CAIRO COTTINGHAM’S NEW YEAR’S EVE MESSAGE FOR 2018

BEER, SKITTLES AND TRIPLE WHAMMIES To say that 2017 has been a year of mixed blessings would be a massive understatement. It’s not been all “beer and skittles”… At a personal level – and the band have been tremendously supportive – my father passed away in February; my mother has had to go into care homes since, and my father-in-law …

AFTERGLOW REVIEWS ‘SAY’

Afterglow have given ‘SAY’ a fantastic review ! Check out the English translation below. Original can be found HERE “The English band Cairo, not to be confused with the no longer existing 90s namesake, under the inspiring leadership of Rob Cottingham (Touchstone) are on their debut album. ‘$ @ Y’ moves in the regions of Anathema, with hints of Rush, Genesis and …

CAIRO ROUND OFF 2017 WITH PROG MAGAZINE REVIEW AND XMAS PARTIES

On behalf of the band, Rob stated:”Having re-released Say we are proud and delighted to have received a sensational review from PROG’s David West, which was spotted and sent to us by our Californian PR guru, and is very much appreciated. We have had an amazing year bearing in mind we did not exist sixteen months ago. We won CRS …

KEYS AND CHORDS REVIEW ‘SAY’

Get ‘SAY’ HERE http://www.keysandchords.com/album-review-blog/cairo-say English Translation Below -“Always nice to discover a debut album with a surprising smear. No dried up cake, but an intriguing progrock album. Already published in 2016, and it is high time to highlight this. The driving force behind the new band Cairo is Rob Cottingham from Milton Keynes (UK), an experienced dark rocker in the solo …

PROG MAGAZINE REVIEWS ‘SAY’

Prog Magazine have reviewed ‘SAY’ A fantastic review by David West, our debut release is available HERE Read the FULL REVIEW

CAIRO ANNOUNCE INAUGURAL HMS PROG CRUISE GIG 2-4 MARCH 2018

On behalf of the band, Rob advised: “We are absolutely honoured and delighted to have been asked to play on the inaugural European HMS Prog event which takes place next March on a special mini cruise from Hull to Rotterdam and back! More exciting information can be found on the superb website ‘hmsprog.co.uk’ and more information will follow. We would …

More US reviews for our debut album come in!

Two more fantastic reviews for our debut album have come in from across the pond. Many thanks to both reviewers for their kind words! “Mission accomplished, as every track on this album is stunningly orchestrated and beautifully arranged. Unlike Touchstone, a harder-edged prog band, Cottingham has now created a new group that pushes that prog sound into a new era” …

New reviews in from the US and Canada!

Some great reviews of our debut album ‘Say’ have come in from across the pond in the US and Canada! ‘Say’ is available via our online store, here. “Hang fire on those end of year best of lists, for what Cairo have created here is sure to have a Say in what makes the cut” – Sea of Tranquility “Great …

CAIRO GO GLOBAL!

CAIRO are delighted to announce that- with effect from Monday 18th September 2017 – their debut album ‘Say’ has been released across the globe via The Right Honourable Record Company Ltd and Cherry Red.

CAIRO ANNOUNCE XMAS 17 GIG SPECIAL GUESTS AND NEW DISTRIBUTION DEAL

Cairo was formed and launched by ex-Touchstone founder, songwriter and keys man Rob Cottingham in August 2016. The band released their debut album, ‘Say’, a few months later to rave reviews; received Steve Hackett’s endorsement ‘recommended to all’; were the Prog Magazine Readers Poll #6 Tip for 2017 – and won Best Newcomer at Classic Rock Society’s BOTY 2016 awards, …

Cairo to play Cambridge Rock Festival 2017!

Cairo are delighted to announce – after the exclusive air play from their debut album ’Say’ on the main stage before the headliner at last year’s 2016 festival – that they have been invited to play at the Cambridge Rock Festival 2017 between 3rd – 6th August 2017. More details will follow soon!