PROG MAGAZINE DECEMBER 2016 FEATURES FULL PAGE LIMELIGHT PIECE ON CAIRO

PROG magazine December 2016 carries a full page Limelight piece about Cairo. It features a colour photograph of the band together with an interview with band founder, vocalist and keys man, Rob Cottingham. A PDF of the piece is attached here. In a statement, Rob said: “This is a fantastic, well-thought through, piece by Chris Cope from PROG magazine – using …

CAIRO BAND PHOTOGRAPHER, HOSS, WINS PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2016 AWARD

Cairo are proud to announce that their studio photographer, Hossain Mahdavi, has won the prestigious London Portrait Group Photographer of the Year 2016. In a statement, Rob said: “I have known Hoss now some fifteen years when he did some shoots for a little known solo EP of mine, called Stay. He went on to do our wedding shoot in …

CAIRO’S LABEL AGREES GERMAN DISTRIBUTION DEAL WITH JUST FOR KICKS MUSIC

Cairo are pleased to announce that their independent label, Heavy Right Foot Records, have recently agreed a distribution deal with Just For Kicks Music based in Heiligenstedten in Germany. In a statement, the band said: “This is another step forward for Cairo, which we hope will see a further increase in our exposure to the German market. Thanks to all …

CAIRO INTERVIEW WITH GARRY FOSTER 101.8 WCRFM

Tune in at 10pm to the WCRFM.com Prog Rock Files on Thursday 15th December for an exclusive face-to-face unedited half hour interview with Rob and Paul which took place in the Wolverhampton studios on the 29th November. The boys talk to Garry about the band formation; album writing; their recent UK tour experience, and future plans, amongst other topics. There …

FIRST GIG REVIEW IN BY WHERE WORLDS COLLIDE

A comprehensive review of London and Leicester gigs by Tim Hall, together with some superb gallery shots of Cairo and Luna Rossa, can be found here: http://www.kalyr.com/weblog/music/live-reviews/cairo-and-luna-rossa/

CAIRO RELEASE VIDEO MONTAGE OF THEIR NOVEMBER 2016 FIRST UK TOUR

Cairo have today released a video montage of their first successful UK mini-tour which covered London, Rotherham and Leicester. In a statement, Rob Cottingham said: “For our first tour, I was delighted with the crowd reception, and how warmly we were all welcomed into the prog scene. We all had a blast and frankly would have loved to have carried …

DUTCH MAGAZINE STRUTTER REVIEWS ‘SAY’

“This is one of those albums you want to play over and over again to discover something new everytime, so a real big recommendation to especially the melodic prog rock fans out there. People who are familiar with those bands (It Bites, Arena, Frost, Kino) and also Touchstone will now have to hurry in order to get a copy of …

‘SAY’ ALBUM RECEIVES IT’S FIRST CANADIAN PROG WEBSITE REVIEW

Fantastic review from Quebec’s PROFILPROG.com sites the song ‘Say’ as a “smash hit”; advises “everything is excellent” and recommends the album as a ‘buy’ to all. The review is in French, being the main language in Quebec, and a web translation is attached. http://www.profilprog.com/cairo-say-2016-review The album “Say” from CAIRO group is the first album from this band and is led …

ECHOES & DUST REVIEW ‘SAY’

Great review by Dave Cooper in which he mentions that the album “is an extremely impressive record in every sense…a hugely entertaining and memorable album.”