February Newsletter – Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters


HELLO Bakelite Broadcasters and Lounge Bar Lotharios,

LATEST NEWS – BAND YOUTUBE VIDEO

– The band’s YouTube video is now at 224 797 views. Watch it here,
– Up from 187 660 on 2nd January,
– 2030 people listened to the mix on New Year’s Eve alone,
– Download your copy at BANDCAMP

 

1920s - 1930s Swing Jazz Chill Mix Cover. A mix from all 3 Greg Poppleton albums.
1920s – 1930s Swing Jazz Chill Mix Cover. A mix from all 3 Greg Poppleton albums.

35 DJs IN 35 HOURS TO CELEBRATE 35 YEARS OF RADIO 2SER

Greg Poppleton - 1920s, 1930s singer and national jazz broadcaster on over 30 stations of CRN
Greg Poppleton – 1920s, 1930s singer and national jazz broadcaster on over 30 stations of CRN

Greg Poppleton as ‘The Phantom Dancer’ is Australia’s longest-running swing DJ and radio host.
He’s been heard on 2SER every week since 1985.
And he was one of the 35 DJs in the special 2SER broadcast.
Hear The Phantom Dancer swing & jazz mix, Sat. 31 Jan.

FEBRUARY GIG GUIDE

Tues 3 Feb: 12 – 2pm, Phantom Dancer, 107.3 2SER. Swing and jazz from 1920s-60s radio. Play List

Sat 7 Feb: 7:30 – 10:30pm, Great Art Deco Ball, Carrington Hotel, Katoomba. TicketsThis is the band’s 3rd year in a row at the Great Art Deco Ball. Greg Poppleton (1920s voc) Geoff Power (trumpet and sousaphone) Grahame Conlon (banjo) Alex Inman-Hislop (drums)

Tues 10 Feb: 12 – 2pm, Phantom Dancer, 107.3 2SER. Swing and jazz from 1920s-60s radio. Play List

Sun 15 Feb: 12:30 – 4:00pm, Jazz At The Pines, Roughley House, Dural. Tickets
Greg Poppleton (1920s voc) Paul Furniss (soprano and alto saxes and clarinet) Grahame Conlon (banjo and guitar) Jim Elliot (clarinet, alto sax and bass saxophone) Lawrie Thompson (drums)

Tues 17 Feb: 12 – 2pm, Phantom Dancer, 107.3 2SER. Swing and jazz from 1920s-60s radio. Hear past shows

Fri 20 Feb: 7pm, Gin Mill Social, Slide Cabaret, Oxford St Surry Hills. Tickets
If you’ve never attended a Gin Mill Social at Slide, you’re missing out!  Gangsters, flappers, acrobats, all to the music of Greg Poppleton’s Bakelite Broadcasters! Greg Poppleton (1920s voc) Chuck Morgan (banjo and uke) Jim Elliot (clarinet, alto sax and bass saxophone)

Tues 24 Feb: 12 – 2pm, Phantom Dancer, 107.3 2SER. Swing and jazz from 1920s-60s radio. Hear past shows

Sun 28 Feb: 2 – 5pm, Penrith RSL, 8 Tindale St Penrith. FREE

CANBERRA, Tune in to The Phantom Dancer radio show 7pm every Sunday night on ArtSoundFM

Check the Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters website for lots more shows coming in March and the band’s first Cronulla RSL show in April.

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters, 2014 Great Art Deco Ball
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters, 2014 Great Art Deco Ball

CALL TONY JEX…

He will help you through the booking process so everything is perfect on the day.
We add 1920s – 1930s glamour to wedding receptions, birthday parties and corporate events. Trio to orchestra.

T: 02 9567 7171
M: 0407 941 263
E: bookings@bakelitejazz.com

Like The Band On Facebook

Official 1920s Band Website
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters

Official 1920s Orchestra Website 
1920s Great Gatsby Orchestra – The Lounge Bar Lotharios 

We look forward to seeing you at a show soon…

Kindest Regards
Greg

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