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Second Bush Fire Fundraiser

Posted by jocbloy on March 2, 2020 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Bush Fire Benefit At Eddies Poolroom

Adrian organised a second bush fire appeal at Eddies Poolroom last Friday night and it was a roaring success in more ways than one. Three bands offered their services freely plus Eddies Poolroom chipping in as well. The bands were the Treblettes, Lost In Louisville and the Pearly Shells Hot 5. About $3,500 was raised on the night through a mix of entry fee, silent auction and raffles.


It was advertised as a swing night but rock n r...

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Bush fire fundraiser dance

Posted by jocbloy on January 22, 2020 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (1)

Bush Fire Benefit Event - Eddies Poolroom Fri 17th Jan 2020

A bush fire benefit gig featuring the Honky Tonk Rockers and Jump Cats was held at Eddies Poolroom last Friday night drawing in a big crowd of rock n roll and swing dancers who were very enthusiastic to do their little bit in support of those communities devastated by the recent, and ongoing, bush fires around Australia. It was a fantastic night of dancing to country rock music by the Honky Tonk Rockers and jump blues from the ...

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Dances return to the Whitehorse Club

Posted by jocbloy on May 2, 2017 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (0)


Rock n Roll dances return to the Whitehorse Club on Fri 19th May.

After a year at Ringwood Bowls the Red Hot Rockers are pleased to be going back to the home of rock n roll, the wonderful Whitehorse Club. The Whitehorse has the best dance floor in Melbourne, plenty of off street parking and is full of many wonderful memories from 15 plus years of hosting rock n roll dances. So come along and have a fantastic night dancing to the great sounds of the Kustoms ...

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You're never too old to rock!!

Posted by jocbloy on February 2, 2017 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

You're never too old to rock!  Here is a great youtube clip of Karin and Erwin Schilling on Sunrise TV show from 2011.  It's a great interview and includes lots of footage of them dancing, including at Red Hot Rockers Adrian's dance class at the Whitehorse (where they learnt to dance many years ago) and a brief interview with Adrian.


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Adrian Spadaro nominated for VRRDA Hall of Fame

Posted by jocbloy on January 4, 2017 at 6:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to Red Hot Rockers dance teacher Adrian Spadaro for his nomination for Victorian Rock n Roll Dance Association Hall of Fame for 2017.


Adrian has made a considerable contribution to the Melbourne rock n roll scene over the past 25 plus years, firstly as a dance competitor, then as a dance teacher and dance promoter. Adrian and dance partner Chris Black were well known on the dance competition scene in the early 1990&#...

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Posted by jocbloy on November 7, 2016 at 10:45 PM Comments comments (0)

At Monday nights salsa class the term Ambidancer was used.  An ambidancer is a person who can dance as both a lead and a follow.  Durring the beginners class there were more ladies (follows) than guys (leads) so durring the class Adrian had the 2 spare ladies dance as leads and follows.  At each roatation the follow moved on, the leading lady moved to become the follow and the next lady moving around the cirlce then had a go at leading.  This meant that all the ladies (fol...

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Changes at the Whitehorse Club

Posted by jocbloy on March 14, 2016 at 10:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Very impressed with the new supper items on offer at the Whitehorse Club at the dance on Fri 11th March. Entry to the dance included a supper ticket which was redeemable for a plate with a choice of pulled pork slider, mini hamburger, meatballs or cheesy rice balls. Extra items were available for purchase at $2 each, and all were delicious. The price of drinks had all been lowered with a glass of wine or spirits at only $5 and bottled water for $2. Not often the price of things goes down!. Ot...

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Mind Body & Soul TV show

Posted by jocbloy on December 8, 2015 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Mind Body & Soul TV show



See video of Adrian's Red Hot Rockers dance classes in action. Click on link to watch.

Thank You

Posted by jocbloy on November 23, 2015 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)

Buckley Park Bowls Club

Posted by jocbloy on October 20, 2015 at 2:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Have you checked out the new dance venue yet?  You'll be pleased with the size of the dance floor at Buckley Park Bowls Club, plus the smoothness of it.  It has to be one of the smoothest dance floors around.  The club has a lovely ambience to it, being situated in a park, with a full wall of windows overlooking the park and trees of the car park.  The staff are friendly, the airconditioning is great and ceiling fans help keep the dance floor cool all night long.  Tab...

