Monthly residency at “PRIMO BAR”. FREE ENTRANCE on fridays

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Ladies and Gentleman, Benoit Viellefon will be playing once a month FOR FREE at the Primo bar on fridays. You can expect Hot Gypsy Swing and French music from the 1920-40’s era from the HOT CLUB. Some people dance, some … Continue reading

Bi-monthly residency at the “MAYFAIR ARTS CLUB”

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Ladies and Gentleman, Benoit Viellefon will return to the infamous Mayfair Arts Club twice or three times a month throughout the winter and the beginning of 2014 on fridays and saturdays. Please check the public gig listing page, or join … Continue reading

Vintage Life Magazine. Interview with Benoit Viellefon & his Orchestra

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Ladies and Gentleman. The excellent Vintage Life Magazine (www.vintagelifemagazine.com) had the marvellous idea of interviewing Benoit Viellefon in their September 2013 issue. Known as “The voice of Vintage”, there is no better place to be read about. A four pages interview … Continue reading

Private event Showreel 2013 – Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra

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Bonjour, We’ve been busy all summer playing  a host of private events in the UK & Europe. Some of them were very big productions, and very good (the food was good too…) so we thought we should film one day. … 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: 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

Review: Benoit Hot Club in Bebop Spoken Here!

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Read full article at: http://lance-bebopspokenhere.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/cd-review-benoit-viellefon-hot-club.html Benoit Viellefon (vcl/gtr), Pedro Velasco (gtrs); Geoffrey Threadgold (dbl bs); Dave Shulman (sax/clt); Peter Horsfall (tpt); Peter Watson (acc). (Review by Lance). The Quecumbar is London’s and possibly Europe’s most renowned Gypsy Jazz venue so it was a natural place for … Continue reading

Review: Benoit Viellefon in London Macadam!

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Read full article at: http://www.londonmacadam.com/sorties/concert-vintage-benoit-viellefon-his-orchestra-de-l-elegance-du-romantisme-et-du-swing-au-royal-albert-hall-le-12-juillet-5450.html The Vintage Dance Society est l’évènement que tous les nostalgiques attendaient. Faites donc un petit détour dans les années 1920 avec Benoit Viellefon & his Orchestra sur la scène du Royal Albert Hall le 12 juillet … Continue reading

Review: Benoit and Jamie Cullum!

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Read fill article at:http://jamiecullumfans.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/introducing-benoit-viellefon.html Listen to the talented Benoit and his band and you will be immediately transported to the time of real dance music, as he masterfully re-creates the elegance, romance and excitement of the music from the 1920’s-1940’s. Old fashioned … Continue reading

Being loved for being a gangster: Bugsy Malone

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Benoit and his Orchestra performed a series of 39 shows at the Troxy for the latest Future Cinema super production: Bugsy Malone. Gangsters, corrupted prohibition agents, newspapers boys, fake prostitutes, bees knees, a made up prohibition speakeasy hosted in an … Continue reading

Benoit and his Orchestra on the BBC

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Original article: www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-18313953 Benoit and his Orchestra played in cardiff last sunday to celebrate the Queen’s diamond Jubilee. Despite the heavy rain, the quartet kept the party going on St Mary’s street, playing two explosive sets. People challenged the terrible weather … Continue reading

The Orchestra reached the Top in Switzerland.

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Benoit Viellefon & His Orchestra have played a successful tour in the Swiss Alps on the first week of February 2012. Their music warmed the hearts and ski boots of the locals, tourists, farmers, skiers and climbers alike during the … Continue reading

7th International Rome Burlesque Festival: national reviews

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Benoit Viellefon and his orchestra featuring burlesque sensation, the singer Suri Sumatra, headlined the 7th Rome burlesque festival. The event was held at the world Famous Micca club and made the headlines in the cultural pages of the national press… … Continue reading