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Rock & Roll News:

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

The Go Getters on Tour in Australia

The very popular Swedish rockabilly band, the Go Getters, made another visit to Australia this month. I believe it's last tour in Australia was back in 2016 when the band played for Greazefest Brisbane followed a week later at Greazefest Melbourne as well as playing gigs in Sydney and at the Mustang Bar in Perth.

This time around, the band was invited to play for Cooly Rock 'n'... [Read More]
Submitted Jun 21, 2023 - 2:22 PM by Jitterbug - 0 comments
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Prosciutto Bros - Eltham - Rock N Roll - Elvis Show Fri 12th April


Prosciutto Bros
1/31 Peel Street Eltham

Meals Available

Tribute to Elvis. & Rock ‘N’ Roll night

Bookings:

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Submitted Apr 11, 2024 - 7:33 PM by aportelli - 0 comments

The Moonlighters kingsbury bowling club

A top night out nice venue with DJ Angelo
Submitted Apr 11, 2024 - 12:17 AM by GJR's - 0 comments

Rancheros @ Coburg RSL

This Saturday arvo from 3.00pm, free entry, see you there
Submitted Apr 10, 2024 - 4:44 PM by Rancheros - 0 comments

The Uptown Catz @ Dandy Workers Club

The Uptown Catz @ Dandy Workers Club
Submitted Apr 09, 2024 - 8:28 AM by Joseph Breitenfeld - 0 comments

JUKEBOX ROCK @ THE WHITEHORSE CLUB FRIDAY 12th APRIL

JUKEBOX ROCK return to The Whitehorse Club next Friday to rock the joint by performing 100% live a selection of classic hits from the golden days of Rock n' Roll.
Doors open at 6.30pm
... [Read More]
Submitted Apr 08, 2024 - 8:22 PM by Jukebox Rock - 0 comments

Who Was That Cat - Wantirna - May 18

Dance to the popular Gippsland band Who Was That Cat during the breaks between competition events at the Victorian Rock'n'Roll Dance State Championships.
This will be at the Hungarian Centre,... [Read More]
Submitted Apr 05, 2024 - 4:03 PM by RobE - 0 comments

State Championships - Entries Close 30 Apr

The Victorian Rock'n'Roll Dance State Championships are in Wantirna on Saturday 18 May.
Everyone is welcome to test themselves by entering. This is regardless of age or how long you have been... [Read More]
Submitted Apr 05, 2024 - 3:33 PM by RobE - 0 comments

The Uptown Catz @ Red Hot Rockers

The Uptown Catz
Submitted Apr 03, 2024 - 6:28 PM by Joseph Breitenfeld - 0 comments

DJ JEFF @ Dandenong RSL this Sunday 7th April

DJ Jeff is @ The Dandenong RSL for another great night of all your favourite music ^ dancing - FREE ENTRY
DANCE MUSIC from 7 - 10pm
Cnr Stud & Clow Rds, Dandenong
Bistro... [Read More]
Submitted Apr 02, 2024 - 5:43 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

COBRA 45's & DJ Jeff @ Darebin RSL this Sat 6th April

402 Bell St, Preston
Bistro Bookings essential
9484 4353
DJ Jeff 7pm
Cobra 45's 8pm
Drinks @ Bar Prices
Submitted Apr 02, 2024 - 5:39 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

COBRA 45's & DJ Jeff @ Dutch Club Sat 20th April

Dutch Club
60 Rosstown Rd, Carnegie
Doors open 7pm
DJ Jeff from 7.15
Cobra 45's 8pm
Entry: $20
Group bookings discount
Call SID 0409 699 311
Submitted Apr 02, 2024 - 5:36 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

DJ Jeff Rockin' on a Sunday 21st April @ Mirboo North

A + Az present
ROCKIN' ON A SUNDAY
@ Mirboo North Hall
30 Ridgeway, Mirboo North
1.30 - 5pm
Entry: $20pp
Theme: GREASE
BYO Drinks & plate... [Read More]
Submitted Apr 02, 2024 - 5:31 PM by DJ Jeff Poole - 0 comments

The Moonlighters @ Kingsbury bowls club.

Great venue Top night out folks
Submitted Apr 01, 2024 - 12:56 AM by GJR's - 0 comments

JUKEBOX ROCK & HONKY TONK ROCKERS @ BALLARAT ROCK & ROLL FESTIVAL 6th APRIL

JUKEBOX ROCK are performing at Ballarat rock & roll festival together with the HONKY TONK ROCKERS. Should be a fabulous evening of Rock & Roll so grab your dancing shoes and get along to... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 29, 2024 - 5:21 PM by Jukebox Rock - 0 comments

Good Friday Appeal Fundraiser @ Whitehorse Club

Good Friday Appeal Fundraiser @ Whitehorse Club

It's on again, the Red Hot Rockers Royal Children's Hospital Fundraising Dance at the Whitehorse Club.

All profits... [Read More]
Submitted Mar 26, 2024 - 6:37 PM by joceb - 0 comments
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