Scene News: Melbourne is in for a Treat Along The Eighty-Six Tramline this Super Saturday

Your Guide to Super Saturday

Super Saturday ~ a day featuring 65+ venues, 220+ acts, 50+ curators, 50+ record labels at the Independent Music Exchange, 20+ Vendors at the 1800 Street Party food-bev-market-dog-music festival in the Croxton Carpark, 1 Dog Show, Parade and Costume Contest, 3 suburbs, 1 tramline, 1 street – all free (with a Super Saturday ticket).

The Eighty-Six has been designed as a music lovers paradise dedicated to supporting Melbourne’s independent music and small venue culture. Please respect and support all the staff, venues, artists, fans and service providers who are working hard to deliver a day and night of musical memories.

Each venue has its own capacity that has been put in place to ensure a safe and fun event. You may not be able to get into the show you hoped – and if so, lean into Super Saturday, and let it take you on an adventure. Follow the route of the 86 tram (and surrounds) and who knows where you’ll end up…

Tickets: we have released the final allocation of Super Saturday tickets here and fulfilled those who joined the waitlist. There will be no more tickets released. If you want to try and trade tickets, you can try the Super Saturday Facebook Event.

Schedule & Playlist: the Super Saturday music schedule is here, and a PDF download is here. More info on the Super Saturday program is below. The Super Saturday playlist is here.

Road Closures and Traffic: There will be no road closures for Super Saturday. The 1800 Street Party will be held in the Croxton Carpark (580 High Street Thornbury). There will be an increased amount of people in the area throughout the day, please be aware, patient and kind to those around you and be mindful of traffic in and around the venues.

Super Saturday HQ: The Eighty-Six will set up a temporary Super Saturday HQ inside the upcoming Cinque! Cinque! Cinque! sandwich shop located at 555 High Street Northcote. This will be open between 9 am to 1 am to provide any necessary medical or other assistance to those who may require it.

Below are more details of what you can expect from Super Saturday. If you are after more information, please visit the FAQs page at our website.


Independent Music Exchange
10am-5pm Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 October at Masaya Reception

A two-day, free, all-ages event that welcomes Australia’s diverse independent record labels to connect directly with the fans and followers that keep them inspired and afloat. With over 50 labels setting up shop at Thornbury’s Masaya Reception over Saturday 28, and Sunday 29 October, the Independent Music Exchange will spotlight the imprints of all sizes that remain loyal to physical product in the digital world, from homespun hobby projects to globally established stables.

Be sure to bring an empty tote bag for an unmissable opportunity to pick up vinyl, cassettes, merch, zines, test pressings, posters, warehouse finds, artist-signed items and other limited editions directly from these friendly operators. More info: here

Independent Music Exchange

Howl-O-Ween Dog Show, Parade and Costume Contest

10am–12noon at 1800 Street Party – 580 High Street Thornbury

PSA: Dogs do not need to dress up unless they enter the Spookiest Costume Prize.

Within the 1800 Street Party, Scratch presents the Howl-O-Ween Dog Show, Parade & Costume Contest. Hosted by Myf Warhurst, Howl-O-Ween is raising money and awareness for Pets Of The Homeless. We welcome dogs of all shapes, sizes, ages and breeds to register here to compete in the following categories:

  • Spookiest Costume Prize (best and most creative costume)

  • Dog/Owner Likeness Prize (dogs that look most like their owner)

  • Naughtiest Doggo Prize (tell us your naughtiest dog tail)

  • Best Trick Prize (BYO trick and we will ask you to perform on stage)

  • Scratch’s Dog Treat Prize (tell us your goodest dog tail)

Dogs do not need to dress up unless entering the Spookiest Costume Prize.

A lot more is happening including dog ice-cream, a Scratch Station, dog photo ops… More info on Howl-O-Ween is here.

1-800 Street Party

1800 Street Party
9am–9pm at The Croxton Carpark, 580 High St Thornbury

Local bechamel-bourne legends 1800 Lasagne are curating a food, music, beverage and dog bonanza at The Eighty-Six at the Croxton Carpark from 9am to 9pm:

  • 9.30am Welcome To Country

  • 10.00am Howl-O-Ween Dog Show, Parade & Costume Contest

  • 12.00pm Pietro

  • 1.00am Jazzagne

  • 2.00pm Lorenzo and the Spaghetti Connection

  • 3.00pm Kgmotoso

  • 4.00pm Tarantela

  • 5.00pm Pietro

  • 6.00pm ????????

