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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:

Hello from DJ Ashley, finally out of hospital & ready to call it the end for me this

Hello from DJ Ashley, finally out of hospital & ready to call it the end for me this w/end with The Detonators 3pm to 6pm, DJ Ashley 2pm to... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 23, 2019 - 11:36 AM by djashley - 1 comment

Kid James Trio @ Rainbow hotel Sunday

This Sunday sees The kid James trio at the rainbow Hotel Saint David Street Fitzroy 4 pm sure to be a great afternoon early evening gig love to see you all
Submitted Jul 19, 2019 - 1:30 PM by Frank - 0 comments

Dj Flash Gigs

FRIDAY NIGHT @ FURLAN CLUB
Rockin @ The Furlan Club This Friday Night 19th July Featuring Atomic Hi tones & Dj Flash in the breaks to keep you Rockin. Fantastic Large Wooden Dance Floor,... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 17, 2019 - 3:22 PM by DjFlash - 0 comments

JUMP AND JIVE at The Arthur Wren Hall Hampton Park

The Hampton Park Progress Association proudly presents the fabulous JUMP AND JIVE at the Arthur Wren Hall 16-20 Stuart Ave Hampton Park, $17 entry, Doors open 6.30 and band starts at 7.30 until... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 17, 2019 - 2:08 PM by MichaelM - 0 comments

THE FENDER BENDERS at DANDENONG WORKERS CLUB

FRIDAY 19th July - The Fender Benders will be rockin' at the Dandenong Workers Club, 52 Wedge St, Dandenong (Melway 90 G9) Band 8:00pm til midnight. Book early: (03) 9792 5064
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Submitted Jul 16, 2019 - 7:06 PM by TBPlayer - 0 comments

Kid James Trio at the Rainbow Sun 21July 4pm

Follow your nose to David St Fitzroy, you won’t be disappointed ...
Submitted Jul 15, 2019 - 8:36 PM by Frank - 0 comments

Triple F Presents Frankie Stevens @ The Clayton Bowl Club Sunday 18th Aug

Now a definite one for your Diaries.
Triple F Presents.
Sunday 18th August 1.30 to 6.00
A great Afternoon of Authentic 50's & 60's Rock & Roll.
The Flyer says it... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 13, 2019 - 9:21 AM by frankie - 0 comments

Apple 98.5 FM PRESENTS THE KID JAMES TRIO

Details as per flyer... love to see you..
Submitted Jul 10, 2019 - 7:11 PM by Frank - 0 comments

Dj Flash Gigs

TRIPLE F ROCK ‘N’ ROLL DANCE
SATURDAY Night 13thJuly
Featuring Shake 2 (a dynamic duo Cj & Monty) & DJ FLASH
ROCK & ROLL DANCE SATURDAY -7.30pm till late
@... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 10, 2019 - 10:03 AM by DjFlash - 0 comments

BOOKMAN This Weekend

FRIDAY 12th July - Adrian’s @ Bayswater Bowls Club, Phyllis St, Bayswater (Melway 64 C5) Dance class 6:30pm. BOOKMAN 7:30pm - 11:00pm. NO BYO DRINKS. Info & bookings: Adrian 0452... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 09, 2019 - 2:02 PM by TBPlayer - 0 comments

Itchy Fingers this Friday 12th July at Jan Wilson Hall

Itchy Fingers this Friday 12th July at Jan Wilson Hall
Halton Rd, Noble Park
7pm-11pm, band 8pm
Beautiful large dance... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 09, 2019 - 10:55 AM by djashley - 0 comments

Christmas In July with The Honkytonk Rockers this Sunday at Moorabbin Bowls Club

Sunday Afternoon Sessions 2-6pm band 3pm, Christmas In July with The Honkytonk Rockers at Moorabbin Bowls Club this Sunday 14th July
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Submitted Jul 09, 2019 - 10:51 AM by djashley - 0 comments

The Treblette @772 Wine Bar - Sunday 14 July 4-7pm

The Treblettes @772 Wine Bar, Caulfield

We're back!! The sassy vocal trio, The Treblettes return to @772 Wine Bar. Get ready for a fun afternoon full of 40's hits, 50's rock n' roll,... [Read More]
Submitted Jul 08, 2019 - 9:26 PM by FiSings - 0 comments

Kid James Trio at Eddies band room Sun 14 July

Kid James Trio at Eddies band room this Sunday 14 July.. band kicks off early
Submitted Jul 08, 2019 - 4:43 PM by Frank - 0 comments

Kid James Trio at the Gem bar Sat 13 July

Kid James Trio Gem bar 5-6 pm other acts will follow
Submitted Jul 08, 2019 - 4:39 PM by Frank - 0 comments
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