Pauline's Dancer's Gig Guide     

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N'n'G Jyve


Gold Coast Italo Australian Club, 18 Fairway Drive, Clear Island Waters.

Every Thursday night right through the Christmas / New Year period too. Same times as before.

Nevis is helping organise a Melbourne Cup day there (Tues 7 Nov), $55pp incl a glass of bubbly on arrival and a meal.

Annette is organising Fashion on the Fields. Entertainment to be advised.

Nevis has booked a table of 20. If you would like to join them, please advise Nevis so she can book enough tables, Ph 0419 652 739.

SUMMER CHRISTMAS BALL: will be on Thursday 21st December with Dance On.

NO lessons this night. Doors open 6pm, band from 8pm, with a meal served before the band. Price TBA.

DRESS: Ladies, cocktail dress in Xmas colours. Men, shirt and tie (tie in Xmas colours).


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Sunday 12th November -

Sirromet Wines, Mt Cotton, A Day on the Green

Stevie Nicks with Pretenders and Ali Barter - 24 Karat Gold Tour

Pre-sale starts 17th Aug 10am AEST until Fri 18 Aug AEST. On sale 18th Aug 11am.


Double Trouble, 14 October 2017

Due to popular demand, 15 extra tickets available.


Miss T and the Anchormen

Facin' The Crowd

Little Billie.

Bands start 4pm, doors open 3:30pm, 7 hours of non-stop music

Hot food van, coffee van, bar (NO BYO).

Contact Ian 0418 721 776 or Dale 0409 470 789


FOR SALE: SICO Portable Dance Floor. (to view photo click here)

Complete back to wood restoration.

24 Panels including Mobile Storage Trolley.

Contact: Ray 0438 804 484 or Email:


Roger Lewis (Dodgy Rog)

Drummer/lead and harmony vocals (ex Paper Lace)

Yea I'm vintage!!

Also play Takamine acoustic Guitar

So couid take on lead vocals with Rock N Roll Band. If required.

Available for hire

Fill ins or full time if band working regular.

Have Sonor Acoustic or Pearl EPRO kit whichever suits.

Play all styles.

Prepared to travel if worthwhile.

At present working Solo Duo and tribute show but willing to end Solo work if necessary.

Contact 0408765859


New Show Coming:

"That 60's Show"

Featuring Lisa Kaye Stewart, Bv's Denny D, Drums and Percussion Les Woodford, Keys and Musical Productin Alan Laguda.

For video clip on utube click on:

This looks very impressive - great choice of songs, costumes and great performance. Don't miss it!  Dates TBA.



50's, 60'S, 70'S, 80'S COVER BANDS IN QLD

(Gold Coast, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast)

Gossy, previously with Jump & Jive (Melb) and now with new band Gold Coast band Beat Street, is residing in Queensland and looking for some work with local bands.  Anyone looking for a fill-in drummer/vocalist, send me a message here on Facebook or call Graeme on 0407 250 258

(for photo click here)



Memphis Mayhem, for great Rockabilly and Rock n Roll music streamed live.

Based on the Gold Coast. is an internet country music station with an emphasis of playing independent country music recordings by artists from Australia and overseas. Some programs are live feed so join us on Facebook and become part of the Mark.


THIS WEEKEND on the Gold Coast/Northern NSW:

(for the full list, download the Monthly gig guide)


THIS WEEKEND in Brisbane:

(for the full list, download the monthly gig guide)




The Queensport Hotel

49 Gosport St, Hemmant QLD 4174

The Queensport Hotel was established in 1864 and is conveniently situated in Brisbane's port area. One of the last great Brissie pubs, it's a beautiful old Queenslander with great counter lunches, cold beer and bistro dining.

Free live music every Saturday night with at least two different tribute bands a month. The event is held in a shaded beer garden with a high undercover concert stage and dance area, no noise restrictions and no parking issues.

Bistro Opens 5.00pm

Band /Show Starts 7.00pm Sharp (time change effective from 1st June)

Free events, no noise restrictions or parking issues.

Gig guide:


Sat 23rd:   The Eagles Tribute Band

Fri 29th:     70's Glam Rock Theme Party (We Want More)


Sun 1st:     Hippy Flower Power Theme (Late for Woodstock) 1pm.

Upcoming Events at

Venue at


The Burleigh Heads Bowls Club

Biggish dance floors. Bistro and bar service available.

It's great to see that they're providing some good dance music too, with their big Saturday night Rock & Roll nights once a month.


Fri 22nd:   The Dynamics 7:30

Sat 23rd:   Spectrum 6:30

Sun 24th:  Geoff Taylor 2pm

Fri 29th:     Partners in Crime 7:30

Sat 30th:    The Dee Jays 7pm - free entry

Rock n Roll Saturday nights: - Last Saturday of every month from 7pm.

Sept 30th:     The Dee Jays.

PH: 5535 1023

Cnr Connor St & Park Ave, Burleigh


The Paradise Point Bowls Club are putting on some fabulous entertainment.

They have a fabulous dance floor (for photo of dance floor click here)

TIME: SUNDAYS 3:00 - 7:00pm, FRIDAYS 6:00 - 10:00pm


Fri 22nd:      Route 66 duo 6pm

Sun 24th:     Digger Revell Show 3pm (free show, seat bookings available and advisable)

Fri 29th:       The Rockets 6pm


Sun 1st:       Col Wilson 2:00-6:00

Fri 6th:         Blue Suede 6:00

Sun 8th:       Dennis Cuthel 3:00-7:00

Fri 13th:       Dance On 6:00

Sun 15th:     Peter Johnson 3:00

Fri 20th:       Fireworx 6:00

Saturday 21st:   Davo Country Show, from 8:00pm

Sun 22nd:     Fortunato 3:00

Fri 27th:        Rockin Bodgies 6:00

Sun 29th:      Wendy Gold 3:00

21st Oct:   Davo show

26th Nov:  Colt Severs

10th Dec:  Closer Duo

17th Dec:  Caleb

29th Dec:  Double Vision

NYE Long Gone Daddies

Their December gig guide is completed.

They have a courtesy bus for those who don't live too far away. Ph 5577 1948. Lovely tasty meals or snacks at their restaurant.

22 Thrush Ave, Paradise Point.   (see VENUES page)


Guanaba Country Music Club.

When: 3rd Sunday of each month (except January)

Time: 12 noon to about 6pm

Location: 193 Rifle Range Rd, Pimpama Qld (Exit 49 from M1)

Contact: Sophia Rogers on 0427 253 547 or Ian Rogers on 0428 253 547

Entry: $5 - food available and everyone is welcome.

Parking: heaps of parking as the venue is in "Heritage Park" at Pimpama.

Muso's Jam session - may turn out to be a regular thing for the first Tuesday evening of the month.

Location at 193 Rifle Range Road, Pimpama. (Take exit 49, head south parallel to the M1 on the western side).

Entry is free, food will be available. Amps, drums, PA provided.

All types of muso's invited,amateur, pro, ex pro, instrument or vocal, young or older... all are welcome.

Time is from 7pm. No bookings, just show up. 


Sporties Tuncurry, NSW

DeeJay Jimmy D's Rock n Roll Dance Party

50's in Style Rhythm Impact!

Every 4th Saturday each month


Twin Towns - some of the shows they have coming up (check out their website for more):


22:        Elvis to the Max (farewell tour)


27:        Si Cranstoun & Band


11:        The Bootleg Beatles


ELTON JOHN and his band

Once in a Lifetime Tour

Exclusive to Australia, Elton John and his band will perform four very special Once in a lifetime concerts this September.

Three of the first-and-last time events will be in cities he has never played before, and one is an intimate revisit of more than 25 years.

