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Rock & Roll News:

"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

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 - 12:50 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 - 11:58 AM 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 - 8:09 AM by Jitterbug - 4 comments

Flipside's 100th Rock n Roll Dance Celebration

Flipside celebrated it's 100th dance milestone last Friday night at the Hungarian Community Centre in Wantirna South. The venue was jam-packed with rockers & regular patrons who were there to celebrate a very happy event. I could remember those early days of doom & gloom when Lt Maria finally closed its door after hosting her regular fortnightly dance for many years. Rockers were... [Read More]
Submitted Aug 27, 2018 - 7:13 AM by Jitterbug - 3 comments

Greazefest Brisbane 2018

Brisbane put on a glorious sunny weekend for Greazefest 2018 especially for those coming in from the much cooler southern & western states. The festival which opens on Friday night with 4 bands was attended by a large crowd and continued on all weekend with more bands, fashion, cars & dancing. Definitely another fantastic showcasing of 1950's style music, culture, fashion, pin up... [Read More]
Submitted Aug 05, 2018 - 7:35 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Cooly Rocks On 2018

It seems like rockers from the southern states just couldn't get enough of Coolangatta's mainly sunny & dry weekend weather for Cooly Rocks On 2018. Not quite beautiful one day and perfect the next, but it was close enough. How could anyone complain when the Cooly rock n roll festival is mainly free entry to all music & dance events with the exception of a couple of gigs at the upstairs... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 12, 2018 - 8:46 PM by Jitterbug - 1 comment

VRRDA 2018 Rock n Roll Dance Championship

Another year of fantastic Rock n Roll dance competition for a sold out event at the Hungarian Community Centre in Wantirna South. This is the 25th year of competition hosted by the Victorian Rock & Roll Dance Association (VRRDA) with the first event held at the Collingwood Town Hall back in 1993. Dance competitors came from various dance clubs in Melbourne and regional Victoria, and also... [Read More]
Submitted May 21, 2018 - 5:20 PM by Jitterbug - 1 comment

Cars For Kids at the Keillor Hotel by the Guzzlers car club.

Another day to remember. Every box got ticked and they raised over $30,000.00
A lot of effort went in to presenting the day. Facebook posts will be full of accolades and appreciation for all concerned no doubt.

The bands rocked. Jump’n’Jive, Fender Benders, Atomic Hi-Tones, The Dizzy’s, Andy Phillips & the Cadillac Walk and last what was a special treat for everyone... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 31, 2018 - 10:08 AM by FIGJAM - 0 comments

The Retro Rockets & AHT at Alleycatz R&R Dance

Wow! It was so good to see the Retro Rockets playing again in Melbourne after a couple of years ago. The last time I saw the band play was at Cooly Rocks in Coolangatta but the heavens opened up with lightning and heavy downpour so much so the band had to stop as it was getting very dangerous playing in an open stage and handling electric equipment. Retro Rockets was the headline act at Alleycatz... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 18, 2018 - 10:01 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments
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Upcoming Gigs & Events Announcements:

Mustang. Saturday November 24th.Free Settlers Club. Hungarian Community Centre

Saturday November 24th.Free Settlers Club. Hungarian Community Centre.

760 Boronia Road, Wantirna. Melways Ref. 49 F5 8.00pm-11.30pm. Country, Line Dance, Rock & Roll, all... [Read More]
Submitted Nov 24, 2018 - 3:51 PM by BIQUE - 0 comments

Robyn and the Rancheros @ Pirates Tavern Sunday arvo

what a great way to spend the afternoon, family friendly and it's free...
2-5 pm
Submitted Nov 23, 2018 - 1:41 PM by Rancheros - 0 comments

Robyn and the Rancheros @ Eddies Bandroom

this Friday night the Rancheros will be rockin' it out from 9pm, big dance floor, great venue, see you there....
Submitted Nov 22, 2018 - 12:10 PM by Rancheros - 0 comments

