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If you've got any hot news, gossip or even a rumour about your band, your favoutire artist, or from your nearest rock 'n' roll club drop us a line and it may appear on this page! Our email:

Don't forget to check it out every week, as the news are always coming in!

Jerry Lee Lewis got to the hospital

11 January 2012
We just got news that today Jerry Lee Lewis got into the hospital because short of breath.

Unfortunatelly we don't know how serious situation is, but we hope that he will be back to the stage very soon.

Breathless - must stay his greatest song, not to be a health problem... ...

Lil' Esther Benefit in the Netherlands

08 January 2012
There are two shows are coming for Lil' Esther Benefit in the Netherlands: on 10 and 18 February, 2012. For bands and venues check our events calender!

And here some words from the orginisers - Rick en Sjoukje:

"Two years ago Lil Esther had breast cancer. With chemotherapy they could get the cancer out of Esther’s breast, luckily, but the operation has damaged her...

Rockin' 2012 to You all!

01 January 2012
Good morning, Rockabilly Bash fans and friends!

Happy New Year to you all! I hope 2012 brings you lots of nice parties and good music!

We have a couple of news. The one is that we decided to stop with Rockabilly Bash Festival for some reasons. Even though we had an azmazing time and a lot of fun for three years, let's say...

Cheetah, Tarzan film star, died aged 80

28 December 2011
The World famous chimpanzee died last Sunday (Dec. 24) of kidney failure. She was 80.

Cheetah appeared in the Hollywood Tarzan films starring U.S Olympic champion swimmer Johnny Weissmuller beginning in 1932, according to Debbie Cobb, the sanctuary's outreach director.

The chimp was outgoing, enjoyed making people laugh, was a fan of finger painting and appeared to be "in tune to human feelings," Cobb...

Songwriter Jerry Leiber dies at 78

23 August 2011
Jerry Leiber (songwriter of famous song such as "Hound Dog", "Jailhouse Rock", "Stand By Me", etc) died on August 22 in Los Angeles from cardio-pulmonary failure.

Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller met in Los Angeles in 1950, where Stoller was a freshman at Los Angeles City College while Leiber was a senior at Fairfax High. After school, Stoller played piano and Leiber worked in a...

Rare 1950s "photobook" is released

16 August 2011
Chris Kennedy, writer and musician from New York a couple of years ago discovered the lost, never before published color photo collection of popular 1950s Cleveland radio deejay Tommy Edwards.

The collection consists of over 1,700 Ektachrome slides of practically everyone who passed through his radio station from 1955-60. Elvis, Chuck Berry, country music superstars, Hollywood celebrities and hopeful unknowns.

So now you...

Last news about death of Chadd Thomas

17 July 2011
Austin rockabilly bandleader Chadd Thomas (real name Charles Thomas II) of Chadd Thomas and the Crazy Kings was found dead Monday morning, 11 of July, on South Congress Avenue near Oltorf.

The Austin American-Statesman and KVUE are both reporting at first that the Travis County Medical Examiner has ruled Thomas' death a homicide from blunt force trauma.

Although homicide detectives are involved, Austin police...

Robin, the guitar player of Go-Getters, RIP

15 June 2011
Yesterday Robin Johnson, the guitar player of Swedesh rock'n'roll band - Go Getters, died in motorcycle accident.

Our thougths are with his family and friends. RIP...

Bobby Poe, Rockabilly Musician and Industry Stalwart, died at 77

26 January 2011
Bobby Poe, a former rock 'n' roll musician who became an influential music insider and manager, died Jan. 22 at the age of 77. According to Variety, Poe died of a blood clot in Vinita, Okla., the small town where he was born.

After performing with a number of rockabilly musicians, including Big Al Downing, during his youth, Poe rose to fame in the '50s...

Gina Haley and Bill Haley's New Comets are getting ready for the tour

12 January 2011
For the first time worldwide Gina Haley, the highly talented daughter of Bill Haley, will be on an international tour presenting both some of her father’s songs and her own fresh recorded rockabilly CD. The “league of fame” is topped of with the appearances of Bill Turner, Bill Haley’s well known original lead guitarist in the seventies, and Original Comets’ steel guitarist Pete Davenport.


