Oakleigh RSL, 95-97 Drummond Street, Oakleigh Victoria 3166
Ga tickets available!!

Baby Et Lulu

We are so pleased to have this gorgeous duo with their elegant ensemble back at the Caravan Music Club. Alt Media Group says "Lara Goodridge and Abby Dobson combine their amazing talents in an explosion of French chic. The Jazzy, French chanson will have you feeling like you’re sitting in a Parisian café, even if you’ve never been to France! ...”

Baby et Lulu, Australia’s seductive French-language duo.

A truly magnetic musical partnership, much loved artistes Abby Dobson (Leonardo’s Bride) and Lara Goodridge (FourPlay) perform a selection of new self-penned compositions as well as classic and contemporary chansons written by some of the greatest French songwriters.

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Sun 29th May
Doors open: 3pm (Showtime 3.40)
Price: Reserved Seats $42+bf, General Admissison-$33+bf
$35 at door if available
Please book dinner reservations separately!

Rebecca Barnard & Billy Miller's Singalong

Singalong Society is all about relaxed community singing. 1st Wednesday night of every month, the much loved Melbourne Singer/songwriters Rebecca Barnard & Billy Miller will direct things where fun is the prime objective. Not your average choir. So anyone who can hold a tune is welcome.

You don’t have to come every month just check in when you need a dose of joy and maybe a glass of wine. Rebecca says “Some of the most memorable, intense, fun and therapeutic moments of my life have been when singing and even better when singing with other voices”. The Singalong Society is for people who want to sing Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Billie Holiday, Rolling Stones and anything great.

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Wed 01st June
Doors open: 7pm (Singing starts 7.30pm)
Price: Reserved Seats-$18+bf
$20 at door if available
ON SALE NOW !

Bellarine Blues Explosion- featuring Chris Wilson & Band

Australian Blues Legend CHRIS WILSON will perform a rockin set with special guest MOJO CORNER.

CHRIS WILSON has been an essential part of blues and rock music in Australia since taking the stage with the Sole Twisters twenty years ago. Stints with Harum Scarum and Paul Kelly and the Coloured Girls followed, and the end of the 80s saw Wilson as one of our finest vocalists, harmonica players and songwriters, fronting the superb Crown of Thorns.

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Fri 03rd June
Doors open: 8pm (Showtime 8.40)
Price: Reserved Seats-$25+bf, General Admission-$18+bf
$20 at the door (If still available)
GA Tickets left !!

DON WALKER & The Suave Fucks

After his hugely successful sold out 'Hully Gully' CD Launch and his 'Perfect Crime' Tour last year we are thrilled to have Don back at the Caravan. Special guest LIZ STRINGER

As a member of and main songwriter for Cold Chisel between 1973 and 1983 he wrote “Saturday Night”, “Cheap Wine”, “Standing on the Outside”, “Four Walls” and “Khe Sahn” along with many others, and co-wrote “Flame Trees”.

In 1989, after a break from music spent traveling, he released “Unlimited Address” under the band name Catfish.

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Sat 04th June
Doors open: 8pm (Showtime 8.40pm)
Price: Reserved Seats- $38+bf, General Admission- $28+bf
$30 at the door
Dont miss this show !!

Mike Rudd

MIKE RUDD presents a retrospective show covering Spectrum, The Indelible Murtceps, and Ariel. Featuring Ariel's GLYN MASON.

Michael David Rudd was born in Christchurch, New Zealand. His first major group was the Chants R&B. The group came to Australia and settled in Melbourne in 1966 but broke up soon afterwards. Rudd then joined The Party Machine led by Ross Wilson and Ross Hannaford, who later formed Daddy Cool.

After Party Machine split up in late 1969, Rudd formed his own group, Spectrum, one of Australia’s first progressive rock groups.

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Sun 05th June
Doors open: 3pm
Price: Reserved Seats- $32+bf, General Admission- $20+bf
$25 at door if available
GA Tickets left !!

Black Sorrows

ENCORE SHOW For those who missed out last time, kick start your long weekend with The Black Sorrows . . Witness first hand two big sets of passion and joy for music that sees Joe Camilleri still touring after nearly fifty years.

