On Sunday March 20, Sydney Rock ‘n’ Roll & Alternative Festival will send The Factory Theatre into a high-octane frenzy with a celebration that captures the soul of Sydney’s live music scene and alternative culture.
The Festival features 20 acts over 4 stages covering every genre since the dawn of rock ‘n’ roll – ska, rockabilly, rock ‘n’ roll, burlesque, punk, garage rock, surf rock, power pop, jump blues, honky tonk, neo rockabilly … whatever your scene, Sydney Rock ‘n’ Roll & Alternative Festival is turning it up and turning it on.
With 20 acts! across 4 stages! we’re dialing up the MUSIC big-time!
Sydney Rock ‘n’ Roll & Alternative Festival will feature a huge entertainment line-up headed by ska punk legends The Porkers, along with selected stalls from the Sydney Rock ‘n’ Roll & Alternative Market and a Rock ‘n’ Roll Art Exhibition. This event is proudly presented by Palmer Events in association with The Factory Theatre and supported by Inner West Council’s Inner West Fest. The Festival’s entertainment line-up features:
MAIN STAGE (THE FACTORY THEATRE)
SKA vs ROCKABILLY vs BURLESQUE
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); direct from Brisvegas – 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 trioThe Hellcat III; and burlesque champion Ginger Foxx. MC Jay Katz. DJs Rod Almighty and Wally Wally.
Watch the Main Stage video here https://youtu.be/1HVSwGtGqc4
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; indie psych-mods The Smart Folk and ‘60s garage punk outfit Flippin’ Kick Outs.
60’s Stage Teaser here https://youtu.be/dqphpbHDpUk
THE FACTORY FLOOR
Becomes a heaving sweatshop as high-energy punk rock legends X jet in from Melbourne to 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 Rubber Necker. Presented by The i-94 Bar.
I-94 Bar Stage teaser video here https://youtu.be/25ZWn1h7lzM
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 and dirty surf trash twang quartet Los Monaros. There’ll also be a fantastic Rock ‘n’ Roll Art Exhibition presented by Glenno Art and The Art of Fox.