CAIRO, the five-piece rock band with prog/rock/alternative influences, have signed an exclusive world-wide deal with a record label covering their next new studio album. Formed in 2016, award-winning CAIRO present a unique blend of thought-provoking songwriting with progressive rock and metal updated for the modern age. Their debut album “SAY” was met with critical acclaim and earned the band recognition … Read More
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; … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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, … Read More
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 … Read More
CAIRO RELEASE LOCKDOWN VERSION OF NEW SONG PLUS BAND NEWS VIA PROG MAGAZINE
Cairo are pleased to announce the release of a lockdown keys and vocal mix of one of our new songs, Altitude, the full recording of which will feature on Album Two, as and when we are able to record it. The song was written well before lockdown, however, sums up the dilemma of wanting to be together but being afraid … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More
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 … Read More