Vintage Rock Issue 23 Out Now

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In this special edition of Vintage Rock we focus on the dawn of rock’n’roll in the UK from the arrival of Bill Haley and ‘Rock Around The Clock’ through to the stars of the British scene – Cliff Richard, Tommy Steele, The Shadows, Billy Fury amongst many others. Plus we offer our rundown of 40 [...]

BBC Radio 2 launches 50s pop-up DAB station


BBC Radio 2 is launching a 50s pop-up station as part of its new season of BBC Music called My Generation, which starts this month. The pop-up station will operate from 14th to 17th April and include shows from music legend Sir Tom Jones, Len Goodman, Marty Wilde, Chris Evans and his son Noah, and more. [...]

Vintage Rock presents Buddy Holly Collectors Edition out now!

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Buy a copy here! While many would argue that Buddy Holly is the archetypal ‘unlikely’ rock’n’roll star, we’d argue that this is entirely untrue. The thick black horn-rimmed specs may seem somewhat geeky, but Buddy’s decision to keep them on and defy convention created a lasting trend that still resonates today. Buddy’s quirky image was [...]

Win 1x pair of tickets to se Slim Jim Phantom and Furious live in Liverpool on 22nd April.

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For your chance to catch Slim Jim Phantom and Furious live in Liverpool this April (22nd), all you need to do is answer this simple question below… Survey not working, click here: Create your own user feedback survey

Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra ‘If I Can Dream’ UK Tour


After the huge success of last years release of ‘If I Can Dream’, the ‘If I Can Dream’ UK Tour has been announced. Made up of six UK arena dates this November. Featuring the voice of the one and only Elvis Presley, backed by the legendary Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, You won’t want to miss [...]

News: Mid Century Market comes to Bristol April 10th


The UK’s leading 1950s vintage fair, the Mid Century Market, is debuting in a new city this Spring. The event takes place in the Trinity Centre, Bristol on April 10th. Showcasing the highest quality vintage clothing, homeware and jewellery as well the UK’s most renowned reproduction vintage companies. Established in London, the Mid Century Market [...]

5 x Copies of Vintage Rock presents: Elvis Presley

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Last year Vintage Rock celebrated the King of Rock’n’Roll with our 132-page Elvis Collectors Edition, packed to the brim with features about the Hillbilly Cat, from his music to the women in his life, his record collection, and his sartorial choices. Elsewhere, we take a look at his roots and influences, show off an extremely [...]

WIN! 1 x Copy of Rockabilly Rampage Volumes 1 & 2


Two volumes of the finest rare rockabilly are on the menu with Easy Action’s Rockabilly Rampage series, with gems ranging from Bill Flagg, Curt Jensen and The Louvin Brothers through to Art Wood, Les Vogt, Bill Mack, and many more. Liner notes come from author and writer Dick Porter, all the tracks are restored and [...]

WIN! 1 x Western star records vinyl 7” bundle

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For this issue of Vintage Rock, Western Star Records offers up a great prize for vinyl junkies everywhere. These four delectable 7″ waxings – Next Time by Jack Rabbit Slim, Buzz For The Blues by The Bullets, Rock Hard Rock Right by Rusti Steel & The Star Tones, and Just Dance by Lew Lewis & [...]

WIN! 3 x copies of Chuck Berry: Rock’n’Roll Music


Those in need of a fresh fix of our cover star should turn their attentions to Jasmine Records’ Chuck Berry: Rock’n’Roll Music, a CD that compiles the rockin’ innovator’s first 14 singles – A-sides and B-sides – in the order they were first released. Look no further for a feast of some of the finest [...]