Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Weekender

Posted by | October 23, 2013 | SEE & DO | No Comments

Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Weekender
If Rockabilly music, vintage-inspired lasses, quiffed lads, Hot Rods, tattoos and Burlesque are your cup of Sailor Jerry’s Spiced Rum, well, my fellow BallaFornians, the Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Weekender is for you.

The Festival is a 3 day long Rockabilly celebration, held along the historic, tree-lined main street of Camperdown (just a short cruise from the BallaFornian shores).

2013 attractions include:

Wise Guyz (UKRAINE)
Nico Duportal (FRANCE)
Marc & The Wild Ones (GERMANY)
Rusty Pinto (WA)
Doug Wilshire (QLD)
Pat Capocci (NSW)
Straight 8s (VIC)
Lucky 7 (SA)
Rock A Dees (VIC)… plus many more.

Three dances in the historic Theatre Royal
Rock ´n´ Roll dance lessons with beginner dance lessons
Rock ´n´ roll dance competitions for the more experienced to live music
Art exhibitions and your chance to get involved through joining the Kustom Lane art exhibition and/or our pin-striping workshop
Best Dressed Prizes, Vintage men’s and women’s fashion parades throughout the weekend
Paul Hughes, a Melbourne old school artist, whose paintings are Influenced heavily by the 50s, 60s and 70s pop culture. He is best known for his Shrunken heads, Kustom, Hot Rod and Tiki style paintings.
Trade stalls and 50´s collectibles in Camperdown’s famous avenue.
Custom, classic car and hot rod displays
A new scenic cruise route, plus the traditional cruise to Model Barn.
Miss Camperdown Cruise Pinup Comp
Glamour Central Hair & Make up and specialty stalls

Also, it’s the organiser-extraordinaire Arthur Mats’ 50th birthday, so buy the good man a Corona when you see him!

Camperdown Cruise Rockabilly Weekender
8.00pm Thursday 24th of October 2013 To Sunday 27th of October 2013
Camperdown, Victoria 
Weekend Pass $110 plus $2.50 transaction fee
Single Day Pass $50 plus $2.50 Transaction fee

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