  • 7.00pm JNETT

The 1800 Street Party Food & Beverage  line-up:


Lasagne Di Carne (Beef & Pork) $26

Lasagne Di Melanzane (Eggplant) $25

Garlic Bread $9


Paradiso Delle Salciccia (Donati Pork/Veal & Fennel Sausage Mix, Perfect Ciabatta, Roast Sweet Peppers, Braised Fennel, Provolone Dolce, Monte-Pork Jus, Kewpie Mayo, Basil Leaf.) $15


Georgian Sizzle (Grilled pork Skewer, served in a soft bun, white onion, red adjika chili, and black garlic sauce $16

Uludag Gazozu Lemonade 250 ml $5

Uludag Gazozu Orangeade 250 ml $5

Borjomi Georgian Sparkling water 500 ml $10


Saj manakish (Choice of Za’atar or cheese) $15

Watermelon juice with mint and rosewater $6


Frappe (Greek Iced Coffee) $6

Spanakopita (Spinach & Cheese Pie) $15


Arancini, spicy sugo, Grana $6 each

Manchego & leek croquette, aioli $6 each

Chips, garlic, thyme, Parmesan $11

San Pellegrino sparkling orange juice $5


Tin of Meatballs (Zsa’s meatballs, sugo, pecorino served in a Mutti tomato tin) $16.5

Tinned “Fish n Chips” (Cocagne Portuguese sardines, virgin bloody mary, Chappy’s dill pickle chips

Yurrita Spanish anchovies, chili & garlic, Chappy’s sea salt chips) $16.5

Panino (Emilia – Mortadella, pistacchio, stracciatella and Vincotto // Verona – Heirloom tomato, pickled peach, buffalo mozzarella and basil oil – Verona can also served as a salad) $16.5 – add prosciutto $3

Chinotto $7

Lyres non alc Gin & Tonic $11

Lyres non alc Amalfi Spritz $11

Chappy’s Chips $7.70

Street Food

Punjabi Samosa Chaat (2pc) $12.50

Kachori Chaat (2pc) $12.50

Chicken 65 Roll (Southern Indian style fried chicken in paratha roll) $12.50

Indo Chinese style noodles with tofu and mushroom $16.50


Langar Waali Daal (Lesser known but equally yummier sister of Daal Makhani) $18.50

Butter Chicken $20

Sides & Flatbread

Veg biryani Rice bowls $7.50

Ghee paratha $4.50

Sweet Stuff

Gulab Jamu (2pc) $7.50

Mango lassi $5.50

Hot Drinks

Turmeric Latte $5.50

Masala Chai $5.50


Authentic vegetarian Middle Eastern street food

Breakfast Pocket (Scrambled eggs, parsley, dill, labne tomato and cucumber) $15

Green Falafel Pita Pocket (Falafels (parsley, coriander, mint) with chopped salad, pickled cabbage, hummus and tahini) $14

Red Falafel Pita Pocket (Falafels (capsicum and chilli) with chopped salad, pickled cabbage, hummus and tahini) $14

Mixed Falafel Pita Pocket (Red and green falafels, chopped salad, pickled cabbage, hummus and tahini) $14

Sabich Pita Pocket (Eggplant, potato, egg or falafel, chopped salad, pickled cabbage, hummus and tahini) $15

Cauliflower Pita Pocket (Fried cauliflower, chopped salad, pickled cabbage, hummus and tahini) $15

Falafel Salad (Green and red falafels, chopped salad, spicy green salad, pickled cabbage, hummus and tahini) $17 – add pita $3

Add a side of

Zhoug (hot sauce) $2.50

Amba (mango chutney) $1.50

All of our items can be made gluten friendly, just ask us!


Black coffee $5.50

White Coffee (Flat White, Latte, Chai, Hot Choc etc)

Small $5.50

Medium $6

Large $6.50

+ soy/ +oat add 50c

+ almond milk $1

Filter Coffee Small $5 / Medium $5.50 / Large $6

NOLA (New Orleans Iced Coffee) $7

Iced Filter Coffee $6.50

Iced Latte $7


Cannoli $5.50 each or 5 for $25

Ricotta – whipped ricotta with candied orange, choc chips and hive honey

Vanilla Creme brûlée – real vanilla bean custard, free range eggs with creme brûlée ends

Chocolate – rich chocolate and coconut cream (vegan)

Passionfruit Cheesecake – NYC Style Cheesecake

Pistachio – pistachio panna cotta (vegan)

Filled Fresh to order! All Gluten free!


