Australian Rock'n'Roll Apppreciation Society


The longest running rock'n'roll club in Australia - Established 1974..

The Australian Rock'n'Roll Appreciation Society is dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of the music called "The Big Beat", that is music from the period 1945 - 1964.

We produce a quarterly magazine, The Big Beat of the '50s. Also we broadcast a weekly show on Radio 3CR in Melbourne, Shake Rattle And Roll

The Big Beat of the '50s

Current issue - September 2017- Issue 145

Magazine cover issue 145

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Here you can subscribe to the magazine. the Subscription is for 4 issues and includes the $2 Paypal charge.

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Contact us

President - Peter Scanlon

Magazine Editor - Peter Scanlon

Treasurer - Temporarily Vacant.

Secretary - boyd Ewing

Shake Rattle And Roll Radio Show

Telephone contact

Call Peter Scanlon on 03 9291 5353.

Or by snail mail to ARRAS. PO box 784, Carlton South 3053. Victoria. Australia.