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The Substitutes

The Substitutes

Rock Melbourne, VIC, AU  AU
I Can See For Miles
So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star


  • 2015

    May 23

    Moorabbin, VIC, AU | 8:00pm

    The Substitutes present the Best of The Who with special guests Dan Robinson on vocals (ex Lobby Loyde's Wild Cherries) and Gil Matthews on drums (ex Billy Thorpe & the Aztecs).

  • 2013

    Jul 6

    Fawkner, VIC, AU | 8:00pm

    The Substitutes will play the best of the '60s British Mod movement featuring the music of The Who, Small Faces, The Kinks, The Easybeats, Spencer Davis Group etc.

  • 2013

    Jun 30

    Northcote, VIC, AU | 8:00pm

    Two classic albums: legendary front man from punk band X presents the Small Faces "Ogden's Nutgone Flake" (1968) album supported Melbourne's best '60s band, The Substitutes, performing "The Best of The Easybeats + Pretty Girl" (1969).

  • 2013

    Jun 8

    Elsternwick, VIC, AU | 8:00pm

    The Substitutes play 'THE BEST OF THE EASYBEATS + PRETTY GIRL''

  • 2013

    May 18

    Carnegie, VIC, AU | 8:00pm

    THE SUBSTITUTES play Carnegie Hall with Special Guest ROBERT PRICE who will join us for a selection of material from the Rolling Stones very first album (1964).


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  • Speirosmusic (Artist)
    Hey Substitutes. Wishing you a great future with your songs. Speirosmusic. Enjoying your I Can See For Miles.
  • The Substitutes (Artist)
    The Substitutes
    This is you once off opportunity to hear the Ogden's Nutgone Flake album played track by track by Steve Lucas & the Small Fakers (featuring members of X, The Substitutes & Electric Mary. They will be supported by The Substitutes (featuring Robert Price) who will perform the Rolling Stones first album (1964) track by track. If you are remotely interested in '60s music, you'll to be there.
  • The Substitutes (Artist)
    The Substitutes
    Bid in the new year with a wild trip back to the '60s as retro rockers Billy Miller & the Love Brothers and The Substitutes windmill us into 2013 on Monday December 31 with the Flying Saucer New Year's Eve Party! Local legend Billy Miller (Ferrets singer, 1976-9) and band The Love Brothers lead in the Flying Saucer Club's charge into 2013 with their brand of off-kilter frenzied madness. The nine-year (and counting!) residents at St. Kilda’s George Public Bar will whip out a rollicking mix of Ferrets originals plus Small Faces, The Kinks, Stones, Monkees and other vintage era classics to bring a little Flower Power to the new year. Joining Billy Miller come The Substitutes, who will take us for a ride in the Flying Saucer back in time to the 60′s – a night of British Invasion, peace, love & psychedelia - performing songs from The Beatles, The Who, The Zombies, The Easybeats, The Animals and stacks more! Tickets: $37+b/f (Reserved Seats);
 $27+b/f (General Admission); $30 (Door sales)
 Bookings: www.flyingsaucerclub.com.au or Phone: 03 9528 3600
 Doors open for dinner at 6.30pm; Doors open for show at 8pm; Show starts at 8.40pm Venue: The Flying Saucer Club, 4 St Georges Rd, Elsternwick


  • The Substitutes live
  • @ the Flying Saucer Club
  • Peter Reed in mid flight


Sounds Like: The Easybeats, The Pretty Things, Small Faces, The Byrds, The Who

Bio: "Short of a time warp, the closest you can get to experiencing the power, shock and sheer originality of ‘60s rock music is to see The Substitutes live in action".

The Substitutes have been around for over six years recreating that ‘60s excitement and rawness that often gets lost with cover band...See Full Bio

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