Joe Camilleri is one of Australia’s most adored musicians. His chart-topping band, The Black Sorrows, have just released their eighteenth  album, Endless Sleep.

Since 1984, The Black Sorrows have toured Australia more times than anyone can remember, played sell out shows across Europe, won the ARIA for Best Band and sold more two million albums worldwide.

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Fri 10th June
Doors open: 8pm (Showtime 8.30)
Price: Reserved Seats- $42+bf, General Admission- $32+bf
$35 at door if available
On sale now !!

John McSherry & Donal O'Connor

We warmly welcome renowned Irish Uilleann piper JOHN McSHERRY and gifted Irish fiddle player DONAL O'CONNOR for a special mid week show at the Caravan. John and Donal will be joined on stage by local guitarist ROB HILLMAN.

JOHN McSHERRY is hailed as one of the finest exponents of the art of Uilleann Piping in the world today – “a true master” (Irish Music Magazine).
John has toured the world as both a solo performer and member of several outstanding bands. He was a founding member of top trad bands Tamalin, Lúnasa, At First Light and The Olllam as well as lead instrumentalist with Dónal Lunny’s ground-breaking supergroup ‘Coolfin’.

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Tue 14th June
Doors open: 8pm
Price: Reserved Seats-$33+bf, General Admission-$23+bf
$25 at door if available
On Sale Now

Alex Gow & Dan Kelly - Australian Dreamers Tour

Two of Australia’s great singers, songwriters and dreamers are teaming up for a double national headline tour.

Neither artist is a stranger to the road, having both toured relentlessly with their respective bands over the years, however, this is the first time they will be both touring solo together. The shows will feature tracks both old and new, plenty of the stories they are known for, and perhaps a few surprises along the way.

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Fri 17th June
Doors open: 8pm (Showtime 8.40pm)
Price: Reserved Seats- $28+bf, General Admission-$20
$22 at door
On Sale Now!!

The Very Round Robin

AINE TYRRELL, GALLIE & ROESY The concept is 3 Irish singer-songwriters in the round on stage as simple as it is endearing. An ‘in the round’ style like an old style music show sharing music and stories, harmonies and talents, each artist playing their own songs and each others and giving the audience the unique opportunity to see an intimate display of talents and experiences between musical peers on stage.

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Sat 18th June
Doors open: 8pm
Price: Reserved Seats-$28+bf, General Admission-$20+bf
$22 at door if available
GA Tickets available !!

Russell Morris & Band

Australian music legend RUSSELL MORRIS heads back at the Caravan with his rockin' band, performing songs from his ARIA award winning album "Sharks Mouth" as well as hits throughout his vast musical career.

Russell Morris is one of Australia’s most enduring singers. A major pop star in the late ’60s, he went on to become one of the country’s first singer/songwriters. Both ends of his career feature predominantly in the soundtrack to the movie The Dish.

Morris’ career started in September 1966 with the formation of the Melbourne group Somebody’s Image, which rose to prominence with a local hit version of the Joe South song “Hush.

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Sun 19th June
Doors open: 3pm (Showtime 3.30pm)
Price: Reserved Seats- $42+bf, General Admission- $30+bf
$33 at door ( if available)

Mick Pealing & Mal Eastick play The Songs of Andy Durant & Stars

After a long 35 years, Mick Pealing and Mal Eastick once again join forces and return to the stage together for a debut performance at the Caravan Music Club to play the songs of Andy Durant and Stars

The brilliant guitar playing of Nick Charles coupled with glorious backing vocals by Tracy Kingman will have you enchanted as you hear all those much adored Stars hits. The afternoon will feature tracks from Stars’ two legendary albums, Paradise and Land of Fortune, plus music from the live album 1157 and the unforgettable Andrew Durant Memorial Concert.

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Sun 26th June
Doors open: 3pm
Price: Reserved Seats- $38+bf, General Admission- $28+bf
$30 at door if available
A show not to be missed !!

Pearl - The Janis Joplin Story

Pearl - The Janis Joplin Story, delivers in words and music her tumultuous outlook on life, love and being the first lady of rock who got a little dirty!

