Spring has sprung and there are some fresh new ads on The Rockabilly Socialite! I wanted to take a moment and thank all of the advertisers who keep this site going by sharing some info about them.
Can you believe it's only 21 days until Viva Las Vegas? Did your heart flutter a little bit when you read that? I know mine did when I wrote it! If you want to go but haven't bought your ticket, you better get on it! There are less then 500 full 4 day wrist bands available. There are plenty of car show only tickets though if you just want to go to the car show.
If you follow VLV on Facebook, you may have seen heard of a few changes coming to this years VLV. For one, this will be the first year that the car show has two stages. There was a change to the time slot for Deke's Guitar Geek Show and The Burlesque Competition. Also, the Orleans Hotel is in the process of remodeling. Some of the hotel rooms have been redecorated and are now a few bucks more when you book them. The resort fee has also gone up a few bucks because the rooms have free wifi now. It seems like the hotel may have also done a little bit of updating to the pool area. Also, the dates are posted on the website for VLV in 2015 and 2016 in case you want to book that coveted hotel room now. You know that I did! I also noticed that the Courtyard Cafe made some changes to their menu. So, look out for those changes this year!
Lastly, this years CD is hot off the press and can be pre-ordered now. It has songs from the 2014 lineup, including The Trashmen, Sonny Burgess, Kim Lenz, Lil' Mo and more! Fun Fact: This will be a collectors item in the future due to that fun little typo on the cover. Did you notice it?
If you are looking for more reading material on Viva Las Vegas, check out my huge collection of VIVA posts!
I am so happy to have Brighter Bakelite as an advertiser on The Rockabilly Socialite. I have loved Brighter Bakelite since the business was founded. The owner, Jesse Fowler, is so talented and nice to boot. If you are not familiar with Brighter Bakelite, it is a company that restores vintage bakelite to their original color and sheen. So many pieces of bakelite have tarnished with age and the brilliant colors have been covered under layers of patina and soil. Jesse restores all of the pieces carefully by hand himself. When you get one of his bakelite pieces, you will be able to feel the love that was put into it. If you are interested in more info about their process, check out the review I did on Brighter Bakelite.
These are just a few of the beautiful pieces of vintage bakelite that can be purchased from their Etsy page. You won't find better bakelite anywhere!
I am so happy to have not only one, but TWO weekenders advertising on my site! If you are not familiar with the New England Shake-Up, it's a three day weekender in Sturbridge Massachusetts (right outside of Boston). It is held at a lovely little hotel right on a lake, The Sturbridge Host Hotel. This year marks the second year for the New England Shake-Up. This year the lineup is killer- The Bellfuries, Big Sandy, The Outta Sites, Roy Rapid, Amber Foxx and more. It is a "must see" weekender for sure!
I was lucky enough to attend the first Shake-Up, and I will be at this years. It was a great weekender! You can see my recap of events on Thursday, Friday Day, Friday Night, Saturday Day, Saturday Night and Sunday Night of the Shake-Up. The hotel is already sold out for this year, but you can get on the waiting list. Tickets are now on sale on the website for the low price of $80. I highly recommend you check out this weekender, it may be just what you are looking for.
I want to share all of the fabulous things at Crash The Party 1956 with you, but I also want to keep everything a secret so I can buy it all for myself. That wouldn't be very nice to my awesome advertiser, so I guess I will let you in on my secret.....Crash The Party has some of the best rockin' vintage on Etsy. Colorful cotton separates, cocktail dresses, sweaters....everything you need for last minute Viva Las Vegas shopping. Shipping is super fast and prices are very reasonable. Check out these super cute options from Crash The Party:
I know I have told you this before, but I will tell you again. I just adore the Oblong Box Shop! The Oblong Box Shop is a great online webstore that has clothing and accessories for men and women in a lot of different styles. They are really a one stop shop! If you are still in a bind about what to wear to Viva Las Vegas, The Oblong Box Shop has you covered. They have everything from clothing to shoes, jewelry, hair flowers, sunglasses, and purses. They even have tees and cuff links for men! Right now they are also offering free shipping on orders of $75 or more, so hurry up and place that order! May I recommend the Sweetheart Pin Up Top, the Comet Clutches, and the glittery bangles?
I am so glad to welcome Charm Accents on to The Rockabilly Socialite! If you are not familiar with Charm Accents, it is an Etsy store that offers personalized jewelry for mommy, new baby, bridal, sports, keepsakes, pet jewelry and more! The options are endless! I know so many people who are getting married or pregnant right now, and these would make the most personal and touching gift! It is also a great option for Mother's Day, which is just around the corner. Why not check out Charm Accents when buying your next gift? The prices are very affordable for such a personal jewelry item!
Look at that, I am my own advertiser now! That's right, I finally opened my own Etsy store and decided I should advertise it here. I have a few things in my shop that would be perfect for Viva Las Vegas- sequins, lurex and rhinestones! Check it out, you may find something you can't live without. Also, I can guarantee shipping before Viva Las Vegas for domestic orders! Rockabilly Socialite Vintage, for the Socialite in you!
Thank you again to all of my wonderful advertisers, I love you all! If you would like to see your ad on this site, and your business featured here, check out my Advertise page. Prices are very reasonable, starting at just $20. What other marketing can you do for $20 now-a-days? Also, I am running an advertising sale through the end of the month for 20% off all ad space with coupon code VLV17. You can add it during checkout and have your ad up in just minutes!