Fri 22 Sep - Mackay - BB Print Stadium

Sun 24 Sep - Wollongong - Win Stadium

Wed 27 Sep - Hobart - Derwent Ent Centre

Sat 30 Sep - Cairns - Cazaly's Sadium


Tikatek shows:

Status Quo

The Star Gold Coast

Fri 13 October

doors 7pm, special guest Travis Collins: 8:00-8:30pm. Interval 8:30-9:00, finish 10:30pm

From $96 / $137 / $177.

Boney M

The Star Gold Coast

Fri 20th October, Tickets $79.90 / $119.90 & $7.05 service & handling fee.

Lionel Richie with CHIC featuring Nile Rodgers

Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Tuesday 17 October (no longer on sale)  Expanded tour rescheduled to Mar/Apr 2018.

Your tickets are valid for the rescheduled dates and do not need to be exchanged.

Beatlemania On Tour

The Star Gold Coast

Sat 28 October 2017 $49.90/$59.90

An Evening with Priscilla Presley

The Star Gold Coast:

Saturday 04 November and

Sunday 12 November.

Leo Sayer

The Star Gold Coast:

Sat 11 November, doors 7pm, start 8pm. $79.90 & $7.15 service & handling fee per transaction.

The Led Zeppelin Experience

The Star Gold Coast:

Fri 17th November, doors 7pm, show 8pm. Interval 8:50pm. Approx end 9:20pm. $59.90 & $7.15 handling fee.

Roy Orbison in Dreams (Aaron W Mansfield)

The Star Gold Coast

Saturday 2 December, doors 7pm, set 1 8pm-8:40pm, interval 8:40-9, Set 2 9pm-10:15pm. $69/$79 & $7.15.

Paul McCartney

Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane,

Saturday 09 December 2017 19:00.

Prices from $127.80 to $158.02.

or Ticketek prices: Hot Sound Pkg $1,500.00, or Diamond Hot Seat pkg (limited availability $700).


Mrs Brown's Boys - For the Love of Mrs Brown (starring Brendan O'Carroll).

Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Thu 8 February 7:30pm, Friday 9 February 7:30pm & Sat 10 February 2:00 & 7:30pm

$89/$119/$149/$199 & $6.80 service & handling fee.

Robbie Williams

Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Tues 20 February 2018

Tickets on sale: Thurs 7 Sept 10am.

Queen & Adam Lambert

Brisbane Entertainment Centre

Sat 24 February 2018, (Ticketek general public allocation exhausted)

Jose Feliciano:

The Star Gold Coast (previously known as Jupiters Gold Coast.

Saturday 17 March 2018, 8pm.

Box Office 9am, Doors 7:00, Support 8:00-8:30pm, Interval: 8:30-8:50, Jose Feliciano: 8:50 - 10:20pm

Tickets from $98 - $116.00 & $7.15 per transaction service & handling fee.

Ed Sheeran

Suncorp Stadium, Qld

Tues 20 Mar and Wed 21 Mar (Ticketek allocation exhausted for both nights).

Cash Live - The concert Experience (presented by Daniel Thompson & Stuie French with backing band The Tennessee Express)

The Star Gold Coast

Saturday 7 July 2018, doors 7pm, show 8pm, finish 10:40pm. $56.10 & $7.15 service & handling fee.


Qld Rock and Roll Diners and Cafes...

Ricks Diner in Palmwoods - magic little haunt.

The Thunderbird Cafe, Jones St, Mooloolabah

Victoria Point RnR Cafe, 7 Masters Ave

Happy Days Cafe, 11 Bulcock St, Caloundra - Beaut.

And if you're in Hawaii check out Bubba Gumps. What a fantastic set up. The decor really rocks.



Camp Cable 75th Anniversary

A free family event commemorating USA Camp Cable which was a World War II training base for 20,000 American soldiers located where the Yarrabilba estate is now. 


Bring the family to St Clare's Primary School, Combs St, Yarrabilba for a fun afternoon and evening taking you back in time including performances by the Village Rockers.


There will be historical displays, World War II Army Jeeps, talks, re-enactments, live music, American themed food for purchase and swing dancing.


You can even learn how to swing dance under instruction from the experts from 4pm to 5pm.

Enjoy a demonstration of rock and roll by the Village Rockers from 5pm

Then dance away to 1940s tunes from 6.30pm to 8pm accompanied by 17-piece Swingalicious Big Band.


Why not come dressed up in 1940s style?


Event information

Date and time:  Saturday, 23rd Sep 2017 2:00pm-8:00pm

Location:           St Clare's Primary School

Street address: Combs Street, Yarrabilba

Cost:    Free event, food for sale.


Contact name:   Hilda Maclean

Contact phone: 3412 4165

Contact email:


2017 Australian Allcomers

Rock 'n' Roll Championship

Prize Money$$$

24th of September

Doors open at 8:00am, competition starts at 9:30am

Venue: Wynnum State School, 81 Boxgrove Avenue, 4178 Brisbane.

All enquiries: Phone John Watson 0407 147 181,



Sunday 24th September 9:00am-3:00pm (click here for flyer)

Queensland Corvette Club, Broadwater Parklands, Southport.

Corvettes on the Coast. Corvette Show & Shine, car entry $25. free public entry.

Trade stands & food stalls. Kids rides and face painting.

Demo from Gold Coast Skydive

Music from PPR Express


Saturday 30th September, 6:30pm

Tugun Bowls Club

$35 One course meal and show

Paul Hayman - 50 years of legends

Bookings: Tracey 0411 122 007, Crackerjack Restaurant.


Gold Coast Rockers

September 30th: Hippy Rock n Roll Hop

Venue: Runaway Bay Community Centre, Lae Drive

*Please note, your choice to dress up*.

Theme: Hippy Flower Power

Band: Dance On

Food & tickets TBA


Sunday 1st October (for flyer click here)

Goombungee Hall

Afternoon Tea Dance, 1:00pm - 5:30pm

Spring-time Theme.

Band: Let's Dance (Frank Maugeri & Fortunato.)


Adults $12, Children $6

(Old-Time/New Vogue/Rock'n'Roll)


Saturday 7 October, 2-8pm

Day on the Bay, Sandgate

Gates open 1pm. Food trucks and licenses facility availalble.

Mich with Hullabaloo.

2:05 Mark Gable

3:00 Sarah De Bono

3:55 Eurogliders

4:55 Wendy Matthews

5:55 Joe Camilleri

7:00 Daryl Braithwaite

Tickets $79 incl GST


Thursday 12th October 2017, 6:30 - 9:00pm

Solid Gold, The Ultimate Legends Show, with Romio & Juliette, Gerry O'Connor and Simon O'Connor,

performing Willie Nelson, Elvis, Tina Turner, Sonnie & Cher.

Over 14 different characters with many costume changes, comedy and spectacular light .

Caloundra Bowls, Arthur St

Book now: 07 5491 1961.


Double Trouble Events presents:           SOLD OUT!

4 Fantastic Bands - One Big Night - What a way to end!  (click here for flyer)

- Facin' The Crowd

- A Band Called Twang

- The Anchormen with Miss T

- Litttle Billie

Saturday 14 October, 4pm

7 hours of non-stop music - doors open at 3:30pm

Albert Waterways Hall, Mermaid Waters

(cnr Sunshine & Hooker Blvds)

Cash Bar - Food Van - Coffee Van

Strictly NO BYO

$30 a ticket

Bookings only. No tickets at door.

Contact: Ian 0418 721 776 or Dale 0409 470 789


The Waterhole Rocks - Nanango

19-22 October 2017

RnR, Live Music, Dancing, Fashion Comp, Stalls.

If you haven't already booked??? You'd better. 0474 266 215.

Vintage Caravans, hot rods, classic cars.

