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MISS MARY ANN & the RAGTIME WRANGLERS NEWSLETTER Vol. 8 / 1
Just released at Sonic Rendezvous is our 18th release, the X-mas CD-single "Boogie Woogie Santa Claus".
This 3-track CD contains a rockabilly version of the title track, Miss Mary Ann's own boppin' novelty "Thank You Santa Claus" and the crazy powered-up twin-guitar instrumental "Sleigh Ride". Check it out at: http://www.theranchgirls.com/discography/wranglers.html

Get it before X-mas and order now.
US / EU: Euro 7,00 shipping included (NL: Euro 6,50 shipping included)
Pay on-line with PayPal at: webmaster@theranchgirls.com
Or get it at this shop in Rotterdam: http://www.tabootrader.com/

Amongst other shows Miss  ... continue reading

more info on : http://www.theranchgirls.com/discography/wranglers.htmlhttp://www.tabootrader.com/http://www.rockabillyrave.co.uk
Added : 17/12/2007
Rock pioneer Ike Turner dies at age 76
LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Ike Turner, best remembered for his successful musical partnership and violently abusive marriage to singer Tina Turner, has died at home in California, his manager said Wednesday. He was 76.

Turner, credited with writing what is often described as the first Rock and Roll record, 1951's "Rocket 88," died peacefully at his home in San Marcos, manager Scott Hanover confirmed to AFP.

"He passed away this morning," Hanover, of Thrill Entertainment Group, said from his office in Florida.

Tina Turner's management company later issued a brief statement on her ex-husband, who subjected her to years of spousal  ... continue reading

Added : 13/12/2007
The Travelin' men (Hilvarenbeek) December 1
To hear some live Jump and Jive music, traveling long distances is no problem. When the trip you make, is for a band like the Travelin'men, you don't have to worry it'll pay off. This band from Tilburg (NL) is not that known amongst the Rock 'n Roll public, yet they have already been busy making music for about 10 ten years and they certainly earn more acknowledgement.

They know how to please the public with their fifties jump style. They bring slow-paced numbers like: "Tell it like it is"; "Okay, all right you win"... and they get the crow dancing with faster songs like: "Seven nights to rock"; "You got me reelin'and rocking"...

This  ... continue reading

Added : 12/12/2007
The Be-Bops, Ace Cafe Rumst 9/12/2007
Once again a night of Rock’n’Roll in the Ace Cafe Rumst. I know it seems that lately all of my reviews are from gigs in this pub. But you’ll have to agree with me that it’s a great place, and another advantage for me is that, it’s only 5 min from my doorstep.
Ok, so back to last Sunday night. This time it were the Be-Bops that came to set the place on fire.
After 25 years of Rockin, they sure know how to do that. After a few problems with one of the guitar cables, the sound these guys produced was great and they kept it up for 2 sets, even passing the curfew time of 22h00. Although Patrick D. had something to do with that as well.
A  ... continue reading

Added : 11/12/2007
Correction: ROCK N ROOTS 5 IS NOT CANCELLED!
HI FOLKS.

A RUMOR PUBLISHED ON AN INFLUENT WEBSITE SAYS THAT ROCK N ROOTS 5, ON NEXT FRIDAY AND WHICH I ORGANISE, IS CANCELLED!

THIS IS NOT TRUE. I VE NEVER CONFIRMED THIS, EVEN IF THE GRAVE BROTHERS HAVE DECIDED WITHOUT LETTING ME KNOW THAT THEY WON'T PLAY.

LOS PUTAS WILL PLAY, FOLOWED BY RUNNIN WILD AND TINA VON NEKRO WILL DO 2 BURLESQUE SHOWS.

SEE YOU ON FRIDAY SO! ;)

-FRED-


Added : 5/12/2007
Rock and roots..cancelled A message from The Grave Brothers
rock and roots..cancelled
this friday's gig has been cancelled....we're sorry.

and so are all other gigs......

truly the Grave Brothers


Added : 4/12/2007
Steve Hooker Trio @ Ace Cafe Rumst 3/12/2007
On a sundaynight, the ace café welcomed the Rock’n’roll icon Steve Hooker. He brought along his trio with on electric bass Terry, and as guest drummer Mr. Sprex. Steve previously been in several other bands including The Shakers, Boz and The Bozmen and Rumble. Over the years, he's worked with many of the 'greats' like Chuck Berry, runs a record label with Polecats/Morrissey man Boz Boorer, has a worldwide fan base, and if that's not enough, sells his own brand of pomade and women's underwear too ( check his website ).
Even though the turn out was a bit small before the gig, round 20h00 a bus must had stopped cause people kept coming in,  ... continue reading

more info on : http://www.acecafe.behttp://stevehooker.co.uk
Added : 4/12/2007
BANDS touring Europe May 2008
Hey everyone!

We have the pleasure to announce a BIG Rockabilly / Rock'n'Roll festival (Barcrawl) in HOORN - HOLLAND next year on SUNDAY 18th of MAY 2008!

More than 20 bands so we're busy booking since weeks now and
have only a few spots left.

So BANDS......If you are planning to TOUR in Europe in May 2008, and are available on SUNDAY May 18th, please drop us a line a.s.a.p.

Program, accomodations and locations will be announced soon,
check our website: www.kizmiaz.nl

This will be a FREE FESTIVAL for visitors, don't miss this GREAT PARTY!
Write this date in your agenda and come to Holland  ... continue reading

more info on : http://www.kizmiaz.nl
Added : 30/11/2007
JAM SESSION 29/11/2007
Cafe De Woerd, Leopoldstraat, Hingene

With: Walter Broes, Steff Peire, Wuf and Clark

Starts at 22.00

Added : 29/11/2007
The Rhythm Riot, Chamber England
All right this is a report written by 2 of our reporters, namely Jack & Jiving Walter, so opinions may be different sometimes.

After being at a great Rave, we decided it would be a great idea to visit another big festival in England, namely the Rhythm Riot. Organized in the same venue as the Rave, but this time in November, which has a pretty cold feeling to it in England. On Friday night it was freezing cold. But that didn’t mean that this was one hell of a party. Except the new smoking law over there, which meant we had to go outside to enjoy our daily smokes, but that meant we could meet some new people and have a chat as well.
The  ... continue reading

more info on : http://home.zonnet.nl/johnlucy/
Added : 29/11/2007
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