NEW HOT CLUB RESIDENCY: Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec

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For the last 18 months the Hot Club has held a residency at one of London’s most prestigious venues, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. Upstairs in this world famous venue, one Sunday every two months, we held an event catering to … Continue reading




ORIOLE BAR: New Orchestra Residency

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As of this month the Orchestra will be appearing monthly at an amazing, newly opened bar in Smithfield’s Market, Farringdon. The stage is big enough to accommodate the full Orchestra, which performs the music that they usually play in much … Continue reading




TWINWOOD FESTIVAL 2016 HEADLINE

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Back by public demand, Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra will be headlining Twinwood Festival 2016; the Europe’s foremost vintage gathering! This coming August, the band and I will once again descend on the Bedford countryside to deliver … Continue reading




TO TREND ON TWITTER: The Orchestra On Camera!

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2015 has already seen us faced with some exciting new ventures and changes; our new residencies, fresh material, new members and the opportunity to star in several television and film productions. The most high profile of which is short film about … Continue reading




Swing Mon Amour at The Lexington

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Ladies & Gentlemen, We are very happy to announce our new residency at London’s The Lexington… Swing Mon Amour! An evening dedicated to an era when dancing and music were key. An opportunity to immerse yourself in the nostalgia and elegance of … Continue reading




A Vintage New Year’s Eve

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Ladies and Gentlemen, a very Happy New Year!   We hope you spent your New Year’s Eve celebrating in style, we certainly did! This year the Orchestra headlined The Southbank Centre’s Vintage New Year’s Eve event. With 3,500 guests, over … Continue reading




New Residencies for 2015

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2015 is already set to be a big year for the Orchestra and the Hot Club! We are extremely happy and honoured by the response of the public over the past few months at our concerts and shows. Heading into … Continue reading




The Triumph of Casablanca!

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We barely had the time to write an article about the orchestra’s next adventure, Casablanca, ( which started last Thursday 14th of February), and it is already sold out! We are very excited to play our part in this incredible … Continue reading




Future cinema presents: “Casablanca” at the Troxy, featuring Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra

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After having played 56 shows in 2012 for Future Cinema & Secret Cinema’s productions  “A Brief Encounter“, and “Bugsy Malone“, Benoit is proud and thrilled to announce that the orchestra will be part of the next Other Cinema series of events: … Continue reading




Benoit takes on at Upstairs at the Ritzy

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Benoit will be playing a memorable one off gig at the Ritzy Brixton on Satursday the 16th of February. The orchestra will share the bill with Swing Patrol, here to teach any newcomers to the world of swing dancing its marvelous … Continue reading




Review: R2 Rock’n’reel November-December 2012

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BENOIT VIELLEFON HOT CLUB  Live at the Quecumbar( buy/listen the album ) If good humoured crowd-pleasing, toe-tapping, happy-sounding entertainment brings you out in hives, better not give Benoit Viellefon’s Hot Club a miss for that’s what’s on offer on Live … Continue reading




Review: Vintage Rock Nov/Dec 2012

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http://www.vintagerockmag.com/tag/vintage-rock-magazine/ Live At The Quecumbar,( listen and buy the CD ) BENOIT VIELLEFON HOT CLUB “It’s okay, you can keep talking…” delcares an affable Benoit at the beginning of this live recording. The man’s safe in the knowledge that his … Continue reading




Review: Songline Magazine Nov/Dec 2012

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http://www.songlines.co.uk/ Live at Quecumbar.( Listen and buy the CD ) Djangophile Daper dans get Battersea swinging. Benoit Viellefon is a 30-something French guitarist who resided in the UK. Viellefon is a dapper dresser – his look is that of an … Continue reading




Review: Froots Nov/Dec 2012

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http://www.frootsmag.com/ BENOIT VIELLEFON HOT CLUB Live at the Quecumbar.( Listen and buy CD ) Johnjohn Records JJR-CD-005( Limited 500 copies ). Benoit Viellefon is a charismatic, witty Frenchman who owns a fine white jacket, a bow tie, and a guitar. … Continue reading




Review: Blues Matters Record of the month!

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Read full article at: http://www.liveblues.info/home/reviews/august-2012/ RECORD OF THE MONTH AUGUST 2012 BENOIT VIELLEFON HOT CLUB Live at the Quecumbar JohnJohn Records JJR-CD-005 Genre – Vintage Swing and Jazz Star rating 9/10 Benoit Viellefon and his Orchestra are one of the most … Continue reading




Erotic Review: Benoit at the Royal Albert Hall!

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Read full article at: http://www.eroticreviewmagazine.com/content/vintage-dance-society Vintage Dance Society By C.J. Lazaretti · 16th July, 2012 Nostalgia is never far away when you walk the grandiose interiors of the Royal Albert Hall. Capitalising on the history-soaked legacy that brought Frank Sinatra, Ella … Continue reading