Plenty of camping available. Running canteen during weekend camping.

Billy Guy Program:

Friday 20th x 2 sessions - 10am - noon & 2pm - 4pm

Saturday 21st: 9-11am

For bookings - Sue 0474 266 215.


Saturday 21st October 2017, Doors open 10am - 11pm.

Breakaways Rock n Roll Dance, Social and Welfare Club Inc.

Rock till you Drop 2 Dance,

Featuring 6 BANDS AND DJ:

Itchy Fingers; Lucky Seven; No Brakes; Atomic Hi Tones; Flattrakkers; A Band Called Twang with

DJ Jimmy Dee. This is a ticketed event only. Rock n Roll / Rockabilly / Swing.

Venue: Croatian Club, 164 Dunn Rd, Rocklea, Brisbane.

Tickets $60.00, and are available now and selling for this event.

Please book and pay a.s.a.p. to secure your seats. Food and bar facilities available.

Payment options: cash or you can E.F.T. your payment to:

Westpac Account: BSB No: 034-080, Account No: 500894. Please quote your surname as a reference using up to seven characters. Email me your address and I will post the tickets out to you or pick up at class.


Mob: (Jean) 0427 233 634.

Postal address: PO Box 1473, Browns Plains DC QLD 4118.


27 October 2017


The Greens - The Entrance


Fri - Midnight Drifters


Saturday 28th October 6:30pm (for flyer click here)

Rock Down Under the Clock

Sandgate Town Hall,

Aussie Rocks: Jim Hansen / The Sonics / guest star Nicky Steel

featuring music of the 60's the stars, the sounds, the style that helped shape the destiny of popular music in our country.

Enquiries Ph 0499 608 703. Bookings essential.

Bookings now open: www.trybookingcom/hect


Saturday 4th November 2017, 7pm - 11:30pm

Gotta Rock fundraiser for Camp Quality!

The Argonauts will be appearing for a great night of dancing and good times!

Venue: Wynnum RSL, Pandanus Room, 174 Tingal Rd, Wynnum.

Charity Fundraiser dance, raising money for Camp Quality, Children living with Cancer.

Come along and support this event, help the kids and have a great night out!

Theme 50's Jukebox Jive. Come dresed like it was back in the 50's.

Raffles, spot prizes, spot games.

Tickets are $15 adults 18+, $5 children 10-17 years, and will be available in August. Get in early folks, this is always a massive event and tickets go quickly!

Contact Quintin McLeod on 0410 174 535 to reserve yours NOW!


4th November 2017, 7:30 until late.  (Click here for flyer)

Just Rock Bundaberg Dance & Car Club

Christmas Dance

Avenell Heights Progress Hall, Thabeban St.

band: TBA

Tickets: $20 Adult, $7 Children.

Raffles, Bar Facilities, Supper provided.

For bookings call: Bob: 07 4159 2760, or Barb 07 4159 8330


Second Shepparton Shake Out (Rockabilly Festival) scheduled for 5th November 2017

Best Dressed Contest - presented by Cassablanca



Massive Weekend of Live Music ( Indoors Event)

Friday 10th November-2 pm to Monday 13th November-10 am

Priced from $70 per person for the whole festival including three nights' accommodation.

Tickets at

No Noise Restrictions Until 11.30pm

BYO Drinks & Food

Angels Tribute Friday Night ( 7.30 pm)

Led Zeppelin Tribute Saturday Night (8 pm)

Jukebox Heroes Sunday Afternoon (1 pm)

ACCOMMODATION PACKAGES ( maximum 250 guests)

MINDEN RETREAT ( 25 Boughens Rd Minden QLD )

Approximately 20 km from Ipswich and just off the Warrego Highway

Minden Retreat is a perfect place to relax among the gum trees, you can sit back, unwind and let the rest of the world go by. Enjoy a peaceful walk around the 27 acre property and dam or cool off in the salt water swimming pool. Minden retreat is a short drive from Brisbane and is situated in the beautiful Lockyer Valley. Close by activities, scenic drives and walks or visit local wineries or local markets.

Tickets at

All rooms styled accommodation is shared with beds and bunks.

These prices are per person for the whole festival.

Motel styled with en-suite ( linen supplied)  $130.00 per person

Motel styled with shared amenities ( linen supplied)  $120.00 per person

Hostel styled  ( BYO linen )  $100.00 per person

Camping only non powered  $70.00 per person

Rooms will be allocated on  arrival  

Outdoor amenities for hostel and campers

Communal kitchen and BBQ  (BYO utensils)

Cold room for food and drinks

Salt water swimming pool

Netball, volley ball courts

Chapel if you want to get married  LOL

On Saturday Afternoon there will be a happy hour or two where everyone can share a plate.

Supporting local musicians and keeping live music alive is something that we should all encourage and support.


Saturday 11 November, 7:30pm

The Tap Pack (world class tap dance)

Gold Coast Arts Centre Theatre (Bundle Road, Southport)

Cost: Adults $60 / Pensioner $55 / Seniors $55 / Students $55 / Children (15 yrs and under) $55

Youth (16 yrs and under) $55 / Groups (8 or more) $50 / Groups (25 or more) $45.

Dinner (2 course dinner + champagne cocktail $50. (2-course dinner & drink before the show, arrive early, main & desert before the performance.)

If booking more than 20 tickets, please contact our Box Office on (07) 5588 4000


Just Rock Ipswich Christmas Dance

Saturday 2 December, 7:30-11:00pm

$12 members / $14 non-members

Band: Little Stevie & The Tail Fins

Ph 0402 458 966


Glenore Grove Xmas Dance

Saturday 2 December 7:30pm

$10 incl supper

Band: Joytimes

Ph 0423 849 002 (OT/NV)


Friday 8th December, 7:30pm

Christmas Dance Goombungee Hall

Two Bands: Let's Dance Band and 2 Timing

Prizes for best Xmas Outfits. Santa Coming. All Welcome.

$12Adults $6 child. Ph 0412 086 983 or 0428 137 962



December 9th, 6pm:

Gold Coast Rockers Christmas Buffet dinner/dance at

Venue: Paradise Room, The Gold Coast Arts Centre.

Band: Buddy Love & The Tremors.

Tickets: TBA


Friday 15th December, 7:30pm

Xmas Dance Drayton Hall, Geddes St Group, Toowoomba

$5 bring a plate

Music: Rae Blinco

Ph 0400 899 083 (OT/NV)


Saturday 16 December, 7:30pm

Westbrook Xmas Dance

$15 incl supper

Band: Let's Dance Band (OT/NV/RnR)


Saturday 30th December

Pre-New Year's Eve Glitz & Glamour Dance

40's-50's Style night

Goombungee Hall

$20Adults $10 child, pre-sold tickets, incl good supper/licensed

Bands: Let's Dance band and 2 Timing

Prizes for best dressed, 0412 086 983, 0428 137 962, All Welcome



N.Y.E.  31st December

Breakaways Rock n Roll Club

Music by:- Cherry Divine  (click here for flyer)

Carina Bowls Club located in the Clem Jones Centre, 401 Stanley Rd, Carina.

Bar facilities available - hot food in the bistro.

Admission: Members $23 / Non-members $25.

Bookings call Jean: 0427 233 634



Tamworth Country Music Festival 2018

Tikets go on sale 1st Sept 17.

Highway 65 & The Country Cousins Show

Capital Theatre, Saturday 20th January 2018, 10am.

#TCMF #tamworthcountrymusicfestival #country #livemusic #highway65…/Vanessa_&_Highw…/


Sunday 11 February 2018, 12:30pm

Sandstone Point Hotel, Sandstone Point, Qld.

