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Rock & Roll News:

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

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
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Upcoming Gigs & Events Announcements:

Kid James Trio @ Alley Cats East! fri 29th

This Friday night 29th Mar, the Kid James Trio will be Rockin da House at Alley Catz East, Your hosts Jon and Zoe always put on a top night... Love to see... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 24, 2019 - 8:35 PM by Frank - 0 comments

Frankie Stevens @ Toongabbi Hall 13th April

Hi Everyone.
I will be Performing at a Charity Rock & Roll Dance on the 13th April, It would be great to see some Local Rock & Rollers there
$25.00 per head Includes a 3 Course... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 23, 2019 - 12:02 PM by frankie - 0 comments

I C Rock - Rockin' Nagambie

I C Rock - Rockin' Nagambie

Rock the night away to some great old tunes from the 50's & 60's
Saturday 30th March
8pm till
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Submitted Mar 22, 2019 - 9:09 PM by Rockin' Nagambie - 0 comments

Update for Borgs 50th Harrington Sq Altona

Hey Yall, just an update on the Borgs 50th Celebration, Harrington Square will have a huge Marquis set up with a dance floor, So if your worried about... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 21, 2019 - 4:11 PM by Frank - 0 comments

Dj Flash @ Workers Sunday night

SUNDAY NIGHT Dandy Workers 24th march
Dont Miss Out !Another Fun Night @ The Dandy Workers Club
Hi Everyone This Sunday Night I Am Back @ The Dandy Workers Club with all of your... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 20, 2019 - 3:45 PM by DjFlash - 0 comments

Rosebud Rockers this Sat night 23rd


Eastbourne Primary School
Allambi Avenue
Capel Sound
7.30pm - Late
Entry $20
BYO Drinks... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 20, 2019 - 9:42 AM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

Rosebud Rock n Rods this Sunday 24th

Eastbourne Primary School
Allambi Ave
Capel Sound
10am - 4.30pm
Entry - $10
Display car driver & Under 12 - FREE
... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 20, 2019 - 9:38 AM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments


FRIDAY 22nd March - Alley Catz Hop West @ Polish Club, 19 Carrington Dve, Albion (Sunshine) (Melway 26 C8) NO BYO DRINKS. Full bar & meals available. Doors open 7:30pm. Band at... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 19, 2019 - 10:06 PM by TBPlayer - 0 comments

RHYTHM CONNECTION @ Barooga Sports Club, Barooga, NSW

RHYTHM CONNECTION @ Barooga Sports Club, Barooga, NSW

Come and Rock n Roll to RHYTHM CONNECTION
Classic 50s and 60s Classic Old School Rock n Roll plus 70's to 90's Rock Mix... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 19, 2019 - 9:11 AM by Rhythm Connection - 0 comments

Feed The Cats this Friday has been sold out

Feed The Cats this Friday has been sold out, thanks to everyone who has booked
Submitted Mar 18, 2019 - 10:24 AM by djashley - 0 comments

Shake-2 Clive & Monty ex Speedsters this Saturday at The German Club 8-11pm $15

Shake-2 Clive & Monty ex Speedsters this Saturday at The German Club 8-11pm $15
291 Dandenong Rd, Windsor
Dinner 6pm
... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 18, 2019 - 10:21 AM by djashley - 0 comments

Honkytonk Rockers at Sandown Park Hotel this Sunday 7-10pm $15

Honkytonk Rockers at Sandown Park Hotel this Sunday 7-10pm $15
Cnr Corrigan Rd & Princes Hwy, Noble Park
Enq Lea 0430 314 552
Submitted Mar 18, 2019 - 10:16 AM by djashley - 0 comments

The Infernos in Healesville

Come & catch us the Infernos at the 1,st Veterans car & bike show on 24/3/19 from 10am till 12pm , with special guest Stella on her rockabilly debut joining us on stage, for some songs... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 17, 2019 - 7:35 PM by double don - 0 comments

The Detonators at Echuca Friday Night and Newport Sunday arvo

Two gigs for The Detonators this coming weekend.
First up on Friday night March 15th we take a drive to Echuca to Play 1895 The Royal Hotel from 9-12pm its free to get in. Last time we played... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 15, 2019 - 9:20 AM by Dogsby Hocks - 0 comments
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