Natty Congeroo and The Flames of Rhythm
A sizzling sextet of killer diller thrillers, mixing red hot swing, jazz, rhythm and blues, this is the live show that'll have hands clappin' and feet tappin'! This highly entertaining combo have worked hard to become one of the leading Swing bands in Europe with performances at major international festivals, Prohibition parties, swing dances, special vintage events and more. If the band look as if they’re having a great time on stage that’s because they are! We welcome back the fantastic Natty Congeroo and The Flames of Rhythm at Hideaway! Bring your dancing shoes and get ready for an exhilarating night at Hideaway!
Natty Congeroo and the Flames of Rhythm have worked hard to become one of the leading Swing bands in Europe and regularly perform for major international festivals, prestigious vintage events and swing dances. Past performances include headline slots at Secret Garden Party, Wilderness Festival, Boomtown, Parma Swing Festival, Hep Cats Holiday and Rhythm Riot, as well as large-scale private events for ‘Lush’ cosmetics in Amsterdam, White Mink in Italy, the Royal Northern College of Music’s Summer Ball and the opening of the St. Regis hotel in Mumbai.
The Flames have earned a reputation as a top festival/party Swing band for their high-energy performances and immersive crowd experiences. The repertoire of the band is a combination of tight original numbers and explosive interpretations of classic Hot Jazz, Swing, Rhythm ’n’ Blues and Gospel numbers from the golden era of this music in the 1920’s-50’s. As well as a reputation for a hot authentic sound the band is well known for its unique sense of style and presentation with its members dressed to the nines in sharp and eccentric tailored vintage attire.
The band is led by the legendary showman Natty Congeroo; a popular, stylish and flamboyant Singer/ Dancer/DJ and all round Hep Cat who has been performing at the top of his game for many years. The players: The Sizzle, The Killer Diller, Lá Bass, Dr Kitch and La Mamba provide unrivaled levels of excitement and astonishing musical skill that is an explosive mix once the show gets started.