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THE ROCK MACHINE
TOWNSVILLE QLD
23 YEARS OF ROCK & ROLL
1986 TO 2009
PART TIME DISCO FROM 2007

ENGAGEMENTS PARTY, WEDDINGS, BIRTHDAY PARTY, CHRISTMAS PARTY, PUB DISCO, ROEOS, CAMPDRAFT, RACES. WITH THE BEST MUSIC FROM THE 50ty  TO TODAY.
FOR DISCO EMAIL GARY PARKER AT garydpar@bigpond.net.au 

THIS SITE IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION IN THE HOPE THAT THE ROCK MACHINE WILL RETURN TO FULL SERVICE SOON 

HISTORY PLAY LIST as of the 25 April 09 PUBLIC EVENTS PARKERWEB

 

   

 

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THE NEXT EVENTS ARE 15TH AUGUST DIAMANTINA RODEO WINTON QLD

 

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History 

The Rock Machine started in May 1986 as DISCO TECK in Winton Queensland, It was formed by too men Gary & Kevin & went to air with bands like Starship, Bon Jovie, AC/DC. EXT.
1987 By January it was getting in full swing and took over Starlight Disco & Playing to pact out venues 3 Night a week.
1988 Disco Teck Lost Kevin & updated the sound system with a acoustic m400 mosfet amplifier session speakers & Went into CD'S & was the first mobile disco in central Queensland, with 2 cd players and 2 record players, which made disco teck even biger and expanded to other town in central Queensland. 
1990 In December Gary Left & Disco Teck was sold to the Australian Hotel In Winton. 
1992 In February Gary Brought Disco Teck  back which was in a bad state from misuse, he rebuilt it and rename it to The Rock Machine (TRM), with just 2 cd players and a new cd collection it was on the way back.
1993-1996 TRM Played every Friday and many Saturday nights at the Australian Hotel as well as parties & weddings. 
1997 seen a change again with new Speakers and lights and was on the road again doing rodeo's & races. 
1999 TRM Went Computerized and was once again the first mobile disco in Central Queensland to do so. Once again it took the rock machine to new heights & Was filly booked out for months.
2003 TRM Stop Playing in Winton on a full time bases but was still fully booked and Updated the lighting display.
2004 seen the return of TRM to Winton at the Winton Hotel, also a new computer was introduced and a new set of speakers & amplifier to improve the sound.
2005 TRM return to The Australian Hotel and was booked out for up to 12 months
2006 TRM Celebrated it's 20th Birthday and some more new lights. 
2007 TRM updated the computer and in February Gary announced TRM will be closing down around July. Then in July Gary had left Winton and TRM Played it's last full time Disco (although it hade turn down many disco for 2007-08 year) Gary & TRM return 4 times to Winton to play pre book Disco the last one in October 2007. WILL CONTINUE DOING DISCO ON A SMALL BASES. 
2008 Return to Winton for the Show Ball in May Campdraft & Rodeo & the Australian Hotel.
2009 Return to Winton in April for the Campdraft, May for the Show Ball.

 

THE TECHNOLOGY IN TRM IS A BEHRINGER POWER MIXER, ACOUSTIC M400 MOSFET AMPLIFIER, 2 SPECIAL  MAIN SPEAKERS, 2 GEMINI SPEAKERS, A LAPTOP WITH THOUSANDS OF SONGS AND PROFESSIONAL SOFTWARE LIKE PCDJ.

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 1998-2009 All rights reserved Gary D Parker Last updated on Saturday, 19 December 2009 07:45 AM .