Breakfast at Tiffany's!
We have a diamond of a gig coming up this week as we perform at the launch of Hollywood blockbuster 'Gatsby' in store at Tiffany's on Bond Street! This blingtastic event is by invitation only but be sure to check back on our Pin Ups page for some sparkling snaps!
The National Vintage Awards - VOTE FOR US!
We are honoured to have been shortlisted under the category Best Vintage Style Musical Performer in The National Vintage Awards. Just 6 acts have been chosen from thousands of nominations and now we are battling to get through to the finals! Please vote for us at http://thenationalvintageawards.co.uk/vote-here/best-vintage-style-musical-performer/
Happy Birthday M'aam!
Today is our very own Queen Elizabeth's 87th birthday! What an amazing, inspirational woman we are blessed to have at the helm of our country. Happy birthday M'aam! xxx
We love to Nag!
It's that time of year again when we return to our favourite UK pub The Nags Head in Malvern, for the St George's Beer Festival. We'll be there singing and dancing the night away from 8pm on Saturday 21st April, why not join us? www.nagsheadmalvern.co.uk
Calder After The War
We had the great pleasure of performing at the stunning Pace Gallery on Thursday, at a private viewing of the Calder After The War exhibition. What a stunning installation. Thanks to all Nicolas and the team at Pace for looking after us, pics to follow!
A Grand Day Out!
We have had the most amazing day at Aintree's Grand National... a definite highlight was seeing the whole of the John Smith's hospitality tent dancing the conga to our swing version of The Locomotion! Thanks so much to Chloe and the team at Liz Hobbs Group for looking after us all day! For a photo finish, head to our Pin Ups page!
In Him We Trust!
We are getting ready to rock at the lovely Gordon Craig Theatre on March 18th as 'Rock Night' in aid of The Princes Trust takes to the stage. With a varied programme of superb acts, from the Olympics Pandemonium Drummers and ITV's Rock Choir, to sensational singer-songwriter Scarlette Fever and uber-talented classical guitarist Peter Siegelstrang, we are very proud to be part of this Princely affair! Get your tickets now at http://www.gordon-craig.co.uk/GordonCraigTheatreWhatsOnShowDetail.aspx?id=518&date=
We love to be liked!
Fellow facebookers! Please take a second to 'like' on our brand new facebook page, packed full to the brim with photos, videos, sound clips and hot goss! As we shut up shop on the old fan page, this new page will be the only place to go if you want to stay up to speed with all the goings on at Bellas HQ, so check it out and make sure you tell your friends! www.facebook.com/therockabellas
AGE isn't just a number!
Following two hugely successful sell out shows at The Wycombe Swan Theatre at the weekend, we are delighted to announce that the proceeds from ticket sales and the raffle helped to raise over £10,000 for Age UK Bucks! What a fantastic achievement for a fantastic cause! Check out their amazing work at http://www.ageuk.org.uk/buckinghamshire/
Goodbye Patty Andrews
What sad news, that the last surviving Andrews Sister, Patty, has now passed away. The sisters were truly inspiring to so many, boosting the morale of the forces and bringing joy to people all over the world as they sold over 70million records. What a joy then to be invited to talk about their music and their huge influence on us Bellas in an interview with BBC Belfast. Watch this space for a recording of the interview!
Rock The Night Away!
Preparations for the first of our 2013 theatre dates are well under way. If you fancy escaping the January blues, book your tickets for Rock The Night Away at The Wycombe Swan Theatre on February 8th/9th. With TV's Chris Clarkson hosting an array of fabulous international acts, including yours truly, it's set to be a fab start to Feb! Grab your tickets today at https://www.wycombeswan.co.uk/Online/default.asp?doWork::WScontent::loadArticle=Load&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::article_id=B927EDCC-1AEA-4F3C-ABB2-E36EB99F7A0C
We Are Sailing!
Sarah Lindsey As 2012 drifts into the horizon and 2013 is now well and truly docked, we are looking forward to a most appropriate performance - at The London Boat Show! Held at ExCel London, it's the biggest show of its kind in Europe and well worth a visit! With Weekend saver tickets at just £10, plus kids go free, why not set sail with us on Thursday 17th Jan. See you (ahoy) there! x http://www.londonboatshow.com/2013/home.aspx
Happy New Year!
Welcome to 2013! We are looking ahead to another exciting year with a theatre tour starting in February, another season of Battle Proms Concerts seeing us through the summer and some fantastic festival sell outs later on in the year! We hope you'll be spending the year with us, catching all the action right here! xx
Home for New Year!
We are thrilled to be performing at an exclusive members only party at Home House in London's Portman Square for the fabulous Decades of Dance New Year's Eve party. If you fancy counting down to 2013 with The Rockabellas at one of London's most elite venues, visit www.homehouse.co.uk
Winter Wonderland at Westfield!
We are thrilled to be warming your winter up with our vintage vocals as we perform in and around Westfield, Stratford, this Sunday 2nd December. With street performers, Santa's grotto, outdoor iceskating and plenty of in store promotions and discounts, it promises to be a day full of festive fun! And with free parking all day, there's every reason to head West this Sunday!