Lee Joins Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet

09 January 2011
Lee will join the cast of the smash Broadway hit "Million Dollar Quartet" as bassist Jay Perkins in a twelve-show run from Jan 21-31, 2011.

MDQ is inspired by the legendary recording sessions at Sun Record Studios with Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and additional session musicians. Rocker is set to play Carl Perkins' brother and bass player Jay Perkins....

Happy Holidays!

24 December 2010
Merry Chrismas and, full of good rockabilly music, New Year! We wish you interesting events, joy and happiness in the coming 2011 Year!!! /Rockabilly Bash crew/...

Thanks to our poster model!

19 November 2010
We would like to say our great thanks to the model for our 2nd Rockabilly Bash Festival poster and flyers!! She is really great! You can find the poster here. And maybe you have already seen flyers of our festival :) So, her name is Olga and she is from - group of people who love rockabilly, fifties and pin-up culture. They...

Schedule for the 2nd Rockabilly Bash!

31 October 2010
Here is the scedule for Rockabilly Bash.

21.00 - DJ Thomas
22.00 - Lost Hound
22.45 - DJ Chicken
23.15 - Jack Baymoore and the Bandits
00.00 - DJ Thomas
00.30 - Charlie Thompson and the Barnstompers
01.15 till 2.00 - DJ Chicken

And sure our wonderful Rockabilly Bash phatographer and also poster model will be there too!!

See you soon!

Tony Curtis dies at Las Vegas home

03 October 2010
Tony Curtis, who died on September 29 aged 85, was one of Hollywood's last matinee idols; the product of a classic success story, he rose from a New York ghetto to enjoy fame and stardom that was largely unparalleled for much of the 1950s and 1960s.

Curtis began in acting with frivolous movies that exploited his handsome physique and appealing personality, but then steadily...

Coctail Bar of Dita Von Teese opened its doors in Paris

26 September 2010
Dita Von Teese is the artistic director of Cointreau Privé! Le Cointreau Privé, is an exclusive Cocktail bar in Paris that will open on September 28th, from 7 pm to 2 am, for just one month. An original membership-only lounge, Cointreau Privé will serve an array of Cointreau cocktails such as Dita's Cointreau Teese. Members will be granted access by a bracelet worn around one's wrist....

Furious to be first UK Rockin' band on a computer game

15 September 2010
Furious have signed a deal with Harmonix Music to use their song 'All Night Long' on the latest version of the computer game - Rock Band, the sequel to Guitar Hero.

The game already includes a few rockabilly classics but no British rockin’ bands as yet! They have chosen 'All Night Long' for now and will look into using more tracks in the future.

Ripsaw to release Marti Brom new CD in September

22 August 2010
Ripsaw Records, independent label specializing in roots rock 'n' roll and rockabilly, in joint venture with Goofin' USA, will release "Not For Nothin'," a 15 track CD by Marti Brom, during September 2010.

Marti Brom, a performer internationally acclaimed for her hard-driving rockabilly and sultry traditional country vocals, collaborated on the album with premier Washington area musicians and Grammy-winning producer Peter Bonta to create a...

Booking Office of Cruise Inn is changing the "owner"

25 June 2010
Maurits, the bands booking agent of rock'n'roll cafe Cruise Inn (Amsterdam, the Netherlands), will be moving to the United States soon. that is why he can not do the band bookings for the Cruise Inn any longer.

As the most trustful and social person to go on with this hard work was chosen Tony Everaert (one of the organisers of Belium Drive-Inn Barn festival)....

Temporary DJ change in Folkestone, Dover and Deal Rock 'n' Roll Club

07 June 2010
There has been a change of DJ at English 'Folkestone, Dover and Deal Rock 'n' Roll Club' (in Whitfield, Kent).

Top resident dj Hound Dog Jim has been in a car accident so temorary he will be replaced by DJ Pete Bruce....
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