May Newsletter – Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters


May Greetings To You, Bakelite Broadcasters,
 
Thank you for coming to our April Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters shows.

We very much enjoyed playing for you at the 1920s theme Gin Mill Social at Slide on Oxford St, 25th April. We’re back there 7pm Friday 16 May.

And we always have a great time playing for our friends at Penrith RSL, which we did on April 26th for Saturday afternoon Jazz. We’ll be back at Penrith RSL, 2pm, Saturday 28th June – Free!
 
MADONNA 
A live video of Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters playing for the Sydney Jazz Club last year was accepted into Madonna’s ArtIsFreedom ‘curation’.



In this live clip, the Bakelite Broadcasters include Greg Poppleton (voc) Paul Furniss (clarinet) Al Davey (trombone) Grahame Conlon (banjo) Geoff Power (sousaphone) Lawrie Thompson (drums).


WHAT’S ON IN MAY?

ASHFIELD CLUB
Fri 9 May. 7pm
 – 1st Floor, Charlotte St Ashfield near Ashfield train station. FREE
I’ll be singing with Dennis Quinlan’s Bridge City Jazz Band and Al Davey from Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters 

CORPORATE EVENT
Sat 10 May. 7pm
 – Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters Trio will be playing the songs of the 1920s for a 20s themed corporate function. The line-up will be just the same as for Slide below…
 
GIN MILL SOCIAL
Fri. 16 May. 7pm
 – Slide, 41 Oxford St Darlinghurst. 
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters (Greg Poppleton (voc) Geoff Power (sousaphone and trumpet) Chuck Morgan (banjo and ukelele) open with a one hour set of high energy Roaring 20s jazz, followed by more live music, tap dancing, burlesque and juggling. Show finishes around midnight.
Find out more and Tickets
 
PHANTOM DANCER RADIO SHOW
Tues. 6, 13, 20, 27 May. 
12 noon – 2pm.

107.3 2SER Sydney, online and digital radio.
Swing and jazz from live 1920s-1960s Radio and TV.
Listen on the day or hear past shows now.
 
Sun. 4, 11, 18, 25 May. 7pm.
ArtSoundFM Canberra.

 
 
WHAT HAPPENED IN APRIL?

GIN MILL SOCIAL, SLIDE NIGHTCLUB, 41 OXFORD ST DARLINGHURST 25 APRIL
 
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters opened the 5th Gin Mill Social for 2014 at Slide on Friday 25 April. I set the camera up to take a happy snap for you of the band in action…Greg Poppleton (voc) Geoff Power (tp and sousaphone) and Chuck Morgan (banjo and ukelele). 
 
See more pics on the Greg Poppleton Radio Lounge Blog


 
PENRITH RSL
 
We got our name up in lights! We’ll be back (Greg Poppleton, Chuck Morgan (g) Darcy Wright (db) Bob Gillespie (d) on Saturday 28 June 2 – 5pm. Free. See more pics on the Greg Poppleton Radio Lounge Blog



 
HAVE YOU LIKED US ON FACEBOOK, YET?
https://www.facebook.com/Greg.Poppleton.Band
 
WEBSITE
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters http://www.bakelitejazz.com

BAND ENQUIRIES
We’d love to play for your wedding, corporate event and party
bookings@bakelitejazz.com
 
See you at a show in May,
All the best to you,
Greg

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