Greg Poppleton

Phantom Dancer Show - W C Handy, Father of the Blues, on live 1941 radio LISTEN

The authentic 1920s – 30s singer with band/orch. Million+ YouTube views


We now play Weddings, Corporate Events & Parties

Upcoming shows

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30 May 2023 Phantom Dancer W C Handy More
14 June 2023 Bondi Pavilion More
15 June 2023 Send for Nellie Q&A (ticket) More
20 June 2023 ‘Justice’ – Players in the Pub More
15 July 2023 Sorcery & Swing Cello’s Sydney CBD (ticket) More
19 August 2023 Sunshine Coast Jazz Club (ticket) More
20 August 2023 Sunshine Coast Jazz Club (ticket) More
30 December 2023 Wedding More

Hi, I’m Greg Poppleton, Australia’s only authentic 1920s-30s singer with band/orchestra – 1.3 million total YouTube views. 8 albums.

When I was 3 I saw Louis Armstrong on TV. Hooked on 1920s – 1930s jazz and swing ever since.

I bring the era to life. Guaranteed vintage wow. Real 1920s-30s singing style plus band or orchestra.

Your event will be a dazzling Hollywood experience. Think vintage glamour, prohibition and speakeasies.

Sold out shows for the Sydney Festival (twice), Waiheke International Jazz Festival (NZ), annual Great Art Deco Ball and more.

On radio I bring you the award-winning Phantom Dancer live swing jazz show heard on 20 stations and online.

In movies you may have seen me with Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge! and with Adrien Brody and John Goodman. On TV, in Barons (ABC), The Last Days of the Space Age (Disney +), Year Of (Stan) and many more.

We’d also love to play for your wedding, birthday, house party and corporate event.


1920s jazz band. Greg Poppleton
1920s music and magic

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Poppleton’s vocals capture the essence of the swing years with uncanny accuracy.

John Gilbert

eJazzNews (U.S)


It would take an extremely jaded heart not to smile and tap your feet, much less dance around the room, to Greg Poppleton.

Budd Kopman

All About Jazz (U.S) (Link)


Last year at the Melbourne Jazz Festival and the Thredbo Jazz Festival I saw some great acts. I made Greg Poppleton Sydney Jazz Band an offer on the spot.

John Quigley

Director Waiheke International Jazz Festival (Link)


Greg’s pleasing, vintage voice... impressive portamento slides on "The Charleston"... refreshes well-worn standards again and again on “Five Foot Two Eyes of Blue” and “I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate.”

Dave Doyle Jr

The Syncopated Times (U.S) (Link)

Phantom Dancer W C Handy

Your Phantom Dancer feature artist this week is ‘father of the blues’, W C Handy, who you’ll hear speaking on live 1941 radio. Listen here


Phantom Dancer Non-Stop Swing Mix

This week’s Phantom Dancer is a non-stop swing jazz mix from live 1930s-50s radio. Listen here…


‘Justice’ – Players in the Pub

PLAYERS IN THE PUB presents JUSTICE by John Galsworthy (Nobel Laureate 1932 and author of The Forsythe Saga)


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