Wilbur Wilde

Wilbur Wilde

Musician, Sax and Vocals, Actor, Radio Broadcaster, Public/After Dinner Speaker, Television Presenter

Vocalist and saxman Wilbur Wilde has been a fixture on the Australian music scene since Ol’55 got together in Sydney in 1975.

Jo Jo Zep and the Falcons occupied another four years along with tours and recording dates with, amongst others, Skyhooks, Cold Chisel, Kevin Borich and Split Enz.

He is best known for his work as member of the house band on the popular tv show “Hey Hey It’s Saturday” alongside Red Symons (Skyhooks) from from 1984 to 1999. As well as holding down plenty of television, radio, public speaking and theatre engagements in the ensuing years, Willy has continued to perform live with all sorts of bands, right around the country, including Wilbur Wilde and The Trouble Makers.

 Upcoming Gigs


Featured Videos

Wilbur Wilde with the JMQ Jazz Ensemble at The Golden Gate Hotel

Date: Thursday 2 May 2024
Time: 6:30pm
Address: Golden Gate Hotel – 238 Clarendon St, South Melbourne VIC 3205
Price: $18

John Montesante Quintet brings the band’s stylish, horn-led jazz, to the welcoming Golden Gate Hotel, South Melbourne at 7pm on Thursday 2nd May with doors + dinner from 6.30pm. The core artists are John Montesante, Michael Harding & Tony Floyd featuring Wilbur Wilde.

Catch Wilbur Wilde & The Troublemakers at the Colbinabbin Silo Art Picnic & Wine Festival 2024

Colbinabbin’s picnic and wine event is inspired by the Colbinabbin Picnic that ran for 60 years late 1800’s through to early 1900’s. Join in an afternoon of fun, activities, wine and music under the brilliant silo art painted by Tim Bowtell.

Date: 5 May 2023
Time: 11:00am – 3:00pm
Address: Colbinabbin Silo Art: 18 Meade Lane, Colbinabbin, VIC, 3559
Price: Click here for pricing

Led by Wilbur Wilde (Jo Jo Zep and the Falcons/OL’55/Hey Hey it’s Saturday) his band The Troublemakers perform a selection of iconic Australian tunes from Daddy Cool, OL’55, Skyhooks, Jo Jo Zep and the Falcons, Dragon plus a whole lot more of your favourite chart toppers!

Be ace to see your face in the place!


Mighty Wilde Xmas – Memo Music Hall December 16th 2023

This year’s Christmas show – a Mighty Wilde Christmas – will feature The Troublemakers and special guest DEAR JUDY.

Wilbur’s talented sons Elliott, Howard and Toby will amaze your ears with sibling harmoniousness. Toby’s Band ‘Dear Judy’ are really cool and FUNKY too, thank us later!

Don’t miss an unforgettable night of family harmony and rockin’ rhythms at MEMO on December 16.

Date: 16 December 2023
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Address: 88 Acland St, St Kilda, VIC, 3182
Price: $35 – $55 AUD + BF

Be ace to see your face in the place!


Wilbur Wilde on the sax

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Wilbur Wilde with Plukka Duck and The Troublemakers

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2020 Victorian Seniors Festival Reimagined

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Frankie J Holden & Wilbur Wilde

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