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

Penrith Jazz 20 June – Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters


Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters returned to one of the 1920s – 1930s band’s favourite clubs, Penrith RSL, for an afternoon of jazz age jazz and swing era swing.

Greg Poppleton sang the songs of the 1920s and 1930s for listeners and dancers. In the Bakelite Broadcasters were Damon Poppleton (alto sax) Nigel Date (guitar) and Bob Gillespie (drums).

Damon Poppleton on alto sax, with Nigel Date, guitar, playing Take the A Train.

Damon Poppleton on alto sax, with Nigel Date, guitar, playing Take the A Train.

The band's old name in lights. Maybe Bakelite Dance Band is catchier than Bakelite Broadcasters?

The band’s old name in lights for this aftrenoon’s show. Maybe Bakelite Dance Band is catchier than Bakelite Broadcasters?

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Bob Gillespie (drums) Nigel Date (guitar) Damon Poppleton (alto sax) play, It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing’. Bob Gillespie was the drummer for Lovelace Watkins, the touring Glenn Miller and Les Brown Orchestras and Maynard Ferguson’s English Band.

A selfie as the band plays and I get ready to sing.

A selfie as the band plays and I get ready to sing.

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters also play for weddings, corporate functions and parties. Book now.