The Red Hot Summer Tour

Suzi Quatro, with special guests:

The Angels, Baby Animals, The Screaming Jets, Moving Pictures and Chocolate Starfish

A handling fee from $5.95 per transaction applies & delivery fee.

Tickets: VIP Platinum package: $AUD350

VIP Waterview Bar package: $AUD169.90

General Admission: $AUD109/90.


Rockin by the Beach

Club Forster NSW

Friday 2, Saturday 3, Sunday 4 of March 2018.

Bigger and better than ever, 3 days of rockin' and dancin' it's down home rhythm and 50s beat action!

Fashion, cars and much more! Featuring these sensational bands...

The Voodoo Rhythm Shakers, Lonesome Train, Matchbox and the Maestro deejay Jimmy D.



Wintersun 2.0, Sat 2nd - Sunday 3rd June 2018

Murwullimbah, NSW.

Car Entry - Early Bird Offer

After a successful weekend at Wintersun 2.0 Murwillumbah 2017, we would like to invite our 2017 car entrants to an early birds deal to register in 2018 before we open our application to the public! Car entry will be $40, however with this deal we are giving you the chance to book in with 10% off. This deal will only last until 6pm, Thursday 31st August 2017.

To enter, follow the link below! Please ensure you put in the correct details for the vehicle(s) you intend to enter, if you change to a different vehicle you can let us know at the registrations desk upon entry.

Wintersun 2.0 Car Registrations


Cooly Rocks OnTM 2018 - Wednesday 6th - Sunday 10th June 2018


Trambas Shoes

17 Veronica Street, Capalaba QLD 4157

Ph 3390 2224, fax: 3245 1037

Open Mon to Fri 7:00am - 4:00pm

For flyer go to Shoes Clothing page or click here to download a copy

If their standard shoes don't fit your feet they can custom make a pair to fit you!

Very comfortable. I just bought a new pair at Cooly as my old ones were getting worn out after about 4-5 years of constant use, and can highly recommend them. Pauline.


My Juju Dance Fever, featuring Danceland Gold Coast, Australia

Dance Shoes and Clothing (See Shoes & Clothing page).

'The Strand Shopping Centre' Shop

43A 72-80 Marine Parade Coolangatta QLD 4225

Facebook: My Juju Dance Fever


Pam and Roy Blowers have been creating a portfolio of online utube dance lessons and will be continuing to add to the collection.

The concept behind our online utube dance lessons is - mixing styles and steps according to one's level of fitness and physical ability.

We have created a facebook page, which lists all our utube videos, (see link under Classes page) - we are up to Utube 21 and will be continuing to add to our collection.  

Here is the link to our facebook page.


[FREE Rumba basic step lesson] You can use this move in any social dance situation. In this video lesson you will master the "side basic step" in the American style Rumba. This is the most basic step of the Rumba and is perfect for beginners. We break down the count, the steps for men & women, lead and follow + tips! Click below to watch it now:…/…



With the busier dance floors, remember to take a hand-towel with you and if you perspire a lot, to freshen yourself up with a deodorant occasionally, and men, take clean shirts and change them when you get a bit wet. It's awful dancing with someone with a wet shirt.  And remember your dance-floor courtesy, if it's crowded, look around you and take diverse action to avoid a collision and apologise if you do step on someone. Ladies, if you can see that your partner is heading for a collision you can put a little pressure on his shoulder to pull him back and indicate where the danger is. And please! No drops or props on a crowded floor. It's so dangerous. And ladies, please try to avoid those pointy high heels on the dance floor. They hurt when they land on your feet and can do serious damage.

If there is a mixture of dance styles on the floor, the ballroom or circle partner dancers have the outside circle heading in an anti-clockwise direction. Rock n Roll dancing and line dancing are in the middle.

The Ten Commandments of Social Dancing (I robbed this from facebook):

1. Thou shall wear deodorant and brush thine teeth. Always. And thou shall ask thy friends whether you require more deodorant or teeth-brushing than currently.

2. If thine friend asks if they require more deodorant or breath  mints, thou shall not lie.

3. Thou shall not purposely touch your partner’s bottom, breasts, or other private areas with your hands, or touch any part of their body with your tongue or mouth without their permission. If thou decides to do such things, your partner may leave your company or slap thy cheek (either one).

4. Thou shall remember that dips are not necessary in every dance or with every partner. Thou shall realize that the follow shall hold thine own weight, and that the lead shall not force thine follow into awkward and uncomfortable positions against their will.

5. Thou shall never give unsolicited advice during a social dance, under threat of social exile.

6. Thou shall recognize that dance is a journey, not a race. More patterns at fast speeds does not a great dancer make.

7. Thou shall not lift on the dancefloor. Partners are not weights, and the social floor is not a gym.

8. Thou shall respect the word and actions of ‘No’. Thou shall recognize that your partner may decline a dance, may decline a move, or may decline thine advances – and that it is thy duty to not force thy will upon them.

9. Do unto others as you would do unto yourself. Thou shall treat all dancers with respect and dignity.

10. Thou shall dance at thy level, or the level of thy partner (whichever is lower). If ye wish to to use more difficult moves, you shall seek out training. With a professional – not YouTube



(all are listed at the end of the current monthly Gig Guide)

N‘n’G Jyve -  (for video of class and dance night click this link:

Venue: German Club, Gooding Drive/Jondique Ave, Merrimac. (next to McDonalds)

Advanced and Beginners Rock 'n' Roll Dancing Class


Advanced: Lesson starts 6:45 - 7:15pm - RnR.

Beginners: Lesson starts 7:15 - 8:00pm -  Week 1 starts First Thursday of every month.

Social dancing after 8pm

Entry fees for live music nights: $12 pp - lesson / $10 pp - social dancing.

N'n'G Jyve


Gold Coast Italo Australian Club, 18 Fairway Drive, Clear Island Waters.

Every Thursday night right through the Christmas / New Year period too. Same times as before.

Nevis is helping organise a Melbourne Cup day there (Tues 7 Nov), $55pp incl a glass of bubbly on arrival and a meal.

Annette is organising Fashion on the Fields. Entertainment to be advised.

Nevis has booked a table of 20. If you would like to join them, please advise Nevis so she can book enough tables, Ph 0419 652 739.

SUMMER CHRISTMAS BALL: will be on Thursday 21st December with Dance On.

NO lessons this night. Doors open 6pm, band from 8pm, with a meal served before the band. Price TBA.

DRESS: Ladies, cocktail dress in Xmas colours. Men, shirt and tie (tie in Xmas colours).


September 28th:  Michael Asma (German Club)

October 5th:         PPR Express  (new venue Gold Coast Italo Australian Club, 18 Fairway Drive, Clear Island Waters)

October 12th:       Little Stevie & The Tail Fins

October 19th:       Plumb Loco

October 26th:       Buddy Love & The Tremors

November 2nd:    Lock n Load (3 piece)

November 9th:     Little Stevie & The Tail Fins

November 16th:   Route 66

November 23rd:   Dance On

November 30th:   Little Stevie & The Tail Fins

December 7th:     The Mustangs

December 14th:   Little Stevie & The Tail Fins

December 21st:   Dance On (Summer Christmas Ball).

December 28th:   TBC

NOT HAVING A CHRISTMAS BREAK, classes and social dancing will continue through January.

The restaurant is open for meals every Thursday night until 8pm (German Club).

Come and join us on Thursday night, learn another move or two and mix with others who love to Rock and Roll. It's a great way to spend Thursday Evening!


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1950’s & 60’s

Diner available for photo-shoots and small private function.

Any enquiries ph Nevis: 0419 652 739


BORDER ROCKERS (for flyer click here)

Rock ‘N’ Roll Dance lessons and social dancing



EVERY THURSDAY Night from 6pm

Week 1 of our 4-week lesson plan commences the 1st Thursday of each month,

beginner lessons & Intermediate, Partner & line dancing lessons.