The Hollies v The Bellas!
When the super talented Peter Howarth from The Hollies was rehearsing outside our dressing room door recently, we had to invite him in! Check out what happened... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytQqliFLd_o
A Musical Marriage!
Wearing our poppies with pride, we are looking forward to saluting heroes both past and present this Remembrance Sunday and beyond. A busy week culminates in a guest performance with The Military Wives Choir in a concert hosted by Pam Rhodes at Tattersalls, Newmarket. Tickets are extremely limited so call 01638 500044 without delay!
Down by the Riverside!
Catch us this Saturday 24th November at Riverside in Hemel Hempstead as we perform three half hour sets as part of the annual Christmas Fashion Show. We'll be on at 12.20, 1.20 & 2.20pm so why not spend the morning at this retail hotspot, kickstarting your Christmas shopping in style, then spend the afternoon checking out the new year trends as the bellas get you well and truly In The Mood! http://www.riversidehemel.com/
Flying High in Wycombe!
This Friday, 28th September, we are heading to the Wycombe Swan Theatre in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire for a fabulously forties dinner and dance. If you fancy spending the evening with us as we celebrate the wartime songbirds and swing sensations of this poignant era, book now! After all, the early swan catches the worm! https://wycombeswan.co.uk/Online/default.asp?doWork::WScontent::loadArticle=Load&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::article_id=AA4D3BE5-F42E-43B2-82F4-B94BDD09EED2
Girls on Film!
We are thrilled with our new promo video which will be uploaded onto our Silver Screen page real soon, but as we are nice, we thought we'd let you have a sneek preview... http://youtu.be/xTrzPhOMjvg
A Sight for Tawe Eyes!
We are excited to be performing with the Welsh Battle Proms Orchestra as part of Swansea's annual Tawe Fest, this Bank Holiday Monday (27th August) at Singleton Park.... the 3 day festival really does have something for everyone, including Status Quo, Steps, Alexandra Burke, Loveable Rogues, Only Boys Aloud... and our good selves of course! Book your tickets now at http://www.tawefest.com/
From ITV to TCT!
What a great night last night! It started with a trip to Highclere Castle, home of ITV's Downton Abbey (not to mention a certain Katie Price & Peter Andre's fairytale wedding!) where we performed a storming set for our fourth in the Battle Proms season. Then it was off to Heronsgate for a simply stunning fundraiser in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust where we were honoured to share the stage with legendary Chris Farlowe and The Tremeloes. We don't often name drop but we couldnt resist this!!!!
We are all set for Battle at Hatfield House tomorrow, Sat 21st July, as the third Battle Proms concert of the season heads to Hertfordshire. With the weather forecasters predicting sunshine for a change, the event promises to be a glorious mixture of live music, cavalry displays, choreographed fireworks, vintage cars, aerobatic shows and boozy picnics! For tickets, visit www.battleproms.co.uk
Let Battle Commence!
We are all set for our second appearance of the Battle Proms Season, this time at the simply stunning Blenheim Palace on Saturday 14th July. Join us for an amazing evening of live music, aerobatic displays, cavalry re-enactments and dazzling fireworks... but be sure to bring your wellies! Tickets at www.battleproms.com
We're ready to Rock!
We are delighted to be making a guest appearance as part of 'Rock Choir Live' at The Anvil Arts Centre in Basingstoke this Thursday 12th July. Rock Choir, as featured in the ITV documentary earlier this year, are the nation's biggest amateur choir with no less than 2 world records to their name! For tickets, visit http://www.anvilarts.org.uk/whats-on/12/jul/rock-choir-live
Out In Force!
National Armed Forces weekend was a busy one as ever for us Bellas! Starting in style with the Best of British Summer Ball, dancing the night away in our patriotic red, white & blue pin up costumes, we then journeyed down to Lowdefest where we performed to 2000 people chilling in the summer sunshine! From there we headed to one of our favourite haunts, the J&A Cafe in Clerkenwell, to celebrate Mark & Bruce's 10th wedding anniversary, before finally heading home! To everyone who shared a part of the weekend with us, we salute you!
Lowde and Proud!
Well the first of this year's festivals is upon us and in true style the rain is due! This Saturday 30th June we are appearing at Lowdefest in Hampshire, performing to happy campers, welly wearers and beer buddies alike! All platinum tickets are no sold out but there are still a few standard tickets available so get booking and you too could be singing in the rain! http://www.lowdefest.com/
Friends in high places
What a joy to perform at last night's wedding with the likes of Friends star David Schwimmer in the crowd getting down to our tunes! Joining him were Micha Barton, David Walliams and the cast of US TV series Revenge. But the real stars were the gorgeous bride and groom... Iddo & Ashley, we wish you lots of love and luck for your future together! x
A Diamond Weekend!
Thanks to all those who braved the weather and came to see us in Hyde Park on Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd June for the official Queen's Jubilee Family Festival. We had a great time singing in the rain and entertaining the crowds as they celebrated with each other. Thanks to the team at Beau Productions who put on a fabulous show and made us feel very proud to be British! Check out the photos in our Pin Ups section!
