March Newsletter – Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters


HELLO Bakelite Broadcasters and Lounge Bar Lotharios,

THE RIP-ROARING BAND YOUTUBE VIDEO STORY CONTINUES…

– The band’s YouTube video is now at 255 158 views. Watch it here,
– Up from 224 797 on 1st February,
– 2030 people listened to the mix on New Year’s Eve alone,

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.
Full dance floor. Dancing to Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters at the 2015 Great Art Deco Ball. This was our 3rd year in a row playing hot jazz from the 1920s at this increasingly popular event.
Full dance floor. Dancing to Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters at the 2015 Great Art Deco Ball. This was our 3rd year in a row playing hot jazz from the 1920s at this increasingly popular event.

You can download your stereo copy of the YouTube Chill Mix on BANDCAMP

MARCH GIG GUIDE

TODAY Sun 28 Feb: 2 – 5pm, Penrith RSL, 8 Tindale St Penrith. FREE
This is the band’s 6th year at penrith. Greg Poppleton (1920s voc) Damon Poppleton (alto sax) Grahame Conlon (guitar) Darcy Wright (double bass) Bob Gillespie (drums)

Tues 3 Mar: 12 – 2pm, Phantom Dancer, 107.3 2SER. Non-stop 2 hour swing and jazz mix from 1920s-60s radio. Play List

Wed 4 Mar: 7:00 – 11:00pm, Murder Mystery Fun, Corporate Event.  Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters: Greg Poppleton (1920s voc) Geoff Power (trumpet and sousaphone) Paul Furniss (soprano and alto saxes and clarinet) Grahame Conlon (banjo and guitar) Lawrie Thompson (drums) add Roaring 20s musical magic to the popular Murder Mystery Fun 1920s murder whodunnit. Want a 1920s murder mystery, too? Check out Murder Mystery Fun.

Tues 10 Mar: 12 – 2pm, Phantom Dancer, 107.3 2SER. Non-stop 2 hour swing and jazz mix from 1920s-60s radio. Play List

Wed 11 Mar: 6:00 – 10:00pm, Corporate Event.  Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters: Greg Poppleton (1920s voc) Geoff Power (trumpet and sousaphone) Paul Furniss (soprano and alto saxes and clarinet) Grahame Conlon (banjo and guitar) Lawrie Thompson (drums) entertain with swinging Roaring 20s hot-cha for a corporate conference.

Sat 14 Mar: 10:00am – 2:00pm, Lake Parramatta 1930s Fun Day. Come celebrate! It’s now open for swimming – first time since 1942.
Greg Poppleton (1930s swing voc) Ron Nairn (alto and baritone saxes) Nigel Date, then, Tony Burkys (guitar) James Power (trumpet). Prizes. Best 1930s costume. Fun for the kids and more. More info

Sat 14 Mar: 12:30am – 2:00pm, Northbridge Rotary Luncheon. VIPs only.
The band’s 5th year at this prestigious event. Greg Poppleton (1920s – 1930s swing voc) Chuck Morgan (guitar and banjo) Darcy Wright (double bass)

Tues 17 Mar: 12 – 2pm, Phantom Dancer, 107.3 2SER. Non-stop 2 hour swing and jazz mix from 1920s-60s radio. Hear past shows

Tues 17 Mar: 4pm – 6pm, Mosman Tea Dance. VIPs only.
The band’s 3rd year at this prestigious event. Greg Poppleton (1920s – 1930s swing voc) Grahame Conlon (guitar) Darcy Wright (double bass)

Fri 20 Mar: 7pm, Gin Mill Social, Slide Cabaret, Oxford St Surry Hills. Book early, the 20 Feb show sold out a week ahead. 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) Geoff Power (trumpet and sousaphone) Paul Baker (banjo)

Tues 24 Mar: 12 – 2pm, Phantom Dancer, 107.3 2SER. Non-stop 2 hour swing and jazz mix from 1920s-60s radio. Hear past shows

Tues 31 Mar: 12 – 2pm, Phantom Dancer, 107.3 2SER. Non-stop 2 hour swing and jazz mix from 1920s-60s radio. Hear past shows

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 April and May including the band’s first Cronulla RSL show and first Thredbo Jazz Festival.

WE CAN PLAY FOR YOU…

We add 1920s – 1930s glamour to wedding receptions, birthday parties and corporate events. Trio to orchestra.

The friendly Tony Jex will help you with your free quote,
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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