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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

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 - 12:15 PM 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 - 3:51 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments
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The ROUSERS @ Furlan Club this Friday 21st June

The ROUSERS @ Furlan Club this Friday with DJ FLASH

8pm till late
Submitted Jun 18, 2019 - 1:36 PM by alex stoich - 0 comments

BOOKMAN @ LAKESIDE ROCKERS - Sat 22nd June

SATURDAY 22nd June - BOOKMAN will be rockin' at Lakeside Rockers @ Lucknow Memorial Hall, 105 Great Alpine Rd, Lucknow (Bairnsdale) Doors open 7:00pm. Music 7:30pm - 11:30pm. BYO drinks... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 17, 2019 - 7:49 PM by TBPlayer - 0 comments

Infernos at the Poet

Hey folks, the next Infernos gig is this Saturday 22nd June at the Drunken Poet on Peel street west Melbourne, opp queen vic market. great little Irish pub, with a fantastic atmosphere & fine... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 17, 2019 - 1:10 PM by double don - 0 comments

DJ Jeff @ Dandy Workers Club this Sunday night 16th

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 Jun 14, 2019 - 9:43 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

Andrew Portelli @ Traralgon RSL Elvis, Rock N Roll 15th June

Traralgon RSL

109 Grey Street, Traralgon
Bookings 03 5174 8688
... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 14, 2019 - 6:53 PM by aportelli - 0 comments

The New Atrium Sat 22nd June Frankie Stevens

Here s one for your Calendar
Saturday 22nd June
A great night of the most Authentic 50's & 60's Rock & Roll you will hear,
Have a Meal, Have a Dance, Have a Drink
... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 13, 2019 - 7:04 PM by frankie - 0 comments

Renegade Rockers with Shake-2

Saturday night at Green Gully Soccer Club ...Shake-2 will be there to play your favorite Rock n... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 12, 2019 - 9:46 PM by renegade rhonda - 0 comments

Kieron McDonald's new band The Westernairs Next Sunday 23rd June at Moorabbin BC

Kieron McDonald's new band The Westernairs Next Sunday 23rd June at Moorabbin BC
426 South Rd, Moorabbin, Cnr Linton St
The new... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 12, 2019 - 9:27 PM by djashley - 0 comments

The Fantastic Moonlighters at Moorabbin Bowls Club this Sun 16th June

The Fantastic Moonlighters this Sunday at Moorabbin Bowls Club
426 South Rd, Moorabbin, Cnr Linton St
The new Rock n Roll venue... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 12, 2019 - 9:21 PM by djashley - 0 comments

Dj Flash @ Dandy Rsl this sunday night

SUNDAY Night Dj Flash
@ DANDY RSL Sun 16th
Hi Everyone This Sunday I am back at the Dandy RSL
Playing all your favourite Rock n Roll Tracks.
Some of the best dance... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 12, 2019 - 4:47 PM by DjFlash - 0 comments

RHYTHM CONNECTION @ The Rosebud RSL

RHYTHM CONNECTION @ The Rosebud RSL
Friday 14TH June 2019
117 Eastbourne Road, Rosebud, Vic, 3939
Bistro and Bar Service Available
Table Bookings Essential: (03) 5986... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 12, 2019 - 8:57 AM by Rhythm Connection - 0 comments

THE FENDER BENDERS This Weekend

FRIDAY 14th June - Dandenong Workers Club, 52 Wedge St, Dandenong (Melway 90 G9) Band 8:00pm til midnight. Book early: (03) 9792 5064
SATURDAY 15th June - Cool Cat Rockers @... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 11, 2019 - 11:20 PM by TBPlayer - 0 comments

COLD HEART Sunday June 16th. Noray is back in action

Sunday June 16th COLD HEART are back at The Oak Tree Tavern 367 Forest Rd The Basin. Itís Norayís first gig back after his big fall and subsequent broken pelvis and we have Dave Cantrell guesting... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 11, 2019 - 10:59 AM by Dogsby Hocks - 0 comments

Dj Flash @ Freccia Wednesday night

Hi Everyone Get ready for another Great night of Rock n Roll @ one of the best venues in Melbourne

This Wednesday night, I am back at (The Keys Reception), Freccia Azzurra Club with... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 10, 2019 - 10:38 AM by DjFlash - 0 comments

Infernos at the Western port

Next gig for the Infernos folks is on Sunday 16th June at the Westernport hotel, San remo
5pm till8pm free entry
Submitted Jun 10, 2019 - 8:28 AM by double don - 0 comments
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