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Updated Wednesday 17th September 2014








Hey there Guys'n'Gals,


We are very pleased to announce that we have found a new venue for JUMP, JIVE and WAIL!


 We have permanently moved the event from The Lansdowne Hotel where we ran it successfully for just over 2 years. However it was time for a change and we have found what we think is the perfect venue.


So please come along on Saturday 20th September to JUMP, JIVE and WAIL!

at The Flynn Hotel, 2a Bligh Street, Sydney


9pm to 1am and free entry


Kitchen will be open from 6pm for dinner


JUMP, JIVE and WAIL! will now be held on the 3rd Saturday of every month at The Flynn.






  • Jump, Jive and Wail! Saturday 20th September- The Flynn Hotel (NOW THE 3RD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH)

  • Rockabilly Dance Workshops - October & November dates

  • The Rockabilly Women - Friday 19th September - Django Bar, Marrickville

  • Drey Rollan Band - Sunday 21st September - Opera Bar

  • Western Distributors - Sunday 21st September - Gasoline Pony

  • Country & Inner Western - Wednesday 24th September - Goodgod Club

  • Rockabilly Big Day Out - Sunday 28th September - Rocks Brewery, Alexandria

  • Torque Bar & Grill Gig Guide - Last one Sunday 5th October

  • Detonators (VIC) - Friday 10th October - Matraville RSL

  • Detonators (VIC) - NSW gig dates

  • Tuba Skinny (New Orleans) - Saturday 11th October - Basement

  • Atomic Hi Tones (VIC) - Saturday 11th October - Marrickville Bowling Club

  • Infernos & Sonyta - Saturday 22nd November - Matraville RSL

  • Ray Beadle & the Silver Dollars - Every Thursday - Miss Peaches, Newtown

  • Wes Pudsey & The Sonic Aces - Gig Guide

  • Barrelhouse Boogie and Blues - every Wednesday - Palmer & Co

  • Geoff Bull & The Finer Cuts - Marble Bar Thursday 25th September & East Sydney Hotel

  • Rock Lily Gig Guide

  • ForeignDub every Sunday at The Newtown Hotel from 4pm

  • Ashfield RSL Gig Guide

  • Aston Martinis Gig Guide

  • No Brakes Gig Guide

  • Jive Bombers Gig Guide

  • Flaming Stars Gig Guide

  • Bellhops Gig Guide

  • Marrickville Bowling and Recreation Club Gig Guide

  • Swing Pit

  • Country Roads with Ronnie Boy on 2RRR

  • Sydney Blues Society Gig Guide









SATURDAY 20th September 







JUMP, JIVE and WAIL! will be held from 9pm to 1am at The Flynn Hotel, 2a Bligh Street, Sydney

on Saturday 20th September and entry is free. 

The next few dates are as follows - pop them in your diary or planner!

Saturday 18th October

Saturday 15th November

Saturday 20th December


JUMP, JIVE and WAIL is a fabulous social and dance night of Swing, Jump Blues, Rock'n'Roll and


 Rockabilly presented by DJ's Limpin' Jimmy and The Swingin' Kitten held on the 3rd Saturday of the month.

  The Flynn is located under the Hotel Wentworth and is a very classy venue with a large timber dance floor, air conditioning and a lovely ambiance. The kitchen will be open from 6pm and they have a great menu available.  The venue is very close to all forms of public transport.
    Come on down and check out our new venue!
 Limpin' Jimmy and the Swingin' Kitten




Our favourite comment after our "Jumpin' at The Flynn" night,


"It's just like Hotel Chambers but better"!