The music, obsessions and passions of Janis Joplin.
For the first time in Australia, a production about a rock immortal whose individuality became a hallmark that both shocked and inspired a generation and to this day touches all ages.
2015 would have marked her 72nd year (Born 19 January 1943); unfortunately she would only reach those numbers in reverse and join the infamous 27 club.

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Fri 01st July
Doors open: 8pm
Price: Reserved Seats- $38+bf, General Admission- $30+bf
$33 at door if available
Please book dinner reservations separately !

Rebecca Barnard & Billy Miller's Singalong

Singalong Society is all about relaxed community singing. 1st Wednesday night of every month, the much loved Melbourne Singer/songwriters Rebecca Barnard & Billy Miller will direct things where fun is the prime objective. Not your average choir. So anyone who can hold a tune is welcome.

You don’t have to come every month just check in when you need a dose of joy and maybe a glass of wine. Rebecca says “Some of the most memorable, intense, fun and therapeutic moments of my life have been when singing and even better when singing with other voices”. The Singalong Society is for people who want to sing Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell, Billie Holiday, Rolling Stones and anything great.

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Wed 06th July
Doors open: 7pm (Singing starts 7.30pm)
Price: Reserved Seats-$18+bf
$20 at door (if still available)
Selling fast !!

Willie Watson & Josh Hedley

It is with delight that we announce Willie Watson (USA) and Josh Hedley (USA) performing a debut show at the Caravan. Two great singers, two great musicians. One incredible show. Don’t miss it!

Willie Watson, who captured fans on his recent trip down under as part of the Dave Rawlings Machine, is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, and banjo player who hails from Watkins Glen in upstate New York and was a founding member of the most respected bands within the realm of modern Americana, Old Crow Medicine Show.

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Fri 15th July
Doors open: 8pm
Price: Reserved Seats- $38+bf, General Admission- $29.50+bf
$33 at door if available

LEONARDO"S BRIDE

ABBY DOBSON & DEAN MANNING will come together as Leonardo's Bride for the first time in 16 years for a special Melbourne exclusive at The Caravan Club Special Guest ANGIE HART.

Before there was Leonardo’s Bride, before the pandemonium of chart topping success, before there was even internet, Abby Dobson & Dean Manning were just two crazy kids with a dream. Their best known song, ‘Even When I’m Sleeping’ won APRA Song of the Year and has continued to weave it’s way into the backdrop of people’s stories.

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Fri 22nd July
Doors open: 8 pm
Price: Reserved Seating $39.50 General Admission $30.00
$33 at Door If Available

Boom Crash Opera

With 2017 marking 30 years since their debut release, Boom Crash Opera announce a very special show at the Caravan.

Boom Crash Opera have always had a reputation for exciting live shows that blend boisterous, angular rock with soulful singing and a sense of surging joy and camaraderie.  They have a classic repertoire of hit songs – Onionskin, Great Wall, The Best Thing and Hands Up In The Air  to name a few.
BCO songs are woven into 80s and 90s pop culture, featuring in films such as The Big Steal and Don’t Tell Mom The Babysitter’s Dead to name a couple.

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Sat 23rd July
Doors open: 8pm
Price: Reserved Seats- $35+bf, General Admission- $25+bf
$30 at the door if available
On sale now !!

Bennett, Bowtell & Urquhart

The Caravan warmly welcomes Kevin Bennett, Lyn Bowtell, and Felicity Urquhart for an authentic Roots and Country music afternoon treat.

Bennett, Bowtell & Urquhart have had a superb 2016 with the release of their debut self-titled Album at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. The much acclaimed performance at their Album Launch followed by a spellbinding live version of Kasey Chambers’ ‘I Still Pray’ at the 44th CMAA Golden Guitar Awards made them the talk of Tamworth, shooting them straight into the ARIA Country Charts and straight to the top of the list of future ‘must-see’ shows.

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Sun 24th July
Doors open: 3pm
Price: Reserved Seats- $30+bf, General Admission- $23+bf
$25 at door if available.
Child prices available!!

Mick Thomas & The Roving Commission – ‘ Mid Winter Hit Out’

Balladeer and poet, folk and pub-rock hero Mick Thomas continues to ignite the party with his unique mix of folk, roots and country.

