Photos Gin Mill Social 21 April


Greg Poppleton opened the final Gin Mill Social to be held at Slide with a 75 minute set of 1920s jazz, Charleston and hotcha.

In the band with Greg were Geoff Power sousaphone doubling cornet and Bradley Newman, piano.

Stay tuned for the next Gin Mill Social at another venue soon.

In the meantime, authentic 1920s – 1930s singer and band can be booked for your event, wedding corporate or party. Request a booking

Photos from the 21 April Gin Mill Social

Authentic 1920s – 1930s singer and band can be booked for your event, wedding corporate or party. Request a booking

Greg will be bring his 1920s music next to Swinging At The Speakeasy, Palmer & co, Abercrombie Lane, Sydney, Wednesday 26 April, 7-10pm. FREE

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Greg Poppleton 1920s Great Gatsby Party – Raising Dollars For Scholars


Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters had the flappers and gentlemen dancing The Charleston at a 1920s Great Gatsby gala raising money for education.

Taking the photos: MICHAEL HENNESSY PHOTOGRAPHY
MOBILE NO. 0425292809
EMAIL: michael@hennos.com

In Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters are the absolute best in Sydney 1920s-30s jazz and swing:
Greg Poppleton – authentic 1920s-30s singer / film and TV actor
Geoff Power – cornet and sousaphone
Paul Furniss – alto and soprano saxes plus clarinet
Grahame Conlon – guitar and banjo
Lawrie Thompson – drums and washboard.

Tony Jex provided the sound for the 1000 seat hall.

Looking for a swinging jazz band for your wedding, corporate event and party?
Trio to full 1920s orchestra. Sound, lights and staging for small parties to big events.
Call Tony or email. Contact.

Looking for a swinging jazz band for your wedding, corporate event and party?
Trio to full 1920s orchestra. Sound, lights and staging for small parties to big events.
Call Tony or email. Contact.

20 January Gin Mill Social Photos. Next Gin Mill Friday 17 February.


2017 is Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcaster‘s fourth year at Sydney’s premier monthly 1920s party, The Gin Mill Social.

And as always we opened the show as guests arrived and dined with authentic hotcha 1920s, Charleston and New Orleans Jazz till 8pm.

Here are some photos of all the fun at the 20th January Gin Mill Social.

Don’t miss out…
THE NEXT GIN MILL SOCIAL is FRIDAY 17 FEBRUARY – 6:45-11pm

Hurry. There are still some TICKETS

The Gin Mill Social is held in the beautiful, art deco Slide Cabaret, 41 Oxford St, Surry Hills (between Pelican St and Brisbane St)
Feast, dance and play at the ultimate 1920’s dinner party.
A night of glamour, food, drinks and entertainment…. Don’t forget your dancing shoes.” – Broadsheet

These photos from the 20 January Gin Mill Social will show you all the fun and atmosphere of The Gin Mill Social

Your authentic 1920s-30s singer, Greg Poppleton, leading The Bakelite Broadcasters
Your authentic 1920s-30s singer, Greg Poppleton, leading The Bakelite Broadcasters

 

Geoff Power from the Bakelite Broadcasters on the hot cornet.
Geoff Power from the Bakelite Broadcasters on the hot cornet.

 

Bradley Newman, Bakelite Broadcasters maestro of the ol'88
Bradley Newman, Bakelite Broadcasters maestro of the ol’88

 

The effervescent Ms Lou P. Lou, your genial Gin Mill Social MC
The effervescent Ms Lou P. Lou, your genial Gin Mill Social MC

 

Dancing The Charleston
Dancing The Charleston

 

Tap-dancing. How 1920s is that!!!
Tap-dancing. How 1920s is that!!!

 

Finhead the fire eater
Finhead the fire eater

 

The Lady with the Fan
The Lady with the Fan

 

1920s singer, Greg Poppleton, playing coy behind the microphone singing 'Makin Whoopee'
1920s singer, Greg Poppleton, playing coy behind the microphone singing ‘Makin Whoopee’

 

Enjoying the Gin Mill Social show
Enjoying the Gin Mill Social show

 

Finhead the scimitar juggler
Finhead the scimitar juggler

 

Macaroons!
Macaroons!

 

Geoff Power in the Bakelite Broadcasters on the mighty sousaphone!!
Geoff Power in the Bakelite Broadcasters on the mighty sousaphone!!

 

1920s cocktails
1920s cocktails

 

THE NEXT GIN MILL SOCIAL is FRIDAY 17 FEBRUARY – 6:45-11pm

Hurry. There are still some TICKETS

And please visit the Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters website

1920s Themed 30th Birthday Party Photos


Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters entertained with songs from the 1920s at an absolutely brilliant 30th birthday party in Sydney last night.

Australia’s only authentic 1920s singer, Greg Poppleton, was backed by Geoff Power (sousaphone / trumpet) and Paul Baker on banjo.

Paul was playing a banjo that once belong to one of the most prolific recording artists of the 20th century, the Benny Goodman and Paul Whiteman alumnus, Allan Reuss.

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters play jazz and swing from the 1920s and 1930s for clubs and festivals as well as parties, weddings and corporate events. Enquire about having us at your party.

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The Lolly Table

 

Dancing to Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters 1920s beat.
Dancing to Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters 1920s beat.

 

Paul Baker on his Allan Reuss provenance banjo and Geoff Power, sousaphone.
Paul Baker on his Allan Reuss provenance banjo and Geoff Power, sousaphone.

