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Rock & Roll News:

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.

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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

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 - 11:15 AM 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 - 2:51 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments
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Upcoming Gigs & Events Announcements:

DJ JEFF @ Dandenong RSL this Sunday 9th Jan

Start the year @ the Dandenong RSL for another great night of all your favourite music & dancing - FREE ENTRY
DANCE MUSIC from 7-10pm
Dance classes with Debbie & Alex 5-7pm
... [Read More]
Submitted Jan 06, 2022 - 10:35 AM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

Cancelled - RHYTHM CONNECTION @ Sunshine City Club

Rhythm Connection will not be at the Sunshine City Club
Due to new Covid Restrictions Announced today (Monday 10-01-22)
Saturday 15th January 2022
24 Talmage Street, Albion, Vic... [Read More]
Submitted Jan 05, 2022 - 9:48 AM by Rhythm Rockers - 0 comments

DJ JEFF and RHYTHM ROCKERS @ The Melton Community Hall

DJ Jeff, Susanne and Rhythm Rockers at
The Melton Community Hall
High Street Melton
Saturday 29th January 2022.
Doors Open from 7.30 pm till Late
BYO Drinks and... [Read More]
Submitted Jan 01, 2022 - 4:45 PM by Rhythm Rockers - 0 comments

New years day dance with the fender benders

Saturday 1st of January at
Maribyrnong Park Bowls Club
195 Holmes Rd, Moonee Ponds

😎 7:00 pm
... [Read More]
Submitted Dec 30, 2021 - 12:38 PM by redhotrockers - 0 comments

The vincents | sunday 2nd january | the whitehorse club

THE VINCENTS will be playing on Sunday 2nd of January at
The Whitehorse Club
298-336 Burwood Hwy, Burwood East

😎 Door opens 7:00 pm
... [Read More]
Submitted Dec 30, 2021 - 12:20 PM by redhotrockers - 0 comments

New Year's Eve @ MELTON

@ Melton Community Hall
High St, Melton
Friday 31st December
7.30pm - Late
Entry $25 BYO Everything
AIR... [Read More]
Submitted Dec 28, 2021 - 2:21 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

Christmas day recovery dance


At a loose end after Christmas lunch?
Get rid of your excess kilos or just
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Submitted Dec 22, 2021 - 11:32 AM by redhotrockers - 0 comments

THE FABULOUS FENDER BENDERS and DJ FLASH at The Arthur Wren Hall Hampton Park

THE FABULOUS FENDER BENDERS and DJ FLASH at The Arthur Wren Hall Hampton Park

You must be at least Double Vaccinated.

16-20 Stuart Ave Hampton Park. $20 entry, Doors... [Read More]
Submitted Dec 21, 2021 - 2:23 PM by MichaelM - 0 comments

Rock 'n' roll xmas party with rockin' daddys


Rock 'n' Roll Xmas Party with
... [Read More]
Submitted Dec 16, 2021 - 2:02 PM by redhotrockers - 0 comments

Boxing day with honkytonk rockers

BOXING DAY with Honkytonk rockers at Whitehorse Club Burwood East

Come out and rock this Christmas! Some great music. Awesome DJ. And a dance floor filled with people
... [Read More]
Submitted Dec 16, 2021 - 1:52 PM by redhotrockers - 0 comments

Kid James Trio NYE

Kid James Trio with Triple F..
Submitted Dec 16, 2021 - 10:48 AM by Frank - 0 comments

FURLAN CLUB Fri 17/12 with The Vincents & DJ Jeff

The Vincents & DJ Jeff
Rockin @ The Furlan Club
this Friday 17th
Entry $20
Doors open 7.30
1 Matisi St, Thornbury
PH: 9484 0477
Submitted Dec 11, 2021 - 2:20 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments


RHYTHM ROCKERS will be at the Barham Services Club
Friday 4th February and Saturday 5th February 2022
Summer ROCK ‘N’ ROLL Weekend
There will be lots of music and Dancing
... [Read More]
Submitted Dec 08, 2021 - 10:35 AM by Rhythm Rockers - 0 comments

Dandenong RSL - Rock n Roll Sundays

The DJ lineup for the Rock n Roll Sundays
This Sunday 12th is DJ DENO
19th Dec is DJ FLASH
NO Rock n Roll on 26th
(Boxing Day)
Starting 2022... [Read More]
Submitted Dec 07, 2021 - 3:06 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

The Uptown Catz @ Altona RSL

The Uptown Catz
Submitted Dec 06, 2021 - 8:49 PM by Joseph Breitenfeld - 0 comments
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