Happy New Year to you all & best wishes for an amazing year to come! Be sure to stay in touch via our website, Facebook or Instagram pages – we have some great shows coming up in 2023. Thanks go out to Lisa Mio & the Wild Dreamers who joined us on stage, to jointly see in the New Year. Our SUPERBAND for the final set was so much fun…Thanks also to Bert, Porscha & the team at the Matthew Flinders Hotel, who looked after us so well & to everyone who joined us to see in the New Year – we had an incredible night & hope you did too! Seeya sometime in 2023!!
Happy New Year!
Merchant Lane – Sunday 12th February 2023
Sunday afternoon sesh in Mornington, is coming your way this Summer! We’re excited to be performing at Merchant Lane on Sunday 12th February 2023. This will be our first ‘Melbourne’ show for 2023, an up close and personal event & strictly limited. Round up your dancin’ partners & join us for an afternoon of classic Mellencamp ditties on the Mornington Peninsula!
DOORS OPEN: 4PM SHOWTIME: 5PM
Merchant Lane & Anthem Touring & Entertainment
58 Main Street, Mornington, Vic, 3931
GOUGHSTOCK 2023 – GOUGH’S BAY BOAT CLUB
We’re excited to announce that we’ll be headlining GOUGHSTOCK Music Festival. This is an annual event, hosted by the Gough’s Bay Boat Club, which is situated on the shores of Lake Eildon; in Victoria’s High Country. The Goughs Bay Boat Sport and Recreation Club is nestled by the water in Goughs Bay and has become an important hub for boating enthusiasts and local residents for a spot to enjoy entertainment, meals, drinks, and local activities. With outstanding views and local amenities including several bars & lounge areas. There will be three bands performing on the day, with Rebelquin, LNC Band & Scarecrow – we’re looking forward to it! Bar opens from 12pm, Music starts from 4pm.
Gough’s Bay Boat Club
35 Bayside Blvd, Gough’s Bay, Vic
New Year’s Eve 2022 – Matthew Flinders Hotel – Exclusive Show
We’re so looking forward to doing the countdown with you all for New Year’s Eve; in saying farewell to 2022 & welcoming 2023. This is a one-off show, where we get the opportunity of introducing you to the extremely talented Lisa Mio & Jo George of the Wild Dreamers-The Linda Ronstadt Show; they do an incredible job of keeping Linda Ronstadt’s legacy alive. The first set of the night will feature Wild Dreamers, performing rock classics from Linda’s songbook. Scarecrow will then come on board to rock out the second set with Mellencamp classics you know & love, then for the third & final set, all band members will combine to perform mixed party classics, to rock our way into 2023. Gary will certainly be the thorn amongst these beautiful roses, this is definitely a show not to be missed!! Lock yourselves in, it’ll be one helluva night…
18+ Event – Doors Open: 8.00pm – Showtime: 9.00pm – Free drink on arrival!
Matthew Flinders Hotel – 667 Warrigal Road, Chadstone, Vic
Happy birthday Nige!
Wishing our dear Nigel a wonderful birthday, hope you have a wonderful day!
‘The Lonesome Jubilee’ – 35th Anniversary
Join us Saturday week for our celebration of ‘The Lonesome Jubilee’, one of Mellencamp’s most successful albums, achieving 6 x Platinum status & 6 x Top 10 singles. This is a one off show, unique to Yarraville Live & we’re thrilled to have violinist Emma Rodda join us once more. Yarraville Club have a set up to cater for everyone’s needs; including a section to the left, with Premium Seating/Dinner & Show options (selling fast) & a section to the right for Standing Room tickets (not far from the bar), with plenty of room to dance. Rehearsals have been coming together nicely for this one; it’ll be an amazing live experience, a truly special celebration & a performance not to be missed!
18+ Event – Doors Open: Dinner & Show 6.45pm, General Admission 8.00pm, Showtime: 8.40pm
Yarraville Live – 135 Stephen St, Yarraville, Vic, 3013
Yarraville Live – Saturday 6th August
We’re excited to head out West for our debut at the Yarraville Live; to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of one of Mellencamp’s greatest albums ‘The Lonesome Jubilee‘. Gary’s even bought a new guitar for this one & can’t wait to show it off! We’ll be performing the album in it’s entirety, plus another set of rockin’ hits you know & love. Limited reserved seating currently available & plenty of standing room tickets available at the moment, but jump online to secure yours now…you won’t wanna miss this one!
Doors: Dinner & Show 6.45pm – Reserved Seating & General Admission 8.00pm – Showtime: 8.40pm
Yarraville Club, 135 Stephen Street, Yarraville, Vic, 3013
Sat 30th July – Austral Hotel Korumburra
This month we’re Gippsland bound, with Austral Hotel Korumburra coming up on Saturday 30th July. It’s been a long time since we’ve been down that way & we’re looking forward to heading back & catchin’ up with the locals; they’ve always been great supporters. We’re also keen to encourage visitors to regional Vic, great excuse to catch up with your Gippsland buddies & join us for a rockin’ night of Mellencamp tunes – we’ll be R.O.C.K.’n Korumburra town!!
18+ Event – Doors Open: Bistro 5.30pm – Showroom 8.00pm – Showtime: 9.00pm
Austral Hotel Korumburra, 34 Bridge Street, Korumburra, Vic, 3950
York On Lilydale – 25th June 2022
Less than 3 weeks away now & we’re chompin’ at the bit to get back on stage again at York On Lilydale, with the magnificent Emma Rodda on violin. We’re wrapping up the 30th Anniversary Tour here & it’s been great to reminisce with y’all about our journey over the past 32 years now. Plenty of Mellencamp favourites will be comin’ your way & it’s lookin’ like another huge night – we can’t wait!
18+ Event – Doors Open: 8.00pm – Showtime: 9.00pm – 2 big sets of Mellencamp hits!
York On Lilydale – Cnr York & Swansea Rds, Mt Evelyn, Vic, 3796
Mulwala Waterski Club snaps
Thanks to Justin Keppel Photography for the great snaps taken last weekend in Mulwala, we had a great night at the Mulwala Waterski Club! We’ll be heading back again 7th January 2023, so keep that date in mind….