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Beginner Rockabilly Dance Workshops






Sunday 12th October 2014 - 1pm to 4pm



Sunday 2nd November 2014 - 1pm to 4pm



Beginner Refresher Rockabilly Dance Workshops






Sunday 19th October 2014 - 12 noon to 1:30pm



Sunday 23rd November 2014 - 12 noon to 1:30pm



Intermediate Rockabilly Dance Workshops






Sunday 19th October 2014 - 2pm to 4pm



Sunday 23rd November 2014 - 2pm to 4pm





St Stephen's Church Hall, 189 Church Street, Newtown. (opposite Mechanic Street)




Further Details:


Click on the Rockabilly Dance Lessons link at the very top of the page for further details or on this hyperlink


Swingin' Kitten on 0410 668 995 or 



"The Rockabilly Women"

A Salute to the Trailblazing women of 50′s America Presented by Narelle Evans and her band.

If Elvis caused a scandal in 1955 – imagine what it was like for women who wanted to ROCK!!!

“Narelle Evans had superb strength, a richness of tone not often encountered but once heard can never be forgotten” – Carolyn McDowall, The Culture Concept Circle (critic).

Fun, and a shared passion for Rockabilly and 1950′s Rock’n’roll has recently seen the birth of ‘The Rockabilly Women’ show. When Narelle Evans decided to put on a Rockabilly show, the daunting task of what songs to choose lay before her. It soon became clear most of the rockabilly/rock’n’roll tunes we love are performed by men. “I wanted to put on a show in the spirit of Imelda May using the music of 1950′s female rock’n’rollers but I couldn’t find any 50′s rock’n’roll sung by women” said Narelle, “until I scratched beneath the surface and dug a little deeper”.

What she unearthed was a treasure trove of women who were recorded by Sun records in the 1950′s. Dozens of women were recorded but were never promoted like the men and have largely been forgotten. However, they have left behind some fantastic music. What a discovery. Why weren’t they promoted? Because women singing rock’n’roll were considered outrageous and vulgar.

“These women unknowingly became pioneers of rock’n’roll music. All they wanted to do was rock! They laid the foundations for the cultural and sexual revolutions of the 1960′s. Here was a story we never hear about. It’s an important story. We had our show”

Four women (including Wanda Jackson) who defied convention and rocked in this era were chosen. The show is built around their fascinating stories set against the backdrop of 1950′s mid west America. “Once the songs were chosen, we had a script written and brought in director Robert Jarman to bring the show to life.”

Come and hear the gems these women recorded played live by some fine Sydney music luminaries:

Narelle Evans Vocals: (The Jive Bombers, Bridie King)
Jack Evans Guitar/Vocals: (Steve Prestwich (Cold Chisel) Band, The Kites)
Chris Perry Bass/Vocals/Musical director: (The Moods, The Jive Bombers)
Antero Ceschin Drums: (The Mighty Reapers)

$15 pre sale, $20 on the door | Happy Hour 6pm – 7pm, 9pm Show
Delicious food (including pizza!) available. Fully licensed – NO BYO
Please book carefully – as no refunds, credits or exchanges on tix!
All ages welcome (but under 18′s must be accompanied by an adult)

Django Bar @ Camelot Lounge

19 Marrickville Road Marrickville








The Western Distributors bring their classic brand of honky tonk and rockin country back to the intimate settings of the very groovy Gasoline Pony this Sunday 21st of September.

Cathy Wearne, Andy Travers, Robbie Souter, Guy Donellan and Peter O'Neill make up 30 Odd Foot of Country.

Gasoline Pony

115 Marrickville Road,


5pm to 8pm








ROCKABILLY BIG DAY OUT at "THE ROCKS BREWERY" Hotel , Bourke Road, ALEXANDRIA from 11.30 am to 5 pm.

The fabulous "BONNEVILLAINS" & DREY ROLLAN BAND will rock you. Also featuring MIKE TSAMA (The Memphis Cat) -singing 50's Elvis. Just $5 pp Entry. Lots of prizes drawn throughout the day.

Come & enjoy the day.

More Details to be announced shortly. 



