Three BIG shows this February. We’d love to see you there…
SATURDAY 4 FEBRUARY –
Great Art Deco Ball 5th year for the band. (Sold out)
FRIDAY 17 FEBRUARY – 6:45-11pm Gin Mill Social TICKETS
SUNDAY 19 FEBRUARY 12:30-4pm Jazz At The Pines TICKETS
PLUS we’re performing for a private 1920s themed gala.
When you need the band for your 1920s-30s themed event, call Tony 02 9567 7171
Dancers glide past the bandstand at the 2016 Great Art Deco Ball with
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters…
GIN MILL SOCIAL – FRIDAY 17 FEBRUARY – 6:45-11pm TICKETS
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
2017 is the band’s fourth year at the Gin Mill Social.
The Greg Poppleton Bakelite Broadcasters Trio opens the show with 1920s, Charleston and New Orleans Jazz till 8pm
Greg Poppleton crooning through his 1920s megaphone at the Gin Mill Social with Geoff Power on sousaphone…
JAZZ AT THE PINES – SUNDAY 19 FEBRUARY 12:30-4pm TICKETS
Roughley House, 656a Old Northern Road, Dural
Enjoy an afternoon with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters in the grounds of the historic Roughley House at Dural.
Bring your picnic and relax under the beautiful pine trees. Tables can be booked in advance or set up your own chairs or a picnic rug. $20 adults. $15 concession. $40 family
Ian Baker on tuba and Lawrie Thompson, drums will be back at Jazz At The Pines with Greg Poppleton, Sunday 19 Feb. Also in the band will be Geoff Power trumpet / trombone and Paul Baker banjo.
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
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. 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 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.
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.
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 lady with the fan.
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.
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
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.
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters, authentic 1920s – 30s singer and band, kicked off another SOLD OUT Gin Mill Social in April. The May show is SOLD OUT, too. See the photos below to find out why.
There are still tickets for the Friday 17 June Gin Mill Social.
. It’s a great 1920s night out with friends. TICKETS
Oh, and Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters can play for your party, too.
Just ask us…
Greg Poppleton, authentic 1920s singer, with his Bakelite Broadcasters kick off the April Gin Mill Social
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters with Greg Poppleton 1920s vocals, Greg Chilcott sousaphone and Paul Baker banjo.
The three tap dancers.
MC Lou P Lou with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters.
Missy the Fan Dancer
Missy on the ribbons!
Full house. Full house for the 20 May Gin Mill, too. The next Gin Mill Social at Slide is Friday 17 June. Book now.
Finhead, juggler of axes, swords, knives and fire!
The speakeasy is raided.
Do it now. Find out how. Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters can play for your party, too.
Just ask us.
NEWS FLASH! ARE YOU IN SYDNEY FRIDAY 19th JUNE?I have a limited number of discounted tickets for the glamorous 1920s Gin Mill Social on Friday June 19th – at 30% off.
You get the full evening of music and live entertainment, amazing banquet dinner, the famous Hendricks welcome drink AND you get to see Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters perform an amazing set of 20s party songs!
Tix include all of the above are only $70 per person. But be quick.
+61 2 8915 1899 or online at
promo code BOOTLEG
and tell them Greg Poppleton sent you!
What a great opportunity to book in your birthday party or works function. But be quick!
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters at the Gin Mill Social
Once every month, inside an Art Deco former bank building on Sydney’s vibrant Oxford Street, the Gin Mill Social, Sydney’s premier 1920s dancing party comes to life.
kick off the night as you enter, with a rip-roaring hour of 1920s hotcha and Charleston. This is a night to dress up and let your hair down – and everybody does, as you can see in these photos from the Friday 22 May Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters . Gin Mill Social
Tickets are selling fast for the Friday 19th June show, 7 – 11:30pm with
, a hot second surprise band for your dancing pleasure, Mr Gorski the juggler, Katherine Alcorn MC, Missy the aerialist and fan dancer, tap dancing, great food, complimentary Hendrick’s Gin, and delightful cocktails served in fine bone china teacups, of course. Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters
Get your 19 June Tickets now…
Greg Poppleton, Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters Trio, opens the Gin Mill Social with plenty of Roaring 20s hotcha.
Virtuoso jazz banjoist, Paul Baker, with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters.
As the Broadcasters play a hot instrumental like Bye Bye Blues or Hindustan, Greg Poppleton gets in some stomping faux piano. Bing Crosby used to play a ukelele with rubber strings in The King of Jazz, Paul Whiteman’s, 1920s Orchestra.
The second band is always a jumping surprise that fills the dance floor.
A table of happy Gin Mill Social party goers. Part of the fun is being in a room full of spectacularly dressed people.