 

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters 1920s Trio. Greg Poppleton authentic 1920s-30s singer, Paul Baker on a banjo once owned by Allan Reuss (Benny Goodman, Paul Whiteman) and Geoff Power on sousaphone doubling trumpet.
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters 1920s Trio. Greg Poppleton authentic 1920s-30s singer, Paul Baker on a banjo once owned by Allan Reuss (Benny Goodman, Paul Whiteman) and Geoff Power on sousaphone doubling trumpet.

 

Greg Poppleton is an authentic 1920s - 30s singer, totally uninfluenced and uninterested in contemporary music.
Greg Poppleton is an authentic 1920s – 30s singer, totally uninfluenced and uninterested in contemporary music.

Want the real 1920s / 1930s deal at your party?
Enquire about having Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters at your place.

1920s Gin Mill Social 19 August with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters


It was great for Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters to meet so many new friends in the audience at last night’s Gin Mill Social at Slide Cabaret. Greg Poppleton 1920s vocals, Geoff Power trumpet and sousaphone, and Bradley Newman at the baby grand piano.

Slide Cabaret
37-41 Oxford St
Surry Hills, Australia

It’s the perfect night for getting your Gatsby on with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters and the next Gin Mill Social is Friday 16 September. TICKETS!

Grab some friends and join us for a speakeasy banquet and a night of live music and dancing, plus surprise pop up performances… a night where you can feast, dance and play!
It’s the 1920’s in here!

In Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters for September 16: Greg Poppleton voc, Geoff Power sousaphone and trumpet, Paul Baker banjo. Book the band for your own party, wedding or corporate event. See you at the Gin Mill 16 September!

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1920s fun at Slide’s Gin Mill Social every month

 

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Greg Poppleton – 1920s singer with the Bakelite Broadcasters at the Gin Mill Social every month.

 

Bradley Newman at the baby grand
Bradley Newman at the baby grand

 

A sparkling dessert. A three course dinner is included in the ticket price.
A sparkling dessert. A three course dinner is included in the ticket price.

 

Geoff Power, ARIA nominee trumpet player and sousaphonist in Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters.
Geoff Power, ARIA nominee trumpet player and sousaphonist in Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters.

 

Missy the fan dancer
Missy the fan dancer

 

Mr Gorski balancing a bottle on a balloon on a stick sticking out of his mouth
Mr Gorski balancing a bottle on a balloon on a stick sticking out of his mouth

Book Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters for your own 1920s – 1930s theme party, wedding or corporate event

TICKETS: Gin Mill Social Friday 16 September 2016

July Gin Mill Social Photos and Special August Offer


IT’S GIN MILL ‘FREE’ THRILL AUGUST!!!
Celebrating a special occasion this August? Book for a party of 4 or more for the Gin Mill Social on August 19th and 1 person in your party comes for FREE! (save $109)

To Book call our box office folks on (02) 8915 1899 (9am – 5:30pm). Or book online.

Ticket ($109pp) includes: a banquet style menu for your table all night, cocktail on arrival each, pop-up performances, 2 live bands starting with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters & dancing!

What is the Gin Mill Social? Here’s Sydney’s famous monthly 1920s party in pictures…

Highlights from July's Gin Mill Social. Have you bought your tickets for August 19?
Highlights from July’s Gin Mill Social. Make sure you don’t miss out on the fun. Have your tickets for August 19 yet?

 

Getting kitted out with extra hats and boas for a fun 1920s night at the Gin Mill Social
Getting kitted out with extra hats and boas for a fun 1920s night at the Gin Mill Social secret entrance.

 

Greg Poppleton, Australia's only authentic 1920s singer with megaphone and his Bakelite Broadcasters - Paul Baker banjo, Geoff Power (obscured) sousaphone and trumpet.
Greg Poppleton,  Australia’s only authentic 1920s singer with megaphone and his Bakelite Broadcasters – Paul Baker banjo, Geoff Power (obscured) sousaphone and trumpet.

 

The Gin Mill Social is a 1920s night of good food, friends and spectacle - beginning with Missy on the hoop as Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters play.
The Gin Mill Social is a 1920s night of good food, friends and spectacle – beginning with Missy on the hoop as Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters play.

 

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Finhead juggling fire while balancing on a board balanced on a rolling barrel. Amazing stuff!

 

The Gin Mill Social's MC Catherine Alcorn with Jeremy Brennan at the piano and Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters.
The Gin Mill Social’s MC Catherine Alcorn with Jeremy Brennan at the piano and Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters.

 

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The lady with the fan.

 

Missy on the ribbons with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters playing Hindustan. Geoff Power on trumpet.
Missy on the ribbons with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters playing the twenties classic, Hindustan. Geoff Power is on trumpet.

 

It's Prohibition, so, of course, there's a bust.
It’s Prohibition, so, of course, there’s a bust.

 

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Greg Poppleton says you’ll have a hotcha 1920s time at the Gin Mill Social, so get your friends together and snap up some of those free tickets for the 19 August show.

So, book for a party of 4 or more for the Gin Mill Social on August 19th and 1 person in your party comes for FREE! (save $109)

To Book call the box office folks on (02) 8915 1899 (9am – 5:30pm). Or book online.

And to have Australia’s only authentic 1920s singer and band, Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters at your party, wedding or corporate function, contact the friendly and helpful Tony.