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Rock & Roll News:

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 - 11:13 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 - 7:27 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 - 6:06 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 - 7:23 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 - 1:52 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

2018 R&R Person of the Year

This is only my personal opinion as someone who has been in our 1950's style music & dance scene for a number of years in Melbourne. There have been so many people & bands who have contributed greatly to our 1950's scene during 2018 and I am sure many of you have your own personal favourite(s) as well. I would be happy to hear from you of your favourite people, bands, festivals and dance... [Read More]
Submitted Dec 26, 2018 - 12:15 PM by Jitterbug - 1 comment

"Alternate" Rockabilly/RnR/Blues Venues

Our 1950's scene in Melbourne is really diverse and vibrant in so many ways. For many rockers, they enjoy the dancing and live music in one of the many venues in town like the dances held at Alleycatz, Flipside, Furlan Club, Triple Fs, Freccia, Rosebud RSL, Rosebud Italian Club and at clubs in Altona and Sunshine etc.

Others like to dance to music at the various RSL clubs or at... [Read More]
Submitted Nov 30, 2018 - 3:51 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Flipside dance has given us all a fabulous 5 years.

A review of the Flipside Dance.

I first posted this in Sept 2015 and thought it fitting to post again with a few updates.

At the end of 2013 one of Melbourne's favourite dances "Little Maria's" at the Whitehorse Club came to an end after more than 13 years of fortnightly dances. All the regulars were upset that their favourite dance was to close and Little... [Read More]
Submitted Nov 22, 2018 - 1:50 PM by joceb - 0 comments

Happy Days Diner in Croydon

Happy Days diner at 93 Main Street Croydon was officially opened yesterday. The Rockin' Tones was there to add a touch of the 1950's era playing a mix of popular classic & Jukebox tunes. Adding to that, some rock n roll dancers soaked in the atmosphere dancing on the shopfront pavement much to the delight of the general public who clearly loves the 1950's music and of course, the dancing too.... [Read More]
Submitted Nov 04, 2018 - 12:58 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Triple F's Rock n Roll Dance with the Rockin' Tones

A sensational night of 1950's music and rock n roll dancing at Marelle's Triple F dance at the CAV Hall in Wantirna South. A first for me as I have never been to a dance at the CAV Hall nor to FFF's Saturday night dance. Also my first time dancing to the Rockin' Tones, a new Melbourne based 5 piece band, complete with a saxophone and dedicated to providing the best of the classic and Jukebox rock... [Read More]
Submitted Oct 14, 2018 - 9:09 AM by Jitterbug - 4 comments
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Upcoming Gigs & Events Announcements:

Kid James Trio Oak Tree Tavern Sat 31st July

Ok Folk after much sweating we’re on this Sat night Oak Tree Taven, book a table.. luv to see ya!!
Submitted Jul 29, 2021 - 11:35 AM by Frank - 0 comments

RHYTHM ROCKERS @ Club Barham - Now Postponed

Hi Everyone,
Here we go again, "Another one bites the dust."
Our 7th August gig at Club Barham has been postponed.
Date to be Re-Scheduled
Will keep you advised.
Submitted Jul 28, 2021 - 11:03 AM by Rhythm Rockers - 0 comments

CANCELLED - Werribee Bowls Club tomorrow 17th July

Rhythm Rockers & DJ Jeff
@ Werribee Bowls Club
tomorrow 17th July
Dance is now postponed
Submitted Jul 16, 2021 - 2:54 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 1 comment


@ Werribee Bowls Club
239 Watton St, Werribee
Behind the Outdoor Pool
& Football Oval

7 - 11.30pm
Entry $20
NO... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 12, 2021 - 11:21 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 1 comment

Who was that cat & dj jeff @ yallourn 7/8

Monash Hall Reserve Rd
Yallourn North
Tickets $20
BYO Nibblies & Drinks
Tea & Coffee provided
Bookings - Phone
Wayne 0418 384 723
Submitted Jul 12, 2021 - 11:15 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments


Melton Community Hall
High St, Melton
7.30 - 11.30pm
Entry $20
BYO Drinks & Nibblies
Susanne 0418 396 085
Submitted Jul 12, 2021 - 11:11 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

Kid James Trio Oaktree Tavern 31st July

Sat 31st July, 2021
8.00pm – 11.00pm

‘Kid’ James Trio
The Oak Tree Tavern..

The Oak Tree Tavern
1/367 Forest Rd
The Basin 3154 :)
Submitted Jul 12, 2021 - 9:33 PM by Frank - 0 comments

Honkytonk rockers | 18th july | eddie's bandroom | 6pm


Join HONKYTONK ROCKERS this coming 18th of July at... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 12, 2021 - 4:49 PM by redhotrockers - 0 comments

Danny Stain Band with Special Guest Barry Roy

Sunday 18th July - put on your Dancing Shoes, or sit and enjoy the music on a Sunday Afternoon - come over to the Frankston Bowls club.
Submitted Jul 12, 2021 - 12:50 PM by essex. - 0 comments

Christmas Is July Thursday 22nd of July Glenroy RSL

Make sure you join us for Christmas in July Thursday the 22nd Of July at the GlenRoy RSL, Two Course Dinner & Show. Tickets Selling Fast. Hope to see you there and looking forward to it.
Submitted Jul 11, 2021 - 5:54 PM by aportelli - 0 comments

Shake 2 | 17th july | maribyrnong park bowls club | 7pm


SHAKE 2 will be playing on
... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 09, 2021 - 2:05 PM by redhotrockers - 0 comments

Kid james Trio @ Rose city Rockers Benella Sat 17 July

KJT is Road Tripin all the way to Rose City Rockers on Sat 17 July Vrroom..
Submitted Jul 09, 2021 - 1:04 PM by Frank - 0 comments

Kid James Trio Rainbow Hotel Sunday!!

Hey Ya’ll KJT is itching to get into it, what a perfect place to start! Great atmosphere, inner City pub that ticks all the boxes.. See ya there
Submitted Jul 02, 2021 - 9:45 PM by Frank - 0 comments

RHYTHM ROCKERS & DJ JEFF @ Werribee 17/7

239 Watton St, Werribee
(Behind the Outdoor Pool
& Football Oval)

Entry $20
DJ Jeff from... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 30, 2021 - 5:21 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

The Uptown Catz @ Altona RSL

The Uptown Catz we are back this Friday 25th of June at Altona RSL. Great meals and... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 22, 2021 - 10:05 AM by Joseph Breitenfeld - 0 comments
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