High Rockabilly 2008, Line Up Announced
News of the 9th edition HIGH ROCK-A-BILLY FESTIVAL:
50..s Rockers Clan Presents:
HIGH ROCK-A-BILLY 2008!!!
THE HOTTEST PARTY ON EARTH. DON..T MISS IT!
From the 10th to the 14th of September 2008
CALAFELL – TARRAGONA – SPAIN
Frantic Dallas Rockers (U.S.A)
Gene Rambo, Bobby Rambo & Vince Murphy
The Hi-Winders (Sweden)
Ramblin..James & the Billyboppers (U.S.A)
Paul Ansell..s Number Nine (U.K.)
Luis & the Wildfires (U.S.A)
The Original Nu Niles (Spain)
Johnny Cash & June Carter Tribute (U.S.A / Europe)
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Added : 28/11/2007
The Starliters on tour
7 dic 2007 CAFE’ SAFIR Oosthoven BELGIUM
8 dic 2007 CRUISE INN AMSTERDAM HOLLAND
9 dic 2007 De Kroeg -Geldrop Holland HOLLAND
Added : 28/11/2007
14th Roots Night @ Hof Ter Loo, Antwerp (b) 25 november 2007
The Roots Night keeps surprisin' us with their uncompromisin' & always unexpected line ups. The 14th edition was no different, with 2 local bands doin' good, a reunion of a Belgian psycho band from the 80s, + The BossHoss, world famous in Berlin, Mississippi. Seemed like the unofficial theme tonight was rockabillies & cowboys !
What was new however was that from now on they reinforce the non smokin' policy @ Hof Ter Loo. It was already outlawed some time ago, but nobody paid any attention to it. From now on things are gonna be different, & the security had a full time job tellin' everyone that lit one up to go smoke outside. This is what ... continue reading
Added : 27/11/2007
RHUMBA KINGS LIVE ON RADIO BENELUX TONIGHT !!
Hi Friends ..... 'The Rhumba Kings' will be performing a live on air set tonight and interview on Belgian radio station 'Radio Benelux' ......
The show 'Durango Sessions' will air between 8 and 10 pm on 106.4FM
Listen In !! ....
Cheers ... Mark Sprex
Added : 20/11/2007
THE PEACOCKS EUROPEAN TOUR 2007
The swiss rockabillypunkers from THE PEACOCKS hit the road again to promote their "TOUCH AND GO" album. This time they'll tour all over Europe: 25 shows in 11 different countries!!! So come and see them performing their new songs live!
The female fronted Mad Marge and the Stonecutters from California will play all the dates as well. They recently released a new record called "Liberated".
So make sure you catch this awesome, double bass-driven package!!!
22.11. CH-Bern, ISC
23.11. D-Dietersburg, Blamage
24.11. D-Magdeburg, Wild Wild East Festival @ Froximun Arena
25.11. ... continue reading
Added : 20/11/2007
Lawen Stark & The Slide Boppers @ Posthuis, Wuustwezel (B) 10 november 2007
A pub crawl with no interesting bands except Lawen Stark & The Slide Boppers gave us a good excuse to spend 3 Lawen Stark sets in Café Posthuis in Wuustwezel, where like 15 years ago we saw Wildfire Willie and 42nd Street. Man, we're getting old :-)
I was looking forward to see Lawen Stark with their new guitar slinger Mario Mattucci of The Be-Bop's, but due to other commitments he couldn't make the gig and had been replaced by Patrick Ouchène, whose crunchy guitar sound suited their white rock style well. As this was a last minute solution they'd only had time to rehearse some 15 songs, so the guitar parts were a bit ad-lib and a lotta songs ... continue reading
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Added : 15/11/2007
Pictures a Gogo - Radio Modern
Pictures from our crazy Ray Collins night online now at our site
Our next date in Teuven is cancelled but we got all eyes on the 14th
Once again we got you swingers a great set up, we start our evening
with The Valerie Solanas http://www.myspace.com/thevaleriesolanas
swing in a modern jacket, followed up by a dancing lesson with good
old Apollo Swing http://www.apolloswing.be/
Whats new is our beauty saloon, two very nice and fashionable ladies
will give the women a make up makeover and for the gents they ... continue reading
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Added : 13/11/2007
Country singer Hank Thompson dies at 82
DALLAS - Hank Thompson, who mixed honky-tonk and Western swing on such hits as "A Six Pack to Go" and "The Wild Side of Life," has died. The country singer and bandleader was 82.
Thompson died of lung cancer late Tuesday at his home in the Fort Worth suburb of Keller, said spokesman Tracy Pitcox, who is also president of Heart of Texas Records. He died just days after canceling his tour and announcing his retirement.
"He was battling aggressive lung cancer," Pitcox said Wednesday in a statement. "He remained conscious until the last couple of hours and passed away peacefully at about 10:45 p.m. on Tuesday night surrounded ... continue reading
Added : 8/11/2007
The First Billybop Roots Sunday was without doubt a success. Cajun Sunday with the Flemish Big Bayou Bandits and the Louisiana Lost Bayou Ramblers became a 5-hour long party filled with a dancing audience, great music and some occasional beers.
The Big Bayou Bandits, who earlier this year where the support act of the Zydoco master CJ Chenier and his band opened the party last Sunday and in no time some people where dancing on their Cajun spiced Rock & Roll. With a musical set ranging from pure Cajun, over Rock and roll to some rockabilly and even a Tex-Mex tune this band certainly know how to throw in a party. Immediately followed ... continue reading
Added : 8/11/2007
Crazy Cadillac - Hilvarenbeek 4/11/2007
Rock ‘n Roll has a great variation of bands and sounds, and we like to taste them all. So we decided to drive up to “Gouden Carolus” Pub in Hilvarenbeek (NL) to check out the well-known Dutch band “Crazy Cadillac”. The ensemble came on stage dressed in glittering suits and black and white shoes. There were 2 guitarists, a saxophonist, drummer, singer and… 2 Go-Go-girls. The band really captured that Rock ‘n Roll spirit of fun and humor, poured with a sauce of fun and ‘joie de vivre’. A self-assured singer interacts with the crowd in a very direct way, as did the other members of the band. You could see they were enjoying themselves as they really ... continue reading
Added : 7/11/2007