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Kristina Olsen "Chemistry” CD Launch

Saturday 25 October

Kristina Olsen is one of the most entertaining and compelling performers on the international folk circuit. Her award-winning songwriting, big bluesy voice, hilarious storytelling and superb multi-instrumental playing (acoustic guitar, steel-body slide guitar, saxophone, concertina, mandolin and piano) make her shows a diverse and satisfying musical experience. Teamed up with Cello, mandocello and mandolin Player Peter Grayling, her latest cd "Chemistry" has taken Kristina's music in to wonderful new dimensions. With special guest: SALLY DASTEY (ex Tiddas, Black Arm Band).


Mental As Anything

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 if you want tix. With special guests: JACK HOWARD (Hunters & Collectors) & NICKY DEL REY.

Feter Hendel - EP Launch

Thursday 30 October

Back after a three year hiatus, Feter Hendel is releasing their follow up EP - Fire Bright, produced by Alex Burkoy (Tin Pan Orange, Julia Stone) and engineered and recorded by Ben Egar (Gotye, Megan Washington) in the Dandenong Ranges. Like Lost Treasure, Fire Bright blends traditional Hassidic music with contemporary songwriting, but is reflective of Feter Hendel's evolving sound featuring rich instrumental layers and harmonies from mandolin, vibraphone, harmonium, omnichord and violin. Feter Hendel's shows have been dubbed 'intimate, authentic, and moving'. With special guest: ZOUROUNA.

Jam The Funk

Friday 31 October

Some of Australia’s iconic singer, song writers & musicians are getting together to jam the crème of 60's & 70's Funk & Soul. The 'all star' band features NIKKI NICHOLLS (Daryl Braithwaite, John Farnham, Kylie Minogue), 'CHET' FRASER - (Noiseworks, John Farnham, Joe Cameleri), ROBYN PAYNE (Tommy Emmanuel, Tina Arena, Seekers), PAULA REID (Vanessa Amorossi, Marcia Hines), DAVEY PORTER (James Reyne, Daryl Braithwaite, Ian Moss) and RICK PETROPOULOS (The Ferrets) - paying genuine 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 so much more!

Grand WaZoo - Kings of Soul

Saturday 01 November

We're pleased to have Grand WaZoo back performing two fabulous sets of classic American Soul music of Ray Charles, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Etta James and more!


Ross Wilson & The Peaceniks

Sunday 02 November

Its almost THAT time of year when The Melbourne Cup holiday comes galloping into view. Which means sunshine, champers and reckless betting plunges preceded by the SURE THING that is Ross Wilson & The Peaceniks' 3rd annual Spring Rockin' Carnival . Combine all your guilty pleasures at once during the most decadent week on the calendar - see you at Ross Wilson's Spring Rockin' Carnival! With special guest: PAT WILSON

Ben Ottewell (UK)

Thursday 06 November

As a singer and lead guitarist in rock band Gomez, Ben Ottewell is well known for his unmistakable voice and talent for blistering and inspired guitar work. Now with new solo album, Rattlebag in tow, Ben is set to return to Australia performing songs from his illustrious catalogue, including Gomez favourites plus reworked covers given the Ottewell treatment: “so good it sent shivers up my spine.” - The Au Review (on his version of Bill Withers’ ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’). With special guest: BUDDY (US)

Cash Savage & The Last Drinks

Friday 07 November

After a successful show earlier this year, Cash Savage & The Last Drinks are returning to the Saucer for another. If you didn’t catch these guys last time, now’s the time to do it! Having recently played at the Adelaide Fringe Festival, the Kyneton Music Festival and the Deni Blues & Roots Festival, they’ve got a wealth of live experience under their belt. Prepare yourself for the next-level ferocity and unashamed power of their electric, moving performances. With special guest: JVG GUITAR METHOD


Dave Faulkner & Brad Shepherd (Hoodoo Gurus)

