Dancers ready to rock
Dance enthusiasts from across Victoria and interstate will converge on Horsham next month for Wimmera Rockers Danceworld’s annual three-day event.
Organiser John Finn said this year’s event, ‘One last kiss’ would feature bands The Fender Benders and Honkytonk Rockers.
“We have a yearly dance event featuring different bands and themes over a few days and it’s always well supported,” he said.
“People come to our dances from Melbourne, Tasmania and all over Victoria.”
Action at Horsham Town Hall gets underway on Friday, July 6, with the Fender Benders to perform from 8pm to midnight.
On the Saturday morning, Wimmera Rockers will wow crowds with a demonstration at Horsham Plaza from 11am to noon.
That night, the action returns to the town hall from 7.30pm, with Honkytonk Rockers to take to the stage from 8pm to 12.30am.
This year’s dress-up theme is black and purple with a touch of silver and prizes will be on offer for the best dressed.
By Gorgeous Rock ’n’ Swing Gear will sell merchandise throughout the weekend.
The festivities will conclude at Haven Hall on the Sunday, where there will be a free barbecue and dancing from 10am to noon. Mr Finn said ticket sales were going well.
“We’ve still got tickets available for sale. We’re running a weekend package deal, which includes entry into both dances for $40,” he said. “Otherwise, one event is $25 a head.”
People can call Mr Finn on 5382 0021 or 0437 360 964 to book.
ONE LAST KISS: Wimmera Rockers Danceworld members John and Marg Finn get in the old-time rock ’n’ roll spirit ahead of next month’s dance weekend. Picture: PAUL CARRACHER