09 April 2010
After hearing some of Furious' new songs from their un-released album, Antix Productions renowned for creating the infamous T.V show 'Most Haunted' and various other programmes, contacted the teenage trio with an interest to make a music video.
They heard the tracks after using the same recording studio in Reading a couple of months ago and instantly took to the band with their style.
06 April 2010
A formal dress, once belonging to Patsy Cline will be auctioned on April 9 by Heritage Auctions in Beverly Hills, CA.
The pink dress which carries a flower motif on the front, has a label attached with the words "Patsy Cline Las Vegas in 1962". Patsy performed in it the Mint Theatre in Las Vegas in November and December 1962....
05 April 2010
A gallery guide for "Virginia Rocks! The History of Rockabilly in the Commonwealth" is now available to compliment the exhibit on display at the Blue Ridge Institute and Museum on the Ferrum College campus.
Roddy Moore, director of the BRI, said the guides were received from the printer last week and will be available until the exhibit closes the end of May.
04 April 2010
Add more rockabilly CDs to your collection. Make a donation to the Rockabilly Hall of Fame and receive FREE CDs.
If you donate $25 you will receive 2 CDs
If you donate $50 you will receive 4 CDs
If you donate $100 you will receive 8 CDs
If you donate $250 you will receive 20 CDs
Examples of CDs you will receive...
04 April 2010
For those who are collecting books about rockabilly lifestyles here is something for you.
A little bit less than month ago the book under the name "The Rockabillies" (by Jennifer Greenburg) became available at the shops.
"In Rockabillies, photographer Jennifer Greenburg offers a visual tour of a unique global subculture and her own place within it. The individuals her photographs capture are...
25 March 2010
Four more days and the first and only cd of Don Woody, called "Barkin' Up the Wrong Tree", will be released by Bear Family.
It contains every recording made by Don Woody for Decca and Arco! Hear two unissued 1950s acetates! Contains bonus tracks of songs written by Don Woody for Brenda Lee and Billy Eustis! Features the incredible guitar solos of Grady Martin! Includes...
24 March 2010
The Carambol Company, Belgian rock'n'roll band, is currently working on a debute album.
Their demo tape was released in 2007. The band was young and still was looking for a way in music. And finally they have found themselves. They have chosen to lose the country feel and add in the old school Louisiana Hayride style to fifties rock and roll. Most of the songs...
24 March 2010
The latest cd of English rock'n'roll band Carlos and the Bandidos, called "No Country For Old Bandidos" should available within the next three weeks.
Released on the Azan label it will feature 19 new tracks recorded & produced by Mr Big Boy Bloater. Along with the usual Malcolm & Carlos tunes there's covers of tunes by artists as diverse as Tom Waits, Eilen Jewel &...
15 February 2010
Rock And Roll Pioneer Dale Hawkins passed away Saturday February 13, 2010 in North Little Rock, Arkansas after losing his battle with colon cancer.
Dale is best remembered for the hit Susie Q and other early rockabilly records on the Checker Label a subsidiary of Chess Records. Dale wrote, produce, and performed live until the last few weeks....
23 January 2010
For those who doesn't know, besides being a singer and rhythm guitar player of Omar and the Stringpoppers, Omar is a barber. Since a little while he got job in the "old school" Sweeney Todd's Barber Shop (Hollywood, Ca). So who needs some special haircut from Omar Romer, don't forget to make appointent in advance!...
19 January 2010
Carl Smith, the dapper singer who ranked among the most popular country hitmakers of the 1950s (and also the first husband of June Carter), died on Saturday at his home in Franklin, Tenn., just outside Nashville. He was 82.
He had recently suffered a stroke and had been in failing health, according to Keith Bilbrey, a close friend and former announcer on the Grand Ole...
17 January 2010
Is confirmed that Deluxe Fine Food & Spirits (2733 Sutton Boulevard) is closing. They'll be open on Tuesday and then next Saturday, January 22, for the Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles show, but then that's it.
Opened in September 2008, the Maplewood establishment attracted some high-profile national acts and booked a solid mix of twang-, rockabilly- and alt-country-leaning locals.
16 January 2010
The One and Only Official James Kirkland Fan Club is open and invites fans to join.
The cost per year to join is only $20, $25 for overseas and includes the official signed membership card, autographed picture, bio, and four informative and musically interesting newsletters per year.
The purpose of the club is for the benefit of James and his fans; to...
07 January 2010
Unconfirmed sightings aside, Elvis Presley lives on for millions of his fans worldwide, and in cities across the globe many are getting ready to celebrate the King's 75th birthday on Friday.
The biggest party will be here in Memphis, where January 8, 2010 has already been proclaimed Elvis Presley Day, and events including live music and exhibits are planned.
But celebrations are also happening...
24 December 2009
Merry Christmas and Happy Rockin' Year to You from RockabillyBash.com crew!! We wish you interesting events, good music, joy and happiness this holiday season and in the coming New 2010 Year!!!
19 December 2009
At 26th of December in St.Petersburg (Russia) a cool event will be held - "Rockin' Christmas" fest. There will be a few interesting shows: performance of "Big Livers" - the real legend of Russian Rockabilly; burlesque show from miss Lia; presentation of rockin' compilation "Lucky Thirteen vol.1"; light show and other funny things. This event will take place in PinUp Club.
16 December 2009
Former Stray Cats lead singer Brian Setzer was unable to finish a concert Monday night in Albuquerque and then rushed to a local hospital.
An announcement posted on Setzer’s website Tuesday said: "Setzer's brief collapse and hospitalization was the result of dehydration, high altitude and vertigo, a combination that made it impossible for him "to continue his performance at the Isleta Casino after several...
13 December 2009
The Blues Foundation in Memphis just published the nomenees for the next Blues Music awards. The CD Little Victor, the blues man from US, did with Louisiana Red last year ("Back To the Black Bayou") was nominated as "Best album" in two different categories.
He already won the "Record Critics' Award" in Germany and the "Grand Prix Du Disque" in France (The equivalent of The...
05 December 2009
Kenny Ball’s (British jazz musician, best known as the lead trumpet player in Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen) recent entry into the UK album top ten has led to even more interest for the “Jazz Meets Jive” theatre tour.
The tour, with Kenny’s band and the Jive Aces together, kicked off on 24th November in Eastbourne, and continues until June 2010, taking in theatres all...