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Moonshine Sunday 23/03/08, Oostkamp
Once again an event organized by our good friends from Brugges.
On stage this time: The Mean Mountaineers and The Ugly Buggy Boys. Presentation was done by Franctic Frankie ( we’re gone run into him later this evening aswell).
The Mean Mountaineers are a new band with old guys in it, no joking, this band is formed by the members of the Big Bayou Bandits, Buddy (( aka Lucky Luke) the old Billygoat Riders drummer ) and Long John on mandolin. They played a great set of old time bluegrass songs.
The set up these guys had, guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, upright bass worked great and tough this was only meant as a one time thing, we  ... continue reading

Added : 25/3/2008
Ronnie Hayward is looking for gigs
Hi,
Ronnie Hayward (Can) is staying for a while in Belgium and he is looking for gigs in and outside Belgium.
For more information or mail to Yves De Caluwe.
hometownyv@skynet.be



Added : 19/3/2008
Rockin' Around Turnhout 2008
The atmosphere in Turnhout feels already like rock 'n roll in Turnhout ! Weather conditions will be exellent to travel to Turnhout next weekend ! Time to take your suitcases and pack, it's only one week to go and you can rock your troubles away in Turnhout !

* Wayne Hanckock's girl friend and manager told us that is was only the duth promotor who failed is setting up his European tour !

* Everybody is already excited to visit our préparty on Friday @ Turnhout's brand new fiftiesbar called Cooperville ! The entrance is FREE and Rockin' Bonnie & The Rot Gut Shot's will perform live for you ! Place to be : Cooperville, Nieuwe  ... continue reading

mail to : info@grasshopper.be
Added : 17/3/2008
SOS - Caddy's Diner
Caddy's is not doing well right now. We're doing so bad that I don't
know for how long Caddy's stays open. So we need your help. Caddys is
an american diner run by me and my fantastic staff. We do it with love
to give you all a nice place to hang around. But with love I can't pay
the rent. That's why we ask for your help.
If you want to help, please contact caddy's diner.
So hopefully we can go on for a lot more years to
give you all a place to meet.

I'm sorry to ask you but thanks for all the help.

Sylvia

more info on : http://www.caddysdiner.com/
mail to : info@caddysdiner.com
Added : 16/3/2008
TWO NEW EDDIE COCHRAN ALBUMS, ALSO TRIBUTE NIGHT,23rd MARCH
GREAT NEWS FOR US EDDIE FANS, TWO NEW ALBUMS,{ IM READY }AND {LIVE RECORDINGS} FROM ROCKSTAR AND STAMPEDE , REVIEW THEM AT WWW.THE COCHRAN CONNECTION. COM

DONT FORGET THE EDDIE COCHRAN TRIBUTE NIGHT AT THE ACE CAFE ( LONDON) ON 23rd MARCH, THIS IS THE MOST INDEPTH EDDIE DJ SET FROM US {flattop brothers} THAT YOU WILL EVER HEAR, ENDORSED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE COCHRAN CONNECTION, BILL BEARD, WHO WILL BE APPEARING AT THIS GIG, GONNA TRY AND GET HIM TO SAY A FEW WORDS TO US, FINGERS CROSSED,
ALSO WE HAVE THE RHYTHM ACES PLAYING GREAT EDDIE COVERS AS WELL AS A ROCKIN WILD SET, WE SAW THESE GUYS LAST YEAR ON THE THAMES BOAT TRIP, LOOKING  ... continue reading

Added : 14/3/2008
Dee Dee Phelps’ memoir of the music scene of the 1960s 'Vinyl Highway' highlights fame’s bumpy road
By John Ford
Neosho Daily News
Thu Mar 13, 2008

“Vinyl Highway,” Dee Dee Phelps’ memoir of the music scene of the 1960s, is a trip down memory lane for music buffs.

Phelps, half of the early 60s singing duo Dick and Dee Dee, shares several stories of performing with the likes of Dick Clark, The Rolling Stones, The Beach Boys, Jan and Dean, Tina Turner, and many other stars of the era. Her effort is a captivating look at the music industry, as told by someone with first-hand knowledge.

You may remember the duo as semi-permanent fixtures on television’s “Shin-Dig,” as well as occasional performers on “American  ... continue reading

Added : 14/3/2008
RIP Cliff Thomas
On March 7 Cliff Thomas passed away from cancer at the age of 66. Thomas released
4 singles on Phillips International (a division of Sun Records) between 1957 and
1959 with the Cliff Thomas Trio, consisting of his brother Ed on piano and his
sister Barbara on backing vocals.

Source : Rockabilly Hall Of Fame

Info submitted by your ol' pal Frantic Franky


Added : 14/3/2008
HOMETOWN GAMBLERS and special guest RONNIE HAYWARD!!!!!!!!!!
The Hometown Gamblers Live on Stage With special guest
The One and only Canadian rockabilly singer/songwriter “Ronnie Hayward”
Our ways crossed last year in Rotterdam (Netherlands.) we did a try-out and now we are recording
a few new rocking song in the typical Hayward style. You can check it out Friday 14 march, we play
in Sint Niklaas at DenDenker (Apostelplein.)

Hope to see you all !!!

The Hometown Gamblers & Ronnie Hayward.


Added : 13/3/2008
ROCK ICON JERRY LEE LEWIS TO HEADLINE NYC’S TOWN HALL ON MARCH 27
Legendary rock icon Jerry Lee Lewis will be headlining New York City's Town Hall on Thursday, March 27. Lewis recently performed on the 50th Annual Grammy Awards (February 10, 2008) to the delight of the live audience and the 650 million viewers in 120 countries worldwide who viewed the show. His performance of "Great Balls Of Fire" marked the 50th anniversary of that legendary song topping the pop charts in 1958.

The Killer was recently honored in November, 2007, by the Rock 'n' Roll Hall Of Fame with a week-long presentation that culminated with a tribute concert in his honor hosted by Kris Kristofferson. "The Life & Music of Jerry  ... continue reading

more info on : http://www.jerryleelewis.com
Added : 13/3/2008
Lee Rocker interview
Hello Everybody,

Now Friday ( 14 03 2008) in Cowboys Guitars & Cadillacs radio Veldhoven 107.7 a live conversation on the phone from California with Lee Rocker(if everything works)
You can listen on www.slov.nl from 8 pm - 9 pm (Dutch Time)

With regards Peter

more info on : http://www.slov.nl
Added : 13/3/2008
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