a bad inflation rate over the past 23 years! I'm sure the cost of venue hire, bands, insurance etc have all gone up a lot more than they were in 1996.

Here's some... [Read More]
Submitted Apr 23, 2019 - 3:33 PM by joceb - 2 comments

Good Friday Royal Children's Hospital Appeal Dance

As in previous years, rockers from all over Melbourne came together to take part in the Good Friday RCH Appeal. This is a traditional event that has been happening for many years and it's a way for our Rock n Roll community to show we care. It's a great initiative worthy of everyone's support from the organisers to bands, dancers, merchandise stores, hot rods community etc.

... [Read More]
Submitted Apr 23, 2019 - 11:26 AM by Jitterbug - 5 comments

Sapphire Coast Rock n Rodders Festival 2019

What a fabulous event again in Merimbula for the 10th Sapphire Coast Rock n Rodders Festival. It was hosted by Club Sapphire early in March but, as in the last 10 years, it was principally organised by Lyndon & Kerry with assistance from the local Merimbula R&R club. The weather in this seaside holiday town located in NSW South Coast as usual was fantastic with sunny sky during the whole... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 29, 2019 - 10:13 AM by Jitterbug - 3 comments

Gippy Rocks 2019

Gippy Rocks hosted its fifth year of Rock n Roll Festival in Sale last weekend and it was a very enjoyable weekend of R&R music, dancing and competition. The weather was fantastic all weekend. It was also my first time attending a R&R event in Sale. Gippy Rocks is a charity event with all profits going to charity and for a very good cause. Well done to Gippy Rocks....

The... [Read More]
Submitted Feb 25, 2019 - 6:27 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Ballarat Beat 2019

Despite some pre-event negative publicity and comments on social media about the changes that were to take place for Ballarat Beat, I nonetheless went ahead to attend this rock n roll music and dance festival. I am so glad I went as I had a great time on the weekend listening and dancing to some of Melbourne's favourite bands which included Scotty Baker, Jukebox Racket, Louis King & the Liars... [Read More]
Submitted Feb 11, 2019 - 5:06 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Geelong Jukebox Rockers Summer R&R Festival

Geelong Jukebox Rockers staged its annual Summer R&R festival just last weekend and it was a great success indeed. The rockers I spoke to all had a great time. This R&R festival is one of the "must attend" festivals in Melbourne/Victoria for those who truly love our 1950's style music, dancing and classic cars.

The festival was staged over 3 days starting with the Friday... [Read More]
Submitted Jan 08, 2019 - 6:23 PM by Jitterbug - 2 comments

Kustoms National 2019 San Remo & Cowes Beach Party

From all reports, another successful year for Kustoms National which ran from Friday to Sunday, 4th - 6th January. It's a longstanding event showcasing kustoms cars & hotrods display along with providing live music entertainment to the general public and dancing. Live performance featuring 2 bands performed at San Remo hotel each night after the daytime cars display. Amongst the bands that... [Read More]
Submitted Jan 08, 2019 - 12:52 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments
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Upcoming Gigs & Events Announcements:

The Uptown Catz and Joe Galea.

Hope this will cheer you up keep well and isolated.
Submitted Mar 28, 2020 - 1:21 PM by Joseph Breitenfeld - 0 comments

Rancheros @ Club Barham "cancelled"

as anticipated our gig got cancelled this afternoon following further restrictions on crowd numbers, you have to feel for the venues and festivals, hopefully they will survive and get back to the... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 20, 2020 - 3:36 PM by Rancheros - 0 comments

Red Hot Rockers Dances Update

RED HOT ROCKERS DANCE UPDATE

Hi All

UNFORTUNATELY all our social dances will close until further notice.
Submitted Mar 19, 2020 - 11:38 AM by joceb - 0 comments

RHYTHM RATZ @ Bendigo Rockin 50's Dance CANCELLED

We regret to inform you that the Bendigo Rockin 50's RnR Dance with the Rhythm Ratz scheduled for 21st March, 2020 has been CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Submitted Mar 18, 2020 - 11:41 AM by Old Cuzzo - 0 comments

Soda Rock Diner - all systems go!!

The Prime Minister says this event can still go ahead as we will have less than 100 people indoors, so get your dance shoes ready. It is going to be a fun night, we can't wait for Friday!
Submitted Mar 18, 2020 - 8:43 AM by FiSings - 0 comments

CANCELLED - Seymour RnR Dance - 18th April

We regret to inform you that the Seymour RnR Dance scheduled for 18th April, 2020 has been CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Submitted Mar 17, 2020 - 1:39 PM by jumpingemini - 0 comments

Frankie Stevens 28th March

ATTENTION ATTENTION
It is with a Heavy Heart we have to Cancel our March Dance and possibly our April Dance. While Australia is going through this Extremely Difficult Time, and after speaking... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 17, 2020 - 1:21 PM by frankie - 0 comments

The Uptown Catz double header this weekend

The Uptown Catz
Submitted Mar 16, 2020 - 10:27 AM by Joseph Breitenfeld - 0 comments

Frankie Stevens

Are all Gig going ahead in March, April etc
Due to the Virus ???
Submitted Mar 13, 2020 - 6:02 PM by frankie - 0 comments

Rancheros @ Cranbourne RSL - Friday night

Get along for a great night, don't forget to book table in the Bistro Ph; 5996 2769
we start at 8pm.
Submitted Mar 11, 2020 - 3:25 PM by Rancheros - 0 comments

Dj Flash @Dandy Workers Sun 15th March

SUNDAY NIGHT Dandy Workers
Don’t Miss Out! Another Fun Night @ The Dandy Workers Club
Hi Everyone This Sunday Night I Am Back @ The Dandy Workers Club with all of your favorite Rock n... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 10, 2020 - 10:13 AM by DjFlash - 0 comments

The Uptown Catz@Wantirna Club

The Uptown Catz are back at the Wantirna Club this Friday
Submitted Mar 09, 2020 - 6:30 PM by Joseph Breitenfeld - 0 comments

RHYTHM ROCKERS @ The Barooga Sports Club (Sporties)

RHYTHM ROCKERS @ The Barooga Sports Club
Come and Rock N Roll
At The Sporties Club, Barooga, NSW
10 Burkinshaw Street, Barooga NSW 3644
Friday 13th March 2020
Band... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 09, 2020 - 3:01 PM by Rhythm Rockers - 0 comments

Ballarat Memorial Sports Bowling Club

Ballarat Memorial Sports Bowling Club, Night Show
89c Cuthberths Rd, Alfredton
Dinner & Show
Bookings Essential 03 5342 9616
... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 08, 2020 - 11:38 AM by aportelli - 0 comments

Elvis Presley Fan Club Of Victoria Andrew Portelli

Eat Drink & Enjoy the afternoon with EPFCV
(entertainment by Andrew Portelli singing Elvis Classic Hits)
12 pm Sunday, 15 March 2020.

Tickets $15.00 | Andrew... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 07, 2020 - 10:36 AM by aportelli - 0 comments
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