Greg Poppleton 1920s – 1930s Music July 2013 Newsletter


Greetings Broadcasters,

We promise some hot 1920s Gatsby jazz and 1930s swing for you to beat the Winter blues this July!

1. Great news for Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters and The Lounge Bar Lotharios 1920s Great Gatsby Orchestra. We’re getting so busy, band bookings are now handled by Tony Jex at OzManagement 02 9567 7171 tony@ozmanagement.com

2. Please like our Facebook Page

3. Greg’s award-winning swing jazz radio show, The Phantom Dancer, swing and jazz from live 1920s – 60s radio and TV is now heard on over 30 radio stations across Australia, including Sydney Tuesdays 107.3 2SER 12noon – 2pm and Canberra ArtSound FM Sundays 7 – 8pm.

You can now also hear The Phantom Dancer radio show online – Hear last Tuesday’s show. See the play list and the weekly Phantom Dancer Video of the Week here on Greg Poppleton’s Radio Lounge Blog

Where you can see Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters this July?

WED 10 JULY – MILSONS POINT 12:30 – 3pm

The Sydney Flying Squadron presents ‘Midweek Jazz‘ and this month’s featured artist is Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters

Greg Poppleton – 1920s vocals/leader
Paul Furniss – reeds
Al Davey – trumpet/trombone
Graham Conlon – banjo
Geoff Power – sousaphone
Lawrie Thompson – drums

Music playing from 12:30pm to 3:00pm. The Flying Squadron is at 76 McDougall St., Milsons Point. Google map
Ticket pricing is $10, pay as you sign in and enter on arrival.

WED 17 JULY – BONDI BEACH 1:30 – 2:30pm FREE

Once a year, Grahame Conlon on guitar and myself singing serenade the songs of the 1920s and 1930s in the High Tide Room of Bondi Pavilion – as a service for people bussed in from retirement homes – but if you happen to be in the area, you are very welcome.

Free. Afternoon tea is served.

SAT 20 JULY – PENRITH 2 – 5pm FREE

The Greg Poppleton Bakelite Broadcasters swing quartet return to Penrith RSL for an afternoon of 1920s-30s songs for fun and dancing. Greg Poppleton (voc) Grahame Conlon (g) Darcy Wright (double bass) Bob Gillespie (drums)

Bob was music director for Lovelace Watkins and was drummer in Maynard Ferguson’s English Orchestra. Darcy was named by Rolling Stone magazine as one of the world’s top ten jazz bassists

Penrith RSL – Castle Lounge
8 Tindale St, Penrith
2 – 5pm
Dance floor / Bistro
Free. +18 event

Here’s a YouTube clip from the Bakelite’s last Penrith show, featuring Paul Furniss on reeds:

SUN 21 JULY – THE ROCKS 11am – 1pm FREE

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters will be at the 2013 Aroma Festival playing the music that made the Roaring 1920s ROAR

Greg Poppleton (voc and megaphone) David Horniblow (tenor sax and clarinet) Ian Baker (tuba) Adam Barnard (drums and washboard)

JUNE 2013 IN PICTURES

7 JUNE – 1920s CORPORATE PARTY
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters played for a corporate event in the Django Bar of the Camelot Lounge, Marrickville. The theme was 1920s. In the band were Greg Poppleton 1920s vocals, Geoff Power trumpet and sousaphone, David Horniblow tenor sax and clarinet, Grahame Conlon banjo, Lawrie Thompson drums and washboard

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Dance Band Voh-De-Oh-Doh at a 1920s Corporate Party
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Dance Band Voh-De-Oh-Doh at a 1920s Corporate Party

15 JUNE – 1920s MURDER MYSTERY BIRTHDAY PARTY
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters played right on the edge of Sydney, houses behind us, paddocks in front, for a birthday party with Murder Mysrtery Fun – Greg Poppleton 1920s vocals, Geoff Power trumpet, Stan Kenton double bass, Paul Baker banjo

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcaster - playing for a Murder Mystery Fun birthday party with a 1920s theme
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcaster – playing for a Murder Mystery Fun birthday party with a 1920s theme

23 JUNE – TOMMY DORSEY SHOW
I emceed. Quite a few Bakelites played in the ‘T Dorsey’ Orchestra for a big tribute concert at North Sydney Leagues

Greg Poppleton Tommy Dorsey Tribute MC at Norths Leagues, 23 June 2013. Picture by Helen Fenton
Greg Poppleton Tommy Dorsey Tribute MC at Norths Leagues, 23 June 2013. Picture by Helen Fenton

27 JUNE – THE LOUNGE BAR LOTHATIOS – SOUTHERN CROSS CLUB WODEN ACT
The Lounge Bar Lotharios play original 1920s arrangements of 1920s hits like Me And Jane In A Plane and Never Swat A Fly. We launched a series of four concerts titled ‘Generations Of Jazz 1920s 50s’. Here’s an action pic. You’ll find more on the Greg Poppleton Radio Lounge Blog…

The Lounge Bar Lotharios 1920s Orchestra at The Southern Cross Club, Woden, ACT, 27 June 2013
The Lounge Bar Lotharios 1920s Orchestra at The Souther Cross Club, Woden, ACT, 27 June 2013
Greg Poppleton, Sydney's only authentic 1920s singer , fronting The Lounge bar Lotharios 1920s show in Canberra
Greg Poppleton, Sydney’s only authentic 1920s singer , fronting The Louneg bar Lotharios 1920s show in Canberra

Thank you for reading this far. We hope to see you at a Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters soon!

Tune into The Phantom Dancer online at 2ser.com. Click the blog headings to get the online shows.

Band bookings are now handled by Tony Jex at OzManagement 02 9567 7171 tony@ozmanagement.com

Please like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Greg.Poppleton.Band

Till August when The Lounge Bar Lotharios will be playing,

Best Regards
Greg

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s