153 - 165 Parramatta Road, Concord

Gig Guide

Labour Day Long Weekend - LAST GIG AT TORQUE BAR & GRILL

Sunday 5th October - 5pm - $25





Sun 5th, Great Southern Blues Festival,
Narooma 1pm  

Thurs 9th, National Press Club,
Canberra ACT 7pm

Fri 10th, Matraville rsl,
1 Norfolk Parade Matraville NSW 8pm 

Sat 11th, Private Function,

Sun 12th, Towradgi Beach Hotel,
170 Pioneer Rd Towradgi 3pm NSW
Towradgi Beach Hotel



TUBA SKINNY (New Orleans)

Return for their FOURTH Australian tour with two new albums for sale at shows: “Pyramid Strut”, recorded in Tasmania by Chris Townend on their last tour and their new album “Owl Call Blues”. Book fast, their last tour was FULLY sold out.

The members of Tuba Skinny migrated to New Orleans independently of each other, all with the desire to play music. They met on the streets and began busking together then travelling around the United States, riding freight trains and making music wherever they would go, originally as the "Dead Man Street Orchestra". While on tour, hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans. Though the city was left devastated and flooded, most of them knew, without a doubt, that this was the place that they would call home.

In 2009 Tuba Skinny was consolidated. The band played in the streets concentrating their music to the roots of jazz and the blues of the south. Visitors and locals alike would come to the French Quarter and watch them play, and they grew their crowd. Not long after their conception they decided to fly to Europe, where they built bikes and rode through the French countryside drinking wine and stopping to play on sidewalks, in town squares, around campfires and at the beach. It was during this trip that they played a very a good rendition of Bessie Smith's "St. Louis Blues" on the street at the request of a festival programmer and we're subsequently invited to return the following summer to play at The Festival de Jazz in Vitoria-Gastiez, Spain.

Since this initial European trip, the group have continually been invited and re-invited to major European, Australian, Canadian and USA festivals. They have seen the growth of their audience from word of mouth, the international swing dance community, uploaded youtube videos (most infamously via Boing Boing) and their barnstormin', dance driven live shows.

The Basement

7 Macquarie Place,

Circular Quay

Ph 9251 2797









 EVERY Thursday night at Miss Peaches, Newtown

Miss Peaches

Upstairs at the Marlborough Hotel,

201 Missenden Road, Newtown (Corner of King Street)

8pm to 11pm

Free entry




 Mon Oct 6    Torque Bar with Rusty Pinto, Pat Capocci and Rock Cat Rock 5pm-late

Sat Oct 25   Greens Bowling Club The Entrance 7-11:30pm

 Fri Nov 14   Gig at Club Marconi 8pm-midnight



“Barrelhouse Boogie and Blues” featuring Miss Pia Andersen and special guests

Every Wednesday night at Palmer & Co, Abercrombie Lane, Sydney

7pm to 11pm – free entry  



Geoff Bull and The Finer Cuts


Marble Bar

Thursday 25th September


488 George Street, Sydney


Every Sunday 5pm to 8pm

East Sydney Hotel

Corner Crown & Cathedral Streets, Woolloomooloo

Ph 9358 1975


Level 1, Casino,
The Star
80 Pyrmont Street


No relevant gigs for September





Your Sundays at The Newtown Hotel just got dubbed - 'King St Dub'.

Every Sunday from 4pm

Brought in for the task of bringing you the fresh riddims is Foreigndub & Friends.

Playing all styles of reggae and dub from around the globe.

Specials on the night with $10 Carlton Jugs and great food available.

Come down, get involved and join in on the fun.

Entry is Free.





Ashfield RSL Gig Guide


374 Liverpool Rd, Ashfield  

Friday, 19th September 08:00PM - At The Hop

Friday, 26th September 08:00PM - Roc-A-Tac

Friday, 3rd October 08:00PM - Flaming Stars

Friday, 10th October 08:00PM - No Brakes

Friday, 17th October 08:00PM - Mescalero

Friday, 24th October 08:00PM - Bonnie Villians

Friday, 31st October 08:00PM - Drey Rollan Band






Bringing a touch of Vegas to you!

This Sydney Band performs a great mix of Cool Swing and Classic Soul with a touch of class and lots of energy.

Dressed to kill these guys will get the party started and fill the dance floor. Blend the soulful singing of Steven Howard with

the hardest Swingin’ Rhythm section in town then sprinkle with hot horn lines....

