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Rock ‘n’ Roll & Alternative Market On Tour
A SPECIAL VIVID EVENT
Factory Theatre, Marrickville
Sunday 28 May, 2017
Doors open 11am
 
Sydney’s Rock 'n' Roll & Alternative Market heads to the Factory Theatre, Marrickville on 28 May for a one-off special VIVID event, “Rock ‘n’ Roll & Alternative Market On Tour”.  An outstanding array of stalls will join forces with a formidable line-up of Sydney bands for an inner west music and shopping extravaganza.
 
Cruise a carefully curated selection of retro, rock ‘n’ roll, alternative, vintage, handmade and unique goods. Feast on fabulous food, grab a beer from one of the bars and rock out to the live bands at either the retro or rock stage. Learn about the evolution of rockabilly and hillbilly guitar at Dr Banks Guitar Clinic or learn some tricks on the dance floor, with dancing classes across the eras from the 1920s to the swinging 60s, and experience the all-day, non-stop rockin’ vibe this market/festival is so well known for.
 
Here is the entertainment line-up for this special event...
 
The Factory Theatre Retro stage: Cruisin’ Deuces, The Drey Rollan Band and the combined forces of the Deuces Rollan Band plus Swing to it Sydney Swing and Rock ‘n’ Roll Dance Lessons.
 
The Fusebox Rock stage: JD and The Hunger Men (Featuring Jeremy Davidson, frontman of the Snowdroppers and band), The Hollerin’ Sluggers, The Mis-Made and Fox Company.
 
The Factory Floor: Charleston and Go-Go Dance Lessons presented by Sydney Vintage Dance Studio, who will demo each dance before the lessons.
 
The Container Stage: Dr Banks’ Guitar Clinic featuring virtuoso guitarist Dr Zane Banks (Cruisin’ Deuces/ The Morrisons), who will give a talk on the evolution of Rockabilly and Hillbilly Guitar with his able assistant Jy-Perry Banks (Cruisin’ Deuces).
 
Entry to Rock 'n' Roll & Alternative Market On Tour is $6. Nowhere else in Sydney offers this much bang for your buck. Charleston, Swing, Rock ‘n’ Roll and Go Go Dance Lessons are $5 each in addition to the market entry fee. Entry to Dr Banks Guitar Clinic is $5 in addition to the market entry fee. 
Dr Banks Guitar Clinic takes place at our Rock 'n' Roll & Alternative Market On Tour Event This Sunday 28 May at The Factory Theatre, Marrickville at 12pm sharp. This clinic will explore the guitar techniques and styles found in Rockabilly and Hillbilly music. Whether you are a guitarist or not it is a presentation not to be missed. The styles covered will include Travis picking, swing lines, blues lines, double stopped lines, rhythm and back up playing as well as chicken pickin'. Demonstrations of how to use these techniques in performances will be given and approaches to improvising in both Rockabilly and Swing will be discussed. Entry to the Guitar Clinic is just $5 in addition to the $6 market entry fee. (A total of $11 including entry to the market and the guitar clinic). You can pre-register for the clinic by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Limited seats!

Described by the Sydney Opera House as 'one of Australia's finest soloists', Dr Zane Banks is one of the most versatile guitarists of his generation, performing jazz, classical guitar, country, blues and rock & roll to an international standard. He has been a featured soloist at numerous international festivals and is just as at home playing honky tonk with his band the Cruisin' Deuces as he is performing with a symphony orchestra.

We have dancing classes galore at our Sunday 28 May Rock 'n' Roll & Alternative Market On Tour Vivid Sydney Event at The Factory Theatre. Go Go & Charleston Classes presented by Sydney Vintage Dance Studio and Swing & 50's Rock n Roll Dancing classes presented by Swing To It Sydney. All classes are Just $5 each in addition to the $6 market entry fee. (A total of $11 including the class).To pre-register for Charleston and Go Go Dancing Classes please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and for Swing and Rock 'n' Roll classes please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Times of classes as follows Charleston 12:00 - 12.45, Swing also 12.00 - 12.45, 50s Rock n Roll 1.30 - 2.15, Go Go Dance Class 2.00-2.45pm.

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