Saturday 08 November

Dave Faulkner and Brad Shepherd, main men from the legendary Hoodoo Gurus, will be performing a special intimate and exclusive Melbourne show for the very first time at the Flying Saucer Club. They will be playing the cream of the Gurus back catalogue as well as some choice covers. Tickets are HOT, so get in quick! With special guest: SPENCER P JONES

Temper Temper

Friday 14 November

Temper Temper, one of Melbourne’s favourite bands from the early 90’s, are back better than ever. With soaring vocals, hook-laden choruses and buzz-saw guitar over one of the tightest, punchiest rhythm sections around, this power pop trio with a country and West Melbourne swagger will have you up, out of your seat, dancing with your ears and listening with your feet in no time. Don’t miss ‘em.

Emotionworks Cut Opera presents Bizet's "Carmen"

Saturday 15 November

In a production that’s been described as a “blues nightmare with a sexy mix of Latin, salsa and jazz”, Emotionworks Cut Opera present Bizet’s Carmen at the Flying Saucer Club this November. In the tradition of Cut Opera, award-winning director Julie Edwardson has fused the much-loved Carmen score with a mix of sensual, modern day music, providing a different angle to the standard sounds of opera. This revolutionary adaptation contains no boring bits, and that’s a promise!


Russell Morris & Band

Friday 21 November

We are so pleased to have the powerful voice of RUSSELL MORRIS with his band back to fly the Saucer for one more time in 2014. He will be performing songs from his ARIA award winning album "Sharks Mouth", his most recent album "Van Diemen's Land" as well as his hits throughout his vast musical career. With special guest: SPENCER P JONES

Stephen Cummings with Socks and Sandals

Sunday 23 November

These days, popular culture is typically experienced privately at home. What’s beautiful about STEPHEN CUMMINGS’ SOCKS & SANDALS at The FLYING SAUCER CLUB is you must leave home to experience STEPHEN with a full band on Sunday arvo November 23rd. S.A.S. contains Robert Goodge, Clare Moore, Bill McDonald & mystery singers. STEPHEN has chutzpah, a seismic beat, a new album and a hatful of great songs.

The Hornets "Dangerous Dancing" Album Tour

Friday 28 November

The Hornets, described as “Melbourne’s best blues band,” featuring who’s who of Australia’s blues and roots music scene from the past four decades; including guitarist and Black Sorrow JEFF BURSTIN, Daddy Cool’s WAYNE DUNCAN, Paul Kelly and Renee Geyer’s keyboardist BRUCE HAYMES and ANDREW OGBURN from Chris Wilson also on keys, plus the Bad Love’s drummer CHRIS TABONE, and featuring special guest PAUL WILLIAMSON on saxaphone and singer songwriter CRAIG HORNE. Following The Hornets sold out launch of the CD at the Caravan Club in July, this show should not be missed- so book early to avoid disappointment.

Reverend Funk & The Horns of Salvation present The Music of James Brown

Saturday 29 November

The Rev & his crew will get that "Night-train" runnin, have you screamin "I feel good", dancin on the "Goodfoot" till its "Too Funky in here" and if you're not breakin' into a "Cold Sweat" like a low down funky "Sex Machine" then they'll call on "Dr Feelgood" to turn you loose till your "Outta-sight" it's guarantee that you're "Gonna have a Funky good time"! UNMISSABLE

California Dreaming – Music of the Mamas & the Papas

Sunday 30 November

Their music weaved its magic across the world and epitomised the 1960’s and the flower power movement. Now 40 years after the death of Mama Cass Elliot, CALIFORNIA DREAMING brings to life the songs and stories of The Mamas and The Papas in this action packed concert.With four of Australia’s hottest musical theatre talents and a sizzling band, CALIFORNIA DREAMING will take you back on a memory laden trip with songs like: I Saw Her Again, Dream a Little Dream, Monday Monday, Creeque Alley, San Francisco and of course the iconic California Dreamin. IT'S A MUSICAL FEAST FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY !!