Kirra Sports Club - 22 Appel St Coolangatta 


            How Much???

            $10.00 per night


More Info???

Trevor on 0428 552 550

Make a night of it and have a delicious meal at Kirra Sports Club

then have fun dancing and meeting great people.



Contact: Mark: 0415 666 523, or Amanda: 0418 887 136.

Email:    Web:  

Mondays: NEW VENUE - BENOWA TAVERN, 117 Ashmore Rd Benowa.

Classes 7:00 til 9:30pm. (Mark and Jane)

Week 1 commencing the first of each month.

Wednesday: Salisbury Scout Hall, cnr Cripps St & Blackwood Rd, Salisbury.

Lindy (Mark & Shirley)  7:00-9:30pm

3rd Saturday of Month, 6:00 Oasis Broadbeach (Under the Sails), Social Swing and Rock n Roll

1930's & 40's Lindy Hop, Charleston & Balboa.

Learn to Swing Dance in a friendly, fun atmosphere.

1st Class Half Price!  

OR introduce a NEW friend to our classes & get our... 2 for 1 offer!

NO partner required.

Swing it, Rock it, Lindy Hop it!

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"Rockabilly with Bite & Attitude"

Specialising in 50's style Rock n Roll Cafe Rock Rockabilly

Shirley & Paul Neads, with Quintin being special guest teacher at times.

Beenleigh Sports Club, 28A Alamein St, Beenleigh QLD 4207, Ph 07 3807 5836


6:00-7:00pm Junior class. $5.00 Rockabilly & Cafe Rock (Basics & Moves).

7:00-8:00pm Adult class. $10.00 Rockabilly & Cafe Rock (Basics & Moves).

8:00-9:00pm Six Step & Eight Step (Basics to Intermediate)

Contact Quintin at Ph 0410 174 535,

Contact Shirley at Ph 0466 542 320

Cafe Rock is the ability to dance in confined spaces, like a diner or a cafe or crowded dance floor.


GOLD COAST ROCKERS - 4 step Rock 'n' Roll

PO Box 5329, Q Super Centre, Mermaid Waters QLD 4218

Gold Coast Rockers meet at the NEW VENUE!

Italian Club, 18 Fairway Drive, Clear Island Waters

4 week basic lesson course. This means the first week of basic lessons will always start on the 1st Tuesday night of every month (if there are five weeks in a month, Lola will do revision or fun dance)... This way it will make it easier to remember what week you are up to.


(4 step Rock n Roll)

6:30 Beginners (week 1 begins on the first Tues of the month)

7:15 Intermediate

8:00 Band till 10:30pm

Teacher: Lola Talbot

President: Sharon Warden, 0419 500 123



Gold Coast Italo Australian club, 18 Fairway Drive, Clear Island Waters.

Tues 26th:  Little Stevie & The Tail Fins  (Lola's Int move Fancy Tap Taps)


Tues 3rd:  Atmosphere (Lola's Int move Look, Look)

Tues 10th:  Route 66 (Lola's Int move Stop and Go)

Tues 17th:  Buddy Love & The Tremors (Lola's Int move: Rockabilly/Push Spin)

Tues 24th:  Dance On (Lola will revise weeks 1,2 & 3 moves)

Tues 31st:   Blue Suede (Halloween Night) NO LESSONS. Social dancing from 7pm.

Tuesday night

For   club  discounts

1.   Your Green membership card   must be shown   to the front desk volunteers   on entry.

2. The membership draws are only for financial members.

3. To receive club discounts you must be a financial member.

Membership renewals due 30/09/18.


September 30th: Hippy Rock n Roll Hop

Venue: Runaway Bay Community Centre, Lae Drive

*Please note, your choice to dress up*.

Theme: Hippy Flower Power

Band: Dance On

Food & tickets TBA

19th November - Annual General Meeting, 10:00am. Southport RSL.

Morning tea provided, tea, coffee, cake.

December 9th, 6pm: Christmas Buffet dinner/dance at

Venue: Paradise Room, The Gold Coast Arts Centre.

Band: Buddy Love & The Tremors.

Tickets: TBA

Check out their website:


Breakaways Rock 'n' Roll Dance, Social and Welfare Club Inc.


Lawnton Lions Club Pine Rivers Showgrounds,

757 Gympie Rd, Lawnton.


  6:30 - 7:30pm  Basic Beginners

  7:30 - 8:00pm  Social break with dancing  

  8:00 - 9:00pm Intermediate

  9:00 - 9:30pm Partner Dancing


Clem Jones Sports Centre

Formerly Carina Bowls Club

401 Stanley Rd



  6:30 - 7:00pm Basic Beginners

  7:00 - 8:00pm Beginners

  8:00 - 8:30pm Social Break with Dancing

  8:30 - 9:00pm Intermediate

  9:00 - 9:30pm Partner dancing.

*All times and classes are subject to change

Any month that has 5 Tuesdays or Wednesdays in it, we hold a social

dance instead of our lesson on the night.


$8.00 Breakaways member.

$10.00 Non member of Breakaways.

$17.00 Single Annual Breakaways Membership.

$30.00 Family Annual Breakaways Membership.


Beginners are always welcome to join our friendly social atmosphere.

Our dance classes are 4 week cycles starting at the beginning of each month. When a month has five Tuesdays or Wednesdays (our dance class nights) we have a dance social with a band on the fifth week.

Entry to both venues: Members $8, Non-members $10, Admission only $4.00.

Tea and coffee provided.

Dance events coming up (call Jean for bookings on 0427 233 634):

Saturday 21st October 2017, Doors open 10am - 11pm. Rock till you Drop 2 Dance,

(for flyer on bands click here) (for back of flyer on payment options click here)

Featuring Itchy Fingers; Lucky Seven; No Brakes; Atomic Hi Tones; Flattrakkers; A Band Called Twang with DJ Jimmy Dee. This is a ticketed event only. Rock n Roll / Rockabilly. Venue: Croatian Club, 164 Dunn Rd, Rocklea, Brisbane. Tickets $60.00, and are available now and selling for this event.

Please book and pay a.s.a.p. to secure your seats. Food and bar facilities available.

Payment options: cash or you can E.F.T. your payment to:

Westpac Account: BSB No: 034-080, Account No: 500894. Please quote your surname as a reference using up to seven characters. Email me your address and I will post the tickets out to you or pick up at class.


Mob: (Jean) 0427 233 634.

Postal address: PO Box 1473, Browns Plains DC QLD 4118.

Wednesday November 29th: Little Stevie & The Tail Fins (click here for flyer)

Saturday 9th December: 7:30-11:30, Christmas Dance: Band: Juke-o-Matics. (click here for flyer)

Carina Bowls Club/Clem Jones Centre Sports Club, 401 Stanley Rd, Carina. Bar facilities available. Now serving hot food in the bistro. Admission: members... free / Non-members... $15.00. Bookings: Ph Jean on 0427 233 634. Email:

N.Y.E.  31st December - Cherry Divine  (click here for flyer)

Carina Bowls Club located in the Clem Jones Centre, 401 Stanley Rd, Carina.

Bar facilities available - hot food in the bistro.

Admission: Members $23 / Non-members $25.

Bookings call Jean: 0427 233 634


Contact: Jean (President)

Ph 0427 233 634

PO Box 1473

Browns Plains DC QLD 4118


Facebook: Breakaways Rock ‘n’ Roll Dance, Social & Welfare Club Inc.


Just Rock Ipswich,

(teaches Rockabilly, Jive, 4 step & 8 step Rock n Roll and some partner dances, but predominantly rockabilly).

Venue: Swifts Sports Club, cnr Green St/Brisbane Rd, Booval.

