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Rock & Roll News:

Entertaining the elderly

In February, Adrian's Red Hot Rockers were approached to provide some volunteer dancers for a series of events at Aveo Retirement Villages. I coordinated volunteers for 3 retirement villages, Mingarra in Croydon, Fountain Court in Burwood, and Domaine in Doncaster. As entertainment for the residents, and also marketing for the villages, a "Summer Rocks Tour" with rock and roll afternoons were... [Read More]
Submitted Feb 27, 2017 - 1:35 PM by joceb - 2 comments

Kingpin Kuztums Krooze Nite

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 - 1:37 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Ballarat Beat Rockabilly Festival 2017

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 - 11:53 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Shepparton Shake-Out Rockabilly Festival 2017

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 - 3:49 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Adrian & Jeff are the Hall of Fame Inductees for 2017

Each year the Rock’n’Roll dance community is invited to submit nominations for the Victorian Rock’n’Roll Dance Hall of Fame.

The VRRDA is pleased to announce that this year’s inductees are Adrian (Adrian Spadaro - Red Hot Rockers and Adrian’s RnR Dance Lessons) and DJ Jeff (Jeff Poole).

... [Read More]
Submitted Jan 04, 2017 - 12:00 PM by RobE - 2 comments

New Year's Eve Dances & Celebrations

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 - 6:06 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Camperdown Cruise Festival 2016

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 - 1:09 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Rave On Touring Melbourne on 14th & 15th October

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 - 2:22 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

2017 Victorian R'n'R Dance Hall of Fame

The Victorian Rock’n’Roll Dance Hall of Fame recognises and honours those who “have made a significant contribution to the Rock’n’Roll dance scene in Victoria for a considerable period of time”.

The inductees will receive their awards at the 2017 Victorian Rock’n’Roll Dance State Championships.

Ensure that your submission clearly shows how your candidate meets the... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 07, 2016 - 9:54 AM by RobE - 0 comments

VRRDA Committee - A Few Changes

At the AGM last Sunday there were a few changes made to the VRRDA Committee.

Marj Coates is taking a break after many years of service. The Committee expressed its gratitude for Marj's hard work and dedication.

Malcolm Barker also stepped down after temporarily filling a Committee spot during 2015/16.

We welcome to the Committee Jo Duncan & Dave... [Read More]
Submitted Aug 25, 2016 - 1:46 PM by RobE - 0 comments
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Upcoming Gigs & Events Announcements:

The Rockin' Tones at Furlan Club

The Rockin Tones this Friday 21st Sep 2018 with DJ Flash Gordon at Furlan Club
Submitted Sep 19, 2018 - 8:43 PM by Joseph Breitenfeld - 0 comments

Noble Park RSL $5 Entry Andrew Portelli, Vegas Show Girls, Rock N Roll, Sat 22nd Sep

Noble Park RSL, Noble Park
Bistro Meals Available $5 Cover Charge
Bookings Essential 9548 3750
... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 19, 2018 - 6:50 PM by aportelli - 0 comments

Maroondah Sports Club, Free Entry, Bistro Meals Available Fri, Rock N Roll, Elvis

Maroondah Sports Club, Free Entry Great Bistro Meals
Mt Dandenong Road, Ringwood East
Bookings Essential 9879 2922
... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 19, 2018 - 6:48 PM by aportelli - 0 comments

Dj Flash gigs this weekend

FRIDAY NIGHT
Rockin @ The Furlan Club This Friday Night with The Rockin Tones & Dj Flash in the breaks to keep you Rockin. Fantastic Large Wooden Dance Floor, Great Atmosphere, Drinks at... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 19, 2018 - 5:41 PM by DjFlash - 0 comments

Newborough Rocks!!! 2 great bands, 1 big night

Who Was That Cat and Robyn and the Rancheros
Saturday 22nd, 7pm-12pm, $15 entry
reserve your table now 0418 384 723 or 0417 340 787
Newborough Public Hall (Moe)
18 Balfour... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 19, 2018 - 2:50 PM by Rancheros - 0 comments

THE FENDER BENDERS This Weekend

FRIDAY 21st September - Dandenong Workers Club, 52 Wedge St, Dandenong (Melway 90 G9) 8:00pm till midnight. Book early: 9792 5064
SATURDAY 22nd September - Maryborough Rock &... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 18, 2018 - 2:27 PM by TBPlayer - 0 comments

DJ ASHLEY'S GRAND FINAL LONG WEEKEND NEXT THURSDAY 27-30 SEPTEMBER At Highett Bowls

DJ ASHLEY'S GRAND FINAL LONG WEEKEND NEXT THURSDAY 27-30 SEPTEMBER At Highett Bowls Club
Enq Lea 0430 314 552
Submitted Sep 18, 2018 - 1:44 PM by djashley - 0 comments

The Sensational Peary Shells swingin this Sunday at The Highett Bowls Club with DJ As

Pearly Shells Swingin' this this Sunday at Highett Bowls Club with DJ Ashley
8 Highett Grove, Highett
5pm-6pm Dance Class with
... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 18, 2018 - 1:33 PM by djashley - 0 comments

Fri. 21st September - SPEEDSTERS at FLIPSIDE

SPPEDSTERS performing at Flipside...Main Hall, Hungarian Club, 760 Boronia Rd. Wantirna
doors 7.00pm - 11.45pm
Entry : $17.00pp (BYO)
Bookings : Sue 0447 817 879
Submitted Sep 17, 2018 - 7:47 AM by Milton - 0 comments

Swing @ The Pearl with The Strayhorns Sun Sept 23. CANCELLED

Hi Swingers. Regret to announce that the upcoming Swing @ The Pearl with The Strayhorns has been cancelled due the RSL having a function planned on that date. Just a mix-up, double-booking sort of... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 14, 2018 - 9:26 AM by Strayhorn - 0 comments

DJ Jeff Rocks MELTON Sat 22/9

Melton Shire Community Hall
High St, Melton
7.30pm - Midnight
Entry - $13
BYO drinks & nibblies
Theme: AFL Footy Colours
Bookings: Susanne
... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 13, 2018 - 11:06 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

DJ Jeff @ Dandy Workers Club this Sunday night 16/9

This Sunday DJ Jeff is back @ the Dandenong Workers Club for another great night of all your favourite music @ dancing.
FREE entry
PreDinner music from 6pm
& then ROCK IT UP... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 13, 2018 - 10:52 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

Cadillac Drifters, Altona Sports Club Sun 7 Oct

G’day Folks, Cadillac Drifters will be Rockin by the Bay On Sun Oct 7, At Altona Sports Club, 3-6pm - Always a top notch day at this venue...
Submitted Sep 13, 2018 - 9:54 PM by Frank - 0 comments

Shane Magro Combo Sley Cats East..

Hi all The shane magro Combo will be at alley Catz East Oct 6... Great venue, top night out ...
Submitted Sep 13, 2018 - 9:44 PM by Frank - 0 comments

The Rockin' Tones Rhode Island Rockers

The Rockin Tones this Sat 15th September
Submitted Sep 13, 2018 - 7:48 PM by Joseph Breitenfeld - 0 comments
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