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Rock & Roll News:

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.

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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

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 - 7:27 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 - 6:06 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 - 7:23 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 - 1:52 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments
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Upcoming Gigs & Events Announcements:

Rock & Roll Rebels 2nd Annual Reunion - Sat 29th June 2019

R & R Rebels 2nd Annual Reunion dance with the Honkytonk Rockers and DJ Angelo.
St Leo's Hall, 389 Mason St, Altona Nth (5 mins off the Westgate) entry via Hendren St. BYO everything. Tix... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 03, 2019 - 1:28 PM by MissKittie - 0 comments

The Detonators Heathmont Bowls Club Sunday June 9th 3-6pm More details below

It's a long weekend everyone so no work Monday which means it's party time at the Heathmont Bowling Club at 9 The Greenway Heathmont on Sunday June 9th we'll be playing from 3-6pm. The last time we... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 03, 2019 - 12:12 PM by Dogsby Hocks - 0 comments

THE FENDER BENDERS are "ROCKIN' @ THE KEYS" - Wednesday 5th June

WEDNESDAY 5th June - Rockin’ @ The Keys (Freccia Azzurra) 784 - 796 Springvale Rd, Keysborough (Melway 88 H11) Doors open 6:00pm. Meals from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Band 7:50pm - 10:30pm. Info &... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 02, 2019 - 11:18 PM by TBPlayer - 0 comments

Frankie Stevens @ The New Atrium Sat 22nd June

Here s one for your Calendar
Saturday 22nd June
A great night of Rock & Roll,
Have a Meal, Have a Dance, Have a Drink
But Don't Miss Out, Hope to see you there
Submitted May 31, 2019 - 1:46 PM by frankie - 0 comments

Dj jeff @ cooly rocks on

SOUTH TWEED SPORTS CLUB
Wed 5th June 7.30 - 11.30pm
& Mon afternoon 10th June
1 - 6pm
Both DOWNSTAIRS in the
Club Auditorium
Entry $10
Dance... [Read More]
Submitted May 30, 2019 - 10:58 AM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

Dj Flash @ Dandy workers Club

SUNDAY NIGHT Dandy Workers
Don’t 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 favorite Rock n... [Read More]
Submitted May 29, 2019 - 8:56 AM by DjFlash - 0 comments

Grand Opening this Sunday 2 June, Moorabbin Bowls Club

Grand Opening this Sunday 2 June, Moorabbin Bowls Club, 426 South Rd, Cnr Linton St with The All Mighty Kings
7pm to 10pm $15
... [Read More]
Submitted May 29, 2019 - 8:15 AM by djashley - 0 comments

THE FENDER BENDERS This Weekend

FRIDAY 31st May - Upwey-Belgrave RSL, 1 Mast Gully Rd, Upwey (Melway 75 A8) In the “Opal Room”. Free Entry. Band 8:30pm - 11:30pm. Dinner bookings (03) 9754 3665
SATURDAY 1st... [Read More]
Submitted May 28, 2019 - 10:10 PM by TBPlayer - 0 comments

This Friday 31st May Special Event at Jan Wilson Hall Carmel Chaynes BLACK SLACKS

This Friday 31st May Special Event at Jan Wilson Hall Carmel Chaynes BLACK SLACKS
Halton Rd, Noble Park
7pm, band 8pm to 11pm
... [Read More]
Submitted May 27, 2019 - 8:37 AM by djashley - 0 comments

BOOKMAN at ALLEY CATZ SUNSHINE

WEDNESDAY 29th May - Alley Catz Sunshine @ Polish Club, 19 Carrington Dve, Albion (Sunshine) (Melway 26 C8) NO BYO DRINKS. Full bar & meals available. Dance classes start 6:30pm.... [Read More]
Submitted May 26, 2019 - 4:30 PM by TBPlayer - 0 comments

WE'RE BACK, in Moorabbin, Grand Opening this Sunday June 2nd at Moorabbin Bowls Club

WE'RE BACK, in Moorabbin, Grand Opening this Sunday June 2nd at DJ Ashley's The Moorabbin Bowls Club with The Mighty Kings 7-10pm $15
Brand
... [Read More]
Submitted May 25, 2019 - 8:36 PM by djashley - 0 comments

The Detonators in Geelong Sunday arvo March 26th free.Big dance floor

This Sunday May 26th us Detonators take a drive to Geelong to play at Amped from 3-6pm Amped is at 71 Yarra St and is a great venue plenty with plenty of dancing and drinking space. We'll be... [Read More]
Submitted May 23, 2019 - 8:35 PM by Dogsby Hocks - 0 comments

DJ Jeff Rocks MELTON this Sat 25th

Melton Shire Community Hall
High St, Melton
7.30pm - Midnight
Entry $13
BYO Drinks & Nibblies
Dance Enquiries:
Susanne 0418 396 085
Submitted May 23, 2019 - 1:48 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

Dj jeff @ cooly rocks on

SOUTH TWEED SPORTS CLUB
WED 5TH June 7.30 - 11.30PM
MON afternoon 10th June
1 - 6pm
Both DOWNSTAIRS in the
Club Auditorium
Entry $10
... [Read More]
Submitted May 23, 2019 - 1:07 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

DJ Jeff @ Dandy Workers Club this Sunday night 26th

This Sunday DJ Jeff is back @ The Dandenong Workers Club for another great night of all your favourite music @ dancing - FREE ENTRY
Pre-Dinner music from 6pm @ then ROCK IT UP from 7-10pm
... [Read More]
Submitted May 23, 2019 - 1:02 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments
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