Monday nights.

7:30pm til 9:30 except on 3rd Monday of month,

when they hold a social dance with RnR entertainer.

Contact: Bev Watter, President

Ph 3201 6819, or

Jay Mair, Treasurer


Saturday night dances at JRI 

Monday night social dances at JRI 

Monday 16th October Johnny Gray Social 7:30 - 9:30 

Monday 20th November Little Stevie Social 7:30 - 9:30 

Monday 11th December Johnny Gray Xmas Social 7:30 - 9:30




DRAYTON HALL, 39 Brisbane St, Drayton, Toowoomba

5:00pm Rock n Roll (4 or 8 step) NEW

6:00pm Beginners Social Ballroom,

7:00pm Progressive/fun Dances

8:00pm Internediate Social Ballroom.



3:30 - 6:00 - Youth Group Class (ages from 12-30 yrs)

for local children and Toowoomba children.



0428 137 962 Mobile


Boys That Dance

Geebung Bowls Club, Robinson's Road, Geebung.

It is near the new overpass.

If coming down Murphy Road and turning left into Robinson Rd you will find the Bowls club on the left, just before you start your climb onto the overpass. If you are coming down Newman Road turn right and go over the overpass, turn right again, and at the base of the hill on the right is the Bowls Club.

For those who get their early for a drink, they have a bar there as well.

Monday nights except for public holidays

7:00pm beginners, a different dance after beginners

e.g. waltz, tango, chapcha, partner dance, line dance, old time or new vogue dance etc.

Followed by intermediate

2 months of 8-step jive then 2 months of 6-step rock n roll, then back to jive again etc.

No partners needed, kids under 15 free at class.

Club T-shirts available.

Contact number:

Stuart 3865 4139

(no dance class 18th Sept as Michael & Stuart will be overseas, on their return on 25th they will be teaching the Mayfair Quickstep as partner dance)

The Boys That Dance,

Sunday Afternoon Dances,  (click here for flyer)

Geebung Bowls Club, 21 Thompson St, Geebung, Qld 4034.

Devonshire Tea Dance,  once a month, Last Sunday of every month (except December).

Band each month: Chi Chi

Band 1:30 - 4:30pm.

Hot meals available between 12:30 midday and 1:30pm.

Cost: Adults/kids $6pp

Devonshire tea available at $5 pp which gives you two hot scones jam cream and a cuppa.

Sun 24th September

Sun 29th October

Sun 26th November

No BYO Alcohol as full bar facilities available

Please note that no food can be brought onto the premises.


Contact: Stuart (07) 3865 4139 or for further information.



Springwood Bowls Club

Monday Nights - 7pm til 9pm

medium size dance floor

Call Ken 0417  749 119

$10 per person


Sunny Coast RnR Revival Club Lessons

Saturdays 16:00-18:00 (4:00-6:00pm)

Beginners 4-5pm, then intermediate/advanced 5-6pm. Beginners welcome to stay on.

Intermediate encouraged to come for beginners and warm up.


Monthly social dancing will be created as an event and published in the group on facebook.

Venue: Maroochydore CWA Hall, 104 Memorial Ave, Maroochydore, Qld 4558. (next to the RSL)

Cost: $10 per person. Children under 12 Free.

$5 children 12-18 yrs.

Please remember to wear soft flat shoes please, no heels. Socks or bare feet not permitted.

Remember to bring your water. Look forward to seeing you all.

Organised by William O'Riley.


facebook: Sunny Coast Rock n Roll Revival Club

Email: sunnycoastrnrrevival@gmail.


Cadillac Rockers Rock n Roll Dance Classes (click here for flyer)

(all children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian)

Every Monday night at Condong Bowls Club!

Week 1 restarting Monday 1st May!

5:45pm- Juniors 7 step Rock'n'Roll

6:45pm-Intermediate 6 step Rock'n'Roll

7:45pm- Beginners 4 step Rock'n'Roll

8:30pm-Social Dancing

$10 entry per week (pay as you go)

All ages, All Experience Levels.

Private lessons Available!

Week 1 restarting first Monday of every month!

New routine starting 7th August.

For more info contact 0413 388528


Rock This Town

Rockabilly Dance Workshop with Sandy.

weekly lessons, Monday nights from 6:30pm to 9pm

Lawnton Community Centre Hall, 45 Todds Rd, Lawnton (driveway entry in Ellis St, Lawnton).

$10 per head, and will be alternating months between Rockabilly (July & Sept) & Swing Jive (Aug & Nov).

Ph Sandy Molloy on 0414 191 355.


Let The Good Times Roll

New Rock 'n'Roll Dance Classes

Come and have some fun

South Tweed Sports Club


Beginners 6:30pm

Intermediate 8:00pm

$10 per class or $15 for both


Try something different!

Take the Next Step with Cool Cats!

Retro Dance Lessons

Cool Cats Rock n Roll,

Sunday Afternoons @ Kawana.

2:00 Open Partner Class

3:00 Swing/Lindy Hop*

4:00 Rockabilly*

*No partner required, optional rotation.

$15 per lesson or $25 per couple of $25 for whole afternoon!

@ Dance Obsession, 3 Technology Drive, Warana.

Nathan (Principal): 0415 481 938



The Varitones

Hot Guitar, Sharp Drums, Cool Bass and Neat Vocals combine together to make The VariTones specializing in the Golden Years of 50's Rockabilly and Rock and Roll, with a blend of 60's Brit Invasion. Guaranteed to get any party jumpin' and hoppin', Combining talent, skill, precision and great fun to bring alive the spirits of Gene Vincent, Bill Haley, early Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry along with all your Dukebox Radio playlist favourites! A celebration of rock and roll music performing all the classic songs and instrumentals from the late 40's 50’s and early 60’s. A high energy act that play from one to four hour gigs and still keep the crowd on their feet to dance on through into the night.

There is a link to their facebook site on the BANDS page as well as below, where you can read their interesting biographys and musical history.

Greg Watts: 0423 659 062



Have now dis-banded and cancelled any future bookings.


Hey Folks a new LIVE duo called TWO EASY has hit The Goldcoast! 2 rather experienced Singer/Guitarists have combined to give you all a refreshing live and authentic 50 thru 70s set of classic songs be it ballad to hard rock n roll!-we do it all - you'll have a ball!

Actually come to think of it

The Poster says it all so give us a call!:

Two Easy   (click here for poster)

Vocal/guitar duo specialising in harmony and instrumentals hits from the 50s and 60s.

Rock'n'Roll, blues, ballads and country.

Available for clubs, parties and social functions.

Bruce: 0418 326 412

Barry: 07 5599 1983


The Rock'n'Roll Boys, a great-sounding duo from Gympie

(who play a great range fo Rock'n'Roll, Rockabilly, Swing dances etc),

want you to know they are out there and where some of their bookings are.

Search for them in facebook if you would like to see/hear them.

Brad & Andrew

Rock'n'Roll Boys

0421 031 217


The Rockin Bodgies

Have a new website:

Check out their profiles, the gig guide, latest news, photos and of course,

contact details so that you can book them for your next function!

Ph 07 3341 4380.


The Hemis

Check out the Hemis website (Link on Bands page).

The Hemis are a four piece band based in Brisbane who specialise in playing 1950s inspired rock'n roll. We are four musicians who have played in various bands around Brisbane and have been brought together by a love of roots Rock'n Roll. We can play (Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast areas) from one hour to four hours and as loud or as quiet as you like. We all have experience in playing commercial venues and our set ups are quick and professional.

