Saturday 02 August
Due to popular demand Joe Creighton and his eight piece band (including The Belfast Horns) return to the Flying Saucer Club to present Into the Mystic - The Music of Van Morrison. Every show at the Saucer bas been an absolute sellout, so you'd better get in quick!
Sunday 03 August
We're so pleased to have Joe Camilleri & the Black Sorrows back as part of the Flying Saucer Club's 2nd Birthday Celebrations. Witness first hand two big sets of passion and joy for music that sees Joe Camilleri still touring after nearly fifty years.
Friday 08 August
Some of Australia’s finest singer, song writer, musicians will play the stuff they love, showcasing the crème of Funk & Soul, paying tribute to greats such as Rufus & Chaka Khan, Sly & The Family Stone, The Commodores, Kool & The Gang, Earth, Wind & Fire, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, Curtis Mayfield and more!
6pm (Seats/Dining), 8pm (GA)
Saturday 09 August
We are so pleased to have The Quarrelmen back at the Saucer covering songs from the biggest band to have ever walked the earth. Experience Australia’s foremost Beatles band as they perform material from most of the Beatles’ albums over two big sets.....this time focusing on the "Revolver Era" especially. They don’t dress up. They don’t do accents. But they do play some of the best renditions you’ll ever hear. ‘Twist and Shout’ the night away like the Beatles’ heyday was ‘Yesterday’ and come along for what’s sure to be ‘Something’ great!
Friday 15 August
Jake Clemons is a singer-songwriter, and best known for being the saxophonist for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. Jake took over the role of saxophonist for the band when his uncle, Clarence Clemons, a founding member of the band, passed away in 2011. Jake also has performed various instruments including percussion and also provided backing vocals on the band's Wrecking Ball Tour and High Hopes Tour, and he's making his way to the Flying Saucer Club in August as part of his first Australian Tour in support of his debut self-released EP “Embracing Light”.
Saturday 16 August
Iconic Australian singer, songwriter and ARIA award winner, Monique Brumby has announced the release of anew single, 'Silent War' alongside her self-titled, fifth studio album. Brumby will be hitting the road to celebrate the releases, kick starting in Launceston (Tas) on June 14 and moving through Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne, Hepburn Springs, Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Brisbane, back through Tasmania once more and completing the tour in Melbourne at the Flying Saucer Club on August 16. With special guests: REBECCA BARNARD + BIDDLEWOOD
Friday 22 August
A knockout 10 piece JAZZ Band playing cool arrangements and featuring 3 stellar singers - FEM BELLING (Aria nominated versatile international Jazz vocalist), JOSH KYLE (Outstanding Jazz crooner, featured on 'The Voice' - 2012) and OLIVIA CHINDAMO (Quality scat singer and latest winner of James Morrison vocal scholarship). This is definitely a show worth coming to see!
Saturday 23 August
After 25 years, the honey-voiced singer of the Blackeyed Susans, Rob Snarski is launching his new debut solo album, “Wounded Bird” at the Flying Saucer Club. Produced by Rob and longtime bandmate and collaborator Dan Luscombe with Yikesville studio boss Shane O’Mara, “Wounded Bird” foregoes the lush arrangements of The Blackeyed Susans for a stripped-back and intimate sound palette. With special guest: J P SHILO
Saturday 30 August
Internationally acclaimed singer / songwriter Mark Seymour is coming to the saucer in August! We are excited to announce that he will be gracing the saucer stage, highlighting his ability to captivate an audience through a collection of songs that resonate and permeate ones’ consciousness. Get in quick for this one as tickets will sell fast! With special guest: JACK HOWARD & NICKY DEL REY.
Friday 05 September
After a full house and packed dance-floor, popular demand has brought Melbourne's one and only Santana Tribute band back to the Saucer to perform a special ENCORE show in September. With a 7 piece line-up, Soul Sacrifice pays genuine tribute to the great music of Santana. For the band, it's all about the music and putting on a great show focusing on classic Santana (late 60's/70's with a splash of later stuff) covering Latin Rock, Latin Soul, Jazz and Rock genres. You will no doubt enjoy listening to the infectious grooves and rhythms of such classics as Black Magic Woman, Evil Ways, Oye Como Va & Smooth to name a few. UNMISSABLE!
Saturday 06 September
Highly regarded and award winning Australian folk/blues singer Paul Wookey has put together a 2½ hour show that brings together the music of three of the giants of American folk rock: Bob Dylan, The Byrds and Crosby Stills Nash & Young. Paul and his band The Zimmermen will perform a set combining the best acoustic and electric songs from the Sydney, Melbourne and London shows of Bob Dylan’s famous 1966 world tour. This will be preceded by a track by track performance of ‘The Byrds Greatest Hits’ 1965-1970 and an acoustic set of the greatest hits of Crosby Stills Nash & Young.
