Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters returned to one of the 1920s - 1930s band's favourite clubs, Penrith RSL, for an afternoon of jazz age jazz and swing era swing.

Greg Poppleton sang the songs of the 1920s and 1930s for listeners and dancers. In the Bakelite Broadcasters were Damon Poppleton (alto sax) Nigel Date (guitar) and Bob Gillespie (drums).

Damon Poppleton on alto sax, with Nigel Date, guitar, playing Take the A Train.
Damon Poppleton on alto sax, with Nigel Date, guitar, playing Take the A Train.

The band's old name in lights. Maybe Bakelite Dance Band is catchier than Bakelite Broadcasters?
The band's old name in lights for this aftrenoon's show. Maybe Bakelite Dance Band is catchier than Bakelite Broadcasters?

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Bob Gillespie (drums) Nigel Date (guitar) Damon Poppleton (alto sax) play, It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing'. Bob Gillespie was the drummer for Lovelace Watkins, the touring Glenn Miller and Les Brown Orchestras and Maynard Ferguson's English Band.

A selfie as the band plays and I get ready to sing.
A selfie as the band plays and I get ready to sing.

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters also play for weddings, corporate functions and parties. Book now.

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