Thank you to Mohan Sekaram who generously emailed these photos today. He took them at the Gin Mill Social, The Rocks Village Bizarre…
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters at the 1920s Gin Mill Social, The Rocks Village Bizarre 2014 14 November 2014. (L-r) Greg Chilcott (sousaphone doubling trombone) Paul Baker (banjo) Laurie Bennett (drums) Greg Poppleton (1920s singer with megaphone). Photo by Mohan Sekaram.
Greg Poppleton is Australia’s only authentic 1920s singer. The Bakelite Broadcasters are all vintage jazz specialists. We’d love to play for you, too. Just ask.
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters will be back at The Gin Mill Social at The Rocks Square, Free, every Friday in November (7, 14, 21, 28) 6:30 – 9:45pm – with amazing fan dancer and fire dancer intermissions, bar, craft beer on tap, and tables to bring in dinner from the food stalls.
The debonair Paul Baker plays banjo in Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters at the Gin Mill Socials. Photo by Mohan Sekaram.
Every month, Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters open The Gin Mill Social, Slide Cabaret, 41 Oxford St, Surry Hills. It’s the 1920s in there! An exquisite art deco room with 1920s cuisine and gin in tea cups, juggling, tap dancing, aerials, music, fan dancing, a police raid and more! Next Gin Mill Social at Slide is Thursday 18 December. Find out more.
Swing dancing to Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters. What a beautiful couple! Photo by Mohan Sekaram.
Every Friday night from 7 November to 19 December, The Rocks is transformed into a world of mystery, magic, music and markets. Catch a glimpse of a colossal white rabbit peeping over rooftops. Encounter captivating characters around every corner. Gaze through a world Behind the Windows. Satisfy your foodie side. Gravitate towards The Gin Mill Social, groove to the hotcha Kings of Frantica Antica, Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters, graze on mouth-watering morsels at open-air food stalls or snag a cosy corner seat. Meander through the Village Bizarre Night Markets, and explore a unique curation of Etsy stalls each Friday. Adopt an alter ego for the evening with a daring and dazzling makeover at the Parlour Bizarre.
Thor the fire-dancer, intermission floorshow. Photo by Mohan Sekaram.
NEWS. Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters albums, downloads and 1920s-1930s Background Chill Mix are now available at Bandcamp.
See you Friday at The Gin Mill Social, Rocks Village Bizarre. Spread the word. Tweet, FB, instagram, tell your friends.
I’ve put a map for you at the end of this blog so you can find us easily. Just a short walk from Circular Quay train station, the ferry wharves and Circular Quay bus terminal. See you this Friday, Greg.
The Rocks Village Bizarre – The Insatiable Bon Vivant