DJ JEFF @ Morwell Bowling Club this Sat 24/11

52 Hazelwood Rd Morwell
7.30pm - Midnight
Entry $10.00
Drinks @ Bar Prices
- NO BYO drinks
Dance Enquiries :
Susanne 0418 396 085
Submitted Nov 21, 2018 - 9:52 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

The Rockin' Tones at Club Kilsyth

The Rockin Tones CLUB KILSYTH, Corner of Colchester & Canterbury Rd. THIS FRIDAY @ 8:30pm....FREE ENTRY & DANCE... [Read More]
Submitted Nov 21, 2018 - 7:47 PM by Joseph Breitenfeld - 0 comments

DJ Jeff @ Dandy Workers Club this Sunday night 25/11

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 from... [Read More]
Submitted Nov 21, 2018 - 6:37 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments


FRIDAY 23rd November - Flipside Rock & Roll @ Hungarian Club, 760 Boronia Rd, Wantirna (Melway 63 E5/F5) BYO drinks & nibbles. Bookings & info: Sue 0447 817 879 or email: ... [Read More]
Submitted Nov 21, 2018 - 6:46 AM by TBPlayer - 0 comments

Straight 8's & Rod Paine for 1 night only at Wheelers Hill Sat 15th Dec

DJ Ashley's Xmas Dance Straight 8's & Rod Paine & The Fulltime Lovers for 1 night only at Wheelers Hill Saturday 15th December
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Submitted Nov 21, 2018 - 3:43 AM by djashley - 0 comments

Itchy Fingers at Highett BC this Sunday 7-10pm $15

ITCHY FINGERS at Highett Bowls Club this Sunday
8 Highett Grove, Highett
Doors open 6pm
Band 7pm-10pm
$15 entry
... [Read More]
Submitted Nov 21, 2018 - 3:33 AM by djashley - 0 comments

ALLEYCATZ 13TH BIRTHDAY PARTY FRI 23rd NOV - Spooky Fri 13th Theme

AlleyCatz are turning 13!!

We are celebrating by hosting a Spooky Friday 13th Birthday Party!

Wear your spookiest gear, and get amongst the fun and games!

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Submitted Nov 20, 2018 - 10:18 AM by alleycatz - 0 comments

Dj Flash Gigs fri & Sun

Rockin @ The Furlan Club This Friday Night with The Speedsters & Dj Flash in the breaks to keep you Rockin. Fantastic Large Wooden Dance Floor, Great Atmosphere, Drinks... [Read More]
Submitted Nov 15, 2018 - 9:16 AM by DjFlash - 0 comments

Jump n Jive this Sun at Highett Bowls Club 7-10pm $15

Jump n Jive this Sun at Highett Bowls Club 7-10pm $15
8 highett grove, highett
enq lea 0430 314 552
Submitted Nov 15, 2018 - 7:36 AM by djashley - 0 comments

Maroondah Sports Club, Elvis Show, Vegas Dancers FREE ENTRY, Rock N Roll, Fri 23-Nov

Maroondah Sports Club, Free Entry Great Bistro Meals
Mt Dandenong Road, Ringwood East
Bookings Essential 9879 2922

Tribute to Elvis Show with the Show Girls & Great... [Read More]
Submitted Nov 14, 2018 - 7:18 PM by aportelli - 0 comments

Elvis Presley Fan Club Of Victoria Sunday 18th November

Watsonia R.S.L Elvis Presley Fanclub of Victoria
6 Morwell Avenue, Watsonia. Prizes to be won,
Tickets $15 Bookings:
Money orders made payable to:
Elvis Presley Fan Club... [Read More]
Submitted Nov 14, 2018 - 5:50 PM by aportelli - 0 comments

Renegade Rockers Rock & Roll / Party Night

Featuring One of the best 60's tribute bands in Melbourne
The Substitutes
& all your Rock & Roll hits with ... [Read More]
Submitted Nov 14, 2018 - 2:30 PM by renegade rhonda - 0 comments
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