Frankie Wants Out + Tiger and Me
FRANKIE WANTS OUT
Have you heard about Frankie? Frankie Wants Out!
Frankie Wants Out is a nine piece band from Melbourne. They first formed as a neo swing band, playing fast jazz and jump blues as well as taking influence the music of the New York dance halls of the 20’s and 30’s. However over the last four years they have incorporated other styles into their live show, such as latin, motown, rock and funk while still paying homage to their swing beginning. Regardless of the style, Frankie Wants Out are still guaranteed to make you jump and jive all the way across the dance floor regardless of whether you’re in a rocking pub or a classy cocktail lounge.
Since the band’s initiation, they have played many shows, toured the country, had airplay on major Australian radio stations, played many festivals, had several residencies, appeared live on national television three times (Mornings with Kerri-Anne, The Today Show—Nine Network, Better Homes and Gardens, Seven Network), released and sold thousands of copies of their debut EP - The Melbourne Way, released their first full length album—Prohibition, launched at Melbourne’s Corner Hotel on 3rd January 2009, toured with US swing legends, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy twice, the list goes on…
2010 started with a bang also with sell out shows, playing St. Kilda Festival and Bight and Sandy Fest, touring to Adelaide and selling their 500th copy of Prohibition, headlining “Start the Music, Stop the Traffik” and are looking to record a new EP in the next few month.
They team up with Tiger and Me to play one hell of a show @ Red Bennies, Friday 23rd July.
The Tiger and Me create indie-pop music as seen through the looking glass of European folk songs. Three lead vocalists lead a troupe of multi-instrumentalists from gentle folk melodies through to riotous frenzied waltzes, with a wink and a nod to the old cabaret den and speakeasy tradition. The Melbourne sextet ignites the stage with a live show that is an event for any rampant feet out there looking for the ultimate place to whirl and stomp.
Brooke and Michele bring their sexy style and furious feet in a Tap performance that will leave you stamping for more.
An offshoot of dance group 'Rhythm Cats', this act features two of Melbourne's hottest tap entertainers. Brooke has appeared in 'Shout', 'Thouroughly Modern Millie', 'Sweet Charity', 'Follies' and many other productions, while Michele is fresh from a statewide tour of 'Ooh La La'.
This is an act of skill, class, sophistication and glamour.
National Rhythmic Gymnastics Medalist, Skopalova performs Gymnastics inspired Burlesque, Cabaret & Circus. From the stage to corporate events and fashion shows, Skopalova amazes audiences with her flexibility, skill and charm.
Support: Tiger and Me
Tiger and Me: Indie / Folk / European
$15 on the Door
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