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25th August 2015 – Lee Simmons’ blog

Many thanks to Lee Simmons for this very positive review of Saturday night’s shenanigans at the Rivoli Ballroom – ‘perky’, ‘loud’ and ‘good-looking’ are all terms that we very much like to have used to describe us (though admittedly we do have some post-gig photographic evidence which potentially calls them in to question…)! You can make your own minds up at:

THE RIVOLI BALLROOM – JIVE PARTY –  CAPTAIN REDEYE AND THE HOODS

22nd August 2015 – The Hoods play Jive Party at the Rivoli Ballroom!

Captain Redeye and the Hoods have been asked to perform at the leading swing dance night in the UK, at one of London’s true hidden gems – the beautiful Rivoli Ballroom. The only intact 1950s ballroom in the capital it’s been described as ‘a wonderland of plush red velvet gold-framed walls, Austrian crystal chandeliers and oversized Chinese lanterns’ and ‘a glorious confection of perfect retro glamour’. Looking forward to raising the ornate roof on this one..!

20TH SEPTEMBER 2013 – HOODS PLAY THE MARDAN PALACE HOTEL, TURKEY

The boys were flown out to play a one-off all expenses-paid gig in the most expensive hotel in Europe, spending two nights in the Mardan Palace themselves and performing for a select group of VIPs on a sunset hotel beach… Naturally whilst there they took full advantage of the facilities, and even picked up a new Twitter follower in the shape of the lovely Miss Dannii Harwood, European Playmate and Playboy TV presenter, with whom they’d been drinking cocktails in the pool the night before…

Showbiz… it’s a tough and gruelling life sometimes…!

13TH JUNE 2013 – CAPTAIN REDEYE AND THE HOODS SIGNS TO LM2 ENTERTAINMENT!

The Hoods have signed with one of the top entertainment agencies in the UK, joining Brad Lazarus’ select list of musical acts in a move designed to bring together our shared aims of bringing high quality musical performances into an engaging and captivating show…

6TH JANUARY 2013 – HOODS TO PLAY FOR THE LONDON SWING CATS…

Look out for the Hoods’ appearance at London’s famous swing night The Cat’s Meow this year, with Robert and Claire Austin, some of the premier dancers on the UK swing scene – exact date tbc…

5TH MAY 2012 – HOODS CABARET SHOW IN THE PIPELINE…

The Hoods are to provide the musical backdrop to a one-off burlesque and cabaret show at one of London’s top entertainment locations – exact details to be confirmed so watch this news page as we bring on the dancing girls…

 

PUBLIC GIGS

SATURDAY AUGUST 22ND 2015 – Jive Party at the Rivoli Ballroom