Bellarine Estate announce first-ever Summer of the 70s concert with Skyhooks and Screamin’ Eagles

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Bellarine Estate announce first-ever Summer of the 70s concert with Skyhooks and Screamin’ Eagles

Words by Staff Writer

Buckle up for a blast from the past as Bellarine Estate Winery cranks up the volume with its first-ever 'Summer of the 70s' concert, featuring the legendary Skyhooks and Screamin' Eagles on January 27, 2024.

This electrifying event promises to uncork the soundtrack to your summer, blending iconic Aussie rock, sensational wine, and mouth-watering Texas BBQ in the picturesque Bellarine Peninsula. A summer day really doesn’t get much better than that!

The headlining act, Bob ‘Bongo Starkie,’ guitarist from the original 1970s iconic group Skyhooks, is set to take the stage with his ‘Skyhooks Show.’ Get ready to groove to the hits that changed the face of Australian pop rock, including ‘Ego (is Not a Dirty Word),’ ‘Horror Movie,’ and ‘You Just Like Me Cos I’m Good in Bed.’ Bongo is here to resurrect the glam rock era and bring the iconic band back to live performances.

‘Summer of the 70s’ at Bellarine Estate

  • Saturday, January 27, 2024
  • Bellarine Estate Winery, 2270 Portarlington Road, Bellarine
  • Gates Open: 12:30 pm | Music Starts: 1:00 pm

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Adding to the rock ‘n’ roll extravaganza are the Screamin’ Eagles, veterans in the Aussie rock scene for over two decades. Their brand of rock, combined with the picturesque setting of Bellarine Estate, makes for the ideal summer event during the Australia Day weekend.

Bellarine Estate Winery, with its sprawling vineyards and breathtaking views of Corio Bay, provides the perfect backdrop for a summer rock concert. It’s not just about the music; it’s an experience. The vineyard invites attendees to kick back, relax, and immerse themselves in the classic tunes of Aussie rockers while enjoying the renowned Bellarine Estate hospitality.


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As the guitars wail and the beats roll, indulge in the smokin’ hot music alongside Bellarine Estate’s famous authentic American BBQ. Led by winery owner and chief pitmaster Peter Kenny, the BBQ menu is a celebration of succulent ribs, juicy brisket, tender pulled pork, and delectable sides. It’s a culinary journey that pays homage to American tradition, served with love at this popular winery.

For those bringing the little rockers along, children under 12 years are admitted free but must have a child’s ticket and be accompanied by an adult with a ticket. This ‘Summer of the 70s’ promises a day of good vibes, great music, and a feast for the senses.

Get ready to rock the grapes off the vines and usher in 2024 with a nostalgic Summer of the 70s at Bellarine Estate!

You can purchase tickets here