Authentic Portuguese Custard Tarts

1x tart $4.50

5x tart $21.50

12x tarts $44.00

Ice Cream Flavours:

Popcorn Caramel Fudge

Curry Leaf and White Chocolate

Wattleseed Tiramisu

Strawberry and Lychee

Single $6.00

Double $8.50

Ice cream Jaffles $11

Dog ice cream $7


Kirk’s Creaming Soda $3.50

Kirk’s Lemon Squash $3.50

Coca Cola $3.50

San Pellegrino Chinotto $4.50

San Pellegrino Limonata $4.50


Aperol Spritz  $18

Americano  $18

Patient Wolf G&T $14

OK! Margarita Seltzer $12

Moondog Tropical Crush Seltzer $11

Moondog Lager $12

Moondog Old Mate Pale Ale $12

Fizzyboi Canned Pet Nat $17

2022 Jamsheed Ilaj Chardonnay Pecorino $14

2022 Jamsheed Apricity Pinot Gris “Rose” $15

2022 Jamsheed Apricity Sagrantino (Chilled) $15

Heaps Normal Quiet XPA <0.5% $9

TINA 2.0 – Raspberry Jasmine and Pearl <0.5% $12

Canned Water $4

Coke $5

Coke Zero $5

Yumbo Lemonade $5.50

Yumbo Mandarin $5.50


2022 Jamsheed Ilaj Chardonnay Pecorino, Yarra Valley / Heathcote  $14

2022 Jamsheed Apricity Vermentino, Heathcote $16

Fizzyboi Canned Pet Nat $17

2022 Jamsheed Apricity Pinot Gris “Rose”, Mt Alexander, Bendigo $15

2022 Jamsheed Apricity Sagrantino (Chilled), Heathcote $16

2021 Jamsheed Apricity Syrah, Yarra Valley / Beechworth $15


Moondog Lager $12

Moondog Old Mate Pale Ale $12

Heaps Normal Quiet XPA $9

Market Stalls include:

  • 1800 Lasagne & Howl-O-Ween Merch

  • Haus of Dizzy

  • Scratch B Certified Pet Food

  • Clothing the Gaps

  • Pets of The Homeless

  • and more…

1800 Street Party runs from 9am-9pm at The Croxton Carpark, next door to 580 High Street Thornbury.


Free Ticketing Info

  • Sign up for a limited, last-release, free digital ticket to attend the Super Saturday parties and events (including the Independent Music Exchange and 1800 Street Party) here.

  • The ticket will be sent via email, can be printed out if preferred/required and will scan attendees into Super Saturday’s free events.

  • There will be no more tickets released.

  • If you want to try and trade tickets, you can try the Super Saturday Facebook Event.

  • Entry to all Super Saturday events is limited based on each venue’s capacity – entry will be on a first-in, first-served basis. Please be aware there are no pass-outs – once you leave, you must queue to re-enter if the venue is at capacity.

  • Visit our FAQs page for more ticketing inquiries.

Final Tickets for Headline Shows

Limited tickets are available to a bunch of great Eighty-Six shows this week:

  • Bez (Happy Mondays) – In Conversation with Joe from Astral Glamour – Mon 23 – Thornbury Theatre – purchase here

  • Connie Constance + Jet City Sports Club – Mon 23 – Northcote Social Club –  purchase here

  • Makaya McCraven + James Bowers – Wed 25 – Croxton Bandroom – purchase here

  • Los Bitchos + Bananagun + Cool Sounds – Thu 26 – Thornbury Theatre – purchase here

  • Unknown T + Shadow – Thu 26 – Croxton Bandroom – purchase here

  • Bright Eyes & Warpaint – Fri 27 – Northcote Theatre – purchase here

  • How Long Gone – Sun 29 – Thornbury Theatre – purchase here

  • Ros Bandt & Asa Tone – Mon 30 – Northcote Uniting Church – purchase here

Limited Local Hotel Rooms

If you want to stay nearby, our hotel partners have a few rooms available:

Super Saturday Recap

  • Super Saturday is next Saturday 28 October 2023 

  • The Super Saturday Map is here

  • The Super Saturday Program is here and PDF version here

  • Limited, last-release Super Saturday tickets are here

  • The full Eighty-Six program including headline shows is here

  • Independent Label Exchange info is here

  • 1800 Street Party info including F&B menus is here

  • Howl-O-Ween Dog Show, Parade and Costumer Contest is here

The Eighty Six has been made possible with support from the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria and in partnership with Darebin City Council.