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Shepparton Shakeout 2017

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Get our your flared skirts and get ready to do the Lindy Hop
The Shepparton Shakeout Rockabilly Festival is a brand-new rockabilly event celebrating the music and lifestyle of the 1950s.

Shepparton Shakeout 2017
Marti Brom (USA)

Head to the Shepparton Showgrounds from Friday 3 November to Sunday 5 November 2017 for some great music for you to bop along to. The impressive line up of bands that will be playing over the weekend include: Deke Dickerson, Marti Brom, Rusty Pinto, A Band Called Twang, Hanks Jalopy Demons, Kitty Martini, Scotty Baker, Ross and the Wild Boys, Moonee Valley Drifters, Cadillac Drifters, Jump Devils, Diddy Reyes, Shelley Minson, Danny Stain, Honky Tonk Rockers, Jefferson Smith, The Delmatics and Smokin' Wing Tips.

Shepparton Shakeout 2017
Deke Dickerson (USA)

Shepparton Shakeout 2017
A Band Called Twang

Why not check out the dance competition being held in the air-conditioned McIntosh room. Entry is only $10 with heats being held on the Saturday and the finals on the Sunday.

Shepparton Shakeout 2017
Shake it up on the dancefloor

Fancy learning the Lindy Hop? Or maybe Rock and Roll and Rockabilly are more your style? Beginners classes will be available for only $8 each and the intermediate/advanced classes are $10. Or you can get a day pass that will give you 3 classes for $25 available on both the Saturday and the Sunday.

Check out the Pinup Parade with the chance to win some great prizes. You need to be at least 14 and only need 1 outfit to strike your pose. More information on entering can be found here.

Shepparton Shakeout 2017
Win prizes in the pin up competition

There will also be a variety of trade stalls, a classic car show, and Saturday night at the Drive-in. Plenty of entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. Check back on the website for the full event schedule closer to the date.

Weekend Passes are $100 and give you unlimited entry to all events and stages plus the "DJ Hop till 5am at the Overlander Hotel" on both the Friday and Saturday nights.

Shepparton Shakeout 2017
Diddy Reyes

Click here to purchase.

Full day/night passes can be purchased at the gate:
Friday $40
Saturday $50
Sunday $40

Daytime passes for Saturday and Sunday are available at the gate for $10 per adult. School kids are free.

Weekend Pass with Classic Car Registration is $70. As well as purchasing your ticket online ticketing, you'll also need to complete the classic car registration form to be eligible for awards and prizes.

Shepparton Shakeout 2017

The Shepparton Showgrounds boasts a large outdoor open space with manicured lawns and a heritage listed Grandstand. The complex has two purpose built venues – the McIntosh Centre and the Multi-Purpose Pavilion.

The Shepparton Showgrounds are close to the Shepparton CBD, so why not take the time to experience all that Shepparton has to offer.

The Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre is located at 33 Nixon Street, Shepparton and can provide you with heaps of information on things to see and do and where to stay while in Greater Shepparton. Open: 9.00am to 5.00pm Telephone Enquiries: 1800 808 839.

Shepparton Shakeout 2017
Smokin Wingtips

Shepparton is approximately 190km from Melbourne. Travel on the Tullamarine Freeway and Western Ring Road out of Melbourne, turn on to the Hume Freeway followed by the Goulburn Valley Highway beyond Seymour, past Nagambie and on into Greater Shepparton.

V-Line trains and buses run numerous times a day from Southern Cross Train Station in Melbourne to Greater Shepparton. For travel information and an up to date timetable, please visit the V-Line website or phone 136 196.
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Why? For some Rockabilly fun
When: Friday 3 November to Sunday 5 November
Phone: 0418 556 299
Where: Shepparton Showgrounds - Shepparton
Cost: From $10 for a day pass
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