Along for the ride on his ‘Mid Winter Hit Out’ shows this July are mainstays of The Roving Commission: fellow Weddings Parties Anything piano-accordionist Squeezebox Wally, drummer to the beat Dave Folley, and hot new kid on the block bass-player Michael Hubbard.

Special guest Rich Davies and The Low Road will peel back the skin of rock’n’roll to expose Old-Time Folk, Americana and Celtic bones.

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Sun 31st July
Doors open: 3pm
Price: *Reserved Seats- $36+bf, *General Admission- $28+bf, *Child Tix Available*
$30 (Adult) $20 (child) at door if available
ON SALE NOW !!

Sun Rising - Elvis vs Jerry Lee Lewis

Caravan Club regulars, Sun Rising, present the two biggest names in Rock n Roll- Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis in a foot stomping new show, THE KILLER VS THE KING. That's, Elvis vs Jerry Lee, ego for ego and punch for punch!

Consisting of a set of classic Sun Record hits from artists including Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison, BB King, Howlin’ Wolf and followed by a set of Rock and Roll greatness, featuring the sounds from Elvis and Jerry Lee, song for song with hilarious anecdotes a plenty pertaining to the iconic relationship between two of entertainments biggest names.

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Fri 05th August
Doors open: 8pm (Showtime 8.40)
Price: Reserved Seats- $32+bf, General Admission- $23+bf
$25 at the door (if still available)
On Sale Now !!

Sweet Jean

After 3 years we welcome back Sweet Jean to launch their new album 'Monday to Friday.'

Sweet Jean is SIME NUGENT and ALICE KEATH. Their music ranges from stark and gothic, to hazy and melodic. Since forming in late 2010, Sweet Jean has built a reputation for evocative songwriting, razor-sharp harmonies, and stirring live performances. As the AU Review put it, Sweet Jean “can break your heart one minute and mend it the next.

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Sat 06th August
Doors open: 8pm
Price: Reserved Seats- $27+bf, General Admission- $18+bf
$20 at the door
On Sale Now!!

Stephen Cummings with Shane O'Mara & Rebecca Barnard

STEPHEN CUMMINGS treats us to his first national shows for 2016. He roots through his vast back catalogue accompanied by guitarist SHANE O'MARA and the delightful REBECCA BARNARD. The set contains songs spanning all stages of Stephen’s 40-year career.

“For this tour I will have a special CD compilation with all slow sad songs called “King of the Rainy Country” This album of moody tunes I wrote will be available at the gigs only. It is named after the poem, “KING OF THE RAINY COUNTRY” I will have a new album next year but these are my only gigs this year.

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Sun 07th August
Doors open: 3pm
Price: $28+bf (Reserved Seats), $20+bf (General Admission)
$22 at the door if available
On Sale Now !!

Corey Harris (USA)

American reggae and blues musician Corey Harris debuts at the Caravan. He is a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and band leader who has carved out his own niche in blues. A powerful singer and accomplished guitarist, he has appeared at venues throughout the North America, Europe, Brazil, The Caribbean, West Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

Corey Harris has earned substantial critical acclaim as one of the few contemporary bluesmen able to channel the raw, direct emotion of acoustic Delta blues without coming off as an authenticity-obsessed historian. Along with Keb’ Mo’ and Alvin “Youngblood” Hart, he raised the flag of acoustic guitar blues in the mid-1990s.

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Fri 19th August
Doors open: 8pm
Price: Reserved Seats- $45+bf, General Admission- $35+bf
$40 at door if available
On Sale Now!!

Melbourne Rebetiko Festival

Two days of live Rebetika coupled with dancing, food and festivities. This festival will focus on the early music of Markos Vamvakaris, Vassilis Tsitsanis, Giorgos Batis, Rita Abadzi, Kostas Skarvelis, Panagiotis Toundas, Giorgos Mitsakis and many more.

Con Kalamaras and Kon Karamountzos are proud to announce the
Inaugural Melbourne Rebetiko Festival

Bringing together the Melbourne Musical Rebetiko community, this live festival is situated in the heart of Oakleigh and will celebrate the musical and cultural legacy of Rebetika and its impact on Greece and the world at large.