Vocals, Lead Guitar / Trevor Rennie

Vocals, Rhythm Guitar / TBA

Upright Bass / Orlando Ciccarelli

Drums / Tony Sheville

For booking and press inquiries, please contact one of the below members:

Trevor 0407 604 102

Orlando 0437 277 017


Glenn Callaghan (solo artist) (country)

The Dukes (duo) (Rock n Roll and Rockin' Country)

Rock Steady (trio) (Classic Rock n Roll)

facebook: Glenn Callaghan (more up to date than the website)

Ph 07 5426 4767

0417 003 986


Blue Suede (for updated photo on 7 February 2017 click here)

Blue Suede is an energetic Brisbane Rock n Roll band covering the hit classics from the 50's to the early 70's. The band members are all experienced over 50's musicians with a passion to deliver a true Rock n Roll Experience.

Blue Suede are proving popular with Clubs and RSL's but are also playing Private Functions, Weddings and Birthdays. Treat yourself and your friends to some lively authentic Rock n Roll and dance through the decades with  Blue Suede.

Blue Suede band members:

Terry Waters - Lead Vocals

Wayne Harvey - Lead Guitar, Keyboard

Kevin Rittson - Bass, Vocals

Robert Walsh - Drums

Gary Cox - Guitar, Vocals

Enquiries and bookings please email Terry on:

Their gigs are included in the gig guide, and a link to their website is on their BANDS page.

Friday July 14th: Village Rockers Social Dance - Cedar Creek Community Hall 7:30-11:30pm



Previously Catfish and the Dee Jays, now known as The Dee Jays.

It's been known as that name since 1957, and Catfish has asked Peter Brown to keep it going under that name.

So Pete has taken over the band, with Ray Whyte on keyboard, Bob Hely on bass, Pete on lead guitar and the drummer will be confirmed soon. They are looking forward to seeing everyone.


"The Jive Cats"  (link to their website on BANDS page)

The Jive Cats are Queensland's premier 3 piece Swing-Rockabilly-Rock'n'Roll-Jump  band with a 5 piece sound, ripping out songs from the Stray Cats, Imelda May, Johnny Burnett, Ricky Nelson, Robert Gordon, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley, Louis Jordan, Brian Setzer Orchestra and anyone else who had a crack at rockabilly, rock'n'roll and swing.

The Jive Cats have a sensational repitoire of Swing, Rockabilly & good ol' Rock and Roll tunes and travel back to the 40's and 50's Swing era for the folks who want to Jump, Jive and Wail!

The name may be new but there's nothing new about the boys that are the Jive Cats.

With a load of R'n'R miles under their belts, the boys have just about done it all (except for becoming famous recording artists!) and are now pouring their heart and soul into their passion that is Swing & Rockabilly.

Experience the crisp clean refreshing punchy sound of the Jive Cats by grabbing them for your next

Special Event,  Dance, Club,  Function,  Car Show,  Party or for any other reason you want to have a rockin' good time!

Paul:  was a founding member of "The Rockafellas" who were the busiest R'n'R band in the early

90s to the 2000's on the Gold Coast.

In 2001, Paul Joined "The Good Rockin Daddys" and remained with them until their demise in

the mid 2000s.

Paul has also been Bass player on tour for the last 2 years with the fabulous "Wickety Wak".

Wayne: is a huge fan of rockabilly guitarists including Brian Setzer, which shows in his fantastic guitar skills and fabulous vocals.

Wayne who hails from Melbourne played for a few years with "Dance On" before joining the very popular band "The Good Rockin Daddys".

Wayne still does the odd show with ”Dance On” and still has a very successful solo career.

Danny: has trampled out a well worn path during his carreer playing in bands such as The Eagles Band, Vegas Kings, Quo Vardis (Status Quo tribute) as well as The Suzie Quatro Experience.

He has now reached his pinnacle by slotting right in with The Jive Cats! As well as Dan being a fun guy, he brings a very lively tight sound that exudes pure "Danceability" .....oh... and he's pretty damn good too!

Contact us:

Wayne: 0413 601 034

Paul: 0417 558 533


find us on facebook - the following is the link to a new promotional photo/video clip.


PPR Express (click here for flyer)

PPR Express are now a 4 piece band, with Pete van Roy joining as drummer and Roger Dunlop moving to the front on guitar and vocals. They are sounding better than ever, and are very entertaining. They do a great comical Kiwiana section if requested. (A Great Dance Band! Pauline)

I have just put up on U tube a snippet of our new song "Now You Shake".  

It was recorded on an Iphone but it is going into the studio soon with a  better video to follow.

We are hoping it will be well-received as we will include it in our gigs and shows.

I hope you enjoy it.  

The song last around high 3 minutes and the riff carries through the tune.

Performed by Peter Hall on Bass, Roger Dunlop on Drums with Phil Eizenberg on lead.

This song was given to Peter by Ray Columbus (and the Invaders) when Peter was Musical Director for Ray.     Pete does the song justice.

We hope it goes mildly viral.    (gen Y talk)

PPR Express.

Enquiries and bookings:


Mustangs – 2017 News Letter

“Mustangs” (for promotional flyer click here)

“Roll in the New Year &

Rock on with a new band”

The Mustangs Band & Duo

Yes the Mustangs are now here. The band comprises of myself Michael Asma on vocals and rhythm guitar, well known and respected lead guitarist and singer Ray Billiet, experienced drummer Jeff Lucas and our superb bass player who needs little introduction Bela Vesvara.

Ray and I will also be performing as a Duo and will continue to deliver the same high quality entertainment as we have done previously but with a more extensive Variety of styles.

I will also continue to do my solo work as required.

V-ery good 50's & 60's Rock n Roll

A-selection of hits form the 70's, 80's & 90's

R-ockin modern country

I-nclusive variety of Pub Rock

E-asy listening music

T-imeless hits

Y-ester year classics

If you require more information please go to my web site or just give me a call on 0438 428 369. We look forward to playing for you in 2017.

Mustang Mike - Rock n Roll & Modern Rockin Country - Performing everything from Classics to Modern

The Mustangs Duo - Rock n Roll & Modern Rockin Country - Perfoming Everything from the Classics to Modern

The Mustangs Band - Rock n Roll & Modern Rockin Country  - Not just another Rock n Roll Band

"What is Michael Up to?"

There were a number of unexpected band changes last year so I thought I should give you a run down on what the current state of play is an even I was starting to find it somewhat confusing.

Michael Asma (Solo)

I will continue with my solo work as required.

Hot Wire

As you may be aware Hot Wire was supposed to wind up at the end of 2016. However we have been given continued work with Twin Towns on a number of Wednesdays throughout 2017. As we have really enjoyed working at this venue in the past and Wednesdays do not come into conflict with our other individual band commitments, we have all agreed to continue with these gigs.

Take Care & Keep Rockin

Michael Asma

(0438 428 369)


Long Gone Daddys News

Long Gone Daddys Band has been Rocking their business, from Nambucca Heads RSL, NSW & up to Bundaberg Qld, and many places in between.

The Band has some very popular dance music, and know how to rip. Bringing out the very best, these highly professional musicians can offer unique arrangements and choice of music. They are a stand out as this three piece band and have made the tunes their own, sounding like a bigger band with great instrument solo’s that bring authenticity clearly to our ears.

The band have a great repertoire of fabulous 50's and 60's music, and added some great Country favorites to the ongoing changes, taking this music to another level, as they add the unique arrangements that have made them so very popular with dancers and music lovers alike. 

With Keyboards bass, (Banjo, as well sometimes) Chris Doyle, with his amazing Vocals, is a fabulous front man and multi instrumentalist, having a great sense of humor, adding fun and excitement to every performance. Chris …(from the great Australian Band, The Wolverines) is now enjoying the Long Gone Daddys Rocking great music, and all agree, he is one exceptional entertainer.  