The Aston Martinis deliver the coolest sound around and will have you coming back again and again.

....Shaken AND Stirred!


Thur 18th September - Palmer and Co 7-11 

Thur 25th September - Palmer and Co 7-11 

Fri 26th September - Camden RSL Club 8.00-12.00

Sun 28th September - Mona Vale Golf Club 4.00-7.30 Trio gig

Thur 2nd October - Palmer and Co 7-11 

Thur 9th October - Palmer and Co 7-11 

Thur 16th October - Palmer and Co 7-11 

Thur  23rd October - Palmer and Co 7-11









Gig Guide


Friday 10th Ashfield RSL Club Liverpool Road Ashfield - 8:30pm to12:00am




Gig Guide


Saturday 4th
St Marys Band Club - 8.30pm

Sunday 5th
Central Coast Leagues Club, Parkview, CC Jazz League - 2pm

Friday 10th
Windsor RSL Club - 8.30pm

Friday 24th
Diggers @ The Entrance - 8pm


Sunday 23rd
Central Coast Leagues Club, Parkview, CC Jazz League - 2pm









Saturday, 27th of September, 2014
Eastern Suburbs Legion Club, 213 Bronte Rd, Waverley
From 8:00pm

Friday, 3rd of October, 2014
Ashfield RSL, 374 Liverpool Rd, Ashfield
From 8:00pm

Saturday, 4th of October, 2014
Eastern Suburbs Legion Club, 213 Bronte Rd, Waverley
From 8:00pm

Saturday, 11th of October, 2014
Eastern Suburbs Legion Club, 213 Bronte Rd, Waverley
From 8:00pm

Saturday, 25th of October, 2014
Eastern Suburbs Legion Club, 213 Bronte Rd, Waverley
From 8:00pm

Saturday, 1st of November, 2014
Eastern Suburbs Legion Club, 213 Bronte Rd, Waverley
From 8:00pm

Saturday, 8th of November, 2014
Eastern Suburbs Legion Club, 213 Bronte Rd, Waverley
From 8:00pm

Friday, 14th of November, 2014
Ashfield RSL, 374 Liverpool Rd, Ashfield
From 8:00pm

Saturday, 22nd of November, 2014
Eastern Suburbs Legion Club., 213 Bronte Rd, Waverley
From 8:00pm










91 Sydenham Road (Cnr Fitzroy Street), Marrickville


Free Live Music - Sunday from 4.30pm to 7:30pm




The Swing Pit - 2nd and 4th Friday of the Month

Swing Pit occurs on the 2nd and 4th each Friday; a beginner focused night for those who feel they need a bit more confidence in social dancing. All dancers from Beginners to Advanced are most welcome at both events! Swing Pit Live is a great venture where we bring live bands to social dancing at the Swing Pit. Check it out.


A little secret hip dance floor in the heart of Newtown. A great mix of music, DJs and dancers. The class before the social night is anchored by different teachers and it is a great way to break the ice and meet some dancers before the evening really gets under way!

If you are a new dancer, go and enjoy watching some of Sydney's finest swing dancers in action.  The Swing Pit has had many international and interstate guests who rave about the vibe and is known as the swing event not to be missed!
Each Swing Pit on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month will be beginner focused with classes fun and simple to get those starting off in swing a chance to learn some moves to practice throughout the evening.



Location: St Stephen's Newtown
189 Church St Newtown (off King)

Class Times: 8.00pm - Swing dancing class open to all levels
9.00pm - Social dancing until late

Costs: $15 for a class
$6 for social dancing only (free if you join in a class)

More Info:












For lovers of Blues music, Harpin' Hugo (Hugo Pfandler) compiles a great Blues Gig guide


for the Sydney Blues Society at


Harpin' Hugo can be contacted




Folks,  that's all for now. 


Lotsa love to you all,   Limpin' Jimmy and The Swingin' Kitten


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Jim - ph 0419 498 578 or email or Margie - ph 0410 668 995 or email