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Rock & Roll News:

Free Live Music & Dancing at Sandown Park Hotel

Since late 2023, Sandown Park Hotel in association with its promoter, Kingpins Kustoms, has been hosting free bands and dancing at its venue in conjunction with the staging of classic cars, hotrods & motorbikes shows. It's unheard of really in today's economic climate where prices for everything including entertainment are rising every day. A big shout out to Sandown Park Hotel in generously... [Read More]
Submitted May 02, 2024 - 8:29 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

2024 Good Friday Appeal Rock 'n' Roll Dance

Once again this year, our Melbourne rock 'n' roll community turned up with pride and in numbers to take part in the annual Good Friday Appeal dances. Two events were held in Melbourne this year that I know of - RocknSuzie dance in Pakenham and Adrian's dance at Burwood Whitehorse Club.

From feed-back I have received, both dances were well attended. In particular, the event in... [Read More]
Submitted Apr 08, 2024 - 1:13 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Aisha Khan (UK) On Tour

Aisha Khan from the UK is currently on her Australian tour playing in several venues in Melbourne, Ballarat, Gippsland and also in Adelaide. She is backed by the very popular Melbourne blues & rock band, Louis King & the Liars Klub on her Australian tour.

Aisha Khan's stage performance is exciting and oozes class and sophistication. She has been described as performing... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 20, 2024 - 8:53 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

2023 NYE's Dances

Many of us celebrated NYE's along with our rocker friends watching live bands and dancing rock 'n' roll. The year 2023 was a very good year for our 1950's style rock 'n' roll community. Venues and promoters once again were hiring bands and staging dances on a weekly basis without any restrictions after what we went through with Covid. Many of us also attended music festivals, classic car shows,... [Read More]
Submitted Jan 06, 2024 - 9:17 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Christmas Rock 'n' Roll Dances

As we move closer to the festive season, venues and promoters in Melbourne and all over Australia have or will be staging their annual Christmas dance. This is always a special time as we celebrate not only live rock 'n' roll music and dancing that we love but also welcoming the coming of the festive season and, of course, Christmas itself.

I would encourage all rockers to go out... [Read More]
Submitted Dec 07, 2023 - 5:21 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

The Satellites & Rechords at Rats, Tatts & Pinups Party

Rats, Tatts & Pinups in association with the Sandown Park Hotel held one of its last 2023 hotrods & classic cars shows last Saturday night. It was staged as a special, one-off event with free entry to see the two bands playing during the night - the Satellites from Adelaide which has been voted the best rockabilly band in Australia several times and Melbourne's own very exciting band, the... [Read More]
Submitted Nov 20, 2023 - 10:24 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Graeme Thomas Tribute Gig

Graeme Thomas who passed away late in 2022, was a giant & legend in Melbourne's music recording industry. He founded Preston Records Studio and was hugely influential in just about any roots, rockabilly and rock n roll bands in Melbourne in the 1980's and 1990's. He could even make his recording studio sounds like the world's famous Sun Studio in Memphis by making small adjustments to his... [Read More]
Submitted Oct 30, 2023 - 11:54 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Alleycatz's 18th Birthday Celebration

Lat weekend, Jon & Zoe's Alleycatz celebrated its 18th birthday in hosting dances and rock n roll classes. They have put in, over the years, a tremendous amount of time and effort together with commitment and dedication in promoting rock n roll dancing & live music in Melbourne. Little wonder, their efforts were deservedly recognised by the VRRDA and inducted into its Hall of Fame this... [Read More]
Submitted Oct 08, 2023 - 4:19 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

Jimmy Buffett

Jimmy Buffett, an American singer & song writer, businessman and author, passed away on 1 September 2023 at the age of 76. He was popularly known for his tropical rock music which often portrays a lifestyle as "island escapism". His early song, Come Monday, was a popular tune but his breakthrough song was "Margaritaville" released in 1977. This was followed up with other hit tunes like Fins,... [Read More]
Submitted Sep 06, 2023 - 10:21 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments

A Band Called Twang on Tour in Melbourne

A Band Called Twang or popularly known as Twang from Queensland toured Melbourne last weekend playing to full house dance gigs for Jon & Zoe's Alleycatz at the Hungarian Club in Wantirna South as well as at the Polish Club in Sunshine. The last time the band came to Melbourne was 7 or 8 years ago so it was a very welcome gig, and many rock n roller dancers were particularly looking forward to... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 10, 2023 - 10:30 AM by Jitterbug - 0 comments
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Upcoming Gigs & Events Announcements:

"THE ROUSERS" at Geelong Juke Box Rockers Club Club Italia Moolap this Sat 9/3/24

Featuring the Rousers this Saturday 9/3/24
Start 7.30pm
Finish 11.30pm
Meals available from 5.30 till 7pm
( meal bookings direct to club
Italia 03 5250 2394 )
... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 08, 2024 - 11:02 AM by alex stoich - 0 comments

The Uptown Catz @ DJ Andelo

[B]The Uptown Catz]
Submitted Mar 04, 2024 - 8:10 PM by Joseph Breitenfeld - 0 comments

Elvis & Ricky Nelson Rock'n'Roll Show @ Fonzies

Join Rick Hudson as he performs a tribute to both Elvis and Ricky Nelson at the fantastic Fonzie's Diner.
Friday 22 March
Meals from 6pm
Show 6:30pm-8:30pm
$20 cover... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 02, 2024 - 11:33 AM by Rick Hudson - 0 comments

The Rock'n'Roll Revival at the Ararat Jailhouse Rock Festival March 16 & 17

The Rock'n'Roll Revival will be appearing as the headline act for the Ararat Jailhouse Rock Festival on Saturday 16 March at the Ararat Town Hall and again on Sunday 17... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 02, 2024 - 11:19 AM by Rick Hudson - 0 comments

The Uptown Catz @ Altona RSL

the uptown catz
Submitted Feb 29, 2024 - 10:25 AM by Joseph Breitenfeld - 0 comments

The Uptown Catz @ Darebin RSL

the uptown catz
Submitted Feb 29, 2024 - 10:22 AM by Joseph Breitenfeld - 0 comments

Elvis Tribute Show Over 30 Hits, The Barn Live, Band And Showgirls $20 Entry



20:00 - 23:00, Fri 22nd March
The Barn Live BAND SHOW
9/24 Longstaff Rd, Bayswater

Bookings M:0435 907 069
Tribute to Elvis Show, Rock N Roll
Submitted Feb 28, 2024 - 8:50 PM by aportelli - 0 comments

Bendigo Moonlighters

Bendigo Rock n Roll With The Moonlighters
Submitted Feb 20, 2024 - 11:29 PM by GJR's - 0 comments
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