This March, Sydney Rock 'n' Roll & Alternative Festival will send Marrickville into a high-energy frenzy with a special 10-year anniversary special event, celebrating the lengthy history of Sydney’s most unique event, The Sydney Rock ‘n’ Roll & Alternative Market.
The festival, proudly presented by Palmer Events in association with The Factory Theatre and supported by Inner West Council, will feature a huge, heart-thumping entertainment line-up across four stages, headed by ska punk legends The Porkers, along with the best stalls from Sydney Rock ’n’ Roll & Alternative Market. Other attractions TBA.
The entertainment line-up features:
MAIN STAGE (THE FACTORY THEATRE):
Ska-punk hellraisers The Porkers headline a blistering line-up featuring ska, rocksteady and reggae superband The Rocksteady Ratpack (featuring members of The Allniters, Club Ska, The Porkers, Backy Skank, Steppin Razor and The OzSkas); mad, astro-themed rockabilly helmet-heads Men Into Space; roots rockabilly guitar whiz Pat Capocci; jazz-meets-jump blues-meets-rock’n’roll outfit Miss Pia & The Dovetails; explosive neo rockabilly and surf guitar trio The Hellcat III; and burlesque champion Ginger Foxx. DJs Rod Almighty and Wally Wally.
THE I-94 BAR STAGE – (THE FACTORY FLOOR):
The Factory Floor becomes a heaving sweatshop as high-energy punk rock legends X head a killer line-up featuring psycho-blues-a-billy techno freaks White Knuckle Fever, ‘60s/’70s-inspired garage rockers Jupiter 5 and high-octane psyche post-punk outfit Rubbernecker. Presented by I-94 Bar.
‘60s STAGE (THE FUSEBOX):
Presented by DJ troupe The Crimplenes, this line-up is way outta sight, with power pop garage legends The On and Ons; the long-awaited return of garage rockers The Intercontinental Playboys; ‘60s garage punk outfit Flippin’ Kick Outs and indie psych-mods The Smart Folk.
Fossick the fascinating and fab wares of some of the best traders from the Sydney Rock’n’Roll & Alternative Market to a soundtrack by honky-tonk rockabilly rebels Cruisin’ Deuces, dirty surf trash twang quartet Los Monaros plus more tba.