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Free rock 'n' roll lessons in Adelaide

Posted by: Gareth   on:  02/10/2017   Category: lessons-rock-n-roll

Do you live in Adelaide, South Australia and want to learn the basics of rock 'n' roll dance? Gareth is running free classes to help people become involved in this supremely enjoyable leisure activity.

Let's Dance Shoes

Posted by: Gareth   on:  28/06/2017   Category: rock-n-roll-dance-wear

We are a supplier of Rock & Roll, Ballroom/New Vogue & Latin dance shoes selling Australia wide.

Adelaide Band Rave-On

Posted by: Gareth   on:  20/11/2016   Category: musicians-bands

Rave-On are a highly popular 50's & 60's rock 'n' roll dance band based in Adelaide, South Australia. They are heavily booked locally, with additional gigs interstate and aboard rock 'n roll cruise ships.

Song: Beating Around the Bush by Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons

Posted by: Gareth   on:  13/11/2016   Category: rock-n-roll-dance-songs

When rock 'n' roll dancers hit the floor for a jive they don't beat around the bush. They get on with it. They need music that does the same. The song Beating Around The Bush by Australian band Jo Jo Zep & The Falcons from 1976 doesn't beat around the bush either.

Renmark Rocks On Festival - March 2017

Posted by: Admin   on:  20/09/2016   Category: events-coming

Rock 'n' Roll festivals are numerous in Australia, where a large following engages in the exciting and rewarding pastime of Rock 'n' Roll dancing. Organisers are usually rewarded with a strong attendance

Great dance song - What I like About You

Posted by: Gareth   on:  01/09/2016   Category: rock-n-roll-dance-songs

What we like about The Romantics 1980 smash hit What I Like About You is that it's one of the best Rock 'n' Roll dance songs of the post Rock 'n' Roll era.

Cool Dance Moves - The Swizzlestick

Posted by: Gareth   on:  31/08/2016   Category: moves

The Swizzlestick is a really nice move performed by lots of dancers in Rock 'n' roll and some other styles.

Victor Harbour Rock 'n' Roll Festival 2016

Posted by: Gareth   on:  30/08/2016   Category: events-coming

Each year in September the South Australian coastal town of Victor Harbour springs to life with the dazzling sights and thrilling sounds of a Rock 'n' Roll festival. Ladies in gaily-coloured swishy skirts, men in dance outfits, hot Rock 'n' Roll bands and hot rods descend en masse into this normally quit holiday and retirement spot where whale watching is a much more usual pastime.

Pretty Dancing From George And Ann

Posted by: Gareth   on:  24/08/2016   Category: advice-tips

Here's some nice dancing from South Australian dance teacher George Davison with one of our regular stars Ann DiFabio Caruso. We can learn some important lessons from their performance.

Angel Dancewear

Posted by: Admin   on:  09/05/2016   Category: online-shops

Beautiful fashionable dance clothing, leotards, bags and other dance wear for girls and teens, available from Angel Dancewear.

Wimmera Rockers Danceworld

Posted by: Gareth   on:  13/03/2016   Category: clubs-rock-n-roll

Wimmera Rockers Danceworld are a Rock 'n' Roll club based in Horsham, Victoria.

Southern Highlands Festival of Rock 'n' Roll and Swing Dance Competition

Posted by: Gareth   on:  13/03/2016   Category: events-coming

Have you got your entries in for the 2016 Southern Highlands Festival of Rock 'n' Roll and Swing Dance Competition being held at Bargo Sports Club on Saturday, 9th April 2016?

Dancing Lowers Heart Disease Risk

Posted by: Gareth   on:  09/03/2016   Category: general

We knew this! According to an ABC news report, dancing lowers the risk of heart disease. Significantly!

Invaluable lessons from Frankie Manning

Posted by: Gareth   on:  08/06/2015   Category: advice-tips

Watching this YouTube video of Frankie Manning, one of the founders of swing dance in the late 1920s, you can learn a lot about how to make dance look good! He was 91 years old at the time.

Learn To Dance For Fitness And Romance

Posted by: Gareth   on:  01/01/2008   Category: general

Have you ever thought of learning to dance? That's a great move! Dance is a fabulous feel-good exercise. If you wish to attract a new romantic partner, there is no better way than to learn a structured dance style. People who are known as great dancers are always popular with the opposite sex.

Wintersun Rock n Roll Festival 2005

Posted by: Gareth   on:  22/10/2005   Category: events-previous

Wintersun Rock 'n' Roll dancers 2005Editor's note: Wintersun is no longer held at Coolangatta. This post remains for historical  interest.
Coolangatta wasn't 'Lonely Street' when the Rock 'n' Rollers are were town!

Dancing Simplicity Is The Key

Posted by: Gareth   on:  08/03/2016   Category: advice-tips

Everybody wants to look great when they dance. If only there was a simple thing you could do that would wow audiences, win admiration and and make lots of people want to dance with you. Well, you're in luck. There is! Sadly though, many people miss what is staring them in the face. Watch this video

June and Derek - Competition winners

Posted by: Gareth   on:  25/04/2007   Category: general

June & DerekSouth Australia has many fine Rock n Roll dancers. We have a large Rock n Roll following and many venues featuring bands that play our favourite music style with, good dance floors to practice on. One partnership that has blossomed in recent times is that of June and Derek.

Disabled kids see Rock n Roll for first time

Posted by: Gareth   on:  19/12/2007   Category: general

June and Gareth dance for disabled kidsOn the morning of Thursday, 7th December 2007, highly popular musical duo Boris Loves To Boogie set up their equipment in the gymnasium of the Suneden Special School at Mitchell Park, South Australia. This gig was unusual in that the audience consisted of several dozen children with various intellectual disabilities. These included Down's Syndrome and Angelman's Syndrome.

Rockin' under the South Aussie Sun

Posted by: Gareth   on:  15/10/2013   Category: events-previous

rocknoll001If you're going to dance rock 'n' roll outdoors you need some good weather for it. South Australia is certainly the place. These pictures contributed by Debbie were taken at an event on 16th September 2012.

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