The Cairo Club Orchestra
The Cairo Club Orchestra is a Vintage Dance Orchestra based in Melbourne, Australia, comprising Ten Specialist Musicians Dedicated to the Faithful interpretation of the Hot And Sweet sounds of the 1920's, 30's and 40's. These Talented Boy's have sifted through archives, braved dusty garages and traded scores with Venerable Music Collectors in Australia and around the World, to locate the best in early Jazz, Blues, Swing, Talking Picture Hit's and Novelty Music.
When the Original Published Music cannot be obtained Quickly, some of the guys just go ahead and Transcribe scores from original Recordings. The Band Perform on Vintage Musical instruments and use Antique Radio Microphones and sing through "Megaphones" . You will also encounter the famous " Gong Of Doom" and See and Hear Expert Xylophonist/Drummer/Percussionist "Ben" with his Impressive Set Of Traps and Novelty Noise Makers.
If you asked them why they do it, they'd tell you they do it because it's Great Fun !!!!! If You Have Seen the Band in Action - You'll know what I mean.
So enter a world where Radio is Supreme ,Television Is still a Distant Dream and Crooners beginning to Rule the Ether. Patent Medicines Cure All Ailments and Kensitas Cigarettes are "A Recipe For Sunshine" Anything Really Good is "Ace". Using Rinso "Saves A Scuttle Of Coal Every Washday" Fashionista Flappers dare to Roll Down Silk Stockings and kick Up Their Heels. With Gent's Impeccably Attired in Tailcoats and White Mess Jackets.
"The Savoy Cocktail" Recipe Book Is An Article Of Faith !!!!!!
Enthusiastic Multitudes Dance The Night Away
To The Unique And Captivating
CAIRO CLUB ORCHESTRA
Notes: Show times are approximate. Most tickets are for General Admission / standing room only - if you wish to book a table or a booth, please call the Red Bennies office to make a reservation on (03) 9826 2689