Friday 12 September
After a SELL OUT show earlier this year, soul artist, Florelie Escano, is back bringing you two scorching sets of Aretha's biggest hits! Backed by her sizzling 9-pce band that includes a horn section and hot backing vocalists, expect another soulful and energetic show that will keep you up on your feet all night. GET IN EARLY BEFORE YOU MISS OUT!
6pm (Seats/Dining), 8pm (GA)
Thursday 18 September
From Uluru to the USA - Frank Yamma and Casey Driessen are two dynamic and unique performers from opposite sides of the globe. Frank, one of Australia’s leading indigenous songwriters alongside the GRAMMY-nominated, creative bluegrass fiddle virtuoso Casey - this will be one very special night of music not to be missed.
Saturday 20 September
Due to popular demand, they're back! However this is a special gig. Not only will the band be paying tribute to The Beatles, Animals, Rolling Stones, The Band, Crosby Stills and Nash, Roy Orbison, Dylan, Elvis & more, This will be one of the Retro Bandits final shows EVER, so catch 'em while you can!
Sunday 21 September
It is with much excitement that Miriam launches her new album Birds of the Moon with Kate Adams (Naked without my Cello/ Tantrum Fantasy) and Lara Goodridge (Baby et Lulu/Four play) at The Flying Saucer Club. African influences blend seamlessly with blues-infused melodies and soaring vocal harmonies in the new album by Sydney singer song-writer Miriam Lieberman. Set for release on August 2nd , Birds of the Moon is a soulful collection of stories, beautifully told through strings, African kora and Lieberman’s unmistakable voice. With special guest: DJEME
Sunday 28 September
‘Purple Goat Comedy’ features three of Australia’s best comedians; Simon Palomares (Wogs Out Of Work, Acropolis Now, Blue Heelers), Elliot Goblet (Hey Hey It's Saturday, Midday Show, NRL Footy Show) and Marty Fields (3AW presenter, Blue Heelers, Guys and Dolls musical). All have done lots of television appearances plus live shows all around Australia and overseas and we can't wait to have them right here at the Flying Saucer Club. Many guaranteed laughs...and that can’t be a bad thing.
Friday 03 October
Over the last 8 years since Thom arrived on the scene she has sold in excess of 1 million albums, been nominated for a Brit Award, won a Digital Music Award for her innovation as an artist, won Album Of The Year at the Scottish Music Awards and been given an Ivor Novello award for excellence in songwriting. We are so pleased to have Sandi perform at the Flying Saucer Club for the very first time in October.
Saturday 11 October
They're back!! Featuring MICK PEALING (Stars), BOB SPENCER (Skyhooks/Angels), JOHN FAVARO (Badloves) and PETER MASLEN (Boom Crash Opera) specializing in British rock from the 60′s and 70′s, names such as Free, Bad Co, Led Zep and Cream fill the repertoire with unforgettable classics. TICKETS ARE SURE TO SELL OUT, SO GET IN EARLY!
Friday 17 October
Fronted by JOE CREIGHTON, this nine piece band delivers a banquet of New Orleans second line funk, soul and R&B from artists such as The Meters, Dr John, Professor Longhair, the funk of Sly & the Family Stone and the Commodores and the soul and R&B of Mavis Staples, The Temptations, The Staple Singers, Ann Peebles and Etta James. UNMISSABLE!
Sunday 26 October
Their entertaining and timeless music will have you enjoying songs such as the classics The Nips are Getting Bigger, Too Many Times, Mr Natural & Live it Up, to name a few. It's been over a year since the Mentals made their debut performance at the Flying Saucer Club and we're so pleased to have them back. Last time the show was sold out, so we strongly suggest you get in quick - especially if you want seats!
Saturday 08 November
THE HAMILTON BROS are a duo comprising of siblings Emma and Thomas Hamilton. Yes its true that they are not actually brothers given that Emma is in fact a girl however the stage name says a lot about the quirky and unique musical makeup of this incredibly gifted pair of singers, songwriters and musicians. "I've had the pleasure of working with The Hamilton Bros…great talent that needs to be heard ..." says Tommy Emmanuel. With special guest: HETTY KATE
Friday 12 December
Australia’s biggest pop star of the sixties is back at the Saucer by popular demand. He will be performing is greatest hits including “It Ain’t Necessarily So”, “I Who Have Nothing”, “Que Sera Sera”, “Shakin’ All Over” and much more. UNMISSABLE!
- Into The Mystic – The Music of Van Morrison
- The Black Sorrows
- Jam The Funk
- The Quarrelmen present ‘The Beatles’
- Jake Clemons (USA)
- Monique Brumby
- JOHN MONTESANTE DECTET featuring 3 STELLAR JAZZ SINGERS
- Rob Snarski – CD Launch
- Mark Seymour & the Undertow
- Soul Sacrifice – The Music of Santana – Encore Performance
- Classic American ’60s Folk Rock – presented by Paul Wookey & The Zimmermen