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Live band on Wed 19th Aug at the Whitehorse

Posted by jocbloy on August 17, 2015 at 1:10 AM Comments comments (0)

News Flash - There will be a live band "The Fender Benders" playing at the Whitehorse Club this Wed night from 8.30-10.30 for social dancing after the dance classes. 

This is Melbourne's best rock and roll dance band and the best bit is its FREE ENTRY if you book, or only $10 at the door if you haven't booked.

 Dance classes are on from 7- 8.30 pm for $12 which will also include social dancing to the band.

 If you haven't been along to the Whitehorse Club befo...

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Team Dance Demo

Posted by jocbloy on June 28, 2015 at 11:50 PM Comments comments (0)

12 dancers put on a great performance at the Flipside dance on Fri 26th June dancing to the song "Come back my love".  Well done to the following dancers : Adrian and Sarah-Jane, Jocelyn and Charles, Peter and Jeanette, Glenda and Andrew, Jim and Fiona, Frank and Rosie.  Debbie and Marco, and James and Lyn couldn't make it for this performance but will be dancing for the next one.  Everyone looked great in black and red and all got a thrill out of performing in front of 200 peo...

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Fender Benders at West Coburg Bowls 29th May 2015

Posted by jocbloy on May 31, 2015 at 11:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Melbournes most popular rock n roll band, the Fender Benders, filled West Coburg Bowls club and kept the dance floor rocking all night long.  No wonder they are the hardest working dance band around - they consistently give the rockers exactly what they want, great dance music all night long.

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Whitehorse Dance video

Posted by jocbloy on March 21, 2015 at 7:45 PM Comments comments (0)

A huge crowd of 220+ at the Whitehorse dance on the 21st of March.  The bands The Fender Benders and the Rockin' Daddy's both kept the dance floor full all night long.  This is one of the best dance venues around Melbourne and everyone had a great night.

See the youtube link for a brief clip

Camberwell Bowls Club Westcoast Sundays

Posted by jocbloy on January 18, 2015 at 9:25 PM Comments comments (1)

What a lovely venue for the sunday afternoon / evening westcoast classes.  The people are so friendly and pleased to have the rockers in the club rooms, the floor is a delight to dance on, and the outlook over the bowling greens is lovely.  Everyone had a great time learning the smooth westcoast routine and are getting the hang of this style of dance.  It is great dancing to lots of different music as a change from the usual rock n roll that you get at all the other venues....

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Cup Eve Dance

Posted by jocbloy on November 6, 2014 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)

The Cup Eve dance was a full house with well over 200 rockers enjoying a terrific night.  Most dressed up in cup style with lots of hats, fascinators and suits.  The Vincents had the dance floor packed all night and as an added extra a new band called the "Smokin Wingtips" played a couple of sets as well.  What an energetic young band who have only been playing together for 6 months!  They played some great fast rock n roll and were certainly "smokin hot".  Hopefully ...

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Wednesdays at the Whitehorse 8th Oct

Posted by jocbloy on October 8, 2014 at 10:40 PM Comments comments (0)

The Fender Benders had the dance floor pumping all night long with everyone enjoying the great music.  Several first time beginners had a great night mastering a few basic steps in the beginners class taught by Gavin, and then ventured onto the dance floor and joined in with the social dancing and progressive dances.  The advanced class in the main room was enjoyed by all who mastered some new moves before dancing the night away.  A surprise happy birthday to Gavin with cup cak...

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Wed 3rd of Sept 2014

Posted by jocbloy on September 3, 2014 at 11:15 PM Comments comments (0)

About 120 people enjoyed a great night of dancing at the Whitehorse Club on Wed 3rd Sept.  A lesson from 7 - 8.30pm was followed by lots of social dancing to the band the Fender Benders until 11pm.  Platters of finger food were served on all the tables to keep the energy levels up and the crowd enjoyed catching up with dancers they haven't seen for a while.  Lots of progressive dances got everyone mingling and meeting up with new and familiar faces.  And everyone enjoyed r...

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From Mind body and soul report

Posted by jocbloy on September 2, 2014 at 3:15 AM Comments comments (0)

  Copy of the "Mind, Body, and Soul" tv show review of Adrian's classes from 2009. 

"Red Hot Rockers" is how Adrian Spadaro advertises his weekly swing, jive, and rock and roll classes. People must like it because some weeks there are 140 on the floor.

The last dance hall Adrian hired would get so full that sometimes people would be standing on each other’s toes! What attracts all these people to swing, jive, and rock a...

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