Top touring bands each third Friday.

This is the main event, with quality touring bands each month, supported by expert DJs to keep the spacious dance floor buzzing.

We present a variety of the top talent in live rocking entertainment from across England and Wales.

Each band plays two sets and the DJ / MC takes care to fill the rest of the evening with selected tracks for Jive, Bop and Stroll.

This great venue is selected for the spacious wooden dance floor, comfortable seating areas, well-stocked low-cost bar, friendly staff and ample free parking.

The quailty of these events attracts supporters from far and wide and a range of dance styles can be enjoyed at Reading rock 'n' Roll.

Doors open at 7.30 pm
DJ plays from 7.50 pm
Band's first live set 8.45 pm followed by DJ
Band's second live set 10.00 pm followed by DJ
Music finishes shortly after 11.00 pm

Most tickets are sold on the door.  You may also secure tickets in advance by booking through our online shop.

Prices can vary - see each event for prices.


Sweet Sunday afternoon treats.

A lovely afternoon of music and dance in good company at a great ballroom-sized venue.  The monthly super-informal tea dances bring tasty light refreshments and even tastier tracks with DJ Rhythm Hound.

Great music plays from 1 pm to 5 pm.  The dates can vary each month as we fit around the venue's availabiity.

At the same time our hot drinks and some sweet snacks are available at no exta charge. Towards 3 pm a variety of complimentary savoury snacks plus cake is also offered.  The low-cost licenced bar is available if you choose.

All in the Ballroom at Burghfield CSA, James Lane, RG30 3RS.  The venue offers ample free on-site parking.

Admission is £10, cash or card / contactless.

Prefer to pre-pay?  Visit our on-line store if you like to pre-book.

About Reading Rock 'n' Roll

Est 1991 and thriving today.

First established by rockin' fans in 1991, this is one of the UK's top 1950s-style nights, bringing you great bands and specialist DJs at a lovely venue.

Enjoy a warm welcome and a feast of music, hit the timbers to the best Rock'n'Roll or sit back and watch the good times roll.

3RS enjoys this special club venue on the southern side of Reading, close to the M4, between Junctions 11 and 12.

A large dance-floor and a friendly crowd, enjoying hours of quality entertainment. Burghfield CSA has a low-priced bar serving hot and cold food and extensive free on-site parking in two car-parks. 

There is no membership requirement and so if you enjoy retro music and dance then join us. Jive, Stroll, Bop or just enjoy listening and watching with a drink or a meal.

Debra & John of RockinRhythm have organised these events since January 2012, celebrated the first 21 years in April 2012 and now look forward to the 33rd anniversary of Reading Rock 'n' Roll in April 2024.

RockinRhythm continue to build the Reading dance scene with weekly dance classes.


Reading Rock 'n' Roll Events are held at:

Burghfield CSA (BCSA on road signs)
James Lane
RG30 3RS



Please note that on very busy events there is a further car park area at the bend in the road and with a footbridge to the main parking area.