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Rock & Roll News:

Fast Eddies Poolroom - R&R Night and Swing Night

Fast Eddies Poolroom, arguably, has one of the best dance floors in Melbourne complimented by the venue's excellent sound system and general ambience as a dance venue. A very friendly place to visit whether to listen & dance to great bands, have a snack & drinks at the bar or just have a game of pool.

If you are looking for somewhere to dance on a Sunday night, Fast Eddies... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 12, 2019 - 11:00 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

New dance venue at Mitcham Bowls Club

Rockers who went along to check out Mitcham Bowls Club dance last Friday night said they enjoyed the venue.* A big dance floor, great music from DJ Adrian, including several progressives and a rock n roll roulette, and a friendly atmosphere.* Around a dozen couples also enjoyed the Cooter cha cha workshop before the dance.

The club has plenty of car parking in a well lit car park... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 07, 2019 - 5:38 PM by joceb - 0 comments

Camp Hollywood 2019

Camp Hollywood is one of the world's premier swing dancing competitions which is held annually in the USA. However, I have noticed that each year it does show case and try to re-create rock n roll dancing and dance scenes from 1950's movies. This year's competition again show cased 1950's rock n roll dancing in all its glory. Here's the video. I hope you enjoy watching it.....

Submitted Sep 05, 2019 - 6:27 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Greazefest Brisbane 2019

This year's festival was the 20th anniversary of Greazefest. Not only that, with other rockabilly festivals being folded up over the last few years, this Brisbane based festival seems to be growing in popularity from year to year. The crowd is getting bigger with several thousands attendees passing through the gates over the 3 days, and there are more bands playing,including those from... [Read More]
Submitted Aug 10, 2019 - 10:39 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

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 - 8:18 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 - 11:07 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 - 3:29 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 - 4:33 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 - 12:26 PM 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 - 11:13 AM by Jitterbug - 3 comments
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Upcoming Gigs & Events Announcements:

Lakeside Rockers Presents Frankie Stevens Duo Sat 26th Oct

I know it is early, but the Hall has limited Seating so please get in early and BOOK, It would be nice to see some Friends there.
Submitted Sep 03, 2019 - 6:20 PM by frankie - 0 comments

AlleyCatz Hop East with THE ROCKIN DADDYS This Sat Night @ Lilydale

AlleyCatz Hop East
with
THE ROCKIN DADDYS
DJ ALLEYCATZ

St Patricks Hall
65 Clarke St
Lilydale

Doors @7:30 Band @8:00
Entry... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 03, 2019 - 2:22 PM by alleycatz - 0 comments

BOOKMAN @ CLAYTON BOWLS CLUB - Sun 8th Sept

SUNDAY 8th September - BOOKMAN will have 'em all dancin' at Clayton Bowls Club, 37A Springs Rd, Clayton South (Melway 79 A4) NO BYO DRINKS. Music 2:00pm til 5:00pm. Bookings NOT... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 03, 2019 - 7:23 AM by TBPlayer - 0 comments

THE FENDER BENDERS at COMMERCIAL CLUB, ALBURY

FRIDAY 6th September - The Fender Benders are gonna be rockin' at the Commercial Club, 618 Dean St, Albury NSW. Friday 8:00pm til midnight in the Zodiac Lounge. Ph: (02) 6059 3628
... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 03, 2019 - 7:19 AM by TBPlayer - 0 comments

Shake-2 @ Darebin RSL Saturday 7th September

Shake-2 @ Darebin RSL Saturday 7th September - 8.30pm - 11.30pm.
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Submitted Sep 02, 2019 - 6:32 PM by Cliver - 0 comments

The Uptown Catz @ Pirates Tavern

The Uptown Catz this Friday at Pirates Tavern 8-11Pm-82 Rear of, Nelson Pl, Williamstown VIC
8 to
... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 02, 2019 - 8:04 AM by Joseph Breitenfeld - 0 comments

VICKY O'KEEFE Real Wild Child


Don't miss the
Real Wild Child Performing her Dad's hits in a sensational show ... [Read More]
Submitted Aug 29, 2019 - 5:09 PM by AUSROCK - 0 comments

DJ Jeff @ Dandenong RSL this Sunday night 1st SEPT

This Sunday DJ JEFF is back @ the Dandenong RSL for another great night of all your favourite music & dancing - FREE entry
DANCE MUSIC from 7-10pm
Dance classes with Debbie &... [Read More]
Submitted Aug 29, 2019 - 10:33 AM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

ARARAT ROCKERS this SAT 31st Aug

HONKY TONK ROCKERS
& DJ JEFF
@ Ararat Town Hall
Barkly St, Ararat
Doors open 7pm
Band starts 8pm
Tickets $25
BYO snacks/drinks
Bookings... [Read More]
Submitted Aug 29, 2019 - 10:22 AM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

Rancheros @ Morwell RSL Sat 31st

Looking forward to playing at the Morwell RSL this Saturday night, grab a copy of our new CD.
band is on from 8pm
52 Elgin ST Morwell
Submitted Aug 28, 2019 - 4:36 PM by Rancheros - 0 comments

THE FENDER BENDERS @ CJ ROCKERS - Sat 31st August

SATURDAY 31st August - CJ Rockers “Fund Raiser for Henry” @ West Rosebud Bowls Club, 66a Elizabeth Ave, Capel Sound (Melway 169 G4) Doors open at 7:00pm. NO BYO DRINKS. Drinks at bar... [Read More]
Submitted Aug 26, 2019 - 7:19 PM by TBPlayer - 0 comments

BOOKMAN This Week

THURSDAY 29th August - Alley Catz @ Epping Memorial Hall, cnr High & Hall Sts, Epping (Melway 182 B9) Beginners & Intermediate Classes from 6:30pm. BOOKMAN 8:30pm - 10:30pm. BYO drinks... [Read More]
Submitted Aug 26, 2019 - 7:16 PM by TBPlayer - 0 comments

The moonlighters

The moonlighters return to dandenong workers this friday aug 30..
Submitted Aug 24, 2019 - 11:13 AM by GJR's - 0 comments

Frankie Stevens @ The Atrium 5th Nov

I know this is early, but put it in your Diary's so you don't miss out on a great Afternoon.
Submitted Aug 23, 2019 - 8:36 AM by frankie - 0 comments

Detonators Sunday August 25th Gem Bar 7-9pm

This Sunday August 25th we hit The Gem Bar in Collingwood we are playing from 7-9pm, get in early for a feed and to secure a vantage point because it’s been known to get rather full. It’s not too... [Read More]
Submitted Aug 22, 2019 - 8:29 PM by Dogsby Hocks - 0 comments
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