Fri, 09 Sept|
Bob 'Bongo' Starkie's Skyhooks Show @ The Vine
As a celebration of Skyhooks’ legacy, founding member & guitarist, Bob “Bongo” Starkie has put together a new band with the intention of keeping the group’s music alive. Bongo’s Skyhooks show hits The Vine in Wangaratta in September delivering all of Skyhooks’ hits, plus some rarities.
Time & Location
09 Sept 2022, 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
North Wangaratta, 27 Detour Rd, North Wangaratta VIC 3678, Australia
About the Event
Bob ‘Bongo’ Starkie, guitarist with one of Australia’s most loved bands – Skyhooks. They lit up the 1970s with their catchy tunes and outrageous costumes. Bongo is keeping the Skyhooks’ music alive when he performs live at The Vine Hotel with his Skyhooks Show.
The Skyhooks were incredibly influential on Australian music, their album ‘Living in the 70’s’ released in 1974 is rightly regarded as an Australian classic, being added to the National Film and Sound archive to showcase the very best in Australian culture. Bob was inducted alongside his band mates into the ARIA Hall Of Fame in 1992, cementing Skyhooks’ legacy as one of Australia’s finest acts ever.
DINNER AVAILABLE FROM 6PM-8:00PM. TICKET DOES NOT INCLUDE DINNER
Skyhooks formed in Melbourne, March 1973, acquiring their flamboyant lead singer Graeme “Shirley” Strachan a year later, the band would end up touring and recording for nearly 30 years. Racking up number 1 hits like: ‘Ego Is Not A Dirty Word,’ ‘Horror Movie,’ ‘Living In The 70s,’ ‘Women In Uniform,’ & ‘Jukebox In Siberia’. Skyhooks also dominated the radio waves with fan favourites: “You Just Like Me ‘Cos I’m Good in Bed”, “All My Friends Are Getting Married”, “Million Dollar Riff” & “Balwyn Calling”.
Now as a celebration of Skyhooks’ legacy, founding member & guitarist, Bob “Bongo” Starkie has put together a new band with the intention of keeping the group’s music alive. After sold out shows in Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney, Bongo’s Skyhooks show hits The Vine in Wangaratta, in September delivering all of Skyhooks’ hits, plus some rarities.
+$1.50 service fee
+$1.50 service fee