Rick Wilson, outstanding on drums, and Vocals, also  adds his humor and fun to Long Gone Daddys Band. Rick is well-known on the Gold Coast and South Australia, for many years with Show bands. Having been a very popular member of The Chevrolets, as Drummer,  and also many other Bands here on the Gold Coast.

Steve Fisher, Original Long Gone Daddys member, has worked hard to get the best sound possible, and is well known as a top class Guitarist in NSW & Queensland.

Having been the master of arrangements, and setting many Duo’s and Bands up in both states, Steve is outstanding in his ability to play

his own unique and style, and adds much more to the music of this genre, adding authenticity and excitement to all. 

Steve also adds guitar synthesizer, (sax) and now Lap steel guitar. He has mastered some fabulous instrumentals, that have been requested wherever the Long Gone Daddys play.  Thank you to all our supporters, you all rock.


Please contact Eve  Mobile 0412054188, or email   for bookings and all information on 


check the link on the BANDS page,

Check out their facebook site: Long Gone Daddys - duo


Two Sunshine Coast bands available now (based in Nambour):

Chardonnay Sippers is a 4 piece band and specialise in dancing swing, latin and Rock and Roll.

Slick slide guitars and lightening fast finger picking and vocals from Mark Finter.  

Drums, washboards and vocals from Joanne Lee. 

Trumpet, flute, sax, trombone and vocals from Rod Christensen.  

Bob Lee on the double bass and vocals.  

The sippers are based on The Sunshine Coast

and have played all over Queensland since 1998.

Web site:

Facebook:  search: Chardonnay Sippers


(See link on BANDS page/Chardonnay Sippers)

Ph: Joanne Lee: 0409 267 008


Bamboo Rockets is a 3 piece band.

Bob Lee on double bass and vocals,

Joanne Lee on drums and vocals, and one other.

A swinging trio who blend the jazzy, toe-tapping good times of

Western swing with 50's Rock and Roll, 

and then top it off with a serious sprinkling of wild rockabilly.

Facebook: search:  Bamboo Rockets


(See link on BANDS page/Bamboo Rockets)

Ph: Joanne Lee: 0409 267 008

Unexcelled  Rock-a-beatin -Boogie.


Bobby Rockit Duo - see their business card under BANDS/Bobby Rockit Duo

For a versatile and entertaining duo who play a great variety of mixed music, Rock n Roll through to modern songs, give Baden or Peter from Bobby Rockit Duo a call and discuss your event with them and they can tailor the music to suit your needs.

Great for:

Parties (birthdays, anniversaries, work parties, corporate functions, cocktail parties)

or Dances, or Background music.

Check them out on facebook (search for Bobby Rockit Duo) and Like them to keep up to date.





Gig guides for all three bands are included in the gig guide.

There are a few video clips of live action on the left hand side.

Bookings and enquiries to:

Stephen James - (Little Stevie)

M: 0412 625 889



If you see a band you like, get their business card and / or gig guide and email me their contact details, and I can include them in the future.

If you know of an event coming up that isn’t listed here, it's probably because no-one has told me, so if you let me know what's coming up, I'm happy to put it in. 

If you wish to place an advert in either the gig guide or on the website, please contact Pauline (details below).



(Note well: Your passport must have 6 months validity from the date of sail)

Your travel documentation must be in the same name as it appears in your passport.

Travel Insurance is Highly Recommended.

You will need a USA adaptor for Royal Caribbean ships.

Check out all the flyers under the Cruises tab at the top of the website and scroll down to Cruises/Travel.


I have moved all the Cruise information to that page, as it was making the newsletter too long. I will alert you here if I add any new cruises.

Rock the Boat 8 (just released)

7 nights departing Sydney onboard the luxurious Radiance of the Seas

Visiting Noumea and Lifou (New Caledonia)

21st - 28th October 2018.

Artists: Foreigner / The Romantics / Ross Wilson / Russell Morris / Shannon Noll / Eurogliders / Chocolate Starfish

The Voices: Mark Gable / Jason Singh / Reece Mastin / Dale Ryder /

"Harrisongs - A Tribute to George" / Machine Head / Deep Purple Experience.

Stylus / Kevin Borich / Phil Emmanuel / Tim Gaze Band / Field, See & Mason / The Lisa Edwards Band / John Bettison Band /

Creedence Rising / James Morley Band / The Adele & Amy Songbook / Doug Williams Band / Dirty Deeds / Dino Jag /

Pat Wilson and the Bop Crew / Guitar Workshops / Borich / Emmanuel / Gaze / Clearway / UK Blitz / Zoltan /

Dirty Dice / McKenzie / Haxan / Andy Toombs / Sweet Bad Lizzy / Trainwrech duo / Hype duo / The Soniks /

MC Captain Kirk / The 80's Experience / The Pardoners / Barb Wired / Tumbling Dice / Flashbacks to Woodstock /

Brew'n The Blues / Pete Robinson Band.

Twinshare (per person) pricing starting at

$2,495 each (Interior),

$3,195 each (Oceanview),

$3,795 each (Balcony) and

$4,535 each (Suites).

Brochures out soon.

For Expressions of interest, please contact Pauline and The Travel Studio team on (07) 5572 7272



Rock the Boat 7

Sailing ex. Sydney October 16th-23rd 2017,

aboard Royal Caribbean's Radiance of the Seas.




$1300pp Inside cabin

$1500pp Oceanview cabin

$1800pp Balcony cabin.

all prices based on Twin Share.

For further details and a flyer, click on cruises tab.

I have 1 lady wanting to share with another lady. Please contact Pauline if you are interested, on 5572 7272 from 9-5pm Mon-Fri or 0410291173 outside work hours.


Cruise n Groove 2017

23rd October, 8 days.



$1300pp Inside cabin

$1500pp Oceanview cabin

$1800pp Balcony cabin.

all prices based on Twin Share.

For further details and a flyer, click on cruises tab.

I have 1 lady wanting to share with another lady. Please contact Pauline if you are interested, on 5572 7272 from 9-5pm Mon-Fri or 0410291173 outside work hours.


Bravo: Cruise of the Performing Arts

31st October - 7 November. 7 Nights.


Many of you will know that our passengers on Bravo are more elderly than our traditional music charters. In addition to this we have 70-80 wheelchairs on board. Even though we never oversell the capacity of the showroom the need to get everybody seated comfortably and leave additional room for those that are mobility challenged has encouraged us to take an even more conservative view.

In this case, we will carry a few less passengers. This can be achieved by leaving some empty cabins or by carrying more singles.

To begin with, we have decided to offer the opportunity for singles to travel on sole occupancy for  only 50% surcharge rather than the normal 100%.


Interior Stateroom:

Was $5228 NOW $3921

Oceanview Stateroom:

WAS $6624 NOW $4968

Balcony Stateroom

WAS $8286 NOW $6215

This will be strictly capacity controlled and will be withdrawn as soona s we have reduced the overall capacity to the desired level. This is for new bookings only and is available immediately.


ROCK THE BOAT 2018 - U.K.    (click here for flyer)

Back to The 80's.

Cruiseco are proud to announce the release of the newest musical festival at sea,

Back to the 80's Cruise 2018.

Departing on the 6th of May 2018 and sailing for 7 nights from Southampton (UK)

aboard Navigator of the Seas.

Ports include Bilbao (Spain), Vigo (Spain) and Lisbon (Portugal).

Further details on artists and pricing under the CRUISES tab at the top of the page.

I have brochures for this one too. Pauline.

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I take no responsibility for information that might be changed for reasons out of my control.

Please Feel Free to confirm all information given here, and let me know if any of my updates have been incorrect.

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Keep rockin’, and be happy,

Kind regards

Pauline Schafer

Editor, Pauline's Dancer's Gig Guide


Gold Coast, Australia.

Ph 0410 291 173