The Starliters and Rockin’ Bonnie and the Mighty Ropers join Matteo Rigressi and Navajo Joe putting their long experience in a new challenge through Country, Hillbilly, Rockabilly, and roots music

Rockin’ Bonnie Western Bound Combo

They have been around for years with their fine stage show mixin’ up a traditional steel guitar sound with a lot of rockin’ energy joining their love for hillybilly bop, western swing, honky tonk, country and a mighty rockabilly disposition.
They have worked hard at honing a slick, polished style as evidenced by their rich discography filled with obscure gems, as well as, never dull original numbers.
Looking good, in eye-catching western vintage suits, the rockin’ Hillbilly Stuff from Italy has a lot to say using the language of country music and ol’ rock ‘n’ roll.
The  joined some of the most important festivals around Europe and live shows in USA and Russia too.
They got the new 7″ Vinyl EP “Loud and proud”  by  El Toro Records – (45rpm) out in 2017.
The official band line up includes: Rockin’Bonnie vocals e rhythm guitar, Max Ammons vocals and lead guitar, Serge steel guitar, Bobby Vain double bass, Matt fiddle and Navajo Joe Manuel drums.
…some of the most important festivals which they attended to:
High Rockabilly (Spain), Let’s Get Wild (Germany), Rockin’Around Turnhout  (Belgium), High Rockabilly (Spain), Screamin’ Festival (Spain), Rockabilly Rave (UK), Festival de Country-Rock de Prat-bon-Repaux (France), Hot Rod Decadence (Germany), Rockabilly Uhrschweiz (Switzerland), Rattlesnake Saloon (Germany), Kustom Weekend (Italy), Tear it up (Croatia), D-Day (Holland), Great Shakin’ Fever (Portugal), Summer Jamboree  (Italy), Rocket Room (Sweden), Vintage Roots Festival (Italy), Ubangi Stomp (Spain), Country Rendez-vous (France), Rhythm Riot (UK), Atomic Festival (UK), Sjiock Festival (Belgium), Rockabilly Swamp (Holland), Hangar Rockin’ (Switzerland), Frog And Roll Weekender (France) , Good Rockin’ Tonight (France), Portugal Aloha (Portugal), Dreamfish Kustom Party (France), Rockabilly Allnighter (Germany), and many more.
In 2010 they landed in the US and played a couple of gigs, one of them at the “Rhythm Rockers festival” in Long Beach, California.
In 2012 they did tour in Russia performing in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
In 2014 they played in Austin (Texas) at the legendary Continental Club and to the Midway Food Park.
2016 and 2017 Amerilpolitan nominated best Rockabilly female singer cathegory
Discography Rockin’ Bonnie:
2017 – “Loud and proud” (El Toro Records – ES) 7” 45rpm
2015 – “Texas Duets” ((El Toro Records – ES) 7” 45rpm
2014 – “Cause of you” (El Toro Records – ES) 7” 45rpm (Buy it!)
2009 – , “Cocktail Jubilee” (El Toro Records – ES) CD
Discography Starliters:
Buy it!
2014 – “Two Cats” (El Toro Records – ES) 7” EP 33rpm (split single with Wayne Hancock)
2011 – “Two Timin’ Mama” (El Toro Records – ES) 7” 45rpm
(split single with Wayne Hancock)
2008 – “Stop Kiddin’!” (El Toro Records – ES) CD + Ltd 12” LP gatefold 33rpm
2001 – “Lightin’ the Stars” (Tail Records – SWE) CD
2000 – “Honky Tonk Guitar Child EP” (On the Hill Records – JAP) 7” EP 45rpm
1999 – “Pickin’ Up Speed” (Tail Records – SWE) 10” LP 33rpm
1998 – “Feelin’ Like A Star” (Favourite Records – D) 7” 45rpm
PARTICIPATIONS
2010 – “Rockin’ Around Turnhout” (Tombstone Records – BE) CD + DVD
2010 – “Sounds Of Underground, Vol. 1” (Volo Libero – IT) Book + CD
2006 – “Lake, Rattle and Roll Vol. 1” (Blue Lake Records – CH) CD

Rockin’ Bonnie Western Bound Combo

Il prestigio e l’esperienza ultraventennale sui palchi ti tutta “Europa” degli Starliters si fonde con il fresco talento  ed il fulmineo successo internazionale di “Rockin’Bonnie”, e del violinista polistrumentista  Matteo Rigressi dando vita ad una allstar Lineup che spazia nella roots music dal western swing al Rockabilly.