Mr Gorski thrills and amazes. Students of physics, where is the centre of gravity in this system? Could the boxes remain balanced without Mr Gorski’s hands and fingers being outstretched?
I was told by a Gin Mill Social fan at the Gin Mill Rocks Village Bizarre last year, “The cakes! The cakes! The cakes at the end of the night just the best.”
Swingin’ and swayin’
Dancing to Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters at the Gin Mill Social. Don’t forget to book.
Missy the fan dancer also amazes with a spectacular aerial act as Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters stomp out Hindustan.
Will we see you at the next Gin Mill Social, Friday 19th June? 19 June Tickets now.
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters for your glamorous wedding, corporate event and party. No party too small, house parties a speciality. We’re quiet,so there’s minimal disruption to your neighbours. AND no event too big. We can quote you for staging, PA, lights for the biggest venues. We even have a full 1920s Orchestra and dancers. . Enquire now
The hottest 1920s ticket in town is most definitely the
Gin Mill Social at Slide on 41 Oxford St in Surry Hills.
I’ve posted some photos of the 24 October show for you I’m sure you’ll like.
The 14 November show at
Slide is already sold out. BUT there are still some tickets left for Thursday 18 December, Friday 20 February and Friday 20 March. So why not get your friends together for a 1920s night or celebrate your birthday in Gin Mill Social style?
Getting a snap of Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters, Sydney’s only authentic 1920s singer and duo at the 24 October Gin Mill Social at Slide
Sydney’s only authentic 1920s singer,
Greg Poppleton and his hot Bakelite Broadcasters always kick off proceedings with plenty of roaring 20s rhythmic hotcha and a Charleston to get you onto the dance floor.
Then there’s music for dancing by world-touring Universal artists, the Emma Hamilton Trio and a host of amazing acts, great food, great atmosphere and lots of fun.
STOP PRESS: Friday’s in November, at The Rocks Village Bizarre, see the Gin Mill Social with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters, The Rocks Square (Playfair St) 6:30-9:45pm.
The Gin Mill Social is the hottest 1920s ticket in town. The only authentic 1920s singer around, Greg Poppleton, with his Bakelite Broadcasters, always opens proceedings with an hour of syncopated hotcha.
Jeremy Brennan, the originator and producer of the Gin Mill Social, Mo, Diva and Helpmann Awards nominee, award-winning actor and songwriter.
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters, Geoff Power on sousaphone and Paul Baker, banjo.
Missy, classic fan dancer
Geoff Power soloing on trumpet with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters.
Missy on the trapeze. She performs an amazing aerial as Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters play Hindustan
Mr Gorski – world-touring juggler
Emma Hamilton singing and playing piano with Thomas Hamilton on the drums. They are the main musical act for the Gin Mill Social, playing for many of the acts and filling the dance floor. Born into a musical family, Emma’s relationship with music started at a young age, having formed her first band at age 12 with Thomas. The pair have already got some runs on the board, having opened for the likes of Ryan Adams, US Jazz stars Tuck and Patti, Christine Anu, Paulini, and they performed live and solo at the 2011 Carols in the Domain, Sydney. 2011 saw the start of Emma’s touring career, whereby she sold out all her shows across Australia including The Paris Cat in Melbourne, The Wrong Crowd Geelong, The Albury Jazz club, The Brisbane Jazz Club, 505 Sydney, Lizotte’s Dee Why, and participated in numerous festivals including Sydney Aroma Festival, headlining Brisbane French Festival, Newcastle Jazz Festival, Adelaide Hills Hoot Festival and so on.
Hot tap dancing
It’s a raid! Afterall it is Prohibition 1920s at Slide with your favourite hooch served in fine bone china teacups.
The great, friendly bar staff at the Gin Mill Social.
Dressed 1920s, the regulation teacups and fine 1920s cuisine make the Gin Mill Social an amazing, dazzling, entertainment experience
A Missy fan dancing encore!
The Gin Mill Social MC for the 24th October show was ‘Mitzi’, you might know her as Monica Trapaga, singing a few songs with Jeremy Brennan at the grand piano.
The dance floor
The Gin Mill Social party begins, with Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters on stage in the background.
Get your tickets now for the exciting last Gin Mill Social show for 2014!
We’re so excited.
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters will be playing at The Soda Factory 1925 Prohibition Party this Wednesday 29 October, 7:30 – 10:30pm (16 Wentworth Ave, Surry Hills). Hear real live 1920s jazz sung authentically by Greg Poppleton backed by the big bass sounds of bass sax and sousaphone plus lots more. Are you coming?
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters at the Soda Factory – 29 October 7:30-10:30pm