New Years Eve Photos – 1930s Hollywood Party With Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters


Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters brought in New Years 2016 at a big 1930s Hollywood Party bash at the historic Carrington Hotel, Katoomba.

Greg Poppleton filled the dance floor with music from the movies including The Lady is a Tramp (1937) Anything Goes (1936) Night and Day (1932) All God’s Chillun Got Rhythm (1937) and many more.

Greg Poppleton sang in authentic 1930s style with world-touring jazz festival headlines, Geoff Power (sousaphone and trumpet), Ben Jones (clarinet and alto sax), and Chuck Morgan (guitar) in the Bakelite Broadcasters.

And Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters will be back at the Carrington on Saturday night, 6th February (7:30 – 10:30pm). It will be the fourth time in a row for the band to play at the premier event of the annual Blue Mountains 1920s Festival, The Great Art Deco Ball.

The Great Art Deco Ball in The Carrington Hotel Grand Dining Room includes a three course dinner and beverage package $120.00pp. Tickets available through reception on (02) 4782 1111. Hurry, they’re selling fast!

Having the right music is the make or break of a party.

To find out about having authentic 1920s – 30s singer Greg Poppleton, and the Bakelite Broadcasters, for your 1920s – 1930s themed event, call or email Tony Jex 61 2 9567 7171 | 0407 941 263 | tony@ozmanagement.com

The 1930s Hollywood New Years Eve party with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters was held in the historic Carrington Hotel's Grand Ballroom. There were 130 guests. Tickets, including a three course dinner were $150.
The 1930s Hollywood New Years Eve party with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters was held in the historic Carrington Hotel’s Grand Ballroom. There were 130 guests. Tickets, including a three course dinner were $150.

 

Dancers at the front of the bandstand.
Dancers at the front of the bandstand…

 

...and a full dance floor.
…and a full dance floor…

 

Dancing to 1930s swing by Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters
…Dancing to 1930s Hollywood swing by Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters

 

Greg Poppleton, authentic 1930s singer and Bakelite Broadcasters band leader
Greg Poppleton, authentic 1930s singer and Bakelite Broadcasters band leader

 

Chuck Morgan, guitar
Chuck Morgan, guitar, with the horn of the big sousaphone in the background

 

Geoff Power, trumpet (pictured) and doubling on sousaphone
Geoff Power, trumpet (pictured) and doubling on sousaphone

 

Ben Jones on clarinet doubling alto sax
Ben Jones on clarinet doubling alto sax

 

Hooray for Hollywood at the Carrington Hotel, Katoomba, with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters
Hooray for Hollywood at the Carrington Hotel, Katoomba, with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters

Thank you to Helen from magneticshots.com for taking this portrait (below) of Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters backstage.

Magnetic Shots were official photographers for New Years Eve at the Carrington. They take photos that are instantly printed onto fridge magnets! Call Helen on 0402 530 642 to book her unique magnet photography for your event.

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters portrait taken on New Years Eve by Helen from magneticshots.com and instantly printed onto a fridge magnet.
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters portrait taken on New Years Eve by Helen from magneticshots.com and instantly printed onto a fridge magnet.

And call or email Tony Jex to have Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters for your 1920s – 1930s themed event:
61 2 9567 7171 | 0407 941 263 | tony@ozmanagement.com

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