The Aardvark Sessions 2014 - Dream Place EP Launch

Thursday 04 December

After last year’s spine tingling performance at The Flying Saucer Club, Aardvark are back to launch their 2014 Aardvark Sessions EP 'Dream Place'. Since 2007, the not-for-profit Aardvark Program has engaged young people living with chronic illness in life changing songwriting and recording projects with input for some of Australia’s leading songwriters. This year, an evocative collection of songs have been written and recorded under the watchful eye of Creative Director Monique Brumby. The live show will feature breathtaking imagery and storytelling from these insightful young people who have incredible stories to share. Special guests Tanya Cavanagh, Bec Anthony, sisters Amy & Holly Findlay (Stonefield) and Aardvark Ambassador Wally De Backer have each played a vital role in 2014 songwriting sessions.

The Music of James Taylor - presented by the 'Sun On The Moon' Band

Friday 05 December

We are so pleased to have, 'The Music Of James Taylor' show is back at the Saucer. Fronted by "Australia's Got Talent" finalist DAN CONWAY and backed by a dedicated 10 piece ALL STAR band of long time James Taylor fans and calling themselves 'Sun On The Moon' will perform 2 sets of award winning JT classics including "Fire & Rain", "Carolina On My Mind", "How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You" and many more...

Adam Brand "My Side Of The Street" - Up Close & Personal Tour

Sunday 07 December

Adam Brand is undeniably a fixture on the local music landscape. The versatile star has three Platinum and five Gold albums to his name, along with 12 Golden Guitars, an ARIA Top 5 album in 2012’s ‘There Will Be Love’, and multiple ARIA Nominations for Best Country Album. He has toured with the likes of Jimmy Barnes, Ian Moss and James Reyne locally, and hit the road with Taylor Swift across the USA and it's an absolute pleasure to have him bring his up close and personal show to the Flying Saucer Club on his ‘My Side Of The Street’ National Tour. UNMISSABLE!

Normie Rowe & The Playboys

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

Saturday 13 December

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!

"Cheers & Beers for Christmas" with Jack Howard & The Long Lost Brothers + Fiona & Her Holy Men

Sunday 14 December

Fiona & Her Holy Men return to the Flying Saucer Club, teaming up with Jack Howard’s Long Lost Brothers to bring entertainment blessings for Christmas 2014. Fiona's performance will be hot on the heels of her scorching double A side single from Rocktober: To Be The Woman/Leading You On. Special treats for the afternoon include a joining of the bands to serenade and lead the congregation in original versions of favourite Christmas Carols and an appearance by at least one “Bad Santa”. Dress up, rollup, tune in, turn on, feel free to dance and speak in tongues!!!!

Pseudo Echo Christmas Show

Friday 19 December

We are very excited to have Pseudo Echo fly the Saucer Stage for the very first time performing a special Christmas show of songs from their new album 'Ultraviolet' as well as hits and favourites throughout the band's musical existance. NOT TO BE MISSED!

Sun Rising Christmas Show feat. selections from “Million Dollar Quartet”

Saturday 20 December

Sun Rising is back at the Saucer to perform selections from the Million Dollar Quartet as part of their Christmas Show. Music will be performed around an entertaining and informative narrative about this incredible recording studio and label, Sun Records. Rock and Roll fans unite - break out the Brylcreem, whack on the blue suede shoes and book now to reserve your seat to avoid disappointment!

Soul Sacrifice - The Music of Santana - Boxing Day Show

Friday 26 December

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 BOXING DAY show. 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!

The Chantoozies

Saturday 27 December

Due to popular demand, we are very excited to have the Chantoozies back to drive the Saucer once again performing their hits including ‘Witch Queen of New Orleans’, ‘He’s Gonna Step On You Again’, ‘Wanna Be Up’, ‘Kiss and Tell’ etc, as well as a collection of covers from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s...