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Sat 20th August
Doors open: 4pm
Price: Reserved Seats- $35+bf, General Admission- $25+bf
$30 at the door if available
On Sale Now!!

Melbourne Rebetiko Festival

Two days of live Rebetika coupled with dancing, food and festivities. This festival will focus on the early music of Markos Vamvakaris, Vassilis Tsitsanis, Giorgos Batis, Rita Abadzi, Kostas Skarvelis, Panagiotis Toundas, Giorgos Mitsakis and many more.

Con Kalamaras and Kon Karamountzos are proud to announce the
Inaugural Melbourne Rebetiko Festival

Bringing together the Melbourne Musical Rebetiko community, this live festival is situated in the heart of Oakleigh and will celebrate the musical and cultural legacy of Rebetika and its impact on Greece and the world at large.

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Sun 21st August
Doors open: 4pm
Price: Reserved Seats- $35+bf, General Admission- $25+bf
$30 at the door if available
ON SALE NOW!!

Into The Mystic – The Music Of Van Morrison

To celebrate Van Morrison's birthday we welcome back Joe Creighton and his eight piece band (including The Belfast Horns) to present INTO THE MYSTIC - The Music of Van Morrison. Every single show at the Caravan has been an absolute sellout, so you'd better get in quick.

This line-up have been performing to sell out venues for 2yrs and with lead singer Creighton, born and raised in Belfast, he brings a tremendous authenticity to the show.

Creighton grew up in Belfast, at the same time and on the same streets as Morrison and he would often watch Van perform live in the early days of his first band “Them” at the Maritime Club in Belfast.

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Fri 26th August
Doors open: 8pm (Showtime 8.40)
Price: Reserved Seats- $35+bf, General Admission- $23+bf
$25 at the door
On Sale Now !!

Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds

PRESS PLAY & PBS FM Presents: Legendary guitarist of The Cramps, Gun Club & Bad Seeds, KID CONGO POWERS returns to Australia with long time cohorts, THE PINK MONKEY BIRDS.

Following their first Australian tour in January 2015 which saw them sell out rooms across the country and playing the likes of Sydney Festival and SummerSalt, greasy, swamp rockers Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds return to our shores with their fourth and strongest album yet, “La Araña Es La Vida” out now through In The Red.

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Sat 27th August
Doors open: 8pm
Price: Reserved Seats- $40+bf, General Admission- $32+bf
$35 at the door if available

Tex Perkins & The Band of Gold

The Band of Gold is Tex Perkins and Rachael Tidd on vocals, bassist Steve Hadley, guitarists Shane Reilly and Matt Walker, and Dave Folley on drums. These fine folk became a unit by chance, bound by much-lauded deeds performed in the hit stage concert 'The Man In Black'.

Tex Perkins and the Band of Gold was conceived in the down times while Perkins was on the road with the Man In Black stage show. Aided and abetted by Rachel Tidd the show feature compositions from Townes Van Zandt (Kathleen, If I Needed You), Porter Wagoner ( Lonely Coming Down), Merle Haggard (Silver Wings, It’s Not Love) and country music’s only known Rhodes Scholar, Kris Kristofferson (I’d Rather Be Sorry).

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Thu 29th September
Doors open: 8pm
Price: Reserved Seats- $52+bf, General Admission- $37+bf
$40 at the door if available
Special RSL members Price

The Soldiers Wife

Powerful, passionate and deeply personal, The Soldiers Wife is a unique theatrical music project designed to document through song the untold, emotional stories-behind-the-stories of the sacrifice of women and families behind Australia’s pastime in war.

The artists involved represent a mix of vast songwriting experience and emerging talent. They are: one time Australian Music Prize nominee and vocal powerhouse Jackie Marshall; North Queensland based Roz Pappalardo (best known as one half of Women in Docs, Emma Bosworth, country blues artist Kristy Apps, regional artist, Melinda Wells, recent Cairns based Queensland Music Awards winner Leanne Tennant, project coordinator Deb Suckling (Lucy Star Satellite) and very special guests.

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Sat 22nd October
Doors open: 8pm
Price: Reserved Seats- $28+bf, General Admission- $18+bf
$20 at door if available