’Slim Tim’ Collett, ‘Miss Maree; Gwynn, ‘Smokin’ Dan’ Fargo started forming in 2013 on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland Qld, recruiting drummer ‘Toby Baron’ in 2014 to complete the line up. Their original upbeat multi-vocal Rockabilly/Roots Americana style was quick to have an impact the Australian music scene.
With their vocal prowess, sharp harmonies, slick musicianship and visually fun and energetic performance they’ll be sure to have you up on your feet.
performer with local & touring acts from all over Australia. You’d better get ready, ’cause here comes Eddy!
The Slim Gritty Band perform an upbeat uplifting mix of original and classic Rockabilly/Hillbilly tunes, with an emphasis of keeping both the listening and dancing audiences happy. Slim in various line-ups is no stranger to gigs and festivals both here in Australia and abroad most recently performing at ‘Cooly Rocks On’ and ‘Greazefest’ in Queensland.
On Sat 22 nd October August Slim and his band are very excited to perform for the first time at ‘Rock the Clock Festival’ in Camperdown. The Slim Gritty band line-up will include Slappin’ Dan Rondeau on Slap Bass, Giovanni Di Stefano on drums and Slim on guitar and vocals.
Palomino III blaze a trail along the fringes of traditional music.
The secret of this little powerhouse ferments somewhere between their spin on vintage rockabilly and Americana cowboy blues. Stripped back and unbound by genre or era, their style has been likened to:
“a hefty dose of moonshine with a twist of sarcastic melancholy…”
“The guitar riffs and upright bass jangle alongside standout vocals with an upbeat lyrical imagery…”
With impressive Rockabilly Roots festival performances including Australia’s iconic Greazefest, and Belgium’s renowned Muddy Roots Festival, this is an act not to miss!
Robyn and the Rancheros play an explosive mix of originals and
reinterpreted covers from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s music that will
have the rock ‘n’ rollers busting out their best routines at the same time
as the pub rockers are up grooving and reminiscing to the good old
days, if you are not into dancing, just sit back, tap your feet and enjoy
the cracking show.
Their energetic eclectic mix of tunes has something for everyone, with
Robyn Howden pumping out the vocals, Steve Perrett on lead guitar,
Mick McIntyre on drums and Russ Gayther on bass, the Rancheros will
SHEENA AND THE BIG CATS
Strap on your dancing shoes, Sheena and the Big Cats will have your feet a flapping and your hearts a boppin’. With powerhouse vocals and all the sass required, Sheena belts out classic hits from 1950’s rockabilly women. When it comes to women in the Australian rockabilly scene, Sheena is not one to be missed.
The Ladybugs are a group of 4 born and bred, Camperdown gals bringing you rock ‘n’ roll classics by many of the great women of the 50’s and 60’s. Bringing together a repertoire of Wanda Jackson, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton and many others, The Ladybugs combine sweet country vocals with the rhythm and music of the 1950s which will be sure to have you out of your seats and dancing!
THE LAKES & CRATERS BAND
AN amazing community group led by Jane McSween. With a vast repertoire from traditional to concert band and swing, to rock’n’roll and cabaret… many budding instrumentalists are nurtured and get the valuable opportunity to experience ensemble performance. The band often plays for local theatre co. productions, as well as putting on their own shows. We always love having the Lakes & Craters crew play at our festival!