Congratulations, James & Nicola!

CAIRO would like to congratulate James and Nicola on getting married on Saturday 23rd July 2022 in the most stunning of Welsh locations, Staylittle. It was a glorious setting for their ceremony and celebrations – and a fantastic time was had by all, including a wonderful acoustic guitar set by Joe Seager. We wish Mr and Mrs Hards every happiness; …

Cairo to play Fusion Festival in March 2023!

Cairo are delighted to announce that they will play the mighty Fusion Festival on the Sunday 5th March 2023. We are delighted to be taking part! Buy your tickets now and let’s make this one the best yet!!!

Cairo Unit Nine Milton Keynes show postponed

Cairo announce that their Milton Keynes show with White Sail – due on 5th June at Unit Nine – will be postponed and incorporated into their U.K. tour after their new album has been launched. It is also the band’s intention to video the Milton Keynes gig as part of their new album tour. Thanks to the wonderful White Sail …

Cairo to play Winter’s End Festival in Spring 2022

We were delighted to be approached by Winter’s End organisers to help out this long-established and well-liked festival after previously announced acts had to drop out or postpone for all the reasons we know about all too well – and we look forward to playing some of our new songs to welcome in the Spring. Get tickets for our performance …

CAIRO ANNOUNCE MILTON KEYNES GIG IN JUNE 2022

Cairo are delighted to announce that they will be performing a show at the exciting newly upgraded venue, Unit Nine, Bridgeturn Avenue, Old Wolverton, Milton Keynes MK12 5QL on Sunday 5th June 2022. On behalf of the band, Rob Cottingham advised: “In 2019, I met Dom, one of the owners of this venue, and he kindly showed me their studio …

CAIRO ANNOUNCE SOUTHAMPTON GIG IN MAY 2022

Cairo are delighted to announce that they will be performing a show at the renowned 1865 venue in Southampton on Sunday 29th May 2022, with special guests Grace & Fire. On behalf of the band, Rob Cottingham advised: “We have been wanting to play this fantastic venue for years but for one reason and another the stars did not align, …

COTTINGHAM GIVES CAIRO UPDATE IN MMH RADIO ZOOM INTERVIEW

Rob had a fantastic, and quite substantial, interview with none other than the mighty Progmeister himself, Mr Steve Gould. This was aired on 14th March 2021 in Steve’s The Lost Art 4pm show. Rob talks frankly about the impact of streaming; the pandemic and the death of his mother late last year. Don’t miss it. You can find the interview …

CAIRO GIGS POSTPONED

It is with sincere regret that we have decided to postpone next weeks Cairo gigs in Sheffield and Milton Keynes, due to the coronavirus epidemic concerns which have escalated exponentially in the UK over the last 72 hours. We were tremendously excited to play our new set and new songs, however, we feel a responsibility to our fan base and …

CAIRO’S COTTINGHAM ENDORSED BY ICONIC PROPHET SYNTH MANUFACTURER, SEQUENTIAL CIRCUITS

The band is delighted to announce that Rob Cottingham has been endorsed by San Francisco-based synth manufacturer, Sequential Circuits.   ABOUT SEQUENTIAL Sequential is led by legendary instrument designer and Grammy-winner Dave Smith, the founder of Sequential Circuits in 1974. In 1977 Dave designed the Prophet-5, the world’s first fully-programmable polyphonic synth, and the first musical instrument with an embedded …

CAIRO ANNOUNCE MORE UK GIGS IN MARCH 2020!

Cairo announce two more gigs coming up next month – one on 12th March at The Local Authority in Sheffield, and one on 13th March at a recently upgraded venue in Milton Keynes called Unit Nine. To tie in with the news, the band are releasing a further live video of Dancing The Gossamer Thread, recorded in Holland last year …

CAIRO TO PLAY CAMBRIDGE ROCK FESTIVAL JUNE 2020 AND RELEASE LIVE ALBUM COVER

Cairo will be playing Cambridge Rock Festival on 21st June. In a statement the band said: “We are delighted to announce that we will be playing a full seventy-minute set on the Sunday afternoon. Cambridge Rock Festival is one of our favourite festivals and we are excited to be playing at this new venue on the Ruby Stage. Please can …