La band è composta da sei elementi: Rockin’Bonnie voce e chitarra acustica, Max voce e chitarra solista, Sergio steel guitar, Bobby Contrabbasso, Matteo voce e violino e Manuel batteria.
Il loro repertorio spazia dall’hillbilly boogie all’honky tonk, country e western swing.
2016 – “Loud and proud” (El Toro Records – ES) 7” 45rpm è il loro nuovo EP per la El Toro Records, etichetta discografica spagnola, che ha firmato le loro pubblicazioni con le passate formazioni negli ultimi 10 anni.
I musicisti della band sono stati più volte protagonisti sul palco di tutti i più prestigiosi festival europei, tra cui:  High Rockabilly (Spain), Let’s Get Wild (Germany), Rockin’Around Turnhout  (Belgium), High Rockabilly (Spain), Screamin’ Festival (Spain), Rockabilly Rave (UK), Festival de Country-Rock de Prat-bon-Repaux (France), Hot Rod Decadence (Germany), Rockabilly Uhrschweiz (Switzerland), Rattlesnake Saloon (Germany), Kustom Weekend (Italy), Tear it up (Croatia), D-Day (Holland), Great Shakin’ Fever (Portugal), Summer Jamboree  (Italy), Rocket Room (Sweden), Vintage Roots Festival (Italy), Ubangi Stomp (Spain), Country Rendez-vous (France), Rhythm Riot (UK), Atomic Festival (UK), Sjiock Festival (Belgium), Rockabilly Swamp (Holland), Hangar Rockin’ (Switzerland), Frog And Roll Weekender (France) , Good Rockin’ Tonight (France), Portugal Aloha (Portugal), Dreamfish Kustom Party (France), Rockabilly Allnighter (Germany),  per citarne alcuni.
Nel 2010 approdano oltre oceano dove si esibiscono al “Rhythm Rockers festival” di Long Beach – California.
Nel 2012 arrivano fino in Russia con due concerti a Mosca e San Pietroburgo.
Nell’Agosto 2014 sono protagonisti di un paio di sensazionali show in Austin Texas; in questa occasione, prima di approdare  Midway Food Park si esibiscono sul palco del dello storico Continental Club.
Discography Rockin’ Bonnie:
2017 – “Loud and proud” (El Toro Records – ES) 7” 45rpm
2015 – “Texas Duets” ((El Toro Records – ES) 7” 45rpm
2014 – “Cause of you” (El Toro Records – ES) 7” 45rpm (Buy it!)
2009 – , “Cocktail Jubilee” (El Toro Records – ES) CD
Discography Starliters:
Buy it!
2014 – “Two Cats” (El Toro Records – ES) 7” EP 33rpm (split single with Wayne Hancock)
2011 – “Two Timin’ Mama” (El Toro Records – ES) 7” 45rpm
(split single with Wayne Hancock)
2008 – “Stop Kiddin’!” (El Toro Records – ES) CD + Ltd 12” LP gatefold 33rpm
2001 – “Lightin’ the Stars” (Tail Records – SWE) CD
2000 – “Honky Tonk Guitar Child EP” (On the Hill Records – JAP) 7” EP 45rpm
1999 – “Pickin’ Up Speed” (Tail Records – SWE) 10” LP 33rpm
1998 – “Feelin’ Like A Star” (Favourite Records – D) 7” 45rpm
PARTICIPATIONS
2010 – “Rockin’ Around Turnhout” (Tombstone Records – BE) CD + DVD
2010 – “Sounds Of Underground, Vol. 1” (Volo Libero – IT) Book + CD
2006 – “Lake, Rattle and Roll Vol. 1” (Blue Lake Records – CH) CD

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