All's well in Ashwell!
Thanks to everyone who attended the opening night of the 59th Ashwell Music Festival on Saturday. With our fabulous live band The Rockafellas bringing up the rear, we blasted out our big band classics from the wartime years and beyond, against the backdrop of the stunning Ashwell Parish Church. And in keeping with the venue, we have received plenty of praise! Thanks to all those who have emailed us and joined us on twitter & facebook. There are certainly some big hearts in Herts!
We are thrilled to announce that we will be performing live at the Queen's offical Jubilee Family Festival in Hyde Park on 2nd & 3rd June. Hosted by Mylene Klass and John Culshaw, we'll have the honour of performing alongside the cast of Strictly Come Dancing and The London African Gospel Choir plus many more fantastic acts. With a 70 minute orchestral celebration of the best loved Disney songs, big screen footage of Epsom Derby Day and the Thames Diamond Pageant, plus street performers, RAF Dog Displays and marching bands, it is an absolutely unmissable event... not least because The Rockabellas are now on the bill!! For tickets, go to http://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/Jubilee-Family-Festival-tickets/artist/1695928
Mum's The Word!
It's fair to say that being a mum is one of the hardest yet most rewarding jobs a woman can ever undertake. With 4 children between us, we should know! And as we smile endearingly at the homemade greeting card with slightly too much copydex, or pretend to enjoy the sticky cupcake lovingly baked at nursery by someone else's child, let us raise a glass to all those lovely ladies who are or have a fabulous mum. Today is your day! xxx
Exciting news just in at Rockabellas HQ! We have been invited to perform for two consecutive days at this year's Malvern Spring Show on 10th & 11th May! We are also 'in town' on 22nd April as we return to one of our favourite places in Great Malvern, The Nags Head, for the annual St George's Beer Festival Weekend. We are looking forward to seeing some familiar faces as well as welcoming some new ones too, so keep an eye on the site for ticket info...It's going to be Great!
The AM after the night before!
Wow, what a wonderful gig last night, performing to over 1000 special guests from the automobile industry as they gathered at Birmingham's ICC for the annual AM Awards. Hosted by Strictly sensational Susanna Reid, we added to the girl power on stage, opening the awards ceremony with our brand new bespoke arrangement of The Beatles' hit Drive My Car. Va Va Voom indeed!
We're off to the Prom!
We are thrilled to announce we will be performing at all 6 Battle Prom Concerts this summer - amazing venues including Blenheim Palace, Hatfield House and honme of Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle. The events have been crowned 'UK’s premier classical picnic proms' with Spitfire, cannons, cavalry and fireworks, not to mention fabulous music from international musicians and groups including our good selves! Tickets available at www.battleproms.com
Dont worry if you didnt get round to ordering your copy of our fabulous debut album 'The Rockabellas...Unwrapped' ... the 5 track EP is still available for download on iTunes and the complete limited edition album can still be purchased and posted to you via our website - so dont delay, get organised now for next Christmas!!
One 'Elle' of an Accolade!
We are thrilled to have recently worked with Elle's Wedding Planner of the Year, Mark Niemierko, who reviewed us in national magazine Brides as "a 1940’s female trio act singing everything from Candyman to Beyonce’s Crazy In Love. Without doubt, the highlight of the night." Watch this space for photos of us at Niemierko's stunning soiree!
Sarah, Pippa & Lizzie at the Clairefest
We were delighted to share the bill with Danyl Johnson and Doctor & The Medics at Ashwell's 'Clairefest' last month. The festival, the first of its kind, helped to raise a significant sum for brand new charity The Claire Stanley Trust. For further info or to donate, visit www.clairestanleytrust.org
We're Making a Difference!
Thanks to all those who came to One Difference's glitzy charity event at the fabulous Cafe De Paris on 14th July. So far over £30,000 has been raised for ongoing community projects in Malawi. Do you bit and make a difference at www.onedifference.org
Kids Party At The Palace
The Rockabellas looked stunning, if we may say so, in Cath Kidston dresses last night as they performed for the annual Cath Kidston Summer Garden Party at Fulham Palace. A great night was had by all and we thank Kane & Daisy for looking after us in style!
We & Mrs Jones!
Anyone who missed us on The Ruth Jones Easter Treat Special can catch us now on BBC iplayer right now! With celebrity guests Tim Minchin, Dawn French and Michael Sheen, plus music by Claire Maguire, it is a truly eggcellent watch!! http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b010v25r/Ruth_Jones_Easter_Treat/
A Right Royle Affair!
What a great show last week at Ricky Tomlinson's cabaret club, The Green Room, in Liverpool. Performing alongside the legendary Tom O Connor was an honour - getting congratulated by him after our performance was even better! Thanks to Richard and the team for looking after us from the moment we arrived to the moment we left. We look forward to seeing all you lovely Liverpudlians again soon!
Orange Coloured Sky!
We are thrilled that our recent jingle job for mobile phone giant Orange has hit over 17,000 views on youtube! Check it out at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zjT3z_qlq7g