Greg Poppleton Bakelite Dance Band - 1920s and 1930s Band.

Greg Poppleton Bakelite Band perform 1920s -1930s Jazz and Swing classics for background and dancing. Ideal for 1920s, Mafia / Mobster, Prohibition, Gatsby, Chicago, Hollywood, Speakeasy or Charleston era theme parties. Trio – 10 piece band line up available.

Sydney, Australia

Booking Details

Greg Poppleton Bakelite Dance Band is Sydney’s only authentic 1920s Great Gatsby  Dance Band which will take you on a trip through time. In an instant, you’ll find yourself at a Roaring 20s dance party where time has stood still.

They specialise in the dance music of the 1920s and 30s. It’s the music they love which creates a special atmosphere your guests will love to dine and dance to.

They will gladly meet with you before your event (Sydney metro only) They’re happy to make planning for you as easy as possible…Brides, choose your special song for your entrance and or bridal waltz. Have another 1920s and 30s song you want played? Just ask once you have made your booking. If your special song is on a track, they can easily play it for you on the day through their high quality PA.

Collectively, band members have played for hundreds of weddings. You can be confident that your 1920s and 30s music is in safe, experienced hands.

The band keeps their performance times flexible and will fit into your schedule.  They’ll make every song count creating a happy, romantic mood. Guests will dance to their favourites all through the night.

They bring their own high quality sound equipment to your occasion and will play appropriate 1920s and 30s music during breaks. You can use their 1939-style birdcage microphone or the 1929 style crooner megaphone for your speeches. Saving you worry and money.

The musicians all presented in 1930s’ style suit and tie and backed by a real 1927 vintage drum kit.

Band size options:

  • Trio –  singer, keyboard and drums: ideal for private parties, boats and small lounge bars.
  • Quartet – add double bass. This would be minimum for cocktail parties and receptions
  • Quintet add trumpet for any size function.
  • Full 10 piece Band


*We can also add 1920’s Dancers; please enquire for details.

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“Charleston” – 6 Piece Band
“Sweet Sue” – 6 Piece Band
"Greg Poppleton Bakelite Band captures the 1920s - 1930s vocal style to perfection."
Kevin Jones, Jazz critic The Australian and Fine Music Sydney FM
"Greg Poppleton Bakelite Band made our “Roaring 20s” themed dinner such a success."
Bronwyn Scott, CSIRO Office Professional National Conference

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