Jimi Hocking & Geoff Achison – Guitar Showdown!

Monday 25 January

Jimi-Hocking-&-Geoff-Achison-–-Guitar-Showdown!

Once again, two of Melbourne’s hottest guitar slingers Jimi Hocking and Geoff Achison return to the Flying Saucer Club with their ever popular ‘Australia Day’ themed Guitar Showdown. The guys will hit the stage with an all star band playing some of their favourite classic Aussie guitar riffs as well as their own brand of rockin’ rhythm ‘n’ blues. Jimi has been thrilling audiences with his astonishing guitar prowess for many years both locally and internationally and Geoff has been a fixture on Melbourne’s blues/roots scene since playing with veteran bluesman Dutch Tilders in the ‘90s. This is going to be an Australia Day Eve to remember so get your tickets quickly!

JIMI HOCKING
Besides Jimi’s role as lead guitarist with Aussie rock giants The Screaming Jets, he also won the 2003 ‘International Blues Challenge’ in Memphis, USA has kept up a hectic pace with his solo career playing brilliant one-man acoustic shows and rocking with his group, the ‘Blues Machine’

GEOFF ACHISON
After several years with Dutch he pursued a solo career overseas and quickly made his mark winning the Albert King Award in Memphis 1995. He has since spent many years touring extensively in the US, UK & Europe. In 2015 Geoff returned to the USA promoting his latest 20th Anniversary release with The Souldiggers and teaching his techniques at Jorma Kaukonen’s famous Fur Peace Ranch in Ohio.

Tickets from $18 + bf
  • Ticket Pricing
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    Allocated Seating $28 + bf
  • Standing Room $18 + bf
  • At the Door $20
Doors Open:
6pm (Seats/Dining)
8pm (Standing Area)
Showtime:
8.40pm
Poster available for sale at the show