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Wayne Hancock @ Tiki’s Gierle 21/10/2007
After receiving the message that there would be a surprise gig of Wayne Hancock at Tiki’s, it was time to get out of bed, get ready and drive to Gierle. It was around 18.00 when i got there and he was just about to start. The place was already packed and during the course of the gig more people joined the audience.
Deserted highways, dark pubs and third rate hotel rooms, These are the thing Wayne “ The Train” Hancock loves to sing about. This texan country singer has stayed faithful to the down to earth countrystyle of the 1950’s. Starting early and finishing late, Wayne played to a full house rolling through old favorites.
Hancock combines  ... continue reading

more info on : http://home.zonnet.nl/johnlucy/
Added : 22/10/2007
1950's singer Teresa Brewer dies at 76
NEW YORK - Singer Teresa Brewer, who topped the charts in the 1950s with such hits as "Till I Waltz Again with You" and performed with jazz legends Count Basie and Duke Ellington, died Wednesday. She was 76.

Brewer died at her home in New Rochelle of a neuromuscular disease, family spokesman Bill Munroe said. Her four daughters were at her bedside.

Brewer had scores of hits in the 1950s and a burgeoning film career but pared down her public life to raise her children. She re-emerged a decade later to perform with jazz greats Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie and Wynton Marsalis.

"She was just a wonderful, lovely lady," said  ... continue reading

Added : 19/10/2007
rockin' at the Drive-In Barn part 3"
Hi there all,

You can already mark the weekend of august 16 & 17 in your agenda's as the date for part three of "rockin' at the Drive-In Barn".
Because of the succes of this year I thought it would be great to have a weekend for 2008.
Also decided to find a partner in crime,as it is way to much work to do everything all by myself.For next edition I will work with the Polished Pistons,a belgian custom car club.

Tio Tony


Added : 18/10/2007
Radio Modern ( article in Dutch)
Beste liefhebbers van zwierende heupen,

Le Moment Supreme est arrivé, RADIO MODERN viert zijn 10de editie in
het onvolprezen en nog steeds voor velen onontdekte Teuven, gelegen
naast Voeren. reeds 9 keer swingde zaal Patria uit zijn voegen en dus
reden te meer om het meest fabuleuze en waanzinnige orkest van Europa
naar hier te halen, Ray Collins and his Hot Club, kijk vooral even
naar ons filmpje van hun vorige passage. U wordt vakkundig opgewarmd
met dampende rock 'n roll door de ex leden van Benvis and his
Rockets, The Mighty Quiffs en dj At's Crazy Record Hop zorgt voor
meerdere zinderende noten na  ... continue reading

more info on : http://www.radiomodern.be
mail to : info@radiomodern.be
Added : 17/10/2007
Kick Ass Bands coming to Europe and the UK
Hello all,
it's been a while but we got some good news and Tourstarts for you.

First of all we would like to welcome Italy's Psychobilly Band No.1 EVIL DEVIL. We will send them on the Road soon, right now they are in the Pre-Production of their new Record. A few Live Dates will be announced soon. If you haven't heard of them yet, go check them out at: www.myspace.com/evildevilitaly

Also new:
BAMBOULA (fantastic garage-psychobilly - old school-ish from California) - more info to be announced soon.
www.myspace.com/bamboula

THE ROCKETZ (Nekromantix Drummer "Andy DeMize" other Band). Be prepared to hear those  ... continue reading

Added : 16/10/2007
Rockin News
LEE ROCKER ( STRAY CATS ) + BUILT 4 SPEED EUROPEAN TOUR March/April 2008

The first European Tourdates are confirmed. Check it out!
http://dieinstyle.psychobilly.org/concerts.php

Slim Jim Phantom trio ( STRAY CATS ) + Built 4 Speed European tour 2008

We're excited to announce details of the next European tour. The Slim Jim Phantom trio + Built 4 Speed will be rockin' through Europe in 2008 from 13th May to 8th June.

Joining Jim will be the awesome guitarist Mark Harman (Restless / Space Cadets) and bassist Paul Lambourne aka Choppy (The Caravans / The Pharaohs / Demented Are Go).

The tour starts  ... continue reading

Added : 16/10/2007
Fifth Rockin' Bowl (Antwerp)
Last Saturday October 13, the Antwerp Bowling was the place to be for the fifth Rockin’ Bowl. The first “Charlie Roy“ started at 22.00 h. Their set contained some good old, well-known rockabilly classics. They sounded so good an authentic, that when I returned from the toilet and I heard “Jungle Rock” from “Hank Mizzel” and I thought “DJ Rudy” was already doing his thing, but the band was still rocking the place like hell.
After announcing the second band 2 young girls jumped the stage and surprised the audience with a rockin’ swingin’ act. The audience really appreciated these two enthusiastic youngsters. Our Belgian Collins Kids are born.  ... continue reading

Added : 15/10/2007
THANKS!!! 50s ROCKIN BOWL 5
Thanks to EVERYBODY for making the 5th 50s Rockin Bowl a huge success again!!
STRIKE!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS and big thanks to the Be Bops for their special 25th anniversary gig... Charlie Roy and his amazing ukelele girls... the barstaff for keeping up with us (thirsty people).... and everybody who have won a game that night!

The date for 50s Rockin Bowl #6 will be announced soon
THANKS AGAIN!

Sam & Rudy


Added : 15/10/2007
DRUMMERS !!!
HOWDY FOLKS !!! =:0)

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW (IF YOU DON'T KNOW ALREADY !) THAT 'THE RHUMBA KINGS HAVE A FANTASTIC NEW DRUMMER FROM DIJON IN FRANCE .... GAYBEUL 'THE ANIMAL' FABRICE .....

Add him to your friends!! : http://www.myspace.com/gaybeul

HE HAS BEEN PROVIDING HIS 'SOLID AS A ROCK' PUNK ROCK BEAT TO THE BAND FOR A COUPLE OF MONTHS NOW - AND WILL BE ON THE NEW ALBUM COMING IN SPRING 2008 !!

UNFORUNATELY FOR OUR UP-COMING SHOW THIS SUNDAY WITH 'THE QUAKES' HE IS UNABLE TO MAKE IT - SO MY GOOD FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE 'KOWBOY KONRAD' A.K.A. 'THE LEGENDARY JOHNNY TRASH' WILL BE DOING THE TUB-BASHIN' HONOURS !!!  ... continue reading

Added : 12/10/2007
SPREX ON THE RADIO !!!
Hi Friends .... Some new GREAT NEWS her from 'SPREXWORLD' .......

I will be doing 2 different radio shows within the next few weeks, the first of which is in Germany for DJ Spy on SATURDAY 27th OCTOBER at 3pm ..... This will be a 'discussion/interview' and he will be playing some of my personal favourites during the programme..

For further information please go to his web-site here:

http://www.spyrocknroll.de/about.htm

and his Myspace page here:
http://www.myspace.com/djspy666

* * *
The other show is located here in Belgium and will be broadcast on TUESDAY 20th NOVEMBER at 7pm ........ This  ... continue reading

Added : 12/10/2007
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